Boyle Community Notes

Boyle community weekly notes

MUSICAL
Scoil na nAingeal Naofa presents ‘Seussical the Musical’ in St. Joseph’s Hall, Boyle at 7pm on Wednesday
12th, Thursday 13th and Friday 14th February. Tickets NOW ON SALE in Una Bhan Tourism & Craft
Shop, grounds of King House (071 966 3033). Ticket prices – Adults €15 and Children €10. Book early to
avoid disappointment.

WINDMILL PLAYERS
The hilarious murder mystery drama ‘Wanted – One Body’ by Charles Dyer in Ballintogher Hall is
presented by the Windmill Players on Fri 7 th & Sun 9 th Feb at 8pm. Admission €10. Tickets now available on 087 996 4143.

THE SNOWDROPS MEMORY CHOIR
This choir is for people living and coping with dementia and is supported by the HSE. The first get together
takes place in the Glasshouse, Sligo on 13 th Feb from 3pm to 4pm and will continue on the 2 nd Thursday of
each month thereafter. For more information, call Audrey on 087 950 9692

COUCH TO 30K 
The ‘Couch to 30k’ programme organised by local cycling club Curlieu Wheelers is open to all people over
the age of 18 years. Meeting outside St. Joseph’s BNS in Abbeytown at 10am every Sunday. The cycle will
be at a leisurely pace to suit everyone, building distance each week. To confirm your place, please contact
Carmel Regan on 086 702 0994 so the club can have an idea of numbers attending. Helmets and hi vis
jackets are compulsory.

CURLEW WALKERS
The next walk will take place on Sunday 9th Feb, meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 10am. The walk will be
Sliabh An Iarainn, it is a Grade B+ Climb / Flat walk (4 to 6 hours duration, Good level of fitness required).
The walk leader is Tom Browne 087 237 9632.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
Boyle Summer Show and Dog Show 2020 will be held on Sunday 9th August.

ARTIST STUDIO TO RENT
Harrington Studios to rent in grounds of King House, Boyle. Deadline for application is Friday 14th
February 2020. The Arts Services Department of Roscommon County Council is seeking expressions of
interest from artists working in all disciplines to rent studio space in the Harrington Studios in Boyle.
Applications are open to Irish and international artists/practitioners working full-time in all disciplines
including: theatre, literature, visual art, music, dance, film and to other cultural practitioners. As part of
Roscommon County Council’s commitment to supporting professional artists at all stages of their careers,
both emerging and established professionals working in any medium are welcome to apply. For further
information, please contact Averyl Dooher: [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: [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.

WOMEN’S GROUP
Boyle Family Resource Centre have a women’s group every Monday Morning from 10am to 12pm.
Our next meet up is Monday February 3rd. This week’s topic/activity is Book Club, please bring along your
favourite book for discussion. Everyone is welcome and great space to meet up with New and Old friends.

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 AND 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 and 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 February 4th 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 on Wednesdays from 7pm-8.30pm.
Beginning Irish Again on Tuesdays from 7pm-8.30pm. Improvers Irish on Thursdays 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
Our open meeting on Wednesday February 5th has been postponed. A new date will be publicised shortly.
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. For
more information please call Boyle Family Resource Centre on 0719663000.

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