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Prepa­ra­tions are well un­der way at Sham­rock Gaels club for their ‘Strictly Come Danc­ing’ on Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, in the Clay­ton Ho­tel. This will be a ma­jor fundrais­ing event for the up­keep and main­te­nance of the main pitch in Coola and also the Gaelic pitch in River­stown Park. Tick­ets for the event are now avail­able from the dancers or any com­mit­tee mem­ber for €10. Any sup­port would be greatly ap­pre­ci­ated.


Get Christ­mas off to a good start with a trip to the Lit­tle Bud­dies Christ­mas Mar­kets. Browse at a wide se­lec­tion of Mar­ket stalls and Trade-stands fol­lowed by a visit to Santa’s Grotto. Chil­dren can en­joy free face-paint­ing and crafts and ev­ery­one gets a free sup­per. Stalls open Satur­day, De­cem­ber 16, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sun­day, De­cem­ber from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


A won­der­ful ex­pe­ri­ence for young and old. En­joy the Elves stage per­for­mance and sur­prise guests in the build up to Santa’s ar­rival. To book call Josephine at 087 2575581 or 071 9167013. Lines are open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Chil­dren €15, Adults €5 to in­clude show and Santa’s gift. Satur­day, De­cem­ber 9, at 3 p.m., Sun­day, De­cem­ber 10, at 3 p.m., Satur­day, De­cem­ber 16, at 3 p.m. and Sun­day, De­cem­ber 17, at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Free car park­ing. Restau­rant on Site. Email sligo­folk­park@eir­com.net or visit sligo­folk­park.com.


Kids jiv­ing lessons will con­tinue on Tues­day in Mor­ri­son Cot­tage River­stown at 6.30 p.m. Aged 5+. Con­tact An­nette 086 1685170 or see A & C Coun­try Jiv­ing Face­book page.


The parish­ioners of Bally­sumaghan Church would like to sin­cerely thank all those who sup­ported their re­cent fundrais­ing dance which was held in Ballintogher Hall. Thanks to all who spon­sored prizes, bought tick­ets and to all those who came along on the night. It was a great suc­cess and an en­joy­able night was had by all.


To have your news item in­cluded in the River­stown notes email to car­row­cashel@eir­com. net or al­ter­na­tively call Iris at 086 8258525.

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