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Published 18/08/2015 | 00:00

Children taking part in the recent FAI summer soccer camp held in Carne.
Children taking part in the recent FAI summer soccer camp held in Carne.

Rathangan/ Cleariestown


If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Rathangan Parish Hall on 051 563039 between 9.30am and 1.30pm or leave a message. Also you can e-mail your notice to At the latest all notes must be received by 10am on Friday morning.

Community Lotto

There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €6,300. The winning numbers were 6,13,29,30. Congratulations to the 4 match 3 winners who each receive €75. They were; Alan O'Shea, Peter Furlong, Martyn Hyde, Kathleen Cooney. The next jackpot stands at €6,600 and the draw will take place on Tuesday 18th August at 8.30pm.

Fastnet Rovers AFC

Fastnet Rovers AFC will hold a Camp Night on Saturday August 22nd at 6pm followed by a Fun Day on Sunday 23rd from 10am. BBQ equipment, food and entertainment will be provided on the night, bring your tent and your family. The fun day will include Bouncy Castles, soccer, music and entertainment. €20 per family for both and €10 for fun day only. More details on facebook.

Parent Meeting - Fastnet Rovers will hold a Parents Information meeting on August 22nd at 6pm (in conjunction with our Camp night, more details on Facebook). We ask all Parents to attend to hear from Team Managers/Coaches and the Committee on plans for the coming season including training plans, game time, player & club development and much more. We look forward to seeing you there.

School Bus

A school bus is being arranged from Duncormick/Rathangan/Bridgetown then on towards Wexford. Other areas in the locality can be discussed. Contact Padraig on 085 7242385.

Forth Walking Group

The Wednesday evening walks for the month of August are as follows: Wednesday August 19th Tintern; Wednesday August 26th Forth Mountain. All meetings at 7pm

The Golden Eagles

The Golden Eagles had The Captains Day last Sunday in Carrigleade. Wonderful weather and a great turnout and fantastic golf. Jim Mackie won the Captain's Prize with Trevor Jones 2nd, Paul Roche 3rd , Johnny Doyle coming 4th and Stephen Bennett 5th. Birdie Clubs and nearest the pins were also won by many others We are off to Dungarvan next for our week away so enjoy and good golfing


The Irish Agricultural Museum will host the 2015 Open Potato Championship as part of the Annual Gardening Show on September 12th & 13th. Also in the Show this year keen gardeners from across Wexford can exhibit their homegrown fruit, flowers and vegetables. Schedules are now available from Mary Ellen on 086 244 1935.

The dance

The next dance in Carrig on Bannow community centre is on Friday August 21st from 9.30pm-12 midnight. Music by John Hogan admission €8 teas and refreshments served. There will also be a raffle on the night all proceeds going to our St Patrick's Day parade which we hold annually in our village. We hope you can support this great night. Looking forward to seeing you there.

5K Fun Run/Walk

The day is fast approaching for the inaugural Fun Run in Tomhaggard which takes place Sunday August 23rd at 11am. Registration takes place 9.30-10.30 in Social Centre, cost Adults €10, child €5 Family €20.

There's Pony Rides (bring bicycle helmet), face painting, a Monster Raffle, Refreshments after the Run, and spot prizes Galore for competitors, thanks to the generous sponsorship of many businesses in the locality.

Eimear and Sarah have put a huge amount of work into organising this day and it promises to start your Sunday off in style so come along and join in the fun.

Community Playgroup

The playschool will reopen on Monday August 31st at 9.30 am. Enrollments will take place on the morning.There are still places available for the free preschool year (ECCE scheme). Places also for younger children at €10 per morning. All welcome on the morning to view our facility and meet other parents and staff. For further details contact Jenny 087 4189210 or Michelle 087 6606242.

Baby Reflexology

A 3 week baby reflexology class is starting in Kilmore Quay on Thursday August 27th at 11am. Learn simple reflexology and massage techniques to help ease digestive issues, soothe and comfort, increase bonding and improve immunity.

Classes are relaxed and baby led and last approx 1 hour. All your notes, foot charts and oil are included. For more info phone or text Julie on 086-6038813

Off to All Ireland

The Scout team of Saoirse Foley PL, Callum Dove APL,Alex Brady, Haley Power,Niamh Bradfield, Matthew Philips, Conor Lamber and Jack Lambert are off to Limerick on Wednesday next to take part in the All Ireland Scoutcraft Competition which takes place from August 20th-23rd inclusive.

They will be joined by Rachel Brady Venturer and Nick Hayes Scouter who will be on Staff for the competition. The Junior team will join them on Saturday to cheer them on in the Trek Cart Race and other weekend activities.

Over 100 teams from 32 counties, approx 1000 scouts, will be taking part so it is a fantastic achievement just to be part of it, meet new people, learn new skills and create memories to last a lifetime.

Kilmore last qualified in 2001 so the excitement in the Group is palpable as the team have worked hard since winning the Co Competition in June, updating their skills.

The Group would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported their various fund raising events over the past few weeks which has made it all possible. Good Luck Team

Rosslare Harbour

St Mary's GAA

Lotto: €5,300 Jackpot; numbers 3-4-12-19 Bonus 39. No winner. Match 3 winners: Helen Power, Pierce, Brendan Cuddihy. Next draw 17th August.

Speedy Recovery: We wish Robert Butler a speedy after he suffered a broken finger in the Ferns game on Wednesday evening!

On Thursday 20th August the Irish Blood Transfusion Services are back in our complex in Tagoat and will host its 4th Clinic to date, please come out and donate a unit of blood, it just might save a life. The Clinic is open 5pm to 8:30pm.

Camogie Club news

St Mary's Camogie Club are running a clothes collection at the complex from now until September 1st. If you are having a clear out, we would love if you would consider giving your unwanted items to the ladies. The bags of clothes will be weighed and the money raised will go directly back into the Camogie club for their players. The clothes will then be recycled. Thank you.

Upcoming Matches: U14: 17 Aug - Cushinstown v Rosslare-6.45 pm. U12: 21 Aug-Cloughbawn (White) V Rosslare-6.30 pm. U10: 18 Aug-St Anne's V Rosslare-6.30 pm

Please note that dates and times are subject to change. Best of luck in your matches girls.

Rosslare Strand

Community/Sports Centre

There is something for everyone in Rosslare. Please help support us online by visiting our website and like our facebook page @ Rosslare Holiday Resort. Call 0539132202. We are a registered charity.

Make the most of your Membership and renew NOW! ONLY €100 for one year family membership. Hall/Gymnasium available for hire for all events/ parties (party packages available)

WANTED-We are looking for old computers/laptops, Monitors, Hard drives, Cables, Keyboards, Mice! working or not! NO Printers/Fax Machines please. Large Irish and Wexford Flags. Donations can be left in Rosslare C & S Centre.


New members always welcome to all classes/groups

Pilates -Suitable for all Only €5 (payg) Every Friday Morning. Forever Fit-Sat at 10am. Fun dance fitness, suitable for all €8 (payg) Call Amanda on 0879713339. Forever Fit Over 60's - Sat at 11:30am. Suitable for over 60's Call Amanda 0879713339. St Pauls Athletics Club - Mon & Wed at 6pm. Call Leo on 086-3103417. Menapian's Athletics Club Thurs at 7pm. Call David on 085-1621700. Rosslare Bowls Club-Call Catherine 086 8177679 see Men's Sheds-Tues & Thurs from 2-4pm. Call Jim 0876815029. Beginners Yoga with Robin-Mon & Wed at 6:30pm €5. Zumba with Theresa-Mon at 10am & Thurs at 6:30pm €6. Tennis-Wed at 9:30am. Kettlebells - Mon & Wed at 7.30pm, Tues @ 10am & Fri @ 11am, €6. Mindfulness - Friday at 7am €2.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events in Rosslare for Summer 2015-For full details call us on 053-9132202 or visit Fitness Classes - July & Aug; Discos & Puppet Shows - July & Aug; 5 a side Soccer - July & Aug; Watersports Camp - July & Aug; Rosslare Summer Camp - July & Aug; Precious Pink Princess Parlour - July & Aug


Meeting every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Convent for July & August.

Charity Boutique

New 2 U Charity Boutique If you are having a clear out please keep us in mind. Call in and have a look, we have some lovely items many designer and all in great condition.

Watersports Centre

Rentals available from12pm-1pm weekdays and weekends Camps 8-15yr olds. 10am-12pm &, 1pm-3pm, Mon- Fri, €20 per day or €80 per week. Booking Essential call 085-1616900

Volunteer Program

Are you interested in volunteering in Village Information Centre or New 2 U Charity Boutique. Urgently in need of

Car Boot Sale

Lollitots Community Childcare are holding a Car Boot Sale on Sunday 23rd August. It will be held in the primary school field beside Rosslare golf club. Admission €2, Cars €1o & Vans €20. Gate will open at 8am. Sales from 8.30am-2pm. Call 053 9132770 or 087 6564798. All proceeds going to Lollitots.

White House Montessori

A space has become available for the coming school year. Non ECCE space or ECCE space. Contact Deirdre for more information on 087 8268203 / 053 9132635



Thank You: Thank you to everyone who supported our stalls at the Steam Rally. It is through the generosity of the local community that we are able to continue our essential services.

Donations: We are asking for donations for our upcoming events. Any unwanted gifts, drink (Alcoholic and non-alcoholic), new or good as new items or clothes would be greatly appreciated. You can drop items into the centre or If you have items and want us to collect them please call on 053-9132624.

Day Services: We currently have a few vacant places for Day Services on a Friday. We offer breakfast on arrival, card games, chat, TV, etc... On to lunch time then, this consists of a 3 course meal, and in the afternoon we have some lively music entertainment, Karaoke or pongo and finally at the end of an exciting and entertaining day we have some afternoon tea with a cake/bun before going home.

If you or someone you care for would enjoy this, then please contact Chaddy or Siobhán on 053-9132624 between 9.30am and 3.00 pm on Monday, Wednesday or Friday for further information. Looking forward to hearing from you, alternatively please feel free to drop in during these times.


A big thank you to everyone who made the Steam Rally such a success. A great day was had by all who attended and we look forward to an even better day in 2016.

tagoat church auction

Tagoat Church Auction Committee would like to thank all who donated to our Lucky Dip Stall and Auction.

To all our helpers young and not so young who helped in every way. To St. Mary's G.A.A. for use of their great facility and their members who were so welcoming, it was greatly appreciated. To our Auctioneer who did a great job! Many thanks to all.

Raffle winners:1st prize Jim Doyle Tagoat; 2nd Prize Richard Beatty c/o Kellys Hotel; 3rd Prize Aimie Winters Rosetown. Name the Doll: 1st prize May Howlin Tagoat; 2nd prize Paul O'Keeffe c/o Tagoat N.S.; 3rd prize Aileen Barry; 4th prize Laurence Doyle; 5th prize Ann Walsh.

Congratulations and best wishes to all our winners.

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