February 2015

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This month saw the the delivery of a new Citroen Berlingo Van to the Schull and Goleen Social Centre. The van sponsored by Denis and Mary Ryan Car Sales will help with the delivery of the meals on wheels service. A huge thank you to Denis and Mary Ryan Car sales for the sponsored vehicle to BHP Insurance for the sponsored Insurance, to Biggs Oil Company for sponsoring the Diesel for the year and to Carbery Plastics for sponsoring the tank for the diesel. The meals on wheels service in Goleen and Schull is now delivering a 5 day/week service in the Mizen Peninsula and two in-house on Mondays and Thursdays in the Goleen/Schull centres – which is hoped to be extended in the weeks ahead. Well done to the volunteers, workers, and to the users who have supported this service. With this new Citroen Berlingo van and the bus purchased by the Goleen and District Community Council recently this vital service will get better and better for the vulnerable people of our area.


Fastnet Short Film Festival took a trip to London where the Ambassador hosted a reception in their honour. The aim was to enhance international cultural relations and give this little gem of a film festival some exposure in the U.K. The festival is on the 20th-24th May and the team is busy behind the scenes preparing for another busy weekend. Keep up to date on their Facebook page.


On Friday the 13th February pupils and parents from Scoil Mhuire N.S. enjoyed a trip to the Mexican Embassy in Dublin. They presented a display of fabric tapestries depicting the life of William Lamport, a Wexford native whose fascinating life left a great impression on the history of Mexico.   The Ambassador, Carlos Garcia De Alba, was an excellent host and a warm welcome was received by all who travelled to Dublin. For more information and photos check out the NS website schullns.com

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