Youth Theatre

Youth Theatre

Leitrim Youth Theatre Company Carrigallen feature on Irish TV Sky, Irish TV had their cameras rolling at The Corn Mill Theatre last week recording members of LYTC Carrigallen in action during some of their routine drama workshop sessions, and interviews with junior members and their current drama facilitators, Maura Williamson, Mary Blake, Yvonne Heijeneman and Aoife Tierney.  The interviews and production conducted by Michelle Gildea also of Ocean FM, and camera man, Michael Donavan gave the youth members a wonderful experience of working with film and camera, and the comparison of this medium with live theatre and stage performance. This programme can be viewed in a few week’s time by linking into Irish TV website then linking on to Leitrim County Matters programme. The link will also be displayed on LYTC Carrigallen facebook page. No stranger to film and camera David Rawle from Moone Boy currently a member of LYTC Carrigallen was also interviewed and brought his ease, charm and experience to this shoot. LYTC Carrigallen will resume drama workshops week of 22 September further details from Maura at as places are limited for next term. Also, Irish TV met and interviewed Eileen Ward, Cathal Farrelly and Seán McIntyre members of the Corn Mill Theatre Group and got a small glimpse of their All Ireland winning play The Devil’s Céilí. The programme will be aired soon.

Margaret of New Orleans

Margaret’s cottage is open to the public next Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 August from 2pm to 5pm. Come and see all the new renovations, the new Lectern and get up-to-date news on the developments of Margaret’s beatification.


Last of the Summer Yoga Workshops in Newtowngore Hall on this Thursday, 28 August from 7:45pm to 9:15pm. Bring a mat and a blanket. Contact Julie for information on 087 1252213.

G.F.C. Lotto Results
The draw was held on Saturday, 23 August 2014 and the numbers drawn on the night were 2, 9, 19, and 21. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were Ronan McManus, Mary Sheridan, Samuel Taylor and Louella Lang. Next week’s draw will be held in MJ’s Bar on 30 August 2014 when the Jackpot will be €1,600. Those in charge on the night will be Bonnie O’Rourke, Ann McGovern and Noel Kiernan.

Piano Classes

Piano classes will resume at the piano centre in Ballinamore on Tuesday, 2 September 2014. For further details contact Gerarda Burns  ALCM  087 7828573.

Loop of the Lakes Charity Run

Loop of the Lakes Charity Run Killeshandra is a 7k fun run in aid of Pieta House and Sosad and it will take place on Saturday 6 September at 12.30pm. Registration takes place at GAA club between 11:00am and 11:45am on the morning of the run. Run, jog or walk. Entrance fee is €10 per adult, under 16 are free but must be accompanied by an  adult.

Mindfullness Classes

Mind Based Stress Reduction Classes (MBSR) starting in Bawn Holistic Centre, Mullinalaghta starting Saturday, 6 September from 10:00am to 12:30pm and Wednesday 10 September from 7:00pm to 9:30pm. Drop in Mindfulness Meditation Classes starting Monday 15 September from 7:45pm to 8:45pm. More information on or phone Pauline 086 3784747.

Charity Concert
Thunder Rolls Garth Brooks Charity Concert featuring a host of very talented Carrigallen artists takes place in the Breffni Arms Hotel, Arvagh, Co Cavan on Saturday 13 September in aid of Saint Christopher’s Hospice Cavan.  Also performing on the night will be singing sensation priest Father Ray Kelly who became a worldwide phenomenon reaching over 40 million hits on YouTube for singing “HALLELUJAH” at a couples wedding. Tickets are priced at €10.  A night not to be missed and all proceeds go to a very worthy cause. For details or information please contact Ciaran on 086 0753309.