General News

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 »

IWAK 5K Runway Fun Run

Ireland West Airport Knock will host its 2nd annual Runway Fun Run on Saturday, 27th May at 7pm. Last year’s run was greatly anticipated, as it was the first time in the airport’s history that the runway was opened to the public for such an event. The 2016 Run witnessed a large amount of people take to the airport’s… Read more »

Tavneena Games Club

The Games Club at Tavneena National School is now in full swing and proving to be a big hit amongst the kids. Children ranging from 5-12 years are invited along to enjoy board games, arts & crafts, partake in sports activities whilst having some good old fashioned fun! The Games Club is now moving to Saturday afternoons. From 13th… Read more »

Basketball Celebration Night

The St. Joseph’s C.C. Charlestown Girls U19 Basketball Team Celebration Night will be held on Friday, 12th May in Yeats County Hotel, Curry at 7:30pm. A double All-Ireland winning season is a magnificent accomplishment and truly deserves acknowledgement. Join the team and their management alongside some very special guests for an enjoyable evening’s entertainment. Partake… Read more »