25th May 2016

31 May 2016

Summer Multi Camp

Including Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, GAA, Arts, Hip hop dance and more. Gorvagh Community Centre on July 11th–15th.

Mohill Canon Donohue on July 18th–22nd. Carrick aura leisure Centre on 25-29th July. Contact Charlene on 0862692977

Church Notes

BallinamoreMasses :,  Mon  7pm, Tue, Wed 7pm  Thurs & Fri 9am, Sat 11am ,( Vigil) Sat 7pm,  Sun.11.30am

Kilmore Diocesan Youth Retreat to Lough Derg will be held Thursday 25th August 2016. For further details please contact Carina McGinnell 049 4375004 ext 103

Copies of the latest edition of Glad Tidings– the newsletter from the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre – are now available free of charge in the church porches.

An Evening of Prayer and Formation for Ministers of Holy Communion will take place on Wednesday 25 May 2016 in the  Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, from  7:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. which will be conducted by Fr. Michael Mc Grath, CC Longford.  All Ministers of Holy Communion are welcome to attend.

Relics of St Oliver Plunkett will visit the chapel of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan on Tuesday 7 June next.  The relics will arrive at the centre at 10:00a.m. and will be available for veneration until 10:00p.m. There will be a lunchtime Mass in the chapel at 1:15p.m. for those doing examinations.  There will also be Mass celebrated at 5:45p.m. and 8:00p.m.  Confessions from 12 noon to 1:00p.m.; 4:30p.m. to  5:30p.m.; and 6:30p.m. to 7:45p.m.   For further information, please ring the Centre on 049 4375004.

SafeTalk Training in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, on Wednesday 22 June next from 9:30a.m. to 1:00p.m.  This training prepares participants to identify people with thoughts of suicide and to connect them to suicide first-aid resources.  There is no cost.  For further information, please contact Emer Mulligan, Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention, HSE Cavan-Monaghan Mental Health Services, by email: emer.mulligan@hse.ie or by telephoning 086 1717563.  Closing date for receipt of applications in Wednesday 1 June 2016.

Ballinamore Library will be closed on Monday 30th May from 10.00am to 1.30pm due to staff training. The Library will re-open at 2.30pm. Thank you for your co-operation.

What’s on in Ballinamore Library?

Tuesdays at 7pm movie nights continue with admission free and all welcome. Feel free to bring along your popcorn. For details of movies contact the library at 071 964556

Seamus O’Rourke in partnership with Aughawillan GAA are proud to announce “Danger Money” 

A comedy and one man play written By John McManus.  This fantastic play will be performed in Aughawillan Parish Hall on Friday May 27th 2016 (This Friday coming.) at 8.30 sharp. Tickets €10.00 no need to book tickets available at the door.  Please come early to avoid disappointment.  listen out for us on Shannon Side Northern Sound community notices and local newspapers.

Ballinamore Parent  & Toddler

Situated in Ballinamore Library (our new venue!) Every Wednesday 10.00a.m.-12.00p.m. €2 per week (for tea, coffee, biscuits etc.)  All parents/grandparents or child minders who are in the company of babies or toddlers are invited to come along for a cup of tea and a chat while the children mix and play!

For more information contact: Laura Mc Hugh 086 6035977


Canon Donohoe Hall, Mohill, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.

Ballinamore Outreach Service  Wednesday 12pm-1pm Ballinamore Library
The aim of the Mohill Family Support Ballinamore Outreach Service is to facilitate and support individuals and their families in the community in becoming actively involved in identifying and meeting their social, personal and educational needs.  By doing this we hope to empower them to improve the quality of their lives.

 Advice and support for individuals & families, Personal Development, Parent and Toddler Groups, People Parenting Alone, Youth Group, Youth Café, Children’s Arts and Crafts, Children’s Drama, Carer Support Group, Rainbows Programme, Active Age, Professional Arts Therapy Service, Professional Play Therapy Service, Professional Counselling Service, Outreach Service, Practical Assistance to Community Groups, Rooms to Hire, Administrative Service - photocopying, faxing, binding and laminating, Phone Directory and Information Centre

If interested in any of the above services or activities please contact Laura Mc Hugh Community Development and Family Support Worker on 086 6035977

Our Annual LAPWD memorial walk run or roll takes place on Sunday May 29th in Mohill commencing with registration at 12 noon. Contact 0719651000

Please come along and support.

Ballinamore Womens group

A meeting of Ballinamore Women’s group takes place on Wednesday 1st June at 8 pm. It is the last meeting before the summer break and all members are invited to attend the party.

Mulvey’s Kidz Kingdom and Bowling Carrick –on-Shannon SUMMER CAMPS 2016

Activities Include: Arts and Crafts, Bowling, Cooking, Sumo Wrestling, Sports Activities, Musical Games, Soccer, Ball Games, and Amazing Play zone, Board games, Card Games, Hip Hop and Ending with a Funday.  All ages Welcome. MUST be Toilet Trained and Bring Packed Lunch. Dates: 27th June - 1st July, 4th July - 8th July, 11th July - 15th July, 18th July - 22nd July, 25th July - 29th July, 8th August - 12th August. Runs from 9.30am to 3pm. Cost per child:

€15 per Day, €60 per Child for week, €110 for 2 Children for week, €150 for 3 Children for week

The Annual 5K / 10K May Walk Run

or Roll in aid of Cancer Research and North West Hospice will take place in Aughnasheelin on Sunday May 29th 2016 commencing at 1 p.m. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Mens Shed

The local Men’s Shed Group are looking for volunteers.  Please support the local men’s shed co-operative in the Ballinamore Education Centre located in the Vocational school.  We meet every Wednesday evening from 7 to 10 pm in the woodwork room.  Apart from all the flower boxes, wishing wells, railway boxes, bird boxes, seating and other projects that we do, we always have time for tea, scones, cupla focal and a chat.  Nil neart go chuir le cheile.  We are always in need of wood, so if you have some that is too good to throw away, please let us know and we will collect it. For more info please contact Paddy McGourty or Noel Sweeney   

Family Carers Ireland are providing the QQI Level 5

Activities of Living Patient Care module in Ballinamore on the 02/06/2016 .  This is one of the elective modules off the full QQI Healthcare Award and is run one day a week for five weeks from 9.30am to 4.30pm. This Training is delivered by one of our qualified tutors with a nursing background.  For more info or to express an interest kindly contact our training department on 05793 70221.

Family Carers Ireland are providing the QQI Level 5 Healthcare award training in Ballinamore and Manorhamilton in June 2016.  This training is delivered by our Qualified tutors who have nursing backgrounds. For more information or to express an interest kindly contact our training department on 0579370221.

Percy for Dublin

The County Leitrim Percy French Society is returning to perform in the National Concert Hall Dublin on Wed 15th June 2016 at 8pm. A bus will leave Ballinamore, Mohill etc. to Dublin so if anyone is interested in travelling, please contact Mary on 0892343967.Return trip on the bus only €10. Tickets for the show must be booked directly with the National Concert Hall. Booking is advised as soon as possible. The group will be making a donation to the Leitrim G.A.A Supporters Club in Dublin. National Concert Hall details are Tel: 014170000 or Box Office www.nch.ie

Erin go Bragh DVD

The DVD of our 1916 Commemorative Musical Drama 'Erin go Bragh' was hugely popular with copies being sold out in no time at all! We are delighted to say that a further batch has now hit the shops and copies can be purchased in SuperValu, Murphy's Newsagents, The Nature Trail (Ballinamore and Mohill) or Smiths, High St. (cost €10) Limited numbers available so be sure to tell family and friends

South Leitrim -West Cavan Vintage Club

Vintage and Family Day Sunday JUNE 5th @ 12pm at  St Felims. in aid of 2 charities. (Cancer Care West and My Canine Companion). Usual attractions, Farmall,    International display, Raffle for valuable prizes, Kids entertainment, A great day out for all. Please Support.


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