Mohill Community News

Lough Errill Group Water Scheme AGM

Lough Errill Group Water Scheme AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held in Eslin Community Centre on Tuesday, 19 March at 9pm. Paul Connolly from the National Federation of Group Water Schemes will address the meeting. All members are requested to attend.

St. Patrick’s Day

Sunday, March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day. The parade here in Mohill starts at 4pm. Come and enjoy the music, dance and the craic. It has always been a day to remember, meeting old friends and taking a walk Down Memory Lane.

We send St. Patrick’s Day greetings to our friends at home and abroard. John, Kristin and Eoin McIntyre, Mike, Emelda and Emma Reynolds, Roger families, Gallagher families, J. Early, Eileen Egan and family, Kevin and Maureen Shanley and family, John and Teresa Bickerton and family, Emily Reilly and family, Joan Walsh, Joseph, Evyln, Kian, Fionn Corcoran, John and Deirdre McCarthy and family, Bernard and Kath Faughnan and family, the Gordon families, the Mitchell families, Aine Faughnan, T. Bohan, Graham and Kay Ingerfield and family, Ester Flanagan, Peggie Stephens and family, Micheal and Mary Flanaghan and many more too numerous to mention.

You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Hopefully you will make it back this year of the Gathering. We extend a cead milte failte to you all. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.


Last Sunday, March 10th was Mother’s Day. We prayed for mothers all over the Developing World who struggle every day to provide for their children, often going without food themselves. By supporting Trocaire’s Lenten campaign, you can help mothers across the world build a better future for their children.

Eucharistic Adoration

There is Eucharistic Adoration every Thursday in St. Patrick’s Church from 10.30am to 10pm. Lent is a great time for prayer. Is is very uplifting to see many people attending Morning Mass at 7.30am and 10am. Including God in everything adds a whole dimension to life. It’s like stepping into a new world where even things that used to be mundane can become extraordinary. “Prayer is a gift from God”.

Financial Statement

Mohill Parish Financial Statement has been issued for the year ending December 31st 2012. Total income received was €167,229.27. Total expenses €80.922.92. Excess of income over Expenditure: €8,306.35. This statement reflects the day to day running of Mohill Parish. Six dues collections for the upkeep of two priests totalled to €33,020,84. A sincere thanks to all those who support the parish, the priests and various other collections.

Active Age

On this Wednesday March 13th Mohill Active Age will begin at the earlier time of 2.30pm beginning with Light Exercise and followed with the meeting at 3pm in the Canon Donohoe Hall. New members welcome.

Mohill GAA Lotto

On March 4th the Lotto Draw was held in John James. Numbers drawn were 3, 6, 20, 25. There was no jackpot winners. Lucky Dip winners 1st €70 J. O’Neill, Gortletteragh, 2nd €40 Noel Butler, Eslin, 3rd €20 Oliver Fallon, Dereen, Mohill. On Monday March 11th the draw was held in Gordon’s, Main St with the jackpot at €12,900. Thanking you for your support.

Mohill GAA Gathering invite relatives and friends from home and abroad to Mohill for June Bank Holiday Weekend to enjoy plently of sport and entertainment. Enquires to Padraig 086-8360208 or email

Men’s Sheds Association

Men’s Sheds Association are holding an open meeting to launch the Men’s Shed’s Association in Mohill at the Former Mercy Convent on this Friday March 15th at 9pm. They would like to encourage men of all ages to come and learn more about this worthwhile inititive.

4th Leitrim Scout Group (Mohill)

We are looking for parents who may have Beaver/Club/Scout uniforms and neckerchiefs that they are no longer using to sell the uniforms back to the group. If you have a uniform that is no longer being used, call to the den on Tuesday evenings from 6:15 to 8:45pm and speak to one of the leader present or contact Keara on 086-0887380.

Also we ask all parents of members to let us know if your child or children will be able to assist with the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday (March 29th). The 4th Leitrim Scout Group welcome new youth and adult leaders or members at any time. Beavers- 6-9 years of age. Cubs- 9-12 years of age. Scouts- 12-15 years of age.

Social Dancing

Come and dance your cares away this Thursday March 14th in J’s Hotel, Main Street to the lovely music of “Showband”. Doors open 9:30pm. Dancing from 10pm-12:30pm. Door raffle. Refreshments served.

Mohill Bridge Club

On March 6th was a full attendance of Bridge in J’s Hotel. Results: 1st Bella Wrynn and Helen Rutter. 2nd Mary and Glenn Lomas tied with Micheal Mahon and Teresa O’Reilly. 3rd Oliver Shanley and Fran Duignan tied with Annie Cox and Dorothy O’Connor. Play continues every Wednesday night at 7.45pm. New players always welcome.

Race Night

Eslin GAA Club are holding a race night on next Saturday night in J’s Hotel, Mohill. Horses are now on sale from club members. This promises to be a very exciting fun night so do come along and bring a friend. Your support will be appreciated.

Mohill District AC

There was congratulations all around for our club athletes who took part in the Connaught Indoors Arena in AIT Athlone. Michelle Beirne came first in U19 Race Walk, Aisline McNabola came first in U17 Race Walk, Dearbhaile Beirne came first in U16 Race Walk, 2nd 200M and 3rd 1500M. She took home 3 medals. Peter O’Neill took first in the U14 Race Walk, James McNabola took second in the U15 Race Walk, Alannah McGuinness took second in the U12 Sprint 60M. To all the young athletes who took part, you are a credit to Mohill and District Athletic Club and we wish you continued success in the future.


Athletes who have not returned their registration form and fee, please do so. Supervision of two parents required to be present at training sessions.


We wish to add our congratulations to the many received by Thomas Mulligan, Currycamp, Dromod who got the sale topping prize €6,000 for his home bred stock bull at the recent Charolais Society Show and Sale at Ennis Mart. Ironically, the buyer was another Leitrim man, David Golden, Rockwood, Manorhamilton. Another local producer to freature was James Holohan, Gorvagh, Mohill who brought home “Ohill Grainne” for €3,000. It was a good day for our Leitrim producers to travel to the sales. “Keep it up, boys”.

Cairde Rince Ceili na hEireann

Our warmest congratulations to Kathleen Moffatt, Dromod on being re-elected as National Assistant Secretary. This organisation does wonderful work including ceili dance workshops, teacher training courses, Ceili dancing classes for children and adults and fior-cheilithe. Weekly Adult Ceili Dancing Classes continue in Gorvagh and all areas. For further information contact the Sect on 087-2770873 or on

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