Congratulations Adieen

Congratulations Adieen

We send our congratulations to Annaduff girl, Adieen Harte who won a gold medal in swimming at the special Olympics held in Limerick last weekend. Adieen, you are a credit to your family and your sport and we wish you every success in the future.

OpBORation Transformation

The Finale of OpBORation Transformation was held in the Copper Still on Friday last.  An excellent night was had by all with a great turnout. An overall weight loss of almost 20 stone was achieved by all the participants. The team which had the greatest weight loss was made up of Ann Marie Boyle, Nadine Hackett, Dawn Hackett, Edel Mallon and Brian Mallon. The lady with the greatest individual weight loss was Ann Marie Boyle, with Peter Mallon picking up the corresponding award for the men. Congratulations to the winners on their great achievement, and to all participants for there magnificent efforts over the past six weeks. Bornacoola GAA club would like thank the following for sponsoring the prizes on the night: Copper Still Bar and Restaurant, Cox’s Steakhouse, Harkins Bistro, Sasta Carrick-on-Shannon, Beauty by the Shannon, Total Produce Sligo, D&S fitness, Kinneden Organics Dromod,  Ann Cosgrove, Sharon Jones and Aidan Hackett.  In addition, they would also like to thank the following for their time and expertise over the past number of weeks:  Colm O’Reilly, Nature Trail; Sasta, Michelle Fanning, Zumba; Aisling Meldrum and Mick Quinn, Selina Shanley, Leitrim Physio and chef supreme Kevin Mallon.  Finally, to Bornacoola Development for the use of the community centre. Go raibh maith agaibh go leir.



There will be an All-Ireland Rally for life at the Custom House Square, Belfast on Saturday, 5th July at 2pm. A coach will be going to the event from South Leitrim. To book your place call: 086-8775036/086-8213806

New baby

Today, we send our congratulations to Estonia to Bornacoola man, Leo O’Neill and his good wife on the birth of their second baby, a boy to be named Mathias Anthony. Leo receives the Dromod notes every week. We wish you health and happiness for the future.

Cancer fundraiser

Cancer - we have all been touched by its devastating effects at some time in our lives, be it a family member or friend. We can only admire and be thankful for the care and support offered by the North West Hospice to patients and loved ones. We may have the best intentions at the time to give something back. Maybe now is the time. On Sunday, the 10th of August 2014, Annaduff GAA in association with North West Hospice and Tesco Carrick-on-Shannon are hosting a Family Fun Day. We invite you and your family to join us in our fundraising where you can make a donation or even sponsor a Hamper. If you know someone, you would like to give something back, then contact Ciaran Dolan on 086 2666088.


We would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of the late John Bohan, Corduff who passed away on Thursday last at St. Patrick’s hospital Carrick on Shannon. John was laid to rest in Annaduff cemetery on Saturday last. May he rest in peace.

Bornacoola GAA golf classic

Bornacoola GAA club will host their biannual golf classic on July 12th next at Carrick on Shannon Golf Club. As usual there will be lots of great prizes and we hope as usual it will be well supported. For more details or to book a tee time contact me on 0862561023.

Bornacoola GAA

Bornacoola’s first team were in action on Saturday last in the first round of the Leitirm senior championship when they travelled to Carrigallen taking on Allen Gaels. A large crowd attended the game and the supporters were treated to nail biting thriller. Allen Gales got off to the better start with a few great points from play as well as two goals and after twenty minutes were eight points ahead, but Bornacoola replied with two points before half time, leaving Allen Gaels going into the interval with a six point lead. Bornacoola upped their game in the second half and notched back the gap between the sides to two points, helped by some excellent free taking from Ollie Vaughan, with full time looming, Brian Conroy hit the back of the net to leave the Bors ahead by the narrowest of margins. The following nearly seven minutes of added time were to say, the least tense with Allen Gaels having several attacks but they were unable to record a score, leaving the honours going to Bornacoola on a final scoreline of Bornacoola 1-12 Allen Gaels 2-8. A truly spirited team performance, keep it up lads. The seniors return to action this Sunday when they take on Kiltubrid in the County Shield Final in Park Seán at 12 noon. A young and inexperienced Junior team were no match for St Mary’s second string in the first round of the Junior Championship in Aughnasheelin on Sunday morning last. Despite conceding three early goals, the young Bors put in a good second half showing, that should give them something to build on for the upcoming games against Domahaire and Drumkeerin in the group. Team on duty was Feargal McGill, John Shanley, John Reynolds, Liam Mulligan, Roy Keenan, Mervyn Howard, Mark Muldowney, Danny Farrell, John Bohan, Tony Shanley, Niall McGowan, Conor Hackett, Alan Bohan, Sean Mc Keon and Ronan Mulligan. Subs used were Dara Healy and Seamus Mallon.


Croke Park Trip

Bornacoola’s young players – boys and girls – will be heading to Croke Park on June 29th for the Leinster Senior Football Championship semi-finals between Kildare and Meath, and the All Ireland Champions Dublin against Wexford. Further information available from underage team trainers or from Philip Howard on 087 961 3012.


Sports Day

Bornacoola’s Annual Sports & Family fun day will be the centrepiece of an Activity weekend in July which will include the Clothes collection and golf classic on Saturday, July 12th and then on Sunday, 13th it will be the Sports and Family Fun Day in the park. Lots of activities to look forward to this year, including an inter-parish Tug-of-War; more details to follow in the coming weeks.


We would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of the late Harry Doyle, Mohill and formerly from Cloncowley, Drumlish who passed away in Friday last at his home. Harry will be laid to rest today, (Wednesday) in the new cemetery Drumlish. May he rest in peace.

Scouting Club

Kilglass/Tarmonbarry Scouting Club will be commencing in September 2014. An evening of interest and registration for your children to become involved in our scouting club will follow shortly. Adult Training is currently taking place. Presently we need donations of any surplus or unwanted camping equipment and accessories you have. Please contact Bryan McLoughlin, Kilglass (086) 4107 196 or Tony Doyle, Tarmonbarry (087) 933 1602 to arrange collection/drop of your generous donation. All equipment & accessories will be gratefully accepted.  

Clothes collection

Bornacoola GAA club will be organising a clothes collection this year.  This was a great success last year, so if you are clearing out the wardrobes for the summer we will take it off your hands.  Collection will take place at our grounds in Dromod on Saturday, July 12th. 

5k Run/Walk

A 5k Run/Walk in Rooskey Village on Wednesday, 2nd July at 8pm.  Registration of €10 per person or €20 for family at Community Centre, Rooskey on Monday, 30 June from 7 - 9pm and again at 6.30pm on Wednesday, 2 July prior to walk. Proceeds in aid of Rooskey Church Restoration Fund

Autumn Tour 
This year’s tour takes place from 7 – 10 August to Co Clare.  Three nights Bed and breakfast, three dinners.  Coach and Tour Guide at our disposal for duration of tour. Usual pick up points. Further details from Eileen at 086 370 2547.  No withheld or private numbers please.

Scrap metal collection

If you have any scrap metal that you require disposing of, Bornacoola GAA club will do so for you; all you have to do is contact Noel McCloskey 087 6454317 or Aiden Hackett 087 2024870 and it will be collected.

Basketball camp

Mohill Complex on Tuesday, August 5th to Friday August 8th. Starting with 10am to 1pm 5 to12years old and 2pm to5pm 13 to18 years old

Contact Charlene 0862692977 myrhythmfitdance@gmail.com

Birthday greetings

We would like to send greetings to some locals who celebrated their birthday in recent times, firstly to my good neighbour, Kathleen O’Hara who had her birthday on Saturday last, sharing it with another few friends and they are Shay Reynolds, Clooncolry, Geraldine Thornton, Eileen Lyons and Gerry Newton, we also send greetings to Thelma Moran, Cloonclivia, who had her birthday on Friday last and finally to Annette Conroy, who celebrated her birthday yesterday. We wish you health and happiness for the future.