Festival Results: Duck Race - 1st Nessa Farrelly; 2nd The Gunn Family; 3rd Molly Higgins; Handwriting under 8 - 1st Rory O’Mahony ; 2nd Clare O’Toole; 3rd Edel Kiernan; Under 12 - 1st Orla Kiernan; 2nd Alannah Hewitt; 3rd Laoise Moran King; Under 16 - 1st Brenda Wright; 2nd Brian O’Keeffe. Art Under 5 - 1st Eimer Breen; 2nd Ella Vanderland; 3rd Cillian Rudden Under 8 - 1st Lucy Quinn; 2nd Olwyn McCartin; 3rd Emma Holohan Under 12 - 1st Leah Sweeney; 2nd Eimhin Kissane; 3rd Siobhan Corrigan Mystery Games at Square winner is Ciara Holohan
LAUNCH: : Leitrim County Library would like to invite you the launch of a major Readers Group Project which will involve Reader’s Groups from the border counties: Leitrim Cavan, Fermanagh and Tyrone. The launch will take place in Ballinamore Seán O’Heslin’s GAA Club, Park Rd, Ballinamore on Friday 26th August at 8pm. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Army Band of the Western Brigade, conducted you Captain Declan Whitson. This project is being funded by the International Fund of Ireland and is part of the Fund’s programme to encourage contact, dialogue and reconciliation between nationalist and unionists throughout Ireland. Admission is free; please feel free to bring a spouse, partner or friend. If you have any queries please ring Caroline McCartin at Ballinamore library 071 96 45582.
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