News & Events
Latest News & Events
Here you will find details about some of our latest news and events. If you have any questions about a upcoming event or would like to participate, then please feel free to get in touch with us.
Volunteers Thanked For Their Work
To thank our day centre and committee volunteers for their commitment and hard work over the past year, a "Valentine's Morning" was organised by the staff to show their appreciation.It was a lovely event where all the volunteers were invited to attend, and for a...
Meals On Wheels Celebrations
One of our Meals on Wheels staff, Siobhan, is getting married on Friday, 21st June. To mark this fantastic occasion, the Meals on Wheels staff and volunteers got together to celebrate and wish Siobhan and her future husband all the best.
Annual General Meeting
Ballinasloe Social Services held its A.G.M. on Wednesday, 23rd October at 8 p.m. in the Social Services Centre, Brackernagh, Ballinasloe. The Guest Speaker on the night was former Junior Minister, Mr. Noel Treacy speaking on "Learning from Life's Experiences". ...
Ballinasloe Gardaí & Ballinasloe Fire Service Raise Funds Through A Leg Wax
On Friday, 29th August, members of Ballinasloe Gardai and Ballinasloe Fire Station took part in a leg wax in Hayden's Hotel, Ballinasloe to raise money for Ballinasloe Gardai Ciarán O'Raighne and Anthony Pender and Sgt Tom Horkan who are cycling from Mizen to Malin on...
Tesco Blue Chip Donation
As a result of the nationwide Blue Chip donation programme currently being run by Tesco, we were delighted to receive the sum of €457.89 from our local Ballinasloe Tesco store recently. This is because many people dropped their blue chips into our chute. We are...
Boutique Pop-Up Event
To raise funds for a new Meals on Wheels van, we are running a Pop-Up Boutique event in Hayden's Hotel, Ballinasloe on Saturday, 28th February from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. New or nearly new clothes, along with unwanted gifts will be on sale at fantastic prices. We are...
Successful Fundraising Events
The Pop-Up Boutique event, which was held in February, was a great success. Approximately €5,500 was raised towards the purchase of a new Meals on Wheels van. We wish to say thank you to all who donated clothes and other items for the event, to all the local...
New Meals On Wheels Van
Our Meals on Wheels service received delivery of its new van in early October. This was made possible by a number of fundraising events over the past 10 months e.g. Pop-Up Boutique, Carol Singing, School No-Uniform Days etc. The project was then kindly supported by...
Piano Recital In Aid Of Meals On Wheels
A piano recital is being held in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe on Thursday, 22nd October @ 8pm in aid of Ballinasloe Meals on Wheels. The pianist is Darren Lane, who has a Masters of Music Degree, studying piano. He was the organist at Saint Bede's, Clapham...
I’m Hypnotised – Get Me Out Of Here!
A Comedy Hypnotist Show is taking place on Monday, 28th December in Hayden's Hotel, Ballinasloe, starting at 9pm. The Hypnotist is Michael McCoy and the show features some of our own local celebrities, followed by a disco. This is a show not to be missed and all...
Creagh School Raises Money From St. Brigid’s Crosses
The pupils and teachers of Creagh National School have raised over €4,700 from the sale of St. Brigid's crosses in aid of Ballinasloe Social Services. Leading up to St. Brigid's Day on Feb 1st, the pupils worked furiously, under the supervision of their teachers,...
Table Quizzes Raise Much Needed Funds
An Táin pub in St. Michael's Square, Ballinasloe held a Table Quiz league over 2 Friday nights in February and raised €1,932 for our services. In early March, Killeen's pub in Shannonbridge raised €600 from their annual table quiz for our services.Many thanks to both...
12 Pubs – Fundraiser
The "12 pubs" fundraiser for charity nominated our pre-school to be the chosen charity for Christmas 2015. The project is the upgrade of the garden as a children's play area. Under the stewardship of Mark Conneely and Eoghan Clogher, €1,773 was raised for this...
Annual Golf Fundraiser
Ballinasloe Social Services is holding its annual golf fundraiser in Ballinasloe Golf Club on Easter Monday, 28th March. The event is a 3-ball scramble (any combination) @ €60 per team. For timesheet, go to www.ballinasloegolfclub.ie/teetimes or phone 0909642126.
Rachel Woollett’s Challenge
On the occasion of her 76th birthday, Rachel Woollett is challenging herself to complete 7.6 miles in the following disciplinesSwimming 1 mileWalking 1 mileCycling 4 milesHorse riding 1.6 milesALL IN 7.6 HOURS!This is happening on May 10th in aid of Ballinasloe Social...
Donations And Support
Ballinasloe Social Services is a charity, registered with the Charity Regulator. Our Registered Charity Number (RCN) is 20025717. We are also registered with the Revenue Commissioners as a charity (CHY 10149).
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