Kiltubrid Community News



Congratulations to Caroline and David McKeon, Rantogue on the birth of their baby daughter, Martha, a sister for Grace.


The death has taken place of Michael Maguire, the Belfry, Abbeycarton, Longford (late Eircom employee). Deepest sympathy to his wife Angela, sons Oisin, Liam, sister Kathleen, brothers Ken, John, Gubnaveigh, Aghacashel, family, relatives, friends and neighbours. The removal of remains was last Sunday, April 14th to Aughnasheelin Church with funeral next day to local cemetery. May his soul Rest in Peace.


Our Bishop Most Rev Colm O’Reilly confirmed 26 children last Monday, April 15th in our parish church. Great credit to their parents and teachers who prepared so well for that special day in their young lives.

Drumshanbo Area Community Games

Well done to all the boys who took part in the Connacht finals held in Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday, 5th April. Our team was made up of boys from Ballinaglera, Drumshanbo and Kiltubrid areas. Team members included Ronan Moran, Iarlaith O’Brien, Shane McKeon, Rory O’Donnell, Mark Reynolds, Jake Tobin, Liam McGourty and Enda Lowe. They did their coaches proud and unfortunately lost out on a penalty shoot out and depriving them from getting through to the final. Special thanks to their coaches for bringing them to this stage and to the hard working organisers on the day.

There are over 32 kids from the area going to the swimming county final in the Aura in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday, 21 April. Booking in from 6.20pm and competition starts at 7pm. Entry fee is €4 per child.

Our athletic event is happening in Kiltubrid pitch on Friday, 26th April at 6 o’clock. Events include both track and field from under 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16. Special race for the toddler and under 6 year olds. Further information will be given out in the local schools closer to the date.

Thank you

The North West Simon Community would like to sincerely thank all those who assisted and supported our recent church gate collections. Total collected in Rantogue €53.41. Money raised goes towards preventing homelessness in counties Leitrim, Sligo and Donegal.

Table Quiz

Keshcarrigan Development Association are holding a Table Quiz on Friday, 3rd May in McKeon’s Lounge, Keshcarrigan at 9 pm. Proceeds in aid of the Astro Turf playing grounds in the village. Please support.