THE GATHERING: Mohill is the place to visit next weekend for the Mohill GAA Gathering. No stone has been left unturned to welcome back our past player for a hectic weekend. On Friday evening 31st May we greet the Manchester visitors in the park. Saturday June 1st football blitzes for all ages and gender from 11.30 open to visitors and local clubs.
On Saturday night you can come to Js hotel on Main Street at 9.30pm where you can enjoy a delicious buffet , music and the craic. It is open to everyone. Sunday 2nd Mass for deceased GAA members at 10.30am in St Patricks Church from 2pm – 5pm.Free family fun day in the Park. Then from 8.30pm – 10.30pm variety show in Js hotel hosted by our local celebrity Katherine Lynch and featuring local stars singers Irish dancing, hip hop dancing and drama by the local Acorn and Junior Acorn players. This is a night not to be missed. Here you will renew old acquaintances and welcome new ones. Extending a cead mile failte to all our visitors. Come and enjoy Lovely Leitrim.
ST PATRICKS CHURCH: The Ministers of the Church for June 2013.Saturday Noel McKeon -Josephine McGovern; Sunday Orla Palmer – Kathleen Cashin. Readers Saturday Mary Armstrong – Margaret Ward. Sunday Carmel O’Neill Eileen Gallagher. Collectors Saturday Eamonn Connolly Paschal McKeon, Peader Flynn Harry McCrann, Niall Faughnan Bob Hindmarsh,Collete Coffey and David Gordon. Sunday Michael McGrath, Sean McGowan, Tony Feely, Gerry Walsh and Gerry Ellis. The altar society for June are June McDonald and Maura Baxter. First Holy Communion. Congratulations to all the young children who made their first Holy Communion in St Patricks Church recently, not forgetting their parents and teacher for the important work they do in preparing them for this special day. Aobha Macklin, Kate McGuinness, Alisa Wynne, Rose Reynolds Gillian Donegan Leanne Lupon Amy Sheridan, Daire Heslin, Charlie Richards James Foy Brian McKenna Luke Bohan, Matthew Murphy Oscar Moj, Brandon Logan Michael McDonagh. Wishing all who received their First Holy Communion every blessing now and in the future. Remember if you have God, you always have company and love.
MOHILL GAA LOTTO: The numbers drawn on the 20th May – 5,6,18,27. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners 1st 70 euro Ken And Thomas c/o Casey’s; 2nd 40 euro Keith Keegan Mohill; 3rd 20 euro Liam Mulholland Gorvagh. The draw was held in Carrolls Main street on Monday 27th May with the jackpot at 13500 euro. Thanking you for your support. Fundraising sponsorship cards are in circulation towards the big fundraising event due to take place on the 21st and 22nd June. They are holding a twenty four hour round the clock marathon training session. There will be some notable people in sport conducting the training sessions and it is open to everyone, even people from other clubs who wish to tune up their muscles. People are urged to get their cards filled as soon as possible.
BINGO: There is bingo every Monday night here in the Canon Donohoe Hall commencing at 9pm. Some great prize money to be won. Come and be lucky. Proceeds go to fund the hall.
FUND RAISING NIGHT: The Mohill Bluegrass festival committee are holding a fund raising night at O’Briens Glebe Street on this Friday 31st May 2013. Kindly supporting the event is Michael Moran and Tommy Hans. Music from 10pm.Raffle on the night. All proceeds towards this years festival. Come and enjoy a good night’s entertainment while supporting this year’s Bluegrass festival in Mohill.
MOHILL BORD NA NOG: Fundraiser. Mohill Bord na Nog are holding their annual bucket collection this Saturday June 1st in Mohill. Your contributions will be a great help to their underage teams. Please support every little helps.
ABBEYLARA FIELD DAY: This year the Abbeylara Field Day takes place on Sunday 9th June 2013 with something for everybody tractor trailer reversing wellie throwing, dog show, vintage parade, midget car racing, best dressed lady, fun fair, food stalls and stands etc all day. Free car parking. All exhibitors will receive a momento and meal voucher. This promises to be a great day out for the family. Proceeds in aid of parish funds come and support this worthy cause.
SHOW QUIZ: A date for your diary – Mohill Show Committee will host a table quiz in Js Hotel on Friday June 7th next so please mark that date in your diary today. Your support on the 7th will be greatly appreciated as the committee prepare for Mohill Show Day on Sunday August 18th next.
ANNUAL LEGION OF MARY RETREAT: The Legion of Mary are holding their annual retreat here in the former Mercy Convent on this Saturday June 1st, 2013 at 10am.It will be led by Fr William Courtney who will be hearing confessions and mass in the afternoon. This is a one day retreat . All are welcome.
ALL IRELAND ROSARY RALLY: On Saturday next 1st June 2013 the All Ireland Rosary Rally takes place at Knock shrine starting with stations of the cross at 2pm followed by mass and anointing of the sick at 3pm.