Around the Districts

Published 15/09/2015 | 00:00

Billy Bohanna from Murrintown gets behind the wheel at the Cannonball Run on Wexford Quay on Sunday evening.
Billy Bohanna from Murrintown gets behind the wheel at the Cannonball Run on Wexford Quay on Sunday evening.

Murrintown

Murrintown N.S. 10K

The Annual Murrintown N.S. 10 k will take place on 20th September at 12 noon. This year a shorter 5k Colour Run has also been added, in which children accompanied by an adult can participate. Children may enter on race day. The charge for primary school pupils will be €5.

This event is generously sponsored by Traynors Hardware of Wexford. Registration is available on www.runireland.com. Race fees are :10 k-€15, 5 k : €10. Number Collection and registration is available at Murrintown Community Centre, Sat 19th Sept 6-8 pm; also Sunday morning 9.30 am-11.30 am.

Refreshments and prize giving in Murrintown Community Centre after events.Cash prizes : 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Male & Female, also Spot Prizes. The school community would greatly appreciate your support.

Community Centre

Contact 053 9139328 or e-mail us at murrintowncommunitycentre@gmail.com and now find us on Facebook or visit www.murrintowncommunitycentre.weebly.com Opening hours 9.00am-1.00pm 5.00pm-9.00pm.

Squash Hall Open- cost €8 per session non- members (2people) €4 per session for members. Our Community Library is open to the public, lot's of books available in this free service. The centre is available for hire for children's birthday parties. Please ring or email centre for details.

BINGO: Every Monday night 8.00pm sharp until 10.00pm. Bus pick ups at usual points. A Great Night Out for all ages. Call us for info.

TAE-KWON-DO; Monday, Wednesday 7.00pm-9.00pm

IRISH DANCING: Tuesday 4pm-7.30pm and Wednesday 5pm-8pm Contact Sarah on 0877863165

KETTLEBELLS: Tuesday from 7pm-8pm

FOREVER FIT:- Wexford Dance Fit/ Body Tone on Tuesdays@7.30 pm-8.30pm. Call or Text Amanda Burke 0879713339. All welcome.

Piercestown

Table Quiz

Table Quiz in aid of the Hope Cancer Support Centre will be held in Wexford Golf Club on Saturday 26th September at 8.30pm. Table of 4 €30.00 please come along and support this worthy cause.

ARA Club

Spanish Trip October 2016: trip to Spain for 5th October 2016 7 nights half board basis (b'fast, dinner including wine) in Pineda de Mar, Costa Brava in the Golden Taurus hotel (or similar hotel) based on 25 travelling. €399.00 per person sharing, SRS applies. Price includes

Return flights to Barcelona, one checked in bag 15kgs and 1 cabin bag 10 kgs. Return transfers to hotel. Full day excursion to Barcelona. Fully comprehensive Travel Insurance. €200 deposit secures. To book please contact Mary Dempsey at 0539158186 or Ann Rochford 0539158029. Early booking of flights guarantees the above price. Deposits September 2015 please to guarantee fare.

There will be a meeting for everyone who has expressed an interest/paid deposit or may wish to find out further information towards end of September on a date to be advised.

Scout Group

Scout group now re-opened for Meetings. Beavers Thursday nights 6.30-7.30 pm: Cubs and Scouts 7.30-9pm on Tuesdays.

If any family have used Scout Jumpers for Beavers or Cubs and shirts for Scouts, belts/neckerchiefs in good condition which you would like to 'recycle' please drop

Upto the hall any Tues evening. We can re-sell them for you. Uniform costs have increased again and it would be a great help to parents to be able to purchase good condition used uniform parts at a reasonable rate. Weekly subscription €3.00. Registration €45.00 per youth member.

Rosslare Harbour

Bereavements

Deepest Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of John (Sean) Pierce, Westwinds, Kilrane and formerly Milltown, Dublin who passed away at Wexford General Hospital on 4th September and whose remains were laid to rest in St Aidan's cemetary, following funeral Mass in St Ruan's Church, Kilrane.

Sympathy also to Eileen Wickham and family Rockfield, Ballyhire, Kilrane on the death of her sister Ann Fitzsimons (nee Moynihan) Terenure and formerly Wexford town. May they rest in peace.

ICA guild

The guild would like to remind everyone that the National Hospice Coffee Morning will be held in Hotel Rosslare from 9.30am to 11.30am on Thursday 17th September. Please come and help support the work of the hospices around the country and especially here in our own town and county.

So come along and have a natter with your friends and a cuppa or two, knowing you will help to make things a little easier for families during a very stressful.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT

The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 6th October at 3.00pm, at the Hotel Rosslare. There will be committee at 2.00pm at the same location. Anyone who is retired or semi-retired is welcome to join Active Retirement. Please come along to the meeting and introduce yourself. You will be very welcome.

Some dates for your Diary: Friday, 9th October-Over 50's Exhibition at RDS Dublin. Admission is free, Coach for Members €10, non members €12. Wednesday, 28th October (to be confirmed)-WLOS Hits from the Musicals at Whites Hotel, Wexford. Admission €20, coach €8. Jim or Mairead will be in the Foyer of the Rosslare Hotel on Friday Mornings from 11.00am to 12.00 noon to take bookings from those interested.

Bowling: Interest has been expressed in re-starting the indoor bowling. Anybody who is interested please come to the Railway Social club on Thursday, 25th October, 2015 and we shall see if we can "get the bowl rolling".

We continue to remember in our thoughts and prayers those of our members who are currently ill.

St. Mary's GAA

Lotto: €4,100 Jackpot; 1-11-27-28 Bonus 38; No winner; Match 3 winner: Martina Monaghan; Next draw 14th September

Fixture: Saturday 19th September, Intermediate Football Championship Qtr Final St. Marys Rosslare v HWH Bunclody, Bellefield at 3.00pm.

Sympathy: The club would like to express its deepest sympathy to Jenny Murphy (nee Hayes) and family on the loss of their mother Carmel.

St. Mary's GAA Coiste na nOg: We are running a Guess the Score for the All Ireland Football Final. Each underage player will given a card this week, all cards must be returned before Sat 19th Sept. All monies raised will be used for the underage section of the club. Please support this worthy cause by buying a line from any of our underage players.

St. Paul's AC

Well done to all who ran our 4th annual Road Race. Ferrybank's Andrew Connick took top honours finishing ahead of Martin Askins (SBR) and Andrew Dowse (Croghan)in 2nd and 3rd respectively. Kilmore made it a clean sweep in the women's race lead home by Jackie Carthy, followed by Fiona Kehoe and Helen Doyle. This meant that Kilmore won the Women's team prize, whilst Croghan won the Mens.

Masters category winners were as follows: Men 040-Niall Crosbie (Kilmore), Men 050- Ger Maloney (St. Pauls), Men 060-Michael Fattrell, Women 040-Mary Kennedy (Croghan), Women 050 Mary Gaynor (Menapians). Also first Junior Man-Sammy Delaney, St. Pauls Full Results can be found on our Facebook page.

We would like to thank all who sponsored us for the race including our main sponsor Rochefreight, the Kilrane Inn and Theresa's Sweets. We look forward to next years Road Race!

Rosslare Strand

Community/Sports Centre

There is something for everyone in Rosslare. We have a new and improved website up and running, please check it out! We are starting from scratch and need to improve our search engine results. So can I ask you just once to please go to google and search for Rosslare holiday resort and click on our site. If we all do this just once it will send us right to the top of the search which will help others find us!

Please help support us online by visiting our website @ www.rosslareholidayresort.ie and like our facebook page @ Rosslare Holiday Resort. Call 0539132202. We are a registered charity.

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.

ACTIVITIES/CLASSES

Activities & Classes in Rosslare Community & Sports Centre. New members always welcome to all classes/groups. Pilates: no Pilates this Friday back Friday 25th Sept at 10am, Suitable for all Only €5 (payg); Forever Fit-Sat at 10am. Fun dance fitness, suitable for all €8 (payg); 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 www.Rosslarebowlsclub.com. Men's Sheds-Tues & Thurs from 2pm - 4pm. Call Jim 0876815029. Beginners Yoga with Robin-Mon & Wed at 6:30pm €5. Zumba-Theresa will be back in September. Mindfulness -Friday at 7am

FREE Tennis Lessons

Fancy learning a new skill? Have you always wanted to give tennis a go? Well this is for you! Come and join us…the kids are back at school and you finally have some me time.

We have secured professional coach Ashley Wynne to come to Rosslare and give 6 free lessons, suitable for all levels, starting on Friday 18th September (Time TBC). Lessons are free however booking is essential so call 053 9132202.

Rosslare Youth Club

Don't forget to bring back your permission slips for the Glynn Disco.

Club meet every Friday from 7pm-9pm each week for secondary school students. Our plans are already coming together with our dates filling up with activities. €2 per week. Check out our group on Facebook for details! We will be organising trips, discos & fun activities so make sure you come along and check it out! Volunteers Needed - if you can help out one night each month it would be a great help!

Paint Needed - if you have some old tins of paint lying around that you could donate to our club so they can decorate their own area please drop it into us! Thanks!

Dates: 18th September-Glynn Disco-Bus to and from (Limited numbers available-to be booked on Friday 11th September!) 25th September-Cooking night or Decorate area-details to be decided on Friday 11th September)

Active Retirement

There is a members meeting on 21st September in Mercy Convent, with a demo of flower arranging. The AGM is on 5th October in Mercy Convent. nominations for committee positions to Patricia 0872248264 or Philomena 0868327940. Set/shanos dancing restarting end Oct 7-9pm in National School. contact Anne or Niamh 0539132633.

TIDY TOWNS-We would welcome some new volunteers to our meeting in Convent of Mercy every Wednesday 10-30 a.m [www.rosslarettvolunteers.com]www.rosslarettvolunteers.com

White House Montessori

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

New 2 U Charity Boutique

Because we had such a great response to our Children's Allowance Sale last Tuesday we are going to have one every Children's Allowance Day! 6th October is our next one! Pop in and grab a bargain!

The Hot Spot Café

Free Wi-Fi Weekly Specials, snug seating area, snacks! Winter warmer….. treat the kids to a Hot Chocolate after school! Open Mon - Sun. Don't forget to get your loyalty card stamped!

Volunteer Program

Are you interested in volunteering in Village Information Centre or New 2 U Charity Boutique. Urgently in need of volunteers! Everyone Welcome call Anne on 0868293833

High Tea & Talk

We are delighted to announce that we raised €173.81 at our High Tea and Talk last Thursday in aid of Suicide Prevention. Thanks to everyone who came along to support us and also Thanks again to Murphy's SuperValu Rosslare for donating the delicious buns and cakes.

Kids Crocheting

A 6-week Kids Crocheting course is starting on Thursday 17th September from 3:15pm - 4:15pm in Rosslare Community & Sports Centre. Suitable for 3rd class students upwards, cost €5 er week. Please bring your own Crochet Hook Limited numbers - Max 10 to book your place please call Annette on 085-7414303

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