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YARA February 2024 Newsletter

Cinema Morning Our February cinema morning in the Regal Cinema was a screening of the recently released The Color Purple. It was great to see so many members out on a cold wet morning, but the response was that it…

YARA January 2024 Newsletter

Afternoon Get-together We had our first afternoon get-together of the year on January 18th in Bru na Si, and over 85 members attended.We all enjoyed the home-made cakes – made by our volunteers – and the opportunity for friends to…

YARA 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.

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.

YARA 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…