Set Dancing begins tonight

If you’d like to get fit and have fun at the same time, come along to our Wednesday night set dancing classes in Askamore Activity Centre.

No need to have done any dancing beforehand, we learn new dances all the time with tutor Paddy Wade, and go back over the ones we’ve learnt already, so it is the ideal class to join in at any stage.

Classes run from 8 – 10 and cost €8.

Further details: contact Mary on 086 1633341

Ballyellis NS – learning The Walls of Limerick

Today, Paddy Wade, set dancing tutor in Askamore every Wednesday night and a number of the set dancing group spent an energetic morning in Ballyellis NS, teaching the various classes The Walls of Limerick.

Fitness and fun this autumn in Askamore

There’s something for everyone this autumn in Askamore Activity Centre with 2 different types of dance classes and a gentle yoga class beginning in mid-September.

Yoga Classes – Monday nights 7 – 8.15pm
Yoga classes will resume with Siobhan Rice as tutor from Monday, September 17th. Siobhan teaches a gentle yoga which has proven very popular.
For full details and to book your place, please contact Stacy on 087 992 2481. Places are strictly limited on this course, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Set Dancing Classes – Wednesday nights 8 – 10pm 
Set dancing classes will resume on Wednesday, September 12th with Paddy Wade as tutor. All are welcome to this very aerobic and enjoyable class. For further details, please contact Mary on 086 16 333 41.
Zumba Dance Classes – Friday nights 8 – 9pm
Zumba classes will resume on Friday, September 14th with Julie Kinsella. Again a very enjoyable and aerobic class, all details may be had from Claire on 086 389 5662.

Féile Weekend

Tonight sees the start of Askamore Féile le Chéile proper, with the Madcaps performing in Askamore Community Centre at 8.30pm, followed by a Trad Session with Jack Kilbride and friends in the School House Bar.

Tomorrow, the annual Car Treasure Hunt will start from the Community Centre at 7.15 pm. Results and prizes will be announced later in the Centre.

There is a social / céilí dance in the Centre tomorrow night, with music supplied by Paddy Wade. This starts at 9.30

Sunday at 5pm is our mass on Sliabh Bhuí. A guided walk will leave the carpark at 3.15 pm to make their way to the mass site, or it is possible this year to drive to the site and park there. Entry to the site for drivers is the entrance near Noel Bergin’s. Follow the signs.

Sunday night 9.30 pm is the Grand Final of the Brains of Askamore Table Quiz.

Come out and support your local festival.