SPECIAL MEMORIAL RUN
A special memorial run, in memory of the late James Feely, Tubbertelly, will take place next Sunday, September 16, at 12.30 p.m. The event base is St Nathy’s Hall Mullinabreena and all tractors, bikes and vintage cars are welcome. Refreshments before and after with an excellent raffle on return. All proceeds towards the Irish Heart Foundation and a defibrillator at Nace O’Dowd Park. Contact Lorraine at 087 6779836 for details.
We extend sympathy to the Hosey family on the recent death of Sr. Kathleen (Bernard) Dillon, England, member of the Marist Sisters, sister of Bernie Hosey, Achonry. Ar dheis Dé go raibh Sí.
Anyone interested in participating in the Phoenix Players’ forthcoming production of the Sound of music is invited to come along to an open evening in St Brigid’s Hall on Thursday, September 13, at 8.30 p.m. Actors, singers, dancers and backstage crew are needed. Auditions for children’s parts will be held at a later date.
NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARD
Congratulations to Coolaney-Mullinabreena GAA Club, who received a Regional National Lottery Good Causes 2018 award for Sport recently. This follows the Sligo County award. The award is in recognition of the development work at Nace O’Dowd Park. The club now goes on to the national finals in November in Dublin. Well done and good luck.
LEADER RSS SCHEME
The Sligo Leader Partnership is currently advertising a vacancy for the Rural Social Scheme at Nace O’Dowd Park, Achonry. Please contact Declan Foley at 071 9141138 or email dfoley@ sligoleader.com for more details.
Achonry Mullinabreena Community Enhancement Group have a vacancy for the Tús scheme. Contact Ann Marie Gorman at 087 6235468 for details on the eligibility criteria.
After almost seven months of work on the project, over 2000 photos have now been collected. Help is urgently required to put names to last few hundred photos so please contact Anne Marie Gorman at 087 6235468 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone is welcome to visit Ann Marie and help out. All photos will be returned after the event. Thanks to everyone for the incredible response so far. A date for the event will soon be published.
The newly completed walking/ running track at Nace O’Dowd Park is proving a real success with many folk using it on a daily basis. It is contributing hugely to the health and well-being of our community in a real and sustainable way. The club is currently investigating means to fund the installation of lighting for the track. The club continues its appeal for fence sign sponsors at the park. Contact Ollie at 087 7981827 for details.
We continue our appeal for new contributors to this weekly column. All correspondence can be sent to email@example.com.
Ballymote honoured the late GAA and Loftus Hall committee member Alfie Banks on Saturday by unveiling a plaque at the Loftus Hall. Eugene Banks, Edel Banks, Catherine Higgins, Maureen Madden (Former treasurer of the Loftus Hall), Gerard Banks, Mary Bank-Smith, Alan Banks. Tom Callanan