Community Centre Meeting: A meeting of Aughavas Community Centre will be held on Tuesday 2 July 2013 at 8pm. Everybody welcome.
Cloone Home-coming and School ReUnion Festival Draw: Draw will take place in Creegan’s on Sunday next 29 June 2013. First prize: 2 tickets in the Sir Alex Ferguson stand for a Manchester United Fixture in the 2013/14 season plus a three course meal for two in The Manchester Suite. Second Prize: 2 Corporate Tickets to Jessie J at the O2 in October. Numerous other prizes. Tickets €5 available from all Committee members.
Aughavas Gathering: The Aughavas Gathering weekend will take place on Friday 9 August to Sunday 11 August 2013. A number of events are being organised in the parish which include, access to details of Church records for families from 1800 onwards and the marking of family plots in all the graveyards in the parish. School roll books from the many schools in the parish will also be on display. The Blessing of the Graves also takes place this weekend. There will also be drama and music in the Community Centre, art and craft exhibition and workshops, football and family fun day in the GAA park. Exhibitions of photographs and memorabilia on the bygone era of country shops and dance halls in the parish will be on display. If you have any old photographs or memorabilia we would love to hear from you. The memorabilia will be copied and returned without delay. We are also looking for people to help out, if you are interested please contact Leonie McKiernan 086 8356230, Martin Kenny 087 6528318 or Terry Williams 086 2072550. The Aughavas Gathering Facebook page will be updated regularlywww.facebook.com/thegatheringaughavas2013.
Mohill Men’s Group: We invite local men to join our group. We meet in the Canon Donohoe Hall, Mohill on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 10.30am. We are currently working on a community garden, growing flowers and vegetables. For further information contact 071 9631253.
Charity Shop: The Mohill Family Support Centre is opening a charity shop in the Canon Donohoe Hall this Friday 28 June from 10am to 3pm. We would be grateful for donations of items in good and re-usable condition, especially clothes, shoes, books, baby items and school uniforms. Leave your items into the Canon Donohoe Hall at any time. It is hoped to run it once a month.
Mohill Basketball Camp: Mohill Basketball Camp will be held on 15-19 July in Mohill Sports Complex. 6-12 year olds from 10am-1pm and 12-18 year olds from 2-5pm. Information from Sarah 086 3546930. Basketball each for participants, places are limited so early booking is advisable.
Aughavas Old Cementery: FÁS are seeking to identify graves and headstones in the Old Cementery. A number of maps are left at the back of the church and parishioners are requested to identify the graves.
IWS Swimming Lessons: The Annual Swimming and Life Saving Instruction takes place at Keeldra Lake Swimming pool on Monday next 1 July 2013 and will run for 2 weeks. All children and adults who wish to avail of the course are asked to enrol on Monday morning 1 July at 10am.
Parents of Children with Special Needs demonstration: Local representative Maura Williamson, Parents of Children with Special Needs Association are holding a Demonstration in Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday 26 June 2013 at 6:00pm in the Market Yard and a walk to the County Council offices near by. This demonstration is highlighting the lost of 25% of resource hours and SNA hours for children in their education settings. Maura’s daughter Lauren is a student of Carrigallen Vocational School and has lost half her SNA hours going into second year in August. Your support would be greatly appreciated. “If it is not your child today, It maybe tomorrow” Please support!