Newtownmanor Community News

Deepest sympathy

Deepest sympathy

Our deepest sympathy to Sinead, Cathal, Gerard and Joseph Diamond on the passing of their father Pauric Diamond. Please keep the Diamond family in your prayers. Rest in Peace Pauric.

Exercise with Sue

Boxercise with Sue on Mondays at 7.15p.m. Followed by Ladies Fun Fitness at 8 p.m. includes aerobics focusing on the bum, tummy, thighs and bingo wings and a deep stretch to help you relax and unwind. Why not try both classes at a discounted price. Boxercise is also on, on Thursdays at 6.45p.m. Classes are held in the Depot, Dromahair.

Set Dancing Classes

The set dancing classes continue on Thursday nights at 8.30 pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. Why not come along for an enjoyable night of set dancing.

Aikido Classes

Relaxed, friendly tuition in this useful and non-aggressive martial art in the Newtownmanor hall with Dave North. Classes take place on Saturday mornings from 10-12am. For more information please call 071-9134934. €5 per person.

Operation Inspiration

Why not come out for a light walk on the 1st of March from Dromahair Health Centre from 6.30pm. The walk will go down through the village to the park to high light the great real potential of the Dromahair Arts and Recretional Centre project. Wouldn’t it be mighty if we could get families, neighbours, friends, teams, clubs, and groups all get together and support one another? Let’s light up Dromahair with High-vis jackets, armbands, torches, candles, mobile phones, miners lights etc.

Guitar Classes

There will be Guitar classes with an experienced teacher in the Glen Centre, Manorhamilton on Tuesdays from 4.30 pm. There will be separate classes for beginners and improvers. Adults are welcome. For more information please contact Larry on 086 6053838.

Deepest Sympathy

Our deepest sympathy to Una Dolan and Betty McTiernan on the death of their brother Bartley Sweeney who passed away. Please keep the Sweeney family in your prayers.


Reader: Michael Comiskey, Collector: Volunteers needed. Altar Society: Elizabeth Comiskey and Minnie Healy.


Pilates classes continue every Wednesday at 7.00p.m in the Newtownmanor Hall. Pilates are a great way to keep fit and stay in shape. For more information please contact Aileen on 086-8239966.

Bliain na Gaeilge

If you would like to learn how to use the Irish you think you have forgotten come along to a series of informal relaxed classes continue in Stanford’s, Dromahair from 7.45.p.m – 9.30p.m. For more information please contact Bríd on 086 0580034.

Celebrity Jigs and Reels 2013

Celebrity jigs and reels takes place in the Clarion Hotel Sligo on the 22nd of February. Taking part for the DARC is Newtownmanor women Maggie McLoughlin and Dromahair’s Declan Fowley. Please donate to Maggie and Declan’s sponsorship cards. Why not go along for a great night’s entertainment and see Maggie and Declan compete against 13 other couples. Admission is €15.

Hip Hop Dance Classes

Hip Hoppers dance classes continue every Monday from 6-8pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. For more information contact Ingrid on 087-7954469.


The progressive 25 card game continues every Friday night at 9.00pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. Why not take up a new hobby?! It would be great to see some new faces.

Deepest Sympathy

Our deepest sympathy to John, Finula and Ursula Reynolds on the passing of Ita Reynolds. Please keep the Reynolds family in your prayers. Rest in Peace Ita.

Yoga Courses

2013 yoga courses at Ard Nahoo Dromahair: Tuesdays: 6.00pm level 1 class, beginners welcome and at 7.30pm level 2 class. Wednesday morning 10.00 a.m. mixed level classes. Wednesday evening yoga for men, all levels, beginners welcome. Meditation classes Wednesday evenings at 8.00 pm. All welcome. For more information please contact Noeleen at Ard Nahoo on 087-9218906 or

Dromahair Wednesday Club

The Dromahair Wednesday Club continues every Wednesday in the Depot, Dromahair from 10.30am – 12.30pm. This club is for over 50s in Dromahair, Newtownmanor, Killargue and the surrounding areas. Come along and enjoy Aerobics, arts and crafts, away days and lots of other activities. All welcome, men and women!


Bingo continues as usual every Monday night in the function room of the Blue Devon, Dromahair at 9.00p.m. All lines €30, except games 5 to 10, which are €50, all full houses €100 and last game €200. So why not come along and support your local bingo. Who knows you might be lucky.