Newtownmanor Community News May 24

Car Park Fundraiser Raffle The Newtownmanor Community Development Group had a very successful fundraiser. The Carpark and Sports Courts Fundraiser Raffle took place on the 10th of May.

Car Park Fundraiser Raffle

The Newtownmanor Community Development Group had a very successful fundraiser. The Carpark and Sports Courts Fundraiser Raffle took place on the 10th of May.

The lucky winners were as follows:1st Prize. €800 Cash from Comiskey Plant Hire Ltd. - Erin O’Boyle, Corraghan. 2nd Prize. €500 Voucher from Sligo Fuels - Bernie Boylan, Doonmorgan. 3rd Prize. €250 Cash + BER from Duggan Architects & Engineers - Jack O’Brien, Co. Laois. 4th Prize. 2 Nights B&B for 2 in Castle Dargan Golf Hotel & Spa - Martina Devaney Dromahair. 5th Prize. Mid Week Break for 2 in The Clarion Hotel - Joe Harte, Drumlease. 6th Prize. €100 Voucher from MacManus Pharmacy - Sean Flanagan, Blacklion. 7th Prize. €100 Voucher from Killasnett Co-Op - Bernie Boylan, Doonmorgan. 8th Prize. €50 One for All Voucher from AIB - James Gallagher, Rossinver. 9th Prize. €50 Voucher from Rooney’s Supervalu - John Longworth, Lough Doon. 10th Prize. €50 Bouquet from Feehily Florists - Therese Toolan, Dromahair. 11th Prize. Sunday Lunch for 2 in The Riverbank Restaurant - Mary McLoughlin, Fawnlion. 12th Prize. €50 Voucher from McTiernan Carpets - Gabriel Flynn, Manorhamilton. 13th Prize. €30 Voucher from Regional Stores - Benny Fox, Manorhamilton. 14th Prize. €25 Voucher from Henry’s Bar & Restaurant (071 9173985) - J. Gaffney, Carrickfad. 15th Prize. €25 Voucher from Henry’s Bar & Restaurant - Geraldine Healy, Fawnlion. 16th Prize. €15 Voucher from Lyon’s Café - Colm McLoughlin, Fawnlion. 17th Prize. Bottle Red Wine from North West Stroke Group - John Brennan, Sligo. 18th Prize. Bottle White Wine from North West Stroke Group - Alan Fedigan, Co. Louth.

We want to sincerely thank all our sponsors. A special word of thanks to everyone who supported this fundraiser. We appreciate your continued support. The date for the official opening of the Car Park and Sports Courts will be announced shortly.

North Leitrim Women’s Centre

The North Leitrim Women’s Centre needs your help to raise funds for the Women’s Centre by Bag Packing on Friday the 31st of May and Saturday the 1st of June in Dunne Stores, Cranmore, Sligo. If you can give an hour or two on any of these dates please contact the Centre on 071 9856220, email or simply call into the Women’s Centre. We would really appreciate your help in making sure our door stays open

Clash in the Clarion 2

Dromahair Boxing Club presents ‘Clash in the Clarion 2. This is a white collar boxing event in aid of the DARC Park Development. This will take place on the 8th of June 2013 in the Clarion Sligo at 7pm. Tickets cost €15. Why not come along for a great night’s entertainment.

Camogaiocht na nGleannta

Camogie Training for all Girls U-10 to U-14 every Tuesday from 6 to 7 pm at St Clare’s Primary School Astroturf. €2 for the use of the pitch. For more info contact Steve on 087 9306675.

Liturgy for May

Reader: Leckaun National School. Collectors: Hubert Loughlin & Paul McDermott. Altar Society: Bernadette Banks & Mai Devaney.

Guitar Lessons

A new 3 week block of classes are starting on the 25th of May in the Newtownmanor Hall on Saturday mornings. For more information or anyone interested in joining the class please contact Catherine on 0872518011.

Week of Faith

“Week of Faith” commencing Monday, May 22nd and concluding Saturday May 25th in the Parish of Killenummery and Killery, Dromahair.

Exercise with Sue

Boxercise with Sue on Mondays 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.

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.

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 0879907791, Paul on 0879057254 or Ger on 0860566156.


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.

Tennis Coaching

Coaching continues on Thursdays and will run right through until the end of September. Sessions will take place at 6pm and 7pm. Each session costs €5. There’s a club membership fee of €25 per family per annum payable at the outset but come along to the court and discuss how this might be paid if there’s a difficulty. Adult sessions will be offered this year in blocks of 6 lessons for €60. For more information on the adult sessions call myself, Janice Raine-Conick, on 0872147453.

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 0879218906 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!

‘Bloom’ Flower Show

Day Trip on Saturday June 1st (Phoenix Park). Limited number of seats still available. There will be a bus leaving Dromahair at 8.00am sharp & Ballinagar at 8.15am sharp via Drumkeerin. Cost is €64 which includes a return bus fare, breakfast on route, entry to Bloom Flower Show and 4-course evening dinner in Carrick on Shannon on return. For further details or bookings with full price contact Mary at 086 803 9065.


Bingo continues as usual every Monday night in the function room of the Blue Devon, Dromahair at 9.00p.m.