Thu, October 23, 2014


Fundraising Coffee morning and Raffle on November 6th

  Thursday 6th November, 10am-1pm we will hold a Coffee Morning and Raffle in the St.Canice’s Neighbourhood Centre, Butts Green. Fantastic Raffle prizes !!!!! Signed Kilkenny Jersey!!! Also hampers, vouchers and lots more! Draw by Brian Cody! Pop in for a coffee/tea and homemade baking and support... Read more

Free Expression workshops starting again in September

    Back by popular demand and thanks to funding from Education and Training Board Kilkenny, Free Expression workshops will be running again at the Fr. McGrath Centre in September. Music Appreciation Experience various musical instruments from all over the world, learn basic rhytms and tunes.... Read more

‘Parents Plus’ Programme coming up end of September

    A positive and practical course for parents of teenagers ‘Parents Plus’ will be delivered in the Fr. McGrath Centre from Tuesday 30th September 2014 for 8 weeks. The programmes will consist of 8 parent group meetings. During those sessions we will give you input on behaviour... Read more

Coffee morning in aid of GROW

Together Hope is on the Horizon! On the 10th Septemebr the Fr. Mcgrath Centre and the Butts Community is going to mark  World Suicide Prevention Day with a Coffee Morning and help to address again the problem of suicide in our communities. We invite you to drop by between 10am and 1pm for a cup of cofee/tea... Read more

Life Skills Programe from AWARE starting in September

  Life Skills is a group of programmes from Aware that are based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT is a therapy that focuses on thinking and behaviour and has been shown to be an effective treatment for mild to moderate depression, stress and/or anxiety. Life Skills... Read more

Men’s Action Network day trip to Fota Wildlife and Cork City

Men’s Action Network has an upcoming day trip on the 16th September 2014. They will visit Cork City and Fota Wildlife. Cost for members €35 and €45 for non-members. Price includes breakfast, 4 course dinner and admission fee to Fota Wildlife. For further enquiries or to book your place please... Read more

Kids Summer programmes in full swing

It has been a busy summer for some 80 kids partaking in the Summer programme at the Fr. McGrath Centre. Children from different age groups have been engaging in various projects, trips and activities. They have visited Rancho Reilly’s in Carlow, Captain Jack’s in Kilkenny, Jenkinstown... Read more

Seniors Alert Scheme now available

Kilkenny Carlow Contact now provides The Seniors Alert Scheme. Its aim is to encourage community support for vulnerable older people in our communities. The Alert Scheme provides grant assistance towards the purchase and installation of monitored personal alarms to enable older persons without sufficient... Read more

Butterfly Mosaics project presented to Deans Gate

A lovely piece of art project has been just completed and handed over as a gift to the Deans Gate Day Centre. After Andy Tynan, a member of Connect Café, came up with the idea of making a gift of a mosaic piece to the neighbouring Deans Gate it took several weeks for a Connect Cafe group from St.... Read more

Ossory Big Band Fundraising at the Set Theatre

    Another wonderful fundraiser coming up – 13 piece Ossory Big Band will perform in the Set Theatre, Langtons, Johns Street on Sunday 18th May at 9pm. It promises to be a great night of entertainment with guest singers – Pat Ryan, Mary More and Noel Power. Ticket are 10e each and... Read more

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