Bingo: Bingo continues every Thursday night at 9pm in the Community Centre. Come along you could be lucky. The Jackpot is now a massive €8,510 it could be your lucky night. Every week the sum of €1,100 is won. The lucky winners for Thursday, 6th June are: Alice Shiels, Mary Costello,Mrs Guickian, Bridge Brogan,Marie Casserly, Geraldine Dolan,Bridie Murray, Kathy Gallagher, Tommy Cassidy, Lucy Dolan, Ann Nichol, Francie Flanagan, Maura Dwyer, Angela Creamer, Molly McTiernan, Margaret Flanagan, Peter Reynolds, Ita Maguire, Mary McGovern, Theresa Creaven, Pete Dwyer, Eddie Dolan, Debbie Keaney, Lilly Curran, Mai McKiernan, Carmel Dolan, Geraldine McGovern
Dialogues through Literature: Readers Symposium 27-29th June: An inspiring three-day programme of literary events with award winning authors in Ballinamore. Registration now open. Thursday, 27th June. Celebrating Culture: Words and Music in Concert. An evening with Eleanor Shanley and Friends. Doors Open 9pm. Tickets €10: Paddy Connaughton M: 087 684 6578. Friday 28th June & Saturday 29th June. Literary Talks and Roundtable Events. 10.15-5pm daily. Registration: Caroline McCartin T: 071 964 5546. (There is no charge but Registration is strongly advised - registration closes 19th June). Literature - a bridge across difference An Litríocht - ag sárú difríochtaí. Hosted by Ballinamore Sean O’Heslin’s GAA Club, Leitrim Funded by IFI.
Illustrated Talk on John McGahern: On Tuesday 11th June at 8pm in Ballinamore library, local Ballinamore historian Dr. Frank Brennan will give an illustrated talk on John Mc Gahern, his life, his writings and his connection with Ballinamore, Aughawillan, Corraleehan and Fenagh. Frank has a profound interest in Mc Gahern and his writings and how the local landscape shaped his life and his books. Admission to this lecture is free and all are welcome.
Help my Kid Learn Day: The Library Help My Kid Learn Day on 11 June is part of a wider public information campaign going on at the moment, with the TV series on RTE 1 Mondays 7.30pm called “The Family Project”. County Childcare Committees and libraries are actively involved, sharing information about the www.helpmykidlearn.ie website. Overall, this campaign, led by the National Adult Literacy Agency, is about raising awareness of the important role parents and guardians can play in supporting their children’s literacy and numeracy development. Ballinamore library have on display books for both parents and children to help support them with this awareness. When in the library you can also log onto the www.helpmykidlearn.ie website.