Christmas 2016 Shoebox Appeal

The Primary Schools and Community School were today finalising their Team Hope Christmas Shoeboxes, making a huge difference for so many less fortunate children this Christmas. Well done to all the children, parents and teachers who all did a fantastic job:

Kilcorney N.S. donated 42 shoeboxes to the annual Christmas Shoebox Appeal !
St.Brendan’s N.S. responded in astounding fashion, receiving a total of 80 boxes ! (more photos)
Over 130 shoeboxes were collected at Presentation NS [see article on the Pres NS website]

Self Build and Improve Your Home Show 2016

self-build-and-improve-your-home-2016The Self Build and Improve Your Home show returns, once again, to the well-known Green Glens Arena in Millstreet, Co Cork this weekend (12th and 13th). It brings with it more than 120 high quality exhibitors just itching to help you build a new home or improve, extend and make-over your existing one. Windows, doors, kitchens, bathrooms, slates, tiles, floor coverings, interior designers – they are all here and more – including construction and building professionals to share with you their years of knowledge and experience in all things home and building related.

Clive Corry, Chairman of SelfBuild Ireland, said: “Following on from the huge success of the 2015 Self Build and Improve Your Home show at Millstreet in County Cork, we committed to building a bigger and better show in 2016 for all the self-builders of Munster and I am confident we have done that. We are delighted to [read more …] “Self Build and Improve Your Home Show 2016”

Video: Angela on RTÉ in 1971, 1975 & 1986

On Saturday week the 19th Angela Collins will launch her book at Green Glens (details in Seán’s article from yesterday). Back in 1971 she featured in an interview on the ‘Enterprise’ programme on RTÉ TV. Watch that interview below (from the RTÉ archives)

… in 1986 she received the Bowmaker Award from Minister for Finance John Bruton at an award ceremony at Jury’s Hotel : [read more …] “Video: Angela on RTÉ in 1971, 1975 & 1986”