First Communion: On Sunday last St Mary’s Church, Gortletteragh was full for the Sacrament of First Holy Communion. It was a lovely mass celebrated by Rev John Quinn PP. The weather outside matched the service with nice sunshine. The teachers need to be commended for having the children so well prepared for the Sacrament. They took a full and active part in the mass from the readings to their beautiful singing in the choir. We congratulate the following, who received First Communion, Niamh Reynolds, Erin Reel, Caoimhe Morris, Ciaran Reynolds, Brendan Naughton, Cian McNulty, Shane Mulligan, Nathan Ward, Tom Crowe, Adam Reen, Adam Bohan and Elle Glaze.
Community Playgroup: Gortletteragh Community Playgroup is now taking enrolments for September 2013. We cater for children from 2 years 6 months up to 5 years. We are also providing places under the ECCE scheme. If your child is starting primary school in 2014 and born between 2-2-2009 to 30.06.2010 they are entitled to avail of the free preschool year. To enrol your child please call into the playgroup or contact the playgroup leader, Josephine Dorrigan on 087.9958197.
Wedding Bells: The wedding took place on Saturday last in St Mary’s Church, Gortletteragh of Edel Rogan, Tooman and Barry Bohan, Mohill. Celebrants at the marriage ceremony were Rev. John Quinn P.P. Gortletteragh and Rev Pat Murphy P.P. Mohill. Maid of Honour was Maria Mullen and the bridesmaids were June Bohan and Lisa Rogan. Paul Bohan was the Bestman while the groomsmen were Damien Rogan and Shane Mullen. The beautiful church singing was by Joan Donlon and Seamus Farrell with Eva Donlon on tin whistle. A marvellous wedding reception for the guests was held in Kilronan Castle. We wish Edel and Brian many years of happiness in their married lives.
Death: We offer our condolences to Liz and Tom Ward, Fearglass North and family on the death last week in Boston of Liz’s brother Kenneth at a relatively young age. His remains were interred in Boston on Saturday last. May he rest in peace.
Football Fare: On Saturday evening next in Cloone play their first senior football championship game in six years after returning to the upper ranks of Leitrim football in 2013. They engage St Mary’s in this first round encounter but they have some good league wins over the past few weeks and so will be confident of making a winning start on Saturday. We wish the team and management well.
Engagement: Congratulations to Sean Mallon, Tulcon and Geraldine Donohoe, Lough Gowna who recently announced their engagement. We wish Sean and Geraldine the best of luck in their lives.
Birth: Congratulations to Dymphna and Terry Kelleher, Corduff, Annaduff on the birth of their baby daughter Erin, a little sister for Leah. We wish the family God’s blessing in their lives.
Garden Open Day: A Garden Open Day will be held at Mary and Paddy Gillooley’s garden at Mill Road, Drumlish in aid of the Irish Cancer Society on Sunday May 26th from 11.30 – 6.30 pm. Please support, thank you