Thu, November 7, 2013


Clever Cooking Workshop, Friday 15th November

This is a free workshop on how to create healthy meals and snacks for the family on the budget. On the morning we will provide: free recipes booklets, shopping tips, weekly meal planner, cooking demo. Fun and light way to enjoy the cooking for your family! All welcome. Workshop starts at 11 am –... Read more

Return to Learning Certificate Fetac Level 5

We are delighted to announce that the NUIM Return to Learning Level 5, designed and delivered in partnership with the Kilkenny Job Club and the Fr. McGrath Centre will take place next January 2014. There are a limited number of places available. Return to Learning Level 5 NUI Certificate Foundation Course... Read more

Our Community, our Mental Health – MIND IT!

World Mental Health Day is an annual event celebrated on October 10th around the world. The World Health Organisation (W.H.O) decided to dedicate the day to raise public awareness of mental health issues. This year the theme is “Mental health and older adults”.  It is our hope to reach as many people... Read more

Free English language classes

Failte Isteach in partnership with Fr. McGrath Centre have commenced a new term of Free English classes (conversational English). All levels-beginners, intermediate, advanced. Venue – Fr. McGrath Centre , St. Josephs Road, Kilkenny. Every Wednesday (term time) from 10 am to 12 noon. Everyone is... Read more

Volunteers wanted for Connect Cafe

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us running our activities at Connect Cafe (St. Canice’s Neighbourghood Centre). If you have a skill/skills in crafts, sewing, crocheting, embroidery (or you know somebody who do) and could spare a couple of hours a week (mornings) please contact us.... Read more

Childcare FETAC 5 training at Fr McGrath Centre

Childcare training level FETAC 5 is starting in September in Fr. McGrath Centre. New components of the course will include: School Age Childcare and Child Development. Contact BTEI for further details on 056 7795916 or Wendy Taylor (course tutor) at Fr. McGrath Centre on 056 7751988 ext. 7  Read More

Free Expressions Workshops in September

New dates and times  for 6 weeks Free Expression Workshops. This is a great opportunity to try out new things, awaken your creativity and have fun! Program includes: Drama  – starts on Monday 23rd September, from 10.30 -1pm. Fun, easygoing and interactive drama games and activities for... Read more

First ever KCLR Jobs Expo

This Friday and Saturday at the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel the first ever KCLR Jobs Expo. If you’re an employer, pop in to say ‘Hi’. If you’re job seeking – call in to say ‘Hi’. We’ll be there if you fancy some guidance and a chat about where you’re going... Read more

FMC Newsletter Autumn 2012

The Fr. Mcgrath Centre Autumn Newsletter 2012 is hot off the press! Whats in this Newsletter? New Three year plan, Every three years our Family Resource Centre carries out a very detailed needs analysis in our community to help us prepare a three year plan to respond to the issues we have identified. This... Read more

Last Chance for Free IT Training at Family Centres

  People looking to become IT literate have a final chance to avail of a free IT literacy training programme being run by five of the Family Resource Centres in Kilkenny and Carlow. The training programme was established by Minister of Communications, Pat Rabbit, to address the worrying statistic... Read more

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