Millstreet Vintage Club is holding a Model Toy Show on 1st November in Dromtarriffe Hall, 10:30am – 5:00pm. Admission is €5 and children go free. For more information on the event contact Donie or John at the numbers provided below.

Event: Model Toy Show
Date: 1st November 2015
Time: 10:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Dromtariffe Hall, on the N721 19 miles at the Killarney side of Mallow
Phone: 086-8545873 (Donie) / 087-9230332 (John)

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on 07 Oct 2015 4:54 PM

Florianna Flowers in Cahir, Co Tipperary are holding a pumpkin carving event for children on Saturday 24th October from 2-4pm. Booking is essential, so if you would like to attend contact Florianna by calling them on 086-8040771 or emailing them on

Event: Pumpkin Carving for Kids
Date: 24th October 2015
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Florianna Flowers, Toorbeg, Burncourt, Cahir, Co Tipperary

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on 07 Oct 2015 3:12 PM

In recognition of the commitment and dedication of our carers Five Rivers are organising a social evening for Munster carers on the 3rd of October at 7pm.

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on 18 Sep 2015 12:27 PM

Five Rivers Fostering have organised the following training for Five Rivers Carers throughout the month of October. Carers can access information regarding the time and location of each of these training events by using their private login details.

November: Self-Harm Workshop (Date to be confirmed)

20th October: The Impact of Neglect
21st October: The Foster Child in School

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on 18 Sep 2015 12:15 PM

For those of use working with adolescents there can be much anxiety about how their use of social media impacts on their lives. We may be particularly worried for teenagers who are struggling with peer pressure and seem addicted to their phones and accessing the internet. This article, 'Growing Up Wired: Social Networking sites and Adolescent Psychosocial Development' by Lauren A. Spies Shapiro and Gayla Margolin, considers some of the concerns while focusing on the relationship between social networking sites and development, interaction with peers and the formation of identity.

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on 08 Sep 2015 6:38 PM

Many thanks to Five Rivers Foster Carers who travelled from near and far to attend the Neglect Workshop in Cork last Thursday. Unfortunately, the majority of children in our care have experienced neglect. The workshop offered insights into the experiences of children, impact on their emotional wellbeing and how to support their development. While there is no quick fix or one size fits all participants were encouraged to use reflective practice to assist children in their care.

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on 24 Aug 2015 6:32 PM

Five Rivers Fostering would like to remind carers that the 'Preparing for Independence - Young People Leaving Care' workshop that was to take place on 25th August in Cork has been cancelled. Carers will be contacted when a new date for this workshop has been set.

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on 24 Aug 2015 11:52 AM

Five Rivers Fostering have organised training in Childhood Neglect for Five Rivers Carers on Thursday 20th August. Carers can access information regarding the time and location of each of these training events by using their private login details.

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on 14 Aug 2015 6:01 PM

Fantastic day out, at our Family Fun Day in Kartworld Adventure Centre- Watergrasshill, Cork on the 11/08/2015. Over 70 Foster carers, children and young people gathered in large numbers. We most definitely think we’ll see some of our fine drivers on the Formula 1 track in the near future. From sumo wrestling, to clay pigeon shooting, karting and laser tag-ended off with a well-deserved lunch.  This was most definitely an exciting, exhausting and super fun day.

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on 13 Aug 2015 4:45 PM

Five Rivers isholding an Activity Day for Five Rivers Foster Carers on 11th August 2015. Carers can use their private login details to find out more information about this event, including the location and time of the event.

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on 31 Jul 2015 10:48 AM