The marriage took place in St. Mary’s church, Gortletteragh on Saturday last of Una Quinn, Drumshanbo South, and Cian Glancy, Carrick-on-Shannon. The bride was attended by her sisters Helen Kennedy, Caroline and Mary Quinn and sister-in-law Niamh Glancy. Best man was Niall Glancy and groomsmen were Brian and Tomas Glancy and John Noone. The beautiful flowergirl was Nicole Glancy accompanied by pageboy Ryan Glancy. The celebrants at the wedding ceremony were Fr. John Quinn and Fr. Michael McGrath. The bride and groom were joined by their guests in the Landmark Hotel, where a wonderful evening was enjoyed by all. We wish Una and Cian many years of health and happiness in their married life.
The club draw for the month of March took place in Frank & Ita Flynn’s. The winners are as follows; 1st prize €150 Olivia Gilmartin Mohill, 2nd prize €100 Kathleen & Frank Mitchell Loughrea, 3 prizes of €50 each, Brendan McLoughlin, Fearglass Nth, Gerry Kilrane, Mohill and Niall Duffy, Farnaught, for the occasion we had four other prizes of easter eggs and the winners are as follows; J.J. Masterson, Ballinalee, Eilis Ni Buachain, Dromgainnac, Margaret Duignan, Ballinamore and Patricia Kearns, Rossmore, The club would like to thank the ticket sellers, those who bought tickets and the large crowd that travelled on the bus to make it a fantastic night all round. Thank a lot to Sean Mahon, the Rodeo Man, who provided his services free of charge for the night and we will have to keep that in mind for any future functions we are having. A special thanks to Frank and Ita Flynn for their hospitality and the way they generated a lot of ticket sales for us on the night - with young Francie to the fore, also the bus driver Stephen McKenna who was in no rush and made sure everyone got home safely and finally to all who took part in the sing - song on the way home - a really great way to finish off a great nights craic.
Firstly The MS Society would like to thank everyone who contributed to the St Patrick’s Day swim, especially the swimmers Mel Rogan and Paul Heaney who made it possible. €2560 was raised, for which we are immensely grateful. Also, we would like to thank Paul Heaney and Philip Bohan who organised the Charity Soccer Match, and all of the Gortletteragh football players who took part which helped to raise €500 for The MS Society. We would also like to thank all of the supporters who showed up and contributed to the event.
A collection in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland will be taken up at all three Masses in the parish next weekend. Please support this worthy cause. All monies raised will be used locally.
Congratulations to the U-14 hurling team who qualified for the All-Ireland Féile competitions by defeating Manorhamilton in Ballinamore on Saturday last. Well done to all the players involved and their coach Mickey Dorrigan.
We tender deepest sympathies to Paddy, Sheena and Peadar Cassidy, Ballinamuck, and to Rosaleen and Ann-Marie Sorohan and their families on the recent death of a much loved wife, mother and sister-in-law Janette. May she rest in peace.
Seminars for farmers and farm family members will take place in the Teagasc Centres, Mohill on Wednesday 13th and Manorhamilton Thursday 14th . Both events start at 8.00pm. These seminars will provide information and discuss supports available to help farmers to apply for LEADER funding for diversification and for the establishment of small businesses on their farms.