News from the Village 31.08.17

River of fish

The Inniscarra reservoir continues to attract visiting anglers after the World Championships have ended. Over the next two months  ten fishing competitions will be held on the river ensuring that B&Bs, hotels and other accommodation will be  busy along the Lee Valley. The well stocked river is guaranteeing  anglers from the UK and Europe some excellent fishing and the improved facilities at the Coachford Greenway are now regarded as one of the best in Europe.

 

ACR Heritage

As part of National Heritage week , Aghabullogue, Coachford Rylane Heritage group organised a woodland walk with renowned botanist and herbalist Nikki Darrell at Mullinhassig Wood and waterfall last Sunday. The talk was very informative and gave those in attendance much food for thought on how our ancestors used the plants around us to survive and how many of the uses and benefits of these plants have almost disappeared from our culture.

 

Camogie All Ireland

Aghabullogue Camogie club are running a bus to the All Ireland finals on Sunday September 10th. The bus will leave Coachford at 8.30am. Combined bus and match ticket for U16s is only €20 and €30 for adults. Ring Eileen for further information on 0876736364.

 

Active Retirement

Coachford Active Retirement will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday  September 7th in the GAA Hall at 10.30am. Men and women over 50 are welcome to join the Association in its wide variety of activities which include Aqua Aerobics, Book club, Bowling, Lace making, PALS exercises, Theatre Outings, Day Trips and interesting talks  on a variety of subjects. Members are encouraged to suggest new activities and topics. Join to make new friends and learn new skills.

 

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