Congratulations to Stephen Comiskey and Elaine Keaney who got engaged. We wish ye health and happiness for the future.

Congratulations to Stephen Comiskey and Elaine Keaney who got engaged. We wish ye health and happiness for the future.

Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lough Derg for the Year of Faith:
On Tuesday the 27th of August from 9.00am - 4.00pm. This is a one day retreat for adults which does not require fasting or walking bare foot and is ideal for those who are unable to do the traditional three day pilgrimage. The cost of the pilgrimage is €40 but reductions in this cost may be available depending on the size of the group from the parish. The price includes boat, tea and coffee, services and lunch. Places must be secured by the parish on or before Friday 9th August. For further information and to book your place please contact the Chairperson of the Parish Pastoral Council at 086 – 8583648, evenings only. You may also drop a note into the Parochial House with your name, address and telephone number. You are asked to declare your interest during the coming week since it takes time to organize this event.

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.

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.

Camogaiocht 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.

Blessing of the Graves: 
Blessing and Visitation of Graves in Newtownmanor will take place on Sunday the 11th of August 2013 beginning with Mass at 5.30pm. 

Garda Services in Dromahair:
Garda services for the Dromahair area are available in the Depot Community Centre (upstairs), Backline Dromahair every Monday from 4-5pm. This will include any forms, passport applications and driving licence applications which need signing or any other service you require. For further information please contact Sargent Conroy at Manorhamilton Garda station on 0719820620

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.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorge: 
There will be a pilgrimage to Medjugorge from the 4th of October to the 11th of October. The cost of this trip is from €520, you must book early for this price, please contact Tommy on 0449371787 or 0876851691.

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.

Blain 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. 

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.

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. Athletics is great way to keep fit and make new friends so why not go along. 

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 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 0879218906 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 9.00p.m. All lines €30, except games 5 to 10, which are €50, all full houses €100 and last game €200.