The town was thronged for the weekend of activities marking the 59th Annual An Tóstal Festival. The Committee is to be commended on the number and range of activities which ran over the June Holiday weekend. The centre piece was the official Opening and Parade which took place on Sunday evening ,the official opening performed by local Broadcaster Kevin Blessing. A large crowd lined the streets for the colourful parade of floats representing local business and organisations. Representatives of Leitrim Co. Council, one of the main sponsors were present on the reviewing platform alongside local Councillors, TD’s and Senators from the Constituency. Also present the Cathaoirleach Cómhairle Chondae Liatdroma, Cllr.Frank Dolan. The 2011 An Tóstal Coleen, Ms.Lisa Sorohan received her Crown from Kevin Blessing while he also unfurled the official An Tóstal flag. The festivities continued later in the evening with a Fireworks display and the Festival ended on Monday with a variety of events which attracted visitor and resident alike. Congratulations to all involved in another successful An Tóstal.
Bo Peep Kidz are running a Summer Camp for four weeks June 27th to July 22nd.Registration from Monday 20th June to Friday 24th June. Early booking is advised as places are limited. For further information contact 071 96 41987.
QUALITY AWARENESS PROGRAMME
A Child minding Quality Awareness training Course organised by Leitrim Co. Childcare committee takes place in the Food Hub on Saturday 18th June. Contact 9640870/086 1929283 for further information.
ACTIVE AGE GROUP
An excursion sponsored by the Keadue & Strokestown Active Age Group will take place to the Four Seasons Hotel, Carlingford, and Co.Louth from 3rd July to 7th July. Anyone interested in taking part should contact Mary Shields on 096 8106655.
The Walking Group meet every Monday and Thursday evening at 8pm at the Mayflower Car Park. All are welcome to join in .Please bring RSA Vest and bottle of water.
Senior Citizens meet this afternoon Wednesday at 2pm in Áras Phádraig. All are welcome.
If you are concerned about an unplanned Pregnancy and would like to talk to someone in confidence, you can contact CURA on Lo-Call 1850 622626.All CURA services are free and confidential.
Handball every Tuesday at 7pm in Mayflower Community Centre. Beginners welcome.
Leitrim calling service offers a FREE phone call 3 mornings per week, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 10am and 1pm to check all is well with the elderly and vulnerable. To register for the free ‘friendly telephone call service’ please call 087 9585029 any day between 4pm and 8pm.Leave your name and contact number and your call will be returned.
The Breast Check Mobile Unit is located at Roscommon Co. Hospital, Athlone Road. For further information call FREE phone 1800 454555 or log onto www.breastcheck.ie
ADDICTION TREATMENT AND INTERVENTION
Free service for people with addictions is now available. Contact 043 31773.
If you have been the victim of a crime and require help call 1850 211407.
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