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20 September 2017


The AGM of the Ballinamore Dart League will be held in Ciaran Smyth’s on Tuesday night the 26th of September.  All teams who are expecting to take part in the league for the 2017/18 season please have a representative at the meeting, starting time 10pm sharp.


An Invitation – Culture Night

To Open Door @ The Solas Gallery, Main Street Ballinamore. Friday 22nd September. 730-10pm. The doors are open to celebrate Culture Night with a mix of entertaining acts and activities, with music by Sarah Garden, Sean Rooney and Up & Away, Artist’s talk by Brendan Dean and a mentalist performance by Seamus Maguire. www.solasart.ie 0719644210

Ballinamore Bridge Club

The bridge club will resume this coming Thursday 21st September at 7.30pm.  We look forward to seeing everyone and having a good game of bridge.  We would be delighted to see any new players or old one.  This is a very relaxed session so come along and join us in a game.


Information Day

on Stress, Tiredness and Low Energy in The Nature Trail, Ballinamore on Friday 22nd September from 11.00am to 3.00pm with Caroline McGrath, Kiniseologist. Contact us at 0719645903 or 0879766738.


Job Seeking Skills Course

County Leitrim Job Club will be running a Job seeking skills course in The Enterprise Centre, Ballinamore starting on Monday 2nd October 2017 and running for four weeks. This course covers all aspects of job seeking including certified manual handling and Customer Service Skills.  An attendance allowance is available to participants on this programme. If you would like to reserve a place or require any further information, please contact Martina or Mary at Leitrim Development Company 071 9641770/ 086 0306565 or email leitrimjobclub@ldco.ie

John Joe McGirl Annual Commemoration THANKS:

A huge thank you to all involved in the organising of this Annual Event and to all those who participated in the Parade and the Commemoration Ceremony.
We had a great turnout and we would like to thank all of you who came along on the night. It was a privilege to have Fiachra McGuinness, son of the late Martin McGuinness and his family along with Raymond McCartney MLA and his wife as our Guests. Mile Buiochas.


CAMCAS is a community service programme for Counties Cavan & Monaghan.

New!! Full-Time Horticulture Level 4 Training Programme starting 6th November in CAMCAS, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. This programme will run for 37 weeks, Monday to Friday from 9:30am – 4:00pm and is free to eligible participants. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to start a career in horticulture. Please register your interest today with
Imelda on 087 7453651 or email imelda@camcas.ie.


Ballinamore Library News.

Culture Night Friday 22 September.

As part of Culture Night Ballinamore library is hosting a lecture “Could we survive without our native bees?” The lecture will be delivered by Professor John Bredin of University of Limerick. Starting at 8pm this is a free event and with all welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

Basic Computer Course.

In early October there is a Basic Computer Course starting in Ballinamore library. This course is free and will run on Thursday evenings between 5.30 and 7.30 over a 5 week period.  Places are limited  and booking is essential.  For booking and further details contact the library at 071 9645566.

Draughts club

continues in the library each Tuesday 6.30pm to 7.30om.  Bring along draught board if you have one and all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Kiddies Movie hour

each Saturday at 2.30pm Details of movies showing available from the. Library  at 071 9645566. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

ProProgressive 25 Card Game

Progressive 25 commences this Thursday night September 21st in Fenagh Community Centre, starting at 8.30. The Autumn/Winter league starts on Thursday week September 28th. League prizes, Nightly prizes and Jackpots. Entry €8 with refreshments served. All new players welcome. Proceeds in aid of Fenagh Handball Club.



Sun 17th September 2017 (24th Sunday O.T)  

Fr. Sean Mawn P.P. (071) 96 44039 / 087 6869040, Fr. Johnnie Cusack C.C.  

Recent Deaths: We pray for the soul of Mattie McGoohan (brother of Bridie McCartin) whose funeral took place on Wednesday.  Fr Felim McGovern formally Drumcoura whose funeral took place on Saturday.  Our sympathy to their families.
Sept 30th: Our first ever Diocesan Youth Day will take place in the Pastoral Centre Cavan. Aimed at 12-18 Year Olds. Starting at 1.30pm. A Redemptorist Youth Group called ‘Scala’ will lead the young people in workshops until 5 o’clock. At 5 a band from Belfast called ‘I am Worship’ will lead the young people in Music Ministry. We will have a pizza party at 6 and proceed to the Cathedral for 7.30. Fr. Patrick Cahill will speak at the mass. I am worship will provide the music. There is no cost for the day. 

Diocesan Youth Day 12- 18 Year Olds 

Plan for the Day: Young People arrive at 01:30. A Retreat Group called ‘Scala’ from Esker in Galway will host a number of workshops: Precious Memories (Clay Work), River of Life, Relationship Map and Butterfly Circus(Video) 5 o’clock: A band called: ‘I am Worship’ from Belfast will join us. At 6 o’clock: Pizza Party!!. Cathedral for our Youth Mass at 07:30. Fr. Patrick Cahill – a fantastic speaker will speak to all young people at the Mass. ‘I am Worship’ will provide the music for 


Autumn Craft and Gift Fair


Sunday 1st October, 12-5pm, Slieve Russell Hotel Ballyconnell, free admission. For more information visit downlandcrafts.ie or ring 049 436 4877. 


Missing from Corraleehan Area –


Red Limosion cow with mart sticker on her back. Any information contact 087 2264802  


New!! Full-Time Horticulture Level 4 Training Programme


starting end of October in CAMCAS, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan.  This programme will run for 37 weeks, Monday through Friday from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to start a career in horticulture. Please register your interest with Imelda today on 087 7453651 or email imelda@camcas.ie


Irish Kidney Association Collection:

The Irish Kidney Association church gate collection will be held on Sunday the 23rd and the 24th of September. Your support would be greatly appreciated.  


Sean O'Heslins Strictly Come Dancing  

Less than 4 weeks to go until the eagerly anticipated launch night - taking place in Prior's @ High St on Saturday 7th October @ 9.30pm. A great nights craic will be had, Music & Refreshments provided - not to mention the unveiling of our couples. Please mark the date in the diary & join us for a fun night. 

Club Lotto Monday 11/09/2017 

Numbers Drawn 1 7 3 6 0 2 5 4. 

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

Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an oíche:    

House Draw Andrias O Dubhthaigh 

Kindly sponsored : : Alan Banks 

.€40 each: Erica O'Rourke, Drumrane. Joe Reynolds, Eslin. Philip Farrelly, Ardrum. Stephen O'Sullivan, Lakeview House, Kiltygerry 

Pota Oir €2600 


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