22nd April 2013

Athletic Club
Training continues Tuesday and Thursday at 7.00 p.m. with a very busy few weeks of competition coming up for all age groups and categories. Next Sunday (28th) the Leitrim Primary Schools Championships with events for Under 7 upwards take place in Manorhamilton and two days later the Post Primary Schools Regional Qualifying Competition is in Sligo.

Ballinamore Area Senior Citizen’s Committee
The A.G.M. of the Ballinamore Area Senior Citizens Committee takes place next Monday night 22nd April at 9pm in Trathnona Community Centre. All members please attend.

Ballinamore Active Age Group
The group are going to Lough Derg on Saturday May 25th, anyone wishing to travel please contact Mary Plunkett on (071)9644086 or Maureen Dolphin on (071) 9644116 to confirm numbers for bus. Bernie Donoghue will attend our AGM on Thursday June 27th. Dept of Food & Agriculture will post out a form."

13 – Day Holy Land Pilgrimage 2013
Walk in the Footsteps of our Lord. Oct. 23rd – Nov. 4th 2013
Spiritual Director Fr Damien Ryan. Half board Accommodation & inc all Airport Taxes Ex Dublin €1,500 P.P.S. Early booking is essential as there are only limited places. For further Details contact Tom O’ Dwyer: 087 2701311 Or Sile 086 8590394

Marie Keating Foudation

Will be hosting a free information service concerning cancer, diet and lifestyle and general health. Wednesday May 1st from 10am-1.30pm in Ballinamore library. Parents and guardians are welcome to bring their children

Seán O’Heslin’s GAA – Scéalta na Seachtaine
Cluichí don Deireadh Seachtaine
Division 1 game on Sunday against Eanach Dubh in the Park at 1.30. Our Ladies play St Francis in Drumshanbo on Sunday at 12.00
100 Year celebrations in the Park – 10 weeks to go
Plans are proceeding for the big week in June in the marquee in the Park. There will be a big music event on the Friday 27 June. There will be a number of well-known the star performers and details will be announced shortly. On Saturday 29 June we will be having the equivalent of previous years’ Harvest Festival only that it will be the biggest yet and it should probably called the Mid-Summer Festival as it will be occurring shortly after the longest day of summer. We will be asking all of those who hosted tables in previous years to help again.
Lotto ar an Luan seo chugainn sa Heritage. Pota Óir €5,000.

Senior Help Line

Third Age programme, is a national confidential telephone listening service for older people provided by trained older volunteers for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland, LoCall 1850 440 444. Would you be interested in taking part in a walking tour of the Camino de Santiago to raise funds for this valuable Third Age service. If so contact Neil at nbruton@thirdageireland.ie or 0834260081..

Catholic Singles

is an organisation which helps single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social events. Please tel. 0161 941 3498, visit the website www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email info@catholicsingles.org.uk

United Christian Aid - is once again appealing for clothes
for families & orphanages in Moldova. Any kind of wearable clothing, men’s, women’s, children’s. Bed wear, nappies, soft toys. In need of Communion & Wedding Dresses Collection will take place at O’Brien’s Sports Shop Ballinamore Saturday 4th May 2013
From 11am to 4pm only. For further information ring Lily O’Brien on 071 9644043

Ballinamore Women’s Group - There are some place available for the weekend trip to Letterkenny, staying in the Mount Errigal Hotel from the 17th to 19th of May. Total cost which includes two bed & breakfast, two evening meals and a trip to Malin Head is €145. A deposit of €50 must be paid to secure a place. Enquires to 9644785 as soon as possible.

Higher Attainment Through Cross-border Hubs (HATCH) is a part-financed European Union INTERREG lVA initiative. The programme is finalising recruitment for courses specifically designed for those in the Construction & Engineering Sector, Foreign Nationals and Female Entrepreneurs, including Business Management, Wind Turbine Installation, Renewable Energy Applications, Sustainable Building Design & Construction and Cambridge ESOL’s Business English. These part-time courses are accredited and delivered by the South West College and University of Ulster and are FREE to eligible participants. The courses are in Cavan and Enniskillen/ Omagh. For further information on courses please contact HATCH admissions at Cavan Innovation & Technology Centre on 049 43 77277 or www.cavanitc.ie/HATCH

Church News
Door Collectors – 27th / 28th April & 4th / 5th May: Claire Feely, Patricia Creamer, Gerard McGovern & Francis Maguire
Mass No Mass Wed. Mass in Aughnasheelin 9am
Altar Servers Group 2 – Sun 28th & Sat 4th May – Claire McLoughlin, Alannah Smyth & Laoise Moran King.
First Communion here next Sat 11am. We wish the children every blessing
50th Anniversary of the Church: A meeting to plan a celebration will be held in Community Centre Tues 8.30pm. This needs your support so try to attend.
Lourdes Pilgrimage from the diocese from Mon 27th May – Thurs 1st June. There are still places for those who travel as sick and these are subsidised. You should consider going

Church 50TH year Celebration,
As mentioned recently we will be celebrating the 50th year of our parish church this year, and to do justice to such an occasion there will be a meeting on Tuesday evening, upstairs meeting room in the Community Centre at 8:30 pm. To organise how we can best celebrate this event, meeting is open to all interested in making this a successful and memorable occasion. All Welcome..

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 14th - 21st October 2013
€1295, 4 nights in Bethlehem & 3 nights in Galilee
Spiritual director Fr. Dan Sheridan For information and bookings contact Anna 049 4336291

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

Are you out of work due to accident, illness or disability?
Do you need to re-train to re-enter the workforce and gain FETAC certification? Information Technology by Distance Learning is a blended learning programme combining home based and in-centre training. Please telephone Mary at National Learning Network on 049 4377038 or email cavan@nln.ie "

ATHLETIC CLUB
Training continues Tuesday and Thursday at 7.00 p.m. with a very busy few weeks of competition coming up for all age groups and categories. Next Sunday (28th) the Leitrim Primary Schools Championships with events for Under 7 upwards take place in Manorhamilton and two days later the Post Primary Schools Regional Qualifying Competition is in Sligo.

Ballinamore Area Senior Citizen’s Committee
The A.G.M. of the Ballinamore Area Senior Citizens Committee takes place next Monday night 22nd April at 9pm in Trathnona Community Centre. All members please attend.

"Ballinamore Active Age Group
The group are going to Lough Derg on Saturday May 25th, anyone wishing to travel please contact Mary Plunkett on (071)9644086 or Maureen Dolphin on (071) 9644116 to confirm numbers for bus. Bernie Donoghue will attend our AGM on Thursday June 27th. Dept of Food & Agriculture will post out a form."

13 – Day Holy Land Pilgrimage 2013
Walk in the Footsteps of our Lord. Oct. 23rd – Nov. 4th 2013
Spiritual Director Fr Damien Ryan. Half board Accommodation & inc all Airport Taxes Ex Dublin €1,500 P.P.S. Early booking is essential as there are only limited places. For further Details contact Tom O’ Dwyer: 087 2701311 Or Sile 086 8590394

Marie Keating Foudation - will be hosting a free information service concerning cancer, diet and lifestyle and general health. Wednesday May 1st from 10am-1.30pm in Ballinamore library. Parents and guardians are welcome to bring their children

Seán O’Heslin’s GAA – Scéalta na Seachtaine
Cluichí don Deireadh Seachtaine
Division 1 game on Sunday against Eanach Dubh in the Park at 1.30. Our Ladies play St Francis in Drumshanbo on Sunday at 12.00
100 Year celebrations in the Park – 10 weeks to go
Plans are proceeding for the big week in June in the marquee in the Park. There will be a big music event on the Friday 27 June. There will be a number of well-known the star performers and details will be announced shortly. On Saturday 29 June we will be having the equivalent of previous years’ Harvest Festival only that it will be the biggest yet and it should probably called the Mid-Summer Festival as it will be occurring shortly after the longest day of summer. We will be asking all of those who hosted tables in previous years to help again.
Lotto ar an Luan seo chugainn sa Heritage. Pota Óir €5,000.

Senior Help Line, a Third Age programme, is a national confidential telephone listening service for older people provided by trained older volunteers for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland, LoCall 1850 440 444. Would you be interested in taking part in a walking tour of the Camino de Santiago to raise funds for this valuable Third Age service. If so contact Neil at nbruton@thirdageireland.ie or 0834260081..

Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single adult Catholics of all ages meet, either one to one or through social events. Please tel. 0161 941 3498, visit the website www.catholicsingles.org.uk or email info@catholicsingles.org.uk

United Christian Aid - is once again appealing for clothes
for families & orphanages in Moldova. Any kind of wearable clothing, men’s, women’s, children’s. Bed wear, nappies, soft toys. In need of Communion & Wedding Dresses Collection will take place at O’Brien’s Sports Shop Ballinamore Saturday 4th May 2013
From 11am to 4pm only. For further information ring Lily O’Brien on 071 9644043

Ballinamore Women’s Group - There are some place available for the weekend trip to Letterkenny, staying in the Mount Errigal Hotel from the 17th to 19th of May. Total cost which includes two bed & breakfast, two evening meals and a trip to Malin Head is €145. A deposit of €50 must be paid to secure a place. Enquires to 9644785 as soon as possible.

Higher Attainment Through Cross-border Hubs (HATCH) is a part-financed European Union INTERREG lVA initiative. The programme is finalising recruitment for courses specifically designed for those in the Construction & Engineering Sector, Foreign Nationals and Female Entrepreneurs, including Business Management, Wind Turbine Installation, Renewable Energy Applications, Sustainable Building Design & Construction and Cambridge ESOL’s Business English. These part-time courses are accredited and delivered by the South West College and University of Ulster and are FREE to eligible participants. The courses are in Cavan and Enniskillen/ Omagh. For further information on courses please contact HATCH admissions at Cavan Innovation & Technology Centre on 049 43 77277 or www.cavanitc.ie/HATCH

Church News
Door Collectors – 27th / 28th April & 4th / 5th May: Claire Feely, Patricia Creamer, Gerard McGovern & Francis Maguire
Mass No Mass Wed. Mass in Aughnasheelin 9am
Altar Servers Group 2 – Sun 28th & Sat 4th May – Claire McLoughlin, Alannah Smyth & Laoise Moran King.
First Communion here next Sat 11am. We wish the children every blessing
50th Anniversary of the Church: A meeting to plan a celebration will be held in Community Centre Tues 8.30pm. This needs your support so try to attend.
Lourdes Pilgrimage from the diocese from Mon 27th May – Thurs 1st June. There are still places for those who travel as sick and these are subsidised. You should consider going

Church 50TH year Celebration,
As mentioned recently we will be celebrating the 50th year of our parish church this year, and to do justice to such an occasion there will be a meeting on Tuesday evening, upstairs meeting room in the Community Centre at 8:30 pm. To organise how we can best celebrate this event, meeting is open to all interested in making this a successful and memorable occasion. All Welcome..

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 14th - 21st October 2013
€1295, 4 nights in Bethlehem & 3 nights in Galilee
Spiritual director Fr. Dan Sheridan For information and bookings contact Anna 049 4336291

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

Are you out of work due to accident, illness or disability?
Do you need to re-train to re-enter the workforce and gain FETAC certification? Information Technology by Distance Learning is a blended learning programme combining home based and in-centre training. Please telephone Mary at National Learning Network on 049 4377038 or email cavan@nln.ie "

Film Hour in Ballinamore Library.
On Tuesday 30th April at 7.30pm as part of its season of films Ballinamore Library will show “Pride and Prejudice” This is a much loved film and should be of interest to both young and old.
As 2013 is the bicentenary of the first publication of “Pride and Prejudice” the library has a number of copies of the book on display and available for loan. There is also a small exhibition on the life of Jane Austen on display; so why not go along to the film, have a browse through book and a look at the exhibition.
Remember admission to the film is free and all are welcome.

Craft & Gift Fair
Sunday 5th May. Club OTO. Farnham Arms Hotel Main Street Cavan. 11.00am - 6.00pm. Stand will include greeting cards, jewellery, knitted & crocheted items, candles, wood crafts, artwork, sewn items, Avon, Aloe Vera products and food items such as cakes, pastries, bread & chocolates. FREE ADMITTANCE!

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