FIRST FRIDAY MASS: First Friday : sick & housebound will be attended as usual , but a little later today.

FIRST FRIDAY MASS: First Friday : sick & housebound will be attended as usual , but a little later today.

FESTIVAL: Cloone homecoming festival and schools re-union: Table quiz taking place in Creegans pub on Saturday 2nd February at 9.30.Lots of prizes, come along and enjoy a good night’s craic. The committee would welcome more photographs and articles relative to the locality or schools. Items submitted will be scanned and returned.

PILGRIMAGE: Ardagh & Clonmacnois Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes from May 27th – June 1st, 2013.Sick pilgrims fund Church gate collection will be held on this Sat/Sun 26th and 27th January 2013. Please contribute generously.

ARE YOU OVER 55?: Would you like to contribute to the plans to make Leitrim age friendly ? A public consultation and launch of the Leitrim Age friendly county Initiative is taking place in the Bush Hotel Carrick on Shannon on Tuesday 29th January at 11am. For further information from Ann Flynn at 071 9620005 ext 543 or email

LECTURE: Lecture on Killegar papers in Ballinamore library on Wednesday 30th Jan at 7.30pm.Speaker will be Martin Morris an archivist who worked on these papers. Martin will explore the papers and what they tell us about the people who created them. Admission free. All welcome.

FITNESS AND HEALTH MEETING AUGHAVAS: There will be a meeting in the club rooms Aughavas on Thursday night January 31st at 9pm. All adults are invited to attend.

LIMERICK V LEITRIM: Coach to Allianz Football League 2013 Rd 1 Sun 03 February 2013 (subject to sufficient uptake). To book call Shay Reynolds Bornacoola 087 9030882; Attracta O’Reilly St Marys 086 1708499, 15 euro per person. Dept Sun 03/02/13 9.15am Drumshanbo swimming pool, 9.30am Pairc Sean MacDiarmada & 9.50am Bornacoola GAA Dromod.

CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Bernadette Beirne Cloone and Kieran Boyle Lisnagott Carrick on Shannon who announced their engagement over Christmas. We wish the happy couple long life and good health.

CLOONE LOTTO: Draw took place in McKeon’s Lounge Bar on Saturday 26th. No jackpot winner. Numbers drawn were 17,18,19,24. 50 euro winner Damien & Olive Brennan. The 30 euro winners were Mick Fitzpatrick, Drumshanbo north; Tommy Creegan Cloone; Joseph Farrell Ardagh Co Longford. Next draw 9th February in Creegan’s. Jackpot 7500 euro.

ICA: Next meeting on Monday 14th Feb at 8pm.We continue every Monday night with classes of all kinds of everything. We will have two guest craft teachers coming in Feb. Hope the frost will have gone. Everyone welcome young and old. Membership is not an issue. Come along and enjoy the evening.