General News

New Parent & Toddler Group

Charlestown Parent and Toddler Group will take place weekly from 10am to 12 noon starting Thursday November 30th  at Sasta Early Learning Centre, Barrack Street, Charlestown. Contact 094 9053814 for details.

Here Comes Santa!

The Christmas Market   takes place in the CBD Sports Complex, Charlestown, on Sunday November 26th from 12 noon until 4pm. There’ll be Santa, face painting, a raffle and refreshments, and craft stalls including woodcraft, cards, artisan cheese, Christmas wreaths, handmade stationery, hats and scarves, and much more. Everyone is welcome – come and find the… Read more »

New Date for Market

Please note there’s a new date for the Christmas Market   in the CBD Sports Complex, Charlestown :**November 26th. Bookings are now being taken for crafts people who’d like to book a table: contact Caroline on 086 1757719 for details. On the day, from 12 noon until 4pm, there’ll be Santa, a raffle and refreshments at… Read more »

CULTURE NIGHT at Charlestown Arts Centre

This Culture Night, Friday, September 22nd, Charlestown Arts Centre will be hosting an action packed programme of events for all ages. The Arts Centre will be open all day with artist Shane Finan creating a live landscape painting on the walls of gallery. Visitors will be welcome to take a brush and contribute to the… Read more »

Springboard Talk

Come along to a talk in Charlestown about free training opportunities at GMIT Castlebar.  You could be eligible for a free course to up-skill or retrain – come and find out more on Wednesday, July 19th in the Enterprise Centre, Airport Road, Charlestown, at 11am. Organised by Charlestown Development Association in partnership with South West… Read more »

Cloonlyon 5K Fun Run

Cloonlyon Parent’s Association will hold their annual 5K Fun Run on Saturday, 17th June 2017. (3K option for little ones)    Registration will take place from 10am at Cloonlyon National School. The Fun Run will commence from Bushfield Church at 11am. A raffle will be held on the day with some fantastic prizes to be won! Cost of Entry:… Read more »

Tesco Blue Token Appeal

Here’s an opportunity for you to help early years care in Charlestown when you shop in Tesco: drop your blue tokens into the Sásta collection point. Sásta Early Learning Centre is a not-for-profit registered charity providing early years care and education in the community and caters for children from 1-6 years. Tesco Swinford has included… Read more »

Creative Writing Group

Charlestown Creative Writing Group meets in the Arts Centre twice a month, and new members are always welcome (NB this is an adult group). The group includes some complete beginners alongside experienced wordsmiths, which makes for a great mix of people interested in improving their writing skills and offering support to each other in the… Read more »

It’s All About Him

A free Health Screen is available to all men on Friday, June 16th, from 10am until 1pm in Charlestown CBD Complex. In the run up to Father’s Day on June 18th, it is International Men’s Health Week. In Ireland, men experience a disproportionate burden of ill-health and die too young (on average, they die four… Read more »

Charlestown Swimming Pool

Opening Saturday, 3rd June at 2pm. Opening Hours Open June, July & August Juniors (U16) Mon-Sat inclusive: 2pm-5:30pm (last swim 5pm) Teenagers Mon/Wed/Fri: 7pm-8pm Adults Only Tue/Thur: 7pm-8pm Prices Junior Swim (U16’s): €3 Adult Swim: €5 Single Season Ticket (3 months): €80 Family Season Ticket (3 months): €150 Season ticket payment options available. Pool available for… Read more »