ON IRISH BOXING TEAM
Well done to Cahán Hallinan son of Padraic and Maura, Dromore West, who was part of the Irish boxing team that travelled to Portugal on December 13. Cahán competed in the under-18 competition at 69kg weight level. He is a member of the Ballina boxing club and a student at Coláiste Iascaigh. Congratulations to Cahán on winning a gold medal in the final of the ODIVELAS Box Cup 2018.
Templeboy/Aughris Rural Action group recently nominated James Weir for Sligo County Council’s Cathaoirleach Awards 2018. James was selected as a winner in the Sports category in recognition of his outstanding contribution to hurling in Sligo and winning the Lory Meagher Player of the Year and All Star Award. James and his family attended the awards ceremony in City Hall on Thursday December13, where he was presented with his award. Well done and congratulations to James and the Weir family.
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 Ui Heslin, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
5K/10K FUN RUN/WALK
West Sligo 5K/10K Fun Run/ Walk will be held in Dromore West on St Stephen’s’s day. Registration starts at 9.30. Enter online on Runireland.ie. Fee is €15 for walkers, starts at 11 a.m. and €20 for runners starts at 11.30. Refreshments afterwards in the community centre.
Our annual Christmas Concert takes place in Dromore West Community Centre on Friday, December 28, at 7.30 p.m. A great night of entertainment is guaranteed with music, song and dance.
The December social dance in Skreen-Dromard Community Centre will be held on Saturday, December 29, from 10 p.m. Music will be provided by the Duets.
St Pat’s GAA Club will hold a table quiz on Saturday, December 29, in Rafter’s Bar at 9 p.m. The club ask for your support on the night. It’s a night to meet neighbours and friends home from Christmas. €20 per table.
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.
CAR TREASURE HUNT
A Car Treasure Hunt will be held on St Stephen’s Day at1 p.m. in aid if Skreen School House repair fund. The hunt will start at Skreen School House and there will be refreshments afterwards. Enquiries to 087 7965195.
Sympathy is extended to the relatives of Jack Whyte late of Easkey and Ross, Skreen. His burial took place in St Mary’s Cemetry, Skreen.
Sympathy also to the relatives of Peggy McDermott née Dunphy late of Easkey and Maunsells Road, Galway, whose burial took place in Roslea Cemetry.
ST STEPHEN’S DAY SWIM
The Adam Kennedy Family Trust annual St Stephen’s Day swim takes place on Aughris beach at midday. Gathering at the Beach Bar at 11.30. Sponsorship cards available from Robert at 086 9090698 or Charlie at 087 2331813.
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.
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.
ST FARNAN’S LGFA
St Farnan’s LGFA Club recently held their AGM and the following were elected: chairperson: Joanne McAndrew, Vice-Chair. Adrian Scott, secretary: Jackie Donlon, Ass. Secretary: Mary Scott, treasurers: Imelda McNulty and Gregory O’Brien, PRO: Seán Kilgannon, Development Officer; Paul O’Brien, Irish and Cultural Officer: Deborah Ni Cheallaigh, Children’s Officer: Lorna Harte Gilroy. The annual underage presentation function will be held in Dromore West Community Centre on December 30 at 5 p.m.
There was no winner of the jackpot in the Easkey lotto draw on December 14. Numbers drawn1, 6, 14, 20. €25 winners; Cathy/ Patrick,/Joseph, Tony Jones (Jnr), Diane Coles, Marty Jordan, Bridget Donegan. Promoter’s prize: Margaret Conlon. Next jackpot €4,100 and the draw will take place at the bingo in the community centre at 8.30 on Friday night. 50/50 winner; Katie Browne.
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