Community Centre Phase 2 Official Opening

Phase 1 of the Community Centre has been in use since it was opened by Minister Michael Ring TD in November 2013. Now, four years later, we are pleased to announce that Phase 2 will be officially opened by An Taoiseach Mr Leo Varadkar TD on Sunday 5th November at 11:30am. This is a public event and is expected to conclude at 1pm. We look forward to welcoming you to Kilanerin to join us in celebrating this occasion.Read more …

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 …

Church News

For the immediate future beginning on Saturday, 2nd April, there will only be one mass in each Church.   The Saturday night mass will be in Ballyfad at 7.30pm and the Sunday morning mass in Kilanerin at 11am. In case of an emergency or funeral the priest on duty will be Fr William Howell 087 6408683 or 087 2378773 BALLYFAD CHURCH Holy Thursday mass 7pm Easter Sunday 9am - Anniversary mass: Jimmy Bolger (Oulart) Eucharistic adoration on Wednesday 10am to 12 noon. KILANERIN CHURCH Good Friday service 3pm Holy Saturday 7pm Easter Sunday 11am Eucharistic adoration on…Read more …