Around the Districts
The weekly '30' Card Game continues in the Community Centre this Friday, July 28, at 9 p.m. Thanks to the ladies for the tea last week. Catering on Friday, July 28, will be Brigid Boland, Edel English and Fiona Power; on Friday, August 4, will be Mary Delaney, Sheelagh Delaney, Catherine O'Rourke and Elizabeth Greene; on Friday the 11th will be Catherine Walsh, Eileen N Walsh, Eileen J Walsh and Denise Carthy Walsh. Proceeds going to Parish Funds.
Card winners on Friday, July 14, were: John Murphy, Tom Rochford, Terry McDonald, Mick Doyle, Andy Reville, Seán Cullen and John Nolan.
Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas presents SUMMER SESSIONS every second Tuesday from July 11 in Cullen's Bar, Adamstown at 9 p.m. Dust off your instruments, sing a song, tell a story or dance, dance, dance.
The next draw in the Adamstown lotto takes place this Friday, July 28, in the Community Centre for a jackpot of €13,000. There is now a new €100 seller's prize each draw night. Keep on buying the tickets, the jackpot will have to be won some time. When this jackpot is won, the next one will start at €9,500.
Dates for your diary
Mass at St Abban's Well - Sunday, July 30, at 10.30 a.m. (weather permitting); Mass at the Rock, Carrigbyrne, Sunday, August 6; annual patron in St Abban's - Sunday, September 3
Celtic Roots Full Irish
A full Irish show in association with Celtic Roots called the 'Full Irish' is now running in Bree Hall on Tuesday nights for the rest of July and up to the end of August.
The night's entertainment begins at 8.30 p.m. with a scone and light refreshments followed by an hour and a half show of music, song, dance and storytelling. Admission is 10 for adults with concessions for children and groups. For bookings contact 087 7535354.
The Bree Patron will take place on Sunday, August 20,
Reserve Saturday, August 26, for the annual Barndance in Byrne's of Bree Grainstore.
Youth Club Supervisors
Bree Youth Club needs more supervisors to facilitate the number of members currently in the club.If we do not get a sufficient number of supervisors we may have to limit the number of young people registering with the club for the coming year.
Parents are strongly encouraged to get Garda vetted before Youth club resumes so that we may continue to provide a meeting place for the young people of the parish and surrounding areas. Garda vetting application forms can be obtained by sending your email address to 087 2319219.
Bree CEP Vacancies
Bree CEP Project are currently recruiting for the following vacancies: General Maintenance (2 Positions) Ref CES 2028407, Childcare Worker (1 Position) Ref CES 2028408, General Operative (1 Position) Ref CES 2028410. Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for a vacancy quoting the relevant reference number.
Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over. Applicants must also be in receipt of an Irish social welfare payment for one year or more. Garda Vetting will also be required for positions dealing with children, the elderly or vulnerable people.
Lotto results for Wednesday, July 19: winning numbers 7, 8, 25 and 28. No jackpot winner. Six match-three winners receive €108 each. Margaret Nolan; Mick Murray; Kathleen Saunders; K and Anne; Ann Bierney and Tyna Brennan Roche.
Jackpot for Wednesday, July 26, is €4,650. Tickets available at Clonard parish office or through any promoter. Results available on clonardparish.ie or on Facebook/church of the annunciation-clonard parish.
The St Vincent de Paul Society will hold a Half Price Furniture and bric-a-brac sale in St Michael's Hall, Thomas Street on Friday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everything Must Go. All proceeds in aid of the society.
Our summer camp is on August 1, 2, 3 from 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Three Days of Hurling/Camogie/Football and lots of fun. €35 per child. For children five years - 12 years old. New style Training top, shorts and socks included. For booking contact Mary at 087 9967925.
Congratulation to A Boyle on winning €407 in this week's split-the-pot draw seller was Orla Hore. Next week's envelopes are on sale now. We would really appreciate it if you are a doing clear out of any clothes, shoes, bedclothes, curtains or handbags please bring them to pitch any Tuesday night at underage training between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. or if you need them to be collected contact Aidan at 087 6285254.
Clonard Volunteer Ladies had an exceptional busy week with five games played in five days resulting in three wins one draw and a loss. Overall outstanding results, first up on Monday evening the senior women played Crossabeg at home, this very fast paced game resulted in a draw, the women were unlucky not to secure the three point win in the final minutes of the game.
The Junior B women also played at home to Crossabeg B on Tuesday evening, this game resulted in a well deserved win for this young team.
On Wednesday evening the under-14 pink team travelled down to an unbeaten Bannow-Ballymitty, this game was one of this teams best performances so far which resulted in the town girls taken home the win and securing their place in the cup semi-final on August 2.
On Thursday the minor girls travelled up to Bunclody for their semi-final, however, the girls fought hard and came within two points of the opposition but Bunclody were just that bit stronger and secured their place in the final.
On Friday the under-16 girls played the last round of the league v Shells, for some of the under-16 girls this was their third game in three nights, despite this the girls dug deep and played some outstanding football up till the final whistle which resulted in the town girls secured their well deserved place in the cup semi-final which takes place on August 29 V St Martin's.
Well done to all Clonard Volunteer teams and coaches on an outstanding week, a massive thank you to all our parents and supporters as their continued support helps the girls over the line for every game. 100% attendance is expected at training for the coming weeks in preparation for the semi-finals. Training every Wednesday at Clonard GAA pitch at 6.30 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 10.30 at Vols pitch.
Clonard Volunteer Ladies will be supporting Wexford Ladies Senior Football Team at the race night (LADIES DAY) this Friday, July 28, first race starts at 5.30 p.m. Anyone interested in buying discounted tickets for €10 (€15 on the gate on the day) KIDS free, please let us know as tickets will be available at training or contact Ray Cullinane at 087 6783988, this is also a fundraiser for Clonard Volunteers club
A big thank you to Eoin O'Gorman Solicitor and Kieran Brennan from Premier Insurances for sponsoring the Wexford Ladies' Football Fundraiser.
Our under-10 and under-12 girls would like to congratulate their Coach Collette Butler on winning a Silver medal in the Kettlebell European Championship at the weekend.
Clonard Volunteer Ladies' GAA would like to extend their deepest sympathies to Dermot O'Brien on the recent loss of his father Donal, May he Rest in Peace.
'A Look Back in Time'
We are delighted to announce that a small number of copies of the historical book 'Oylegate-Glenbrien, A Look Back in Time' has been republished and is also available at €25 from Aidan Quirke/Maureen Somers/Tom Miller/Freeman's Gala store/email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GAA lotto draw held on July 12 numbers drawn were 14, 17, 21 and 30, and bonus two. The lucky-dip winners were Mick Weafer, Ken bolger, Mossie Doyle, AM Conroy, Dermot McCormack, Ryan Hill, Catherine Rigley, Dave c/o Mernaghs Next draw is July 26 in the Slaney Inn. Tickets available locally. Your support is greatly appreciated.
New members are always welcome to join our club. The following are training times for 2017; under-eights Mondays at 6.30 p.m.; under-10s Mondays at 6.30 p.m.; under-12s Mondays at 6.30 p.m.; under-14s Mondays and Fridays at 6 p.m.; under-16s Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m.; Minor Fridays at 6.30 p.m.; Junior and Intermediate Mondays and Fridays at 7 p.m.
Under-8s training is every Wednesday evening in Crossabeg pitch at 6.30 with Ciaran Kearney (087 6121959). Registration is €30 and gum shields must be worn. Under-10 and under-12 training is also on every Wednesday evening in Crossabeg Pitch at 6.30.
Parish Draw will take place on Sunday, July 30.
Please note mass times in Oylegate: Saturday vigil Mass is at 6.30 p.m. Sunday morning Mass is at 10.30 a.m.