CHRISTMAS FAIR: A Christmas fair will be held in the canon Donohoe Hall on Friday December 14th 4pm – 8pm. All funds raised will go to the maintenance of the hall. The organisers would be grateful to receive items that are new or in very good condition for sale at the fair.

CHRISTMAS FAIR: A Christmas fair will be held in the canon Donohoe Hall on Friday December 14th 4pm – 8pm. All funds raised will go to the maintenance of the hall. The organisers would be grateful to receive items that are new or in very good condition for sale at the fair.

This could include toys,Christmas wreathes, cribs, crackers, decorations , new bed linen, towels ornaments, delph etc. Anything you wish to donate in good condition. If you have received surplus gifts we would be glad to receive them as your donation towards the upkeep of the hall. Could we ask you to kindly bring your items directly to the Canon Donohoe Hall. We are open Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm and most evenings as well. We regret however that we are unable to accept second hand clothing or electrical items. All donated items must be fit for re-sale. For more information please phone the family support centre office at the canon Donohue Hall on 071 9631253.

CONGRATULATIONS: We wish to add our congratulations to the many received by the Mohill community equestrian team in being nominated for a Leitrim Sports Star Award. Mohill are one of three teams who have been shortlisted in the category of juvenile team of the year. We wish them well. Team Shauna McCrann Cian Wrynn, Mollie Crossley and Paul Foy, chef Kieran McCrann. Better luck next time.

SOCIAL DANCING: Social dancing in Js Hotel,Main St is attracting crowds from the four corners of Ireland. This Thursday Dec 6 they will come to dance the night away to the music of Snowbud. Doors open 9.30pm. Dancing from 10-12.30. Refreshments afterwards. Come and enjoy.

MOHILL SVP CHRISTMAS APPEAL DECEMBER 8TH & 9TH: In 2012, the St Vincent de Paul Society has spent over 60 million euro to fund its services for families in need in Ireland and expects to answer 150,000 calls for assistance coming up to Christmas. Almost 50% of calls to SVP are for assistance with basics such as food and fuel. Here in Mohill and the surrounding parishes we have spent over 15000 euro this year helping families with fuel , grocery clothing and education expenses. Christmas with its extra financial burdens can be a very stressful time for many families in different circumstances. This is particularly so since the removal of the Christmas bonus for social welfare recipients. This Christmas we hope to provide assistance to over 100 families in Mohill and the surrounding parishes with the proceeds from our Church gate collections in Mohill Eslin Gorvagh Bornacoola, Cloonturk,Gortletteragh Fearglass Cornageeha and Annaduff on the weekend of December 8th and 9th.We would appreciate your support and we’d also like to take this opportunity to thank the people of Mohill and the surrounding parishes for their generous support of our church gate collections over the past year.

FIRST FRIDAY: Next Friday 7th December is the First Friday with the usual arrangements for the sick and housebound. Mass in St Patricks Church on Thursday 6th 10am and 8pm, Friday 10pm 8pm.The feast of the Immaculate conception is on Sat 8th Dec . It is a holy day. Mass in Eslin 9am Gorvagh at 9.30am and Mohill at 10.30am and 8pm.Eucharistic Adoration every Thursday in St Patricks Church 10.30am to 10pm.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS COURSE: Improve your job prospects with a Fetac accredited IT qualification at Mohill Computer training. A FETAC level 5 information processing course will run from January until December 2013. Selection will be on the basis of an interview. For further details and application form call 071 9632024 (email Training allowances are payable to eligible participants.

MOHILL BRIDGE CLUB: On Wednesday 28th November there was a good attendance at bridge in Js Hotel. Results 1st Mary Scollan Kay Dolan; 2nd Glenn and Mary Lomas tied with Annie Cox -Dorothy O’Connor; 3rd Bella Wrynn Helen Rutter; 4th Peg Byrne – Margaret Nellis. This Wednesday night 5th December we will be playing for the Farrell cup and on Wednesday 12th December we are holding our Christmas competition. Play commencing at 7.45pm.Not forgetting Christmas party night on Wednesdays 19th Dec commencing at 7pm in Js Hotel Main St. Looking forward to seeing all our players in festive mood.

MOHILL GAA LOTTO RESULTS: The numbers drawn on the 26th November were 1, 8,12,28.There was no jackpot winner. The lucky dip winners are as follows 1st 70 euro Kieran O’Flynn Eslin; 2nd 40 euro Thomas McGarty Farnaught Mohill; 3rd 20 euro the T Girls Js Hotel, Mohill. The draw on Monday 3rd was held in Fitzpatricks Main Street with a jackpot at 12200 euro. If you are not in you can’t win. Thanking you for your support. Congrats to all who completed the slimathon.Rememeber sponsorship cards to be returned to team leader or Tony Coffey as soon as possible. Keep Friday 28 December free for Mohill Fun Night in Js hotel, Main Sreet. Presentations will be made and a great night’s entertainment is guaranteed. Once again we thank Joe Farrell for giving us all the venue free in Js Hotel during the last nine weeks. He deserves your support.

GOAL MILE ORGANSERS: Goal is calling on people from all over Leitrim to step up to the mark and organise a Goal Mile in their area this Christmas. Last year Leitrim Miles were held at the GAA ground in Bornacoola and Mohill community college but Goal is keen to confirm even more venues and dates for this year and ensure that as many people as possible have the opportunity to join in the fun across Leitrim over the festive season. If you would like to organise a Goal mile in your area please contact Karen in Goal by telephoning 01 2809799 or by emailing For information on GOAL visit

BINGO: On Monday 10th December there will be bingo in the Canon Donohoe Hall .Great prizes on the night. Proceeds go to support the hall. Doors open at 8.30pm.Come and win that extra euro for Christmas. We extend a cead mile failte to all.

SALE AND BAZAAR: The annual St Marys parish Christmas sale and bazaar will take place in the Hunt Memorial Hall Mohill on this coming Friday night 7th December at 8.30pm. On the night there will be numerous raffles with a great variety of top class prizes to be won viz Christmas cakes turkeys spirits household items etc. Tickets are currently on sale for the main draw which has a prize fund of 600 euro. The support of the local community will once again be greatly appreciated and we look forward to seeing you on the night.

THANK YOU: Mohill ladies GAA would like to thank everyone who very kindly made a contribution to the ladies church gate collection which took place recently in Mohill. Your on going support is greatly appreciated by all our members.