Charity Cycle and Drive-In Bingo
To usher in the latter-up of the Castleisland Summer Festival 2017, on this Friday evening, June 9th there will be a 40k Leisure Cycle in aid of St Ita’s and St Joseph’s National School, Tralee.
Registration will take place at the Library Car Park at 6.30pm. There is an entry fee of €10 per bike and the cycle will start at 7pm.
Drive-In Bingo is Back: If you’re bongo for bingo, Castleisland on this Sunday, June 11th is the place to be as Munster’s only Drive-in Bingo session is back by popular demand.
Play from the comfort of your own car in the huge Castleisland Co-Op Mart Yard. There’s a €3,000 Prize Fund and the action gets underway at 2:30pm.
If you don’t have a car you can avail of a covered-in seating area. Check !
40k Leisure Cycle
Friday evening’s 40k Leisure Cycle is in aid of St Ita’s and St Joseph’s National School, Tralee. Registration will take place at the Library Car Park at 6.30pm. There is an entry fee of €10 per bike and the cycle will start at 7pm.
“St. Ita’s and St. Joseph’s School is located in Balloonagh, Tralee. It is both a primary and post primary school that caters for the needs of children with mild, general learning difficulties,” teacher, Louise McCarthy explained.
Pupils from Castleisland and District
“There are over 90 pupils attending the school and over 40 staff members, many of whom are from Castleisland and the surrounding area.
“Pupils have the opportunity to complete Junior Cycle Level 2 and 3, The Leaving Certificate Applied as well as the traditional Leaving Certificate.
“The school has purpose built Autism classrooms, including a sensory room and social area.
“In the coming months work is to begin on two new classrooms, a woodwork room and vocational skills room.
“The money raised from this cycle will be of great benefit to the school.
Sport plays a big part in our school and pupils enjoy a range of activities such as soccer, basketball, swimming, horse-riding, surfing, horticulture, mindfulness and relaxation classes – the list goes on,’ said Louise.
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