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Boyle Community Notes

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, €4 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 18th December.

Receive a raffle ticket when you make a purchase at Una Bhan Craft Shop or the Boyle Farmers Market during the month of December to be included in a FREE Christmas Hamper Draw, which will take place on the last market which will be taking place on Saturday 23rd of December at 12noon.

Performed by Fregoli and written by Jarlath Tivnan. Fregoli in association with Boyle Arts Festival are delighted to bring the play Pleasure Ground home to Boyle – which is of course also home town to the writer, Jarlath Tivnan and the director Maria Tivnan. Pleasure Ground will be performed in St. Joseph’s Hall, Boyle on Saturday December 12th at 8pm. This production is not suitable for children under 16. Tickets are available now from Taylors Jewellers, Bridge Street, Únabhán Tourism, King House, Boyle and on

Boyle Town Team will be printing a calendar of events guide for 2016. If you have any event or festival planned for 2016 and you would like to be included in the Free guide then please email [email protected] before Friday 4th December with your dates/times/information etc to promote the wide and exciting events in Boyle.

first Year Open Evening/Enrolment will take place on Wednesday 9th December commencing at 7pm with the Principals address at 7.30. For further information Tel: 071 966 4646 or email: [email protected]

Lines are available to purchase until Monday December 21st for Boyle Christmas Lights Cash Draw. Feature pieces are being added to our new lights this year and we look forward to the official ‘Turning On’ of thee lights. We are giving away cash prices this year of €1000 (1st Prize); €500 (2nd Prize); €250 (3rd Prize); €150(4th Prize); and €100 (5th Prize). Lines are €2 each or 3 for €5. Lines will be on sale in all businesses throughout the town, but if anyone has been omitted or would like a card please call Stephen on 086 8360666. Make Boyle even brighter this year, and thank you for supporting the draw.

Boyle Farmers Market has a “Community Stall” available in our new 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.

The monthly draw for November took place in the clubhouse on Sunday 29th November. Congratulations to the winners Seamus & Marie Gallagher (€70), runners up Paddy Nangle & Moira/Vincent Egan (€40) each. Presentation of prizes was also held for all recent competitions. Well done to the prize-winners concerned. A date for your diary is the Christmas Bonanza on Sunday 13th December where there will be a prize for all competitors

Every Tuesday evening in St. Josephs Hall Boyle at 8.30pm until 10.30pm. €1000 Jackpot to be won every week.

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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