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Boyle Community Notes 13/1/17

Free Garden Design Consultations
Ardcarne Garden Centre will commence Free Garden Design Consultations on Wednesday morning’s for a next number of weeks. The first consultation will take place on Wednesday January 18th from 11am to 12.30pm. Bring along photographs and an outline sketch of your garden. The Garden Centre’s professional garden designer will give you ideas and inspiration on creating your perfect garden. To book your place please call 071 966 7091

St Josephs BNS enrolment
Enrolment Forms for St. Joseph’s Boys National School, Abbeytown, Boyle for 2017/2018 school year will be available from the school office from Monday 23rd January 2017.
Completed enrolment forms must be returned to St. Joseph’s B.N.S. on or before Friday 3rd February 2017.

Introductory Cycle
If one of your New Year resolutions is to get fit, lose weight, join a social group, enjoy the outdoors, or indeed all of the above, then cycling could be for you. Boyle based Curlieu Wheelers (leisure) Cycling Club will provide you with the support and knowledge to get started. Dust off your bike and helmet and join us for a no-obligation introductory ride on Sunday 15th Jan at 10am from the Crescent, Boyle. We have routes to accommodate all fitness and ability levels. For more information please email [email protected] or call 086 858 6225. You can also find Curlieu Wheelers on Facebook.

Boyle and District Angling Club

The Clubs AGM will be taking place on Friday 20th January at 8pm in The Well, St Patricks Street. All members are requested to attend.

Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers club will be taking place on Sunday 22nd January, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 10.30. This will be a Flat/Grade C at Limmagh Bog. Your leader for the day will be Caroline Morgan 086 4065 610. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk

Conference in King House
A major national conference on the Energy sector in Ireland post Brexit will take place in King House on Monday 6th February. The conference is part of the All Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit and will attract over sixty of the top names in the energy sector from all over the Ireland. Organised by the Department of Communications, Climate Change and Environment, the conference will be addressed by Minister Denis Naughten. The Government recently agreed that there would be an All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit with the initial meeting hosted by the Taoiseach and the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade on 2nd November in Dublin. This dialogue will allow for the widest possible conversation on the implications of the UK referendum result for Ireland, North and South and for North/South relations. The Boyle event is one of a number of dialogues that will be held throughout Ireland in 2017

Back to the Eighties

Abbey Community College Booking Office will open on Wednesday 18th January until 3rd February with opening times as follows: Monday 1pm until 2pm then 4pm until 4.30, Tuesday 1pm until 2pm and 4pm until 4.30, Wednesday1pm until 2pm and 4pm until 4.30, Thursday 1pm until 2pm and 4pm until 4.30 and Friday 1pm until 2pm. Child tickets are €10 and adults €15. Tickets must be paid for in full at the time of booking and must be paid for by cash/cheque; unfortunately there will be no credit card facility available. Booking must be made in person at the Booking Office (Parents Room. No phone booking facility is available; please do not call the school office to book.

Speed Limit Changes

Roscommon Co Co have published their draft speed limit bye-law document which sees a number of changes proposed to speed limits throughout the county including a large number in Boyle. Some housing estates in Boyle that currently do not have a speed restriction will be issued with a 30 kph limit. Additions and alterations are also proposed for 50/60/80 and 100kph zones. The document is also available for inspection at a number of council locations including the Boyle Municipal District Office on Cootehall Street. Objections may be submitted in writing by any person or e-mailed to [email protected] at any time during the inspection period. The latest date for receipt of objections is 4 p.m. on 9/2/2017.
A copy of the Draft Bye-Laws may be purchased for the sum of €20.00. The Draft Bye-Laws and accompanying maps are available to view online or at

Bag Pack
The committee of the Lourdes Assisted Pilgrims Fund would like to thank all those who contributed and supported the pre Christmas Bag Pack in Supervalu. A total of €6,213.71 was raised. To our wonderful team of bag packers, please accept our appreciation and thanks for your generous donation of time, enthusiasm and energy.

Nevin Maguire in Kilronan Castle
A cookery demonstration with the renowned chef Nevin Maguire will take place on Wednesday 1st March 2017 in Kilronan Castle. Tickets priced €20 are now on sale. This is a fundraising event in aid of Ardcarne Community Childcare Services and Cootehall National School.

Courtyard Market
The market is now open for Organic Fruit and Vegetables, Organic Eggs, Olive Oil, Achill Sea Salt, Breads, Cakes and Tarts. The market will be open from 10am until 2pm each and every Saturday.

Boyle ICA
Interested locals in the ICA (Irish Countrywomen’s Association) are trying to reform a guild in Boyle. If anyone is interested please leave their name me or text Yvonne on 087 903 7326. The ICA is the largest women’s association in Ireland, with more than 10,000 members and over 500 Guilds across the country. “We cook, travel, craft and socialise!

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Boyle
If you need help with bills, with education expenses or simply need to speak to someone outside the family or friends about any difficulties you are facing or wish to make a donation -contact St. Vincent de Paul Society, Boyle telephone or text 087 9292627 Email: [email protected] All calls, texts and help provided are CONFIDENTIAL

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 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 please contact the office on 071 966 3033.


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