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Ba­sic Com­puter classes will be­gin on Tues­day, Novem­ber 14, from 4.15 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. at St At­tracta’s CS, Tub­ber­curry – places are very limited. Classes are for to­tal be­gin­ners and are free. Classes run for five Tues­days. Pre-book­ing es­sen­tial: 071 9120814 or email mroddy@stat­trac­tas.ie.


The Western Drama Fes­ti­val com­mit­tee are busy pre­par­ing for the 2017 One Act Drama Fes­ti­val which runs from Thurs­day, Novem­ber 16, to Satur­day, Novem­ber 18. An ex­cel­lent pro­gramme of plays will be on of­fer, be­ing per­formed by the top groups in the coun­try. There’s some­thing for ev­ery­one so put the dates in your di­ary. Tick­ets will be for sale at the door nightly.


A 25 card drive takes place in Kil­lo­rans, Tub­ber­curry on Tues­day night, Novem­ber 21, at 8.30 p.m. This event is in aid of Gal­lagher House Christ­mas party. There will be a raf­fle on the night with Spot Prizes. Sin­gle Hands. Re­fresh­ments served. Tick­ets €10 each. All sup­port wel­come. Tick­ets on sale now.


AIB Tub­ber­curry are host­ing a char­ity tea or cof­fee day on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 23, from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 1.30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the branch, sup­port­ing the Alzheimer So­ci­ety of Ire­land. Drop in for a cuppa and cake and sup­port this char­ity by pur­chas­ing a Mem­ory Rib­bon or do­nat­ing on the day. Come along for a cuppa and raise funds and aware­ness of a con­di­tion af­fect­ing so many of our fam­ily, friends and neigh­bours.


The Ougham Ken­nels man­aged by Paul, Mickey and Luke Kil­coyne had a big win in Bal­li­na­gar Co Of­faly over the Oc­to­ber Bank hol­i­day week­end when Luke’s bitch Ougham Honey won the pres­ti­gious O’Con­nor Cup a stake for 16 All Age which in­cluded six trial stake win­ners and Char­lie Faul trained the win­ner of the Bal­li­na­gar work­ing mem­bers stake and Troy Cup ‘Dan­neys Lola’ for lo­cal owner Daniel O’Con­nor.


The Tub­ber­curry Cre­ative Writ­ers group meet ev­ery Fri­day in Tub­ber­curry Li­brary from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ev­ery­one wel­come.


Tub­ber­curry Can­cer Sup­port Cen­tre is a place of Peace and Hope for peo­ple who have or had can­cer and their im­me­di­ate fam­i­lies, pro­vid­ing Holis­tic Ther­a­pies. Coun­selling, One-one sup­port, Work­shops. The Can­cer Sup­port Group meet on the First Wed­nes­day of the month at 8 p.m. Drop in Mon­day to Thurs­day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 089 4480527.


Re­hearsals are in full swing at present for this year’s pro­duc­tion of ‘’Cupid Wore Skirts’’ by the Cloona­cool Play­ers. This is an hi­lar­i­ous three-act com­edy writ­ten by that great north­ern play­wright Sam Cree. It will be per­formed in Cloona­cool Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Fe­bru­ary 9 10 and 11 2018, fol­lowed by dates in the Hawks Well Theatre Sligo, Bal­lina Arts Cen­tre, St Brigid’s Hall Tub­ber­curry and Ballintogher Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

The cast con­tains the usual mix of lo­cal ac­tors which in­clude John McIn­tyre, De­nis Ross, Geral­dine Lundy, Laura Mullarkey, Breege Calvey Martin McIn­tyre, Mar­garet McIn­tyre and new­com­ers Regina Henry and Dara McGarry. The play is pro­duced by Seán Walsh and di­rected by Tom Towey.

Stage man­ager is Peadar Con­way, Set Con­struc­tion is looked af­ter by Seán Calvey and Alan McKim, stage as­sis­tants Sinéad Davitt and Agnes Durkin, Sound by Mor­ris Con­boy, Light­ing is or­gan­ised by Seán John­ston, Benny Henry and Owen Ross. Props are looked af­ter by Eileen Kir­rane, Cos­tumes by Mary Keane and Make-up is by Ann-Marie Con­way. Trans­port is or­gan­ised by Peadar Con­way, John McIn­tyre and Adrian McIn­tyre. Any­one wish­ing to join the group and help out in any way can con­tact any group mem­ber in the com­ing weeks.


A Christ­mas Mar­ket will be held in the CBD Sports Com­plex Charlestown on Sun­day, Novem­ber 26, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Any­one, who would like to book a ta­ble con­tact Caro­line 086 1757719.


Look­ing for some crafty time? Why not come and join the Tub­ber­curry Women’s Group. We meet ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 5.30 p.m. till 8.30 p.m. at the com­mu­nity room at the Tub­ber­curry li­brary. We’ll be de­lighted to see you.


Email Roger McCar­rick – tub­ber­cur­rynotes@eir­com.net.

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