Rathowen

PUBLIC MEETING: A public meeting for concerned home owners in relation to the proposed wind turbine development (184 meters high) in the Rathowen and Legan area will be held in the Community hall, Rathowen on Thursday 21st March at 8pm. 
Guest speakers will give information on the possible impact on the environment and well being of those living in the vicinity. On Friday 29th March a large helium balloon will be launched near the village and will be flown at 184 meters height to give an idea of the overall height of the erected turbines. Have a look out your door or window to see it, no need to come into the village!!!

PUBLIC MEETING: A public meeting for concerned home owners in relation to the proposed wind turbine development (184 meters high) in the Rathowen and Legan area will be held in the Community hall, Rathowen on Thursday 21st March at 8pm. 
Guest speakers will give information on the possible impact on the environment and well being of those living in the vicinity. On Friday 29th March a large helium balloon will be launched near the village and will be flown at 184 meters height to give an idea of the overall height of the erected turbines. Have a look out your door or window to see it, no need to come into the village!!!

SYMPATHY: We offer our sincere sympathy to the family of Jimmy Scott, Ballinacargy who died last week after a long battle with cancer. May he rest in peace.

TIDY TOWNS: Rathowen Tidy Towns started the spring clean of the village last Saturday from 10am to 11am for the litter picking. We need more help and all will be out again this Saturday morning from 10 to 11am, as the old saying goes many hands makes light work!!! Please come out and help.

LEGAN VINTAGE CLUB: Legan vintage club are holding a raffle in aid of the DPOL 1st prise is a Massey Ferguson 20 Tvo. Tickets cost €5 per ticket or a book of five tickets for €20 tickets can be got from any club member. Draw will take place in the village house Rathowen on 5th of October 2013

STEPPING STONES: Stepping Stones will be holding an Easter camp from Monday 25th to Thursday 28th of March. Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts, fun and games and lots more. Book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited. Call Lorraine/Linda on 087 2244584/043 6676877. Stepping Stones Parent and Toddler group is a group which welcomes parents, grandparents and carers of children to meet with other parents, grandparents or carers. The group meets from 10.30am until 12.30pm every Tuesday morning. It’s a great opportunity to meet up have a chat and a cup of tea/coffee, discuss how their week has gone for them while their children can socialise with other children of the same age and take part in set activities e.g. painting, singing rhymes, story time, play dough. On Tuesday 19th March at 11am we will be hosting Gymboree this is a fun way to learn through play and music. Gymboree is always a great morning of fun so why not come along and join in.

CRECHE OPEN DAY: Naoi Rath Re are delighted to invite you to our open day on Saturday 13th April from 12 to 2pm.

Enroling for September 2013: Free Pre school year and other places available for babies, toddlers, pre/after school. Offering a reduced rate for After/school kids of €4 per evening (including meal). Come join us on the day along with Legan National School Principle and Parents Committee. For more info contact Lisa on 044-9357080.

VARIETY CONCERT: A variety concert will take place on Easter Sunday night the 31st March at 7.30pm in Streete Parish Park. The concert is a fundraiser for the Parish Park Walkway and will include the best of local talent. A great show with something for everybody. Tickets are at the door or from committee members. Please support.

NOTES: Anyone with notes please e-mail them into Lorraine on lorraine.tormey@gmail.com for Sunday before 5pm any notes later than 5pm will not be guaranteed to be in the papers.