We extend our deepest sympathy to Mr. P J McLoughlin, Dristernan on the death of his aunt, Bea McManus of Doobally, Dowra. The Funeral took place to Doobally on Sunday last following requiem Mass. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.


St. John’s Church Restoration Project Church gate collection this weekend 1st and 2nd February.


Irish Epilepsy Association would like to thank all who supported their recent church gate collection which raised €504. Thanks also to collectors John Joe Cullen, Eamon McGowan and Sean Wynne.

Mental Health Awareness Programme

GROW in Ireland, are presenting a four week mental health education programme commencing on Wednesday 12th February 2014 at 8pm in the Fenagh Visitor Centre, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim for four consecutive Wednesdays.  This programme is free of charge and open to everyone in the community. Topics include: - Understanding Your Mental Health, Suicide, Loss and Bereavement, Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Resilience and Coping Skills. For further information and booking please contact Noeleen on 086-851-6939.

Computer classes

Leitrim VEC is currently recruiting participants for beginners and improvers computer classes in Drumshanbo Enterprise Centre. The classes will start in January and are delivered between 10am to 1pm, Monday to Thursday. For more information or to book a place call Michael on 071 9641577 or e-mail enterpriseinfo@eircom.net The Classes will take place at Leitrim development Company in February. The free Classes are designed for the absolute beginner and will run for 6-8 weeks on Monday evenings from 7.30 to 9-30pm. Contact Kathleen on 9641770.

Credit Union

The AGM of Drumshanbo Credit Union will take place on Thursday next (30th) in Áras Phádraig at 8pm. All members invited to attend.

Drama classes

Children’s Drama Classes take place in Áras Phádraig every Wednesday at 6.30pm. Contact 0872823842 for details.

Tony McGowan Fun Walk

The above event takes place on Sunday 16th February at 1pm.Volunteers is required for stewarding/catering on the day. Please contact 086 2360498 or 086 3687022.

Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens meet today (Wednesday) at 2.30pm in Áras Phádraig. All are welcome.

Card Drive

The popular Allen Gaels weekly 25 card drive continues on Sunday next in the Club House at 8.30pm.Refreshments served. All are welcome.


There will be a Monster Bingo on Easter Monday night 21st April at 9.00 p.m. details to follow later.

Items for notes

Please submit no later than Sunday evening to pcmooney@eircom.net or hand in at Carrick Road.