Congratulations to Imelda and Paul Prior, Drumderrick, Ballinamore on the birth of their baby girl Mia, a little sister for Tommy; to Deirdre and Frankie Tully, Druminchin Glebe, Carrigallen on the birth of their baby boy Thomas, a little brother from Lily and Katie and to the proud grandparents Maura and Tommy McGuckian, Killahurk, Carrigallen.

Erection of Posters

Prior to last weekend, posters were erected on private properties advertising the protest march re the water issue and the residents would appreciate it in future for those responsible to refrain from doing this.

Social Dancing

Social dancing will be held next Saturday night, 8 November in the Kilbrackan Arms Hotel from 10:00pm to 12:30am. Music by Country Traditions. All are welcome!


Movember is on the way locally with many men, including local County Councillor Paddy O’Rourke, who have volunteered to grow a moustache for the thirty days of November. Readers would be encouraged to support the event wherever you see a sponsorship card.

Women’s Group

Carrigallen Women’s Group are holding an evening of style, fashion and accessories with Bernie Delaney, style coach from Sligo in Kilbrackan Arms Hotel on Friday night 14 November 2014 at 8pm. This presentation will include what’s your style personality? Find out what your body shape is and learn how to accentuate your best features. Are you tired of having nothing to wear? Did you know shoes; bags and accessories can make or break an outfit? Get all the advice in a relaxed and fun night. Everyone welcome! Admission €10. Light refreshments will be served. Spot prizes. For further details contact 0872480124.

Text Alert

Well it’s that time of year again when the text alert has to be renewed. Envelopes are now available in shops. Please renew as soon as possible.

G.F.C. Lotto results
The draw was held on Saturday, 1 November 2014 and the numbers drawn on the night were 2, 6, 21, and 28. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were Joe Grimes, Gerry Grimes, John McGerty and Eamon O’Malley. Next week’s draw will be held in Mitchell’s Bar on 8 November 2014 when the Jackpot will be €2,600. Those in charge of the draw will be Ann O’Malley, John McCabe and Michael Donohoe.

Outreach Service

The Mohill Family Support Centre’s Outreach Service will be available in Carrigallen’s Primary Care Centre every Tuesday from 10am to 12:30pm.