ARRANGEMENTS FOR HOLY WEEK: Holy Thursday 11am Mas of Chrism St Marys Athlone 8pm St Patrick’s Church Mohill Mass of Lords Supper followed by confessions. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until midnight. Good Friday 3pm celebration of the Passion followed by confessions. Stations of the Cross at 6pm (outdoors). Holy Saturday 9pm Easter Vigil preceded by the blessing of the Paschal Fire. Easter Sunday Mass in St Patricks Church 10.30am. Confessions - Penitential Services with the help of the priests from the local parishes on Monday. Confessions were held in Aughavas and Gortletteragh. Tuesday in Fenagh and Cloone and on this Wednesday 27th March confessions will be in Drumsna at 7pm and in Mohill at 8pm. At Easter we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ and we thank him for his presence and guidance especially in our own moments of pain and suffering. If we can obtain the graces of forgiveness and humility there will be peace , happiness joy and unity in our homes and on earth. May the light of the Risen Lord bless us all this Easter and always.
SPRING EVENT: Friday 12th April 2013. ‘Stop Suicide & Leitrim Multiple Sclerosis’. The Co Leitrim ‘Sweet Spirit Country & Gospel Choir’ based in Mohill and under the musical direction of Tish Dunleavy will be staging their show in the Cornmill Theatre Carrigallen on Friday night 12th April 2013 at 8.30pm. Proceeds from this show will be donated to the two very deserving organisations Leitrim based ‘Stop Suicide’ and Leitrim Multiple Sclerosis. Keep Friday 12th April 2013 free to come along and support the work of these two great organisations while at the same time enjoying this great singing group. Bookings at 049 4339612 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANXIETY SUPPORT GROUP: The Mohill Family Support Centre is looking at the possibility of starting a Support Group to help people who suffer from Anxiety. If you suffer from anxiety and would like some help to overcome this problem, please contact us on 071 9631253 and speak to our coordinator Tina McLoughlin. Thanking you in anticipation.
THANK YOU: The St Manchan’s National School Parents Association wish to thank all who contributed to their recent church gate collection. The total raised was 477.87 euro. Thanks to the collectors for turning out despite the coldest weather conditions.
LAPWD NEWS ITEM: Deaf-Hear: Gerard Holmes will attend in the LAPWD centre Mohill on April 9th at 10pm to meet clients re- hearing aids & appliances. To make an appointment please call Carmel on 071 9194975.
BRAINWAVE: Ms Agnes Mooney, Resource Worker with Brainwave Ireland is holding an information session and meeting people/ family members with epilepsy in the LAPWD Centre, Mohill on April 16th. To make an appointment or for further information please contact Agnes on 071 9168725.
WALK: Memorial walk on Sunday 26th at 12.30am commencing from LAPWD offices. Remembering Howard Cusack and Sr Emmanuel Farrelly. 5K and 2K walk, run or roll. Registration 10 euro per individual and 20 euro for families. For further information contact 071 9651000.
MOHILL ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE: At 4pm on Sunday last 17th March the air was alive with music as the Enniskillen Pipe Band led the St Patricks Day parade in Mohill. As grand Marshalls , my husband Tony O’Reilly and yours truly Teresa followed up in Tommy Leslie’s 1964 jaguar. It was a momentous occasion for us and we thank the organisers who made the day so spectacular. Jim O’Brien as St Patrick and Luke Early as Pope Francis together with the humorous floats and the participation of the children. Not forgetting the large attendance , made this day a memorable occasion. MC on the platform Thomas Mulligan Co C did a great job announcing each participant as they passed by. Thanks to Js Hotel and the business people of the town for their support . Also a big thank you to the organising committee for once again making the parade here in Mohill worthwhile for all to see. Roll on 2014 for more of the same. Extending a cead mile failte to all.
LOTTO: Mohill GAA Lotto results. The numbers drawn on the 19th March were 15, 18, 20, 25. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners 1st 70 euro Peter Carroll, Main St Mohill; 2nd 40 euro Darren McLoughlin Mohill; 3rd 20 euro Laura O’Neill, Gortletteragh. The draw on last Monday night was held in Carrolls Main St with the jackpot 13000 euro. Thanking you for your support.
SOCIAL DANCING: Come and dance your cares away in Js Hotel, Main Street to the lovely music of JS Sound this Thursday night 28th March. Doors open at 9.30pm. Dancing from 10- 12.30. Door raffle and refreshments served. All are welcome.
MOHILL BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Mohill Bluegrass Festival are proud to present the Down and Bluegrass Band in J’s Hotel on this Saturday night 30th March. They are also holding the draw for the 300 euro Easter hamper and a television. 2 euro to enter draw .The show kicks off at 9pm.They are all looking forward to seeing you there. Come and bring a friend , it could be your lucky night. Extending a cead mile failte to all.
MINI MARATHON: Lough Rynn 10km mini marathon. Leitrim Sports Partnership are hosting the Lough Rynn Castle 10km mini marathon on Good Friday March 29th at 5pm in conjunction with Leitrim county council. Irish sports council, Lough Rynn castle hotel, Leitrim county athletics board,Leitrim Observer and HSE. The route is a 10km run around the grounds of Lough Rynn and the run is AAI approved. This is a perfect occasion for experienced runners , fun runners and walkers to get an official time with the use of the professional chip timing which will be available on the day of the event. All registered participants are encouraged to fundraise for local charities, sports clubs or group of their choice but it is not compulsory to raise funds. All finishers will receive a race medal and there will be prizes presented to the different category winners with refreshments served in the hotel afterwards. Registration can be done online- 10krunleitrimsports.ie for more information please contact Leitrim sports Partnership 071 9650498 or email email@example.com. This is the third year for this 10k walk/run. We wish all participants a fun day in this thrilling event. Come out and enjoy.
KATHLEEN TIERNAN (SWEENEY): The death of Kathleen Tiernan , Tooman Mohill at Lough Errill Nursing Home last week has caused widespread regret in the community. Sadly she was predeceased by her loving husband many years ago. Kathleen was a lady of deep faith a most devoted mother and grandmother. She loved being out and about. Remembering back the years when she worked here in T Caseys Bridge Street. She was a lovely girl who was held in the highest esteem by all her customers who remember her with great affection. Her removal to Gortletteragh church and funeral after requiem mass was highly representative and fitting to the esteem in which she and her family were held in the community and whom we offer our most sincere sympathy. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
SUMMER YOGA: Classes starting in J’s Hotel Mohill 11th April at 7.00pm.This is a 2 X 3 wks course in Summer yoga. Start with a 3 weeks course especially if you are a beginner. Beginners and improvers welcome. Classes also available for active age groups or if you are recovering from an illness or injury chair exercises are ideal. If you prefer a different date or time or more information contact 087 2868254 (book your place).