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

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