Community Bulletin Board

Training for Childminders and Potential Childminders

Training for Childminders and Potential Childminders

11 hour training on topics of relevance to all Childminders and potential Childminders. Saturday 9th 10am to 4pm. And Saturday 23rd March 10am to 4pm Drumshanbo. Places are limited, to secure your place contact Orla at Leitrim County childcare Committee, Laird House, Church Street, Drumshanbo. Tel: 0719640870, Mobile 086-1929283, Email:

‘Jumping the Border’ book launch in Ballinaglera

‘Jumping the Border, Memories from the Fermanagh/Cavan/Leitrim Border areas’ Book will be launched today Wednesday (27th February) by Charlie McGettigan, singer/songwriter and broadcaster. This book is a collection of reminiscences from the Old Mill Club, Killesher, Boho Senior Citizens and Ballinaglera Social Services groups, Boho Senior Citizens and the Old Mill Club, Killesher. The launch is in Ballinaglera Hall, Ballinaglera, Co Leitrim at 2 pm. A warm welcome to all.

North Leitrim Women’s Centre events

Line Dancing: Get those feet a tapping! Classes start Tuesday, 5th March 7.30-8.30 The Women’s Centre. 6 weeks cost €30. Flower Arranging: Wednesday 6th March 7pm-9pm cost €20. Bread and Fish Cooking Wednesday, 6th March 11am-1pm. Cost €5. Places will be limited so book you place early to avoid disappointment. Contact the Women’s Centre on 071 9856220 email or simply call in.

Drumshanbo Town and Festivals booklet

A Drumshanbo town and festivals booklet is currently being created. This 26 page booklet will highlight all Drumshanbo has to offer by way of festivals and events, local tourist attractions, businesses and accommodation providers. The booklet won’t be year specific and will be distributed far and wide. The aim of the booklet is to be a one-stop-shop for tourists coming to our wonderful town. This booklet is being funded by LEADER and local festivals in the town. If you would like to contribute to the booklet please email or phone 087 205 3111 to request a form. If you have a favourite image of Drumshanbo that is your own please send it through also!

National Tree Week at Ardcarne Plantsplus

Free information session on bare root trees, hedging and fruit on Saturday 2nd March from 11.30am-12.30pm at Ardcarne Boyle and Ardcarne Roscommon Town. Get all the advice you need and tips on planting. National Tree Week runs from March 3rd to March 10th and is a fantastic reminder of the benefits of trees in our local environment and a great opportunity to plant some more trees large or small and continue enhancing your locality.

The Irish Pilgrimage Trust Church Gate Collection

The Irish Pilgrimage Trust Church Gate Collection this weekend March 2nd and 3rd 2013 includes all local churches. Your support sponsors special needs children to Lourdes this Easter. Thanks for your continued support.

International Day of Prayer

International and inter-denominational World Day of Prayer Service in Church of Ireland, Aughavas, Friday, March 1st at 8pm. Everybody welcome.

Kiltyclogher Drama Festival commences

Kiltyclogher 31st Drama Festival Saturday 2nd March – 9th March – 8 days of live theatre with drama. Theatre goers are assured of a full week of first class entertainment with groups performing from Dublin, Wexford, Galway, Ballyshannon and Carrigallen. Adjudicator: Eilin Ó Dea. Doors opens at 8pm, Curtain 8.30pm sharp. Season Tickets €40, Nightly: €8. For tickets contact Olive 071 9854021 Kathleen 071 9854219.

Assorted Fitness classes in Ballinamore

While the drama festival is on Michelle’s Assorted Fitness Classes usually in Ballinamore hall will be in Sean O’Heslin’s GAA gym. On Monday and Thursday at 8pm also Tuesday and Thursday at 11am. For further information please contact Michelle on 087-9390980.

Launch of ‘Border Roads to Memories and Reconciliation’

Leitrim launch of the ‘Border Roads to Memories and Reconciliation’ will take place on Wednesday 27th February at 11am in The Beepark Resource Centre, Manorhamilton.