Community Bulletin Board

Pub Quiz Night in Leitrim Village

Pub Quiz Night in Leitrim Village

The Parents Association of St Joseph’s National School, Leitrim Village are holding a Quiz Night on Friday, 22nd February at 9pm sharp at Carthy’s Pub. Tickets are priced at €30 for a table of four people. Numbers are limited so please reserve a table in advance to avoid disappointment. Tables can be booked by contacting committee members on 087-6893395 or 086-8154692.

Midland Retired Secondary Teachers Association

Midland Retired Secondary Teachers Association will meet on Tuesday, February 19th in Longford Library. At 11am Jeremy from Caminoways will give presentation and answer your questions on walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, a journey we look forward to undertaking the last week of April this year. Places still available so make contact for further information. At 12noon we will have a demonstration and information on Bio Energy Healing presented by Elizabeth Moore and Mary Henry. As usual we will conclude with lunch. New members always welcome. Contact Rosemary 087-7589287.

Love Thy Neighbour in Aughawillan

Aughawillan Drama Troupe presents its second offering Love Thy Neighbour by Jimmy Keary in Aughawillan Community Centre on Thursday 14th, Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February at 8-30pm each night. A great night’s entertainment is guaranteed. Produced by Tommy Moran, this play is yet another comedy, which will have audiences rolling in the aisles. So come early to avoid disappointment.

Tony McGowan 10K in Drumshanbo

The inaugural Tony McGowan 10K road race will take place in Drumshanbo next Sunday, February 17 at 12pm. You can register for the race online at, or on the day itself where registration will take place in the Mayflower, Drumshanbo from 10.30-11.30am. Entry only €10.

10K Fun Walk, Run or Cycle in Cootehall

St Michael’s GAA Club are holding a 10K Fun Walk, Run or Cycle on Sunday, the 17th of February, commencing at 2.00pm, from Ardcarne Park, Cootehall. Registration on the day, starting from 1.30pm. Entrance Fee; €10 per Family, €5 per Adult and U12s are free. Come out and enjoy the day’s fun and crack and walk, run or cycle off those Valentine chocolates in the scenic countryside.

Adult Painting Classes

Adult Painting Classes with Noreen Gaffney will commence in Lough Key Forest and Activity Park on Wednesday, February 20th 10- 12pm. To register or for further information contact the centre at 071-96-73122/087-6808141 or email

The Magic Wishing Tree at Breffni Family Resource Centre

Performed by Eileen O’Toole, Artist. Venue: The Cabin, Breffni Family Resource Centre, Breffni Crescent, Carrick-on-Shannon. Date: Thursday, 14th February. Time: 4.30pm

Have fun this mid-term and join Eileen for a magical & entertaining afternoon of stories, songs, jokes and puppets.Refreshments/Drinks will be served after the show. Suitable for young children of all ages. No need to book, just come along on the day. Cost: €2 per child. For further information: 071-9622566. Organised by the Townspark Residents Association.

Olde Tyme Dance in The Rainbow, Glenfarne

An Olde Tyme Dance will be held in The Rainbow, Glenfarne, on Sunday, 17th February in aid of Leukaemia Trust Fund in memory of the late Seamus Mulvihill. Music by “Mountain Fever”. Dancing from 9pm – 11.30pm. Admission £5 or €7. Everybody is welcome.

Mobile hearing clinic in Ballinamore

A mobile hearing clinic will be available on Main Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, on Friday, 15th February providing hearing screenings free of charge. The state-of-the-art mobile hearing clinic is conducted by leading healthcare specialist Hidden Hearing. The clinic will be available from 9.30am – 4.30pm. Check for details.

Tuscany Walk 2013 in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

5th – 12th October 2013. Please contact Eufemia on 01 4962433 /LoCall 1890 311 211 or email

Community fitness programmes

Ballinamore SOH Operation Transformation: Fitness classes continue for ladies every Wednesday at 7.30pm and Thursday at 11am followed by a weigh in. The men’s workout is at 8.30pm on Wednesday with an optional weigh in also. It’s great to see additional men still joining in. The Bootcamp for all is on Saturday at 10am in the sports complex. Well done everybody on your fantastic weigh loss results. For further information contact Michelle on 0879390980

Drumreilly fitness sessions: A new set of ladies fitness sessions including Zumba, aerobics and toning will be starting this Thursday at 9.15pm in Drumreilly Hall. Anybody is welcome to pop in any night. For further information contact Michelle on 087-9390980.

Carrigallen Fun and Fitness: Two new fitness sessions are starting in Carrigallen including Zumba with bums and tums which is starting Monday the 18that 6.30pm in the Kilbracken hotel. There is also a Bootcamp in Carrigallen Hall this Saturday the 16th at 12noon. Contact 087-9390980 for booking.

Ballinamore area fitness: A new set of female fitness classes are starting in Ballinamore Hall at 8pm on Monday the 18th and Thursday the 21stof January. There are also aerobics and circuits classes in the GAA Gym Tuesday at 11am and Wednesday at 6.30pm. All welcome. Contact Michelle on 0879390980 for details or for an initial personal training session.

Blood Bank Clinic in Ballinamore

The Blood Transfusion mobile unit team will return again to The Community Centre, Ballinamore on Monday 18th February 2013 from 3.00p.m. to 5.00 p.m and 7.00p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Some 3000 units (pints) of blood are needed overall each week to cater for emergency and routine cases requiring transfusions of blood and blood products in hospitals all over the country. Thanks to everyone who attended the last clinic and please come again to the Community Centre, Ballinamore on Monday 18th February and if possible bring a friend.