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Lark’s Wizard of Oz

Lark’s Wizard of Oz

LARK are back with its forthcoming show The Wizard of Oz in the Moat Theatre Naas, from the 19th to 23rd March at 8pm with a Matinee on the 23rd at 3pm.

Tickets available from the Moat Theatre on 045-883030 or website

CMWS 75th Anniversary

The CMWS (cyms) are celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year and are seeking photographs, and stories (fit for publication!) to be included in a publication to mark its 75th year.

Did you dance in the CY and have you memories of those great Saturday nights that you would like to share?

Have you photographs of attending the great dance bands, hid away in a shoe box?

If the answer is yes please contact Eamon Hennessy via e mail to All photographs will be returned safely.

Kildare Toastmasters Meeting Report

In these times, if someone shows you a way to have a better life, you would be a fool not to sit up and take notice. This was the case at Kildare Toastmasters last meeting when Harry Doyle spoke on “A better way of life”. The level nine speech was on NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming).

Developed by John Grinder and Richard Bandler in the 1970’s NLP is used by numerous people all over the world to improve their lives. Harry gave examples of using all your senses to programme what you want to achieve using your brain and mind.

Danny Hanrahan did a reading called ‘Dog Tired’ about a farmer’s efforts not to pay for his dog on a train journey and the train crews efforts to thwart him. Eilis McCormack read from Jane Wright’s book ‘Journey to Africa’ during the war. Area governor Joseph Brady spoke on SIPA , the single European payment system that is coming into force next year.

Anthony Casey did a great job as Topics master with a variety of questions ranging from April Fools; is the property tax just another name for rates?, is modern communication good or bad for one to one communication; What advice would you give your 20 year old self? should we let our drinks culture go and if so what should we replace it with? Will the election of the new pope affect your life at all?

All in all the meeting was a ‘success’ which was the word of the eveving.

Adrian Melia was listener, Eilis McCormack general evaluator and club president Mary Reynolds was toastmaster.

The next meeting is Tuesday 26th at 8pm at the Silken Thomas, Kildare town. The club’s international speech club competition is two weeks later on Tuesday April 9th.

Kildare Town Bridge

Results for 4th March 2013. 1st Nett: Betty Fitzpatrick and Marie Flanagan. 1st Gross: Ann de Bruir and Anne Redmond. 2nd Nett: William O’ Toole and Paddy Gill.

Storytime with Carmel at the library

Every Friday at 11 – 11.30 am. We have story time with Carmel. This popular event has been running for years. Carmel reads stories to 0 – 5yrs olds. Everyone is welcome. No booking necessary.

Citizen’s Information

South Kildare Citizens Information Service is in Kildare Town Library on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month 2 – 4 pm.


There are several book clubs in Kildare Town Library. Each club meets once a month to discuss a book they are reading. There are places available. Please contact the library for further information. Tele 045- 520235.

Book Club 1 meet the 1st Thur of each month at 7pm. Book Club 2 meet the last Thur of each month at 7pm. Book Club 3 meet on the 1st Wed at 11am.

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