Around the Districts

Published 02/04/2016 | 00:00

Ballymore/ Mayglass

GAA Lotto

The St Fintans GAA lotto now stands at €3,300 and tickets can be purchased from local shops and the club grounds on Tuesday evenings from 8pm and from club members at a cost of €1.50. There is also a match three prize of €300 up for grabs each week. Many thanks for your continued support.

Mayglass Fun Run

Please reserve May 2nd for the Mayglass 4 mile fun run, this event is for all ages as you may run,walk or jog while having a chat with your friends. You may enter online or on the day and it starts at 11am.


There was a fundraising Breakfast Morning in Kilmore hall on Sunday last in aid of the upcoming International Jamboree in Birmingham during the summer when 38 youth members and adults will join 2500 scouts from around the world. There was also a raffle on the day. Thank you for your generous support on the day.

Beavers, cubs, scouts and leaders took part in the St Patricks Day Parade on 17 March in Wexford amid glorious sunshine. A great day was had by all.

Beavers went to JFK New Ross on Saturday last and took part in a Treasure Hunt around the park.

Parish Council AGM

The AGM of the Ballymore/Mayglass parish council will be held in the scout hall Ballymore on Wednesday April 6th at 8.30pm. It would be great to have a good attendance and everyone is very welcome.

St. Fintans membership

The Croke Park deadline for registration is this week. Membership payments must reach Sharon or Nicky no later than today ( Tuesday 29th). Membership will be accepted tonight (Tuesday 29th) in the Clubhouse from 8pm-9pm. Non playing membership is €30 with membership cards to follow in April. Only members on the Croke Park register will be entitled to a vote at any significant club meeting.

Game dates

The Round 1 football league refixture St.Fintans V Bannow will be played this coming Sunday 3rd April in Ballymore at 6.30pm. Round 1 Intermediate Championship V Ferns is fixed for Sunday 10th April in Bellefield at 3.30pm.

UnderAge Ladies gaa

Last week saw St Fintan's u14 girls played St Brigids in their first game of this years div 3 League. The concession of 2 early goals made it an uphill struggle. The girls fought hard in the second half to get back in the game but St Brigids finished deserving winners .Well done to all 17 girls for trying hard to the end. We now hope to increased our training effort started on Monday last..Great start to season this evening with our U12 girls playing Kilmore in a practice match, We had a great win, with all girls playing brilliant football. Thanks to David Codd for super photos!

Cheltenham Success

Congratulations to Mayglass man Jamie Codd who had reason to celebrate at the recent Cheltenham festival of national hunt racing. On Thursday St.Patricks day Jamie rode his fifth festival winner of his career when he steered the JP McManus owned and Jonjo O'Neill trained Cause of Causes to victory in the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir challenge cup. Well done Jamie.

Football League

The St. Fintans Football team travelled to Taghmon during the past week to take on the home team in round 2 of Div 2A all county football league. In a competitive game played under lights the sides were always close but it took a late goal by Taghmon to force a draw on a scoreline of Taghmon 1-05 to St.Fintans 0-08. The minor football team of Our Ladys Island/St.Fintans took on Rathgarogue/Cushinstown in round 3 of the county championship Roinn 1 (B) with the result not yet to hand.

Daffodil Day

Many thanks to all those that supported the Killinick ICA collection for Daffodil Day held at the Centra supermarket in Killinick. A total of €1,384 was raised.


Having Particapated in qualifying festivals in Kilmuckridge,Kildare,Wexford,Ballinamore,Carnew and New Ross and with the results of all except New Ross to hand a result which will determine the fate of The Ballycogley Players. A win and no less will see the group travel to Castleblaney Co.Monaghan to compete in the All Ireland Final of confined drama and the group now wait in anticipation. The group sends its thanks to the loyal supporters that continue to give us the vocal backing.

Ballycogley clean Up

We will be holding a clean up of Ballycogley and the surrounding area on Sat April 9th And Sat April 23rd between 9;30AM and 12:30PM. Refreshments served afterwards in Balycogley hall so why not come along to help clean your neighbourhood and chat to your friends in doing so. For further information please contact Stephen on 0868120755.


Parish Lotto Results

Lotto results for 23rd March: winning numbers 1, 7, 11 and 12; no Jackpot Winner; seventeen Match 3 winners receive €38 each: Grace Carty, C/O Seller; Sue Cortes, C/O Seller; Nellie O'Connor, 62 Corish Park; Marie Philips, 31a Ferndale Park; Ann Hynes, Hayestown Grate; Fintan O'Leary, 109 Kennedy Park; F Dodd, C/O Seller; Breda Clery, 28 Whiterock View; Mary Robbinson, C/O Seller; Catherine Flood, C/O Seller; S Carty, C/O Seller; Fiona Roche, 4 Bishopswater; A Bridges, C/O Seller; Ann & Kathleen, C/O Seller; Hilda & Gillian, C/O Seller; A & H, C/O Seller, and Kathleen Brennan, C/O Seller.

Jackpot for 30th March is €17,000. Tickets €1.50 each at Clonard Parish Office or from any promoter. Lotto draw takes place every Wednesday night at Clonard Bingo at 8.30 p.m. If you wish to join or be a promoter, please call to Clonard Parish Office to have it arranged.

Clonard GAA News

The underage coaching continues for boys and girls in Saint Peter's for U6 and U8 from 6 to 7pm and U10 and U12 from 7 to 8pm. All are welcome, fee €2. Contact Mary on 087 9967925 for further details. Adult football training is on Friday nights from 8 to 9pm in Saint Peters'. Contact Paul Mooney on 086 2329684. Adult hurling training on Thursday nights from 8 to 9pm in Saint Peters'. Contact Martin on 086 2308166.

Clonard will host a hurling and football academy Easter camp on Wednesday 30th, Thursday 31st March and Friday 1st April from 10am to 1pm each day. €15 per child, limited places. Please return your forms as soon as possible. For more forms and more information, call Mary on 087 9967925.

Wexford ICA Guild.

This month's meeting for March will happen on the 31st March at 7.30 in the Coolcotts Community Centre. The guild groups competition is "a container of home planted flowering Spring bulbs." You'd be blooming mad not enter this one. Love yourself enough to live a healthy lifestyle, look after your body you've only got one of them. This month's interesting speaker will be Colette Blake who will speak to us about taking care of ourselves. She's an Urodynamic nurse and will talk about this fascinating topic. Don't miss out its sure to be an engaging talk. As always, can't wait to see you all over a lovely cupán tae.

Scoil Mhuire Fun Run

A 5KM Fun Run/Walk in aid of the Rainbow Unit for kids on the Autism Spectrum in Scoil Mhuire takes place on 2nd April, with registration from 10am, starting and finishing at Scoil Mhuire. Check us out on Facebook for more details.


The Society of St Vincent de Paul will hold a furniture and bric-a-brac sale in Saint Michal's Hall, Thomas Street on Friday 1st April from 10am to 1pm.

Life After Loss

Are you experiencing the pain of loss? Clonard Bereavement Support Group would like to offer you an opportunity to explore the journey of grief and loss, seek understanding and support. Help find new meaning in the face of such loss on the journey from heartbreak to hope. Date: Tuesday April 12th 2016 from 7.30 to 9pm in the Shamrock Room, Clonard Parish Centre.

fab ce scheme vacancies

Clonfab Limited Community Employment Scheme currently have vacancies for Childcare in FAB Family Resource Centre and Clonard Community Centre. Applicants must be over 21 and be eligible for community employment. All applicants must be registered with Intreo/Employment Services. For more information contact the Clonfab Limited office on 053 9147782 between 9.30am to 12.30pm, Monday to Friday. Closing date is Wednesday 13th April.

Age Friendly Consultations

Age Friendly Consultations will take place on Wednesday 27th April at 2.30pm in Clonard Community Centre.

Our Lady's Island

Coffee Morning

The Community Coffee Morning will take place this Thursday, 31st March in the Community Hall from 10.30a.m. to 12 noon. There will be a raffle in aid of the Hope Centre, Enniscorthy so do come along to support this very worthy cause.

Night By The Fire

Our second Night Round The Fire will take place Friday, April 1st at 8pm. Since we had 64 people at the first event, we have decided to run with another one. The night consists of people playing music, telling stories, singing a song, reciting a poem, a funny yarn, so your more than welcome to come along and enjoy the local talent, take part or just sit back n relax. Tea Coffee cakes served at the interval, all welcome, no charge for this community night.

Old School Cards

On Tuesday last, wiith 22 playing, William Burke won with 4-man play off with Aidan Power coming second. Walter Redmond won the steaks. Cards every Tuesday night in the Old Hall €5 in, winner takes % pot, free raffle, tea coffee served, all welcome.

Split the Pot

Congratulations to Frank Nolan, Carne who won "Split the Pot" last week receiving a prize of €264. Weekly Draw to continue in Gift Shop after Sunday morning Mass. Last week, Restoration fund gained €264. Envelopes are available in O'Doherty's, Post Office, Butler's St. Ivers and Meyler's Millhouse. Thanks to all involved.

carne on the tv

A documentary featuring Christy Moore and the Anti-Nuclear Demonstrations at Carne in the 1970's will be shown on RTE1 after the 9p.m. news on 9th and 10th April.

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 €3,000. The winning numbers were 9,13,20,23. Congratulations to the six match 3 winners who each received €50. The match three winners were Barry Ryan, Margaret Power, Paul Driscoll, Collette Flaherty, Leo Power, Pat Heffernan. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday 29th March 2016 and the Jackpot now stands at €3,300.


Sunny South East 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.

Women's Shed

This week in the Shed we are making Origami drawstring bags for travel makeup/jewellery. The planned flower arranging has been postponed for the moment. What's needed are two pieces of contrasting material 18x18 ins and sewing machine if you have one.

New members welcome, meeting in Tomhaggard social centre from 10am to 1pm Mondays, Cost 5€, with Refreshments served. Exciting plans for upcoming activities, more details shortly.

Cúl Camps 2016

This year's Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camp for both Boys and Girls covering Football, Hurling and Camogie will take place in St. Anne's GAA Club Grounds from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd July.

Children will get to learn GAA games from qualified coaches in a safe and fun environment. Children from 6 to 13 years can be registered online by clicking the following link . Cost of Cúl Camp this year is as follows: 1st Child €55, 2nd Child €45, 3rd & 4th Child €40 each. Shane O'Hanlon is our Camp Co-Ordinator this year.

Credit Union Quiz

Congratulations to the following students Eve Donohue, Ryan Schokman, Ella Benson and Shane Ryan, who represented the school in the Chapter Final that took place on Sunday the 28th of February in the Ashdown Park Hotel in Gorey.

Despite the difficult questions and facing the finalists from the first rounds we were delighted that the team from our school took home first place! €200 was the prize money for the school along with a lovely trophy. The National Final takes place in the RDS in Dublin on the 10th of April-we wish them the best of luck.

Congrats Diarmuid

Huge congratulations goes out to Diarmuid Moore and Josh Kavanagh BU14 All Ireland Handball Doubles Champions in the 40x20 Juvenile Final defeating James Cummins & Enda Collins of Galway 7-15, 15-7, 15-10. Diarmuid is a member of St. Anne's Coiste na nÓg GAA Club playing at U14 Level in both Hurling and Football. A future Handball Champion for St. Anne's!

St. Anne's gaa

Lights-Can whoever turns the lights on make sure to turn them off please or if you are the last person/s to leave the Clubhouse turn them off. Don't assume someone else will. Also when using the lights in Clubhouse every light does not need to be on, you only need the lights on is the area you are using.

Health & Safety-A busy GAA season is getting under way with training, matches and the increase of the public using the walking track, for health and safety reasons children are not permitted to kick football or hurl against the Clubhouse Wall and in the parking areas. Dogs are strictly forbidden in all areas of the Clubhouse, Club Grounds, Pitches and Walking Track.

With the potholes now filled on the driveways leading up to the Clubhouse please note it is not a racing track. On approaching the parking areas, dropping off or picking up children please be vigilant and expect the unexpected. Please Slow Down.


The profit from bingo on 20th March was €837.80. Thank you for your support.

Our next Bingo is on Sunday 10th April in Rathangan hall at 2.30pm. We look forward to your continued support as we are commencing ground work around the church on Easter Monday.

Breakfast Morning

Rathangan Variety Group presents " Breakfast at the Temple " on Sunday 17th April from 10am to 12.30pm approx. Full Irish breakfast\tea\coffee\toast for €5. Venue: The Temple Bar, Rathangan. Proceeds towards our February 2017 production. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Rosslare Harbour

Food Rescue Event

A talk on how to recycle and reduce waste costs efficiently will be held at the Kilrane Primary School on Wednesday 6th April at 7-30pm. Guest speakers Betty Kehoe and Mindy O'Brien. Refreshment served/Raffle. This event is organised by the Kilrane-Rosslare Harbour ICA. For more information please contact ICA members or call 087 9510675087 9510675. All are welcome.

St Mary's GAA

Club Lotto: Jackpot €2,450. Last week's numbers 6-8-13-15; no jackpot winner, one Match 3 Winner, Emma Roche. Next Draw Tuesday 29th March.

Membership for the coming year is now due for all members of the club. Fee for 2016 are: Adult Players €100, Adult non playing members €50, Student €50, U6 to U18 €40. Gym €60 for 6 months, €120 for 12 months, One off Payment €10 for Fob. Strictly Over 16s only.

Cul Camp 2016: This year Cul Camp will run for one week in July and one week in August in Tagoat and it really is a great week of fun. Book today to avoid disappointment! Book on line at

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