Tuesday 17 September 2019

Around the Districts

Phelim Roche (Blackwater) been chased
Phelim Roche (Blackwater) been chased

Adamstown, Clonard, Glynn/Barntown, Taghmon/Camross



The weekly '30' Card Game continues in the Community Centre this Friday 12th June at 9pm. Thanks to the ladies for the teas last week. Catering on 12th will be: Siobhan Hynes, Rosie Siggins & Maura Barden. Catering on Friday 19th : Cathy Delaney, Helen Furlong, Breda Bolger & Patricia Furlong. Proceeds going to Parish Funds.

Card winners on Friday 26th May were: Mick Reville, Willie Kehoe, Bess Wickham, Mary Jackman, Seamus Wickham, Patsy Byrne, Josie Barden, Kate Power, Sean Cullen, Tom Rochford, Mick & Breda Bolger.

Athletic Club

The Glo Health Irish School's Athletics All-Ireland Championships were held in Tullamore on Saturday 30th May. Wexford won 3 gold medals and all 3 of these medals came from Adamstown AC athletes. Marguerite Furlong representing St. Mary's New Ross, won her first gold medal in the Junior Girls Discus with a throw of 37.71m. Remarkably she went on to win another gold medal in the Junior Girls Shot Putt with a distance of 11.87m. Ryan Carthy Walsh representing Good Counsel New Ross won a gold medal in the Intermediate Boys High Jump. We are very proud of all the athletes who competed at the Schools All-Ireland's.

On Monday 1st June over 50 Adamstown AC athletes travelled to Tullamore for the Leinster Teams Event. Well done to our U12 Boys team of Ben Wall, Robert Wall, Tadhg McDonald and Laurence Power who came in 3rd position in the Leinster Team Event and our boys U13 team of Cormac Byrne, Tomas Jackman, Conor Whelan and Nathan O'Brien who were 2nd in the Leinster Team Event.

The Club's Chairperson-Marie Louise Byrne has had to step down from her position due to work commitments we would like to thank Marie Louise for all her hard work and dedication.

Adamstown Show

The 68th annual Adamstown show is on Saturday 4th July. Schedules available from Kay McCabe, Ballyvergin House. Tel 053-9240635 and also available in Cullens Gala, Entries close: Wednesday 24th June.

Dates for your Diary

Saturday 4th July - Annual Show, Sunday 30th August- Annual Harvest Festival & Sunday 6th September Annual Patron.

Church & Altars

Thanks to the ladies from Brocurra for looking after the Church & Altars for the month of May, it is now the turn of Parishioners from Raheenduff for the month of June. This will finish the years rota,

The new list will be drawn out during the month of June. A sincere thanks to all parishioners who look after Our Lords House with such care and attention over the past year.

Adamstown Lotto

The winning numbers at the recent draw were 3, 7, 16 and 29. There was no Jackpot winner. There were two match three winners: Roisin Ruth, Ferns and Michael Thorpe, Newtown. The next draw is on 15th June in Foleys Pub. The Jackpot is €13,000. When this Jackpot is won the next Jackpot will be over €6,000. Please support your local lotto.

Table Quiz

Adamstown Gaa Coiste Na nOg are holding a fundraising Table Quiz in Cullens Pub on Saturday 13th June. The Quiz will start at 8.30 pm sharp and Tables of four are €40. The Door prize on the night is a weekend for two, worth €200, in any Talbot Hotel of your choice. All support welcome and greatly appreciated.


Parish Lotto

Results for Wednesday 3rd June: winning numbers 3, 4, 24, and 26; no Jackpot Winner. Six match 3 winners receive €108 each. Patty & Grace O'Connor, C/O Karina Lane; Margaret Murphy, C/O Bingo; B Curran, 27 Westlands; G O'Connor, 11 Clonard Park; Von & Kevin, C/O Seller, and Laura Edwards, 39 Bloomfield, Clonard Road.

Jackpot for Wednesday 10th June is €11,800. Tickets €1.50 each at Clonard Parish Office or from any promoter. Lotto draw takes place every Wednesday night at Clonard Bingo at 8.30 p.m. If you wish to join or be a promoter, please call to Clonard Parish Office to have it arranged.


Dates For Your Diaries: Saint Ibar's Cemetery, Crosstown: The annual patron will take place on Sunday 14th June at 3pm. Pauper's Graveyard, Coolcotts: The annual patron will take place on Friday 19th June at 7.30 pm.

holy communion

Congratulations to the children of Scoil Mhuire, Kennedy Park and Educate Together schools, who made their First Holy Communions over the last number of weekends. We wish them and their families and their schools every blessing and may they experience the love of Jesus in their lives.

Playschool Enrolment

The Holy Family playschool is taking bookings for children between the ages of 3 to 5 years to attend this playschool for the coming year. If you would like to enrol your child, please contact Clonard Parish Office as soon as possible.

Book Fair

A book fair will be held on Saturday, 13th June from 11am to 3pm in Saint Michael's Hall, Thomas Street. Games etc., will also be sold. All proceeds in aid of Nepal.


SVdP will hold a furniture and bric-a-brac sale in Saint Michael's Hall Thomas Street on Friday 19th June from 10am to 1pm.

FAB Huggie Bears

FAB offers high quality affordable childcare for children ranging in ages from 15 months to 12 years. We are now taking bookings for September 2015. There are places available in our Playgroup/Toddler room and also in our After schools room which includes a pick up service from Scoil Mhuire Primary School.

We can offer reduced rates according to peoples circumstances (those who are seeking social welfare payments, who have GP or Medical Cards, etc) Anyone interested in registering their child please call in to Kay or phone 053 9142018 immediately as places are limited and are filling up fast.



The Glynn Barntown areas swimmers are enjoying their most successful season for many years. Following this weekend's performances at the Leinster division 1 swimming championships, a record number have now qualified for the top flight Irish Age Group division 1 championships, which are the finale of the National swimming season to take place in July. Many swimmers swam personal best times and made finals this weekend, but more importantly added to their lists of qualifying events.

Those with IAG div 1 qualification are, Eoghan. Mahon, Adam Mahon, Stuart Vaughan, Matthew Arthur, Cameron Steel and Georgina Steel. Others from Wexford swimming club also enjoying this great achievement are Darragh Sinnott, Dennis Mikelescu and Michael Leacy.

With Irish division 2 times and very very close to achieving division 1 are Angelo Mikelescu, Niall Reck, Domantos Snienszca and Liam Devaney, these 4 have one more gala opportunity to try to qualify, we wish them all the best in this endeavour. Congratulations to this fantastic bunch of swimmers and their coaches Mary Duggan and Mariusz Sznesder. We are all very proud of you.


South East Skittles League: All roads led to Mary Jo's Tuesday night as they played at home to Morrissey's. In the first game Mary Jo's stole the finish from Morrissey's as the game went down to finishing sticks with Eamonn Nobblett throwing the winning ones. Mary Jo's took the second game a with a bit more comfort.

In the doubles matches, game one went down to finishing sticks once again with Eamonn Nobblett finishing the game. The second doubles match was match of the night as the away team played a stormer to catch Mary Jo's lead right down to the finishing 9, where Ray Colfer finished on the one. Mary Jos team: Pat Hogan, Ray Colfer, Jim Byrne(Papa G, Eamonn Nobblett and Aoife Duggan.

This Tuesday night Mary Jo's are host to a friendly game with Clonmines at 8 pm.

Exam Time

Continued success to all our students currently taking Junior and Leaving Certificate exams. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

Tractor Run

The annual Tractor Run takes place in Glynn on Sunday 5th July with proceeds in aid of Glynn community centre. Further details closer to the day.


Gymstars will be running 2 Summer Camps this year. Our 1st one starts on Tuesday 14th July and 2nd camp begins on Tuesday 4th August. Both Camps run for 4 Days from 10am-2pm. Camps are open to non members and are designed to meet the needs of all kids from the beginner to the advanced. Book your place with €20 deposit. If Interested please contact Joanne for a booking form on 087 9475 977. See our Facebook page for all details.

Extra Gymnastics Classes: Anyone interested in trying out gymnastics this is the time to join our great Club. Gymstars are running extra gymnastic classes for boys and girls of any age until the end of June. These classes are pay as you go €7 each. If interested in letting your child try it out without the hassle of weekly training sessions contact Joanne 087 9475 977. Classes start on Tuesday 2nd June.

Community Games

Good luck to all athletes competing in Co. Community Games finals in Bree next Saturday. All competitors to assemble at 9.30 am for number collection. Please wear Glynn/Barntown jersey or green tee-shirt.

Table Quiz

Barntown School Parents Association is holding a 'Fun' draising Table Quiz and monster Raffle in the Talbot Hotel this Thursday 11th June at 7.30 pm. €20 per table (up to a maximum of 5 people). Cash prizes and fantastic raffle prizes including a 2 night B&B accommodation at any Talbot Group Hotel. George Lawlor will kindly host the event. All are welcome to attend what promises to be a great social night.

Wedding Bells

Congratulations to Lynda Travers and Richard Ennis who 'tied the knot' in Barntown Church recently-may you have a very happy future together.

GAA Fundraiser

Stars in their Eyes: Book the date for 'Stars in their Eyes' on Saturday 20th June in Declan's pub Killurin. Come see the locals strut their stuff to raise money for Féile Peile.


Sympathy is extended to Rosie Reddy and her family on the passing of her husband Eddie last week. Eddie was laid to rest in Barntown Cemetery, where his friends and family said their final farewell. May he Rest in Peace.

Area Notes

Notices for inclusion in the Glynn/Barntown area notes should be e-mailed to: or alternatively, phone Hillary on 087 2028 065.

Taghmon/ Camross

Dancing at Camross

All our dance enthusiasts thoroughly enjoyed dancing to Catherine and The Images at the June dance on Friday 5th last. Liam Mannering will provide the music for the July dance which will be held on Friday 3rd. Kilgarvan Pattern

The Pattern in Kilgarvan will be held on Sunday 28th June with Mass at 2pm.

Taghmon ICA

The May meeting of Taghmon ICA took place on Wednesday 20th May. The meeting started with the Demonstration which was Gardening with Mary Egan. As this was an open meeting it was nice to welcome 2 members of Camross ICA. Mary gave us lots of tips on making gardening easier as we get older and brought some lovely flowers from her Garden. She very kindly donated them to the raffle so nearly everyone present went home with something. Thanks Mary.

The meeting then followed. The meeting started with the ICA prayer and a vote of sympathy with Fr. David and the Murphy family on the sad death of Christy.

Two members attended the Bank of Ireland information day to learn some more about staying safe online. It is hoped there will be another on in the next few weeks. Six members took part in playing Pitch and Putt recently using the Go for Life Grant. We will be going again over the Summer. Watch out Rory McIlroy!!

Plans are taking shape for the Summer Outing and our entry for the Special Occasion Competion. 2 members were picked for the vouchers for An Grianan. They are Stella Cullen and Mella Winters. Enjoy Ladies.

The hostess was Kathleen Murray. Carol Gray won the competition for the best Gardening Hint and all present went home with some gorgeous flowers. The next meeting takes place on 17th June.

gaa club news

Our Intermediate football team play St Marys Maudlintown in the League this Friday night at 8pm in Taghmon.

There was no winner of the lotto Jackpot last week, there was seven match 3 winners: Billy O'Brien Kiltra, Wellingtonbridge (x2) Jessie Doyle, Ballyhennigan, Colette Murphy, Rochfords Pub; Brian Nugent, Camross; Tom Delaney Wilkinstown and Jenni Carroll Forrest. Next week's Jackpot will be €6,800.

Coiste na nog

U8 are out in Football Saturday morning in Taghmon against Horeswood at 11am.

U10 have Football match Friday evening, and they also have the Final of Caulfield League on Sunday Morning in New Ross against St. Mullins, best of luck to them.

U12 have a Football match against Our lady's Island Tuesday evening in Ballymore.

Thanks to everyone who helped & supported the Feile Breakfast Morning.

Ladies Football

Our Feile Breakfast morning was a great success,we would like to thank everyone who supported,attended and helped on the day.The Feile girls and boys were there to greet and meet and served up some delicious breakfasts.They are busy preparing for Feile on 26th, 27th June.

U10s defeated St Martins 4-9 to 0-0 away on June 2nd,well done girls and next match is at home V St Anne's ,June 15th at 6.30 pm.All support welcome for our young players.

U12s have no match this week ,their next fixture is at home V Fethard St Mogues July 2nd.

U14's played Shelmaliers away Tues eve but went down 6-6 to 2-4. Scores -Ciara Banville 1-2,Molly Redican 1-,Michelle Carty -1,Emma Clarke-1.

The girls next competitive matches will be the Feile National Finals.O n behalf of Taghmon/Camross Ladies Football we would like to inform you about the upcoming Feile. We will be hosting 2 teams in our community, the girls are hosting Portlaoise, Co. Laois and the boys are hosting St. Mary's Ardee, Co. Louth.

Match times for Feile for the girls :Taghmon/Camross GAA pitch Friday 26th at 5 pm Taghmon/Camross V Atherlow,Tipperary,and then at 6 pm the girls play our local Horeswood LGFA club.

Saturday 27th at 11 am the girls will play their host club Portlaoise.Depending on results Cup and Shields Finals will be played on Sunday.

This is a fantastic opportunity for these girls to represent Taghmon/Camross and their county.Feile is a memory that they will always have and we hope it will be a memorable occasion for them.

Ladies Adult played Ballyhogue Thurs 4th and came away with a great win 4-19 to 3-6 in the league.Next match is Monday 8th June V Bannow.

The Club wishes all our players doing their Junior and Leaving Cert the Best of Luck over the next few weeks.

soccer news

Taghmon United AFC's AGM is on this Friday Jun 12th in the Scout Hall with Underage at 7.30 and Mens/Womens at 8.30.

After another terrific season we would like to thank the hard working Committee, Managers and their assistants all the players in the various age groups and the terrific support throughout the season it is greatly appreciated.

Also a huge thank you to all our Sponsors and to the Taghmon Newsletter and The People paper for all the weekly publications. Finally we would like to wish club man Adam Sinnott and the Wexford County U14 team the best of luck in the Kennedy Cup.

Athletics club

Congratulations to Brónagh O Hanlon (presentation wexford) got 2nd place in All Ireland schools girls junior hammer with a great throw of 38:10m. Padraig Hore was 6th in the Inter boys Shot with a throw of 13 08m. Well done to both.

Best of luck to our athletes traveling to Tullamore for the U12 &U13 Leinster Championships.

Family Resource Centre

The INOU Roadshow will come to the centre in Joseph Street, Taghmon on 17th June from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Come along to find out about our free and confidential services, discuss your options and entitlements and pick up your free copy of 'Working for Work'. All are welcome to attend.

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