Cloone Community News

Missionary Sisters visit

Missionary Sisters visit

The Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver will be in both parishes on March 2nd and 3rd to appeal on behalf of the mission at all masses. They will tell us about their work and will be grateful for your financial support.

World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer on Friday March 1st in the Church of Ireland, Aughavas. Everyone welcome.

Aughavas/Cloone Active Age

Our first outing for 2013 is to Mullingar on Thursday March 7th for a “Night at the Dogs”. Contact Teresa Slavin (99-636228) or Betty Foley (96-36364).

LAPWD Upcoming Events

Men’s Group are re-starting activities on Thursday Feb 26th 2pm Furniture Restoration Class. Admission free and open to all. Contact 071-96-51000.

Letting of Parish Lands

Letting of Parish Lands at Aughavas and Cloone Parishes from March 1st to October 31st 2013. Tenders, offers to Golden Vale Mart, Carrigallen.

Parent and Toddler group

A Parent and Toddler group with Mama Birinda in Aughavas Community Centre on Thursday, February 28th. 10am to 12 noon. Tea and coffee. Further information, contact Birinda on 086-8652965.

Free Training and Further Education Expo

Leitrim CDB Free Training and Further Education Expo and Seminar on Fri March 8th in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon from 10am to 4:30pm. Open to all, the unemployed, secondary school students and parents. Speakers Neven Maguire, Mary Holahan on Budgeting for Education, Ellen Gunning, PR Guru. 071-96-50496 or


The death has occurred of Charlie Donnelly of Drumbore, Cloone on February 22nd at Sligo General Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving family; brother Tom (USA), sisters: Myra (USA) & Josie (Cavan), nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. RIP. Remains reposed at the Oratory of Lough Errill Nursing Home, Mohill from 4pm on Sunday, 24th February until removal to St. Mary’s Church, Cloone arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral mass took place on Monday, 25th February at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Fatima N.S. Cloone enrolment

School enrolment forms for children wishing to start school in Cloone in September 2013 are now available through the school or from Cloone/Aughavas Community Playschool. The completed forms should be returned to the school by March 22nd, accompanied by the child’s birth/baptismal certificate. Children wishing to start school must be four years old by September.

Mohill and District Historical Society

Our last meeting of the Mohill and District Historical Society took place in the Canon Donohue Hall on the Tuesday the 5th of February. We made plans for the year ahead and discussed topics of historical note in the local region. Our next meeting will be held on the Tuesday the 5th of March at 8.00 in the Canon Donohue Hall. New members are always welcome.