KILANERIN COMMUNITY FILMMAKING PROJECT

Kilanerin Ballyfad Community Development Association is looking for participants for its community filmmaking project this summer. A documentary or docu-drama about the notorious Hunter Gowan II will be made during the project, with the film focusing on some of the numerous ghost stories about the infamous yeoman, rather than the actual events of the time. Over the last two hundred years, stories about Hunter Gowan have crossed over into myth and legend, and it’s this larger than life character that will be explored. Facilitated by local filmmaker Terence White, a group of ten…Read more …

ESB Apprenticeship Programme now open

Applications to ESB Apprenticeship Programme are now open. Applicants are invited to apply to the ESB Apprenticeship Programme online ​here http://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/p/pJobs.aspx?mid=YGTWB&sid=BUDY&a=tXihOt3zRCE%3d%20 by Monday April 4th.Read more …

Operation Transformation

Time to peal yourself off the armchair. Put soaps on hold and the pints can wait. Get fit, lose weight and make new friends. No excuses! Starting 12th January in Kilanerin Hall at 7.30pm. Special Guest each night. Start with weigh in and blood pressure test. Wear appropriate walking gear and bring a torch. €5 per night or pay in advance 6 nights for €25. Contact Michael Hughes for more details.Read more …

6th Annual Poetry Competition Winners announced!

Congratulations to the 2016 winner Catherine D’Arcy for her poem ‘Do what makes you happy’, and to the runner-ups Katie Cunningham, Laura Ivers and Michaela Chambers in the 6th Annual Kilanerin.com Poetry Competition 2016. To check out all the entries and winners click here If you would like to get a printed copy of the calendar booklet please contact us.  Read more …

1916 Commemoration

Old Kilnenor Historical Society is holding a 1916 Commemoration to remember the local involvement in the Rising, including; Paddy Boland (Pallas), Mick Kilty (Custodium) & John O’Donohoe (Knockbrack). The Ceremony will take place in Pallas on Sunday, 5th June, after a special Commemoration Mass at 11am mass in Sts Peter & Paul Church. Followed by entertainment and refreshments. Traffic diversions will be in place. For more information: please contact info@oldkilnenor.com, check out www.oldkilnenor.com or www.kilanerin.com/oldkilnenorRead more …

Whist

First lady at last weeks whist was won by Donal Kavanagh, second lady was Sadie Mordaunt, and half time lady was Ann Cowman. First gent was Marie Cushe, second gent was Noel Carter, and half time gent was shared by Ross Bailey and Peg Byrne. Raffle winners on the night were Donal Kavanagh, Eilish Murphy and Breda O'Connor. Whist continues on Wednesday night at 8.30pm.  Everybody associated with Kilanerin Whist extend sympathy to Alice and the Gibney Family on the death last week of our good friend Terry.Read more …

Easter Sunday Run/Walk

Easter Sunday 10K road run & 5K run and family friendly walk starting at 1pm sharp at Ballyfad Hall. Register online ar runireland.ie or on the day from 11.30am. Entry 10K €15  and 5K €10, under 16 €5. Info or queries to Pat 087 249 4275 or Gordon 085 719 8018Read more …

Duathlon raffle results

Results from raffle held on 5th March: 1st prize 500L TOP Home heating oil: Fintan Kelliher 2nd prize 7" Samsung tablet: Jane Hughes 3rd prize Whirlpool tumble dryer: Edmund Greene 4th Prize 2 nights B&B Sean Ogs Hotel: Shauna Keogh 5th prize €100 voucher Funges Gorey: Lisa King 6th prize Nutrition sponsored by Redmond Electric: Cathal Funge Thanks to everybody who supported the draw.Read more …