Community Games

We are indebted to the huge contribution Tommy Kehoe made to Kilrush/Askamore Community games over the past decade and wish him every success for the future.

Draughts continues every Monday night in Askamore Community Centre 7-8.  Proposed dates for competitions are: Draughts January 27th, Badminton February 17th and Art and Handwriting March 10th.

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Table quiz tonight in Askamore!

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The Sesh Army’s (LipSync group) table quiz is tonight at 8:30pm in Askamore Hall.

The questions have been set by GAA clubman Ger Kinsella and it promises to be a fun night! All support for Larry and the boys appreciated!

Get your team together and come along for a bit of a night out!

Table Quiz Time – tomorrow night!

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The Sesh Army’s (LipSync group) table quiz has now been restored to its original slot on this FRIDAY night (the 12th) at 8:30pm in Askamore Hall; the questions have been set by GAA clubman Ger Kinsella and it promises to be a fun night!

All support for Larry and the boys appreciated!

Get your team together and come along for a bit of a night out!

Freedom Fit Festival – Askamore Talk – Renowned Psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick – Tues Feb 13th, 8 pm

Using your Mind for Optimum Performance in Sport, Work and Life

 – a talk with Niamh Fitzpatrick

NF FFThis workshop will look at one of the key psychological factors when it comes to feeling happy in life or realising your potential in sport or business.

This session will be practical, fun, thought-provoking and relevant to people at all stages of life.

People will come away with actions to put into practice straight away. This is a session that will make a real difference to someones life.

Don’t miss this fascinating talk in our own Activity Centre on Tuesday, Feb 13th at 8 pm.

We are extremely privileged to have Niamh coming to give her talk.

One of the biggest roles in her early years was helping the 1996 Wexford Senior Hurling team to an epic win in the All Ireland Championship, bringing the Liam Mc Carthy cup back to Wexford for the first time in 28 years.

She has since worked with many other hurling and football GAA teams at Club, Minor and Senior level, several of whom have won provincial and All Ireland Championship titles. In addition, Niamh has worked with athletes from a wide range of other sports including equestrian (eventing, show-jumping, horse racing), hockey, canoeing, rowing, tennis, swimming, golf, cycling, badminton and athletics.

Liam Griffin, Manager, Wexford Senior Hurling Team 1996.

“I had the good fortune to work with Niamh Fitzpatrick while I was Manager of the Wexford Senior Hurling Team. Niamh was an invaluable member of our Management team. She supported our players and each individual on our panel both on and off the field with great professional skill and above all empathy. Our players loved her – we all did. Niamh also supported me as Manager with great help and advice on so many different issues. I can honestly say that Wexford would not have won the All Ireland Hurling Final, our first in 28 years, without the input of Niamh Fitzpatrick. Niamh is a lady with exceptional knowledge which she imparts with absolute integrity in such an understated way. We have not and will never forget her great efforts on our behalf”.

Freedom Fit Festival Feb 9th – 17th – Askamore’s involvement

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Freedom Fit is an exciting new festival that will promote the diverse activities, health and well-being offering that North Wexford has to offer.

Taking place from the 9th to 18th of February 2018 (mid-term week), it boasts a programme of activities, experiences and challenges to suit all ages, interests and lifestyles.

This festival is being organised by the North Wexford Tourism Group.

Askamore will feature one of its walks, but in a slightly different way and will host a talk by renowned sports psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick.

The walk will take place on Friday, Feb 16th at 7 pm – so bring your torches – more details closer to the time. Niamh Fitzpatrick will give a talk titled Using your mind for Optimum Performance in Sport, Work and Life on Tuesday Feb 13th in the Activity Centre at 8.00 pm – more details later.

Here is a link to all the events in the Freedom Fit Festival:

https://www.freedomfit.ie/events/

Farm Family talk – farm safety, physical and mental health – Tues Jan 23rd

This talk which was re-scheduled as part of Lifestyle Challenge, will now be held on Tuesday 23rd January, 8-9 pm in Askamore Activity Centre. Maura Canning, IFA Farm Safety and Social Affairs Committee, will speak on Farm Safety, physical and mental issues. The Committee primarily strives to give a voice to farm families within the IFA  as well as at National and European levels to ensure that policies are developed to help farm families.
This is not just for farmers – all are most definitely welcome to this worthwhile and important talk.

Askamore Qi Practise Group continues on Tuesday mornings – invitation to all

Following our very successful first Askamore Qi Practise Group meeting this morning, we intend to continue every Tuesday at the slightly later time of 9.45. It will continue until about 11 am.

From next week, there will be a weekly charge of €5 which will be used to cover the room use and buying the supporting materials we intend to acquire from the Spring Forest Qigong administration.

Everyone is welcome to attend any or all of these mornings.