ISSUE / E ISIÚINT 197
West & Mid
2ú - 16ú Feabhra 2017
issue / eisiúint 198
16ú Feabhra - 2ú Márta 2017
Corca Dhuibhne Beo
Essential Community News and Event Guide For West & Mid Kerry. Nuacht, Imeachtaí & Eolas Cuí do Chiarraí Thiar & Chiarraí Láir
Dingle To Killorglin Castlegregory to Cromane
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Lough: Mossy Donegan Kilfountain: Mossy Dingle West Kerry Live 1
San Eagrán Seo / In This Issue Pg 8 : What’s Going On? Pg 10: Farming News Pg 12: Nutrition with Irene
Goose Island Workshop INCHALOUGHRA, CASTLEGREGORY
Specialising in the design & making of bespoke free standing furniture.
Pg 19: Dingle Cookery School Recipe
HANDMADE WINDSOR CHAIRS & STOOLS
Pg 22: Dingle Walking Festival Programme
TABLES & DRESSERS
Pg 24: Páidí Ó Sé Football Tournament Programme
FULL DESIGN SERVICE
Pg 25: Pleanáil Teanga Pg 28: Anso is Ansúid i gCorca Dhuibhne
Further information phone:066-7139896 email@example.com
Pg 33: Ó Mhárthain Pg 42: Crosfhocal Sean Nós Pg 44: Live Music Listings Pg 46: Crossword Pg 47: Classifieds Pg 48: Clár Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
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News from The Marts Dingle
General Suck & Cattle Sale Saturday February 18th Commencing With Sheep at 11am including Top Class Clearance Sale Of Dairy Herd for Michael Garvey, Lugnagcapall Annascaul, comprising Of 30 cows & 10 heifers. Half the herd calved, remainder incalf to Ai Fr/Aa. Herd Average Bf 4.26, Pr 3.55, Scc 135. Bvd Collection Mondays At 11.30am
Sheep sales 21st Feb. Cattle sales 25th Feb.
DINGLE 066 91 51586
M I LLTOWN: 066 97 67309
Essential / Emergency Local Numbers Uimhreacha áitiúla riachtanacha / Uimhreacha éigeandála
IONAID LEIGHIS / MEDICAL CENTRES:
Clinic Cois Abhann, Spa Road , Dingle 066 9151465 Ionad Leighis An Daingin The Mall, Dingle, 066 9152225., Dr. T. Sills, Castlegregory, 0667139226 Mon-Fri, 9:15am to 1:00 pm Saturday, by appointment. Emergencies Doctor’s Surgery Annascaul, West Inch 066-9157227, SouthDoc: 1850 335 999 for all calls between 6.00pm to 8.00am Killorglin Health Centre, Killorglin, Tel: 066 976 1284 Dr Valerie Collins .Market St, 066 976 1253 Cronin, Dr Ann Beach Tree Lodge, Market St, Killorglin (066)9761014 Prendiville, Wm (Killorglin) Cluincorrig, Killorglin (066)9761149 Prenderville Edmond Daly’s Lane, Killorglin (066)9761072 Prenderville Edmond Coolmore Laharn, Killorglin (066)9761512 Milltown Health Centre Milltown (066)9767113
IONAD TRÉIDLIACHTA / VETERINARY SURGERY
Brendan O’ Connell, Spa Rd., Dingle. Tel (066) 9151814
EIGEANDÁIL / EMERGENCY:
Police, Fire, Ambulance, Coast Guard: Tel: 112 or 999. These numbers are free of charge but should only be used in cases of genuine emergencies.
STÁISIÚN NA NGARDAÍ / GARDA STATIONS
Annascaul Garda Station,. Tel: +353 66 9157102 Dingle Garda Station, Tel: +353 66 9151522 Castlegregory Garda Station,Tel: +353 66 7139690 Garda Station, Killorglin, Tel: +353 66 976 1113
FIACLÓIRÍ / DENTISTS
Corkery-Johnson Linda BDS NUI Upper Main St Dingle Co. Kerry (066) 9152333 2 West Kerry Live
Long Bryan G B. Dent. Sc. Main st. Upr .Dingle (066)9151527 Timothy Lynch Dental Surgery, Langford st, Killorglin, 066 97 61831 Mac Domhnaill Dental, Tralee, 066-7121457 / 087-1319792
CLÁR-AMA BUS / BUS TIMETABLES:
Bus Station, Killarney, Co. Kerry. (064) 30011 Bus Station, Tralee, Co. Kerry. (066) 7164700
POITIGÉIRÍ / CHEMISTS:
The Village Pharmacy, Castlegregory, 066-7139646 Walsh John, Pharmacy Green st. Dingle (066)9151365 O’Keeffe Pharmacy Ltd . Strand St.(066)9151310 Grogan’s Pharmacy, Spa Rd, Dingle (066)-9150518 O’Dohertys Pharmacy, Bridge Street, Milltown (066)-9767305 Laune Pharmacy Bridge St Lower, Killorglin 066 976 1131 Mulvihill Pharmacy Ltd, Main St, Killorglin, Phone : 066 976 1115 O’Sullivan’s Pharmacy, Mill Road, Killorglin, Phone : 066 976 2111 O Sullivans Pharmacy 6 Bridge Street, Milltown, 066 9795915
OIFIG TURASÓIREACHTA / TOURIST OFFICES
Dingle - An Daingean Phone: +353(0)669151188 Castlegregory - Talor’s Row, Strand Street, 066-7139422 Ionad Eolais Clochán 087 4552911
OPTICIANS / RADHARC-EOLAÍ
Ó Domhnaill Opticians, Mail Rd., Dingle, (066) 9152863
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL (SVP) WEST KERRY AREA Annascaul : 089-4259294 Dingle : 086-0203501 Castlegregory/ Cloghane : 087-1647788 Ballyferriter : 066-9156124 Tralee Office -066 -7128021
Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
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Áit: Pobalscoil Corca Dhuibhne Dátaí: 10ú - 13ú Aibrean / April 9.30 - 2.30i.n 5-10 mbliana d’aois Contact: Enya nó Rachel Ní Shítigh (087-127 0604) (086-054 9078)
Tá Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh tharnais, agus táimid níos láidre, níos fuinniúla agus níos ceolmhara ná bhí riamh! Ar an gCéadaoin an 22 Feabhra cuirfear tús leis na himeachtaí, an 13ú féile agus tá an clár lán go barra le ranganna, ceardlanna, ceolchoirmeacha agus imeachtaí ceoil agus amhránaíochta don uile duine! Buacphointí na scoile is ea na ceolchoirmeacha a thosnóidh Déardaoin (23/02) ag 8pm in Ionad an Bhlascaoid le ceolchoirm speisialta ‘Casadh na Gráige’ leis an Dr. Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Ionad an Bhlascaoid. Seinnfidh sé cóiriú ar leith de cheol le Chorca Dhuibhne le béim ar amhráin ó Sheán De hÓra agus amhránaithe eile ó's na Blascaodaí. (€10). Ar an Aoine (24/02) ag 8pm arís in Ionad an Bhlascaoid beidh oíche speisialta ag ceiliúradh na traidisiúin píobaireachta in Éirinn, an Estóin agus Asturias le Cillian Ó Briain, Maitiú Ó Casaide, Pepín de Munhalen agus Merike Perbatis. (€10) Ná dearúd ceolchoirm na ndaltaí i Sáipéal Naomh Uinseann ar an mBuailtín ag 1230 ar an Satharn agus oíche Shatharn i Halla na Feothanaí (€15/10) beidh ceolchoirm mhór na bliana le scoth an cheoil ó Seán Ryan, Conor Keane, Pepín de Munhalen, Paul Dooley, Máire Breatnach, Doireann Glackin, Iarfhlaith O’Donell, Karoliina Kreintaal & Merike Paberits Steve Cooney chomh maith le amhránaithe óga Phobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne. Tá ticéid ar fáil ó oifig eolais na Scoile in Óstán Ceann Sibéal nó ar an ndoras ach moltar do dhaoine ticéid a cheannach roimh ré. Tá spásanna fágtha sna ranganna ceoil & amhránaíochta a bheidh ar siúl Déardaoin, De hAoine agus Dé Sathairn ó 10-11pm, €50 an duine. Breis eolais ar www.scoilcheoil.com email@example.com agus 087 3559938. Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh is back, bigger and better and packed to the rafters with music events for all ages and interests. Events kick off on Wednesday Feb 22nd and continue through to Sunday the 26th. The major draws are the classes and the 3 major concerts. Classes take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 1pm. The concerts start with a special presentation called Casadh na Gráige from renowned composer and performer, Michéal Ó Súilleabháin playing interpretations of songs sung by local singer Seán de hÓra and other past singers from the Blasket Island. On Friday night, also in Ionad an Bhlascaoid we celebrate the pipes in a specially curated concert featuring pipers from three traditions with Cillian Ó Briain, Maitiú Ó Casaide and Pepín de Munhalen fom Asturius in Northern Spain and Merike Perbatis from Estonia on Torupill. Each of the pipers will share from their own traditions and styles.This concert also includes a special appearance by young local pianist Ava Ní Dhufaigh. Saturday offers a fantastic line up for this year’s big concert. Seán Ryan, Conor Keane, Máire Breatnach, Steve Cooney, amhránaithe Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, Paul Dooley, Doireann Glackin, Iarfhlaith O’Donell, Karoliina Kreintaal & Merike Paberits, Pepín de Munhalen. Tickets are available at the information desk in Óstán Ceann Sibéal from Thursday the 23rd. To sign up for classes or for further information contact eolas@ scoilcheoil.com or 087 3559938 and see www.scoilcheoil.com.
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Sessions From The Shop
with David O’Donoghue
This fortnights session from the Dingle Record Shop features Brendan Monaghan from Co. Down. The singer songwriter who has been lauded for his heartfelt folk rock dropped in to Mazz on Green Street for a chat and a few tunes. Check out the session on: www.sessionsfromtheshop.com
Mondays to Fridays: 11 – 4.30 Saturdays: 11 - 5
Dingle Film Club Open to Everyone Tuesday Nights 8.45pm
The feature at the next Dingle Film Club at the Phoenix Cinema on Tuesday 21st February will be “Jackie”. Starring the Oscar nominated Natalie Portman in the titular role, the film is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Kennedy. Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a portrait of the First Lady as she fights to establish her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that she created and loved so well. The following week on Tuesday 28th February the feature will be the the eagerly awaited “T2 Trainspotting” . Twenty years after Danny Boyle’s groundbreaking original hit the screens the crew are back together. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton returns to the only place he can ever call home.They are waiting for him: Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie. Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance. An intoxicating, emotionally resonant postscript to its classic predecessor 4 West Kerry Live
What was your first job? Collecting glasses in Paidí O’Sé’s What is your favourite film? Bad Boys What is your favourite book? To Kill A Mocking Bird. What was the first CD / Tape / Record you bought? Mortal Combat Soundtrack What was your favourite holiday? Santa Ponsa What is your favourite drink? Vodka & Coke Who is your favourite actor? George Clooney Who is your sporting hero? Chris Sharma, Climber Two things you’d bring to a desert island? Speaker system and my fiance Melanie. What’s your favourite saying? Build a bridge and get over it.
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I dteannta a chéile is fearr sinn! Call in today for your Free Membership Starter Pack
Our AGM will be held in Benner’s Hotel Monday 27th February at 8pm
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Craobh an Aghasaigh Notes:
Music Classes: Some places are still available for tuition through CCE Craobh an Aghasaigh with Proinnsias O Cathasaigh from 2.40pm on Saturdays at Halla na Measartha. Classes available on Concertina, accordion, tin whistle, flute, voice-Irish/English, harp, whistling, lilting and bodhrán. To register contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Comhgháirdeachas le baill CCE Craobh an Aghasaigh a bhí ag glacadh páirt sa Chraobh Leath-cheannais den gcomórtas Siansa Gael-Linn ar son Phobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne i Brú Ború ar Satharn 11ú Feabhra. Beidh ocht grupa á roghnú ag moltóirí an tseachtain seo chughainn chun dul ar aghaidh go dtí Craobh na hÉireann i Mí Márta. Fógra Ranganna: Tá cúpla spás fágtha le haghaidh ranganna CCE Craobh an Aghasaigh le Proinnsias Ó Cathasaigh ó 2.40 i.n gach Satharn i Halla na Measartha. Ranganna ar fáil ar Conseartín, bosca ceoil, féadóg stáin, fliuit, Ámhránaíocht Bearla & Gaoluinn, cruit, feadaíl, portaireacht agus bodhrán. Clárú/Tuille eolais ó email@example.com Well done to CCE Craobh an Aghasaigh members who were part of the Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne group who qualified for Siansa Gael Linn semi finals at Brú Ború in Cashel on Saturday 11th February. Details of the eight groups who qualify for Finals at National Concert Hall in March will be announced next week. 6 West Kerry Live
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What’s Going On? Cad atá ar siúl?
Knit and Natter group meet in Adams 11am-1pm. Every Tuesday. All welcome, chat & coffee.
Drumming classes at the Percussion Workshop Mondays - Adult beginners. Tuesdays - Kids (all ages). Wednesdays - Teenagers and also on Wednesday - Splanc-The Dingle Carnival Band. Info and bookings: Martin 0872808633
The Dingle Knitting and Crochet Group meet in An Díseart every Wednesday from 7 - 9pm. All Welcome
Karate (Shorinji Kempo). Classes in this original Japanese martial art takes place in Girls primary School hall every Tue. .& Thurs @ 6.00 pm -7:30pm and Sat. 10am - 11.30am (Seniors). Juniors - 5pm Tuesdays. Paidi 087-7735815
Children’s Drama Classes Beehive children’s drama class Wednesday’s 4-5 pm. €8. Info 0669152924 Beidh Bingo ar siúl i bPobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne Dé Domhnaigh 26 Feabhra 2017 @ 7.30 p,m.. Go leor duaiseanna ar fáil. Fáilte roimh gach éinne.
Tinteán Ceoil - Live Music. Gach Luan ag 7.30 i.n. Fáilte roimh chách! Every Monday in Ionad Cultúrtha sa Chlochán (next to O’Donnell’s pub) at 7.30 p.m.. Entry fee €5 adults €2 children which includes refreshments. Everybody welcome! Eaglais na hÉireann/The Church of Ireland (Anglican/Episcopalian) Dingle Union Service times every Sunday Kilgobbin Church, Camp: 10am, St. James, Dingle 12 noon. Priest in charge Rev. Phyllis Jones 085-8558594
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Dingle Hillwalking Club - Weekly outings on Sundays. Meeting outside Garveys Supervalu @10am. Guests welcome subject to having proper walking gear, i.e. good hiking boots with ankle protection, decent rain jacket, hat, gloves etc. For the club`s full walk schedule please log on to our website: www.dinglehillwalkingclub.com .Off schedule walk routes for the alternate Sundays are decided on the previous Saturday subject to the weather forecast etc. Dingle Christian Fellowship meets Sunday evenings at 6pm at Saint James Church on Main Street in Dingle. This is a non-denominational fellowship and all are welcome for Bible study, worship and prayer. Come join us and lift your voice in praise! For prayer requests or information call Maureen at 086-1771117 or Mike at 087-9427775 Whist - Annascaul every Wednesday night at 8pm in the Community Centre All welcome Al Anon meetings resume Saturday, March 18th in Ré Nua, John Street, Dingle @ 8.30pm. and every Saturday thereafter. Tionólfar cruinniú Al Anon i Ré Nua, Sráid Eoin, An Daingean ar an Satharn, 18ú Márta @ 8.30in. agus gach Satharn ina dhiaidh san. BINGO in CYMS Killorglin every Sunday at 8.30pm, in Milltown Hall every Monday at 8.30pm and Wednesday at 8.30 in Glenbeigh Community Centre Dingle branch of the Catholic Grandparents Association meets at 8pm on the first Wednesday of every month in Gairdín Mhuire Centre, Green Street, Dingle. All welcome! Breast Feeding support. La Leche league of Dingle: Informal meetings held on the second Thursday of every month at the West Kerry Community Hospital, Dingle at 10.30am. Welcome all interested women.Informal coffee morning at the Grey’s Lane Bistro, from 11am on the last Saturday of each month, excluding June, July, August and December. For more information/telephone support call Fiona 087-9711342 or Sylvia 087-6636635
Window / Door Sales, Repairs & Glass Replacement Handles, hinges, locks, patio rollers, letterboxes etc. Replace all fogged & broken double and single glazed units.
Ph. Mike 086-4043901
Dingle Farmers Market: Every Fri. from 9.00am to 2.30pm in the Holy Ground Carpark Milltown Farmers’ Market, is on every Saturday of the year from 10 to 2 in the Old Church in Milltown. We are also indoor and with plenty parking facilities We have live music every Saturday from around 11 o’clock onwards and there is also a library (Solais) on the premises. Dingle Cycling Club have weekly cycles every Saturday morning departing from Dingle Marina at 9am and Sunday morning at 10am.
Ciorcal comhrá tosnaithe i dTig Mike Uí Néill, An Cam. An chéad Aoine don mhí ó 9pm ar aghaidh, failte roimh cách. 8 West Kerry Live
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Nitrates Derogation Applications 2017 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, has announced that 2017 Nitrates Derogation applications can now be submitted on-line. Farmers are advised to contact their agricultural advisor to determine if they should avail of this facility. The Nitrates Derogation provides farmers an opportunity to farm at higher stocking rates, subject to certain conditions designed to protect the environment and meet the requirements of the Nitrates Directive. The derogation is an important facility for more intensive farmers. Almost 7,000 intensively stocked farmers availed of the derogation in 2016. The online system is aimed at simplifying the application process and assisting farmers to avoid penalties. Farmers can also remain compliant with the Regulations by managing their livestock numbers, exporting enough slurry/farmyard manure or renting additional land. The closing date for applications is 31st March 2017 and End of year Nitrogen and Phosphorus statements (N&P statements) for 2016 are available on the Department’s online system www.agfood.ie. Farmers who exceeded the limits in 2016 based on their cattle numbers will be advised in writing of this shortly but these figures will not have taken into consideration any documentation submitted to the Department by 31st December 2016. Text messages issued to those farmers who were approaching the limits in 2016 and receipt of such a text should act as a reminder to those farmers to consider applying for a Nitrates Derogation this year. The Nitrates Derogation allows farmers to exceed the limit of 170 kg of livestock manure nitrogen per hectare set down in the Nitrates Regulations, up to a maximum of 250 kg per hectare, subject to adherence to stricter rules. For a Nitrates Derogation application to be valid, all terms and conditions of the Derogation must be adhered to, including the following: • An annual application must be made online to the Department. No postal applications will be accepted. • Farming a holding that is at least 80% grass. Have grazing livestock – derogation is only available in respect of grazing livestock. • Have a Fertilisation Plan in place on the holding by 1st March. This plan should be submitted to the Department along with the application form unless the farmer has submitted a fertiliser plan to the Department in 2014, 2015 or 2016. • Fertiliser plans must be based on soil analysis results dated after 15th September 2013. • Applicants who have never previously applied for a derogation, or last applied in 2012 or earlier, and do not have soil analysis results must assume Index 3 for 2017 but soil sample analysis, in respect of crop year 2018, must be available and the fertiliser plan amended accordingly and submitted online to the Department before 31st March 2018. • Fertiliser accounts must be submitted to the Department no later than 31st March of the following year. • Farmers in derogation cannot import livestock manure €800,000 for a Social Farming Network and a number of projects Projects that received funding this year under the CEDRA Rural Innovation and Development Fund totalling €804,825, for initiatives to promote and develop social farming projects in rural areas. Social farming allows people, who are availing of a range of health service supports, the opportunity to participate in farming activities in their local area. Working on farming and horticulture projects has helped many participants to improve their wellbeing and grow their confidence. For participating farm families, social farming has proved a very worthwhile and satisfying activity which contributes to the local community. Social farming initiatives are a reflection of the proverb “(there is no strength without unity”. The Department of Ag’s funding of social farming projects, and the establishment of a Social Farming Network, will be of real benefit to local rural communities. Minister Creed has allocated funding of €542,325 to two social farming projects as part of a competitive tender process under the CEDRA scheme. Two additional social farming project proposals were awarded part-funding of €250,000. Down Syndrome Ireland (Cork Branch) was awarded funding of €137,000 to develop a horticultural centre for adults with Down Syndrome. Funding of €113,000 was awarded to Leitrim Development Company, in collaboration with University College Dublin (UCD), to establish a social farming best practice project for both local and national audiences. Finally, the Department provided sponsorship of €12,500 to Barry Kavanagh for his award-winning social farming garden at Bloom 2016, which helped to raise awareness and promote the concept of social farming.
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Results of Badger Vaccine Trial Despite many views to the opposite, it is believed by many that the badger is a much-maligned little creature. Continued efforts by both sides have endeavoured to either vindicate or accuse the poor animal of complicity in the spread of TB. Now, the Agriculture Minister has the publication of the results of a scientific research project which involved the administration of an oral vaccine to badgers, to investigate its impact against bovine tuberculosis in a large scale field trial in Co Kilkenny. The results of the trial were very positive in that they demonstrated that the oral vaccination of badgers has a significant protective effect in badgers under natural conditions. The findings confirmed the results of earlier studies where BCG vaccine was given to captive badgers by a variety of routes, including oral innoculation. The findings are also consistent with the results of other oral vaccination studies in cattle, deer and wild boar. DAFM’s ambition is to deploy a full badger vaccination strategy as part of the eradication programme provided that the vaccination of badgers delivers an outcome equivalent to the current badger removal strategy. In this regard, the Minister emphasised that the vaccine trial in question related to the protective effect of vaccination against TB in badgers and did not provide any direct evidence of the protective effect of badger vaccination in relation to TB in cattle. Further trials are currently being conducted in six separate locations throughout the country, involving the vaccination by intramuscular injection, of several hundred badgers over 3 to 4 years, with continuous monitoring of the cattle population to assess the impact of the vaccine on the incidence of the disease in the cattle population. The outcome of these field trials, the initial results of which are due in 2018, will eventually determine whether the vaccination of badgers delivers an outcome equivalent to the current badger removal strategy. The report concluded that any vaccination programme would need to be undertaken against a background of an exhaustive investigation of cattle and herd management related factors and take account of related environmental issues. Furthermore, one of the conclusions to be drawn from the Report was that, given the relatively high incidence of TB in the country, it is likely that vaccination alone, even at high coverage levels, would require many years to eradicate the disease in the badger population. However, other studies conducted by the Department have shown that mixed strategies incorporating culling (to reduce badger density/remove infected badgers) and vaccination can be effective and may be a cost effective way of eradicating the disease. There is currently no TB vaccine licensed for anything other than humans in Ireland and, as mentioned in the report, prior to widespread deployment of oral vaccine containing live BCG, a vaccine will need to be licensed as a veterinary medicine and receive authorisation from regulatory bodies under EU medicines legislation. The report provided valuable evidence that vaccinating badgers can be an effective means of reducing the incidence of TB in badgers. This research project was led by scientists at UCD, with contributions from other colleagues and was funded by the Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Gorse Fires Farmers are advised that with no extension to the burning season, for the umpteenth season, they should complete all burning before the 28th February. It is illegal to burn after this date, due to the commencement of the nesting season in birds, and general wildlife’s breeding season. The weather has been very suitable since 1st September 2016, and there is no reason that all necessary burning cannot be complete by the end of the month. Land owners are reminded that it is illegal, under the Wildlife Acts, to burn growing vegetation on uncultivated land between 1st March and 31st August and that persons engaged in such illegal activity are liable to prosecution. The Department also warns landowners that land found to have been burned during the specified closed season for burning would be considered automatically ineligible under the various support schemes, and that a variety of detection systems, including satellite based systems, were now in place to detect fire hotspots and trigger more detailed eligibility inspections where required. Suspicious activity should be reported to the Gardaí and uncontrolled or unattended fires should be reported immediately to the Fire and Emergency Services. Forest owners must be especially vigilant in protecting their investments. You must remember the few simple rules, notify the fire service, (and gardai, out of courtesy) as to when the fire sill begin and end, have sufficient manpower with you, (including a safety man) and proper communication and safety gear with you, choose a day with mild weather conditions and don’t light a fire within “an asses-roar” of a forest, of domestic dwellings. Generally, use common sense and be mindful of other, both land-owners and the general public. And finally,……..stay safe. - Contact Louis Murchan Tel;- 087-2857938
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Don’t Let Heartburn Become a Burning Issue! Irene Ní Fhlannúra Almost everyone experiences a bout of heartburn or acid reflux at some stage in their lives and are grateful for the quick relief offered by some over-thecounter (OTC) indigestion remedies such as antacids. However, for many people, taking antacids and acid suppressants becomes an everyday measure to alleviate the chronic occurrence of heartburn and more worryingly, used to “prevent” heartburn or acid reflux. Heartburn occurs when gastric juices including corrosive hydrochloric acid leaks from the stomach and enters the oesophagus (the tube connecting the mouth with the stomach) and irritate the linings of the oesophagus. A tight muscular ring called the oesophageal sphincter is responsible for keeping those juices in the stomach where they belong but sometimes this junction fails causing heartburn and acid reflux. Antacids work by chemically neutralizing the acid providing a short-term solution to halt the irritation in the oesophagus. The health problems that can occur with long-term use of antacids can be quite varied and depend on the active ingredient of the chosen antacid. The most common active ingredients found in OTC antacids are calcium carbonate, magnesium, aluminum or sodium bicarbonate (bread soda). Common to all antacids are the problems associated with altered acidity in the stomach. The stomach is designed to secrete hydrochloric acid as well as other enzymes to help breakdown meat and solid food in preparation for digestion further down the intestinal tract. Constant use of antacids hinders this process making digestion difficult and often incomplete. Food that remains undigested in the stomach will be broken down eventually - though mostly by decomposition (rotting) and putrefaction. Another important role for stomach acid is to kill harmful bacteria and other micro-organisms that enter our bodies through food and water - everyday interference of acid production is weakening this line of defense allowing bacteria to flourish and making us more susceptible to infections. Stomach acid is necessary for the absorption of many minerals and vitamin B12. Many recent studies looking at the long-term use of OTC antacids as well as over- prescribed acid suppressants such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have shown a marked increase in mineral deficiencies such as calcium, zinc, magnesium and iron - and the knock-on effects of which include anaemia, osteoporosis, heart problems and mental health issues to name a few! Unravelling the cause of heartburn and acid reflux and treating the cause is the safest and most effective way of dealing with the discomfort. Factors that weaken the tight junction between the stomach and the oesophagus include obesity, smoking, caffeine, alcohol, bacteria imbalance and structural defects eg., hiatus hernia. It is not wise to ignore these factors in pursuit of a quick fix which may have detrimental side effects with long-term use. Interestingly, peppermint can relax this sphincter, loosening the junction, and is not recommended for those with heartburn and acid reflux. Curiously, it is a common ingredient in many OTC antacids as well as toothpaste, after dinner drinks and some herbal remedies. While peppermint is beneficial further down the diMICHELLE FLANNERY NATURAL HEALTH TREATMENTS "Smell is a potent wizard that transports us across thousands of miles and all the years we have lived" Helen Keller Book your Aromatherapy Massage today from €30 (30 min) with Michelle at 087 1366201, Dingle 066 9151360 www.renuanaturalhealth.com
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gestive tract in cases of spasms and cramps, if reflux is present it is best avoided or at least, choose an enteric-formula that will not effect the upper GI tract. Losing weight, giving up some of the vices and identifying any trigger foods will go a long way to dealing with your heartburn head on. Fried food and fatty foods- pastries, chocolate and cream are common triggers. Other useful measures include chewing food until it is liquid before swallowing. Avoid overeating - eat smaller meals throughout the day and always eat at ease and relaxed. Do not lie down after eating and sleep with your upper body elevated if heartburn is a problem at night. Helpful herbs include gentian, meadowsweet leaf, marshmallow root, chamomile, licorice root and slippery elm. They help to absorb acid, soothe and repair irritated intestinal linings. Probiotics in powder or chewable form can reduce the pressure on the oesophageal sphincter caused by gas in the stomach. Activated charcoal works in a similar way and is an age-old remedy for many digestive disorders. The fact that heartburn is a common ailment does not mean that it is harmless or insignificant. Long-term masking of symptoms can often hide serious health problems. Chronic reflux is the most common symptom associated with oesophageal cancer, therefore warrants investigation. Not to frighten the bejaysus out of anyone, heartburn can usually be resolved through diet and lifestyle changes. It might take a little longer to unravel the cause but the long term benefits will always outweigh a short-term fix. Happy Valentine’s Day to all – may your hearts only burn with desire! Irene Ní Fhlannúra, Nutritional Therapist at Ré Nua Nutrition Clinic, Dingle 066 9151360. Website: www.renuanaturalhealth.com • Spring FITFOOD for Weight Loss & Seasonal Health. Weekly classes and weigh ins every Tuesday 9.30am and Wednesday 7pm. Join in anytime! • Nutrition Consultations, laboratory testing and personalized nutrition plans for Health and Recovery by appointment. • Break Free of Old Patterns – A recovery weekend Mar 10th -12th 2017 (see ad)
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Excerpts From A Dingle Diary By Ted Creedon Sunday, February 8, 1987. Took the kids to 11 o’clock Mass to hear another sermon on the theme ‘the end of the world is near’. After lunch we went for a cycle to Beenbawn and walked to the lighthouse. It was so warm that we had to open jackets and remove caps while walking along the cliff path. It’s being reported that over 100,000 people are suffering from AIDS in Zaire.
Monday, February 9. A fine start to the day but turned to heavy rain by lunchtime which caused a lot of local flooding. The fire brigade was pumping water out of O’Flaherty’s pub and the Mall was badly flooded during the high tide. Rival factions have vandalised all the large election posters around Dingle. Maybe some mischief makers are involved? John Kennedy of the VEC called to the house and asked if I’d run a course in heritage appreciation for primary school teachers. I thanked him and recommended Isabel Houlihan.
Tuesday, February 10. Cold and showery today. Letter from Patricia O’Hare, Director of the Castleisland District Archaeological Survey looking for advice on how to secure funding to publish the survey results. We were very fortunate to secure funding from the ESB to publish the Dingle survey, thanks to local man Paddy Moriarty from Dúnsíon - the boss of the ESB. It’s almost a year since former president Marcos left the Philippines and it’s reported that his wife, Imelda, left over 1000 pairs of shoes behind.
Wednesday, February 11. Very wintery weather today with heavy hail showers. The kids get a lift to school every morning from Máire Flahive of Kinard who teaches in the CBS Primary school. One of the teachers at the CBS Secondary school is Joe Creedon from Macroom and we discovered that we’re cousins. His grandfather and mine were brothers.
Thursday, February 12. Cool, frosty and fresh with sunny spells today. Charlie Haughey and Garret Fitzgerald met in a much publicised live debate on TV tonight. It was a clear win for Garret who was 14 West Kerry Live
more incisive in his points but Charlie won points for his attack on the proposed Fine Gael budget. The executive board of the International Olympic Committee is in favour of letting tennis millionaires take part in next year’s Olympics in Seoul. There goes the illusion of amateurism in the Olympics.
Friday, February 13. The former manager of Ballyferriter Co-op, Micheál MacGiobúin, is proposing to set up a £1 million salmon farm in Smerwick harbour. According to today’s edition of The Kerryman ‘ The project has generated a lot of heat in the area’. A court in America has awarded $7 million in damages against the United Klans of America after a young black man was lynched by the KKK in 1981.
Saturday, February 14. It’s a bit early yet but it looks at this stage that Fianna Fáil are on course to win an overall majority in the General Election which is only three days away now. But Garret Fitzgerald and Dessie O’Malley are making sounds like potential coalition partners. An Post is bringing out ‘love’ stamps to mark Valentine’s Day.
Sunday, February 15. Rained all night and early but stopped by 10.30. Went to 11am Mass. There’s a big banner across the street at Holy Ground which says ‘MacGearailt Fianna Fáil’ while outside St Mary’s church there’s a big sign saying ‘Dingle - keep your T.D. Vote Begley No. 1’. After Mass, Tom Fitzgerald was singing the praises of Breandán MacGearailt outside the church. Fine Gael have jumped in the opinion polls as a result of Fitzgerald’s win over Haughey in the TV debate and Garret has urged his supporters to give their transfers to the Progressive Democrats - not to FG’s outgoing coalition partner Labour there’s going to be a mighty scrap! Spent an hour throwing the javelin in the big field across the road.
Monday, February 16. A fine clear sunny day with a return to cold easterly winds. Rang Patricia O’Hare of the Castleisland Archaeological survey and we discussed how to get sponsorship to publish their results. Phone call from county library to say the
AGM of the KAHS will be held next Monday. Must prepare a speech.
Tuesday, February 17. Today was Polling Day and from 9am to 9pm the voting was brisk in the cities while in the west commentators were saying that thousands of eligible voters were gone to America. Went to the Convent national school to vote after tea in booth no:4. It was busy at the entrance to the school yard where you were given a ‘look’ by the gauntlet of supporters of one candidate or the other. This ‘look’ could be hopeful, hostile, friendly or even threatening. Just before we reached the sanctuary of the school we were accosted by one such supporter. ‘Looking for your support’ he said in a low voice. Touting or pimping I’d call it. There was another supporter wedged in the school doorway so his unfriendly and intimidating look had to be resisted and another supporter in the hallway to give us the final once-over look.
Wednesday, February 18. The election count began at 9am. Despite predictions there was no big swing to Fianna Fáil - Fine Gael were being hammered - the Progressive Democrats were predicting 16 seats - Dick Spring was going to lose his seat - all the ingredients of a cliff-hanger and that’s exactly what we got so that by late into the night it looked like being a hung Dáil again with the balance of power being held by the Independents. Breandán MacGearailt didn’t make it in South Kerry while Tom McEllistrim was defeated in North Kerry and Dick Spring scraped home with a margin of just 4 votes!
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Coffee morning for Crumlin Hospital Heart Unit Sunday 26th Feb, 10:45am, Músaem Baile an Fheirtearaigh On the Sunday morning the 26th of Feb the annual Coffee Morning for the Heart Unit in Crumlin Hospital will take place in the Museum in Ballyferriter. The heart unit looks after babies born with Congenital Heart Disorder until they reach the age of 18. It's a place you never want to be, but if you have to be there you are very grateful it is there. The coffee morning takes place after Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh's Mass with Cór Chúl Aodha and there's always plenty of coffee & tea, plenty of music and plenty of chat! There's also a great raffle with prizes from local businesses. Drop in to offer your support, if you have a chance. Organisers would love to hear from anyone who can come and help in the kitchen on the day, anyone who could bring some baking, and of course donations are more than welcome. Please support this great cause. Cakes / Scones / baking can be dropped off at the museum from 0930am on Sunday. Call Catherine Uí Dhubháin for futher info.086 1009012.
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Tractors will be revved up in Mid Kerry this month as a progressive and caring committee hosts a tractor run which will enchance the quality of life for children with special needs. The Red Fox Tractor Run in aid of St Francis Special School in Beaufort will take place on Sunday 26th of Feburary. Starting at the Red Fox, located between Killorglin and Glenbeigh at 11.30 sharp , the colourful tractor run will finish at 3pm and will be followed by a family fun afternoon that will include traditional music from 3.30-6.30. "The fundraiser is to raise money to develop an Organic Sensory Garden that will benefit 54 children at this fantastic school located on the grounds of St. Mary of the Angels in Beaufort", said Jacqueline Riordan (Secretarty of the committee) from Glenbeigh. "As a proud mother of a child attending this school we established a committee to try and support these amazing children. The school motto has always focused on each childs ability, not their disability. St Francis Special School enables, encourages and enriches each child attending this school. Some of the children have Autism, learning disabilitiess and sensory processing difficulties. This garden wil be a year round educational resource for the children. So much teaching and learning can go on in the garden. A polytunnel would enable the children to access the outdoors during colder months".
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Pork Belly, Buttered Cabbage, Sweet Potato and Apple Puree Mark Murphy Dingle Cookery School
What is not to like about some slow cooked pork belly? If you get a nice pork belly from the butchers (it is no harm to give the butcher a few days’ notice) there should be some firm meat nestled between layers of fat. It needs to be cooked slowly to allow some of the fat to melt down giving it a succulent flavour. For this recipe I have cured it slightly the day before I cook it, this helps it to firm up a little and adds a more subtle flavour. You would imagine that this makes it very complicated, however you will find if you follow the recipe it is in fact very easy. For the recipe I have served it as if I would in a restaurant but if you want to make it easier, simply serve it family style by slicing the cooked pork on a board and placing this in the centre of the table and then place all the vegetables and purée in separate bowls. Serves 4
To cure the pork belly
Ingredients To cure the pork belly 1kg Pork Belly handful of sea salt 1 tsp. fennel seeds, crushed To cook the pork belly 1 large onion, cut into rough dice 1 bulb of garlic, cut in half 2 carrots, roughly diced 1 bunch of thyme and rosemary handful of fennel seeds 500ml cider For the cabbage ½ head of Savoy cabbage, finely shredded 50g butter salt and pepper 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into discs (60cm x 40cm approx.) knob of butter a few thyme sprigs
Method You must start this a day beforehand. Mix the salt and fennel seeds together. Rub this all over the flesh of the pork belly. Put this on a tray and cover with some cling film. Leave in the fridge for about 12 hours. Following this remove, it from the fridge and wash it under a running tap. Pat this dry and now it is ready to cook. To cook the pork Preheat the oven to 130ºc. Put the onions, garlic, carrots, thyme, rosemary and fennel seeds in a large roasting tray. Put the pork on top of the vegetables and season with salt and pepper. Add the cider and cover the tray with foil. Put this in the oven and cook for about 4 ½ hours. Pierce it with a knife to check if it is done, if the knife the pierces the flesh easily the pork is done. Once you are happy it is done remove it from the oven and leave to cool slightly. To make a sauce Strain the liquid into a small pot. Put this over a medium heat and reduce for about 10-15 minutes. Add a little butter and some salt and pepper. For the cabbage Cook the shredded cabbage in a large pot of salt water for about 2-3 minutes. Strain the cabbage and add it to a pot along with some butter. Cook for 2 minutes until the butter has melted and coated the cabbage. Season with salt and pepper. For the sweet potato Heat a pan over a medium heat, once it is hot add a little oil and then a little butter. Add the sweet potato and let them brown on each side for about 4 minutes. Turn down the heat and add the stock and thyme. Let this cook for about 15 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are a little tender when pierced with a knife. There should be very little stock left once they are cooked as the sweet potato will soak up the stock. Season with salt and pepper. For the apple purée Put all of the ingredients in a pot. Cook this over a medium heat for about 15 minutes. Add the mixture to a blender and bring to a smooth purée. Season with salt and pepper. To serve Place a little cabbage in the centre of a plate. Spoon a little apple purée around the cabbage. Place a sweet potato disc to the side of the cabbage. After slicing the pork belly place 3 slices on top of the cabbage and drizzle some of the sauce over the top. Enjoy !!!
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6th Class Dingle 1971 / ‘72 The Dingle boys from the class of ‘71/’72 before going to secondary school in September 1972. Back Row, left- right: M. Murphy, L. Graham, N. O’Neill, P. Sullivan, J. Moore, M. Connor, L. O’Connor, D. Lovett, J. Connor, J. Fenton Front Row, left- right: M. Lynch, P. Malone, J. Brosnan, P. Garvey, P. Quinn, T. Browne, D. Flaherty, T. Devane, M. Brosnan, J. O’Connor (Diony), C. Sullivan. The lads began their school life in 1964 with Mother Rose in the Presentation Convent and are planning a school reunion along with those who joined them for secondary school in the CBS, Convent and Vocational schools. A date of Saturday November 4th 2017 in Óstán na Sceilge has been provisionally set. If you are interested in attending you are asked to make this known to one of the following by August 1st: Séamus Mac Gearailt
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The Dingle Walking Festival
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Walk A : ( Difficult ) Registration 8.00 am – 9.00 am Fee €20. ( 5/6 Hours approx ). Transport departs at 9.00 am from Bus Stop at rear of GARVEY’S SUPERVALU. CONOR PASS WALK – SIÚLÓID NA CONAIREACH . Walk begins at Glens and climbs to Ballysitteragh (Height 623 mtrs). We then descend onto Conor Pass Car Park, and into Dingle – Daingean Uí Chúis via An Cnoc Maol Mór.
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Aaron O Sullivan, Liah Lenihan, James Hurley, Jamie Healy, Jade O Connor from Killorglin Community College promote Cycle Against Suicide’s first annual #SchoolsGoOrange day which takes place on Friday 19th February. #SchoolsGoOrange aims to drive mental health awareness and promote help-seeking behaviour in second level schools across all 32 counties. On Friday schools around the island of Ireland will turn orange to spread the message that “It’s OK not to feel OK; and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help”. Killorglin Community College has decided to host a music event with Killarney songwriter, Tom Lucey, with an orange theme. “We are really looking forward to taking part in #SchoolsGoOrange”, said Melissa O Riordan, teacher at Killorglin Community College. “It is fantastic to be part of a movement that spans all 32 counties, which promotes the crucial message that our mental health and wellbeing, just like our physical health, needs to be cared for and nurtured.”
DINGLE PENINSULA STORM FESTIVAL We wish to thank all our supporters for helping to make the Dingle Peninsula Storm Festival 2017 an outstanding success. Your contribution in terms of donating prizes and hosting events was invaluable and greatly appreciated. The communities and individuals who came together, held events and most importantly, attended events were the lynchpin that held it all together and showcased the best our peninsula has to offer at this time of year. Our most sincere thanks to you all. We hope you enjoyed our celebration of our Winter Storm Experiences on the peninsula and thank you all for your involvement. - Gary Curran, Chairperson
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It’s a world cup year for the women’s rugby team and the tournament is being hosted in Ireland in August. Ireland are currently WE ARE ranked 4th in the world and have achieved notoriety with a recent grand slam (2013) and a notable victory over New Zealand (2014). How many watch women’s rugby and come the autumn will many go to the games? There are not hundreds of thousands of die hard women’s rugby fans but the popularity is growing. The surge of interest in rugby in Ireland in the last 10 years has had knock on effects at all levels of the game, televised women’s and under 20’s games are testament to that. The women will never match the men for size and strength. Natural differences are multiplied by differing under age structures and professionalism. However the gap in skill and speed is reducing all the time. As the women make gains across the board, the men’s game is plateauing. The women’s skillset is already above the level to play a high level technical game. Having smaller, lighter, high-skilled players makes for a faster, more open game and that is the opportunity for the women’s game; to hit the sweet spot where skill and size are still in balance. Watching a good women’s game inspires a feeling heading for nostalgia. Nostalgia for the simple world of pre-professional rugby. When you supported players who looked like they were from the same planet as you and if they were wearing the Green, they were Irish. Men’s rugby has made a lot of gains but it has had a few losses. The men’s game can be bogged down in the lowest common denominator, giants cancelling each other out. Much of the individualism has been ground flat between the twin mills stones of systematic play and increased physicality.
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17th -19th FEABHRA
Dermot Earley Senior Men’s Cup An Ghaeltacht – Kerry An Daingean – Kerry Stradbally – Laois Sarsfields – Kildare Fingallians – Dublin Glynn-Barntown – Wexford Milltown/Castlemaine -Kerry The Boars Head Int. Men’s Cup Keel – Kerry Annascaul – Kerry Lispole – Kerry Dunderry – Meath Knocknagree – Cork St John’s – Sligo
Senior Ladies Cup Ballyboden St. Enda’s – Dublin Boardsmill – Meath Stabannon Parnells – Louth Bray Ladies – Wicklow Intermediate Ladies Cup Corca Dhuibhne – Kerry Na Gaeil – Kerry Burrishoole – Mayo Gowna Ladies – Cavan Naomh Abán – Cork Clonakilty - Cork Junior Ladies Cup Dingle – Kerry Clounmacon – Kerry John Mitchels – Liverpool Lucan Sarsfields – Dublin
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FRIDAY, 17TH BBQ & WELCOMING PARTY (7.30pm)
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SATURDAY, 18TH SNR. LADIES FINAL
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JNR. MEN’S FINAL
VENUE: CONNOLLY PARK (tbc) @4.00PM
INT. LADIES FINAL
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VENUE: TBC, @2.45PM 1st and 2nd round match fixtures available on www.paidiose.com or ask at the bar 9:30PM – Live music @ Páidí Ó Sé’s Pub with BOG THE DONKEY followed by Disco til late
INT. MEN’S FINAL 1.15pm @ Gallarus SNR. MEN’S FINAL 3.15pm @ Gallarus PLAYER OF TOURNAMENT AWARDS 5.30pm @ Paídi Ó Sé’s Pub
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Pleanáil Teanga do Bhaile Seirbhíse Gaeltachta Language planning for Gaeltacht Service Town Tá An Lab sásta a fhógairt go bhfuilimid roghnaithe tré phróiséas comhairliúcháin le príomh-eagrais pobail bhaile Daingean Uí Chúis, Roinn na Gaeltachta, Údarás na Gaeltachta agus Foras na Gaeilge chun a bheith ina eagras ceannródaíoch chun Plean Teanga a chur le chéile do bhaile Daingean Uí Chúis. Déanfar seo i gcomhar leis na páirtithe leasmhara agus pobal na háite. Sa mhéid thíos, gheobhfar míniú agus cur síos ar bhunús an phróiséis seo mar atá sé leagtha síos ‘sna Treoirlínte Pleanála Teanga foilsithe ag an Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta i gcomhar le hÚdarás na Gaeltachta agus Foras na Gaeilge.
An Lab is pleased to announce that we have been chosen, through a process of consultation with the principal community organisations in Dingle, together with Roinn na Gaeltachta, Údarás na Gaeltachta and Foras na Gaeilge, to be the lead organisation in the preparation of a Language Plan for the town. This will be done in tandem with the relevant bodies and with the community. In the ensuing paragraphs you will find an explanation and description of the process as laid down in the Guidelines for Language Planning published by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht together with Údarás na Gaeltachta and Foras na Gaeilge.
Is dúshlán mór an tionscnamh seo don Lab ach táimid ag súil go mór le bheith ag obair go dlúth le muintir an bhaile agus le bheith ag tacú leo chun a gcuid smaointí agus riachtanaisí maidir leis an dteanga a chur in iúl.
This project is a big challenge for An Lab but we are looking forward to working closely with the townspeople and to supporting them in communicating their thoughts and needs regarding the Irish Language.
Tuigimid go bhfuil ard-mheas agus cion ag furmhór de phobal An Daingin ar an nGaeilge, go bhfuil sí á labhairt go rialta i gcuid mhaith tithe agus siopaí agus ar na sráideanna. Is cuid thábhachtach í de shaol an bhaile; cabhraíonn sí leis, chun na sluaite a mealladh chughainn gach bliain. Deis atá sa phlean seo chun cur leis an líon daoine a labhraíonn Gaeilge, chun tacú leo siúd atá ag foghlaim agus chun cur leis na háiseanna is leis na hócáidí a gcabhróidh leis an bpobal a theanga dhúchais a chur chun chinn. Tugtar feidhm reachtúil don phróiseas pleanála teanga in Acht na Gaeltachta 2012, áit a leagtar síos an próiseas faoina bhféadfaidh pobail i gceantair éagsúla aitheantas a bhaint amach mar Limistéir Pleanála Teanga Ghaeltachta, mar Bhailte Seirbhíse Gaeltachta nó mar Líonraí Gaeilge. Tá 26 Limistéar Pleanála Teanga Gaeltachta aitheanta ag an Aire Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta. Faoin Acht, déanfar an Ghaeltacht mar atá sí faoi láthair a athshainiú mar Limistéir Pleanála Teanga Ghaeltachta ach pleananna teanga a bheith aontaithe ag na pobail sna limistéir éagsúla i gcomhréir leis na critéir pleanála teanga atá forordaithe faoin Acht. Tá Údarás na Gaeltachta freagrach faoin Acht as tacaíocht a thabhairt d’eagraíochtaí maidir le hullmhú agus cur i bhfeidhm pleananna teanga sna Limistéir Pleanála Teanga Ghaeltachta. Is éard atá i gceist leis ná Bailte Seirbhíse Gaeltachta ná bailte atá suite i Limistéir Pleanála Teanga Ghaeltachta nó taobh leo agus a bhfuil ról suntasach acu maidir le seirbhísí poiblí, saoráidí áineasa, sóisialta agus tráchtála a sholáthar do nalimistéir sin. Faoin Acht, caithfidh daonra de 1,000 duine ar a laghad a bheith i mbaile, de réir an daonáirimh is deireanaí, chun gur féidir é a áireamh mar Bhaile Seirbhíse Gaeltachta. Tá Údarás na Gaeltachta freagrach faoin Acht as tacaíocht a thabhairt d’eagraíochtaí maidir le hullmhú agus cur i bhfeidhm pleananna teanga sna Limistéir Pleanála Teangacha Ghaeltachta. Tá tréimhse dhá bhliain ann chun an phlean seo a ullmhú agus seacht mbliana eile chun é a chur i bhfeidhm. Tá sé mar aidhm ag An Lab, le tacaíocht agus comhoibriú ón bpobal, an plean a bheith curtha i gcrích agus ullamh le cur ós comhair an phobail faoi dheireadh na bliana seo. Táthar ag súil go dtabharfaidh an próiseas seo spreagadh do dhaoine eile sa phobal teacht ar aghaidh le fonn agus díograis chun a bplean féin a chur i bhfeidhm.
We are well aware that most of the people of Dingle have high regard and affection for the Irish language, that it is spoken regularly in many houses, shops and on the streets. It’s an important aspect of the life of the town. It helps to attract thousands of visitors every year. This plan is an opportunity to increase the number of Irish speakers in the town, to assist those who are learning or who wish to learn, and to further the provision of facilities and occasions which will enable the community to strengthen and promote their native tongue. The language planning process acquired legal status through a Government Act - Acht na Gaeltachta 2012 in which the process was laid down through which communities in various areas can achieve recognition as a Gaeltacht Language Planning Area, as a Town Serving the Gaeltacht or as Irish Networks. 26 Language Planning Areas have been recognised by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht for the implementation of the Act. Under the Act, the Gaeltacht as it stands will be redefined as a Language Planning Area provided Language plans are agreed by the public in the various areas in accordance with the criteria for language planning laid down by the Act. A town serving the Gaeltacht is defined as a town situated in a designated Language Planning Area or nearby which has a significant role in providing public services, as well as entertainment, social and trade facilities to that area. According to the Act, a town must have a population of at least 1000, based on the most recent census, in order for it to be included as a Town Serving the Gaeltacht. Údarás na Gaeltachta is responsible under the Act for supporting organisations in the designated Gaeltacht areas in the preparation and execution of the plan. A period of up to two years is allotted for the preparation of a plan and a further seven years for its implementation. An Lab aims, with the assistance and co-operation of the public to have the plan completed and ready to be presented to the public by the end of this year. It is hoped that this process will encourage others in the community to come forward with enthusiasm and undertake the implementation of their very own plan!
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Caragh Bridge Angling Club
Caragh Bridge Angling Club has put in place Life Saving Equipment thanks to Kerry County Council Community Support Fund. This greatly enhances safety on the river for club members and the general public. Life buoys and throw ropes are now readily available on the hazardous sections of the popular river.
Lee Strand West Kerry League 2017 The second round of the Lee Strand West Kerry League took place on the weekend of the 5th February and it saw Dingle maintain their winning record and Lispole fresh from their Munster Novice win, share the spoils with An Ghaeltacht •
Lispole 2-12 to 1-15 An Ghaeltacht
Castlegregory 0-6 to 1-10 Dingle
The third round of the Lee Strand West Kerry League took place last weekend on the 12th February and it saw Dingle and Castlegregory claiming wins. •
Dingle 1-14 to 1-7 Lispole
Annascaul 0-8 to 0-9 Castlegregory
With the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2017 taking place next weekend the fourth round of the Lee Strand West Kerry League will be played on the weekend of the 25th of February and it will see the following games played. •
An Ghaeltacht v Annascaul
Castlegregory v Lispole
Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé 2017 The 28 th Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé takes place next weekend. The famed club Gaelic football tournament and festival takes place 17th to 19th February in Comórtas HQ at Páidí Ó Sé’s pub in Ventry and various GAA venues across the Dingle Peninsula.
Eoin Ferris, Secretary of the Angling Club says that the availability of the grant gave the impetus to the club to upgrade safety on the river and are very thankful to Kerry County Council. It was very timely also as membership increased by 30% in 2016 which is great for the club. Membership increased after there was a number of salmon caught in June, and thankfully last year proved to be a good season. Eoin Ferris says “The club is very much a community river, ever since it’s inception, members and locals and tourists alike can fish for €40 per year which is outstanding value.” Last year the club allowed members to join online which is a great hit with tourists who may not be familiar with the club officers. CBAC would recommend other organisation and social groups to apply for the “Community Support Fund” as it could kickstart projects in the pipeline. The application is straightforward enough, which makes a change from other funding sources available. It is funded by Local Property Tax and the Caragh Bridge Angling community appreciates that it is being used for local projects. www.caraghbridgeangling.ie 087 442 2133
With 32 Adult men’s and ladies teams from 14 Counties, England and even the United Arab Emirates participating over the weekend in Senior, Intermediate and Junior grade competitions it has the makings of another great footballing weekend in Corca Dhuibhne. Beir bua agus beannacht! Scór na bPaistí Lios Póil are hosting Scór na bPaistí Ciarraí Thiar at Halla John L Lios Póil on Saturday 25th of February at 7pm. Please get your club to support this very important cultural event and encourage National Schools to participate. Affiliation Please ensure that affiliation fee of €450 is handed in at first board meeting on Wednesday 8th of March or forwarded to Runaí or Cisteóir in advance. Caragh Bridge Angling Club taking delivery of Lifesaving equipment following funding from Kerry County Council Community Support Fund. Committee Members -L-R Michael Stanley, Pat Sugrue, Jim O’Neill, Eoin Ferris, Eddie O’Neill.
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Deir Séamus O’Hara go mbaineann sé féin ana-shásamh as cúrsaí TEG: ‘Cé go bhfuil cuid de na daoine sa rang níos líofa sa teanga ná daoine eile, bíonn atmaisféar ana-dhearfach le mothú sa rang i gcónaí agus gach éinne ag spreagadh a chéile’.
Guíonn foireann an Chomharchumainn & na hOidhreachta gach aon rath ar Chiara Ní Ghairbhí a bhfuil sos á thógaint aici óna dualgaisí mar Leas-Bhainisteoir ag an gComharchumann ar feadh tréimhse. Ag súil leis go mbainfidh sí taitneamh agus tairbhe as an mbriseadh seo. Fáilte ó chroí roimis Treasa Ní Mhainín a bheidh ina hionadaí ag Ciara go ceann tamaill. Guímid gach rath ar Threasa agus í ag dul i mbun oibre sa Lárionad Gaeilge & Gaeltachta. Cuireadh fáilte roimis Seán Kyne, T.D., an tAire Stáit sa Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta, Gnóthaí Réigiúnacha, Tuaithe & Gaeltachta chomh fada leis an Ionad Gaeilge agus Gaeltachta ar an Aoine, an 3ú Feabhra 2017. Ina theannta sin bhí Aodhán Mac Cormaic a ceapadh ina Stiúrthóir Gaeilge i Rannóg Gaeltachta na Roinne le fíordhéanaí. Thugadar beirt cuairt ar an Ionad Tacaíochta Teaghlaigh agus Oifigí an Chomharchumainn ar an láthair, bhuaileadar le Cathaoirleach agus le baill Choiste an Chomharchumainn chomh maith le Bainisteoir agus foireann an Chomharchumainn agus Oidhreacht Chorca agus ar na hábhair a raibh plé orthu ag cruinniúleis an Aire, bhí Plean Teanga do Chorca Dhuibhne Thiar chomh maith le forbairt na hoibre go háitiúil ag an dá eagras sna blianta atá romhainn amach.
‘Is breá liom cúrsaí TEG mar bíonn éagsúlacht mhór daoine ag freastal ar na ranganna agus cé go mbíonn an srúdú dúshlánach is fiú é a dhéanamh mar tugann sé sprioc dúinn’, a dúirt Marie Lenihan. Bhain Marie agus Séamus páirtchreidiúint amach anuraidh sa chúrsa TEG B1 agus tá an bheirt acu ag tabhairt fé B2 i mbliana. Tá na cúrsaí TEG ag dul ó neart go neart agus guímíd gach rath orthu siúd a bheidh ag tabhairt fén gcéad scrúdú cainte eile ag deireadh mhí Aibreáin – Caitríona Budhlaeir, Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh. Ar na daoine a mbronnfar Teastas TEG orthu tá: Helena Zacharias, Daithí Carr, Marie Lenihan, Jim Lynch, Hazel Ní Mháille, Sadie Ní Mhuircheartaigh, Tara O’Dowd, Manuela Dei Grandi, Séamas Ó hEadhra, Zoe Uí Fhaoláin, Ian Wilson, Tim Falvey, Rita Varsanyi, Clodagh Fitzgerald agus Seámas Mac Fheorais. Comhghairdeas leis na mic léinn seo ar fad agus gabhaimid buíochas lena dteagascóirí díograiseacha Caitríona Budhlaeir agus Bernie Pháid Ní Mhuircheartaigh as a gcuid oibre ar Chúrsaí Gaeilge TEG i gCorca Dhuibhne le tamall de bhlianta anuas. Maidean Chaife & Cíoradh Focal Cupa tae/caife agus seisiún cainte bríomhar arís maideanacha Dé hAoine, ag Díseart, An Daingean óna 11.30 – 1.00. Ceann desna tréanna sa Ghaeilge a bhí fé chaibidil againn an tseachtain seo caite. Cad iad na trí rud is crua dá bhfuil ann? “Dual in adhmad, fochall i bpráta agus doicheall i gcroí an duine atá cráite”. Tuilleadh le teacht sa mhír seo! Súil ar Aghaidh 2017
Foireann Chomharchumann Forbartha Chorca Dhuibhne & Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne i dteannta an Aire Stáit sa Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta, Gnóthaí Réigiúnacha, Tuaithe & Gaeltachta Seán Coyne, T.D. Bronnadh na dTeastas TEG (Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge) Beidh ócáid chéiliúrtha ana-dheas ar siúl sa Lárionad Gaeltachta agus Gaelainne i mBaile an Fheirtéaraigh ar an Déardaoin, 23 Feabhra ar 10.30 a.m., mar a mbronnfar teastais orthu siúd ar éirigh leo i scrúduithe Gaelainne TEG i gCorca Dhuibhne sna blianta 2015 is 2016. Tá cúrsaí Gaelainne TEG (Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge) á reáchtáil i gCorca Dhuibhne le cúpla bliain anuas ag Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne i gcomhar le Comhairle Contae Chiarraí, Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh, Údarás na Gaeltachta agus Bord Oideachais & Oiliúna Chiararí. Bíonn cúrsaí TEG dírithe ar dhaoine fásta atá ag foghlaim na Gaelainne. Is féidir le foghlaimeoir tosnú amach ag an mBonnleibhéal agus dul ar aghaidh céim ar chéim nó go mbaineann sé amach an tArdleibhéal, má oireann san dó. Bíonn scrúdú le déanamh ag deireadh an chúrsa agus is é Ionad na dTeangacha in Ollscoil na hÉireann Má Nuad a bhíonn os cionn an scrúdaithe seo.
Taispeántas Ealaíne na Cásca 2017 Beidh Taispeántas Ealaíne na Cásca ar siúl ar an mBuailtín aríst i mbliana. Má tá tú i do chónaí anso i gCorca Dhuibhne agus go bhfuil fonn ort saothar ealaíne de do chuid a chur ar taispeáint beidh fáilte romhat sin a dhéanamh ach teagmháil a dhéanamh linn. Ní mór d’ainm a bheidh istigh fén Aoine 24 Feabhra agus na saothair ealaíne a bheith istigh againn fén gCéadaoin 15 Márta. Beidh an Taispeántas ar oscailt ó Dhomhnach Cásca 16 Aibreán go dtí an Aoine 21 Aibreán. Breis eolais: firstname.lastname@example.org / 066 9156100. Cúrsaí Gaeilge & Oidhreachta do Dhaoine Fásta 2017 Más suim leat siúlóidí fén dtuath, seisiún yoga nó dhó, nó má tá tuilleadh eolais uait ar stair áitiúil & ar bhéaloideas Chorca Dhuibhne agus má tá Gaeilge líofa/réasúnta líofa agat, caith súil ar Chlár na gCúrsaí Gaeilge & Oidherachta do Dhaoine Fásta do 2017 ag Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne: •
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Chun scrúdú iomlán TEG a dhéanamh bíonn scrúdú scríofa, éisteacha agus cainte i gceist ach le dhá bhliain anuas is féidir páirtchreidiúint a bhaint amach agus díriú isteach ar an scrúdú cainte amháin. Cuireann foghlaimeoirí Chorca Dhuibhne ana-shuim sa Ghaelainn labhartha agus tá ana-áthas orainn go bhfuil cuid mhaith daoine ag iarraidh páirtchreidiúint TEG a bhaint amach agus tabhairt fén scrúdú cainte.
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Sna ranganna TEG a bhíonn ar siúl sa dúthaigh seo, cuirtear béim ar chanúint Chorca Dhuibhne, mar sin ní ‘bhí mé’ agus ‘chuir mé’ a bhíonn na foghlaimeoirí ag rá ag deireadh an chúrsa ach ‘bhíos’ agus ‘chuireas’! Bíonn ana-fhonn ar na foghlaimeoirí na leaganacha cainte a chloistear go háitiúil a fhoghlaim. Comhgháirdeachas ó chroí leo siúd ar éirigh leo páirtchreidiúint a bhaint amach i scrúduithe cainte TEG le cúpla bliain
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Dingle Notes. Richie Williams Firstly congratulations to Pobal Scoil Corca Dhuibhne student EMMA O CONNOR who received a Garda Youth Merit Award recently. The Ballinaboula native was nominated for her fundraising activities which included Bru Columbanus the Cork Institution which caters for overnight stays family members of patients in long term care in local hospitals. Keep up the good work Emma. Another important piece of good news comes with the announcement of 4 million Euro for Dredging Works in Dingle Harbour to commence over the next few months. When completed the Harbour should be accessible for bigger fishing boats and larger visiting passenger and commercial vessels and safer for all harbour users. This creates greater possibilities for developing our fishing industry alongside more marine related tourism business all of which is welcome news indeed for the West Kerry economy. More good news on the G.A.A. front as over the past month no fewer than 7 members of the Dingle Club have featured in the Kerry Senior Football team between the victorious McGrath Cup games and the first two rounds of the National League. Lets hope all these young athletes will stay injury free and feature in the county jersey throughout 2017 and beyond. Their dedication to training and the skills of the game will hopefully inspire all our young players to success also. Storm Festival. A varied programme with events throughout the Peninsula was well supported but my highlight was the Sunday Morning Session in Dingle Oceanworld. Here Ice and Marathon Swimmer Nuala Moore gave a fascinating hour long lecture to a dumbfounded audience relating to some of her personal and swimming adventures in different corners of the globe. A session which will have to be repeated for all who have not yet heard Nualas story and Mara Beo is just the perfect venue for such an occasion too. Scéal docreidthe agus ana suimiúil comh maith. Comhgáirdeas Nuala.
Céad Míle Fáilte to all those visiting the Peninsula this weekend for the Dingle Walking Festival which features 3 days of varying walks catering for experienced and casual walkers. Registration and full details are at the usual base in Dannos Strand Street and the full programme is elsewhere in this edition. The Festival has grown from strength to strength and offers local and visitors alike an opportunity to experience the magnificant terrain which is on our doorsteps and is a great social and healthy activity also. So get the proper outdoor gear on and see you in Dannos over the weekend or else on the side of a mountain somewhere in the locality!!!. Céad Míle Fáilte also to all who are visiting for the Annual Comortas Peile Páidí Ó Sé to be followed by Scoil Ceol An Earraigh the following week. Bain Taithneamh as an deireadh seachtaine, an caid, an ceoil agus an craic!!!. Help Needed. The Business Chamber will be holding a General Meeting within the next few weeks to seek the views of the public on pressing issues relating to the development of our town. It is hoped to get more people involved in working groups or sub committees to share the workload which has fallen on a few over the past few years. Other successful towns around the country have far more representation and participation from a broad range of people which leads to better ideas and solutions to local issues like Parking, Promotions, Festivals and Events, An Plean Teanga, Tidy Towns to name but a few. Full details of time place and venue in our next edition so get your thinking caps on and lets all move forward together. Yes we will listen to every idea and move forward with what is agreed as the best for our town. Bigi Linn.
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Scéal Eile Ó Leabharlann An Daingin We’re often asked by library patrons how to locate a book on our shelves. You’ve searched the catalogue, and the book you want is in Dingle, and is checked in. You can always ask a member of staff, of course, but if you want to find it yourself, here’s how to get the book you’re looking for among the 20,000 others: The catalogue will list a call number (also known as a class mark or shelf number) beside the location. This is the number printed on the side of the book. This number will tell you exactly where to find the book.
Castlegregory LGFA Castlegregory LGFA has been successfully chosen to run the G4G Programme in 2017! It is an LGFA National Initiative! This is a great honour for the Club. Who will be involved: Girls between ages 8 and 12 years What is it? 12 week programme incorporating coaching session’s with fun, non-competitive blitzes aimed at increasing participation in ladies Gaelic football.
Fiction In Dingle, our adult fiction is divided into ten different genres, with a different call number for each genre. Crime novels are marked CRI, for example. Books in each category are shelved in alphabetical order according to the surname of the author.
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Crime: (CRI) Detective series, thrillers, crime novels. Classics: (CLA) Books regarded as being exemplary and whose popularity has endured for years. Humour: (HUM) Romance & Relationships: (RR) Books that focus mainly on romance, love, and relationships. Contemporary: (CON) ‘Literary’ novels, prize winners and modern novels that don’t easily fit into the other categories. World Literature: (WL) English translations of books from around the world. Historical: (HIS) Short Stories (SS) Fantasy & Science Fiction. (FSF) Action & Adventure. (AA)
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A lot of the classifications are subjective and may seem arbitrary. Where are the Icelandic crime novels shelved? Crime or World literature? What about 19th century love stories? Historical or Romance & Relationships? Where there is more than one possible category for a book, we have classified it according to which reader we think would most prefer to read it. So, the Iceland crime novels are in the Crime section and the 19th century love stories are with the Historical books. Non Fiction What if you’re looking for a non-fiction book? For non-fiction, we use the Dewey Decimal system. Unlike our fiction classification, there is an exact science to shelving non-fiction. There are ten broad categories, and each of these categories is broken down into smaller and smaller sub-categories. 000-099 General Knowledge 100-199 Psychology and Feelings 200-299 Religion 300-399 Social Sciences and Folklore 400-499 Languages 500-599 Maths and Science 600-699 Medicine and Technology 700-799 Arts and Recreation 800-899 Literature 900-999 Geography and History Every call mark begins with three numbers and followed by a series of letters or numbers. The first three are a whole number; the second series are treated as decimal places. For example: 823, 823.011, 823.1, 823.11. is the correct order for these four items. You’ll see repetition across the categories. 491.62 is the call number for the Irish language. 891.62 is the call number for Irish language literature. Some of the more common call numbers are 641.5 for cookery and baking, 796 for sports, 914-919 for travel, and 941.96 for local history. Dingle Library is open Mon –Sat 10.00 am to 5.00pm and until 8.00pm on Thursday evenings. Ná déan dearúd. Lig do scíth le Leabharlann Chiarraí. 066-9151499 | email@example.com 30 West Kerry Live
Start Date for the G4G Programme: Week beginning 27th March, 2017 – your club can choose to start on any day this week Date to submit T-shirt sizes to Provincial DO: 4th April, 2017 Please contact your club if you want to participate. All welcome. Girls that have not been involved up to now are very welcome also. Further information: http://ladiesgaelic.ie/games-development/ gaelic4girls-2/
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Annascaul Notes Noel Spillane Congratulations Congratulations to the winners of the County Championships Juvenile Badminton Singles. Winner of the boys under 11’s Ruadhán Donovan. Winner of the girls under 11’s Moira Spillane. Under 13’s Boys runner up Tomás Ashe. Under 13’s Girls runner up Ciara Knightly. Under 15’s Girls runner up Katelyn Reid. Under 17’s Boys Winner Killian Falvey. Plúirín Sneachta & The Sound of Music Scoil Bhreac Chluain are busy preparing for the school concert. The concert will take place on Tuesday 21st February. Tickets can be purchased from the school at €8 each for adults and €5 each for O.A.Ps and secondary school children. Tom Crean Challenge Cycle 2017 Annascaul Adventures & Dingle cycling club would like to invite you to take part in the Tom Crean Challenge Cycle on St Patrick’s Bank Holiday Weekend 2017.
After completing the event join us at the South Pole Inn the homeplace of Tom Crean, the Antartic Explorer where you can enjoy some wholesome food & great fun. To register online go to https://register.primoevents.com/ps/event/ TomCreanChallengeCycle Enrolment for School Scoil Bhreac Chluain is now accepting applications for enrolment for Sept. 2017. Closing date for receipt of applications is Fri, March 3rd 2017. Application forms are available in the School Office. 066 9157436 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Annascaul ICA Annascaul ICA meet every Thursday in the Community Centre at 8pm. New members are always welcome. Land A community organisation are seeking land to buy or long term lease in the Annascaul Area. Contact Elizabeth 086 2663186 If you would like anything included in the Annascaul Notes. Contact Noel Spillane. Ph 087 2184757 or forward an email to email@example.com before 8pm every Saturday.
Starting at the South Pole Inn, Annascaul, Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry at 9am traveling to Dingle via Lispole-Connor Pass Ireland’s highest mountain pass - Camp - returning to Annascaul.
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Ar an 1ú agus 2ú Márta beidh daltaí na hidirbhliana ó Phobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne ag léiriú seó ilsiamsa i Halla na Pobalscoile ag a 7.30in. Bainfidh idir óg agus aosta taitneamh as an seó seo. Beidh míreanna difriúla sa seó ar nós: Les Miserables, Annie, Wagon Wheel, Thriller, Once, The Auld Triangle, Frozen, Mír Rince, Lúibín/Agallamh Beirte, Footloose agus go leor eile. Beidh ticéidí ar fáil ar an oíche. An costas a bheidh ar thicéad ná €10 do dhaoine fásta agus €5 do dhaltaí/scoláirí, €20 do chlann (2 tuismitheoirí, 2 leanbh/scoláirí). Tá súil againn go mbeidh sibh ann agus go dtabharfaidh sibh tacaíocht dúinn!
Well done to Ciara O'Connor, Cloghane, whose Digital Greeting Card design was selected to be presented to Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show recently. Ciara attends Méan Scoil Nua an Leith -Triúigh, Castlegregory and is a student of art teacher Rebecca Wall. Her design was inspired by Ryan's love of The Beatles and features a yellow submarine and strawberries.
Pobalscoil Corca Dhuibhne will be staging a Variety show called Drámaráma on 1st and 2nd of March at 7:30pm in the School Hall and the show will be performed through Irish. The transition year students have been practising their dance routines, songs lyrics and acting since last September. The show will present a variety of entertaining selections from musicals such as Les Miserables, Annie, Once and Footloose, songs from Nathan Carter and Brendan Behan and from Frozen, as well as more novel acts including Thriller, and much more. "Come to the show, and sing along with your favourite songs, as all genre of music will be catered for” Admission prices: adults €10, Children €5. Family €20 West Kerry Live 31
CLG An Ghaeltacht Bhí dhá oíche mhór cártaí eagruithe ag Cumann Caide Na Gaeltachta mar chuid dá bhfeachtas bailithe airgid. Oiche Dé Domhnaigh 6ú Feabhra bhí na réamh-bhabhtaí agus an final oíche Dé Máirt 7ú. Ba iad na deirfiúracha Loinsigh ó Chill Fhionntain Máire agus Anne (Uí Ghairbhia) a bhuaigh an duais mór €200 agus plaic an duine, Joe O Sé ó Chill a Ruith agus Tom O Sé ó Imleach Slat €100 an duine sa dara áit.
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From Ventry to Hong Kong Harbour. Local artist Ken Bolger has been invited by the prestigious St Patrick’s society Hong Kong to Show an exhibition of his Copper and slate work. During his visit not only will his works be exhibited at a venue over looking Hong Kong harbour he will be giving workshops of talks promoting his work and the Dingle peninsula. The work Ken is taking over represents the peninsula’s Celtic history and diverse roots and takes its inspiration from the amazing scenery that surrounds us here in West Kerry. The event culminates in a black tie ball where Ken has been asked to make an award that will be given each year to a person that has contributed the work of the St Patrick’s society in Hong Kong. You will get an opportunity to see Ken’s work at Féile na Bealtaine in the Original Kerry Craft Centre this year.
Shroich Seanachán agus Antaine Mac Gearailt agus Denise agus Gerry Ó Beaglaoi an babhta ceannais agus bronnadh duaiseanna orthu san leis. Ba mhaith leis an gCumann buíochas a ghabháil leis na daoine a eagraíonn an ócáid bliantúil seo, muintir an tí Conall agus a chomhleacaithe, na dreamanna a thug duaiseanna don gcrannchur agus na daoine a thóg páirt. Ar deireadh ba mhaith leis An gCumann gach rath a ghuí ar úinéirí Tigh Uí Mhurchú Nóra agus Muiris atá ag tógaint sos faoi látháir, chaitheadar go fial flaithiúil leis an gCumann agus le muintir na h-áite riamh. Gura buan sibh. Ag oíche shóisialta i dTigh a’ Chuinnigh i gCeanntrá ar an Satharn 11ú Feabhra bronnadh na gradaim seo don mbliain 2016: Imreoir na bliana- Seán Micheál O Conchúir Imreoir óg na bliana - Cian O Murchú Imreoir is mó feabhais - Gearóíd Mac An tSaoir Pearsa Na Bliana - Pól O Cuinn.
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Tá daoine óga againn agus iad sár oilte eolach agus déarfainn gur fútha san atá dul i mbun feachtaisí síochánta le casadh a chur ar ár mí-ánna. chomh maith acu ceisteanna a chur ar TD éigin agus a fáil amach cathain a bheidh an tseirbhís ar fáil. Teilifís. Tá daoine ar an mBuailtín agus sa chomharsanach nách bhfuil glacadóireacht ‘Saorview’ ar fáil acu. Cuiríg úr mhúínín i gceist Dála agus beidh freagra pras agaibh. Ceisteanna 1. Críochnaigh, Teaspach le dúchas.....? 2. Cad air a bhíonn an Rath? 3. Cad nách féidir glór a bhaint as? 4. Cad a bhíonn ag an té go mbíonn airgead aige? 5. Cad a bhuann ar an gcinniúint? 6. Cén fáth gan teangmháil leis an ndealús? 7. Cod fé ndear gur deacair gé a aithint? 8. Más greadadh tine gan bia cén greadadh eile? 9. Mura mbíonn tú i dtigh an bhídh, cár cheart duit a bheith? 10. Cad ná téann leis an mbuile ná buailtear? Freagraí 1. Is réidh é a chúntas. 2. Ar an slimireáil. 3. Leac Tuama. 4. Bíonn codladh éadrom aige. 5. An t-aithreachas. 6. Mar teangmhóidh an dealús leat. 7. Géanna. 8. Fiacha gan fáltas. 9. Sa tigh is giorra dhó. 10. An dlí.
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The Long Term Effects Of Poor Posture Kyphosis is curvature of the spine that causes the top of the back to appear more rounded than normal. Everyone has some degree of curvature in their spine. However, a curve of more than 45 degrees is considered excessive. Poor posture (postural kyphosis) can be caused by slouching, carrying heavy bags, reading in bed, hours of forward head posture at a computor, hours playing xbox etc.. Over time, stretching of the supporting muscles and ligaments of the spine may lead to an increase in spinal curvature. Postural kyphosis mainly occurs in the thoracic region(upper spine). It is often accompanied by “hyperlordosis” of the lumbar (lower) spine. The lumbar spine has a natural “lordosis” ie. a backward “C”-shape. Hyperlordosis means the lumbar spine compensates for the excessive thoracic kyphosis with an excessive C-shaped lordosis. Sometimes kyphosis causes no symptoms other than the back appearing abnormally curved or hunched. However it may cause: •
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These issues usually become more likely as somebody with this condition(kyphosis) ages. Postural neck pain The most common condition that contributes to neck pain is forward head and shoulder posture. Forward head posture is when the neck juts forward placing the head in front
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of the shoulders. This head position leads to several problems: The forward pull from the weight of the head puts undue stress on the vertebrae of the lower neck, contributing to degenerative disc disease and other degenerative neck problems. Similarly, this posture causes the muscles of the upper back to be continually overworked counterbalancing the pull of gravity from the forward head position. Forward shoulder posture can also lead to impingement of the supraspinatus muscle causing shoulder pain/injury. The more time spent with a forward head posture, the more likely it is that one will develop neck and shoulder problems.
disease, cervical osteoarthritis, cervical herniated disc .
The part of the neck that is particularly vulnerable to forward head posture is the lower part of the neck (C5 and C6 ), just above the shoulders. These cervical vertebrae may slide or shear slightly forward relative to one another as a result of the persistent pull of gravity from a forward head posture. This can sometimes be seen as a little step in these vertebrae at this area. Prolonged shearing of the vertebrae from forward head posture eventually irritates the small facet joints in the neck as well as the ligaments and soft tissues. This irritation can result in neck pain that radiates down to the shoulder blades and upper back, due to the following conditions:
•Pectoralis minor muscles (a pair of thin triangular muscles at the upper part of the chest)
• Trigger points in the muscles, which are points of exquisite tenderness that are painful to touch, along with limited range of motion •Disc degeneration problems, which may potentially lead to cervical degenerative disc
• Neuropraxia ; Nerve pain due to nerve compression by tight muscles of the neck, locked cervical/thoracic facet joints, and/or compression of nerves due to discogenic disorders. Muscular neck pain can be caused by the following neck/ shoulder muscles becoming tight due to being overworked: •Scalene muscles (three pairs of muscles that help rotate the neck) •Suboccipital muscles (four pairs of muscles used to rotate the head)
• Subscapularis muscles (a pair of large triangular muscles that attach from behind your scapulae up to the shoulders ) • Levator scapulae muscles (a pair of muscles located at the back and side of the neck). • Trapezius Eddie O’ Grady Bsc. (hons.) M.I.A.P.T. Covering Dingle, Killarney & Tralee. 086-7700191
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DINGLE STAGE SCHOOL Every TUESDAY at the Temperence Hall, Goat Street, Dingle from 7th February to 25th April 4pm -5pm Dingle Stage School reopened for its 2nd term last Tuesday 7th February 2016 at the Temperance Hall,Goat Street, Dingle and will continue every Tuesday from 4pm5pm. The school offers classes in singing, dancing and drama, for boys and girls aged 4-10 years- there will be a showcase in mid April of all the students work. EACH CHILD WILL PARTAKE IN GROUP, SINGING, DANCING AND ACTING , AND WILL ALSO GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM IN OUR END OF TERM SHOWCASE ON THEIR OWN. We will doing songs from the pop charts and TV shows such as Paw Patrol, Equestria Girls, Dora the Explorer. The movies Sing, Trolls, Moana and Lego batman, from musicals such as Annie, The Wizard of Oz , The Muppets and Cinderella, dance routines from the same, and comedy and dramatic monologues and scenes.
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Killorglin Tidy Towns. Orna Eccles Killorglin Tidy Towns Committee and Crew are in urgent need of volunteers if we are going to climb to medal success this year. There are so many groups and organisations in this town, far too many to name. But if we all pooled our resources and gave only a few voluntary hours back to this vibrant town by the Laune maybe perhaps we could get a handle on all the illegial dumping that’s taking place under our nose. Take a look around you and especially on all the approach roads leading into town. It is a disgrace and everyone needs to pay attention and if by chance you are reading this and are a dumper then shame on you. Please if you see rubbish being dumped illegally then please take out your phone and take a picture, this is the only way we can stop this behavior. There are on the spot fines which are followed up by the council. Also you can log onto wwwfixmyarea.ie and follow the instructions, please include a photo. Killorglin Tidy Towns will hold their Annual AGM in O'Grady's Bar, on Thursday February 23rd @ 8pm. If you would like to bring a particular issue to the notice of our committee group, we would appreciate if you could get in touch and we will make every effort to add same to the Agenda. We meet every Saturday morning, 10 am at the monument in the Fairfield for c. 2 hours to clean, plant, paint and enjoy the great outdoors !! We would be delighted if you had a spare hour to help out! Most of our volunteers, work on particular projects and get involved at times of the year that suit their own commitments. Do you have a special gift or talent and bursting to get involved in the community, please don't hesitate to come along and introduce yourself to anyone of the committee. We too are all VOLUNTEERS giving of our time to better our town. You are welcome to join us any Saturday morning - old friends and new always welcome! Come along with whatever cleaning tools you have at home. Gloves, brushes, shovels, pickers, weed scrapers, and most importantly a good smile. Tell your friends and neighbours perhaps they too might like to come along. Continue to follow us on facebook & twitter for the latest and upcoming work being done in your area. Any questions call Orna on 087 9871807. West Kerry Live 35
Camp Notes Brigid O’ Connor Darts Tournament The annual Mikey O Donnell dart home and away tournament takes place at The Junction Bar, Camp on Friday night 17th February and in Bolands Bar, Castlegregory on Friday night 10th March. Everybody welcome. Camp Juniors FC In the U14 fundraiser held at Ashes Pub on Saturday night, the winners as follows. 1st Prize - 2x Match Tickets Ireland v Wales + Hotel Accommodation - Marie O Connor, Glens South, Dingle. 2nd. Freezer ready lamb – Niamh O Connell, Illauncaum, Castlegregory, 3rd. Family Voucher Radisson Blue Hotel, Fota Island – Colm Lawlor, Ardfert. 4th. €60 voucher – The Seven Hogs Restaurant, Aughacasla, Castlegregory – Mary Devane, Killelton, Camp. 5th. Hamper – Maurice Fitzgerald, Strand Road, Castlegregory. A huge thanks to all who supported the fundraiser and to the fantastic musicians and to Ashes Pub who hosted the event. Ardfert Retreat Centre
Parish Evening Retreat: Killeentierna Thurs.16th Feb. both from 7.00pm - 9.30pm. Reflection Day with Bishop Brendan Comiskey: Sat. 18th Feb. (open to all) 10.00am-5.00pm and Sun. 19th Feb.10.00am - 5.00pm (for those in recovery, family & friends). Evening for All Eucharist Ministers of the Kerry Diocese by Bishop Emeritus Bill Murphy, Tues. 21st Feb. 7.00pm. The Faith Prayed: Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wed. 22nd Feb. 7.00pm - 8.30pm. Please contact: 066 713 4276. Birthday Congratulations to Sarah (Sally) O Shea, Killelton who celebrated her 90th birthday in style with family and friends at The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on Saturday night. Sally, go maire tú an chéad Obituary The death has occurred of John (Johnie) Flaherty, Duagh, Camp and Melbourne, Australia. Johnie is survived by his wife Margaret, daughters, Anne and Tara, brother Pat, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends. Johnie was laid to rest in Eltham Cemetary, Melbourne on Friday, February 3rd. Sympathy is extended to all the family. R.I.P.
the peninsula to celebrate the Annual Storm Festival. Mary Fitzgerald stories about going out with the Biddy and the biddy ball intermingled with Paud Herlihys reminiscence of storms which blew hay sheds down to the strand in 1936 engaged a captive audience all very interested in local social history. The 1936/38 National Schools folklore essays from Camp School were a wonderful source of information. There was even a story about a drought in 1921 when it didn’t rain from April to July and then the rain came in torrents in August causing terrible havoc for the farmers. Ref - The Schools Collection - www.duchas. ie. Thank you to John and Susan Fitzpatrick for giving the St.Brigids Cross Workshop and to Mary and Paud whose crystal clear recall of times goneby was wonderful and fascinating to hear. Dingle Peninsula Tourism reported a very successful festival all over the peninsula, Treasure Hunts, Concerts and lots more, all went great. A really good start to a vibrant 2017 tourist season, we hope !
Storm Tales Tales of bad storms in Camp and a lesson on how to make a St. Brigid’s Cross on Sunday at the Junction Bar was all part of an exciting programme of events around
Students from Meán Scoil nua an Leith-Triúigh, Castlegregory recently raised a whopping €3,700 for Cancer Research by participating in the Shave or Dye event (€2,200 to Irish Cancer Society and €1,500 to Kerry Hospice). Many students and teachers, including Principal Aodán MacGearailt, dyed or shaved their hair for this most important cause last December. Some female students also cut their beautiful long hair for the Princess Trust. The Princess Trust takes donations of hair which will be made into hairpieces for children suffering hair loss through serious illness. The students who participated and their teacher Miss Sally Ann Leahy cut 7" off their hair. This was then sent to London where it will be made into wigs for children. This event means so much to little kids who become self conscious about their hair loss, one less thing to worry about while battling serious illness. Miss Leahy who organised both events stated that the students of Meán Scoil can be very proud of their achievements. She also wanted to acknowledge the generosity of the school community and the community from Brandon to Camp in West Kerry and its surrounds.
Solar Systems Tom Kennedy Solar..panels or tubes, what's the difference? Well they both provide hot water when heated by the sun’s energy, thus saving you energy, be it oil, gas or electricity. A solar system will save up to 70% of your annual hot water bill. When it comes to tubes versus panels, the tubes are marginally more efficient than panels, but realistically the difference is small, especially when we have had such a great spell of sunshine. There is another "solar system" known in the trade as "Thermodynamic" this is a solar panel that works in the dark. Yes with no sunshine, you ask how! Well the answer is simple really, it's not a solar panel it's a heat pump. The way it works is a panel is fitted to your roof which is connected to a unit and cylinder in your hot press. This is a compressor similar to what's found in a fridge, this unit pumps a refrigerant gas into the panel where it heats due to the fact that the gas has a very low boiling point of about -25 Celsius so this hot gas comes back into the unit, where the gas is compressed to make it hotter, the heat is then transferred to create heat. However, this unit is dependant on electricity to operate so while saving money on heating hot water it does so at a cost. Take for example a typical family home with 3 to 5 occupants, costs on average about €1,500 to €2,000 per year to heat, of which about a 1/4 to 1/3 of this is hot water, so a typical hot water bill for a family of 5 is somewhere in the region of €450 to €650 a year.
Rosarie O Donnell (Kerry Hospice), Ciarán Dowd (student who raised over €800), Micheal A solar system for a family of 5 can cost anything from €4,000 to O Cinnéide (from Irish Cancer Society), Aodán MacGearailt (principal), Ruth Wallace(Kerry €5,500 supplied and fitted, giving them a yearly saving of approx €350 to €500 and when you take into account the rising cost of enHospice), Sheila O’Connor(Kerry Hospice) and Sallyann Leahy (Teacher). ergy, a system can pay for itself in 5 to 10 years. 36 West Kerry Live
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All Ireland Junior Final: Cromane Gaa Club wish all the best to Glenbeigh/Glencar in their quest for all Ireland glory next weekend.
GAA: LOTTO: The numbers drawn on 8th February 17 were 24, 5.18.1. There was no winner of the €10,000 Jackpot. Four prizes of €40 each went to Noreen & Patie O.Sullivan, Cromane. Ticket sold by Christine Casey Kathleen Falvey, Lonhart. Ticket sold by Kathleen Sullivan. Margaret Corkery, Mallow. Ticket sold by Hanah Marys. Lochlainn & Scott. Liss. Ticket sold by Patie Healy Next weeks Jackpot is €10,100. If youre not in, you cant win. Tickets available from local businesses, local sellers and Cr. Union in Bars and various shops in Killorglin and Cromane. Annual and Half Annual Tickets available from Club Officers or on Line. MEMBERSHIP for 2017 to Cromane Gaa Club: Adults €40. Players €50. Students €30. Underage €20. Family €50. Payable to Patrick Casey, Sinead Lavin or Teresa O.Sullivan. Mid Kerry League.
Death: The sudden death occurred in Coventry, England of Diane Griffen wife of Michael Griffin, nephew of the late Hannah Griffen. Michael & Diane spent their holidays in Cromane at the Lake. She was a Bingo follower and liked walking and was delighted to be a Granny and a good homemaker. Sincere Sympathy to her husband Michael, daughters, Sons in Law and grandchild and all her family, relations and friends. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm dilis. Bingo in CYMS Killorglin every Sun night at 8.30pm. Jackpot €1,200. Secure: When leaving your Home or Premises, please ensure it is well secure, all windows and doors locked. Do leave a light on inside if you are going out.There have been a number of break ins recently around Killorglin. Do not have large amounts of cash in the house. Be safe be seen. Wear high Viz jackets or tops when out at night or at dusk. These jackets are available free from Garda Stations. Lee Strand Mascots: Please keep Lee Strand Mascots for your local National School so they may enter for the Cash for Schools Competition. Quote: Some small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Cromane 0-11, Keel 2-9 Cromane and Keel warmed up a bitterly cold afternoon in Cromane on Sunday with a lively game of football. Both sides lined out with what would be called ‘usual starters’ but the football was sharp and a credit to both trainers: Cromane’s Gavin O’Connor (marshalling the sideline in his first game in charge) and Keel’s Clive O’Callaghan. Cromane dominated the opening half with Liam Walsh and Finbar Casey doing well at midfield. After 20 minutes the home side led by 0-6 to 0-1. Cromane’s scores came from a combination of efforts from Paul Patrick O’Sullivan, Liam Walsh, and Mikey Houlihan with a sole free from Garry Sayers being Keel’s only response. Keel improved just before half-time with Luke Flynn , Garry Sayers, and Martin Burke coming more into the game. However, they had a lobbed goal from Terry O’Sullivan to thank for having them within two at the break, 0-7 to 1-2. The home side continued to battle against a strong breeze in the second half with points from Paul Patrick O’Sullivan and Micheál Shaughnessy. The course of the game changed with Keel’s Martin Burke bursting through the centre to goal midway through the half. This, ultimately, gave Keel the added energy to finish the game out. Further points from Garry Sayers and Terry O’Sullivan paved the way for an opening round win on a score of 2-9 to 0-11. Cromane, of course, will be disappointed with the loss but can be pleased with the display. The game marked the senior competitive debuts of Liam Casey, Shane Ahern, Patrick Moroney, Jason Clifford, and a welcome return for Ian Costello, who was superb at wing-back. Cromane: Paudie McCarthy; Danny O’Connor, Eoghan Walsh, Liam Casey; Liam Teahan, Brendan Foley, Ian Costello; Finbar Casey, Liam Walsh (0-2); Shane Ahern, Paul Patrick O’Sullivan (0-6, 0-4 frees), Micheál Shaughnessy (0-2); Cian O’Keeffe, Mikey Houlihan (0-1), Sean Teahan. Substitutes: Patrick Moroney and Jason Clifford. Referee: Mike Hickey (Milltown/Castlemaine) Medal Presentation: The Cromane players, who were members of the Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane under-14 and under-16 teams that won their respective Mid Kerry ‘B’ championships in 2016, received their medals at Glenbeigh GAA Hall on Sunday. Under-14 recipients: Josh Key, Eanna Healy, Kieran O’Sullivan, Kaiya O’Flaherty, Zein O’Flaherty, Darragh McKeefry, Tadhg O’Shea, Jason O’Sullivan, and Liam Joy. Under-16: Dylan Falvey, Jack Clifford, Jack O’Sullivan, Brice Dourieu, Ethan 38 West Kerry Live
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The Lios Póil Football team that won the Munster Junior B Final in Knockaderry, Co. Limerick recently when they defeated Ballyhooly, Co. Cork. Final score Lios Póil 1-15, Ballyhooly 0-4. Front row left to right: Andrew Ó Luibhéad, Damien Ó Súilleabháin, Aidan MacGearailt, Ronán Ó Grifín, Deaglán Ó Súilleabháin (C), Seán Ó Núnáin, Nollaig Ó hUigínn, Aaron Ó Muircheartaigh, Breandán Ó Deargáin, Cathal Ó Sé, Ciarán Ó Súilleabháin, Brian Ó Raoill. Back row left to right: Eoghan Ó Grifín, Cathal Ó Súilleabháin, Ciarán Ó Súilleabháin, Darren Ó Cearbháill, Conor Ó hAiniféin, Colm Ó Gealbháin, Eamonn Ó Beaglaoí, Jack Feirtéar, Dara Ó Súilleabháin, Séan Ó Muircheartaigh, Gareth Ó Núnáin, Darragh Ó Brosnacháin, Donnacha Ó hUigínn agus Seán Ó Garbhaí. Photo by SkyView Photography, Feohanagh, Co. Limerick.
Get Sketched in Dingle Animation Dingle, in conjunction with JAM Media, has announced a sketch trail in Dingle town on March 25th 2017. This exciting masterclass will give emerging animation talent an opportunity to participate in generating inspired creative content with a team of accomplished professionals. There will be a variety of indoor and outdoor locations in Dingle marina and around town for participants to work in, which will show off the best of Dingle’s stunning landscape and cultural places of interest. Local characters are being asked to sign up for this event to act as subjects to be sketched in pubs, cafes and outdoor venues. Their sketches will then be auctioned in the evening to raise funds for The Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation. Anybody willing to participate as a sketch subject will greatly contribute to this wonderful chance for enterprising animators to make a valuable impression on some of the most prolific in the Irish animation industry. It is also an opportunity for the subjects to be immortalised as part of this highly prestigious exhibition, and the auction is sure to provide a lot of laughs, as locals bid for each other’s portraits. The tutors for this masterclass are all highly skilled animators working with JAM Media. JAM Media is one of the leading creators of multiaward winning animated content for children and preschoolers in Ireland and the UK. They have received many prestigious awards, including the BAFTA Award for ‘Best Children’s Drama’ in 2012, and the Irish Film and Television Award for ‘Best Animation’ in 2014. Their programmes are shown on RTÉ, CBBC, Nickelodeon and many others. This sketch trail is sure to be a fun and worthwhile experience for everyone involved, and is one of the highlights of Animation Dingle 2017. ANIMATION DINGLE is an annual event each March that comes together to celebrate the best Animation Features, Series and Shorts that the Irish and international Animation industry has to offer. The 2-day animation festival is a major component of the Dingle International Film Festival (Dingle IFF), running jointly alongside the main event for the last 4 years, and is now established as a core component of its screenings, speakers and activities. For further information, check the Animation Dingle website at http://2017.animationdingle.com/
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Comharchumann Forbartha an Leith Triúigh Notaí Clochán Bréanainn Cúrsa Ullmhúcháin Béaltriail 2017 - Cúrsa an Earraigh. Reachtáilfear Cúrsa an Earraigh idir 3 - 5 Márta 2017. Breis eolais ó Halla Le Chéile 066 7138137. Cumann 500 Mí Eanáir 1ú: (€500) James & Caitlín Dowd, An Clochán 2ú: (€250) James Kildea, An Clochán. 3ú: (€150) Nóra Breathnach, Caisleán Ghriaire. 4ú: (€75) Máire Begley O’Shea, Caisleán Ghriaire 5ú. (€50) Úna O’Neill Travers, Bréanainn Ranganna Ríomhaireachta. Ranganna ag tosnú Dé Máirt 21ú Márta 2017 idir 11:30 r.n. 1:30 i.n. Cuirigí bhur áit in áirthint anois! Computer Classes, Halla Le Chéile, Brandon. Classes begin on the 21st March from 11:30am - 1:30pm. Please ring to book place. 066 7138137 Cártaí 31 - Cártaí i dTigh Uí Mhurchú, Bréanainn ar an 26ú Feabhra 2017 ag 6 i.n. Fáilte roimh cách! Card night, 31, at Murphys Bar in Brandon on Sunday the 26th of February 2017 at 6pm. Everybody welcome! Féile Sléibhteoireachta agus Ceoil Clochán Bréanainn . Beidh Féile Sléibhteoireachta agus Ceoil Clochán Bréanainn ar siúl idir 15ú & 17ú Aibreán 2017. Táimid thar a bheith sásta a chur in iúl díbh go mbeidh John Spillane ag canadh ag Halla Le Chéile ar an 16ú Aibreán 2017. Cloghane Brandon Walking and Music Festival will take place between the 15th & 17th April 2017. This year we are delighted to announce John Spillane as our main music event at Halla Le Chéile on the 16thof April 2017.
Liosta Seachadta Más mian leat bheith ar ár liosta seachadta chun a bheith coiméadtha ar an eolas faoi eachtraí sa Halla agus go háitiúil, seol do shonraí teagmhála chugainn, m.s. ríomhphost agus uimhir fón póca chuig email@example.com. Mailing List - If you would like to be enrolled in our mailing list which would keep you informed of upcoming events at Halla Le Chéile and in the local area please forward your email address and mobile details to eolas@ cflt.ie. Laochra an Leith Triúigh Tá an leabhair nua seo ar díol i Siopa an Phobail ar chostas €5. Tá an leabhair seo tiomnaithe do Laochra an Leitriúigh sa bhaile agus i gcéin a ghlac páirt sna caismirtí éagsúla a tharla sa thréimhse 1916 - 1923. Suaimhneas na bhflaitheas orthu go léir. This book is now available to buy at Siopa an Phobail at a cost of €5.
béile/béilí a órdú cur glaoch orainn ar 066 7138137. Meal delivery service is provided five days per week. Please give your name at the Halla if you are interested. 066 7138137 Béile Bia, Halla Le Chéile Dé Máirt . Dinnéar agus imeachtaí, Costas: €5 nó €6 le milseog. Fáilte roimh cách! Community Dinner, Halla Le Chéile every Tuesday .Cost: €5 or €6 with dessert. Everybody welcome! Cúrsa Réiteora Cúrsa réiteora ar siúl i gCill Airne Dé Sathairn & Dé Domhnaigh (18ú & 19ú), breis eolais ó Mike Lyne 087 2375797. Beginners referee course for girls football this Saturday & Sunday (18th & 19th) in Killarney. For additional information please contact Mike Lyne 087 2375797.
SST Chorca Dhuibhne/ Rural Social Scheme Tá folúntas ar Scéim Sóisialta Tuaithe Chorca Dhuibhne faoi láthair i gceantar Clóchan Bréanainn. Corca Dhuibhne Rural Social Scheme has vacancies at present in Cloghane and Brandon. Breis eolais ó: sstcorcadhuibhne@gmail. com nó 087 298 2284 Grúpa Súgartha - Halla Le Chéile, gach Céadaoin idir 11r.n - 12.30 i.n. Fáilte roimh tuismitheoirí & cúramóirí leanaí réamh-réamhscoile.Tacaíocht Gaeilge ar fáil sna seisiúin chun cabhair a thabhairt do thuismitheoirí a bheidh ag baint úsáid as an Naíonra & as oideachas bunscoile trí Ghaeilge. Parent & Toddler Session: in Halla Le Chéile every Wednesday between 11am - 12.30 pm. Parents & carers of pre-preschool children & babies welcome. Irish language support is provided to assist parents & children who will be attending a Naíonra & Primary education through Irish in the following years Seirbhís Béile Baile Tá an tseirbhís ar fáil cúig lá na seachtaine. Más mian le h-éinne
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Dingle’s Global Rhythm Festival has moved to Bank Holiday Weekend 2 – 5 June 2017. It’s not Fake News!!!! It isn’t an Alternative Fact!!!! Not a Clerical Error!!!! This year CCD6 will help you get your summer off to the best possible start with a bank holiday weekend crammed with the finest music, rhythm and dance from Kerry and around the world. We’re putting the finishing touches to the programme as this magazine goes to press but the line-up for this year will include the usual eclectic mix of workshops, from djembé to bodhrán, African dance, masterclasses, pulsating percussion performances and groove-filled gigs under the canopy at An Conair Bar – Sure where would you get it? Maracatu Ilu Brilliante, (full on, hypnotic beats originating from northeastern Brazil) DJ. Ben Ó Faoláin, (casadh ceirníní cheoil na Cruinne, den chéad scoth) Splanc: The Dingle Carnival Band (the finest carnival band in Kerry!) Samba de Mesa, (the sounds of Pagode, a chilled out, lyrical samba groove.) And much much MUCH more. Watch this space for further news email@example.com (Please note; the festival programme may be subject to alteration.)
Oíche Bronnta na nGradam do Chumann Caide Ban Chorca Dhuibhne Réachtaladh Oíche na nGradam do Chumann Caide Ban Chorca Dhuibhne le deanaí in Óstán na Sceilige. Bhronn Maurice McNamara Cathaoirleach nua tofa an Chontae na gradaim ar na cailíní. Ba mhaith leis an gcumann a mbuíochas a ghabháil leis na hurraitheoirí ar fad a thug urraíocht dúinn i rith na bliana. Chomh maith le sin ba mhaith linn ár mbuíochas a ghabháil le C.L.G. Lios Póil, C.L.G. Na Gaeltachta, C.L.G. Caisleán Ghriaire agus C.L.G. Abhainn na Scál as a dtacaíocht leanúnach ag cur a ngortanna imeartha ar fáil dúinn. Ina theannta sin táimid thar a bheith buíoch dos na tuismitheoirí ar fad a thugann gach cúnamh agus cabhair dos na cailíní maidir le traenáil agus cluichí. Táimid ag súil le bliain eile rathúil i 2017. West Kerry Live 41
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Is féidir linn an dúchas fuinniúil as ar fáisceadh na scríbhneoirí sin a aithint as logainmneacha an cheantair. Tá na logainmneacha san mar a bheadh léaspairt ar scéal an pharóiste agus a thugann léargas ar chuid de na daoine a mhair ann. Is seod é an leabhar seo ina bhfuil 800 logainm de chuid Dhún Chaoin le foghraíocht agus nótaí eolais 28 mapa ar a léirítear suíomh na láithreacha go cruinn 11 aiste i dtaobh na mbailte fearainn agus a stair 16 léiriú de radharcanna agus de shuíomhanna sa pharóiste Cuntas beacht ar dhaonra an pharóiste ó 1835 go dtí 1911. Mar bhreis air sin go léir, gheofar cnuasach logainmneacha a bailíodh i Scoil Naomh Gobnait, Dún Chaoin, sa bhliain 1982. Deineadh an taighde faoi stiúir Mhúinteoir na linne sin, Mícheál Ó Dubhshláine. Tá liosta ann de 300 logainm - Ó Chrosaire Chloichir go Ceann Sléibhe - agus mapa ar leith ag dul leis. Comharchumann Dhún Chaoin
Keel GAA Jason Foley Underage training Keel academy Begins its first training session in KEEL COMMUNITY CENTRE. The sessions are aimed at developing your Gaelic football skills in addition to enhancing your overall movement, balance and co-ordination. Indoor footwear & Mouthguardscompulsory. Indoor sessions cost €2 per child. Dates and Times are as follows: Tuesday 14th February: Under 8 6.30pm to 7.30pm Under 12. 7.30pm to 8.30pm Thursday 16th February: Under 6 6 .30pm to 7.30pm Under 10 7.30pm to 8.30p
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Seniors: Our seniors had their first outing of the year last Sunday away to Cromane in the mid kerry league and came away with the win on a scoreline of keel 2:09 Cromane 0:11 with the goals coming from Terry Sullivan and Martin Burke. This Saturday the seniors will take part in the paidi o se tournament with two home games first up is lispole at 11:30 and second game against dunderry of Meath at 1:00pm both games in keel Minors: Keel/Listry minors begin the county league this Saturday evening in Listry .time tbc. Membership is now being collected - Juvenile €25 Family €80 Senior players €70 General member €40 Clann na Cille €250 From next week on our lotto is moving to Monday nights. Anyone looking to help out with the running of our lotto draw please contact Adain benson or Colin Clifford Everyone in Keel GAA would like to wish Glenbeigh/Glencar players,management & supporters the very best of luck in the all Ireland final next Sunday West Kerry Live 43
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16th Feb Patcheen’s - Annascaul Singing Club @9pm 19th Feb Foley’s Bar Inch- Bluegrass/Trad/Folk with the Lavery brothers & Co..Musicans from all genres welcome! 7pm 26th Feb Foley’s Bar Inch- Bluegrass/Trad/Folk with the Lavery brothers & Co..Musicans from all genres welcome! 7pm
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18th Feb The Junction Bar Traditional music’@ 9.30pm 18th Feb The Railway Bar Trad Session @ 7.00 pm 19th Feb The Junction Bar traditional music and song @ 9.30 25th Feb The Junction Bar Traditional music’@ 9.30pm 25th Feb The Railway Bar Trad Session @ 7.00 pm 26th Feb The Junction Bar Traditional music’@ 9.30pm
17th Feb Maurice Fitzgerald’s DJ @ 10pm 18th Feb Maurice Fitzgerald’s DJ @ 10pm 25th Feb Maurice Fitzgerald’s - DJ @ 10pm 26th Feb Maurice Fitzgerald’s DJ @ 10pm
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20th Feb Ionad Cultúrtha: Tinteán Ceoil @ 7.30 27th Feb Ionad Cultúrtha: Tinteán Ceoil @ 7.30
18th Feb Knightly’s Bar - ‘The Glen Rambler ’ Timmy O’Connor’ from 10 till late 25th Feb Knightly’s Bar - ‘Scotia’ Tommy Collins & Mary Hogan from 10 till late
Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Wed 22nd - Sunday 26th Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh (See Back Page) 17th Feb - Brics (Riasc) Open session @ 9pm 24th Feb - Brics (Riasc) Open session @ 9pm 25th Feb -Brics (Riasc) Worldwide beats, bass & boogie with Dj Ben Ó Faoláin
Thursday 16th February
The Mighty Session: Declan MacTaggart @ 6pm An Droichead Beag -Sean Leahy & Jeremy Spencer @ 9p.m. Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
Friday 17th February
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Nellie Fred’s - Preston Reed in concert. Doors 9pm Adam’s Singer sonwriter James Moore @ 10pm O’Flaherty’s - Trad session @9pm The Mighty Session: Meabh Begley & Matt Griffin @ 10pm Paul Geaney’s- Dermot Kelly @ 9pm An Droichead Beag: Pádraig Ó Sé & Gary O’ Brien with set dancers@ 9.30. Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
Paul Geaney’s- Dermot Kelly @ 10pm Adam’s Singer sonwriter James Moore @ 10pm The Mighty Session: Meabh Begley & Matt Griffin @ 10pm An Droichead Beag: Pádraig Ó Sé & Gary O’ Brien with set dancers@ 9.30. Hillgrove Hotel Niteclub Disco from 11.00 Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
Saturday 18th February
The Mighty Session: Scannall @ 8.30 Barr na Sráide - Trad music @ 8pm O’Flaherty’s - Trad session @9pm Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30 The Dingle Pub - Ballads with Ronnie Ryan @ 9.30pm Paul Geaney’s- Dermot Kelly @ 9pm An Droichead Beag Méabh Begley & Friends @ 9pm. 2 DJs @ 10.30pm Adam’s Acoustic session with Chapter Two @ 9pm Hillgrove Niteclub:11pm
The Mighty Session: Scannall @ 8.30 Paul Geaney’s- Dermot Kelly @ 9pm Barr na Sráide - Trad music @ 8pm O’Flaherty’s - Trad session @9pm The Dingle Pub - Ballads with Ronnie Ryan @ 9.30pm An Droichead Beag Méabh Begley & Friends @ 9pm. 2 DJs @ 10.30pm Adam’s Acoustic session with Chapter Two @ 9pm
Sunday 19th February
The Marina Inn Sunday Open Trad Session @ 6 pm. The Mighty Session: Eist @ 9pm An Droichead Beag -. Méabh Ní Bheaglaoich & Matt Griffin @ 9pm. Courthouse Pub - .Trad @ 9.30
Monday 20th February
The Mighty Session: Scannall @ 9.30 An Droichead Beag Donogh Hennessy & Laura Kerr @ 9.30. Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
Tuesday 21st February
The Mighty Session: Open Trad session with Meabh Begley @ 9.30 An Droichead Beag: Jeremy Spencer, Gary O’ Brien & Marcus @ 9.30p.m Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
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Sunday 26th February
The Marina Inn: Sunday Open Trad Session @ 6pm. O’Flaherty’s - Open Trad session @ 9.30pm Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30 The Mighty Session: Eist @ 9pm An Droichead Beag -. Méabh Ní Bheaglaoich & Matt Griffin @ 9pm.
An Droichead Beag Donogh Hennessy & Laura Kerr @ 9.30.
Tuesday 28th February The Mighty Session: Open Trad session with Meabh Begley 9.30 An Droichead Beag: Jeremy Spencer, Gary O’ Brien & Marcus @ 9.30p.m Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
Wednesday 29th February
The Mighty Session: Frankie Mulcahy & Bréannán Begley 9.30 An Droichead Beag: Set dancing classes, everyone welcome. 8.30pm Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
16th Feb Dodo Sheahan’s Trad session @ 9.00 19th Feb Bunker’s Bar - Live music @ 9pm 19th Feb The Manor Inn. Live music from 5 - 7pm. Ballroom Dancing from 9.30pm 19th Feb Kingstons, Band @ 9.30 23rd Feb Dodo Sheahan’s Trad session @ 9.30 26th Feb Bunker’s Bar - Live music @ 9pm 26th Feb The Manor Inn. Live music from 5 - 7pm. Ballroom Dancing from 9.30pm 26th Feb Kingstons, Band @ 9.30
Monday 27th February
The Mighty Session: Scannall @ 9.30 Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
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Weds 22nd February
The Mighty Session: Frankie Mulcahy and Bréannán Begley @ 9.30 An Droichead Beag: Set dancing classes, everyone welcome. 8.30pm Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
Thursday 23rd February
The Mighty Session: Derek Hickey & friends @ 8 followed by DJ Dowdyman @ 10 An Droichead Beag -Sean Leahy & Jeremy Spencer @ 9p.m. Courthouse Pub. Trad @ 9.30
Friday 24th February
Kennedy’s Bar - Rush Hour Rendevouz, open session, bluegrass, country, folk 6-8pm O’Flaherty’s - Trad session @9pm
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previous 9 months and if your partner does not own most or all of the house you are Project4:Layout 21/08/2014 16:57 1 living in. A1barring order can Page last up to 3 years. Both types of order can be renewed by apQuestion plying for a further order before the previous My partner has been violent towards me and one has expired. my children. What can I do to stop this and Others living together can also apply for proprotect my family? tection. For example, a parent can apply for Answer protection against domestic violence by their If you are concerned about violence in your own child, if the child is over 18. home, you can contact the Gardaí, who are To get a barring order or a safety order, you specially trained to deal with these situations and can offer advice and information. Under the Domestic Violence Act 1996, where there is an order in place, Gardaí have the power to arrest and prosecute a violent family member. There are two main kinds of protection available – a safety order and a barring order. A safety order is an order of the court which prohibits the violent person with whom you are living from further violence or threats of violence. It does not oblige the person to leave the family home. You can also get a safety order against a person with whom you have had a child, even if you are no longer living with or have never lived with the person. It prohibits them from watching or being near your home. A safety order can last up to 5 years. A barring order is an order which requires the person to leave the family home. If you are not married or in a civil partnership, you can get a barring order against a violent partner if you have been living together in an intimate and committed relationship for 6 out of the
must apply to the District Court. While you are waiting for the court to hear your application, the court can give you an immediate order, called a protection order. The protection order has the same effect as a safety order. In exceptional circumstances the court can grant an interim barring order. This is an immediate order, requiring the violent person to leave the family home. Further information is available from the Citizens Information Centre below.
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Noel Devane Glazing Window & Door Repairs. Milltown, Dingle.
46 West Kerry Live
General repairs to all uPVC and Aluminiun windows and doors,hinges, locks, childlocks, patio rollers, letterboxes etc. Supply and fit double glaze units.
Replace foggy and stained double glazed units.
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CLASSIFIEDS - 087 214 9327 / 086 173 7944 Property to let / Tithe ar cíos 2 rooms available to rent in shared house in Dingle town. All mod cons, wifi etc. Reasonable rent. Non smokers preferred. Call 087-7753529 Attached cottage to let near Lispole, 2 bed, kitchen/ sitting room, quiet, quaint, car essential. 12 minutes drive from Dingle, spectacular Atlantic views. 086 8116116 To Let: Ensuite room in Marion House. Call 087-7995984.
Holiday home, private detached house to let summer months, 5 minute walk from Dingle Town on the Conor Pass Road, Kitchen, utility, sitting room, 3 Bedrooms en-suite, bathroom, all mod cons. For further information contact 087-8092647
For Sale/ Ar díol.
2nd hand kitchen units for sale. 087-6871728 Tall fridge for sale. 087-9947927 Oil tank that was used as a water tank for sale, 1,100 litres. 087-0623457 Brown leather sofa for sale, 3 seater. Excellent condition. Dingle area. €500. 085-7662459 Boat Trailer for sale. 5.5m ideal for rib or Orkney etc € 750. Call 087 770 8685
Motoring / Gluaisteáin 2005 Kia, 1 litre. NCT and Taxed til 2018. €3,000 ono. 087-0910006 Ford Focus, ‘01, NCT. Good clean car. €650. 087-9311658 Ford Fiesta (2007) 1.4L Automatic for sale. Metallic Blue 40,000km, 5dr, sunroof, front electric windows with CD player and aux port. In immaculate condition. One lady owner. Full dealer service history. NTC until 05/17 Taxed until 05/17 €4,500 Call 086 8723521
Services / Seirbhisí
Female carer available in West Kerry (QQI Fetac level 5 qualified). Kind, efficiant, cheerful. Ready to chat to you about your needs. Ph: 087 6997154. Vehicle Computer Diagnostic Service / Mobile Service. Cars, Jeeps, Vans, Pickups. Call 087-3440493 Maths Grinds available from a local, experienced and qualified mathematician (BSc, MSc, PhD candidate). Available in West Kerry 2-3 times per month. Contact J.P. 086-1089437, email@example.com, jpmccarthymaths.com Oil Boiler servicing Oil fired boilers and cookers. Servicing and repairs . Emergency Call out service available. James Greaney 087 3440493 Farm worker & maintenance man available in Dingle area. 086-3725717 Reliable, trustworthy cleaner available. Reasonable rates. Contact 0879092825 Spanish Grinds - professional. Junior Cert & Leaving Cert. 087-2417239 Childminder available for work part time in own home. Call 087-3616319. Saorview, Rusty sky dish - replace it with galvanised or fibreglass dish and galvanised bracket, Free to Air, Saorsat, Saorview, all your TV needs catered for. Tommy Kennedy 086 3058585 Interior and exterior, repair & maintenance services. Including carpentry, painting, tiling and total bathroom refurbishment. Call John 086-3564342 Chainsaw operator: Fully Insured for tree felling, working at height, hedge trimming, strimming, wood chipping and all garden & forestry work. treedown. ie. 087 6230938 Septic Tank, bio - cycle tanks desludged, cleaned & checked. Toilets - drains unblocked. Gearóid Mac Gearailt. 087-9504713 / 087-2390018 Septic Tank Services, emptying, wash down, repairs, new tanks andpercolation areas constructed in line with planning. over 25yrs service in Dingle Ph. Pat Hanafin 086 2241064 / 066 9151682 . firstname.lastname@example.org Experienced cleaner / keyholder based in Dingle available for holiday homes etc. 087-6256533
Wanted / Ag teastáil
Reliable lady required for cleaning / housework. 3hrs per week in Annascaul. Contact Eileen 086-405 8113 Accommodation in Dingle. 24 year old in full employment looking for a room to rent, preferably in a shared house. Reference available if necessary. Telephone 089 7031828 German lady seeks house/room in Dingle area long term. 087-7204962 Looking for mobile home for sale / rent near Dingle / Ventry / Ballyferriter. email:email@example.com phone: 0049 345 135 2316 Looking for house in Dingle with 2-3 bedrooms. 086-3328981 Cleaner required for B&B -15 hours p.w. Transport essential. Call 086 8523766 Professional couple looking to rent 2/3 bed house long term, between Ballyferriter and Garynadur. Call 089-4154869 Babysitter wanted, mornings, approx an hour or so. Liospoil area. Contact 083-1688018 for more info.
Qualified stylist required in Classic Hair Design, Dingle. Call 066-9151223 / 087-9884228 Gorman’s Clifftop House. We are recruiting staff to join us for 2017. Full and
part time positions available, evening and daytime, in all departments. Contact Ciara or Sheelagh on 0830033133 or email info@gormans-clifftophouse. com Part time cleaning staff required in Dingle. Contact Shelley 087-7625318 Waiting staff required, full & part time for the Anchor Down Restaurant, Dingle. Good knowledge of the English language and experience necessary. email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 087-2480793 Busy bar/ restaurant in west Kerry requires experienced chef with flair, imagination and have fluent english. Excellent remuneration package on offer. Please forward CV to Tighuimhurchu@gmail.com or call 066- 9156224. Grey’s Lane Bistro, Dingle is looking for an experienced floor manager. email CVs, letters to email@example.com Dingle restaurant requires full & part time staff. Send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org Chefs / Cooks wanted for busy Bar /Restaraunt on Dingles Seafront. Experience essential. Apply with C.V. to ; 086 3850012. Busy bar/ restaurant in west Kerry requires experienced chef with flair, imagination and have fluent english. Excellent remuneration package on offer. Please forward CV to Tighuimhurchu@gmail.com or call 066- 9156224. The Boatyard Restaurant is looking to fill the following positions: Sous Chef, Commis Chefs and Waiting Staff. Email: email@example.com, Phone 087-2249128 Greenmount House Dingle are currently recruiting for the 2017 season, fulltime & part-time, weekend work essential, kitchen, Rooms and Front of house positions to be filled: please email cv to firstname.lastname@example.org, drop by or phone Gary on 087-7751783 Restaurant manager, restaurant supervisor and waiting staff required for Global Village Restaurant Dingle for coming season. email@example.com 087 9177700
Come and get it!! Basket Willow to take away from Decy’s Natural Garden, Riasc, Ballyferriter. 087-281 9238 Storyteller: Fancy having your own seanachai. Write and perform a story celebrating a special event: Big birthdays, weddings, family/company anniversary. Funny, inspiring, passionate and great craic. Fully Professional, not cheap, interested call 086 8116116 Looking for good homes for 2 male King Charles Cavaliers (6½ & 7½ yrs). Both microchipped, licenced, vaccinated etc. Free. Call Mairéad 087-2831695 Community Organisation in Annascaul seeking an acre of land for long term lease in the Annascaul area. Contact Elizabeth 086-2663186
Plastering Contractors Phone John on 087 - 2527620
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● Oil & Gas Boilers ● Solar Panels, Nibe Heat Pumps ● Commercial & Domestic Gas Appliances ● Underfloor Heating ● Central Vacuum Systems ● Heat Recovery Ventilation ● Air to water & Geothermal Jackie 085 1621950 Pawel/Paul 087 3198681 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Clár ImeaChtaí Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh 2017
Céadaoin 22 Feabhra Wednesday 22 February 2017
aoine 24 Feabhra Friday 24 February 2017
8.00pm Oscailt Oifigiúil oﬃcial opening Ionad Gaeilge & Gealtachta, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Ceol, cuileachta & amhráin. Oscailt Oifigiúil le Míchéal Ó Súilleabháin. Ceol le Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Cathy Gillard & Karen Lacey Robert (London), Nell Ní Shé, Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich agus ceoltóirí agus amhránaithe eile. Deis clárú dos na ranganna. Fáilte roimh chách.
10am-1pm ranganna Classes
9.30pm Oíche amhránaíochta singers night Tigh Uí Chatháin, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Aoi speisialta Saileog Ní Cheannabháin Fáilte roimis amhránaithe agus éisteoirí. Fear an tí: Noelie Ó Maoileoin. special guest saileog ní Cheannabháin. singers and Listeners welcome.
Déardaoin 23 Feabhra Thursday 23 February 2017 9.00am
Clárú registration Scoil an Fheirtéaraigh, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Clárú dos na ranganna go léir. €50 don 3 lá. registration for all classes.
10.00am ranganna Classes -1.00pm Ionaid Éagsúla, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh. Ranganna sna huirlisí éagsúla & amhránaíocht. Fiosraigh ag an deasc eolais san Óstán. enquire at the information desk in Óstán Ceann sibéal for late registration and class locations. 10.15 - Ciorcal Comhrá Gaoluinne (€5) 11.30am Informal Irish Conversation group Óstán Ceann Sibéal, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Canúint Chorca Dhuibhne. Le Domhnall Mac Síthigh 1.00pm Siansa na naosach Ionad Gaeilge & Gealtachta, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Lón, ceol agus cuileachta dár gcairde críonna. Le Pádraig Ó Sé, Seosaimhín Ní Bheaglaoich agus ceoltóirí eile. 3.00pm Seisiún Oscailte open session Tigh Uí Mhurchú, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Le Bríd Donnelly. Fáilte roimis gach ceoltóir. all musicians welcome. 3.00pm tráthnóna amhránaíochta & Seoladh CD singers session & CD Launch Tigh Bhric, An Riasc Le Saileog Ní Cheannabháin & Páidí Mhárthan. Fáilte roimis amhránaithe idir óg agus aosta. singers of all ages welcome. 8.00pm Ceolchoirm ‘Casadh na Gráige’ Ionad an Bhlascaoid (€10) The Blasket Island Centre, Dún Chaoin Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin
10.15 - Ciorcal Comhrá Gaoluinne 11.30am Informal Irish Conversation group (€5) Óstán Ceann Sibéal, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh 3.00pm tionól na nÓg Tig Áine, An Ghráig Deis do amhránaithe agus celtóirí óga a gcuid saibhris a roinnt linn. Fáilte roimh chách. an opportunity to hear some great young talent with local and visiting musicians and singers. all welcome. fear an tí, Brenndán Ó Beaglaoich 5.00pm Ceol & amhráin ar Sean thaifeadaí An Múséam, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Taispeántas ceol agus amhráin ar 78’s agus luath thaifeadaí eile. a selection of music and song on 78’s and other earlier formats. Le eoin moloney. 8.00pm Ceolchoirm - 3 thraidisiún Píobaireachta Concert - 3 Traditions of Piping Ionad an Bhlascaoid (€10) The Blasket Island Centre, Dún Chaoin Píobaireacht Gaita Torupill - Maitiú Ó Casaide & Cillian Ó Briain (Éire), Pepín de Munhalen (Asturias), Merike Paberits (Estonia), Ava Ní Dhufaigh agus ceoltóirí eile.
Satharn 25 Feabhra Saturday 25 February 2017 10am-12pm ranganna Classes 10.15 - Ciorcal Comhrá Gaoluinne 11.30am Informal Irish Conversation group (€5) Óstán Ceann Sibéal, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh 12.30pm Ceolchoirm na nDaltaí Pupils Concert Sáipéal Naomh Uinseann, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Ceolchoirm na nDaltaí agus na múinteoirí go léir, le aoinna speisialta. Informal concert in the church with all the pupils & teachers and some special guests. 2.00pm Siúlóid treoraithe guided Walk Le Domhnall Mac Síthigh. Teacht le chéile 1.45pm ag Scoil an Fheirtéaraigh. Bíodh éadaí & bróga oiriúnacha oraibh. meet at scoil an fheirtéaraigh, 1.45pm. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear. 3.00pm Seisiún Oscailte open session Óstán Ceann Sibéal, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Le Bríd Donnelly. Fáilte roimis gach ceoltóir. all musicians welcome.
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Programme of events
3.00 léacht, rang máistreachta & Ceardlanna 5.00pm Lecture, masterclass & Workshops Ionad Gaeilge & Gealtachta, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh 3pm: rang máistreachta Veidhlín violin masterclass (€10) Veidhlín - Dermot McLaughlin 3pm: Poirt as asturias tunes from asturias (€5) 4pm: Poirt as an estóin tunes from estonia (€5) 4pm: léacht Steve Cooney - Lecture Harmony & Syncopation (€10)
3.30pm tráthnóna na gCaipíní music and song Tigh an tSaorsaigh, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Le, Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, na Caipíní agus aoinna eile. With Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, na Caipíní and other guests. 8.00pm Ceolchoirm Concert Halla na Feothanaí, Feothanach (€15) Peppin de Munhalen & Alberto Albenedo (Asturias, Flute & bazouki), Seán Ryan(Feadóg), Conor Keane (Bosca), Paul Dooley (Cláirseach), Máire Breathnach (Veidhlín), Dermot McLaughlin (Veidhlín), Sänni Noormets, Karoliina Kreintaal & Merike Paberits (Estonia), Steve Cooney (Guitar).
Domhnach 26 Feabhra Sunday 26 February 2017 10.00am aifreann na Féile mass Sáipéal Naomh Uinseann, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Le Peadar Ó Riada agus Cór Chúl Aodha 10.30am maidin Chaifé & Ceol Coﬀee morning & music An Múséam, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Fáile roimis gach ceoltóir. Ar son an Roinn Croí Ospidéal na Leanaí, Cromghlinn. all musicians welcome to join in. In aid of the Heart Unit ar our Lady’s Childrens Hospital, Crumlin. 12.00pm amhránaíocht singing session Tigh an tSaorsaigh, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Amhráin, d’éinne go bhfuil an fonn sin orthu. a song for the road! 1.00pm Ceol sa Chaifé Caifé Louis mulcahy Clothar, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Ceol & Lón le / Lunch & Music with Paul Dooley, Pepín de Munhalen & Alberto Albenedo. 3.00pm Béaloideas: ‘traidisiún an Chleamhnais agus roinnt Seantuiscintí faoin bPósadh’ Ionad Gaeilge & Gealtachta, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh (€5) Léacht le Pádraig Ó Héalaí 5.00pm Seiteanna set Dancing Tigh Uí Mhurchú, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh Fáilte roimh chách. Is féidir go dtiocfadh athrú ar na himeachtaí. all events are subject to change.