DIABETES MEETING: The Leitrim branch of diabetes Ireland will hold a public infotmation meeting in the Remada hotel Drumshanbo on Tuesday 23rd October next at 8pm with the question time and coffee will be served. Guest speaker will be Dr Sean Dinneen consultant endocrinlogist university college Galay.
Diabetes footcare in the west of ireland where are we in 2012. There will be a range of stands to visit featuring diabetes related products for world diabetes Day on 14th November.Diabetes Ireland will b uniting Irish personalities and sports stars with members of the Irish diabetes through the pin a personality the Blue circle capaign. Should you need urgent information about the meeting please contact Patricia Griffin Leitrim branch on 0872238242 Western regional office on 071 9146001.
PJ REYNOLDS: There was widespread regret here in Mohill on hearing of the death of PJ Reynolds formerly Lisomadaun and Coolabawn who died in England last week and whose burial will take place in Mohill following mass in St Patricks Church next Saturday 20th October a 10am. Our sympathy is with his wife Bregde sisters sistrs in law nephews nieces and all who mourn PJ on the occasion of his death. May he rest in peace.
CONGRATULATIONS: We wish to add our congratulations to the many received by Laura Reynolds and Colin Griffin olympians who have been named joint winners of the Leitrim guardian person of the year. The magazine will be launched in the Kilbracken Arms hotel Carriigallen on Friday 30th November at 8pm.
5KM RUN WALK: On Sunday next 21st October the Tesco annual 5km walk will take place in the Mall complex at 11am. Registration on the day from 9.30pm. Refreshments served. All particiants will receive a unique race medal . All proceeds in aid of Aware.For further information please contact Julie 087 772 5903 andrea 086 3364579 Teresa 043 3347300 or Paul 087 22358.
SYMPATHY: Her many friends here in Mohill wish to join with me in Sympathising with Mrs Eileen Duighan Laheen Mohill on the death of her dear brother Jim Moran whose sad death took place in London last month. To all who mourn Jim at this sad time We offer our most sincre sympathy. May he rest in peace.
MARY ALICE FLANAGAN(MCGOVERN): The death of Alice Flanagan Drumarigna Aughawillan on the 9th October 2012 has caused widespread reget in the whole community.She died peacefully in the company of her loving famly at Sligo General Hospital. Sadly her husband Thomas died many years ago RIP. They wre blessed with a large family, all a credit to Thomas and Alice . She was a wonderful mother neighbour and loyal friend her home was always welcoming where many enjoyed her cuppa and the craic.She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered.The very large attendance at her removal to St patricks Church Aughawillan was a celebration of Alice’s life was indeed testimony to the very high esteem in which she and her family wre held and to whom we offer our deepst sympathy. May she rest in peace.
LEITRIM ICA FEDERATION: ICA members please note that Patricia Gilroy is appealing to all knitters - crocheters in Leitrim to get out the wool and knit six inch squares for blankets to keep children warm who are hospitalised. They need to be in pastel acrylic yarn that is washable. All contributions to Patricia in Drumshanbo by end of November. Mossie Whelan will be holding Irish class in Mohill library on Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm. The competition for the next federation meeting will be an illustration of an Irish proverb (in Irish and by hand). Mossie is happy to help anyone with this . She has a collection of proverbs too. All guilds are asked try to fill shoe boxes for christmas to be in by the beginning of November. It may be early to think about the festive season but a good beginning is half the work. A date for next years diary Leitrim week will be 8th -14th July.
DEAF HEAR: Deaf hear are holding an outreach clinic in Leitrims Association of People with disablities centre Station Rd Mohill on Friday 19th Octobr next.For an appointment or further information contact Orla on 071 9194975 mobile 086 7961324 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TABLE QUIZ: Eslin GAA Club are holding a table quiz in Fitzpatricks Ceili House Lr Main Street on Friday night next 19th October at 930pm. Raffle and spot prizes on the night.
SOCIAL DANCING: Come dance your cares away in Js hotl main street on this Thursday 18th october. Doors open at 9.30pm. Music by J & S Sound. Here you will meet old friends and welcome new. Come for the craic.
MOHILL GAA LOTTO: On the 8th october the draw took place in Caseys Bar Bridge Street. The numbers drawn were 4,7,12,26.No jackpot winner.The lucky dip winners are as follows 1st 70 euro Dermot McDermot Mohill; 2nd 40 euro Mary Carroll Drumgowna Mohill; 3rd 20 euro C GY Kilrane Tulcon Mohill. The draw on Monday last 15 October was held in O’Callaghans with the jackpot at 11800 euro. Thanking you for your support. The club wish to congratulate Mohill ladies who won the supermacs ladies U16 championship when they beat Glencar/Manor in Drumkeerin on Saturday last. Well done girls . A big thank you to Joe Farrell from Js hotel for sponsoring the Slimathon and giving his premises free premise freee every night.Thanks a lot to Colm O’Reilly nature trail,the Landmark Hotel and Murtaghs forr giving the club evening meals for two. Wishing everyone doing the slimathon a fun time.Keep it up.
MOHILL BRIDGE CLUB: There was a full attendance at bridge in Js Hotel on the 10th October last.Result 1st Michael Mahon Teresa O’Reilly; 2nd Ella Gannon Marie Walpole; 3rd Kay Dolan Mary Scollan; 4th Glenn and Mary Lomas.Play continues every Wednesday night here in Js hotel; main Street commencing at 7.45pm. New players always welcome.
EXHIBITION IN BALLINAMORE LIBRARY:Captured Song is an exhibition which explores the collecting work of Tom Munnelly (1944 -2007)through his photographs collection and field diary records. This exhibition is a selection of sixty images held at the national Folklore collection represtenting various aspects of Toms Life as a collector .Admission is free and the exhibition will be on display in Balinamore library throughout October.
MARY JOSEPHINE MCGARTY (REYNOLDS): It was with deep regret here in Mohill learned of the death of Josie McGarty wife of the late Frank Hyde Street Mohill who died on the 2nd October 2012 in the tender care of their doctors nurses and staff at the Mater Hospital Dublin.Jocie a native of Drumshanbo has resided in Dublin for the last number of years. Remrmbrring back the yrars when shr livrd hrre at Hyde Sreet she was a lovely lady who was highly respected by all who knew her. Her funeral mass which was in St Josephs Church Drumcondra was representative of all sections of the community who came to sympathise with her loving sons padraig and Dermot,daughters in law Rosie Marie and Judith,grandchildren relatives and all who mourn Josie at this sad time. May she rest in peace.
SYMPATHY: Her many friends here in Mohill wish to join with me in smpathising with Mrs Nancy Andrews (sweeney) on the death of her husband Kieran Andrews Drumcondra,Dublin whose death last month has causd widespread regret to Nancy their children and all who grieve for Kieran on the very sad news of his death. His burial took place in Dublin following rquiem mass which was a celebration of Kieran’s life and was very largely attended by family and frirnds.Our sympathies are also with his sister in law here in Mohill Mrs Paul McKeown and family. May he rest in peace.
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