Childcare Ltd. Saturday April 5th 3pm to 5pm. We are accepting Women’s, Men’s and Children’s clothes and accessories in resale condition. So clear out those closets. Then come by during the event to purchase some great new fashions for yourself and your family at super discounted prices while helping to fund childcare and afterschool programs in Ballinamore. Drop off at An Naionra, Lollipop Kids/Afterschool to a committee member by April 4th.
We welcome into the Parish Community, James Murphy who was baptised on Saturday, 8th March. God bless James and his family.
The sacrament of First Reconcilation (Confession) will be celebrated on Thursday next at 7pm in Ballinamore Church. On Sunday, March 30th the second ritual in preparation for First Communion will take place during the 11.30 mass.
The Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People would like to thank all parishioners who donated €1000 which came from St. Anthony donation box in the church porch.
Sligo /Leitrim Suicide Liason Project. If a family would like the Suicide Liason Officer to contact them about the supports and services available to them following suicide, please contact Anne Lynch, Family Suicide Bereavement Officer, “Console” Centre, Midfield, Swinford, Co. Mayo. Tel 087 1955990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring Lecture Series
Fran McNulty (RTE and formerly Shannonside-Northern Sound) will give a talk on “Keeping the Faith” on Tuesday 1 April 2014 at 7:45p.m. in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan. All welcome. Voluntary Subscription on the night would be appreciated.
Get on your bike for the Irish Hospice Foundation this summer and help raise funds for the vital Nurses for Night Care Service. This year’s IHF Kingspan Cycle Challenge sees cyclists take on a route from San San Sebastian to Barcelona. Register before April 4th by logging on to hospicefoundation.ie or calling 01 679 3188 .
The final of the Francis McGirl Memorial Cup sponsored by the Aughnasheelin Gun Club was played on last Friday night week, the 14th of March in Ossie’s Bar, there was a full house to see what turned out to be a very exciting final between McGirl’s and Quinn’s. McGirl’s won the first four games and looked like they were going to win very easy, but Quinn’s fought back to win the next three making it (4) games to (3), the eighth game was very exciting it could have went either way, but Jimmy Walsh, held his nerve to shoot the winning double for McGirl’s and won the Cup for the third year running, final score McGirl’s (5) Quinn’s (3). Best for McGirl’s were Michael McGirl, Richard McDermott, Shane O’Neill, Barney McAdam and Jimmy Walsh, and for Quinn’s, Connor Scollan, Jerry Kilkenny and Johnny McGovern played very well.
Meeting The Leitrim Branch of Diabetes Ireland are holding a Public Information evening in the Ramada Hotel, Drumshanbo, on Wednesday, March 26th at 7.45pm. The speaker is Ms Ruth Morrow, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Carrigallen Health Centre and the subject is “Diabetes, What you need to know”. Refreshments served and all are welcome. Contact Patricia 087 2238242 or Diabetes Ireland 071 9146001.
The Leitrim Primary Schools Sportshall Athletics Finals take place in Ballinamore Sports Hall on Tuesday next and involve a number of club members. Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm for the next number of weeks. New members welcome.