Ballinamore March 4



The 30th Ballinamore Drama Festival opens on this Sunday night, March 6th and runs for eight nights until Sunday 13th . The plays commence each night at 8.30 pm, except on Sunday 13th when it is at 8.00 pm. Season Tickets @ €40 are on sale at Ciaran Smyth’s or from any committee member. Booking is essential for Corn Mill’s production on Thursday 10th - phone Maureen @ 086-1547788.


Ballinamore Monthly Whist Drive is held every first Thursday In the community


The former Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Restoring Trust in Church and State’ in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, St. Patrick’s College, Cavan, on Thursday March 10th. The talk begins at 7.45pm sharp and those attending will have an opportunity to interact with Ms. O’Loan and with each other during the evening. Subscription €5. All are welcome.


A free Training and Further Education Expo/Seminar is being hosted by Leitrim CDB on Thurs 3rd March in Landmark Hotel, Carrick from 10.30a.m. to 4.30p.m. Speakers will include Sean Gallagher, Dragons Den, Mairead Fleming, The Apprentice. Local agencies and colleges will be in attendance for one to one advice. Info: 0719650496


Ballinamore Development Company reconvened A.G.M. will take place on Wednesday 2nd March 8.30pm in the Enterprise Centre Willowfield Rd.


The Ballinamore Bring Bank centre is one of the most used in Leitrim. We have three clear glass containers, two brown glass containers, one green glass container, two drinks can containers and two clothes banks (one more clothes bank at St. Patricks Boys National school - which helps fundraising) After recycling please remove and bring home all plastic bags and cardboard containers. If there is no place in the containers for goods, do not leave your goods for recycling unattended at the bring bank. Either (a) come back another time or (b) use an alternative bring bank site. The bring banks are emptied regularly. Thank you for recycling.


Ballinamore Post-Primary Schools Enrolment and Open Day will take place in the Vocational School, Ballinamore, on Saturday 5th March: 2.00-4.00pm. Parents wishing to enrol students are asked to bring the students PPS Number and a copy of their Birth Certificate.


Cavan Institute will be hosting an Information Evening for full time courses on Wednesday 2 March 2011 from 6pm to 9pm. This Information Evening will be an ideal opportunity for students and parents to visit the Institute and meet with Tutors to discuss course options. The Open Day for full time courses is on Thursday 3 March 2011 from 9.00am to 5.00pm at the Cathedral Road Campus


As the Winter Season draws to a close a number of slots become vacant during March. Any interested party should phone 9644207 to find out the various times becoming vacant each week evening.


The first semi-final of the Francis McGirl Memorial Cup Competition was played last Friday night in Freddie’s, there was a great crowd in to see what was expected to be a very close match between Fenagh and Shortt’s (A) it didn’t turn out like that, Shortt’s winning easily on a score line of (5) games to no score. Thanks to everyone who supported our raffle, thanks to Freddie for refreshments. The second semi-final takes place on Friday night next the 4th of March, that game will played in Drumcoura starting time 10.30pm and the semi-finalist are McGirl’s last year’s winners and Jackie’s