December 2018 and January 2019 have been busy months. Our December meeting commenced with a vote of sympathy with Michael John Campbell (Community Centre Caretaker) on the death of his sister Margaret RIP. A minutes silence was observed. On a happier note there was a vote of Congratulations to Breda Caulfield, Mary Mc Kenna, Betty […]
Ballinode ICA meeting will take place in Tydavnet Community Centre on Thursday 10th January 2019 at 8pm. Guest will be Martin MacKenna who will show some of his photos of old Monaghan from his vast and valuable collection. Over many years, Martin has amassed a considerable collection of postcards and pictures related to Monaghan town […]
Ballinode ICA has been very busy over the last few months. We are taking part in the “Tentacles for Tinies” Project for the Rotunda Hospital. Breda Caulfield and Mary Sherry have been busy teaching members to crochet and there are lots of knitted and crochet items now ready to go to the Rotunda Hospital for […]
Congratulations to Ballinode ICA member Sheila McCarron Murray who came third in the national ICA Reporting competition. Sheila had to report on a recent or past significant event in or local area and she chose the Pearl of Wisdom campaign. Minister Heather Humphreys TD met representatives from Cervical Check Ireland and was alarmed to discover that […]
Ballinode ICA Meeting will take place on Thursday 12th April at 8pm in Tydavnet Community Centre for the AGM. Annual fee now due €25. New members welcome.
Our meeting opened with ICA prayer and apologies. We had a low attendance due to flu and weather conditions. Sympathy was extended to Sarah McDermott and Maura Mohan on the death of Tony Brennan. A minutes silence was observed. Secretary Patricia was absent on the night so Sarah took her place. Correspondences: Invitation to Operation […]
Twenty-five ladies of Ballinode ICA enjoyed a night at the Garage theatre on 16th December called “A Celebration of Christmas”. It was a fabulous night’s entertainment, and everyone felt we should make it an annual event. We also enjoyed a beautiful meal in the Four Seasons Hotel beforehand. There is a great line-up of activities planned for the […]
A community Coffee Evening from 6pm to 9.30pm tomorrow Friday 22nd September in Tydavnet Community Centre. Funds raised will go to MS Ireland Monaghan Branch. Demonstrations include JP Flowers, Mary Sherry, (fascinators), Evelyn Fisher nail care, Willie Steenson and Martin Clerkin (woodturning), crochet group from Threemilehouse, Photography from Malcolm Totten http://www.picturesofireland.com, Make up from Olivia, Kilmarley […]
Monaghan Sports Partnership has organised a number of Saturday Strolls for September and October, and they invite everyone to get involved. The first one is with the Ballinode Walkers and the stroll starts from Tydavnet Community Centre on Saturday 23rd September at noon. Bring the whole family! For all details contact Carmel on 087 7517384.
The community is invited to a charity coffee evening and Craft Fair hosted by Ballinode ICA in Tydavnet Community Centre on Friday September 22nd which is supporting the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Please come along and enjoy a welcome cup of coffee or tea with lots of fancy bakes. There will be a bric-a-brac stall, books and […]
Ballinode ICA is hosting a fair and coffee evening in Tydavnet Community Centre on Friday September 22nd supporting Multiple Sclerosis Society. Please come along and enjoy a welcome cup of coffee or tea with lots of fancy bakes. There will be a bric-a-brac stall, books and a raffle for a hamper and many more prizes. Many groups […]
There is a great line-up of guests arranged for Ballinode ICA 2017-18. First meeting of the new season is on Thursday 7th September at 8pm in Tydavnet Community Centre. We also look forward to a visit from Nan Bradford and Susan Clarke, information officers from Rockcorry Branch. They will also have with them their recent […]
Wishing Geraldine Casey all the best at the Aldi brown bread regional final at An Grianan on (today) Thursday August 24th. Four winners from each region will qualify to compete in the semi-finals at the National Ploughing Championships in September 2017. The September Final will be held at the National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore, Co. […]
Ballinode ICA wishes branch member Geraldine Casey “all the best” at the Aldi brown bread competition at the ICA headquarters, An Grianan on August 24th. Next step hopefully the Ploughing Championship. Good luck Geraldine from all your ICA friends.
The next meeting of Ballinode ICA will be in Tydavnet Community Centre on Thursday 11th May at 8pm. A table quiz is one of the upcoming activities. New members and new ideas always welcome.