Ballinamore local news Dec 17

NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to the parents of newborn baby Grace Brennan. To Gavin & Louise Brennan on the birth of their beautiful baby Girl Grace. What a gift for Christmas!!

NEW ARRIVAL: Congratulations to the parents of newborn baby Grace Brennan. To Gavin & Louise Brennan on the birth of their beautiful baby Girl Grace. What a gift for Christmas!!

TABLE QUIZ

Blazers Basketball Club will be holding their annual table quiz in aid of Goal on St. Stephen's Day at 4pm in Smyth's Siopa l.

This year there is a slight twist as the theme will be Sports and Soaps! So start getting your teams of 4 ready, keeping in mind you'll be needing a 'TV soaps' expert on your team!

BRIDGE CLUB

The Bridge Christmas party night will be held on 16th December in the usual venue, upstairs in the Commercial, beginner's classes start at 7pm the bridge play at 7.30pm. We would like to invite the beginners to play bridge together that night too. Looking forward to seeing as many players as possible.

Congratulations to all the Walsh's especially Karen and husband Shane on the birth of baby Sean.

THANKS

Lollipop Kids (Ballinamore Childcare Ltd) would like to thank everybody for their support and generosity at our recent church gate collection. We raised a total of 548.48 euro. We would also like to thank the parents who volunteered to help our on the day.

CLOTHING BANK

As part of our Green School's Recycling Project and also to raise funds for our school, St. Patrick's Boys' NS now have a clothing bank on the school grounds. All clean, used clothing, shoes etc can be put in a plastic bag and placed in the clothing bank, which will be emptied regularly. The school will receive €4 per bag of clothing recycled. We would appreciate any support you may give to this project.

Training will return to normal at the Sports Hall on Tuesday and Thursday next at 6.00 p.m.following the snow interruption and this will then be followed by the Christmas break. The emphasis will be on preparation for the new primary schools indoor Sports Hall Athletics competition being organised by the Leitrim Sports Partnership in the New Year. Six club members have qualified to represent Connacht in the National Uneven Ages Cross Country Championships in Tullamore next weekend.

NATIVITY

The Pupils and Teachers of S.N.Bhrid Naofa, Ballinamore Invite you to our Nativity Play in the Church on Thursday the 16th of December 2010 at 7.00pm. Any donations will be forwarded to Fr Fitzpatrick, Lagos Missions.