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Church of Ireland, Dundalk Group of Parishes.

Please find herewith the November 2014 newsletter for the Church of Ireland, Dundalk Group of Parishes.

As well as all the regular Sunday Services and news and information of events in the parish and in the Wellington Hall please note the following this month:
• Sunday 2nd November – All Saints & All Souls and Hospice Sunday observed in our 5 churches
• Sunday 9th November – Remembrance Sunday observed in our 5 churches
• Thursday 13th November – Bible Study Classes with Captain Geoffrey at 7.30pm in the Wellington Hall, and continuing every fortnight.
• Sunday 16th November – Disability Awareness Sunday observed in our 5 churches
• Friday 21st November – St Nicholas’, Dundalk Sale of Work at 7pm in the Wellington Hall
• Sunday 23rd November – Diocesan Mission Sunday observed in our 5 churches
• Sunday 30th November – Advent Sunday, when we commence a new Church Calendar for Year B.

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Titan Wars at Newgrange Lodge

On Saturday 13th December, the grounds of Newgrange Lodge, co. Meath, will reverberate with the battle cries of ordinary men and women competing in Titan Wars, the ultimate fitness competition. Open to anyone aged over 15 years, Titan Wars will test the mind, body and soul of competitors; challenging them with five knockout rounds, including obstacle courses, races and a tug of war. The day long event will have three age categories all open to men and women: 15-18 years, 18 -25’s and over 25’s. A winner will be selected from each category. Running alongside the main competitions will be a range of family activities
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Relay For Life – Dundalk Stadium – 26th Oct to 27th Oct.

DUNDALK and the north east continues the fight against cancer with the sixth annual ‘Relay for Life’ kicking off this Sunday.

The 24 hour event being held at Dundalk Race course stadium begins at 3pm on Sunday 26th and runs right through to 3pm on Monday 27th October.

The first to introduce Relay for Life to Ireland, Dundalk, in association with the Irish Cancer society, raised an amazing €104K in 2010.

Over the last six years it has helped in raising over €350,000.

‘Dundalk 2014 is already set to be bigger and better than the
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COOLEY GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Theme : FARMING PAST AND PRESENT IN NORTH COUNTY LOUTH

Matthew McGreehan, Louth I.F.A. County Chairman will give a talk in Long’s Pub, Grange, Cooley, on Friday night, October 24th, 2014, at 8.00 p.m. on the changing face of Irish Farming past and present in the Louth area. The recent history of agriculture has been closely tied with a range of political issues including water pollution, biofuels, genetically modified organisms, tariffs, and farm subsidies. Why not come and learn more about the everyday life of a farmer in a changing environment! Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re
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RCNE Dundalk FC Shirt Raffle

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Rape Crisis North East are holding a treadmill challenge

18TH OCTOBER 2014 TREADMILL CHALLENGE Supported by Members of Dundalk North East Runners In aid of Rape Crisis North East

Rape Crisis North East are holding a treadmill challenge in the Marshes Shopping Centre, Dundalk, Co. Louth on Saturday 18th October from 11:00am – 7:00pm. Members of North East Runners Dundalk are once again, kindly donating their time and energy to take part in the challenge. Dromad Hire & Fitness4hire.com are also generously sponsoring the supply of the treadmill for this year’s event. Rape Crisis North East is a registered charity: 11972. Venue The Marshes S.C. • 1 Treadmill • 8 Hours • 11am-7pm Treadmill
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Listen to ‘Journey to Recovery’ – Dundalk Positive Mental Health Week

A public conference entitled ‘Journey to Recovery: Living with a Mental Health Issue’ was held in the Audio Visual Room at the County Museum, from 2pm-4pm on 7th October 2014.

You can listen to a recording of the conference below.

Speakers at the conference were GAA Mental Health advocate, Conor Cusack, Mr Garreth Phelan and Dr. Lisa Butterly.

The conference was facilitated by Derek Pepper of the Shine organisation.

 

http://www.dundalkonline.com/podcasts/JourneyToRecoveryConference.mp3

Dundalk Positive Mental Health Week – Oct 6th -13th

THE second annual ‘Dundalk Positive Mental Health’ week kicks off from October 6-13.

Beginning on Monday next, October 6, a radio programme hosted by SHINE Regional Development Officer, Derek Pepper will be broadcast on Dundalk FM from 10am-12pm

An art exhibition by GAA Mental Health Advocate, Conor Cusack will be launched on Tuesday in the Activities Room at the County Museum, Dundalk at 12pm

Also on Tuesday, a public conference entitled ‘Journey to Recovery: Living with a Mental Health Issue’ will be held in the Audio Visual Room at the County Museum, from 2pm-4pm

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COOLEY GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY – ‘SOCIAL NIGHT’ – 2nd October.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING OSCAR

MATT MURPHY AND STEPHEN BURNS, ACTORS, WILL PERFORM THEIR ‘WILDE TRIBUTE’ BEFORE EMBARKING ON THEIR AMERICAN TOUR IN LONG’S PUB, GRANGE, COOLEY, ON THURSDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 2ND, 2014, at 8.00 pm.

There will be an interval where a question/answer session will be included! Life’s like a play: it’s not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters. They will provide a lively night’s entertainment combined with a little light relief and laughter or as Wilde would have put it ‘laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
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North East’s first memory café in Dundalk

Over the past 7 years, the Cúltaca, Ann Marron and Pat Kerins have developed a range of innovative supports, including a dedicated home visiting service based on the development of personal plans to ensure that older people access the services they need and are entitled to.

They have also established a number of older people groups, including the Nestling social clubs, Good Morning Louth, the Men’s Sheds and regular Netwell Social outings.

More recently, over the past year Ann Marron from the Netwell Centre says they have turned their attention to developing supports for families living with memory loss.

“We wanted to create a friendly
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Action Quote

“The world is filled with interesting things to do. Don’t lead a dull life in such a thrilling world.”

Your action for today is to do something that you find really interesting.
— American Writer and Lecturer, Dale Carnegie