After a short but busy tourism season, Sneem is delighted to see the reopening of our two local primary schools and preschool and creche, details inside with a welcome increase in new students. There’s also an update on the increasingly successful Sneem Digital Hub resulting from people working from home and when visiting Sneem. There’s a synopsis of the inaugural Sneem Story House meeting and and the winners of Sneem Tidytowns Blooms for the Bees competition are announced.
The July issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features kids from the recent Sneem Cúl Camp and the IRCC Air Ambulance which recently attended a medical emergency in Sneem on the front page. Inside are updates from local groups, including plans for a new Wildlife Garden and Community Orchard from Sneem TidyTowns. The success of Sneem Digital Hub is an unexpected result of Covid 19 with lots of people now working remotely.
The June issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features all the local businesses reopening in Sneem after prolonged shutdown due to the Covid 19 epidemic. There’s an update on the situation with the public health nurse and tips for planting pollinator friendly plants for Sneem TidyTowns Blooms for Bees Competition which is running this summer.
After an absence due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are delighted to be publishing the newsletter again. The latest updates on the Covid-19 restrictions are featured as well as initiatives that can be carried out adhering to guidelines such as birdwatching, gardening and entering Sneem TidyTowns Bloom for Bees Competition
The November issue of Sneem Community Notice Board features the winner of the GAA lotto on the front cover. Inside there are photos and reports of the Scarecrows on the Green and other Halloween festivities. The programme for the upcoming Sneem International Storytelling and Folklore Festival is printed on the centre pages.
The October issue of Sneem Community Notice Board features Sneem winning the Pollinator Award at the recent SuperValu TidyTowns awards. The full adjudication report is on pages 9 – 13 inside. Also featured are upcoming events for the Halloween break such as Sneem Scarecrows on the Green and the Sneem Men’s Shed Car Boot Sale. The GAA lotto jackpot is €15,000 and the draw on Saturday night 13th October in Sneem Tavern is not to be missed!
Members and supporters of Sneem Rowing Club are featured on the front page celebrating their success in the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships, full report inside. This month’s issue also features reports on the Site Specific Sneem Sculpture Trail, Sneem TidyTowns updates, call for action from Sneem Digital Hub and a feature on the new Labyrinth and new benches in Sneem.
Issue 210 features Sneem’s new bottle filler on Sneem Bridge on the front cover. The Events programme for the upcoming Sneem Summer Festival is in the centre pages. Regatta results, opportunities in Sneem Digital Hub, photos from the Ring of Kerrry Charity Cycle, GAA reports and the upcoming Site Specific Sculpture Trail also feature.
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The June issue featured the 50th anniversary commemorations of former French President Charles de Gaulle’s visit to Sneem on the front cover. Inside the newsletter, you will find photos from the Little Church Friendship Day, Irish Dancing and end of year reports from Sneem and Tahilla National Schools, an update from Sneem Digital Hub, photos from Sneem Biodiversity Week and a pull out map of all the Defibrillators (AEDs) in the locality as well as what’s happening in Sneem over the next month.
The May issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features the 2019 First Holy Communion classes on the front cover. Inside find details of Sneem Biodiversity Week, reports on the upcoming 50th Anniversary celebrations of Charles De Gaulle’s visit to Sneem, reports from Scouts, Sneem Walking Club, Sneem Rowing Club and the New York fundraiser for Sneem Digital Hub.
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The March issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board featured the 2019 Confirmation class and the winners of Sneem Strictly Come Dancing on the front cover. Inside are photos of the 13 couples who participated in Strictly Come Dancing in Sneem Hotel on 9th March. There are also reports and AGM results from local clubs and details of what’s happening in Sneem on St. Patrick’s Day.
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The February issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board featured pictures from the Annual Coomanassig Christmas party on the cover and inside. There’s notification of various club AGMs, plans for St. Patrick’s Day, reports from Sneem TidyTowns, St. Michael’s National School, 15th Kerry Sneem Scouts Group and Blackwater News. There’s also an article about the proposed “Story Village” and upcoming fundraisers for Sneem Digital Hub.
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The December issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features Santa’s visit to the Sneem Resource Centre’s Christmas Craft Fair which was bigger than ever this year. Sneem Digital Hub is featured as well as Sneem Scouts and Sneem School and Blackwater News. This edition is bigger than ever with season’s greeting from all our supporters and details of what’s on over the Christmas season.
Happy Christmas to all our readers and supporters.
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The November issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features the Kerry Scouts who came for the Sneem Storytelling Festival on the front cover. Inside are reports on the seventh Sneem International Folklore and Storytelling Festival which was a tremendous success. There are also reports on the Halloween activities, Scarecrows on the Green, Carboot Sale, Sneem Walking Club’s AGM and the WWI commemorations which took place on 11th November. News of upcoming events on the lead-up to Christmas are featured.
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The October issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features the Pollinator award on the front cover along with what’s happening over the coming month including the Sneem Men’s Shed Car Boot Sale and the annual Scarecrows on the Green Festival. Updates from local organisations are inside and the programme for the upcoming International Sneem Storytelling and Folklore Festival is on the centre pages. Pages 8 and 9 detail the actions from the TidyTowns adjudication report.
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Welcome to the 200th edition of the Sneem Community Notice Board. Started in March 2009, this local newsletter keeps everybody up to date on what’s happening in Sneem and the surrounding areas. This month’s edition features the victorious rowers who took part in the All Ireland Rowing Championships in August. There are reports from local clubs and details of upcoming activities in the area.
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The August edition of the Sneem Community Notice Board features the Seine Boat crew who won the Johnny Mahoney Cup on the front page. Inside are pictures from the recent Debs ball, a report from the Sneem Summer Festival and details of upcoming events in the village. Sneem Rowing Club regatta results are reported along with photos of the crews and we wish them the best of luck in the upcoming All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships in Wexford.
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The July issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features the visit of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to Derrynane where they met with local schoolchildren. Inside there are reports from local clubs and the full programme for the upcoming Sneem Summer Festival which takes place from 18th t0 22nd July.
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The June issue of Sneem Community Notice Board (Issue 197) features the winners of Sneem School League on the front cover alongside an invitation to Tahilla National School’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Inside are reports on what’s happening in Sneem and surrounding areas, including reports from Sneem Tidy Towns, Sneem Men’s Shed, Sneem Scouts and Cubs, St. Michael’s National School and Blackwater Women’s Group.
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The May issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features the children who made their First Holy Communion on the front cover. Inside the Legendary Lightsavers from Sneem National School were runners up in the SEAI One Good Idea competition. Sneem Tidy Towns report on our entry to the Tidy Towns Competition and two further awards we are entering: the Schools award and the Local Authority Pollinator award. Details of the All-Ireland Pollinator plan are included. There are updates from Sneem Men’s Shed who are busy building bird, bat and barn owl boxes; the Autism Golf Classic which took place in Beaufort in April, the Sneem JFK Walk; news from Blackwater and Tahilla National School.
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The April issue of the Sneem Community Notice Board features Sneem National School’s Legendary Light Savers who have made it to the final eight in the SEAI’s One Good Idea Competition. They will be travelling to Dublin Castle on 15th May for the Final and we wish them the best of luck. Also in this month’s issue is news from Tahilla School, Sneem Mens Shed, Sneem Tidy Towns Committee and lots more.
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