Best of luck Niall

Best of luck Niall

We send all our very best wishes to popular Dromod man, Niall O’Connor who hits off to New York today to start new employment there. Indeed, it is the end of an era for Dromod with Niall’s departure also coincides the closing of O’Connor’s supermarket, a Dromod landmark for many many years.

Progressive 25

A note to hand from Charlie Reynolds, Kilglass and it reads as follows -

Progressive 25 continues in Kilglass Community Centre on Tuesday nights at 8.30pm. We start our winter league on Tuesday, 30th September and continue until Tuesday, 23rd of December. New players welcome. For further details contact Seamus Nugent 0879309498 or Charlie Reynolds 0871252985.

Josie Martin Scholarship

Are you attending college this autumn? The Josie Martin scholarship is available through each Credit Union in Leitrim, to the value of €1000. Eligible applicants must have a Credit Union Account. An open draw will be held and one student from each Credit Union will win €1000. The scholarship will be available to full time first year students attending a recognised third level college and will be for one year only. Application forms available from Annaduff Credit Union & should be returned before 30th September.

Annaduff 5k fun run

The 3rd Annual Annaduff 5k fun run will take place on sun next September 28th. Starting and finishing at Annaduff national school. Registration on day from 11am, race start at 12pm. Spot prizes, entertainment and refreshments served afterwards. Entry fee €10 or €20 per family. All runners’ walkers and pushers very welcome. Proceeds to Annaduff national school parents association.


We would like to send our condolences to Tom and Mary Shanley, Cloonboney on the death of Mary’s brother, Peter Farrell, Tallaght, Dublin and formerly from Tarmonbarry, Co Roscommon who passed away on Thursday last at his home in Tallaght. Peter was laid to rest in Bohernabreena cemetery Dublin yesterday (Tuesday). May he rest in peace.

Leitrim’s Republican story

A email to hand from Eamon Duignan to let you know that you are invited to the Dublin launch of ‘Leitrim’s Republican Story’ 1900-2000 by Cormack O’Suilleabhain which will take place tonight, Wednesday the 24th September in Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin starting at 9pm.

Bornacoola GAA 125th Anniversary

Bornacoola GAA 125th Anniversary 2014, this is the 125th anniversary of Bornacoola’s affiliation to the GAA. The club will be hosting a commemorative day on Saturday, September 27th which will include a special club mass and a get together in the Community Centre at which we will reflect on the club’s long and proud history. In the meantime we are collecting any old memorabilia related to the club that may be out there and in particular items from the 1970’s, 80’s and the period around the 1940-50’s. Contact Philip Howard at 086 961 3012 if you have anything that you think would be of interest.


Badminton continues at Mohill Sports complex tonight Wednesday and every Wednesday starting at 8pm. Newcomers are always welcome.

Seamus O’Rourke

Seamus O’Rourke will be performing on Saturday next, 27th September in Fenagh Community Centre at 8:30pm with a play that has been written by Seamus O’Rourke called “ Padraig Potts Guide to walking”. See his website www.seamusorourke.com. Already a great demand for this ticket only event .Tickets on sale from Visitors Centre 071 9645590. Price €10.

New baby

We would like to send our congratulations to Elaine Beirne and her partner Donal Farrell, Corrick, Annaduff on the birth of their first baby, a girl to be named Maggie, born on Wednesday last at Sligo General Hospital. We wish you health and happiness for the future.


We would like to send our congratulations to popular entertainer Alan Clarke, Kescarrigan on his engagement to miss Carmel O’Rourke. We wish you health and happiness for the future.

Set Dancing

Set dancing classes start back for the winter in the Welcome Inn, Cornageeha on Tuesday night the 7 of October at 9pm. Newcomers very welcome.

Teresa wins

Well done to my good neighbour, Teresa Duignan on winning the three piece travel set in Mulvey’s Carrick on Shannon last week.

RSG 24/7 Care Service Derrane

Are you in need of a break from caring in the home? Do you need extra help caring? If so RSG 24/7 Care Service, a long established not for profit care provider, can help you professionally and at a low cost. All aspects of care catered for and packages tailored to meet your needs. Staff fully trained and Garda Vetted. Phone 090 6625852 or email rsgcil@eircom.net or visit website www.rosdisabilities.ie

Birthday greetings

We send birthday greetings to firstly to Mary McGill, Dromod who celebrated her 80th birthday on Friday last. We wish you health and happiness for the future.