South Sligo Summer School 2017
The 31st South Sligo Summer School of Irish Traditional Music, Song and Dance is in full swing and continues 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, took place in St Brigid’s Hall at 7.30 pm. A great crowd was in attendance and music was provided by Swallows Tail Céilí Band for the opening Ceili. 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!
NATURE INSPIRES for CHILDREN – summer workshops for ‘green kids’
Summer Camp for Children ( 8 – 12 or below or above – interest is more important )
Places limited (6 – 10). Monday 17th July – Thursday 20th July – time 11.00 am – 2.00 pm
Friday 21st July – time 8.00pm – 11.00pm…. Monday 14th August – Thursday 17th August – time 11.00 am – 2.00 pm….. Friday 18th August – time 8.00pm – 11.00pm
Homemade/home-grown healthy lunch included each day.
Day 1: Get to know the farm and all the animals. Learn about animal husbandry and the needs of animals. Day 2: A day where plant biodiversity gets highlighted. Learn how to enhance our environment by planting and sowing seeds. Day 3: Being creative with wild and domesticated stuff. Each child can create their own little garden to take home with them. Day 4: Together with Sylvia, a local artist, children can let their imagination loose and do up their own piece of art. Day 5: Friday 8.00pm – 11.00pm – A qualified ‘bat-woman’ will introduce us to the mysterious world of bats.
CONTACT: Martina 087-2403005 for more information and availability
Ox Mountain Adventure Camp
Ox Mountain Adventure Camp are again running 2 summer camps, from 18th to 21st July and 25th to 28th July, 10am till 2pm each day, Cost €60 per child per week, limited places. email – firstname.lastname@example.org or 071 9181920.
Tubbercurry – Card Game
Single hand 25 card game every Sunday night in St. Brigid’s Hall, Tubbercurry. Starting at 8.30am.
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.
Fun, Friends & Feeling Fit Summer Camp takes place in Gurteen Community Park between 31st July and 4th August daily from 9.30 – 3pm for primary school children with a wide variety of activities. €50 per child and family discount. Contact Barry on 087 275 2053 or see Facebook.
Cloonacool Card Game
The Cloonacool Card Game takes place at 9 pm each Monday evening in Cloonacool Community Centre.
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