Girl Guides branch seeking volunteers

The number of volunteer leaders and kids involved in the Killarney Girl Guides, Lady Birds and Brownies have plummeted since returning after the pandemic so now they are looking to recruit more volunteers to rebuild and bring more kids into the fold.

The Irish Girl Guides is dependent on volunteers. Volunteers help in Units as Leaders. Volunteering in the Killarney based groups would mean the world to the existing leaders, Geraldine O’Halloran and Pat Palmer, who have given 25 years each to the organisation.

Since the Covid pandemic, many volunteers have stepped back from their roles and the number of kids signing up have also depleted.


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Katie’s latest children’s book hits local shelves

A new book from Killarney author Katie O’Donoghue who writes books to attend to the challenges faced by young people is available to buy in Eason Book stores since last week.

Katie is a child and young people’s therapist with a background in Fine Art and Design. She has a masters degree in Art Psychotherapy and a PhD in Healthy Psychology. She writes her books to attend to the challenges children face and to support the inner child in us all.

She is also the author of ‘The Little Squirrel Who Worried’.


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