Ballingarry

Fun & Craft Day - Millennium Family Resource Centre will be having their annual Family Fun & Craft day on Friday, 6th July from 3 to 7 p.m.  Loads of fun activities and stalls for all the family on the day, bouncy castles, lucky dip, food stalls, more details to follow.  Please contact Pauline on (052) 9157992 if you would like to sell your own goods or crafts on the day. Also Millennium Family Resource Centre will be holding an information day from 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 .pm. on Wednesday, 20th June for anyone interested in our Employment Skills FETAC Level 4 course.

Fun & Craft Day - Millennium Family Resource Centre will be having their annual Family Fun & Craft day on Friday, 6th July from 3 to 7 p.m.  Loads of fun activities and stalls for all the family on the day, bouncy castles, lucky dip, food stalls, more details to follow.  Please contact Pauline on (052) 9157992 if you would like to sell your own goods or crafts on the day. Also Millennium Family Resource Centre will be holding an information day from 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 .pm. on Wednesday, 20th June for anyone interested in our Employment Skills FETAC Level 4 course.

Community Games - Congratulations to our U/12 and U/14 Skittles teams who competed in the County finals in Hillview last Sunday. Our U/12’s were defending their County title that they won last year and once again had a fantastic victory over Clonmel. Our U/14’s were beaten in the final by the tightest of margins. The U/12s team will now compete in the Munster Finals on 14th July in U.L Limerick. Best of Luck to all. Well done to our U/10 Mixed Footballers who reached the County Finals in Semple Stadium on B/H Monday. They played well but were beaten by a very strong Roscrea side. It was a great honour for all the children and mangement to play in Semple Stadium and all enjoyed the experience!. 

Thanks - Ballingarry Tidy Towns would like to thank everybody who donated to their Church Gate Collection on Sunday week last. The sum raised was 901 euro. Sincere thanks to everybody who comes out every week to help tidy-up Ballingarry. We meet every Saturday morning at 10 o’clock outside Martin Hanarahans. Please be litter conscious.

Thank you - The Tidy Towns Committee would like to sincerely thank Ballingarry Flower & Garden Club for their generous dontation of €220. It is very much appreciated by the committee.

Are you currently unemployed and living in Slieveardagh area? - Compass Employment Support Service, Range of services include, One to one mediation and signposting service. Explore your welfare to work options. Explore further education & training options. Interview preparation, CV preparation, Career direction advice, Supports individuals in exploring employment opportunities. Compass is free and available to you if you are unemployed. For more details contact Angela, Slieveardagh C.I.T.E (052) 9154896 Ext.1. Thank you for your ongoing support.

Old School, The Commons - Our weekend of celebration takes place on Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st and we would like to extend a warm welcome to everyone to come and join us. The Official Opening of the school takes place on Saturday at 2 p.m. with entertainment and refreshments. That night we are holding a Ceili in our marquee. Admission is 10 euro and refreshments are served. On Sunday we have a Vintage Car, Tractor and Bike Show. There is a 5 euro charge for vehicles, with tokens and teas included. That night we have our celebration for Roundy Lawlor. We are inviting all musicians to this Open Session to commemorate him and admission is free with refreshments served. Our events programme for the weekend will have a ‘Friends of The Old School’ section mentioning names of businesses and individuals that have contributed to our efforts. If you would like to make a donation and be included on this list please contact Margaret O’ Brien, C/O The Old School Committee.

The Old School and Tipp. F.M. - The Tipp FM Recording of ‘Down your Way’ from the school was aired on Thursday, June 14th at 7 p.m. and repeated on Saturday 16th.  Many thanks to all who contributed on the night and helped make it such a success. Well done.

Enrolments - The Commons Community Playschool are now taking enrolments for September 2012 catering for children aged 2yrs 6mths to 5 years ECCE, CETS and reduced rates for families receiving social welfare payments, for details contact Alice Teehan (052) 9154900.

Clonmel - Mini-Bus to Clonmel now twice weekly every Tuesday & Friday morning starts in The Commons and travels via Ballingarry, Mullinahone, Drangan, Cloneen & Killusty. E10 Return. Contact (087) 2188255.

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

Tenders - Ballingarry Community Centre is inviting tenders for work to the Community Centre regarding; (a) SprayFoam Insulation and Roof leaf repair, (b) Alterations to Heating System. All written quotes to be sent to Anna Gleeson, Secretary, Ballingarry Community Centre or Phone John McNamara at (052) 9154669 for viewing purposes. All who tender must be registered and have appropriate insurance.

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

Newsletter deadline - 8 p.m. Wednesday, E-mail all items for June to patricia.butler21@gmail.com