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Sun, 2017

9pm in Parochial House, all welcome.


Parents Association of Achonry National School held their AGM recently. School Principal Ms Cora Kivlehan addressed the meeting giving a detailed account of the academic programmes presently in the school. The Parents Association committee for 2017 was elected & we hope they will get your support for the coming year. It was decided to go ahead with our annual Clothes Collection (dates to follow). So let’s start packing those bags, & pass the word on to extended family, neighbours & friends, & put in a big effort. What’s Accepted: All clothing including Underwear, Bed linen, Towels, Curtains, Footwear, Hand Bags, Belts, Soft Toys. NOT Accepted: Pillows, Duvets, Mats. For more info ring 087 6312980.

Mission Sunday Collection: Thank you so much for your €950 contribution to this collection. Your prayers & donations will help missionaries across the world to share the Gospel with those in need, & help to build a worldwide Church. Those who have never heard the message of Jesus are given the chance to experience the love of Christ & to know the support of our Church family. Please pray for the work of World Missions Ireland & all those working to offer the love of Jesus, that we may remain strong in our witness to Christ’s love for all peoples. To continue supporting mission throughout the year, please go to or call +353 (0) 1 4972035 for further information.


Drummartin Indoor Country Market: (9km from Tubbercurry beside Joe Dan’s Pub). Every Saturday 10.30 to 12.30. Coffee shop: On Sat 11ththere’s a Christmas decoration workshop from 11am-12pm which is all set to be a great start to preparing for the festive season! And as usual we have a great range of Home Baked Goods, Free Range Eggs, Organic Dexter Beef, Organic Lamb, & Organic Veg by Crimlin Farm, Reggie’s Veggies, & a great selection of Crafts.

Coolaney / Mullinabreena GAA Club - Monthly meeting on Monday 6th November at 9pm, in Coolaney Community Centre.

Tubbercurry FRC

Jiving Junior Dancing Classes for children & teens aged 5+ with Sandra Ganley commencing in Tubbercurry on Wednesday Nov 8th for 4 weeks 5pm-6pm. For more information contact Sandra 0862108029 Facebook JivingJuniors.

Odyssey Parenting Your Teen; Parenting NI has developed a breakthrough programme for parents of teenagers which is one of the most effective in the UK. This programme is now being offered in Sligo. It has been developed to give parents more of an understanding of how to manage their teenagers. It is ideal for parents of young people aged 12-18 years old & sessions cover issues such as parenting styles, teen development, self-esteem, rules & consequences, conflict & problem solving. If you feel you could use help & support with your teenager come along to this 8 week programme for practical tips & advice. For further info & to register your interest contact Mary on 0719186926.

Counselling Service: The FRC provides a confidential adult counselling service. All enquiries to Mary on 0719186926.

Bunninadden Hall: Mon 7pm yoga. Bouls main hall 7pm. Tue 8pm Art. 2pm Bowls. Wed 8pm Circuit Training. Thurs 7pm Table Tennis. 2pm Bouls. Fri Teenage basketball 8pm. 9.15 social dancing. Everyone is very welcome. Contact Pauline 0719183241 for more details


Art Class: Start the week with a splash of paint with art, classes in Aclare every Monday 10.30am-12pm. Phone 0892465155 for details.

Film Club, Ox Mountain Heritage Centre, Aclare, Friday 10thNov 7-9.30pm. Contact 089 2465155 / 087 3617783 for details

Phil Coulter in Concert at St. Patrick's Church, Gurteen as part of his nationwide tour on Sunday, Nov 12th at 8pm. Phil celebrates 52 years of music this year & embarks on a 27-date nationwide tour. This concert is selling out fast, so book your ticket's now to avoid disappointment. Tickets €25. For booking & enquiries contact 071 9182599 or