Newtownmanor Community News

St. Clare’s Comprehensive Musical

St. Clare’s Comprehensive Musical

St. Clare’s Comprehensive School proudly presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” in the Bee Park Community Centre, Manorhamilton on Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th of February at 8pm. The matinee performance for Primary Schools is on Wednesday the 6th of February. Tickets are €7 and €10. Tickets are available from 087 6676036.

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.

Set Dancing Classes

The set dancing classes continue on Thursday nights at 8.30 pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. Why not come along for an enjoyable night of set dancing.

Aikido classes

Relaxed, friendly tuition in this useful and non-aggressive martial art in the Newtownmanor hall with Dave North. Classes take place on Saturday mornings from 10-12am. For more information please call 071-9134934. €5 per person.

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.

Pilgrimage to Medjogorje

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. For more information please contact Ann Kelly at 071-9164296 or 086-1505298.


Reader: Michael Comiskey. Collector: Volunteers needed. Altar Society: Elizabeth Comiskey and Minnie Healy.


Pilates classes continue every Wednesday at 7.00p.m in the Newtownmanor Hall. Pilates are a great way to keep fit and stay in shape. For more information please contact Aileen on 086-8239966.

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.

Celebrity Jigs and Reels 2013

Celebrity jigs and reels takes place in the Clarion Hotel Sligo on the 22nd of February. Taking part for the DARC is Newtownmanor women Maggie McLoughlin and Dromahair’s Declan Fowley. Please donate to Maggie and Declan’s sponsorship cards. Why not go along for a great night’s entertainment and see Maggie and Declan compete against 13 other couples. Admission is €15.

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.

Together One Voice

Come and join ‘Together One Voice’ an ever-expanding Community Choir, now in the Glens Centre Manorhamilton. All the singing is taught by ear without sheet music; we cover a wide range of uplifting songs and styles from around the world, from simple chants to more complex pieces in three and four part harmony. Singing is good for the soul they say; it makes you feel great. Classes are on Mondays from 7.00 - 9.00 pm. The Glens Centre Manorhamilton €8 per session (€6 concession) you’ll be welcome on the night.


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.

North Leitrim A.C.

Training with the North Leitrim Athletics Club continues every Monday at the St. Clare’s Comprehensive Gym Manorhamilton from 7-8pm. Athletics is great way to keep fit and make new friends so why not go along.

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 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 9p.m.