Drumlish notes



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

Chess Club

Over the coming weeks it is hoped that a Chess Club for adults can be formed in Drumlish. The Club will be open to players of all levels, from complete beginners to more experienced players. Anyone who is interested in taking part contact Pat on 086 8355100 or keep an eye on Facebook (Drumlish Chess) for more details.

Break the Pain Cycle.

A three hr workshop that will help reduce the pain and fatigue of arthritis will be held in Monaduff GAA Centre Drumlish,Sat 14th Nov @ 10am to 1pm .  Cost €10.00 . Book; Online: www.arthritisireland.ie. or  call Mary 087 1404200. Loretta 086 8160080 or 01 6470206.

Register of Electors

If you live in County Longford and wish to vote you should check that your are registered correctly to vote. Family members resident in Co. Longford who will be 18 by 15th Feb 2016 may also be registered. You can check the Register by phone on 0433343311 or on line at www.checktheregister.ie . You may also email franchise@longfordcoco.


We remember in our prayers the soul of Kathleen Yorke, Moydow, mother of Ann Shaughnessy, Lettergunnell, whose funeral took place during the week. May she rest in peace. To her son Jack (Moydow), daughters Mary (UK), Kathleen (Earl St, Longford), Annie (Lettergunnell), grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephew, neighbours and her many friends.

Music Lessons

Anyone interested in learning the Guitar, banjo, tin whistle or piano, all levels and ages are catered for - please contact Enda McKenna at 087 9980615 for more information.


Congratulations to Neasa Brigid Margaret Prunty, daughter of John & Margaret, Sliabh Cairbre who was baptised last weekend.


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.


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

Benefit Dance

A Benefit night for the family of the late Sean Mulligan, Ballinamuck will take place in the Breffni Arms Hotel, Arva on Monday, 16th November 2015. Music on the night by Night Fever, Mick Flavin, Noel Cassidy, Jimmy Hussey, Busy Fingers Tickets cost €10 each -the committee will be out selling over the next few weeks and your support will be very much appreciated. Tickets will also be on sale in Gala Ballinamuck and Post Office in Drumlish.

Dance Classes

Social Dance Classes continues on Wednesday nights at 8pm in the Porter House with tutor Pauline. Dance for exercise, fun or to fine tune those steps, all abilities are welcome.

Art Classes

Art Classes resumed in Drumlish Community Centre on Wednesday’s from 10 – 12 noon, limited places available, develop a new hobby or improve your artistic skills in a fun filled environment.

Kiltycreevagh School Re-Union

Kiltycreevagh N.S. will hold a weekend celebration next year on the 12th, 13th, and 14th August 2016. A book is been compiled to commemorate this occasion. We are seeking old photos and stories that people wish to share and have published in this book. Photos and stories can be scanned and emailed to Kittycreev@gmail.com. Alternatively these can be given to a committee member. (email for details on committee members). Please put your name on the back of photos, so they can be returned after they have been scanned.

Fundraising night

Fundraising night for Longford Palliative Homecare, in memory of the late Willie Tully, Killoe. Friday 6th November 9.30pm in The Longford Arms Hotel. Tickets are €10, Available on the night and from Catherine Tully 087 9547103.

Booking Mass in Ballinamuck

Those wishing to book a Mass, request a Baptismal Certificate etc. should contact Fr. Ber at 0868213422 or 0433324132.