Boyle Community Notes

Boyle community weekly notes

FR TITO

Fr. Tito will finish duty as a Curate in Boyle in the middle of January when he returns home to his parish and family in the Philippines. To acknowledge Fr. Tito’s time and ministry among us there will be a parish gathering after the Saturday Vigil Mass on January 11th in St. Joseph’s Hall. All welcome.

COUCH TO 5K
Boyle AC are launching a Mens “Couch to 5K” programme in January. The cost is €40, which includes membership of the club and insurance for the year. The programme starts in January, the meeting point is the old Royal Hotel car park. The Couch to 5K programme training schedule is designed to get you off the couch and run a 5K. The programme takes 30 minutes a day, 3 days a week for 9 weeks and whether you’re just getting started or, are an experienced runner who needs a push, the Couch to 5K plan makes working out simple, social, and fun. Boyle AC will facilitate a twice weekly training session on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 7:30pm, on Saturday mornings we encourage all members to attend Lough key parkrun. In just two months you’ll notice the difference and you’ll be running 5k (3 miles) on a regular basis. To register your interest in the programme please contact them via their facebook page. 

SLIMMING WORLD

Slimming World meet in the Spool Factory Event Centre on St. Patrick’s Street in Boyle every Thursday at 5.30pm and 7.30pm FOR 2020. If you are looking to lose weight, come along to the group and find out how you can fill up on your favourite foods and lose weight without ever having to feel deprived. New members are always welcome. Call Tracy 086 3891600 for more details.

BOYLE GAA CLUB AWARDS

At the recent GAA Club Awards the following winners for 2019 were announced: Hall of Fame Recipient 2019 – Seamus Cooney; U20 Player of the Year – Cathal Feely; Junior Player of the Year – Tiernan Henry;  Senior Mens Player of the Year – Killian Cox; Senior Ladies Player of the Year – Kate Harrington; Club Person of the Year – Barry Lowe; Hall of Fame Recipient – Seamus Cooney.

NEW ABBEYTOWN RESIDENT’S ASSOCIATION

A new resident’s association called the Abbeytown Road Residents Association has been recently formed. Meetings will be held at least four times a year. The main aims of the association, which represents residents from the Abbey to the Archway at the end of the Abbeytown Road, are as follows: To promote the interests of the residents of Abbeytown Road, promote social activities for the residents of Abbeytown Road, work together to improve facilities or services e.g. improve road safety, improve local security and whatever is important to our community. Anyone interested in joining the Abbeytown Road Residents Association is welcome to our meetings.

MACDERMOT CLAN GATHERING

There is presently a MacDermot Clan Gathering being arranged for to take place from July 28th to 31st this year. If you are interested or would like further information please contact [email protected]

BOYLE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE

Boyle Family Resource Centre CLG contact details. website: www.boylefrc.ie. The Centre will close for Christmas on re-opening on Tuesday 7th January, 2020 at 9am. Closed on Monday 6th January for Staff Planning Day. We are also on twitter: www.twitter.com/FLCBoyle.  Email: [email protected] – Counselling Service: [email protected] Telephone: 0719663000. Charity No: 20153519. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please let us know. Booking essential for all groups, courses and workshops. Our drop-in room is open Monday to Friday from 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm.  We have Tea/Coffee making facilities, Library, Comfortable Chairs, Computer & Wi-Fi access, information leaflets, a listening ear when needed. 

RAINBOWS / SPECTRUM PROGRAMME 

A group for children/teenagers who have lost a parent or significant other through death, separation or divorce.  Introduction night for parents Wednesday 22nd January from7pm-8pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre. For more information, please contact the Centre on 0719663000

BOYLE FOOD PARTNERSHIP

Community FEAD and Food Cloud. If you and/or your family need food, we distribute food through these programmes at Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC).  Please text the word FOOD + your first name to 0860496467 to receive details. Last day for distribution before Christmas is Wednesday 18th December 2.30-3.30pm.

FAMILY SUPPORT DROP IN CLINIC

A drop in confidential space for parents and families to call in and receive support and a listening ear about issues and concerns about you and/or your children. Wednesday mornings during primary school term 9.30am-12pm.  An interagency project together with Boyle FRC, Foroige & Tusla. Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000.  

CLOTHING BANK

Clothing Bank for your Winter Clear out. There is a clothing bank outside Boyle Family Resource Centre which accepts old clothes and bed linen, handbags, and shoes that are sent for recycling. Your support and donations are very much appreciated as this helps raise funds towards the Centres programmes and community work. NO DUVETS AND PILLOWS AS THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY THE RECYCLING COMPANY. Thank you.

ROSCOMMON SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT LIAISON SERVICE 

Roscommon Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service is a free & confidential service that provides assistance & support to families & individuals grieving the death of a loved one by suicide.  Contact: Tiffany Jennings Walsh, Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer on 0857407856 or Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC) on 0719663000. This service is funded by the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention.    

What is Counselling & Psychotherapy? Counselling & Psychotherapy is for anybody.  Sometimes life can be difficult for us, it can be unmanageable and challenging. Counselling can be a great support or resource at times of crisis or difficulty in our lives.  It involves meeting with a trained Professional Therapist in a safe confidential setting allowing you to talk about and explore life’s challenges in a non-judgemental space. Appointments are available Monday to Friday, day and evening. Therapeutic Support for Families, Adolescents, Couples and Individuals. The cost is on a sliding scale and is negotiable. Please contact Marie on 0719663000 or Maura on 0719663841 in Boyle Family Resource Centre. All our programmes and services are confidential and professional.

ROSCOMMON SUICIDE BREAVEMENT LIAISON SERVICE

Roscommon Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service is a free & confidential service that provides assistance & support to families & individuals grieving the death of a loved one by suicide.  Contact: Tiffany Jennings Walsh, Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer on 0857407856 or Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC) on 0719663000. This service is funded by the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention.    

BABY AND TODDLER GROUP

Baby & toddler groups can be a great way of meeting other people with children the same age as yours in our community.  It is open to childminders, grandparents and other guardians, babies, waddlers and toddlers are welcome. Every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10am–12.30pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre (FRC) 0719663000.  Cost: Donation. The Centre will be closed from Friday 20th December at 12.30pm until Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 9am.

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