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16th March, 2019

BIRD TALK
Jim Wilson, noted ornithologist, ecologist author and broadcaster will give a talk on garden birds of Ireland in the Scout Den on Tuesday 19th March @ 19:30.  Free admission.  Supported by the Men’s group, Community association and Tidy Towns.  Children welcome.  Part of the initiative by the Ballinora Community to increase environmental awareness in conjunction with deployment of bird boxes, bat boxes and bee hotels.

BALLINORA TIDY TOWNS.
Our Annual Parish Spring Clean Up is Saturday March  23rd.This is the start of our work towards Tidy Towns so that we will have a beautiful place again this year. This is National Clean Up Week also. Volunteers  needed. Meeting Point- O’Sheas Bar, Waterfall. Time 9.30 am.
Date 23rd March Saturday.
Please come out to help and we will have Light Refreshments afterwards.

BALLINORA EASTER CAMP
Ballinora GAA, Camogie, and LGFA Clubs are delighted to announce an Easter Camp in Ballinora! The camp will take place in Ballinora GAA Grounds from the 15th – 18th of April. Boys and girls aged 5 to 13 years are welcome. For prices and registration details see www.ballinoragaa.ie.

 ANAM CARA
Anam Cara  West Cork, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on Tuesday 19th  at 7:20pm in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not.

BIBLE AND ECOLOGY
With Sr Celine Mangan OP on Sat 23rd March from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm in the Sacred Heart Hall, Western Road.  Cost €10 and all very welcome

BENEDICT’S PRIORY, COBH, CO.CORK.
Day of Recollection guided by the spirituality of the Servant of God, Mother Marie Adele Garnier. Saturday 23rd March, 9.00 Mass and Adoration, 11.00 first talk ends with tea at 3.30pm.  Lunchprovided.  Contact Mother Prioress 0124811354

YOUNG ADULT HELPERS TO  LOURDES.
The diocesan pilgrimage is seeking young adults (18-25) to join the pilgrimage to Lourdes from 10thto 15thJune to assist with the care of the sick who travel to Lourdes. Please contact Fr Charlie Kiely on 021 4537474 or atpdo@corkandross.org  for information.

CORK SCRIPTURE GROUP
The Gospel of John:Reflecting on the Word made Flesh. Facilitators: Fr. John Newman and Pauline Byrne. Mondays 4th, 11th, 25thMarch and 1stApril; 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. Scala Centre, Blackrock (opposite Blackrock Castle) Cost: €50  (nights plus workshop] Workshop only: €10