Adare Sept 28

Change of Date for auction at the Hall: Monster Auction of House Clearance & Antiques will now take place on Saturday October 1 at Adare Village Hall at 11am. Viewing Friday 18 from 6-9pm. Outside lots will be excepted. please contact O’Donovan & Associates North Quay Newcastle West 069

Change of Date for auction at the Hall: Monster Auction of House Clearance & Antiques will now take place on Saturday October 1 at Adare Village Hall at 11am. Viewing Friday 18 from 6-9pm. Outside lots will be excepted. please contact O’Donovan & Associates North Quay Newcastle West 069

ADARE METHODIST CHURCH HARVEST CELEBRATIONS: The annual Adare Methodist Church harvest services will take place this coming weekend. A Family Service will take place at 11am on Sunday September 29 followed by a Harvest Supper and Auction with guest preacher Rev. Wesley Campbell and the choir from Holy Trinity on Monday 30 September at 8.00pm. All are welcome to attend.

ADARE YOGA SOCIETY: Yoga with Michelle Ryan resumes on Monday 23 September in the Heritage Centre and Beginners Yoga starts on Monday 30 September. Both classes will run until the 7 December. For further information please contact Carmel (087 231 1841) or Mary (087 850 4137).

ADARE TO SURVIVE WITH CLIONA’S FOUNDATION: Adare to Survive is a 7.5km military style obstacle course taking place in Clonshire Equestrian Centre, Adare, Co Limerick on Sunday September 29. Cliona’s Foundation which provides financial assistance to the families of critically ill children is the charity partner and participants are invited to Endeavour | Endure | Enjoy a unique physical and mental challenge, individually or part of a 4 person team, to raise funds for a charity or club of their choice. Full details, including registration is on the event website www.adaretosurvive.com

MASS READERS AND EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Readers Saturday, Helen Gleeson, Sunday, 9.30am Rose Brennan, 11.30am Jackie Brennan. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday, Pat Hogan and Helen Gleeson, Sunday 9.30am Margaret O’Mahony, 11.30am Siobhan O’Connell and Mary Ryan.

ADARE PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP: The Adare Parent and Toddler group is held upstairs in the Heritage Centre every Friday at 10.15am. They meet at 10.15 until 12.15 to facilitate those who have to collect children from playschool. They would like to issue a special invitation to all parents of children from 0-5 to come and join us on Friday mornings especially Dads, childminders and grandparents minding children in this age group. If you are expecting your first baby and would like some advice and a chat please do come along. The cost is €3 per family and includes tea, coffee, biscuits and treats for the toddlers! For further information please contact Caroline on 061 602878.

ADARE VILLAGE HALL: Adare Village Hall has lots of new classes starting again, please keep checking back here for more details in the coming weeks. Monday 8-9pm Full Body Workout with liz 087 6112721- all welcome, Tuesday 9.30am - 10.30am Zumba with Catriona 087 2666060, Tuesday 11.30 am - 12.30 pm ladies badminton, Wednesday 7-8pm twin dragon karate with Matt 086 8744423, Tuesday 7-8pm Herbelife with Kristy (front room) 086 1561847, Thursday 6pm -7.30pm Hopkins school of Irish dancing all ages welcome 087 6451656. Furniture Auction on Saturday 12 October, call Pat O’Donovan 087 9977340 for further details.

WLCR AGM: The AGM of West Limerick Community Radio will be held on Tuesday 24 September at 8p.m. in the Desmond Complex.

WELLNESS WORKSHOP: The Limerick Federation of the ICA are holding a full day training session at the Day Care Centre, Drombanna on October 12 from 9.30 am to 5pm. Such sessions are being held countrywide by SOS, that is ‘Suicide or Survive’, aimed at promoting good mental health and combating negative and destructive psychological conditions. This course is free but pre-booking is essential on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Noeleen at Lo Call 1890 577 577 or noeleen@suicideorsurvive.ie.

KNOCKFIERNA HERITAGE SOCIETY: Knockfierna Heritage Society will hold their annual outing to Cahir Castle, The Swiss Cottage, Rock of Cashel, Holy Cross Abbey on Sunday 29 September. Previous outings have proved to be most enjoyable occasions. Mr. Philip Lynch of Kilkenny will be tour guide for the day. Those interested in travelling on this outing please contact Pat O’Donovan Newcastlewest & Rathkeale 087 9977340, Marion Hanley Ballingarry 087 9741387, Mary O’Keeffe 087 6990816. Cost €20 per person.

ADARE COMMUNITY OFFICE: The Adare Community Office is now up and running and currently updating its data base of clubs and services in the village. Opening hours at present are 10am to 4pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. If your club or organisation would like to be included in this data base or your details updated please call in or email adarecommunityoffice@gmail.com . Check out our website http://adarecommunitycouncil.wordpress.com/ for regular updates and current events.

ADARE ACTIVE RETIREMENT: Adare Active Retirement hold Bowling every Tuesday 3pm to 5pm at Embury Close Hall.

LIMERICK COUNTY A.A. MEETINGS:There is a closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A) in the C.B.S National School,Rathkeale Rd, Adare every Sunday night at 8:30 for anyone who might think they have a problem with alcohol or who need help to stop drinking. Limerick County A.A can be contacted at limerickcountyarea@gmail.com or on 087- 9313134.

PARISH WEBSITE:www.adareparish.ie has news of the parish, schools, marriage information, etc. It is a very comprehensive website with a lot of local parish information. There will also be a virtual tour of the church upon completion of the restoration project.

ADARE MARKET: Adare County Market is held every Saturday from 10am to 2pm in front of the Village Hall.

There are a wide variety of artisan, homemade goods for sale which including Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Home Baking, Handknits, Handmade Greeting Cards and Jewellery, Free Range Eggs, Homemade Jams (Seasonal), Handmade Crafts including an Alterations Service. We look forward to seeing you there. If you are interested in having a stall at the market please contact Hugh Doherty at the fresh Fruit and Vegetable stall where he will give you an application form.

Adare Methodist Church Harvest Celebrations: The annual Adare Methodist Church harvest services will take place this coming weekend. A Family Service will take place at 11am on Sunday September 29 followed by a Harvest Supper and Auction with guest preacher Rev. Wesley Campbell and the choir from Holy Trinity on Monday 30th September at 8.00pm. All are welcome to attend.