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Glin Red Cross Defibrillator No: 0876230032

A Great Festive Day Out for the Ladies: Ladies come and enjoy a very relaxing, fun and informative day out at the Listowel Arms Hotel on Sunday 9th November from 1pm to 5.30 pm.  A fun-filled jam-packed afternoon with everything you need to look and feel fabulous for upcoming festivities and the winter season.  Our local experts will share advice on winter style accessories underwear hair and beauty, complimentary therapies, vitamins, fish oils and medicine management as well as Chrsitmas shopping on a budget.  Enjoy a glass of wine and some festive nibbles.  Avail of a free basic health check and relax with a reflexology taster.  Come for a fun day out for yourself or bring a friend!  Entry €25.  Maximum 30 places.  Book now 083 1806361.

Health & Fitness: Classes take place on Mondays from 8.00 to 9.00 p.m. in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall.  Price €8 pay as you go or €25 for 4 consecutive sessions.  Personal training €30 per hour or €100 for 4 sessions.  If interested, please call Colm on 0851111617.

Christmas Church Concert 2014 – The Irish Tenors: Glin Development Association are delighted to announce that Ireland’s greatest voices, The Irish Tenors will perform in Glin Church on Tues 23rd of Dec. at 8.00p.m. Making their first appearance in Glin, this trio have performed concerts all over the world and with their “superb voices and friendly approach” these world class tenors will treat you to an evening of diverse songs from Sinatra, Simon and Garfunkel, Andrea Bocelli, Leonard Cohan, Pavarotti and traditional Irish airs. Tickets are available at the usual outlets, from members of Glin Development Association or from Siobhan @ 087 9944 245

Glin Defibrillator Group Training Course. The Defibrillator Group are running a training course in the use of the defibrillator and CPR on Monday and Tuesday night the 10th and 11th November from 7.30 – 10pm in Conways.  Both nights need to be completed and the cost is €25.  The course includes the following : how to assess a collapsed patient, activate the emergency services, perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, recognise the signs of choking and the appropriate technique to clear the airway, recovery position, operate a defibrillator, recognise signs of a heart attack and how to complete a FAST assessment for a patient suspected of having a stroke.  Learning to perform the skills outlined above is an interactive process that requires both knowledge and skill.  Fully qualified instructors will facilitate you with the learning process.  As a Cardiac First Responder, when you answer a call for help, you can be confident that you have given that person the best possible chance of recovery.  You have provided the initial links in the chain of survival.  If you are interested in training please contact Anne Horan on 087 9186556 or Marie Fitzgerald on 086 8691821.

Glin Library Exhibition: Glin Library has not had an exhibition for some time but the present one is making up for all that. Oisín Ryan has kindly agreed to display his models of planes and ships. This is Oisin’s hobby which he started two years ago then aged 13 years. You are welcome to come in and view them. They are so detailed that one would have to be impressed. Oisin has his homework done and has included a brief history of all the models which are based on real planes and ships.

Ceol Corbrai Classes: Tuesday at 7.00 p.m. Irish Dancing Classes with Bobby and Mary Kelly.  Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. Taekwondo with Sara Dillon.  Wednesday at 6.00 p.m. Irish Music Classes with Willie Larkin (please note the change in the day). Thursdays at 10 a.m. to 12 noon Toddlers Playgroup.

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