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Zumba Exercise Classes starting in Jacks Cottage!


Zumba Exercise Classes starting in Jacks Cottage on Thurs 18th Jan from 7pm-8pm and running every Thurs night for 6 weeks. Great exercise class & great fun which is suitable for any age or fitness levels. Zumba classes give you a wonderful work out in a fun up beat environment, you do not need any previous experience as our zumba classes are ideal for beginners of all ages. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats, what a fantastic to get fit! Classes start 7pm Thursday 18th January in jacks old cottage islandeady - 6 weeks of classes cost €40 - places limited so book now on 087 - 7499530.
Cuppa & Chat after Mass! Please join us in the Presbytery after mass this Sat 6th for a Cuppa & Chat.
Please join us in St. Aidan's after mass this Sun 7th for a Cuppa & Chat.
Registration for all World Meeting of Families 2018! Registration for all World Meeting of Families 2018 (WMOF) events is open via Individual pilgrims and families can now register for the main three day WMOF2018 Congress from Aug 22nd -24th, guaranteeing your ticket(s) for the Festival of Families on Sat 25th Aug and the closing mass on Sun 26th Aug. Register Now!
Islandeady Christmas Annual are still available! Some copies of the Islandeady Christmas Annual are still available for wonderful value of €5. Copies are available from John Cannon 087 639 0634.
The Three Wise Men finally reached the Crib! A busy Christmas period is coming to an end this weekend, & having held 2 Christmas Penance Services in our Parish, Church decorating, visits from Santa Claus, choir practices and with 4 weddings & 3 funerals in Islandeady & Glenisland over Christmas, the Three Wise Men finally reached the Crib! Having hosted the THREE WISE MEN for just a few days, The Christmas Crib moves from sight after this weekend. Did you VISIT THE CRIB and did you remember to take some blessed straw from the Manger - to keep you safe for the next 12 months?
New Email address for all CHURCH and PARISH matters! The new email address for all CHURCH and PARISH matters is: Also for Newsletter:
Islandeady Cycling Club

Islandeady Cycling Club

Islandeady Cycling Club - 10,000 Win fall for Mayo's most progressive Cycling club!

The National Sports Capital Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities in local community groups. In particular, its objectives are to Assist voluntary and community organisations, national governing bodies (NGBs) of sport, local authorities and in some cases VECs and schools to develop high quality, safe, well-designed, sustainable facilities in appropriate locations and to provide appropriate equipment to help maximise participation in sport and physical recreation.

Islandeady cycling club located in Castlebar co mayo have received grant support to the tune of €10,000 in recognition to the outstanding support this local club offers to their members but also to the wider community in promoting cycling as a health option which all members of the community can participate in.

The club have recently invested in state of the art virtual road cycling training equipment for their club house in Jacks old cottage islandeady and are using the Wahoo Kickr system to run community based spinning and training sessions for individuals interested in learning more about a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing through cycling.

The virtual trainers recreate cycling road conditions and cyclists experience the changes in road surfaces including hills, descents, corners and town riding as if they were cycling outdoors on normal road conditions.

The training equipment not only gives users a great workout, it teaches participants skills and techniques in becoming a better and more confident cyclists and encourages individuals to get back on the road and to participate in sport through cycling activities over the autumn and winter months with their own families and the wider community.

A wide range of groups and individuals have already experienced the clubs training program including local primary schools, senior community members, individuals with disabilities and cyclists returning to the sport. Participants receive a road safety information session, advise on health & nutrition and road skills.

Islandeady Cycling Club plan to invest in additional skills training equipment with a special focus on supporting individuals looking to return to road cycling, individuals with a current fear of cycling and those with physical disabilities to encourage and support this group to Get out - Get Healthy - through cycling.

More information is available on their club facebook page,", search islandeady cycling club on facebook, with recent photos and videos of the new health & well being facilities. Islandeady cycling club are open for new members and cycle every sunday morning from their clubhouse at Jack's old cottage Islandeady from 10am.

Islandeady GAA

Islandeady GAA

Islandeady GAA Lotto SUN 14th January at 8.30 pm in the Key West. Jackpot €3,150.

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Thought for the Day!

"All work and no play make Jack’s wife a wealthy widow"

New 6 week Cycling spinning classes! It's that time of year again to focus on the mind body and soul and get up and do something about getting a little fitter and healthier. A new 6 week Cycling spinning classes will start this Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th January in jacks old cottage Islandeady. This series of spinning classes will suit all abilities and are particularly suited to individuals interesting in getting back to the sport of cycling and becoming a little fitter. Spinning classes will run for a six week period on Tuesdays and Thursdays in jacks old cottage in islandeady, participants will need a cycling bike, water bottle, hand towel and a turbo frame. More information is available by call Ray on 0877499530.

spinning classes

spinning classes

Weekly Card Game resumes! Weekly Card Game will resume in Islandeady Community Centre in early January, and the Card games resumes in Glenisland School on this Tuesday Jan 9th at 8:30pm.
Mass Book for 2018 Islandeady & Glenisland Weekly Mass Intentions! The Mass Book for 2018 Islandeady & Glenisland Weekly Mass Intentions is now open. Fr Chris is available to say mass for family intentions during the week if weekend mass times don't suit families. Week day Masses must not clash with Adoration Times in Islandeady & Glenisland & will only happen if Fr. Chris is available.
First Holy Communion preparations! For people who like to be prepared well in advance, First Holy Communion will be celebrated in Islandeady Church on Sunday May 20th. Please keep the young children in your Prayers over the coming months as they start their preparation for the Sacrament of Holy Communion.
Glenisland Calender on sale! The Glenisland Calender is wonderful value at €4. Money raised is used for running the Glenisland website & printed version of the Glenisland Newsflash. All support greatly appreciated.
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