Annual General Meeting
The Annual General meeting of Drumreilly G.A.A. Club was held in the Club room, Carrickmakeegan on last Saturday evening. The following Officers were elected for 2014: Presidents: Fr. Murray P.P., Harold Taylor, Michael Donohoe, Pat Joe Donohoe, Tommy Connolly Sr. and Pat Conefrey. Chairman: Ollie Maguire; Vice-Chairman: Pádraig Gaffney;
Secretary: Michael McGirl; Treasurer: Tomás Fee; P.R.O.: Dermot McCartin. Coaching Officer: Graeme Taylor; Reg. Officer: Tomás Fee; Players’ Reps: Declan Maxwell and John McKeon; Co. Board Delegates: Des Donegan and Seán Maxwell; Integration Officer: Pádraig Gaffney. Club Executive: Ollie Maguire, Tomás Fee, Michael McGirl, Graeme Taylor, Tommy McCartin, Martin Mc Cartin, Seán Maxwell, Dermot McCartin and Graeme Taylor. Coiste na n-Óg: Tomás Mimna.
The death has taken place of Mrs. Mary Ellen Higgins, nee Bradley, Ballymote and formerly Corrawallen and Derrylahan. Her funeral took place on Sunday last. Sympathy is extended to her husband, family, her brother Hugh, sisters Dena and Nuala and other relatives. Sympathy is also tendered to the relatives of Miss Kathleen Banaghan, Mohill, whose remains were laid to rest on Tuesday last. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a nanamacha.
Irish Dancing Classes
The Mc Cartin SD will recommence classes in Drumreilly Community Centre on Tuesday 14th and Thursday 16th January at 5:30pm and Ballinamore Community Centre on Saturday 18th January at 10am. For further info check out the Mc Cartin SD website on
www.wordpress.com/mccartinsd or www.facebook.com/mccartinsd or contact 0879751872.
Winners at Bingo
The following were among the winners on last Friday in Drumreilly Community Centre: Debbie Keaney, Aughacashel, Anne Masterson, Ardra, Eileen Wrynn, Tarmon, Eileen McGovern, Ardra, Rose Smith, Drumury, Cassie Dolan, Calloughs, Patricia Corby, Ballinamore, Tara Maguire, Aughalough, Mary Gaffney, Corrala, Patricia Morrow, Kiltyfea, Pat Conefrey, Corrawallen, Majella Lynch, Killegorman, Lily Curran, Ballinamore, Breda McGoldrick, Corlough, Margaret McKeon, Aughatowney, Tony Galligan, Killeshandra, Kathleen Carthy, Clogher, Conor Edwards, Newtowngore, Eileen Mulcahy, Corrawallen, Betty Taylor, Clonboyher, Alice Shields, Ballinamore, Anna Rose Mitchell, Augharan, Brigid Kate McGovern, Lambfield,, Mary McGovern, Cattan, Nan Connolly, Ardunsaghan, Una Maguire, Aughalough, Aidan Dolan Drumbrick, Margaret Flanagan, Ballinamre. Bingo will continue on next Friday at 8.30 p.m.
Miss Kayla Maguire, daughter of Oliver and Caroline Maguire, Aughalough was one of four students from Ballinamore P.P.S. To experience a fortnight in the Polish education recently. In their ten days of observation they got a deep insight into the Polish school
system, and on their return are sharing their views on a special T.V. programme.
There was no Jackpot winner in Jackie’s Bar on Wednesday January 1st. The numbers drawn were 3, 10, 11 and 15. The winners of €20 each were as follows: Margaret Maguire, Corramahon, Breda McGoldrick, Harold Taylor, Clonboyher, Kieran Holahan, Drumlea, Francis Kelleher, Templeport and Damon Maguire, Mullaghmore. The next Draw with a Jackpot of €12,900 will be held in Bobby Jo’s on Wednesday January 15th.
Recalling January 1997
The following officers were elected at the A.G.M. of Drumreilly G.A.A. Club: Chairman: Noel Maxwell; Vice-Chairman: Seán Maxwell; Secretary: Seán Donegan; Treasurers; Peter McGirl and James Holahan; P.R.O: Pat Conefrey. Wedding bells rang in Killygarry Church for the late Anthony Mimna and the late Maggie Quinn. Patsy and Lucy Donegan and their children returned from California to settle in Ireland. Following successes in U-12 and U-14 Rural Championships and U-16 Division 2 League in 1996 medals were presented to the following: Gavin Beirne, Ciaran and Gerard Conlon, Eamonn and Noel Darcy, Damian Dolan, Colm Donohoe, Declan Mattie Pádraig and Raymond Fee, Nigel Flanagan, Paul Gilheany, Declan and George Gannon, Breda Holahan, Damian, Adrian
Francis, James, Kevin, Michael and Raymond Holahan, Tony Lunney, Barry and Declan McBrien, Adrian McGirl, Damian and Martin McGovern, Mary and John McKeon, Stephen McManus, Ciaran, Gerard and James McTague, Cillian, Nigel and Warren Maguire, Damian, Gary and Declan Maxwell, Trevor Martin, Ciaran, Gabriel, Damian, Brian and Thomas Mitchell, Anthony Mimna, Christopher, Barry and Jarlath Prior, Eilish, Michael
and Seán Quinn, Jennifer and Linda Reilly and Seán Reehil. The deaths took place of Mrs. Maggie Anne Reilly, Crickeen, Gubbs-born Mrs. Annie Meehan, nee Farrell, Dromore and Ardra-born Mrs. Elizabeth McGrath nee O’Rourke. R. I. P.
Active Age Snippets
Sixteen members were in attendance at the weekly meeting on Wednesday last. Among the items on the agenda were the following: the sale of Christmas wreaths, a review of the Christmas Party, the Rice Intervention scheme, the upcoming A.G.M., the South Leitrim Forum, the Valentine’s Social, proposed activities for 2014 and Membership Fees.
The Group’s Annual General has been fixed for Wednesday January 22nd. The St. Valentine’s Social will be held in the Community Centre on Tuesday night February 11th. All the Christmas wreaths were sold. Our Group will be hosting the Forum in the Community Centre on this Wednesday January 15th. Members are requested to attend before 2.30p.m. Membership fees will be due by mid February. A Bowling session with the Fenagh Group members