21st June 2017

Nicola Kearns (5 star) celebrated authoress

Has reached the dizzy height of coming 4th in the bestselling list on Amazon Kindle. The book was only launched last week.  Her book achieved a 5 star status with amazon.co.uk.  She is currently working on her 3rd novel, is there no stopping this girl!!!

Job Offer:  School Secretary

Part-time Secretary wanted in Scoil Chlann Naofa. See Educationposts.ie. Closing date 26th June.

Leitrim Stór 

A wonderful publication of historic, social and human interest stories; items of interest and photographs from all parts of the county. This is a timeless collection of material which captures the life, times and events of a people and era which should not be forgotten. Leitrim Stór makes for a fantastic read; a lovely keepsake or a very acceptable gift. Copies available in Murphy’s; Supervalu and the Genealogy Centre. 

Ballinamore /Drumreilly Lr. Parish Newsletter 

Fr. Sean Mawn P.P. (071) 96 44039 / 087 6869040, Fr. Johnnie Cusack C.C.  

(071) 9644050/0872408409,   049 9523122, Fr. Denis Murray P.P. Carrigallen 049 4339610 

Email Address  ballinamore@kilmorediocese.ie.  Website: http://www.stbrigidspastoralarea.ie 

Recent Deaths: We pray for the soul of Andy Harkin of Aughoo West, whose funeral took place during the week. Our sympathy to his family.  
Congratulations: We welcome Alexander James Danielski – Sharpley into our church community as he received the sacrament of Baptism 10th June. Congratulations to his parents Olive and Aric
Missing Wheelbarrow: A Wheelbarrow has gone missing in Oughteragh Cemetery. It would be much appreciated if it could be returned to the cemetery as soon as possible.  
Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock.: Pastoral Area are again organising a coach to Knock for the Diocesan Pilgrimage on Sunday June 18th, departure time will be 10am from the square, seats are limited so booking is essential , full programme for the day includes sacrament of reconciliation, anointing of the sick, Mass in Basilica celebrated by Bishop Leo. Booking at 087 9610911 , return cost €10. 

Music, Dance & Performing Arts Summer Camp

Ballinamore 10th -14th July.  Boys and girls aged 4-10 are welcome to take part, no experience required.  The countdown is so to avoid disappointment and book a place please ring Orla Murphy on 087-624-5316 or Lorraine Sweeney on 086-863-1785.     

Ballinamore Parent  & Toddler

Situated in Ballinamore Library. Every Wednesday 10.00a.m.-12.000p.m. €2 per week (for tea, coffee, biscuits etc.) All parents/grandparents or child minders who are in the company of babies or toddlers are invited to come along for a cup of tea and a chat while the children mix and play! 

For more information contact: Laura Mc Hugh 086 6035977 

Athletic Club :

General training concluded for the summer break last Thursday evening and will resume at the beginning of October. Arrangements will be made for National Community qualifiers until the National Finals in mid August. 

An Irish Night in aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust

in memory of Joann Hicks nee Dolan, Milltown Belturbet. Variety of artists on Saturday July 1st 8pm in Milltown Community Centre. Voluntary contribution.  

Corraleehan Heritage & Cultural Society:

The Annual Bonfire in Corraleehan will be held on St. Johns Eve, Friday the 23rd June at 7pm. Bonfire Night is always a fun tradition to remember our past, pray for the year ahead and bond with our community, with live music, scéal agus craic. Musicians please bring your instruments, Songbirds your voices and Dancers your shoes. A family event not be missed! Everyone welcome 

Do you want to re-train to re-enter the workforce?

Are you out of work due to illness, disability or a personal setback?  ICT Skills is a Level 4 programme designed to support people who have faced a long-term barrier to employment to re-train and re-enter the workforce.  Participants on this programme may qualify for a training allowance (depending on eligibility criteria). Benefits to this programme include a work placement, training plan, personalised support and QQI certification. Please telephone Mary on 049 4377038 for more information 

Dawn’s Art Camp : Lets get crafty... 

Dawn’s Art Camp 2017... Running for three days only this year Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th June. So get your old clothes ready and your paintbrushes washed for an exciting camp filled with fun and making and doing, Creating your own world with imagination. Morning Camp Junior - 1st and 2nd class, Afternoon Camp Senior - 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class.Contact Dawn for more Info. 086-3115647 

RHS Home Care is a Non Commercial Home Care Provider

bringing professional home care services to those who need assistance to remain living in their own homes. We are now recruiting new Healthcare Assistants in your area and would love to hear from you. Potential applicants must have the required Fetac/QQI level 5 (two modules completed care skills and care of the older person). Please email you CV to jobs@rhshomecare.ie or call Aoife on 090 66 25988  

Bat Conservation Ireland :

A 1.5hrs presentation, discussion of sites followed by a visit to a local habitat to demonstrate the survey methodology will be held in Ballinamore Library on Thursday, 22 June 2017 at 8.00pm sharp. All are welcome – some experience of bat surveying preferable. 

Church of Ireland

Church Street, Ballinamore, Sunday Service is at 12.15pm every Sunday except on the 4th Sunday which is held in Drumreilly Church, Drumreilly

Béal an Átha Móir Seán Ó hEislin 

Ballinamore Sean O’Heslin’s – Strictly Come Dancing!!!!! 

It’s with great excitement that we announce our latest club event – Strictly come dancing Ballinamore Style! 

In what promises to be a night of unrivalled Ceol agus Craic you will get to few some of Ballinamore’s finest strutting their stuff on stage for your amusement and delight. The night will be held in the Slieve Russell Hotel on the 18th of November and more details will follow in the coming weeks including a list of our intrepid dancers - so please watch this space and our Facebook page for more details   

Club Shop

Folks there is a special on with the club shop – spend €40 and get €5 back etc – please see Facebook for further details Please follow the link https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/sean-o-heslins.html 

Comhghairdeas ar lá bhúr bpósta

Best of Luck to Ballinamore’s Karina McHugh, Karina represented the club dancing in numerous Scór finals and is getting married to James MacPartland this weekend. Everyone at the club would like to wish you every happiness in the world on your big day 

Numbers Drawn 6 1 3 2 7 0 5 4
Ní raibh aon bhuaiteoir den Lotto ar Dé Luan seo caite. 
Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an oíche:   House Draw Cristoir Mac Conduibh

Kindly sponsored P S Mac Lochlainn €40 each – Sean McKeon, Cloone. Annie O’Brien, Ardrum. Michael Flanagan, Garadice. Tara and Meabh McWeeney Pota Oir €15,450

Hospitality Course  

This is a full-time course in Hospitality Operations which will commence in July 2017.  The course will take place in the Hospitality Training Kitchen at the Food Hub, Drumshanbo.  The course will run for 42 weeks and participants will gain a Major Award at QQI Level 5 upon successful completion.  The course is funded by MSLETB and the Dept. of Social Protection and managed by Leitrim Development Company.  The course is for individuals who are considering embarking on a career in the hospitality industry and wish to obtain a recognised qualification.  For more information please contact Leitrim Development Company on 071 9641770 or e-mail:  info@ldco.ie 

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