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Friday 20 October 2017

CROSSABEG

CHURCH NEWS Daily Masses on Wednesday and Friday at 9.30 a.m. Friday next, October 1 is the First Friday of the month and the sick and housebound of the parish will be visited during the morning. Adoration every Monday from 2-7 pm. and confessions on Saturday at 10.30 a.m.

A First Holy Communion programme begins on Saturday, October 2 in the Parochial house at 11 a.m.

55+ CLUB

Crossabeg's 55+ club members are back from a very enjoyable 5th annual break which was spent at Westport Woods hotel in Co. Mayo. Well done to Ann Jordan and Tess Siggins, both of whom climbed Croagh Patrick with monies collected for same going to Our Ladys hospital for sick children in Crumlin. Art classes are commencing this week in in the Forge. Contact Mary on 0872737288 for further details.

CHILDCARE WORKER

Crossabeg/ Ballymurn/ Oylegate/ Glenbrien CES Ltd are currently recruiting for a childcare worker for Crossabeg community Childcare centre and also have vacancies for three general operatives.

Applicants must be registered with FÁS and meet specific criteria for these posts which are advertised on their website. Eligible applicants should send their CV to Crossabeg/ Ballymurn/ Oylegate/ Glenbrien CES Ltd. Ballymurn, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Closing date is October 4.

COMMUNITY GAMES AGM

The Castlebridge/Crossabeg area of Community Games will hold their annual general meeting in Castlebridge community centre this evening, Wednesday, September 29 at 8.30 p.m. New changes are coming in and some competitions on the calendar of events for 2011 will be run off in November and December of this year. Parents are urged to come along and give their support to the committee. Refreshments will also be served.

SOCCER

Crossabeg's U10 A team had a 3-0 victory over Wexford Albion on Saturday last while the U10 B side had an overwhelming 7-1 win over New Ross town.

The U14 team went down 3-2 to Courtown in their Division 1 clash, with goals from Aaron Lambert and Mikey Cullen.

The Youths team had an impressive 5-3 victory over New Oak Boys of Carlow in the first round of the Leinster Youth Cup. Goal scorers were David Fenlon (3) Joe Flanagan (1) and Mark Holohan (1).

The Junior A side lost out 3-1 to Enniscorthy United in their league encounter with Ciaran Kearney scoring Crossabegs only goal. The Junior B side also lost out 6-1 in their encounter with Bree United and here Joe Breen scored for Crossabeg. The Junior C team lost out 4-0 in their game against Gorey Celtic.

STORYTELLING

The next session at Kyle Forge takes place on Sunday next, October 3 at 8 p.m. All are most welcome and refreshments are also served.

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY

Congratulations to Michael and Margaret (Mickey and Peg) Whelan, Crory, Crossabeg, on the occasion of their Golden Wedding Anniversary, which was celebrated with family members and friends at Ferrycarrig hotel on Sunday night last. We wish the happy couple continued good health and happiness.

SPEEDY RECOVERY

We wish a speedy recovery to Siobhan Kehoe, Kereight, Crossabeg, who is recuperating following a recent operation at Wexford General hospital.

GAA LOTTO

Crossabeg/Ballymurn GAA club had no winner of last weeks Lotto jackpot, while there were two match three winners, Fionnuala Hearne and Dara Prendergast. The numbers drawn were 13, 17, 21, and 23. This week's jackpot is €10,200. The beginners, U8s and U10s train on Tuesday evenings at 6.30 p.m in the local pitch.

YOUTH CLUB

The FDYS inaugural disco for this term will take place this coming Friday, October 1. Crossabeg club members should meet at 8 p.m at the community centre with €10 and a signed parental consent form. Consent forms may be downloaded from the club website: www.crossabegyc.com; otherwise a handwritten consent form signed by a parent will suffice.

The disco bus will return at 12.30 a.m. The CEO of FDYS issues a memo to all parents of youth club members stating that all parents MUST complete a Garda Vetting and club affiliation forms.

This is urgent and compulsory and failure to do this may result in the closure of the club if these conditions are not met, as the club may not get insurance in January. Parents are further asked to undertake a volunteer Induction course which takes just a few hours and is painless and free.

ATHLETICS

St. Killian's AC are continuing their outdoor training every Monday and Thursday night from 7-8 pm. at the new community field close to Kyle cross in Crossabeg. New members are always welcome. At the moment the trainers are concentrating on boys and girls aged 11 years and upwards in preparation for the upcoming cross-country. season. New members are most welcome.