Family Fun Day: A Family Fun Day is being held on Sunday 4th August 2013 in The Sheemore Lounge, Kilclare. A great day’s entertainment is guaranteed for all, including a kids disco, fancy dress, barbeque and music with Mickey and Aiden Clerkin. There will also be a special guest appearance by Leitrim Rose, Edwina Guckian giving us all the opportunity to wish her all the best on her journey to Tralee. There will also be a raffle on the day. Proceeds of this funday will go to St. Ciaran’s Services for Adults and Children with Special Needs based in Carrick on Shannon, to assist in the upgrading of facilities. Please come along and have a great day while supporting such a worthy cause.
Annual Portiuncula Mission in Drumshanbo: Thursday, August 1st to Saturday, August 3rd inclusive. Mass each day at 12 noon and 8 pm. Anointing of the sick during 12 noon Mass on Friday. Benediction and night prayer at 10 pm each night. Confessions after Mass on Friday.
Astro Kids Summer Camp Location: Keshcarrigan Astro Turf Sports area. Fun and Games for all with a variety of activities. 12th-16th August inclusive, 10am-2pm. Ages 5-12 years. €30 per child [additional child €20]. Fully insured. Limited places available. Contact 087 7563583.
Mickey Harte for Treasure launch: Well known Tyrone football manager and public figure, Mickey Harte, will give a special talk on “The Value of Community” at the launch of Leitrim Treasure in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday, Aug. 7th at 8.30 pm. Meanwhile, Charlie McGettigan will discuss the book and the launch with the editor, Brendan Harvey, on his programme on Shannonside on Saturday morning, August 3rd.
A date for your diary: The Annual Sheebeg 5km Run/Walk will take place on Sunday 18th August. More details to follow.
Death: The death of Martin Moran, Rantogue, Aghacashel near his home last Tuesday July 23rd 2013 shocked everyone who knew him. Our deepest sympathy to his wife Sandra, daughter Amy, mother Carmel, father Liam, brothers Míceál, Joseph, Gerry and sister Antoinette. The funeral took place on Friday, July 26th after 11am Mass in Kiltubrid to adjoining cemetery. Sympathy also to his family, relatives, friends and neighbours. Martin was an active member of the local GAA Club, a first class tradesman, a wonderful family man and a great neighbour. May his soul Rest in Peace.
Baptism: Liam James Meehan, son of Niamh and Kevin, Couraghy, Drumshambo was baptised in Kiltubrid Church recently.