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Boyle Community Notes

Published on March 28th, 2019 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle community weekly notes

ATTENTION FARMING COMMUNITY
Úna Bhán Tourism are delighted to be offering free computer training courses again, starting in March. This unique opportunity to develop digital skills and learn basic functions is for beginners or those eager to improve in a fun and easy way. The course includes how to set up an email account, send and receive emails / how to search the internet in a safe and secure way / Complete vehicle taxation online instead of paper form & how to set up and use online banking. More importantly for the farming community the training will teach how to register your farm on Agfood.ie, which allows you to Record the Birth of a Calf; Complete and Print Farm-to-Farm Movements & Print your Herd Profile for your Farm Accountant. Courses are limited to 10 people at a time and will be held in Boyle Library. The training programme is funded through the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) Please call Nigel on 071 966 3033 for more details or to register.


BOYLE COURTYARD MARKET
The all-weather Courtyard Market takes place every Saturday in the grounds of King House, Boyle from 10am until 2pm. If you would like to enjoy the best locally grown fresh and organic produce, then a trip to the Courtyard Market should be on your agenda. There is a wide range of seasonal produce, including organic fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and marmalade, organic free range eggs, fruit juices, gluten free/ sour dough/ spelt bread and all kinds of delicious home bakes are available every week. Alongside the food stalls are a number of crafters selling their handmade wares, personalized candles and knitwear. So why not come along and have a chat with the stall holders and avail of their ideas. For further information, please call Una Bhan on 071 9663 033


CV & OFFICE SERVICES
Are you looking for a new job? Are you having difficulty putting together your CV? Would you like some help? Then why not call into the Úna Bhán office in the grounds of King House, Boyle, where we will be delighted to give you any help, advice or information we can. A good CV could make all the difference in getting your job application through to the interview stage. We have a template and sheet of helpful tips to guide you through the process. We will also type your CV if you cannot do this yourself. Or you may just want to call in for a chat about your CV. All information will be treated in the strictest of confidence. For more details, contact Úna Bhán Tourism on 071 9663033. We also offer office services such as Photocopying, Scanning, Laminating, Typing, Faxing, Binding and Printing.


BOYLE HOLIDAY GROUP WATERFORD TRIP
Boyle Holiday Group are planning a trip to Waterford this May. The group will visit Dungarvan, Waterford City and other places of interest in the South east Coast. The trip will take place from Monday 6th May to Friday 10th May. The group will be staying at the Park Hotel, Dungarvan. Anyone interested in travelling with the group is asked to contact Mary Regan on 086 1298355 or 071 9663544
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FAMILY SUPPORT DROP IN CLINIC
A drop in confidential space for parents and families to call in and receive support and a listening ear about issues and concerns about you and/or your children. Wednesday mornings during primary school term 9.30am-12pm. An interagency project together with Boyle FRC, Foroige & Tusla. Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000.

 

FCA ASSOCIATION ANNUAL TOUR

19th. Inf. Bn. FCA Association Annual Tour this year on Wednesday – 26th. June.Further details and brochure in next few weeks. Seats limited to 57, so get your places booked ASAP. Contact Francie Geelan (087) 223 4477

 

THE IRISH HOSPITALITY AWARDS

It was the first time for Lough Key Forest & Activity Park to be at the The Irish Hospitality Awards and they are thrilled to have been awarded a ‘Highly Commended Recognition Winner’ in the large category of ‘Tourist Attraction of the Year’

 

VOLLEYBALL FOR CANCER RESEARCH

Students from Abbey Community College held a Volleyball match recently between Teachers and Leaving Certificate Students, they raised €450 for Cancer Research. Mr. Barry Greaney presented the cheque to Damian Regan organiser of Run Walk n Roll for Cancer Research. Well done to all. This brings the final total for Run Walk n Roll 2018 to €6480.61 Thank you all once again on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society.

 

THE ROS RUN 10K & HALF MARATHON

The organizers of The Ros Run were proud to host their 3rd annual event in the glistening spring sunshine, they couldn’t have asked for a better day. With over 500 participants taking on the 10k, Half Marathon or Full Marathon Distance. The routes gave participants the opportunity to see Roscommons beauty, the castle, the park, the forest, lakes and breath taking views on a spring morning. Congratulations to Boyle AC athletes who were on tour again and performed excellently contributing some fabulous finish times with some new PB’s.

 

FURNITURE UPCYCLING

A furniture upcycling course with Tom Finan will take place in the Boyle VEC, Marian Rd on Thursday evenings March 21st continuing on the following dates: 21st March, 28th March, 4th April, 11th April, 2nd May 9th May. There will be a two week break for Easter.It will be a free course running from 7pm-9pm, booking is essential. Contact the Boyle Family Resource Centre on 0719663000 or e-mail: info@familylifecentre.ie

 

VILLAGE TIDY-UP

Calling all men, women and children of Ballinafad! Before the arrival of Confirmation Day in Ballinafad, please come and lend your support to a general tidy up around the Church in Ballinafad and in the Playground on Saturday, 6th April at 2pm. Grass needs cutting and strimming, moss needs sweeping, weeds need pulling and litter needs picking up. Many hands make light work so bring whatever tools will help and our church will look as good on the outside as it will on the inside! The playground will also be ready for another season of fun for all the kids, big and small! Thanks guys! Padraig

 

BOYLE FOOD PARTNERSHIP

Community FEAD and Food Cloud. If you and/or your family need food, we distribute food through these programmes at Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC).  Please text the word FOOD + your first name to 0860496467 to receive details. Distribution times are: Monday 2.30pm-4pm or Wednesday 2.30pm-3.30pm or Friday 3pm-4.30pm.

 

MARCH IN TO SPRING FOR MEN

A free four-week course, three mornings per week of personal development with a variety of topics and speakers. Starts Tuesday April 30th from 10am to 1pm each day. Please contact Boyle FRC (Family Resource Centre) on 0719663000 for booking and details.

 

WIDOW & WIDOWERS SUPPORT GROUP

Support for those grieving the death of their spouse.  Thursday April 11th, 7.30pm-9pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre.  Cost: Donation. No booking necessary.

 

LOSS OF RELATIONSHIP

For those who have lost a relationship through death, separation or divorce. Starting Wednesday April 10th for 6-9 weeks, 7.30pm to 9.30pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre, 0719663000. Booking essential.

 

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Support for those grieving the loss of a loved one.  Tuesdays for 6 weeks at 8pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000.  Booking essential.

 

MUSIC & ITALIAN WITH MARIE HANMORE CAWLEY

No class from March 27th.  Resumes April 17th. Come along and learn with us every Wednesday from 10.30am-12.30pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC) 0719663000. Cost: €3/donation. You are welcome to join at any time.

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASS WITH CATHERINE OR MAURA

Tuesdays from 12.30pm-1.30pm Cost: €3/donation in Boyle Family Resource Centre. Booking essential. For more information, please contact the Centre on 0719663000. All welcome. Anglų kalbos klasė Antradieniais nuo 12.30 iki 13.30 val. Kaina: 3 EUR / dotacija Boyle šeimos išteklių centre. Būtinas rezervavimas. Norėdami gauti daugiau informacijos, prašome kreiptis į Centre adresu 0719663000. Visi laukiami. Limba engleză Martea de la 12.30-1.20.30 Cost: € 3 / donație în Centrul de resurse familiale Boyle. Rezervarea esențială. Pentru mai multe informații, vă rugăm să contactați Centrul de pe 0719663000. Toate binevenite. Klasa języka angielskiego Wtorki od 12:30 do 13:30 Koszt: 3 € / darowizna w Boyle Family Resource Center. Rezerwacja niezbędna. Aby uzyskać więcej informacji, skontaktuj się z Centrum na 0719663000. Wszystkie mile widziane.

 

SPANISH CLASSES WITH LAURA

Please register your interest for a lunch time class from 12.30pm-1.30pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000. Dates to be decided.

 

BOYLE BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT

A space where you and your baby will receive lots of support, a warm welcome & cuppa!  Older siblings are very welcome to come along as are expectant mothers. Friday April 26th at 10am in Boyle Family Resource Centre.  Cost: €2 or donation

 

CLOTHING BANK FOR YOUR SPRING CLEAR OUT

There is a clothing bank outside Boyle Family Resource Centre which accepts old clothes and bed linen, handbags, and shoes that are sent for recycling. Your support and donations are very much appreciated as this helps raise funds towards the Centres programmes and community work. NO DUVETS AND PILLOWS AS THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY THE RECYCLING COMPANY. Thank you.

 

COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY

Appointments are available Monday to Friday, day and evening. Therapeutic Support for Families, Adolescents, Couples and Individuals. The cost is on a sliding scale and is negotiable. Please contact Marie on 0719663000 or Maura on 0719663841 in Boyle Family Resource Centre. All our programmes and services are confidential and professional.

 

ROSCOMMON SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT LIAISON SERVICE

Roscommon Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service is a free & confidential service that provides assistance & support to families & individuals grieving the death of a loved one by suicide.  Contact: Tiffany Jennings Walsh, Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer on 0857407856 or Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC) on 0719663000. This service is funded by the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention.

 

PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP

Parent/toddler groups can be a great way of meeting other people with children the same age as yours in your area.  It is open to childminders, grandparents and other guardians. Every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10am–12.30pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC) 0719663000.  Cost: Donation. A chance to meet and enjoy being with parents/carers where children can play together in a child friendly environment. Bazz Art Tuesday April 9th, 10am-11am sharp, cost included in Parent & Toddler Group.

 

ADMINISTRATION SERVICES

Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC) offer a wide range of Office and Administration Services at affordable rates.  Services include typing, laminating, binding, scanning, faxing, photocopying A4 & A3. We offer internet access / Wi-Fi in our drop-in room and use of a PC.  If you require a large amount of photocopying/office services, please call in advance to book on 0719663000.

 

SafeTALK

SafeTALK ‘suicide alertness for everyone’ is a half day training programme that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.  These specific skills are called suicide alertness and are taught with the expectation that the person learning them will use them to help reduce suicide risk in their communities. Participants learn how to provide practical help to persons with thoughts of suicide in only a few house.  Following a SafeTALK workshop you will be more than willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. Thursday May 16th in Boyle Family Resource Centre from 7pm-10pm.  Cost: FREE. Booking essential.

 

LAUNCH THE NEW EU PROJECT

Momentum [educate+innovate] invite you to the launch of Recognising Cultural Heritage Opportunities for Tourism (ROOTS), an Erasmus+ Project which enables small tourism enterprises to harness the potential of Cultural Heritage Tourism to successfully grow their businesses. Tourism SME’s will learn innovative strategies to develop their operation, engage new target markets and compete on a global level. Hear from expert European and local guest speakers with both academia and industry experience who share their expertise in relation to this project and subject area. It will take place Tue, 2 April 2019 from 11:45 – 15:00 in Manorhamilton Castle & Visitors Centre, 6 Castle Street, F91 HY88. Any questions or queries please email laura@momentumconsulting.ie or visit www.rootsproject.eu. This is a free event with lunch provided.

 

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Volunteers required to work afternoons in Western Alzheimer’s Charity Shop, Boyle. For further information, contact Fiona on 087 6873283

 

FOOD AND CRAFTERS WANTED

Food and craft producers wanted for O’Carolan International Harp Festival, Keadue for Sunday 4th August 2019, if interested please contact Imelda 0876453840 orimeldamccabe1@gmail.com

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