Culture Night

Culture Night

Culture night in the Corn Mill Theatre, Carrigallen on Friday 20 September 2013 at 8:30pm with music by Doma Beo & Maria Mathews, Storytelling by Susie Minto, Poetry reading by Kevin Patrick and Traditional Music by John McCartin and Friends. All are welcome. Free admission! Doors open at 8pm and show starts at 8:30pm. Booking: (049) 4339612 or (086) 8765377 between 10:00am to 4:00pm

Gathering Stitches

It’s getting close to our Gathering Welcome Day on Tuesday 24 September at the Corn Mill Theatre, Carrigallen, Co Leitrim from 2:00pm to 8:00pm, so we hope to see you all there. If you have a patchwork square bring it with you, along with your story/connection to Ireland.  If not, just come, meet all the contributors, hear their stories, take pictures of the quilt in progress, lots of local arts and crafts on display, local film in the Screen room, music and a wonderful drama sketch ‘Stitch & Bitch’, presented by the Moogles Theatre Company and written by Catherine McKiernan. This is a free event and all are welcome! Refreshments provided at Coffee Dock - sample our patchwork cake specially made for the occasion.

It’s a Boy

Congratulations to Janice and Jonathan Richardson, Kivey, Carrigallen on the birth of their baby boy Tommy recently, a little brother to Katelyn and to the proud grandparents Sandra and Stanley Richardson, Newtowngore.

Text Alert

Meeting on Thursday next 19 September 2013 at 8:30pm in Community Centre. All members please attend. Fees will be collected on the night.


Congratulations to Niall Reilly, son of Ann and John Reilly, Beaghmore, Carrigallen and Fiona Kiernan, daughter of Mary and Eamon Kiernan, Ballyduffy, Moyne, Co Longford who got engaged recently. Wishing them joy and happiness for the future!

Roots Free Event
Leitrim Roots Festival entertainmnet in the Corn Mill Theatre on Tuesday 24 September will include; The Moogles Theatre Company presenting ‘Stitch & Bitch’ written by Catherine McKiernan, Sam Burke Nuada, Seamus O’Rourke and author Susie Minto of the newly published book Leitrim Folk Tales will enhance the night with her storytelling; and music by John McCartin and Friends. This a free event. Doors open at 8pm and show starts at 8:30pm 
Booking: (049) 4339612 or (086) 8765377 between 10am to 4pm

E-Learning Classes

North West Computers T/A Compupac IT Solutions, Sligo have been running the E-Learning @ the Library Computer classes for the last few years on behalf of FAS.  We are due to start them again in September in Carrigallen Library for two sessions. Please contact Patricia Henry at 07191 58700 for further information or to register.

Give Blood

The mobile unit will visit St Brigid’s Community Centre, Loch Gowna on Monday 23 September and Tuesday 24 September from 5:00pm to 8:30pm.


As part of Leitrim Development Company’s Rural Tourism Networking and Animation Programme, a Tourism Networking and Packaging Workshop for the Carrigallen area will be held on Wednesday 18 September 2013 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm in the Kilbrackan Arms Hotel.

The aim of the evening is to initiate the developments of a range of networks Carrigallen offers that can be sold in 2014 to potential new visitors to the area. Please register your attendance with Fiona on 071 9165973 or before Monday 16 September.


Bingo next Sunday night 22 September in the Community Centre at 9:00pm.  Weekly prize money of over €3,000.  Lucky Number €50 and will increase by €20 each night until won.  On Page 9 €1,000 for full house.  Please support.

Lotto Results
The draw was held on Saturday 14 September 2013 and the numbers drawn on the night were 18, 20, 24, and 26. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were Anna McAvennia, Ozlzbhear Louis Oscar, Helena Lyons and T. Harahan.  Next week’s draw will be held on 21 September and the Jackpot will be €8,300 and those in charge on the night will be Marion Lynch, Paddy O’Rourke and Thiernan O’Rourke.

Coffee Morning

Coffee morning in aid of North West Hospice will be held in the Health Centre, Carrigallen on Thursday 19 September between 10am and 1pm. Please support!

Painting with Acrylics

Everybody is welcome to the painting with acrylic class which will commence in Aughavas Community Centre on Wednesday 18 September 2013 from 10:30am to 12:00noon. For further information contact 087 935 7053.