ENTERPRISE TRAINING IN BUNCLODY
Enterprise Training has been arranged for businesses in the Bunclody area on Thursday, September 19 – Finance for non-Financial Managers And on Friday, September 29 – Marketing.
Training will take place in the Millrace Hotel and is all day (9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.) with lunch provided. There will be no cost to participants as this will be funded from Redz funding.
A number of local businesses that attended the networking night have already signed up but as this is group training it is open to others.
If you are interested in taking part please contact Barbara Smithers at email barbara@ jamesburke.ie or mobile 087 9970850 to book a place. You can attend both sessions or individual sessions if they have a preference for either one.
Bunclody Market is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in St Aidan’s Hall and has stalls of different produce all produced in and around Bunclody. Stalls can be found in St Aidan’s Hall, Irish Street and Market Square, Bunclody on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please call in have a look. Tea and coffee served only €3
Coming up in Bunclody Library
On Thursday, September 14, at 7 p.m. Robert Miller, in association with Bunclody Horticultural Society joins us in Bunclody Library for a gardening talk.
On Saturday, September 16, at 2.30 p.m. – Bricks for kids for seven- to 12-year-olds. Bricks4Kidz® workshops teach the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) through mechanical LEGO technic kits. The Bricks4Kidz approach to learning is imaginative, multi-sensory and fun, creating a dynamic learning experience for your kids. Students will build a motorised model using Brick4Kidz project kits, lesson plans, batteries and motors.
On Saturday, September 23, at 2.30 p.m. – Join us in Bunclody Library for a talk and presentation on Wexford Wildfowl Reserve. The Reserve is located on flat farmland on the North Slob which was walled off from Wexford Harbour and reclaimed from the sea in the 1840s partly as a famine relief project. Well worth a visit over the winter months, especially.
On Thursday, September 28, at 7 p.m there will be a Musical evening with local artists – Following on from our successful musical evening in July, Bunclody Library is hosting another evening of musical entertainment with local artists featuring traditional and other genres of music. Not to be missed. Regular Adult Events Computer Classes: Bunclody Library has just finished the current classes for beginners in association with CTEC Wexford. If you wish to be considered for future classes, please contact Bunclody Library as soon as possible.
Adult Reading Circle: The next meeting is on Friday, October 13, at 11 a.m. New members are always welcome.
Adult Creative Writing: The adult creative writing group ‘Drop of Ink’ returns on Thursday, September 21, at 7 p.m. after the summer break. New members are always welcome.
Booking is essential for all events. Tel: 053 9375466. Regular Children’s Events Junior Reading Circle ‘Bunclody Book Cave’ Junior Reading Circle continues on Thursday, September 28, at 4 p.m.
Regular Toddler Story Time – Join us on Friday mornings at 11 a.m.
Come along with your tod- dler or preschooler for stories, rhymes and songs.
Bunclody Library branch is a wonderful – and free – resource for families.
Check out what we are reading this week. Not to be missed.
For a full listing of events see Bunclody Library’s Facebook page: facebook.com/Bunclody.
Library/events where you can sign up for our monthly what’s on e-newsletter. Also see our website: wexford.
THE MONDAY CLUB
The Monday Club at St Mary’s Centre, Ryland Road, Bunclody re-opens following the summer recess this September. Come and join us and brighten up your Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Throughout the year we will have information sharing, entertainment, arts and crafts, guest speakers and many more topics.
Monday, September 18: ‘ Test Your Competitive Side’ with games such as Darts, Boules, Croquet, Horseshoe Throwing and lots more.
Monday, September 25: ‘Modern Technology’ ‘Modern Technology’ FCJ Students will help you improve your skills on phone, tablet, laptop, etc. Sessions will include basic skills, downloading apps of interest, skype, saving photos, etc.
Entrance Fee: €4 which includes tea or coffee and Light Lunch. This Club will suit the 60+ age group. Transport not provided.
Local Meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8.30 p.m. in Brennan’s Market Sq., Bunclody.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL
St Teresa’s Conference St Vincent de Paul has a Local Confidential helpline – 087 3696883, please call if you need help. The SVP request Box is located at back of the Vincents shop at Market Square. There is a newspaper recycling bin beside O’Reilly’s SuperValue, Carrigduff in aid of SVP. Please help by donating your old newspapers if you can.
BUNCLODY VOCATIONAL COLLEGE
Bunclody Vocational College’s next split-the-pot draw is Friday, September 22, Envelopes are available in O’Reilly’s SuperValu, Eurospar, Ken Rothwell, Bunclody Credit Union and Bunclody Vocational College.
Some upcoming events to note: a used clothes collection will take place at the school on Monday October October 13 and a fashion show will be held in the Millrace Hotel on Friday, November 24, Tickets at €10 each available through the school. A great night out is promised.
CHILDREN’S DANCE CLASSES
Children’s dance classes resume in Bunclody church hall on Tuesday, September 12, from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. €6 per class pay-as-you-go. Ages four to 15 years. Text 087 9486518 to register.
SPEECH AND DRAMA
Speech and Drama classes have resumed on Mondays in Kilmyshall NS and Wednesdays in Our Lady of Lourdes N.S. Bunclody for both Primary and Secondary school students. These classes are not only fun but are also a great way to improve confidence, creativity and communication skills which will benefit children all through their lives.
During the year students will perform their own show, prepare for festivals and Speech and Drama Exams (with the Irish Board of Speech and Drama) as well as play drama games, work on speech and vocal projection, poetry, improvisation, monologues, public speaking, mime and so much more, while above all making sure to have lots of fun. New members are very welcome. Please contact Elaine 086 1691040 for more information.
NOT ALL SUPERHEROES WEAR CAPES
Foróige are currently looking for interested adult in the Bunclody and surrounding areas to come forward to help re-establish Bunclody Foróge Club. If you are looking to get some experience working with young people, have a skill to share or believe you could be a positive role model in a young person’s life we’d love to hear from you. To find out more of what’s involved contact Rosie O’Brien Foróige Regional Youth Officer at 086 2997677 or rosie.obrien@ foroige.ie or come along to our volunteer information meeting in St Aidan’s Hall on Thursday, September 14, at 8.15 p.m.
Tuesday, September 12, there is a Solo exhibition by Balu Timak. On Wednesday, September 13, there is a Creative Textured art workshop from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Cost €10 plus €5.00 for materials
On Thursday, September 14, there will be Manual Handling training from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. This training is organised by Wexford Local Developement and is free of charge.
On Saturday, September 16, it’s Dress4Mess Children’s workshop from midday to 1.30 p.m. Entry fee €5, €3.00.
Art Bank is open Tuesday to Saturday 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook @artbankbunclody, call 053 9375200 or call into art.
PROSTATE SURVIVOR PROGRAMME
Prostate Survivor Programme – Will be held in Eist in October/November 2017. This is a six-week programme for prostrate survivors the aims of the programme will be to promote physical wellbeing, develop new coping skills, information and shared experiences – Please contact the centre for more details at 059 9139684.
The EIST Cancer Support Centre, The Waterfront, Mill Lane Carlow provides practical help and emotional support to anyone effected by cancer, their families and carers, from the time of diagnosis, through treatment and afterwards.
At Eist we respect and support you on your individual personal journey. We ensure a confidential, professional and caring service in a peaceful environment.
The Eist Cancer Support Centre is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. of Fridays. Telephone Number 059 9139684.
WORLD ALZHEIMER WEEK
To highlight World Alzheimer Week there will be an open day in Bethany House Alzheimer Day Care Centre Barrack Street Carlow on Thursday, September 28, from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. And 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. All are welcome to come along and view our Day Care facilities meet the staff who will be on hand to give information and advise.
Whist is on Monday evenings in Bunclody Day Care Centre, Ryland Road. First deal 8.45 p.m. Please note change of venue.
River’s Edge, Bunclody hosts bingo every Wednesday night at 9 p.m. Each month a €200 donation from the proceeds is made to a local charity. So if you enjoy a good night out, make your way to River’s Edge on any or every Wednesday evening.