living in the town of Ballina and the surrounding countryside use the
services that the town offers. People are needed to work in these places.
Some examples of the services people use are the banks, the post office,
the shops and the library.
a service for people to get loans, pay bills and save money.
Newsagent sells us papers, cards, magazines and stationary.
library provides a service for people to borrow books, research
information and use the internet.
office allows people to pay bills, get stamps to post letters
and parcels and save money.
provide us with the food we need.
Grocer sells us fruit and vegetables.
people in the town have special jobs to do. For example the teacher,
the doctor, the dentist, the guard, the ambulance driver and the
doctor cares for people in hospitals and in centres
guards ensures people in the town are keeping the law.
people work with construction and trades such as painting, carpentry,
tiling, plumbing, electrician, mechanics.
lots of jobs.
needed to make buildings look nice.
work with the roads and make them safe for cars and people.
is a popular sport in the area and many shops sell the local produce.
The town attracts many anglers each fishing season. Salmon and
trout are popular fish from the Moy.
people in Ballina work in the tourism and recreations facility
like the golf course, the tourist office and the caravan park.
Beleek Caravan Park
people in the town work in factories like Ballina Beverages, Pure
Fresh Dairies and Hollister.
Fresh Dairies ensures we have safe milk to drink.
is a factory that make health care products. This makes peoples
lives better. The factory opened in 1976. Hollister employs 325
Beverages sometimes called Coke. Ballina Beverages is a Manufacturing
Plant. The Plant was constructed during 1998 and 1999 with manufacturing
commencing in 2000.
In small groups list all the people you can think of in Ballina that
provide services to us.
You can download the word document by "right clicking"
on the link below and "saving target as".
Use the grid to help you fill in the services.