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Boyle community local notes


Any business in Boyle who would like to have a stand at the Lough Key Classic Cycling Sportive registration and finish in the Sports Complex, Boyle on Saturday evening May 12th and Sunday morning May 13th should contact Brian Nerney on 086 2575032. This is an ideal opportunity to advertise your event or product to over 200 cyclists. There will be no charge for a stand.087 2547534


On Saturday 12th there will be a demonstration on Gardening for Pollinators with Wildlife expert Michael Bell, learn how to attract valuable pollinating insects to your garden. These are Free events, all welcome.


On Friday, May 11th Boyle Camera Club members will photograph people in the town of Boyle for a special project – ‘Boyle: A Moment in Time 2018’. Like every society in Ireland, Boyle is changing. Our community is made up of people from a range of backgrounds, cultures and places. One thing they do have in common is a decision to live or work in Boyle, and they are all actively shaping how our community works and the way our town will develop beyond 2018.


Darkness into Light is an Annual 5k Walk/Run in aid of Pieta House. On Saturday the 12th of May a community will come together at St Joseph’s Hall and walk in support of positive mental health. This is a truly unique experience made by YOU. Family, friends and friends you haven’t met yet gathering in support of those who may be struggling or those we have lost. Together we stand together as a community and shine a beacon of light and hope. This will be Boyle’s second year to host the world wide event.


The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be a Weekend in Wicklow on Saturday and Sunday 12th and 13th May meeting in Wicklow. Your leaders for the day will be Darragh Kelly and team 086 1731 517. This will be a  Climb grade A/B/C. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk


Cavetown and Clogher Angling club will hold a Pike Angling competition on Cavetwon Lake. This boat only event will take place on Sunday May 27th. Entry from 9.30am with fishing from 11-4. Prize giving at Cavetown Amenity Area on the lake shore. Strict catch and release policy and boats must have a holding tank and electric outboards only. More information from William Little 087 2985879/ John Casserly 086 8817133 or Gary Beirne


The Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Holy Cross, Co Tipperary will take place on Sunday 27th May. A bus will leave The Crescent, Boyle, at 8.00am sharp. For further information, please call Moya on 071 966 2110

MANUAL HANDLING COURSE IN BOYLE                                                                                                                                                       

A five-day Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre this May. The course will provide participant with the knowledge and skill to provide manual handling training and to manage workplace risks. Course content includes Legislative requirements, Anatomy and back care, Ergonomic principles and risk assessment, Manual handling principles and techniques, Planning and design of manual handling training programmes, delivery of manual handling training. Course dates May 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Times 9.30/4.30. For more information or to book places please email [email protected] or call 071 9673440.


The holiday group will travel to North Donegal on Monday 4th June until Friday 8th June, staying at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. Enquiries to Mary Regan 0861298355 or 0719663544.


Boyle GAA’s monster spring draw which is currently underway has hugely attractive prizes. You can win a €2.500 holiday voucher and go to any destination you choose, while second prize features a weekend in Dublin and two All Ireland football final tickets. Tickets are just €5 and a book of five is available for €20. If you’re not in Boyle we can arrange to send you tickets, just email [email protected] for details. Your help and support for our fundraising initiatives is vital to the success of the club and enables us to develop our Abbey Park facilities on an ongoing basis.


The 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, Vegetarian take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, their handmade wares. 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


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 Photo Copying, Scanning, Laminating, Typing, Faxing, Binding and Printing are carried out at the Una Bhan office in the grounds of King House, for further information

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