Bingo winners

Bingo winners

The following were among the winners on last Friday night in Drumreilly Community Centre: Anna Maxwell, Carrickmakeegan, Caoimhe Gaffney, Mullaghboy, Seán Maxwell, Carrickmakeegan, Leanne Galligan, Killeshandra, Geraldine Prior, Ballinamore, Dympna Gray, Ballinamore, Brigid Smith, Mahana, Kevin Beirne, Satrissaun, Cassie Dolan, Calloughs, Margaret Toher, Templeport, Pauline Flanagan, Aughawillan, Pat Conefrey, Corrawallen, Eileen McGovern, Ardra, Lily Curran, Ballinamore, Brigid Looby, Curraghtowey, Bridie McBrien, Camber, Mae Canning, Annaghmacullen, Margaret Galligan, Killeshandra, Mary McGovern, Cattan, Kathleen Gray, Carrigallen, Eileen Mulcahy, Corrawallen, Benny Connolly, Drumlea, Pauline Smith, Drumury, Jimmy Bohan, Gortnagullion, Peggy Flynn, Keshcarrigan, Debbie Keaney, Aughacashel, Emer McCartin, Ballinamore, Sinéad McGovern, Ardra, Lily O’Neill, Carrigallen, Elizabeth Murtagh, Drumcoura, Vinnie McBrien, Camber, Mary Murtagh, Drumcoura, Rosemary Kilkenny, Bundarragh, Tommy Reynolds, Aughadruminchin. Bingo will continue on next Friday at 9p.m.


Drumreilly played a thirteen a side challenge on last Sunday morning against Ballinaglera. The final score was 3-11 to 2-6. The Drumreilly marksmen where James Holahan (1-4), Gerard Houston (1-0), Kieran Mitchell (0-1), Brian Fee (1-2), Nigel Maguire (0-2), Ronan McCartin (0-1) and Graeme Taylor (0-1). Final score Drumreilly 3-11 Ballinaglera 2-6. Declan Maxwell and John McKeon were members of the panel of Leitrim team which defeated Galway by 2-9 to 0-13. Declan played at corner forward. John did not take part in the action. Leitrim will meet Sligo in the Connacht final in Hyde Park before Leitrim seniors go into action against Roscommon.

Recalling May 1993

Rachel Kennedy, Thomas Mitchell, Louise Mitchell, Nakita Donegan, Christina O Connell, Matthew Fee, and Declan Fee received first Holy Communion in St. Mary’s Drumlea The following received the sacrament of Confirmation in St. Mary’s, Carrigallen: Geraldine Mulligan, Sheila Donohoe, Christina Reilly, Evonne Maxwell, Claire Holahan, Belinda McGirl, Lisa Donegan, Raymond Holahan, Michael McGirl, Karl Gallogly, Pat Gannon and John McKeon. Irish dancers Rachel Kennedy and Marian Mulligan were among the medal winners at the C.R.N. Ashbourne Feis. Following an unbeaten sequence against Fenagh, Aughnasheelin, Drumeela and Glenfarne, Drumlea N.S. team defeated Aughavas by 1-18 to 2-3 in the Cumann na mBunscol three teacher Schools final at Cloone. The Drumlea lineout was Karl Gallogly, Mattie Fee, Pat Gannon, Damian Holahan, Raymond Holahan, Michael McGirl, John McKeon, Declan Maxwell, Francis Holahan, Colm Donohoe and James Holahan. Subs used: Kevin Holahan and Adrian McGirl. The death took place in Coventry of Drumshangore born Mr John Mimna. R.I.P.

Active Age Snippets

Among the items on the agenda of last Wednesday’s weekly of Drumreilly Active Age were the following: The Bealtaine Social, The Coach outing to Cork, the Bloom Festival and the H.S.E. Grant.

Community Centre A.G.M.

All are reminded that the annual genera meeting of Drumreilly Community Centre committee will be held on Monday, May 19th. The Centre is an integral part of life in this community and all organisations are requested to be represented.

G.A.A. Fundraiser

Drumreilly G.A.A. Club is organising a 50 km. for Sunday, 22nd of June. Those interested are asked to contact Michael McGirl at 086-3615283.

Pilgrimage to Lourdes

The Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 27th May to 1st June. Bookings for the Pilgrim Section are with McGinnity Travel, Cavan, and for the Assisted Pilgrim Section with Rev Kevin Fay, Lavey, Co. Cavan. Early booking is essential as places are limited. Tickets to support the Assisted Pilgrim Section are on sale. All support will be welcome.