The Sligo Champion - - COMMUNITY NEWS -


A huge thank you to ev­ery­one who baked, do­nated, sup­ported or at­tended the Cof­fee Day fundraiser held re­cently in River­stown To­tal­health Phar­macy. This event raised €2,007 for the North West Hospice. Well done to all in­volved.


Cool­bock Na­tional School in River­stown is cur­rently in­volved in the Asthma Friendly Schools pro­gramme de­vel­oped by the Asthma So­ci­ety of Ire­land. This pro­gramme pro­vides schools with asthma in­for­ma­tion and re­sources to en­able staff to be­come fa­mil­iar with asthma symp­toms, trig­gers, treat­ments and emer­gency sit­u­a­tions.

As part of the schools in­volve­ment with this pro­gramme Cool­bock NS will host an in­for­ma­tion evening with an Asthma Nurse Spe­cial­ist. This event will take place in Cool­bock Na­tional School on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 11, at 7 p.m. This is a free event and all are wel­come to at­tend.


River­stown Comhal­tas will be hold­ing Ram­bling House on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 13, at 9.30 p.m. Mu­si­cians, singers and Dancers wel­come. Re­fresh­ments will be served. Ad­mis­sion €10. En­quiries to Pádraig Kerins 087 6707329.


Chil­dren aged 4-12 are wel­come to come along to a Hal­loween Camp start­ing Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 29, in the Mor­ri­son Cot­tage, River­stown. Camp runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and no pre­vi­ous dance ex­pe­ri­ence is needed. To book please text 086 2584465.


Tra­di­tional English and Ir­ish Singing Classes tak­ing place in the Mor­ri­son Cot­tage, River­stown every Satur­day. Chil­dren’s lessons from 3.15 p.m. to 4 p.m. and adult lessons from 4 p.m. to 4.40 p.m. with all-Ire­land Win­ner Tom Gavin. Come Along for a sing a song. All lev­els catered for. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact 087 9192799.


Fun Hal­loween Trick or Treat Trail for chil­dren from three to eight years old on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 30, at mid­day, just €5 per child who must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult at all times. Phone 086 2356688 or email folk­park­sligo@gmail.com to book your place. Also Scare in the park at the Sligo Folk Park will take place on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., €5 per child, chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult at all times, phone 086 2356688 or email folk­park­sligo@ gmail.com to book your place.


Cas­tle Dar­gan Ladies Golf Club are de­lighted to an­nounce that Séa­mus O’Rourke will re­turn with his lat­est play ‘and Thank You’ in Cas­tle Dar­gan Ho­tel. The show will be held on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 28, at 8 p.m. In case you missed it re­cently in the Hawk­swell Theatre, here is your chance to see him once again. Tick­ets are avail­able from the ho­tel in ad­vance or on the night, €10 each. Ev­ery­one wel­come. Keep the date free.


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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