The Sligo Champion - - COMMUNITY NEWS -


Cadra wishes to say many thanks to Leo McNa­mara of McDon­ald’s restau­rant at Re­tail Park Car­raroe for the gen­er­ous do­na­tion of €500 to­wards our com­mu­nity ac­tiv­i­ties. Leo pre­sented a cheque to our com­mit­tee mem­bers at a meet­ing to re­view our Tidy Town re­port re­cently.


Cadra in part­ner­ship with St John’s GAA Club or­gan­ise the reg­u­lar game of pro­gres­sive 25 which takes place in Car­raroe Com­mu­nity Cen­tre each Tues­day night at 9 p.m. The win­ners on one games were Fin­tan De­vaney/Patsy McLouh­lin, Pádraig McLough­lin/John Lee, Run­ners-up on 10 games were John Traynor/Brian McDon­agh, Carmel/Teresa. Look­ing for­ward to see­ing all our reg­u­lar play­ers. New in­ex­pe­ri­enced play­ers are al­ways wel­come. Usual jack­pot and prizes on the night. All pro­ceeds go to lo­cal projects in the com­mu­nity.


As re­sult of Cadra cam­paign the fol­low­ing pres­i­den­tial Can­di­dates have con­firmed in writ­ing they will not erect posters in Car­raroe area; Mr Seán Gal­lagher, Mr Gavin Duffy, Mr Peter Casey, Ms Joan Free­man, Ms Li­adh Ni Ri­ada and Mr Michael D Hig­gins. We would like to say a spe­cial word of thanks to all the can­di­dates for re­spect­ing our com­mu­nity wish not to have posters lit­ter­ing our area. Please spread the word and en­sure all are aware of our wish.


We are plan­ning CPR Training and the fol­low­ing list of po­ten­tial dates are avail­able. Mon­day. Oc­to­ber 15 af­ter­noon and/or evening, Wed­nes­day. Oc­to­ber 31. evening, Mon­day. Novem­ber 5. evening, Satur­day. Novem­ber 10. morn­ing/ af­ter­noon/evening, Mon­day, Novem­ber 19. evening, Mon­day, Novem­ber 26, evening, Tues­day, Novem­ber 27, evening. Please text/ring your pref­er­ence by re­turn to 087 2222835 to al­low us sched­ule and con­firm date and time


Classes by all-Ire­land Cham­pion Dancer Ryan Sheri­dan in Car­raroe Com­mu­nity Cen­tre com­menc­ing Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 19, Term one for five weeks. Begin­ner Classes From 6 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. In­ter­me­di­ate Classes from 7 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.-8. 00 p.m. Reg­is­tra­tion on the night 30 min­utes be­fore start of each class. Suit­able for all school chil­dren from age five – 13 years with a keen in­ter­est in learn­ing tra­di­tional sean nós Danc­ing. All En­quiries to 087 6106493 or email mu­sic­ for more in­for­ma­tion.


The Oc­to­ber meet­ing of lake­view was held in Car­raroe Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Tues­day last with guest speaker is Imelda Ryan Jones giv­ing a very in­ter­est­ing talk. The art classes are on every Thurs­day in the com­mu­nity cen­tre from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Con­grat­u­la­tions to Drum­cliffe Guild on its 40th an­niver­sary. Well done to Car­raroe on do­ing so well in the Tidy Towns com­pe­ti­tion and to Cadra and all the vol­un­teers who made this pos­si­ble.


Lotto draw jack­pot now €12,500. No jack­pot Win­ner Num­bers Drawn 8, 20, 21, 28. €25 win­ners were Tina Caw­ley c/o Can­ning’s, Lo­rainne Kearins Heather View, Shane Mon­aghan the Stir­rups, Trevor McCar­rick St Anne’s Tce. Next Draw takes place in the club­house at 8 p.m. on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 14. All wel­come to come and wit­ness the draw.


Car­raroe na­tional school is look­ing for some­one in the par­ish area to help train boys and girls to learn the fid­dle. Classes are planned dur­ing school time. Please con­tact the school for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.


Dance class fol­lowed by live band each Wed­nes­day night in Car­raroe Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Sligo. Dance class com­mences at 8.30 p.m. with live band from 9.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. The sched­ule of fu­ture live mu­sic providers are To­mor­row night Oc­to­ber 10 Olivia Dou­glas, Oc­to­ber 17 Carmel McLough­lin, 24th Colm Burke, Oc­to­ber 31 Stu­art Moyles. Learn to jive, waltz, Quick Step and more – For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Frank at 087 9809432.


To have events/news items in­cluded in Car­raroe sec­tion con­tact 087 2222835 or email to car­raroes­ not later than Thurs­day each week.

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