Carrick-on-Shannon Community News

Action Plan for Aughameeney Residents

Action Plan for Aughameeney Residents

A training programme will commence on Thursday, 23rd May for residents of Aughameeney on committee skills and will also facilitate the group to develop an action plan for the area. This training will take place in the Dock Theatre commencing at 7.30pm. The project is funded by the PEACE III Programme through the European Union European Regional Development Fund managed for the Special EU Programmes body by Leitrim County Council on behalf of the County Leitrim Peace III Partnership. The training will be delivered by Howard Preston who has extensive experience of working with community groups and strategic planning. For more information, contact Bernie Donoghue, Leitrim Development Company. Tel 071-9631715.

Nathan Carter Dance in Carrick-on-Shannon

Leitrim Sports Partnership invite you to a Nathan Carter Dance in the Landmark Hotel, Carrick on Shannon next Thursday 16th May at 10PM. All proceeds go to providing sport and physical activity for people with disabilities in Leitrim. Call 071 9650498 for tickets.

St Vincent de Paul Ozanam House Shop

Our St Vincent de Paul Ozanam House Shop opening hours are now as follows: Mondays 11am-2pm, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2pm-5pm, Thursdays 11am-5pm & 8pm-10 pm, Fridays 11am to 5pm. We are always looking for good secondhand clothes for our shop. Please only drop clothes into shop during shop opening hours. We are unable to accept furniture or electrical items. Please do not leave bags outside shop as 24 hour cameras are in operation.

Anyone needing to contact St Vincent de Paul in Carrick-on-Shannon please ring our Shop Number on 071-9620380 (answering machine) and leave your name and contact number and a member of our Conference will return your call (in confidence) as soon as possible to arrange a time to make an appointment to meet you (All calls are treated in strict confidence. St Vincent De Paul would urge any member of the Public that may be experiencing financial difficulties to please contact your local Leitrim MABS office (Money Advice & Budgeting Service) Tel number 076 1072630 or the Roscommon MABS Office.

Our cameras are on 24/7. The car and the two people who dumped a number of items on the street outside our shop recently were caught on camera, their details have been past on to the Council Litter Warden and they will be receiving a letter in the post for littering.

Leitrim Open Women’s 5K in Carrick-on-Shannon

Leitrim Open Women’s 5K will take place on Wednesday 22nd May in Carrick-on-Shannon. Register online at or call 071 9650498 for more details.

Saint Padre Pio Mass

The Mass of St. Pio will be concelebrated in Strokestown Parish Church on Tuesday, 28th May at 8.00 p.m. The Chief Celebrant will be Rev. Fr. Angelus O`Neill O.F.M. Capuchin Friary, Church Street, Dublin. Fr. Angelus will give an individual Blessing with the St. Pio Mitten after Mass and will also be available for the Sacrament of Reconcilation from 6.30 p.m. prior to the Mass.

Carrick-on-Shannon & District Credit Union Ltd

Opening Hours: Mon & Fri 10 am to 5 pm, Open during lunch. Tues, Wed, Thurs 10 am to 1 pm & 2 pm to 5 pm, Closed during lunch.

Breffni FRC

Silver Circle Fundraising Event for Townspark Residents Association. A weekly draw takes place each Sunday at 1pm. Lines cost €2 each and prizes include: 1st Prize: €45; 2nd Prize: €30; 3rd Prize: €20. Draw 5th May 2013. 1. Joanne Gilhooly, Lisnagat. 2. Laura Flanagan, c/o Kathleen Flanagan. 3. Ann Flynn, Breffni Crescent.