Dromahair Community News

Set Dancing Classes

Set Dancing Classes

Set dancing classes continue in Newtownmanor hall on Thursday nights from 8.30pm to 10.30pm. A great night’s fun for all, beginners and improvers welcome.


Pilgrimage to Medjugorje under Group Leader Hubert Mc Hugh and Fr. Vincent Connaughton on August 21st 2013. 7 nights half board in Pansion Ivan Vasilj (or similar) €659.00 per person inclusive. Offer includes full religious programme. Day flights from Knock including return airport transfers to Medjugorie. Joe Walsh Tours Medjugorje Representative Philip Ryan. For further information please contact Hubert Mc Hugh 087-2201879 or Fr. Vincent Connaughton on 087-9563668 or 071-9164125.

The Depot Office

The Depot Community Centre Office is open every morning (except Thursday) Services available are typing, photocopying (black & white or colour), faxing, and Internet access. All these services are available at very reasonable rates. Please telephone & Fax: 07191 34986 for more information. e-mail: dda.tidytowns@gmail.com

Local Notes

Items that you wish to include in the Community Notices can be forwarded by The Depot Office. Please telephone 07191 34986 or e-mail dda.tidytowns@gmail.com. Please have any notice in The Depot office by Thursday evening.

Dromahair Wednesday Club

Dromahair Wednesday Club starts back in The Depot Community Centre on Wednesday the 13th of February 2013 from 10.30am-12 noon. All over 50’s are welcome.

Irish Classes

2013 is ‘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 starting on Mon 21st January in Tigh Stanford, Dromahair from 7h45 - 9h30. Gach eolas: Bríd 086 0580034.

Enrolment for St. Josephs N.S., Killenummery

If you intend to enrol your child in St. Joseph’s National School for September 2013. Please contact the school on 07191 64860 before 10.30a.m. – Monday to Friday for an enrolment pack. Packs need to be returned, fully completed to the school before February 28th.

Indoor Car Boot Sale

Indoor Car Boot sale taking place in The Blue Devon, Dromahair on Sunday the 24th February 2013 at 12 noon. €7.00 per pitch. Some tables are available. Contact Martina in The Blue Devon for further information on 086 6088284.

Blotto Draw

Dromahair Development Association/Tidy Towns draw took place on Saturday night the 2nd of February 2013 in The Blue Devon. The Jackpot was €1,800 and was not won. The numbers drawn were 9, 12, 14, 21.

The five winners of €30.00 were Pat O’Hara, Speers Green, Sharon Scott, Drumlease, Kevin O’Brien, Drumlease, Gavin, Aishling and Philomena Sharkey, C/O The Blue Devon and Charlie Sharkey, St. Joseph’s.

The next draw takes place in Stanford’s Inn on Saturday the 16th of February 2013 and the jackpot will be €1,900. Tickets are available in all local businesses so why not try your luck.


Dromahair Library is open on a Tuesday to 12.30-6.00pm (closed 4.00-4.30pm to allow time for Drumlease N.S. to visit with effect from the 12th February). Fridays hours will remain as normal at 2.30 to 8pm (closed from 4.00-4.30pm).