Ballinagh

Gael of the year

Gael of the year

Last week Mr Connie O’Reilly was honoured by his fellow Irish in New York where he was named 2015 ‘Gael of the Year’ at the United Irish Counties of New York Association annual dinner dance. On behalf of the people of his native district may I congratulate Connie – who is one of nature’s gentlemen – on his richly deserved recognition.

Red Cross

The Ballinagh- Ballintemple Irish Red Cross will be running a cardiac first response one-day course on February 15th in the Ballinagh Community Centre. Cost of course is 50 euro and to book a place, please phone Kathy Lynch on 086 392 5462 or Jimmy Galligan on 086 8313818.

Kids mid term workshops

Spring time arts and crafts at Realtog Centre Kilnaleck. For children 5 to 10 years, each workshop 2 euro per child and for more information or to book your place call (049) 4336070.

Community Enterprise Association

Ballinagh Community Enterprise Association meeting this Wednesday, 11th February at 9pm in community centre, new members & ideas welcome.

Kids mid term workshops

Spring time arts and crafts, Realtog centre Kilnaleck. For children aged 5 – 10 years. Each workshop 2 euro per child. For more information or to book your place call 049 4336070. Thursday, 19th February, workshop 1 from 10am – 12pm. Theme: Baby animals born in Spring and planting seeds in spring. Thursday, 19th February workshop 2 from 2pm – 4pm. Theme: Spring flower and rainbow arts and crafts. Friday 20th February workshop 1 from 10am – 12pm. Theme: Baby animals born in Spring & planting seeds in spring. Friday 20th February workshop 2 from 2pm – 4pm. Theme Spring flower and rainbow arts and crafts.

Computer courses

Beginners, simple steps to using a computer. How to turn it on and off using the mouse, using the keyboard. Word processing 4 week course starts Wednesday, 4th March – Wednesday 25th March 10am – 12pm. Internet and email, using the internet, using email: 6 weeks course, starts Wednesday 4th March – Wednesday 25th March 2pm – 4pm. Intermediate, more emphasis on word processing using Microsoft word than the beginners classes. It is an ideal follow on for those who want to use more in-depth word. Start Thursday 5th March – Thursday 26th March 10am – 12pm. Advanced – A look at Excel , Powerpoint and publisher. Starts Thursday 5th March – Thursday 26th March 2pm – 4pm. Kids computing, 4 weeks starts Wednesday 4th March 4pm – 5.30pm. Courses are free subject to certain criteria, places are limited so booking is essential. For more information call 049 4336070.

Personal Development Course

5 week course starts in Cavan on 11th March. 7pm – 9.15pm. Places are limited so booking is essential. For more information call 049 4336070.

Taking control workshop

The ‘Taking control’ workshop is about practical ways to face life challenges, maintaining and taking control of your physical and mental well being. Realtog Centre, Kilnaleck 10am till 4pm. 10 euro charge. Places are limited so booking is essential. For more information call 049 4336070.