Aughavas Community News

Aughavas/Cloone Active Age

Aughavas/Cloone Active Age

At our meeting on the 21 March, it was decided to proceed with arrangements for our tour of Kerry from 20 May to 23 May. It is essential that members interested in travelling should contact Marian at 087-2733986 or Teresa at 9636228 before Tuesday 9 April to enable negotiation of attractive terms for the group. Our next general

meeting is on Tuesday, 2 April in Cloone Community Centre at 9pm. A full attendance is requested.

Aughavas GAA Table Quiz

Aughavas GAA are holding a Table Quiz on Good Friday 29 March 2013, at 8.30pm in Aughavas Community Centre. Proceeds are in aid of Cóiste na nÓg. Adults table of 4 - €40 and children’s table of 4 - €20. Separate questions and prizes for adults and children. Your support would be appreciated.

Self Defence Classes

Increase your fitness and ability to react to defend yourself with Self Defence classes which take place in Aughavas Community Centre, every Tuesday evening between 7-8pm. For further information contact Séan 087 1725573.

Solo Photographic Exhibition

The “Solo Photographic Exhibition” by Dromod Photographer Ailbhe McGill continues to run in Ballinamore Library. The exhibition will run until 12 April during library opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-1.30pm and 2.30-5.30pm. Tuesday to Thursday 10am-1.30pm and 2.30-8.00pm, Saturday 10am-1.30pm and 2.30-5.00pm. Admission Free.

Film Hour in Ballinamore Library

On Tuesday 2 April at 7.30pm, come along to Ballinamore Library sit back relax and enjoy a film on our big screen. This time library staff have chosen the film (details of which are available by contacting the library at 071 9645566) however next time around people will be able to discuss and choose what film they would like to see. Admission to this film is free and all are welcome.

Cloone’s Got Talent

Homecoming Festival and Schools Reunion are staging a “Cloone’s Got Talent” show in McKeon’s on Easter Sunday, 31 March. If you are contemplating a career in show business, no matter what age, this is your chance to impress. All acts welcome; singing, solo and groups, Irish dancing, joke-telling,story telling, and instrumental music, prizes galore. Come along and enjoy the craic.

Annual Lough Rynn 10K Run/Walk

The 3rd Annual Lough Rynn 10km Run/Walk will be held this Friday 29 March at 6pm. Registration can be done by contacting Leitrim Sports Partnership on 071 9650498 or email for further information.

Certificate in Public Relations

The Irish Academy in Public Relations will be running a Certificate Public Relations Course starting on Saturday, 6 April 2013. Contact 071 9650496 for further details.


Gerard Holmes will attend in the LAPWD Centre, Mohill on Tuesday April 9 at 10am to meet clients regarding hearing aids and appliances. For appointments contact Carmel on 071 9194975.


Ms Agnes Mooney, Resource Worker with Brainwave Ireland is holding an information session and meeting people and families with epilepsy in the LAPWD Centre Mohill, on Tuesday 16 April, 2013. For further information contact Agnes on 071 9168725.

Spring Event

The Co Leitrim ‘Sweet Spirit Country & Gospel Choir’ based in Mohill and under the musical direction of Tish Dunleavy will be staging their show in The Cornmill Theatre, Carrigallen on Friday night, 12 April at 8.30pm. Proceeds will be donated to two very deserving organisations, Stop Suicide and Leitrim Multiple Sclerosis. Bookings on 049 4339612 or email Your support would be appreciated.

Monster Bingo

Monster Bingo will be held in The Landmark Hotel on Good Friday night at 8.30pm. Single books cost €10, double books €15. Jackpot €1,000. All proceeds go to Leitrim LGFA. Contact Lorraine on 086 3256467 to purchase a book.

Anxiety Support Group

The Mohill Family Support Centre is looking at the possibility of starting a support group to help people who suffer from anxiety. If you suffer from anxiety and would like to overcome this problem please contact us at 071 9631253 and speak to our co-ordinator Tina McLoughlin.

Thank You

The Self Help Africa Development International would like to thank all who contributed to its Annual Church Gate Collection held on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March 2013. The amount collected in Cloone was €350.41 and in Aughavas was €497.80.

Thank you

The North-West Simon Community would like to thank all who contributed to its Annual Collection held in Aughavas last weekend. The total amount raised was €286.55.