Newtownmanor Community News

Leckaun N.S Enrolments

Leckaun N.S Enrolments

Leackun N.S. is currently enrolling Junior Infant pupils for September 2013. Forms can be obtained by visiting our school, by phoning 0719164569 or by emailing or by downloading and printing some from our award winning school website at These should be returned at your earliest convenience.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Dromahair is having there St Patricks Day parade on Sunday the 17th of March from 3pm. There will be entertainment on the street after the parade. A great day of entertainment is guaranteed. Why not come out and support your local parade.

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. Boxercise is also on, on Thursdays at 6.45p.m. Classes are held in the Depot, Dromahair.

Set Dancing Classes

Thursday nights at 8.30 pm in the Newtownmanor Hall.

Aikido Classes

Relaxed, friendly tuition in this useful and non-aggressive martial art in the Newtownmanor Hall with Dave North. Classes take place on Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm. For more information please call 071 9134934. €5 per person.

Guitar Classes

In the Glens Centre, Manorhamilton on Tuesdays from 4.30pm. There will be separate classes for beginners and improvers. Adults are welcome. For more information please contact Larry on 086 6053838.

North Leitrim Camogie

North Leitrim Camogie continues on Sunday’s at St. Clare’s Primary School Astro turf Manorhamilton. U-12’s at 4pm and U-14’s at 5pm. €15 for affiliation and insurance for the year. It is €2 for the use of the Astro turf. Everyone is welcome.


Dromahair library new 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.


Reader - Patricia Cunningham. Collector - Seamus Fowley. Altar Society - Bernadette Banks and Hazel Boylan.

Pilgrimage to Medjogorje

There will be a pilgrimage to Medjogorie. April 24th 2013 at €639 per person inclusive and the 18th of September 2013 at €689 per person inclusive. Graded reductions for early bookings. For more information please contact Ann Kelly at 071 9164296 or 086 1505298.


Pilates classes continue every Wednesday at 7pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. Pilates are a great way to keep fit and stay in shape. For more information please contact Aileen on 086 8239966.

The Gospel Choir Virginia

The Gospel Choir Virginia Co. Cavan will be performing in St. Mary’s Church, Killenummery (Ballinagar) Dromahair on Palm Sunday, March 24th at 7pm. Please support this performance, and give what you can afford to the collection box for the Hospice in Sligo.

Bliain na Gaeilge

If you would like to learn how to use the Irish you think you have forgotten come along to a series of informal relaxed classes continue in Stanford’s, Dromahair from 7.45pm – 9.30pm. For more information please contact Bríd on 086 0580034.

Pilgrimage to Fatima

There will be a pilgrimage to Fatima from the 2nd to the 9th of October 2013. Seven nights in Santo Amaro Hotel. Spiritual Director: Fr. Vincent Connaughton. €739 fully inclusive. Contact Ann Kelly on 086 1505298 for details.

Hip Hop Dance Classes

Hip Hoppers dance classes continue every Monday from 6-8pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. For more information contact Ingrid on 087 7954469.

Together One Voice

Come and join ‘Together One Voice’ an ever-expanding Community Choir, now in the Glens Centre Manorhamilton. Classes are on Mondays from 7 - 9pm, €8 per session (€6 concession).

CPR and Defibrillator / AED training

If anyone is interested in taken part in CPR and Defibrillator/AED training in the Newtownmanor area or surrounding areas please contact Geri on 087 9907791, Paul on 087 9057254 or Ger on 086 0566156.


The progressive 25 card game continues every Friday night at 9pm in the Newtownmanor Hall.

Yoga Courses

2013 yoga courses at Ard Nahoo Dromahair: Tuesdays: 6.00pm level 1 class, beginners welcome and at 7.30pm level 2 class. Wednesday morning 10.00 a.m. mixed level classes. Wednesday evening yoga for men, all levels, beginners welcome. Meditation classes Wednesday evenings at 8.00 pm. All welcome. For more information please contact Noeleen at Ard Nahoo on 087 9218906 or

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 continues as usual every Monday night in the function room of the Blue Devon, Dromahair at 9pm.