Crafty Ladies

Crafty Ladies

Crafty Ladies Carrigallen next meeting will on Friday 29 November 2013 from 10:00am to 12:30pm beside Carrigallen Post Office. All members please attend as arrangements for the Craft Fayre will be discussed. New members are welcome!

“Though The Lens”

Leitrim Youth Theatre Co. Carrigallen formed over nine years ago under Arts Initiative within Arts Department Leitrim County Council goes from strength to strength, also involving groups in Carrick on Shannon and Manorhamilton. This year’s production bring 25 young actors together in a new play “Through another Lens” written by youth member Ryan Finnegan, members of the group, Maura Williamson and Yvonne Heijeneman. It is directed by Maura Williamson, Yvonne Heijeneman, Ryan Finnegan, and collaborative devising from members of the group. Leitrim Youth Theatre Co. Carrigallen performs at the Corn Mill Theatre on Friday and Saturday 29 and 30 November at 8:30pm and Sunday 1 December at 2pm. We encourage youth groups to come and support this talented creative group of youth theatre actors. Over 12’s, admission €5 per student family rates apply. Booking at 0494339612.

Craft Fayre

Carrigallen Christmas Craft Fayre will be held on Sunday 1 December 2013 from 12 noon to 4:00pm in room beside Carrigallen Post Office and . Also, clearance sale by Noelle. The ‘Gathering Stitches’ quilt will be on display. Christmas refreshments served. Raffle in aid of North West Hospice. All are welcome.


Sympathy is extended to Killian McGuinness, Drumbreanlis, Carrigallen on the recent death of his sister Rita English, Knockballynoe East, Kilfeacle, Tipperary. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam uasal.

Percy French night

The Percy French night at the School House on Friday night last saw a full house at Bredagh Old School House. The audience enjoyed a wonderful musical treat provided by Tish Dunleavy and her group Leitrim Percy French Society.

Women’s Group

Carrigallen Women’s Group will be holding an Avon Party next Friday night 29 November 2013 in the Kilbrackan Arm’s Hotel. Presentation of cheques to Breast Cancer and Community Care will also take place on the night. A big thank you goes to all who supported the Fashion Show which made it another great success. All are welcome!

Victor’s Dung

Back by popular demand  Victor’s Dung  by Seamus O’Rourke in the Old Latin School, Moyne  on Friday 29 November at 8:30pm.  Booking is essential at 0831560877.

New Arrivals

Congratulations to Siobhán and Declan McHugh, Lakeview, Carrigallen on the birth of their baby daughter Ava Rose, a little sister for Niamh and Darragh, and also to Michelle and David Reilly on the birth of their baby son Daryl, a little brother to Cian and to the proud grandparents Mary and Michael Reilly, Drumkeelwick, Carrigallen.

Christmas Party

Carrigallen/Drumreilly Community Care are holding their Annual Christmas Party in the Kilbrackan Arms Hotel on Sunday 8 December 2013 at 3:00pm.

Lotto Results
The draw was held on Saturday 23 November 2013 and the numbers drawn on the night were 4, 5, 19, and 31. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were Annette Bohan, Bernie McCusker, Jackie Donohoe and Robert Harkness.  Next week’s draw will be held in Mitchell’s Bar on 30 November and the Jackpot will be €9,300.  Those in charge on the night will be Noel Kiernan, Paula Donohoe and Teresa Donohoe.

All Ireland Secured!

Congratulations to the Corn Mill Theatre Group on securing a place in the All Ireland One Act Drama Finals which will be held in Roscommon on Friday 6, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December 2013 by winning the Open Section in Letterkenny on Saturday last with their production of Shoebox & Whiskey. They also won awards for Best Director and Blue Riband and received nominations for both actors, set, lighting and sound. The play has been written by Charles McGuinness and produced by Maura Farrelly McGuinness. Well done to all the cast and crew on reaching the All Ireland and wishing you all ever success. Break a leg!

Charity Fun Run, Walk or Cycle

A Charity Fun Run, Walk or Cycle in aid of Make a Wish Foundation will be held on Sunday 1 December 2013 at 1:00pm. Registration will take place at 12noon in the Kilbrackan Arms Hotel car park. Make a Wish Foundation grant the wishes of children living with a life-threatening medical condition to enrich their lives with joy and hope. 20K cycle €20, 8k, 10k or 20k walk or run €10. For more information, contact Brendan Kiernan on 08792 97894.


Bingo next Sunday night 1 December 2013 in the Community Centre at 8:30pm.  Weekly prize money is over €3,000.  Lucky Number €50 and will increase by €20 each night until won.  On Page 9 there is €1,000 for the full house.  Please support.

Archive Exhibition

Faces from Our Archive is an exhibition of people’s faces from Leitrim County Library’s photographic archive.  It comprises forty-six photographs, mostly black and white and some colour photographs. The purpose of the exhibition is to highlight the photographic archive and to let people know it is being digitised and now available on line at the library’s website If you would like to add to the collection you can bring your photographs to Ballinamore library and have them digitised on the spot and returned to you immediately.

Gentle Reminder

Come along and hear some of the old favourite Gospel & Country songs performed by members of the Sweet Spirit Gospel Choir on Sunday 8 December 2013 in St. Georges Church & Heritage Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon at 8pm. Come along for this great night of music and support these two great organisations!

Enquiries to 071-9621757 or 086-1723178.