Kilrush Askamore Coiste

The AGM of Kilrush Askamore Coiste na n-Óg, took place on January 15th.

No change to the committee for 2016.

The committee is Maria O’Rourke Chairperson, Mary Sharry Secretary, Sinead O’ Hara Assistant-Secretary, Annamarie Kirwan PRO, John Byrne Child Protection Officer, and John Kirwan County Representative.

Vacancy for vice-chairperson, contact Maria O’ Rourke if interested.

Managers for the year are as follows. U8 – Mick Dee, U10 – John Donohoe, U12 – Pat Kirwan, U14 – Joe Kenny, U16 – John Kirwan, U18 – Tom Bookey.

Registration Night will take place in early February.

We wish the present committee members and teams all the best for the coming year.

Willow Weaving Course in Askamore

Living Willow Arbour (Small)

Terry the Weaver (website here) will give a LIVING WILLOW WORKSHOP on Saturday Feb. 27th,  2016 in Le Chéile Park, Askamore.

The workshop will run from 10 am to 4.30pm.
You will learn how to plant and weave a large willow dome (arbour) from living willow rods.
You will also learn the skills and make a FEDGE (cross between a fence and a hedge )
This is a living willow fence mainly used as a boundary in garden or park.
Both these structures are permanent and will grow and get stronger as the years pass.
The tutor on the day is Terry The Weaver, a tapestry, rug and willow weaver.
Please bring with you on the day, warm clothes, sensible footwear, raincoat and lunch.
A notebook and camera might also be useful.
Please note that this is a hands on, outdoors workshop.
Course cost, including a light lunch: €40.
Places strictly limited in order for people to get maximum benefit from the tutor.
To book a place please contact Mary on 086 1633341.