20th January 2014

DARTS

Results from last Fridays matches in the Francis McGirl’s Cup Competition are:
McGirl’s 6
Jackie’s 3
Standing Stone 2
Ossie’s 7
Shortt’s (B) 2
Quinn’s Bar 7
Poor Scholar had a bye 9
The points total to date is McGirl’s (67) pts
Quinn’s Bar (56) pts
Ossie’s (55) pts
Jackie’s (49) pts
Standing Stone (46) pts
Shortt’s (B) (45) pts
Poor Scholar (42) pts
Next weeks fixtures are Quinn’s Bar V McGirl’s. Poor Scholar V Jackie’s. Shortt’s (B) V Standing Stone. Ossie’s have a bye.

BALLINAMORE BRIDGE CLUB


Results for 9th January 2014

1st Margaret Nellis and Bernie Flynn

2nd Marian Quinn and Evelyn Smith

3rd Mary McTiernan and Mary Flynn

4th Paddy Joyce and Kay Dolan

Bridge continues on Thursday 16th @ 7pm all players welcome.


BALLINAMORE BRIDGE CLUB


Bridge results for 16th January
1st Carrie Maroney and Maureen Dolphin
joint second Monica Sharpley and Bernie Flynn
Mary McTiernan Mary Flynn.
3rd Marian Quinn and Evelyn Smith.
No bridge on Thursday 23th January.
Bridge resumes on Thursday 30th at 7pm.
All players 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


PACKIE DUIGNAN TRADITIONAL WEEKEND

Drumshanbo Comhaltas are delighted to announce the dates for the Packie Duignan Traditional Weekend are 24th 25th, 26th January 2014. Friday 24th January opening session in Gunnings 9.30pm. All musicians welcome.
Saturday starts off with music workshops on Flute, Fiddle, Whistle, Bouzouki. Registration in Aras Padraig at 2pm. Workshops from 2.30 to 4pm. Cost €10 per person. (Participants must be able to play a few tunes on their instrument.) Tutors will teach tunes which were played by Packie. The workshops will be followed by A youth session at 4.15 to 6pm in Berry tavern, High Street. Musicians. singers, dancers welcome.
At 9.30pm the annual Flute gathering gets underway in Berry's. We are looking forward to a big line up of Flute players and musicians with all other instruments are also welcome.
To conclude the celebrations on Sunday in memory of Packie and his wonderful Flute playing the popular Boxty Brunch gets underway at 12.30 in Henry's, followed by a slan abhaile session. Everyone welcome.

WINTER COURSES 

Held at Riversdale Ballinamore

Adult Swimming Lessons (Monday nights) 7-30pm until 8-15pm

Aqua Aerobics (Monday nights) 8-15pm until 9-00pm

Children Swimming Lessons  (Thursday Nights) 6-00pm until 8-00pm

All courses commence week starting 27th January

For Further Information Contact  Riversdale  071-9644122.  Helen O Hara 049-4335084

 

PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP

We meet every Wednesday morning from 11am to 12.30pm in the Trathnona Centre. Anyone in the company of a baby or toddler is welcome to come along for coffee and a chat. €2 donation. For more information please contact Sarah on 086-6035977.

BALLINAMORE ANGLER’S

The Forge Shield was fished for on Saturday 11th January on Drumcoura Lake. It was a very foggy morning, but suddenly a sun beam burst thro at midday and shown directly on Bob. He knew then that he was the special one! And now he can be heard singing the old gospel song ‘Let’s go down to the river to pray’. However it didn’t help him catch any fish.
1st Michael Murray 7lb 10ozs
2nd Tony Gallagher 6lb 5ozs
3rd Alan Gallagher 5lb 1oz

LEITRIM COUNTY COUNCIL

Wish to advise all households in County Leitrim that all household waste in the County will be collected and charged using a Pay By Weight System from the 1st August  2014 . Please ensure you are registered with a permitted waste collector and are set up on the pay by weight system and that you have 3 bins (black, blue and a brown bin caddy.) Households should also be aware that tagged bins and bags will no longer be collected after the 1st August 2014. Please contact your waste collector for further information.

INTERESTED IN IMPROVING YOUR HEALTH

If you are interested in improving you health and fitness levels in a social environment come along to Ballinamore GAA gym on Thursday morning at 10am for a social fitness session for over 60's or at 11am for a beginners fitness session to learn how to become fit and healthy in 2014.  For booking contact 0879390980

MEN'S GET ACTIVE PROGRAMME


Men's Gym Circuits will be taking place in Ballinamore GAA Gym Wednesday at 8.30pm, its a great opportunity to get fit and healthy and meet others.  For further information contact 0879390980.

BALLINAMORE MUSICAL SOCIETY

You may have been relaxing over the Christmas holidays but the members of our local Musical Society have been very busy rehearsing for the upcoming production of 'Crazy for You' to be staged in 5 weeks time. Our eager cast have been meeting several times weekly to polish up on dance routines, dialogue and choruses to ensure that top class entertainment is coming your way. Watch this space for further details.

BALLINAMORE HERITAGE AND HISTORICAL GROUP

Our first meeting will take place on Tuesday 28 January at 7pm sharp in the Library.  We will discuss ideas and topics for this new group. Meeting will last forty five mins.  All welcome

OUTREACH SERVICE

Do you need support or information on a variety of issues such as social welfare, education or housing rights etc? Mohill Family Support Centre offers a free and confidential support service in the Trathnona Centre, Ballinamore, on Wednesdays from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. For more information please contact Sarah on 086-6035977.


ACCORD CENTRE CAVAN

Getting married in 2014? To book your pre-marriage course, please contact the Accord office for your Pre-Marriage application form. Book early to avoid disappointment on your preferred date.
ACCORD also offers Marriage and Relationship Counselling in strict confidence. To book your Pre-Marriage Course or speak with a counsellor, please contact Anne or Grainne on 049-4375004, or email cavanaccord@eircom.net

DRAMA FESTIVAL 2014

Season Tickets are now on sale in Murphy’s, Smyth’s & Lá Nua at the amazing value of €50 for ten nights of great drama. 

ATHLETIC CLUB

The Leitrim Indoor Championships take place today (Sunday 19th)in Carrick on Shannon Sports Hall starting at 1.30 p.m. the events are- short race, longer race, long jump,shot for Under 9,10,11,12 and 14 with Inter Club relays for Under 10,12 and 14. This is always a most enjoyable event and all members are most welcome.

GEOPARK EVENTS ST MOGUE’S WEEKEND

Jan 31st St Mogue’s Mass at 8pm in St Mogue’s Church Bawnboy.  Followed by talk at 9.00pm on "The Life of St Mogue’s"
 by Dr Brendan Scott in Templeport Resource Centre. Refreshments served.
“St Mogue’s Station” can be done throughout the day in Church. (Copies of station available in church porch)
Feb 1st; Boat trips to St Mogue’s Island: Start 11am – last boat at 3pm. Weather Permitting
Feb 2nd; Templeport Historical Tour of Religious Sites – Start 2pm at St Mogue’s Church Bawnboy, to Jampa Ling Buddhist Retreat Centre, Holy Trinity Church Kildoagh, St Peters Church Port, & St Patrick's Church
Kilnavart.

ST FRANCIS BRANCH OF THE MORALITY OF FRACKING

We would like to thank our councillors for their attempt to protect us from Fracking. May God the Shepherd of the Environment guard us all Amen.

I.C.A. EXHIBITION

Leitrim I.C.A “Bantreacht Na Tuaithe teaspainteas Sean Fhochla” exhibition now on display in Ballinamore Library. This is a free exhibition and all are welcome. Library Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Saturday 10am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5pm.

ST PATRICK’S CHURCH BALLINAMORE

Dates for your diary
Ash Wednesday 5
th March
Easter Sunday 20
th April
First Penance (Ballinamore) Thurs 27
th March 7pn in Church
First Communion (Ballinamore) Sat 31
st May 11am
Confirmation (St Patrick’s Church Corlough) Sat 10
th May 12 noon


FIRST COMMUNION AND CONFIRMATION

A meeting for Parents of children who will be receiving the sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation this year and who attend a primary school in our parish will take place in Scoil Náisiúnta Bhríd Naofa on Monday February 3rd at 8.30pm. All are invited to attend.

 

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