A Blood Donation Clinic will visit the Town Hall, Crossmolina on Thursday, October 6th from 2.30 to 4.45pm and 7 to 9 pm. Also on Friday, October 7th from 11 am to 2pm.
Please made a special effort to attend this clinic. In particular O Rh Negative and A Rh Negative blood is always in high demand throughout the year. All needles and materials used for blood collection are sterile, disposable and used only once.
If you are in any doubt please contact the Irish Blood Transfusion Service in advance at 1850 731137.
DSL Broadband has been launched in Crossmolina. Why not try to check your phone line and see if it is DSL enabled?
DSL Broadband does not require a second phone line and your line is not busy while you’re surfing on internet thus allowing you to phone and surf at the same time!
RURAL SOCIAL SCHEME
Vacancies still exist on the above scheme. If interested contact Catherine on 086-8652535.
Training for Ladies (over 16) for beginners and current members in the GAA Centre on Tuesday and Friday nights at 8pm. If interested contact Maeve on 31804.
The opening hours of Crossmolina Public Library is as follows; Tuesday 1 to 7pm, Wednesday 1 – 8 pm, Friday 11 am to 5pm and Saturday 11 am to 4pm. Closed on Monday and Thursday, Bank Holidays and on Saturday’s preceeding a Bank Holiday Monday.
St. Tiernan’s Church, Monday and Tuesday from 9am to 7pm. Eskeragh Church, Tuesday evening from 7 to 8pm.
The Flu vaccination is available at the Deel Medical Centre on Thursdays from 4 to 5pm and Fridays from 12 noon to 1pm.
No appointment is necessary. Note the times.
This will continue until the end of October. Contact 31313 for any further information.
LATE KEVIN DEVER
The death occurred on Saturday night, September 24, following a tragic accident on the Ballina to Enniscrone Road of Kevin Dever, Riverslade, Ballina, son of Alfred and Philomena, formerly of Mullenmore Street.
His remains were removed from McGowans Funeral Home, Ballina on Tuesday evening to St. Muredach's Cathedral. Burial took place in Aughavale Cemetery, Westport, on Wednesday after Requiem Mass.
Kevin is survived by his heart-broken parents Alfred and Philomena, brother Conor, sisters Kathleen, Niamh, and Sarah, aunts, uncles, grandfather, extended family, relations and many friends.
May he rest in peace.
MENTAL HEALTH COLLECTION
Many thanks to everybody who contributed to the recent Mayo Mental Health collection in Crossmolina. The amount collected was E747.20 and to all the collectors who did the collection on the day.
RATHKELL NS CENTENARY
The Rathkell NS Centenary takes place in August 2007 and the committee would like to hear from past pupils who can help to compile an anniversary book to commemorate this event. Any assistance or contribution to be included would be appreciated. Contact Rathkell NS at 096-51257.
Laura Naughton, a specialist asthma nurse will be holding an inhaler clinic in Quinns Chemist, Crossmolina on Thursday, October 6th. She will advise on inhaler technique and methods of improving on inhaler use. All consultations will be held in a private consulting area and are free of charge. Please phone 096-31890 for an appointment or call to Quinns Chemist, Crossmolina.
There was no winner of the Crossmolina GAA lotto jackpot on Saturday night, September 24 last.
The numbers drawn were 1, 9, 22 and 29. Dympna Fergus, c/o Reilly’s Bar matched three numbers and won E150. The draw took place in Hineys. Next weeks jackpot is E5900. Many thanks for your continued support.
SET DANCING CLASSES
Classes takes place every Wednesday evening in the Musical Bridge Inn.
DOLPHIN SET DANCING
Set dancing is held each Tuesday night in the Dolphin Hotel for beginners at 8.30. A great night of craic is assured
Crossmolina National School Parents' Association is having their AGM at 8pm on Wednesday October 12 in the
The guest speaker will talk on the topic "Stress Management for Parents", its effects on parents, physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually.
This is a very important subject and parents are urged to come along.
The Crossmolina National School Parents' Association is holding its Autumn Disco in Hiney's Upper Deck, on Saturday October 29. This is always a great night out. Please support it as the proceeds go to worthwhile projects for our children.
Following the success of our Art Classes over the last two years, we are looking into alternative after school classes for 2006. Watch this space!
Chronicle Final Reminder
Friday next October 14th is the closing date for all articles and club reports. No articles can be accepted after that date. Thank you to all who contributed.
Active Retirement Group
Activities include Bowling on Wednesday nights in the Town Hall, Art Group on Tuesday nights in the Social Services Centre. This week a number of members go on a visit to Italy, so the above activities resume again next week on their return.
Adoration in St Tiernans
Adoration of the Blessed Scarament takes place on Monday and Tuesday from 9.30am to 7.30pm. Eskeragh - Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm.
Game every Thursday night in the Social Services Centre, Chapel Street at 8.30pm. Refreshments are served and there are nice prizes to be won. Please support.
In the Enterprise Centre on Tuesday morning only from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Telephone Patricia on 30895.
Brownies meet on Monday's from 6pm to 7pm in Town Hall. Girls must be 7 years old. Uniforms to sell? Call at 6pm.
The pastime of playing cards is usually reserved for the autumn/winter months. Many games are being organised around now and greatly looked forward to.
Card players rely largely on their skills and of course on luck for success, but often stick to obscure rituals before a game, just as many sportsmen do before a big match.
Many players favour lucky cards or numbers during play and run a black card is feared.
Any player who finds himself or herself holding two pairs of aces over eight's may also feel a frisson of fear this is the fabled 'dead man's hand' reputedly held by Wild Bill Hickok when he was murdered.
The four of clubs is described by some as the Devil's bedstead and is loathed by many players, Finally, players suffering from a run of bad luck should be careful of not losing their temper as this will only worsen their luck.