A Great Weekend: There were great crowds in the village over the weekend for the Gathering events. The sun shone and everyone had a great time. A word of thanks to everyone took part in the various activities and in particular everyone who helped out from early Friday to late Sunday. The winner of the “Guess the Number Of Horseshoes” was Iona Pudney, Rossinver, who guessed 494. Congratulations Iona.
Michael Shanley Traditional Music and Set Dancing Weekend: Friday 9th August Opening Concert with Eleanor Shanley and De Dannan Doors at : 8:30pm Admission : €15 Early Booking advised. Tickets at Kiltyclogher Post Office. Saturday 10th August: Feis and Children’s Treasure Hunt at 3pm in Village Set Dancing Céili With the Swallows Tail Céili Band 10pm-1am admission €10. Sunday 11th August: Aifreann na Feile 11.15, Cake Sale and Entertainment after Mass. Activities during the day include Car boot sale, Stalls, Candyfloss and Ice Cream Parlour, Tractor Run and Honda 50 Run. Fancy Dress Parade and Craic go leor. Sunday Night 9 p.m. Old Tyme Dancing with “Country Cousins”. Raffle on the night and proceeds from Sunday’s events go to Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Belfast and Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin.See posters for details! Your support for this community event is much appreciated!
Annual Car Boot Sale: The Annual Car Boot Sale in the grounds of the Church of Ireland Kinlough will take place on Sunday August 25th from 10am to 2pm. This very popular annual event is always an opportunity tom pick up a bargain and is a great community event. There will be tea rooms, fun stalls, bric a brack stalls , books, clothing etc. If you would like to book a stall ( cost €15) or donate items to the Church stall phone Jane on 0874161654. All funds go to Church of Ireland Kinlough.
Harvest Fair: Harvest Fair on 15th September. 2-5pm. Tables are €15 each, contact the Benwiskin Centre to take a space 0719176721.
The Benwiskin Centre:
HARVEST FAIR: Harvest Fair is on 15th September. 2-5pm. Tables are €15 each, contact the Benwiskin Centre to take a space 0719176721
WEDDINGS: Did you know The Benwiskin Centre is Solemnized for Civil Marriages? Why not hire the whole centre for your wedding? WE can arrange all aspects for you. Give us a call 071 9176721
AUTUMN CLASSES: Imagine, we are already looking at autumn classes in The Benwiskin Centre! If you would like to see a particular class held here let us know, we are always looking for new ideas. Or if you are a tutor, get in contact and tell us what you can teach. Again we always looking to update our tutor listings too.
VENUE HIRE & ACCOMMODATION: The Centre is getting busy now with summer bookings, but still plenty of nights to fill too! Keep us in mind if family are visiting and you need more space. Very good rates available.
LAUNDRY SERVICE: So if you need a help out with laundry, pop up to us in The Benwiskin Centre and we can do a wash & dry for you.
THE GATHERING: Well done to all volunteers who organised the recent Gathering event in The Benwiskin Centre. A great day was had! Thank you to all who attended and helped on the day too.
CHIROPODY CLINIC: Martina Connolly holds a Chiropody Clinic in The Benwiskin Centre. Contact 087 418 2788 to make an appointment.
ADVERTISING: Space available in the next Ballintrillick Bulletin for a local advertiser - call 071 9176721