Islandeady Festival Weekend!
Islandeady Festival Weekend - 'Failte 40' - is Sat/Sun 30th & 31st July 2016. All invited.
Islandeady Cycling Club - the Islandeady Family Festival!
To coincide with the Islandeady Family Festival, Islandeady Cycling Club is hosting their inaugural 5 & 10k fun run on Saturday July 30th 2016 starting at 10am from Jack's Cottage, Islandeady.
The clubs family fun run is open to everyone, young and old, all abilities and experience.
You can run, jog or walk any of the two routes with family and friends as this is a family friendly community fun run as well as an official run as the race is measured and approved by Athletics Ireland.
This years charity partner is the Melissa Patterson Memorial Fund and members of the Breaffy GAA Micheal Hall and Liam Irwin were on hand at the official launch of this charity event with members of the Westport Athletics Club to officially launch this years Family fun run event.
Funds raised will be donated to the Melissa Patterson Memorial Fund. €10 per adult, €20 per family and under 16 go free. For more detail visit http://facebook.com/runislandeady/
where you can view a video of the route and get more information. Islandeady family fun run 2016 kicks off on Saturday 30th July at 10am and is open to everyone.
Celtic Flames - spectacular new music show!
Prior to their US tour in October, Celtic Flames are presenting their spectacular new music show in a number of venues in the west of Ireland, including Nevin's Tiernaur on Thursday & Friday 4th & 5th August at 8 pm. Tickets from Nevin's or from 087 7852214.
Special Mass honouring ALL Grandparents
On TUES 26th July at 10 am in Islandeady church - the Feast of Saints Joachim & Anne, Grandparents of Jesus - Special Mass honouring ALL Grandparents. Everybody invited.
Mass in Islandeady Cemetery next SUN 31st
Mass in Islandeady Cemetery next SUN 31st at 11 am. NO Mass in Church on that day.
Islandeady GAA News
Islandeady GAA Club Cul Camp MON 25th July to FRI 29th. Ph Pat Ryan 087-2704718.
The G.A.A. pitch Walkway: the foundation of the Walkway is in and the ground is ready for seeding. The G.A.A and The Community Council need to continue to fundraise to keep the plans in motion.
Islandeady GAA Lotto SUN 31st July at 8.30 pm in the Key West. Jackpot €2,700.
For all Islandeady GAA News, see
Islandeady Cycling Club
Islandeady Cycling Club in Jacks cottage: Club cycles have resumed WED 7pm & SUN 9am for Beginners-Improvers & Advanced. Also road skills training courses with Anthony Murray. To coincide with the Islandeady Family Festival, the Cycling Club is hosting their inaugural 5k & 10k family fun run on SAT 30th July starting at 10am from Jack's Cottage. Open to all to walk, jog or run the 5k or 10k course at your own pace. Bring the entire family & take part in our fun run. Funds raised will be donated to the Melissa Patterson Memorial Fund. €10 per adult, €20 per family & under 16 free. So pre-register now on active.com @ http://tinyurl.com/jxt8yph The race is officially measured and licensed granted by Athletics Ireland. So why not come and join us on SAT 30th July !
For more information visit our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ islandeadycycling or contact club president Joe Moylette on 0879443626
For all Islandeady Cycling News, see
Thought for the Day!
It takes hands to build a house,
But only hearts can build a home'
Tochar Walk Reek Sunday 31st July!
Tochar Walk Reek Sunday 31st July departing Ballintubber Abbey at 8.30am. A backup car will accompany the walkers to the end. Info from Ballintubber Office 094-9030934.
Failte 40 - celebrating 40 yrs - fun run & walk, Family Treasure Hunt!
SAT 30th - 10 am Jacks Cottage 5 & 10k fun run & walk. / 3 pm Family Treasure Hunt in Rehins wood. / 9 pm in Marty's Halfway celebrating 40 yrs of Islandeady Comm Council.
Knock Museum 'HOME' exhibition!
Knock Museum 'HOME' exhibition of glass pieces made by Traveller women: The project was based at the Hunt Museum, Limerick with the help of well-known artist, Roisin de Buitlear. (Roisin designed the coloured glass scenes & scriptural artwork in the entrance halls of Knock Basilica.) The exhibition reflects themes such as faith, community, housing and family and also some of the challenges that living on a halting site in Limerick city can bring. The exhibition at Knock Museum is from 21 July - 28 August & all are welcome.
Pilgrimage to Mamean Mountain!
Annual pilgrimage to Mamean Mountain in the Maamturk Mountains is SUN 7th August. Turas na Croise, the Traditional Stations of the Cross at 3 pm. Caoineadh na dTri Muire will be sung in sean-nos style. Mass will follow afterwards. All welcome.
Accord Centre in Castlebar
The Accord Centre in Castlebar offers a safe, professional & confidential counselling process, facilitating couples & individuals to explore, reflect upon & resolve difficulties in their marriage & relationships. Info from 094 9022214. Accord Marriage Preparation Courses can be booked on Accord website www.accord.ie or Phone 094 9022214.
Clogher Bog Loop Walk!
Please join the Summer series of Clogher Bog Loop Walks each Tuesday July & August at 7pm & each Wednesday at 2pm. Info from Clogher Heritage Centre 094-9030687 or 087 9234504.