POETRY READING: There will be a POETRY READING by poet Brendan MacCarthaigh in the Resource Centre on Wednesday September 7 at 8.30pm, organised by Jim O’Farrell. Brendan, a Christian Brother in India for more than 50 years, has had the privilege of welcoming Jim and his friend Fr Pat Hogan with his group Calcutta Calling to India several times. Free admission. All welcome.
Archive for Resource Centre Events
OPEN NIGHT: An Open Night will be held in the Resource Centre on Thursday September 1 from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Information and registration will be available for all the classes available in the Centre. There are a variety of courses for adults and children. Tea and cake will be served.
BAG PACKING EVENT – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We have been fortunate to secure a slot for a fundraising bag packing event in Dunnes Stores, Jetland Centre on Friday September 2 and Saturday September 3. We will be there from 10am to 10pm on Friday and 10am to 6pm on Saturday. We would really appreciate some help. All money raised will go towards further reducing the outstanding debt on the Resource Centre.If you can help us for an hour or two on either day, please contact Ann Davoren 087 2122842 or Tracey McElligott 087 9591790 or your Community Council Representative.
45 DRIVE: The weekly 45 card drive in aid of the Ballybrown Community Resource Centre continues each Thursday evening at 8.45pm and your support would be much appreciated. The winners for Thursday April 7 are as follows: 1st prize of €160 was shared by Bridget Lynch with Paddy McCarthy and Paddy Hanrahan with John O’Brien who finished on 9 games. The table prize went to Denis and Eileen Casey. The raffle as follows 1/ €30, Eithne Ryan, 2/ €20, Sean King, 3/ €20, May Doolan, 4/ €10, John O’Gorman, 5/ €10, John O’Brien, 6/ €10, Peggy Cusack. There are just three weeks to go in the league for prize money of €280, ( 1/ €150, 2/ €80, 3/ €50 ). It’s all to play for now and it’s very close at the top with John Doolan and Pauline Culhane on 67, Jimmy McNamara on 65, Michael Stokes and Micheal O’Keeffe on 64, Junior Hogan on 62, Donie Lane and Pat Mulqueen on 61, Brian Barrett and Gerry Moran on 60. Should make for a very interesting next few weeks. See you all on Thursday night. We also send special wishes for a speedy recovery to Maura Byrnes. Hurry back with the boiled cakes and scones Maura.
AFTERNOON TEA, A PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL. This extra special event with hot punch reception, a selection of sweet and savoury delights and an afternoon of entertainment will take place on Sunday Feb 7 at the Community Resource Centre. Tickets are €15 each. Gift cards available. In order to avoid disappointment contact Eithne at 087 6487807 to order the last few tickets.
AFTERNOON TEA, A PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL. This extra special event with hot punch reception, a selection of sweet and savory delights and an afternoon of entertainment will take place on Sunday Feb 7 at the Community Resource Centre – Tickets are €15 each. We have limited availability and tickets are in huge demand. Gift cards available. In order to avoid disappointment contact Eithne at 087 6487807 to book your place.
THANKS TO NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH : The presence of Neighbourhood Watch members in the area on Halloween night ensured a peaceful and enjoyable night. Many thanks to all involved.