19th September 2012

Welcome Rebeccalee
a new and very welcome addition to the McTague family arrived on the 11th September to Kathryn and Eugene, and this beautifulbaby’s name is Rebeccalee.  There will be a bit of competition now for her cousin Jacob!

BALLINAMORE POST PRIMARY PARENTS ASSOCIATION
The next Monthly Meeting takes place in Mean Scoil Fatima on Tuesday 2nd October  at 9.00pm and this is also the date of theA.G.M,  There are a number of items up for discussion:
*The €100 charge for the correcfion of the mock exams.  At present  the papers for the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert are being sent

to other Schools for correction..  This only started about 15 years ago.   Do you have an opinion, please come to the next

meeting.
 *The lack of progress on the New School.
*The Book Rental Scheme, can we advance it a stage further?
Darts
the A.G.M. of the Ballinamore and district dart league, takes place on Friday night next the 21st of September in McGirl’s bar,

starting time is 9.30pm.  All teams who wish to take part in this year’s league, please have someone at the meeting.
SOLAS ART GALLERY - The Ballinamore Community Arts Group are celebrating Culture night on Fri 21 Sept with its usual liveliness.

Starting at 7.30 with music from multi talented group, Lionadh. That is Lionadh Walsh, Marcia Kenny and Sven Paetz who play an

eclectic mix of 40s swing, traditional and lots more with their own twist. Followed by a talk by Sandra Vernon on some perhaps

lesser known things round Ballinamore;  some fabulous guitar playing from Leonardo Torres; and Angela McCabe reading from a

recently published collection of poems. Some refreshments and music by Lionadh, Louis McLoughlin will delight all with his

experience of fruit bats and the MC Isabella Bassani will give us some songs in her native Italian. Closing with a last set from

Lionadh, a good night is promised. Please be prompt so one gets a good seat and doesn’t disturb the performers.

Cultural Night at the Cultural Quarters‏
Tuesday evening for the next 8 wks: Well being Meditation evening with Liz 7.30-9.30..
For more information and bookings call:087 0565215
Friday 21st @ the CQ cultural night kicks off at 9pm,with a superb line up and it's all FREE!!
Singer /Harpist Claire Roche with Concert and Irish harp,  will present her original songs and some poems by W.B Yeats set to

music .
Dinner for One.....short play with Dorothy Laity and Christophe Lambardi.
Magic show ...with Christophe Lambardi.
Aishling Blackburn...playing guitar..singer/songwritter.
Leonardo Torres and Glen Carroll...singing on Guitar.
Church Notes:
Altar Servers: Practice Tues 8.30pm in the chapel for some of the new groups.
Collectors  Sept Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd  – John Curran, Gerry McCartin, John O’Connell & David McBrien
No Mass There will be no mass Wed morning.  Mass in Aughnasheelin 9am
A sum of Money was found during the week.  Enquiries with Fr. Heerey
Weddings on a Sunday: From now on a booking for a wedding in this church on a Sunday will not be accepted.
North West Hospice Coffee Morning
will be held on Thursday 20th September at Bríd McGourty’s house from 10am to 2pm.  Your support would be very much appreciated. 

Thank you
Blazers Basketball Club AGM
the AGM will be held on Monday 24th September at 9.15pm in Smyth’s Bar Main St.  Please make the effort to attend.  New members very welcome

Seán O’Heslin’s – Scéalta na Seachtaine
Lotto  - Lotto ar an Luan seo chugainn sa Scoláire Bocht. Pota Óir €3,550. Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an Luan: €40:

Brendan Burns. €25 ó Frank Flynn: John O’Hara, Kilrush. €40 an duine: Gerry McGovern, Cloone, Raymond McHugh, Killaneen, Jennifer

O’Reilly, Drumreilly, Finbar Smith, Church St.

DIGITAL SWITCHOVER:  Elisiha McCaffrey from Cavan Community & Voluntary Forum will attend in Templeport Resource Centre on Wed

19th Sept @ 2pm to give information and answers any questions on the digital switchover.  Everyone welcome.

Church of Ireland,
Church Street, Ballinamore, Sunday Service is at 12.15pm every Sunday except on the 4th Sunday which is held in Drumreilly Church, Drumreilly

Courses in religious education and theology studies open to teachers, parents, sacrament preparation teams and those who are

interested in these areas are being run in St. Angela's College, Sligo. More information 071 9195550, www.stangelas.nuigalway.ie 

or email education@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

Sew & Tell Classes (sew/craft classes for kids) - Boys and girls from 8 upwards - learn basic sewing skills and bring home your

project. Will need at least 12 kids to hold classes in Ballinamore so please contact asap! Noelle Lockhart 087 7550199, Julie

Smith 087 1252213

SPIRIT - A Christian Radio station offering an alternative to the mainstream. Tune in to 89 - 92 FM  or 549MW to find support,

comfort and direction through the music, chat and biblically based messages on Spirit Radio,
• To provide support and direction to those approached by someone feeling suicidal
• To provide support and direction for those bereaved by suicide
24 Hr emergency support for anyone affected by suicide or depression now open in Cavan. Tel-049-4326339. Free bereavement support

and counselling available at 3 Tower Hamlets, Farnham St., Cavan.

TEMPLEPORT DAY CENTRE
The Day Centre re-opens on Wed 12th of Sept.  Looking forward to seeing you all.  Usual transport arrangements.  New members

welcome.   Any queries contact Kathleen on 087-7921683 or Anne on 087-2857471

The Chiropodist will attend in Templeport Resource Centre on next Wed 19th Sept from 11am.

Adult Evening classes at Ballinamore Vocational School commencing mid/end October subject to numbers enrolled-
1. Introduction to Patchwork/Quilting (hands on craft class)
2.Card making for Christmas (hands on craft class) 
3.Beginners/Improver's Guitar lessons
4 Cooking for Coeliac's (one night demonstration) 
For more information on any of the courses contact Jenny on 07196 44136 Monday to Friday 9am-4pm
FREE Basic Computer Classes
starting soon in Ballinamore Library Course is funded by FÁS and FÁS eligibility applies.  For more information or to Register

your interest please contact Patricia on 071-9158700.  Limited number of places available.

Speech and Drama Classes.
Thursdays in Ballinamore 3 - 4 or 4 - 5. Fun classes for primary school children with an experienced teacher, contact Rachel

0851197243

Martial Arts classes starting September 22nd from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon in Templeport Community Centre.  Suitable for children

aged 6 upwards and adults of all ages.  Includes traditional forms, modern self defense etc.  No level of fitness or experience

needed.  Contact Darren at 086 3844558 or at shuridar@gmail.com

 


 

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