The community of Kinvara did themselves proud this week during the Plastic-Free-Week Challenge, with multiple appearances on national television, national and local radio, and newspapers. The media were impressed by the extent of cross community engagement. Continue reading “The Kinvara Plastic-Free-Week Challenge: the talk of the town!”
One of the main aims of the Kinvara Alive group is to facilitate training and raise awareness about mental health challenges in our community. We hope to enable at least one person per household to avail of either Safe talk training or Asist training over the coming years. We are currently looking for people to express interest in Safe Talk training. Continue reading “Kinvara Alive Group”
KAVA (Kinvara Area Visual Arts) are delighted to present ‘Photographs and Faeries’, an exhibition by Regina O’Dea at The Courthouse in Kinvara.
Regina O’Dea is a local artist and a Burren native. Her creative training is in crafts and interior design and she has experience in many areas from model making to community arts. Continue reading “KAVA (Kinvara Area Visual Arts)”
An art exhibition entitled ‘Head of the Sea’ by renowned artist Jim McKee will open at SIAR, The Quay, Kinvara at 7pm on Thursday 3rd May. The show coincides with the 25th Cuckoo Fleadh. Continue reading “NEW ART EXHIBITION BY JIM MCKEE IN KINVARA”
Kinvara Men’s shed are delighted to announce our opening times for the coming months:
Tuesday 10am – 2pm
Thursday 8pm – 10pm
Friday 10am – 2pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm
We are welcoming new members every week at the shed which is located behind the clubhouse at Kinvara GAA pitch. Please come along to see what’s it’s all about…
KINVARA WALKS will be offering a guided walk on the Burren every day, starting this Tuesday 01 May. We meet outside Londis at 10.00 every morning and drive to the walk start point (approx. 8 km). Walks should be prebooked for the Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday walks. Bookings on www.kinvarawalks.com. If you run AirBnB accommodation, please contact Paul on 087-254 0676 for a supply of brochures.
The Kinvara Foróige Transition Year group, as part of their Foróige Leadership for Life programme, have been involved in a campaign to reduce the number of disposable coffee cups used in Kinvara. As part of this initiative, they have designed a logo featuring Dunguaire Castle and a slogan “Enjoy your coffee and tea while saving the sea”. Continue reading “Kinvara Foróige Transition Year Group – Kinvara Keep Cup”
Kinvara U18s (all but one of whom are U17) won the Galway FA Championship on the 26th April. It was a fantastic evening at Killina, defeating Corrib Rangers 3-0 with goals from Danny Travis, Donal Mulligan, and an own goal. The match was attended by a massive crowd of excited parents and supporters, in a season in which Kinvara only lost one game. Continue reading “Kinvara United Under 18s crowned Galway FA Champions!”
The Cresswell archive has now been transferred to the Kinvara Community website: www.kinvara.ie. Many thanks to Kinvara Community Council for hosting these photos on their web page. Robert Cresswell’s early anthropological research was conducted in Kinvara in 1955-56. Continue reading “Robert Cresswell Archive now on Kinvara Website”