June 8

Ellen McSweeney

Reporter:

Ellen McSweeney

GLIN BABY AND TODDLER GROUP: every Thursday morning from 10 in Ceol Corbrai Community hall. E3 per family, refreshments provided. Everyone welcome. The last day for collecting sponsorship cards and money for the Barnardos Toddle Walk that took place on Thursday 23 May is THIS Thursday morning 6 June.

GLIN BABY AND TODDLER GROUP: every Thursday morning from 10 in Ceol Corbrai Community hall. E3 per family, refreshments provided. Everyone welcome. The last day for collecting sponsorship cards and money for the Barnardos Toddle Walk that took place on Thursday 23 May is THIS Thursday morning 6 June.

BALLYGOUGHLAN SCHOOL REUNION: are hosting a Table Quiz on Friday 14 June at 10pm in O’Shaughnessys Bar. 4 per table at E20 per table. Raffle on the night and spot prize. Everyone welcome.

COMMUNITY GAMES: Glin Community Games are holding their Sports Day on Sunday 9 June at 2.30pm in the GAA field any assistance on the day would be greatly appreciated. Congratulations to Grace McIntyre who won 3rd place in the National Gymnastics Finals in Athlone and also Lee Harbour who came 8th, well done to both.

PARENTS COUNCIL: St Fergus National School Parents Council are having a Fund Raising Historical Day for all the family on Sunday 16 June at 2.30pm. Registration for Walk and Talk will be from 2pm at St Fergus National School registration fee 5 euro per family, all children to be accompanied by an adult. Also, all National School parents are invited to talk on Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying presented by John Mills Education Development Officer with Barnardos, on Thursday 13 June at 7.30pm in St Fergus National School Hall. Entrance fee 2 euro.

MISS WEST LIMERICK 2013: On the 5 July in the Devon Inn at 8pm West Limerick 102fm are to host a night to crown the first Miss West Limerick 2013. In a night that will reflect all that is good about West Limerick young women it promises to be a night for the ages. “West Limerick 102fm celebrates life in West Limerick; nights like the Best of the West, the Country Music Awards, and now Miss West Limerick all aim to do just that” said Joe McGill Co-Manager at West Limerick 102fm. So how do you become the next Miss West Limerick? Well each contestant is entered on behalf of a business or community group at a cost of 70 euro. The contestants then are interviewed during the day of July 5 by a judging committee. They are then put through their paces again on stage with a brief chat and perhaps a party piece. Contestants will have to be from or living in the West Limerick area and be aged between 18-28 years of age up to July 5. “Miss West Limerick will reflect the intelligence, compassion and independence of modern Irish women. Miss West Limerick represents the collective aspirations, social responsibilities and ambitions of young women from a variety of communities and backgrounds.” said Connie Broderick Co-Manager at West Limerick 102fm. For further details on Miss West Limerick phone 069 66200 or check out their facebook page or visit westlimerick102fm.com.

SUPPORTING CHILDREN THROUGH BEREAVEMENT: The Newcastle West Family and Community Hub (located upstairs at the NCW Community Centre) will be holding a workshop on Wednesday June 12 on supporting children with bereavement or coping with a dying family member. Running from 7.30-9.30pm, the session will be led by Child Psychologist and Play Therapist Tina O’Brien and funded by the Compassionate Communities Project with the support of West Limerick Resources.