Duck Derby: All roads lead to Battlebridge on Sunday November 25th next when the Leitrim Pool Association hold the Duck Derby on the Shannon at 10:30am. Daucks at E5 each are currently on sale. Please support. 1st prize €200, 2nd prize €100 and 3rd prize €50.
Pool Competition and Car Wash: The Leitrim Pool Association are holding a car wash at McCormack’s, Leitrim Village and Drumshanbo in aid of Saint Ciaran’s, Summerhill, Carrick-on-Shannon and Childhood Days, Drumshanbo. The event will take place on Saturday December 8 from 9am to 5pm and all money will go to the special needs of the above. The LPA would sincerely like to thank the management of McCormack’s for putting their premises at the disposal for this very worthy cause and please take your vehicle along for a good clean. Your suport would be gratefully appreciated. On Sunday 9, Carthy’s Lock 17 is the venue for the annual Special Needs Pool Tournament at 1pm. All pool players are invited to take part with the winner getting a place on the Leitrim Senior Pool Team. Entry optional. Again your support will be gratefully appreciaed. Please take along any unwanted gifts (etc) for inclusion in raffles.
Congratulations: Congrats to the Leitrim Junior Pool team who are among the four teams shortlisted to receive the Juvenile Team of the Year Award in the Leitrim Sports Star Awards. Truly, this team deserve any reward following their famous victory in winning the All-Ireland Junior Pool Tournament on May Bank Holiday in Trabolgan, Co. Cork. The Awards ceremony takes place in the Landmark Hotel on Saturday December 1 and promises to be a great night. Tickets at €35 can be purchased online at www.leitrimsports.ie or call Leitrim Sports Partnership on (071) 9650498.