Carrigallen Community News

Carrigallen Chatter and Cuppa

Carrigallen Chatter and Cuppa

Jessica O’Rourke is climbing Lugnaquilla, Co. Wicklow in June to raise money for Focus Ireland so all donations from this event will go straight to Focus Ireland. This fundraiser is being held in Corn Mill Theatre and Arts Centre on Sunday 12 May 2013 from 12noon to 4:00pm. There will be tea/coffee, kids activities, storytelling, face painting, mini makeovers, nail painting, beauty packages, art exhibition, screening of ‘The Lion king’ in association with ‘The Screen Room’ at 2:30pm and much more. Something for all ages! Spread the word and come along for an afternoon of socialising.

Margaret’s Hooley

This event is a podium for young emerging talent and a revival of mature talent including song, dance, poetry, music, drama, etc on Friday 24 May 2013 at 8:30pm in the Corn Mill Theatre, Carrigallen. A night not to be missed! Doors open at 8:00pm and show starts at 8.30pm. Bookings at 049 4339612 or

Lotto Results

The draw was held on Saturday 4 May 2013 and the numbers drawn on the night were 6, 7, 24, and 31. There was no Jackpot winner and the four winners of €50 each were Dara Cooke, John O’Malley, Peter & Paul ℅ Gorby’s and Gerry Grimes. Next week’s draw will be held on 11 May in the Kilbrackan Arms Hotel and the Jackpot will be €6,400 and those in charge on the night will be the St Joseph’s Team.

Carers Association

The Carers Association are holding an information evening in Mitchell’s Function Room, Carrigallen on Wednesday 15 May at 8:30pm. Guest speaker is Majella O’ Donnell from The Alzheimers Society who will provide information on coping with Alzheimers. All welcome.

Coding for Kids for Free

We are setting up a free coding for kids class in Ballinamore. Coding is the way you build websites, computer games and Apps, and is very useful for children and adults alike. CoderDojo is the organisation worldwide who want to teach kids to code for free. All the information is here There are over fifty coderdojos in Ireland today. We need adults and kids to email us to see if we have enough interest. We intend to have one every Saturday for one or two hours. This is open to all kids the Leitrim/Cavan/Longford/Fermanagh area. Please email if you want to help or are interested in joining.