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Coffee Morning

On 20th February there will be a coffee morning in Power’s pub, Mt. Uniake in aid of the Defibrillator Group. The morning will be from 10 – 12.30 and there will be great prizes for the raffle!

Defibrillator Group Thanks Cork Co. Council

On Monday 10th February Cllr. Barbara Murray met with members of our Defibrillator group who wished to express their thanks for Cork County Council’s support of our Defibrillator Group. In 2013 we received a grant of €10,000 which has gone towards buying extra defibrillators; training equipment, and training new members.

Killeagh Choir Presents

Killeagh Choir presents “LA GALA” Viennese Musical Extravanganza Castlemartyr Resort Hotel, Thursday March 6th (day after Ash Wednesday), at 8. 15 pm. Drinks Reception 7. 45   Special Guests: Welsh Tenor – Ryan Morgan Cork Soprano – Linda Kenny And Cork’s own Raconteur -Seán O’Sé. Melodies of Strauss, Lehar, Novello, and Bizet, will fill the air of the Capel Suite. A great night of glamour,wonderful music and laughter is assured. Adm €20. Reservations Colemans’ Newsagency. Phone 024 95191 and 0872921864/or choir members. Click Here for the Poster: LA GALA.Killeagh 6th march Choir presents

Grant funding

The Worldwide Ireland Funds are a philanthropic network that supports worthy causes in Ireland and around the world. Their mission is to be the largest network of friends of Ireland dedicated to supporting programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland.    They have two grant programmes currently available which may be of interest to your organisation. 1.     Small Grant The objective of the Small Grants Round is to enable as many organisations as possible to fund new and innovative responses to social need. Small Grant Round Funding Priorities The Ireland Funds accept applications for projects that fit within their four key programme areas of Arts & Culture, Community Development, Education and Peace & Reconciliation. Proposed activities should fit within one of their Promising Ireland Campaign Priority Areas, which include Investing in Ireland’s CommunitiesSupporting a Shared Future for Northern IrelandProviding Access to EducationPromoting Culture and HeritageAssisting Disadvantaged YouthAssisting the Elderly “Forgotten Irish”Promoting Philanthropy in Ireland Size of Awards The maximum amount organisations may request is €10,000. The average award will be around €5,000 and there is no minimum award. Evaluation Projects will be evaluated and presented for consideration by the Board of

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Soccer Training Course

The F.A.I. are holding a SOCCER FETAC COURSE funded by Cork Training Centre (formerly FÁS)   Venue: Blarney Utd Football Grounds (Do not contact the club) Dates: 3rd March — 29th August for 26 Weeks Days: Monday – Friday Time: 9.00 am – 4.00 pm   Entry Requirements:   School Leaving Age Playing Football with local team Open to Male & Females   Certification: Course offers FETAC Level 4 in Sport & Recreation, Introductory Coaching Courses & Training full time   For more information: Contact Niall O’Regan at 086 1527774 or   To Apply: Contact your local D.S.P. office   ALL APPLICATIONS MUST GO THROUGH THE D.S.P.

SECAD announcements

There are a few things coming up that may be of interest to various groups in your community: 1. Funding available IPB Insurance has set up a fund which is open to all community or voluntary groups, local clubs or associations, not-for-profit and charitable organisations operating at a local level within the Republic of Ireland.  They are inviting applications for funding from projects which promote social inclusion under the following headings: Arts & Culture Community Development Elderly People Physical Activity & Sport Environment Youth Your organisation must be: Operating at a local level within the Republic of Ireland Established for at least 12 months Applying for an initiative that falls under one of the six categories Applying for an initiative that will be completed in 2014 The maximum amount for which any one applicant may apply is €15,000.  Applications for funding between €2,500 – €7,000 and €10,000 – €15,000 will be considered If you are interested in finding out more about this fund, go to the website at Best of luck if your group makes an application. 2. First Cut! Youth Film Festival This event is a great opportunity to showcase your film making skills to a captive audience,

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Cork Local Sports Partnership

Cork Local Sports Partnership is starting a weight-loss programme next week. If you want more information, click on the link below to download the pdf. Weightloss programme


The Community Council will be off to a fresh start in February. Our AGM wil be held on Thursday, February 6th in Killeagh Hall at 8 PM. All members of the community are invited to attend – so please come along, and have a say in the development of our community.  

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