Drumlish local news Dec 24

WEDDING BELLS: The wedding took place on November 12th in Colmcille Church Aughnacliffe of Deborah Gill daughter of the late Tom Pat and Margaret Gill Glenmore Aughnacliffe and Brian only son of Patsy and Ailish Brady Fardromin Ballinamuck.

WEDDING BELLS: The wedding took place on November 12th in Colmcille Church Aughnacliffe of Deborah Gill daughter of the late Tom Pat and Margaret Gill Glenmore Aughnacliffe and Brian only son of Patsy and Ailish Brady Fardromin Ballinamuck.

The Nuptial Mass was concelebrated by Rev Declan Shannon CC. Coosan, Athlone, and Rev. Sean O'Dowd Colmcille. The bride was attended by sisters Leona Clayburn Gill, Stephanie and Natasha Gill and cousin Noleen Loan. The groom was attended Brian and Alan Feeney Martin Walsh, Noel Brady and Gene Larkin. Saoirse Clayburn and Louis Clayburn niece and nephew of the bride were flowergirl and pageboy respectively. The reception attended by a large circle of family friends and neighbours was held in the Pikers Lodge Gowna .

GREETINGS

Christmas Greetings to all readers of these notes at home and far away this Christmas. We hope you all have a very happy and peaceful Christmas wherever you are. Special greetings to all those away from home this Christmas time – our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sincere good wishes and thanks to the Management and staff of the Longford Leader for all their help and support throughout the year, and to all those who sent notes for this column throughout the year.

MASSES

Thursday 23: Drumlish 9.30am; Ballinamuck 9.30am; Friday 24th Christmas Eve Vigil Mass Drumlish 9.00pm; Ballinamuck 9.00pm; Saturday 25th Christmas Day: D'lish9.30am/12 noon; B'muck10.30am; Sunday 26th Feast of Holy Family D'lish 9.30am/12 noon; B'muck10.30am ; Monday 27th Feast of St.John Drumlish 12noon; esday 28th Feast of Holy Innocents Drumlish 12 noon; Wednesday 29th

WEATHER

Please look out for elderly neighbours during this cold spell of weather and check on them daily.

If you are in need of help at any stage please pick up the phone to someone and your call will be answered.

MARATHON

um and Philip Rogers who completed the Dublin City Marathon in October wish to sincerely thank everyone who sponsored them and contributed to a very successful fundraiser, which was recently held in The Village Inn Drumlish

in aid of the Children's Medical and Research Foundation, Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin.A cheque was presented to the Foundation for 4,737.31 euro A Big Thank you To Nite Fever, Busy Fingers, and Ken Kerrigan, who provided the entertainment on the night, to Thomas and Ellen Cassidy for the use of their premises, To Eddie Crowe, Peter Collum, Eileen Mc Gann and Ann Davis for all their help and to the following for donating spot prizes: Seamus and Barry Keane; Flynns Shannon Key West Hotel; Mitchell Meats; Serenity Beauty Salon; O'Toole's Steakhouse Restaurant; Holly Blue Hair Salon; Amanda Duffy; Sean Whitney; Philip Davis; Scculptures Hair Salon ; Cathal O'Reilly; Peter Davis; S &E Crowe; The Bent Elbow. A great night was had by all. We join with everyone in the parish in congratulating Philip and Pat on their achievement for this very worthy cause.

BAPTISM

Welcome into the Christian Community to Aiden Duke Kilnashee who was baptised in St. Mary's Drumlish on Sunday last. Congratulations also to his parents.

PARTY

Drumlish Senior Citizens Party will take place on Sunday 9th January in the Olde Village Inn.

PARTY

Sincerre thanks to all who helped in any way to make the Ballinamuck Senior Citizens Party function such an enjoyable one for all who attended last Sunday.