The April meeting of Ballinode ICA is the AGM and please note change of date for this meeting to Wednesday 12th April at 8pm in Tydavnet Community Centre. We wish our choir members every success in the Choir competition at an Gríanán on April 9th. Many thanks to Geraldine Casey who is tutoring the group and also to Sheila Mc Carron […]
As usual there was an excellent attendance at Ballinode ICA February meeting. There was a lively discussion on the activities we are planning for the next few months. We had a roundup of what happened at the Federation meeting in Rockcorry recently. Our guild has 3 X 1/2 scholarships for Monaghan week at An Gríanán from May 5th – 7th and we […]
Ballinode ICA guild is holding a meeting in Tydavnet Community Centre next Thursday 9th March at 8pm with a demonstration of handmade crafts by Cathy Boylan, Ballinode. New members welcome.
Early in December all the Ballinode ICA ladies met at Neighbourhood restaurant Glaslough St for a beautiful Christmas meal. The food was an excellent three course meal with plenty of choice and variety on the menu. The service was second to none and everyone had a really enjoyable evening. Thank you to the management and staff at Neighbourhood. It […]
We had a great attendance at our November meeting. Our walking group had its first outing on Monday 14th, and 18 ladies took part in what was a fun hour walk at Kilmore training grounds. On Saturday 19th November, a group of ICA ladies went to Dublin to see “Sister Act” in Bord Gais Energy […]
A new season of Ballinode ICA is upon us, with discussions, debates, entertainment, jewellery making, cookery demonstrations, and much more. Why not join this group of ladies, one evening per month. Next meeting Thursday 8th September in Tydavnet Community Centre at 8pm. New members welcome.
Meeting (tonight) Thursday 11th February in Tydavnet Community Centre at 8pm. Visiting guest is beautician Yvonne from Perfections Beauty Salon Ballinode. New members welcome.
Well done to branch members from Ballinode ICA, Patricia Carbin and Patricia Cavanagh who had their festive recipes included in the Irish Independent on Saturday 5th December 2015. A great honour for the branch, and these recipes are also included in the ICA cookbook on sale nationally. Also featured in the ICA book “Tea and […]
Ballinode ICA meeting in Tydavnet Community Centre on Thursday 12th November at 8pm. A demonstration on Scentsy, plug in scented candles will be given by Martina Wright. Martina is from Ballybay and is a Medical Scientist in a hospital. She will be introducing over 40 Scentsy electric warmers that heat 80 different scented wax bars. They […]
A very good attendance of 22 at our March meeting. We extend our sympathy to Bernie Deery on the death of her Uncle, Loretta Sherry on the death of her brother-in-law and to Breege Lenihan and Patricia Cavanagh on the death of their Cousin. County Monaghan ICA celebrated it’s Diamond Jubilee in the Shirley Arms Hotel, […]
As usual there was an excellent attendance of 25 members at the meeting. Apologies: President Breege, Winnie McCarron, Maureen Collins, Bernie Deery, Susan McKenna and Mary Higgins O’Hare. As our President was absent Assistant President Mary Sherry acted as President. Heartiest Congratulations to Breege Lenihan, Bernie Deery, Mary Sherry and Deirdre McCormack on becoming Grannies […]
The meeting was very well attended. It was nice to see all who took part in the “Walk in my Shoes” campaign wearing their funky mismatched shoes and all in aid of St. Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation which is raising funds to provide mental health services, support and information to those who need it most. […]
Marie Curley Federation PRO They say time and tide waits for no man and indeed the truth of this statement is quite evident as we say farewell to the long sultry evenings and endless sunshine that was our summer. I hope you all took full advantage of all the summer had to offer from bumper […]
Ballinode ICA celebrates Summer Thursday 12th June Ballinode Guild met up at the canal bank close to Old Cross Square in Monaghan town. The evening was glorious, one of those warm summer days and just perfect for our annual fun walk. We strolled along enjoying the sights and smells of summer. The canal runs along […]
NATIONAL BROWN BREAD BAKING COMPETITION AT THE PLOUGHING In Association with the Irish Countrywomen’s Association and the National Ploughing Association Sponsored by Aldi Stores Ireland The ICA is delighted to be involved in the re-launch of the National Brown Bread Baking Competition in association with the National Ploughing Association and sponsored by Aldi Stores Ireland. […]