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Volunteer & Make A Difference

Ann Marie Brophy, Executive Librarian, at Thurles Library, seeks answers to the following 3 questions:-

Are you interested in volunteering but don’t know where to start?
Do you want to make a difference in your community?
Would you like to learn new skills?

If your answer is yes to any of the above, then you have her personal invitation to come along to the Thurles Volunteer Fair,to find out how you can assist and indeed personally benefit you and your local community.

(Click on Poster Image, on left, for larger picture.)

The fair is taking place in Thurles Shopping Centre on Friday 22nd July next, you’ll have the opportunity to meet organisations who are looking for new volunteers. Find out what they do, if you can get involved and how to assist.

The fairs will feature stands from volunteer organisations across Thurles and surrounding areas. So no matter where you live, come along and you might find the perfect volunteer match!

There will be a wide variety of stands there, such as Tipperary Regional Youth Service, Citizen’s Information Centre, Irish Girl Guides, the Fáilte Club, Upperchurch-Drombane Development Association, Cabragh Wetlands, Irish Pilgrimage Trust, Rainbows, An Taisce, Hidden Tipperary, St.Mary’s Famine Museum  and much, much more!

We’ll have lots of family fun on the day too, with a balloon modeller, face painters, spot prizes and lots more, so do bring the whole family to this community event.
The volunteer fair will take place in Thurles Shopping Centre on Friday 22nd July from 5.00-8.00 p.m.

Other fairs will take place in Grant’s Hotel /Damer Court Hotel in Roscrea on Saturday 23rd from 12.00-3.00 p.m. and Nenagh Arts Centre on Sunday 24th from 12.00-3.00 p.m.
These fairs have been organised by North Tipperary Volunteer Fair Steering Committee, led by Europe Direct Information Centre in Thurles Library.

This event has received funding from the European Commission. Contact Thurles Library on Tel: 0504 29720 for more information.

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