Sunday, 23rd September 2018
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Weekly Positive Living & Relaxation Classes

Come along and learn a Simple, Step by Step Approach to living your life with more ease.These classes can help you to reduce stress, create a happier life, have more self-confidence & self-expression, have better mental focus & achieve positive results & feel more relaxed in yourself. Suitable for everyone. Every Wednesday in Edmund Rice Centre, Barrick St. at 7.30pm-8.30pm €15. Facilitated by Carol Martin M.I.H.C.A.(25 years experience).To enquire or book phone Carol: 086 8378119 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bee Keeping course for beginners

Bee keeping course for beginners will take place on Saturday 21st April and Saturday 5th May 2018. For further details please contact: Maurice Brady (Secretary) on 087 9093032 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Paddy Kiely Memorial Darts Competition

Kilmacow Darts Club presents the Annual Paddy Kiely Memorial competition in The Foxes Den, Kilmacow, on Easter Saturday 31st March at 5pm sharp. Men’s and women’s competitions. €10 entry. Tel 051 885313. Kindly sponsored by L.D.C. Darts.

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 €5.00pp Refreshments & Raffle to follow. Contact Noreen 086-4083419.

Country Market in Olaf Hall

Waterford Country Market is open in St. Olaf’s hall, behind City square, every Friday between 8am and 3pm. Come in and buy home made bread, cakes, and now gluten-free products. Also seasonal fruit and vegetables, ready made meals and a large range of crafts. Have a tea or coffee and snack from our coffee stall and relax for a chage with your friends.

Everything is reasonably priced and delicious.

Tramore I.C.A. Notes

Thank you so much for your expert advice and information Dr Tracy Godfrey-Glynn, of Genesis Clinic, who was our speaker last month, we look forward to a return visit!

Our next meeting is on Wednesday 14 March at 8pm in Tramore House. We thought as always it would be great to celebrate St Patricks day by having a traditional evening, also a fun quiz! It’s also your time to elect a new President and committee. So do try and join us, don’t forget there’s always tea and scones for supper!

Why not join us in our fitness regime with Peter Jones of Waterford Sports Partnership/ Go for Life, on Mondays at the GAA from 2 till 3pm. We still attend Aerobics at Splashworld, and if there is enough interest the bowling will re-start at Williamstown, also pitch and putt here in Tramore. The various craft classes are also ongoing. Do join us to learn or share new skills, and have some fun as well!

So if you are looking to make new friends why not come along to our meetings? You will receive a warm and friendly welcome, join us for a cup of tea and a chat, there are outings to places of interest, shopping at the outlet villages, a variety of crafts, fun activities, also social evenings. You may have skills, and new ideas that can be passed on to others. We really look forward to seeing you.

Volunteers needed

St Brigids Family & Community Centre are looking for Volunteers to support the delivery of the Rainbows Programme.

Rainbows is a programme which supports children following a significant loss in their lives from bereavement or loss through parental separation and divorce.

All applicants will be subject to Interview and Garda Vetting process and will need to be available to attend 4 days of training. Successful applicants may only deliver the programme under St Brigids guidance and within St Brigids centre. If you are interested in volunteering with us please contact Carmel on 051-375261.

Ladies of Waterford, Take to the streets in support of ALONE at this year’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is calling on women throughout the country to participate in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of ALONE. The charity aims to raise money for the day to day running of vital services for older people throughout the country.

Entries for the VHI Mini Marathon opened 7th March, and this year the Mini Marathon takes place on Bank Holiday Monday, 3rd June. The course will be 10km long and the event will take place in Dublin City Centre. The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon is the largest all female event of its kind in the world and the largest one day charity event in Ireland.

All participants must enter either on the official Entry Form which will appear in The Herald every Wednesday and Saturday or online from 7th March 2018 at 11am. Go to and click on the Enter Here button at the top of the page. For more information about how you can help fundraise for ALONE and to receive your ALONE mini-marathon pack email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01 679 1032.

Association of Irish Choirs for a workshop

Come join the Association of Irish Choirs for a workshop on Marketing and Communications for your choir on 25th March 2018 in Treacys Hotel, Waterford.

Want to avoid getting frustrated with advertising and communications for you choir? Then join us for a workshop for information on communication methods, how to use social media, writing press releases, advertising concerts and much more!

The workshop will be delivered by Alan Kelly, a board member of the Association. Alan is a Communications Professional and is currently employed by one of the major sports organisations in Ireland as Communications Manager. A graduate of both Trinity College Dublin (BMusEd) and the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Alan has also studied in the fields of public relations, communications and sponsorship. Having worked with choirs for over 20 years he understands the communications challenges faced by choirs.

He is also a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland. The workshop will run on 25th March 2018 from 10am-3pm in Treacys Hotel, Waterford. It costs €25 for members of AOIC and €35 for non-members. Places subject to availability as places are limited. So register today!

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 061234823 with queries.

The Company Club

The Company Club will host their St. Patrick’s Night in the Roanmore Centre on Wednesady 14th March. Hot food served on the night. Music by Soundwave from 9-11pm. Maybe you could wear something green to get into the spirit of the night.

Diabetes Ireland Screening and Information event

Diabetes Ireland will hold a screening and information event at Waterford Shopping Centre, Paddy Browne's Road, Waterford on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 from 10am to 4pm (Lunch 1pm to 2pm). Risk assessment and Free screening will take about 5 minutes and results will be available immediately. We will also have a range of literature available. This event will be of interest to people with diabetes or the general public who have an interest or a query around their own risk of developing Diabetes.


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