Annaduff Community News

Benefit Auction

Benefit Auction

There will be a benefit Auction in aid of the James Gill Cancer Fund in Drumshanbo Mart on this Friday, April 19th at 8.30 p.m. Items for auction include a heifer, one and a half tons of animal feed, Tanka hedge trimmer and numerous other great items. Please come along support this brave young man in his fight for life and to help him to get the funding for further treatment in the U.S. There are also tickets on sale for €10 each 1st prize a vintage tractor, 2nd a maiden heifer, 3rd €300 worth of heating oil and the draw will take place in Taylor’s, Drumsna on Saturday night next, April 20th. You can also donate online at www.jamesgillfund.


Bingo continues in Drumsna Community Centre on Thursday night at the new time of 9 p.m.

Church News

Please note change of Masses while St. Mary’s Church, Annaduff is being refurbished as follows: Masses will now be celebrated in Drumsna Church: Monday evening 7 p.m. followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 8 p.m. Holy Hour Duty: Pauline Talbot, Mary McHugh, Eileen Maxwell: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9 a.m. Friday (7p.m.). Saturday evening Vigil Mass 7 p.m. in Drumsna and the 11 a.m. Sunday Mass will be celebrated in Annaduff N.S. Service of Light for those celebrating The Sacrament of Confirmation will be on tonight, Wednesday April 24th at 7.30p.m. in Annaduff National School.

Lotto draw

The Parish and G.A.A. Lotto Draw will be held in Taylor’s, Drumsna on Sunday next 21st April with a jackpot of €4,300.

Eddie Stones

Eddie Stones will attend St. Mary’s Church, Newtownforbes on Saturday next, 20th April at 2 p.m.

Leitrim County Development Plan

Members of the public and interested parties are invited to attend a public meeting in relation to the review of the County Development Plan 2009-2015 and preparation of a new County Development Plan 2015-2021 as follows: Carrick-on-Shannon in the Bush Hotel on Tuesday 23rd April at 6.30 p.m. Your pre-draft views/submissions will be taken into consideration in the making of the new Plan. Full details are available on the Council’s website at*

Thank you

The Committee of the newly refurbished Jamestown Community Centre wish to thank most sincerely all those who bought tickets, attended the recent ceili and helped in any way on the night.

Baby girl

Congratulations and best wishes to John and Clare Guckian, Dromod on the birth of a baby girl (Mia). Also to proud grandparents Padraig and Imelda Guckian, Derrywillow.


There will be a Ceili in Annaduff Community Centre on Friday next, 19th April from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. This is the last Ceili for the present and all are welcome.

Bornacoola GAA fashion show

Preparations are in place for the Fashion Extravaganza of the year at Lough Rynn Castle on Friday, 19th April at 8pm. Bornacoola GAA Club members are getting ready to strut their stuff all for a good cause. This event is the start of an ambitious fundraising plan of action that the club are undertaking. Fashions will be supplied by Bonnie B, Kabuki, Kenny’s of Longford, Image, Jack & Jones Athlone Town Centre, Wallis, Alice - Anne, Bridal, Shoes by Prima Donna, Accessories by Luna, and stunning headpieces by Jennifer Wrynne Creations. Models will be our own home grown talent! Many of the faces will be familiar, but be prepared for a few surprises! Music on the night with Tom Moran. Wine & Cheese reception and raffle.