1st of January 2023

4 January 2023

2023 I hope brings everyone good health and happiness


ATHLETIC CLUB: Club training suspended until the New Year. 


AUGHNASHEELIN NS-ST MARY’S 50 YEAR REUNION: Are looking for photos for inclusion in a commemorative book to mark the school’s history over the last 50 years.  Photos of past pupils, their families, events at the school etc are all welcome. Items can be left into the school or emailed aughnasheelin50years@gmail.com. Many Thanks.


DATE FOR THE DIARY: Aughnasheelin GAA Dinner Dance, Landmark Hotel 25th February ‘23, more info to follow.


BALLINAMORE TODDLER GROUP: Thurs 10am-11.30 am in the Island Theatre. All caring for babies/toddlers welcome. €2 per child. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. For more info 071 96 31253 or text/WhatsApp 086 6035977.


BALLINAMORE LIBRARY/RHYME TIME: for Toddlers & Accompanying Adults in the Library, Weds at 11am.


WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR IRISH? Free Irish Conversation classes (Ciorcal Comhrá) start in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday 10 January 2023 at 8.00pm. Ring or text 087 6821566 to book a place. Beidh Fáilte Romhat.


CHRISTMALIGHTS: Ballinamore is now lit up for the Christmas Season, for the enjoyment of all. However it doesn't come without hard work, many hours and by many a volunteer. We thank everyone involved for your time and energy. Thank you to those who helped to maintain the lights, those who erected them, and to our sponsors. Thank you to all the elves, bucket collectors, trailer decorators, social media experts, local fire Brigade and of course Santa.

If you would like to help contact Dawn 086 311 5647          Wishing yoall a Happy Healthy and Harmonious 2023


THINKING OF A NEW YEARS RESOLUTION? BALLINAMORE OLD TEC- MSLETB GARDEN CLASSES Weds.  Garden Planning, Level 3 QQI; Thurs. Food Growing, Level 4 QQI in the Old Vocational School/ETB Building, 10am – 2pm. All welcome, just call in. PHOTOGRAPHY &


COOKERY CLASSES to start in the Old Vocational School/ETB Building. If interested in these Classes, call Martina  in Ballinamore Tourist Office 071 964 4513 to book your place.


MSLETB TRAINING: Computer Classes Level 3 & 4 are to commence in Ballinamore Enterprise Centre on the Willowfield Road. Please ring Martina or John in Ballinamore Tourist Office 071 964 4513 to reserve a place.


DIGGES BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION: Introduction to Beekeeping 4 sessions (Jan – Feb) and Beginners Course (Feb-May) for more information please call Kathleen on 086 380 2292 or email diggesbka@gmail.com



BALLINAMORE SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL: donations to SVP account in Ballinamore Credit Union BIC: BLRUIE21 and IBAN: IE49BLRU99224009342021, or the Credit Union to Acc No 9320380, all support is much appreciated.


HEDGE CUTTING GRANT SCHEME: Leitrim County Council Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme, encourages the cutting of roadside hedges/trees along the Public Road Network up to Jan 31st 2023.Application forms and full details of the Terms & Conditions are available as follows: Telephone: 071 9620005 Ext: 630 Email: roads@leitrimcoco.ie


BALLINAMORE SEÁN O’HESLIN’S ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S DRAW: January draw tickets are on sale now from club members, and Revolute by contacting Michael on 086 390 6791. Your support is greatly appreciated. Tickets are priced at €20 each, or 3 for €50. We have 12 prizes up for grabs; 1st Prize of €4000, 2nd Prize of €1000 and 10 Prizes of €100 each. AGM: Our annual AGM will take place on the 28th January more details to follow.


BALLINAMORE OUTREACHThurs. 11.30-12 pm in the Island Theatre Ballinamore offering support with housing, social welfare, education & training, senior alert forms, counselling services, activities for children, and support with parenting, and other personal development. Telephone 071 96 31253 or text/WhatsApp 086 6035977.







Office Phone:             071 9644039

Open: Mon, Wed, & Fri 9:30am – 4:30pm  

Email:  ballinamore@kilmorediocese.ie Website: ballinamoreparish.com

Fr. Seán Mawn P.P. (Home) 071 96 81992 Mobile 087 686 9040

Fr. Johnnie Cusack C.C.        Mobile 087 240 8409  

Fr. John Mc Mahon 049-4339610 Mob. 086-2126582 (Carrigallen)


        Join us live, at churchtv.ie Select Leitrim, and then Aughnasheelin, Ballinamore or Corraleehan Church

B’more St. Patrick’s Church:                                          Sat & Sun 11am, Mon &Wed 7pm, Tues, Thurs & Fri 9 am



CONFESSIONS AVAILABLE: Saturdays after the 11am Mass in Ballinamore Church, and on request at any time.


BALLINAMORE PRAYER GROUP 8 pm on Tuesday nights. Come along and invite your friends.

YOUR WEEKLY OFFERTORY AND DUES ENVELOPES FOR 2023 are available for collection at the back of each church. Please collect your box of envelopes at your earliest convenience. Envelopes for the Ballinamore Church area are being delivered by hand. Thanks to those who have kindly agreed to do this task. It is greatly appreciated. There was an issue with some of the labelling so if your label doesn’t include both names our apologies. Our thanks for your ongoing generosity to the maintenance of your church through your offertory envelope contribution and support of the priests through your dues contribution. Your generosity and support is much appreciated.

GENTLE REMINDER: As the end of the year approaches it would be appreciated if your church contributions were bought up to date. Offertory contributions towards the upkeep of church are made payable to the church area where you reside. All Dues contributions towards salaries for priests are made payable to Ballinamore Catholic Church 2 AC

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