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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 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 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’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 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 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.


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 cu­ra­tor@art­bank.bun­clody.eu, Face­book @art­bankbun­clody, call 053 9375200 or call into art.


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.


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.

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