Saturday 17 August 2019

Around the District

Ben Bridges Larkin, Eva Sheridan and Hannah Rose Roche at the Kellogg's Cúl Camps at St Mary's GAA grounds, Tagoat.
Ben Bridges Larkin, Eva Sheridan and Hannah Rose Roche at the Kellogg's Cúl Camps at St Mary's GAA grounds, Tagoat.


ARA Club news

There will be a final meeting for everyone travelling to Co Cavan on the annual Coach Trip on Tuesday, August 22, in St Martin's Centre at 2.30 p.m. for approx 30 mins. If everyone can please come along to this meeting to finalise all details. Thanks to everyone for their co-operation.


Beginner/improver tennis sessions for adults are to continue for four weeks in August at St Martin's Tennis Club. The sessions will run on Wednesdays from 7.15 p.m. for the fee of €2 payg. All welcome come along and give it a go.

Scout Group news

REGISTRATION FOR NEXT SCOUTING YEAR - This will be held at 7.30 p.m. on August 31, in the Scout and Guide Hall. Registration cost is €45 per boy payable to our National Office Dublin includes insurance cover for each person. Advising all parents wishing to register in any of the sections, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers to come along on this night. Once maximum ratio number in each section is reached, a waiting list will be established, so to ensure you child can join come along on this evening please.

FUND RAISING EVENT - The group have organised a fundraising event on September 7/8/9. We are selling lines in local Supermarket and need parents and leaders to cover times from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. on the three days please. Please contact group secretary Ann Rochford 087 6677411 with any times you have available to cover on any day and the Cover List can be updated.

Ann will have the list also on the registration night to collect names. this can be a big fundraising event but all hours need to be manned at the entrance for times above. thank you all for your support and co-operation.

Cubs and Scouts will re-open on Tuesday, September 5, and Beavers on Thursday, September 7. Weekly subscriptions for running of the group is €3 per week per person.

FDYS in the community

Would you like a Youth Club in your community? Do you have young people looking for a safe social outlet, a suitable premises and adult volunteers? Then contact Mark Carley at 053 9123262/087 2490122, Fax 053 9123880, email Web:

Our Lady's Island

Remembering Jack

Jack Pettit's month's mind Mass will take place in Church of the Assumption Our Lady's Island this Friday, August 25at 8 p.m. For those attending, refreshments will be served after Mass in the Community Centre.

Paisti Beaga

Paiseti Beaga wish to invite everyone to the open day of our new preschool and after school service (at former Broadway Tavern premises) on Saturday, August 26, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.


During the pilgrimage season Mass is celebrated every day at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., including Saturday and Sunday. This Wednesday, 23rd, Francesa Browne will speak on Whispering Angels during 8 p.m.

GAA Club Bingo

Still awaiting a jackpot winner and we have €700 waiting for that winner. Could it be you? Come along to Butler's tonight, Tuesday, for 9 p.m. to be in with a chance. Kids books available at half price.


With no jackpot winner last week, tonight's jackpot stands at €4,200. Numbers drawn last week were 2, 4, 6 and 23 which also failed to yield any club match-three winners. Tickets available weekly for only €1.50 each

Football Win

Well done to our Junior B Footballers, who beat Kilmore in Rathangan on Saturday last to advance to the District Final. In a fiercely contested game, the lads pushed on in turning their eight point half time lead into a 14 point winning margin on a 3-11 to 0-06 scoreline. Scorers on the day were Cathal Devereux 1-04 (2f), Dean Maloney 2-01, Joey Murphy and Quinn Saunders 0-02 each, Nicky Keane and Gary Walsh 0-01 each

Intermediate Hurling

The men will travel to Killurin this Saturday to take on old foes Marshalstown-Castledockrell, with both teams looking to secure a quarter final spot in the Intermediate A championship. Throw-in is midday and all supporters are, as ever, welcome along the line to play their part in what should be tough contest.

FDYS in the community

Would you like a Youth Club in your community? Do you have young people looking for a safe social outlet, a suitable premises and adult volunteers? Then contact Mark Carley at 053 9123262/087 2490122, Fax 053 9123880, email Web:

Rosslare Harbour

Thank you

The Cemetery Committee would like to thank the people of Kilrane-Rosslare Harbour for their generous response to our annual 'Patron Collection' which raised €1,152.50. This money will be used to provide for the daily maintenance and grass cutting of the cemetery for 2018.

As announced at the patron the work to upgrade the cemetery at an estimated cost of €38,000 will commence shortly. A copy of the plan for the work will be on display at St Patrick's Church, Rosslare Harbour. Any feedback/comments or observations are welcome.

While the committee have arranged access to capital to allow the project to commence they are urgently appealing to all families within the parish and beyond for their assistance in completing this long overdue project. Donations, fundraising ideas etc will be gratefully received by members of the Cemetery Committee or at the parish office.Bereavements

The sympathy of the community is extended to Marie Codd and family, Station Road, Rosslare Hbr on the sad death of her brother Leo Kinsella, Corbally, Enniscorthy, which occurred on July 31 Leo's funeral Mass was celebrated in St Patrick's Church, Monageer and afterwards was laid to rest in Monageer Cemetery. He is deeply missed by his wife Anne, children Denis and Annie, sisters Noeleen, Rita, Marie and Ann, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Sincere sympathy is offered to Cyril Pierce, Portside, Rosslare Hbr on the death of his beloved wife Maureen, who passed away on Sunday, August 13, Maureen (née Ryan) a native of Dublin, had been in failing health for some time and she bore her illness with great dignity. She is mourned by her husband, son Tristan, sisters Yvonne and Philomena, daughter-in-law Annette, grandchildren Cormac, Liam, Kyle and Abigail, nephews, nieces relatives and friends. Maureen's funeral Mass was celebrated in St Ruane's Church, Kilrane on Thursday at midday. May they rest in peace.

St Mary's GAA lotto

Numbers drawn in the last draw were 12, 13, 22 and 26. One match-three winner, Cathy Johnson. Jackpot next week €10100.

FDYS in the community

Would you like a Youth Club in your community? Do you have young people looking for a safe social outlet, a suitable premises and adult volunteers? Then contact Mark Carley at 053 9123262/087 2490122, Fax 053 9123880, email Web:

Rosslare Strand

Charity Boutique

Please think of us and drop your unwanted items into the New 2 U Charity Boutique any time from Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donations greatly appreciated.

Afterschool Activities

AFTERSCHOOL CLUB - Join Mary on Fridays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for fun and Games, arts and crafts, Movie, Outdoor Sports, Special Projects, full use of the centre Facilities - €5 per child/first - sixth Class/Fully Qualified Staff.

YOUTH CLUB - Come along on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m./€2 per week/first - sixth Year Students. Lots of fun activities, discos and trips. Registration on September 8 at 7 p.m. Parents and members can join our Facebook group.

SHINE BRIGHT THEATRE - Every Tuesday, Junior Infants - second class at 4 p.m., third - sixth class at 5 p.m. Seven-week Term at €55 per child. Four terms per year. Big performance at Easter - open to the public. Call Lisa Goold at 085 1532705 or Facebook at Shine Bright Theatre.

ST. PAULS ATHLETICS CLUB - Back Monday, August 28, in Kilrane NS. Back to Rosslare Track for winter on September 25. Mon and Wed under-10s - 5.30 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. Older 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call Leo at 086 3103417. Find us on Facebook.

MENAPIANS ATHLETICS CLUB - Training on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., from January training will also be on Thursdays. Seven years +/€4 per session Call 087 9955505

BOXING CLUB - Registration for new members age 9+ years on September 5 at 7 p.m. Training Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

311 HIP HOP - Fridays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m./first - sixth Class/€7 (pay-as-you-go). Starting September 8. Call Nikki at 085 1416953.


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

Forever Fit Active 60's - Saturday at 11.30 a.m. Fun gentle fitness. Booking Essential to know numbers €8 (pay-as-you-go) 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 (pay-as-you-go) 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 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 Counselling Service - Available Thursday mornings and Sat afternoons. €25. Call Lorraine 086 1220394. Restorative Yoga - Fridays at 9 a.m. Call Sharon at 086 1943527. €5pp (pay-as-you-go). Bring blanket/mat and cushion suitable for all ages and fitness levels.


We know that some of your neighbours and friends may not be here in September so why not tell them about our Multi Draw option. For more details about Multi Draw, pictures etc go to our Facebook page and while you are there Please Like Us.

Would you believe it we are nearly one year old and thanks to our friends in the court house we will be with you for at least one more year. To celebrate we are going to buy a big cake and better still Guarantee the pot on September 15 at least €300.

Congratulations to this week's winners, our first syndicate Niamh Peare and Stephen Kelly, who picked up €138. The next draw will take place in the Bay on Friday, August 25.

Cois Barry House

The Community House is now taking bookings for 2017 so if you want to hold a party or meeting etc, please contact David Clancy 087 7631605. Taekwondo is extending their classes on a Saturday morning: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Adults, 11 a.m. midday: Advanced students, 1 p.m. 2 p.m.: Beginner students. AA Meetings are on every Sunday Evening at 8 p.m.

Spinning Classes - 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.

Rosslare Tidy Towns

Every cloud has a silver lining and this was proven again with the enormous positive response we received after the recent report of some anti social behaviour. We now Thank all the people who made contact, your support and encouragement is most welcome and we are continuing at a pace with our plans and projects for 2018 and beyond.

We hope to have the results of this year's Competition around the end of September meanwhile our work of Litter Picking, Weeding, and General Maintenance continues and if anyone has any suggestions or ideas that might help enhance the Village Please feel free to make contact with us.

As always we welcome new volunteers, there is nothing better than seeing our volunteers enjoying all the benefits of helping to make their community a healthier, happier and better place.

Wexford People

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