Two years ago we came close to not having Christmas lights but it clearly became a priority short-term project of the Town Action Team!.
Under a REDZ pilot town's scheme, a substantial block of funding was secured to part-fund the new campaign which had at its epicentre the new Central European Wishing Tree and to build on the work carried on in the previous years by the Ballinasloe Chamber of Commerce.
List of business contributors correct as of January 31st 2017:
Aidan Mc Grath (Dentist & Auctioneers)
Ballinasloe Credit Union
Billy's Discount Store
Bank Of Ireland
Brian Lynch Motor Factors
Carry Out Off Licence
Chris Daly Shoes
Cregg Stone Ltd.
Crumbs and Cream
Cook Oohs Nest
Delaney's Carpet & Furniture
Duanes Healthwise Pharmacy
First Stop Barbers
Fletchers Expert Electrical
Gearoid Geraghty Solicitors
George M Coyle
Grenhams Off Licence
Harney's Dry Cleaners & Locksmiths
HFD Retail - Dolan Electrical
Hutchison Davison & Son
Jane Rothwell (Woods & Co.)
John Dolan Auctioneers
Jorenas Health & Gift Shop
Joseph Jordan Solicitors
Kellers Hardware of Ballinasloe &Carolines Hair Salon
Liam Jordan Photography
Michael Mc Cullagh Auctioneer
Micheal Wards Menswear
Murphy's Medical Hall
Niall Hogan Menswear
Noonan & Cuddy Solicitors
Passion Hairdressers/Turkish Barbers
Peter's Barber Shop
Ronan Mc Guckian Dentist
Salmons Department Store
Scannell Financial Services
Stanley Clarke & Sons
The Deli Store
The Dunlo Tavern
The Hair Gallery
The Pillar House
Tony Carroll Butchers
Utah Department Store
Willie Burke Shoe Repairs
Utopia Hair Design
Thinking of catering at home for your First Holy Communion or Confirmation? Then Marina in Downey's Bar can help as they offer a wide selection of home catering packages for all occasions from canapés to sandwiches and from curries, lasagne etc to your full Sunday lunch.
They can provide it all in in the comfort of your own home and we supply bain maries to keep food hot, plates, glasses, cutlery etc.
Marina catered for the Fit Town Celebrations in 2016 in the GAA Club and everyone agreed it was a very delicious spread!
For more details and Menus call Marina on 087 2311385
Celebration of Jackie Treacy and the late Pauline Treacy at the Rugby Club on Saturday 18th February
Jackie Treacy has retired as Bar Manager and Committee member after 40 years of dedicated service to the Club. Jackie is known far and wide for the great welcome he has provided to all members, players and visitors to the Club. We would like you to share in the celebration of one of the great volunteers in Ballinasloe rugby.
On that date also we are honouring the late Pauline Treacy. Like Jackie she was at the centre of our Club for 40 years. To many, she was the heart of the Club. To honour Pauline’s contribution we are dedicating the new dressing rooms to her memory. A commemorative plaque will be unveiled at the dressing rooms to mark the occasion.
The itinerary is as follows:
Unveiling of commemorative plaque 6.00.
Match Ballinasloe v Monivea 6.30.
Function for Jackie will take place after the match at 8.30.
Music, Food and a great night guaranteed. Tickets are €10 and can be obtained from the Committee, Noel Mannion, or on the night.
PLEASE FORWARD THIS INVITATION TO PAST PLAYERS AND MEMBERS OF THE CLUB...THIS INVITATION ALSO INCLUDES NON MEMBERS OF THE CLUB.
Ballinasloe Road Runners are delighted to announce we will be holding our Couch to 5k training programme again this year, as part of the Fit Towns initiative. Starting Tuesday 14th February, this free programme will run for 6 weeks to coincide with all the Fit Towns activities happening in Ballinasloe. We will announce full details in the coming weeks, but for now, spread the word. . Its open to male & female, total beginners who have never run before, or maybe those who want to get back into it…All welcome. Lets make our 2017 Couch to 5k as successful and as enjoyable as 2016 was!
The Ballinasloe Road Runners Committee
John, Denise & Brendan
On Tuesday 21st Februrary 2017 at 7pm the Ireland U17's will be playing Hungary in a friendly international.
Free admission - come out and support the boys in green!
Ballinasloe GAA Quiz Night will take place on Friday 3rd February at 8pm in Gullane's Hotel.
Please support our upcoming Table Quiz in aid of our underage footballers to fund their trip to Kerry.
Creagh NS Parents Association are holding a Table Quiz on Friday 10th February at 8.30pm in The Countryman. It promises to be a great night and we would love to have your support on the night. With great raffle prizes up for grabs including our top prize 'A tour of Leinster House with Dinner for 2 in the Leinster House Dining Room' compliments of Minister Denis Naughten' it's a night not to be missed. Book your table now by contacting a committee member!
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