November TORC News Bulletin

Welcome to the November edition of the tenant engagement News Bulletin. It might feel too early for some, but we are in full Christmas preparation mode over here in TORC! We have a few Christmas themed events for you to sign up to already – we have the kids Christmas Card design competition (you have just 2 weeks to submit your child’s entry so be quick!), kids and adult Christmas craft packs and a special Christmas Bingo event. We also have the third and final Parent First Aid training session.

A big welcome to our new residents who have received their keys to 58 TORC homes in Macroom, Galway and Waterford over the past month. We’re happy to have you in the TORC community!

🎃Halloween Competitions- winners announced👻

Congratulations to the seven winners of our children’s costume competition who each received a €25 One4All voucher. We had such a high calibre of entries; it was very difficult for our judging panel to choose. Thank you also to everyone who participated in the Halloween house decoration competition in Macroom, Skibbereen and Clonakilty, we appreciated all the effort. Head over to our Facebook page to check out all the winning entries from both competitions.

Upcoming events

1/ Parent First Aid Training – final session of 2021

In this highly informative two-hour online class, you will learn essential life-saving techniques enabling you to act quickly in the event of a family medical emergency. The training is facilitated by highly qualified and experienced first aid instructors. This First Aid class is targeted at parents and childminders, but any person interested in paediatric care can attend.
The FINAL date available is on Saturday November 20th at 9.30am 

Please follow the link to fill out the registration form –

Make sure you select the November 20th date. Or you can email

2/ Christmas Card competition 2021 – closing date 23rd November

We would like you to design this year’s TORC Christmas card. Please see the poster for all the details. Closing date for entries is Tuesday 23rd November.

Please send your entries to . The winning entry will have their design displayed as the front cover of this year’s TORC Christmas card and win a €50 Smyths voucher, we also have 2nd and 3rd prizes to be won.

3/ Christmas Wreath Craft Pack

To receive your Christmas Wreath craft pack, email your name and address to There is a limited number of pack available, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Full details on the poster below.

4/ Kids Christmas Craft Packs

5/ Christmas Bingo – registration open until December 7th

In partnership with Tuath Housing, we are bringing you a festive Bingo event on Friday 17th December. It will be lots of fun for adults and children with extra xmas prizes to be won! To register for this free event please email; .