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Celebration of Sr. Maureen Lally as the Mayo Person of the Year 2018! Islandeady Community Council's celebration of Sr. Maureen Lally as the Mayo Person of the Year 2018 will take place on Saturday night, 21st of April at 8pm in Marty's Halfway House. Music by Mick Mulhern & his band, food and craic. Tickets are €10 and will be on sale shortly from the Community Council members. You can order your tickets also from John Cannon on 087 6390634 or Noreen Sadler on 087 2982694. ALL ARE WELCOME.
Islandeady Senior Foroige will plant a 'tree of hope'! Islandeady Senior Foroige will plant a 'tree of hope' at Glenisland Church this Saturday April 7th to promote Positive Mental Health & the "green ribbon" campaign. Please support.
54 day Novena Rosary! Save the 8th - 54 day Novena Rosary begins on Easter Sun (Apr 1st) and ends on Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians (May 24th). Contact Joan on 087 9141588 for more info.
Islandeady cycling club - weekly sunday cycling spins! Islandeady cycling club have announced their weekly sunday cycling spins leaving their clubhouse at jack's old cottage islandeady eircode F23 AW97 every Sunday morning 9am for the advanced cyclists and 10am for beginner and improvers. The club weekly sunday cycles are open to new adult members and are ideal for individuals looking to return to cycling or wanting to improve their current skills within a supportive and encouraging environment.

Each club cycle is lead out by more experienced cyclists along a predetermined cycling route with a coffee stop mid stream. If you would like to take part send an email to islandeadycyclinggroup@gmail.com or call joe on 087 - 9443626 - please note you need to wear a cycling helmet and have your bike in good working order and have a spare tube and cycling pump.
Organ Donor Awareness week 2018 at Knock! To mark Organ Donor Awareness week 2018, Mass will take place at Knock Shrine this Sun 8th April at 12 noon. Darren Cawley will share his experience of receiving a transplant. All donors, recipients, as well as family members who donated the organs of deceased family members, are all welcome.
Team Islandeady Supporting Pink Ribbon!

Islandeady Cycling club will support this great local event with a huge number of members participating in both the 51km and the longer 108km. Members of the club will also act as volunteers on the day as Motorcycle road marshals policing the route and as helpers providing hospitality for visiting cyclists - see the Islandeady Cycling Club sidebar for more information!
Tuam Archdiocese Pilgrimage to Knock! Archbishop Neary will lead the Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock, which takes place on Sunday May 6th, commencing with the Sacrament of Anointing at 2.30 pm. All welcome.

National Franciscan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 5th – 13th Oct 2018 ex Dublin Airport. Led by Fr. Bernard Jones OFM, Commissary to the Holy Land. Contact Premier Travel on 021 4277 700.
Islandeady Cycling Club

Islandeady Cycling Club

Team Islandeady Supporting Pink Ribbon!

The Mayo Pink Ribbon Cycle takes place every year on Saturday of the May Bank Holiday weekend. Since it's inaugural event in 2010 more than 1,000 cyclists have taken part and almost €700,000 has been raised for breast cancer research. The event is a leisure cycle with the emphasis on participation, fun, being challenged, whole community involvement, support for each other and above all passion to bring about change. It's a cycle event like no other and has been named the friendliest cycle in Ireland.

This year as is past years Islandeady Cycling club will support this great local event with a huge number of members participating in both the 51km and the longer 108km. Members of the club will also act as volunteers on the day as Motorcycle road marshals policing the route and as helpers providing hospitality for visiting cyclists.

6 week indoor Training Sessions

This year Islandeady cycling club have organised a 6 week indoor training program using their state of the art indoor virtual training studio at their club house in Jack's old cottage islandeady. This indoor 6 week program is designed to help cyclists prepare for the upcoming Pink ribbon challenge and is suitable for beginner and leisure cyclists looking to prepare for this years cycle in May. The 6 week program starts by measuring your current bike fitness and a special series of indoor on the bike workouts are designed for you with your ability in mind. Over the 6 week period your confidence and cycling ability will improve helping to prepare you for this years pink ribbon challenge.

For more information on this upcoming 6 week indoor training session send an email to islandeadycyclinggroup@gmail.com or phone 087-7499530

Islandeady GAA

Islandeady GAA

Islandeady GAA Lotto SUN 8th April at 8.30 pm in the Key West. Jackpot €3,450.

 
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Thought for the Day!

You never know how strong you really are until being strong is the only choice you have

Islandeady Ladies Gaelic Football Club (LGFC) launch of new jersey! Islandeady Ladies Gaelic Football Club (LGFC) is celebrating the launch of their new jersey this Sunday April 8th with a sponsored walk. Bring everyone for a Fun Day Out!! This 4km will be starting at 3:45 at the Key West & refreshments served afterwards. Everyone welcome.
Islandeady Community Annual Spring Clean-up! The Islandeady Community Annual Spring Clean-up will take place on Fri 6th/Sat 7th/Sun 8th April. Pickers & bags available. It is encouraged if people can spend an hour in their area to clean up any litter. Drop Off points will be in next newsletter. Let's keep Islandeady Clean.
Take part in the West of Ireland Women's Mini Marathon! Western Care Association is looking for groups or individuals to take part in the West of Ireland Women's Mini Marathon in Castlebar on Sunday, May 6th. Full support provided, funds raised may be allocated to local services; Call 094 9029144 or email fundraiser@westerncare.com for further info. Your support will be greatly appreciated!
Islandeady/Glenisland Pastoral Council Nominations! Parishioners are advised that the term of the current Islandeady/Glenisland Pastoral Council comes to an end in May 2018 and a new Pastoral Council will have to be formed by then. Nomination papers will be available in both churches over the coming weeks where you can nominate parishioners to form the new Pastoral Council.
Archbishop Neary pastoral letter on the Unborn Human Life! Archbishop Neary has released a pastoral letter on the Unborn Human Life. The letter is available after Mass, all are encouraged to take it home and to study its content as an aid in making an informed decision for the future. The letter will also be available on the Tuam diocesan website
Islandeady Community Council elections are coming up! ARE YOU THE TYPE OF PERSON.... who is interested in seeing their village represented when grants are given out?.... who wonders how best to lobby county council offices, politicians or other services, to draw attention to local requirements such as signage, drainage, road maintenance, village enhancement etc.... who would like to see a continuation of the superb services our Community Centre provides to all ages?.... who can come along once a month to work with a lively committed group? Islandeady Community Council elections are coming up in March. Consider putting your own name forward for election or nominating a neighbour who might be interested.
New Email address for all CHURCH and PARISH matters! The new email address for all CHURCH and PARISH matters is: islandeadyadm@gmail.com Also for Newsletter: liamkeaveney84@gmail.com
Tuam Archdiocese Pilgrimage to Poland! Tuam Archdiocese Pilgrimage to Poland – Krakow / 7 nights from June 23rd - 30th 2018. Daily Tours. Contact Louise at 01 2410816 or leave name & address at 093 28337.
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