BELTURBET CARNIVAL IN THE PARK – Friday July 8 th – Sunday July 10 th – Friday -

Some of Belturbet best known characters take on the persona of a superstar as they perform in Belturbet version of A Celebrity styled Eurovision presented by Mademoiselle de Bouvier and Monsieur de Depardue . You will be able to vote for your own favourite of twelve acts and make him/her the brightest Star in Belturbet's sky. It will be a night filled with fun and laughter and as with other years, it will be the talk of the town for weeks thereafter, so be sure not to miss it. Tickets are in very short supply – contact Jane Lawlor on 0868432692.


There will then follow dancing until the wee hours with music from Brassroots. Saturday will be a day filled with fun for all the family with dancing late into the night with John O’Grady and the Shuck Dodgers.


Sunday will be a bigger than ever family fun day with a ceremony to commemorate 1916 and an exhibition of old census and records from that time for each street and townland and a Veteran's football match in 1916 outfits between old warriors not from 1916 on Sunday !

There will be THE BATTLE OF THE TOWNLANDS; NOVELTY TABLE QUIZ, with a table representing each Road, Lane, Street, Housing Estate, Business, Sports team etc. some areas may be able to have more than 1 table! This is your chance to show Pride of Place and battle it out together for your area. There will be Plaque for the winning table to display publicly in its area.

Enquiries to 087 9809250, 086 8143785.  Late night dancing to Cajun Country.

Carnival in the Park

Palais in the Park…. Family Fun filled weekend, junior disco, country dancing, family day out, tea party. 3rd – 5th July 2015

Keep up to date on their Facebook page




Tidy Towns AGM

TIDY TOWNS A.G.M. takes place in the Goods Store Community Hall, Station -this Wednesday April 27th @ 8.00 p.m.All welcome


The annual Spring Parade comes to Belturbet Easter Sunday 4pm.

Great free family event !

Get Active in Belturbet



Get Belturbet Up and Active New walking/jogging/running groups every Saturday morning.

Group 1 departing the railway @ 9.30 and group 2 in the scouting centre at 10 am.

5k routes mapped out.

Everyone welcome to come help encourage the Belturbet community to get fit and active.


“Get Rhythm” – a Tribute to Johnny Cash’


DATE FOR YOUR DIARY – This Christmas ‘Get Rhythm” – a Tribute to Johnny Cash’ will perform its first home show in over two years in the Town Hall Civic Centre – Wednesday, December 30th, commencing @ 8.00 p.m. Paul McCann recreates the role of Johnny Cash and June Carter’s vocal duties are performed by Louise O’Reilly. Also performing in the band are Brendan Scott, Arnie McGovern, John Leddy, Blathnaid McCann and a very special guest appearance by Majella O’Reilly. Tickets priced @ €15 can be reserved by contacting 087 6347784/ 086 4085424/0876894808.





Mens Shed Belturbet

The Men's Shed now meets regularly on Wednesdays 11am-1.30pm. New members welcome – drop in for an informal chat to find out more.





Blueways Ireland project – workshop invitation

image006The Blueways Ireland project is a national water and land based multi-activity trail including food, heritage, craft and music trails.  Blueways are an opportunity for communities and commercial service providers to benefit from the economic and recreational potential of their water resource.The existing Shannon Blueway trails are being extended both West and South from Carrick On Shannon, and the new Shannon-Erne Blueway from Leitrim Village to Belturbet is also nearing completion. As a valued member of the Shannon – Erne area community we invite you to take part in one of the following  ‘Benefit from the Blueway’  workshop: 

Thursday 12th November 7:30 pm Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan

These 90 minute workshops will outline the Blueway concept and provide an opportunity for you to influence the Blueway development and also express your views on how to promote local and tourism use of the Shannon and Shannon Erne Blueways.  Should you require any further information, please visit the ‘News and Events’ section of   where you will see the benefit from the Blueways information.  Alternatively contact Humphrey Murphy at or phone 086 2659276 to register your attendance.

The Upper Shannon Erne Future Economy Project (USEFE), is supporting the development of the Shannon and the Shannon Erne Blueway.  The USEFE project is a partnership between Cavan, Leitrim, Longford & Roscommon Co. Councils, the ESB and Bord Na Mona with the support of Waterways Ireland. ILC has been appointed to support local community and commercial Blueway development capacity.

Your attendance at these workshops would be greatly appreciated as we value your participation. Please pass this information onto anyone else you think may be interested in attending.



Halloween day with a spooky walk and craft fair


Happy Days Childcare is putting on a Halloween day with a spooky walk and craft fair. If anyone interested in a table for the craft fair could they contact Denise on

It's on Sunday 1st Nov 2pm to 5pm. Walk starting in carpark near mace and prizes, games for kids after in town hall. cake sale and crafts from 2pm to 5pm also in town hall.