Two local singers who attended the Rambling night at Siopa Glas
Margaret Murphy and Margarite Kirwan from Carrigslaney.
The night of Song,dance,storytelling,music was a brilliant success.
The School and Siopa Glas had their annual carol parade to celebrate the offficial switching on of the Christmas Lights. Meeting at the church they paraded to the Millennium Clock and entertained us with a selection of carols. Then they went to Siopa Glas for hot chocolate and bikkies. Bernie Mullins oversaw the event from her temporary wheelchair and Rose Whelan led the well rehearsed choir. Maire George with Breda and Marian and other helpers organised Siopa and the refreshments.
Local garda Mick Egan called to Siopa to give some Christmas security advice.
Rathoe Group are entertained to tea and goodies at Siopa today. Out came the best bone china and cake stands. With scones, cake and apple tarts. You wouldn’t get it at home. You might at the Shelbourne but it would cost €49 per person.
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Pictured at Siopa Glas at the launch of Ballon Christmas Fair 2016 is Tadhg Abbey. Tadhg Took the opportunity to chat with the Christmas teddy bears. Come and meet the Teddies at a picnic at Siopa Glas at the Christmas /FAIR at Main St Ballon from 11am on Sunday 11th December
Martina Donald, Valerie Carty, Maire Pender, Lorna Buggy, Marie Tobin, Avril O’Sullivan, Michelle Murray
at the Childcare fundraiser in Siopa Glas 5/11/16
Autumn harvest very fruity
At Granite Seat bed between school and Centra
Huge cooking apples. Available at the Siopa Glas.
Anne Dormer collects her prize and seen here with Breda Wray, Maire George and Marion Doyle. Pink cardigan and pink bike!
5/10/16 and the winner is:—
Lorraine Farrell and Maire George drew a winner for the bike prize
Siopa Glas is taking an active part in October Renewal and Re imagine Month with Carlow County Council. Poster to follow.
Fundraiser for Downs Syndrome Carlow at Siopa Glas today.
Roseanne Byrne, Emily Kyle, Geraldine Kyle, June Byrne, Maire Doyle, Fergus Cole, Rebecka Cole
LORRAINE Farrell from Ballon with a pair of mens dancing shoes just donated to Siopa Glas.Lorraine recently joined the team at Siopa Glas as a TUS worker.
The very comfortable swivel office chair is a new arrival at the Siopa..
Our range of items at the community recycling shop continues to increase and our supporters continues to amaze. HUGE THANKS TO ALL.
29/7/16 Ladies Bike Raffle
Fundraising event for Church Flowers.
Kathleen Condron, Sinéad Abbey, Cian Abbey, Breda Wray, Kathleen Abbey, Kathleen Percy, Anne Quirke, Tadgh Abbey.
Marion Doyle has worked tirelessly since 2012 for the community projects that is Siopa Glas. MARION said “I enjoyed my time working in Siopa Glas and being a community volunteer was a great experience”.
Marion is going to do a bit of traveling and all at Siopa Glas wish her the very best for the future.
PRODUCE FROM school Garden presented to Siopa Glas today. SHOPPERS tomorrow can pick up some lovely herbs and vegetables. There will be a free garden herb plant for purchases of six euro or more tomorrow Tuesday and also on Wednesday.
At the recent “Ballon’s Got Talent” Event Siopa dressed up plenty of children to parade their stock during the interval.
Loads of items coming in daily to our Community Shop.
Come on in have a browse and enjoy some retail therapy.
Do not forget us during this week which happens to be World Recycling Week.
New feature for Ballon Hill
Charity Tea Day! Saturday 9th April in
Siopa Glas Time: 9am – 2pm:
Tea, Chat, delicious home baked goods &
Lots of great raffle prizes.
Proceeds in aid of Irish Wheelchair Assoc.
(Carlow) & Family Carers Ireland (Carlow)
Aisling Quirke, Helen Fanning, Alan Joyce with Rurai, Tara Geoghan, Anne Quirke.
Calum and Evie Joyce and the Big Raffle
There was a great attendance at the 1916 Rambling House Event held at the Siopa Glas in Ballon on Sunday 6th March.
Some people arrived dressed as if it was 1916. Many of the songs and stories had a 1916 theme.
Many thanks to all who attended and helped out in anyway.