Mohill Honda 50 Run: The 3rd Annual Mohill Honda 50 will take place on Sunday 26th August 2012 in Mohill. Registration of bikes will take place in the Canon Donohoe Hall from 11am to 12 noon.The ussual Cead Mile Failte for the bikers will be provide before The Run will kick off at 12.15 for a 55 mile round trip through lovely Leitrim.
Food and Refreshments will be served after at the Canon Donohoe Hall on return. There will be bikersprizes and a raffle with lovely prizes. All proceed will go to the Mohill Family Support Centre which provides a very valuable service to the Community of Mohill and surrounding area’s. We hope the support for the Honda 50 Run will be as good as in previous years. For enqueiries please contact Peadar Flynn @ 087-2402624.
SHOW DAY 2012: In ideal weather conditions Mohill greeted Show Day 2012.Competitors and exhibitors came from across Mohill parish from all over county Leitrim and from virtually the whole of Ireland and even overseas. The judges in all sections were very impressed . They too came from the four corners of Ireland. Northern Ireland was also represented with competitors coming from Antrim Fermanagh and Tyrone as well as a competitor from France. There was a very large attendance and it was nice to meet Mae Reynolds Malone and husband Willie,Ann Liam McHugh Shane McKeown,Martin Mae Moran,Tony Farrell ,Rev Fr Michael Dunleavy,T Mulherin,Loyd Donnelly Josephine Anne Agnes Mulligan,D Reynolds,Mrs Hewston,Mrs Patricia O’Malley Bradshaw Laura Reynolds,Mrs J Reynolds Early sisters Padraig McGarthy,Peggy Beirne Reilly & family,the Shanley family and many more too numerous to mention. The show dance in Js was most enjoyable where all danced their cares away to the music of “Gobsmacked”. A perfect end to a perfect day.
CONGRATULATIONS: I wish to add my congratulations to the many received by all the young students who received their Leaving Certificate results here in Mohill Community College this year. The results were excellent. Thanks to the dedication of the students under the guidance of their teachers and the wonderful love and understanding of their parents and all who helped them during those formative years. Education is for life. This is another step on life’s journey. May you continue in good faith to have success in your studies. The common sense to do what is best and may you have a life filled with contentment and every blessing.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: There is Eucharistic Adoration every Thursday here in St Patricks Church. Due to a wedding this Thursday 23rd August, Eucharistic adoration will begin at 4pm -10pm.
MOHILL GAA LOTTO RESULTS: On the 13th August the Lotto draw was held in John James Bar Glebe Street. The numbers drawn were 5,10,28,29.There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners 1st 70 euro Jim O’Brien Mohill; 2nd 40 euro Kenneth Booth Mohill; 3rd 20 euro Martin Heavey Rosharry. The draw on Monday 20th August was held in Gordons with the jackpot at 11400 euro. Thanking you for your support. Don’t forget our tea party for pitch development in Js Hotel on this Friday night 24th August. Olivia Gilmartin as hostess has left no stone unturned to make it a most enjoyable occassion. Parents and players are urged to support and tickets can be obtained from any club officer or hostess. Your support for this worthy cause will be very much appreciated. Come and enjoy.
SYMPATHY: The people of Mohill wish to join with me in sympathising with Larry Wynne formerly from Cerraterriff Eslin and now resident at Kildare Wood Leixlip Co Kildare on the death of his dear wife Anne who died on the 7th August 2012. Her cremation took place following requiem Mass which was very largely attended by her family and many friends. To Larry their children and family circle we offer our most sincere sympathy. She is gone no further from us than to God. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
SOCIAL DANCING: Social dancing here in Js Hotel Main St is the place to come and dance the night away this Thursday night 23rd where Brian McDermott and his band will provide some lovely music and song for your pleasure. See you there.
TAX RELIEF FOR CHARITABLE DONATIONS: Tax Relief forms were sent out recently to all those who contributed more than 250 euro to the offertory and dues collections in 2011.For those who pay income tax under the PAYE system only the parish can reclaim tax already paid. A big thank you to all those who have returned forms and ask that any outstanding forms be returned by the end of this week. If you pay any income tax other than Paye do not return when making your annual returns. If you do not pay income tax simply ignore the form.