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Published 02/04/2016 | 00:00

Shay Hannon and Jeniffer Boyd in the 'That's The Plan' sketch, representing the Taghmon Tops Show in the South East Tops 2016 in Taghmon/Camross GAA Community Centre on Monday night.
Shay Hannon and Jeniffer Boyd in the 'That's The Plan' sketch, representing the Taghmon Tops Show in the South East Tops 2016 in Taghmon/Camross GAA Community Centre on Monday night.

Bannow/ Ballymitty

Table Quiz

A table quiz and raffle will take place in Stafford's Tullicanna on Tuesday night 5th April at 8.30pm in aid of Ballymitty Handball clubs new building fund. Tables of four €40, juniors €20, quiz master Ger Mernagh. Donations and sponsorship would be appreciated, refreshments will be served.


Social dancing continues every Thursday night in Tir na nOg with music this Thursday by Eugene Ffrench.


Deepest sympathy to the Lambert family on the death of Bob Lambert, Newcastle, Crossabeg. Bob was proprietor of the pub in Wellingtonbridge for some years and he passed away peacefully in Wexford County Hospital last Wednesday. Funeral mass was held in Crossabeg church on Friday at 11am and he was laid to rest with his wife Mary who predeceased him.

Corach News

Corach Ramblers Ladies were crowned 2A Champions this weekend and the First Ladies team to pick up silverware this season.

Our A team had a great 3 nil win at home v St Leonards today. Corach dominated the match throughout but it was level at half time. Conor Neville broke the deadlock early in the second half, Niall Harney added a second and Jon Reville make it 3 nil before the end. Darren Carthy made a great save from the penalty spot near the end.

Best of luck to Ryan Stafford who got injured during the B game which was abandoned and was brought to hospital. Best wishes from all at Corach Ramblers Ryan.

U10 boys had a very even game yesterday (Sunday) against campile great skill-full players on both teams.

U14 girls won 7-1 in the second round of the cup against Moyne Rangers. The score line makes it look one sided but it was a great game and well done to all the girls. They play Cloughbawn in the next round. Scorers on the day were Grace Donavan (4) and Niamh Millar (3) ߑ?

This week's Split the Pot took place in Doyle's Pub, Carrig on Bannow. The winner was Von Byrne, Arthurstown winning €801! Well done Von!

U11's played away to bunclody this morning and came away with a deserved 1:1 draw, fantastic battling from the boys, played sum outstanding football at times, but passion and desire drove them on and credit to Tom Moran for being in the right place to stab home the equaliser, onwards and upwards.

U13's kept their push for the league title on track today after a tough game against fellow contenders Newpark. Goals from Jordan Barry, Cathal Cummins and Cody Meyler sealed a 3-1 win. Newpark's keeper made some great saves to keep his side in it but pressure finally told with the boys getting 2 goals in the final 15 mins to consolidate their top of the table status.

U15 boys were at home to Enniscorthy Utd today and had a great 5-3 win. Great effort from the lads today saw them claim all 3 points with goals from John Crosbie 2, josh white 2 and Stephen Dundon. Big thanks to the u14 players for helping us out as we were very short on numbers today

GAA club notes

Winning numbers from last week's draw were 7, 19, 20 and 31. Well done to Henny Sinnott and Brian Wallace on their match three numbers win. Next Jackpot will be €3,200. Tickets can be purchased from the Post office Carrig, Seabreeze Laundrette Carrig, Tir Na Nog Wellington Bridge and from any Club Officer. Thank you for your continued support to the Club.

The intermediate footballers took on Kilmore on Sunday last and had a nine point win over them in the first round of the League. Get well soon to Michael Murphy who suffered a serious injury during the match.

Congratulations to U14 boy's football squad who had a great win over Cloughbawn on Wednesday night last. This win qualifies them to represent the club down in Kerry for the 2016 Feile this June. Well done to the team, their mentor's and of course to the Parents.

The Model County tickets are making their way around the Parish fifty euro for the three month draw. First prize a choice of three cars.

Checkout the Clubs facebook page and twitter account for more information on fixtures/times and venues.

Grantstown Day Care

Upcoming events in Grantstown Day Care Centre: Tuesday 29th March. Pongo in the morning and music by Martin & Elaine in the afternoon; Wednesday 30th March. Pongo & Sing Song in the morning and DVD 1916; Thursday 31st March. Pongo in the morning and Games in the afternoon.

10 Year Master plan: A 10 year Master Plan is presently drawn up for future use of buildings and land at Grantstown in conjunction with the Augustinian Provincial and the Board at Grantstown. All interested parties are invited to make a submission or to write with ideas. Please address your Ideas to: The Chairperson, Grantstown Voluntary Housing, Grantstown Wellingtonbridge, Co. Wexford. Closing date for submissions is Thursday 31st March 2016.

Parade thanks

The Carrig on Bannow St Patricks Day Parade committee would really like to thank everyone who was involved in the parade, all who helped out on the day, all who gave us sponsorship and prizes and bought raffle tickets, and finally to all those who came to watch the parade. It was great to see such community spirit and local involvement.


All Ireland Drama

The Ballycogley Players have qualified for The All Ireland Confined Drama Finals in Castleblayney, Co.Monaghan! The group had 2 wins in Wexford & New Ross festivals & a 3rd in South Wicklow.

Their production of 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' by Martin McDonagh has gone down a treat with audiences all over the country. So far, numerous awards have also been won for this years 3 act journey but a special mention must go to 16 year old Jack Allen who plays Bartley and picked up the Tony Stacey perpetual award in the New Ross festival for best newcomer to Co. Wexford. We are very very proud of you Jack!

The draw for when 'The Cripple' will compete in The All Ireland is on 9th April. Details of pre-All Ireland performances are being arranged. Watch this space for more information.


A huge thank you to everyone who supported the Breakfast Morning fundraiser in Kilmore hall last weekend in aid of the scouts. €1115 was raised between food and raffle. Thank you to everyone who helped out on the day, Mary and her team in the kitchen, those who donated raffle prizes and those who came along and made it such a wonderful occasion.

Prize winners: Large hamper Oisin Devereux, Beauty Hamper Willie Whitty, Chocolate Hamper Cynthia Scallan, Wine and Chocolates Teresa Mcdonnell, Tin of Biscuits Charlie Reville. Scouts will continue over the Easter break as Shield Competition is on in April this year while Beavers and Cubs will resume after holidays, details will be sent by text.

Women's Shed

There will be no Shed on Monday due to Bank holiday. Meetings resume on 4th April in Tomhaggard social centre 10-1 where the ladies will continue with 'The Tree of Life' Wall hanging which includes various needlework skills.

The ladies attended a workshop in Ballinaboola last week where they met up with other Women's groups from around the county and had an opportunity to network and share ideas. It was funded by WLD.

Kilmore Camogie Club

Kilmore Camogie Club willhold its annual Spring Clothes Collection next Saturday 2nd April 2nd from 9.30 to 12.30 in clubrooms. If you have any items that you are looking to dispose of we will glady accept them all, along with shoes, belts and bed linen.

Kilmore Quay ICA

Your support would be most welcome for the Big Breakfast organised by Kilmore Quay ICA on Sunday 3rd April Kilmore hall from 9.30am to 1pm-this is fundraiser for the Seniors Christmas party and ongoing community activity-full Irish only €5. There will be a Monster raffle in hall on day.

Daffodil Day

Thanks to all shops and businesses in Ballycogley, Kilmore, Kilmore Quay and Bridgetown for selling daffodil pins and especially everyone who donated on daffodil day. €597 was raised.

Kilmore Village Fest

The Kilmore Village Fest takes place this year from Thursday 11th August to Monday 15th. A meeting to finalise the events takes place this coming Thursday night (31st) in Quigley's Bar at 8.00pm. If you would like to volunteer for this village event you are mostwelcome and your help would be much appreciated.

Quiz for Hope Centre

A table quiz in aid of the Hope Cancer Support Centre in Enniscorthy is to be held in The Hideout, Tomhaggard on Friday 8th April at 8pm.

Kilmore Active Retirement Association are the organisers of the event and they would like support for this most worthy cause, which is and has helped many, many people and families get over the trauma of cancer. Support in the way of raffle prizes or donations on the night would be greatly appreciated.

Taghmon/ Camross

Ladies football

Taghmon Camross LGFA will hold a breakfast morning in the GAA centre in Taghmon on Sunday 3rd April from 9am to 1pm. Come along for a great breakfast and to support the club.

Registration will take place on Monday 4th April from 7-8pm in the GAA centre. Registration fees this year are U12s €25, minors €40 and over 18s €55.

camogie table quiz

Taghmon Camross Camogie Club will hold a table quiz in Rochfords Camross on Thursday the 31st March at 8.30pm. Entry fee for a team of four is €20. There will be a raffle on the night and all support is greatly appreciated.


Dr Robert Fitzpatrick has issued the following notice to notify patients of his retirement.

'It has been my pleasure to serve you and the community of Taghmon for the past 26 years. It is with very mixed emotions that I am writing to let you know of my decision to retire on 30th April.

'My years have been filled with many rewarding experiences and memorable patients. I appreciate your loyalty throughout the years and will take the memories of all that I have experienced with me in to my retirement.

'The HSE is responsible for a replacement GMS Doctor; the position is open to all qualified GP's by public competition. The GMS list is frozen for 6 months after the new Doctor is appointed.If you have any queries, please ask Susan or Joleen. Best wishes for your health and happiness.

community games

Congratulations to our 3 swimmers who won medals in the county finals. Annabel Dunlop Doyle was 2nd and Anna Kelly was 3rd in the girls u14 freestyle. Shania Quigley was 3rd in the girls u16 freestyle.

The local athletics competition is on in the GAA community centre on Wednesday 13th April weather permitting. Registration is at 5.30 and the first race will be at 6 with a fun race for the under 6's. Entry will be €2 per child and €5 for a family of 3 or more. Quiz 14th April. Solo singing and drama 20th May.

Camross Drama Group

Spare a thought for the director, cast and crew of 'It's the Real Mccoy' while you are munching on Easter Eggs. They will be busy rehearsing and preparing the set, props and costumes for the forthcoming production!

Not long to go until first dates 9th/10th April in St Michael's Hall, Wexford followed by 17th April in Camross Hall; then it's 20th/21st in Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola and finally, 30th April and 1st May in Fethard-on-Sea. Shows 8pm, €10 on door.

Like Camross Drama Group on Facebook for updates and chance to win tickets.


Four of our star performers won all Ireland medals at the recent inter provincial event, held in Dublin. Well done to Paddy Nolan, Clodagh Dunne, Nicholas Murphy, Edward Cousins. This is a wonderful achievement by Club players.

The Class 4 County team were successful at the inter county Leinster competition. There were star performances by Declan Carroll and Clodagh Dempsey. Declan was in top form all day. This win puts the class 4 County Team into the all Ireland competition. Well done to all the players.

Deirdre Dunne, County Tournament Officer, held the Adult County Championships last weekend, results will be published a.s.a.p.

Castle Vintage Club

Castle Vintage Club are holding a meeting in the Scout Hall, Taghmon on Friday 8th April. All those travelling on the 3 day run please attend this meeting to confirm your place.

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