Ballingarry

Compass Employment - Support Service is now available in the Slieveardagh area on Wednesdays. Contact Hilary on 086-8254024. Location: Millenium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole. Wed 9.30am – 1pm. Slieveardagh CITE Enterprise Centre, Ballingarry – Wed 2pm – 5pm.

Compass Employment - Support Service is now available in the Slieveardagh area on Wednesdays. Contact Hilary on 086-8254024. Location: Millenium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole. Wed 9.30am – 1pm. Slieveardagh CITE Enterprise Centre, Ballingarry – Wed 2pm – 5pm.

Whist Drive - in Ballingarry Community Centre on November 5th in aid of the Altar Society.

Holy Souls - November is the great month of remembering our dead.  We will do so at Mass every day of the month.  Envelopes for the Holy Souls are available in the porches. Thurs – All Saints Day. – This is a Holy day of obligation.  Mass: Vigil Mass at 7pm, Thurs at 10.30am. Friday – First Friday – Holy Communion and sacraments to the homes.

Tidy Towns 2012 - Most of the baskets have been taken down with the onset of Winter. Thanks to all our volunteers since we started last March. The areas for Picnic tables are being prepared at the moment opposite the Old Graveyard and outside the GAA pitch. The bases will be put in next weekend. So come along next Sat. morning at 10.30 am to lend a hand. From next week on trees will be planted in suitable locations. Then our Christmas lights will have to be put up. So there is plenty of work to be done to further improve the appearance of our lovely village.

Shoebox Appeal Reminder - Please leave your shoeboxes into the sacristy. Or contact Marie at 9154972.

Fab Fitness - just a reminder there will be no classes over the mid-term break, the Bank Holiday Monday and Thurs 1st Nov, back in action Monday, 5th Nov for our last term before Christmas. Join anytime, bring a mat/towel and water have fun while getting fit. Classes are suitable for all fitness levels as each works within their own range and all excercises can be modified to suit your needs. Monday mornings in Mullinahone Community hall, 9.30 and Thursday evenings 8pm in Ballingarry Community Hall. €7 per class, pay as you go. Contact Biddy O’Dwyer N.C.E.F Fitness Instructor 0876410352 or 0529152001 

Flu vaccine - now available by appointment with nurse.  This vaccine is recommended for all people over 65 years old, also people with chronic lung or heart disease as well as diabetics and all pregnant women.

Old School, The Commons - The card games of 25 and 31 will resume in the School on Friday nights starting on November 2nd, from 8pm - 11pm.  All are welcome to come and join in the games. Refreshments served. If you are over 50, or living alone or would like to join others on Tuesdays at 1pm for a meal, please contact Mary or Alice at the School. Meals cost €3. Step dancing, guitar classes and set dancing continue in the school each week on Fridays and Mondays. The following are the newly elected Officers and Committee of the School: President: Sr. P. Wall; Chairman; Mick Kavanagh; Vice Chairman; Dan Finnegan; Secretary; Margaret O’Brien; Ass. Secretary; Katy Goodhue; Treasurer; Alice Teehan; Ass. Treasurer; Mary Finnegan; PRO; Brian Moloney and Michael Cleere. Committee; James Kavanagh, John O’Connell, Patrick Moloney, Deirdre Grace, Sr. Miriam, Dan O’Connell, If you would like to join our Committee please contact any of the above members.  We would appreciate new members as we prepare for our Christmas Fare and the upcoming events of The Gathering of 2013.

Compass Employment - Support Service is now available in the Slieveardagh area on Wednesdays. Contact Hilary on 086-8254024. Location: Millenium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole. Wed 9.30am – 1pm. Slieveardagh CITE Enterprise Centre, Ballingarry – Wed 2pm – 5pm.

Killenaule Adult Learning Scheme - in the old VEC building has reopened again and new students are most welcome.  If you need help with reading, writing, spelling or basic maths just call Lillian on 087/9025144. One to one tuition also available. This service is free and totally confidential. Hip Hop Classes - in Ballingarry Community Centre on Monday Evening for Girls under 10 @ 4.30pm and for Girls over 10 @ 5.30pm, and for Boys of all ages @ 5.30pm.Classes cost €5 per child. Please come along to a great evening of fun and dance.

Credit Union - Ballingarry Credit Union is open every Friday night from 7.30 p.m. – 9 p.m. New Members welcome.

Community Alert - Watch out for your neighbours. Report anything suspicious, Garda (052) 9154100. Senior Citizens wear your Community Alert alarm at all times.

St. Josephs Graveyard queries - Freephone 1800 20 26 27.

Newsletter deadline - 8pm Wed. E-mail all items for November to kittienorton@gmail.com