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Wednesday 26 November 2014

Easter sports camp

Published 01/04/2014 | 05:24

YOU are invited to join a fun active multi-sports Easter Camp, which provides a wide variety of activities and sports to keep kids entertained during the Easter break.

The camp will run from Tuesday April 22 to Friday, April 25 in the McGrath Hall, Bagenalstown, from 10am to 2.30pm.

All programmes are age appropriate and are a great foundation for any sport, teaching children the fundamentals of exercise – strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, agility and co-ordination in a safe and fun environment.

Appropriate fun high energetic activities are provided for camp age groups 3-4 years 5-8 years and 9-12 years.

Activities include: tumbling and gymnastic obstacle circuits using Fitkids specialised equipment, soccer, tag-rugby, tennis, basketball, dodgeball, active running and relay games, parachute games, arts and crafts and Easter egg hunt. Places are limited so in order to guarantee a place book early to avoid disappointment. The camp costs E55 per child, sibling rate E45. Book online www.fitkids.ie or phone Majella on 087 6893663.

MARCH DRAW RESULTS IN NURNEY

NURNEY VILLA 50/50 March draw results are as follows:

€300, Vinny Doran, The Harrow. €200, Anthony Nolan, Myshall. €75 Neddy Moran, Oldtown. €50, Dermot Hallian, Nurney. €25 Damien Keyes, Goresbridge. €25 Adrian Dermody, Oldtown. €25 Lorcan Kelly, Main St. Leighlinbridge. €25 Clare Thompson, Ballyloo. €25, Paddy and Ann Thompson, Ballyloo. €25, Kay and Eamonn Dowling, Old Leighlin.

Sweep away library fines

County Carlow library services are inviting the people of County Carlow to make a Clean Sweep of library fines during National Spring Clean during April and is encouraging all to return outstanding library books fine free.

ll be provided in the libraries for you to leave outstanding books, CDs and DVDs during the month of April. It will hopefully encourage patrons to rediscover the pleasures in their local library, which include free access to books, online resources and weekly activities.

So gather those oldies...from the dusty dark corners and drop them into any of the four branches in Muinebheag, Borris, Tullow or Carlow.

Anti-pylon meeting

Anti-Pylon: Public Meeting Are You Against Pylons? Wed 16th April: 8pm,The Lord Bagenal, Leighlinbridge. Speakers including Padraig O'Reilly NEPP (North East Pylon pressure,Robert Duggan PAA(Pylon Alternative Alliance-the Gridlink coordinating group) Kay Brophy COP4u (Carlow Opposing Pylons 4 U) followed by 'Questions and Answers' organised by Carlow Opposing Pylons 4 U (COP4U) representing all local Carlow Anti-pylon groups.

National Anti Pylon March: Tuesday 15th April 11.30 am, Parnell Square to Dail Eireann.

Carlow Opposing Pylons 4 U,(COP4U) representing all local Carlow Anti-Pylon groups encourage you and your family, children to attend the march and unite with communities from across the country, showing Dáil Eireann how we oppose the Grid-link/Grid 25 proposals. Please come on the March.

Details of buses to Dublin from Newtown,Fenagh,Nurney,Bagenalstown are available on 089 9619038 or at the Medical Centre, Bachelors Walk, and for Borris, Ballinkillen, call 0879815684.

Family Resource Centre news

Easter Baking With Oonagh Barrett at Bagenalstown FRC. The County Carlow Women's Network are holding an Easter Baking Demonstration at Bagenalstown family Resource Centre.

It is being hosted by the lovely Oonagh Barrett (semi-finalist on The Great Irish Bake Off). It is being held on Monday, April 14, from 7pm-10pm and the cost if €10. All welcome. However, places are limited and you need to book your place by April 1.

For more information and to book your place contact Fiona on 059 9179376.

Computers at Bagenalstown FRC. Let Benefit 4 benefit you! Are you looking to upskill or update your CV? Why not try our computer classes at Bagenalstown Frc. We have groups to suit all levels.

If you would like to learn a new skill or indeed improve your computer skills in an interactive, fun and relaxed environment, then try our Benefit 4 computer classes.

For more info and to enrol contact Dara on 059 9722028.

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