Ahane/Castleconnell Aug 24

BEST WISHES TO AHANE CAMOGIE PLAYERS: Ahane Camogie Club would like to wish their club members, Niamh Mulcahy, Judith Mulcahy, Sarah Crotty and Sine Moynihan the best of luck, when they represent this county in the All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie semi-final, which takes place on this Saturday, at 1.00pm, in Banagher, County Offaly, where Limerick will be playing Meath, for a place in the All-Ireland final in Croke Park, on Sunday, September 15.

BEST WISHES TO AHANE CAMOGIE PLAYERS: Ahane Camogie Club would like to wish their club members, Niamh Mulcahy, Judith Mulcahy, Sarah Crotty and Sine Moynihan the best of luck, when they represent this county in the All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie semi-final, which takes place on this Saturday, at 1.00pm, in Banagher, County Offaly, where Limerick will be playing Meath, for a place in the All-Ireland final in Croke Park, on Sunday, September 15.

MILFORD HOSPICE ANNUAL HARVEST FAIR: The Milford Hospice 28th annual Harvest Fair is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 1. The Harvest Fair is moving to a new location this year, and is taking place at the UL Arena. The Harvest Fair committee once again appeal for your support in donating goods such as clothes, books, toys, bric-a-brack, all goods this will be checked for quality before being accepted in order to minimize the major costs involved with the disposal of unsaleable goods. Items for the Fair will be accepted on the grounds of Milford Care Centre from Monday last (August 19), until Thursday, August 29 — thereafter only confectionery will be accepted on the grounds of UL on the day of the Fair. For further details with regards to donating items please contact the fundraising department on (061) 485860. Directions to the event will be advertised in advance of the Fair, and can also be sought from www.milfordcarecentre.ie

ANOTHER HEALTH CARE TRAINING FOR WOMEN STARTS OFF IN BALLYHOURA AREA: Ballyhoura Development will be delivering two health care training programmes, one is based in Doon, Co Limerick and the other in Liscarroll, Co. Cork this autumn. The aim of the initiative is to build the skills of women and provide them with a recognised FETAC Level 5 qualification in Health Care that will cover 2 modules of learning. This will help participants to progress by improving their labour market readiness. This training programme is designed to provide practical information and skills for individual women who wish to work in the health care sector. The following FETAC Level 5 modules will be offered, Care Skills and Occupational First Aid with the addition of One to One Career Planning, Profile Analysis and Wellness and Recovery Action Planning. Both of these training programmes will start in October 2013. This course is designed to meet the needs of the ever-growing care industry in Ireland. Understanding client care and care settings will be a key part of the training. The course content will give you an excellent understanding of the fundamentals of health care support and with a recognised qualification in the care of the older person. For further information on these courses contact Anisa at 063 91730

This programme is being delivered with support of the European Social Fund (ESF) under the Human Capital Investment Operational Programme and the Department of Justice and Equality. This programme is funded under the Equality for Women Measure and is managed collaboratively between the Department and Pobal.

CHURCH NOTICES: Killaloe Diocese Faith-Gathering Congress Event will be held in St. Flannan’s College, Ennis, on Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15: “Join with the people of the Diocese of Killaloe in a weekend of talks, workshops, choirs, youth events, displays, as part of the Faith Gathring. It is hoped that this will encourage people to travel to different parishes and places of prayer in the Diocese over the coming weeks to help create awareness of our rich faith heritage.”

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