W/E 18th October 2020

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Church News

The Church in Drumsna will be open for private prayer each morning until evening. Unfortunately our Masses  have been once again postponed . Thanks is again extended to the priests of Kiltoghert Parish who celebrated  Mass here in Drumsna each Thursday for the past number of weeks.

Golden Age Group.

Hello Friends , I hope that each and every one of you  is safe and still adhering to the guidelines. We are doing our best to keep it at bay here in Leitrim .  With everything that is going on and the rise in Cases of covid 19 we may not meet for a while. Over seventies are advised once again to limit their contact.  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.

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 Sundays draw was at the G.A.A. pitch and the winning ticket no. 126 was pulled out by Eva Faughnan .  The winner was once again David Mc Hugh who as James Faughnan stated come from the luckiest house in the  Parish!    The venue for the next draw on Sunday next October 18th is the G.A.A. Pitch once again   Thanks is extended to James ,Kevin, Barry , Sinead  and to Ava who pulled the ticket. Remember if you are not in you can’t win. Good luck to Annaduff in the Final when ever it will be held !!

Drumsna C.C.E.

Drumsna Comhaltas membership for the coming year is now due. You can pay through Drumsna Comhaltas facebook page or by emailing fionnmazwellx99@gmail.com or call Fionnuala on 086 8664639. Drumsna C.C.E.  A.G.M. will be held on Tuesday 28th October on Zoom. Details of the link can be got from the above sources. There are also two editions of the Comhaltas Treoir Magazine for members to pick up from the tourist information/ Telephone kiosk in Drumsna

North West Simon

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.


Adult Education.

Free full time Adult Education classes in our new Further Education and Training Centre run by Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and training board ( MSLETB ) starting in Drumshanbo located on the Hilly Road this October. 2020. QQ 1 level 5, Business and IT, Tourism and Business, Traditional Irish Music, Health and Nuturition and food Science. For more information go to www.fetchcourses.ie wwwvtosleitrim@msletto.ie or call 086 0624200.

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