More Out and About in Durrow
SPINK COMHALTAS: Your local Comhaltas branch, Spink Comhaltas, is successfully delivering Traditional Music classes to juniors and adults online. All instruments catered for. See www.spinkcomhaltas.ie online for more details or contact firstname.lastname@example.org by email.
CHURCH NEWS: Mass will be celebrated in the Holy Trinity Church, Durrow on Saturday nights at 7pm and on Sundays at 11.30am. With Level Three restrictions only 50 people are allowed to be in the Church for Masses and this means that the side-aisles will not be used. This number will be monitored by Gardaí and once the figure is reached the Door’s will be closed. Canon O’Doherty has arranged the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass times: On Christmas Eve there will be a Christmas Mass at 11am. This Mass is open to everyone but we especially want our Senior Citizens, people with medical conditions and their families to come. At the moment the restriction of 50 people allowed to attend at 8pm on Christmas Eve Mass which will be celebrating the birth of Our Lord. On Christmas Morning the Dawn Mass will be celebrated at 9am and the Christmas Day Mass at 11.30am. Have a Happy, Holy, Peaceful and Safe Christmas.
ALONE: Calls to the ALONE National Support Line cost no more than a local call to a landline. Calls from Vodafone or landline bundles, PAYG bundles, and mobile contracts are free. Up until December 2019, phone providers did not include 0818 numbers in free call bundles, however since then, 0818 are included in any ‘free’ call bundles in a caller’s phone contract. ALONE is a member of the National Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Subgroup for Vulnerable People and is managing a national support line for older people with concerns regarding the Coronavirus and COVID-19. The COVID-19 Support Line for Older People ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024. To date, the ALONE COVID-19 Support Line has received in excess of 38,046 calls for support from vulnerable older people all over the country who need support, advice, or sometimes just reassurance.