ARDFERT LOCAL HISTORY LECTURE SERIES / SRAITH LÉACHTAÍ STAIRE ARD FHEARTA 2015* /* 2016: Thursday, 15th Oct. – Wether’s Well & other North Kerry holy wells [Dónal Stack]. Thursday, 19th Nov. – Memoirs of Olive Trench – daughter of an Ardfert land agent [Tommy O’Connor]. Thursday, 3rd Dec. – 100 years ago – Ardfert in 1915 [Tommy O’Connor]. Thursday, 28th Jan. – Ardfert witnesses at the Casement trial [Helen O’Carroll]. Thursday, 18th Feb. – Ardfert Placenames [Ciarán Dalton] Thursday, 31st March – Ardfert video & photos from the archives [Steve Baker] TIDY TOWNS: The 2015 Tidy Towns report has just been published and Ardfert managed to improve its score by two points this year. Many thanks to all who have contributed in helping to present our unique village to its best advantage – that includes residents, businesses and community organisations. The weekly work of the Rural Social Scheme gang and any help we receive from Kerry County Council is also greatly appreciated. SELF CARE DAY: “TOOLS TO MANAGE LIFE’S EVERY DAY STRESSORS” Capacitar Ireland offers wellness skills that can be readily incorporated into one’s life to heal physical and emotional symptoms related to our everyday life stressors. Capacitar teaches practices that help restore balance in the energy system. These practices include –breathwork, fingerholds, head neck shoulder release and many more. Cost for the full day workshop is €40 including tea and coffee. Saturday, 10th October 2015, Ardfert Retreat Centre, 9.45 – 4pm. Please contact Anne O Donoghue 0879447105 email: or Betty Garnett, Email: Mobile: 087 249806 <087%202498061>*1. *Dr. Patricia Cane is the Founder and Co-director of Capacitar. She has an MA in Counselling Psychology from Santa Clara University and a Phd. in Multicultural Wellness Education from the Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio. She brings experience and wisdom as well as an open and generous spirit to her teaching. She is the author of Trauma, Healing and Transformation (Capacitar, 2000) and other Capacitar educational manuals.

Local notes 4/10/15
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