Well done and congratulations to all involved with the Corn Mill Theatre Group’s performance of the Devil’s Ceili on reaching the All Ireland Drama Finals in Athlone.

Come for a Cuppa

Andrea Donohoe will run a half Marathon (13.1miles) on Good Friday, 18 April in aid of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice. Tea/Coffee morning will be held in the Kilbrackan Arms Hotel in Carrigallen on Friday 4 April 2014 from 10:00am onwards, morning - afternoon. All donations of any size will be greatly appreciated for this worthy cause. Tea, coffee, buns and cakes will be served on the morning. Free raffle, Please support. Donations can be made on the day or to


Take note all readers under the age of 18, join the Easter egg ‘sur-prize’ by coming into Carrigallen Library and taking out a book. Your name will be entered into the draw which will take place on Wednesday, 16 April. Prizes in all four age categories 0-8 years, 8-11 years, 11-14 years and teenagers. Contact Helen at 0494339188 for more information or call in to the Library, opening hours Monday 1:30pm to 3:30pm & 4:00pm to 8:00pm; Wednesday 10:45am to 2:45pm & 3:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturday 10:00am to 1:00pm.

Kayak Run

This is a fun sporting event taking place on Easter Sunday 20 April. It is a 7k run, a 1k kayak and 27k cycle. You can take it very seriously or do it for fun. You can also do it in a relay. It is an ideal opportunity to get out there and enjoy our beautiful surroundings. The FB site is


The draw was held on Saturday, 29 March and the numbers drawn on the night were 10, 24, 25, and 28. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were - Darren McGovern, Mary Hunt, Sean McGovern and Evelyn Smyth. Next week’s Jackpot will be €11,000.

A Lock Fierce Roars

Moth Productions present A Lock Fierce Roars by John McManus, the writer of The Quare Land on Saturday, 5 April in the Corn Mill Theatre, Carrigallen.

Doors open at 8pm and show starts at 8:30pm. Tickets are now on sale.

Booking: (049) 4339612 or (086) 8765377 between 10am – 4pm.

Walking programme

Killeshandra, Cornafean, Arva and Drumlane Area 6 week walking programme, each Thursday at 7pm, meet at Town Lake, Belturbet Road, Killeshandra, starting Thursday 3 April. No registration necessary. Cost €15.  For more information got to or call 0494378582. If you need anything else, please contact me at 049 4378582.

Little Rascals            

“Little Rascals” Cloone/Aughavas Community Childcare are holding a cookery demonstration and food fare in Cloone Community Centre on Friday, 11 April. The Food fare will start from 7pm and demo from 8pm. Our demonstrator is Marie Dufficy who co-presents demonstrations with Celebrity Chef, Neven Maguire. We will have many local food exhibitors, Dromod Boxty, Cannaboe Cakes, The Nature Trail, Supervalu, Roscommon Chocolate Company, Cheeses etc, Donegal Rapeseed Oil, Jinny’s Bakery, Mitchell Meats, Dial A Chef, Maria McAvennia Tupperware, Brennan Butchers Supplies with tasting and many spot prizes on the night. Tickets are €10 available from the playschool and many local outlets. Your support would be greatly appreciated on the night.

Outreach Service

Do you need support or information on a variety of issues such as social welfare, education or housing rights etc? Mohill Family Support Centre offers a free and confidential support service in Carrigallen Primary Care Centre on Tuesday from10:00am to 12.30pm. For more information please contact Sarah on 086 6035977.


If you have any notes that you wish to be included please email to for the next week as I am not contactable by phone.