Winter 2009 - Christmas Social Activities

B.A.R.A Social Committee Newsletter – 2nd September 2009
Dear member,
Welcome back from your summer break! The Social committee are pleased to report that all our summer day trips were a big success and enjoyed by one and all. In spite of our very wet summer, the weather was very kind to us on our day trips to Aran and Clonmacnoise/Athlone. However,we could only view the Cliffs of Moher through a dark cloud of mist and rain.
We have worked very hard throughout the summer and we now unveil more exciting plans for your Autumn diary.
Upcoming Events and dates for your Diary:
16th – 25th Sept.09– 63 members are now looking forward to their sunshine holiday in “Roses”. 2 buses leave the Square at 2.30 a.m.on the 16th Sept. Cost: €15 each. to be paid please before you go!
Sat, 17th October 09 “New Electric Ballroom” by Brian Friel . Matinee in the Peacock Theatre, Dublin. Cost €15
Oct 26th. 09 – Horse racing in Galway( Corporate style ) – more details later.
9th – 10th December 09 – Christmas trip to Wynn’s Hotel, Dublin ,with entertainment each night as follows:
9th –Christmas Party in the Burlington Hotel featuring Dickie Rock. Cost: €65 inc. Christmas dinner.
10th _ “Hooley night in Johnny fox’s Pub in Glencullen in the Dublin mountains. Cost: €45 including 4 course meal and entertainment.
Total cost of Hotel accommodation,Bus transfer,and two shows for 2 nighs is only €225 sharing or €250 Single.
Friday Jan 8th 2010 – Active Retirement Christmas Dinner/Dance in Gullanes Hotel.
Please note : As these events need to be booked and paid for well in advance, we need names as soon as possible with €50 deposit for the Dublin trip and €25 deposit for the Galway Races in October.
As usual, we meet in the Shearwater Hotel every Wednesday at 3 p.m.and in the Gael scoil first Wednesday of every month.
Chris O’Flynn( Secretary) 090 9642870 , Bridie Whelan (Teasurer) 090-9643574

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