Hard Luck Leckaun: Hard luck to the pupils of Leckaun National School and their trainer Geared Reilly who were defeated against Aughnasheelin in the County Final on Thursday. Ye put up a great fight and ye did Newtownmanor proud. I hope ye all enjoyed the refreshments in the Newtownmanor Hall after the game. Thanks to all the supporters who travelled to Ballinamore to cheer on the team.

Hard Luck Leckaun: Hard luck to the pupils of Leckaun National School and their trainer Geared Reilly who were defeated against Aughnasheelin in the County Final on Thursday. Ye put up a great fight and ye did Newtownmanor proud. I hope ye all enjoyed the refreshments in the Newtownmanor Hall after the game. Thanks to all the supporters who travelled to Ballinamore to cheer on the team.

Alzheimer Café Morning: There will be an Alzheimer Cafe mornings in the Glasshouse Hotel on Friday the 14th of June 2013 from 11am to 13:00pm in the View Bar. Alzheimer Cafe mornings are free and anyone affected by Dementia are welcome to attend. Dr. Paula Hickey Consultant Geriatrician with Sligo General Hospital will provide an information session. For more info contact Majella on 9146400/0868638171 or

Heritage and Cultural Festival: Rossinver Youth and Community Development Project together with other groups in Rossinver and Garrison will be running a Heritage and Cultural Festival on the weekend of the 12th July. For more information please visit the website:

Dromahair Library: To promote Summer Reading, Dromahair Library is creating a tree with lots of leaves. Every community is creating one, so let’s make the Dromahair one special, to create the tree, children must do a lot of reading. The best readers will be awarded a certificate and medal at a special ceremony. To get involved, just complete the membership form and every book a child reads will result in a leaf being put on the tree along with the child’s name. Membership forms are available from Dromahair Library and Drumlease N.S. For information contact Georgina at Dromahair Library. Please support this event.

Camogaiocht Nn nGleannta: There will be Camogaiocht NGleannta on St Clare’s Primary Astro turf in Manorhamilton on Tuesday’s for U-12’s at 6.p.m and on Wednesday’s for U-14’s at 6.p.m. €2 for use of the Astro turf. Everyone is welcome. For more info contact Steve on 087 9306675.

Liturgy for June: Reader- Sarah Comiskey and Gary Comiskey. Collectors - Michael Comiskey and Liam Martin. Altar Society - Hilary McDermott.

Monster Charity Bingo: Please support the Monster Charity Bingo Night on Sunday the 16th of June at 9pm in the Bee Park Centre, Manorhamilton in aid of North West Simon Community – North West Simon Community is one of 8 Simon Communities of Ireland, working to prevent people from becoming homeless in Leitrim, Sligo & Donegal through the tenancy sustainment programme, working on a one to one basis with service users in Leitrim and providing life skills programmes in the county. This will be the biggest Bingo in the area with a prize fund of €2,350.00, with the 5th House €300 & the 10th House €500. Books will only cost €10. There will be spot prizes galore on the night. This promises to be a great night for young and the not so young. As 16th June is Father’s Day, It’s an ideal night to treat your dad or Grandad!

North Leitrim Glens Run: North Leitrim Glens Run will take place on Saturday the 6th of July with a start time of 12noon. North Leitrim Glens Run is a non-profit organisation and again we will be raising funds for Charity in 2013. This year you can run or walk in aid of North West Hospice, The Patient Comfort Funds for Arus Breffini and Our Lady’s Hospital, Manorhamilton. We are delighted to have MacManus Pharmacy on board as our main sponsor for 2013. Without their dedicated support and the support of all our sponsors we wouldn’t be able to run this event. Also new for 2013 we have Neven Maguire of McNean House as patron and Neven himself will be taking part in the event. He has also kindly offered 1 Nights B&B and Evening Meal for 2. Everyone who registers for the North Leitrim Glens Run will be in with a chance of winning this fantastic prize. On top of that there will of course be the usual range of amazing prizes. This year there will be a change of venue for registration and slight alternations to both 10km and half marathon routes. The routes are still accurately measured by Athletics Ireland and are AAI approved. The new routes can be view on . The new venue for registration is the gym at St Clare’s Comprehensive school which is right beside the finish line. Registration is open on Precision Timing. If you wish to enter a team please make sure the same team name is entered during registration for all team members. Teams are made up of 6 people with the highest 4 finishers to score. Happy Training and we hope to see you on July 6th.

Lough Allen College, Drumkeerin: Lough Allen College in Drumkeerin is a PLC Centre for Office Administration & Business PLC Courses with a wide range of choices including ECDL , FETAC Level 5 and 6. Funding is available which includes Back to Education Allowance a PLC Maintenance Grant. Details or Applications: 071 - 9648017 or 9648163. Web: . E-mail:

Year of Faith ~ Lough Derg Pilgrimages & Retreats: Why not take part in a 1,000 year old tradition celebrating your Faith with people from every parish in Ireland? Contact your Diocesan representative, Fr. Michael Router, 049 - 4375004 or Email: You can also contact Maureen in the Lough Derg Office on 071- 9861518 or e-mail:

Guitar Lessons: Guitar classes continue in the Newtownmanor Hall on Saturday mornings. For more information or anyone interested in joining the class please contact Catherine on 087 2518011.

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.

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.

Dromahair library opening hours: Tuesday 12.30pm – 6.00pm and Friday usual time from 2.30pm – 8.00pm. The library closes for a short break each day between 4.00pm – 4.30pm.

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 which continue in Stanford’s, Dromahair from 7.45.p.m – 9.30p.m. For more information please contact Bríd on 086 0580034.

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, 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 Monday’s from 7.00 - 9.00 pm. The Glens Centre Manorhamilton € 8 per session (€6 concession) you’ll be welcome on the night.

C.P.R and Defibrillator / AED training: If anyone is interested in taken part in C.P.R and Defibrillator / AED training in the Newtownmanor area or surrounding areas please contact Geri on 0879907791, Paul on 0879057254 or Ger on 0860566156.

Cards: 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 Athletics Club: Training with the North Leitrim Athletics Club continues every Monday at the St. Clare’s Comprehensive Gym Manorhamilton from 7-8pm.

Tennis Coaching in Killargue: Coaching continues on Thursdays and will run right through until the end of September. Sessions will take place at 6pm and 7pm. Each session costs €5. There’s a club membership fee of €25 per family per annum payable at the outset but come along to the court and discuss how this might be paid if there’s a difficulty. Adult sessions will be offered this year in blocks of 6 lessons for €60. For more information on the adult sessions call myself, Janice Raine-Conick, on 0872147453.

Yoga Courses: Yoga courses at Ard Nahoo Dromahai r - 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!

Congratulations! : Congratulations to Dermot Healy (Fivemilebourne) and Irene Mc Donald who engaged. We wish ye health and happiness for the future.

Bingo: Bingo continues as usual every Monday night in the function room of the Blue Devon, Dromahair at 9.00p.m. All lines €30, except games 5 to 10, which are €50, all full houses €100 and last game €200. So why not come along and support your local bingo. Who knows you might be lucky.