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Piercestown N.S.

Application forms for enrolment in Piercestown N.S. for Sept. 2015 are currently available from the school. Contact Laura or Siobhán on 0539158854. Those wishing to enrol a child should return the form on or before 27th February.

Community Games AGM

The Piercestown Murrintown Community Games AGM will be held in St.Martins Centre on Friday 30th January at 7.30pm. Please try to attend to ensure that the Community Games will continue in our Area.

Active retired

Piercestown/Murrintown ARA Club are heading West on 29th August to Breaffy House Resort Hotels Castlebar Co Mayo for a 3 night DBB stay at this wonderful hotel. Price per person sharing is €250. SRS applies.

This will be a great weekend tour so book early. Day tours will include Visit to Knock Shrine, Museum of Life Castlebar, Foxford Woollen mills, Achill Island tour, Visit to Cong area and shopping time in Westport town.

Lunches and morning breaks at own discretion. Ring Mary Dempsey 053 91 58186 to book your place, deposit of €80.00 secures your place.


Piercestown Scouts are teaming up with European Recycling Platform (ERP) to Recharge the Earth challenge. This event is to promote battery recycling and awareness among Scouting Ireland Youth Members and also the public in general. Piercestown Scout Group hope to collect as many batteries as possible for recycling and receive some tree coupons. Once we have collected sufficient boxes, ERP will Reward the group with tree coupons which can be exchanged for a tree. This exercise will divert batteries from landfills.

Bring your batteries to the Scout Meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will also put boxes in Londis and Roches Drinagh Shops and in Murrintown/Piercestown Church porches. Thank you for your support.

First Aid Training

A Basic First Aid Course will start in St.Martins Gaa Centre on Wednesday 28th January at 7.30pm. The course will continue for 6 weeks,the cost will be €95 which will include certification and a First Aid Book. For further information or to book a place contact Chris Culleton on 086 8476116.

Cooking Demo

Murrintown National School are delighted to host "Par Deux" Cooking Demonstration on Thursday 29th January with Head Chef Stephane Rochard of Kelly's Café. Steph is also well known for his mouth watering desserts at Kelly's Resort Hotel and has vast experience in working in many of France's gastronomic restaurants. He will show you his passion for being creative while turning simple dishes into work of art.

The night starts with a champagne reception at 7.30 pm followed by Steph's demonstration at 8.00 p.m. There will be culinary delights for every pallet!!

The school in recent years has undertook major renovations adding on 3 additional class rooms in 2014, but as the volume of children is increasing each year they are now undertaking a further development with two new rooms being added this summer.

Tickets are available from Murrintown National School or can be bought on the night. It promised to be a great night. Tel: 086 2739838 for further information.

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