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Thursday 17 April 2014

Community Council Alarm Scheme

The Freemount Macra Capers crew.

Banteer Lyre and Districts Community Council Alarm Scheme for the elderly

The Scheme aims to encourage community support for vulnerable older people in our communities, provides grant assistance towards the purchase and installation of equipment to enable older persons without sufficient means to continue to live securely in their homes with confidence, independence and peace of mind. The equipment eligible for grant support and the level of funding available will be updated regularly. Because the cost of equipment may change, the level of grant support may be revised to reflect the best value available in the market. Eligibility criteria for beneficiaries are set out below. Grant support can be accessed through community and voluntary groups registered with the Department. All applications for grant support must be submitted through these groups. The Department cannot accept applications for grant support from individuals. Who is eligible for grant support? A person will be eligible for grant aid if he or she is: Aged 65 years or older and of limited means or resources and

Living alone or with another person who meets the eligibility criteria and resides within geographical area of the relevant community group and able to benefit from the equipment supplied and prepared to maintain contact with the community group. How can the grant be used? Grant support will is available for: Personal monitored alert systems (which may include monitored smoke and monitored carbon monoxide detectors as part of a monitored home package) and other items to improve the security and safety of the home. Grants as per table below.

Seniors Alert – Grant Levels Grant levels (incl. Installation) Max Grant Monitored Personal Alarm (with pendant) €250

Monitored Smoke Detector (per unit) €75

Monitored Carbon Monoxide Detector (per unit) €100 Additional Pendant/Reinstallation €50 External Security Lights €120 Internal Emergency Lighting €50 If you are interested in making an application or need more information please contact the following members of the Banteer/Lyre and Districts Community Council. Kathleen O'Shea @ 087 6481169,Rosie Cronin @ 029 58815 or 087 2227841,Mary O'Keeffe @ 086 0667822

Banteer Community Centre welcome IRD grant of €62,500 towards improvements at the Community Centre

GAA SCHOLARSHIP TO COLÁISTE NA MUMHAN BALLINGEARY

Intending students should inform their Adult Club Secretary, who in turn will email Name and Date Of Birth of the student to secretary.duhallow.cork@gaa.ie

Places are offered on a first come, first serve basis. The places are open to BOYS & GIRLS who are members of their local GAA Club.

COISTE OILIÚNA CHORCAÍ

Coaching Conference in Mallow GAA Complex on Saturday, 9 February. The focus of the conference will be on games based training for youth players. Headlining the conference with the keynote address will be Donal O'Grady. Donal will need no introduction to Cork coaches having guided Cork Senior Hurlers to All Ireland success in the past and from his current role as an analyst with RTE. Donal will provide coaches with an insight in to what has worked for him in the past and provide pointers on how to improve as a coach. There is also a very exciting line up of practical sessions in both hurling and football. The conference starts at 10am and will end at 2pm. Clubs are advised to book places early. Attached is a brochure with further information and a booking form. The form is also available on the Duhallow GAA website - www.duhallowgaa.com

BANTEER COMMUNITY GYM

get fit for 2013 –Special offers at Banteer Gym-3 months €75, 1 month €30.Special rates for students at €20 per month, Couples €50 per month or €140 for 3 months. New Opening hours 9.30 to 11.30am Mon to Fri and 6 to 9pm Mon to Fri-any queries contact Kevin at 087 6308353.

Thurs 6.15pm Circuit training in Astro cost €4 per night.

BANTEER /LYRE GAA

January monthly meeting will take place on Thursday the 31st of January 8pm. For Gaeltacht scholarships application forms contact Martin Barry. Banteer Drama Group GAA fundraiser on Fri15th Feb please support tickets €10.

BANTEER COMMUNITY SPORTSFIELD

–AGM on Weds 30th Jan at 8pm

GLEN THEATRE BANTEER

Feb starting on Fri 15th Feb-Banteer Drama Group 2 act plays, 2nd March Seamus Begley and Lumiere, March 9th Funny Friday with Pakie O Callaghan and Frank Twomey, 5th April Frankie Gavin, 27th April Eleanor Shanley. -029 56239

BANTEER LYRE AND NADD COMMUNITIES

extend their best wishes to Garda John Fuller on his retirement and thank him for his help over the years

BANTEER COMMUNITY SPORTSFIELD AND PARK

Many thanks to all members who supported the 2012 draw and this funding along with IRD Duhallow and Cork County Council grants has helped complete a lot of work this year including spectator stand renovation, new dug outs ,solar water heating system, pitch maintenance and a new hurling wall as well as maintenance of the facility. The Committee hopes to do further works next year including Outdoor Gym equipment, carpark area (thanks to support of IRD grants) as well as pitch drainage works and ask that all clubs, joggers, walkers etc that use the facility support the fundraising draw again in 2013 costing €100 p.a.

BANTEER BADMINTON CLUB

Social badminton every Mon 8pm to 10pm at Banteer Community Centre€3 per night -all welcome

BANTEER BINGO

this Tues Jackpot €4,000 total prizes €6,000

BANTEER CAMOGIE CLUB

are forming a junior team for 2013 and new players are welcome contact Donncha Foley 086 2657662, Margaret McAuliffe 0863941548

DUHALLOW AC FIT 4 LIFE

is restarting back again on Thursdays @ 7.30 pm. in Banteer Sportsfield.

BANTEER LADIES FOOTBALL

CLUB

Any ladies of any age are welcome to join the club and we are also recruiting new trainers for all ages. If you are interested please call Lisa on 085173819 or Marj on 086-3145317. Thank you.

HOUSE AND GARDEN MAINTENANCE

For all your house and garden maintenance including power washing, Lawn/Hedge cutting, cleaning and unblocking of gutters and drains, general internal house maintenance. Contact Errol, Banteer on 086 780 93 63.Expert work guaranteed at reasonable rates.

BANTEER & LYRE COMBINED JUVENILE SOCIAL

which includes the Juvenile GAA club, the Camogie club and the Ladies Football Club will take place on Saturday 2nd March in the Oriel House Hotel in Ballincollig at 7.30pm sharp. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday 7th February in the Sportfield. Numbers will be limited again so tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis. Prices are as follows.. Adults €25, Teenagers 12.50 & Children €8.00

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