Frank Down

Frank Down

Newsletter October 29th, 2021

We had another action-packed month in October, and we the enjoyed mild, dry weather. We continued with our coffee mornings, our regular Heartwalks, the lads learned to make a bodhran and we completed our first five modules of the Digital Training Course.

Newsletter October 1st, 2021

The weather was balmy in September, and we continued our outdoor activities with coastal walks, opera in Green Park, town tours, river trips on the Blackwater, and a great trip to Dromana House.

Digital Training Programme

YARA Digital Training
In December 2020, YARA, in collaboration with Bru na Si, the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, were awarded a combined grant of €6,000 from the Comic Relief Fund. This was issued through the Community Foundation for Ireland to encourage and train members of both organisations in the use of digital communications.

Newsletter May 28th, 2021

Welcome to our Monthly News.  The weather for the past month has been bad but now the positive news – the Postman from Donegal says that we are going to get a good summer… and when we get going there…

Newsletter April 30th 2021

Welcome to our Monthly News  …And the good news is that many of our members have now been vaccinated and are looking forward to breaking back into the world! Grant Awards We are delighted to announce that we have received…

Newsletter April 2nd, 2021

Welcome to Summertime Happy Easter, and remember the medical advice – stay fit before you get the jab because you’ll be jiving after it! We are delighted to announce that we have been given access to the Burke Collection of…

Newsletter March 5th 2021

Welcome to March March is the month of many weathers and as the saying goes, March comes “in like a lion, out like a lamb.”  This time last year we were like lambs trembling before Covid but now the vaccine…

Newsletter January 8th, 2021

Tommy Crowley Presenting to Kieran Quinn

YARA Newsletter – 8th January 2021 We would like to wish everybody a very happy, healthy and safe new year.  Looking back on 2020 YARA had a great year and despite the lockdown, we had numerous events and activities. We…

Newsletter December 10th, 2020

YARA Newsletter 10th December 2020 Welcome to our new Monthly News section where we will bring you updates from our expanding Association – now up to 132 members …and growing! Our YARA support group is available during the lockdown for…