FASHION SHOW IN AID OF LIMERICK YOUTH PILGRIMAGE: A Fashion Show will take place in Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel, Adare on Tuesday, 16 April 2013, commencing at 8.00p.m. Shops taking part are Bella Sola and Kimono, Newcastlewest, Mike O’Connell Menswear and Dress Hire, Limerick. MC on the night will be Richard Lynch of ILOVELIMERICK.com Hair will be by Marys Hair Salon, Croom. A Cheese and Wine Reception will precede the show. On the night there will be a prize for Best Dressed Woman and Trendiest Man. Some of the young people will perform Live Entertainment at the interval. Every year 90 young people from all over Limerick travel to Lourdes as part of the Diocesan Pilgrimage. The young people go as volunteers and spend the week working as helpers; bringing patients to and from the various ceremonies, as well as talking, listening and getting to know them. The generosity of the young people ensures that the Diocese can bring lots of Limerick patients and know that the young people who travel will make the experience memorable for the patients. Monies raised from this fashion show will all go towards the Limerick Youth Pilgrimage. Your support would be very much appreciated. Tickets, €20 are available from Maria Bucke, 0862619955, Diarmaid Bucke, 0851418012 and Philip Desmond, 0851434644. Tickets will also be available at the door on the night.
NEW YOGA TERM: The new Yoga term is starting April 8 for both beginners and intermediate for 7 weeks. Intermediate starts at 10 am to 11.30am and the Beginners at 12.30 pm to 1.30pm. For further enquiries please contact Carmel 087 2311841 or Mary 087 8504137.
ADARE HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Adare Historical Society is hosting a talk by a local historian on ‘The Curfew in Shantraud in 1921’at the Heritage Centre, rear entrance 8.30 pm on Tuesday April 9. Kenry Historical Society invites you to a tour conducted by Br. John Feheney on Sunday April 7, at 3 pm. Meet at Castletown Church, near Pallaskenry. All welcome.
MASS READERS AND EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Readers Saturday Catherine Noonan Sunday 9.30am Joe Hannon, 11.30am Joan Walsh. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday, Barry Keohane and Bernie O’Halloran, Sunday .9.30am Margaret O’Mahony, 11.30am Siobhain O’Connell and Mary Ryan. Altar Servers, Saturday 7.00pm Team H, Sunday 11.30 Team B. Please remember to return your Trócaire Boxes as soon as possible after Easter. It would be very helpful if you could change the coins to notes.
PARKINSON’S ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND: The Mid-West Branch of the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland, will hold a fundraising Coffee Morning at Bobby Byrne’s Wolfe Tone Bar, O’Connell Avenue, Limerick on Thursday 11 April10.00am – 12.00 midday. Please support generously.
UNISLIM AT ADARE HERITAGE CENTRE: Unislim has a new venue and leader. From 3 April Jenny will start at the Adare Heritage Centre on Wednesdays, 8-10am. Use the fantastic “Forever Free” plan and get on track to lose 1stone or more for the summer. No joining fee for the 3rd and 10th April, just pay the normal weekly fee. Jenny: 086-8390949. www.unislim.com
ADARE LADIES GAELIC FOOTBALL: The Ladies Gaelic Football Season for 2013 has started and Adare is actively looking for players of all ages from Under 8 to Under 16 to join its ranks. Players are welcome from Adare and its surrounding areas. There is no requirement for players to live in the parish of Adare. If you are interested in further information please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our website www.adarelgfc.ie or call the relevant team manager (numbers on the web-site).
ADARE ACTIVE RETIREMENT: Adare Active Retirement hold Bowling every Tuesday at 3pm at Embury Close Hall, everyone is welcome to attend.
ADARE COMMUNITY COUNCIL COMMUNITY RESOURCE OFFICE: The Adare Community Council have now set up a Community Information Office based in the Village Hall. Opening hours at present are 10am to 4pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Currently a Data base of all local services, clubs and amenities as well as a Community Event Diary are being developed, so if you would like to submit up to date information about your organisation please ring 0894348105 or email email@example.com
BANTRACHT NA TUAITHE: Kilcornan Community Hall is the venue for the Drama Finals between Ballyhahill/Loughill and Cappamore on Friday next April 12 commencing 8.15pm approx. Pallaskenry ICA set dancers will then give a demonstration of their skills. Information on ICA will also be available and the possibility of setting up a new guild in Kilcornan discussed. Everybody welcome. Bí Linn agus Fáilte.
ADARE PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP: Adare Mother and Toddler Group is held in the upstairs room in the Heritage Centre. They meet at 10.15 until 12.15. 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 the afore mentioned 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 Tina on 087 9189459.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 VILLAGE HALL ACTIVITIES:Monday: Full work out with Liz, 087 6112721, 8 - 9pm. Tuesday:Zumba with Catriona, 9.30- 10.30, Female Badminton, 11.30 - 12.30, Male Badminton 9.00 - 10.00. Wednesday: Twin Dragon Karate with Matt 086 8744423 7.00 - 8pm, Twin Dragon Karate for Adults with Matt 8.00 - 9pm, Unislim with Lynda 087 9934489 6.30 - 7.30pm. Thursday: Men’s Badminton 9.00 - 10.00. Saturday Mornings - Local Market - Hugh Doherty 087 2791525.