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Published 12/03/2016 | 00:00



The weekly '30 Card Game continues in the Community Centre this Friday 11th March at 9pm. Thanks to the ladies for the teas last week. Catering on Fri 11th will be: Ann Marie Mackey, Ann Redmond & Mary Furlong. Catering on Fri 18th will be: Cait Bradley, Josephine Hendrick, May Larkin & Betty O'Shea. Fri 25th will be: Maureen Bradley, Linda Duffy & Denise Harler. Proceeds going to Parish Funds. Card winners on Friday 26th February were: Phil Jackman, Ray Rochford, Terry McDonald, Pat Byrne, Matt O'Neill, John Hanley, James Hendrick, Mick Bolger, Sean Cullen & John Nolan.

Adamstown Lotto

The winning numbers in the Adamstown Lotto draw on Mon 29th Feb were: 1-5-14-27. There was no jackpot winner, the following 3 players matched three numbers: Ian White, Ballyclemock, Roisin Costello, Templenacrow, Rita Earle, Killurin. The next draw is on Monday 14th March in the Outhourse for a Jackpot of €16,000, keep on buying tickets.

I.C.A. guild

Adamstown ICA meeting will be held in the community centre on Wed 9th March 2016. The art and calico doll sewing class are going good. The competition on the night is a hard boiled hen egg decorated. The hostesses are Cait & Mary J. New members are always welcome

Adamstown GAA

Four members of Adamstown GAA Club are participating in a White Collar Boxing event which is taking place in St. Josephs Community Centre in Wexford on Saturday night March 12th. The participating clubs are St. Joseph's GAA Club, Wexford Celtic AFC, St. Marys Maudlintown GAA Club, Wexford Bohemians AFC, Menapians Athletic Club and Adamstown GAA club. PJ Carroll, Mick Doran, James Delaney and Harry Cosgrave are training hard and the club would appreciate a big local support on the night. Tickets are €15 each and may be purchased from players or committee members.

Adult Fixtures: 12th March Intermediate Hurling V Shamrocks 2.30pm in Adamstown; 13th March Junior Hurling V St Martins 4.30pm in Adamstown. Your support would be appreciated.


Sympathy to Nancy & Michael Lambert, Adamstown on the death of Nancy's sister Eileen Casey nee Mullins who died in Birmingham recently. May her soul rest in peace.

Special Olympics Fundraiser

On Friday 11th March, Pat Walsh, Tomgarrow will have a "Full Head & Beard Shave" in aid of Special Olympics in Brad Og's Bar in Adamstown at 10pm. If you would like to donate to Special Olympics, come along to support or Pat will be very happy to receive any donation you might like to give.

Easter Ceremonies

If you would like to take part in the Easter Readings, please come to a short meeting on Tuesday night after 7.30 mass or alternatively give your name to Cait or Fr. Nolan beforehand. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Mon - Fri from 6.30pm-7.30pm each evening. St Anthony's Mass continues every Tuesday night in St Abban's Oratory at 7.30pm. Prayer Group meet up every Sunday night in St Abban's from 7pm-8pm.

Church Gate Collection

The church gate collection in Aid of New Ross Community Hospital will take place on 12th & 13th March 2016. Your support would be much appreciated. Thank you.

Sr Margo Delaney

In the April issue of the Africa magazine, Adamstown native Sr. Margo Delaney, (Holy Faith Sisters) has written a lovely item on her time ministering in South Sudan. Sr. Margo was there for three years setting up a nursery school and helping in the provision of clean water and other supports. See copy on Notice Board in Church Porch.



Tara Villa Childcare, Barntown provides a Homework Club in Barntown N.S. from 2-3pm and 3-4pm from Monday to Thursday and 2-3pm on Fridays. Additional hours are available in Tara Villa Childcare if required. For further information please contact Anita on 9120066 or Vanessa on 0877730355.


Glynn Barntown Camogie Club disco Monday 28th March for first years and upwards 8.30-11pm. Admission by ticket only. Tickets(€5) on sale Wednesday 23rd March 7-7.30pm in clubhouse-any remaining tickets can be booked after 7.30pm on Wednesday 23rd on 087 7858 641.

Well done to Emma Walsh (Polehore) who has joined the Co. Senior Camogie panel. On Sunday they faced Clare in the League but were unfortunately beaten.


Well done to our Minor football team who had a great championship victory on Sunday over Mun Abbain Gaels in Newbawn.


Our Senior Footballers had a winning start to their league campaign with a two point away win over Sarsfields. Having conceded an early goal against the run of play we recovered and an attack-minded performance yielded 2-10 from seven different scorers. The overall performance was solid but it was disappointing to concede goals in the last minute of both halves. The next football league outing v St. Martins is on Sunday week.

Our Senior Intercounty stars were in action at the weekend with Michael O'Regan and Rob Tierney playing their part in Wexford's defeat over neighbours Waterford in the Allianz NFL on Saturday while Mark Fanning and his Wexford Senior Hurling colleagues had an excellent victory over Kerry on Sunday.


Congratulations to Clubman Michael Laffan on his Wexford GAA District Club person of the Year award at last night's event in the Riverbank House Hotel. Michael has a lifelong association with the both as an underage and adult player, team manager, committee member and fundraiser. He has also represented the club at Co. Level both on and off the hurling field in various capacities. Well done Mickey!


A great night was had by all at the Glynn Barntown GAA, Camogie and Ladies Football Clubs Reunion last night in the Riverbank House Hotel where the players gathered in excellent numbers to receive Intermediate Football Championship and League medals, Senior B Camogie Championship medals, Junior Hurling League medals and Jim Byrne cup medals to name but a few.

Thank you to all of our distinguished guests, Fr. Stafford, Fr. Carroll and Fr. Lory Kehoe, to Co Camogie Chairperson Ailish Whitty and her husband Michael and most especially to our GAA Club sponsors John and Mai Doyle and Camogie Sponsors Mary and Declan Roche all of whom lend unending support to the clubs.

Thanks to all who attended the event or helped in any way to make it happen and a word of thanks to Woodies DIY for their kind sponsorship of balloons for the festivities.


Registration forms are now available in local schools and shops for Glynn-Barntown's first ever Easter camp which will be run by our Club Senior Camogie and Hurling players from 10am-2pm from the 29th of March to the 1st of April for Boys and Girls 6-12 years. Cost for the camp will be €40.

For more information or to book your place contact Roisin 0871253637 and check out the club Facebook page and website.


Notices for inclusion in the Glynn/Barntown area notes should be e-mailed to: or alternatively, phone Hillary on 087 2028065.



Kilmore scouts are holding a fundraising Breakfast Morning in Kilmore hall on Sunday 20th March from 10am to 1pm. Proceeds in aid of upcoming International Jamboree in Birmingham during the summer. 38 scouts and leaders are attending, the majority on their first overseas trip, where they will meet up with 2500 scouts from around the world.

Ballycogley Players

Best of luck to Ballycogley Players when they present their 3-act festival play 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' in the Wexford Drama Festival in Dun Mhuire, Wexford, this Friday 11th March at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Wexford Arts Centre 053 9123764.

As usual, all proceeds of raffle on last night go to a local charity. This year the beneficiary is Alzheimers Society so why not come along and support your local drama group and a worthwhile charity at the same time.

Women's Shed

This week in the Shed we are finishing off a number of projects which are ongoing or members who missed out, want to learn. Next week it's flower arranging. New members welcome.

Meetings continue in Tomhaggard social centre Mondays from 10am to 1pm, cost €5 including refreshments

Meals on Wheels

Do you have some 1 and 2 cent coins you need to get rid of? Why not add them to our 'Meals on Wheels Fundraising Pot' in the Stella Maris Centre. Your support is appreciated for this great community service, many thanks!

Festival Meeting

The 31st Annual Seafood Festival will take place from 14th to 17th July. We would like to invite you to an open night on Thursday 10th March at 8pm in Stella Maris Centre to help us make this the best festival yet. Your input would be greatly appreciated!


The Annual General Meeting of Kilmore Quay Community Development Association will take place on Monday 4th April at 8pm. All are welcome to attend.

Open Evening

Mulrankin Preschool/Montessori is holding an open evening on Tuesday 15th March from 7 to 8 pm. All prospective parents are welcome to view the extensive facilities and services that we provide for children between two and five years of age. We are currently enrolling for September 2016 for children aged 2-5 and now parents can avail of two free pre-school years for children between the ages of 3-5.


Sympathy to Valerie, Annaleigh and the extended Hore family on the sad passing of Philip, following a long struggle. Philip was a lovely young man, a talented sportsman and hard working farmer.


Congratulation go to Debbie Reynolds, Ballyseskin and Conor Clarke, Ballyboker on their recent engagement.


St Martins Tennis Club

The club are currently looking for new members. If interested in joining please contact Claire on 086 3557387 or e mail

Community Text Alert

Piercestown Community Text Alert Committee are proceeding with the start up of the Scheme in the Parish.

A sign up night will be held on Monday 14th March from 7.30pm to 9pm in St Martins Community Centre. Please come along and sign up to the scheme.

A charge per household will be €20 this charge covers annual insurance cover, charges towards signage and Txt Alert Provider. phone 087 6677411 for further information.

ARA club news

Dublin trip 16/17th April visiting Malahide Castle, Howth Castle. Guinness Brewery, Avoca and Glendalough. Dinner B&B Deposit €50 total price €170 pps

Taghmon/ Camross

GAA Notes

Our Football league game v Rosslare didnt take place over the weekend due to unplayable pitch, Our first Hurling league game is on next Saturday 12th V Geraldine O Hanrahans in Taghmon at 2.30pm and our next football league game is on Friday night 18th v St Fintans.

Our Club Lotto is on this Tuesday night in the Centre when the jackpot will be €2,600, please have your tickets in at 8pm.

Also don't forget our Club development draw is coming up, Tickets are €10 or three for €20, €8000 in prizes and years subscription to our club Lotto.

Club membership is now due for the year ,please pay any member of the committee asap.

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Cul Camps, booking is now live for #kelloggsculcamps- online registration is preferred.The top three clubs with the highest online booking before the 1st June will receive a prize.#getingearearly. People who book before the 1st of June will be guaranteed gear on time.

Hard luck to the minor football team who were defeated by Glynn/barntown on Sunday last. The minor hurling team are out next Sunday 13th v Dunbrody Gaels at 11am in Mersheen, all support welcome.

A huge congratulations to Mark Doyle on his Handballer of the Year Award. What a fantastic achievement at such a young age, well done Mark.

Camross Drama Group

The group will hold the next meeting on Tuesday 8th March at 7.30pm in Camross Hall. All members, present and new, welcome to attend.

Rehearsals for the 3 Act comedy, 'It's the Real McCoy' continue, lines being learnt, stage being built and props collected!

Dates for performances as follows: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th April-St Michael's Hall, Wexford town; Sunday 17th April-Camross Hall; Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd April-Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola; Saturday 30th April & Sunday 1st May-St Mary's Hall, Fethard-on-Sea. All shows 8pm, €10 on door. Looking forward to seeing you there!

L ike Camross Drama Group on Facebook for updates.

community games

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the taghmon area art and handwriting competition on 20th of February. Beautiful work was produced by everyone. Best of luck to those going on to compete in the county final. The results are as follows.

Handwriting results: U10 girls Rachel Husssey 1st place U10 boys Phillip Doyle 1st place Craig Doyle 2nd place U 12 boys Ben O'Toole 1st place U12 Girls Shannon Wright 1st place Ruth Ryan 2nd place Chloe Doyle 3rd place.

Art results: U8 boys Frank Husssey 1st place U 8 girls Megan Ruane 1st place Allison Wiggins 2nd place Aoibheann Clarke 3rd place Roisin Reville Highly commended Doireann Reville Highly commended U10 Boys Art Roan O'Keefe 1st place U10 Girls Art Robyn Wiggins 1st place Caoimhe Murphy 2nd place Aimee Clarke 3rd place Laura Lynn Whitty Highly commended U12 Girls Art Caitlin Purcell 1st place Aimee Moore 2nd place Caoimhe Reville 3rd place Aideen Ryan Highly commended U14 Girls Art Jessica Ruane 1st place Edel Ryan 2nd place Abbie Cullen 3rd place Rachel Cullen Highly Commended.

golf society

Captain Eamon Roche informs us that his first outing will be in Enniscorthy on 19th March starting at 10am. So polish your shoes and clean out your grooves in readiness for another great year of society golfing.

There is a new and exciting competition to be played all through the year with some scores from all courses counting. Bring along a friend as a visitor or contact a lapsed member to reinvigorate them.

When you get your text messages from a committee member would you all please answer swiftly as it helps the committee to organise the day more efficiently for you.


The past week Club players had tremendous success oustide the County.

First up was the battle for National glory. In the U13 Boys Singles Paddy Nolan put up an excellent performance. He managed to knock out the number 1 and 2 seeds on his way to the finals. Paddy stayed focused and secured his first National Title in a blaze of glory. Clodagh Dunne and Partners were ranked the number one seeds in the girls doubles and mixed. Clodagh true to form, won both National titles. This is an amazing achievement by these young players. The club is very proud of you.

U17 COUNTY TEAM: At the inter county event Wexford were the winners in Division 2. Patrick O'Regan was Taghmon's sole representative. Well done Patrick. On the Class 4 County Team, which played in Carlow on Sunday, Taghmon had two players Declan Carroll, Clodagh Dempsey. In round 1 Wexford beat Kildare 6/1, Round 2 Wexford beat Dublin 4/3. This terrific performance put's the team through to the semi finals on the 20th March, in Dublin.

The following Taghmon players have been selected to represent Wexford on the U13 County team:- Paddy Nolan, Maurice Cogley, Lara Murphy, Chloe Carroll, Annie Nolan, Libby O'Brien. Well done to all these young stars.

The preliminary rounds of the Adult County Championships will be held in Taghmon on the 9th of March. Finals will be held in Ramsgrange on the 25th March.

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