Gortletteragh National School wants your old clothes in a Cash for Clobber Initiative. New and old unwanted clean clothes, footwear, accessories, bags, bed linen and curtains will be collected by Cookstown Textile Recyclers on Wednesday, April 9th 2014 from Gortletteragh National School. Please bring along the clothing on that day or the day before to the school. Clothing can be in black bin bags or in Cash for Clobber bags which can be obtained from the school. Your support is greatly appreciated for this worthy fundraising cause!

Wedding Bells

The wedding took place on March 15th at St. Mary’s Church, Gortletteragh of Caroline Clancy, Cattan and Padraig Cunningham, Longford. The celebrant at the marriage ceremony was Rev. Declan Shannon. Chief bridesmaid was Aisling Clancy and the bridesmaids were Jennifer Clancy, Natasha Kennedy and Edel Gilhooley. Bestman was Jason McBride while the groomsmen were David Hussey, Shaun Cunningham and Kevin Hussey. Mia Madden was the pretty flower girl and the handsome page boy was Cathal Tully. The church music was by ‘Colceathracha’. A beautiful wedding reception was held at the Mullingar Park Hotel with music by Night Fever. We wish Caroline and Padraig many years of health and happiness in their married lives.

Autumn Club Those intending to travel to the trade and tourism show in Galway on Tuesday, April 8th, should be at the community centre at 8.50am. The bus leaves for Galway at 9 o’clock. Fenagh Active Age are hosting a social in the newly refurbished community centre in Fenagh on Tuesday night, April 8th. Supper will be served and music will be by Pauric Farrell.


Cloone Active Age are hosting their social in Cloone community centre on Monday, April 14th April from 9 – 12pm. Music by Tommy and Michael and supper will be served. Everybody is welcome to both events.

Football Fare

Our best wishes go to Niall Woods, Padraig Gallagher and the Leitrim team and management on Saturday next when they host near neighbours, Roscommon at Páirc Sean in the Connacht Under 21 championship final. It is wonderful to be back in such an important decider and we hope for another success. To cap a great weekend for the county, Leitrim Hurlers play Tyrone in the Division 3B decider on Sunday in Sligo. Here Kevin McGrath carries the Gortletteragh flag and we wish them success. David Mulvey and his Leitrim minor team mates put in another sterling performance in Mohill on Saturday evening last when playing out a thrilling draw with Longford in the Connacht league. Well done lads

Sweet Spirit Gospel Choir The Sweet Spirit Gospel choir are performing at St. George’s, Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday night, 4th April, commencing at 8.30. All are welcome and a good night is guaranteed.

Golf competition

St. Ciaran’s Services for Adults & Children with special Needs Carrick on Shannon are holding an  Inaugral  Golf Classic on Saturday 5th April in Carrick on Shannon Golf Club. A four person team is 100 euro. Great prizes guaranteed. To book a place contact Carrick on Shannon Golf club : 071-9667015. St.Ciaran’s 071-9620601.