Carrick-on-Shannon Community News

The late Mary Ellen McCauley

The late Mary Ellen McCauley

The death has occurred of Mary Ellen McCauley, Farnagh, Leitrim P.O., Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013, peacefully, in Fearna Nursing Home, Elphin. Mary Ellen is survived by her cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. Her remains reposed at St Patrick’s Hospital Mortuary, Carrick-on-Shannon on Thursday, March 14th with removal to St Joseph’s Church, Leitrim Village. Requiem Mass took place on Friday, March 15th with burial afterwards in Kiltoghert Cemetery. May she rest in peace.

Boyle Camera Club exhibition

Members of Boyle Camera Club are holding an exhibition of their work in Coffey’s Pastry Case, Carrick–on-Shannon from March 26th to April 9th. Everybody welcome.

Feileacain support meeting

Feileacain stillbirth and Neo Natal Death Association of Ireland are hosting their first support meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon on Thursday the 28th March, The Bush Hotel at 7.30pm. Please come along and join us for a coffee and chat. Contact Debbie 087 7424680 for details.

Church of Ireland

Canon Revd Bill Atkins will hold a Service of Holy Communion at St. George’s Church, Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday, March 29th at 8pm. Sunday Service at the usual time of 11.15am. Led lay Mrs Ruth Wolles.

St Vincent de Paul

Our St Vincent de Paul Ozanam House Shop in Carrick-on-Shannon will close for our Annual Easter break tomorrow evening Holy Thursday, March 28th at 5pm & will not reopen until Monday, April 8th at 11am. Anyone needing to contact St Vincent de Paul in Carrick-on-Shannon please ring our Shop Number on 071 96 20380 (Answering machine) & leave your name & contact Tel. number & a member of our Conference will return your call (in confidence) as soon as possible to arrange a time to make an appointment to meet you (All calls are treated in strict confidence. St Vincent De Paul would urge any member of the Public that may be experiencing financial difficulties to please contact your local Leitrim MABS office (Money Advice & Budgeting Service) Tel number 076 1072630 or the Roscommon MABS Office.

The Market Yard Centre

FARMERS’ MARKET: Farmers Market every Thursday from 10am – 2pm. We have some well established and popular stalls, here you will discover the very best of fresh natural local produce including quality meat, fish, breads, fruit & vegetables, jams and perserves, cakes, range of teas, honey, flowers, cheese, organic eggs, flax oils herbs and confectionery. We are also planning on having a Craft Market. Anyone interested in supplying quality food and crafts, contact Marie on 0719650816 or email info@the the market Do come in and have a look around.

CLASSES: Guitar Lessons Monday evenings: All levels and ages welcome, contact Larry on 0866053838. Bodhran Classes Monday evenings: contact Eileen on 0851293298. Yoga On Mondays, Contact Malo on 086 3308999 for more details. Parent/Toddler Group On Tuesdays, Contact Birinda on 086 8652965. Kuman Classes Tuesdays on Fridays, education provider offering Maths and English study programmes, designed to help children of all ages and all abilities to fulfil their potential. Contact Anne on 087 9941193. Unislim: Wednesday evenings. Spanish Classes Thursday evening: Contact Carmen on 087 6733367 for further details. More information re stalls or community rooms. etc, talk to Marie on 071 9650816.

Carrick ICA

Carrick ICA will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 2nd at 8pm at Irish Wheelchair Premises, Castlecara Rd. All members please attend. New members welcome.

Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy will be celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, Boyle on Sunday, April 7th. Confessions at 2pm. Holy Hour from 2- 3pm. Afternoon Mass at 3pm. Veneration of Picture after Mass. All welcome.

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NEW Evening Computer Courses for Beginners: Open to anyone who wishes to learn the very basics of computers and how to use email and the

internet. Two courses running for 6 weeks from 9th and 10th of April between 7pm to 9pm. Places

are limited so early booking is advised. Total cost for each course is just €25 per person. Please

call us to book your place: 071-9622566

Easter Camp: Breffni Youth Café are holding an Easter Camp on Tuesday 2nd, Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th of April. There will be plenty of fun activities including Team Games, Outdoor Activities, Sports, Arts & Crafts and much more.

Suitable for children aged between 9 and 13 years. Places are limited so early booking is advised. Cost is €20 per child. Please call us on: 071-9622566 for further information and to book a place.

Giggles Laughter Therapy Workshop: Laughter therapy is a blend of stretching, yogic deep breathing and child-like playfulness. One minute of laughter therapy is the equivalent of 10 minutes on a rowing machine! Breffni Family Resource Centre is delighted to offer a Laughter Therapy Workshop for Adults on Saturday, 13th April. For further information or to book a place please contact Karen on 087-9083296 or email karenmcgonigle@yahoo,ie

Resilience for Life Programme: Resilience for Life is a 6 week structured programme delivered by a registered psychologist and aimed at developing an individual’s ability to positively respond to negative and challenging events in their life. Dates will be in April and May 2013. Please call Michelle on: 085-2856485 for further information or to book a place. Cost for 6 sessions is €120.

Breffni Mums & Babies Group: Breffni Mums & Babies Group are currently meeting every Monday from 10am to 1pm and every Thursday from 11am to 1pm. No need to book, just come along on the day for the opportunity to let your child play while you meet other Mums over a cup of coffee. We also have many fun activities held throughout the year.

Community Composting Site: If you would like to take part in our Community Composting Programme at Breffni Family Resource Centre, please give us a call on: 071-9622566. Information will be supplied and free compost can be collected when available.

Clothing and Textile Recycling: We now have a textile and clothing recycling bank situated at Breffni Family Resource Centre. A list of items that are recyclable is written on the bank but as a general rule, the following items are suitable:

All clothes - including coats, suits, underwear and night clothes, hats, scarves and gloves, belts, braces and handbags. All shoes - including boots and slippers. All household linen - including tablecloths, sheets and pillowcases, blankets, towels and curtains. Any worn out linen or clothing as long as it is clean (no oily or paint covered rags).

Admin. Services: Hen Party Packages available. Please call us to discuss your ideas and designs: 071-9622566. Items include: Photo Collages, Hen Books, Laminated Placemats, Personalised Badges,

Banners, Posters, Labels, etc.

As part of our Administrative Services at Breffni Family Resource Centre, we are pleased to

announce that we now make badges for any events, organisations, birthdays, stag and hen’s,

staff name badges, your favourite pet, new baby, memento’s, souvenir, etc. Any design is a

possibility with your own photo, wording, picture, family name, age, etc. Cost is just 75c each or

for orders of 12 and over they are just 50c each.

We also make large badges costing €1.50 each or for orders of 12 and over they are just €1.20 per badge. Please call into our Reception to see our sample display or just call us for further information: 071-9622566.

Weight Management: Weight Management classes are held on a Monday evening. If you are interested in learning a sensible and sustainable weight loss programme with achievable goals then please contact Gwen on 087-1432733. Classes are held at Breffni Family Resource Centre on a Monday evening from 6pm.

Silver Circle Fundraising Event: A weekly draw takes place each Sunday at 1pm.  Lines cost €2 each and prizes include: 1st Prize: €45, 2nd Prize: €30, 3rd Prize: €20.  Draw: 10th March 2013. 1. Geraldine Scheiner, St. Patrick’s Park. 2. Ann Gallagher, Breffni Crescent. 3. Bridget Bonner, c/o Paddy’s.

Draw: 17th March 2013. 1. Bridget Bonner, c/o Paddy’s. 2. Emma Conlon, c/o The Venue. 3. Kieran Oates, c/o The Swan. Thank you for your support.