W/E 12th July 2020

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Church News 

The Churches in both Drumsna and Annaduff will be open each morning until evening. The social distancing markers are in place in both Churches for when the Masses are resumed in the Parish at a later date.

Golden Age Group.

Hello Friends ,  hope that you are all well and taking care social distancing etc. The weather is a bit poor for July but maybe there are Sunny days ahead. Keep in touch and we will soon be able to actually see each other. In the meantime stay safe

Covid 19 

Covid 19 community outreach champion is now available in your County to link local Community groups and volunteers. To those people cocooning or in need of support at this time, you can contact your local champion for Leitrim ,Karen Dolan on 087 7167593 or email kdolan@ldo.ie The local authority helpline is 071 9650473 and is open from 8am to 8pm. Seven days a week

MABS -COVID 19

During the current covid 19 ( coronavirus ) pandemic MABS have suspended all face to face appointments, this includes outreach appointments. However we are still working on files and progressing cases. If anyone is worried as a result of Covid 19 about their finances or just worried about money , they can contact 076 1072630. Or they can email ballinamore@mabs.ie if you need to speak to a money adviser. We will continue to update our covid 19 information on the MABS website www.mab.ie and the MABS money advise and budget service face book page . MABS is a free and confidential service for anyone who is in debt, including mortgage debt. Leitrim MABS ,Ballinamore , Co. Leitrim. Covering all of County Leitrim.

National Spring Clean.

The National Spring clean week is later than usual this year due to Covid 19. There is no Tidy Towns competition but it is essential that we keep our village looking good . Most householders in the village have already started the clean up with lots of painting, weeding etc., going on .There is  a designated date i.e, this  Saturday July 11th     at 11.45 am until 12 .30 pm.at Drumsna Church weather permitting if you would like to  come out to help with the litter picking and general tidying. Litter pickers and bags , can be got at the Church at that time Please be careful.

Annaduff G. A.A.

Annaduff G. A. A. club have launched a weekly 50/50 draw fundraiser. Each 50/50 entry costs two Euro or three entries for five Euro.  Play online at Annaduff  g.a.a.iefifty This weeks draw took place live at Niall Lyons Recovery Service on Sunday last with Therese Charles Presiding  the winning ticket was pulled out by Marcella Lyons and the winner of two hundred and twenty three Euro was Alan Cox,  whose cheque was presented to him by Kevin Ludlow. Congratulations to Alan and all concerned in the live face book broadcast. The next draw will be live outside  Tots Haven in Dromod on Sunday next July 12th at 5pm. Don’ forget to get your ticket  if your not in you cant win.

Our G.A.A. Club is also be collecting used clothes from 10am until 11am on Saturday next July 11th at the club grounds, so if you are clearing out the wardrobe keep that in mind . Be safe.

Eco-Garden Tours.

With a new pandemic programme , Leitrim Eco-Living is offering one hour guided tours of the food gardens. These are by appointment only, for up to five people at a time starting on June 20th. The wildlife friendly permaculture gardens feature unusual crops, organic growing, composting,  no dig raised beds, heritage fruit trees, polytunnels, water conservation, rainwater collection, etc. Seeing all the abundance , visitors may reconsider that this is ‘’poor land ‘’, Location is 5km north of Drumsna .For further information and bookings contact 0719 616254.

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