Una Bhán Community Diary 16th February


If you and/or your family need food, we distribute food through Community FEAD and Food Cloud programmes at Boyle Family Resource. All you have to do is text FOOD and your first name to 086 049 6467 to receive details. Distribution times are as follows: Monday 2.30pm until 4pm, Wednesday 2.30pm until 3.30pm or Friday 3pm until 4.30pm.


The big event in the club calendar for February is the Captains and Lady Captains “Drive-In” on Sunday the 24th of February when  captains Seamus Gallagher and Regina McLoughlin will get Boyle’s golfing year off to its official start. We ask all members to come along to this most social of occasions and show support for your captains for the year. The format of the competition itself on the day will be a 9-hole scramble for ladies and gents, a draw for teams will be made on the day, no need for prior arrangements.


Refugees and asylum seekers resident in Globe House Sligo and Eroc Centre Ballagherderreen through Sligo Global kitchen in collaboration with Drumanilra Farm, will host a food evening in St. Joseph’s Hall on Sunday February 24th from 3pm to meet the Boyle community over traditional meals from their different cultures and are inviting all to come and share with them. It is a free event with donations accepted. More information on what they do will be on the Sligo global kitchen Facebook page and Drumanilra page as well.


The term of 2019 Junior Tennis Coaching will commence on Wednesday 6th March.  Lesson times are 3:30-4:30 / 4:30-5:30 / 5:30-6:30 dependent on age and standard.  This will be a 6-week term costing.  All equipment is provided.  Booking is essential – please contact Tim our Tennis Ireland qualified coach on 083 1155374 to book your place!!  Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of your first lesson to allow time for processing new season 2019 membership registration payments and coaching fees.


The next meeting of the Curlew Walkers will take place on Sunday 24th February meeting on The Crescent, Boyle at 11am. This will be a Flat Grade B from Cromleach Lodge to Ballyfarnon. Your leader for the day will be Eugene Griffin 086 256 0400. Please confirm times with leader or website prior to each walk www.walkingboyle.com


Enrolment is now taking place for the 2019/20 season at Scoil na nAingeal Naofa in Boyle. Enrolment continues until March 7th with the school open day on March 5th. Application forms and details are available at the school or via email scoilnnn@gmail.com or 071 9662737 Details will also be available on enrolment about the “Student only After School Club”


The County Leitrim Percy French Society will be at Tawnytaskin Community Centre Boyle on Sunday 10th March at 8pm SHARP.  Contact Ann on 086 8130005 Tickets are €10 and are available in the following outlets; Boyle Credit Union, Adam’s Apple Fruit & Veg Boyle, Úna Bhán Tourism Grounds of King House Boyle. Proceeds in aid of Tawnytaskin Community Centre.


40 years of original hits by the famous Bagatelle will be taking place in Teach Murray on Friday 15th March. Tickets available in Una Bhan Tourism in the grounds of King House, Boyle. For further information, call 071 966 3033.


Boyle GAA to host ‘I’m a Celebrity’ Excitement is building ahead of next year’s Boyle GAA organised ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’ fundraiser. The event will take place on Saturday March 16th in St. Joseph’s Hall. 24 contestants will battle it out to see who is the ‘King or Queen of the Jungle’. The main sponsor of the night is LandEscape Pty Ltd, the Australian company run by Boyle man Padraig Sweeney. Based on the popular TV show, this event is unlike anything you have seen before! Contestants are fully dressed in their campsite costumes and compete alongside live snakes, reptiles and spiders surrounded by a jungle background.


The all-weather Courtyard Market takes place every Saturday in the grounds of King House, Boyle from 10am until 2pm. If you would like to enjoy the best locally grown fresh and organic produce, then a trip to the Courtyard Market should be on your agenda. There is a wide range of seasonal produce, including organic fruit and vegetables, homemade jams and marmalade, organic free range eggs, fruit juices, gluten free/ sour dough/ spelt bread and all kinds of delicious home bakes are available every week. Alongside the food stalls are a number of crafters selling their handmade wares, personalized candles and knitwear. So why not come along and have a chat with the stall holders and avail of their ideas. For further information, please call Una Bhan on 071 9663 033


Are you looking for a new job? Are you having difficulty putting together your CV? Would you like some help? Then why not call into the Úna Bhán office in the grounds of King House, Boyle, where we will be delighted to give you any help, advice or information we can. A good CV could make all the difference in getting your job application through to the interview stage. We have a template and sheet of helpful tips to guide you through the process. We will also type your CV if you cannot do this yourself. Or you may just want to call in for a chat about your CV. All information will be treated in the strictest of confidence. For more details, contact Úna Bhán Tourism on 071 9663033. We also offer office services such as Photo Copying, Scanning, Laminating, Typing, Faxing, Binding and Printing.