19 Aug 2022




The wedding took place on Saturday August 31st of Mr. Thomas Mitchell,

son of Gerard and Sheila Mitchell, Kinkeen and Miss Kasia Zareba, daughter of Jerzy and Dana Zareba, Sklodowska, Miedzyzdroje, Poland. The ceremony in St. Peter’s Church, Miedzyzdroje was performed by Marian Jan Witteilb. The groomsmen were Seán Mitchell, Dominec Zareba and Andrew Sweeney and the Best Man was Steven Connolly. The bride was attended by Matron of Honour Karolina Zareba, and bridesmaids Ela Mitchell, Lisa Mitchell and Beata Tarka. The Flower Girls were Amelia, Karolina and Emma and Zosia Mitchell. The Sacred Scripture Readings were taken by Sheila Mitchell and Jerzy Zareba. The Offertory Gifts were borne by Thomas Mitchell and Kasia Zareba. Church music and vocals were contributed by the local church choir. The reception afterwards was held in The Aurora Hotel, Miedzyzdroje. The guests disported themselves at an enjoyable reception and Disco with music supplied by Andrzey Ulchurski. We wish Thomas and Kasia many years of happy marriage.

Division 1 game

On Saturday last in their Division 1 encounter in Carrickmakeegan Drumreilly failed to reproduce the form that had catapulted them to Championship victory on the previous Sunday, and emerged on the wrong side of a 2-9 to 2-5 score against a lively Melvin Gaels fifteen. The Drumreilly lineout was as follows: Michael McGirl, Fergal Mitchell, John McKeon, Anthony Holahan, Ronan McCartin, Seán Fee, Graeme Taylor, Nigel Maguire, Declan Maxwell (2pts.), Cormac Maguire, James Holahan (1-2), Brian Fee (pt.), David O Connell, Conor Gaffney (gl.) and Damon Maguire. Sub used: Ciaran Holahan


There was no Jackpot winner in the Lotto Draw held in Bobby Joe’s, Ballinamore on Wednesday August 28th. The numbers drawn were 2, 7, 9

and 21. The winners of €20 each were Terence Boyle, P.P. Galligan, Freddie Faulkner, J. McGovern, Joe Dolan, Sylvia Byers and Eamonn Walshe The following are the results of last Wednesday’s Draw: The numbers drawn were 15, 16, 23 and 28. The winners of €20 were Michael

McGovern Corlough, Boyle Reilly Burren, Denise Breen c/o Leo Mitchell, Tomas Fee Mullaghboy, Siobhan Gannon Drimmien Mohill, Tommy Connolly,

Ardunsaghan and Anna Maxwell Carrickmakeegan. The next draw with a Jackpot of €12,100 in will be held in Shortt’s, Ballinamore on 25th of Sept.

Active Age Outing

Last week the members of Drumreilly Active Age, along with a number of friends from the Cloone/Aughavas and Mohill Groups travelled by coach to make a four nights stay in the friendly ambience of the luxurious Seven Oaks Hotel Carlow.

Recalling September 1992

Francis Holahan was winner of the gold medal in the U-8 60 metres competition Community Games final in Mosney. Approximately one hundred enthusiasts attended Drumreilly Community Centre to enjoy an exposition of cooking by Maura Dufficy and Louise Kennedy of Córas Beóstoic agus Feóla and hosted by Drumreilly Branch I.C.A. as a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. There was joy for Ciaran and Mary Holahan with the birth of their baby son. Mr. Pádraig Mulligan was conferred with a B. Tech degree. Drumreilly the Rural Champions defeated St. Mary’s the Towns Champions by 3-9 to 3-7 in the first round of the U-16 League. In an Introduction scholarship sponsored by I.F.A. / F.B.D. / EC Mr. Seán Maxwell had won an eight-day tour of Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. The deaths took place in Dublin of former Ardra resident Mrs. Margaret Rourke, Mr. Packie Quinn, Drumdiffer and Mr. High Baxter, Carrickmakeegan. R. I. P.

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