WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP-An introductory workshop for anyone wanting to start or re-start painting with watercolours will be held in the Inistioge Community Centre on Saturday June 9th, from 2 to 5pm. The instructor is Anne McLeod, an award-winning member of the Irish Watercolour Society and teacher of numerous popular watercolour classes in Wexford and the South East. The subject for the afternoon is nasturtiums, so come prepared to enjoy the wet paint and vivid colours! Fee €30. Some materials provided. Enquiries and bookings: 053 9145607.
A TIME TO MEET OTHERS BEREAVED BY SUICIDE- Kilkenny Bereavement Support will hold a meeting for people bereaved by suicide in VillA MARIA, Talbots Inch, Kilkenny on Thursday 5th June at 8.00pm. For information phone 056-7756538.
NIALL MELLON TOWNSHIP TRUST FUND-A cake sale will be held in the Rower on 9th and 10th of June after mass outside the church. The money raised will be used by David Kelly, Coolhill who is going to Cape Town in November to help build houses with the Niall Mellon Township trust.
COFFEE MORNING-A coffee morning will be held at Dwyers, high Street, Inistioge on Saturday 16th June from 10:30am to 1pm with the proceeds going to Rehab Care. Rehab provides services for people with special needs. The generous support of the public would be much appreciated.
CAMPA SAMHRAIDH-Campa Samhraidh is running in Inistioge National School from 9th to 13th July. This is a fun Summer camp run by Irish speaking teachers and helpers. The camp is being run in conjunction with Ógras. It will run from 9:30am to 2:30pm each day and will include games, sports and arts and crafts, all run through Irish. The fee is €60 per child and €55 per sibling, €30 of which is a non refundable deposit which is required to secure the booking. Please contact Nicola Wolfe on 0879197744 for further information.
SINCERE SYMPATHIES-Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Mary Walsh, Ballyvarra, who was laid to rest recently. May she Rest in peace.
CONCERT- Globetrotting musicians Tania Opland and Mike Freeman will be playing a concert closer to home on Friday 8th June at 8.30 pm. The venue is Cois Abhann Centre, Inistioge, and entry is €8 at the door (€5 concessions). If you haven’t seen them before, you are in for a treat: Tania and Mike play a wide and varied range of instruments, singing and playing songs from all corners of the world. A great night guaranteed - don’t miss it! Reservations appreciated, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone: 056 7758728.