Dates for your Diary


October 2019

Tuesday 22nd - Thursday 24th October 2019 – Clogher Clergy Conference in Dunfanaghy, Co.Donegal.

Thursday 24th October – Grand Charity Concert promoted by Derryvullen North Parish at the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen. Doors open at 7.15pm and curtain up at 8.00pm sharp. The concert will be starring Cathy Durkin, White Lightening, Shawn Cuddy, Tony Kerr, Family Affair plus Ireland's No 1 Elvis, Andy Rogers. The compere will be Ivan Kee. Tickets £15 from Tom Reid's, St Michael's Bookshop, MR Financial Services, Leslie's Coffee Shop and the Killyhevlin Hotel. The total proceeds will go to the Cardiac, Intensive Care and Stroke Units.

Thursday 24th October – Lunchtime Healing Service in the Iona Room, St. Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen,from 1.00 - 1.35pm led by Canon Henry Blair.

Saturday 26th October – Coffee Morning, Cake Sale and Auction for Kiltermon Building Fund from 10am to 1pm in St John's Parish Hall, Fivemiletown. Viewing from 9.30am to include firewood, local produce and livestock, and a wide variety of top quality items.

Saturday 26th October – Men's Rugby World Cup breakfast combining food and rugby at the Rectory from 8.30am followed by watching the first of the Rugby World Cup semi-finals. Kick off for the match at 9.00am. There will also be a short talk on Christians in sport.

Saturday 26th October – Beetle Drive will be held in Druminan Orange Hall at 8pm. All welcome.

Sunday 27th October – Special Service of Music conducted by Dean Raymond Ferguson with professional organist, Dr Joe McKee OBE MA Hon FGCM will be held on Galloon Church at 3.30pm.

Monday 28th October - Friday 1st November 2019 – Aghavea Parish Annual Bowls Competition in the Parish Hall. Registrations can already be forwarded to the club, and if you need any further details, contact the Rector anytime.

Wednesday 30th October – Disability Awareness Training hosted by Clogher Diocesan Board of Social Theology in Action in the Hilliard Room, Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen at 7pm. This will be delivered by Katherine-Alice Grasham, Disability Officer for the Anglican Diocese of Leeds. Topics to be covered includes disability and theology, invisible disabilities, practical tips for inclusion, language and discrimination and children and families with additional needs. Further information from Revd Charlies Eames.

Wednesday 30th October – Musical Evening in St Mark's Parish Church, Aghadrumsee with Revd Dr. Jean Mackarel.

Thursday 31st October – Priorities Fund deadline for applications.

November 2019

Saturday 2nd November – Lisbellaw Parish Auction and Sale of Cakes at 12noon in the Parish Centre.

Tuesday 5th November – Board of Education Committee meeting at 10am.

Tuesday 5th November – Glebes Committee meeting at 11am.

Tuesday 5th November – Diocesan Council Meeting at 2pm

Friday 8th November – Sallaghy Parish Dance will be held in the Parish Hall with dancing from 10pm - 1am with music provided by "Wee Tom." The cost will be £5 including supper and all proceeds are in aid of Church Funds. Everyone will be made most welcome.

Friday 8th November – Variety Concert will be held in Derryvullen South Hall (Tamlaght) at 8.00 pm. The compere will be Mr. Ian Coalter from Moy. There will be a mix of music, song and comedy and this should be a great occasion in the life of our parish.

Saturday 9th November – Concert organised by Clogh Parish with Larne Cross Community Choir in the hall at 7.30pm. Supper served and tickets £10.

Saturday 9th November – Parish Sale and Auction for Devenish Parish at 2.00pm in the Reade Hall, Monea.

Thursday 14th November – 35th Annual Variety Concert will be held in the Youth Hall, Tullyhommon (kindly granted) at 8pm. The guest artist will be Kenny Archer with various other local artists performing. Please support this annual event which is enjoyed by all.

Friday 15th November – Clogher Diocesan Magazine deadline for submission of Parish Notes, advertisements and news stories for December issue. Send to

Friday 22nd November – Kesh Rural Deanery Youth Event at 8.00pm in Colaghty Parish Hall. The evening is open to all young people across the Kesh Deanery and beyond. The speaker will be Hannah Arnold of Christian Action Research and Education (CARE) on relevant topics making the news at present.

Saturday 23rd November – Shoebox Appeal for Operation Christmas Child last date for delivery to Drumkeeran Parish Hall. Further information from Irene Boyd Tel 028 68631009.

Sunday 24th November – 175th Anniversary of Drummully Parish Church will be celebrated with a joint service on Sunday, 24th November at 3.00pm, the Feast of Christ The King. This is to be officiated by Bishop John McDowell. Supper will be served afterwards in the Church Hall. Everyone will be made warmly welcome.

Thursday 28th November – Lunchtime Healing Service in the Iona Room, St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen from 1.00pm to 1.35pm led by Canon Maurice Armstrong.

Friday 29th November – Grand Christmas Country Concert in the Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen featuring Declan Nerney and his six-piece showband with special guest, T.R.Dallas. Tickets from the Cathedral Office or Leslie's Coffee Shop. Proceeds in aid of Enniskillen Parish Funds. Organiser, Ivan Kee Tel. 07768000167.

Friday 29th - Saturday 30th November 2019 – Lisbellaw Parish Presents their play, Dancerella at 7.30 in Lisbellaw Parish Centre.

Friday 29th November – Craft Fair for Devenish Parish will be held in the Reade Hall. More details later.

December 2019

Monday 2nd - Friday 13th December 2019 – Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Clogher Diocese to Israel and is open to anyone both inside and outside the Diocese. Anyone requiring further information should contact Chancellor David Skuce at Tel. 00353749136187/07764221963.

Friday 6th December – Christmas Concert for St. Mark's Parish Church, Aghadrumsee with the Ferguson Family.

Saturday 14th December – Christmas Fayre organised by St. Tighernach`s Parish Church, Clones in the Creighton Hotel Ballroom from 10am until 12.30pm. Christmas Cakes, Puddings, Handmade Christmas Wreaths and a variety of other items. Come and join your friends for Tea. Everyone Welcome

Thursday 19th December – Ecumenical Carol service will be held at St Maeldoid's Church, Muckno, Castleblayney on Thursday, 19th December at 7.30pm. More details in the next magazine.

February 2020

Friday 21st February – Curtis Magee Dance in Maguirebridge Parochial Hall organised by Christ Church, Maguiresbridge. Keep free.

March 2020

Sunday 8th March – Favourite Hymns in St Mark's Parish Church, Aghadrumsee at 3pm with Revd Olivia Downey.

May 2020

Thursday 7th - Saturday 9th May 2020 – 2020 General Synod in Croke Park Meetings and Events Centre.

Sunday 10th May – Picnic at Crom for St. Mark's Parish, Aghadrumsee 200th anniversary year.

Friday 22nd - Monday 25th May 2020 – Inishmacsaint Mothers Union Trip to Ennis, Co. Clare. Cost £340 for three nights sharing, including Bed and Breakfast and three evening meals. Single supplement £60. Please contact Robena 02868641569 for further details.

June 2020

Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th June 2020 – Aghadrumsee 200th Anniversary ending weekend with display of wedding dresses and christening gowns and dress up Sunday.


last updated 15th October 2019