Longford Feis Success
The CRN Longford Feis was held before the Christmas holidays in the Longford Arms Hotel. The event was a popular choice with competitors travelling from across the West, Midlands and Dublin to compete. The Mc Cartin SD figured strongly amongst the winners with the following collecting prizes: Kayla Gill, Fenagh, Gemma Galligan-Maguire,
Drumreilly, Kaithlin Grey, Gortletteragh, Aoife Browne, Newtowngore, Ornagh Cox, Ballyconnell, Laura Mc Intyre, Aughavas, Shauna Murray, Ballyconnell, Rose Mc Loughlin, Fenagh, Grace Masterson, Carrigallen, Sarah Greene, Aughavas, Marese Masterson, Carrigallen, Alannah Gunn, Aughnasheelin, Darragh Gunn, Aughnasheelin, Éadaoin Casey, Aughavas, Lisa Gill, Cloone, Aliene Mc Partland, Kildallan, Helen O Rourke,
Corlough, Stephanie Daly, Drumreilly, Dawn Hackett, Bornacoola, Éabha Gill, Fenagh, Rachel Mc Intyre, Aughavas, Ella Galligan-Maguire, Drumreilly, Louise Cafferty, Gorvagh, Shane Mc Gourty, Mohill, Orla Kiernan, Carrigallen, Caoimhe Gaffney, Drumreilly, Niamh Donegan, Drumreilly, Caroline Sorohan, Gortletteragh and Sinead Mc Govern,
Drumreilly. Congratulations to the dancers and their teacher Karl McCartin. P.S.: The Mc Cartin SD will recommence classes on Tuesday 14th January in Drumreilly Community Centre and Saturday 18th January in Ballinamore Community Centre.
It is with pleasure we report on a sparkling Christmas and New Year for Francis Holahan and Claire Beirne on the announcement of their engagement.
G.A.A. Club A.G.M.
The annual general meeting of Drumreilly G.A.A. Club will take place in the Clubrooms at 5p.m. on next Saturday evening.
The following were among the winners in Drumreilly Community Centre on last Friday night: Kathleen Canning, Bohey, Catherine Rooney, Aughnasheelin, Lily O Neill, Carrigallen, Rose Conefrey, Corrawallen, Mary Canning, Drumshanbo North, Eileen Mulcahy, Corrawallen, Vincent McBrien, Camber, Breda McGoldrick, Corlough, Emer McCartin, Ballinamore, Hughie Maguire, Carrickmakeegan, Mary McBrien, Aughalough, Tommy Cassidy, Drumgowna, Amy Myrmiuk, Ballinamore, Declan Darcy, Aughawillan, Una Maguire, Aughalough, Anne Masterson, Ardra, Ita Sutherland, Toome, Benny Connolly, Drumlea, Mary McCauley, Moyne, Eileen McGovern, Ardra, Mary O Rourke, Corlough, Donal McCabe, Corrawallen, Lily Curran, Ballinamore, Gemma Maguire, Aughalough, Caitlin Quinn, Aughoo, Alice Shields, Ballinamore, Mary Conway, Drumnamore, Bridie McBrien, Camber, Kathleen Carthy, Clogher, Caroline Maguire, Aughalough and Geraldine Prior, Ballinamore. Bingo will continue on next Friday at 8.30 p.m. The Committee members thank all their supporters and wish them a Happy New Year.
Dame Fortune smiled benignly on three local ladies over the Christmas period. Jo McGovern, Kinkeen and Joan McGirl, Drumcoura both won valuable hampers in a Draw promoted in Mitchell’s Bar and Restaurant Carrigallen, and Mary Kiernan, Mullaghmore was winner of all kinds of everything in the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Christmas Hamper in Carrigallen Post Office.
Zumba and Toning
A six weeks programme of fitness classes will start in Drumreilly Community Centre on Thursday January 9th at 9.15 p.m. For further information contact 087-9390980
Recalling January 1996
Michael Maguire and Joan Flynn and Aidan Holahan and Denise Breen had announced their engagements. Thirty eight members of our Senior citizens were seated at the annual New Year Party in the Community Centre. Mary McKeon led the field home in the 1,000 metres event in the Leitrim Road Race League in Manorhamilton. The proceeds of the
Annual Bazaar were divided between the Community Centre and Drumreilly G.A.A. with a generous subvention going to the Community Care Committee. The death took place in the U.S. of former Mullaghboy resident Mary O Neill, nee Murray and of Catherine McDonald, Dublin and formerly U.S.A., daughter of Tom Armstrong and Annie McLoughlin formerly Crucklahan and Kinkeen respectively. R. I. P.
Active Age Snippets
The weekly meeting of Drumreilly Active Age Group will be held on this Wednesday night January 8th. Al members are requested to attend to help in plotting the 2014 course.
Lotto Draw Results
The following were the results of the Lotto Draw held in Reynold’s on Wednesday December 18th: The numbers drawn were 2,11, 14 and 23. The winners of €20 each were Pat Stringer, Boeshill, Gerard Gorby, Newtowngore, Michael Reilly, Swanlinbar, Vincent Murray, Newtowngore, Pat Prior, Drumcroman, Pat and Berni c/o Leo, Pat Flanagan, Cully, Lisa and Justin McGovern, Corlough, J and S, Drumreilly, Barry Holahan, Sallyfield, Brian Dolan, Corlough, Joanne Curran, Derrada and Eilish Winters, Ballinamore.
An Aimsir Láithreach
At a time when many parts of our country and other places on the globe are buffeted by gales, rainfall and snow that have caused widespread destruction it is peasant to report that this community has been spared the brunt of storms reported daily.