GARDA COMMUNITY INFORMATION CENTRE.
The Garda Community Information Centre open in the Depot on Mondays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This service will continue each Monday. General Garda Services and information will be provided. This is a pilot scheme and its’ success depends on the support of the public. Please use the service when it is made available locally.
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2018 summer Stars reading adventure this summer. In a fitting end to the reading initiative, Dromahair Library welcomes all their summer Stars participants to an awards presentation which will take place in Dromahair Library on Tuesday, October 16, at 6 p.m. A Certificate of participation will be presented to all on the evening as well as treats and raffle prizes for participants. So hope to see you all there.
TEAM HOPE SHOEBOX APPEAL
It’s getting to that time of year again. The SHOE BOX APPEAL is here again. Gavin from Gala in Dromahair is coming on board once again this year by allowing us use his shop as a drop off point thus making it as easy as possible for you. Leaflets will be in Gala soon explaining what the contents of the box should be and whether for boy/girl and age category. Please keep it in mind.
The next draw will take place in Stanford’s on Saturday, October 13. Tickets available in our Blue boxes in all businesses in Dromahair. Your continued support is much appreciated.
Dromahair Heritage Group is working on a project about wells in the area and in particular the spa well at Derrybrisk. The group would be delighted to hear stories from the past especially the gatherings after Mass on a Sunday afternoon. Contact 086 0580034 or any member of the committee.
SET DANCING CLASSES
Set dancing classes are beginning in Newtownmanor Hall on Monday evenings, October 15, at 8 p.m. Have some fun while learning some steps/sets. For more information contact either: Paul McDermott on Mob: 087 9057254 or Francis Harte on Mob: 086 3145933.
SGT CONROY RETIRES
Sgt Robert Conroy will be retiring from An Garda Síochána Best wishes to Sgt Robert Conroy, who will be retiring from An Garda Síochána on Wednesday, October 10, There will be function to celebrate his career in Heraghty’s Bar on Wednesday, October 10, at 9 p.m. absolutely shocked and saddened at An Post’s decision to reject our submission. It was done five days before we sent it to Dublin, This is a brutal attack on our elderly people who have been terribly inconvenienced especially those who have no transport. The timing and design of this plan by a Semi-State body was ‘despicable’.
The above group have now stepped up their campaign as we feel that An Post’s Protocol is antiquated and subsequently needs to change.
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