Kinvara Community Council Monthly Meeting

Kinvara Community Council’s: monthly meetings take place the third Wednesday of each month. The next meeting is taking place on Wednesday 19th February at 8pm in Kinvara Community Centre. We encourage all members of the community to attend these meetings. All sub groups who are affiliated to Kinvara Community Council must send a representative to every KCC meeting in order to maintain their benefits. Any items for inclusion on the agenda must be emailed in before Friday 14th February.

Kinvara Twinning – Trip to France

Kinvara Twinning – Trip to France A trip is scheduled for June 27-30th to Locoal-Mendon in Brittany which is twinned with Kinvara. Any individual/family who’d like to get involved with the Twinning is invited. You will enjoy a weekend of Breton culture, food and organised activities and be hosted by a family in their home. You will have an opportunity to return the hospitality the following year when a Breton group will visit our community. Please email kinvaratwinning@gmail.com or call Carol on 087-6691173 for more info. Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/kinvaratwinning

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities: Part-time Pre-school and After-school position(s) – maternity leave cover and relief panel at Northampton Pre-school and After-school Services, Kinvara.  From end of April 2020 Part-time position(s) covering both Pre-school and After-school services. A minimum qualification of QQI level 5 in childcare required. Contact Jennifer, Northampton Pre-school and After-school services at 087 8336688 or childcarenorthampton@gmail.com for further details.

Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle; are looking for a male butler for the 2020 season which is now fast approaching. Beginning the first week of April and finishing the middle of October. Applicant should have acting and singing experience and also be able to serve tables. Potential Butler should have good conversational skills and upbeat nature as dealing with tourists from all over the world. Shannon Heritage would prefer applicant to over 25 years. Interested applicant should contact. Jackie Magee, Entertainment Manager. Phone: 087 614 7212

KINVARA TIDY TOWNS SCHEDULE FOR 2020:

Hi everyone this is our schedule for the coming months. You can come along at any of our times. We will be doing a mix of planting pruning maintenance of flower beds weeding and litter picking at every time slot and you can choose to help in whatever area you wish.

Months Kinvara Tidy Town Activity
11th & 25th of January 2020 Tidy Towns Planning
January – October 2020 Tuesdays 10.30 – 11.30 am
1st February –  October 2020 Saturdays 11am – 1pm
3rd March – September 2020 Tuesdays 7 – 8 pm
29th February Earthkeeper Challenge Registration &  Environmental Workshop for Kinvara Primary School Children.
17th March St Patricks Day Parade – Tidy Towns will take part.
21st March Kinvara Community Clean Up Day
4th May B. Holiday Traught Clean up
16th May Kinvara Get Ready for Summer – Kinvara Clean up
Usually the first week in June Commencement of Tidy Towns Judging

Plastic Free Kinvara and Tidy Towns

Plastic Free Kinvara and Tidy Towns; are partnering again to kick off their Earth Keeper programme for 2020. This is to raise environmental awareness in primary school children. A fun day of art and science workshops will be held on Saturday 29th Feb 11am until 4.30pm. Watch this space for further details!

Kinvara Alive invites you to ‘Coffee & Company’

Kinvara Alive invites you to ‘Coffee & Company’ on Thursday February 13th. Come along to any of the participating venues between 9am – 12noon and enjoy a free coffee or tea on us! Take a seat and maybe say hello to the nearest friendly face! Look out for our posters with more information. Kinvara Alive raises awareness about wellbeing and mental health in our community.

Kinvara Area Music (KAM)

Kinvara Area Music (KAM) presents Luka Bloom who needs no introduction to Irish audiences and KAM are delighted to welcome him back to Kinvara on Saturday 22nd February ar 8pm. Luka is an accomplished guitarist for whom rhythm is key. Onstage, his body is at one with the flow of his music. Book early to enjoy Luka Bloom performing his latest songs – and some old favourites! Tickets €15/€13 www.kinvaramusic.com on sale now!