Table Quiz

Table Quiz

A table quiz will be held in Kilbrackan Arms Hotel on Friday next 27 September 2013 at 8.30pm with proceeds going to Concern.


Bingo next Sunday night 29 September in the Community Centre at 9pm.  Weekly prize money of over €3,000.  Lucky Number €50 and will increase by €20 each night until won.  On page 9 €1,000 for full house.  Please support.

G.F.C. Lotto
The draw was held on Saturday 21 September 2013 and the numbers drawn on the night were 7, 21, 23, and 28. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were Hannah Farrelly, Pat Charles, Diane Charles and Len Mulcahy.  Next week’s draw will be held in Charley Farrelly’s Pub on 28 September and the Jackpot will be €8,400. Those in charge on the night will be Bonnie O’Rourke, Ann McGovern and Deirdre Connolly.


Relax the body and unwind the mind with Yoga. Classes starting on Thursday 26 September 2013 at 7:30pm in Newtowngore Hall. Contact Julie for more information on 0871252213.


This year the International Mushroom Festival will take place in Killegar on Saturday and Sunday 12 and 13 October 2013 and will host visitors from as far away as America, Bangladesh and Uganda! We are now recruiting volunteers to help out with the box office, traffic control, tea-rooms, catering, overseeing and relieving stallholders. So if you would like to be part of this unique fun event, please contact or phone Sue Kilbracken on 049 433 4309. If you would like to find out more information about this event please go to our website on

Flog it

Flog It @ Mulvey Centre Indoor Market for Simon Community, on Sunday 6 October 2013 as part of Simon Week the North West Simon Community are holding a sale of bric a brac and collectables at the Mulvey Centre Indoor Market, Carrick-on-Shannon from 10:00am to 5:00pm. We are looking for bric a brac, costume jewellery, ornaments, bags, hats & fascinators, anything you wish to get rid of and good as new to sell on this day. Please drop any items you wish to donate to the North West Simon office between now and Saturday 5 October and help raise money for a worthy cause. The North West Simon office is located beside Eden Flowers on Park Lane, Carrick-on-Shannon and the phone number there is 071 9616200.

The Quare Land

‘The Quare Land’ play starring Seamus O’Rourke and Shane Carroll takes place on Saturday 28th September 2013in the Breffni Arms Hotel, Arva with proceeds going to Saint Christophers Hospice Cavan. This play is a must see and will have you rolling around with laughter. Tickets cost only €10 and are available from Breffni Arms Hotel, Lynchs Shop Arva, Moores Spar Ballinagh and Village Foodstore in Crossdoney.

The Country Dance

The Country Dance of the Year featuring Patrick Feeney, Busy Fingers, Nite Fever, Anthony McBrien, The Davitt Showband, Andreas Durkin, Gary Gamble, Christy and Mono, Matt Leavy, Trevor Moyles plus a legendary special guest on the night takes place in the Breffni Arms Hotel, Arvagh, County Cavan on Monday 14 October 2013 in aid of St Christopher’s Hospice Cavan.  Master of Ceremonies on the night is Brendan Farrell from Shannonside Northern Sound. For details or tickets please contact 086-0753309.  This is a night not to be missed so get your tickets because you will not be disappointed!!!

Gallant 15km Challenge

The 10th annual Gallant 15km Challenge in aid of St Christopher’s Hospice Cavan takes place Saturday 26 October 2013. Main sponsor is MacManus Pharmacies Cavan. People can either walk, run or cycle the 15km from Cavan to Cornafean or choose the shorter course from Ballinagh to Cornafean. Over the previous nine years the Challenge has been an outstanding success raising €262,000 for this wonderful cause.

Sponsorship cards are available from St Christopher’s Hospice 049-4332999, Ciaran Weir 086-0753309 or William Hughes on 086-3584700.