U16 League: Physically stronger Garadice Gaels collected their second brace of U-16 League points against Aughavas at the latter’s grounds on Monday of last week. Because of the late arrival of some of the home side’s players the first half was played as a nine-a-side. The following did duty for Garadice Gaels: Yann Le Guen, Donal McCabe (0-1), Ronan Maxwell, Jason Prior, Pierce Dolan (1-1), Fergal McTague (0-2), Michael Prior (2-3), Niall Stringer, Peter Prior (2-3), Stephen Meissner (1-0), Michael McTague and Ronan McTague.
Bingo Winners: The following were among the winners on last Friday night in Drumreilly Community Centre: Eileen Wrynn, Tarmon, Margaret McKeon, Aughatowney, Betty Taylor, Clonboyher, Anne Whitlow, Lismacniff, Mary McGovern, Cattan, Stephen Mc Kenny, Ennybegs, Debbie Keaney, Aughacashel, Michael Donohoe, Drumcoura, Kathleen Carthy, Clogher, Una Maguire, Aughalough, Michael Whelan, Drumgunny, Rose Smith, Drumury, Geraldine Prior, Ballinamore, Bernadette Dooner, Ballinamore, Gretta O’Neill, Carrigallen, Kathleen Canning, Bohey, Mary McBrien, Aughalough, Breda McGoldrick, Alice Shields, Ballinamore, Eileen Mulcahy, Corrawallen, Mary Conway, Drumnamore, Eileen Gallagher, Mohill, Patricia Morrow, Ballykiltyfea, Jimmy Bohan, Gortnagullion, Bridie McBrien, Camber and Lily Leddy, Gubbs. Bingo will continue at 9p.m. on next Friday.
McCartin SD Table Quiz: A fundraising table quiz will be held on Friday 24th March in Prior’s Bar, Ballinamore at 8:30pm. The proceeds are in aid of the Mc Cartin SD trip to the UK Championships. Tables of four are €40. Plenty of fun guaranteed on the night. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Mixed Fortunes: A superior Drumlea Girls team collected both League points against Bornacoola on Tuesday of last week. The Drumlea team was as follows: Megan Lavin, Michelle McCabe, Ella Quinn, Emer McCabe (1-0), Oníosa Mimna (0-1), Shauna Lavin (6-2) and Sinéad Edwards (1-2). Subs: Caoimhe Prior, Siobhán Maguire, Molly Prior, Ella Galligan Maguire and Caitlin Quinn. Unfortunately defeat was the lot of the boys later in the day, when a well-drilled Diffreen school quintet ran out deserving winners at Páirc Droim Oir Bhealaigh. While the Drumlea lads battled bravely against the odds up until the final whistle the final was never in doubt. Drumlea was represented by Conor Edwards, Cian Connolly, Hughie Maguire (2-1), Paul Sutherland, Seán Prior (2-4), Andrew McNiff and Rory Grassi.
Recalling May 1991: Drumlea N.S. team collected its second brace of points, this time at Aughavas’ expense. The team was Michael McGirl, Niall Gallogly, Noel Rourke, John Donegan, Johann Hehle, Brendan Smith (0-3), Gene Connolly (0-3), Oliver Looby R.I.P (1-0), Tony Lunney (0-3), Joanne Holahan and Anne Lunney (0-1). Subs used: John McKeon, J.P. Gannon and James Holahan. They were later beaten 6-5 to 1-5 by Drumeela. Fr. John Quinn was appointed P.P. of Knockbride. Cara Denneny N.T. took up a teaching appointment in Ballinamore. D.J. Marty supplied the music at an enjoyable Disco in Drumreilly Community Centre. St. Mary’s Youth Band played at the Easter Rising 75th Anniversary commemoration at Arbour Hill, Dublin. The following children received First Holy Communion: Breda Holahan, Lisa Mitchell, Francis Holahan, Shane Mitchell, Nigel Maguire, Tomás Fee, Marian, Mulligan, Stephen McManus, Gabriel and Ciaran Mitchell. Drumreilly scored a 5-18 to 0-7 Division 2 win over Drumkeerin, and also beat Aughnasheelin by 1-15 to 0-7. The death took place of Ardra -born Mrs. Annie O’Connell nee McGovern, Cahercon, Kildysart, Co. Clare R.I.P.
Active Age Snippets: A number of our Group recently went for a Day of Prayer in the Gran, Enniskillen. We also enjoyed the hospitality and dancing at the Annaduff Social in the Bush Hotel. Preparations are underway for our visit to places of interest in scenic Wicklow and Wexford on April 19th. We thank the members of the Annaduff-Drumsna, Fenagh, Aughnasheelin, Templeport, Killeshandra Groups and also non members for their support at our recent Bealtaine Social.
Non Starters: The recent bad weather resulting in unplayable pitches has caused cancellation of the Cumann na mBunscoileanna Girls Division 3 Drumlea v Cloone and the U-16 League Garadice Gaels v Annaduff games.