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PARISH OFFICE RE-OPENS

The Parish Office will be open at the usual hours of 10am to noon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday beginning Tuesday 2nd June. Anyone wishing to hand in their Weekly Envelope contribution or Trócaire donation may do so at these times. Mile Buíochas

COMHALTAS

As part of the Government’s #InThisTogether campaign, the Creative Ireland Programme and RTÉ will bring Cruinniú na nÓg online for 2020. Minister Madigan encourages young people to answer the call, to get creative at home and be ready to showcase their creative talents on Saturday 13th June. Céilí in the Kitchen – A collective call to action for children, young people and their families to create a Céilí in their kitchen for Cruinniú, with Airc Damhsa, who will guide us through the Irish tradition of these communal social events that take place in houses. Week one's class are already available free on https://www.aircdamhsa.com/ceili. Cathy Jordan - Songs with Cathy, Edwina Guckian - Dance with Edwina, Mikel Murfi - Stories with Mikel, Thomas Johnston - Tunes with Thomas

BOG WALK

As the turf cutting season is active at the moment we would ask all turfcutters to take all unwanted fertilizers bags etc. home with them as they can be very unsightley and damaging to the environment.  We also hope that the people using the walks for recreational purposes will also be mindful when disposing of their rubbish. Your consideration  and care for this beautiful facility will be much appreciated.

THE KERRY STEP CHALLENGE

The Kerry Step Challenge developed by Healthy Kerry is a six-week event designed to promote and support the people living in the county to stay active and connected .  It involves virtually completing routes in the county by accumulating daily steps.As national COVID-19 movement restrictions are in place, participants do not visit the routes to complete the challenge.  Instead, participants accumulate an equivalent number of steps that would be taken to complete each route.  A total of six routes in Kerry of varying distances and step counts are included in the challenge. Participants can select to complete the required step count of as many of these routes as they wish over the duration of the event individually or as part of a team. Check out the website for more details, https://healthykerry.ie/index.php/kerry-step-challenge/

KERRY RECREATION & SPORTS PARTNERSHIP

With the June Bank Holiday this weekend , a long weekend quite different to anything we have experienced before, you might be looking for some different ideas to stay active, healthy and safe while adhering to the COVID-19 rules. Check out http://www.kerryrecreationandsports.ie/2020/05/20/a-message-from-sport-ireland/ for a range of activities and resources that Kerry Recreation & Sports Partnership, together with Sport Ireland, have compiled to help people stay active during this time. Here you will find activities for Families, Adults, Older Adults, People with Disabilities, Well-being, Walking and Running.

YOUTH SURVEY

North, East, West Kerry Dev. are inviting people aged 15-24 who are living in Kerry to participate in a short survey is for NEWKD. The Youth Employment Initiate Service want to find out about the impact the Covid - 19 crisis is having on your life and what we can do to help. This survey is completely anonymous & takes only 2 minutes to complete. Click on link below to access it! If you would like to be entered into a competition to win €30 phone credit, like NEWkd YEI Service Youth Employment Service page & tag a friend. Thanks in advance for taking part.

MENTAL HEALTH IRELAND:

There are some terrific resources on Mental Health Ireland website https://www.mentalhealthireland.ie/get-support/covid19/#family-wellbeing. Well worth checking out & sharing with family & friends

KILCUMMIN N.S. JUNIOR INFANTS ENROLMENT 2020/2021

If you know of any child who intends to start Kilcummin National School in September 2020, please advise them to contact Kilcummin National School by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Enrolment application forms are now available. Book lists and other relevant information will be forwarded by email, due to the government directed school closure. We look forward to hearing from you. Keep well and safe.

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