Ballinamore notes

Ballinamore notes

Ballinamore notes

Boxercise classes

Boxercise classes starting back in the boxing club on Main Street Ballinamore beside Cumisky’s shop on Wednesday evening at 7.45pm. Contact Gene for more details 086 3898136.


The AGM of the Ballinamore Dart League was held on Monday, October 7 and a good crowd attended. All out going officers were returned for the season, which starts on Friday next. We have on extra team for the league this year, the Poor Scholar, and we welcome David and his team and wish them the best of luck. The meeting ended with the draw for this year’s league. First named teams have home venues. Standing Stone V Shortt’s (A) Shortt’s (B) V Jackie’s. The Poor Scholar V McGirl’s that’s a home game of r McGirl’s because David has a pool game on that night. The remaining game is Quinn’s V Ossie’s, starting time for all games is 10.30pm sharp, list of teams to be on the board at 10.15pm.


Congratulations to all the students who recently took part in the Grading in Longford and passed their test for their next belts. Classes continue each Friday evening in Ballinamore Community Centre. Childrens classes are 6.30pm -7.30pm and Adults classes are 7.30pm to 8.30pm. For further information please contact Ollie on 087 2999810.

Ballinamore Bridge Club

Results of bridge for October 10. 1st Maureen Dolphin and Bella Wrynn, 2nd Marion Quinn and Evelyn Smith, 3rd Mary mc Tiernan and Mary Flynn. Bridge continues every thursday in The Commercial at 7pm. Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre

The Irish poet and fiction writer John F Deane will give a talk in the Pastoral Centre on the theme “A personal response to the person of Jesus, explored through the heart and imagination” on Tuesday, November 5 at 7:45pm. All are welcome. The subscription on the evening will be €5. Further details available from the Pastoral Centre Tel: (049) 4375004, Email:


A warm welcome to Fr Johnnie Cusack who celebrates masses this weekend and next weekend. We look forward to having Fr Johnnie coming as curate in mid December.

Church of Ireland

Church Street, Ballinamore, Sunday Service is at 12.15pm every Sunday except on the 4th Sunday which is held in Drumreilly Church, Drumreilly.

Athletic Club

The Leitrim Under 11,13,15,17 and Over 17 Cross Country Championships take place at St Felim’s Grounds on Saturday next at 12 noon.

Dance for Charity

Dance for Charity in aid of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome on Thursday, October 17 at 9pm in the Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo. MC is Kevin Blessing. Spot prizes on the night.