Dromahair Community News

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Dromahair is having their St Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday the 17th of March from 3pm onwards.

There will be entertainment on the street after the parade. A great day of entertainment is guaranteed. Why not come out and support your local parade?

The parade will start from the St. Patrick’s Church, making its way up to the stage when we will have a cutting ceremony to mark this historic occasion. All the mobile entries will drive out to St. Phelim’s Nursing Home so that our elderly residents can witness this big day. There will be a designated area for handicapped parking, as traffic will be diverted for a short time during the parade. Why not visit one of our fine establishments. There will an abundance of food from John Kelly’s award-winning Restaurant the Riverbank (from 12.30pm to 9pm) along with The Blue Devon & Stanford’s Village Inn, providing tasty bites. So come to Dromahair, where you will be welcomed with a warm and delightful cead mile failte.

For more information, log onto our FaceBook page patricksparadedromahair or call (086) 608 8284.

The Depot Office

The Depot Community Centre Office is open every morning (except Thursday) Services available are typing, photocopying (black & white or colour), faxing, and Internet access. All these services are available at very reasonable rates. Please telephone & Fax: 07191 34986 for more information. e-mail: dda.tidytowns@gmail.com

Local Notes

Items that you wish to include in the Community Notices can be forwarded by The Depot Office. Please telephone 07191 34986 or e-mail dda.tidytowns@gmail.com. Please have any notice in The Depot office by Thursday evening.

Irish Classes

“2013 is ‘Bliain na Gaeilge’. If you would like to learn how to use the Irish you think you have forgotten, why not come along to a series of informal relaxed classes in Tigh Stanford, Dromahair from 7.45 to 9.30. Gach eolas: Bríd 086 0580034”

Blotto Draw

The next Blotto Draw will take place in The Clubhouse on Saturday the 23rd March 2013. The jackpot will be €2,100. Tickets are available in all local businesses so why not try your luck?

Zumba Class

Zumba Dancing takes place in The Depot Community Centre every Thursday from 8-9p.m. Why not come along for a bit of fun!

Saint Patrick’s Night Dance

Shine up your dancing shoes! The next Olde Tyme / Social will take place on Sunday, 17th March. Dancing to “Showbud” from 9pm to 11.30pm. Everybody is welcome and support is always appreciated.

Fleadh Cheoil Liatroma

Entries Closing Date - Would all intending competitors, grúpaí cheoil, ceili bands, duets, trios, singers and dancers please note the closing date for Fleadh Cheoil Liatroma in Ballinamore on April 26th, 27th, 28th is fast approaching. The closing date for Entries is March 25th (Holy Thursday). Please call/text Maura Murphy, Co. Sec. Leitrim Comhaltas on 087 2992449 for Entry Forms or download Forms on http/www.comhaltas.ie and forward to Maura Murphy, Co. Sec. Leitrim Comhaltas, The Snug, Leitrim Village or to Lorraine Sweeney, Co. Fleadh Sec., Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. It is vital to have all entries in by closing date, and we would much appreciate your co-operation in doing so.

Lá Le Padraig fé shona daoibh go léir sa ChomhaltasCeoltóirí - bain sult agus aoibhneas as an bhFéile Náisiúnta ar an Domhnach le ceol, amhrain agus damhsa na nGael.

Bothar Collection

Bothar annual Church gate collection will be taken up next weekend 16th/17th March your support is appreciated. Bothar are happy to accept old and foreign money.

Easter Cake Sale

Easter Cake Sale in The Depot, Dromahair on Easter Sunday the 31st March 12 noon – 2 p.m. Come and get yourself an Easter treat. Get your Easter cakes, cup cakes, tarts, etc. Your support would be very much appreciated. If you would like to donate baked items they can be dropped into The Depot from 10 a.m. Paint the poster competition for pre-school children (poster available in local shops). Paint the egg competition for children in Junior, Senior, 1st and 2nd class. Create an Easter Bonnet for children in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class. Proceeds for the upkeep of the 4 AED units – Dromahair, Ballinagar, Newtownmanor & Kilcoosey.

Gospel Choir

The Gospel Choir, Virginia, Co. Cavan will be performing a wonderful concert in St. Mary’s Church, Killenummery (Ballinagar) Dromahair on Palm Sunday, March 24th at 7p.m.