Local Historical Society: A meeting will take place in the Newtownmanor Hall on Wednesday the 10th of July at 8.30pm with a view to setting up a Local Historical Society. Anyone interested is invited to come along.
First Rossinver Heritage and Cultural Festival: The First Rossinver Heritage and Cultural Festival taking place on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July 2013 at the Sports Field, Strad-Connolly, Rossinver, (just past the parochial house) by the people of Rossinver, Garrison, Kilty & Cashel. Traditional games and sports! Period costume! Afternoon Tea! Lots of fun for all the family!
Dromahair Library: To promote Summer Reading, Dromahair Library is creating a tree with lots of leaves. Every community is creating one, so let’s make the Dromahair one special, to create the tree, children must do a lot of reading. The best readers will be awarded a certificate and medal at a special ceremony. To get involved, just complete the membership form and every book a child reads will result in a leaf being put on the tree along with the child’s name. Membership forms are available from Dromahair Library and Drumlease N.S. For information contact Georgina at Dromahair Library. Please support this event. Opening hours: Tuesday 12.30pm – 6.00pm and Friday usual time from 2.30pm – 8.00pm. The library closes for a short break each day between 4.00pm – 4.30pm.
Orienteering: There will be a Wednesday orienteering league in Derrycarne woods, Annaduff on Wednesday the 10th and the 17th of July. This league will suit beginners, walkers and families with buggies. No knowledge of the sport is needed to take part. Free tuition will be given to new beginners. There are 2 courses available for beginners and seniors. Open registration from 18.00pm-19.15pm. €5 per entry. Come with your family or friends and enjoy a lovely walk in the woods while learning a new skill and being active. Check out Sligo Orienteering Club on Facebook or ring 087 2657630 after 6pm for more details. This will be signposted from Carrick and the Dromod Roundabout using the white and orange orienteering markers. Then put your new skill to use by coming to Clooncahir Woods, Lough Rynn, Mohill on Sunday July 14th for an Orienteering Competition from 12pm-14.00pm. There will be a beginners and advanced course.
Camogaiocht na NGleannta: There will be Camogaiocht NGleannta on St Clare’s Primary Astro turf in Manorhamilton on Tuesdays for U-12’s at 6.p.m and on Wednesdays for U-14’s at 6.p.m. €2 for use of the Astro turf. Everyone is welcome. For more info contact Steve on 087 9306675.
Blessing of the Graves: Blessing and Visitation of Graves in Newtownmanor will take place on Sunday the 11th of August 2013 beginning with Mass at 5.30pm.
Liturgy for July: Reader: Siobhan Mullarkey. Collectors: John Loughlin & Charlie McDermott. Altar Society: Mary Darcy.
Exercise with Sue: Boxercise with Sue on Monday’s at 7.15p.m. Followed by Ladies Fun Fitness at 8 p.m. includes aerobics focusing on the bum, tummy, thighs and bingo wings and a deep stretch to help you relax and unwind. Why not try both classes at a discounted price. Boxercise is also on, on Thursdays at 6.45p.m. Classes are held in the Depot, Dromahair.
Guitar Classes: There will be Guitar classes with an experienced teacher in the Glens Centre, Manorhamilton on Tuesdays from 4.30 pm. There will be separate classes for beginners and improvers. Adults are welcome. For more information please contact Larry on 086 6053838.
C.P.R and Defibrillator / AED training: If anyone is interested in taken part in C.P.R and Defibrillator / AED training in the Newtownmanor area or surrounding areas please contact Geri on 0879907791, Paul on 0879057254 or Ger on 0860566156.
Dromahair Wednesday Club: The Dromahair Wednesday Club continues every Wednesday in the Depot, Dromahair from 10.30am – 12.30pm. This club is for over 50s in Dromahair, Newtownmanor, Killargue and the surrounding areas. Come along and enjoy Aerobics, arts and crafts, away days and lots of other activities. All welcome, men and women!
Bingo: Bingo continues as usual every Monday night in the function room of the Blue Devon, Dromahair at 9.00p.m. All lines €30, except games 5 to 10, which are €50, all full houses €100 and last game €200.