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Wednesday 17 July 2019

Around the districts: Castleconnor, Easkey-Dromore West, Enniscrone, Skreen-Dromard

Tegi and Nomi Brennan at Women's Little Christmas Black Dress Ladies Lunch in aid of North West Simon Community in Kilronan Castle last Sunday. Pic: Carl Brennan.
Tegi and Nomi Brennan at Women's Little Christmas Black Dress Ladies Lunch in aid of North West Simon Community in Kilronan Castle last Sunday. Pic: Carl Brennan.

Castleconnor: Castleconnor Lotto - Results for December 29, 2018Jackpot €18,200 Numbers drawn were 14, 18, 23 and 28 No jackpot winners three x €50 winners Kevin McLoughlin Issie Somerville and Noel Kearims Next week's jackpot €18,300.

Easkey-Dromore West

All-Ireland JFC Club semi-final

The all-Ireland JFC Club semi-final fixture with Easkey and Red Hugh's will take place on Sunday, January 20, at 2 p.m. at Pairc Seán Uí Heslin, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. The club is selling tickets for the GAA National draw to support the players as they prepare for the semi-final. Tickets cost €10 or three for €20 and are available in Bernie's Shop or from club officials.

Jackie Forde r.i.p.

The sudden death has taken place of Jackie Forde, Main Street, Easkey. His remains were removed from McGowan's Funeral Home to St James Church, Easkey. Burial took place in Roslea Cemetry following Mass of the Resurrection. Sympathy is extended to his wife Nora, daughters Tracey and Corinne, sons John and Gene, brother Desmond, inlaws, grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

25 card game

A 25 card game will start in Easkey in the school beside the church on Sunday, January 13, at 8 p.m.

West Sligo Forum

West Sligo Forum Ltd has a position of administrator available from January 21. To apply contact 096 49818 Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. DSP criteria applies.

'A Fish out of Water'

The Skreen-Dromard Drama Group will stage their production of 'A Fish out of Water' in Skreen-Dromard Community Centre on January 11, 12 and 13. Tickets can be had by calling 087 6806905.

Tidy Towns

Dromore West Tidy Towns are delighted to launch reusable cups priced at €6 each and available from Feeney's Filling Station. The reasons to support this initiative are.

1. Reduce waste and littering, no more single use coffee cups.

2. Save money, if you bring your reusable cup to Feeney's you will automatically receive a 20 cent discount on your morning coffee at the till, in association with Conscious Cup Campaign.

3. Dromore West Tidy Towns pledge €1 from the sale of each cup to the Green Schools project at Dromore West Central National School.

This initiative was made possible with grant funding through Sligo County Council.

Coláiste Iascaigh

With building work ready to go in the New Year at Coláiste Iascaigh, your support is required in this year's major school fundraiser a Boston Tea Party/Auction Night on Friday, February 1, in the Ocean Sands Hotel. For more information/reply forms please see the school's website colaisteiascaigh.ie or call the school at 09649021.All proceeds to the school development.

JPC public meeting

The Sligo County Joint Policing Committee wishes to inform members of the public that a public meeting will be held next Thursday, January 10, in Sligo Park Hotel at 7.30 p.m. Members of Carraroe Community are encouraged to attend the meeting and support the development of consultation with our Garda Síochána in the interest of safety of our community. Please encourage all your contacts around County Sligo to attend.

Dromore West Raffle

Dromore West Community Council CLG wish to thank all who supported and donated prizes for the recent Dromore West Community Council Raffle. A total of €4,280 was raised thanks to you all for buying tickets.

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Enniscrone

Walking Club

The walk on January 12 is Crummus-Ox Mountain, level is moderate, terrain is open mountain, length 3-4 hours. All walks are subject to change pending weather conditions and all walks start from Enniscrone Tourist Office at 9.30 a.m. unless stated otherwise.

Three Act Comedy

Skreen-Dromard Drama Group are presenting their three-act comedy 'A Fish out of Water' in Skreen-Dromard Community Centre on Friday the 11th. Saturday and Sunday, January 12, and 13, doors open at 7.30.

Public meeting

The Sligo County Joint Policing Committee inform members of the public that a public meeting will be held next Thursday, January 10, in the Sligo Park Hotel at 7.30 p.m. Members of our community are encouraged to attend the meeting and support the development of consultation with our Garda in the interest of safety of our community. Please encourage all your contacts around County Sligo to attend.

Enniscrone Storybook Trail

Enniscrone Library invites all of the family to read pages of a picture book that are displayed along the hollow at Enniscrone beach. It starts beside the lifeguard tower. The book currently displayed is the night before Christmas. A different picture book will be displayed here monthly.

Library opening hours Wednesday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9.30 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Book Club takes place first Thursday of the month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. all welcome.

Social Bridge Club

Enniscrone Social Bridge Club takes place at the Diamond Coast Hotel every Wednesday night commencing at 7.30 p.m. The club will resume play on January 9.

Skreen-Dromard

Drama Group Production

The Skreen-Dromard Drama Group will stage their production of 'A Fish Out of Water' in the Skreen-Dromard Community Centre on January 11, 12, and 13. This hilarious comedy will also be staged in St Bridget's Hall, Tubbercurry on February 2 and in the Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo on February 9.

Text Alert

Text Alert is actively running in the local community area and everyone is asked to be alert and report anything suspicious to the Garda by contacting Sligo Garda Station at (O71) 9157000.

Diamond Ladies lunch fundraiser

The recently held Fundraising Lunch at the Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone raised €16,075 for SHOUT (Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust). Many thanks to all who supported this event in any way.

Church gate collection

The pre-Christmas church gate collection in aid of St Vincent de Paul raised €1,314 for the association and will be used to assist those most in need in the local community.

Wedding

Congratulations to Pádraig McMunn, Carrownacreevy, Beltra and Tina Bogan, Killygordan, County Donegal on their recent marriage in St Patrick's Church Killygordan on December 29, 2018.

Sympathy

Deepest sympathy is extended to the following families on recent bereavements.

to the family, relatives and friends in the local area of John (Jack) White, late of Ross, Skreen, who died on December 14, 2018, in the Easkey Care Home.

to Hughie James and the James family, Cloonakeemogue, Beltra and Vincent James and the James family, Ballinlig, Beltra on the recent death of their sister May White, late of Riverstown.

to Berna James and the James family, Carrowgilpatrick, Dromard and Jim Tempany and the Tempany family, Skreen on the death of their uncle Michael Cullinane, late of Dublin.

to the family, relatives and friends of Michael Carney, late of Ballisodare and Beltra.

to Eileen Kilcullen and the Kilcullen family, Beltra on the recent death of her Sister Christine (Dolly) Kennedy, late of London, England.

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