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BLAST FROM THE PAST - The Manorhamilton GAA Football Team of the 1900-1999 Millennium which was honoured at function that was hosted in early 2000 by Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club. Front Row: L-R Sean Boylan goalkeeper, Patsy McBride RIP right fullback, Mick Kilkenny fullback (award accepted by his nephew, Patsy Kilkenny), Jim Gallagher left fullback, Tom McHugh right halfback, Thady McTernan centre-back, Kieran Rooney left halfback. Back Row: L-R George Ormbsy midfield (award accepted by his son, Frankie), Dan Meehan midfield, Fr. Harry O’Carroll right half-forward (award accepted by his cousin, Michael Keaney), Jimmy O’Donnell centre-forward, Mick Lynch left half-forward (award accepted by Padraig McKeon), Aiden Rooney right full-forward, Dessie McNulty full-forward, Kevin Rooney, left-full forward.

BLAST FROM THE PAST - The Manorhamilton GAA Football Team of the 1900-1999 Millennium which was honoured at function that was hosted in early 2000 by Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club. Front Row: L-R Sean Boylan goalkeeper, Patsy McBride RIP right fullback, Mick Kilkenny fullback (award accepted by his nephew, Patsy Kilkenny), Jim Gallagher left fullback, Tom McHugh right halfback, Thady McTernan centre-back, Kieran Rooney left halfback. Back Row: L-R George Ormbsy midfield (award accepted by his son, Frankie), Dan Meehan midfield, Fr. Harry O’Carroll right half-forward (award accepted by his cousin, Michael Keaney), Jimmy O’Donnell centre-forward, Mick Lynch left half-forward (award accepted by Padraig McKeon), Aiden Rooney right full-forward, Dessie McNulty full-forward, Kevin Rooney, left-full forward.

BLAST FROM THE PAST - The Manorhamilton GAA Football Team of the 1900-1999 Millennium which was honoured at function that was hosted in early 2000 by Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club. Front Row: L-R Sean Boylan goalkeeper, Patsy McBride RIP right fullback, Mick Kilkenny fullback (award accepted by his nephew, Patsy Kilkenny), Jim Gallagher left fullback, Tom McHugh right halfback, Thady McTernan centre-back, Kieran Rooney left halfback. Back Row: L-R George Ormbsy midfield (award accepted by his son, Frankie), Dan Meehan midfield, Fr. Harry O’Carroll right half-forward (award accepted by his cousin, Michael Keaney), Jimmy O’Donnell centre-forward, Mick Lynch left half-forward (award accepted by Padraig McKeon), Aiden Rooney right full-forward, Dessie McNulty full-forward, Kevin Rooney, left-full forward.

Dromahair: Know your eircode. Do you know your Eircode ? Why not write it down and keep it near your phone. You could even tape it on to your landline phone, that way if there's an emergency you can easily access your code to help emergency services locate your home.

Mass

All of you who are missing going to Mass at this difficult time can log in to Fr Patsy McDermott P.P Killenummery and Killery on Facebook. Fr Patsy McDermott will be offering Mass from his home a few days a week at 12.30 and Sundays at 12 noon. Just search patsy mcdermott on Facebook.

If you don't have internet, you can get Sunday mass on TV. Also on line there's Holy Mass every day from Knock at 12 noon and 7.30pm on weekdays. Of course Ocean FM broadcast Sunday Mass from Sligo Cathedral at 10.30am. Take care everyone, keep washing your hands, keep physical distance from people if you're out shopping or walking and keep safe!

Help available

Do you need help during this time of social distancing? Don't be afraid to ask. A group called Dromahair volunteers can be contacted on Facebook. This group are offering to help people with shopping, walking the dog, picking up prescriptions etc. All precautions will be taken as per HSE guidelines so as not to spread virus.

Also the local GAA club on their facebook say "Dromahair GAA has a long standing tradition for being there for their members and community during difficult times. It would be great if in these current times this would continue. We are encouraging people to reach out and visit those who are elderly and living on their own in our community to make sure they're okay-they may need help getting shopping etc.

Let's all do our bit, listen to the official recommendations and be there for each other!

Free Delivery service

Both Dromahair Centra (071 9164630) and Gala (071-9164666) are offering free delivery to anyone who wants to avail of it at this time.

Look out for your neighbour, phone them to make sure they're ok. If they need anything and you can't get supplies to them ask your GAA they will be glad to help

The Depot

All activities in Depot have been cancelled for the next while in line with government direction and in the interest of the health and safety of everyone!

In the meantime stay safe everyone, observe the recommended guidelines and we'll all protect ourselves as best we can!

Remember If you have any items you wish included in the local notes contact us Friday before 11am on dda.tidytowns@gmail.com or call 0861625287

Enniscrone

SYMPATHY

OUR sincere condolences go to the family of Kathleen Hallinan (née McEvoy) of Woodlawns Estate, Enniscrone on April 22, peacefully, at home. Predeceased by daughter Vanessa, husband PJ, brother John, her parents Joan and Jackie McEvoy.

Deeply regretted by son Darren, sister Margeret, brothers Billy and MIchael, daughter-in-law Frauke, grandchildren Owen and Chloe, extended family and friends. The family would like to take this opportunity to thank the careers and the palliative care team that took care of Kathleen and her neighbours and friends for their help and support.

Funeral Mass was on Friday, April 24, at 11 a.m. in Our Lady Assumed into Heaven Church in Enniscrone, with burial afterwards in St Patrick's Cemetery. In keeping with the current government guidelines, Kathleen's funeral was private.

OUR deepest sympathy goes to the family of Maureen Hallinan (née Forde), Maureen, Green Lane, Leixlip, Co. Kildare and formally of Enniscrone, Co. Sligo, April 22, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Rye Vale Nursing Home, Leixlip, deeply regretted by her loving husband Jerry, Sons Gerard, Paul, Shane, daughter Giena, daughters-in-law Sonia and Lorraine, son-in-law Michael, much loved grandchildren Lorna, Claire, Gerard, Dean, Rhys, Alfie, Erin and Ellie, extended family and friends. May She rest in peace.

ENNISCRONE FOROIGE

Please check out our calender of events for the month of May. We have sign up sheets for events for the month and will be sharing.An exciting month for members and volunteers the club members who live within 2km of Enniscrone beach came together by staying apart, and created a message for everyone to see in the sand, 'STAY HOME'. Each member came alone or with their own family member to add their piece. Well done to everyone. Our next project will be able to be completed by all members within their own 2k.

WEST SLIGO FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE.

We are open although our doors are closed, we are continuing to provide support and services to families across West Sligo, if you need food please contact us, we are providing activity packs for children and families, printing facilities, family support, also some helpful information from Citizen's Advice on Family Law during COVID-19.We have a dedicated family support worker who can also provide support and is trained in the Parents Plus, Parenting When Separated Programme. Please call or text Heather at 087 2506773 or Róisín at 087 3650949 for more information.

Manorhamilton

Local Church TV Masses

Sunday Masses in St Clare's Church are being streamed live at 11.30 a.m. on the internet on Church TV - churchtv.ie - (Click Manorhamilton).

Also the Cloonclare-Killasnett parish Masses during the week will be transmitted live on Church TV as well as on the Cloonclare-Killasnett Facebook page each weekday at 9.30 a.m. plus the Sunday Masses at 11.30 a.m.

St Clare's Church weekday Masses will be streamed live on both Church TV and Facebook on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings while likewise the St Osnat's Church Glencar Masses will be streamed live as well on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings on the Cloonclare-Killasnett Facebook page.

Also the Cloonclare-Killasnett Adoration religious services are streamed live from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights. The Cloonclare-Killasnett Masses and religious services can be accessed on all digital devices - computers, laptops, tablets, iphones, iPads, smart phones, etc.

Meantime there has been an excellent response by all Cloonclare-Killasnett parishioners to the recent introduction of the local broadcast of Masses and religious services on Church TV and Facebook, since they cannot attend their churches in Manorhamilton, Glencar and Mullies for Masses and services because of the COVID-19 restrictions.

Willow Weaving Course

An online willow weaving course, which is open to the public, will take place in the Manorhamilton area and will be hosted by the Willow Woman on Saturday, May 23, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

This online willow weaving course will be delivered via Zoom Video Conferencing. Tickets for the online willow weaving course are available from the website - helenagoldenwillow.com.

Those, who participate in the online weaving course will have all their materials sent to their homes by contacting - facebook.com/events/s/online - weaving-course/26148083 1672735?ti=cl.

Steven Kerrigan RIP

Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Steven Kerrigan, four Riverview Kiltyclogher and formerly of Glencar, who died peacefully at Sligo University Hospital on Sunday, April 26.

In line with HSE Guidelines, Steven's funeral was held in private. A Memorial Mass to celebrate Steven's life will take place later. Those wishing to express their sympathy on Steven's death to the family may do so via the online rip.ie book of Condolence, which is available for two months after the book opened.

Predeceased by his daughter Saoirse; Sadly missed by his partner Aisling; mother Mary and father Raymond; brothers Brian, Darren and Killian; sister Aisling; grandmother Mary McTiernan (Belcoo); grandparents Desmond and Nan Kerrigan (Glencar); uncles; aunts; nephew; cousins; friends and neighbours; survive Steven.

Phyllis Coughlan RIP

Deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Phyllis Coughlan (née McTiernan) Belvedere Place Dublin and formerly of Dromconnor, Dromahair, who died in the Mater Hospital Dublin. Due to current COVID-19 and HSE restrictions, Phyllis funeral was private. A Memorial Mass celebrating Phyllis's life will be offered later. Predeceased by parents Maura and Tommie McTiernan; Dearly loved by husband James; daughters Martina, Bernadette and Christine; son Jack; brother Pádraig (Mountbellew), sisters Margaret McArdle (Dublin), Frances Fleet (England), Marian McGivern (Sligo) and Tess McTiernan (Sligo); brothers-in-law John, Dudley, Seán; sisters-in-law Nora and Ann; nieces; nephews; grandchildren; friends and neighbours; survive Phyllis.

District News

Please send items for the Manorhamilton District News by 8 a.m. at the latest on this Friday morning, May 8, to PJ Leddy at pjleddy@yahoo.com.

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