Daffodil Day Coffee Morning and Cake Sale at St. Joseph's Day Care Centre Rathmore. Would like to say a sincere thank you to all who helped organise our recent Coffee Morning and cake sale in aid of cancer care serviceswhich raised €2,816 despite the bad weather conditions. We would especially like to thank everyone who did baking supplied daffodils, supported on the day, made donations or helped in any other way to make it a wonderful success.Thanks also to those who sponsored spot prizes for the raffle, The following is the result of the raffle: O'Keeffe'sRathmore Voucher - Margaret Scannell, Ballydesmond; Denis Hickey Voucher - Mary McCarthy Beheenagh;Thomas Browns Restaurant - Mary McCarthy, Londis; Hair Wise Voucher - Eileen O' Donoghue, Inches; Hickey'sCentra Rathmore - Siobhan Fleming, Gneeveguilla; Homemade Iced Cake - Kathleen Moynihan Clounts.
Deepest Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Margaret Reen (nee Rahilly) Counerough, Headford, and Joe Crowley Ard Mhuire and Headford, whose deaths occurred during the week. May they both Rest in Peace
Gneeveguilla NS The first annual Gneeveguilla National School 5k run jog is only 7 weeks away. Training sessions are in progress for this event at the Gneeveguilla GAA grounds. If you are interested in attending these sessionsplease contact Liz O'Riordain at 087 6577305 for dates and times. For further updates please check us out on face book at Gneeveguillans FiveKrun.
IRD Duhallow News:
I.R.D. Duhallow Social Protection CE Scheme is recruiting additional participants. Thesuccessful applicants will be placed in a Laundry and Recycling Furniture Project as well as a childcare facility. If you are in receipt of a social weifare payment and over 25 years old, unemployed 12 month or more or on a disability payment 6 month are more you may be interested in applying. You must be registered with the Fas Enterprise officer. Please note the successful applicant will need to obtain Garda Clearance. To apply for these positions please forward your CV together with your PPS number to Paddy O' Connor, IRD Duhallow. James O' Keeffe Institution, Newmarket. Closing date forapplications is 9th August 2013.
Warmer Home Scheme
Calling all Householders - Free Insulation service If you are in receipt of one of the following payments you now beeligible to receive insulation service free of charge. I.R.D. Duhallow fuel allowance, family income supplement or job seekers allowance for more than 6 months and have children under 7 years and houses must be owner occupied and constructed before 2002. Thanks to increased funding our waiting list for houses is not as long as previous years so applications taken this month will have works completed before next winter. If you or a member of your family iseligible for this service please contact Colm or Eileen at 029-60633.
I.R.D. Duhallow is calling on those interested & willing to volunteer with I R D Duhallow on its Domestic Violence, Bereavement Support and care andrepair programme. A training programme will commence in September for all new volunteers, These services require volunteers to be able to give their time freely and to be able to have the most respect and privacy for the users of this service. If you feel you can bring something to this service please contact Helen at 029 60633
Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club Tour Sliabh Luachra in Memory of Paul O' Leary & Willie Reen in Association with Sliabh Luachra Cycling Club will take place on Saturday 31stAugust. 3 Routes: 110km - Paul O' Leary Route; 65km -Willie Reen Route 65km and a Family Run. Registration from 8:00a.m. and starting time 9.30am sharp at Teach Iosagain Rathmore (behind St. Joseph’s Church Rathmore).Entry fee is €20 for the 110km and 65km routes only (€2 surcharge for non cycling lreland members.) Family Runcosts €10 per person or €20 for a family. Proceeds in aid of Kerry Stars and St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin. Cycling Helmets Compulsory - 15 years or older only, eligible for Paul O' Leary and Willie Reen routes.
Shrone NS Anyone who wishes to buy a copy of our publication, 150 years in Shrone N. S, - A Memoir of life in a Rural school, can do so by contacting the school the school on 064-7758687. Books cost €5 each. Thank you.
Rathmore GAA – Monthly Meeting takes place on Tuesday 13th August at 9:00pm in the club rooms in Rathbeg. All members are welcome to attend. Lotto Play our lotto online at www.locallottto.ie/rathmoregaa. Yearly lotto tickets for €85 are available from Donal O’Connor and you can be sure to be in every weekly lotto draw with a chance to scoop our jackpot. U8 + U6 Football training takes place on Wednesday nights in Rathbeg from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. All players are required to have a gum shield before they can take part in the sessions. U8 + U6 Hurling training takes place on Thursday nights in Rathbeg from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. All players are advised to wear shin guards. (Gum shields are NOT required for hurling) Hurleys and Helmets are supplied on the night.
Bruach Na Carraige The Sliabh Luachra Summer school continues in Bruach Na Carraige Rockchapel this weekend.On Thursday night at 9:00pm Ceoltoiri Sliabh Luachra will present "A Musical Journey through the history of Ireland" which is a 2 hour show of Irelands most ancient music song and dance linked to the major events in the history of Ireland from the arrival of An Tuaithe De Denann to Easter 1916 On Friday there will be a Ceili with Danny O’Mahony and his All Ireland winning Shannon Vale Ceili band. On Saturday at 2pm a conference on the importance and the marketing of our culture and at 9:00pm a rambling houseOn the bank holidayMonday at 1.30 pm there will be a tour to the important locations throughout Sliabh Luachra Booking and other information 0872205566.
The Gathering Be a Volunteer Ambassador for The Gathering 2013. Are you likely to share your local knowledge with visitors? We are looking for friendly, outgoing and knowledge volunteers to give a warm Irish welcome to visitors to Kerry this busy tourist season. Ambassadors will provide information about upcoming Gathering events in the locality and show visitors why Kerry is one of the best place in the world to visit! For more details or to apply visit www.volunteer.ie/events/gathering phone: 01-6369446 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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