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Church News

Masses per usual 7pm Monday, Friday, Saturday, 9am. Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday, 9.30am Sunday.Exposition after Monday and Friday’s Masses. Friday, May 17th Chris Murray, Seamus Murray. 9.30am Mass Sunday, May 19th, Reader Thomas Duignan, Ministers Margaret Collum, Thomas Duignan. Thanks is extended to all those who helped out at Confirmation in any way including servers, choir, readers, ministers, caterers, those who put up flags and moved furniture. It is all very much appreciated.

First Holy Communion

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion took place in Drumsna Church on Saturday May 11 at 11am with Parish priest Father John Wall . Thanks is extended to all who were involved in any way, Teachers, Sisters , Choir, servers, parents, the ladies who did the catering in the Centre. Congratulations to the following children who received the Sacrament of the Eucharist, Aine Fitzpatrick, Leah Collum, Laura Flanagan, Caoimhe Mooney, Finan Fagan, Desmond Hamilton, Aaron Keane, Conall Keane, Daniel Lyons, Ewen Morgan, Michaela Moran, Aesha Newton, Ella Read, Niamh Reynolds, Callum McCormack, Conor Mc Manus, Ben Moran, Niall Quigley, Adam Maxwell, Thomas Taylor, Ruby Canning.


Bingo continues in the Centre Drumsna on Thursday night at 9pm. Last week’s winners included Chris Murray, Rachel Murray, Raffle, Alan Spendlay, Ann Beirne, Martina Tully. Free Books Elizabeth Carroll, Patricia Beirne.

Sinn Fein Fundraiser

Sinn Fein are holding a fund raising table quiz in McLoughlin’s Pub, Drumsna on Friday night, May 17 commencing at 9.30 sharp. All are welcome.

Golden Age meeting

There will be in the Centre Drumsna on Wednesday, May 15th at 11am. As this is the last meeting before the Summer holiday all members are requested to attend if possible.


Sympathy is extended to Michael John Mollahan and family Dublin, on the death of Mrs Mary Mollahan, also to the Duignan and Mollaghan families, Crikeen and Keonbrook. The late Mrs Mollahan together with her husband and family were frequent visitors to their home in Killyfad.

Sympathy is also extended to Michael Hargadon and family, England on the unexpected death of David Hargadon, Gortinty. David was pre-deceased by his mother Mary a short time ago and by his father Micheal T. Hargadon. The late David was interred in Annaduff after his funeral Mass in Drumsna on Monday. May their souls rest in peace. Amen.

North West Hospice Cruise

Cruise the Shannon with Moon River in aid of the North West Hospice on Sunday, May 26. There will be entertainment on each trip with Fergus Harman and friends at 1pm, Fergal Harman and Gerard Dots at 2.15 pm. Wallop the Spot at 3.30pm, Rakish at 4.45 pm. The cost is €12 per adult and €3 per child with spot prizes on every trip. All proceeds go to the North West Hospice. Admission on to the boat is a first come first served basis. Come along and have a great cruise while supporting a great cause.

Trapattoni meets the Trollope Society

The Anthony Trollope Society greeted the famous Ireland Manager Trapattoni in Carrick-on-Shannon on Monday last. The Trollope family spent much of their time in Italy and indeed Anthony Trollope’s mother Fanny Trollope died aged 84 and is buried in Florence. The Villa Trollope is still there to this day. The Anthony Trollope Summer School takes place this year in Drumsna Community Centre and The Bush Hotel Carrick on the 6, 7, 8 of September and you may register on line at www.trollopesummerschool.com or you may contact Barry at 087 653 8425, Ella 086 1516858 or Colleen 087 7670788.

The Reading Room

Rachel Moran, best selling author of ‘’Paid For’, ’will be in conversation about her life and her book with journalist Susan McKay on next Friday, May 17th at 7.30pm in the Reading Room Bookshop, Carrick-on-Shannon. This event is free and all are welcome.