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Weekly News Roundup - Sunday 31 Oct 2010

Busy Buddies Homework Club

The Busy Buddies Homework Club is hoping to open for business soon.
There has been a tremendous response from parents to this initiative
with almost a full quota reached by the first week of the school term.
Because of this wonderful response the Club urgently requires more
volunteers to give an hour or two once a week from Monday to Friday
between 2pm and 3pm. Volunteers are welcome on a part time or
continuous basis and it is not needed to be a parent or guardian of a
child in the school to participate. All adults participating will be
subject to Garda vetting. Contact either Sarah at 087-6494475, Ann M
at 085-1517208, Avril at 086-1094926, Ann D at 086-0776499 or Angie at

*Free Pre School Places*

Due to the high demand for the free pre school places provided by the ECCE
Scheme, Suantrai Montessori School Tinryland is now enrolling for September
2011. We are experiencing high volumes of both enquiries and enrolments so
if you would prefer your child to attend pre school in your local area, is
would be advisable to book as soon as possible. For further information,
please contact Frances Byrne on (087) 9079331

Tinryland Parent and Toddler Group.

Tinryland Parent and Toddler Group will meet every Wednesday morning
from 9.30am till 11.30am, in the Parish Hall. Parents are very
welcome to drop in for a friendly chat and a cuppa, while their
children have the opportunity to play.


In the Draw of Wed October 13th, the winning numbers were 4,11,15 and
22. Congratulations to the Tinryland winners Pauline Cleary, Mary
O'Neill, Thomas Lyons and Joan Curran. In the Draw of 20th October,
the only local winner was Niall Shannon who won 77. Books of tickets
can be collected any week from either Deane's Shop, Church Sacristy and the
Parochial House.

The Monthly Parish Lottery Draw was held on Sunday last. The following
were the winners: Mary O'Neill (50), Peggy Farrell (25), Margaret
Kelly c/o Brendan Farrell (25) and John Donoghue c/o Brendan Farrell

CRISP Computer Courses

CRISP Computer Training Centre would like to Invite all Beginners to
an hour's free computer demonstration !
For groups of 3 to 4 persons For Bookings please phone Josie 059
9139137 / 0863615271


CARLOW Storytellers present Lunchtime Theatre in George Bernard Shaw
Theatre Bar, Dublin Road, Carlow at 1pm on Thursday 4th November.
Adm: 7 and 4 (concession) including Tea and Coffee. Ticket numbers

Self Management Course

Is chronic illness part of your life? Are you a carer or do you have a
health condition? Have you, or a family member, experienced, pain,
tiredness, stress, loss of mobility, fear for the future, anxiety,
depression, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, isolation or any of
the many other consequences of long-term and enduring ill-health or
disability? Would a Self-Management Programme help? Self management is
about using simple skills to take control of the way you think and
feel about your health condition/your caring situation and how you
cope in everyday life. A six week course will begin on:

Wednesday 3rd November Irish Wheelchair Association. Carlow
For further information contact Anne Cody 0879028534 or check the

Vision Training

FETAC Level 5 Care Skills course begins Tuesday 02nd November. Delivered
over 4 consecutive Tuesdays. Please contact Aislinn @ Vision Training on
086 1704157 for details.

CPR & Defibrillator Training:

Carlow Community & Voluntary Forum have organised CPR & Defibrillator
training in the following areas Tullow November 13, 9am to
12.30pm and 1pm to 4.30pm, Sat November 27, Bagenalstown 9am ? 12.30
pm and from 1pm to 4.30. Saturday December 11, Askea Parish centre
9am to 12.30pm and 1pm to 4.30pm Clubs, Community groups and
organisations can avail of this valuable training. The CPR and
Defibrillator training takes 3.5 hours and is accredited by the Irish
Heart Foundation. Each course can accommodated 6 participants and
places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. The cost
of the Training is subsidised by the Carlow Community & Voluntary
Forum and therefore can be offered to affiliated members at the
reduced price of ?15 per person, your group/organisation can nominate
2 members to partake in the training. Participants must be affiliated
to the Carlow Community & Voluntary Forum. For more information on
becoming affiliated please contact Margaret or Jannette at 059 9136201
or 9136203.

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