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“Tipperary Teddy Predicts a win!”

August 16th, 2019

On Friday 16th August 2019, the Tipperary Teddy paid a visit to St. Cronan’s Roscrea. The people in St. Cronans take great pride in their communities and in their county as they gather in their county colours ahead of the All Ireland Final on Sunday. The people of St. Cronans would like to wish the Tipperary hurlers the very best of luck on Sunday.

Up the Premier!

St. Cronans Community Employment Vacancies

July 4th, 2019

St. Cronans services have the following Community Employment vacancies.

More details here.  www.cronans.ie/vacancies

Community and Fire Safety talk

March 5th, 2019

Community and Fire Safety talk at St. Cronans

RT Group with Senior Fire Officer at the recent Community and Fire Safety talk

On the 15th of February Senior Officer Martin Moore from Tipperary Fire & Rescue Services gave a presentation to the R.T group on community safety and safety in the home.  This is important information to support maximising independence within the home and community.  The session was delivered under Support Number 5 of New Directions – Support for maximising independence.

St Cronans use an evidence based assessment tool “This is how I manage” with all RT participants. The results of this assessment tool identify where people require additional supports and the results are used to formulate the annual curriculum for the Rehabilitation Training programme, so that the programme is tailored to meet the actual needs of those who study with us. This curriculum consists of three core strands of focus:

  1. Life at home
  2. Relationships, Work & Leisure
  3. Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Each core strand consists of many modules and as part of Health, Safety & Wellbeing 2 main areas were highlighted and covered by the Fire and Rescue Services.  

  • Identifing dangerous situations.
  • Calling for Help.   

The talk/presentation presented by Martin Moore supported this learning goal and the information presented was visual in content so that it was accessible and easy to understand.

Thanks to Martin and the Tipperary Fire and Rescue Service for supporting our work.

St Cronan’s Association Nenagh raise money for North Tipperary Hospice

October 22nd, 2018

St Cronan’s Association Nenagh raise money for North Tipperary Hospice

St Cronans Service, Melrose, Nenagh held a Coffee Morning on Thursday September 20th for North Tipperary Hospice. Present at the event are Board of Directors,Service Users, Families, Staff & Volunteers, Neighbours and Friends of St Cronans Service Nenagh. Photograph: Bridget Delaney

More than 50 members of the public attended our recent coffee morning held to raise money for the hospice in our services in Melrose, Nenagh.  Mary Frend (Service Co-ordinator) was delighted with number of people who attended.  Visitors included parents and their friends, people using services at RehabCare and Riverdale Nursing Home, Melrose neighbours and many people who staff and those using the Nenagh services have engaged with in the local community in recent years.  A total of €561 was raised for North Tipp hospice.  Mary explains “Days like this are so important as they allow us to reach out to the community, give something back and also empower the people who use our services to be active citizens and support local causes, in line with national policy New Directions.”  We extend our thanks to The Thatch in Ballycommon for lending us many cups and plates to make the event possible and thanks to photographer Bridget Delaney who captured the event on camera.

St. Cronans Annual Audited Accounts

September 11th, 2018
St. Cronans Annual Audited Accounts

St. Cronans is a registered charity and as such transparency is important to us.  It is St. Cronans policy to publish our annual accounts on our website.

To view our latest accounts please click on the following link

2017 Signed financial statements pwc

St. Cronans Services ROOTS ABILITY Project Co-ordinator Required

July 26th, 2018

ROOTS ABILITY Project Co-ordinator (Specified Purpose Fixed Term 33 month contract)

POSITION NOW FILLED

Golf Champagne and Strawberries…and all for local charities

July 11th, 2018

St. Cronans Services have the following vacancies

January 23rd, 2018

St. Cronans Services have the following vacancies

More details click here. http://www.cronans.ie/vanacies/

 

 

Nenagh Christmas Tree Festival 2017

November 28th, 2017

St. Cronans are delighted to announce that our Nenagh services, have been chosen as the beneficiary of the annual Christmas Tree Festival taking place in Nenagh this year.

The Christmas Tree Festival is hosted by St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary from 13th -17th December 2017, from 1-6 PM, ending on Sunday 17th with the Carol Service at 4 PM.

Last year was a wonderful success with beautiful trees of every description. This year promises to be even better!

Vote for your favourite tree in three categories:

• Business or Retail, kindly sponsored by the Nenagh Chamber of Commerce

• Individual

• Organisation

Back by popular demand are the amazing Afternoon Teas. There will be seasonal produce and craft items for sale and a raffle with prizes to suit everyone.

Seasonal music is planned. We will have a Lucky Dip for the young ones and a Quiz Sheet to test your brain!

A Prayer Tree will be there for some personal time for reflection. New this year is a Christmas Tree colouring competition for primary schools.

Admission to the Nenagh Christmas Tree Festival is €3 each, with accompanying children free(every child must be accompanied by an adult).  Afternoon teas – €5 each.   We hope you will pop along to support the festival and St Cronan’s Association.

Would you like to display a tree?

You can decorate your exhibit, with a theme if you wish—your ideas will be original no matter what! An organisation or retailer may wish to theme the tree appropriately and/or leave leaflets or brochures at the base of the tree, but remember, no related selling is allowed.

To exhibit a tree is free! To enter your tree please text 086 8206514 or email  nenaghchristmastree@btinternet.com by 8th December with:

• Your name

• Your contact details

• Which category you wish to enter (ie Business, Individual, Organisation)

• When you hope to bring in your tree

Set Up Times:

Sat 9th 2-6 and Mon 11th Dec, 4-8 PM

Electric connections are available. Trees can be removed the day after the festival ends, or after Christmas.

Green Unit’s Visit to Thomond Park and Limerick

November 22nd, 2017

Visit to Thomond Park

On the 6/9/2017 Stuart O’Mahony,  Michael Fennelly, Eddie Moroney and Anthony Shoer left St Cronans in Roscrea  for the long awaited visit to Thomond Park .

They had the full stadium tour of the museum and a film plus a visit to the pitch side, the dressing rooms and post-match interview area.  The spectacularly interactive museum showcases the proud heritage of Munster rugby and features an impressible range of memorabilia.  ‘We are Munster’ portrays the tradition and history of the club and the unique bond it shares with its loyal supporters.  After the tour the boys went to the Parkway Shopping Centre for some lunch a great day was had by all.