The exhibition of memorabilia from the Official Opening of Pairc Carraig Álainn and around that era is on display in Carrigallen Library until Monday, 3 November 2014. The opening took place on Easter Sunday, 22 April 1984 and was performed by former Leitrim and Connacht football star Packie McGarty and the Blessing was by His Lordship, the Bishop of Kilmore, Most Rev. Dr. Francis McKiernan. All are welcome to view this exhibition.

Carrigallen Library opening hours are Monday 1:30pm to 3:30pm & 4pm to 8:00pm; Wednesday 10:45am to 2:45 & 3pm to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 1:00pm. Telephone no 04943 39188.


Kathy Lyons would like to thank all those who came to Margaret of New Orleans Cottage, Tully South, Carrigallen on Sunday last 26 October 2014 and supported the Food Drive in aid of St Vincent de Paul. It is never too late to donate to this appeal if you wish to as there are food boxes left in McCanns and Mastersons until next weekend. Contact Kathy Lyons 0894147953 or email for more information.

Text Alert

Well it’s that time of year again when the text alert has to be renewed. Envelopes are now available in shops. Please renew as soon as possible.

Halloween Party

Carrigallen NS Parent’s Association are hosting a Halloween Party on Friday, 31 October in the Community Hall from 6:00 to 8:00pm. All are welcome to join is for some spooky fun and games. Admission is €5 per child with concessions available for families. Fancy dress is optional.

Corn Mill Theatre

Upcoming events in the Corn Mill Theatre - Padraig Potts’ Guide to Walking on 6, 7, and 8 November; 11th Annual One Act Drama Festival on 21, 22, and 23 November. Booking at 04943 39612, 08687 65377 between 10:00am and 4:00pm or

G.F.C. Lotto Results
The draw was held on Saturday, 25 October 2014 and the numbers drawn on the night were 2, 5, 23, and 29. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were, James Reynolds (14 Club), Peter Johnston, Aaron McManus, and Liam O’Rourke. Next week’s draw will be held in Kilbrackan Arms Hotel on 1 November 2014 when the Jackpot will be €2,500. Those in charge of the draw will be Teresa Donohoe, Conor O’Neill and Barry Dolan.

Social Dancing

Social dancing next Saturday night, 1 November in the Kilbrackan Arms Hotel from 10:00pm to 12:30am. Music by Country Style. All are welcome!

Rita Duffy Lecture

In conjunction with internationally and sometimes controversial artist Rita Duffy`s interesting exhibition at Solas Gallery from Thursday, 30 October to Tuesday, 4 November, Ballinamore library will be hosting a lecture  “Remember Who You Are” – a visual exploration of the artists works over the last thirty years.  It will conclude with questions and answers on Tuesday 4 November from 7:30pm to 9pm. It would be advisable to arrive a bit early.


Mass for the deceased members and staff of Leitrim County Council will be held on Monday, 3 November 2014 in St Mary’s Church, Carrick-on-Shannon at 8:00 pm. Refreshments will be provided for all in the Bush Hotel afterwards.

Outreach Service

The Mohill Family Support Centre’s Outreach Service will be available in Carrigallen’s Primary Care Centre every Tuesday from 10:00am to 12:30pm.