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Where: Ballymachugh GAA Clubrooms
When: Friday, December 16, 8-10pm
What: Sheelin ICA host a fundraising social night in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Refreshments will be served. Subscriptions voluntary, support appreciated.
Where: John V. Donohoe’s, Granard
When: Friday, December 16
What: Granard Gun Club annual Christmas Draw with valuable prizes. Music by Seamus Farrell.
Where: Cross Hall
When: Friday, December 16 10pm-12.30am
What: Ballroom dancing with music by Country Traditions. Supper served.
Where: The Goalpost Bar, Arva
When: Friday, December 16, 9pm
What: Race Night to raise funds for the new Christmas Lights in Arva.
Scrooge and Marley
Where: Townhall Cavan Arts Space
When: Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th, Wednesday 21st, Thursday, 22nd, Friday 23rd, and Wednesday 28th and Thursday, 29th December at 8pm.
What: Tickets €15.
Where: McEvoy’s Supervalu, Virginia
When: Saturday, December 17
What: St. John Ambulance, Cavan Division are holding their annual Christmas Raffle for a Trolley dash for all your Christmas shopping, courtesy of McEvoy’s Supervalu in Virginia. The dash will be held on December 17. Tickets are €5 or 5 for €20. Call 086 600 3590.
Quiz book signing
Where: Easons, Cavan Town
When: Saturday, December 17, 3pm
What: Ballybay man, Stephen Duffy signs copies of his latest book in Easons for his latest edition of Quizzing Around the Christmas Tree.
Where: Carrigallen Library
When: Saturday, December 17, 11.30am
What: Come and enjoy Christmas stories and songs for u10s. Contact library to book place. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Christmas cake sale
Where: Carrigallen Community Centre
When: Sunday, December 18, 11.30am
What: St Joseph’s Ladies Football Club host Christmas Cake Sale.
Big card drive
Where: Kilbrackan Arms Hotel
When: Sunday, December 18, 5pm
What: Margaret of New Orleans committee host fundraising semi-final card drive in memory of Jimmy McManus, late of Beaghmore, Carrigallen.
Where: Stradone Community Centre
When: Sunday, December 18, 2pm
What: Santa Bazaar for the children from Aughadreena NS and Killyconnan NS. Lots of raffles and prizes on the day.
Where: St Ultan’s Church
When: Sunday, December 18, 7-8pm
What: Carol Service followed by light refreshments. A very special evening of music, song, readings and poetry.
Where: Drumconrath Parish Centre
When: Sunday, December 18 at 3pm
What: Drumconrath in the 1800s – A Cradle of Irish Culture by Larry Ward in Drumconrath Parish Centre with Mass of Remembrance: Celebrant Rev. Fr. Frank Flanagan, S.J., Editor of An Timire, Drumconrath Parish Church.
Festive Music and Song
Where: Clonabreany House
When: Sunday, December 18
What: Clonabreany House will host an evening of Festive Music and Song featuring Castletown Accordion Orchestra (Mullagh) plus guests. Tickets €20 to include a mulled wine reception at 6pm followed by concert at 7pm. Tickets from Barbara Carolan (087 8301346) or Yvonne Chilton (087 9949 006).
Where: Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt
When: Sunday, December 18, 7.30pm
What: Carols Sing a Long by Candlelight on Sunday, December 18 at 7.30pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Where: Cavan Town
When: Sunday, December 18, 4.30pm
What: Christmas Lights Vehicle Parade in aid of the Vincey McGee Benefit Fund and Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. The first ever in the region. All types of vehicles Lorries, Cars, Tractors, Vans etc. welcome. Entry Fee €20 per vehicle. Registration from 1pm at the Equestrian Centre. Refreshments and entertainment. Lighting up of Remembrance Tree at 5.30pm at the Courthouse, Cavan (find us on Facebook) 'vinceymegeebenefitfund’ where more details provided!
Lights, camel, action
When: December 19 & 20
What: Convent of Mercy National School pupils will present a Christmas production- 'Lights, Camel, Action’- in St Bricin’s College on December 19 & 20, starting 7pm. Tickets are €8 and are available from the school. Contact 049 95 22992.
Gospel choir concert
Where: St Mary’s Church in Staghall
When: Wednesday, December 21, 8pm
What: St Mary’s Church in Staghall will host the Virginia Gospel Choir for a special pre-Christmas concert, in aid of fundraising for the parish. Wednesday, December 21, starting 8pm, admission is voluntary, everyone welcome.
Where:Ballinamore Community Centre
When: Tuesday, December 20 at 8pm
What: Assorted Fitness Christmas Party annual party for charity. All welcome. Contact Michelle 0879390980.
Where: Errigal Country House Hotel, Cootehill
When: Wednesday, December 21
What: John McIntyre makes a return visit to the Errigal. This is the last dance of the year with plenty of party spot prizes on the night.