Sneem Community Notice Board Issue 145 5th March 2015 Fortnight ly FREE St Patrick’s Day Parade Planning is under way f or our St Patricks Day Parade here in Sneem. We are having our parade on Tuesday the 17th March. Gathering in Galvan's Yard, Waterville Road f rom 11.45am, all f loats must be in place by 12.15pm f or the parade to start at 12.30pm sharp. No cars are to be lef t in the yard as it will be locked af ter the last f loat has lef t. Prizes f or the f loats are 1st, 2nd,3rd in the Motorised category and 1st , 2nd, 3rd in the Walking Category, best overall and best newcomer. So get your thinking caps on for your float and please let us know if you are entering the Parade. Email us on [email protected] or call 087 7145180 and leave a message. Best Dressed Window and Best Dressed Spectator There is also a prize f or the best dressed Business Window and Best dressed spectator on the day. So get decorating those windows and raid your wardrobe for your costume. Stewards and Marshalls We are also looking f or Stewards for the parade, also for bef ore and after to help the f low of traff ic and make it saf e for people if you can help in any way, even only an hour please contact Garbhan 087 9497728. Sneem Person of the Year Thank you to everyone who has sent in nominations for person or persons of the Year. This is a person or persons who helps the village in any way and does this on a Voluntary basis and needs rewarding. Entries can be left in the Post Box at the Resource Centre or through private message on the Sneem St. Patrick’s Day or Sneem Family Festival Facebook pages. Or email us at sneemf amilyf [email protected] Genuine nominations only - please give your reason for nominating your chosen person / persons or organisation. Looking forward to seeing you all in Sneem. Sneem Family Festival Committee We reserve the right not to publish items which may cause offence under the terms of our Editorial Policy This is YOUR Notice Board! Deadline for the next newsletter - Monday 16th March 2015 Call the Resource Centre on 064 6645545 or 087 3853237 please leave a message), email: [email protected] or use our post box outside the Resource Centre. Or leave a private message on our Facebook Page: Sneem Community Notice Board. Community News Birthday wishes Michael O’Reardon, Sierra Adams, Jessica and Fionán Galvin Foley on the 5th; Mike O’Connor on the 7t h; John Patrick O’Sullivan on the 8th; Nakita Rigter on the 9th; Eoin O’Dwyer, Michael Murphy Snr and Kerry Adams on the 10th; Denis O’Brien and Maura O’Brien on the 11th; Tony Mulcahy on the 12th; Clara Murphy on the 13th; Patrick Dennehy Snr on the 14th; Margaret Hussey on the 17th; Rosie Crouch on the 18th; Amy Lee O’Regan and Tom Allison on the 19th. Belated Special Birthday To Joe Quinn who was 50 on the 1st of March. Sneem Resource Centre Are holding their AGM on Wednesday 1st April at 7pm. All Welcome. Ceramics Classes Beginners and Returners Ceramics Classes. Make Pots or Sculptures out of Clay. 6 Sessions starting Monday 9th March ( there will be a 2 week break over Easter) f rom 7pm -10pm in S neem Resource Cent re. Cost €45 incl. materials. For more inf ormation or to book a place, contact Maggie at Sneem Resource Cent re on 064 6645545. Thank you To everyone who supported and helped with our recent Daffodil Coffee morning in the Resource Centre. €317.00 was raised for this great cause. Sneem Senior Youth Club Are having a Cake Sale af ter mass on Sunday 8th March in South Square. Golf Putting Quiz After some very close and exciting contests in Sneem Hotel last Saturday night the stage is set for the concluding stages of this year’s golf putting quiz. The semif inals and f inal take place this Saturday night at 9pm. The contenders that will battle it out for f inal honours are the teams led by John D O’Sullivan, Stephanie Cahill, Mike Merrill and Sean McCarthy. Sneem Junior / Inter Youth Club The Youth Club have their f loat organised for the St. Patricks Day Parade, if any children that are not youth club members would like to join in, please see Paul. Page 2 Community News Sneem Rowing Club We had a good turnout at our AGM on Saturday 21st February where our committee f or the coming year was elected. Breda O’Neill stepped down as Secretary, we would like to thank Breda for all her hard work and commitment over the years with the club and would like to wish her all the best. Membership for the year an d 100 Club ren ewal for t he c oming year 2015/2016 is now due. Anyone who would like to join up can do so by contacting a committee member or dropping into Fiona in the Window Box. Thanks again f or your support and here's to another great season ahead. Sneem Rowing Club Holding a Table Quiz in Sneem House, on Saturday 14th March at 9pm. Tables of 4 €20. 00. Your support is greatly appreciated. Sneem Bord Na nÓg Registration evening will be held on Friday 6th of March in Sneem House from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm. Registration forms will be made available prior to the registration evening. All players must be registered. Bord na nÓg will be hosting a table quiz on Holy Thursday, 2nd of April in Riney's Bar at 9pm. Great Prizes! Bingo Weekly Bingo will commence on Thursday 12th March in the Community Centre at 8pm. A Jackpot of €100.00 is on off er and all proceeds are in aid of the Community Cent re restoration f und. Coomanassig Day Centre Chiropodist: Chiropodist will attend Coomanassig Day Centre on Friday 13th March f rom 9.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. Coffee Morning in aid of Daffodil Day will be held at Coomanassig Day Centre on Friday 13th March f rom 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. All welcome. Kenmare and District Garden Club Our next meeting will be on Thursday, 5th March at 7.30 p.m. at Gateway and we are f ortunate to have Frances McDonald f rom the Bay Garden in Enniscorthy speaking about herbaceous plants. Daffodil Day 2015 It's that time of year again, we need to think of Daffodil Day (March 27th) and coff ee mornings. If you would like to hold one just contact me and I will give you a box f or the money to be collected in. Nearly €1000.00 is gathered each year on these coff ee mornings and anyone could hold one. A cup of tea/coff ee and a biscuit - no f uss! Anytime between now and Easter. Thank you to anyone who has held one recently. Monica O'Shea. Page 3 Tahilla School News Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP) The time has f inally come to showcase our chocolate treats made in conjunction with Lorge Chocolates, Bonane. We will have our launch on the Friday 6th of March at 1:30 pm at the school. All are welcome. Tea and coff ee will be served. The Big Travel Challenge. We were delighted with the tremendous success of our Park and Stride initiative and we certainly succeeded in promoting a cleaner, greener and more sustainable mode of travel. We were f ortunate that the weather enabled us to walk most days and we look f orward to keeping up the good practice. Thank you to everybody for the support. Film Maker In Residence Lights! Camera! Action! We had great f un last week filming “The King Of Tahilla”, a comedy in which all our budding movie stars took part. We were f ortunate to have the opportunity to work with Éanna De Buis f rom Waterville who is the current “f ilm maker in residence” with Kerry County Council, supported by The Arts Council. Our budding Spielberg's’ learnt about all the f acets of movie making. They were out and about while shooting the scenes at a variety of locations and their colourf ul costumes added greatly to the movie making experience. We excitedly await the release of our short f ilm!! Page 4 Carnegie Arts Kenmare Thursday 12th March - Pobailscóil Inbhear Scéine Concert (subject to date change). Third of a series of three concert s feat uring the stud ent s Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine. E ach concert will f eature a variety of genres and include both group and solo performances. This concert f eatures the senior students. Everyone Welcome, Tickets €5 – 7pm. Friday 13th March - Rebecca Storm. Over the p ast 30 years Reb ecc a has established herself as one of the most popular Leading Ladies in Musical Theatre, playing demanding roles in – Evita, Les Miserables, Chess, Aspects Of Love, Piaf, Annie, Hello Dolly. Tickets €28 – 8pm - also available online. Thursday 19th March – Kenmare Film Society Presents – Mystery Road – (2013)(112mins)(Australia) Language: English. Indigenou s cowbo y detec tive Jay Swan returns to his hometown to solve the murder of a teenage girl, whose body is found under the highway trucking route out of town. Tickets €7 – 8pm. Further information and ticket sales t+353(0)64 6648701 [email protected] www.carnegieartskenmare.ie Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare, Co. Kerry Golf & Walking Tours Taxi Service www.gosneem.ie [email protected] John V. O’Sullivan Tel: 087 2079033 Tahilla School News Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards 2015. Melanie Schmidt’s painting, ‘I want you to see an Indian sunset’, is 5th/6th class Munster Regional Winner of Sightsavers Junior Painter of the Year competition f or 2015. Congratulations Melanie! The Junior P ainter Awards is an ideal opportunity f or Irish primary school children to express their artistic talents whilst appreciating the value of their eyesight and the challenges f acing those less fortunate than themselves in a f un and interactive manner. Melanie’s prize consists of materials and vouchers f rom The Art Materials Company (www.artmarterials.ie), along with an invitation to the national awards ceremony in Dublin at the end of March, f or Melanie, her teac her and her f amily, which is sponsored by The Irish Times. Page 5 Community News Wild Atlantic Challenge Cycle In aid of Breakthrough Cancer Research Saturday 13th June 2015. Start time: 10am - Registration in Sneem Hotel : between 8 and 10am, Entrance f ee: €20. This 100km charity cycle will start and f inish in Sneem Route: Sneem - Blackwater - Kenmare - Clonlee Lake House – coastal road – Tousist Rest stop and Lunch in Killmackillogue Lauragh – Tousist – Clonlee - Kenmare - Sneem On return to Sneem, Soup, Sandwiches and Showers will be available at Sneem Hotel This charity cycle is a controlled speed cycle, the aim is to keep the group together all the way! This will make an ideal practise cycle f or the Ring of Kerry Cycle in July. For any f urther inf ormation please contact Louis Moriarty 086-8387342 or email [email protected] All f unds raised go to Breakthrough Cancer Research which f unds the eff icient and eff ective development of new treatments for cancer. The aim is to signif icantly impact the number of people who can survive this disease. www.breakthroughcancerresearch.ie Treat you Mother this Mother’s Day Sunday 15th March With Lunch or Dinner in D. O’Shea’s Bar 2 course - €20 3 course - €25 Includes free glass of Prosecco for Mum All Mothers will be entered into a draw for a Mini Hamper To avoid disappointment Book you table now on 064 6645515 What’s On D O’Shea’s Blackwater Tavern St Patrick’s Day - Live Music 11.30pm Music and Dance every Friday Sneem House Saturday 14t h March - Table Quiz in aid of Sneem Rowing Club 9pm St Patrick’s Day - Live trad Music Session 5.30 - 8pm Riney’s Bar Saturday 14th March - Live Music 9 - Murphy’s Bar St Patrick’s Day - Live Music 6 - 9 Sneem Inter / Junior Youth Club Friday 6th March - Both - Community Cent re - Prep. For Paddy’s Day Friday 13th Marc h - Both - Community Cent re - Prep. For Paddy’s Day Events Diary 14th March - Sneem Rowing Club - Fundraising Table Quiz - Sneem House 17th March - St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Fair Day 27th March - Daffodil Day Collection on Sneem Bridge 1st April - Sneem Resource Centre AGM 7pm 2nd April - Bord na nÓg Table Quiz in Riney's Bar. 4th April - Nearly New Opening 5th April - Sneem Community Notice Board Cake Sale and Easter Egg Hunt 21st April - Conf irmation in St. Michael’s Church 1st - 4th May - Sneem Walking Club Walking Festival 2nd May - 1st Holy Communion of Sneem National School Children 3rd May - 1st Holy Communion of Tahilla School Children 16th May - Sneem Cycle Sportive 23rd May - Sneem JFK 50 Mile Challenge 29th May - Sneem National School 50th Anniversary - Sneem Hotel 13th June - Wild Atlantic Challenge Cycle - Sneem Hotel 4th July - Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 6th - 10th July - GAA Cúl Camp 22nd - 26th July - Sneem Family Festival 25th July - Bord na nÓg Annual U10 & U12 Football Blitz 27th - 31st July - White Strand Swim Week 2nd August - Sneem Regatta 3rd August - Church of the Transf iguration Friendship Day Sneem Community Noticeboard is produced on a voluntary basis by the Sneem Resource Centre for the people of Sneem and the surrounding areas. Page 8 Local Information Important Numbers Dr MaloneSurgery 064 6645102, Home 064 6645133 Mon/Wed/Fri 2-5pm Tues/ Thurs 10-1pm Sat by appt 12-1pm. Resource Centre Services Photocopying, Scanning, Faxes sent and received. Internet and Off ice services available. Meeting room. Nearly New, Library, Drop in Centre and Public Health Nursemore…. 086 7872096 Coffee Craft and Chat South Doc - 1850 335999 Every Tuesday 11am 1pm. Gardaí- 064 6645111 Credi t Union - every Thursday 12 - 1.30pm Pharmacy- 064 6645288 Bingo. Ever y Tues day at 8.30pm . All WelLocal Taxi s come. Kerry Experience Tours / Gerrit Noordkamp Bee Keepers Meeting 086 2554098 First Wednesday of every Buses Services Daily one w ay only to Killarney leaves at 1pm Contact Teddy to book seat. 087 2315014 Wednesday Sneem to Kenmare 9.30am f rom outside the old P.O. leaves f rom Kenmare at 1.10pm Friday Sneem to Kenm are leaves outside Riney's at 9.45am Leaves Kenmare 10.30am. Leaves Sneem 1.20pm. Leaves Kenmare 2.00pm. Saturday month, 7.30pm in Coo- Sneem -Killarney GoSneem Tours/ manassig Day Centre leaves outside the old John V. O’Sullivan P.O, at 11.30am leaves 087 2079033 Sneem Men’s Shed Killarney at 4.45pm. Every Monday at 7pm in Lo Call 1890 528 528 to Mass/Church Times the Old Dance Hall Saturday 8pm. - Sneem book your seat. Church For any other routes or Mobile Vet Sunday 9.30am - Tahilla Every Thursday 4-5pm in information contact Church Teddy on 087 2315014. South Square. Sunday 11am - Sneem Tide Times Church Sneem Parent and high tides for the period Church of Ireland, North Toddler Group 5th to the18th March '15. Square, Sneem - Service Every Tuesday 10.30am 5th: 04.24, 16.39 Sunday 10am - 12pm at Coomanassig 6th: 04.56, 17.10 Day Centre. 7th: 05.26, 17.38 St Michael’s Church, 8th: 05.53, 18.06 Parish Office, at No. 3 Mobile Library 9th: 06.21, 18.36 Coomanassig Day Centre, Tuesday 10th and 24th 10th: 06.53, 19.09 Seaview, Sneem. Of f ice March and then every 11th: 07.28, 19.47 hours are Tuesday and two weeks, 12.30 - 1pm 12th: 08.09, 20.31 Friday f rom 10am to 4pm. Castlecove, 2.15 - 13th: 08.59, 21.27 Parish Mobile is 087 2.45pm Sneem School, 14th: 10.01, 22.38 3480050. North Square. 2.45 - 15th: 11.17, 23.59 3.15pm South Square, 16th: 12.39 AIB Community Bank Sneem. 17th: 13.53 will be in South Square, 18th: 14.54 every Wednesday f rom Page 9 10.30am - 11am. Local Adverts and Accommodation Offered: • For Sale a ride -on partner 13-90-EH Lawn Mower with Trailer. Contact 087 6780600 • Double Bed and Base. Contact: 0861062274 • For Sale Firewood 10 x 5 Trailer Load Cut and Rolls 4f t high sides €180 per load Call 087 683 5992 Wanted: • Card Table - If you have a card table that you no longer use I'd love to hear f rom you. Please contact 086 4019413 • Nikken Pi Mag Water Filter System and Water Filter Cartridges, Optimiser and Micro Sponge Filters. €125. Contact: Ed van Caspel on 087 1921828 • • Off ered: Challen piano in very good condition. Call f or details Gerry on 089 4432118. Outdoor toys in good condition a playhouse, trikes/tractors etc. Also any unwanted books f or 3-5year olds. Please contact Sneem Community Crèche on 064-6645551 or [email protected] • Gym Equipment for Sale. Contact: 087 6710106 • Timber for Sale. Delivered, No wet Forestry stuff . Contact 087 3853244 or leave a message. • Stanley 8 Back Boiler New, Price €30 Contact Michele on 087 9848639 • Fiddle 3/4 inch, nearly new with case €80. Contact: 087 8176170 • Cot, steamer, baby carrier, bath chair, musical toys, buggy and car seat system. €200 the lot. Contact: 087 6451580 • Laptops for sale f rom €100 with 6 months warranty. Laptops and PCs repaired and maintained, extremely reasonable rates. Contact 086 3461288 f or quote. • Turf for sale, locally. Contact: 087 7499128 • Fire Wood for sale, cut it yourself on land. Contact 087 4128064 Page 10 Offered: • Farmhouse to let long term. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen dining room and sitting room open f ire and central heating. Contact 0863622478 • 3 Bed House to rent in Sneem Village. Contact Ray Cahill on 086 8270189 • For Rent - Short or Long term lease, shed with yard, suitable for Cattle, Sheep, Ponies or general storage. Cheap rate. Contact: 087 6180515. Kitchen Appliances for Sale • • • • • Siemens Fridge 2/3, Freezer 1/3. Free Standing / Frost Free. Width 27inches, Height 6f t, Depth 2f t. Colour Graphite Grey. Wash hand basin with stand and taps. 1 Double glazed windows, white PVC. 4’ 9” x 3’ 7” . Internal Doors - 1 set Double doors with glass 6’ 7” x 28” 1 Solid panel doors with locks, handles and hinges. 6’ 7” x 28”. For all the above Kitchen items, contact Joe on 087 2806845 Community News SNEEM COMMUNITY CRECHE Saf e and affordable childcare. Full / Part Time /Drop-in Service Please call 064 6645551 SNEEM Framing Sneem contact Tim Lea 064 6645033 087 7007747 Jeff Prior Electrician PHARMACY South Square Opening Hours Mon - Sat 9am - 6.30pm Sunday 11.45am - 1pm Bank Holidays 10.45am - 1pm Film Processing still available 064 6645288 RECI REGISTERED House / Farm / Commercial CCTV, P.V. & LOW ENERGY 087 2312993 HAPPY DAYS HandHand-painted signs Contact Roland Hunter 085 7700538 (064) 6645927 James M O’Sullivan Solicitor South Square, Sneem All legal work undertaken Tel/Fax: 064 668 9664 Mob: 087 286 8855 [email protected] www.jmos.ie Evening and weekend appointments available Page 11 SNEEM GAA LOTTO CURRENT JACKPOT €2,950.00 NEXT TWO DRAWS Sunday 8th March - Riney’s Bar Sunday 15th March - Sneem House Tickets available throughout the Village in Pubs and Shops. Annual Renewal Tickets can still be submitted Please support your local GAA Club Sneem GAA Lotto Results Sunday 22nd February, Numbers drawn: 1,16,17,19. No Winner, €40 consolation prizes went to: Brendan and Mary Dwyer, Scrahanagnave; Kevin O’Connor, Blackwater; Clare B usher O’Sullivan, Wexf ord; Maurice Walsh, Derryquinn. Sunday1st March, Numbers drawn : 12, 23, 27, 28. No Winner. €40 consolation prizes went to: Donnchadh Keogh, South Square; Sue Russell, Kealariddig; Vincie O’Sullivan, North Square; Mark Drummond, Pier Road.
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