Drumlish/Ballinamuck April 1

Ballinamuck/Drumlish ICA - Guild members will be completing First Aid Classes with Meducation starting on Monday night April 4th in the 98’ Hall, Ballinamuck. Anyone interested in taking part contact Yvonne on 086-3847482.

Ballinamuck/Drumlish ICA - Guild members will be completing First Aid Classes with Meducation starting on Monday night April 4th in the 98’ Hall, Ballinamuck. Anyone interested in taking part contact Yvonne on 086-3847482.


The ‘clean up’ will change to Monday evenings – so gather on Monday evening the 4th April at 7p.m. opposite the Post Office – Remember to check out Drumlish Tidy Towns on FACEBOOK and also report any litter or dog fouling to Longford Litter Hotline 1850 434 450.


Congratulations and Welcome into the Christian Community to Matthew James Brennan Mill Oaks who was baptised last weekend. Congratulations also to their parents.


The above clinic will be held in St Brigid’s Community Centre Lough Gowna on Wednesday 30th March and Thursday 31st March from 5.30pm – 8.30pm. Please note Revised Clinic Opening Times. It is important that we all remember that many patients in hospitals need our blood and this need never ceases. If you have never donated blood before please come along . You will be doing a great service to someone needing it.


MS Longford Branch Church Gate Collection will take place at both churches next weekend. Please give generously.


The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered by Bishop Colm O’Reilly on Saturday next April 2nd at 12 noon to the 6th class children from St. Mary’s NS Drumlish and St. Patrick’s NS Ballinamuck. We hope you all have a lovely day and the Holy Spirit will be with you throughout your lives forever more.

Eddie Stone

An evening of healing and prayer with Eddie Stone will take place in St. Patrick’s Church Ballinamuck on Friday 15th April commencing at 7.00pm followed by Mass. Confessions also available on the evening. All are welcome.


Enrolment forms are available at the school office for September 2011 from March 21st to April 15th or by phoning 043-3324063.

St. Mary’s NS Drumlish – Enrolment

Enrolment will take place at the above school during the month of April. For details phone Fran on 043-3324065. Application forms available at the school.

Stations for


If you are interested in having the station for your area this Spring please contact Fr. Michael Bannon to arrange a date. If anyone from the Ballinamuck area would like the Station please contact Fr. Jim Sorohan.


Ballinamuck Bingo takes place every Tuesday night at 8.30pm Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Recent Deaths

Cleary - In your prayers remember the soul of Finola Cleary who was buried on Wednesday last in the New Cemetery Drumlish Sincere sympathy is expressedwith all her relations and friends.

Carrington - The death took place at Roscommon Hospital recently of Ellie Carrington . To her husband Anthony, sons Tommy Joe and Anthony, daughters Mary Quinn(Gortletteragh), Ann Clarke (Creenagh), Geraldine and Kathleen, grandchildren great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends we extend our deepest and sincere sympathy.

Donnelly - The death took place suddenly in the ICU unit St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin of Gerald Francis Donnelly known to his many friends as Gerry on March 24th. He was the eldest son of the late Dr. Gerald and Maureen Donnelly Lisnabo House Newtownforbes, and beloved father of Gareth, Emma, Kerri, Leah and Ciara, brother of Eugerie, Elaine, Mo, Peter, Fionnuala and Brendan. To his children, their mother Jackie Hayden, his brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts Patricia Wimberger and Eithne Lavery, nephews, nieces cousins and friends we extend our deepest and sincere sympathy Go ndéana Dia Trócaire ar a anaim dílís.



Clare Frances Photography will be providing a Professional Photographic Studio Set up in Drumlish Community Centre, on the 2nd April (Confirmation), from 11am till 3pm, where you can obtain professional photographs of your child, at a significantly reduced cost (no session fee). Prints start at €10 and Payment is due on the day. Orders will be ready for collection at Drumlish school from Clare Frances personally on 14th April 3pm. Please contact Clare Frances Photography on 085 7047080, if you would like to inquire further or to make an appointment, to avoid any delays or email through her website at www.cfphotographer.com