Community Bulletin Board

Leitrim County Development Board Expo

Leitrim County Development Board Expo

Leitrim County Development Board are hosting a FREE Training and Further Education Expo and Seminar this Friday, 8 March in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon from 10am-4.30pm. This expo is open to all, but particularly the unemployed, secondary school students and parents. Further info can be obtained on 071 9650496 or

Training for Childminders and Potential Childminders

An 11 hour Training for Childminders and potential Childminders will take place on Saturday, 23 March from 10am-4pm in Drumshanbo. Cost €10 to be paid in advance. Contact Orla Tel: 071-9640870, Mob: 086-1929283. Email: orla@leitrimchildcare

“My Angels and Me” Book Launch in Carrick

Inez McPadden will be signing copies of her book “My Angels and Me” in Mulvey’s, Main Street, Carrick-on-Shannon on this Saturday at 4pm sharp.

Freedom Dance in The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon

Dance the worries and stresses away with this brand new dance method which frees the mind and spirit. No steps to learn and no need for a partner, just dancing for pleasure and freedom of expression. Donation only. in The Dock every Tuesday night 7.30 - 8.30pm. Everyone warmly welcomed, just call in, see you there.

Ballinamore Drama Festival

Ballinamore Drama Festival continues this Wednesday night, 6th March with ‘Poor Beast In The Rain’ written by Billy Roche and presented by Phoenix Players, Tubbercurry. On Thursday 7th Corn Mill Theatre Group from Carrigallen give us ‘Brothers Of The Brush’, written by Jimmy Murphy. On Friday 8th ‘The Loves Of Cass McGuire’ written by Brian Friel, is presented by Amphitheatre Company from Kilkee, Co. Clare. On Saturday 9th Ballycogley Players from Wexford give us their production of ‘Shakespeare’s Comedy Of Errors’, adapted by Fintan Murphy and the Festival closes on Sunday 10th with Tom Griffin’s ‘The Boys Next Door’ presented by Estuary Players from Dublin. The performances start each night, in the Community Centre, at 8.30pm sharp, except for Sunday 10th which starts at 8.00pm. The nightly entrance fee is €10 with a €6 concession rate for pensioners and students. All patrons should note that booking is essential for Corn Mill’s performance on Thursday 7th – phone Maureen at 086- 1547788. Booked seats must be occupied by 8.15pm.

South Leitrim Macra meeting

The next South Leitrim Macra meeting will take place on the 6th of March in Cryan’s Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon at 9pm. All welcome to attend. For more information contact Louise on 083-4297114.

Aughakillymaude Centre events

Aughakillymaude Centre near Derrylin, Co Fermanagh on Tues 12th March at 8:30 sharp Historical Society meeting, subject Swad Chapel by Patsy Cassidy and Barney Murphy, usual chat and cup of tea. Sat March 23rd at 8:30 sharp Ulster traditional singing session when singers, poets and storytellers from all over Ulster, a good night in store.

Events at Ardcarne Plantsplus Garden Centre

Children’s Mothers Day event on Sat 9th March at 11.30am. Childern come along and create your own personalised gift and card for Mum or Gran at Ardcarne Garden Centre Boyle & Roscommon town. €15 per child. Materials included. Book on 071 966 7091.

Polytunnel & Glasshouse on Sat 9th March from 2-3pm. Discover how to grow early crops of veg and fruit and ways to get the best Yields. Free event. Boyle only. All welcome.