Blackwater News

Adult singing group classes. Fun Singing Classes (as a Group), with Killarney Singing Tutor Mary Culloty O’Sullivan in Blackwater Tavern every Wednesday afternoon, 2pm to 3pm. The class is aimed at people who would love to sing in a group and the styles of singing catered for include ballads, musicals and contemporary. Breathing difficulties, diction, posture, confidence and much more covered. All levels of ability welcome. Commencing on Wednesday 17th October. Ring Tavern 064-6682003 to book. Open to Men and Women. Everyone Welcome. €10 per Class. €50 for 5 weeks.

Blackwater Women’s Group are hosting ‘An Evening of Style and Fun with Joan Cashman’ in Kenmare Bay Hotel on Thursday 18th of October at 8pm. Joan is a Personal Stylist and Fashion Expert from the Colour and Image Academy Studio in Cork. She will be giving loads of advice and tips on how to create a stylish wardrobe that suits every women’s colouring, shape, personality and lifestyle, including the ‘finishing touches ‘ and key trends for the season with the aid of Power Point. Local boutiques, shoe shops, milliners and accessory shops will showcase their businesses’ in Pop up Shops. Great Raffle Prizes including a €150 Makeover from Joan. Ring Blackwater Tavern 064-6682003 to book. Tickets also available from Mary O’Farrell in Sean Daly’s and from Majella O’Sullivan Auctioneer (next to Quills). Tickets should be pre booked to ensure adequate seating is reserved.

Eileen O’Leary Social Evening.
There will be a social evening to celebrate Eileen O’Leary’s outstanding contribution to community projects in the Blackwater/Templenoe area.
Eileen has made a huge contribution with projects from photography classes and exhibitions, to book productions and drama productions since 2005.
This will take place in Blackwater Tavern on Sunday 21st of October at 6pm and everyone who knows Eileen or was involved in any of the many projects, is invited to attend, along with the wider community who benefited greatly from the many productions.
The whole community is welcome and encouraged to attend, and refreshments will be served. Please come out to thank Eileen for her dedication and massive contribution to the Blackwater Templenoe Community over the past 14 years.

Harvest Ball.
The Harvest Ball dinner and dance takes place in Kenmare Bay Hotel on Saturday 3rd of November. Tickets only €25. Music by the Singing Jarvey. Great night guaranteed. Lots of places reserved already. Ring Blackwater Tavern 064 6682003 to book.

Pride of Place.
Blackwater Women’s Group currently represent Kerry in the Pride of Place Awards in the Wellbeing Category. The Pride of Place Awards Ceremony takes place at a gala dinner in Cork City Hall on Saturday, 17th November 2018. There will be an online live link to the event also.

Exercise Classes.
Exercise and Total Toning Classes take place every Monday evening in Blackwater Tavern from 7pm to 8pm for the Energetic, and an introduction to exercise for the less active takes place from 8 to 9pm.
€5 per person. All welcome.

Video Editing.
There is a weekly video editing class on in the Tavern supported by SKDP.

Thirty people from the Blackwater Group recently enjoyed 3 nights break in the beautiful Dingle Skellig Hotel and Leisure Centre. It was a most enjoyable holiday and Dingle, as always, was brilliant; scenery, music, food, atmosphere and craic topped off by the nightly sing songs. Declan Finnegan our singing bus driver brought his guitar and entertained us nightly.

Blackwater Women’s Group next meeting is on Tuesday 13th November 8pm, followed by Guest Speaker Margaret from Willowfield Garden Centre on potting up for Christmas colour.