W/E 27th September 2020

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The Church in Drumsna will be open each morning until evening. Sunday Mass in Annaduff  at 11am Mass  in The Church of the Immaculate Conception Drumsna  on Thursday Morning  at 10am . Social Distancing applies and Holy Communion is to be taken into the hand only. There is seating for 36  and a loudspeaker outside for anyone wishing to sit in their car. Holy Communion will be brought out to these people, just let the ushers know.  There will be a basket at the door of the Church in Drumsna where the Sunday dues can be placed, Please wear a face covering. These Mass times are up for review at the moment .As most of our Ministers of the Word here in Drumsna are at work on a Thursday morning we would be grateful if those that are available would  please give in their name to Colleen. Thanks is extended to Father Mark Bennet who celebrated Mass with us here on Thursday last.

Golden Age Group.

Hello Friends , I hope that each and every one of you  is safe and still adhering to the guidelines as the virus seems to have taken a liking to Leitrim in the last few weeks.  With everything that is going on and the rise in Cases of covid 19 we may not meet for a while. The rules seem to change each week.  In the meantime stay safe , Keep in touch with other by phone, wear your mask,  keep your hands sanitized and away from your face and stay social distanced.

Sum of Money Found.

A sum of money was found on Main Street , Drumsna on Saturday morning last. Contact 071 9624725.

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

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  last Sunday ‘s draw was  at Angela Neary and Co., Accountants , Dromod  and the winning ticket no. 210 was pulled out by  Angela’s son Ethan the winner was Aoife Dunne,  the prize money was 210  Euro .Congratulations to  Aoife. At going to press the venue for the next draw on Sunday next September 27th has to be decided  . Thanks to James ,Kevin, Barry , Sinead and to all concerned in the live draw. Remember if you are not in you can’t win. Good luck Annaduff in the final on Saturday September 26th.

Computer Courses.

Beginners Computer (part time) in The Enterprise Centre Drumshanbo commencing with word  processing and using the internet level 3.Also advanced computer classes ( part time ) in communication level  4.All courses are free ,part time I day/ morning a week, ,  funded by Mayo , Sligo , Leitrim ETB for more info contact 087 9469356 or 087 6312708.


Living Well/

If you are living with a long term health condition  you may be interested in doing the living well programme, This is a six week programme delivered in 2.5 hour weekly sessions where you learn new skills  to manage your health condition on a day to day basis. Now more than ever it is important we look after our mental and physical health, Full training will be given to all participants in using the online platform. Please note that you do not have to disclose your health condition on the programme. The living well next programme dates are 9th, 14th, 22nd of September and 2nd of November. Please contact Olga on 086 6078950 or by email olgamaguire@mayocil/ie. You can find out more information on our website https://www/hse/ieeng/health/hi.ie selfmanagement/living-well-programmemme


Drumsna Community and Resource Centre have decided to go ahead with the coffee morning/evening for this worthwhile charity which touches so many of our lives. It is on this Thursday September 24th from 2pm until 4pm. There will be a  one way system in place and a maximum of six visitors allowed at any one time. We will be using disposable cups and Covid 19regulations will be adhered to. Should you wish to just make a donation but not stay ,we will understand. Thank you in advance , the staff at Drumsna CRC.

N.W.Simon Community Sleep Out.

On Friday October 22nd we are calling on the North West and beyond to swap their beds for sleeping bags for one night only by taking part in the virtual sleep out for NWS community. While we may not be able to come together in person this year we are calling on friends ,family, colleagues, and team mates to join us virtually ,giving up your usual comforts to spend the night in a unique and powerful way whilst supporting those facing homelessness in the North West. This year now more than ever we need your support as we have had to cancel all our community fund raising efforts which account for 80% 0f the charity income. Whether you  spend the night under the stars, in the office car park or pitch a tent in the garden or rough it in the sleeping bag Contact Mary @ 0877708865 or email mary@northwestsimon.ie for further details.

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