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Kilrane NS pupil David O'Rourke who made his Confirmation in St Patrick's Church, Rosslare Harbour on Friday morning, with his parents Eamonn and Clare, and sisters Emma and Eimear.
Kilrane NS pupil David O'Rourke who made his Confirmation in St Patrick's Church, Rosslare Harbour on Friday morning, with his parents Eamonn and Clare, and sisters Emma and Eimear.

Rathangan/Cleariestown

notes

If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Rathangan Parish Hall at 051 563039 between 9.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. or leave a message. Also you can email your notice to rathanganhall@gmail.com. At the latest all notes must be received by 10 a.m. on Friday morning.

Community lotto

There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €3.000. The winning numbers were 8, 13, 15 and 28. Congratulations to the seven match-three winners who each received €43. The match-three winners were Liz Codd, Maeve Codd Walsh, Adam, Eoin, Bailey and Ruby, Sinéad Burke, Mary Frances Fogarty, Peter Colfer and Liam Carroll. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday, March 14, and the jackpot now stands at €3.300.

Drama Thanks

Rathangan Variety Group would like to express a massive thanks to everyone who supported their production of Oklahoma over their four night run in Rathangan Hall recently. Thanks also to anyone who helped and in anyway to make it such a success. The cast and crew had a very enjoyable and fun filled week. Until next year.

TRX/Pilates Classes

TRX Classes take place in the club house every Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6.30 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday mornings at 9.30 a.m. For further details please contact Kevin Cogley at 086 3656233.

Pilates Classes take place in Baldwinstown Hall on Tuesday evenings from 7.15 p.m. to 8.15 p.m. Bring a mat, towel and drinking water. Cost is €9 and it is recommended to book a place. For further details please contact Theresa White at 089 4620552.

Table quiz

Duncormick Area Action Group and Tidy Towns Committee will hold a table quiz in Sinnott's Pub on Friday, March 24, at 9 p.m. Tables €20. Refreshments served. Proceeds in aid of river walk development.

lenten masses

Weekday Masses in Cleariestown for Lent 2018 will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The Forge

The Forge Craft and Design Centre Baldwinstown is back open from our annual closure on Friday, March 17, and each Sat and Sun from 12.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. till Easter. Opening times will be extended for the summer season. Why not pop in to see our new stock and Coffee Dock.

Split-the-pot

Last week's winner was Jackie and Nathan, winning €176. Next draw Thursday, March 16, in Rathangan Bar.

archery

Éamonn and Deirdre Rogers, formerly from Knocktown, Duncormick, competed in the Irish National Indoor Archery Championships which took place over the weekend of March 4 and five in the National Sports Arena, Sports Campus Ireland, Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Deirdre competed in the Masters Compound Category, coming first and breaking two Irish Records. She then went on to compete in the senior category seeding sixth, but finishing in ninth position. Next came the Team Event, where, with two other members of the club she came away with the silver medal.

Michael Furlong, formerly of Duncormick, also competed in the Irish Indoor Nationals in the Barebow category. He shot very well in what was his first ever Irish Nationals seeding seventh and finishing in overall seventh postion. Michael has only just returned to target archery after some years absence, and we look forward to seeing him on the shooting line again.

Rosslare Harbour

Ballycogley Players

With four festivals under our belt and two results from Rush and Kilmuckridge drama festivals, the following is the update (at the time of going to print), Kilmuckridge: Fourth place, adjudicators award given to Paddy McGuire and Jack Allen for their sparring scene, Nominations: Best supporting actor Seán Carthy, Most promising actor Jack Allen. Rush: Third place, Chris Maddock best actor and adjudicators award to Seán Carthy, Nominations: Tech (Lighting and set), Best Director Breda Hayes, Best Actress Ellen Cloney.

Results from Wexford and Roscommon will be in next week's report but you can always keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates.

Our next performance will be in St Mary's Hall, Fethard on Sunday, March 12, and St Martin's GAA Complex on Saturday, March 18, at 8 p.m. The three remaining festivals are on Monday, March 20, in Tipperary, Tuesday the 21st in Cavan and New Ross on Thursday the 30th.

Environment Group

The Rosslare Harbour/Kilrane Environment Group would like to thank those who came along to support our recent coffee morning in Hotel Rosslare, the individuals and businesses that provided the spot prizes and confectionary. Your support was very much appreciated.

The group would also like to thank John Boyce and the Maritime Museum on providing the New Irish Flag for the Memorial Park. As it is the tradition, the new flag with be hoisted for the first time on March 17.

Reminder: A WEEE (Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment) cage only for small Household electrical goods such as toasters, kettles, DVD players, hairdryers, electric drills, etc. and a container for the recycling of fluorescent tubes is situated at the back of the Railway Social Club. It is open on Saturday Mornings between 10.00 and 11.30 a.m., weather permitting.

The group's activities can be monitored on their Facebook page 'Rosslare Harbour/Kilrane Environment Group'.

course

Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board are running a new course called 'Enhancing Our Community Through Education' in the Rosslare Harbour/Kilrane Area.

This is one course with various modules: Create a Sign for our new local Men's Shed and gain the QQI Level three Woodcarving Module; Create a Mosaic for the Memorial Garden in conjunction with the Environment Group and gain the QQI Level three Mosaic Module; With Kilrane National School, learn how to grow plants and gain a QQI Level three Horticulture Module; Participate in Team Activities.

This is a free course but eligibility criteria applies and is subject to sufficient numbers. For more information please contact Jean Rawson, BTEI Programme, WWETB at 086 3657695 or jeanrawson@wwetb.ie.

archery

Deirdre Rogers and Éamonn Rogers (daughter and grandson of the late Tom and Nell Ryan of Station Road) competed in the Irish National Indoor Archery Championships which took place over the weekend of March 4 and five in the National Sports Arena, Sports Campus Ireland, Blanchardstown, Dublin.

Deirdre competed in the Masters Compound Category, coming first and breaking two Irish Records. She then went on to compete in the senior category seeding sixth, but finishing in ninth position. Next came the Team Event, where, with two other members of the club she came away with the silver medal.

Éamonn competed in the Senior Compound category where, following some extremely tough matches, he was beaten by the eventual winner in the semi-final but went on the win the bronze medal in another nail biting match. Then came the team event, where with two other members of the club, he finished in fourth place.

St Mary's GAA

Club lotto - Winning numbers on Tuesday, March 7, were 7, 22, 27 and 28; no jackpot winner. Match-three winners: Flor Hayden, Michael Drea. Next week's jackpot 6,650.

Congratulations to Margaret Doyle, who picked up the club person of the Year award last week. Good to see Margaret being rewarded for all her services given.

Community Games

The area gymnastics competition will be held on Sunday, March 26, at 9 a.m. in Wexford Gymnastics Club. Age groups are for boys and girls under-9, under-11, under-13, under-15 as of 31/7/2017. Entry fee is €3. You can download the routines on the website communitygames.ie. The gymnastics county finals will take place in Gorey on Sunday, April 2.

If you would like to enter please register beforehand with text to Sinéad 087 6559323. See area map on: piercestownmurrintowncg.wordpress.com piercestownmurrintowncg.wordpress.com.

Rosslare Strand

table quiz

friends of Rosslare would like to welcome you to their table quiz March 16 at 7.30 p.m. Rosslare Golf Club €10 per person. Fundraising Event to help raise funds for the Access-For-All Garden T Amazing Raffle Prizes and music on the night

Parent Toddler Group

The parent and Toddler Group meet on Tuesdays in Rosslare Community and Sports Centre at 10 a.m. Call us at 053 9132202 for more info or find us on Facebook.

Scoil Mhuire

Enrolment for September 2017: Please call to the school office to collect an Admission Booklet or contact Georgina in the office to have one posted to you. School Number is 053 9132501, open daily Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

ACTIVITIES/CLASSES

Ongoing activities at Rosslare Community/Sports Centre area are as follows. New members always welcome to all classes/groups.

Forever Fit Active 60's - Saturdday at 11.30 a.m. Fun gentle fitness. Booking Essential to know numbers €8 (payg) Call Amanda 087 9713339.

Pilates - Friday at 10 a.m. €7 per class or (€25 x five pre-booked class) Call Theresa 089 4620552.

Tai Chi - Monday and Wednesday at 9.30 a.m. on the beach

Forever Fit - Saturday at 10 a.m. Fun dance fitness, suitable for all €8 (payg) Call Amanda 087 9713339.

St Paul's Athletics Club - Monday and Wednesday at 5.30 p.m. Call Leo at 086 3103417.

Menapian's Athletics Club Thursday at 7 p.m. Call David at 085 1621700.

Rosslare Bowls Club - Call Catherine 086 8177679 Rosslarebowlsclub.com.

Men's Sheds - Tuesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jim 087 6815029.

Women's Sheds - Thursday 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Call Anne - 086 8293833.

Rosslare Tennis Club - Friday at 9.30 a.m. New players wanted. €2

Rosslare Badminton Club - Every Saturday at 11 a.m. New members needed and welcome. €3

Rosslare Boxing Club - Tuesday and Thursday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sat 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Suitable from 9+yrs Call Mark 086 8975979.

Rosslare Strand Schoolboys/girls AFC - under-nine and under-10 boys Wed 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., under-11 boys Thursday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., under-14 boys Wed 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., under-10 girls Tuesday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., under-12 girls Mon 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., under-14 girls Thursday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Kids Tennis Lessons - with Coach Svibor Fri from 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. €5 per child. Suitable from first - sixth class.

TC Gymnastics - Mondays from 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Suitable for first - sixth class. €6 per week (payg) or €30 for six weeks (prepaid). Parent must be present on first day to register. Wear Comfortable clothing and socks. Call Tommy at 089 9693008 for more information or to book.

Counselling Service - available Thursday mornings and Sat afternoons. €25. Call Lorraine 086 1220394.

Rosslare Youth Club

We meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. New members welcome. Join our group on Facebook for updates. Suitable for all first - sixth years. €2 per week.

Split-the-pot

The next draw will take place in the Bay on Friday, March 17. Congratulations to Kevin O'Reilly, who picked up €130 in our last draw. You can play split-the-pot at any of the following outlets; Cushen's Tagoat, Nosh N Coffee, The Enterprise centre, The Lotus Restaurant, Turners Garage, McGuire's Hardware, Lollitots, Tides, The Bay, Centra, Kelly's Cafe in Meadows and Byrne, Cois Barry House, Kelly's Hotel Swimming Pool, The Pharmacy and Seashells.

If you have a business and would like to help by hosting a Box please contact any of the five participating groups, Tidy Towns, Lollitots, Cois Barry Community House or the two soccer clubs.

Cois Barry House

Many thanks to all who supported and helped with our Women's Day coffee morning, it was a great success and it was fantastic to see so many people in the centre. The community house is now taking bookings for 2017 so if you want to hold a party or meeting etc, please contact David Clancy at 087 7631605. The youth club now meeting every Wednesday evening at 5.30 p.m. and Taek Won Do on Saturday mornings.

Spinning Classes - Probably the most fun while getting fit that you can have on a bike Tuesday morning 9.45 and 6.30 p.m. that evening also Thursday 9.45 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. come along and join in we promise no pot holes.

Sign Language - ever wanted to learn? Well now is your chance. Class every Wednesday evening 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Tidy Towns

Thank you to all who turned up for our meeting last Wednesday and indeed to all who are helping with litter picking etc. We would like to pass on some information that we received from Wexford County Council regarding our canine friends. The warden will be making regular visits to the village and dog owners are being reminded that you must keep your dog under control by way of a lead, certain dogs must be muzzled while in public areas and you must pick up the p.oo or face a fine.

Tagoat

Ladies' night

Ladies' night will be held at the Danby Hotel at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 23. Tickets are available from staff members or can be purchased on the night. Places for stallholders are almost gone, so if you are interested in having a stall on the night let us know at 053 9132624 to avoid disappointment.

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