Weekly News 18th July 2022

18 July 2022

Dunnamaggin Local Lotto Winning Numbers for July 11th : 5 , 10 , 20 . Congratulation to Winner Amy Murphy ( Townsends) Jackpot next week (July 18th) € 1,000. Venue Delaney's Bar Kells at 9pm All Welcome

Kilkenny Volunteer Centre: has the following organisations looking for volunteers -
Website Design Volunteer : Callan First Responders
Callan First Responders who provide vital a life saving service to the Callan Community would love to hear from any volunteer interested in helping them develop a new website to promote their service.
Amber Womens Refuge : Tour de Sportive - Saturday 30th of July
The team at Amber Womens refuge who are one of the charities supported by the event , are providing refreshments at the event and would love to hear from any volunteers who have a couple of hours to spare on the day to help out and keep the cyclists hydrated ! You can channel your inner Mrs Doyle !
Kilkenny Bereavement Support : Listening Volunteers
Listening Volunteers are needed for Kilkenny Bereavement Support in Kilkenny who provide one to one support for individuals who are bereaved . Please note that there is a required 30 hours of training as part of this role.
Teac Tom are looking for Volunteers to help out at Electric Picnic this year.
If camping and music is your thing, while supporting the fantastic work that Teac Tom do this is the role for you.
For more information please log onto www.volunteerkilkenny.ie or call 0892584946

Kilmoganny Festival Bank Holiday Weekend July 30th & 31st

Saturday July 30th: 2pm to 4pm: Afternoon Tea & Caroline Boutique with a exhibition by James Creaney in St Eoghans Centre

7pm: BBQ in Dunphys Pub

Sunday July 31st: 9am to 12noon: Full Irish Breakfast in St Eoghan’s Centre

3.30pm: Skills Coaching with Adrian Mullen for Children aged 6 -11 years followed at 4.30pm for the Brendan Fennelly Tribute Match. All takes place at the Kilmoganny GAA pitch

7pm to late in Dunphys Pub: BBQ followed by ‘The Feck’n Match’ Comedy Play and a Balloon Bursting Raffle with the night finishing with music by ‘2 to Groove’.

Weekend Ticket - €20.00

Saturday Night Only: €10.00

Sunday Night Only: €15.00

Tickets on Sale in Petes or from Alycia 087 6757490 or Lorraine 087 6414147

Outdoor Barn Dance in Madge's Garden Dunnamaggin: the rescheduled Barn Dance takes place on Saturday August 6th in Madge's Garden from 7pm to 10pm so get your dancing shoes and cowboy hats on and come on down to Madge's Garden for some Line Dancing. Ray Cahill, line dancing maestro will be on hand to put us through our paces, a BBQ will be available and Ray's will be open to quench the thirst. €5 on the gate - €10 to include a Burger and mineral. To make a weekend of it our monthly market will take place on Sunday August 7th instead of July 31st from 11.30am to 4pm. From 1pm to 3pm Ray will be on hand to give free Children's Line Dancing Lessons - spot prizes throughout and one especially for best dressed cowboy and cowgirl. Connect with neighbours and friends - BBQ, Real Lemonade from Gwen's Stall and lots of craft and food stalls. Keep an eye on our facebook page Dunnamaggin Community News or text 087 7565376 to be included in our Whats App group to keep you up to date with what is happening and what we have planned.

Rosary in Dunnamaggin: The rosary will take place the first Monday of every month during the summer at 8pm at Our Lady's Grotto Baurscobe, Dunnamaggin. All are welcome.

Droichead Family Resource Centre are now enrolling for the Moving on Programme commencing in September 2022. Get Driver Theory, Driving Lessons and Test preparation while training in Employment Skills including Safepass, HACCP and First Aid. Training allowance paid subject to DSP entitlements. For more information contact Droichead Family Resource Centre on (056) 7755660.
Kilkenny Parents Hub will be held in Droichead Family Resource Centre on Wednesday 27 th July from 9.30am-12.30pm. This is a confidential drop in support and advice service for parents / guardians of children 0-18. Family Support Services are available Mon- Fri. For more information call, email or text our Support Workers. Jess (085) 8564950 developmentworker@droicheadfrc.ie Carmel (083) 2098069 familysupport@droicheadfrc.ie. We are now taking names for Toddlers and Tea Playgroup for toddlers and their grown ups for September. It is a weekly, 90 minute drop in session at Droichead FRC. We have messy/ sensory play activities every week, free play, time indoors and outside plus a story and songs at the end of every session . Get in touch with Jess to book or for some more info (085) 8564950. Droichead Family Resource Centre has a Fully Funded Part Time Course starting in September 2022 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am-12.30pm. If you are interested in Healthcare and would like a QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Qualification, contact Back to Education Initiative on (056) 7701020 or email btei@kkadulted.ie for more information.