SYMPATHY: We extend our deepest sympathy to Mrs. Julia Mulvey, Rockwell Park on the recent death of her sister Mrs. Ita O’Meara in the US where the Funeral too k place. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
Death: The death has taken place at St.Patrick’s Hospital Carrick-on-Shannon of Mrs. Maud McGovern, Laragon. We extend our deepest sympathy to her surviving relatives including Michael McGovern Cormongan,(Nephew),Frances Guihen(nee Greene),Cartron Beg,Tarmon.The Funeral took place to the local Cemetery on yesterday (Tuesday) following requiem Mass in St.Patrick’s. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
SAM FOR MAYFLOWER: The famous Sam Maguire Cup currently residing in Donegal will pay a rare visit to Drumshanbo on tomorrow Thursday evening .Dr.Charles McManus will bring the famous Cup to the Mayflower at 7.30 at the invitation of Allen Gaels to tie in with the announcement of the winner of the charity mayor of Drumshanbo Contest. The result will be announced at 8.30pm.The event will be an opportunity for the young and the young at heart to have their picture taken alongside the famous football trophy which has yet to officially reside in Co.Leitrim. However, there is always this year…!
TÓSTAL EVENTS: Last Sunday May 5th saw an exciting new addition to the An Tóstal Festival calendar, the first Vintage and Family Fun Day. Great crowds enjoyed a fantastic vintage display, entertainment and fun for all the family. An Tóstal festival committee would like to thank the many people who helped to make the day such a success. Thank you to Fergal Mc Partland and all the businesses at the Food Hub for the use of the premises, and also the local residents. Our generous sponsors, Pat and Teresa Mulvey of Kids Kingdom, Carrick on Shannon for the fantastic Gate Prize and Mackel Pet Foods, Moy Co. Tyrone for sponsoring prizes for the dog show. Local businesses and their staff Steven Reynolds Plant Hire, Mulley’s Hardware , Des Rooney at Leitrim Auto Recyclers, Sean Wynne and Mayflower Committee, Maurice, Jim and Colm from The Arigna Mining Experience for their time and support. Thank you to Anna Gilmartin for coordinating and judging the dog show. Thank you to all the vintage exhibitors who made the day possible, a special mention to Noel McPartland who’s display was a great addition to the day. Thank you also to all our volunteers for their help in organising and running the various events on the day. Lastly to thank all those who joined us, we hope you enjoyed the events and will be back to celebrate An Tóstal 2013 in June.....Look out for our brochures in local venues!
LIBRARY CULTURAL DIVERSITY WEEK: The local Library is hosting a Cultural Diversity week from this Friday 17th to the 25th May. On Saturday between 11 and 12.30 there will be Intercultural storytelling Children’s Folk Tales/Stories. The event is free but children must be accompanied by an Adult.
COMMUNITY ALERT MEETING: A Public meeting will be held in Áras Phádraig on tomorrow evening Thursday 16th of May at 8.30.A representative from each household in the area is requested to attend.
TIDY TOWNS COMMITTEE: The Pride in Drumshanbo group were delighted to welcome all our new volunteers and committee members that attended the first meeting of the year held in the Lough Allen Hotel recently. It was very encouraging to see a so many new faces eager to help us with this year’s projects. New volunteers always welcome. For further information and how you can play your part in getting involved with Drumshanbo Tidy Towns Competition 2013 please contact: Karen McManus, PID Chairperson 0868101467.
ONE DAY FOR REHAB: Rehab Care Ballinamore will be hosting a fundraising event on this Friday the 17th of May in the resource centre here in Ballinamore from 12.30-2.30pm. We will be having a barbeque, cake sale and a sale of work. The cost of the Barbeque will be 10Euro and this will include a glass of wine. We would really appreciate your support.
CONGRATULATIONS: Leitrim served warning of their serious intent in this year’s Football Championship when they demolished a weak New York side in brilliant sunshine at the famous Gaelic Park NY. Congratulations to the Leitrim squad and management and well done to Allen Gaels star Alan Wynne who started for Leitrim in his usual right full back position and had a great game returning from injury. Next up the winners of Sligo and London at Pairc Sean at the end of June in a Connacht Semi- Final.
LAPWD FUN RUN: Leitrim Association of People with Disabilities Memorial event In memory of the late Howard Cusack and Sr. Emmanuel Farrelly 5k walk and 2k Fun run, Walk and Roll. Sunday May 26th at 12.30pm in Mohill .The Event will be launched by Alan Devine (Louie) Fair City and dramaclub.ie and Andy McGovern, Author of “Against the Odds”. Entry Fee €10, families€20 everybody of ages welcome. Medal for everyone completing the route along with spot prizes and refreshments. For more information contact the office on 0719651000.
VISION WEEK: To mark the ‘Year of Faith’ in the Parish of Killenummery and Killery from Monday 20th may to Saturday 25th May ceremonies will take place at 7.30pm each evening. Mon/Tue: Ballintoghher.Wed/Thurs: Kilavoggy and Fri/Sat: Killenummery.
SENIOR CITIZENS: Senior Citizens will meet on this afternoon (Wednesday) At 2pm in Áras Phádraig for the weekly chat and a cuppa. New members always welcome.
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