Dromod local news Dec 17

CHRISTMAS DRAW: Dromod Development Associations annual Christmas draw will take place this coming Saturday the 18th December in Cox's Steakhouse Dromod.

CHRISTMAS DRAW: Dromod Development Associations annual Christmas draw will take place this coming Saturday the 18th December in Cox's Steakhouse Dromod.

A great night's fun and entertainment is guaranteed, with loads of seasonal prizes to be won. Your support is greatly appreciated. Dromod Development Association would like to take this opportunity to give big thanks for all the support throughout the year. We would like to wish all the residents and businesses in the village a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.


Bornacoola Gun Club will host their annual Christmas monster draw on Friday December 17th in the Copper Still Dromod over fifty prizes to be won. Cards are available from any gun club member.


We would like to offer our condolences to the family and friends of Anne FFrench nee Hayes, Kilmore who died on Friday last at the Galway Clinic. Anne was laid to rest in Kilmore cemetery on Sunday last. May she Rest in Peace.


We say a big hello and season's greetings to one of our most regular readers, Angela Hyland, Laurel Lodge, Nursing Home, Longford. Angela spent many years in Cloonturk as housekeeper with the late Cannon Sean Rooney. So we hope you have a great Christmas and new year Angela from your many friends around Dromod.


There will be a Christmas Art Exhibition at the Serendipity Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Carrick-on-Shannon. Co. Leitrim for the month of December, times Mon to Sat 11-6 & Sun 2-6.Oils Watercolours and Prints by local artists; Veronica O'Connor, Ethel McVeigh, Annabel Langrish, Cormac O'Leary, Monica O'Meara, J Noone and Margie Dunne.

Further information from Margie Dunne 0872047743


Bornacoola gaa club AGM took place on Saturday, 11th December in Bornacoola Community Centre. There was only one change of personal at the top table it being the office of treasurer in which Jackie Conboy was resigning and Patricia Bohan took over with the assistant treasurer going to John Reynolds. Chairman Declan Conboy gave a detailed report on the affairs of the club over the past year, there was also a lively debate on the training and management structure in the club and we are looking forward to another new manager this year after the resignation of last years manager Bernard Morris.


We would like to offer our condolences to the family and friends of Peter Meehan, Ballinamore and formerly from Shannon Road, Dromod. who died on Thursday last at St. Patrick's Hospital, Carrick on Shannon. Peter was laid to rest in Corraleehan cemetery on Saturday last. May he Rest in Peace.


Children's Christmas Arts & Crafts for children aged 5yrs — 11yrs on Saturday 18th December from 10.30am - 12.30pm in the Canon Donohoe Hall, Mohill. Places are numbered so booking is essential. Please call Anne on 086 6035977 to book a place before Thursday 16th December.


Children's Christmas Disco on Saturday 18th December from 3.00pm – 5.00pm in the Canon Donohoe Hall, Mohill. Face Painting and lots of fun...don't forget to bring along your camera…!! All children attending the disco must be supervised by their parents at all times.


We would like to extend our congratulations to Mr Nigel Derwin who now resides in Darwin, Australia on his recent marriage to Miss Aschara Makechai from Bangkok Thailand. We wish you many years of health and happiness for the future.


A note in from Kevin Mallon to wish Seamus Brady all the best on opening his new sports Shop in Roscommon Town so very pleased to do so hope it goes well for you Seamus.


Bornacoola Club Draw tickets for 2011 are now on sale by most club members we would urge all to make a special effort to get one or two extra this year. Subscription for the year is €20 our coordinator recons the would make an ideal Christmas gift!


It seems a very short time since we were walking around Bornacoola gaa pitch in the frost and fog for the annual goal mile anyway it is nearly round to that time again and a note in from organiser Noel Mahon tell us that the 7th annual Leitrim Goal Mile will take place on New Years day Jan. 1st 2011 at the Bornacoola gaa club grounds. Special guests attending will be Charlie McGettigan, Mick Flavin, Declan Nerney, Longford pipe band, O'Neill dancing school. Following the walk there will be the usual refreshments and entertainment in The Copper still with music by the Rodeo Man and of course Tommy will take the stand for the auction. All monies collected will go to help the poorest of the poor. So As ever your support would be greatly appreciated. Sponsorship cards are available from Noel contact number 0872646931. Some of the items for auction are accommodation in the following hotels Sligo Park, Wyatt Westport, Marcree, Kilronan and Lough Rynn Castles, Gleneagle Killarney, Cavan Crystal and Sunday lunch in Nevin Maguire's, Blacklion. Family passes to Dublin Zoo and Belvedere House Mullingar, Tickets to Rose of Tralee, vouchers for AXA insurance, Ard na Ha Health Farm, Strokestown Park House, Hodson Bay Athlone, Michelle Quinn beauty saloon Clara, beautiful paintings including one of Cloonturk Hall, autographed jerseys from all Ireland champions Cork, Aussie rules Irish team, Kildare and there will be more as the weeks go on.


We would like to offer our condolences to the family and friends of Jim Monaghan, Adoon, Gorvagh who died on Wednesday last at his home. Jim was laid to rest in Cloone cemetery on Friday last. May he Rest in Peace.