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Boyle Community Notes 3/3/17

Boyle Parochial School will hold Open Afternoon Tuesday March 7th. All are welcome to visit between 1.30pm and 4pm. For further information please call 071 966 3555

National Tree Week will be taking place up until Sunday12th March, to celebrate trees. As part of the celebrations Ardcarne Garden Centre, Boyle and Roscommon Town, are offering a free tree sapling to customers on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th March.

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association is embarking on another round of regional “cluster meetings” These get-togethers are a great opportunity to network with other sheds in your area and to catch up on the latest information and updates from the Irish Men’s Sheds Association and its key partner organisations. The meeting will take place in King House Boyle on Thursday 9th March from 10.30 until 12.30.


This year’s Boyle St Patricks Day Parade promises to be the best ever with a special International flavour including traditional Samba Dancers! Our Parade will commence at 3.30pm on Friday 17th March. We encourage as many businesses, clubs and associations in Boyle to prepare over the coming weeks to partake in the Parade and enter a float. Entering a float is free so do avail of the opportunity! 1st Prize for Overall Winner is €500 with a runner up of €200; There is also a Junior Section (under 16) 1st Prize is €200 and runner up €100 and of course the Perpetual Cup for the best dressed Window display in town. The success of the Parade depends on the Community and Businesses to get involved and showcase Boyle at its best. Taking part with a float in the Parade offers a great opportunity to promote your club, school or business which we’re all very proud of. Over the coming weeks letters will be dropped into businesses seeking contributions towards the Parade and the organising committee thank the Community always for the warm welcome they receive and their financial support.

A Golf Classic will be held in Boyle Golf Club for Boyle Courthouse & Model Railway on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March. Teams of 4 – price €100 per team / Lunch is included in entrance fee – your support is most welcome – confirmation is needed by Tuesday 21st February

Boyle Annual Pike Angling Festival will be taking place on the Easter weekend, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April on Lough Key, Boyle. €5000 guaranteed prize fund 1st Prize €2,500 plus the Moonstone Jewellers Perpetual Cup. In addition, Saturday and Sunday’s winners will each receive €1175 in prize money. Entry Fee per person – Adults €60 / Juniors €20 (Junior’s must fish for junior prize and be accompanied by a fee paying adult). Additional information is available from Jane, Boyle and District Angling Club on 086 830 1261

A Free Cookery Foundation Course will be taking place this Easter in Abbey Community College/ Boyle Enterprise Centre. This course is suitable for anyone seeking employment in the Restaurant/Hotel/Nursing Home or Deli Sectors. Tonya Keane BA (Hons) Culinary Arts will be the Tutor for this course which will take place on Monday 10th April – Friday 28th April from 9.30 until 4.30. The course is organised by Role Skillnet, Training Network. For more information email [email protected] or phone 086 2039 182.

Roscommon County Council is currently accepting applications under the Tidy Towns & Amenity Grants Scheme 2017 Applications will be accepted from: – Tidy Towns Associations – Local Development Groups – Sub-Aqua Groups Funding is available for eligible small scale capital amenity projects. Please note that it is important that all sections of the Scheme are read in full before completed application forms are submitted. Application Forms and details of the Tidy Towns and Amenity Grants Scheme are now available from: Community & Enterprise Section, Roscommon County Council, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon Tel: 090-6637325 E-Mail: [email protected] Application Forms can also be downloaded from: Closing date for receipt of completed applications is: Friday, 31st March 2017 before 5.00p.m.

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.


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

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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