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 was worth the effort. Many thanks to Killian and the…

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 catch up on all the latest news and activities. Dr…


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.

YARA 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.
YARA Digital Training

Digital Training Programme

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 will no holding us back! Feel Good Friday Our “Feel…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were by Peggie Biessmann I told my son the other day that when I was in primary school, there were inkwells in each desk and we dipped our pens in them and carefully shook off excess ink to ensure we did not blot our copybook. He looked…

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 support grants from Youghal Credit Union and from Cork Count…