Drumshanbo Community News

Sympathy expressed

Sympathy expressed

We extend our deepest sympathy to Mrs. Eileen Gallagher, Congress Terrace on the recent death of her sister Molly McPartland in Leeds. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

Women’s Group

The Women’s Group wish to thank all those who attended the St.Brigid’s Demonstration and enrolled for the following Classes: Art, Yoga, Creative Writing and Crochet. Places still available. Contact 9641240 or 9641434.Crochet Classes starting on Thursday, 7th February 10.30am-1pm.in Áras Phádraig.

Inaugural Tony McGowan 10K Road Race

The above takes place on Sunday, 17th February at 12noon.Register online at: wwwrunireland.com or on the day in the Mayflower between 10.30am and 11.30am.

Vocational School evening classes

Drumshanbo VS are holding the following classes: Cake Decorating, Pilates, Beginners French and various computer classes. Contact 9640440.

Well done Eamonn

Congratulations to local footballing legend Eamonn McGowan who was honoured at last week’s GAA County Board Dinner when he was inducted into the Leitrim Football Hall of Fame. Well deserved and overdue acknowledgement of Eamonn’s lifelong commitment to the GAA both at local, County and national Level.

Senior Citizens

Senior Citizens will meet on this afternoon (Wednesday) at 2pm in Áras Phádraig for the weekly chat and a cuppa. New members always welcome.

Base Café – new opening times

Wednesday’s Groups Primary School: Soccer 5pm to 6pm in the Mayflower for 4th Class. Soccer 6pm to 7pm in the Mayflower for 5th & 6th Class. Healthy Lifestyle Project - 5.30pm to 6.30pm in the Base Youth Café for 4th & 5th Class.

Thursdays Group Post Primary: 6pm to 7.30pm Drop in – The Base Youth Cafe.

Fridays Group: 2pm to 6pm Drop In Post Primary – The Base Youth Café. 6pm to 7pm for 6th Class – The Base Youth Café. 7pm to 9pm Drop in Post Primary – The Base Youth Café.

Starting in February: Soccer, Rugby, Zumba and Boxing for Post Primary. Check out our Facebook Page for updates: www.facebook.com/ TheBase Youth Café

Allen Gaels 25 Card Drive

The popular Allen Gaels 25 card drive continues every Sunday evening in the Clubhouse at 8.30pm. Everybody welcome. Refreshments served.

Handball training

Handball training in Mayflower Community Centre every Friday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. All welcome.

Fashion Show

On Thursday, 21st February there will be a Fashion Show in aid of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon at 8pm.

All proceeds will go towards bringing young people with special needs to Lourdes at Easter.

A number of shops and boutiques will be displaying their Spring/Summer ranges including Mary McGee’s, Boyle, Menarys, Quiz, Wallis, The Magnet, Alice Ann Bridal, Trailblazers, Style Emporium, Sligo and EJ’s Menswear, Sligo.

See advert on page 1 for details.

Poor Clares on retreat

The Poor Clare Sisters, Drumshanbo will be on retreat from Friday, February 15th until Monday, February 25th (inclusive).

The Convent will be closed during the retreat. The Chapel will be open as usual. Mass will be at 8am on weekdays and 9am on Sundays.

Gun Club Game Night

Drumshanbo Gun Club will hold their annual game night on Sunday the 10th of February at 6pm in the Millrace, Drumshanbo. All welcome.