Boyle Community Notes

Published on February 3rd, 2017 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle Community Notes 3/2/17

MS Roscommon and Roscommon Citizens Advice
An open meeting with MS Roscommon and Roscommon Citizens Advice to be held in the Resource Centre Abbeytown (Church Grounds) Tuesday 7th February at 7.30 pm:
Items covered will include: Disability Payments, Work, Partial Capacity Payment, Disablement Benefit, Employment and Disability adaption grants, supports, Invalidity Pension, Medical Care Scheme, Transport and Disability, Treatment Benefit Scheme, Income Supports for Older People and Household Benefits, Local Authority and Social Housing, Budget Update (Nov/Dec) Making a Social Welfare Appeal, Me0d0ical and GP Card, Now is your chance to find out the real story and ask questions. Contact Tony Byrne at tbyrne@indigo.ie or call 086 232 4020

Blood Donations
The Clinic will be taking place in St Josephs Hall on Wednesday 8th February from 4.30pm until 8pm.

Crossna players production
The play, called All the Kings Horses will be taking place on Friday and Saturday 10th and 11th of February in Cleen hall, Knockvicar and is a story of an optimistic elderly lady (Majella Sweeney) hoping to unite in friendship her 2 nephews – the faithful Irish Republican Michael (Toirleach Bruen) and his northern Loyalist cousin Willie (John King) in perfecting harmony! When Crossna Players picked the play there was more harmony up North! Presiding over this unification (!!) is solicitor Mr. Applebloom (John James Tobin). Siding with Michael is the young Journalist Gerry (Martin Burke!) and helping Willie is the young Solicitor Mary (Aoife Roddy). Meanwhile presiding over all is the energetic housekeeper Julia (Geraldine McMorrow). As can happen between strangers, love grows and so does the opposite! While Sergeant Reilly (Micheal Duignan!) tries to calm things down, Fr. Kelly (Tommy Simon) unknowingly stirs trouble again! Although there is live drama unfolding in Belfast now, maybe this play gives some insight to the permanent love/hate affair on this Island. It’s a comedy in 3 acts. It’s no Joke!

Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers club will be taking place on Sunday 12th February, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 10.30. This will be a Climb/Grade B+ at Sliabh an Iarainn. Your leader for the day will be Tom Browne 087 7237 9632. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com.

Boyle Library Book Club
Next meeting will take place on Wednesday 15th February in the Library from 11am until 12.30pm. The book up for discussion is The Boarding House by William Trevor.

Grange NS Enrolment 2017/18
Are you are interested in enrolling your child in Grange National School for the 2017/18 academic year? If so please contact the school for an enrolment pack on 071 966 3424. The closing date is Friday 17th February 2017.

Pieta House Darkness Into Light
Pieta House is the National Centre for the prevention of Suicide and Self-Harm and Suicide Bereavement Support. We would like to ask for community help to bring Darkness into Light to Boyle for 2017. We would like to meet with like-minded people to form a Boyle DiL committee. Please contact Tom McEvoy at tom@pieta.ie or 087 243 0700 for further information. This very successful charity 5km Run/Walk event is now in its 9th year and will take place in 160 locations throughout the world all starting at 4.15am on the 6th May 2017. This event helps to fund the work of Pieta House nationwide.

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.

Corrigeenroe NS Enrolment
Enrolment forms for any pupil wishing to enrol in Corrigeenroe NS for September 2017 are available at the school between 9:30am and 3:00pm Monday to Friday.

Boyle Golf Club Spring League
The Spring League continued this week with frost delaying play on Sunday 29th January morning till approx 11am. In group 1, the pairing of Shane Loftus and Regina McLoughlin have taken the lead after a 6 up win over their opponents at the weekend. Gary Carty & Carmel Keenan remain in second position despite a narrow loss in their game.In group 2, Jim Dwyer and Tommy King have taken a commanding lead with back to back wins, most recently a 6 up win to bring their total to +8. Currently, the second best score in the group is held by Paul Connolly & Seth Meredith who won their first game 5 up.Group 3 sees Vincent Egan & Lewis Shaw come through to take up first place on +7 who are 4 holes clear of two pairs, Charlie O’Donnell & Fiona Keenan and Pat Conroy & Susan O’Mahoney. In group 4, Paddy McLoughlin and Mandy Toolan still hold the lead on +6 who are two holes in front of Michael Rush and Gerry O’Hara.

Ardcarne Garden Centre
There’s more than a hint of spring just now as snowdrop flowers bob and sway in the early sunshine. If you want to add some snowdrops and other cheerful bulbs to your own garden pick up a few potfuls now at the garden centre, full of buds ready to burst into flower. You’ll also find a fantastic range of hellebores at the moment including some exquisite doubles. These easily grown perennials will give you years of colour, even in a shady border.

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: svpboyle16@gmail.com 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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