Newtownmanor Community News

Welcome Home David

Welcome Home David

We would like to welcome home David McDermott (Moragh) who arrived home from Australia last week. We hope you enjoyed your travels. All your friends and family in Newtownmanor are delighted to have you home.

Level 4 Certificate Course

Are in interested in participating in a Level 4 Certificate Course in Information and Communications Technology Skills. The Course will commence in late April on a Thursday and Friday morning from 10am-1pm.

The course content is Communications, Mathematics, IT Skills, Computer Applications, Desktop Publishing, Word Processing and Work Experience.

Places are limited to 10 people, contact the Women’s Centre on 071 9856220 or email for details.

Guitar Lessons

There on will be guitar lessons starting soon in the Newtownmanor Hall. There are limited places available. Anyone interested please contact Catherine on 0872518011.

Core Strength

A new 6 week course of core strength classes starts on Wednesday April 10th at 7pm in the Newtownmanor Hall.

The exercises will help strengthen the core and back muscles while improving balance and flexibility. It is ideal for all abilities, but in particular sports enthusiasts.

All the muscles are targeted and a strong healthy body can be achieved. Please contact Aileen for more information at 086 8239966.

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 Glen 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.

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 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.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

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.

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 7.45.p.m – 9.30p.m. 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 0877954469.

C.P.R and Defibrillator 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 087 9907791, Paul on 087 9057254 or Ger on 086 0566156.


The progressive 25 card game continues every Friday night at 9.00pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. Why not take up a new hobby?! It would be great to see some new faces.

Yoga Courses at Ard Nahoo

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 9.00p.m. All lines €30, except games 5 to 10, which are €50, all full houses €100 and last game €200. So why not come along and support your local bingo. Who knows you might be lucky.