PESTICIDE APPLICATION COURSEThe Mevagh FRC in conjunction with DLDC plan to run this 2 day course locally within the next few weeks. The course is QQI – Level 5, tuition is from 9am to 5pm each day and all PPE Gear will be supplied. Cost is €50. Please contact the centre to register your name.


Mevagh Community Garden Want to learn how to grow your own vegetables?  Enjoy the great outdoors or make new friends?  Well if you do, no better time like the present. There are a few places free at the garden for this year’s growing season. Cost €60. This entitles you to two drills, a raised bed outdoors and a raised bed in the poly tunnel. For more information phone Resource Centre.

 Busy Bees – The Busy Bees, Parent, Baby and Toddler Group for babies to 5 year olds – meet every Friday morning from 10.00am to 12.00 noon, so why not bring your little tots along for a morning of fun. Cost €3 per family.

 Mevagh Men’s Group – The next meeting will take place on Tueday 12th April at 8:00pm in the Mevagh FRC. Gary Fisher from Teagasc will be giving in interesting talk. All welcome.

 Mná Mhiobhaigh/ Mevagh Women Together – will be meeting on Thursday 14th April at 8:00 pm in the Mevagh FRC. Our local talented singer, Sarah Cullen will be providing an enjoyable night of story and song.    

 Coderdojo – continues on Friday’s from 4pm-5pm. It is for children from 11 to 13 years and is a fun and social space where young people can explore technology together and get advice and support from skilled mentors.

 Mevagh Craft Group – meet weekly every Thursday morning from 10.30am to – 12.30pm in the Resource Centre, new members welcome.

Breastfeeding Support Group – will continue to meet on Thursday Mornings from 11:00am -12:30pm. This group is Public Health Nurse led so come along and meet new friends and receive useful tips and guidance. This group is open to all mums-to-be and new mums who are interested in breastfeeding.

 Yoga – Classes continue on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Visitors to the area are welcome to drop-in for a class. Please contact Victoria for further info: 0873297169.

Pilates – Classes continue on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Please contact Orlagh for further information on 087 281 9746.

LEGO Workshop – will take place at the ‘Busy Bees Parent and Toddler Group’ session on:22nd April 2016, 11am – 12pm in Mevagh FRC, Downings.  The workshop will be provided by The School Door and the facilitator will lead the children in working on a number of activities to develop communication and language skills and to foster imaginative play. Everyone Welcome and cost per family is only €3 but booking is essential as places are limited.  To register or for more information please contact Mevagh FRC on 074 9155055.

“Stop Food Waste” – as part of the National Stop Food Waste Challenge, we are commencing a FREE 4 week workshop on Monday 25th April 2016 (please note change of date) from 10:15am – 11:15 am in the Mevagh Family Resource Centre. These workshops are aimed at families and will provide an interesting and fun insight into how we can reduce household food waste. At the end of the 4 week course a cookery demonstration will be provided on making chutney/jams. Booking is essential. To book your place please contact the centre on 9155055.

 Yogalates – Will be commencing on 20th April 2016 from 10:00am – 11:00am. This course is part funded with a special introductory offer of €20 per person. Booking is essential, so please contact the Centre to book your place on 91 55055.