Aughnasheelin Community News

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Only a few days to go. I hope all plans are going well for the big event on Sunday 17th March and that you all have your colours ready. There is great interest in this year’s parade. Assembly for the parade will take place at Tescos car park at 3:30 all groups, individuals and visitors very welcome. The parade will start at 4pm sharp. The categories this year are , Overall winner, Best on foot, Best float, Most humorous and two new categories Best window display and Best dressed spectator. So get those colours out and your shamrocks on... see you all there.

Fleadh Cheoil Liatroma

Entries Closing Date - Would all intending competitors, grúpaí cheoil, ceili bands, duets, trios, singers and dancers please note the closing date for Fleadh Cheoil Liatroma in Ballinamore on April 26th, 27th, 28th is fast approaching. The closing date for Entries is March 25th (Holy Thursday). Please call/text Maura Murphy, Co. Sec. Leitrim Comhaltas on 087 2992449 for Entry Forms or download Forms on http/ and forward to Maura Murphy, Co. Sec. Leitrim Comhaltas, The Snug, Leitrim Village or to Lorraine Sweeney, Co. Fleadh Sec., Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. It is vital to have all entries in by closing date, and we would much appreciate your co-operation in doing so.

Family Fun Day

1st Leitrim - Ballinamore Beavers/Cubs/Scouts & Ventures Fundraising Family Day on St. Patrick’s Day in Community Centre (after parade). Fun and Games for all the family including Cake Sale; Chocolate Fountain & Crepes; Sponge Throwing; Treasure Hunt; Penalty Shoot Out; Air Hockey; Face Painting; Lucky Dip; Bric-a-Brac etc. Admission €2 or €8 per family. Great door prizes. All are welcome - please support. New and used items need for Lucky Dip & Bric-a-Brac Stalls - CD’s/ DVDs, Books, Jewellery, Toys, Unwanted Gifts, Ornaments, Accessories, Games - including Board Games /Nintendo / XBox / Playstation etc. Uniform items such as School / Cub / Scouts /Dancing shoes/ Football boots etc..etc..etc. Items can either be dropped into hall on Wednesday from 6 - 9pm, into Lyric offices, High Street, Ballinamore - 9am to 5pm Friday 15th or bring to hall on Saturday 16th March between 5 and 9pm.


Don’t forget bingo continues every Thursday night in the Community Centre at 8.30pm. Come along, you could be Lucky. This week’s Jackpot is a massive €8,290. Think of all the things you could do with €8,290. This money is going to go some night soon. It could be you. €1.200 in prizes given away every night.

Bingo winners for the 7th March: Mary O’Rourke, Carmel Dolan, Mary Kelly, Teresa Prior, Theresa Creaven, Noel Reynolds, Pete Dwyer, John Gaffney, Mary Louise McCabe, Margaret McKeon, Maura Dwyer, Bridgie Brogan, Kathleen Prior, Kathleen Carthy, Mickey Flanagan, Rosemary Goldrick, Lucy Dolan, Bridie Murray, Frank Charles, Alice Shiels, Ita Maguire, Maura Sweeney, Marie Paceli, Gaye Hughes, Margaret Flanagan, Doreen Flanagan, Bernie McCabe, Maegaret Maguire, Vera Gough.

Cake Sale

Aughnasheelin Childcare Group will be holding a Cake Sale after Mass on Sunday at 10 o’clock. Please support and if you could bake, it would be great.