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At Lismore Market:

Co. Waterford.

Irish Dolls House.

Grand Designs.

Margaret Harris.

087-1388345.

058-50937.

www.IrishDollsHouse.com

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY:

Granagh Development Association are offering parishioners an opportunity not to be missed.... When it's Gone its Gone !!!!

Do you want to reduce your energy bills ? Do you need to update your house insulation​ ? Could you do with solar panels for hot water in Summer. Do you want a free BER rating for your home?

The Development Association are getting involved in the Sustainable Energy Community programme (SEC), which will include all different energy users - homes, sports clubs, community centers, churches, schools, farms and businesses.

In partnership with the SEAI, they will provide funding to hire a consultant who will collect the local energy data. He will also do an energy audit of each building and produce a BER rating for same.

Unbelievably, all this is free of charge to you....... No charge for the energy audit, no charge for the BER Cert and no charge for the expert advice.

All you have to provide, is your total fuel bill for the year.

Get your name in as soon as possible, please text or call John Bennett (087-6878822) or E-mail - granaghcommunity@gmail.com or give your name to any committee member. Closing date 31st July.

B​OOK LAUNCH:

​On Monday night last the Fitzgerald suite in the ​W​oodlands ​House Hotel had a large appreciative audience for the launch of Pat Fitzgerald's new book ​ ' ​The Colleen Bawn​ ' . ​Pat, formerly of ​B​allingarry, ​ and ​now Adare​ -​ not to be confused with our friend Patrick C Fitzgerald, another font of knowledge​. ​

​He has produced a beautiful book ​on the short tragic life of Ellen Hanley​,​ not only

on ​the events of the tragedy but the many legends that have grown out of it.

​ It is​ highly recommend, not only for its own value, but as a reference and heirloom for the future.It's available to buy now through​ ​O'Mahony's Bookshop, O'Connell St., and Crescent Bookshop in the Crescent Shopping Centre, Dooradoyle​.​

L​TI Liskennett:​

Recruiting Now​: Local Training Initiative Programme​, Intellectual Disability Practice &​ Healthcare Support​ QQI Level 5​, at Liskennett Farm, Granagh, Co. Limerick.​

St. Joseph’s Foundation in partnership with Limerick and Clare Education & Training Board​, will be commencing​ this course in October 2018 for 43 weeks​.

Full time course, Mon-Fri 9am-4pm​. For further information, please contact:​

Barbara Ryan or Lorraine Long​, 061 399349​. lti.disabilities@gmail.com

REMEMBERING OUR DECEASED:

For the month of ​ July, we remember our family, friends and neighbours, whose mortuary cards are displayed on the Church noticeboard:-

Margaret Speiran & Mary Cifford, Kilmacow. Johanna Chawke, Ballyvologue. Sr. Mary Bennett & Bernard Chawke​,​Graigacurra. Ted Tierney, Granagh. Willie & Mary Biggane, Kilmore. Patrick Morrissey, Doorluss. Willie Lee & Tom Sexton, Lisduane. Stephen Chawke, Mungret. John Sheahan, Banogue. Owen Neville, Shannon. Bridget McEniry, Derryclough. William Sheehy, Croagh.

CHARITY CEILI:

​Friday 10th August: ​C​harity Cedili​ in Knockaderry Community Center for the Irish Cancer Society. ​ Starting at 9:30pm to 1am​, Strio​l​​an Ceili ​will be providing the music on the night. ​Tea​s​ will be served and spot prizes also on the night. ​ ​

All profits ​are going to ​C​ancer research. ​ ​

For further details please contact Teresa at 087​-​9427259 or Deirdre at 086​-​1630201.

​​

G​RISTON BOG TOUR:

​Tuesday 14th August: 11am to 12.30pm, tour of Ballyhoura Outdoor Classroom​,

Griston Bog Ballylanders. Booking essential ​through​ Ballyhoura Tourist Office 063-91300​. Bogs ​may not be on your list to visit,​️ they don’t create stunning views like mountains & oceans.​ BUT they ​do​ ​the ​world of good for ​our​ eco-system. ​ ​

They have stored carbon for centuries. They mitigate climate change & regulate flood risk.​ ​

If we can see beyond their layers of plant decay to the power of what lies beneath, these valuable wetlands will continue to benefit our plan​e​t for years to come.

F​OR THE KIDS:

​Wednesday 15th August:

An interactive book reading session of Peter Donnelly’s ‘The President’s Glasses’ will take place in Newcastle West Library​. ​ ​The Event is free and suitable for parents and children aged 6- 8 years. ​ ​

The event will run from 11am to 1 pm ​.​

The morning will include an interactive story time, an art and craft activity and a surprise activity. ​ ​

Limited number of spaces available. ​ ​

For more information and to register for the event please call or text Damien on 087 9042477 or Niamh on 087 4477338 or West Limerick Resources on 069 62222.

SNIPPETS:​

​Many thanks to Noel Tierney for spraying the weeds around the Hall. ​

​Congrats to​Joanne​ (Clifford)​ Lamont of St. Gabriels​ Club in Perth,​ ​who​ w​on​ the Camogie Championship Player of the Tournament AND Player of the Match!​ She is still bringing home the trophies down under.​

​Happy Birthday wishes to Maureen Toomey, Bridget Tierney, Eamon Chawke, Fiona Morrissey, Mike & Eimhin O'Regan to name but a few celebrating this July. ​

​Saturday 28th July, Foynes Air Show takes place.

B-Fest, Ballingarry, 3rd - 6th Aug.

Dromin/ Athlacca Garden Fete, Sunday 12th Aug.

Castletown Country Festival, 17th - 19th August.​

G​IVE BLOOD:​

Wednesday 25th July: 5pm - 8pm. South Court Hotel.

​Tuesday 31st Jul: 5pm - 8pm. ​

Scoil Dean Cussen, Bruff

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