U3A news

10th Anniversary Party

We had a terrific night at our 10th anniversary party.


Many thanks to all who helped make it a memorable night.


Thanks especially to the committee members for all the work they put into the night.



Social Dancing

We are now offering classes in Social dancing. The classes begin on Monday 11th November in the Soccer club, Gortakeegan at 7.30 until 9.30.


The walk on Wednesday, November 13th is in Castle Saunderson.


Meet at Smithborough GAA car park at 10.00am.

We had an enjoyable two days in Newcastle with lovely walks, a great hotel and good company.


Thanks to Heather Camblin for leading us on the walks.

Poems and Pints

Maggie Charley’s, Ballinode is the venue for Poems and Pints on Thursday 21st November, around 8pm.

Book Club

The next Book Club meeting is on Thursday, October 28th in the Four Seasons hotel at 3.15pm.


The book for this month is ‘The woman in the window’ by A.J.Finn.


The book will be available in the library.


Please note change of time.

Monthly Talk

The next Monthly Talk will be Friday 29th at 12.00 noon in Gortakeegan.


The speaker is Dr Cliona Kelly, Associate Professor of Law in U.C.D and she will speak on ‘Know your Consumer Rights’. 


Please note the change of time for the talk.


The talk will take the form of a presentation, followed by a question/answer session.


Tea/coffee will be available afterwards.


If anyone has a question concerning consumer affairs, please text it to 083 324 4455 before Wednesday 27th November.

Upcoming Trip

Trip to the N.C.H. to ‘Oklahoma’ is on Saturday 16th November.



Christmas Coffee Morning

Keep Thursday 12th December free for our annual Coffee Morning in St. Joseph’s Pastoral centre.



You will find all the information you need on our website, at 087 343 2275 or 083 324 4455. Please leave your name and contact details.


You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter and every week in the Northern Standard. 


All events are for members only.


When joining U3A, please use the envelopes provided in the Age Action shop, Glaslough St., and place it in the U3A box inside the door.

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