DEFIBRILLATOR TRAINING will take place in Belcarra Community Centre on Thursday February 20th between 7:30pm and 9:00pm. To book call 087 9143529

Anam Cara Mayo The organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Tues. 25th Feb. at 7.20pm in the T. F Royal Hotel. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents. RSVP to info@anamcara.ie or tel. 02895213120 by Mon. 24th Feb

Table Quiz in aid of Ballintubber Preschool and Afterschool will be held in Corleys Abbey Lodge at 9pm on Friday the 13th March. Tables of 4 €40. Raffle, spot prizes and refreshments on the night. Your support is greatly appreciated for this local community service.

Enable Ireland Mayo Services require volunteers to work with Children with disabilities throughout Mayo in a variety of settings such as ‘buddy’ role in home or in the community, sports and social activities and centre based. To become involved contact Fiona. Training provided. Tel: 094 9060234 or 087 6808350 or email fscully@enableireland.ie for details

The very successful Turlough 8km fun run and walk in partnership with Mayo Mental Health Association takes place on Sunday the 16th of February at 12pm. Registration takes place from 10.30am in the marquee to the rear of Turlough House. As always we will endeavour to provide a family friendly event and we very much hope you can make it on the day. All money raised goes back into the Club and community projects across Mayo. And as always there is the added bonus of hot beverages and refreshments post the run/walk!!

A common sense parenting course for children aged from two to five will take place over seven Tuesdays starting on February 18 and concluding on April 7 in Le Chéile Family Resource Centre, Castlebar

Westport Beekeepers association will hold a beginners beekeeping course on the weekend of 18th & 19th of April anyone interested can contact the club secretary on 089 4410932.

BALLA COMMUNITY MARKET-

The first market will be held on SATURDAY 14th MARCH and thereafter on second Saturday of each month. Market times will be 10am-1pm. Meeting to provide information on Sat. 15 th Feb. 12 – 2pm. contact 086 3685193 (Beryl) or 087 9722385 (Gill)

Freee Training

 Opportunities Sports and Gym Instructor Studies, IT & Business, Computer Studies, Employer Based Training and more. Contact Castlebar@nln.ie  094 9022770

Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail

Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail – Walking Festival 13th, 14th, 15th of March 2020

The Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail walking festival is an annual three-day walking festival which takes place in March. The dates for the next festival are Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of March 2020. This three-day walking festival explores the rich history of many heritage sites along the trail and the beauty of the Mayo landscape.

An opportunity to hike majestic Nephin under the guidance of members of the Mayo Mountain Rescue team. Hike In The Night (formerly Moonlight in Mayo) is a fundraising event run by MMRT to raise vital funds which keep this Emergency Service operational 24hrs per day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All MMRT team members are 100% Volunteers who provide this 999/112 service on the hills and mountains of Mayo. Your support is vital to us. This event is a great way to meet some of the team members and enjoy a guided walk under the wonderful dark skies of Mayo. Join us on Saturday 11th April 2020 - book early to avoid dissapointment as places are limited