Shannon Estuary Cancer Memorial Run:On Sunday March 16 a 5km Fun Run and 4Km Walk will take place in the village of Foynes.The walk is being organised to remember all those who have lost their lives to Cancer in the Shannon Estuary area. Following the run refreshments will be available in the community centre Foynes.All proceeds from the day will go to the Irish Cancer Society.If you would like your loved one remembered on the day email firstname.lastname@example.org
Legion Of Mary: A Legion Of Mary meeting is held in the Parish Centre, Shanagolden every Monday night at 8pm. New members are welcome.
Buy a Block Campaign: The Buy a Block Campaign is still in operation. Please support this ongoing fund raising project for the Captain Tim Madigan Field Project. Please contact Noelle Madigan on 087-9299633. The walkway around captain Tim Madigan is now open to walkers with lights remaining on until 10pm each night.
Samaritans: The Samaritans have a new free-to-caller phone number 061-116123, and are trialling this new phone number in Limerick City and County and North Tipperary. Because of their very limited budget, the Samaritans are reaching as many as possible to distribute details of the number. Please help spread the word. Thank you.
Visit To The Dail: Maureen Finnegan is running a day trip to the Dail on Wednesday March 26. Leaving Newcastle West at 8am. Breakfast and dinner in the Harbour View Hotel, Naas. We will be having a guided tour of the Dail you will be pleasantly surprised as to how beautiful this building is. There will be some free time in Dublin for you to do as you please. Contact Maureen for more details and booking 087-9845102.
Medjugorje 2014: Medjugorie Prayer Group is organising a pilgrim age to Medjugorie from July 30 to August 6. The flight will be departing from Dublin Airport. You get one weeks bed and breakfast and evening dinner. Cost is €659 ex airport. Full comprehensive insurance included. If €100 is paid before February 15th the total cost is reduced by €50. Spiritual Director is Fr. Frank Duhig P.P. Newcastle West. Contact Mary Keating on 069-60375 or 086-6046524 or Paddy Geary on 069-77595 or 0876247672.
Santa In Sleigh: In Aid Of The Friends Of St. Ita’s Hospice Unit: The fundraising committee would like to thank all those who contributed so generously to our fundraising event. A very big thank you to all the boys, girls and parents who came to see Santa. We would also like to express our gratitude to Moroney Engineering LTD, Glin Grub, Roche’s Mace, Shanagolden, Eddie Mulvihill and Culhane and Associates who sponsored the project. To all the collectors, as it impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this as a very big sincere thank you to all for you time, effort and hard work. Santa collected €7,300 for the local Hospice.
COMMUNITIES ON LINE: West Limerick Resources will run a final Communities on Line course in Newcastle West each Wednesday from February 19 to April 2 (7.30-10pm). The course will show community groups how to develop their own free website and set up a Facebook page. This is a hands-on course. On completion groups will have a fully operational website. All participants must have a sound basic knowledge of computers and be comfortable in the use of the internet, email and simple applications such as Word. Limit 2 people per group. Registration essential. Contact Suzanne on 069 79114 or email email@example.com
DRAMA WORKSHOPS: West Limerick Resources will be offering a series of drama workshops across the West Limerick area this spring. The short courses will include acting, directing for stage and technical skills. Courses are free of charge and open to anyone living in the West Limerick area. To apply for a place please contact Suzanne on 069 79114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Octave Of Prayer For Christian Unity: Octave Of Prayer For Christian Unity will take place in Limerick the Prayer Services for Christian Unity will take place on or around Pentecost Sunday June 8 next.
Knitting Club: The Knitting Club every Monday night in the Library, Shanagolden at 7.30pm to 9.30pm. New members are welcome.
Shanid Comhaltas Group: Shanid Comhaltas Group has resumed its music classes on every Thursday night in the Hall, Shanagolden from 7pm to 9p. All musicians are welcome on the night. For more details contact Christy on 086-3106503 or Joan 086-1963487. See you all on the night.