Friday, May 18, 2018

Update 18th May


SPECIAL MERIT AWARD FOR ABBEY GIRLS
Congratulations to Boyle, Abbey College girls Heidi Caldbeck, Sarah Conheady, Caoimhe Cregg, Amanda Wynne and Kate Murphy and their project ‘Save our Seas’ on winning the 10 year Anniversary Special Merit award at today’s ‘One Good Idea’ final in Dublin Castle.

BAF ’18
Tickets are now on sale for two great performances during Boyle Arts Festival. The Rob Strong & Don Baker Band will play in Daly’s Storehouse on July 21st. On Monday July 23rd, Luka Bloom will make a very special intimate appearance, in the Church of Ireland.
Tickets for both and many other performances during BAF’18 are now available on www.boylearts.com

FINE ART WEAVING
An exhibition celebrating Fine Art Weaving from Ireland and Scotland is open to all in King House until May 24th. Fabulous pieces by Terry Dunne, Joan Baxter, John Brennan, Amanda Gizzi, Angela Forte, Mary Cuthbert, Frances Crowe, and Elizabeth Radcliffe.

CURLEW WALKERS CLUB
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be on Sunday 27th May at 9am. This willd be a Climb  Grade B/C Meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 9am  Leader for the day will be Philip James 086 335 3000 and Henk Meijnhart 087 273373. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com

CAVETOWN PIKE ANGLING COMPETITION
Cavetown and Clogher Angling club will hold a Pike Angling competition on Cavetwon Lake. This boat only event will take place on Sunday May 27th. Entry from 9.30am with fishing from 11-4. Prize giving at Cavetown Amenity Area on the lake shore. Strict catch and release policy and boats must have a holding tank and electric outboards only. More information from William Little 087 2985879/ John Casserly 086 8817133 or Gary Beirne 

PADRE PIO 2018 PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY CROSS
The Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Holy Cross, Co Tipperary will take place on Sunday 27th May. A bus will leave The Crescent, Boyle, at 8.00am sharp. For further information, please call Moya on 071 966 2110

I.C.A – TEA TASTING NIGHT
Boyle and District I.C.A will have guest speaker Doris Rabe (Irish Tea company) on Tuesday 29th May and will provide a tea tasting night including a talk about nutrition and her website www.goodhealthclinic.ie, Doris is also a beekeeper and producer of honey so it will be an interesting night. There will be a small fee to cover costs. Find out more about Boyle and District I.C.A. by contacting Eimear Browne on 087 977 7036.

BLOOD DONATION CLINIC
Save a life – give blood on Thursday 31st May 4.30 until 8pm in St Josephs Hall, Boyle. I in 4 people need blood but only 1 in 33 give blood ... do you?

A NIGHT AT THE RACES 
This Novelty Race event promises to be a great night’s entertainment in addition to raising funds for the club. It will take place in Mattimoe’s Bar commencing at 9.30pm on Sunday June 3rd. There are still some horses remaining for sponsorship at €20 each. Conatct any committee member if interested. Sponsorship includes horse, jockey, colours, race card, entry to the parade ring and form advice.

OPEN ARTS FESTIVAL
Boyle Art Exibition are accepting Art submissions on Friday July 6th and 7th July from 4pm until 6pm at the Parochial School, Military Road, Boyle. Guidelines and form. For further information email patricia@unabhan.ie  or Una Bhan Tourism, Grounds of King House, Boyle 071 9663 033.

COURTYARD MARKET
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.

CV & OFFICE SERVICES
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 








Friday, May 11, 2018

Update 11th May


SAFETALK TRAINING IN BOYLE
Following the success of last year’s safeTALK training, another one is planned for Thursday May 17th This free event will take place in Boyle Family Resource Centre from 7pm to 10pm
Booking is essential on 071 9663000 Learn four basic steps to recognise persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them with suicide helping resources. Suitable for everyone who wants to help prevent suicide: front line workers, clergy, volunteers, parents, teachers, citizens.

FINE ART WEAVING
An exhibition celebrating Fine Art Weaving from Ireland and Scotland is open to all in King House until May 24th. Fabulous pieces by Terry Dunne, Joan Baxter, John Brennan, Amanda Gizzi, Angela Forte, Mary Cuthbert, Frances Crowe, and Elizabeth Radcliffe.

Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be on Sunday 27th May at 9am. This willd be a Climb  Grade B/C Meeting on the Crescent, Boyle at 9am  Leader for the day will be Philip James 086 335 3000 and Henk Meijnhart 087 273373. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com

CAVETOWN PIKE ANGLING COMPETITION
Cavetown and Clogher Angling club will hold a Pike Angling competition on Cavetwon Lake. This boat only event will take place on Sunday May 27th. Entry from 9.30am with fishing from 11-4. Prize giving at Cavetown Amenity Area on the lake shore. Strict catch and release policy and boats must have a holding tank and electric outboards only. More information from William Little 087 2985879/ John Casserly 086 8817133 or Gary Beirne

PADRE PIO 2018 PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY CROSS
The Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Holy Cross, Co Tipperary will take place on Sunday 27th May. A bus will leave The Crescent, Boyle, at 8.00am sharp. For further information, please call Moya on 071 966 2110

OPEN ARTS FESTIVAL
Boyle Art Exibition are accepting Art submissions on Friday July 6th and 7th July from 4pm until 6pm at the Parochial School, Military Road, Boyle. Guidelines and form. For further information email patricia@unabhan.ie  or Una Bhan Tourism, Grounds of King House, Boyle 071 9663 033.

MANUAL HANDLING COURSE IN BOYLE                                                                                                                                                       
A five-day Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre this May. The course will provide participant with the knowledge and skill to provide manual handling training and to manage workplace risks. Course content includes Legislative requirements, Anatomy and back care, Ergonomic principles and risk assessment, Manual handling principles and techniques, Planning and design of manual handling training programmes, delivery of manual handling training. Course dates May 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Times 9.30/4.30. For more information or to book places please email info@roleskillnet.com or call 071 9673440.

PLEASE SUPPORT BOYLE GAA DRAW
Boyle GAA’s monster spring draw which is currently underway has hugely attractive prizes.
You can win a €2.500 holiday voucher and go to any destination you choose, while second prize features a weekend in Dublin and two All Ireland football final tickets. Tickets are just €5 and a book of five is available for €20. If you’re not in Boyle we can arrange to send you tickets, just email boylegaatreasurer@gmail.com for details. Your help and support for our fundraising initiatives is vital to the success of the club and enables us to develop our Abbey Park facilities on an ongoing basis.

 Courtyard Market
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 take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, 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

CV & Office Services
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




Friday, May 4, 2018

Update 4th May


                           
BOYLE HOLIDAY GROUP
The holiday group will travel to North Donegal on Monday 11th June until Friday 15th June, staying at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. Enquiries to Mary Regan 086 1298355 or 071 9663544.

LOUGH KEY CLASSIC CYCLING
Any business in Boyle who would like to have a stand at the Lough Key Classic Cycling Sportive registration and finish in the Sports Complex, Boyle on Saturday evening May 12th and Sunday morning May 13th should contact Brian Nerney on 086 2575032. This is an ideal opportunity to advertise your event or product to over 200 cyclists. There will be no charge for a stand.087 2547534

ARDCANE GARDEN CENTRE BOYLE
On Saturday 12th there will be a demonstration on Gardening for Pollinators with Wildlife expert Michael Bell, learn how to attract valuable pollinating insects to your garden. These are Free events, all welcome.

BOYLE CAMERA CLUB
On Friday, May 11th Boyle Camera Club members will photograph people in the town of Boyle for a special project – ‘Boyle: A Moment in Time 2018’. Like every society in Ireland, Boyle is changing. Our community is made up of people from a range of backgrounds, cultures and places. One thing they do have in common is a decision to live or work in Boyle, and they are all actively shaping how our community works and the way our town will develop beyond 2018.

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT
Darkness into Light is an Annual 5k Walk/Run in aid of Pieta House. On Saturday the 12th of May a community will come together at St Joseph’s Hall and walk in support of positive mental health. This is a truly unique experience made by YOU. Family, friends and friends you haven't met yet gathering in support of those who may be struggling or those we have lost. Together we stand together as a community and shine a beacon of light and hope. This will be Boyle's second year to host the world wide event.

Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be a Weekend in Wicklow on Saturday and Sunday 12th and 13th May meeting in Wicklow. Your leaders for the day will be Darragh Kelly and team 086 1731 517. This will be a  Climb grade A/B/C. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com

CAVETOWN PIKE ANGLING COMPETITION
Cavetown and Clogher Angling club will hold a Pike Angling competition on Cavetwon Lake. This boat only event will take place on Sunday May 27th. Entry from 9.30am with fishing from 11-4. Prize giving at Cavetown Amenity Area on the lake shore. Strict catch and release policy and boats must have a holding tank and electric outboards only. More information from William Little 087 2985879/ John Casserly 086 8817133 or Gary Beirne

PADRE PIO 2018 PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY CROSS
The Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Holy Cross, Co Tipperary will take place on Sunday 27th May. A bus will leave The Crescent, Boyle, at 8.00am sharp. For further information, please call Moya on 071 966 2110

MANUAL HANDLING COURSE IN BOYLE 
A five-day Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre this May. The course will provide participant with the knowledge and skill to provide manual handling training and to manage workplace risks. Course content includes Legislative requirements, Anatomy and back care, Ergonomic principles and risk assessment, Manual handling principles and techniques, Planning and design of manual handling training programmes, delivery of manual handling training. Course dates May 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Times 9.30/4.30. For more information or to book places please email info@roleskillnet.com or call 071 9673440.

BOYLE HOLIDAY GROUP
The holiday group will travel to North Donegal on Monday 11th June until Friday 15th June, staying at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. Enquiries to Mary Regan 086 1298355 or 071 9663544.

PLEASE SUPPORT BOYLE GAA DRAW
Boyle GAA’s monster spring draw which is currently underway has hugely attractive prizes.
You can win a €2.500 holiday voucher and go to any destination you choose, while second prize features a weekend in Dublin and two All Ireland football final tickets. Tickets are just €5 and a book of five is available for €20. If you’re not in Boyle we can arrange to send you tickets, just email boylegaatreasurer@gmail.com for details. Your help and support for our fundraising initiatives is vital to the success of the club and enables us to develop our Abbey Park facilities on an ongoing basis.

 Courtyard Market
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 take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, 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

CV & Office Services
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

Friday, April 27, 2018

Update April 27th


HOW TO GROW ORGANIC VEGETABLES
Croghan Organic Garden will be holding a 20-week event commencing Wednesday 2nd May from 2pm until 4pm. All aspects of growing are covered, seed sowing, soil preparation, aftercare of crops and harvesting. This event is Free to unemployed persons or persons in receipt of any other Social Welfare benefits. Enquiries to: 071 9668963 or email: croghanorganicgarden@eircom.net 

ARDCARNE GARDEN CENTRE BOYLE
A Summer Container Demonstration will take place on Saturday 5th May, were you will discover how to plant your containers, and which plants to give the best show On Saturday 12th there will also be a demonstration on Gardening for Pollinators with Wildlife expert Michael Bell, learn how to attract valuable pollinating insects to your garden. These are Free events, all welcome.

TUITION IN BOYLE
Maths and Biology tuition in May in Boyle. 3 hour seminars starting Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May. Subjects covered are Maths, Statistics, Biology, Genetics. Class is limited to 6 students. Further information from Ann on 0868770252.

FAMILY FUN DAY AT CAVETOWN LAKE
Cavetown Residents Development Association will hold a Family Fun Day on Sunday May 6th at Cavetown Lake. There will be something for all the family on the day. Kids novelty event, face painting, BBQ, craft display’s, fairy forest walk, best dressed up costume and numerous other events. The day gets underway at 2pm and all are welcome to attend.

BOYLE CAMERA CLUB
On Friday, May 11th Boyle Camera Club members will photograph people in the town of Boyle for a special project – ‘Boyle: A Moment in Time 2018’. Like every society in Ireland, Boyle is changing. Our community is made up of people from a range of backgrounds, cultures and places. One thing they do have in common is a decision to live or work in Boyle, and they are all actively shaping how our community works and the way our town will develop beyond 2018.

CURLEW WALKERS CLUB
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be a Weekend in Wicklow on Saturday and Sunday 12th and 13th May meeting in Wicklow. Your leaders for the day will be Darragh Kelly and team 086 1731 517. This will be a  Climb grade A/B/C. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com

BOYLE DARKNESS INTO LIGHT
400 people at the first Darkness into Light in 2009 to 180,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world. We would love you to join us this on Saturday 12th of May starting at 4.15am at St. Josephs Hall, Boyle

MANUAL HANDLING COURSE IN BOYLE                                                                                     A five-day Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre this May. The course will provide participant with the knowledge and skill to provide manual handling training and to manage workplace risks. Course content includes Legislative requirements, Anatomy and back care, Ergonomic principles and risk assessment, Manual handling principles and techniques, Planning and design of manual handling training programmes, delivery of manual handling training. Course dates May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Times 9.30/4.30. For more information or to book places please email info@roleskillnet.com or call 071 9673440.

BOYLE HOLIDAY GROUP
The holiday group will travel to North Donegal on Monday 4th June until Friday 8th June, staying at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. Enquiries to Mary Regan 0861298355 or 0719663544.

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT
Darkness into Light is an Annual 5k Walk/Run in aid of Pieta House. On Saturday the 12th of May a community will come together at St Joseph’s Hall and walk in support of positive mental health. This is a truly unique experience made by YOU. Family, friends and friends you haven't met yet gathering in support of those who may be struggling or those we have lost. Together we stand together as a community and shine a beacon of light and hope. This will be Boyle's second year to host the world wide event.

BOYLE MUSICAL SOCIETY UPDATE
At a well-attended AGM in An Craoibhín last week, The Addams Family was revealed as the title of this year’s Boyle Musical Society show. It will run for four nights from November 21st to 24th in St. Joseph’s Hall. Following reports from the outgoing Chairperson and Secretary and the Treasurer’s report, the new committee was selected. Chairperson: Rhona McGrath Secretary: Laurina Brennan Treasurer: Deirdre Purcell PRO: Brendan McGee
Siobhan Gallagher, Patricia Golden, Nigel Cleary, Anne Kielty, Liz Gannon, Diarmuid Beirne, Liz Gannon, Mandy Toolan and Vivienne Moran. Two new members, Colette Noone and Majella Gaffney were welcomed to the committee following the departure of Irene Madden and Sean O’Dowd, both of whom have stepped down this year. Rehearsals for The Addams Family will begin on Monday, September 3rd. In the meantime, keep an eye out here for updates, or go to our newly designed website www.boylemusicalsociety.com 

PLEASE SUPPORT BOYLE GAA DRAW
Boyle GAA’s monster spring draw which is currently underway has hugely attractive prizes.
You can win a €2.500 holiday voucher and go to any destination you choose, while second prize features a weekend in Dublin and two All Ireland football final tickets. Tickets are just €5 and a book of five is available for €20. If your not in Boyle we can arrange to send you tickets, just email boylegaatreasurer@gmail.com for details. Your help and support for our fundraising initiatives is vital to the success of the club and enables us to develop our Abbey Park facilities on an ongoing basis.

COURTYARD MARKET
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 take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, 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

CV & OFFICE SERVICES
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




Thursday, April 19, 2018

Update 19th April


KEADUE SOCIAL SERVICES BUS ROUTE
Please note our bus runs every Monday and Wednesday taking clients in and out to avail of Day Centre facilities here in Keadue. All welcome to attend classes/day trips or just to have dinner and a chat! Route covered; Boyle, Ardcarne, Knockvicar, Cootehall, Correenigroe, Ballyfarnon, Keadue, Arigna, Drumshanho, Leitrim Village, Drumboylan. Further details contact Julie 071 964 7777 or 086 174 9816

KING HOUSE TO HOST VÓTÁIL 100
 “Vótáil 100 – Votes for Women” Will be held in King House this April. Boyle has been chosen to host the event due to its connection with Margaret Cousins, she was an  educationist, suffragist and theosophist who established the All India Women’s Conference. Margaret was born on 7th November 1878 and lived on the Crescent in Boyle, There will be  a wide panel of speakers including Senator Ivana Bacik, Mary McAuliffe (UCD), Claire McGing (Maynooth University) and Sandra Collins (Director National Library of Ireland). Maire Egan Paul and Keith Monro will talk about ‘Margaret Cousins and the Irish Women’s Franchise League’. This is a full day conference will be held on Wednesday April 25th, starting at 9am to 5pm. For further information or to book contact Mary Mullins 090 66 37321 or 090 37243 email ghoare@roscommoncoco.ie   
              
BOYLE COMMUNITY GAMES
The games will be held at Abbey Community College Playing Fields on Friday 27th April at 6pm with registration from 5:30pm. Tiny Tots Race  Under 8,  60 metres 80 metres, Under 10, 100 metres 200 metres 100 metre hurdles Under 12, 100 metres 600 metres  Ball Throw Long Puck (Boys) Under 14,100 metres 100 metres hurdles  800 metres Long Puck (Girls) Under 16, 1,500 metres. Mothers Race and Fathers Race. Every competitor MUST be under the age category in which they compete  on July 31st this year  e.g under 8 on July 31st, 2018 to be eligible for under 8 competition. Entry fee is €2 per child. Refresehments will be available at the sports complex.

CREATIVE FRAME/SLR FILM PROJECT
Creative Frame in partnership with SLR Film are hosting a panel discussion and workshop for writers and filmmakers based in the three counties in King House Boyle on Friday 27th April. The panel will consist of writers who have successfully worked in film and filmmakers who have collaborated with writers in the development of film projects. Ferdia MacAnna will chair the discussion with writers Brian Leyden and Eoin McNamee and film makers Marian Quinn and Linda Bhreathnach. Times 14.00 until 15.30 Panel discussion 15.30 until 17:00 Break out discussions with panel member. The workshop is free but attendees must be members of Creative Frame. Contact: Maureen Carty, Creative Frame Project Manager,
T:  +353 (0)71 96 21694E: creativeframeleitrim@gmail.com

SMARTER FOCUS TRAINING IN BOYLE
Do you want better focus, more concentration, less distractions, smarter thinking and more success? Then you should participate in Brain Gym Ireland’s new SMARTER FOCUS course on April 28th and 29th in Boyle. This is a two day focus training course for business, sports, studying, public speaking and more. Here you will have the opportunity of a lifetime to turn you life, education and career from a fist full of unfulfilled dreams, hopes and aspirations into a life of successfully achieving your potential and exceeding in ways you never thought possible . With powerful goal setting and concentration techniques the world will become a much easier place in which to learn, stay focused and succeed in everything you do. To book two or more and get super saver discount text or Message Padraig King at 0861723510

BOYLE GOLF CLUB
The 29th April, sees the most notable competition of the year to date, the “Voucher”. The first prize for this competition is a free single membership for the year, but only paid up members are eligible to win, so if you haven’t paid up by that date you may be doing yourself out of a chance to win one of the best prizes of the golfing year. Please contact the office on 071 966 3033. 

FASHION SHOW IN ST JOSEPH’S HALL BOYLE
On Thursday April 26th at 8pm a fashion show will be in St Joseph’s Hall with Clothes from Magees Fashion Shop, Main Street and Aidan Ray Menswear St Patrick Street.
All proceeds to Abbey Community College.

Curlew Walkers Club
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be taking  place on Sunday 29th April, meeting on the Crescent at 11am. Your leader for the day on the day will be Henk Meijnhart 087 273 3373 and Mary Long 087 952 8754. This will be a Flat grade C and is a Lissadell coast walk. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com

BOYLE DARKNESS INTO LIGHT
400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 180,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world. We would love you to join us this on Saturday 12th of May starting at 4.15am at St. Josephs Hall, Boyle

MANUAL HANDLING COURSE IN BOYLE
A five-day Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre this May. The course will provide participant with the knowledge and skill to provide manual handling training and to manage workplace risks. Course content includes Legislative requirements, Anatomy and back care, Ergonomic principles and risk assessment, Manual handling principles and techniques, Planning and design of manual handling training programmes, delivery of manual handling training. Course dates May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Times 9.30/4.30. For more information or to book places please email info@roleskillnet.com or call 071 9673440.

BOYLE HOLIDAY GROUP
The holiday group will travel to North Donegal on Monday 4th June until Friday 8th June, staying at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. Enquiries to Mary Regan 0861298355 or 0719663544.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
Darkness into Light is an Annual 5k Walk/Run in aid of Pieta House. On Saturday the 12th of May a community will come together at St Joseph’s Hall and walk in support of positive mental health. This is a truly unique experience made by YOU. Family, friends and friends you haven't met yet gathering in support of those who may be struggling or those we have lost. Together we stand together as a community and shine a beacon of light and hope. This will be Boyle's second year to host the world wide event.

 Courtyard Market
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 take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, 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

CV & Office Services
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



Friday, April 13, 2018

Update 13th April

END THE WINTER HIBNERATION
As part of the Health & Wellbeing programme Boyle GAA are running a couch to 5K twice a week for the next 8 weeks, starting on Monday 16th April.  This programme is aimed at complete beginners and anyone who needs to get back into fitness.  It is a very gradual build-up of running over the weeks.  Initially it will be 25mins on Mondays and Thursdays. Meet at the GAA Clubhouse at 7pm on the 16th April. Spread the word "Lets Get Active"

BOYLE MUSICAL SOCIETY AGM
Following on from the success of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ last year, the Committee and Production team of Boyle Musical Society are currently considering a number of shows for this year’s production. 2018 will see the Society present their 35th annual musical and plans are being put in place to make it something very special indeed.
All will be revealed at the Boyle Musical Society AGM, which will take place at 8:30pm on Thursday April 19th in An Craoibhín. All past and present members are invited to attend along with anybody interested in joining the Society.

FAMILY PICNIC DAY IN FOREST PARK
Bishop Kevin Doran is inviting families across the 37 parishes of the Diocese of Elphin to a family picnic fun day in Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle on Sunday 22nd April 2018. The celebration is part of diocesan preparations for the World Meeting of Families which will take place in August 2018. Speaking at the event launch at the Forest Park on Saturday, Bishop Kevin said, “this is a celebration of family in an atmosphere of fun, sharing and friendship. Families of other religious traditions and of none are our neighbours and friends and I want them to feel most welcome on this family day.  The day will begin at 1pm and continue until 6pm with an official opening at 2.30pm. There will be face painting, dance workshops and outdoor games to play.  Musicians, singers and choirs will share their gifts and create a family atmosphere.  Families may choose to do some of the walks around the park and gain some insight into the history of Lough Key Forest Park.  An opportunity will also be available to explore the beauty of creation and consider how we can care for our common home. Families can discover the Family Cube, a resource to help families on their journey of faith and love. Admission to the event is free, with free parking.  Families are encouraged to bring their own picnic or avail of Lough Key’s on-site catering.  BBQ’s are permitted.  Families are also invited to bring a bit of extra food for a sharing table. A programme of events for the day will be available shortly.

HEALTHY IRELAND AT BOYLE LIBRARY 
Positive steps to mind your Mental Health Positive, steps to nurturing your personal health and self-care strategies to reduce stress with Teresa Keane. Taking place in the Boyle Library on Tuesday 24th April at 6.30 until 7.30. This is a Free event and booking is essential by calling 071 9662800 or email  boylelibrary@rosocommoncoco.ie

KING HOUSE TO HOST VÓTÁIL 100
 “Vótáil 100 – Votes for Women” Will be held in King House this April. Boyle has been chosen to host the event due to its connection with Margaret Cousins, she was an  educationist, suffragist and theosophist who established the All India Women’s Conference. Margaret was born on 7th November 1878 and lived on the Crescent in Boyle, There will be  a wide panel of speakers including Senator Ivana Bacik, Mary McAuliffe (UCD), Claire McGing (Maynooth University) and Sandra Collins (Director National Library of Ireland). Maire Egan Paul and Keith Monro will talk about ‘Margaret Cousins and the Irish Women’s Franchise League’. This is a full day conference will be held on Wednesday April 25th, starting at 9am to 5pm. For further information or to book contact Mary Mullins 090 66 37321 or 090 37243 email ghoare@roscommoncoco.ie
               
FASHION SHOW IN ST JOSEPH’S HALL BOYLE 
On Thursday April 26th at 8pm a fashion show will be in St Joseph’s Hall with Clothes from Magees Fashion Shop, Main Street and Aidan Ray Menswear St Patrick Street.
All proceeds to Abbey Community College.

CURLEW WALKERS CLUB
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be taking  place on Sunday 29th April, meeting on the Crescent at 11am. Your leader for the day on the day will be Henk Meijnhart 087 273 3373 and Mary Long 087 952 8754. This will be a Flat grade C and is a Lissadell coast walk. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com

MANUAL HANDLING COURSE IN BOYLE                                                                                      A five-day Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre this May. The course will provide participant with the knowledge and skill to provide manual handling training and to manage workplace risks. Course content includes Legislative requirements, Anatomy and back care, Ergonomic principles and risk assessment, Manual handling principles and techniques, Planning and design of manual handling training programmes, delivery of manual handling training. Course dates May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Times 9.30/4.30. For more information or to book places please email info@roleskillnet.com or call 071 9673440.

BOYLE HOLIDAY GROUP
The holiday group will travel to North Donegal on Monday 4th June until Friday 8th June, staying at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. Enquiries to Mary Regan 0861298355 or 0719663544.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
Darkness into Light is an Annual 5k Walk/Run in aid of Pieta House. On Saturday the 12th of May a community will come together at St Joseph’s Hall and walk in support of positive mental health. This is a truly unique experience made by YOU. Family, friends and friends you haven't met yet gathering in support of those who may be struggling or those we have lost. Together we stand together as a community and shine a beacon of light and hope. This will be Boyle's second year to host the world wide event.

COURTYARD MARKET
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 take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, 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

CV & OFFICE SERVICES
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.




Thursday, April 5, 2018

Update 5th April

NATIONAL SPRING CLEAN
This year is the 20th Anniversary of National Spring Clean which is Ireland’s largest and longest running anti-litter campaign and we need your help! April is National Spring Clean Month and we would encourage all groups in County Roscommon to get involved and organise a clean up in their area. All participating groups will receive a litter clean up kit with all the materials they need and our litter warden will remove the bags of collected litter.
Register with An Taisce www.nationalspringclean.org  or telephone 01 4002219 – this is for insurance purposes and you will also receive clean up materials  Let us know when you clean up is on Tel: 1850 L-I-T-T-E-R (1850 54 88 37) and arrange collection of bags of litter.  Additional materials requests (please do this  5 days in advance of your clean up as the Litter Wardens are really busy this time of year)

ADULT TENNIS COMMENCES IN BOYLE
Anyone thinking of dusting down their old tennis rackets or indeed buying themselves a new one? Adult tennis for fun will take place in Boyle Tennis Club on Wednesday mornings at 11am starting Wednesday 11th April. Beginners and all levels are welcome. Casual meet up and maybe even a cuppa afterwards. For more information text 087 629 0423.

NATIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
The Boyle to Lough Key Forest Park Service from King House Bus Stop is now up and running until 31st October 2018.  The Lough Key Forest Park Service links visitors to the park seven days per week, providing four return scheduled services daily. It also serves Boyle Marina.

CASTLECOOTE HOUSE MYTHS & HISTORY
Castlecoote House is hosting a second series of Myth & History Series of talks. The next one will take place on Thursday 12th April this called a Jew in the Margins: Paul of Tarsus the “Founder “of Christianity. Talk will be given by Dr Luke Macnamara. Lectures begin at 10.45am for further information email info@castlecootehouse.com  

CURLEW WALKERS CLUB
The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will be taking  place on Sunday 15th April, meeting on the Crescent at 10am. Your leader for the day on the day will be Pam Barnes 
087 202 7513. This will be a Climb/ Flat Grade B, Cloontypruglish to Tieybaun. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com.

FAMILY PICNIC DAY IN FOREST PARK
Bishop Kevin Doran is inviting families across the 37 parishes of the Diocese of Elphin to a family picnic fun day in Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle on Sunday 22nd April 2018. The celebration is part of diocesan preparations for the World Meeting of Families which will take place in August 2018. Speaking at the event launch at the Forest Park on Saturday, Bishop Kevin said, “this is a celebration of family in an atmosphere of fun, sharing and friendship. Families of other religious traditions and of none are our neighbours and friends and I want them to feel most welcome on this family day.  The day will begin at 1pm and continue until 6pm with an official opening at 2.30pm. There will be face painting, dance workshops and outdoor games to play.  Musicians, singers and choirs will share their gifts and create a family atmosphere.  Families may choose to do some of the walks around the park and gain some insight into the history of Lough Key Forest Park.  An opportunity will also be available to explore the beauty of creation and consider how we can care for our common home. Families can discover the Family Cube, a resource to help families on their journey of faith and love. Admission to the event is free, with free parking.  Families are encouraged to bring their own picnic or avail of Lough Key’s on-site catering.  BBQ’s are permitted.  Families are also invited to bring a bit of extra food for a sharing table. A programme of events for the day will be available shortly.

KING HOUSE TO HOST VÓTÁIL 100
 “Vótáil 100 – Votes for Women” Will be held in King House this April. Boyle has been chosen to host the event due to its connection with Margaret Cousins, she was an  educationist, suffragist and theosophist who established the All India Women’s Conference. Margaret was born on 7th November 1878 and lived on the Crescent in Boyle, There will be  a wide panel of speakers including Senator Ivana Bacik, Mary McAuliffe (UCD), Claire McGing (Maynooth University) and Sandra Collins (Director National Library of Ireland). Maire Egan Paul and Keith Monro will talk about ‘Margaret Cousins and the Irish Women’s Franchise League’. This is a full day conference will be held on Wednesday April 25th, starting at 9am to 5pm. For further information or to book contact Mary Mullins 090 66 37321 or 090 37243 email ghoare@roscommoncoco.ie                                                                                                                                                                                  
BOYLE HOLIDAY GROUP
The holiday group will travel to North Donegal on Monday 4th June until Friday 8th June, staying at the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny. Enquiries to Mary Regan 0861298355 or 0719663544.

MANUAL HANDLING COURSE IN BOYLE
A five-day Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 will take place at Boyle Enterprise Centre this May. The course will provide participant with the knowledge and skill to provide manual handling training and to manage workplace risks. Course content includes Legislative requirements, Anatomy and back care, Ergonomic principles and risk assessment, Manual handling principles and techniques, Planning and design of manual handling training programmes, delivery of manual handling training. Course dates May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. Times 9.30/4.30. For more information or to book places please email info@roleskillnet.com or call 071 9673440.

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
Darkness into Light is an Annual 5k Walk/Run in aid of Pieta House. On Saturday the 12th of May a community will come together at St Joseph’s Hall and walk in support of positive mental health. This is a truly unique experience made by YOU. Family, friends and friends you haven't met yet gathering in support of those who may be struggling or those we have lost. Together we stand together as a community and shine a beacon of light and hope. This will be Boyle's second year to host the world wide event.

COURTYARD MARKET
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 take home as well as organic fruit and vegetables, 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

CV & OFFICE SERVICES
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.