W/E 25th November 2019

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Church News

Mass in Drumsna on Friday evening November 22nd at 7pm followed by Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament, Holy hour duty Colleen Guckian. 9.30am Mass in Drumsna on Sunday November 24th  Reader Anne-Marie O’ Reilly, Ministers  Geraldine Monaghan, Anne-Marie O’ Reilly. Collectors for November Paddy Guckian, Padraig Dunne , Altar Society Colleen Guckian

Safe guarding children in the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois, Diocesan details,Contact details designated Liaison persons Sean Leydon 087 7431649 /Roisin Doherty 087 7057516. Diocesan website www.ardaghdiocese.org

Diocese Assembly.

The Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise are holding an assembly of the 41 Parishes in May of 2020 to consider how best the Parishes can move forward. Next meeting for those involved is in St. Mel’s Longford on Saturday next November 23rd at 9am.

Loving memory candles and Envelopes lists of memory for the faithful departed are in both Churches.

Thanks is extended to all those who contributed to the Collection at the recent Cemetery Sunday Collection, to all those who look after the graveyard, Leitrim Development and all involved in the scheme


Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on Thursday night November 21st  at 8.30pm. Last weeks winners include Geraldine Bohan, Ann Beirne, Eileen Bourke, Coloured sheet Gerry O ‘ Reilly, Raffle  Benny Byrnes, Marie Browne, Ann Beirne. Free books for Drumsna bingo on Thursday night November 15th Martina Tully, Mona Foley.

Social Dancing.

Social dancing in Fitzpatrick’s Lounge Mohill, on Sunday night November 24th  with music by Glenside Country.


Golden Age Meeting.

Golden Age group  meeting on today, Wednesday, November 20th . We  continue our gentle exercises with Dillon Keane. We will also have Kate Sheridan- Murtagh to talk and encourage us with our project .The Annual Summer Holiday is booked from Sunday June 7th to Friday June 12th 2020, It seems like a long way away but most hotels are already booked out for large groups at this time, If you feel like joining us  at  The Bridge House Hotel , Tullamore, with selected tours and music each night, non members are very welcome and we are travelling by coach, but we need a 50 Euro deposit p.p.by the end of November. For enquiries contact Bernie @ 0863667045 or Mary @ 086 3216757.

Seniors Christmas Party.

The Senior citizens Parish Christmas party takes place in the Bush Hotel on Sunday  December 1st at 2.30pm.  There will be a four course festive meal and dancing afterwards to the one and only Jimmy Lennon.  If you are attending  (and we hope you will) please give your name to any Golden age member as soon as you can so that we can inform the Hotel of numbers attending.

Drumsna Tidy towns.

There will be a meeting of the above in the Centre Drumsna on Friday night November 22nd at 8.15pm . All members are requested to attend.

G.A.A./ Parish Lotto.

There was no winner of the G.A.A./ Parish lotto held in Mc Loughlin’s Drumsna on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 1,11,14,22. The winner of the fifty Euro prize was A.Jay Faughnan, the winners of the lucky dip are as follows Teasie Mc Loughlin, Alan Rowley, Paul Bohan, Declan Cox. The next draw is in Cox’s Steak house Dromod with a jackpot of 4,300 Euro

Annaduff G.A.A. Club Calendar

It’s that time of year again and Annaduff are putting together the 2020 version of their very popular photos of interest packed Calendar. If you have a business or otherwise and are interested in placing a sponsorship advert in the Calendar please contact Niall 087 9852113 or Barry 087 6538425 A.S.A.P. for inclusion in this Parish Pictorial Gem.

Santa Dash Leitrim 2019.

A mad Santa Dash hosted by Annaduff Health and wellbeing/ North West STOP suicide prevention / Feileacain is taking place at Annaduff Club house on Sunday December 1stat 12noon. You can Prance, dance, or wheel your way around the 5k or 10 k route. Registration for this event was on Saturday November 9th 10th. If you didn’t make it on these dates and want to order a Santa Suit just contact Padraig Fitsimmons 087 6579415, Lisa Duignan 086 0490908, Therese Charles 087 2683772. Reg is 25 Euro Adult including Santa suit. 15 euro children including Santa suit. To wear your own Santa/Christmas outfit or Registration Adult 15 euro Children 7 Euro. There is a rumour that the real Santa will also be there Shhh !

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