ANNUAL ANGLING COMPETITION: Boyle District Angling Club presents the ‘Clancy Cup’takes place on Sunday 18th August at Oakport Lake Fishing commencing at 11am until 6pm. Strictly catch and release. For more details please contact Jane on 086 8301261
GET READY: For the Boyle Horse and Summer Show which will be taking place on Sunday 25th August. A new edition to this year is Show Jumping Ireland Section. Launch Event will take place in King House on Thursday 8th at 7.30pm all welcome. Boyle Horse and Summer Show poster competition entries are on display for the month of August in Boyle Library (during normal library opening times).
BALLINAMEEN LADIES GAA: Annual 8k Run/Walk will take place onSunday 25th August at 4pm from Ballinameen Church. Fee Entry Adults €10 under 18s €5. A BBQ with music, raffle and spot prizes will commence in the Crossbar after the event. Please come along and support
BOYLE MUSICAL SOCIETY: Rehearsals for the 1950’s comedy musical ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ will commence on Monday 26th August at 8pm, in St Joseph’s Hall, Boyle. Come and be part of a great group. All are welcome to join including past, present and new. The Society will stage its 21st musical Little Shop of Horrors’ nightly from Wednesday 20th November to Sunday 24th November.
THE CARDUCCI QUARTET: Based in the UK, the quartet holds residencies at Cardiff University and Dean Close School. Performance takes place in King House, Boyle on Friday August 30th at 8pm you can pre book ticket for this performance on 090 662 5824 or at the King House reception during house opening hours.
MOONE BOY: Series 3 Filming of the Boyle segment will have Chris O’Dowd, actors and the entire crew in town for last week of August, first week of September.
BOYLE FARMERS MARKET: Celebrating the opening of the BAF each of our stallholders will be running special offers on all fresh produce and there will also be a raffle by KOG who will be giving all his customers the chance to win a hamper of fresh organic fruit and vegetables The weekly market offers you the opportunity to talk first hand with the local growers and producers that provide fresh, locally grown produce, including organic seasonal vegetables, organic meat and poultry, home bakes, fruit juices, jams, sauces, organic eggs, gluten and wheat free breads and fresh fish, the market also provides organic chemical free Aloe Vera based products and hand painted, hand lettered wooden wall hangings and decorative plaques, window boxes and hanging baskets, fresh strawberries to name but a few. The market is held in the grounds of King House every Saturday from 10am until 2pm. For more information on Boyle Farmers Market go to www.unabhan.net or call 071 9663 033 or find us on Facebook.
FOR IRELAND & FREEDOm: Roscommon’s contribution to the fight for independence by Michael O’Callahan introduced by Gabriel Doherty is now available from the Una Bhan Craft Shop in the grounds of King House, Boyle
BOYLE SINGERS CIRCLE: Traditional unaccompanied singing, in English and Irish meet on the third Saturday of every month, in Dodd’s Crescent Bar, Boyle. All singers and listeners welcome.
BINGO IN BOYLE: Tuesday night is bingo night in St Josephs Hall Boyle with the €1,000 jackpot still up for grabs for some lucky player. So why not get yourself there, eyes down at 8.30 sharp.
Boyle Family Life Centre: Tel: 071-9663000. BREASTFEEDING CLASSES FOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS: Thursday 29th August, 6.30pm-9.30pm in the Family Life Centre, Breastfeeding and early parenting class. Get breastfeeding off to a good start with a class facilitated by a midwife and lactation consultant. Class €65 per couple and your partner is encouraged to attend, includes handouts, refreshments and follow up contact after baby is born. Midwife and Lactation Consultant: Pauline McLoughlin. BEGINNING EXPERIENCE PROGRAMME: A structured support programme for those who have lost a partner through death, separation or divorce. Information Night, Monday 2nd September 7.30pm – 8.30pm. Programme starts on Monday 9th September at 7.30pm and finishes on Monday 21st October. BRIC A BRAC SALE: There will be a Bric-a-Brac sale at the Centre on Sunday August 25th from 10am to 1pm. If you have any unused resaleable items to donate to this fundraising event please drop it in to the Centre. All donations are gratefully appreciated.PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID: CPR (Child & Infant) ((Including AED), Respiratory Emergencies, Child/Infant Assessment, Child/Infant Choking, Infantile Convulsions, Wounds & Bleeding, Burns, Scalds, Chemical Poisoning. Mondays 9th & 16th September, 9.30am-1.15pm. Cost €40. Trainer: James McLoughlin, Absolute Safety. Family Life Centre, Boyle 0719663000.IRISH CLASSES FOR AUTUMN: In The Centre. Caint agus Comhra Thursday 19th September for 10 weeks 7.30pm-9pm for Adults with little Irish. Cost: €80. Up to Leaving Certificate Level Irish for Students Tuesday 17th September for 10 weeks 6.10pm-7.10pm. Participation will be encouraged and will be geared towards students abilities. Cost €60. Advanced Irish Conversation Class Tuesday 17th September for 10 weeks 7.30pm-9pm. Adults who have a good standard of Irish Already and wish to take it further, this class is for you. Cost €80. Tutor Michael O’Toole, Native Irish Speaker. SUPPORT FOR THE SUICIDE BEREAVED: Tuesday 17th September at 8pm in the Family Life Centre. CONFERENCE ‘COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY IN THE COMMUNITY’: Celebrating and reflecting on 20 years service to the Community, Friday September 27th 2013 King House, 10am to 5p.m. Speakers of national profile with specific expertise will address relevant issues of today such as Depression, Stress, Family Issues, Loss and Suicide from a perspective of hope and change. Cost €50 (including lunchtime finger food) Sponsored by Moone Boy.