1st November 2017

14 November 2017

Whist Drive:

The monthly Whist Drive will take place in the Ballinamore Community Centre on Thursday next,  2nd November at 8:30pm, New Time,  all card players are welcome to come along and enjoy a good social night out , tea and refreshments served at interval and some great prizes to be won, So come along, bring a friend and Please support,   Look forward to seeing you there,   



Sun 29th Oct 2017 (30th Sunday O.T)  

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

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

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

Memorial / Feast Days:  Wed 1st Nov All Saints, Thurs 2nd Nov All Souls, Fri 3rd Nov St. Malachy, Sat St Charles Borromeo 

Ballinamore  St. Patrick’s Church  Masses : Mon  7pm ,   Wed 1st Nov 11am,  Thurs 11am, Tue & Fri 9am,   Sat 11am, Sun 11am                                                           


Ballinamore Text Alert:

€5 subscription now due You can leave it with your name and mobile number in Philip Murphy’s newsagents, Gala (Frank Maxwell’s) or Pat Joe Dolans garage


Visitation of the Sick and Housebound:

will take place in Aughnasheelin & Corraleehan on Wednesday morning and Ballinamore Rural Area on Wednesday afternoon. Aughawillan on Thursday morning and Ballinamore Friday morning.  


Recent Deaths:

We pray for the soul of Kathleen McGovern, Dún na Bó whose funeral took place on Wednesday. Our sympathy to her family.  


Strictly Come Dancing (Sean O’Heslins):


What an excellent night @Priors Ballinamore as the club introduced our dancers to a packed crowd. If the launch night was anything to go by the main event which is in the Slieve Russell on the 18th of November 7:30pm is one not to be missed. Tickets are €20 each for what  promises to be an entertaining night and includes entry into  draw on the night for €3000. Tickets can be bought directly from the dancers.  


Ballinamore Farmers Market


is held every Friday from 11am to 3pm at the Old Courthouse, opposite St. Patrick's Church. Come along and visit the stalls of local producers, selling fresh vegetables, free range eggs, sourdough bread, goat's cheese, fruits, plants, cakes, jams and books ...and more to come!  For stall enquiries call Jonathan on 085 175 4957 


Ballinamore Parent and Toddler Group: 

There will be no group this Wednesday due to the Halloween break. 


Blood Donation Clinic

On 1st November 1884 the GAA was founded, in 1894 a vaccine for diphtheria was announced, If you haven't ever given blood why not make 1st November 2017 an historical day for you - the day you gave your first pint of blood - the day you saved a life.

Our last blood donation clinic was another large one. 146 attended which is a fantastic reflection of Ballinamore and the surrounding areas community spirit. The Clinic returns again to Ballinamore on Wednesday 1st November 2017 to the Community Hall from 3pm-5pm and 7pm-9.30pm. Come along if you can and Please spread the word.


Ballinamore Women's Group

A meeting of Ballinamore womens group takes place on Wedensday 1st November at 8pm. Arrangements and booking for the Christmas dinner to be held on Saturday 2nd December will be made at the meeting. All members are asked to attend.


Cavan Feis a great success


The Mc Cartin SD had a local outing recently when they hosted Feis Rince Breffni in the Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan Town. The feis attracted an array of competitors with over 13 hours of competitions!

The Mc Cartin SD were to the fore in terms of prizes with the following pupils collecting awards:

Annie O Brien, Ballinamore, Kathryn Mc Evoy, Fenagh, Tori Molloy, Ballinamore, Finn Maguire, Ballyconnell, Pippa Kearns, Gorthletteragh, Mya Mc Goldrick, Kinawley, Aoife Mc Kiernan, Aughavas, Tracey Shannon, Killeshandra, Leah Guickan, Fenagh, Ruby Kearns, Gorthletteragh, Katie Guickan, Fenagh, Jane Morris, Aughavas, Rachel Naughton, Gorthletteragh, Edel Mc Kiernan, Aughavas, Millie Kearns, Gorthletteragh, Molly Maguire, Ballyconnell, Chloe Kearns, Gorthletteragh, Katie Mc Kiernan, Aughavas, Abbie Lyons, Carrigallen, Caoimhe Casey, Aughavas, Anie Maguire, Ballyconnell, Cerys Coyne, Carrigallen, Layla Mimna, Drumreilly, Nicole Hargaden, Fenagh, Niamh Dimmock, Cloone, Kayla Gill, Fenagh, Anna Conefrey, Fenagh, Conor Shortt, Aughavas, Aoife Conefrey, Fenagh, Kate Conefrey, Fenagh, Rose Mc Loughlin, Fenagh, Eabha Gill, Fenagh, Rachel Mc Intyre, Aughavas, Ornag Cox, Ballyconnell, Kate Gilheany, Fenagh, Deirbhile Currid, Aughavas, Sinead Mc Govern, Drumreilly and Paula Mc Partland, Ballyconnell.


Church of Ireland

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

Sports Complex/Den to Rent:

Persons wishing to rent the Sports Complex or The Den (next Door) should call Damien on 087 252 9144.  The rents are for The Complex, single use €30 per hour, for block use (6 or more weeks) €25 per hour.  The Den €20 per/hour. The Den may also be booked for small or large meetings.

Fit Kicks Fitness Mohill - Early Booking Highly Advisable 

Join us at one of many daily classes based in Mohill. Discounts available for multiple sessions. Fun, tough workouts. Enjoy each session and with a balanced diet results should start to show after couple of weeks. These classes are tough yet manageable workouts, core, body weight exercises, circuits, hiit, Boxercise and more. You will learn correct technique in a non judgemental or intrusive fashion. Quick simple adjustments that engage and activate the correct muscle groups.
Early Morning, Mid Morning, 7pm & 8pm Groups, Men’s, Teens and also kids soccer and games in sports complex. Classes every day Monday through Saturday.
No miracle shakes or pills, just hard work dedication is needed and the results will follow. Sign up to any of these classes and I will help and guide you through fun, enjoyable challenging workouts and motivate and encourage you to achieve your goals.
We also stock a range of clothing and fitness essentials. With many additional benefits and regular giveaways to members.
Booking essential via Facebook or text 0838029692. Check out Fit Kicks Fitness Facebook for more information and follow the page for new Thursday, Friday and Saturday sessions to be announced this month.

Béal an Átha Móir Seán Ó hEislin 

Strictly Come Dancing 

Please join us for a night that will live long in the memory, the Ballinamore Sean O’Heslins Strictly Come Dancing nite, which will take place on Saturday the 18th of November starting at 1930 in the Slieve Russell Hotel Ballyconnell.  

With 20 couples vying to be crowned the inaugural Ballinamore Strictly Champions this promises to be a night of unrivalled entertainment with our couples hoping to put their best foot forward and provide a fun filled night not to be forgotten 

Tickets are still available and cost €20, please note the ticket price includes entry to our annual draw with the chance to win a top Prize of €3000 

Specials thanks to our main sponsors @Priors High Street and Gordon Hughes Estate Agents 


Club Lotto Monday 23/10/2017 

Numbers Drawn 6 5 3 7 1 2 0 4 

Ní raibh aon bhuaiteoir den Lotto ar Dé Luan seo caite.  

Duaiseanna do dhaoine a bhí i láthair ar an oíche:  

House Draw Philip Mc Hugh 

Kindly sponsored Mary Harte 

€40 each – : Barbara Gunn, c/o Prior's. Aisling Maguire, Corramahon. Philip Dolan, Aughnasheelin. Gerry Tyrell, Treanmore, Mohill  - Pota Oir €2900 





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