Pride of place appeal to Durrow residents

Blood Transfusion Service -The Mobile unit of the Blood Transfusion Service will visit Durrow on Thursday June 28 in the Castle Arms Hotel Durrow from 5.00 pm to 8.30 pm. with over 3000 units of blood needed each week and with supplies on the low side during Summer it is very important that we have a good clinic in Durrow. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 70 years can give blood and it only takes less than one hour from start to finish. Please give the greatest gift ‘The Gift of Life’

Blood Transfusion Service -The Mobile unit of the Blood Transfusion Service will visit Durrow on Thursday June 28 in the Castle Arms Hotel Durrow from 5.00 pm to 8.30 pm. with over 3000 units of blood needed each week and with supplies on the low side during Summer it is very important that we have a good clinic in Durrow. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 70 years can give blood and it only takes less than one hour from start to finish. Please give the greatest gift ‘The Gift of Life’

‘R’Awsome Living Food-“Living Foods for Radiant Health” Learn how to prepare health giving enzyme rich foods for vitality health and longevity. Weekly classes single session 10 00 am to 1.00 pm with lunch included. Maximum of six per class and day of week to suit participants. Topics include Wheatgrass, Sprouting, Juicing, Smoothies, Salads, Dips, Detox tips and super foods. Recipes are simple natural and tasty. For further information contact Ellen Delaney 0876238918

Race Night -The Harps GAA club Annual Race night will take place this year in O’Connell’s Bar Cullohill on Saturday July 14. Please keep this date in your Diary as it is one of our major fundraising event of the year. Race cards are available from committee members. Your support would be much appreciated.

Fishing-Durrow/Cullohill parish anglers held a trout fishing competition for the Mick Monahan Memorial Cup. Despite the very high waters there were some lovely fish weigh-in. the winner was Pat Dunphy, 2nd Mick Walsh and 3rd Tommy Coffey. Next competition is on July 8,2012 and it is a pike fishing competition for th Brendan Sheeran Memorial Cup.

Pride of Place-With July 13 only three weeks away Durrow Development Forum are asking every resident of Durrow to get involved in getting the town into shape for the judging. Lots more work has to be done, window boxes, hanging baskets are to be displayed on every household, litter has to be cleared up, untidy areas to be tidied, unsightly areas to be cleaned, weeds on kerb to be cleaned. It will take a massive effort from everyone to get Durrow into shape for the judging. Don’t let it be said that you failed your town by not getting involved. Durrow is lovely lets tell everyone else that we have pride in our town and that pride of place 2012 is Durrow.

Community Council-The annual day trip is due to take place on Saturday September 1 2012. the trip will be to New Ross and will include a cruise on the River Slaney where lunch will be served and the a guided tour of the Dunbrody Famine Ship. The bus will leave at 10 am and return after 6 pm . Places on this trip are first come first served basis so booking early is essential. A deposit of 20 euro is required and this will guarantee your seat. For more enquiries contact your local community council representative or Debbie at 087-4192077 or Mary 0863055157.