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If you and/or your family need food, we distribute food through Community FEAD and Food Cloud programmes at Boyle Family Resource. All you have to do is text FOOD and your first name to 086 049 6467 to receive details. Distribution times are as follows: Monday 2.30pm until 4pm, Wednesday 2.30pm until 3.30pm or Friday 3pm until 4.30pm.


A book filled with memories and stories of twenty Boyle women reflecting growing up in the community; going to school, the chores they had to do, how they socialised and much more.

Now available in the Una Bhan Tourism Craft Shop in the grounds of King House, Boyle.


Volunteers are required for the Western Alzheimers Charity Shop in Boyle. For further information contact Fiona on 087 687 3283.


If you are interested in enrolling your child in our School for the 2019/20 academic year, please contact us on 071 966 3424.


The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will take plave on Sunday 10th February meeting on The Crescent, Boyle at 10pm. This will be a Grade B at Ben Bulben Head (which needs a good level of fitness and is a 4 to 6 hour duration). Your leader for the day will be Naomi McBride 087 674 3693. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk


This is a request for families who had a child for First Holy Communion in the last few years. If you have a copy of “Thumb” in good condition land no longer need it and would be willing to donate it as it is out of print and no longer available. If so please leave it at the Sacristy in Boyle or to any Priest.


Race takes place Sunday 1st September – Entries Open 9am 1st February on the Triathlon Ireland website!! Entries will be limited to 500 competitors and as one of the final rounds of the BMW National Series we are expecting a sell-out entry like previous years!


Tickets are now on sale for Abbey Community College’s production of ‘All Shook Up’. The musical will take place in St. Joseph’s Hall on February 13th, 14th and 15th at 8pm. The Booking Office is open in the school Monday to Thursday 1.15pm to 1.45pm and 4pm – 4.30pm. It is also open on Friday’s from 1.15pm to 1.45pm. Tickets must be paid for in full by cash or cheque at time of booking. (No credit card facility) Bookings must be made in person at the Booking Office (Parents Room). No phone booking available. Please do not call to the school office to book.


Bookings are now being taken for the Spring Health and Wellbeing Craft Fair that will take place in Boyle on Sunday March 10th, The Fair will take place in the Spool Factory Event Centre from 12 noon to 6pm. The event will feature complementary therapists, crafters, soap makers, crystals etc. For more details, contact Lucy on 0896014843. Some stalls are already booked and places are limited.


40 years of original hits by the famous Bagatelle will be taking place in Teach Murray on Friday 15th March. Tickets available in Una Bhan Tourism in the grounds of King House,Boyle. For further information call 071 966 3033.


Boyle GAA to host ‘I’m a Celebrity’ Excitement is building ahead of next year’s Boyle GAA organised ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’ fundraiser. The event will take place on Saturday March 16th in St. Joseph’s Hall. 24 contestants will battle it out to see who is the ‘King or Queen of the Jungle’. The main sponsor of the night is LandEscape Pty Ltd, the Australian company run by Boyle man Padraig Sweeney. Based on the popular TV show, this event is unlike anything you have seen before! Contestants are fully dressed in their campsite costumes and compete alongside live snakes, reptiles and spiders surrounded by a jungle background.


The all-weather Courtyard 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, including organic fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and marmalade, organic free range eggs, fruit juices, gluten free/ 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, personalized candles and knitwear. 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.


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