Drumlish Ballinamuck notes



Corr: Aine Brady Tel: 0863938595. e-mail: ainebrady@hotmail.com


The Longford Branch of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland would like to thank everyone who supported the church gate ollection last Saturday and Sunday. The money raised will greatly contribute to our continued services in the area. These include a home care service, a respite service, a transport service and a day care facility. All of these services are dedicated to respecting the rights of people with Alzheimer’s disease, and supporting their carers. On behalf of ourselves and those who cannot remember, thank you.

Ballinamuck ICA

Ballinamuck ICA are hosting a Coffee/Tea morning with a selection of scones, in the ‘98 Hall Ballinamuck, after 10am Mass on Sunday October 4th. Proceeds from the Coffee morning will go to the Irish Heart Foundation. Your support would be very much appreciated. If you can not attend and you would like to make a donation, please phone Lilian on 086-6014661 for more information. The October meeting of the Guild will take place on Wednesday October 7th in the meeting room upstairs in the ‘98 Hall. All members please attend and new members are always very welcome.


The Breast Cancer Research Walk takes place on Sunday October 18th, starting from the Market Square, Longford at 3pm. Please support, anyone can take part.

98 Memorial Hall

The AGM will take place on Monday, 5th October at 8 pm. New members required to ensure the continued day to day running of the Hall. Any group or organisation wishing to use the Hall for any function or meeting must book with Adrian on 0877056605 beforehand please.

Counselling Service

ACCORD also provides a professional marriage and relationship counselling service for couples, experiencing difficulties in their

marriage and relationships. ACCORD provides a safe place to explore relationship difficulties in a confidential, respectful and non-judgmental setting. Contact ACCORD Longford on 043 3347222.


AGM of Kilmahon cemetery will take place on the 5th of October in the 98 Hall, Ballinamuck. All welcome.

Need the Astro turf or community centre?

Bookings are now being taken for the Astro turf and Community centre Winter season ,slots are filling up fast. Please contact 0879613312 for more details.

Arthritis Ireland Longford Branch

Arthritis Ireland Longford Branch invite you to a Public meeting on Tuesday the 6th of October from 7.30 to 10pm in the Longford Arms Hotel. Guest speaker: Professor Gerry Wilson, chair of Rheumatology. There will be a discussion on Life changing research in Rheumatology for a Cure. Also Miranda Moran Chartered Physiotherapist will give a Presentation on Osterarthritis. Pre and Post operative advice on joint replacement and much more. Refreshments served. All welcome. No entrance fee.


Ballinamuck continues every Tuesday night in the 98 hall at 8.30,prize fund €1300 each night ,please support!


We would like to extend our sincerest sympathies to Malachy Kellagher, Drumlish, John Joe Smith, Enaghan, Christine Kelly, Esker and Lucy Hickey, Dublin on the death of their beloved Aunt Mary Toher nee Smith, Drumhaldry Moyne who died last week in Birmingham. We also remember her brother James Smith, Drumhaldry, Dublin and Birmingham who dies only four months before her. Our sympathies are extended to the extended families in Ireland, USA and England on your loss. May they rest in Peace.

Birthday boy Micheal

A happy birthday to Micheal Kiernan, Lettergullen, Ballinamuck who celebrated his 21st birthday last weekend in Dillion’s, Ballinamuck.

Monaduff Social Club

Monaduff social club will meet in the library on Saturday the 10th of October from 3 to 5. everyone welcome.

Garda Vetting Information Session

Longford Volunteer Centre is hosting an information session on the changes in the EDI Centre Longford on Tuesday the 20th of October from 7pm to 8.30. if you would be interested in attending please email info@volunteerlongford.ie by Monday the 12th of October.

County Choir

New members welcome each Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Sylvia Dawson Hall, St. Christopher’s Campus, Battery Road.

Public Lecture  

Bishop William O’Higgins who was born in Barraghbeg and who laid the foundation stone for that ‘glorious undertaking’  - St. Mel’s Cathedral in the 1840s -   will take place on the 15th October in Drumlish Community Centre at 8pm - part of the Longford Historical Society series of Autumn Lectures.