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Splash of Colour Art Group

Splash of Colour Art Group based in Mahon Community Centre continue to display their magnificent works of completed recently. Some of the students' artwork can be seen at Maria's Community Cafe. A visit is highly recommended. We wish to congratulate all the art students who have completed such extraordinary and remarkable paintings in these past few months. They are presently working on a Christmas collection which we are all looking forward to seeing.

Shotokan Karate Club

Let 2019 be a New-Beginning for your Child. A number of clubs are looking to recruit new members at the moment at the Mahon Community Centre. The Shotokan Karate Club with trainer extraordinare Boby George is a superb club that virtues of which we cant' extol enough. It provides great training for athleticism and for the rest of life too. The Shotokan Karate club meets ever Monday from 5.00-6.00pm and Wednesday from 6-7pm. A warm welcome awaits you.

The Eilish McCarthy School Of Dance

The Eilish McCarthy School Of Dance in #mahon Community Centre have had an exceptional and extraordinary year. The club has won numerous prestigious awards at home and abroad. the club meets every Tuesday from 4-6.30 pm and Fridays from 3.30 - 6.30 pm. New members are always welcome tp this extraordinary club. They are the pride of the community and great credit is due to everybody concerned.

Christmas

It's time again for all of us at the Mahon Community Centre to put up the Christmas decorations and tree. We've decided that next week will be the right time. Pictured are tow members of the cygnets helping to decorate the tree at the Centre in 2017. Hopefully, they will help us again this year as they did an excellent job last year.

Splash of Colour Art Academy

Students from the Splash of Colour Art Academy based at the Mahon Community Centre are putting on a display of their magnificent and remarkable paintings which were completed last Tuesday 6th November 2018. Great credit is due to all concerned. Some of the paintings can be seen on display at Maria's Community Cafe in Mahon Community Centre. A visit could not be more highly recommended.

"This year's Autumn Art Competition 2018 sponsored by the Mahon Community Centre has been one of the biggest ever" says Manager, Denis Coffey. The number of pictures recieved was enormous and the magnificant quality something to behold. It will be difficult this year to pick a winner. In saying that, every participant is a winner. We take this opportunity to thank those who took part and espically the parents who helped and supported their children. A lot of the art work was carried out during the mid-term break which kept the children really busy.

Girl Guides

The Girl Guides have been based at the Mahon Community Centre for over ten years and in that time, dozens of young girls have joined and some have become leaders. It's a fantastic orgainistaion and has an awful lot to offer young girls. Not only is it a great place for them to meet new friends in a safe and healthy environment where the youth leaders take personal interest in every individual but every week there are differnet skills to be learned. The guides at this present moment are recruiting new members. They meet every Thursday night at Mahon Community Centre. the cygnets meet from 5.15pm to 6.15pm. The brigins meet from 6.15pm to 7.45pm and the guides meet from 6.15pm to 8.00pm. A very warm welcome awaits everyone. For further onformation, call to Mahon Community Centre any Thursday night from 5.15pm to 8.00pm.

Mahon christmas Tree Lightning and Remembrance Ceremony

Will take place on friday 7th December 2018 at 6.30pm at Holy Cross Church, Mahon. The attendance last year of residents from Mahon, Blackrock and the wider community was remarkable. There is also enormous credit due to all of those who put in a huge effort to make this a very special annual event.

The tree symbolises the true meaning of Christmas and especially, remembering all those who are no longer with us. It is a wonderful time to come together as a community and share in this very special experience

The Walking Group

The walking group based at Mahon Community Centre. They meet every Thursday morning around 9.45am. First, the walk, then back for tea, snacks and friendly chat, is the brilliant or what!?The walking group;active retired men and women, have been based at the Centre for around ten years. The members are very passionate about the group and that is so visible. To exercise regularly keeps one resonably in good helth. This is not a fitness programme. You walk at your own pace. If you would like to be part of this rematkable group of people who are not clannish, just friendly call on Thursday mornings to Mahon Community Centre around 9.45 am. A warm welcome awaits you. Wear clothing appropriate to weather conditions.

Ringmahon Rangers AFC

Ringmahon Rangers AFC, one of the fastest growing soccer clubs in the city and county with over 600 members, are going from strength to strength. They are at present running a soccer academy on saturday mornings from 10.30am .boys and girls are welcome. There is great credit due to Chairman Vincent Noonan, Secretary Sean Fitzgerald, Treasurer Paul Higgins and other members of board plus volunteers, parents and especially all those who play with this fantastic club. They are the pride of the community and beyond and we at Mahon Community Centre would like to wish them every success for the future.