Thursday, 20th September 2018
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Chair & Gentle Yoga at House of Yoga

Another year older. Are you feeling flexible, strong, energetic and relaxed as you age? Or are you feeling stiffer, weaker, more tired and tense with every year? Would you like to take up an activity that addresses these issues and is simple and easy to practice?

Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga enjoyed from the comfort and safety of a chair. You get a wonderful all over stretch while sitting in your chair or standing next to it. No need to get down on the floor, let the chair do the work.

Chair Yoga is particularly suitable for anyone with limited mobility. A 6 week Chair Yoga course starts Friday 16th Feb at 11:45am. 6 Classes €50. Booking essential.

A 6 week Gentle Yoga course starts Friday 16th Feb at 10:30am. 6 Classes €50. Booking essential.

Contact Margaret 051 582838.

Dance Thru The Decades

Dance Thru The Decades with Live DJ Moorhouse playing music from the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 00's & 10's Friday 9th February @ St. Patrick's Gateway Centre starts 8pm tickets €10 bookings

Access I.T. Pay As You Go Teens ECDL

Access I.T. is now offering Pay As You Go Teens ECDL - Age 12 to 17 years. The European Computer Driving Licence has become the recognized standard worldwide for computer ability. The courses have been updated to keep up-to-date with the latest Technological innovations.

Teens ECDL covers the following 7 must have Modules:

Module 1: Computer Essentials

Module 2: Online Essentials

Module 3: Word Processing (Microsoft Word)

Module 4: Spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)

Module 5: Databases (Microsoft Access)

Module 6: Presentation Tools (Microsoft PowerPoint)

Module 7: I.T. Security

€10 per class. (Optional exam fee €145) Course is ongoing join at your convenience. Call to book; 051-374849. See our Website for a full list of all our courses at email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Access I.T. CLG is a non for profit charitable status computer training company based in Waterford

FREE Sign up month at Ferrybank Library!

February is sign-up month at Kilkenny Library Service! We invite you to unlock a world of endless resources. Why not take advantage of our FREE membership and sign up to become a member or renew your old card. Your library card gives you FREE access to books, audio books, newspapers, films, music collections, Internet, printing art & craft classes, WIFI, computer classes, children’s and adult’s events, online training and language courses and so much more! Libraries are no longer just places to borrow books or study, they are a social place for groups to come together. Ferrybank Library has many groups who meet regularly so why not join the book-club or the quilting group, the knitting group, the English conversation group or the Irish circle and meet new friends!

To join, just call in with photo ID and proof of address. You can also apply online through and pop into the library to pick up your card.

For further information contact the library on 051 897200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ITW Forthcoming Walk

ITW have organised a walk to the Cunningar, Dungarvan on February 11th. Meet at the car park next to the Shandon Roundabout at 1.30pm. For shared transport meet earlier at Miller’s March. No membership needed. All are welcome. Tel: 087 6452732 for further details.

Comeragh Active Retirement

The Comeragh Active Retirement meeting will take place in The Woodlands Hotel Wednesday 13th February at 2pm.

Annual subscriptions will be collected also money for outing to New Ross.

Irish Conversation - Tramore's Ciorcal Cómhrá

Tramore's Ciorcal Comhrá ( Irish conversation group) will meet in Tramore Library on Thursday, from 7pm to 8pm. This friendly Ciorcal offers the opportunity to use your cúpla focail and you may rest assured that you will find a warm céad mile fáilte awaiting all of those who come along, at all ages and all levels. For more information, please call Tramore Library on (076) 110 2594. Bí linn!

Veterinary Nursing awards 2018

Do you love animals? Do you have a pet? Have you ever wondered who looks after your pets when they are in the vet’s either for a day procedure or for a longer stay? Do you know who the person is who assists the vet with the care of your pet? Who reassures your pet when you leave & gives them cuddles to comfort them? The veterinary nurses along with the student veterinary nurses are the people who do all this and much, much more!!

The Irish Veterinary Nursing Association in conjunction with our sponsors ROYAL CANIN ® Allianz & Bayer is delighted to announce that nominations for our 2018 Veterinary Nursing awards are now open. We need your help to make sure that these caring dedicated highly skilled professionals get the recognition they deserve. The awards categories are for Registered Veterinary Nurses, Student Veterinary Nurses and Practice Managers.

To nominate your veterinary nurse of choice go to and tell us why you woul like to nominate them. Return forms to IVNA to be in with a chance to win a €50 voucher if your nomination is chosen! The awards will be presented on 12th May, at the social evening, during our 2018 congress in the Red Cow Moran Hotel.

First Aid demonstration on dealing with

Children and infants injuries and illness

Wednesday 21st of February 7-9 at 20 Lombard Street (side of Tower Hotel). Topics covered : CPR, Choking, Sprains strains, Bleeding, Astma, Allergic reaction, recovery position, burns and fevers. Places are limited please message or call maria on 0871534600.

Pathways to Employment course starts

The Pathways to Employment course starts on the 19th February in Waterford Women’s Centre. This exciting new course is funded by the WWETB (Waterford Wexford Education and Training Board) for women of 18 years and upwards and in receipt of a social welfare payment. It offers an alternative learning experience and is delivered in a relaxed fun way using active learning methods, with input from participants welcomed and encouraged. Work experience in different areas will be supported and supervised to increase employment progression options. QQI Level 4 accreditation will be provided. Progression onto further education and training will also be supported.

For further information please contact Waterford Women’s Centre, 74/76 Manor St. Waterford. Telephone 051 351918 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Comeragh Mountaineering Club

Nora Joyce will lead a walk to the Comeraghs next Sunday 11th Febuary. Boots essential, food, hot drink, hat gloves extra clothes, rain gear advised. A good level of stamina is needed. Meet at Hypermarket at 10am. All details from Dick 086 2652768.

Waterford Regional Gardening Club

Waterford Regional Gardening Club -Thursday 15th March at 8.00pm in the Edmund Rice Centre, Barrack St, Waterford. a talk by Tanguy De Toulgoet of Dunmore Country School, Durrow, Co. Laois. Tanguy will introduce us to different plants & techniques that originate in France which he uses successfully in his organically managed potager-style kitchen garden, where he gives food growing and cookery courses. Tanguy is an exceptionally talented Horticulturist & former Head gardener of Castle Durrow and Clondeglass the 'private paradise’ of Dermot O’Neill, Gardener, Writer & Editor of Garden Heaven magazine . Non Members welcome


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