Drumeela-Newtowngore Community News

Dancing classes

Dancing classes

Learn to dance old time and ceili dancing at Ballyhugh Cultural Centre every Wednesday at 8.45pm for beginners and 9.30pm for advanced. Mondays nights at 8.00pm two hand dances for beginners. All welcome. Further details 9526044.

Gardening Club

Monthly Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 17th April at 8.30pm in Teach Duchais.

This month we are having a plant swop so if everyone could bring something from their gardens we can all share. Everyone welcome.

Strictly Come Dancing

The Carrigallen Women’s Group outing to strictly come dancing show on Friday night, 26th April in Hotel Kilmore at 8pm doors open 7pm. Tickets €20 each to book bus/tickets contact Ann 087 2480124.


March winners: Betty Rasdale won top score at the March Whist drive in Newtowngore. Ladies: 1st Madge Fleming, Templeport. 2nd - Kathleen Foster, Derrrylin. 3rd - Pauline Teggart, Kilnavart. Half Time - Diane Lynam, Derrylin. Sitting the Longest - Evelyn Keirnan, Carrigallen. Gents - 1st - Martin Daly. 2nd - Con O Gorman, Bawnboy. Half Time - Martin Kiernan, Carrigallen. Sitting the Longest - Eddie Fleming, Templeport. Raffle winners: Adrian Spotten. Mary Maguire (2), Margaret Nellis and Gladys Turner.

April winners: Brian McGlade, Arva won top score at the April monthly whist drive in Newtowngore. Ladies - 1st - Bernie McGovern, Corlough. 2nd - Beatrice Burns, Killeshandra. 3rd - Kathleen Foster, Derrylin. Half Time - Iris Bennett, Killeshandra. Sitting the Longest - Peggy Logan, Ballinamore. Gents - 1st - John Maguire, Newtowngore. 2nd - Declan Flanagan, Drumreilly Lower. 3rd - Michael Flanagan, Drumreilly Lower. Half Time - Agnes Owens, Derrylin and Sitting the Longest : Brendan Wisley, Ballinamore. Raffle winners: Joan O Reilly, Bawnboy. Anselm Reynolds, Foxfield, Kathleen McCabe, Drumeela, Evelyn Kiernan, Carrigallen and Riasa Neill. Next Whist is the 1st Tuesday of May at 9pm.

Charity Whist

Your support will be very much appreciated at a Charity Whist Drive in Kildallan on Tuesday, 30th April at 9pm. All monies in aid of Ethopia. Avid whist player Eileen Boyle’s granddaughter is going out to work in Ethiopia.


We extend sincere sympathy to Kelly Richardson on the death of her mother in Scotland.