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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 »

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

  Preparations are well and truly underway for Charlestown’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017! Themes for this year’s parade will include: Humorous/Topical Vintage Schools & Clubs Bands, businesses, clubs and schools from Charlestown and the surrounding areas, are gearing up for Friday, 17th March! With an impressive line-up planned, this year’s parade promises to be truly… 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 and to partake in some good old fashioned fun! Since the Games Club first opened its doors, the children… Read more »