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Burns Day at the Green Church – 4pm 26th January.

The Ulster Scots Agency will be hosting an event at St. Nicholas’ Parish, Church of Ireland, Church Street, Dundalk on Thursday 26th January at 4pm.

 

The event will mark Burns Day which takes place on the 25th January.

 

It is intended that Minister Humphreys will be attending this event to lay the wreath at the Burns Monument within the Church grounds, along with the CEO of the Ulster Scots Agency, Board members and members of the Belfast Burns Club.

 

The event should be finished at 6pm with light refreshments provided.

 

Should you wish to attend this event or require further information please do not hesitate to contact me.  Please feel free to forward this event invitation to those who might have an interest.

 

Kind Regards

 

Catriona

 

Catriona Holmes BSc FSA Scot
Ulster Scots Agency

The Corn Exchange, 31 Gordon Street, Belfast, BT1 2LG

Tel:   028 9023 1113

Fax:   028 9023 1898

www.ulsterscotsagency.com

Dance Kids’ celebrate ‘December Delights’ success

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Freda Hearty and the Dance Kids have once again exceeded expectations and delighted audiences with their Christmas show ‘December Delights’. The talented Dance Kids aged from just four years danced and sang their hearts out last weekend when ‘December Delights’ took to An Tàin Arts Centre stage and brought the house down; with delighted audiences declaring it “the best show yet”.

With two sold out shows, the audience enjoyed an excerpt from the hugely popular ‘Wizard of Oz’ as well as many favourites such as Alice in Wonderland, Motown and Chicago.

After months of hard work
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Dundalk: 26th out of 40 towns / cities surveyed. Clean to European Norms

There were no heavily littered areas in Dundalk. Some of the very good sites surveyed included Dundalk Grammar School, Clanbrassil Street and Dundalk Train Station, with the latter registering a noted improvement over a previous survey. The V & W Recycle Facility was nicely adorned with planting and was impeccable throughout.  Dundalk Institute of Technology was let down by the very heavy levels of cigarette butts – it is quite unusual to see a Green Flag Campus environment so heavily plagued by cigarette butts. 

 

Dundalk Grammar School:  Grade A.  This was an excellent site – not only was it clear of litter but
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Dance Kids proudly present ‘December Delights’

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The Dance Kids are back once more with their Christmas show ‘December Delights’ which takes place on the 29th and 30th of December in An Tàin Arts Centre.

‘December Delights’ is jam packed full of all your Christmas favourites as well as an excerpt from the ‘Wizard of OZ. The talented dancers will also be performing to many favourites such as Alice in Wonderland, Chicago and Motown to name just a few that are guaranteed to have audiences of every age dancing and singing along in their seats.

“The Dance Kids have been busier than Santa’s elves rehearsing for ‘December Delights’,”
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New Year’s Eve, 1920’s Soirée. Bellurgan Park.

We cordially invite you to celebrate this New Year’s Eve in spectacular fashion with a Roaring Twenties party inside Bellurgan Park house, the perfect setting for such an exciting occasion!

This New Year’s Eve we will yet again take you back in time to the age of decadence and opulence, gentlemen and gangsters, cocktails and bootleg liquor. More rooms of the house will be open as well as the heated walled garden stage and we have even more acts lined up to ensure this years party is even bigger and better than last years sold out spectacular. So get thinking about your outfits and get
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RAPE CRISIS NORTH EAST CHRISTMAS HAMPER

Rape Crisis North East will be holding their Christmas Hamper Fundraising Event on Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th of December in the Clanbrassil Centre, Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk.

All proceeds from this event will go to Rape Crisis North East charity, to provide a much needed counselling and support service to the increased number of Women, Men and Teenagers attending the service. We would be very grateful for your generous support over these 3 days.

For more details contact Rape Crisis North East Centre on 042 – 9339491, email info@rcne.ie

For counselling and support please contact our Freephone Confidential Helpline Number:

1800 21 21
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Conference on Ethnic & Minority Entrepreneurship

Creative Spark is a partner in ENTER – Enterprise in Interface project. The ENTER project is supported under the EU Erasmus+ programme to examine the role of entrepreneurship and enterprise in interface areas. The purpose of the project is to learn about initiatives in interface areas and share knowledge across Europe, to identify how enterprise, social enterprise and business activities can facilitate positive engagement between people from different communities.

This conference at Creative Spark will examine the topic of international and migrant workers in Ireland and ethnic and minority entrepreneurship. Our panel of speakers will address issues including the experience of being an ethnic or
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Rape Crisis North East Flag Day – help wanted.

Rape Crisis North East will be holding their annual Flag Day on Thursday the 24th of November 2016. We will be in various locations around Dundalk, and we are seeking your help in raising awareness and much needed funding for our counselling & support services.

If you would like to devote some of your time to support us in this event or even be a volunteer collector for a day, please contact Rape Crisis North East Centre on 042 – 9339491, email info@rcne.ie or visit our website www.rcne.ie and we will issue you with Flag Day stickers, collection buckets and collectors permits.

We are grateful
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Frostival

Come and explore the magic of Christmas at this year’s Frostival Dundalk on Saturday 26th November from 12noon. Make the most of your family time and treat them to the ultimate magical adventure

❄️ Official opening of Dundalk On Ice ❄️ Dundalk Christmas Jumper Record Attempt ❄️ Street Carnival & Amusements ❄️ Who’s Eddie? live at Market Square ❄️ Craft & food fair at the Christmas Market Cabins ❄️ Switching on of our brand new state-of-the-art Christmas lights!

Facebook: www.facebook.com/FrostivalDundalk Twitter: https://twitter.com/DundalkFestival

Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan in provisional squad for the World Cup European Qualifier

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has named Dundalk duo Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan in his provisional squad for the World Cup European Qualifier against Austria on November 12.

Boyle and Horgan have been key members of the Dundalk side that retained the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, as well as impressing in the Europa League.

Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot, Brentford midfielder Alan Judge and Southampton striker Shane Long have been ruled out of the game in Vienna through injury, however, while a number of other players will be assessed by the Irish medical staff.

Bradford goalkeeper Colin Doyle is also included, nine years
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Action Quote

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.”

Your action for today is to take time to remember a dream you may have had in your youth and see if you can do something towards achieving it.

— Author and Scholar, C.S. Lewis