Cloone Community News

Homecoming Festival and Schools Reunion

Homecoming Festival and Schools Reunion

Table Quiz taking place in Creegan’s Pub on Saturday, February 2nd at 9.30pm. Lots of prizes. Come along and enjoy a great night’s craic. See you there. The committee would welcome more photographs and articles relative to the locality or schools. Items submitted will be scanned and returned.

First Friday

Sick and Housebound will be attended as usual but a little later today.

Diocesan Pilgrimage

Ardagh and Clonmacnois Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes from May 27th-June 1st 2013.


Sick Pilgrims Fund Church Gate Collection will be held on this Sat/Sun Jan 26th and 27th 2013. Please contribute generously.

Leitrim Age Friendly

Are You Over 55? Would you like to contribute to the plans to make Leitrim Age Friendly? A Public Consultation and Launch of the Leitrim Age Friendly County Initative taking place in the Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon on Tuesday January 29th at 11am. For further information from Ann Flynn at 071-96-20005 or email

Lecture on Killegar papers

Lecture on Killegar papers in Ballinamore Library on Wed Jan 30th at 7:30pm. Speaker will be Martin Morris, an archivist who worked on those papers. Martin will explore the papers and what they tell us about the people who created them. Admission free. All welcome.

Fitness and Health Meeting, Aughavas

There will be a meeting in the club rooms, Aughavas on Thursday Jan 31st at 9pm. All adults are invited to attend.

Limerick v Leitrim

Coach to Allianz Football League 2013 Round 1 Sunday Feb 3rd 2013. (Subject to sufficient uptake). To book call Shay Reynolds, Bornacoola 087-9030882, Attracta O’Reilly St. Mary’s 086-1708499. €15 per person. Dept Sun Feb 3rd 9.15am Drumshanbo Swimming Pool, 9.30 Pairc Sean MacDiarmada and 9.50am Bornacoola GAA, Dromod.


Congratulations to Bernadette Beirne, Cloone and Kieran Boyle, Lisnagot, Carrick-on-Shannon who announced their engagement over Christmas. We wish the happy couple a long life and good health.

Cloone Lotto

Draw took place in McKeon’s Lounge/Bar on Sat Jan 26th. No jackpot winner. Numbers drawn were 17, 18, 19, 24. E50 winner Damien and Olive Brennan, Tkee. €30- winners were Mick Fitzpatrick, Drumshanbo, Tommy Creegan, Cloone, Joseph Farell, Ardagh, Co. Longford. Next draw Feb 9th in Creegan. Jackpot €7,500.


Next meeting on Monday Feb 14th at 8pm. We continue every Monday night with classes of all kinds of everything. We will two great craft teachers coming in Feb. Hope the frost will have gone. Everyone welcome, young and old. Membership is not an issue. Come along and enjoy the evening.

Gathering Information for the Gathering!

Mary Conefrey from Local Studies in Leitrim County Library is coming to Mohill Library on Wednesday the 6th February 2013 at 8.00 pm. This free event will include a demonstration on how to use the libraries resources, to research your family tree, your town or a local event. Everyone welcome. Please contact the library for further details on 071-9631360.