The Skane Valley Active Retirement Group which was founded in 2013 has today over 60 members and they meet every Tuesday morning in the old schoolhouse Kilmessan at eleven onwards. The above booklet which was launched this afternoon includes contributions from many of its members and covers a wide variety of topics and different interests, including poetry, prose, story telling, recipes , paintings, hints and tips, sayings, recollections and historical pieces. The introduction is by Joe Whelan and the painting on the cover is by Sheila Keating. If you would like some information about joining the group, contact Mary Carroll at 085 179 0744. The booklet retails at €3.