DUNRAVEN ARMS HALFTERM CAMP: The Dunraven Arms Hotel Leisure Centre are running another one of our successful camps over half term. Children can take part in our Junior Gym, Exciting Treasure Hunt, Carve your own pumpkin, Fancy Dress party, Games, Movie Time with Pop corn, Home Baking, Learn to swim with Irish Water Safety and Fancy Dress Competition. The camp runs from Monday 28 to Friday 1, 9.15am to 2pm. Weekly Rate - Members €55, Non Members €70, Daily Rate – Members €12 Non Members €15. For further details please contact us on 061 605995.
ADARE SENIOR CAMOGIE: The Adare Senior Camogie Team have reached another County Final (their third in four years) with a great performance last Sunday against a fancied Galbally outfit. Having beaten Bruff in the 1/4 final by 2pts, we then beat Galbally 5-08 to 2-14 in the semi’s. We will now play Newcastlewest in the Senior B Final on Sunday 13 of October. These girls are also looking for sponsorship as they attempt to climb Mount Brandon in Kerry on Saturday 26 October, all funds raised will go to the running costs of our Club from U8s right up.
LIMERICK WEST GIY: Limerick West GIY, with the aim of inspiring people to grow their own food, is back indoors for the winter months as we return to D & M Garden Centre, Croagh on Thursday 17 October where the subject for discussion will be on Wild Foods along with all the usual topics. The meeting will start at 7.00pm sharp and all are welcome from the beginner to the experienced old hand. As with all GIY meetings there is no charge to join in.
MILFORD HOSPICE 5KM “WALK OF LIFE”: Milford Hospice 5Km “Walk Of Life” takes place on Saturday Oct 19 at 12 o’clock in 5 locations simultaneously, across County Limerick. The nearest location to Adare is in CurraghChase Forest Park in Kilcornan. This is an opportunity for young and old alike to show their appreciation for the fantastic work undertaken by Milford Hospice. This new initiative led by Martin Kiely has tapped into many of the local sports clubs to ensure that it will be a huge success and everyone is encouraged to make it along to Curraghchase for an enjoyable stroll in the forest park. Sponsorship cards have been distributed locally and donations can also be made on www.walkoflife.ie. If you would like a sponsorship card or if you can assist in any way contact the local co-ordinator John Hickey on 087 2665225.
CHANGE OF DATE FOR AUCTION AT THE HALL: Monster auction of House Clearance & Antiques will now take place on Saturday October 19 at Adare Village Hall at 11am. Viewing Friday 18, 6-9pm. Outside lots will be accepted.
Please contact O’Donovan & Associates, North Quay Newcastle West 069 62713, 087 9977340, 085 1389114.
ADARE HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Adare Historical Society begins the winter series of lectures on Tuesday 15 October at 8.30pm in Adare Heritage Centre. The title of our first lecture is “The medieval castles and tower houses of Limerick including the history of Adare Castle”. The speaker on the night will be Joseph Lennon. We welcome all members old and new!
MASS READERS, EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AND ALTAR SERVERS: Readers Saturday, Suzanne Kennedy, Sunday, 9.30am Sue Foley, 11.30am Eileen O’Byrne. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday, Jerry Clifford and Bernie O’Halloran, Sunday 9.30am Carmel Collins, 11.30am Siobhain O’Connell and Sean Fitzgibbon. Altar servers, Saturday Team B, Sunday 11.30, Team D.
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.
KILCORNAN COMMUNITY CENTRE: Kilcornan Community Centre is the venue for a Fun Night on Thursday October 17, commencing at 8.15pm. Among the entertainment listed is Padini the Clown followed by an upcycling presentation by Breda McKeon. Entry fee €10 which includes tea & coffee. Bí linn agus Fáilte
CROOM COMMUNITY CENTRE: Croom Community Centre now available for bookings for clubs and groups for indoor sporting activities weekly or for tournaments, centre facilitates sports such as indoor soccer, indoor hurling, basketball, badminton and volleyball. Full size basketball court, 4 badminton courts and fullsize volleyball court. Rooms also available for meetings and classes. For Information Contact 061397412 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 AA can be contacted at email@example.com or on 087- 9313134.