10th October 2012

Ballinamore Active Age – meeting again on Thursday 27th September at 3pm in Trathnona.  Joe Feeley will be in attendance to talk

and demonstrate video door security.  Everyone welcome.  Please bring a friend.

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

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Ballinamore Bridge Club
the first night of the bridge will be on Thursday 11th October at 7.30pm in the Commercial Hotel.  All new players would be very

welcome.  Looking forward to seeing all members there.

Pioneer Celebration Evening.
Kilmore Diocesan P.T.A.A. are hosting a Celebration Evening in the Hotel Kilmore, Cavan on Sunday 30th Sept. Evening commences

with Mass at 3pm. followed by dinner and music by Country Style. It is hoped as many Pioneer's from the parish as possible will

attend. Tickets are available locally from Thomas Kelly 07 9644800.  or Hugh at 086 154 0390

Seán O’Heslin’s – Scéalta na Seachtaine
Bingo - Bingo every Tuesday at 9.00 in the Community Centre. €1,200 in prizes.
Draw for Tickets for the All Ireland Final
The winner of the weekend for two at the All Ireland Football Final and two tickets for the game was Stella Nic Fhearghail, Main St, Ballinamore. The second prize of €200 was won by Áine McAlpine c/o Robert O’Reilly. Third prize of Ipod: Bernie Quinn.
Lotto  - Lotto ar an Luan seo chugainn i Prior’s. Pota Óir €3,600. Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an Luan: €40:SéamusMac Murchaidh. Buidéal uisce beatha ó David McCabe: Aodhán Mac Samhráin. €40 an duine: Conor McGrath, Killaneen, Aindrias ÓDubhthaigh, Mary Harte, Lahard, John Bohan, Gortletteragh

Ballinamore Community Fitness Program New 6 week keep fit Program starting the first week in September. Classes include ladies

Zumba and core workout Monday and Thursday at 8pm in Ballinamore Community Centre.  Wednesday at 6.30pm (aerobics and circuits)

and 7.30pm (bums and tums) in the SOH GAA Gym.  Beginners session Tuesday at 11am in the GAA Gym.  Active Age class Wednesday at

11am in the GAA Gym.  Mens session Wednesday at 8.30pm in the GAA Gym.  All welcome to come and join in on the fun while getting

fit.  For more information or for an individual session please contact 0879390980.

Suicide Awareness 
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.

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

BOXEXCISE CLASSES FOR LADIES -  taking place every Wednesday at 7.45pm in the boxing club Main ST Ballinamore (behind Cumiskeys)

Its suitable for all fitness levels. Try something new For more details contact Gene at 086 3898136

A Demonstration on a Door Video Intercom
will take place in Templeport Resource Centre on Wed 26th Sept. @ 2pm. Everyone Welcome. It will last approx. 30 mins. The Door

Video Intercom will allow a householder to see, speak too & photograph persons calling to their front door from the comfort of

their armchair without having to open their door.

Leitrim County Library  - Is delighted to inform you that you can download e-Books and Digital Audiobooks from the library’s

website www.leitrimlibrary.ie or http://leitrimdigital.lib.overdrive.com 24/7 and anywhere.  This service is free if you are a

member of the library and to join the library is also free of charge.   You can browse the collection, check out with your library

card and download to your computer, iPod, iPad, Smartphone and e-Book reader. If you are not already a current member why not

visit your local branch library where staff will be only too happy to register you. 

Church Notes:
Altar Servers: Sun 23rd & Sat 29th Sept are Group 1 – Christopher Maguire /DannySmyth / Francis McGovern / Aaron McBrien.Sun 30th

& Sat 6th Oct Group Claire McLoughlin, Alannah Smyth, Laoise Morgan King
(Please ensure supervising parent is present)
Collectors  Sept Sat 29th / Sun 30th & 6th / 7th Oct – Anna Galloghy, Declan Comasky, Joe Murphy & Louis Creamer.
Confessions Sat 12noon to 12.30pm
Sr Mary Gallagher thanks you for your generosity last weekend.  The collection taken amounted to €1,653.  She wrote and asked me

to inform you.
Service of Remembrance Families who have lost a baby before birth, at birth or as a child are invited by Maternity dept, Cavan

General Hospital to a service of Remembrance in the Pastoral Centre, St Patrick’s College Cavan Sunday 30th Sept 3.30pm – 5pm. 

This is a family event.  It will consist of reflections, music and a balloon launch ‘in honour of our losses’.

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 the

A.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?

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

Solas Art Gallery
We would like to invite you to our next exhibition opening at The Solas Art Gallery Ballinamore. The exhibition is a solo

exhibition by well known local artist Colleen Quinn. Please note that this opening will take place on Saturday Sept 22nd  at

7.30pm rather than on our usual Friday night slot*. If you can't make it along on the night be sure to drop into the gallery at

some stage before this exhibition closes on October 13th. More details about this exhibition along with a sample selection of some

of the works being exhibited are available on our website www.solasart.ie

The North West Simon Community
Coffee Morning hosted by O Carolan’s Restaurant, High St., Ballinamore on Wed 3rd Oct from 9.30 to 11.30 in aid of The North West

Simon Community.  Please support. NW Simon is preventing homelessness in Sligo, Leitrim & Donegal.  This is in conjunction with

Simon Week.

 
Leitrim County Council
In conjunction with Leitrim Warmer Homes are currently implementing a further roll out of the Community Smoke Alarm Scheme. -

Under this Scheme arrangements will be made for the supply and the installation of two smoke alarms. The Scheme applies to

privately owned houses.  If you think this Scheme applies to your household or you are aware of a household who you feel should be

considered under the Scheme, you should complete a nomination form and return it for assessment to the address given below.

Nomination Forms and full particulars for the above Scheme can be obtained from the Michelle Reynolds Telephone:  (071) 9650496

Email to mreynolds@leitrimcoco.ie or are available on our Website at www.leitrimcoco.ie.

 

 

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