Boyle Community Notes

Boyle community weekly notes

FUNDRAISER EVENT

A Fundraising Concert in aid of Roscommon SAFE Link Domestic Abuse Service will be held on Saturday January 25th. The concert will feature Charlie McGettigan and Niamh O’Flanagan as support act and will be held in King House, Boyle at 8pm. Admission is €15. Tickets are available from David O’Connor’s Office, Elphin Street, Boyle. Phone number for booking 086 2237057. Roscommon SAFE Link is a non-profit charitable organisation that offers information, support and counselling to men and women who have experienced Domestic Violence and Abusive situations.

CURLEW WALKERS

The next walk will take place on Sunday 26th January, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 10am. The walk will be Glenade to Eagles Rock, it is a Grade B+ Climb / Flat walk (4 to 6 hours duration, Good level of fitness required). The walk leader is Naomi McBride 087 674 3693.

GRANGE NATIONAL SCHOOL ENROLMENT 

If you are interested in enrolling your child in our School for the 2020/2021 academic year, please contact us on 071 966 3424 or email [email protected] For further information, please visit our School blog on www.grangensboyle.scoilnet.ie/blog.

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT

Saturday May 9th 2020 has been announced as the date for the annual Darkness into Light walk in Boyle. Commencing at 4.15am from the Crescent, participants will get together to walk from the darkness of night into the light of morning to help in the global fight against suicide and self-harm. Symbolically the walk represents the therapeutic counselling journey. It sparks conversation about the importance of mental health and wellbeing in all our lives. The entry fees raised around the world allow Pieta House and our international charity partners to continue to deliver our vital services. 

CURLIEU WHEELERS LOUGH KEY CLASSIC

Date for your diary – The annual Curlieu Wheelers Lough Key Classic cycling sportive will be held in Boyle on Sunday May 10th.

 

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. We are also on twitter: www.twitter.com/FLCBoyle.  Email: [email protected] – Counselling Service: boylecpc[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, 2020 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. 

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.  

COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY

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.

BEREAVEMENT 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. Bazz Art: second Thursday of each month starting on 13th February 10am-11am sharp. Cost included in Baby and Toddler Group.

LGBTI+

A weekly group for young people aged 13-18 years who identify as members of the LGBTI+ community.  Opportunity to try some fun activities, seek advice/support. Tuesday January 21st from 5.30pm-7pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre.  An interagency project together with Boyle FRC & Foroige.

BASIC FIRST AID WITH ABSOLUTE SAFETY

Friday March 20th from 9.30am-5pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000.  Booking essential. Cost: €80

IRISH CLASSES

Irish Classes with Mícheál Ó’Tuathaill. Complete Beginners Irish starts on Wednesday 22nd January from 7pm-8.30pm. Beginning Irish Again starts Tuesday 21st January from 7pm-8.30pm. Improvers Irish starts Thursday 23rd January from 7pm-8.30pm. All classes are for 10 weeks.  Cost: €80. Booking is essential. To book your place please contact Boyle Family Resource Centre on 0719663000.

SPANISH CLASS WITH LAURA

Intermediate Class starts Thursday 13th February from 11am-12pm.  Beginners Class starts Thursday 13th February from 12pm-1pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000.  Cost is €40 for 6 sessions or €10 each session. Booking essential.

PILATES

Pilates with Oliver Nevin * Limited Availability* Booking Essential. Advanced Tuesday mornings at 9.30am. Cost: €10 per session. Boyle Family Resource Centre on 0719663000. Beginners Tuesday mornings at 10.30am. Cost: €10 per session.

YOGA WITH LIZ 

Yoga with Liz Dwyer. Wednesday mornings from 11am-12pm in Boyle Family Resource Centre. Cost: €10 per session.

GO FOR LIFE

2 Yoga Classes and 2 Pilates Classes: Free for over 55’s and €5 for under 55 years of age.  Dates to be confirmed. For more information, please contact Boyle Family Resource Centre on 0719663000.

COMMON SENSE PARENTING

This programme helps parents to learn skills to encourage their children’s positive behaviour, discourage negative behaviour and teach their children alternatives to problem behaviour.  Cost is €20. 6pm-8.30pm for 7 weeks. Wednesday January 29th for 6-16 year olds. Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000. Booking essential.

COMMUNITY GARDEN

Are you a keen gardener? Or maybe you don’t know where to start! Come along to an information session on looking at how we can best utilise our poly tunnel and garden for you and the community.  Tuesday 28th January at 10.30am in Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000.

PARENTING SUPPORT

Are you parenting in a relationship? A young parent? Parenting alone? or Co-parenting? Would you like to come along to our first parents meet-up to discuss what are the needs of parents in Boyle and the surrounding areas.  Opportunity to meet other parents. Thursday 30th January at 10.30am in Boyle Family Resource Centre 0719663000. Cost: Donation

BOYLE CARES

Boyle Cares is a NEW community movement which hopes to raise awareness around mental health challenges which all of us can experience.  The aim is to bring the whole community of Boyle together from individuals, to business owners, sporting organisations, clubs etc. to show our community that we care. Open meeting Wednesday 5th at 8pm.  For more information please call Boyle Family Resource Centre on 0719663000.

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