Episode 126: What’s On!

This Thursday, Órla McNabola is back with your go-to guide of events happening this week across County Leitrim with events in Carrick on Shannon, Mohill, Manorhamilton, Glenfarne, Carrigallen featured this week.

Tonight, the Leitrim Business Network are hosting a seminar in The Hive, Carrick, about building Facebook ads will that attract your ideal clients and make you money. This will be hosted by Emma Boylan from Outside the Box and the aim of the seminar is to help business owners fill their business with ideal clients. Joe Lowe, Head of the Local Enterprise Office Leitrim, tells us about it.

Joe also tells us about a Local Enterprise Office Leitrim event tomorrow in Mohill. Various Mohill retailers will be coming together to identify the importance of the age-friendly market in their locality. Come along to Clarke’s Hotel, Mohill at 12 noon tomorrow to hear about it. 

Tomorrow night, Friday night, The Dock Arts Centre will host Dylan Carlos, Céin Sweeney and John McCartin as they perform a set of driving Irish traditional reels and jigs, following the success of their recent self-titled album. Paul Cunningham from The Dock tells us about it.

Paul also tells us about a documentary showing in The Dock next Wednesday (20 Nov) about famous sean-nós singer Joe Heaney.

Fresh after its worldwide tour and after bagging a Royal Television Society Northern Ireland Programme Award last week, documentary Unquiet Graves: The Story of the Glenanne Gang, is being shown for the first time in Leitrim this Friday. The Glen’s Centre in Manorhamilton will show Seán Murray’s documentary, which details how members of the RUC and UDR were centrally involved in the murder of over 120 innocent civilians in Ireland. Seán talks to us about his documentary.

This weekend will see The Corn Mill Theatre in Carrigallen host the One Act Drama Festival. Over Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, drama societies from all over Ireland will take to the stage in one-act productions. Taragh Donohoe tells us about The Corn Mill playing host this weekend, and also about their qualification for the All-Irelands of the One Act Drama Festival in early December.

Next Thursday (21 Nov), LGBTQ+ social group ‘8 Rays Leitrim’ will be meeting in Breffni Family Resource Centre at 7:30pm. Founder and co-ordinator Niall Jordan tells us about 8 Rays Leitrim, who are currently the only LGBTQ+ social group in the northwest. 

Breifne rounds us up with our weekly sporting preview for the soccer, Gaelic games and rugby around the county. 

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