Tony McGowan walk

Tony McGowan walk

The annual Tony McGowan Charity Walk/Race over 3k, 5k and 10k takes place on Sunday next, 15th February at 1pm. Registration at Mayflower.

Development courses

Refresher (FETAC) Occupational First Aid Course Monday, 23rd February 2015. Course Fee: €70.00 - 9.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. Manual Handling Course Thursday, 5th March 2015, Course Fee: €40.00 – 9.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Health & Safety in Work Place Awareness Training, Thursday, 5th March 2015. Course Fee: €40.00 – 2.00 – 5.30 p.m. 3 Day FETAC (QQI) Occupational First Aid Course, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 11th, 12th, 13th March 2015. Course Fee: €170.00 per person. All of the above courses will be held at Leitrim Development Company, Church Street, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.

Booking forms and further information are available by contacting Kathleen on 071/9641770 or by email at: info@ldco.ie A deposit to secure your place is essential – places limited.

Enterprise Centre

There will be a one day Pediatric First Aid course in the centre on Saturday, 21st of February. The fee for the course is €50. A Traditional Basket Making course will start on Wednesday the 18th of February. The course is funded by Sligo/Mayo/Leitrim ETB and will run for 7 evenings. For more information or to book a place contact Michael on 0719641577, 087 6177071 or mbruen@drumshanboenterprise.ie


The Pioneer Association church gate collection takes place before all Masses this weekend 14th and 15th February. Your support is deeply appreciated. The committee also invites all eligible Golden and Silver Jubilarians to make contact with either Michael at 0861526904 or Sr. Mary at 0876330862.


The Committee of Drumshanbo Comhaltas would like to thank everyone who helped to make the Packie Duignan traditional weekend such a success. Thanks to all the musicians, dancers and singers who attended the various sessions and music workshops. A big thank you to Willie Donnellan and the staff of the Leitrim Observer, to Shannonside radio and Irish TV. Details later about date of upcoming TV programme.


Women’s Group

Yoga on Tuesdays (7.30pm).Contact 086 0532432.Crochet on Thursdays (10.30am) Contact 0879587304/0879177274.Creative Writing Introductory with Evening on March 4th at 7pm with Monica Corish.Contact 086 2181323.


Lough Allen Ice Breakers Group wishes to thank all who participated and donated to heir St.Stephen’s Day Swim. Amount raised was €1730 and donated to S.H.O.U.T.and North West Hospice. See Facebook for more details and photographs.


Evening Classes in the following subjects will shortly commence: Cake Decorating, Needlework, Reflexology, Spanish, Sign Language, Digital Photography, and Data Entry. For further details please contact Aidan on 9640440.