Community Bulletin Board

Heritage Showcase event in Carrick

Heritage Showcase event in Carrick

Carrick-on-Shannon Heritage Group Ltd. present Heritage Showcase Event on Saturday, 27th April in the Town Park, Carrick-on-Shannon (the park opposite The Dock). Gates open to public 10.30am - 17.30pm. Workshops, Demonstrations, Entertainment, Stalls, Face painting, Bouncing Castles and much much more. Fun for all the family. Also there is a dog show and dog show craft skills on the day. Entries taken on the day. Baking Competition in association with the I.C.A. being ran on the day. There is a variety of different baking classes. Forms can be obtained from the or by calling into St. George’s Heritage & Visitor Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon or email

Day of Reflection

Day of Reflection at Emmanuel House of Providence, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway led by Eddie Stones Saturday April 27th at 10am. A packed lunch is advisable.

Free Vegetable Growing Class

If you fancy growing some of your own delicious vegetables this summer and want to know how to start, join the experts at Ardcarne Plantsplus Garden Centre, Boyle and Roscommon Town this Saturday 27th April at 11.30am. Pick up tips on soil preparation, sowing, choosing the best varieties, controlling pests & diseases and what to be doing now in the vegetable garden. Free Event – All welcome.

Aughakillymaude Centre near Derrylin, Co. Fermanagh

Saturday, 4th May usual monthly music music session including songs and stories from 9.30 pm to 12.30am. Keep free Saturday, 6th July for the 25th year celebrations with a tractor run for deserving charity

Help protect your children online

The New Ballagh Centre, Rossinver, is pleased to announce that it will be running a short course/presentation over two Thursday evenings (25th April and 2nd May) about Internet Security. This presentation will be of particular interest to parents of school-age children. The cost will be €10 and will cover refreshments. Places are limited to a maximum of twelve participants. So is you wish to book, or to find out more details, please ring the Centre on 071 98 54030/54928 and ask to speak to Martin. If there is sufficient demand the presentation will be run again at a later date.

Ileostomy, Colostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group for Ireland

The Ileostomy, Colostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group will hold their Spring Meeting on Saturday, 27th April, in the Sligo Park Hotel, Pearse Road, Sligo, from 12.30 - 4.30 pm. Speakers are Mr. Tim O’Hanrahan, Consultant Surgeon & Ms. Susan Moore, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Stoma Care, Sligo General Hospital. Stoma Care Companies will Exhibit from 12.30-2.00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend, Members, partners and friends. Contact 087-6992916 for further details. Look forward to seeing you there. Ileostomy, Colostomy & Internal Pouch Support Group for Ireland are a Patient Support Group for people who have had their bowel removed following debilitating diseases, resulting in the formation of a Stoma.

Teddy Bear Bawnboy Loop Hike

Free Family Event on the 12th of May at 3pm leaving outside of Bawnboy, Co Cavan (On Main Road at Information Panel). Bring your teddy bear (children and adults). Moderate (4.5km) walk suitable just for off-road buggies. The Walking Festival is supported by Cavan Sports Partnership. Please register at because places are limited, or ring Anke at Bear Essentials on 087 7610537 and we can register you instead. Make sure you and your kids wear suitable walking shoes and clothes. Picnic is provided – is your bear up for a Bear Basket Adventure?