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Published 12/01/2016 | 00:00

Members of the Shelia Grace Dance School taking part in the the Sarsfields GAA club / People Newspaper sponsored 'Wexford Has Talent' competition in Clayton Whites Hotel.
Members of the Shelia Grace Dance School taking part in the the Sarsfields GAA club / People Newspaper sponsored 'Wexford Has Talent' competition in Clayton Whites Hotel.

Bannow/ Ballymitty, Kilmore, Rathangan/Cleariestown

Bannow/Ballymitty

Sympathy

Deepest sympathy to the Trophy and Murphy family on the death of Mary Murphy of Cullenstown and late of Ballinagore who died on 4th January. Her funeral mass was in Carrig on Bannow and she was laid to rest in St Mogues Cemetery

She is survived by her sisters Martha, Bridie, Anne and her brothers John, Matty, Thomas, Peter and all her nephews, nieces and all other relatives and friends. May she rest in peace

Handball Club

Christmas draw winners were , Tom Cadogan/Sandra Keegan/Gavin Buggy/ Ron Cuddity/Luah Finn/Maria O Grady/Pascal Stafford/Marie Carthy/Kevin Murphy/Lauren Kehoe/Lily Mai O Loughlin/Timmy Barnwell/Brien Cooney/April Moran/Bernie o Regan/Paul Roche/Jack Byrne/Angela Hogan . Tournament winners 1st James Moran 2nd Paul Cleary 3rd Dean O Neill

Community Alert

Please keep a look out for your neighbours and people living alone during this time as we look forward to the longer evenings

Danescastle NS

Application forms for enrolment in Danescastle N.S. Sept. 2016 are currently available from the school secretary. These forms are also available from the Play School and Montessori. Those wishing to enrol a child should return form on or before January 29th 2016.

Strollers/Striders

We meet every Monday evening at 7pm, (except Bank Holidays and weather permitting.

We would like to invite anyone who would like to get out for a stroll/walk, who may have very low fitness levels. We have starter strolls for the month of January where we can start off with 10/15 minutes, taking small rests if necessary. The Strider Group will also meet at 7pm and walk for 35-45 mins. We have a cup of tea/ coffee & most importantly a chat afterwards.

Please contact any of our 3 Irish Heart Foundation Trained Community Walking Leaders for more info Jacintha Cloney 087-9234121, Philomena Cahill 086-8700839 or Martin Furlong 089 4363834.

CORACH RAMBLERS FC

This weeks Split the Pot took place in Breens of the Dirr. The winner was Richard Howlin, Knockbine, Ballymitty. Winning €755. Well done. Winning tickets were drawn by Ciaran Blue Lacey. Next draw will take place on Sunday 10th January in Doyle's Pub, Carrig on Bannow at 6.30pm

Split the Pot can be played in 15 businesses around the parish: Breda's Corner Shop, Carrig on Bannow; Post Office, Carrig on Bannow; Doyle's Pub, Carrig on Bannow; Mr Spud, Carrig on Bannow; The Homeplace Cafe, Wellingtonbridge; Diskin Design, Wellingtonbridge; Supervalu Wallaces Wellingtonbridge; Wallaces Hardware, Wellingtonbridge; Bliss Hair Salon, Wellington Bridge; Staffords Tullycanna; Post Office, Wellingtonbridge; Colfers Pub, Carrig on Bannow; Tir n nOg, Wellington Bridge; Breens of the Dirr, The Dirr; The Atlantic Bar, Cullenstown. Corach Ramblers would like to thank all the businesses involved for their continued support.

The club would like to extend sympathy to it s committe e members, Billy O Brien and Peter O Brien on their recent family breavements

Kilmore

Bridgetown Handball

It was a case of what might have been for our players on court at the weekend. Micheal Busher was narrowly defeated by his Carlow opponent, Aaron Geoghan in the Leinster Junior B Championship, going down 21-16, 21-19.

Similarly Brian and Ciaran Busher lost out by the narrowest of margins in their County Junior D Doubles Final. They led in the first game before being pegged back, losing by an agonising single ace, 21-20.

The pair upped their game in the second, winning it comfortably 21-9. They again led in the decider and looked like going on to claim a famous victory until their Wexford town opponents managed an unlikely comeback to win it 21-19 at the end. Nonetheless it was a great achievement for the lads to reach their first ever County Adult Final. Brian still has the Junior D Singles Final to come next Saturday against Adam Walsh and we wish him the best of luck in that.

Kilmore ARA

Members are reminded that the Monthly meeting will be held in Kilmore GAA on Thursday 21st January at 7.30pm.

Annual subscriptions are due at this meeting. Carpet Bowls practice on Wednesday 13th January from 2-4pm. Ten-Pin Bowling in Leisuremax on Mondays from 10am to 1pm. Contact Des Behan 087 25122719.

Lose to Win

Did your scales scream at you after Christmas, sure didn't we all go a little mad on the eating. A crowd of brave people joined us in the AOH Hall, Bridgetown for South East Boxing Clubs Lose to Win Programme.

Weight was taken, plans were made, I'd say a few tears were even shed! We will be back again next Thursday at 7.30pm, with new members more than welcome to join us on our latest adventure. Look forward to seeing you all there next week.

Ladies Football

Kilmore Ladies would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Michael Furlong on the death of his father Jimmy and to Seanie Sinnott on the passing of his Mother Peggie. Our thoughts are with their families at this time. May They Rest In Peace.

Rathangan/ Cleariestown

Community Lotto

There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €12,300 The winning numbers were 10,13,24,27. Congratulations to the eight match 3 winners who each received €37.50. The match three winners were Betty Donohoe, C.Whitmore, May Nolan, M.Gallagher, Jackie & Florrie, Janet Fitzharris, Maura Power, Sean & Cian Doyle. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday 12th January and the Jackpot now stands at €12,600.

Date for the Diary

Rathangan Variety Group's production of "Calamity Jane", will be performed in Rathangan Hall on 17th, 18th & 19th February 2016 in Rathangan Hall, more details to follow in the New Year. The Group would like to wish you all a happy and safe Christmas and all the best for 2016

Strollers/Striders

Sunny South East Strollers/Striders-We meet every Monday evening at 7pm, (except Bank We have starter strolls for the month of January where we can start off with 10/15 minutes, taking small rests if necessary. The Strider Group will also meet at 7pm and walk for 35-45 mins. Please contact any of our 3 Irish Heart Foundation Trained Community Walking Leaders for more info Jacintha Cloney 087-9234121, Philomena Cahill 086-8700839 or Martin Furlong 089 4363834.

Operation Transformation

Following the success of Operation Transformation in 2015, St. Anne's Coiste na nOg are running Operation Transformation again this year.

An 8 week programme to improve your fitness & maybe lose some weight. Commencing tomorrow Monday 4th January with our information night until 29thFebruary. Confidential Weigh in's will be completed on the night of the 4th at 7.30pm for everyone or Ladies on Wednesday 6th @7pm or Men or Men on Thursday 7th at 7pm in the Clubhouse.

There will be a one night per week group walking/jogging nights and Building up to a 5/10 km Walk/Run on weekend of March 5th/6th. There will be a Nutritional talk during programme also step monitors available for all participants. The programme is open to men and ladies. Each participant will receive a sponsorship card as this is the Coiste Club main Fundraiser for the year.

Credit Union School Quiz

The Credit Union School Quiz will be held in Rathangan Hall on Friday 29th January 2016. All welcome.

St. Anne's NS

A warm welcome back to all our pupils. Hope 2016 is a peaceful year for all the families of St Anne's NS. Operation Transformation is inspiring us to develop healthy habits this term. Weekly walks will be taking place around the school-more information to follow.

Congratulations to the editorial team of Rathangan Reads who issued 2 great newsletters before Christmas-the next issue will be towards the end of this month. Applications for enrolment for September 2016 are now being invited.

Enrolment forms are available from the school office-call in or ring 051563167 or download from the school website www.stannesns.weebly.com

Thank you

Members of Cumann Pici '98 na hEireann would like to thank the people of Cleariestown parish who gave us such a warm welcome on the night of our annual Mass for deceased members of pike groups.

Thanks to Fathers Jimmy Ryan and Roger O'Neill who said the Mass and to Paddy Byrne who organised the Male Voice Choir and music in the Church it was beautiful Boolavogue never sounded so good and to all who attended the Mass and lastly but not least thanks to the very pleasant volunteer staff in the community hall who gave us such a warm welcome with the cupan tae and the ciste milis and Willie Scallan on sound and to Margaret and Hugh O'Connor who were very helpful also Anthony O'Neill who spoke up for Cleariestown.

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