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The Una Bhan Tourism Halloween Children’s Craft Classes will take place on Tuesday 31st, Wednesday 1st, Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November. Classes run from 2pm to 4pm Classes are open to all children aged 6 – 12 years.The workshops with Anna and Eva will make something different each day to take home and includes snack. Enquiries and bookings to Una Bhan Tourism, Grounds of King House, phone 071 9663033


With just four weeks to go until opening night, Boyle Musical Society  are delighted to announce that tickets for their eagerly anticipated new show, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will go on sale on Wednesday, November 1st .Tickets can be purchased from the following outlets in Boyle. Taylor’s Jewellers on Bridge St., Mary Magee’s on Main St. and Unabhán in King House. ‘Joseph…’ will be staged in St. Joseph’s Church from Thursday November 23rd to Saturday November 25th and the performances will be at 8:30pm nightly. Tickets are priced at €15 but special concessions of €10 tickets for children, students and senior citizens, will be available for Thursday night’s show. Tickets will also be available at the door, each night. Because of the change of venue this year, there is no specific seat allocation but a reserved area will be allocated to pre-purchased tickets. The earlier you arrive at the performance, the better your choice of seat in this area. Tickets can also be booked by telephone on the BMS Ticketline, 087 2736740. This line will be open from November 1st. The show is based on ‘The Coat of Many Colours’ from the book of Genesis, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and text by Tim Rice and we are very fortunate to be able to present it this year, in the atmospheric surroundings of St. Joseph’s Church. For more information please go to of follow us on Facebook.


Boyle Model Railway is a community project, being built by the community for the community. Boyle Men’s Shed is next door to the Courthouse needs help. Martin is busy with a beautiful river, harbour and hill scene. David is building a farm and Jonathan a football pitch. Can you help or do you have ideas. It’s Ireland!!!


Facebook, Word, and Excel Training will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre as follows: Microsoft Word (Intermediate) Microsoft Excel (Advanced) Tuesday November 7th, Facebook for Business Tuesday November 14th.  For more information, course content, or to book places please email [email protected] call 071 9673440. Courses are organised by Role Skillnet, Training Network. Role Skillnet are based at Boyle Enterprise Centre and provide training support and funding for businesses. Please call if any questions


Plans are well progressed for this year’s Christmas Outdoor Market in the grounds of King House and Craft Fair in King House, Boyle. The Markets take place on Friday December 1st and Saturday December 2nd. On Friday, events commence at 5pm, concluding at 9pm On Saturday the markets and fair are open from 10am until 7pm. For any further inquiries please contact Úna Bhán Tourism on 071 966 3033


Thank You to everybody who supported the Niamh’s Journey There Fundraiser over the weekend 7/8th October. The Results were as follows: 1st Terry Canning & Therese O Daly 61 2nd Tom Kearney & Ruth Hogg 63 3rd Sean Heslin & Mandy Toolan 65 12 Hole S/Ford 1st Gerry O Dowd 29pts 2nd Paddy Mc Loughlin 27pts 3rd Jonathan Egan 25pts Winter Open 9 Hole S/Ford 1st Michael Rush 20pts 2nd Peter Leydon 19pts


The Royal Academy of Music will hold their Piano Exams in King House, Boyle on the 27th 28th and 29th of November, also on the 4th 5th and 6th of December, Anyone wishing to avail of piano practice, can book a practice session for Saturday the 18th of November and Saturday the 25th of November, please ring 0719663242.


Tommy Fleming will bring his special Christmas Show to Kilronan Castle on Sunday 3rd  December, 2017. Tickets are currently on sale in Kilronan Castle. Some of the proceeds from this Concert will go towards Ardcarne Community Childcare Facility. Details to follow.


Management course for people living with an on-going or long term health condition will start on Monday 6th November at 10.30am in St Joseph’s Resource Centre, Boyle … 2.5 hrs for 6 weeks. For further information contact Jackie: 083 847 8076 or email [email protected]


30km Cycle and 8km Run as Duathlon. Option to Cycle only, Run only or Fun Walk 8km route. Taking place on Sunday 12th November with  registration from 10:45 am in Cloonloo Hall. Event starts at 11:30am sharp. Entry fee is an Optional Donation. Money Raised for STOP Suicide and Local Community Amenities. For further details Message our Page.


A reunion of girls from the Class of 1975 from Scoil Chroist an Ri, Boyle is presently being organised. It is hoped to have a get together in 2018 to facilitate girls living overseas. If anyone would like to assist in the organisation and contacting of former students please contact Yvonne Mullaney (nee Higgins) on 086 226 1018. Looking forward to a huge amount of calls!!!


Boyle Food Partnership was established in July 2017, following the realisation that some households are experiencing food shortages due to a lack of money.  Food supplies are limited and available to those most in need, those who are going without today … not to replenish a cupboard for an unidentified rainy day. We look forward to serving you. If you or anyone you know is going without food due to economic or other hardship, please let them know we are up and running and ask them to get in touch. We will help as best we can. This service is confidential. Tel 071 966 3000 or text 086 738 7910. Email
[email protected]  or Facebook messenger Poverty and Homelessness. All messages will be responded to on the date of receipt.


The club has continued for the new season and takes place every Wednesday. Members meet in the Event Centre of The Spool Factory on St. Patrick’s Street. New members are welcome to join from 7.30pm.


The Market takes place every Saturday in the Grounds of King House, Boyle from 10am until 2pm…If you would like to enjoy the best locally grown fresh and organic produce, then a trip to the Courtyard Market should be on your agenda. There is a wide range of seasonal produce, Vegetarian hot meals to eat here or take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and marmalade, organic free range eggs,, sour dough/ spelt bread and all kinds of delicious home bakes are available every week. Alongside the food stalls are a number of crafters selling their handmade wares. So why not come along and have a chat with the stall holders and avail of their ideas. For further information please call Una Bhan on 071 9663 033


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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