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Boyle Community Notes 2/12/16

Open Day
Roscommon Safe Links are acknowledging the International 16 Days of Action opposing violence against woman by holding an Open Day at their premises in Elphin St, Boyle on Thursday 8th December from 11am until 4pm. everyone is welcome to call for a cup of tea and a chat and discover the work that is done for the community. Roscommon Safe Link are hosting a Fundraising Monster Bingo on Sunday 11th December at 3pm in St Josephs Hall, Boyle. Your support would be appreciated. Roscommon Safe Link continue to provide support to anyone in abusive relationship and you can contact us on 071 9664 200.

Sale of Work
A Sale of Works will take place in the Church Hall, Boyle on Friday 9th December at 7.30pm. All welcome.

Church gate collection
The Annual Church gate collection for the Society of St Vincent de Paul will take place at all Masses on Saturday/Sunday 10th 11th December. Your generosity is greatly appreciated

Christmas Floristry Workshop
Join florist Clare Naughton and create your own fabulous Christmas table arrangement, wreath or swag at Ardcarne Garden Centr on Saturday 10th December at 11am until 1pm. All basic materials supplied. Includes Tea, Coffee and Scones. Booking Essential. Please call 09066 27700 to book.

Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers club will be taking place on Sunday 11th December meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 10.30 am. This will be a Flat/Grade C at Lough Talt – Mass Hill. Your leader for the day will be Philip James 086 3353 000. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk

Flower Arranging
Our very own home grown flower arranger Angela East will be showing us how to make a lovely arrangement at Tawnytaskin Hall on Wednesday 14th December from 6pm until 8pm this is a night not to be missed. For further information please contact Ann on 086 8130.

Dear Santa
Have you got a little someone who would like to receive a personal letter from the man in red himself this December? Una Bhan Craft Shop has established a direct line to Santa Claus and has arranged for him to reply to children’s letters. Your child can write their letter to Santa and post it in the ‘Special Santa Box’ in the Una Bhan Craft Shop, €5 per child (to cover admin charges – no stamp required!), then leave the rest to us. Make sure your child includes their full name, address, age and special requests for Christmas and include a mention of any brothers, sisters or special friends so the reply can be really personal. We will make sure that Santa gets to read each letter and write a personal letter back, which will be posted directly to the child. Santa’s Letter Service will up until Friday 17th December.

Boyle Golf Club Results
Sunday 27th November saw the 9 Hole Turkey Voucher won by Lorcan Egan (9) courtesy of a level par nine for 23pts, in second was Sean Heslin (9) with 22pts (c/b), and in third was Pat Conroy (18) also on 22pts. The presentation of these vouchers along with other outstanding prizes will take place on the evening of December 11th – which is the date for this year’s Christmas Bonanza. A WhatsApp Group for the men’s club has been
set up recently to aid with the arranging of playing partners. It is hoped members will engage with this platform to arrange their games. Contact Gary Carty if you have not received the link to access it.

Courtyard Market
The Market is open from 10am to 2pm each and every Saturday in the grounds of King House, Boyle. If you would like to enjoy the best locally grown fresh and organic produce, then a trip to Boyle Courtyard Market on Saturday 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.

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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