Newsletter – Sunday 10th July 2011

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 9th 8pm: Michael McManus, Clonark
Sunday 10th 10am: Mary Naughton, Doohan (Month’s mind) and her husband Hubert
Tuesday 12th 7pm: Pake & Molly Kenny, Johnstown
Wednesday 13th 7pm: Patrick & Mary Naughton and son Liam, Doohan
Thursday 14th 7pm: Kathleen & Tommy McManus, Curraghaleen
Friday 15th 1.30pm: Wedding of Helena Lennon & Keith Duke
Saturday 16th 8pm: Patrick Seery, Clonellan
Sunday 17th 10am: Mary, John & Pat Hynes, Johnstown

Clonown Mass Intentions
Sunday 10th 11am: John, Margaret & Michael Dunning
Sunday 17th 11am: Jimmy Dunning and his sister Maureen, Togher

Rest in Peace
Maureen Cunningham, Doogue
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

Drum Cemetery Voluntary Group
Many thanks to all those who have returned their collection envelopes to date. If you have not already done so, please return the envelope to Drum Parish Office.

Drum Heritage Group
There will be a meeting on Tuesday 12th July at 8.30pm in the Visitor Centre. All members are requested to attend.

Clonown Community Project
Fundraising night in McNeill’s Bar, Connaught Street on Saturday 16th July. Music by Mr. Breeze. Raffle on the night. Please support.

Thank You
Elphin Diocesan Lourdes Invalid Fund committee would like to thank most sincerely all those who contributed so generously to their recent church gate collections. Your support is very much appreciated.

Drum Walking Group
Roscommon Sports Partnership are starting up a walking group on Mondays at 7.30pm at Drum Community Centre, starting Monday 27th June. This is a new initiative for anyone interested in the fresh air and outdoors, while getting fit and keeping healthy at the same time! Anyone can join us with no costs involved. All are welcome.

Date for your diary
Gala concert featuring Garda Band, Soloist Breda O’Connor and guest artists on Thursday 22nd September in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church. Further details to follow.

Second-hand Bookshop
Now open at Dr. Steven’s Centre, Lloyd’s Lane for the purchase and sale of primary and secondary school books. Also looking for used college textbooks which are acceptable on the current curricula.

Youth Festival Volunteers
This is the European Year of Volunteering and the Youth 2000 Summer Festival need some volunteers to give a couple of hours to help set-up, serve meals and clear up in the canteen over the four day summer youth festival to be held in Clonmacnoise on 4th-7th August. There are also other volunteer job vacancies – contact 01-6753690 or visit for more details.

Athlone Basketball Club
Underage summer league running for 6-8 weeks from 6th July for boys and girls U10, U12 and U14. Registration on Wednesday 6th July at 7pm in Our Lady’s Bower. Cost €2 per session, registration €3 for non-members.


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