Weekly News - 9th April

Agri Fest

An exciting and interesting event takes place under the auspices of Tubbercurry GAA Club calling all farmers and those even vaguely interested in the farming business.

Come along to “The future farming in the west” showcase on Saturday 14th April from 6pm in St. Brigid’s Hall, Tubbercurry.

With 30+ stalls exhibiting from local and nationwide business, together with keynote speakers on the topic of “what the future of farming holds in the West of Ireland”. Stalls to include Aurivo, Progressive Genetics, FDB Insurance and more…. We will host a monster raffle and auction with the highlight of the evening an auction of a pedigree Aberdeen Angus Heifer. All proceeds in aid of Tubbercurry GAA Grounds Development. For further details contact Barry Brennan 087-6549042 or Trevor Matthews 086-2356662. Delighted to announce IFA President Joe Healy will be our keynote speaker.

Guest Speakers include Mr. Des Morrison, Chairman ICMSA Livestock Committee. Topics: Beef/Dairy enterprises and Climate change.
Dr. Justin McDonagh, Aurivo, Topics: Animal Nutrition and Farm Finance.
Mr. Brian Reidy, Dairy Farmer, Tubbercurry, Plus a number of other specialist speakers. This is an ideal opportunity to come along to mix and meet fellow farmers to discuss the topics, issues and problems of today in the light of the ongoing fodder crisis.

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

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