Saturday 16 December 2017

The Three Tenors

Ireland's Hottest trio Declan Kelly, Ray O'Hare and Dominic McGorian, The Three Tenors, promise you a night to remember! These Irish guys hardly need an introduction, having performed concerts annually in all 32 counties of Ireland and UK.

This thrilling fast-moving concert is packed with the world's most beautiful, magical feel-good and uplifting songs.

The Three Tenors were the headline act to perform for the sell-out European Premiere for the film "Lincoln" in January 2013 in Dublin.

The Drogheda Male Voice Choir perform alongside them on February 15th in the TLT.


Nota Bene is a small Drogheda choir looking for new members. Call them - 086 0769841, or email You can also find them on Facebook.


Singles competition will be held on Saturday 1st February 2014 and Doubles will be held on Saturday 22nd February 2014. Both competitions will be held in Ashbourne House Hotel in Ashbourne, with a 3pm starting time each day,

Registration deadline on both days will be 2 - 30 sharp;

Entry fee will be €10 per player each day, and there will a minimum Prize Fund of €1000.00 Each Day. Prize Money down to last 16;

First Round losers Competition will also take place on day of Singles; [Best Of 3]. Charity Raffle on both days in aid of local charities within league catchment areas; Youths competition will also take place on day;

Enties on official Entry Forms Only, [Supplied in club pack] Entry deadline Thursday 30th January. Draw will be made same night in Carranstown Lodge Duleek at 8/30 approx;


Following his sold out performance last year Neil Delamere returns with a brilliant new show. "Smartbomb" . He's in the TLT on February 28th.


Ecumenical Service for Christian Unity Week is on Thursday, 23rd of January in St. Peter's Church of Ireland at 7.30 pm. The theme for this year's service is: Is Christ Divided. This is organised by the Drogheda, Ardee, & Kilsaran Union of Parishes (Church of Ireland) and St. Oliver's Pastoral Area Mellifont, Mell, St. Peter's Drogheda, Dominican & Augustinian communities (Roman Catholic). All are welcome as we mark the annual octave of prayer for Christian Unity.


Alone Again, Separated or Widowed?

Beginning Experience helps people work through their grief, to be healed and free again.A Beginning Experience Coping Programme is scheduled to take place on January 23rd, 30th, February 6th, 13th 2014 . For inquiries and registration contact Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Magnet, The Demesne, Dundalk. Tel: 042-9336393


During 2013 the Meath East Community Association were proud to have been involved in a total of 45 projects along the costal area and hope to achieve a lot in 2014.

MECA are always open to suggestions and ideas, if you have a suggestion or idea that would benefit the community please submit them. Do you want to set up a resident s association? - Do you want start a community project? Need assistance getting it started? Then contact MECA and they will help you with your project . Contact or text 087 2072793


A new cycling group has been set up in Slane called Slane Spinners. Spins every Sunday morning at 9.30am from Village Inn Slane. For further information contact Barry Harding on 086-0290493 or Eithne Carolan on 086-7822401 or Lorraine Mitchell on 086-3105254 all levels catered for.


ARCHBISHOP Eamon Martin will celebrate a televised mass from St Peter's Church on Sunday January 26th 2014 to mark the beginning of Catholic Schools' Week.


Gamblers Anonymous host meetings every Thursday at 8pm in the Community House, Rathmullen Park.


Medium Fiona Dennis will be doing an evening of Spirit Messages in The Fairways Hotel on Friday 7th February at 8pm. Tickets are €15 and a donation of €3 to St Ita's Special School, tickets available on the door.


The annual general meeting of the club will take place on Monday 10th February. Nominations and notices of motion to be submitted by 30 th January. Membership fees for 2014 can now be paid weekly up to 15thMarch.


THE Drogheda (Noth East) Samaritans are seeking new volunteers and information meeting takes place on Wednesday January 22nd at 7.30pm at 2 Leland Place, Stockwell Street, Drogheda.


Drogheda Coast Guard unit will be recruiting over the next couple of weeks. If you think you might have what it takes to be part of the voluntary search and rescue unit they would invite you to come down and visit the station at Horse Lane any Thursday evening from 7pm.

Members will be required to carry a pager and must live and work locally and allso be available to respond to any emergency night or day. All training will be provided by the Irish Coast Guard subject to successful candidates passing a 1 year probation period. Ultimately you can contact the officer in charge on 0863850677


Irish dance classes every Wednesday at 8 p.m. In the Seomra Nua, Scoraiocht hall, Dunleer, Co, Louth. Adults and young people welcome. Contact Helen for more details, 086 3577304.


Super Table Quiz in aid of C.F. will be held on Friday 24th January at Foleys Lounge, Trinity St, Drogheda at 8.30pm sharp. Quizmaster radio personality Ken Murray . Table of 4 €40 Finger food & Raffle. All welcome.


The local Guild members meet each Tuesday morning from 10.30a.m. until 12 noon. In Mount Carmel hall. The members carry out lots of craft work, knitting, sewing, patchwork, crochet etc. as well as lots of chat and a cuppa. New members are always welcome and it's a great way to meet new people in the area. Ring 0872733281 if you need more info.


SUPPORTERS OF the Alzhemier's Daycare Centre have two special dates for the diary, with forthcoming fundraising events.

It is hoped construction can start on the new centre in Greenhills this summer.

The first is a comedy show taking place on Wednesday February 19th in the Droichead Arts Centre.

Presented by Aisteori Na Boinne, tickets are on sale now for just €12, and all proceeds will go towards the building of the new daycare centre in Greenhills.

The show, which promises a great night's entertainment, starts at 8pm.

Looking ahead to Thursday March 6th, the TLT will play host to a monster night of entertainment.

The Benefit Night in aid of the building fund will feature the Band of An Garda Siochana with special guests St Peter's Male Voice Choir.

The show begins at 8pm, and tickets are on sale now costing €16.

There will also be a giant raffle with some amazing prizes, including a stunning engagement ring, plus €500 and €100 in cash.

'These are two great fundraising events for our building fund, and we need one final push to get our centre started this year,' says chairman Patsy Rice.

'We may have to start the building on a smaller scale. depending on funding available at the present time, and hope to expand in the future.'


Riding on the crest of the enduring popularity and legacy of The Eagles, The Ultimate Eagles are a band whose star is definitely in the ascendancy.

With a number of highly successful, and critically acclaimed, tours under their belt, in 2012, The Ultimate eagles sold over 45,000 Tickets, and in 2013, The Ultimate Eagles appeared before huge festival audiences throughout the UK, Europe and Scandinavia, performing to more than 200,000 delighted fans.

They come to the TLT on January 31. More details from the TLT.

One look at the biographies and accomplishments of the individual players that make up the Ultimate Eagles will tell you a great deal about what you can expect when you come to see this band perform.


Unleash that story that is within you and get feedback on your writing. Where? The course in Creative Writing for adults is being run again in Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan commencing 31st January 2014. It will take place on Fridays mornings from 10.30 -12.30pm with tutor Ross Campbell promising that participants will find an exciting and fun way to learn the craft of writing hands on. Students will have the chance to learn and discuss the art of writing in the beautiful surroundings of Ardgillan Demesne. "The course is very good value for money" said Mr Campbell.

'On previous courses that I've taught some of the participants had been doing some writing for years, be it a novel, poetry, stories, plays or memoirs while others hadn't done much writing before".

The class is very relaxed and informal.

For More details and to book your place on the course contact Tutor, Ross, on Mobile 085 1395 320 or contact Ardgillan Castle Balbriggan at 01 8905334 E-mail:

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