ARDFERT LOCAL HISTORY LECTURE SERIES / Sraith Léachtaí Staire Ard Fhearta 2015 / 2016 [Venue: Ardfert Retreat Centre] – REVISED SCHEDULE Thursday, 19th Nov. – Memoirs of Olive Trench – daughter of an Ardfert land agent [Tommy O’Connor] Thursday, 3rd Dec. – By the Fountain at the Crossroads: songs of Irish people and places [Peter Kelly] 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] All lectures commence at 8.00p.m. / Donation at door in aid of Retreat Centre ST. BRENDAN’S ATHLETIC CLUB: Results: Dublin City Marathon 2015 AAI National Marathon Championships: Margaret Carlin – 4th in age category with time 3:30:31, James Daley – first marathon 3:41:23 Cathy Quilter – 3:57:58, David Butler – first marathon in 4:13:51 Pat Sheehy – 4:41:55. SET DANCING CLASSES on every Monday evening 8 p.m –10 p.m. in An Tocher Centre, Causeway. ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Bereavement Support Day Sat 7 Nov, 10.30am-4.30pm. Booking 066 7134276 or email: FREE COURSE ON INTERNET USE ETC.: Learn to use your mobile phone, tablet or laptop. Send/receive emails, make Skype calls, book on-line tickets. Limited places available on this one to one course in Causeway Comprehensive School. This free course runs for 7 weeks starting on Wednesday 4th November from 2pm- 3.10pm. Contact Kay 085 8369768 (6pm-9pm). Check for further information on website ‘JOHNNY ROCHE ROAD TO RECOVERY’ FUNDRAISER: On Saturday the 7th of November For One Night Only in McElligotts Ba ​,​ r Ardfert, its back to the 80’s with disco and fancy dress (optional) in aid of the Johnny Roche Road to Recovery fund. Big Jim will bring us back in time with all the music of the 80’s & complimentary food will also be served. Raffles will take place throughout the night. Prizes for best Male and Female fancy dress. A bucket collection will also be in place for anyone who would like to make a donation. Great Night guaranteed. For further information please contact 086 3317101.

Local notes 2/11/15
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