Fri, April 25, 2014


Fundraising events – volunteers needed!

On Saturday 3rd of May between 10.30am and 4.30pm a fundraiser called ‘Everest Challenge’ will be held at the Left Bank, on the Parade. Fundraiser has been kindly organized by the Kilkenny Firefighters (Andy Ramsbottom/Corabh Wyse) and it is in aid of Kilkenny Bereavment Support and the... Read more

Information morning on new training courses in Fr. McGrath Centre

Are you thinking of doing something new for Spring? There are number of training courses starting after Easter in The Fr. McGrath Family Resource Centre. You can choose from ‘Introduction to Childcare’ or ‘Managing your Money’ or ‘Health ad Fitness (Healthy Lifestyle)’.... Read more

Peter Kieran’s report launch on Living Conditions of Children on St. Catherine’s Halting site

On Wednesday 5th March at 12 o’clock an official launch of Mr. Peter Kieran’s report will be held in The Town Hall, High Street, Kilkenny. The title of the report is the Living Conditions of Children on St. Catherine’s Halting Site, Wetlands, Kilkenny. Guest speaker on the day will... Read more

Public Information Workshop re. Neighbourhood Hall plans

Public Information Workshop will be held on Thursday 13th February at 4pm in the St. Canices Neighbourhood Hall, Butts Green. This meeting is open to all residents of St. Canice’s parish or any member of the public who has questions, observations or concerns regarding planned construction... Read more

6 weeks Card Making Workshops

6 weeks Card Making workshops are starting this Monday 3rd Feb from 10.30-12.30 in the Neighbourhood Hall, Butts Green. Learn how to make your own greeting cards for all occasions. Materials and equipment will be provided. if you have any used greeting cards at home please bring them in, we can recycle... Read more

Renovation work to start in St. Canices Neighbourhood Hall

The St. Canice’s Neighbourhood Hall at Butts Green is due to undergo a major upgrade and renovation work. Drawings of the new, proposed plan are out in in the Hall for public viewing. There is also a comment book, so drop in, take an look and let us know what you think!  Read More

Centre closed for Christmas break

The Centre will be closed for Christmas break from Monday 23rd December and will reopen on Monday 6th January 2014. We all at the Fr. McGrath Centre wish you a very merry and peaceful Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year!  Read More

Christmas Craft Morning 3rd December

You are welcome to join us at our Christmas Craft morning on Tuesday 3rd December in our St. Canice’s Neighbourhood Hall. We will be decorating  a Christmas tree (real one!) and decorating the Hall for the festive season. Please bring any spare Christmas decoration you may have at home, bring... Read more

Marie Keating Foundation mobile unit at Butts Green

  On Thursday 28th November the mobile unit from Marie Keating Foundation will be at Butts Green from 10.30 – 2.30pm. There is a nurse on board who is available to provide cancer information to the general public free of charge in an informal and non-intrusive way.  This is not a screening... Read more

Introduction to Mindfulness, Monday 18th November

Is stress taking over your life? Would you like to learn how to cope with it? This introduction to Mindfulness with Una Travers will outline some simple ways of how you can deal with stress in your daily life. 8 weeks Mindfulness course is available in Kilkenny for those who want to get a bigger picture... Read more

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