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Published 08/01/2013 | 11:47

DRAW WINNER -- Congratulations to Olivia Nevin, Easkey who won €8, 700 in the Easkey Community Council Lotto draw held on Friday December 28.

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Her lucky numbers were 6 13 20 and 27 Next week's jackpot will be €2100.


The death has taken place of Geraldine Caffrey (nee Boland), Rathlee. Her remains were removed from Sweeney's funeral home to the Star of the Sea Church, Rathlee and burial took place in Roslea Cemetry.

Sympathy is extended to her husband Theobald, daughters Mary, Kitty and Geraldine, sons Sean and Liam, brother Leo and sister Teresa, inlaws, grandchildren nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


West Sligo Forum Ltd new community employment scheme will commence on January 28. Applications are being accepted now. To apply contact West Sligo Forum on 096 49818 between 10am and 2pm, Monday to Friday.


Ante natal classes will commence in Enniscrone Primary Care centre on Wednesday, January 9 from 3.30 to 5pm. Classes will run over 5 weeks including Physiotherapy session in the Primary Care Centre Markievicz House , Sligo. Classes are free of charge. For further details contact 096 36045 from 9.30 to 10.30am.


A celebration night was held in the Flying Horse recently to mark the retirement of local man Sean Quinn who has given 37 years' service as a postman in the Dromore West area. It was attended by a large crowd who celebrated with Sean on his long number of years of diligent service to the community. Music was supplied by the Urban Cowboys. Sean is wished many years of happiness in his retirement.


The death has taken place of Sadie Conlon (nee Cummins) Kilbane, Easkey and late of Killurin, Tullamore , Co Offally. Her remains were removed from her residence to St James Church and burial took place in Roslea Cemetry following funeral Mass . Sympathy is extended to her son Tony, her brother Danny, relatives and friends. SUPPORT GROUP FOR CARERS

A meeting of the Support Group for Carers will be held in the Ocean Sands Hotel, Enniscrone on Thursday January 17, 11am to 1pm.


Social dancing will commence in the community centre, Easkey on Tuesday January 15 at 9pm.


There was no jackpot winner in the Easkey Community Council lotto draw on Friday December 21. Lucky numbers drawn were 5 11 21 25, bonus 16 .Winners of €25 were Maureen Mc Govern, Tracey Lenehan, Gerry Boland , Michael Munnelly and Kate Montague. Promoter's Prize: E. Harte.


Sympathy is extended to Eugene Curley and family, Carrowpadden, Rathlee on the death of his sister Maura Brolly, Ballina.


Plans are underway for a class re-union of the Jesus and Mary, Enniscrone for the first years of 1975 and those who joined this class between 1975 and 1980. It will take place on August Bank Holiday weekend. Enquries to 087 2609124 or 087 9812019.


Work commenced on the construction of the Caravan Park in Easkey on Friday December 14. James Clarke a local man is the contractor. Funds have been received from Sligo Leader Partnership. Clann Credo and a raffle supported by the local community.


Sympathy is extended to the Dowling Family on the death of Liam Dowling, Birr, Co. Offaly and formerly of Easkey. Burial took place in Roslea Cemetery.


St Farnans GAA club held an underage presentation night for both boys and girls in the Community Centre recently. This was a very successful function with special guests Eithne Flanagan, Sligo Ladies and Ross Donovan representing the Sligo senior team. Various awards were presented on the night to the most improved and most committed players from U8 to U 16. Congratulations to all the boys and girls who received awards and to the managers and mentors for their dedication throughout the year.

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