Community Groups Directory

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AA

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The Den, Chapel Hill, Baltinglass.

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Provides a meeting place for people with alcohol related problems or those worried about their own or a friend's drinking. This group meets at 8.30pm each Wednesday night at the above address.


Adult Learning Centre

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County Wicklow VEC. Scoil Chonglais, Baltinglass.

Contact: Annette Mangen
Phone: 059 6482642
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Web Site: http://www.wicklowlearners.ie/
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Opening hours, Mon 9.00am to 5.00pm, Thursday 9.00am to 1.00pm, Friday 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

The learning centre was established to help individuals to improve and update language and numeric skills (i.e. - form filling, spelling, comprehension, everyday sums and understanding bills). Learning is geared to the needs of the individual, start on a one-to-one basis and then progress to a small group. Accreditation can be provided.

This is a free and confidential service.


Badminton and Social Club

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Church lane, Baltinglass.

Contact: Joe Fagan (Chairperson) Colm Cooney (PRO)
Phone: 059 6481403 087 2379536
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Club night every Wednesday night between 8.00pm and 10.00pm with juveniles and coaching and matches held on other nights. Snooker room available every night.

The hall can be pre-booked for practice matches.


Baltinglass Amateur Dramatics (BAD)

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Contact: Jayne Beton
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An adventurous group of actors always on the look out for any kind of talent on or off the stage. We aim for at least two productions a year plus occasional workshops as well as some social events and trips. Rehearsal times vary according to season.

Another part of this group is the youth section known as b.a.d.y.s. (Baltinglass amateur dramatics youth section) who, in 2004, put on their first production to the great delight of the community.


Baltinglass Community Group (BCG)

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Contact: Cathy O'Toole
Phone: 085 7540088
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Baltinglass Fairtrade Committee

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Contact: Orla O'Sullivan, The Pike, Baltinglass
Phone: 087 6659999
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Baltinglass Stage School, Rhymettes

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Contact: Debbie
Phone: 086 3412017
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All are welcome along on Saturday from 12.00pm to 4.00pm for classes on singing, dancing, stage and TV. Shows are performed at various times of the year.


Bigstone National School Parents Association

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Contact: Patricia Foley, Carrigeen, Baltinglass.
Phone: 059 6482975
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The association meets every second month to assist with fundraising projects and to discuss any issue pertaining to the school.


Bigstone Community Hall

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Contact: Sean Hanlon, Ballyraggan, Rathvilly, Co. Carlow
Phone: 059 9161134
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The hall is available for all activities throughout the year.


Boxing Club

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Boxing Club Hall, Grangecon, Co Wicklow

Contact: Seamie Byrne, Grangecon, Co. Wicklow
Phone: 045 403326
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Training season runs from September to March.

During the season we meet every Monday and Thursday night at 8pm in the hall. We have boxing competitions at national and international level and have won three medals at both levels.


Baltinglass Bridge Club

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Baltinglass Golf Club

Contact: Irene Mogg
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The club held its first AGM in 1968. It meets every Friday night in the golf club from October till April. They run an annual charity night for the day care centre and other bridge clubs in the surrounding area going to make it a successful venture.


B.A.R. (Baltinglass and district active retirement group)

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Inisfail

Contact: Phyllis
Phone: 059 6481329
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This group meets once a month at 3pm in the lobby of Inisfail. The group run trips to interesting and fun places as well as set up courses for its members.


The Boys Brigade

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Stratford Lodge School, Church Lane, Baltinglass

Contact: Patricia Valentine, Boleylug, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481757
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Meets once every two weeks on Friday in Stratford Lodge School.

Active in sports, games, marching, crafts, bible study, exam competition work and outings. Members are pupils of Stratford Lodge NS and Killtegan NS.


Citizens Information Centre

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Baltinglass Library

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Situated in the library at varying times. Free and confidential services offering advice on a range of topics.


Civil Defence

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Fatima Hall

Contact: Sheila O'Neill, 12 Parkmore, Baltinglass
Phone: 087 2700125
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Meets every Wednesday night at 8.30pm in Fatima Hall. Members must be over 16 years of age.


Credit Union Ltd., Baltinglass

Address/Venue:

Weaver Square, Baltinglass

Contact: Hon. Secretary
Phone: 059 6481071
Fax: 059 6481943
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Web Site: http://baltinglasscu.ie/
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The credit union is a local based financial cooperative owned and controlled by its members. The services are directed towards improving the economic and social wellbeing of its members. Founded in 1974 and moved to present premises in 1977 the board meets once a month to direct policy while the sub-committees meet more often to deal with loan applications and other urgent matters. Directors and supervisors are elected by the members at the AGM each year.


Community Games

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Contact: Sheila O'Neill,12 Parkmore, Baltinglass
Phone: 087 2700125
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All children to the age of 16 years can take part in the games.


Cultural Event Committee

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Contact: Vinny Gethings
Phone: 059 6481087
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Started in 2003 motivated by the Special Olympics preparations.

The group organises an event each summer which includes the entire local and surrounding community clubs and groups who choose to participate. This aims to be a family day of fun and is an opportunity for people to demonstrate their efforts of song and dance on a stage in front of the Court House.


Day Care Committee (West Wicklow)

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Baltinglass Hospital

Contact: PJ Hanlon, Tuckmill Upper, Baltinglass Billy Lee, Bawnogues, Baltinglass Baltinglass Hospital
Phone: 059 6481092 059 6481989 059 6481255
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The committee was set up in 1981 to provide a day care facility at Baltinglass Hospital. Since then it has worked to improve conditions for those who attend the day care centre and the comfort of patients in the hospital. The centre serves the west Wicklow area; the committee meets in the day care centre on the first Wednesday of the month at 8.30pm.


Echo Equestrian Centre

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Rahill, Tullow Road.

Contact: Elena Pothman
Phone: 059 9161577
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Horse breaking, lessons, livery, rideouts.


Fatima Hall

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Chapel Hill, Baltinglass

Contact: Parish Office
Phone: 059 6481254
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Available for activities throughout the year.


Fitness Classes

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Scoil Naomh Iósaf

Contact: Janet Gorman, Holdenstown, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481740
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All fitness levels are catered for under the guidance of a qualified instructor in a friendly, safe environment. The classes are a combination of circuits, skipping and aerobics. Classes take place in the National School hall once a week on Thursday. Ring for timetable.


Folk Group, Baltinglass

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St. Joseph's Church, Baltinglass

Contact: Vinny Gethings, Iron Grange, Baltinglass
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Practices for a monthly mass occur on two Friday evenings every month between September and June, inclusive.


Foróige Club, Baltinglass

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Contact: Martin Donegan, 12 Lathaleere, Baltinglass
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The club meets in Fatima hall on Friday night at 8.30pm from September to June inclusive. Activities include games etc. on club night, outings to cinema, bowling, shopping and trips to other clubs for inter club events.


Friends of Kosovo, Baltinglass

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Contact: Paul Gorry, Church Lane, Baltinglass
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This is an ad-hoc support group for the Kosovo community and the other non-nationals living in the Baltinglass area.


Girls Friendly Society (GFS)

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Stratford Lodge National School, Church Lane, Baltinglass

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Meets once a fortnight on Friday night in Stratford Lodge new school. Activities include games, arts and crafts, competitions, bible study and badge work. We also attend diocesan outings and camps with other branches. Our members are pupils from Stratford Lodge N.S. and Kiltegan N.S.


G.A.A. Baltinglass / Cumann Lúthchleas Geal Bealach ConglaisBaltinglass GAA logo

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Contact: Eamon O'Keefe, chairperson Martin Coleman
Phone: 059 6481362 059 6481845
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Web Site: http://www.baltinglassgaa.com/
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All Ireland club champions 1990. New members and players are welcome to join in and play a part to build up and strengthen both Baltinglass's and St Joseph's.

Parents are particularly welcome to our clubhouse and are invited to take part in all activities at the club.


Golf Club, Baltinglass

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Stratford Lodge, Baltinglass

Contact: Hon. Sec.
Phone: 059 6481350
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Was founded in 1928 as a 9 hole course. It remained so until 2002 when a new development resulted in the opening of an extra 9 holes. The new 18-hole course, set on the hillside overlooking the town has stunning views of the Wicklow Mountains.

Societies and new members are welcome.


Grangecon A.F.C.

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Contact: Colin Bewens, Sec., Grangecon
Phone: 087 6400505
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Newly formed soccer club welcomes players 15 years and upwards. Train on Tuesdays 7pm. To 8pm and Sunday at 12 noon in Grangecon Community Field.


Gohery School of Irish Dancing

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Bigstone Hall

Contact: Fiona Kavanagh, Carrigeen, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6482805
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Classes held on Tuesday nights 6.00pm to 6.30pm (for beginners) and 6.30pm to 7.30pm.


I.C.A. Guild, Grangecon

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Grangecon Parish Hall

Contact: Ann Berrigan, Grangecon
Phone: 045 403276
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The guild meets every second Thursday of the month. They offer open meetings on particular subjects as well as involving itself in activities such as a whist drive, tidy towns, day care centre activities and competitions.


Heritage Centre

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Baltinglass Library

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Holds an exhibition of local history.


Indoor Bowls, Baltinglass

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Badminton Hall, Church Lane

Contact: Joey Fagan, chairperson
Phone: 059 6481403
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The club meets every Friday and Saturday night at 8.00pm. Season runs September to June when we compete in various local regions. Friendly matches are organised each year. Bowling shoes or slippers are required. New members are always welcome.


Imaal Walkers

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Contact: Phyllis Flanagan, Chapel Hill, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481329
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Registered with the mountaineering club of Ireland, the club organises a monthly walk of 8 to 10 miles. Weekends away are organised. Membership is €40. All walkers must be insured by MCI.


Irish Red Cross, Baltinglass

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The Den, Chapel Hill

Contact: Eoin Cuddy (secretary), Lathaleere, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481026
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Meets on Tuesday nights for first aid courses. Thursday nights for unit training - adult and junior. They have two ambulances with which first aid cover for community and sporting events in West Wicklow is provided.


Karate Club, Bigstone

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Bigstone Hall

Contact: Noel Amond
Phone: 086 6097834
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The Club offers Karate for kids. It offers them awareness, self-defence, self-confidence and fitness.
Classes are held on Mondays and Thursdays from 6.30pm - 8.00pm.
Ages from 6-15 are welcome.


Karate Club, Baltinglass

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Unit 4, Europark Industrial Estate

Contact: Antoinette McCormack, Allen Dale, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481173
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Members of the club have access to adult and junior classes. Courses and seminars including junior competing throughout Europe. We accept members from age 5 upward. Classes on Monday night from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.


K.A.R.E. Lalor Centre

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Parkmore, Baltinglass

Contact: Mary Keogh
Phone: 059 6481711
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The Lalor Centre is a training centre for adults with learning disability.


Kiltegan Camogie Club

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Kiltegan GAA Pitch

Contact: Patricia Burke (secretary), Woodfield, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481617
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The club caters for girls interested in making friends and playing camogie from age 8 years and older. We have five teams U10, U12, U14, U16 & Senior. Membership is nominal and includes insurance.


Knockpatrick Cemetery Group

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Contact: Frank Foley or Bill Dunne, Knockroe, Castledermot
Phone: 059 9144475
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The Group organises an annual Cemetery Mass in June for all those buried in the Cemetery. Also on the 17th March a Rosary is recited in the Cemetery.


Lalor Centre Parents and Friends Association

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c/o Lalor Centre, Parkmore, Baltinglass

Contact: Margaret Byrne Seamie Leigh
Phone: 059 6481443 059 6481170
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A support group for the Lalor Centre offering fundraising, and volunteer work.


Legion of Mary

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Contact: Stratford Legion: K. Halstead Baltinglass Legion: A. Whittle Grangecon Legion: M. Leigh
Phone: 059 6481541 059 6482485 059 6481170
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The Legion of Mary is an association of Catholics and an apostolic organisation. Its first aim is the sanctification of its members by prayer and active co-operation of spreading the faith. The unit of the Legion of Mary is called a Praesidium, which holds regular weekly meetings. There are three Praesidia in the parish: the Junior Praesidium (age 8 years and older) which meets every Saturday from 11-12 noon in Stratford Church; a Senior Praesidium meets every Monday in Baltinglass in the Lalor Centre at 6.30 - 7.30pm; and another Senior Praesidium meets every Monday in Grangecon Church from 6.30 - 7.30pm. New members are most welcome.


Library

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Contact: 059 6482300
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Opening Hours: Mon: 3 - 5 pm and 6.30pm - 8.30pm. Wed: 11am - 2pm. Fri 3 - 5pm and 6.30pm -8.30pm. Sat: 2 - 5pm.


Line Dancing & Salsa

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Fatima Hall

Contact: Una Debbie
Phone: 087 2981794 086 3412017
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Every Wednesday evening from 7 - 8pm.


Lions Club, Baltinglass

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Contact: Bernie McGrath, Whitestown, Baltinglass
Phone: 045 404835
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Baltinglass Lions Club aids and assists charitable causes throughout the local community. Some of its activities include fundraising for the local hospital, senior citizens and other worthy causes. We hold a Youth Awareness Programme and have organised a Diabetes Testing Day. The club meets on the last Tuesday of the month in Quinn's, Main Street.


Macra na Feirme, Baltinglass/Rathvilly

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Contact: John Neil Eimear Hanbidge
Phone: 086 8355303 087 7672467
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Formed in the early 1970's for young people aged between 17 - 35 years. There are approximately 35 current members, from areas surrounding Baltinglass. Activities include trips to the cinema, outdoor pursuits, discos, and parties. It offers members leadership training, adult education, rural development, arts and culture, travel, sports and social events. Meetings take place in the Stratford Arms, Stratford on every second Monday at 10pm.


Mary Byrne School of Irish Dancing

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Fatima Hall

Contact: Mary Byrne TCRG, Ballymore-Eustace
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Classes held every Thursday from 7-8pm. New members most welcome to join. Boys and girls from 4 years and upwards. The school has travelled to many countries throughout Europe and competed in many different Festivals and Féises.


Mary O'Donohue School of Irish Dancing

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Stratford Lodge National School

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Meals on Wheels, Baltinglass

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Contact: Kathleen Hanlon, Tuckmill Upper, Baltinglass Attracta Cooney, Lathaleere, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481092 059 6481031
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Meals are delivered by volunteer drivers organised by the local Baltinglass Senior Citizens Committee. In existence for over 25 years, meals are delivered on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays to people who, for social or medical reasons, are unable to provide a meal for themselves. Meetings take place in the Day Care Centre every second Tuesday of each month at 8pm.


Naoinra Bealach Chonglais

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Chapel Hill, Baltinglass

Contact: Maisie Farrell Patricia Norton
Phone: 059 6481199 059 6481326
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The Naoinra is a pre-school through Irish. It caters for children 3-5 years of age. The Naoinra is fully registered and insured and is run by fully qualified personnel.


Parish Choir

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St Joseph's Parish Church, Baltinglass

Contact: Sr. Brigid, Parkmore, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481561
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The choir provides singing and music for Church Liturgy. They meet in the Church every Wednesday at 7.30pm for rehearsal. Mass every Saturday at 7.30pm. They also provide music for funerals and funeral reception services.


Parish Council

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Contact: Parish Office
Phone: 059 6481254
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Personal Counsellor

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Contact: Marita Kavanagh
Phone: 086 3016747
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A Counselling service offering individuals help to cope with such issues as Bereavement/Loss, Alcohol/Drugs. Marita is a member of the Irish Association of Alcohol and Addiction Counsellors.


Pioneer Total Abstinence Association

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Lalor Centre, Baltinglass

Contact: Michael Kehoe (president)
Phone: 045 403219
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Regional meetings every month in different venues.


Park Committee

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Contact: Roisin Byrne, T Sanctuary Garden Designs
Phone: 086 3759386
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Began in June 2003 following a request by Baltinglass Women's Group to Wicklow County Council (WCC). The committee is a voluntary group of eight local individuals working with WCC, National Parks and Wildlife and Heritage to develop a park area in Baltinglass.


Parent and Toddler Group / Jolly Tots

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The Den, Chapel Hill

Contact: Karen McGowan, Torridon, Bawnogues, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6482921
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The group meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9.30am until 12.00 noon. It is self-run by parents. Many pre-school toys available, tea and coffee available.


Quinn's Golfing Society

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Contact: Joe Cullen, c/o Quinn's, Main St., Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481794 / 059 6481266
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Outings to pre-arranged courses once a month. Weekend away once a year.


Rainbows

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The Den, Chapel Hill, Baltinglass

Contact: Marita Kavanagh
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Rainbows is a peer support programme for children from 5-18 years who have suffered a significant loss in their lives either by death or separation. The programmes consists of 12 weekly sessions of 40 - 45 minutes. Children are divided into groups of five according to age. Trained facilitators are attached to each group.


Scoil Chonglais Parents Association

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Contact: Marie King
Phone: 059 6473236
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The Parents Association was formed to encourage parental participation and input into their child's education. They meet seven/eight times a year. Parents are nominated for a period of 3 years. Please free to contact your area representative if you should have a query.


Scouts

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Fatima Hall

Contact: Group Leader: Carrie Fleming
Phone: 059 6482722
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The Baltinglass 4th Wicklow Group is comprised of a Cub Pack and Scout Troop.

Both sections are open (subject to space available) to boys and girls of any religious persuasion who are prepared to take the Scout Promise.

The Cub Pack caters for 8-11 year olds. Cubs meet Friday nights from 7:00pm-8:30pm.

The Scout Troop caters for 11-15 year olds. Scouts meet Friday nights from 7:00pm-8:30pm.

Both sections meet in Fatima Hall, Baltinglass.

To expand our group, we are in need of volunteer leaders. Fun and adventure filled training is provided. Please contact us if you enjoy working with children, would like to meet new people, and have the spirit of adventure.

For information and space availability, please contact the Baltinglass Group Leader: Carrie Fleming


Senior Citizens, Baltinglass

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Contact: Ann Lee (chairperson) Attracta Cooney, Lathaleer, Baltinglass Una McKeever (treasurer)
Phone: 059 6481031
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This group is over 20 years in existence. Monthly meetings are held throughout the year (except the month of August) and notification of such can be found in the Parish Newsletter. We aim to provide Social Outings and voluntary meals to Senior Citizens and generally serve the needs of the elderly in our community. New members are always welcome.


Singing Swinging Spring Fling Thing (Easter Camp) / Wiggles and Giggles (Summer Camp)

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Scoil Naomh Iósaf, Baltinglass

Contact: Eimear Casey, c/o Scoil Naomh Iósaf
Phone: 059 6481083
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We run an Easter and a Summer Camp for 4-10 years old from the local area. Activities include: art, crafts, music, singing, games, sports, drama, mystery tours, special guests, treasure hunts and dance. The camps are held by qualified teachers.


Speech and Drama

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Contact: Janet Gorman, Holdenstown, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481740
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Speech and Drama classes for young people. Classes held after school and on weekends. Activities include mime and movement, role-play and improvisation, script work and poetry. Good for building confidence, developing presentation skills and increasing vocal fluency. Examination, competitions and festivals can be entered. Janet will also help with interview skills and public speaking if requested. Phone for current schedule of classes.


Table Tennis Club, Baltinglass

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Stratford Lodge Old School, Church Lane, Baltinglass

Contact: Pauline Laurence, Moneymore, Grangecon
Phone: 059 6482165
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The Club plays from October to March. We practise each Wednesday night and partake in a local area Table Tennis League.


Table Tennis Club, Grangecon

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Parish Hall, Grangecon

Contact: Fergal Kelly, Griffinstown
Phone: 086 3892334
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The club meets from October through to February each year.


Table Tennis Club, Stratford

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Community Hall, Stratford

Contact: Derek Friedman, Stratford
Phone: 059 6481185
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The club meets from October through to February each year.


Tidy Towns Ltd.

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Contact: Michael Browne, Demesne West, Baltinglass
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Committed to the visual improvement of Baltinglass. Meetings by arrangement.


Tidy Village Community, Grangecon

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Contact: John OToole (chairperson) Brigid Nolan (secretary)
Phone: 045 403011
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Regular meetings to make plans for the Tidy Town Competition. During May, June, July and August, we meet every Tuesday night in the village for a clean-up of the village and surrounding area. Our aim is for a clean and well presented village.


Weight Watchers

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Inis Fail (beside Germaine's)

Contact: Tara Blake
Phone: 087 6027826
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Meetings held on Mondays at 7pm. All are welcome.


West Wicklow Arts Network

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Contact: Caitriona Tynan (P.R.O.) Christy Stapleton (Chairperson) Jean Murrary (Secretary)
Phone: 086 2361424 086 1038605 087 2891436
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West Wicklow Concert Band

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Lalor Centre, Baltinglass

Contact: Madeleine Hyland
Phone: 086 3716701
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Our aim is to engender a love of music which will last for life through participation, performance and listening. We hold weekly classes and practice sessions for Brass and Wind instruments. Music appreciation classes also available. We welcome all ages (children and adults). We also organise trips to concerts and visiting performers are also encouraged.


West Wicklow Historical Society

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Contact: Donal McDonnell, Coolinarrig, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6481525
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The aim of the Society is to foster an interest in local and national history from prehistoric times to the recent times. The membership is drawn from West Wicklow, Carlow, Kildare and Dublin. The Society organises lectures and discussions in winter months and outings during the summer months. Membership €10 per individual and €15 per family. Subscription may be paid to Phyllis Flanagan, Chapel Hill.


West Wicklow Rugby League

Address/Venue:

P&T Club, Kiltipper Road, Tallaght

Contact: Ian Balshaw
Phone: 085 1478954
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Web Site: http://www.rli.ie
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The season runs from May to September (refer to the Rugby League Ireland website).

Training will be at the P&T Club, Kiltipper Road, Tallaght.

Please contact Ian Balshaw at the above email address or phone 085 1478954 for further details.


Women's Group, Baltinglass (BWG)

Address/Venue:

Lalor Centre

Contact: Karen McGowan, Bawnogues, Baltinglass
Phone: 059 6482921
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We organise many classes and courses throughout the year such as Yoga, First Aid, Cookery, Personal Development, Computers, Parenting, etc. Social events - parties, trips to the theatre, dog racing, weekends away. We also hold talks and demonstrations on Flower Arranging, Cookery, Health Issues, Gardening etc. We meet on the first Tuesday of every month at 8.30pm. New members are always welcome.


Youth Club

Address/Venue:

Old Badminton Hall, Church Lane

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Web Site: http://youth.baltinglasscommunity.info
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