19 Aug 2022

Drumreilly local news Feb 11

AGM The Annual General Meeting of Drumreilly Branch of the Irish Red Cross Cross and Area Committee was held on Thursday January 27th.

AGM The Annual General Meeting of Drumreilly Branch of the Irish Red Cross Cross and Area Committee was held on Thursday January 27th.

The members, who were re-elected to remain in Committee, are as follows: Chairperson: Michael McGovern, Kilmore; Secretary: Catherine McNiff,

Carrickmakeegan; Treasurer: Patricia McCartin, Carrickmakeegan. Following the recent Training Day updated lists of the Trained

Defibrillator Members have been posted in the Leitrim Observer, the Longford Leader, The Parish Newsletter and at St. Mary's Church and

Drumreilly Community Centre doors


The death on Thursday last in St. James' Hospital, Dublin of Mrs. Molly Bradley, Derrylahan, has evoked widespread sympathy. Following

Mass of the Resurrection, concelebrated on Saturday last by Fr. Peter McPartland and Fr. Felim McGovern in St. Mary's Church, Drumlea, her

remains were taken to Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold's Cross, Dublin. Sympathy is extended to her husband Hughie, daughters Colette, Teresa,

Marie, Veronica and Caroline, son Patrick, brothers, Tommy, Patsy and Peter, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, daughter-in law, sons in law,

sisters in law, brother in law and other relatives. Suaimhneas sorra d hanam uasal.



The following were among the winners at last Friday night's Bingo session in Drumreilly Community Centre: Teresa Curran, Killegorman,

Susan Cumiskey, Mohill, Siobhn Gannon, Drimeen, Anne Whitlow, Lismacniff, Lily Leddy, Gubbs, Betty Taylor, Clonboyher, Geraldine

Prior, Lizzie McKiernan, Killasity, Olive Gaffney, Corrala, Mary McGovern, Pauline Smith, Drumury, Kathleen Carthy, Clogher, Peggy

McGovern, Ballinamore, Michael McGovern, Crossdrummon, Mick Flanagan, Drumarigna, Shirley Gooheen, Drumraine, Berni Smith, Drumury, Margaret

Galligan, Killeshandra, Alice Shields, Ballinamore, Margaret Barry, Killegorman, Patricia Corby, Ballinamore, Brigid Smith, Mahana,

Pauline Darcy, Aughawillan and Eileen Gallagher, Mohill. Bingo will continue on next Friday February 11th at 8.30 p.m.


The weekly meeting with an attendance of sixteen was held on Wednesday February 2nd. Among the items discussed were the following: Membership

Fees, the St. Valentine Social, the Leitrim Development Meeting in Carrigallen, the Fun and Games Day in the Bush Hotel, Water Aerobics,

the Cross-Border Meetings in Enniskillen, the Launch of the Health Forum in Mohill, a proposed Book Reading Group, a Computer Class. All

groups and individuals are invited to what should be an enjoyable St. Valentine's night in the Community Centre. Membership fees are now due

and should be given to Treasurers Anna Maxwell and Ciaran Holahan. All members please attend on Wednesday night to make plans for the St.

Valentine's Social.


Drumreilly G.A.A. Club is doing its bit for the environment in addition to raising vital funds for the development of the Club

dressing rooms. Scrap metal is being collected for recycling by Wilton Waste Disposal. This collection will take place on Saturday and Sunday

5th & 6th March 2011. The collection point will be at the G.A.A. Park. The club will arrange for collection of any scrap metal you may have.

Please contact Oliver Maguire on 086-1930757, Michael McGirl on 086- 3615283 or Tommy Connolly on 087-1342672. This is your opportunity for

a Spring Clean at home, at work or on the farm. All scrap metal, excluding fridges and gas cooker will be accepted.


Mr. Sean Maxwell informed a recent meeting of Drumreilly G.A.A. Club of the development of a Men's Group in West Cavan, including

Drumreilly for men over fifty-five years. This group is funded by the Peace 111 Office in Cavan. The group is running a bus to Croke Park on

next Saturday 12th February to the All-Ireland Junior Club Finals where Swanlinbar is playing St Mary's from Kerry. If you are male,

over fifty five, and interested in going to Croke Park on next Saturday, please contact Marie O'Reilly at the Peace 111 Office in

Cavan on 049 4378602.


A number of senior citizens from this community joined their counterparts from Carrigallen and other places to enjoy the

hospitality and entertainment at the annual Carrigallen/ Drumreilly Community Care Party on Sunday last in the Kilbracken Arms,

Carrigallen. All are appreciative of the good work being done by the Organising Committee.


An Information Evening on the Local Community Health Services in Ballinamore, Mohill and Carrigallen will be held in the Canon Donohoe

Hall, Mohill at 8.00 p.m. on Thursday next February 10th.Your local GPs their Practice Staff, Public Health Nurses, Occupational

Therapists, Physiotherapists, Community Mental Health Nurse, Home Support Services, Psychology Service and other Health Professionals

and members of the South Leitrim Health Forum will be in attendance.

There will be short talks on topics such as Staying safe at Home, Looking after Your Physical and Mental Health etc. There will also be a wide range of Information Stands relating to services available in the Community to help you. The event is open to all ages.


As part of Sen O Heslin's G.A.A. Club fundraising campaign a new comedy group The Ceannaboe Lidramns will hit the stage in

Ballinamore Community Centre on next Friday, Saturday and Sunday February 11th/12th/13th. A programme of traditional comedy with a

variety of acts will have you falling out of your seats. Performances will start at 8.30 p.m., and booking is necessary on 087-9173815.

Admission: 10 euro.

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