Daily Archives: April 20, 2018

Weekly News - 23rd April

Gallagher House – 8km Run

Our annual 8km run, jog / walk in aid of Gallagher House Services, Tubbercurry, will take place from Kilmactigue Community Centre (beside playground) on Thursday April 26th at 7pm. Registration will be from 6pm on the day or pre- registration can be made before 4.30pm on Wednesday April 25th at 071 91 20624 or by calling into Gallagher House Garden Centre. Clock timing on the day. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Community Centre. Cost per adult is €10. Everyone is welcome and your support will, as always, be greatly appreciated.”

Cycle Against Suicide Cycle 2018 event takes place on the 5th May the cycle leaves St. Muirdeachs College, Ballina and heads to Carrick on Shannon via Lough Talt and Tubbercurry stopping off in Tubbercurry at St. Brigid’s Hall – it will be an opportunity for the local community to engage with local and national mental health organisations. Expected time to arrive in Tubbercurry is approximately 1pm. For further info contact:

+353 667144 600 or view website www.cycleagainstsuicide.com

Darkness into Light Walk

The Darkness into Light Walk takes place from Banada Abbey once again this year on Saturday 12th May at 4.00am. Pre registration takes place at Supervalu Tubbercurry next Friday 27th from 5 to 7.00pm and on Saturday 28th from 10.00am to 3.00pm.

Carrentubber/Cloonacool Text Alert

Carrentubber/Cloonacool Text Alert are holding a registration night in Cloonacool Community Centre on Wednesday 02nd May @ 8pm. Registration fee is €20 (which will cover set up cost and maintenance for approximately 2 years ).

The first meeting was held on Tuesday 10th April. This meeting was very well attended and people expressed great interest in setting up the Text Alert Group. A Committee was appointed , and the members are John McIntyre ,Chairperson ( 087 2864380 ), Michael Armstrong, Vice Chairperson ( 086 8185393), Mary Dunne , Treasurer ( 087 0916999 ), Tom McGowan, Community Co-ordinator ( 087 6202270 ), Martin Gavigan, Secretary ( 086 3885907 ).

Everyone is very welcome, and your support will, as always, be greatly appreciated.

Tubbercurry Active Retirement

Active retirement activities have resumed for the Spring/Summer session. The weekly Tuesday group meetings in the Health Centre will now be held in the evenings at 8 pm with Card games, Flower Arranging, Reflexology, Bealtaine celebration, outings etc on the agenda. Monthly outings are being arranged and we are looking forward to our week’s trip to North Wales in June. Weekly Bowling and Exercises continue as well as our open ‘Irish hour’ on Thursdays in Teach Laighne at 3 pm. Ta alan daoine sa ceanntar ata gra aca do’n Gaeilge – bain usaid as bhur cupla focail and join us every Thursday for a very enjoyable hour.

Our Book club meets on the last Wednesday on each month – new members are very welcome. Book for this month in Colson Whithead’s ‘The Underground Railroad’. Books are supplied courtesy of the local library.

Digital Skills for Citizens

Are you interested in learning how to do basic tasks on the internet? Co-Ordinated by Sligo LEADER Partnership Co. Ltd., a 10 hour course will take place over 5 two-hourly sessions in centres across Co. Sligo, and costs €25 which is payable on registration day. To register, or if you would like to get more information contact David/Paula at 071- 9141155.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

The annual Pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 13th – 20th September, 2018, led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Tim Flynn. Flights from Knock with return airport transfers to Medjugorje, Half board accommodation in a private house, together with full religious programme, all included in the price.

For more information please contact, Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or mobile 087-1873703

Irish Summer School

Irish summer courses will take place in Banada during the summer. Junior cert course will take place 23rd-27th July and leaving cert course will take place 30th July-3rd August. Call or text Siobhán for further details on 0874510572

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick –tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net