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Boyle Community Notes 29/1/16

The St Josephs hall committee would like to announce that they are increasing their prize money in ALL games from Tuesday the 2nd February. Also up for grab is €1.000 on 53 calls or less with the lotto jackpot now standing at €800. Bingo starts at 8.30pm until10.30pm.

A registration evening will take place in Boyle GAA clubrooms on Thursday February 4th from 7pm until 9.30pm. This registration is for U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18 boys. If you are registering for the first time, please bring your Birth Certificate (Long version if possible)

St. Joseph’s B.N.S. forms for 2016/2017 school year will be available from the school office. Completed enrolment forms must be returned to St. Joseph’s B.N.S. on or before Friday 5th February 2016.

The Playground Committee in Ballinafad are organising a Recycled/Used Clothes Collection on Saturday 6th February in Ballinafad Hall from 11am until 1pm. Items accepted include clothes, bags, hats, belts, shoes, towels, curtains, bed-linen & soft toys, laptops and phones under 4 years old, in good condition and not cracked. Items not accepted include duvets, pillows, and cushions. All money raised goes towards the Playground Insurance.

if you are interested in enrolling your child in our Grange School for the 2016/2017 school year, please contact the school far and enrolment pack on 071 966 3423 or by email at [email protected] the closing date is Friday 12th February. Also you can check out our blog for more information on www.grangeensboyle.

St. Michael’s & St. Patrick’s N.S. Cootehall, Boyle enrolment for the 2016/2017 school year will take place up until Friday 12th February, 2016 during school hours. Enquiries and further assistance is also available by contacting the Principal’s office in the school – phone no. 071-9667264.

The next meeting of the club will take place on Saturday 14th February, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 9am. The walk will take place at Glencare – Mines and is a Climb grade B+. Your leader for the day will be Naomi McBride 087 6743 693 and Pamela Barnes on 087 2027 513. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk

1916 – 2016 EVENTS
In preparation for the Centenary Year, a committee formed in 2015 to connect with family members of the Old IRA (Boyle area) at home and abroad. People were invited to share stories, information and memorabilia in preparation for the commemoration and recognition of their family’s part in the movement for Independence 1914-1922. This happened in parallel with Barry Feely’s research for his new book as he prepared to tell the story of the Old IRA in Boyle, including the prominent role of his own father and uncle. Following a successful funding application to County Roscommon 2016 Centenary Programme, the Old IRA Commemorative Committee will host a number of events this Easter. For the Record is a commemorative exhibition of photographs, archival documents and memorabilia of Boyle Old IRA Members 1914 – 1922. The exhibition will be opened by Matt Molloy in King House, Boyle, Co Roscommon on Easter Saturday 26 March 2016 at 3pm and runs until Saturday 2 April 2016.

The Elderberries creative movement and dance classes for over 55′s has resumed in King House. The classes will last one hour from 11am to 12 noon. Newcomers welcome.

Boyle GAA club have launched their “New York Draw 2016″ 1st prize is a 5 night trip to New York which also includes transfer from the airport to hotel, to and from the match and from the hotel to the airport. 2nd prize is a 32 inch Normende Television. 3rd prize is a Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 inch 8 GB. 4th prize is Weekend Getaway Break Tickets are available from club officials and members and draw will take place on March 27th.

Yoga has recommenced in the Primary School Gym, Carrick Road, Boyle 7.30pm for Ladies and 9.30pm for Gents. Beginners welcome. The benefits of attending a Yoga class are: Improved flexibility is one of the first and most obvious benefits of yoga. Builds muscle strength: Perfects your posture: Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown: Protects your spine: Improves your bone health: Increases your blood flow: Better body tone and weight loss: Please bring a rug or mat. Everyone welcome. For more information contact Liz at 0868690804

Boyle Farmers Market has a “Community Stall” free and available in our all-weather Farmers Market. The idea is to have a different community group attend each week to promote, showcase your wares, raise awareness of your organisation or group etc. This is for community only. We would love to hear from any groups interested in getting involved… please contact us here or email Janice on [email protected] for more details. The stall will be free and you will be a guest of the market for that day. We would love to hear from groups such as the ICA, the Scouts, Tidy Towns and so on. Please share with anyone you know that might be interested.

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 9663033.


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