Community Diary

County Sligo Golf Club Choir Male Voice Choir and the Sligo Academy of Music present a special evening of Christmas Music in Summerhill College.
The Concert will take place on Wednesday 12th December at 7.30pm featuring performances from the following:   County Sligo Golf Club Male Voice Choir, Sligo Academy of Music Sinfonietta, Junior and Jazz Orchestras, Young Jazz All-Stars and Summerhill College Choir.  With soloists; Sinead Conway & Jonathan Carter.   Tickets priced at only €12 each are available at Hawk’s Well Theatre: or 071 9161518, Sligo Academy of Music, 5 Beulah Terrace, Finisklin, Sligo: or 087 684 77 92. Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

A Coffee Morning will take place in Herrons Cove, Creevy, Ballyshannon on Saturday 8th December from 11.30am until 3.30pm in aid of NW Hospice.  All welcome and bring a friend. Generous Raffle on the day.

St Clare’s comprehensive school Manorhamilton enrollment for students 2019/2020 on Tuesday December 11th 2018. Principles address at 6 pm – enrollments, tours and demonstrations.

Donegal Abbey Singers Annual Christmas Concert don’t miss it. Christmas is not complete without choral singing so come and join us for a joyful celebration of the season, with well known carols and songs that span the ages. The choir will perform it’s annual Christmas concert in the Abbey Hotel on  Thursday 13th December @ 8pm  (Doors opening @ 7.30pm). This year we are delighted, once again, to be joined by members of the talented Tir Chonaill Youth Choir. Admission €10. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds of this year’s raffle will go to the Donegal Town Churches.


Ct Electric and all Electrical Wholesalers across the Country are holding a Coffee Morning this Friday 7th of December all day in aid of the Sean Cox Recovery Fund. The Liverpool fan who was brutally assualted in an unprovoked attack after a game against AS Roma. All welcome.

The Coláiste Cholmcille Parents’ Association invite you to Christmas Bingo in the Great Northern Hotel on Sunday December 9th at 3pm. The prize fund is a whopping €2360, with a final jackpot game of €1000. Books are €10 each, and there will be number of brilliant raffle prizes and spot prizes throughout the day, donated by local businesses. Find us on Facebook and Like & Share our post to enter a draw for 2 books and €10 worth of raffle tickets. This is guaranteed to be a fun family afternoon    


The Manorhamilton Wild Rose Festival Committee present the Comedy Duo, ‘The 2 Johnnies’ in the Community Centre Manorhamilton this Saturday night 8th of December from 8pm to 10pm. Tickets can be bought from priced €20 or by contacting any committee member. It’s promised to be night filled with great laughter.

Shave Off for Grovember in Memory of Seamus Carway takes place on Saturday 8th December in Castledargan Hotel, Ballygawley. There are over 65 men from over Sligo/Leitrim and further afield getting hairy in memory of Seamus for Sligo Cancer Support Centre. Come along to the ‘Shave Off’ and enjoy entertainment, food, music and lots of spot prizes on the night.

Leitrim Cares Christmas Spinathon on Saturday 8th December from 9am on Main Street Car Park, Drumshanbo.  All monies raised will go directly to Brother Kevin Crowley OFM for the needs of the homeless

Kennedy Family Trust, St. Stephen’s Day Swim December 26th at 12 noon on Aughris Beach gathering at the Beach Bar at 11.30am sharp. Sponsorship available from Robert on 086/9090698 or Charlie on 087/2331813

Cootehall Community House and Reading room, (The Barracks Renovation fundraiser).  Sunday 9th December from 4pm to 6pm, in Cootehall Church. Featuring The Millennium Choir, Rakish, Ardcarne Trad Group and Hannah Keaveny Dance. Tickets on sale in Henrys Bar, Cootehall. €10 each, Family €20.

Dromahair Development Association/Tidy Towns invite everyone to a public consultation with Billy Flynn at The Depot on Thursday 6th December at 7.30pm.  Billy is helping to create a 3 year plan of actions and initiatives that will help to make Dromahair a better place to live. All opinions and ideas would be greatly appreciated on the night.


Dromahair Development Association Tidy Towns will switch on Christmas lights at the Depot on the Backline, Dromahair on Friday 7th December at 8.45pm Refreshments will be served afterwards

Christmas wreath making workshop on Thursday 13th December at 7.30pm in the Depot, Dromahair. Entry €5