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Boyle Community Notes 26/8/’16

Bike Hire now available
David Gunning and are now offering bike hire and guided tours of the town and region. Available now from the Grounds of King House. To book, call 086
858 6225 or email [email protected] Advance booking is required for guided tours.

Beekeeping event
Join Eamon Tubman from DIGGES BEEKEEPING CLUB on September 3rd at 11am in Ardcarne Garden Centre, Boyle for an introduction to the ancient art of beekeeping. Look out for Ardcarne honey which is hoped to be available by then in store.

Jiving Lessons
Get your dancing shoes on!! Jiving Lessons with Colin Butler will begin on Wednesday 31st August in Tawnytaskin Community Centre. Classes will take place every Wednesday for 4 weeks until 21st September from 8.30pm to 10.00pm. Contact Una Bhan Tourism on 071 966 3033 for more information.

Boyle Musical Society
Rehearsals will begin for ‘Hairspray’ on Monday, September 5th in St. Joseph’s Hall, Boyle at 8pm and a warm welcome is extended to all new, former and existing members to join up for twelve unforgettable weeks of music, singing, drama, dancing, comedy and
lots more…

Boyle Yoga Shack
Boyle Yoga shack returns with a jam packed autumn timetable. Starting Monday 5th of September; Mondays: Ladies Beginner’s – 6.45pm to 7.45pm, Ladies Improver’s – 8.15pm to 9.15pm. Tuesdays: Morning Flow – 9.45am-10.45am, Gentle Flow – 11.30am to 12.30pm, Lunch Time Beginners – 1.10pm to 1.50pm, Men’s Yoga – 7.00pm to 8.00pm. Wednesdays: Early Bird – 7.00am to 8.00am, Lunch Time Improvers – 1.10pm to 1.50pm, Pregnancy Yoga – 7.00pm to 8.15pm. Thursdays: Beginners (Mixed) – 7.00pm to 8.00pm, Improvers (Mixed) – 8.30pm to 9.45pm. Fridays: All Levels (Moylurg Room, Forest Park) – 10.00am to 11.00am. Classes take place in Elphin Street, Boyle (opposite Trojan Building). Prices and timetable subject to change. Contact Mags McLoughlin on 086 836 0111 or Christine Stewart on 087 225 1138 for more information.

Tai Chi
Improve your health with Taoist Tai Chi arts. Health benefits include improved circulation, reduced stress, improved balance & posture and increased strength & flexibility. New beginner classes will be held in the Convent Primary School, Boyle on Monday 5th of September from 7pm to 8.15pm. First class is free. For more information contact 089 448 2769.

Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers club will take place on Saturday 10th September, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 10am. The walk will be taking place in Prot Noo, Donegal and will be a climb grade B. Your leader for the day will be Linda Reynolds on 086 321 6565. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk

Autism Training Course
Middletown Centre for Autism returning to King House, Boyle, offering parents of children with Autism a 4 week Free Training Course starting Monday 19th September. Booking is essential at least a week in advance. For more information please call 0044 28 3751 5750 or visit

Colour Run
Roscommon Colour Run takes place in Lough Key on Sunday, 11th September from 1pm to 3pm – this is a fantastic ‘crawl, walk, or run’. This event is suitable for all ages and abilities and celebrates healthiness, happiness, individuality, and giving back to the community.

Secret gardens
Created by two artists in an intimate rural setting, this garden combines productivity, ornamental planting and permaculture. Winding grass paths lead to ponds, developing woodland and polytunnel, one jungle-themed and one for fruit and veg. With an eclectic mix of planting and sculpture, this 16 year old garden is still developing. Open 11am until 5pm on 11th September. On R361 Boyle – Frenchpark, Right after Saddlers Inn. After approx 2.5km keep right on big bend, take 2nd lane on Right. Entrance just after first cottage. Contact Saffron Thomas and Ian Stanley, Ardsoran, Lisserlough, Boyle on 086 869 1141.

Experience the dance hall era
Boyle will be brought back to the Golden Age of Ireland’s iconic Dance Hall/Showband Era of the 1950’s and 60’s on Saturday, September 24th, when this magical era will be lovingly recreated for one night only. Music on the night will be performed by The Keith McDonald Showband. Tickets are available through Úna Bhán Tourism located on the Grounds of King House. For further information please feel free to call Úna Bhán on 071 966 3033 or email [email protected]

Boyle Traditional Singers Circle
Traditional unaccompanied singing, in English and Irish takes place in Dodd’s Crescent Bar (back room), The Crescent, Boyle the third Saturday of every month, all year around, 9.30pm onwards. All singers and listeners welcome.

Boyle golf club news
The highlight of the weekend at Boyle GC was the hosting of the James Shivnan Memorial Golf Challenge. The wet conditions did not deter the large field of players, a testament to how well James was universally liked and fondly remembered. The day raised over €2600 which will be donated to the Mayo/Roscommon Palliative Care Team & Oncology Unit Sligo. Thanks to all who supported including those non players who made donations.
A Golfer of the Year Strokeplay Competition was held on Sunday with Seamus Gallagher returning the best score on 67 nett. In second was Club Captain Ross Andrew on the same score, gross went to Gary Carty with 72, and in third was Michael Rush with 69 nett. This result will put Seamus in a strong position on the GOY leaderboard with only three events remaining.
Junior Golf: Junior Golf Lessons will recommence on Saturday 3rd September from 11am-1pm.

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.

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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