Newtownmanor Community News

Nathan Carter

Nathan Carter

Nathan Carter will be playing in the Sligo Park Hotel on the 8th of May with special guest on the night Laura May Lenehan. Tickets are €20 and are available from the Sligo Park Hotel. For more information please contact Laura on 0879781370 or 0719174900.

St. Clare’s 10k Run/Walk

The fourth annual St. Clare’s Comprehensive 10k Run/Walk, sponsored by Supervalu, will take place in Manorhamilton on Sunday 21st April, 2013 at 12.30 p.m. The 10K will include chip-timing and the route is AAI measured. There will be a 4k Run/Walk for kids, music and fun activities, followed by refreshments in the gym. Entry through or enter on the day 10 – 12 p.m. €10, €5 in the school gym. More information on the school website:

Liturgy for April

Reader: Frank Dolan. Collectors: PJ. Martin and Jimmy Dolan. Altar Society: Cathy McMorrow & Lily Dolan.

Level 4 Certificate Course

Are in interested in participating in a Level 4 Certificate Course in Information and Communications Technology Skills. The Course will commence in late April on a Thursday and Friday morning from 10am-1pm. The course content is Communications, Mathematics, IT Skills, Computer Applications, Desktop Publishing, Word Processing and Work Experience. Places are limited to 10 people, contact the Women’s Centre on 071 9856220 or email for details

Fish and Bread Cookery Class

The North Leitrim Women’s Centre will be having a Fish and Bread Cookery Class on Wednesday the 24th of April from 11.00am – 1.00pm. Cost is €5. To book your place contact the Women’s Centre on 071 9856220, email or call into the Women’s Centre, the Bee Park Centre.

Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes led by Bishop Leo O’Reilly from the 27th of May to the 1st of June 2013. Hotel Pilgrims: are €690/ €705 for flight and accommodation. Contact McGinnity Travel at 049 – 4331811. Assisted Pilgrims: Stay in Accueil Notre Dame for cost €530. Apply to Fr. Kevin Fay: 049 - 4330018 or 087 – 8579968. Please let anyone who is ill and who might like to go to Lourdes know the details. Some help is available.

Guitar Lessons

There will be guitar lessons starting soon in the Newtownmanor Hall. There are limited places available. Anyone interested please contact Catherine on 0872518011.

Core Strength

Core strength classes continue on Wednesdays at 7pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. Please contact Aileen for more information at 086 8239966.

Sligo Kayak Club

Sligo Kayak Club continues their evening sessions for beginners on Tuesdays, with several courses running through the summer months. New members can check out the forum for all the details,

Exercise with Sue

Boxercise with Sue on Monday’s at 7.15p.m. Followed by Ladies Fun Fitness at 8 p.m. includes aerobics focusing on the bum, tummy, thighs and bingo wings and a deep stretch to help you relax and unwind. Why not try both classes at a discounted price. Boxercise is also on, on Thursdays at 6.45p.m. Classes are held in the Depot, Dromahair.

Hip Hop Dance Classes

Hip Hoppers dance classes continue every Monday from 6-8pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. For more information contact Ingrid on 0877954469.

CPR and Defibrillator / AED training

If anyone is interested in taken part in C.P.R and Defibrillator / AED training in the Newtownmanor area or surrounding areas please contact Geri on 087 9907791, Paul on 087 9057254 or Ger on 086 0566156.


The progressive 25 card game continues every Friday night at 9pm in the Newtownmanor Hall. Why not take up a new hobby? It would be great to see some new faces.

Wednesday Club

The Dromahair Wednesday Club continues every Wednesday in the Depot, Dromahair from 10.30am – 12.30pm. This club is for over 50s in Dromahair, Newtownmanor, Killargue and the surrounding areas. Come along and enjoy Aerobics, arts and crafts, away days and lots of other activities. All welcome, men and women!

‘Bloom’ Flower Show

Day Trip on Saturday June 1st (Phoenix Park). Limited number of seats still available. There will be a bus leaving Dromahair at 8.00am sharp & Ballinagar at 8.15am sharp via Drumkeerin. Cost is €64 which includes a return bus fare, breakfast on route, entry to Bloom Flower Show and 4-course evening dinner in Carrick on Shannon on return. For further details or bookings with full price contact Mary at 086 803 9065 before May 3rd or earlier as bookings will close when the bus is full.


Bingo continues as usual every Monday night in the function room of the Blue Devon, Dromahair at 9pm.