Newsletter – Sunday 30th August 2009

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 29th 8pm: Maura Henry, Mount Florence
Sunday 30th 10am: Michael & Sarah Keena
Friday 4th 7pm: Tom Griffin, Rooskey
Saturday 5th 8pm: Michael Glynn, Crannaghmore
Sunday 6th 10am: Paddy, Mary Frances & Owen Shine

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 30th 11am: Willie Shine, Drumlosh

To the participants from Drum and Clonown who competed in the National Finals of the Community Games. Well done to all.

Family Fun Festival
Music festival, BBQ, pig-on-the-spit and outdoor entertainment at a fundraising event in aid of Drum Commumity Care this Sunday from 6pm in Connaughtons Pub, Clonark. Please support.

Naíonra Réalta Geala
Pre-school through the medium of Irish will re-open in Drum Community Centre on September 8th 2009. Free pre-school places from January 2010 (5 mornings per week). For further information please contact Catherine 086-0641910 Or (090) 6437411 After 6pm.

Drum I.C.A.
Resume their monthly meeting in Drum Community Centre on Tuesday 1st September at 8.30pm. All members please attend. New members welcome.

Leader Rural Employment Scheme
Vacancies arising in our locality. Applicants must have herd number and be in receipt of some Social Welfare income (at least 12 months). Further enquiries to: Ger Fallon (Leader Supervisor) at 090-6488292.

Fitness Classes
In Drum Community Centre – Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 7.30-8.30am. Monday and Wednesday evening from 7.30-8.30pm. For more information contact Martin at 086-0868171.

Day of Prayer for Priests
On Thursday 3rd September and the first Thursday of every month throughout the year at the Chapel of Adoration, Castle Street, concludes with the Eucharistic Celebration at 6:15pm with invited priests who share their vocation story and priesthood life and ministry. All are welcome.

Rural Community Transport
View the full timetable on

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church Maintenance Fund
Tickets on sale for two monster draws with prize fund of €200,000. Tickets €100 (€50 per draw) and are available from the Parish Office, Sacristy, Drum Parish Office and various people throughout the parish. Full details available on

Elocution Classes / Speech and Drama
Will recommence week beginning September 14th in Athlone GAA Centre every Monday and in Glasson Heritage Centre every Wednesday. The focus is on building self confidence, creativity, imagination and developing talents. Students will be prepared for and can take The Leinster School of Music, Speech and Drama exams. Class size limited to 10 per class. Contact Mary A Whelan Fox ALSMD, LLSMD 087-8941197.


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