Aughavas Community News

Aughavas/Cloone Active Age

Aughavas/Cloone Active Age

Our next outing is to Kerry from 20 May to 23 May. It is essential that members interested in travelling should contact Marian at 087-2733986 or Teresa at 9636228 before next Tuesday 9 April to enable negotiation of attractive terms for the group.

Riversdale Courses

Courses in Riversdale include Aqua Aerobics, Adult Swimming Lessons and Childrens Swimming Lessons. Booking night for these courses are next Monday evening 8 April at 8pm in Riversdale, Ballinamore.

Fundraising Night

There will be a fundraising quiz night in Cloone Community Centre next Saturday 6 April at 8pm. Breege Rice is going to work as a volunteer in a Vietnam orphanage for the month of June. Lots of spot prizes on the night. Tea and sandwiches will be served. Your support would be appreciated for this worthy cause.

Swimming lessons Drumshanbo

Adults one to one swimming lessons and Childrens group lessons and one to one swimming lessons will begin in The Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo. Childrens group lessons will take place on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings and cost €60 for 6 weeks. There will be a maximum of 8 children per class and the class will last for 45 minutes. Adults and childrens one to one swimming lessons will take place on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings and costs €110 for 6 weeks and again class duration is 45 minutes. Discount available for more than 2 children per family. Contact 086 1219613 or 071 9640195 for more information or to make a booking.

Solo Photographic Exhibition

The “Solo Photographic Exhibition” by Dromod Photographer Ailbhe McGill continues to run in Ballinamore Library. The exhibition will run until 12 April during library opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-1.30pm and 2.30-5.30pm. Tuesday to Thursday 10am-1.30pm and 2.30-8.00pm, Saturday 10am-1.30pm and 2.30-5.00pm. Admission Free.

Fundraising Night

A fun night of Musical Bingo and ‘Strictly come Dancing’ will take place next Saturday, 6 April in the Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo. Tickets available from The Lough Allen Hotel, or from Tina 086 8171770 or Anna 086 1652549. Doors open at 8.30pm. See feature for more details. All proceeds in aid of Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (Leitrim, Sligo and West Cavan).

Certificate in Public Relations

The Irish Academy in Public Relations will be running a Certificate Public Relations Course starting on Saturday, 6 April 2013. Contact 071 9650496 for further details.


Gerard Holmes will attend in the LAPWD Centre, Mohill on Tuesday, April 9 at 10am to meet clients regarding hearing aids and appliances. For appointments contact Carmel on 071 9194975.


Ms Agnes Mooney, Resource Worker with Brainwave Ireland is holding an information session and meeting people and families with epilepsy in the LAPWD Centre, Mohill, on Tuesday, 16 April. For further information contact Agnes on 071 9168725.

Spring Event

The Co Leitrim ‘Sweet Spirit Country & Gospel Choir’ based in Mohill and under the musical direction of Tish Dunleavy will be staging their show in The Cornmill Theatre, Carrigallen on Friday night, 12 April at 8.30pm. Proceeds will be donated to two very deserving organisations, Stop Suicide and Leitrim Multiple Sclerosis. Bookings on 049 4339612 or email Your support would be appreciated.

Classes in Cloone

Gwen Fitzgibbon Nutritional Therapist will resume her classes in Cloone Community Centre on Monday 8 April at 7.30pm. Cost €7. Contact Gwen on 087 1432733 for further information.

Anxiety Support Group

The Mohill Family Support Centre is looking at the possibility of starting a support group to help people who suffer from anxiety. If you suffer from anxiety and would like to overcome this problem please contact us at 071 9631253 and speak to our co-ordinator Tina McLoughlin.