Around the Districts

Ballymurn

Bingo

Bingo is played every Monday night in the Anvil Ballymurn at 9 p.m.

Penny Bank

Penny bank collections continue every Saturday and Sunday in the hall after masses.

GAA Club news

Our club will be host to Omagh St Enda's club from Tyrone for this year's Féile which takes place on June 16/17. The first match will take place on Friday in Oylegate at 4 p.m. and the second match will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Ballymurn. The visiting team will arrive back in the village on Friday evening between 6/7 p.m. It would be great to see a good turn out to welcome this visiting team to Ballymurn.

LOTTO - This week's numbers were 1, 2, 4 and 11. No winner, no match three: Lucky Dips: Ruth Shortle D O'Reilly Next jackpot €9,600.

Knitter Knatters

Ballymurn Knitter Knatters meet every Wednesday in the club room of Ballymurn hall from 11 a.m. New members always welcome.

Unwanted wool - We would appreciate any donations which we would use to make hats, slippers and purses for the annual Shoebox appeal. Donations can be left into the club room of the hall any Wednesday from 11.30 a.m. to midday.

Clothes Bank moved

The Ballymurn Church Clothes Bank has been moved to the Daybreak car park.

Vintage News

A trip to Moynaltys 42nd Steam Trashing Show in Co. Meath on Sunday, August 13. Fare €30. Anyone interested in travelling contact Seán at 087 6486279 or John at 087 9555279 with deposit of €20 or full fare by July 20.

Camogie Club news

The camogie club will host a certified basic first aid course on Saturday, June 10, from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Centre Oylegate. All welcome to attend.

Please contact Christine 086 8929087 if you wish to book a place. Cost €5.

Ballymurn Celtic

Our first committee meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 6, at 7.30 p.m. in the Anvil Lounge. For anyone who could not make the AGM but wishes to be on our committee are welcome to attend.

Graveyard Mass

Mass will be celebrated on the site of the old St Bridget's Church and graveyard in Kilisk on Wednesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. Part of Ballymurn belong to the parish of kilisk way back then, Thanks to John Jackman for organising this pattern once again.

Tidy Towns

It won't be long now till the judges for this year's Tidy Towns will be paying a visit to Ballymurn. Our application has been posted so hopefully we will be able to improve on last year's results.

It would be great to see the whole community getting involved in this worthwhile project If anyone has some spare time and would like to get involved contact any committee member.

Exams

Best of luck to all students sitting the junior and Leaving Certificate over the coming weeks.

Blackwater

Street Feast

Blackwater Tidy Towns are hosting Street Feast on Sunday, June 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the church carpark. There will be music, hopefully some dancing and a chance for everyone to meet one another. Light refreshments will be available in the Community Center Hall and of course there is also the play ground for the little ones.

Musical entertainment as follows. 2 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. DJ Tommy McInerney. 2.30 to 3.30 p.m. John Kenny, Tony Ryan and Band; 3.30 to 4.30 p.m. The Scuttering Gobsheens; 4.30 to 5.00 DJ Tommy McInerney.

Foot Golf

Join with the Active Retirement Group for an afternoon of Foot Golf at Blackwater Golf Club on Tuesday June 6, at 2.30 p.m.

Coláiste an Átha

The members of the parents' association of the school are very grateful to everyone who helped make the recent coffee morning such a success. Thank you to the parents of the school who supported the fundraiser by buying tickets, providing beautiful food and sponsoring raffle prizes. Thank you to the local community who attended, supported and helped out on the day. Money raised will go towards supporting school-based activities.

The parents' association wish all examination students the very best of luck as they begin their exams tomorrow.

Bingo

Kilmuckridge Family Resource Centre are holding a Bingo night on Thursday night June 8, at 8 p.m. in the Crosses, Kilmuckridge with music by DJ Dennis.

Meals On Wheels

Meals on Wheels delivers twice every week on Tuesday and Thursday. Spaces are available in each of the following areas: Kilmuckridge, Ballygarrett, Oulart, Monamolin, Blackwater. For more information phone Kilmuckridge Family Resource Centre at 053 9130393.

Crossabeg

Community Games

A reminder that all children who qualified for the county finals of the Community Games athletic events should attend for training at the community field in Crossabeg every Monday evening from 7 p.m. to 8.15 p.m. They are also welcome along during the Thursday evening training sessions. The county finals take place at the Hub in Enniscorthy on Sunday, June 25,

Music/Singing lessons.

Music and singing classes continue on Tuesdays from three to 15 p.m. to 5.15 p.m. in Crossabeg school. Check out the Facebook page Shelmalier/Crossabeg Music School or contact Catherine Roche at 087 0533952 or Denise Feeney at 086 7302249 for further details.

Annual Walk

The annual walk to remember Tracie Lawlor will take place on Sunday, June 11, in Castlebridge. Registration will take place from 10 a.m in Castlebridge Square and the cost is €20 which includes a meal in the Talbot Hotel or €10 to participate in the walk only. The walk gets under way at 11 o'clock from the Square and heads off to the Talbot Hotel where a lovely meal awaits. It is only just over 4km so anyone of any age can take part. If you need further information contact Ian at 087 6091667.

Family Fun Day

Crossabeg Childcare Centre is holding their annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 17, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be lots of entertainment on the day including face painting, balloon modelling, a disco and much much more. Why not drop down and see the facilities and meet with some of the staff. All are most welcome and you are also invited to bring along members of your family and friends.

CE Vacancies

Crossabeg-Ballymurn CE Scheme have the following vacancies, Crossabeg-Ballymurn CES secretary, Job Reference 2036776; Caretaker/General Operative - Job Reference 2036772. Please contact your local DSP Employment Service/Intreo office to check your eligibility for this vacancy. Job Reference number will also be required.

First Aid Course

The First Aid course being hosted by the Local Oylegate-Glenbrien camogie club is now fully booked. Please note a change in venue. It will now take place in the clubhouse from 9.30 a.m till 1 p.m. For further enquiries please contact Christine Martin.

Exams

Best of luck to all members of the Oylegate-Glenbrien camogie club who are sitting their Leaving and Junior Certificate exams in the coming weeks. Go n-éirí an t-adh libh.

Over the Water

Summer Soccer Camp

Curracloe United FAI summer Soccer camp takes place from July 3 to July 7 Book online summersoccerschools.ie or phone 1890 653 653. Places are limited so book early now so as not to be disappointed.

Annual Walk

The annual walk to remember Tracie Lawlor will take place on Sunday, June 11, in Castlebridge. Registration will take place from 10 a.m in Castlebridge Square and the cost is €20 which includes a meal in the Talbot Hotel or €10 to participate in the walk only. The walk gets under way at 11 o'clock from the Square and heads off to the Talbot Hotel where a lovely meal awaits. It is only just over 4km so anyone of any age can take part. If you need further information contact Ian at 087 6091667.

Music/singing lessons

music and Singing Lessons continue every Tuesday at the usual times from 3.15 p.m to 5.15 p.m in Crossabeg school. Check out all details on Facebook Shelmalier/Crossabeg Music School or contact Catherine Roche 087 0533952 or Denise at 086 7302249 for details.

Summer soccer Camp

The FAI summer soccer camp is back for six- to 14-year-old boys and girls from August 7 to August 11 and takes place at Bridge Rovers AFC. Book now on summersoccerschools.ie.

Shelmalier Cúl Camp

The Shelmalier Cúl Camp for hurling, football and camogie takes place from July 17 to July 21 (week 1) and week two from July 31 to August 4 the days will be packed with fun, games, skills and friendships. They are held daily from 10 a.m till 2.30 p.m. The cost is €60 for the first child, €50 for the second and €40 thereafter. The cost is only €35 for the second week (no gear).

Development lotto

results of draw held by Curracloe United AFC on Sunday, May 28 There was no jackpot winner and the numbers drawn were 3, 23, 24 and 25.There was one match-three winner, Barry and Diane Redmond, Screen. The weekly draw takes place every Sunday night at 9 p.m. and tickets are available from club members.

Girl Guides

Castlebridge Girl Guides are now in existence for 25 years. In order for them to continue they need the support of all Mammys, Aunties, big sisters, grannies etc out there who would give some time to keep them going. In September they will be down to four leaders.

Currently the Guides have 46 girls in the club with 13 more on the waiting list. These girls come from the Castlebridge, Crossabeg, Screen and Ballymurn areas. It would be a shame if all these young girls were left without this great social and educational outlet. Training will be supplied. So please do your very best to help out. Contact 087 6295641 if interested.

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