What’s On! – Episode 132

On today’s What’s On guide we’re looking at events in The Dock, The Glens Centre, Rossinver, the Sports Awards and lots more happening over the week with Órla McNabola.

Tonight in The Dock in Carrick on Shannon, 4 of Ireland’s most talented and versatile classical guitarists, Jerry Creedon, David Keating, Fiona Falvey and Aengus Kirakowski take to the stage as The Irish Guitar Quartet. Paul Cunningham tells us more.

This afternoon, the NCBI charity shop in Carrick will be selling the best fake and real designer handbags to help fund the wide range of services they provide to people with sight loss. 

Tonight, Rossinver Community Centre throw their very own Late Late Toy Show. Schoolchildren from Manorhamilton, Ballaghameehan and Garrison will take to the stage and discuss their favourite toys ahead of Christmas. Danielle Carty from Rossinver Community Centre talks to Órla ahead of their big night.

The ninth annual ‘Leitrim Sports Star Awards’ will be taking place this Saturday night in Lough Rynn Castle. The purpose of the awards is to acknowledge Individuals, Sports Clubs, Teams, Teachers and Community Volunteers for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in sport and recreation in Leitrim.

This weekend, The Glens Centre in Manorhamilton will host the 25th One Act Drama Festival where they will see performances from theatre groups from all over the country. Órla called in during the week to speak to Treasa Nealon about the festival.

Mohill Family Support Centre are preparing for their Christmas Craft Fair and Santa’s Grotto, at which there will be stalls and a visit from Santy himself. Community Development and Family Support worker Laura McHugh fills us in.

Leitrim Village ICA are hosting a bake sale and coffee morning in aid of Spinal Injuries Ireland and St. Joseph’s Centre, Leitrim Village. This will be happening on Sunday morning at 11am.

Next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Splódar Productions bring Eclipsed to The Glens Centre. On the last night, there will be a Q&A with author Caeilainn Hogan. 

This Wednesday’s Both Sides of the Lough concert in The Dock will showcase traditional music youth groups from Sligo and Leitrim alongside many renowned Irish musicians.

The Local Enterprise Office Leitrim will show you how to boost your business’ Facebook page and will guide you in applying for your Online Trading Voucher. Joe Lowe has all the details.

Breifne Earley rounded up this week’s podcast with a foresight into what’s happening around the county with regards to Gaelic football, soccer, rugby and boxing. We wish Glenade’s Dearbhla Rooney a speedy recovery after her shoulder injury caused her to pull out of her 57kg semi-final on Wednesday.

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