Local News: Kinlough

Sponsored Walked

Sponsored Walked

A Sponsored Walk in aid of Cardiac services, Sligo Hospital will be held in Kinlough on Sunday September 29th at 2pm.The walk will start at the Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Contact Marie at Corner shop for more information or a Sponsorship Card.

End of Season Fly Fishing Competition

Kinlough and District Anglers Association is holding an End of Season Fly Fishing Competition on Saturday September 21st at Breffni Pier from 11am to 5pm.

There will be lots of prizes! The winner of the competition will be presented with the Linehan Perpetual Cup. Barbecue afterwards at the Pier. Entry Fee €20 (per angler).

Proceeds from the competition will be donated to charity.

Church Of Ireland Notes

Morning yoga classes on Tuesdays in the School House suitable for all ages those interested should contact Catherine on 0879920284.

The Old School House is now available for hire for meetings or classes from September at very reasonable rates if interested please contact Jean on 0874161654 for details

Informal Women’s Art Group

IWAG A self-led group that aims to encourage and develop creative skills of women from diverse backgrounds and to meet in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere to create art with support and friendship. All levels of creative skills are welcome. If getting involved in art and creativity is something you have always wanted to do then this easy going informal friendly group is a gentle way of getting involved.

Meeting monthly. Small fee to cover room rental. Material for first meeting provided. First workshop: Monday 23rd September at Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Contact Liz for further information on lizejbyrne@eircom.net

This is the inaugural meeting of the Art Group. It is a self-led, self-funded initiative set up by women who were part of the North Leitrim’s Multi-Cultural Women’s Art Group that ran sessions over the winter/spring 2012-1013 and held an exhibition of work created during these sessions in August at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton. The group members made friends and had fun and didn’t want the sessions to end, but also wanted to open them up to more budding artists and so decided to continue on with the art sessions and the chance to meet up for a chat and be creative. The initial group was facilitated by a local artist Liz Byrne, with grant funding supported by the European Union’s PEACE III Programme managed by the Special EU Programmes Body and delivered by the County Leitrim PEACE III Partnership.

Congratulations Breege

Congratulations to Breege Connolly, Monien, Kinlough who won the ladies title in the 2013 Warriors Run over fifteen kilometres to the top of Knocknarea (1,070 feet) in a time of 1.03.06.

Autumn Classes

Some spaces left on a few of our classes.... please contact us ASAP if you are interested in doing Zumba, Pilates, Belly Dancing, Circuit Training and Yoga. As we may have to cancel them if we are short a couple of people! Contact by phone 0719176721 or email info@benwiskincentre.com

North Sligo Walking Group

All walks start at 10.30 am and for any further information please check contact details of walk leader. These walks are organised in conjunction with SSRP and the Benwisken Centre. Walking is free, friendly, fun and good for our health. You are very welcome to come along and be part of North Sligo Community Walking Group. For Further details call Benwiskin Centre at 071 9176721.

Coffee Mornings in Aid of North West Hospice

There will be Coffee Mornings in Aid of North West Hospice held in the Old School, Main Street, Kinlough on Thursday September 19th and Friday 20th September from 9.30am to 2.30pm each day.

Please support this worthy cause.

Melvin Gaels Lotto

The numbers drawn in the Melvin Gaels Lotto draw held in Gilbrides Rossinver on Sunday night September 15th were, 2,6,15 and 24. There was no Jackpot winner. Other winners were - €40, Arron Brennan C/O The Village Inn, €20 each Frank Mc Sharry, Glenade, Dympna Keegan, Laughta, Kinlough and Micheáil Feeley, Rossinver. Next draw in The Dew Drop Inn, Tullaghan on Sunday September 29th, Jackpot €1400.

Guitar Lessons

Guitar Lessons on Tuesdays at 5pm in Bee Park Centre, Manorhamilton . Tel Larry @ 0866053838.

Cake Sale

Melvin Gaels Bord na nOg will hold a Cake Sale after 7pm Mass on Saturday September 21st and after 11am on Sunday September 22nd.

Tribute Night

There will be a Tribute Night for local girl, Lydia Warnock winner of the prestigious and coveted title of Senior All Ireland Fiddle at the recent All Ireland Fleadh, in the Community Centre, Kinlough on Saturday next at 8.30pm. Music by the Assaroe Ceile Band, Admission €5, Children free. Refreshments served.

Laundry Service

So if you need a help out with laundry, pop up to us in The Benwiskin Centre and we can do a wash & dry for you.

Chiropody Clinic

Martina Connolly holds a Chiropody Clinic in The Benwiskin Centre. Contact 087 418 2788 to make an appointment.

Gaelic for Mothers and Others Trip to Croke Park

Congratulations to the Melvin Gaels, Gaelic for Mothers & others team who have been selected to play an exhibition game during half time at the ladies football final in Croke Park on Sunday 29th September. This is a fantastic achievement as 23 teams from all over Ireland were involved in the competition. The team has been together three years, and are the only Gaelic for mothers team in Leitrim. New members are always welcome and training is on a Wednesday evening at 7 pm. A supporter’s bus to the game is being organised for anyone who wishes to travel to Croke Park on the day with the girls. Contact 0861602190 if you wish to book your place on the bus.

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