Burrenbeo Business Friends – News & Upcoming Events
|The Burren Perfumery||Owners of The Burren Perfumery, Sadie and Ralph have been listed by the Irish Times as '50 people to watch in 2020' - Link here.||Website link|
|Aillwee Cave||Aillwee cave are taking online bookings for various tour options at the Aillwee cave including; Afternoon Tea ONLY, Afternoon Tea & Cave Tour or Bird of Prey Visit, Afternoon Tea & CaveTour & Bird of Prey Visit & Glass of Processo. Pre-Booking Online Only.|
They are also planning a special day of celebration each month in 2020 to celebrate the beginning of the decade and a leap year. Follow them on Facebook for updates.
|Burren College of Art||New Artistic Research: Practice Based Research at Burren College of Art|
Qi Chen | Tanya de Paor | Kelly Klaasmeyer | Robbie Lawrence
January 30 – February 21, 2020
The Gallery | Burren College of Art | Newtown Castle, Ballyvaughan | Co. Clare | H91 H299
Opening Reception, Thursday, January 30, 6.00 – 8.00 PM
New Artistic Research showcases the work of practice-based PhD students at Burren College of Art, Qi Chen, Tanya de Paor, Kelly Klaasmeyer and Robbie Lawrence. The exhibition features work from each of their ongoing research projects, in which they are investigating a range of chosen topics.
For further information, please contact: Lisa Newman at email@example.com or 065 7077200
|Burren Outdoor Education Centre||Geology Course:|
Stone, water and Ice: the Burren – a landscape shaped by time.
Dates: Feb 5th – March 4th inclusive Time: 7.30 – 9.30 pm
Venue: Burren Outdoor Education Centre, Turlough, Bell Harbour.
This course is an introduction to the geology of the Burren aimed at anyone with an interest in the Burren and a curious mind. It will run for 5 Wednesday evenings in February/March 2020 for 2 hours each evening at the Burren Outdoor Education Centre in Bell Harbour. This popular course is run by Colin Bunce (Burren Outdoor Education Centre) and Dr. Eamon Doyle (Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark) and is now in its 10th year.
Topics covered are: an introduction to geology, the geology of Ireland, the geology of the Burren, fossils, geological maps, geology and the Burren landscape; there is also a field trip. On the last night there will be a guest speaker.The course is designed to be relaxed, informative and practical, no previous geology knowledge is required. There are no exams but tea/coffee and biscuits are included!
Bookings and enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or 065 7078066
|Wild Honey Inn||Details of the 2020 Michelin Awards were announced at a ceremony in London on Monday 7th October. Wild Honey Inn is delighted to announce that they have retained their Michelin Star for 2020. |
They are now closed until early March but gift vouchers are available from their website and would make an ideal Christmas gift.
|Doolin Cave and Cafe||Doolin Cave and Cafe are open everyday from 10am to 4pm||Website link|
|AIRMID Natural Irish Skincare||AIRMID have new Burren inspired gift sets available online with international shipping - Burren & Rustic Irish Soap Selections, Green Man Shaving Sets and Beard Care.|
Locally produced in the Burren using homegrown herbs & pure essential oils.
Corporate Gifts - discounts for bulk orders
|The Burren Programme||The Burren programme is working with 320 farmers at the moment who are all engaged in farming work to enhance biodiversity on their farms. Find all their latest news here||Website link|
|Airmid Natural Irish Skincare||Airmid Natural Irish Skincare are delighted to announce some exciting new stockists. Their travel friendly products are now stocked in The Irish Design Shop at Shannon Airport and the retail store at Bunratty Castle, as well as the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre. Airmid products are unique local Burren gifts, handmade using homegrown herbs, local beeswax and pure essential oils. See full stockist list on www.airmidsoap.com||Website link|
|Clooncouse Cottages||Guided farm walks at Clooncouse Farm. For further information, contact John at 0874375809.|
General Community News & Events
|X-PO KILNABOY||X-PO KILLINABOY |
“LIMBO LANDSCAPE – THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF CHILDRENS’ BURIAL GROUNDS”
A LECTURE WITH TONY KIRBY THURSDAY JANUARY 30TH 2020 8.30 P.M.
The talk will focus on the origins and eventual disuse of the burial grounds as well as placing them in a distinct historical and landscape context.
Tony Kirby is a walking tour guide with a special interest in the lesser appreciated built heritage of the Burren. He is author of the book “The Burren and the Aran Islands A Walking Guide” published by The Collins Press.
The X-PO is located in the former post office in Kilnaboy. It is a community hub for social and cultural activities. The events are all free of charge. Donations to X-PO welcome.
|Kinvara Community Alert||The objective of the Seniors Alert Scheme (SAS) is to encourage community support for vulnerable older people in our communities through the provision of personal monitored alarms to enable older persons, of limited means, to continue to live securely in their homes with confidence, independence and peace of mind. Funding is available under the scheme towards the purchase of equipment via Kinvara Community Alert i.e. personal alarm and pendant with one year's free monitoring. The subsequent associated monitoring and service charges must be paid by the participant. The equipment will be funded by Pobal and made available through the Kinvara Community Alert voluntary and not-for-profit organisation registered with Pobal under the SAS. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.|
|Upcycle Challenge 2019||Has your Community Group / Men’s Shed Tidy Towns Committee recently upcycled something into a unique planter, rainwater harvesting system, or other useful item? |
If you have, or if you are thinking of upcycling something creatively, why don’t you enter the National Upcycling Challenge and win a cash prize in the process! There are separate prizes per region and a separate one for Men’s Sheds, and for re-using something plastic…
Closing date is 25th October 2019, and you will find the online entry form and details regarding the prizes here - https://bit.ly/2MwXeTQ - so please enter and feel free to send us your before and after photos so that we can also promote your great ideas!
|Tidy Towns||To learn more about what Tidy Towns do, to become a volunteer, why not drop by on a Tuesday morning after 10am, Saturday mornings at 9am at the Community centre and on certain evenings in the summer. We meet for just an hour. Want to help in your own time, manage a flowerbed or do other jobs ?There are a number of flexible ways to become involved, as best suits you and your time, please send us a message on our facebook page or contact Maria Hannigan, Chairperson to go onto our whats app group. |
Just to advise and share that we can be adjudicated at anytime and unannounced from the 8th of June onwards as part of the SuperValue Tidy Towns Nationwide competition this summer.
|Kinvara Men’s Shed||Kinvara Men’s Shed opening times are: Tuesdays. 11am – 2pm, Thursdays 11am – 2pm, Fridays 11am – 2pm, Saturdays 11am – 2pm. All are welcome. We are located behind the GAA Hurling Pitch, Moy Road, Kinvara.|
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