Ballinamore local news Jan 21

KNITTING: A knitting club is held in the Ballinamore Library every Tuesday morning at 11am. All welcome, experience not necessary just interest.

KNITTING: A knitting club is held in the Ballinamore Library every Tuesday morning at 11am. All welcome, experience not necessary just interest.


The senior citizens of the area enjoyed their annual Christmas party on December 12th. The committee would like to thank all who contributed so generously to make the party such a successful event. St Vincent de Paul, Dr Sean Bourke, Ballinamore Credit Union, Valspar, Martins Coaches, Masonite, Bank of Ireland c/o Karen Griffin, Super Value, Toolan's Solicitors, Osman Costello, Quinn Group, Rosg, Aughnasheelin GAA, Smith's Monumental, Frank & Ita Flynn, Terry Shortt, Ciaran Smyth, Gay Prior, Lyric, Thomas McHugh, David McBrian, Ceannabo Confectionery, Enhance Hair & Beauty salon, Margaret Wrynn, Noreen Flynn, Scollan's Butcher, Pyramid Bookies, Jim Dalton, Willie McWeeney, Dermot & June Cribbin, Reilly Concrete Products, Tish Dunleavy & Frank Cadam, Brian & Teresa Kennedy, Anna Mae & Charlie Kelly, Mr & Mrs Doonan, Briffnie Oils, Smyth's Florist, Duignan's Drapery, Tesco Stores, Beirne's Filling Station, Margaret McKeon, Frank & Rosaleen McGovern, Philip Murphy, Martin's Post Office, Dolphins Garage, Frank Feighan, John & Winnie McNamee, Michael James & Margaret Creamer, Esther Freeman, Cumiskey's, Sean & Kathleen Creamer, Gala Stores.

A sincere word of thanks to the staff of the Commercial Hotel and to all who helped out in every way on the day. We would also like to thank all the musicians and singers for their excellent entertainment. Finally a special thanks to the staff and editor of the Leitrim Observer and photographer Willie Donnellan for their help and co-operation during the year.


The bridge club will restart on Thursday 27th in the Commercial Hotel. Beginners at 7pm, normal play at 7.30pm


Training resumes at the Sports Hall in Tuesday evening next at 6.00 p.m. and all, including new members, are welcome. Preparations will commence for the various Indoor Athletics events which will take place over the next three months. These will include the Leitrim Indoor Championships in Carrick on Sunday February 13th, the Connacht Championships in Nenagh and the proposed new Primary Schools Sports Hall Athletics competition to be run in conjunction with the Leitrim Sports Partnership.


Our Comedy Show will be on stage in four weeks time. The name of the show will be decided on shortly and it will be on stage in Ballinamore Community Centre on Friday 11, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 February. It will also be staged at other venues in the County. It promises to be a hilarious night's entertainment with traditional comedy at its best. Tell all of your friends and acquaintances that it is coming up..


The €3,000 prize was won by Sne Cryan, Kiltymooden €1,000 won by Rosaleen Joyce Snr, Anvil Court €100 each: Kevin Whitney, Drumlish , James McWeeney and Ann Craddock , Pauline McCartin, Tarmon , Clodagh Dolan Benny Connolly, Drumreilly , Stephen Wrynn, Drumharkin , Brian McTague, Ballymoe , C/E Staff, Pirc Shein U Eislin, Grinne O'Mahony , Tommy Smyth, Church St. Mle buochas to all who bought tickets and to all of our ticket sellers.