Friday, October 2, 2015

Update 2nd October

Boyle Community Notes Week beginning 6th October September (Week 40)

Art Classes at Ardcarne Garden Centre Boyle will start again on Friday 9th October for six weeks. Please ring 071 966 7091 to book a place.

As part of the community involvement Abbey Haven celebrates Positive Ageing Week up until 9th October & Mental Health week commencing 10th October. The residents of Abbey Haven will enjoy interacting with farm animals from 2.30-3.30pm approx ... the sheer joy animal life brings to older people who no longer enjoy the interaction in their own homes.

The 20th annual Boyle fundraiser in aid of Cancer Research will take place in Boyle on Sunday 11th October at 2pm.Originally known as The Terry Fox run in 1986 and rebranded in 2011 to Run Walk n Roll .This is a 5.5 km run/walk for all the family young and old with refreshments served in St. Josephs Hall afterwards. For those who want a to push it on there is the perpetual trophy and it would be great to see some former winners there again this year. There will be a 20th anniversary wristband and Irish Cancer Society T-Shirt for all. Entry is €10 for adults and registration will take place in St Josephs Hall from 12.30. Concessions are available for children and families. Children on bicycles must be accompanied by an adult. If anyone has any novel ideas to add colour to the day please do so i.e. pushing a bed, dressing up etc. For sponsorship cards or more details contact Damian 086 394 2388. Like us on Facebook Run Walk n Roll for Research.

Galilee Community
Alf Monaghan will present a series of three illustrated talks focusing on Eastern influence on early Irish Christianity and the religions that preceded it. Location is Galilee Community, Tintagh, Boyle, (near the Gaelic Chieftain on the Sligo/Dublin Road). The series will begin on Tuesday, October 13th and continue on 20th and 27th from 8:00pm to 9:30pm. To book please contact 071 966 4101 or email

McAleese Collection
President Mary McAleese has donated more than 60 gifts to the State she received during her 14 years in office and will be launched on Friday October 16th in King House and will prove to be major visitor attraction.  Many of those items were presented by Heads of State from around the world, including Barack Obama and Yasser Arafat. To have some of these presentations now on permanent display at King House in Boyle will certainly prove to be a major attraction for visitors at home and abroad. Undoubtedly, the collection will enhance the visitor experience at King House. 

Walk the world
walk with us in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Breast Society on Saturday 17th October at 2pm commencing at Cooney Motors show room, Greatmeadow. Registration forms can be had at the till in store. This is in aid of a great cause, so please walk or donate.

Boyle Badminton
Badminton resumes on Monday nights.  Registration for the year is €50 and this needs to be paid by October 12th. If you are registered with another club then you can register in Boyle Badminton Club for €25 After October 12th Registration will cost €70. For further information ask the Club Officers, you can find them on their Facebook Page.

Celtic Draw
Tickets are now on sale for the Boyle Celtic Fuel Draw which will take place in Dodd’s Crescent Bar on Saturday 31st October. Tickets are available from players, committee members and retail outlets in the area. Great prizes to be won.

The Market is open from 10am to 2pm each and every Saturday in the grounds of King House, Boyle, with special offers on some stalls each week. If you would like to enjoy the best locally grown fresh and organic produce, then a trip to Boyle Farmers’ Market on Saturday should be on your agenda. There is a wide range of seasonal produce, including organic fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and marmalade, organic free range eggs, fruit juices, gluten free/ sour dough/ spelt bread and all kinds of delicious home bakes are available every week. Alongside the food stalls are a number of crafters selling their handmade wares, personalized candles and knitwear. So why not come along and have a chat with the stall holders and avail of their ideas. For further information please a call Una Bhan on 071 966 3033.

boyle golf club
Well done to Brendan & Susan Gaffney who were presented with the Boyle
Motor Works Cup Sunday 26th September following their win in the Boyle
Motor Works Mixed Foursomes. At the presentation Brendan was presented with a special trophy following his hole in one during the competition. The full results are as follows 1st Brendan & Susan Gaffney, 2nd Patrick Egan & Claire Cryan,
3rdJohn McGuinn & Paula Cull. On Sunday 27th saw the eighteen hole won by Tommy King with a score of 62,2nd Jim Mooney (63), Gross Gary Carty, and 3rd Pat Conroy (65). The result saw Gary Carty crowned as “Golfer of the Year 2015” for the second year running with Charlie O’Donnell 2nd and Jim Mooney 3rd. The weekly nine hole was won by Pat Conroy 20pts, 2nd Charlie O’Donnell 19pts.The Men’s, Ladies & Management monthly meetings will be taking place on Wednesday October 7th.

Every Tuesday evening in St. Josephs Hall Boyle at 8.30pm until 10.30pm. €1000 Jackpot to be won every week.

Are you looking for a new job? Are you having difficulty putting together your CV? Would you like some help? Then why not call into the Úna Bhán office in the grounds of King House, Boyle, where we will be delighted to give you any help, advice or information we can. A good CV could make all the difference in getting your job application through to the interview stage. We have a template and sheet of helpful tips to guide you through the process. We will also type your CV if you cannot do this yourself. Or you may just want to call in for a chat about your CV. All information will be treated in the strictest of confidence. For more details, contact Úna Bhán Tourism on 071 9663033. We also offer office services such as Photo Copying, Scanning, Laminating, Typing, Faxing, Binding and Printing are carried out at the Una Bhan office in the grounds of King House, for further information please contact the office on 071 966 3033.

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