22nd June 2016

30 June 2016

Ballinamore Area Community Council Elections:

Calling all community groups in the Drumreilly and Fenagh area.  We are currently seeking two reps from each area to be elected onto the Board of the Community Council. We need a contact name and address from every Community Group in each of Drumreilly and Fenagh in order to send on a Nomination Form.  Please contact Máirín Martin, chairperson by email maureenmartin@eircom.net or by text 086 154 7788 urgently. Thanks.

Church Newsletter

Ballinamore Masses :,Mon & Wed 7pm  Tues, Thurs & Fri 9am, Sat  11am, Sat 7pm,(Vigil)  Sun.11.30am.         

Aughnasheelin Masses:     Wed 9am, Fri 8pm Mass , Sun. 10am.

Recently Deceased We pray for the soul of John O’Reilly nephew of Sr. Bridie (Ballinamore) whose funeral took place in New York on Thursday. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Congratulations We welcome Colton Thomas Donnelly into our church community after receiving the sacrament of Baptism. Congratulations to his parents.
Confessions:   Sat. After 11am mass, before and after Sat 7pm mass, anytime on request.
Eucharistic Adoration every Friday from after 9am mass to 1.30pm. All welcome.
Popes Collection Sunday 26th June
Graveyard Dumping: It has been brought to my attention that there has been a number of incidents regarding dumping in our graveyards. We would ask everyone to take home their grass cuttings, trimmings, old flowers, wreaths, pots & any building material waste. Please respect this request.
Annual Visitation and Blessing of Graves : will take place in Oughteragh cemetery on Sunday 14th August withmass at 2.30pm in cemetery and in Aughnasheelin on Sunday 31st  July with mass at 10am. Blessing of Graves follows mass.
Notices - Church Parking: Please avoid double parking when attending Church. This has resulted in some people not being able to move their vehicles & others not being able to access their entrances.

"Medjugorje afternoon of prayer in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan on Sunday June 26th from 3.00pm to 6.30pm - 35th anniversary of Our Lady's apparition in Medjugorje. Celebrant:  Fr John Hogan, OCDS (Adm Rathkenny parish, diocese of Meath). Holy Sacrifice of the mass @ 3pm followed by Eucharistic adoration and benediction

Ballinamore Parent  & Toddler Situated in Ballinamore Library (our new venue!) Every Wednesday

10.00a.m.-12.000p.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

Family Carers Ireland

are providing the QQI Level 5 Activities of living patient care module commencing the 01/07/2016 in Cavan Town,  one day a week for five weeks from 9.30am – 4.30pm.  for more information kindly contact our training dept on 0579370221.

Ballinamore Library Events.

The Knitting Group meets in Ballinamore Library every Tuesday morning to share knitting tips, advice and enjoy a cup of tea. Why not join them next Tuesday 21st June and see on display some of the lovely work they have produced.  All Welcome On Tuesday 21st at 7pm you have an opportunity to drop into the library and see the film “Jimmy’s Hall “ Even for those who have seen it before it is definitely a film worth seeing again and is the last in the current weekly Film/Movie evenings until the Autumn.  All Welcome. Free admission.
Summer Star Summer Reading Initiative for children starts on Monday 20th June. Entry forms and further information available from the library.

Lecture in Carrigallen

Leitrim County Library Service welcomes author and historian Sinead McCoole to Carrigallen, where she will deliver a lecture entitled “1916: The Leitrim Links” on Saturday 25th June in Bredagh Old School at 7.30p.m. All welcome. Event is free, but booking is advisable. Contact 049-4339188.

Monaghan Institute

along with CombiLift are offering a one year Engineering Technology Traineeship – CombiLift are a global market leader in engineering manufacturing of lifting technology. To find out more about the course please come along to an Information evening in the Garage Theatre Monaghan Thursday June 30th at 6.30pm or  for more information call Siobhan Mulleary CMETB 049 4353963

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.

Ballinamore Musical Society

Copies of this year’s Musical Drama 'Erin go Bragh' (1916 tribute) are still available in various outlets in town. (SuperValu, Murphys, The Nature Trail and Smiths). The show was an outstanding success last February and any visitors who may not have seen it then can now purchase a copy of the DVD and enjoy it at their leisure. (Cost is only €10)

South Leitrim - West Cavan Vintage Tractor Club

wishes to thank all who supported our recent vintage show.  A big Thank You to Patrons ,Exhibitors, Volunteers  and Sponsors who made the day a success.

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

Viking Fleet Challenge (Stopping at lock 6, Ballinamore, and Carthys? Pub Leitrim village next day)

The Magnus Viking Association welcomes you to this exciting once in a lifetime adventure. For this week only from 16 June until 22 June if you pay for two places on the #‎ShannonRow‬ you can get a third place FREE. So gather up your family, your friends, your work colleagues, that guy you know from the gym who looks fit and ask them if they want to get involved in the CRAZIEST Viking boat challenge ever! This is where you can book your place on this epic journey. Email this information back to vikingfleetchallenge@magnusvikings.com.  Check us out on Facebook

Dawns Art Camp

8 years running and still going strong... Dawns Art Camp will start on Tuesday the 28 th June till Fri 1st July.. Junior camp   1st to 3 rd class. From 9:30 - 12 and Senior camp 4th 6 th at 1- 3:30.. This may change due to interest in senior camp.. Lots of making , sticking, building, colouring and fun things to do.. So get in there fast.. Numbers are limited..for more information  Contact Dawn at 086- 3115647

Béal an Átha Móir Seán Ó hEislin      

Table Quiz

SOH is having a table quiz in priors on Friday the 24th of June at 9 o clock in order to raise funds for underage training and trips to feile and Croke Park. We would appreciate if as many as possible people would organise teams to support the event

Folks don't forget the great support on offer from Supervalue Ballinamore to underage GAA in the Ballinamore areas – every time you spend over €40 if you place your receipt in the box provided at the till and once there is 2000 receipts there will be a free kit for one of our underage teams. Big thank you to Michael and all the staff at Supervalue for the initiative

Assorted Fitness Classes

Getting fit and healthy is easy with our community fitness classes in Ballinamore
Ballinamore Community Centre Mon & Thurs at 8pm (Zumba & Toning)
Ballinamore GAA Gym Tues & Thurs at 11am (Aerobics & Circuits)
Ballinamore GAA Gym Wed 6.30pm (Aerobics & Circuits) & 7.30pm (Bums & Tums & upper arms toning)
Ballinamore GAA Gym Thurs at 10am social fitness class (easy exercises)
All welcome, for further information or booking contact 0879390980

Club Lotto Monday 13th of June  2016

Folks don’t forget you can play online, make sure you do not miss out!!! Visit ballinamoresoh.com to play- If you’re not in you cannot win!

Numbers Drawn: 4 7 3 6 2 1 5 0

Ní raibh aon bhuaiteoir den Lotto ar Dé Luan seo caite.

Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an oíche:

House Draw: Marge McLoughlin

Kindly sponsored: Brendan Burns

€40 an duine: Alan Prior, Galway. Aodhan Mac Samhrain, Trathnona. Rory O'Rourke, Drumrane. Seamus MacMurchaidh, Railway Rd.


If you would like to hear about the new Peace IV programme and to suggest what issues should be addressed in Leitrim, a public meeting will be held in Standing Stone Hotel, Ballinamore on Thursday 23rd June at 8pm. All are welcome

Youth Summer Festival

The Youth 2000 Summer Festival is a Catholic event for 18 - 35 year olds which will be taking place from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th July 2016 at the Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. This is a brilliant weekend where you can learn about your Faith and meet new friends. There will be an information evening in Aughavas parochial house (beside the church) on Friday 24th June at 9pm about the festival. Come along for a tea and chat. Why not invite your son or daughter? For more info, call Francis Mc Loughlin on 086-8775036.

Traditional Music sessions

Starting in Shortt’s Heritage Bar this Sunday evening from 6 to 9 pm and every following Sunday.  All welcome.

Golf Classic

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - Ballinamore Area Community Council wish to announce that they are organising a fundraising GOLF CLASSIC for Saturday 9th July, so please note this date in your diary. Further info soon or by contacting Máirín Martin, Chairperson. 086 154 7788

Thinking about taking a year out?

Not sure what college course to apply for; Maybe even thinking about a change of career.…  Why not train to be an Outdoor Activity Instructor with Cavan and Monaghan ETB. This is a great course if you are interested in getting into the outdoors. The course is 43 weeks full time and will be starting in August 2016. Contact Siobhan Mulleary to book your place and for more information. siobhanmulleary@cmetb.ie . Interviews in July

Position available in Ballinamore on Leitrim Heritage CE Scheme. 

Position is for Information Officer in  Ballinamore Tourism & Angling Information Centre.19.5 hours a week.  If interested please contact Michelle Reynolds by emailing mreynold@leitrimcoco.ie or telephone 071 9620005 ext 526.

June 25th 2016 Dawn Run 5k and 10K  in aid of Leitrim Ladies

Registration 5.00 am in St. Marys Kiltoghert, Club House Carrick on Shannon or register on line through runireland.com (must be over 16 to take part in 10k run

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