W/E 8th November 2020

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Church News 

The Church in Drumsna will be open for private prayer each morning until evening. The month of November is traditionally the month of the Holy Souls and loving memory candles are available in both Churches .


Golden Age Group.

Hello Friends , I hope that all are well and taking care. We should be practising for our Christmas  play now at this time for  our Annual Christmas party in The Bush Hotel and enjoying all the fun that rehearsals involve. We hope that maybe by time that The May madness ball comes around that we will be able to socialise once again and meet up with other active age groups from around the County. What stories we will have to tell each other when we break out ! Take care and be 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

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

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


Sympathy is extended to Michael Reilly, Backwood, Annaduff Glebe , Drumsna  on the death of his  wife Ann which took place during the week also to her relatives and friends. The late Ann was interred After her funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Annaduff on Friday.

May her soul rest in peace . Amen

Living Well.

The next programme for Living well starts on Tuesday November 10th and Thursday November 12th. 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 2.5hours weekly sessions where you will learn new skills to manage your health condition  on a day to day basis. More than ever it is important that we look after our physical and mental health. Please note that you do not have to disclose your health condition on the programme. Call Olga on 086 6078950 or email olga.maguire@mayocil.ie . You can find more information on www.hse.ie/livingwell.

Annaduff G.A.A. 50/50 0n line

The Annaduff 50/50 draw took place in the village of Drumsna on Sunday last with James Faughnan presiding. John Thornton pulled the winning ticket 273 and the prize money was 270 Euro the winner being Terry Mc Carrick. The members draw also took place on Sunday evening with John Thornton once again doing the honours, First prize of 200 Euro went to Declan Shanley, second prize of 100 Euro went to Felix Doherty with two  prizes of 50 Euro each  to Padraig Mc Loughlin and Caolan Mc Cormack. Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to Sinead, Kevin ,Barry , James and John for all the help. Next week’s draw takes place at the earlier time of 4 o’clock due to the darker evenings so get your entry in on time and remember if you’re not in you cant win.

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