New chairman

New chairman

Congratulations and best wishes to Joe Gorman, Killeen who was elected chairman of the Ballymore club at the recent A.G.M. No doubt Joe will give of his best and we hope 2015 will be good for the club.

Leinster Champion dancer

Congratulations to young Oisin Flynn, Bunlahy who won first place in the Leinster championships in Dublin last weekend. Subsequently, Oisin qualified for the world championships which will be held in Montreal in the new year. We also congratulate Oisin’s sister Erin Louise who was placed 5th in the under seven championship. Oisin and Erin Louise are members of the Scoil Rince Breffni and we congratulate their parents Michael and Carla and wish them the very best in the future.

Granard Visitor Centre draw

November results - 1st 500 euro: James Smyth, Lisryan. 2nd 250 euro: Thomas Flood, Killasonna.100 euro each: Kiernan Milling, Mickey Monaghan, Killeen and Paddy Macken, Rincola. December draw - 500 euro: Niall Donoghue, 250 euro: Emily, Fiona and Michael Gettings and 100 euro each to McBrien’s Londis, Charlie Lynch and Sean Donoghue.

Floral arranging

Granard garden club will hold their Christmas flower arranging night on this Monday night, December 15th at 8pm in Lus na Greine. All arrangements made will be raffled on the night and refreshments will be served and all are welcome. Please note that this event is on Monday night December 15th and not Tuesday night as stated in last weeks notes.


Clonfin commemoration committee wish to sincerely thank all who subscribed so generously to their church gate collection in Granard last weekend. The committee are planning a much needed clean up of the monument site in Clonfin and greatly appreciate all the support they receive.

Country markets

Patrons of Granard Country Markets are reminded that the last market before Christmas is on Friday December 19th from 8-30am to 11-00am. All at the market wish their customers and friends a very happy Christmas and thank them for their support in 2014. The market will re-open on Friday, January 16th and look forward to continued support.


Tickets for the Ballymore draw remain on sale this week and the first draw will be held at the weekend so make sure your name is in the drum and you could win one of the prizes of one thousand euro or one of the three one hundred euros. A nice financial boost for Christmas.

Birthday greetings

Congratulations to Fergal Kilbride who celebrated his 21st birthday on Friday, December 5th last. We know that you enjoyed your night out in Drumshambo and we hope you have many more celebrations Fergal.