23rd August 2017

23 August 2017

Harvest Thanksgiving Service

in Drumreilly Church of Ireland on Sunday 27th August 2017 at 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Sunday, August 27, 2017 - allertonse1@gmail.com


The Golden Era of Céilí Music 

To celebrate National Heritage Week, Ballinamore Library is hosting a very special event on Friday 25th at 2.30pm. The Golden Era of Céilí Music is a talk by Brian Lawlor, founder of the Ardellis Céilí Band.  This is a treat for all lovers of Irish music and dance and covers the period 1955-1970. Brian has collected interviews from all kinds of people who were part of the Golden Era of Céilí Music and Dance. Come to this talk and hear his personal history of the time and the stories he has recorded along the way. This is a free event and you are assured of a nostalgic entertaining afternoon. 


Draughts Club

Draughts Club, for all ages, continues on Tuesday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Ballinamore Library. Bring along your own board if you have one. All children must by accompanied by a parent or a guardian.



The Officers of Ballinamore Athletic Club would like to thank all those who provided support on the occasion of the launch of the Club's much acclaimed History "Maroon Above the Green" on Monday evening last and the Annual Festival Open roadraces on Friday evening. Monday evening's launch provided the opportunity for former members over the fifty years of the Club's existence to come together and look back on times past with the aid of photographs while ten counties were represented in Friday evening's race. The Club are grateful to all who helped with race organization and stewarding, catering, publicity, the Community Council, Ballinamore Scouts, Festival Committee, medical backup and the runners themselves. A special thanks to Athletics Ireland President Georgine Drumm who launched the book on Monday evening and to the Gardaí whose assistance with traffic control during the race on Friday evening was invaluable.


Béal an Átha Móir Seán Ó hEislin 

 Draughts Club, for all ages, continues on Tuesday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Ballinamore Library. Bring along your own board  Well Done to Dillon Beirne on winning the Golfing Union of Ireland  Connacht Junior u16 title, Dillon is an accomplished footballer as well as golfer and everyone at the club would like to congratulate him on this great achievement. f you have one. All


Vacancy for Grounds person/Caretaker  

Ballinamore Seán O’Heslin’s have a vacancy for a Grounds person/Caretaker, at Páirc Sheáin Uí Eislin.  
Persons eligible for CE Scheme are asked to ring 071 9644513 for details. 


Club Lotto Monday 14/08/2017 

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 6 1 2 4 3 7 0 5 

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

Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an oíche:    

House Draw Tom Burns 

Kindly sponsored by Gay- Aodhan Mac Samhrain twice !! 

€40 each – Brendan Sammon, Aughnasheelin. Sylvia Dolan, Ballinamore. Conor Mc Hugh, Killaneen. Annie O'Brian, Ardrum - Pota Oir €2400 


Leitrim Stór

A wonderful publication of historic, social and human interest stories; items of interest and photographs from all parts of the county. This is a timeless collection of material which captures the life, times and events of a people and era which should not be forgotten. Leitrim Stór makes for a fantastic read; a lovely keepsake or a very acceptable gift. Copies available in Murphy’s; Supervalu and The Genealogy Centr



A Ronan O Rourke 6 hour Spinathon in aid of Tyler O Connor will take place outside Ballinamore Library on Sunday August 20th beginning at 2,30pm . Please support this worthy cause. 


Cavan Institute

is holding an “Open Day” on Thursday 24 August from 12 noon to 4.00 pm   This Open Day is for those who have just completed their Leaving Cert and their parents and anyone who wishes to return to full-time Education.  Cavan Institute has over 80

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