5th of April 2023

Newsletter 5th of April 2023


ATHLETIC CLUB: training on Tues & Thurs 7pm, ends for the Easter break on Thursday 6th and will resume outdoors on Tuesday April 18th where the emphasis will be on track and field events. New members welcome.


AUGHNASHEELIN SOCIAL DANCING: with Rina Bannon, Weds 8 pm, all welcome. 


Mohill Bridge Results

1st Mary Flynn & Mary Scallan
2nd Mary Brady & Mary McTiernan
3rd Margaret Nellis & Peg Beirne
We will be holding The James Dooner Memorial competition on the on the 12th and 19th of April

Our club has recently had many new players and we would like to welcome them all.


ISLAND THEATRE: Well - Pat & Faye Shortt 15th April, and Last Prime Minister of Ireland 6th May.


Feast Days: 6th April Holy Thursday, 7th April Good Friday, and 8th April Holy Saturday 

Office Phone:  071 9644039 

Hours: Mon, Wed, & Fri 9:30am – 2:30pm,

Tues & Thurs 1 pm to 3 pm 

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

Thurs 6th April 8pm Holy Thursday 

Good Friday 3pm Celebration of Passion of the Lord 

Holy Saturday 8:30 pm Easter Vigil 

Easter Sunday 12 pm No Intentions

Euc 2nd April Patricia McGoldrick, Marian Quinn, and Leigh Murphy 9th April Deidre Harvey and Pádraig McÁodh 16th April Philomena Early, Mary McWeeney, and Aileen Wisely   

Ministers of the Word: 2nd April Philomena Early 9th Patricia Griffin 16th Ciara Duignan 23rd April Niamh Griffin


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.

SUMMER TIME MASSES: From the 1st & 2nd April the Saturday evening Mass in Aughnasheelin is 8.15pm, Mass in   Corraleehan is 7pm on Saturdays and Aughawillan Mass is 9.45 am on Sunday. Other Mass times remain the same.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Pilgrimage to Knock on Sun 23rd April. Full details 

Corraleehan: Sunday 30th July Mass at 12 noon

Aughnasheelin: Sunday 6th August Mass at 12 noon

Aughawillan: Sunday 13th August Mass at 9:45 am 

Oughteragh: Sunday 20th August mass at 1 pm


TRÓCAIRE: For 50 years Trócaire has worked to support the world’s most at risk communities, no matter who or where they are. Please collect your Trócaire Box, and support communities to rebuild their lives in a sustainable way.

BURREN OUTDOOR RETREAT: Sun 16th - Tues 18th April. Join us on a guided journey through the Burren with its limestone pavements, rare flora and ancient sacred sites. Let the beauty of the amazing Burren landscape renew you in body and soul.   Information: Mary 087 970 1130.  Booking: Des 085 1614951 

THEOLOGY OPEN DAY: The Priory Institute provides online Theology courses. Attend Saturday lectures in Tallaght or at home. Click here or email enquiries@prioryinstitute.com to find out more about our Open Day Sat. 29th April. Link to register for the Open Day https://prioryinstitute.com/events/open-day-saturday-april-29

GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION WITH CROSS will take place from Pol an Eassa at 6:30pm, to arrive at church 7pm. Rosary will be recited on the way. Please come along and support this old tradition of walking the way of the Cross.


ALONE: Would you be willing to provide companionship or make calls to Older People for 1 hour once a week? ALONE are need volunteers locally. Full training and support provided. Sign up here: https://alone.ie/volunteers/


BADMINTON: is back Tuesdays at 9 pm. Ballinamore Sports Complex. All standards welcome. €3 per person.


BALLINAMORE - B’MORE HENS SHED: meet in the Island Theatre every Monday at 11:30am, all welcome.


DAY-CENTRE TEMPLEPORT RESOURCE CENTRE is open on Wednesdays with usual transport provided. New people welcome from Ballinamore and surrounding areas.  Contact Kathleen 087 792 1683 or Anne 087 285 7471 


GAMBLING THERAPY AND SUPPORT SERVICE: offers free and confidential support and community education to those with a gambling problem or those effected by a gambling problem. Located in Boyle Family Resource Centre. Covering Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon. Contact gamblingsupport@boylefrc.ie or 086-0597441.


GARDENING CLASSES IN OLD VOLCATIONAL SCHOOL: Continue every Wednesday & Thursday 10am to 1pm. No need to reserve a spot call up to Seamus on Wednesday morning for more information


MOHILL ENTERPRISE CENTRE: Open Day 10am to 5.30pm on Fri 28th April to showcase our Hot-desking, Office Space, Media Room, and Training Suites. We will also be starting our enrolment onto our QQI Level 5 Full Time Course which begins this September 2023. We look forward to meeting you on the day.


SEAN O’HESLINS: Club Draw, Tickets for available online, or in Murphy’s, Priors, from Phillip Farley, and Alan Banks in Fresh today. All proceeds go to running the club and your support is greatly appreciated. 

GAELIC4GIRLS Sean O’Heslins are hosting a fun 10-week programme designed to encourage girls to start playing, or return to playing, develop existing player's skills, and promote the social benefits of playing football. Open to girls born 2015-2011. From Monday 6th March 6-7pm. Contact Michelle 087 2977687 or Jenny on 087 2958837


Ballinamore Family Festival 2023

At our AGM on the 8th of March we appointed a new committee for 2023.Massive Thank you to our previous committee members who have stepped down after many years. We wish them all the best and thanks for the amazing work you all have done.
Festival Committee for 2023
Chairperson - Kathryn Mc Tague
Secretary - Edel Mc Keon
Treasurers  - Bridie Gallagher and Aoife Smith
Safety Officer - Pius Flynn
Steward co-ordinator  - Ciara McKeon Gilheany
Public Relations Officer - Leighann Molloy
Junior Committee Liaison Officer - Aoibheann Mc Caffery
This year’s Festival will begin on Sunday 13th August until Sunday 20th August.
We are always looking for help regarding stewards every evening during the live platform performance.
If you can spare a few hours please get in contact or email bmorefest@gmail.com. Your help is greatly appreciated.

Ballinamore Comhaltas Youth Session -

Leitrim Fleadh 2023 is hosted by Glenfarne CCÉ.  It will take place in Manorhamilton (St.Clares P.P.S) & Glenfarne (The Ballroom of Romance), April 29th & 30th.
The closing date for entries is April 6th.  For more information email lorrainesweeney2000@gmail.com


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