U-14 League Game: Two well-drilled teams, St. Brigid’s and Dromahaire, were not unduly discomfited by the arctic conditions that obtained at Aughnasheelin Park on last Saturday morning, when Dromahaire emerged with a comfortable win over the hosts. The St. Brigid’s lineout was as follows: Yann Le Guen, Richard Fitzpatrick, Cormac Sammon, Michael O Haire, Fergal Murray, Darragh Maxwell, Dylan Maguire, Peter Prior (0-1), Aaron Hoare, Niall Stringer (0-1), Ciaran Cullen (1-2), Stephen Meissner (1-0), Conor McGovern (1-2), Ben McGirl, Manus Connolly. Sub: Hughie Maguire.
Bingo Winners: The following were among the winners on last Friday night in Drumreilly Community Centre: Alice Shields, Ballinamore, Thomas Tierney, Carrigallen, Eileen Mulcahy, Corrawallen, Eileen Gallagher, Mohill, Rose Smith, Drumury, Aidan Dolan, Drumbrick, Anne Masterson, Ardra, Bernadette Dooner, Ballinamore, Anna Rose Mitchell, Augharan, Michael Donohoe, Drumcoura, Lily Curran, Ballinamore, Eileen Wrynn, Tarmon, Mick Prior, Lisacarn, Mary Conway, Drumnamore, Una Maguire, Aughalough, Cassie Dolan, Calloughs, Kathleen Prior, Ballinamore, Mickey Flanagan, Drumarigna, Anne Masterson , Ardra, Mary McGovern, Cattan, Seán McNiff, Corraleehan. Caoimhe Gaffney, Mullaghboy, Debbie Keaney, Aughacashel, Kathleen canning, Bohey, Darragh McNiff, Carrickmakeegan, Mae Canning, Annaghmacullen, Mary O Rourke, Corlough, Jimmy Bohan, Gortnagullion, Shirley Gooheen, Drumraine, Berni Smith, Drumury, Anne Whitlow, Lismacniff. Bingo will continue on Next Friday at 8.30 p.m.
Cake Sale Fundraiser: A fundraising cake sale will be held in Drumreilly Community Centre on next Saturday night following the Vigil Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Drumlea. The proceeds will go towards the funding of the McCartin S.D. trip to the 2013 U.K. Championship.
Recent Death: Widespread sadness has been evoked by the death of former Toome resident Miss Geraldine Mimna, Carrigallen. Her funeral took place on Thursday last following Mass of the Resurrection, concelebrated by Fr. Kevin O Rourke and Fr. Denis Murray in St. Mary’s Church, Drumlea to the adjoining cemetery. Sympathy is extended to her sons Daniel and David, her father Christy, her sisters Margaret and Teresa, her brothers Patsy, Christopher and Anthony, her uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws and other relatives. I leaba na naomh go raibh a hanam.
Recalling March 1993: Drumreilly beat Bornacoola in a first round Minor League game played in Carrickmakeegan, and were beaten 2-8 to 2-5 by Kiltubrid, and later beat Carrigallen by 2-10 to 0-5. Drumreilly defeated Bornacoola in a first round Division 4 game in Dromod. Noel Corby, Denis Smith, Jamesy Maguire, Séamus Corby, Pádraig Lunney, Christopher Mimna, Seán Mitchell, Tomás Connolly (0-1), Seán Masterson (1-2), Oliver Maguire (1-1), Frank Holahan (1-1), Connell McGovern (1-3), James Holahan (2-0), Pádraig Gaffney (1-0) and Noel McGirl (0-1) did duty for Drumreilly. The deaths took place of Sranadarragh-born Mr. Jack Dowd, Killeshandra, Toome-born Mr. Michael Sutherland, Drumcannon, and of Mrs. Mary Kate Dwyer nee Baxter, Acton, London, and formerly Toome. R.I. P.
Active Age Snippets: Fourteen members attended the weekly meeting on Wednesday last. The main items discussed were arrangements for a Bowling session, payment of bills and a summer outing. Guest speaker Mary Holahan of MABS addressed the meeting on the history and function of the organisation, and how it can assist people on problems associated with debt. A party of sixteen enjoyed the bowling trip to Mulvey’s Ck on Shannon on Thursday night. Tess Gallogly and Antoon Jannink emerged with the highest scores. The next meeting will be held on this Wednesday March 27th.
Lotto Draw Results: There was no Jackpot winner in Shortt’s, Ballinamore on Wednesday March 13th. The numbers drawn were 4, 5, 23 and 25. The €20 prizes were won by Felix Prior, Kevin Holahan, Cathal Sheridan, Jim McManus, Fr. Tom McManus, Leo Mitchell and J & K. McTague. The next Draw will be held on this Wednesday March 27th in Jackie’s, Ballinamore at 10.30p.m.