26th October 2016

24 October 2016

Table Quiz 

Ballinamore  Men’s Shed  are holding their Annual Table Quiz in  

Smyth’s Siopa ol  on  Friday the 28th  October  @  9pm  

Your support would be greatly appreciated

Upcoming events for Sweet Spirit & Sliabh an Iarainn Players.

The Mohill based Sliabh an Iarainn  Players will present John B Keane’s great comedy play ‘Moll’ on Saturday November 5th 8.30pm in The Dock theatre Carrick On Shannon. This will be the last opportunity to see this hilarious play. Tickets direct from the Dock by phone at 071-9650828 or booking online at www.thedock.ie 

On the following night Sunday 6th November, the Sweet Spirit Country Gospel choir will be joined by the Leitrim Male Choir for a night of Country, Gospel, Folk, Classics and many more great songs in FoxField Church, Fenagh at 8.30pm. This event is in aid of the St. Catherine Church of Ireland Fenagh Restoration Fund.

B Pro Heart Testing

at The Nature Trail Health Shop in Mohill on Saturday 12th November.  This non evasive test can save your life.  Trained technician in store.  Cost of test €25 booking essential.  Please contact 087 9766738 or 071 96 31818 for appointment.

Charity Tractor & Truck Run

Charity Tractor & Truck Run this bank holiday Sunday 30th October in Drumshanbo. This event is in aid of baby Loughlin Óg Burns son of Amanda Forde (Ballinalgera/Drumshanbo) and Loughlin Burns (Bornacoola/Looney Hoppers), Loughlin Óg is also grandson to Siobhan and Owen Carron. Registration from 12 noon convoy leaves at 2pm. €20 per vehicle. Follow Loughlin Óg's journey on facebook 'Baby Loughlin Óg Burns Journey'. All support to this cause is greatly appreciated.

Sewing Workshop Ballinamore Library.

A sewing workshop will be held in Ballinamore Library on Saturday 8th October. This course covers the basics of alterations and is a good starting point for acquiring sewing skills. For details contact:  Alena at 087 7503570

Conradh Na Gaeilge Exhibition

An Exhibition entitled “Athbheochan na Gaeilge agus Éirí Amach na Cásca - The Revival of the Irish Language and the Easter Rising (produced by Conradh na Gaeilge) was launched in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday 18 October and is on display there for two weeks. 
Film/Movie Evening in Ballinamore Library, Tuesday 25 October at 7pm.  Details from the library on 071 9645566


Fr. Sean Mawn P.P. (071) 96 44039 / 087 6869040, Fr. Johnnie Cusack C.C. (071) 9644050/0872408409,   049 9523122, Fr. Denis Murray P.P. Carrigallen 049 4339610 

Email Address  ballinamore@kilmorediocese.ie.  Website: http://www.stbrigidspastoralarea.ie 

Feast Days during the week: Fri 28th SS Simon and Jude (apostles) 

will be held next weekend Sat 29th Oct  

Dates For Your 2017 Diary 

Ash Wednesday: 1st March Easter Sunday 16th April 

Confirmation for Ballinamore/ Drumreilly Lwr Parish: Sunday 21st May at 3pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore 

First Holy Communion:  

St. Patrick’s Church, Aughawillan Sunday 30th April at 9:45am for children attending Aughawillan N.S 

St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore Saturday 6th May at 11am for children attending Scoil Chlann Naofa, Ballinamore  

St. Mary’s Church Aughnasheelin, Saturday 13th May at 11am for children attending Aughnasheelin N.S  

Congratulations:  Congratulations to Michael Quinn & Maeve Sharpley on the celebrated their marriage last weekend. 

Baptism: We welcome Sarah McManus who received the sacrament of Baptism in Aughnasheelin Church.   

Deaths: We pray for the souls of John Cummiskey who’s funeral takes place Sunday 30th . Our prayers are with his family. 

History lecture by Cumann Seanchais Breifne

in Johnston Central Library Cavan on Thursday 27 October at 7 pm by Dr Arnold Horner (UCD) entitled 'Transforming Cavan in the early nineteenth century: the mapping and road-making work of William Larkin'. All welcome. 

Mass for deceased Bishops and Priests

to be celebrated in Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre on 16th November 

Leitrim: Politics and Society 1912-1916 

Mohill native and Lecturer, Pádraig McGarty will present a talk in Ballinamore Library on Thursday October 27th at 8.30pm entitled ‘Leitrim: Politics and Society 1912-1916’, based on research he carried out on Seán Mac Diarmada and the period of 1912 – 1923. Free event & everyone welcome.  

“Invest4Success – Jobs and Investment in Leitrim, Cavan, Roscommon and Longford” 

If you are based in or around Dublin and want to know what jobs are available in this region or supports to set up a business, call into Croke Park Conference Centre on November 3rd from 4.30- 8pm to meet companies and agencies.  

See www.leitrim.ie for information or call 071 9650400  

Ballinamore Bridge Club Results

The results of bridge held on the 20th October as follows

1st Kay Dolan and Maura Sweeney

2nd Mary mc Tiernan and Mary Flynn

3rd Peggy Logan and Sean Creamer

Bridge continues on Thursday 27th October at seven thirty

All players welcome..

Family Carers Ireland

will run Care of the Older Person as part of the QQI FETAC Level 5 in Sligo, for further information please contact the Training Unit on 0579370221 

Boxty and Bacon Night in Templeport Resource Centre

A Boxty & Bacon night will be held in Templeport Resource Centre on Tuesday 1st  November.  Dancing from 9.00pm till 1130..  Music by Vincie Carr & Anne McGrory.   Boxty & Bacon will be served till 9.00pm.  Proceeds in aid of Day Centre.  Please support.  

Leitrim County Council Deceased Members & Staff :

Mass will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Carrick-on-Shannon on Monday 14th November at 8pm   

Ballinamore Family Festival AGM 

The Ballinamore Family Festival AGM takes place on Thursday 10th November in Smyth's Pub (Back Bar) @ 9pm. Anyone wishing to discuss the Festival & its future is invited to attend. Also anyone wishing to join the committee are urged to attend as there are a lot of positions to be filled on the committee this year 

'Are you out of work due to illness, disability or personal setback?

Do you want to re-train and re-enter the workplace through 'Employer Based Training'? Participants on this CMETB funded programme will benefit from a work placement, personalised support and QQI Level 4 certification. A training allowance may be provided (depending on eligibility criteria). Please telephone Julie for more information on 049 4362853

National Learning Network

Carrick- on-Shannon has a number of vacancies on our Employer Based Training course, 12 month duration, offering QQI certification and work placements in a range of sectors with on-going coordinator support and good employment opportunities. For more information contact  Noel at 086-2481383 or www.nln.ie 

Helping raise Much needed funds

to bring wheelchair and assisted pilgrims to Lourdes. 

This year we are walking the Dublin City Marathon for the Diocese of Kilmore Lourdes Pilgrimage. The annual pilgrimage can only be achieved by the funds donated. Please support.  

Training opportunity

for young people hoping to gain employment or progress to further education. The following QQI Level 4 training course will be offered in the Lough Allen Education Centre commencing November 1st  2016. It is a Local Training Initiative open to people aged 18 to 35 and participants will receive a Training Allowance. Transport by minibus to Drumshanbo can be arranged. For further details please phone 086 203 1664 or email ytep.drumshanbo@gmail.com  Award Type:  Major - Employment Skills

Corlough GAA Club October Bank Holiday Festival Weekend of Events:

 Friday: 28th October 9:30pm Table quiz with a twist in Feehans.  Saturday: 29th October: 11am:Patrick McHugh Memorial Cup under 10’s Dernacrieve Gaels v Kildallan 12pm:Padraig McHugh Memorial Cup under 16’s Dernacrieve Gaels v tbc. 5pm Cocktail hour in Feehans, 6pmCorlough has the XFactor tour bus departs, ****60/70’s or any fancy dress only . Bookings essential as this is a ticket only event and will be on a first come first served basis: XFactor party food included. Text or phone 086 8507222or 087 9167700 to book your place for what will be a fun packed night of laughter. €10 per person.

 Sunday: 30th October 3pmPeter Maguire Memorial Cup Corlough v Kildallan, proceeds of this match going to St Felims Speech & Language class, Cavan.  5pm Music in Feehans by Seamus McPhillips, refreshments and prizes along with presentation to newly weds.

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.


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