Cois Nore charity shop is open

A NEW charity shop to help defray costs for the much anticipated Cois Nore Cancer Care Centre for men and women has opened in the city. The Cois Nore chairty shop is located in the Kilkenny Mall, John Street, Kilkenny next to Keane’s chemists. There are many bargains, fantastic labels, new and used clothes donated by local shops and a Kiddies Corner with a great selection of books and a household department. And you might walk out with one of the fabulous selection of brand new and used footwear.

A NEW charity shop to help defray costs for the much anticipated Cois Nore Cancer Care Centre for men and women has opened in the city. The Cois Nore chairty shop is located in the Kilkenny Mall, John Street, Kilkenny next to Keane’s chemists. There are many bargains, fantastic labels, new and used clothes donated by local shops and a Kiddies Corner with a great selection of books and a household department. And you might walk out with one of the fabulous selection of brand new and used footwear.

“As every family has been touched in some way by cancer this is a chance to help fund a vital service like the Cois Nore Cancer Care Centre and keep the money generated to help local people,” manager Margaret Egan said.

“We are always looking for volunteers so if you have four hours a week to spare why not spend it helping in your community by volunteering in our shop, you will be trained so don’t worry if you’ve never worked in retail before,” Margaret added.

“We are also delighted to get any unwanted clothes, footwear, handbags, bric a brac,small items of furniture, books and the like If you cannot get into town and are living in Kilkenny city we will arrange to have your items picked up.” Contact Margaret Egan on 0567715001 or email mgtegan@hotmail.com

Kilkenny is one of the few major urban centres that does not have a cancer treatment centre where sufferers can come in and avail of a whole raft of services from reflexology to counselling and where their needs are put first.