Are you assist trained?

Are you assist trained?

If so would you like to become part of a community volunteer group who want to promote positive mental health and suicide prevention? Meeting on 24th March at 7.30 p.m. at the EDI Centre, Longford.


5th annual Monster Bingo in aid of St. Vincent’s Minor Football Club Sunday March 22nd at 3pm in ‘98 Memorial Hall, Ballinamuck. €2,500 in prizes. Monster raffle & Easter Eggs on the day.


Fr. Jim continues with an hour of reflection on St. Mark’s Gospel on the Thursdays of Lent at 8pm.

Art Classes

Art Class continues on Wednesday at 10am in the centre.

Social dancing

Social dancing class continues on Wednesday 8.30pm in the centre. For your Diary: A social evening of dance will be held on April 17th in the Community Centre. Come along and bring a friend.

98 Hall Committee

A meeting of the 98 Hall committee will take place on Monday, 30th March at 8pm in the Hall. All members please attend.

Monaduff Social Club

A meeting will be held on Monday, March 23rd at 8pm. The next get-together will take place in Monaduff on Saturday, 28th March from 3—5pm.

Yoga Classes

Get in shape for Summer. 6 Week Course starts Thursday, 26th March (side door to upstairs), The Village Inn, Drumlish, 7.30 to 9.00pm. Just bring Mat, Rug and Bottle of Water. Tel (087) 2868254 for booking.


A meeting of Ballinamuck community enterprise will take place on Monday 23rd at 8pm in the visitor centre, all members are asked to attend.


Longford GAA are hosting a cookery Demo with Gary O Hanlon Viewmount House Head Chef on Monday 30th of March at 7.30pm in the Longford Arms Hotel. Tickets are €20, contact Lorraine Corrigan or Packie Duffy.


Foróige are trying to expand in Co. Longford and in particular in Drumlish. It looking for volunteers who would be suitable and interested in setting up a Foróige club in the Drumlish locality. Foróige offers young people an opportunity to mix and have fun in a safe environment. Contact: Jim Maher- Regional Youth Officer. Tel 086 967 2904.


We remember Marie Early, Drumgowla, Kilnagross, Carrick-on-Shannon. Co. Leitrim who died recently. We offer our deepest sympathies to her husband John, sons Mark, Sean and Joseph, daughter Stephanie. Her mother Evelyn, sisters Olive Davies (Gaigue Ballinmuck), Eilish (Aghacashlaun), brother Thomas G. (Aghacashlaun), aunts Bridie Gallagher (New York), Agnes Lee (Mullingar) mother-in-law Gretta Early, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, niece, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends. May she rest in peace.


Congratulations and best wishes to Darren Quinn, Aughadowery and Lisa McDonnell, The Meadows who were married in Drumlish church last Monday where the party continued late into the night in Cavan. We wish them both health and happiness.

Senior Scor

Congratulations to the senior girls set dancers who got through to the Leinster Senior Scor finals which will take place next Sunday the 29th of March in Ballymore, Co Westmeath at 3pm. We join their friends and families in wishing Lorraine Corrigan, Sinead Heaney, Sinead Corrigan, Catherine Heaney, Aishling Nertney, Catherine Collum, Siobhan Geraty and Emma Duffy the very best of luck.

Tidy Towns

Drumlish Tidy Town’s are hosting a tree planting ceremony at the Mill Road this coming Saturday morning at 10a.m. The new trees will replace those that were vandalised at Halloween last. All welcome! The village has over the past 10 years (2005 - 2014) increased its marks from a baseline of 178 in 2005 to 287 marks in 2014, as a Tidy Town we are endeavouring to reach the magic 300 in the 2015 National Tidy Town’s  Competition - There are 2 months in which to get things to  show village condition - the judging happens in the middle of June, so your support is vital.

Dawn Mass

Dawn mass takes place Easter Sunday the 5th of April at 6am in Kilmahon cemetery. All welcome.