FETAC LEVEL 5 OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID: This course is the only officially certified course in this country. It is a FETAC Level 5 Occupational First AID Course. It runs over three days with an award by FETAC for successful candidates. Course will be held in Tang Community Centre in November. The course covers: Patient Assessment, Scene management at an accident, Working in conjunction with the emergency services, Respiratory Emergencies-choking etc. Cardiac First Response- CPR/AED, Aspirin administration etc Heart attacks, angina-chest pain, Wounds and Bleeding- recognition of both internal and external bleeding and management, Burns-Identification and treatment of minor and severe burns including chemical burns. Head injury- Management of head and bone fractures. Spinal immobilisation. Sprains and Strains, Poisoning, Airway management in the unconscious patient. This list is just some of the area covered. This course is unparallel in the areas it covers and the skill set it delivers to the First Aider. The award is good for two years. Cost of the course is €170 per person. Deposit of €50 per person taken to secure your place. Contact Darren on 086 1704394
SET DANCING CLASSES: Set Dancing continues in Tang Community Centre every Wednesday at 8.30p.m. Everyone welcome. Come any Wednesday night.
GAA CLUB LOTTO – Jackpot €7,150: Results 22nd Oct 12: No’s 12, 24, 25, 26. 4 x €25: Liz Conway (S: Liz Conway); Josephine Cooney (S: Cooney’s Hotel); Sean Gill (S: Damien Gill); Sinead Seery (S: Vera Galvin).
Next Lotto: Monday, 29th October - Venue: Murray’s, Ballymahon.
DEFIBRILLATOR IN TANG GAA PARK: A defibrillator will be installed shortly in the grounds of Joe Fox GAA park Tang. A fantastic piece of important life saving equipment that will be available to the whole community. A simple and straight forward device to use. We don’t know when, where or if ever we would have to use it. But and this is very important this device is of no use to you or your friends or family if you don’t know how to use it. Free course training for all interested in the use of a defibrillator will be held in the coming weeks in Tang Community Centre. You only have to be over 16. This is for your own education only you will not be asked to be on a responder list you will not be asked to take care of the defibrillator. We hope you will take part so we can make our community a little bit safer. If interested please contact Darren Mulledy to arrange on 0861704394 or Stephen Heneghan 0863214570 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
“PROGRESSIVE 25”: - Fridays at 9.15pm - Tang Community Centre. Next Jackpot: Friday 26th October. Jackpot €350 on 14 games.
Skills for Work: Free Communications/Computer course for farmers, including email, internet & applications. 35 hours tuition over 12 weeks, ready to go, delivered by VEC in Ballymahon. For more information, contact Marian on 087-1777 879.