Saturday 21 September 2019

Around the Districts

Taking part in the the Corish Wallace Performing Arts School's theatrical fashion show 'The Walk' in aid of the Nepal Earthquake Appeal in Whites Hotel on Sunday afternoon were Amy Monahan, Luke Harris Kotras, Aoife Walsh, Emma Lynch and Somer Penwell.
Taking part in the the Corish Wallace Performing Arts School's theatrical fashion show 'The Walk' in aid of the Nepal Earthquake Appeal in Whites Hotel on Sunday afternoon were Amy Monahan, Luke Harris Kotras, Aoife Walsh, Emma Lynch and Somer Penwell.

Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Strand

Rosslare Harbour

Ballycogley Players

Our 2015 AGM was held in Tomhaggard Social Centre on Monday 22nd June & the following officers were elected for the coming year: Chairman Paddy McGuire, Secretary Rachel Murphy, Treasurer Terence O'Byrne & PRO Trisha Boyce. Committee members Laura Hayes, Con Doyle, Fintan Murphy & Breda Hayes. Heres to a successful season for'The Players' in our 40th year of drama.

St Pauls A.C.

Well done to all who competed at the County throws recently, full results to follow! We had some brilliant performances at the Leinster Track and Field which include: Daniel Halligan 1st in U15 Boys Short Hurdles, 4th High Jump, Tara Connick 2nd U18 Girls Discus, Sammy Delaney 3rd U16 Boys Long Jump, Gergely Pap 1st U14 shot put, 2nd Hammer & 2nd Discus, Milan Kovacs 5th U14 Boys Hammer and 7th Discus & Maeve Hayes 7th U14 Girls High Jump. Both Daniel and Maeve made their 200m finals also. Well done all! Best of luck to those competing at the U23 nationals in Tullamore.

Pongo and Bottle Stall

There will be an open air Pongo session held at Kilrane Rosslare Harbour Tops Community Weekend in the Memorial Park on Sunday 12th July from 2pm onwards with all funds raised going directly to St Mary's Daycare Centre, Tagoat. Please support.

We will be running a Bottle Stall at the Field day in the Memorial Park in Rosslare Harbour in conjunction with Kilrane Rosslare Harbour Tops Group. All funds raised go to pay for the Community Weekend 2015, a great family event in the calendar every year. If you have any spare bottles lying around of minerals, beer, wine or spirits or if you would like to buy some bottles and contribute to this stall it would be greatly appreciated. Contact Bernie 0877051733 if you can help.

Community Weekend

So much to look forward to!!! Our Annual Kilrane/Rosslare Harbour Community Weekend will take place on Friday 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July 2015.

Throughout the weekend there will be an Exhibition in the Maritime Enthusiasts Centre commemorating 200 years of Tuskar Rock Lighthouse and Tuskar Model Boat Group will exhibit their fantastic work also. All winners of the Children's Art Competition will be displayed in Hotel Rosslare over the weekend until Sunday evening.

Pool and Darts Knockout Tournament for trophies will be held in Culletons of KIlrane, running from Friday to Sunday evening. Contact Paul Fortune.

There will be an opening parade with lots of costumes, characters, music, balloons, local groups and organizations, marching band and giveaways on Friday evening at 6.30pm from St Patricks Church to Memorial Park, followed by a Family Variety Night with Irish Dancing, Hip Hop Dance Performance by Sheila Grace crews, SeanNos Dancing, Sea Shanty Singers, local artists and Monster Raffle with Door Prize, followed by Kiddies Disco.

Saturday sees a huge U6 and U8 Camogie Blitz in St Marys GAA Centre, Tagoat, from 10 to 1.00pm, followed by Arts and Crafts and Hip Hop Dance Workshop from 2pm to 5pm, Fee €35 per child, booking essential phone Bernie 0877051733. Saturday evening will host Rosslare Rangers v St Marys friendly Soccer Match at Rosslare Rangers pitch for Community Cup.

Railway Social Club is the venue for the event of the Weekend. Strictly With A Twist will kick off at 8.00pm in Club Hall. Come and see some fantastic dancing, vote for your favorites, and hear what the 'celebrity' judges have to say!! Special Guest laugh-a-minute MC Catherine 'Biddy' Walsh will keep you entertained and there will be a surprise performance at the interval.

If you have any energy left for Sunday morning at 10.00am there will be the Crab Fishing Competition with prizes in several Categories. Scouts will host a BBQ at the Lagoon and The Blessing of the Boats will be at 12.00pm with a special visit from Rosslare Harbour Lifeboat and crew.

2pm will find us in The Memorial Park with Pongo in aid of St Mary's Daycare Centre, Bottle Stall, Hook a Duck, Crazy Gold, Raffle, Face painting, Athletic High Jump, Lifeboat Souvenirs, Craft Stalls, Teddy Bear Lucky Dip, Bouncy Castles and live music in the park from The Backbeats.

Hotel Rosslare will host the presentation of all prizes from the weekend at 6.30pm including, Darts, Pool, Soccer, Crab Fishing and Art Competition .KRH Tops / Community Group bringing summer fun and a sense of community to our villages.

Golden Jubilee

The parishioners of Kilrane/Rosslare Harbour would like to congratulate our parish priest; Fr Diarmuid Desmond who celebrated his golden jubliee recently.


Next Meeting: The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 7th July, 2015 at 3.00pm, at the Hotel Rosslare. There will be committee at 2.00pm at the same location.

2015 ARA Holiday: This year the holiday will be to the Castle Hotel, Macroom, Co Cork, on 31st August, 2015, with Joe O'Brien. Prices for 5 days/4 nights are €315 PPS and €355 single. A Deposit of €50 Per Person will be required as soon as possible. A number of places are still available. Final Payment will be due at the next meeting. Contact Mairead on 053 9133702

1st July, 2015: Outing to Dunmore East, Bunmahon & Copper Coast and Tramore, leaving the Railway Social Club at 09.00am. Prices for K&RH ARA Members €10, other ARA members €12 and non ARA members €15. To book contact Jim on 053 9133291 or meet me in the foyer of the Hotel Rosslare on Friday, 26th July from 10.30am to 11.30am.

14th July, 2015: Coffee Morning, incorporating display and sale of items by the Knit-Wits and the Brush with Art groups, at the Hotel Rosslare at 10.30am.

We continue to remember in our thoughts and prayers those of our members who are currently ill.


Any new members, managers or players wishing to get involved please contact a committee member or come along to the AGMs on 8th July (Men's) and 9th July (Schoolboys & girls) at 8pm in the Railway Social Club, Rosslare Harbour.

St. Mary's GAA

Lotto: €4,600 Jackpot; 10-12-21-26 Bonus 36; No Winner; Match 3 Winner: Ann Duggan. Next Draw 29th June.

Club Shop: The club shop will be open on Tuesday nights at 7:30pm for anyone wishing to purchase hurls, helmets, grips, club gear or place orders. June Special Offer KIDS-Club Jersey, Club Socks & Shorts-€55

Cul Camp 2015: Just a quick reminder that booking for this year's Cul Camp is now open on line. This year it will be from 20th to 24th July in Tagoat and it really is a great week of fun. This year kids get a back pack, a jersey and a half zip training top! Book on line at

Date for your Diary: 18th July 2015 St Mary's Rosslare will hold their First Summer Event "Summer Session" at the Complex in Tagoat. Bands/DJ/BBQ and much more , its and evening you won't want to miss. Over 18s only. Tickets €10 on sale now! Tickets will be on sale from the Club shop every Tuesday at 7:30.

Cycle: Well done to all who completed the annual cycle from Mizen Head to Rosslare Harbour in aid of St Marys Rosslare and The RNLI, especially our own club members we are very proud of you all!

Baby boy: Congratulations to Eamonn and Joanne Power on the birth of baby Conor this week, another little man who will wear the blue and yellow jersey!

Rosslare Strand

Community/Sports Centre

We are getting set for summer make sure you like us on FB @ Rosslare Strand or Call 0539132202. We are a registered charity.

WANTED-We are looking for old computers/laptops, Monitors, Hard drives, Cables, Keyboards, Mice! working or not! NO Printers/Fax Machines please. Large Irish and Wexford Flags. Donations can be left in Rosslare C & S Centre.


New members always welcome to all classes/groups. Pilates -Will be back on Friday 3rd Julyat 10am; Forever Fit-Sat at 10am. Fun dance fitness, suitable for all €8 (payg) Call Amanda on 0879713339; Forever Fit Over 60s - Sat at 11:30am. Suitable for over 60s Call Amanda 0879713339; St Pauls Athletics Club - Mon & Wed at 6pm. Call Leo on 086-3103417; Menapians Athletics Club Thurs at 7pm. Call David on 085-1621700; Rosslare Bowls Club-Call Catherine 086 8177679; Men's Sheds-Tues & Thurs from 2pm - 4pm. Call Jim 0876815029; Beginners Yoga with Robin-Mon & Wed at 6:30pm €5 from July; Zumba with Theresa-Mon at 10:15am & Thurs at 6:30pm €6 from July; Kettlebells - Mon & Wed at 7.30pm, Tues & Fri at 11am, €6.

Rosslare Tennis Club

Join us every Wednesday at 9:30am New players always welcome. Suitable for all. Members Free-Non Members only €2

Boxing Club

Thank you to Sports Active for their generous grant. There is a Bucket Collection outside Centra on 1st August. There is also a Car Wash on 18th July at The Bay.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events in Rosslare for Summer 2015-For full details call us on 053-9132202 or visit

Fitness Classes-July & Aug; Discos & Puppet Shows-July & Aug; 5 a side Soccer-July & Aug; Watersports Camp-July & Aug; Rosslare Summer Camp-July & Aug; Precious Pink Princess Parlour-July & Aug; Swim/Watersafety Week-6th-11th July; FAI Summer Soccer Schools-6th-10th & 13th-17th July; New 2 U Charity Boutique Fashion Show & Garden Party-11th July; Teddy Bears Picnic-12th July; Little Einstein Camp-18th July & 1st Aug; Dance & Drama Camp-20th-24th July; GAA Cúl Camp - 20th- 24th July; Golf Classic-24th July; Annual Field Day-26th July; Ashley Wynne Tennis Camp-27th-31st July & 4th-7th Aug; Shine Summer School-3rd-7th Aug & 17th-21st Aug; Kelly's Tennis Junior Open-4th-10th Aug; Fun in the Sun-6th Aug; Summer Raffle & Residents/Homeowners Meeting-15th Aug.

The Links Festival

The Links Festival is running from 30th June-5th July with an array of events throughout. Preparations are underway for this year's ever growing Festival, we will have the popular Singing Pubs, Golf Events, Coaching Events, Family Fun Day and NEW for 2015 Art Gallery, Family Fun Run and Fun Dog Show, this is a show with a difference with fun categories Activities for the whole family on the day!

More details to follow, like our page on Facebook/ pick up a programme or summer brochure in local shops or Call us on 053-9132202. Get involved and join us for this great event!


Summer Newsletter is out now, pick up your copy in local shops! This summer edition is jam packed with camps and activities to keep your kids busy for the whole summer. We will also have fitness classes for adults with childcare available.


Next meeting is on Wednesday 1st July at 10.30am in the community Centre.


The dog show is on 5th July at 12 Noon in the Community Centre Field. There is an urgent need for volunteers. There is a meeting to discuss the Dog Show on Friday 3rd July 10.30am in the Mercy Convent.

Active Retirement

Please note that the next meeting will be on Monday 7th September, There will be no meetings in July and August.

summer Fashion Show

New 2 U Charity Boutique are hosting a summer Fashion Show and Garden Party outside the boutique on Saturday 11th July at 5pm. There will be Cheese & Wine reception, arrive early to get a seat-all welcome!

Watersports Centre

Rosslare Watersports Centre is opening on Monday 29th June until August. Rentals available from12pm-2pm weekdays and weekends Camps 8-15yr olds. 10am-12pm &, 2pm-4pm , Mon- Fri, €20 per day or €80 per week. Booking Essential call 053-9132202.

Watersafety Week

Swim Week & Watersafety Week is on from 6th-11th July on Rosslare Beach. Registration on Sun 5th 5:30pm - 6:30pm in the Watersports Centre.To book call Eliz on 087-2470493

Car Boot Sales

Lollitots Community Childcare are holding their first Car Boot Sale on the following dates: July 5th, 19th, Aug 2nd, 9th, 16th in the school field in Rosslare Strand. Gates open at 8am. Sales 8.30am-2pm. Admission €2, cars €10 and vans €20. Call Lisa/Paula on 053 9132770.


The Shine Summer School runs at Rosslare Community Centre from 3rd-7th August and 17th-21st August from 2-6pm daily.

Enjoy an action packed week of Dance, Drama, TV Presenting and so much more. Learn routines, Act out scenes, Practice being a TVpresenter. Build confidence,Work as part of a team and above all have fun. Age:6-12 Years. Cost- €65 (Family discounts available) Call 086 3275636 or 087 2994909.

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