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Good Friday Litter Pick

  A litter pick will take place on Good Friday, 14th April, at 10am from Charlestown Enterprise Centre. The litter pick will involve a clean-up operation of Charlestown and all approach roads leading into the town. For this task, we rely on the goodwill of volunteers. And so, we are putting the call out to anyone who… Read more »

Mayo PPN County Information Evening

Mayo Public Participation Network (PPN) is organising a County information evening for community groups on Thursday, 6th April in Macalla Hall, Lough Lannagh Village, Castlebar at 7pm. This evening is open to all groups registered with Mayo PPN. The evening will start with a meeting to discuss issues of importance to Mayo PPN and to complete any… Read more »

Mindful Movement Morning For Family Carers

A mindful movement morning for family carers will take place in Lough Lannagh Village, Castlebar on Tuesday, April 4th from 11am – 12:30pm. The morning’s activities will involve mindfulness in movement and stretching to enhance your well-being and offer practical relaxation tips. This is free of charge and open to all carers. For further information, contact Bernadette on 086 3775702…. Read more »

Training Courses

An array of training courses are currently available to individuals under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme. These courses are FREE of charge to individuals that meet certain eligibility criteria. Eligibility criteria is listed below: Over 18 years of age, living in the municipal district of Castlebar or Claremorris Unemployed Belong to the Traveller or Roma… Read more »

Food Hygiene Training Course

A certified food hygiene training course will take place on Wednesday, 29th and Thursday, 30th March in Ballyhaunis Family Resource Centre. This course maybe of interest to anyone wishing to pursue a career in the food industry. Or, perhaps to someone simply hoping to improve their knowledge of food safety and hygiene. To be eligible for this funded training course… Read more »

Public Service Assessment Tests

A free preparation course for Public Service Assessment Tests will take place in The Park Hotel, Kiltimagh on Friday, 24th March, from 10:00am-6:00pm. This course maybe of benefit to individuals wishing to apply for public service vacancies. For most, the thoughts of assessments tests can be daunting. However, this course aims to equip the individual with a greater knowledge of what is… Read more »

Swimming Pool Information Day

Charlestown Swimming Pool Committee are delighted to announce that upgrading works at the swimming pool have now been completed and the pool will be open in June 2017! This is a fantastic facility for the town and the committee wishes to invite the public to the information evening on Sunday, 19th March at 6pm. You… Read more »

Charlestown Organic Community Garden

Charlestown’s Organic Garden is a new and exciting community focused project. A meeting will take in Yeats County Hotel, Curry, on Saturday, 18th March at 11am to discuss the future plans for this project. A brief PowerPoint presentation will outline what stage the project is currently at, and plans going forward. Also, there will be a… Read more »

Charlestown’s After Parade Party!

The Charlestown Swimming Pool Committee are looking forward to welcoming you all to their ‘After Parade Party’ in KD’s Bar. This fundraising event will be held after the Charlestown Parade with all funds raised going towards the continuous upgrading works of Charlestown Swimming Pool. Complimentary Irish coffee or hot whiskey upon arrival with finger food being served throughout the day…. Read more »