Ballinamore

Magazine: The magazine is now on sale in local shops. This production is an important record of events during the school year and is a must-have for many. Numbers are limited so get your copy soon.

Magazine: The magazine is now on sale in local shops. This production is an important record of events during the school year and is a must-have for many. Numbers are limited so get your copy soon.

Festival: Our annual festival starts on Sunday 7th August to 14th August. The festival is always on the first Sunday after the August Bank Holiday. With all the recent bad weather it is nice to think that the festival is not far away and fingers crossed we will have put all the horrible weather behind us. The committee are busy as usual putting together a great festival with fun for all ages. So roll on August the 7th!

GAA Lotto: Ní raibh aon bhuaiteoir den Phota Óir ar an Luan seo caite. Lotto ar an Luan seo chugainn i Smyth’s Siopa Ól. Pota Óir €3,800. Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an Luan: €40 Tom Burns. Buidéal uisce beatha ó Gay Prios: Seán Mac Con Dubh. €40 an duine: Anne Brady and Colette Flanagan, Conor and Eoin McHugh, Killaneen, Paul O’Connell, Cloverhill House, T P Cox, Dromod, Dillon Cafferty, Tarmon Uimhreacha: 73102546

Childcare: We are holding our open week from 20th June to the 24th June for parents who wish to book children into Our service from September 2011. We offer a quality affordable service in a safe secure environment. We collect Junior and senior infants from Ballinamore School. Activities include free play, group time; sand and water play table top games, outdoor play, dance, games, outings and lots more. Our primary aim is to create a warm secure environment where your child can interact and learn. All our staff is fully trained and support children and work to meet their needs. Homework supervision is included. Contact: 071/9644904.

Playgroup: Are holding their Open Day on Wed next the 22nd of June from 9.30am to 1pm. We have a limited number of free places available. Come along and see how the children enjoy their time there with a wide range of activities. For Further information Please Contact Debbie Lynch on 0879565659 or Nicola Clail on 0877611292. We wish to thank everyone most sincerely for their donations and support at our Bank Holiday BBQ. It was a great success. Thanks also to all the parents and leaders who sold tickets and provided the great food on the night. The Rynn-Shannon -&-district angling club will be hosting the annual Chernobyl and family fun day at the Lough Rynn amenity area Mohill on Sunday July 10th at 12pm. Admittance is free. All are welcome. Amongst the attractions will be barbeque pig-on-a-spit, bouncy castle, boat trips, limo trips, [an accessible boat for people with disabilities] with full safety equipment, Irish dancing, music by tom Moran. Come and join in this fun day and meet the children of Chernobyl and give a real Irish welcome. If you like to help out in any way call 0876254740 thank you.

Rehab Care: The staff and Service users of RehabCare, Ballinamore would like to thank all those who attended their ‘ I Day for Rehab’ fundraiser recently.Thank you to all those who helped out in any way. also thank you to all our sponsors who donated prizes for our raffle on the day. Many thanks.

County Council: In conjunction with Leitrim Warmer Homes, Leitrim County Council is currently implementing a further roll out of the Community Smoke Alarm Scheme. - Under this Scheme arrangements will be made for the supply and the installation of two smoke alarms. The Scheme applies to privately owned houses. If you think this Scheme applies to your household or you are aware of a household who you feel should be considered under the Scheme, you should complete a nomination form and return it for assessment to the address given below. Nomination Forms and full particulars for the above Scheme can be obtained from the Michelle Reynolds Telephone: (071) 9650496 Email to mreynolds@leitrimcoco.ie or are available on our Website at www.leitrimcoco.ie.

Athletics Club: As is usual organised Club training will conclude for the summer on Thursday so the last sessions will be on Tuesday and Thursday this week from 7 00 to 8.00. A number of our members compete in the Connacht Under 13-19 Championships in Sligo this Saturday (18th). American based club member Brian McGovern makes his debut for Ireland in the Pole Vault at the European Team Championship in Izmir, Turkey, this Sunday

Tidy Town : The judging for the Tidy Towns Competition takes place during June, July and August. The committee would like some more volunteers on board. If you have a spare hour or two could you contact Tommy Dolan 086 817 1587 or Kay Maguire 96 44013 or Email ballinamoretidytowns@gmail.com. The window boxes and hanging baskets were beautiful last year, we would love to see more of these this year, especially on Private houses.