News

Welcome to our Tubbercurry News and Events section, bringing you weekly updates on business, social and festivals taking place in Tubbercurry. You can submit information to the Tubbercurry weekly notes by contacting Roger McCarrick. Notes Correspondant: Roger McCarrick I Email Roger I Contact: 0719185050

Weekly News - 26th June

South Sligo Summer School 2017

The 31st South Sligo Summer School of Irish Traditional Music, Song and Dance takes place in Tubbercurry from 9th to 15th July. Following Aifreann an Domhnaigh in the Church of John Evangelist at 11.30 am on Sunday morning 9th July, the official opening by newly elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Councillor Seamus Kilgannon, takes place in St Brigid’s Hall at 7.30 pm. All welcome. Swallows Tail Céilí Band play for the opening céilí that night, starting at 8.30 pm and registration for all classes and workshops is also in St Brigid’s Hall from 8.30 am on Monday morning, 10th July.

Further details of the full programme on www.sssschool.org where you can also pre-register for all classes and workshops online. The programme is also available in all local shops and businesses. Ar aghaidh leis an gceol!

Tubbercurry Old Fair Day Festival Launch

You are invited to the launch of the 32nd Tubbercurry Old Fair Day Festival on Thursday 29th June at 8 p.m. in Murphy’s Hotel in Tubbercurry. Our five day festival runs from Saturday 5th to Wednesday 9th August. All welcome.

Cake Sale

A Cake Sale will take place in the Vodafone Shop in Tubbercurry opposite Supervalu on Friday, 30th June at 9am. Proceeds are in support of our local girl, Sligo Rose, Lisa Maloney’s journey to the Dome and her year as Sligo Rose 2017. Anyone who would bake for the cake sale it will be greatly appreciated. Cakes can be dropped into Lisa’s house on Thursday Evening and from 8am Friday morning. There will also be a raffle on the day with some great raffle prizes.

Ox Mountain Adventure Camp

Ox Mountain Adventure Camp are again running 2 summer camps, 18th to 21st July and 25th to 28th July, 10am till 2pm each day, 60 euros per child per week, limited places.  email – oxmountaincamp@gmail.com or 071 9181920.

Tubbercurry – Card Game

Single hand, 25 card game every Sunday night in St. Brigid’s Hall, Tubbercurry starting at 8.30am.

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who turned out in support of the Cloonacool evening in honour of the Sligo Rose, Lisa Maloney and her Rosebud Clodagh Gavigan.  It was a fantastic event and over €1300 was raised for Lisa’s campaign.  If anyone is interested in a DVD (€10 each) of the evening please contact Regina, Anne, Karen or Bríd.

Children Starting Primary School

Parents with young children due to start school – remember to take your child to your local GP for the Booster Vaccines before September, more information at www.immunisation.ie

Tubbercurry Women’s Group

Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre

Sligo Cancer Support Centre, 53 Ard Aisling, Charlestown Road, Tubbercurry is a place of Peace and Hope for people who have or had cancer and their families. Healing Bio-energy and Reflexology Therapies, and one to one support and Counselling. Drop in centre open Mon-Thurs 10-4pm. Call 089 4480527

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada; Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from ; 10am-2pm: Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm; Please contact Siobhán on 087-4510572 for booking or further information.

Regional Enterprise Development Fund

An information event (West Information Session) is taking place in Ard Ri Hotel, Tuam, Co. Galway on 29th June 2017 from 6.30-8.30pm. This is an information evening for persons and groups interested in submitting an application for funding under the new €60m Enterprise Ireland Regional Development Fund.

People are encouraged to come along and find out more about how they can apply for funding in order to assist projects in the region. If you require any further information contact Ann 086 3065588.

Cloonacool Card Game

The Cloonacool Card Game takes place at 9 pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre.

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

Weekly News June 18th

Cancer Support Group
The team in the Cancer support centre wishes to gratefully acknowledge the great support and help received for our cake sale which took place recently. It really was a great success for the centre and made in the region of €1200. Your help and thoughtfulness made this possible. We never cease to be amazed at people’s generosity. It’s what keeps us going here.  Sligo Cancer Support Centre, 53 Ard Aisling, Charlestown Road, Tubbercurry is a place of Peace and Hope for people who have or had cancer and their families. Healing Bio-energy and Reflexology Therapies, and one to one support and Counselling. Drop in centre open Mon-Thurs 10-4pm. Call 089 4480527

Tubbercurry Library
have loads on offer to keep you entertained over the Summer Holidays.
Saturday June 24th 10:30am-12:30pm : The Library Games Club : The library will be hosting a series of Board gaming club sessions starting in June.

Thursday June 29th, : 3pm Summer Stars Reading Adventure Official Launch, with special guests.

Thursday June 29th : 3pm-5pm : Library Book Clinic : A prescription for Your Reading : Making Books a Part of Every Child’s Life.  Contact 071 9111705 for more details or find us on Facebook.

House Concert.  
The musical pairing of Kieran Quinn and Seamie O’Dowd will play a house concert at Moy River Folk Club in Cloonacool on this coming Friday June 23rd at 8pm sharp. A light supper is included. Space is limited so booking is essential on 087 2512030.

Cake Sale  
A Cake Sale will take place in the Vodafone Shop in Tubbercurry opposite Supervalu on Friday, 30th June at 9am. Proceeds are going to Sligo Rose Lisa Maloney’s journey to the Dome and her year as Sligo Rose 2017. Anyone who would bake for the cake sale it will be greatly appreciated. Cakes can be dropped into Lisa’s house on Thursday Evening and from 8a.m.  Friday morning. There will also be a raffle on the day with some great raffle prizes. 

Children Starting Primary School:  
Parents with young children due to start school – remember to take your child to your local GP for the Booster Vaccines before September, more information at www.immunisation.ie

Tubbercurry Women’s Group  
Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Irish Language Courses  
Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada; Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from ; 10am-2pm: Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm; Please contact Siobhán on 087-4510572 for booking or further information.

Cloonacool Card Game 
The Cloonacool Card Game takes place at 9 pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre.

Weekly News June 10th

Mayo’s Mens Shed
As part of Men s Health Week 2017 (12th to 18th June) the Health and Wellbeing department within HSE have teamed up with Mayo Men s Sheds to provide a free NCT for all men in the community. The Charlestown event will take place on Friday June 16th at the CBD Complex, old Swinford Road, from 10 am to 1 p m.  A wide variety of organisations and agencies will be present to provide men with relevant information and interactive tools to encourage them to engage in positive behaviours in relation to their health and overall wellbeing. The Irish Heart Foundation will also be present to conduct health screening; this is free of charge to all men on the day. A large attendance is expected from the community

The AGM of Tubbercurry Chamber of Commerce and Community Association took place last week, with a good attendance of members and Community Groups.Outgoing President, Louise Kilbane reported on the last 2 years of her Presidency as being a term of great activity. Projects undertaken included the development of the Enterprise Centre, An Chroí, and its continued occupation. Swift Lane Walkway was also part of the recent developments while the newly revamped playground and Astro Turf pitches were also done in that period by different groups and sub committees. As a mark of acknowledgement for the work done in recent years by the Chamber, we received a Pride of Place Award which was presented in Belfast last November.  Incoming President, Geraldine Brennan has now taken over the Presidential reigns and her track record for hard work and commitment is well known. In her acceptance speech in receiving her Chain of Office, Geraldine appealed for more help from the Businesses and wider Community to help the town grow and prosper. Good community groups help everybody and leads to better quality lives for young and old.  Other Committee members appointed at the AGM include: Secretary: Louise Kilbane, Treasurer: Dwayne Curran, PRO: Roger McCarrick.

Children Starting Primary School:
Parents with young children due to start school – remember to take your child to your local GP for the Booster Vaccines before September, more information at www.immunisation.ie

Parish Lunch
On Sunday 18th June 2017 in The Coach House, Rathbarron, a Parish Lunch will take place, with 4 sittings – 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Adults €15, Students €10, Children under €5. To book contact Deb on 071 9189680 between 6pm and 10pm. All proceeds in aid of Parish Fund.

Tubbercurry Women’s Group
Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre
There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month from 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month 8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Irish Language Courses
Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada
Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from 10am-2pm
Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm
Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Sligo Rose Celebration
An evening in honour of Lisa Maloney (Cloonacool), our beautiful Sligo Rose and Clodagh Gavigan, her Rosebud, has been planned for Friday 16th June at 8.15 pm in Cloonacool Community Centre.  It will be a relaxed social evening with refreshments and a chance to meet Lisa and Clodagh.  There will be a bucket on the night, if people wish to contribute to Lisa’s campaign.  All our welcome.

Cloonacool Card Game
The Cloonacool Card Game takes place at 9 pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre.

Homegrown for Kenya Fundraiser
The recent Homegrown for Kenya fundraising house concert organised by Rita Normanly and Pat McCarrick raised just over €2,100. The funds have now been forwarded to Kenya and work on completing the furnishing of the new school has already commenced. Rita and Pat would like to issue their sincere thanks to everyone who supported the fundraiser.

Greenway Cycle
A Bike Week cycle is being organised for Saturday 17th of June at 3pm in Coolaney. The event has two routes; one of 5km and one of 15km. The organisers are Sligo Greenway Co-op and Cafe Fia and is supported by Sligo County Council. Start and finish point is Cafe Fia at Coolaney Community Centre.

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

 

Weekly News - 5th June

North Connaught College, Tubbercurry

Are you an Adult considering a Return to Education or Wishing to Explore a Different Future for Yourself? MSLETB Sligo Adult Guidance in Education Service invites you to our Three-Day Workshop in North Connaught College, Tubbercurry from TUESDAY, 6TH – THURSDAY, 8TH JUNE, 10am-1pm daily. There will also be a Guest Speaker, Bernie Gillespie, who is a “3 Principles” facilitator who works with people to help them connect with their natural sense of worth and peace.

For further details and application forms contact our Quay Street Office on 071-9138410 or email emmagray@msletb.ie

Closing date for receipt of application: Wednesday, 31st May

Cloonacool GAA Club

Cloonacool GAA Club are holding a fund raising table quiz in Brennans Lounge Cloonacool on Friday night 9th of June next at 9.30pm sharp. Tables of four at forty euro per table. There will be some nice prizes for the winners and numerous spot prizes during the course of the evening, as well as a prize for the most humorous team name. Parents, players and supporters are asked to come out in force to support the clubs fundraiser.

Sligo Greenway Co-Op

A date for your cycling diary: Sunday 18th June.  Sligo Greenway Co-op will be organising a Greenway for a Day cycle in association with Sligo County Council and Bike Week. More details in the coming weeks.

Sligo Volunteer Centre

‘Sligo Volunteer Centre is hosting their next Volunteer Voices in Cawley’s Hotel, Tubbercurry on Wed, 7 June at 10:30am. Volunteers are invited to share their story/organisation as well as an opportunity to share and record the great stories of volunteering and its impact. This month’s focus is on ‘Volunteering in Active Age’ and everyone is welcome! More details on www.evcsligo.eu.’

Children Starting Primary School:

Parents with young children due to start school – remember to take your child to your local GP for the Booster Vaccines before September, more information at www.immunisation.ie

Tubbercurry Women’s Group

Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre

There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month from 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month 8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Sligo Rose Celebration

An evening in honour of Lisa Maloney (Cloonacool), our beautiful Sligo Rose and Clodagh Gavigan, her Rosebud, has been planned for Friday 16th June at 8.15 pm in Cloonacool Community Centre.  It will be a relaxed social evening with refreshments and a chance to meet Lisa and Clodagh.  There will be a bucket on the night, if people wish to contribute to Lisa’s campaign.  All our welcome.

Cloonacool Card Game

The Cloonacool Card Game takes place at 9 pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre.

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada

Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from 10am-2pm

Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm

Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Moylough National School Junior Entrepreneur Programme

The 5th and 6th class students in Moylough National School have taken part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme 2017. The class selected to produce a board game after all of their ideas were put before the ‘Dragons’ on our Dragon’s Den Day.

The game is called FIT & FUN. It is an exercise game for children and adults to enjoy. The game will be launched and on sale at the showcase day which takes place in Moylough National School on Friday 9th June 2017. All are welcome. Please support our future entrepreneurs!

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

Weekly News May 28th

Holy Family NS: New infants will visit our school on Wednesday 31st May at 2.10.

Congratulations to the Green School Committee for achieving their 6th Green Flag for Global Citizenship. Well done to everyone who was involved in achieving a Plaque of Science Excellence from Discover Primary Science. Well done to all the children in 2nd class who made their First Communion on Sunday May 14th. A special thanks to Ms Regan, Mrs Cooney, Ann and Karen for all their work. Thanks to the Parents’ Association for organising a great party in the school afterwards

Banada Abbey Senior Football Team Function
Twenty Five Years ago, on 3rd May 1992, Banada Abbey Secondary School Senior Football Team won the All-Ireland Colleges “B” Title when they defeated Edenderry (Offaly) in a replay match in Hyde Park Roscommon. A function is being organized to celebrate and relive some of the great moments of this magnificent achievement. It will be held in the Yeats County Hotel, Curry on Saturday 3rd June commencing at 8.00pm. A full Buffet meal will be served at 9.00pm sharp and the cost of tickets is €20. Numbers are limited and those wishing to attend the event should contact any of the following without delay: Ignatius Haran (086- 8569869), Michael Durkin 087- 9330733), John Gilmartin (087- 6725902), Michael Collins (087- 2458612).

North Connaught College, Tubbercurry Are you an Adult considering a Return to Education or Wishing to Explore a Different Future for Yourself? MSLETB Sligo Adult Guidance in Education Service invites you to our Three-Day Workshop in North Connaught College, Tubbercurry from TUESDAY, 6TH – THURSDAY, 8TH JUNE, 10am-1pm daily. There will also be a Guest Speaker, Bernie Gillespie, who is a “3 Principles” facilitator who works with people to help them connect with their natural sense of worth and peace. For further details and application forms contact our Quay Street Office on 071-9138410 or email emmagray@msletb.ie Closing date for receipt of application: Wednesday, 31st May.

Children Starting Primary School:
Parents with young children due to start school – remember to take your child to your local GP for the Booster Vaccines before September, more information at www.immunisation.ie

Tubbercurry Women’s Group
Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre
There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month from 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month 8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Cloonacool Card Game
Cloonacool Card Game has changed to 9pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada

Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from 10am-2pm

Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm

Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Sligo Folk Park
Vintage Festival and Family Fun Day in Sligo Folk Park, Riverstown on Saturday 3rd June 2017 from 1-5pm. Music: Pat’s Country Roadshow. Fun Day out for Adults and Children. For details phone: 071 9165001. Email: folkparksligo@gmail.com

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

 

 

Weekly News - 22nd May

Homegrown for Kenya – Fundraising Concert

Homegrown for Kenya is a fundraising house concert taking place at the Moy River Folk Club (Moy River B&B) in Cloonacool Friday 26th May at 8pm. Many of the most talented local singers and musicians will be performing on the night including, Shane and Fergus McGowan, Noelle Coleman, Colin Marren and Karen McKim. Funds raised go to help with the creation of a new primary school in Kenya. Booking for a place at the concert is essential but donations are welcomed besides through Pat McCarrick and Rita Normanly – 087 2512030.

Photograph and History Exhibition:

The Achonry/Mullinabreena Parish committee are continuing their collection of photos from around the parish and a gathering/presentation will be held this Sunday May 28th in St. Nathy’s Hall from 2.30pm to 7.30pm. This photographic exhibition and history display will be of great interest to all ages with local school art also on display along with slide shows and lots of local memorabilia. All current and past groups/clubs of the parish will be represented with stands on the day. Everybody welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Banada Abbey Senior Football Team Function

Twenty Five Years ago, on 3rd May 1992, Banada Abbey Secondary School Senior Football Team won the All-Ireland Colleges “B” Title when they defeated Edenderry (Offaly) in a replay match in Hyde Park Roscommon.

A function is being organized to celebrate and relive some of the great moments of this magnificent achievement. It will be held in the Yeats County Hotel, Curry on Saturday 3rd June commencing at 8.00pm. A full Buffet meal will be served at 9.00pm sharp and the cost of tickets is €20. Numbers are limited and those wishing to attend the event should contact any of the following without delay: Ignatius Haran (086- 8569869), Michael Durkin 087- 9330733), John Gilmartin (087- 6725902), Michael Collins (087- 2458612).

Tubbercurry Women’s Group

Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre

There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month from 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month 8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Cloonacool Card Game

Cloonacool Card Game has changed to 9pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada

Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from 10am-2pm

Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm

Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Sligo Folk Park

Vintage Festival and Family Fun Day in Sligo Folk Park, Riverstown on Saturday 3rd June 2017 from 1-5pm. Music: Pat’s Country Roadshow. Fun Day out for Adults and Children.

For details phone: 071 9165001. Email: folkparksligo@gmail.com

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

Weekly News - 15th May

Aclare 8k Road race in aid of Gallagher House

The Annual Aclare 8k road race in aid of Gallagher House has been re-scheduled to take place on Thursday May 18th at 7.30pm from Kilmactigue Community Centre. Registration will commence at 6.30pm. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Banada Abbey Senior Football Team Function

Twenty Five Years ago, on 3rd May 1992, Banada Abbey Secondary School Senior Football Team won the All-Ireland Colleges “B” Title when they defeated Edenderry (Offaly) in a replay match in Hyde Park Roscommon.

A function is being organized to celebrate and relive some of the great moments of this magnificent achievement. It will be held in the Yeats County Hotel, Curry on Saturday 3rd June commencing at 8.00pm. A full Buffet meal will be served at 9.00pm sharp and the cost of tickets is €20. Numbers are limited and therefore those wishing to attend the event should contact any of the following as soon as possible but not later than Friday 19th May. Ignatius Haran (086- 8569869), Michael Durkin 087- 9330733), John Gilmartin (087- 6725902), Michael Collins (087- 2458612).

Moy River Folk Club

Pat McCarrick and Rita Normanly of Moy River B&B are organising a fundraiser for a school in Mombasa, Kenya. The newly built school is in need of furniture and equipment; everything from desks to uniforms to text books. Pat and Rita are hosting a fundraising house concert at Moy River Folk Club on Friday 26th May with local artists. All are welcome. Spaces limited so booking essential – 087 2512030. Donations welcomed also.

Yogalates Classes in Curry

New Yogalates Class Starts Thursday 18th May at 7pm in the Curry Community Centre Opposite Yeats County Inn. Yogalates for all ages & fitness, this class addresses Chronic Conditions such as High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, Asthma, and Anxiety.

Combination of Yoga and Pilates that promotes strength and flexibility and relaxes the mind Class is €7euro Pay As You Go Please Bring a Mat and Blanket for Relaxation. Enquiries to Ros on 0872617309

Tubbercurry Women’s Group

Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre

There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month 8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Cloonacool Card Game

Cloonacool Card Game has changed to 9pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada

Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from 10am-2pm

Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm

Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

Weekly News - 8th May

Gallagher House Garden Centre – Open Day

The Annual Open Day at the Garden Centre, Gallagher House, Tubbercurry is taking place on Thursday 11th May 2017 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. A large selection of bedding plants, shrubs etc., available for purchase. Hanging baskets and window boxes made to order.

Refreshments served. All are very welcome and your support is greatly appreciated.

Exploring New Opportunities

Covering various different topics, a Personal Development training course is set to take place at the Enterprise Centre, Tubbercurry on Mon 8th, Tues 9th and Mon 15th May from 10am – 1pm. Topics covered will include: Building confidence and Self Esteem, Dealing with stress, Communication and Assertiveness Skills, Identifying Strengths, Setting Goals, Relaxation exercise. It promises to be Fun and Light-Hearted. For more information or to book a place, please contact: Phil Brennan, Co. Sligo LEADER Partnership Company on 071 9141138, Mobile: 087-6872777 or email pbrennan@sligoleader.com

Art Deco Exhibition

An ‘Art Deco’ Exhibition takes place at Tubbercurry Community Library on Friday 12th May, at 7pm. An inspired evening of Architecture and Design of the Art Deco Era from the Paul Hankar Institute of Brussels and in association with the Irish in Europe Association Cultural Exchange Programme. Contact 071 9111705 for more details.

Banada Abbey Senior Football Team Function

Twenty Five Years ago, on 3rd May 1992, Banada Abbey Secondary School Senior Football Team won the All-Ireland Colleges “B” Title when they defeated Edenderry (Offaly) in a replay match in Hyde Park Roscommon.

A function is being organized to celebrate and relive some of the great moments of this magnificent achievement. It will be held in the Yeats County Hotel, Curry on Saturday 3rd June commencing at 8.00pm. A full Buffet meal will be served at 9.00pm sharp and the cost of tickets is €20. Numbers are limited and therefore those wishing to attend the event should contact any of the following as soon as possible, but not later than Friday 19th May. Ignatius Haran (086- 8569869), Michael Durkin 087- 9330733), John Gilmartin (087- 6725902), Michael Collins (087- 2458612).

Tubbercurry Women’s Group

Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre

There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month 8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Cloonacool Church Renovation Fundraisers

A table quiz in aid of Cloonacool Church Renovation Fund will be held in Brennan’s Lounge Cloonacool on Friday night 12th May with four per table. All townlands are asked to provide a team on the night and your support would be very much appreciated.

A clothes collection will be held on Saturday 27th of May next with all proceeds going to Cloonacool Church Renovation fund. All support for this fund raising drive will be accepted with grateful thanks.

Cloonacool Card Game

Cloonacool Card Game has changed to 9pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada

Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from 10am-2pm

Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm

Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

Weekly News - 1st May

Blood Donation Clinic

The next Blood Donation Clinic will be held on Thursday 4th May from 4.30pm – 8pm in St. Brigid’s Hall, Tubbercurry. Your support is vital. If you want to find out more. LoCall 1850 731 137, or visit giveblood.ie

Tubbercurry and District Active Retired

Tubbercurry ARA will resume meetings after the Easter break with a celebration of Bealtaine (Mayday) on May 2nd at 8 pm in the Health Centre.  Well-known actress Beezie will present a one-woman show ,”Beezie”, a sparkling portrayal of the life of Beezie Gallagher, for over 60 years the sole resident of an island on Lough Gill.  Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to what promises to be a very enjoyable evening.    The bus tour of Northern Ireland at the end of May is completely booked.   On May 9th there will an ‘ Alzheimenr’s Tea Night’ and among the activities for June will be a day tour to Strokestown House.

Exploring New Opportunities

Covering various different topics, a Personal Development training course is set to take place at the Enterprise Centre, Tubbercurry on Mon 8th, Tues 9th and Mon 15th May from 10am – 1pm. Topics covered will include: Building confidence and Self Esteem, Dealing with stress, Communication and Assertiveness Skills, Identifying Strengths, Setting Goals, Relaxation exercise. It promises to be Fun and Light-Hearted. For more information or to book a place, please contact: Phil Brennan, Co. Sligo LEADER Partnership Company on 071 9141138, Mobile: 087-6872777 or email pbrennan@sligoleader.com

Banada Abbey Senior Football Team Function

Twenty Five Years ago, on 3rd May 1992, Banada Abbey Secondary School Senior Football Team won the All-Ireland Colleges “B” Title when they defeated Edenderry (Offaly) in a replay match in Hyde Park Roscommon.

A function is being organized to celebrate and relive some of the great moments of this magnificent achievement. It will be held in the Yeats County Hotel, Curry on Saturday 3rd June commencing at 8.00pm. A full Buffet meal will be served at 9.00pm sharp and the cost of tickets is €20. Numbers are limited and therefore those wishing to attend the event should contact any of the following as soon as possible but not later than Friday 19th May. Ignatius Haran (086- 8569869), Michael Durkin 087- 9330733), John Gilmartin (087- 6725902), Michael Collins (087- 2458612).

Monthly Comhaltas Session

The monthly Comhaltas session   will take place in Nathy Brennan’s on Friday night 5th May.  Junior session starts at 9pm and senior session at 10,00pm. All musicians very welcome.

The launch of the county Fleadh will be held on Friday May 12th at 8 pm in the Yeats Memorial Building Sligo. Beidh fáilte roimh cách.

Tubbercurry Women’s Group

Looking for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tubbercurry Women’s Group. We meet every Wednesday from 5.30pm until 8.30pm at the community room at the Tubbercurry library. We’ll be delighted to see you.

“FREE DIGITIAL SKILLS TRAINING for CITIZENS”

Free Digital Skills Training for Citizens will be held in St Attracta’s Community School, Tubbercurry starting Tuesday 25th April. This programme is funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment. The course is aimed at members of farming families and will cover digital skills and agfood.ie training for beginners. The course aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online and provide training in basic internet skills. The Digital Skills for Citizens Scheme is designed to provide citizens who have never used the internet with the confidence, motivation and skills to reap the benefits of participating in today’s digital world. For further information please contact Julie on 086 8646774.

North West Hospice Concert

International singing sensations The Willoughby Brothers will take to the stage of The Sligo Park Hotel on Friday May 5th all in aid of North West Hospice. This will be a night to remember and tickets sales are going fast so don’t miss out. Tickets cost €25 and are available at Sligo Park Hotel, at The North West Hospice Centre in Wine Street Car Park or by calling 0876335450.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre

There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month

8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Looking to get Fit

Trish-Fit Classes provide a low-impact work-out with modifications to suit everyone. This is a great way to get in a heart-pumping work-out tapping into your fat burning zone whilst reducing the risk of injury. It’s ideal for people who want to get fit, are recovering from an injury, post pregnancy etc. and suits young and old.

Classes are weekly in the Weightloss and Wellness Centre, Tubbercurry on Wednesdays from 7-8pm and a new class on Mondays in St. Brigid’s Hall from May 1st from 7-8pm. Contact Trish on 087-7713031 for further details.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Cloonacool Church Renovation Fundraisers

A table quiz in aid of Cloonacool Church Renovation Fund will be held in Brennan’s Lounge Cloonacool on Friday night 12th May with four per table. All townlands are asked to provide a team on the night and your support would be very much appreciated.

A clothes collection will be held on Saturday 27th of May next with all proceeds going to Cloonacool Church Renovation fund. All support for this fund raising drive will be accepted with grateful thanks.

Cloonacool Card Game

Cloonacool Card Game has changed to 9pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada

Junior Cert: 24th July – 28th July from 10am-2pm

Leaving Cert Course: 31st July – 4th August from 10am-2pm

Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net

Weekly News - 24th April

Cloonacool Church Renovation Fundraisers

A table quiz in aid of Cloonacool Church Renovation Fund will be held in Brennan’s Lounge Cloonacool on Friday night 12th May with four per table.All townlands are asked to provide a team on the night and your support would be very much appreciated.

A clothes collection will be held on Saturday 27th of May next with all proceeds going to Cloonacool Church Renovation fund. All support for this fund raising drive will be accepted with grateful thanks.

All Ireland Drama Finals

The All Ireland Drama Festival continues nightly in St Brigid’s Hall Theatre at 8pm except closing night 29th April with curtains up at 7pm. Full details and synopsis of the nine plays taking part, and the night they will be performing is available on website. www.westerndramafestival.com.

Booking for performances is strong, so get your ticket early to avoid disappointment. You can book directly on line, or by phoning the Hawks Well Theatre Sligo 071 91 61518. This is a great opportunity to see excellent plays performed by the top groups in Ireland. We look forward to meeting you there on this special occasion for Drama lovers!

Sport Ireland – Yeats Tour of Sligo

Volunteers wanted for this year’s Yeats Tour of Sligo Cycle taking place on Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th April 2017. As much support as possible is needed in order to make the event happen. So, if you are 18 years of age or over and have a few hours to spare, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Shayne Hayes on 0719161511 or email shane@sligosportandcreation.ie.

Tubbercurry and District Active Retired

Tubbercurry ARA will resume meetings after the Easter break with a celebration of Bealtaine (Mayday) on May 2nd at 8 pm in the Health Centre.  Well-known actress Beezie will present a one-woman show ,”Beezie”, a sparkling portrayal of the life of Beezie Gallagher, for over 60 years the sole resident of an island on Lough Gill.  Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to what promises to be a very enjoyable evening.    The bus tour of Northern Ireland at the end of May is completely booked.   On May 9th there will an ‘ Alzheimenr’s Tea Night’ and among the activities for June will be a day tour to Strokestown House.

South Sligo Snaps

A photographic Exhibition on “Youth in our Community” hosted by Foroige Youth Club, Tubbercurry, and facilitated by Community Artist, Monica Grossman takes place in Tubbercurry Library, Humbert Street, from 22nd April, at 12pm. Open to the public, this exhibition will run indefinitely.

Sligo Cancer Support Centre

There is a facilitated Cancer Support Group on the First Wednesday of every month 8-10pm at 53 Ard Aisling, Tubbercurry, and a facilitated Bereavement Support Group (for anyone who has lost an immediate family member to cancer) on the last Tuesday of every month 8-10pm in the Centre. The Centre relies totally on the generosity of everyone who continues to organise fundraising events and those who give donations. We are eternally grateful and never cease to be amazed at how this selfless generosity continues throughout these difficult trying times. This Centre is not about cancer….it is about Recovery.

Looking to get Fit

Trish-Fit Classes provide a low-impact work-out with modifications to suit everyone. This is a great way to get in a heart-pumping work-out tapping into your fat burning zone whilst reducing the risk of injury. It’s ideal for people who want to get fit, are recovering from an injury, post pregnancy etc. and suits young and old.

Classes are weekly in the Weightloss and Wellness Centre, Tubbercurry on Wednesdays from 7-8pm and a new class on Mondays in St. Brigid’s Hall from May 1st from 7-8pm. Contact Trish on 087-7713031 for further details.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

Led by Spiritual Director, Fr. Martin Jennings, our pilgrimage to Medjugorje takes place from 27th Sept – 4th Oct 2017. Return flights from Knock, including full religious programme and return airport transfers to Medjugorje. Half board accommodation provided in a private house. For more information contact Breda Durkin on 071-9186123 or 087-1873703.

Cloonacool Card Game

Cloonacool Card Game has changed to 9pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.

Concert at Moy River B&B

As part of his current album promotion tour (Homeland), singer songwriter, Mick Hanly will play a house concert at Moy River B&B in Cloonacool on Saturday 29th April at 8pm. Booking is essential on, 087 2512030

Irish Language Courses

Irish Summer Courses-Venue: Hilary Room, Banada

Junior Cert 24th July-28th July 10am-2pm

Leaving Cert Course 31st July-4th August 10am-2pm

Please contact Siobhán on 0874510572 for booking or further information.

Beltra Country Market

The Beltra Country Market will be open again Saturday 29th April with ‘Question and Answer gardening time’ with Charlie, our resident plant and gardening specialist!

Tubbercurry Blood Donation Clinic

Tubbercurry Blood Donation Clinic will be held on Thursday 4th May from 4.30pm to 8pm in St. Brigid’s Hall.  Further information available at www.giveblood.ie

Correspondent: Roger McCarrick – tubbercurrynotes@eircom.net