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At the Spirit Store

Spirit Store

HELPLINE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

RAPE CRISIS NORTH EAST CLG

CHERRYWOOD COUNSELLING CENTRE

RCNE Helpline Service is a “lifeline” for many victims of rape and sexual abuse who need to talk to someone who cares.  All our telephone volunteers are trained to listen, support and offer information and counselling support to callers who use the line.

If you would like to become a helpline volunteer, please contact Rape Crisis North East and we will forward to you a Helpline Application Form.  Phone:  042 – 9339491 / 1800 21 21 22 or email info@rcne.ieAlternatively, please visit our website:  www.rcne.ie and download an application form.

Closing date for accepting applications: 

Friday 11th January 2019.

Applicants must be at least 25 years of age.

RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS TO BECOME HELPLINE COUNSELLORS

Rape Crisis North East is offering you the opportunity to attend a Helpline Training Programme which will commence on Wednesday 6th February 2019 and finish on Friday 14th March 2019.  The training is free and in return, we will ask you to commit to four hours of your time per week to provide telephone counselling support to survivors of rape and sexual violence.

Venue:  Cherrywood Counselling Centre, Great Northern Distillery Offices, Carrick Road, Dundalk.

12 Day Workshops over 6 Weeks (Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am to 4.00pm).

CROSS CAUSE FUNDRAISER

There are many traditions associated with St Stephen’s Day From racing and football to turkey sandwiches.

One that has been a fixture locally now for many years has been local man Conor Hughes’ annual December 26th fundraiser on Blackrock beach for his Cross Cause charity.

This year Conor has outdone himself by acting as King Neptune. Since 11am this morning he has been perched on top of a whale’s blow hole made out of plastic bottles on the beach in order to raise funds for a new eye treatment clinic in Ghana.

Conor said: “I wanted to do something topical this year. We are lucky
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Dundalk Group of Parishes events – December 2018

Dance Kids proudly present ‘The Greatest Snowman’ – 29th and 30th December

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

‘The Greatest Snowman’ is jam packed full of all your Christmas favourites as well as an excerpt from the ‘The Greatest Showman. The talented dancers will also be performing to many favourites from the hit musical ‘Wicked’, as well as songs from ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Tina Turner’ 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
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Frostival Winter Festival

Experience the magic of Christmas at Frostival Winter Festival on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th of November marking the start of the festive season in Dundalk Town Centre.

The theme of this year’s festival is ‘Carnival of Light’ and promises to be an awe-inspiring celebration of arts, culture and Christmas fun featuring beautifully lit floats, stilt and fire performers, an aerialist, dancers in breath-taking costumes and much much more.

We will also be hosting a Christmas Market, Family Fun Zone, Santa’s Grotto, Frostival Express Train and a Family Treasure Hunt at Market Square.

We invite you all to come out and support all we have
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Dundalk Lions Annual Poker Classic – Sun 18th Nov – at Lisdoo Bar – 6 pm.

Dundalk Lions Club are holding their 23rd Annual Poker Classic at the Lisdoo Bar and Steakhouse, Newry Road, Dundalk on 18th November 2018 starting at 6 pm.

Prize Fund = 50% of income

A buffet meal will be provided on the night.

Tickets are €50,

Tickets are available by calling James on 087 2568895 or Matt on 085 1740221.

RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS TO BECOME HELPLINE COUNSELLORS

HELPLINE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

RAPE CRISIS NORTH EAST CLG

CHERRYWOOD COUNSELLING CENTRE

RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS TO BECOME HELPLINE COUNSELLORS

 

Rape Crisis North East is offering you the opportunity to attend a Helpline Training Programme which will commence on Wednesday 6th February 2019 and finish on Friday 14th March 2019. The training is free and in return, we will ask you to commit to four hours of your time per week to provide telephone counselling support to survivors of rape and sexual violence.

Venue: Cherrywood Counselling Centre, Great Northern Distillery Offices, Carrick Road,
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Dundalk’s Cuchulainn Cycling Club – AGM report

Dundalk’s Cuchulainn Cycling Club recently held their AGM in The Spirit Store to discuss the season past and to outline the future development of the club. Club Chairman Sé Weston in his opening address outlined some of the some of the club’s milestones over the year, in particular the number of female members in the club, which has grown to 20% of it’s almost 400 strong membership. Another huge growth area for the club has been the underage section. Under the tutelage of Philip Kerley, the Monday night cyclo cross regularly sees in excess of 40 children from 8 through to 15 years old taking
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Christmas Panto – 8th to 13th Jan 2019

It’s that time of year again. Oh yes it is! Dundalk Musical Society returns to An Tain from the 8th to the 13th January 2019 with their Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Pantomime.

Evening shows will be on from 7:30pm nightly plus 2:30pm matinées on Saturday and Sunday.

Featuring a stellar local cast and a super talented chorus of over 100 local children and young adults, this panto has all the ingredients of a great night out with music, dancing, laughter and of course good triumphing over evil.

Tickets are now available from: www.antain.ie or by calling the box office on 042 9332332.

Tickets are priced
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Living With Sight Loss – Six Week Course. Sept 25th to Oct 30th

Join Fighting Blindness and RNIB for a free information course taking place in the Crowne Plaza, Dundalk, September to October. Lots of interesting topics covered.

Living with Sight Loss: Six Week Confidence Building Course Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Co Louth Dates: Tuesdays, September 25 – October 30, 2018

If you’re living with sight loss in Louth, Monaghan, Sligo, Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim or Northern Ireland, this confidence building course could provide the practical and emotional support you need to face the future with confidence.

As well as providing an opportunity for people with sight loss to meet and connect with each other, family
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Action Quote

“A journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step.”

Your action for today is to take the first – or next step, in a big project that you have been putting off.

— Lao Tse, 604–531 BC.