Monday 14 October 2019

Around the Districts



The weekly card game continues in the Community Centre this 30th October at 9pm. Thanks to ladies for the teas last week. Catering on Friday 30th will be: Rita Furlong, Catherine English & Bernie Power. Catering on Fri 6th Nov will be Mary Jackman, Eleanor Power & Ann Jackman. On Fri 13th Nov will be: Ann Foley, Margo O'Reilly, Mary Power & Dympma Bradley. Proceeds going to Parish Funds. Card winners on Friday 16th were: Pat Ryan, Michael Kavanagh, John Murphy, Tom Rochford, Sean Cullen, Johnny Nolan, Matty Sullivan, Pat Murphy, Bridie Dillon & Chris Byrne.

Adamstown Lotto

No Jackpot winner Two match 3 winners €100 each. Marie Doyle and Ann Marie Cooper. Next Jackpot is €13,900. Draw takes place in The Clock Ban, Monday 2nd November.

Athletic Club

Well done to Joe Mooney who was 2nd in the Junior men 10th British Road Race Walking Championship in a time of 51.03. What a great achievement! Best of luck to all our athletes competing in the Leinster Cross Country starting this Sunday in Moyvalley Co. Kildare.

ICA News

The monthly meeting if Adamstown ICA Guild took place on Thursday Oct 13th in the Community Centre. A large number attended on the night. Our President Sheelagh welcomed everyone and especially the three new ladies who came along to the meeting. A very interesting talk was given by Theresa Trainor on Mindfulness. Aqua aerobics and golf continuing every Monday.

The ladies taking part in the bowling competition are busy training. The county competition will take place on Tues oct 27th in Wexford. Best of luck to all concerned. After the meeting a lovely tea was served by Cait and Anne.

Sponsored Walk

A sponsored walk will take place on Sunday Nov 1st at 2pm sharp, commencing at the Community Centre, past the Church via Knockreigh, Currans Lane, Coonogue, The leap and back to the Community Centre for refreshments. Halloween Fancy Dress is optional and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. We would like to see as many as possible come out and join in on this walk.


Our Condolences to Jim English & Family Glenour on the death of his sister Babs Kelly also to her nieces Kathleen Flood and Family Oldcourt. Her funeral Mass took place in Ballymitty on Wednesday, may her gentle Soul Rest in Peace.

Bannow/ Ballymitty


Dancing continues every Thursday night in Tir Na nOg in aid of Ballymitty hand ball club with music this Saturday 24th dancing with Mary Pendergast and Thursday 29th Noel Furlong and Brian Robb. Come along and enjoy the Dance.


The annual Christmas tournament is up and running with Paul Cleary, James Moran, Myles Byrne and Robert Cogley claiming the first four places at the moment all games played on Wednesday nights starting at 7.30 sharp.

Sad Passing

Deepest Sympathies are extended to the Gaul and Scallan families on their recent loss. Catherine Gaul RIP, Coolishall passed away on Friday 16th. October and will be sadly missed by her husband Seamus, daughter Lisa, son Keith, grandson Tadgh, father Tom, sisters Anne, Mairead, Tricia, Sharon, brothers Tomas, Frank, Jim, Mick, sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, extended family and friends. She was laid to rest in Carrig Cemetery. May she rest in peace.

Bridgetown College

Bridgetown College Parents Association will be holding their AGM on Tuesday 10th November at 7pm at the school. We encourage all parents to attend especially new parents to the school as it's a great way to meet other parents and become involved in your Childs educational journey.


Results 6th October: 1st Margaret O Donohue and Eileen Stebbings; 2nd Tony Jeffers and Marie O Connor; 3rd Mary McNamara and Roisin Kelly; 4th Noreen Hanrahan and Dora Furlong

Results w/e 13th October: 1st Oona Dwyer and Maria Devereux; 2nd Anne Whitty and Mary McNamara; 3rd Peter MaGeehan and Rosario O Donovan; 4th Kathleen Kennedy and Maureen White

Bridge Beginners Classes are commencing on Thursday 5th November at 10.30 a.m. (8Weeks) in Colclough Hall, Saltmills.

Contact Betty on 051/389241 Maria 086 1014011 Michael 087/0622281

over 50s club

The Bannow/Ballymitty over 50s group AGM will take place on 16th November at 7.30 in Community centre. All membership can be renewed that night and new members are welcome. For more info phone 089 4970774.

Congratulations to Eva Rowe, Avril Love, Lorraine Cosgrave and Jack Handcock who won 3rd place in the S.E. Regional Quiz A.R.A.

Camogie Notes

The Camogie AGM will be held in Grantstown on Friday 27th November at 8.30pm.

Come and try morning will be held on Sunday 8th November in the complex for new players (we need underage) from between 12 and 1.30pm refreshments will be served.

The Camogie club wish to extend sympathy to club member Frankie Scallan on the death of his sister Catherine Gaul and to the family of Catherine. May she rest in peace.

Community Alert AGM

The community alert meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday November 11th at 8pm in Carrig community centre.

Corach Ramblers fc

Corach Ramblers Table Quiz takes place in Stafford's Tullycanna next Wednesday 28th! Please come along and support! 20 euro for a team of 4.

This week's "Split the Pot" took place in Stafford's Tullycanna this Sunday evening. The winner was John 'Sammy' Sinnott, Duncormick taking home €587. The ticket was drawn by Caroline Keane.

The B-team went away to Cloughbawn today with just 10 players but lucky for us Cloughbawn were struggling for numbers also. Despite that our lads started well and were passing the ball around well, we took the lead through Kevin Sinnott midway through only for Cloughbawn to equalise about 10 minutes before halftime. Our lads stepped up a gear and took the lead through a Murt Sullivan header and added a third after a neat Richie Walsh finish following a good run from mark Sinnott. 3-1 up at halftime and that's how it stayed till the end.

Corach Ladies came away with a 1-0 win in Pilltown, Kilkenny this afternoon. A tough game that went right to the last minute! Goal came from Natasha Walsh. Girls are now 2 for 2 at the start of their season! Keep up the hard work!

U15 boys were away to enniscorthy Utd yesterday and despite leading 1-0 early in first half and 3-1 half way through second half they went down on a 4-3 scoreline. Jack Donohue 2 and lee Lennox with the goals.

U13's played out a very tough, high quality 2-2 draw away to Gorey Celtic B this morning. Ben Smith scored both our goals, 1 from a brilliant free kick and followed that with a goal direct from a corner.

Before the match both teams observed a minutes silence in honour of their team mate, Paddy Finns mother Marie who passed away last week.

U11 played Sat V Caim,They drew 3:3 goals from Alex power 2 and Shane Carroll. U9 Boys travelled to Adamstown and had a great day out with both teams playing extremely well! U10 girls had a tough day at the office losing to Seaview United 1sts! U12 lost 2 Northend 5-0. Heads up girls and keep up the hard work at training. Corach U16 girls had their first win over Camolin today winning 4-1. 4 goals came from Jane Rossiter. Well done girls! Keep up the hard work!

Ballycogley Drama

Ballycogley players are putting on 3 one Act Comedies in Carrig-on-Bannow community centre on Sunday 1st November. So Come along and celebrate 40 years of drama with favourites 'Whats for Pudding' and 'Last Respects'-a great night out is in store.


Parish Lotto

Results for Wednesday 21st October: winning numbers 03, 19, 23 and 31. Congratulations to Jackpot Winner Josie Lacey, Bridgetown who receives €5,300. Seller Betty Quinn receives €530. 9 Match 3 Winners receive €72 each. L Downes C/O Seller; Terese O'Callaghan, Hayestown Great; Sheila Frayne, C/O Pike Bar; AH, C/O Seller; Davina Kelly, 113 Bishopswater; Tom Connors, C/O Seller; Sharon Dempsey, C/O Seller; Mary Murray, 46 Belvedere Grove, and MISE, C/O Seller. Jackpot for 28th October is €4,000.

church news

Remembrance Service: The annual Clonard Parish Memorial Service for the Deceased, who died during the past year from 1st October 2014, will be held in Clonard Church at 8.00 p.m. on Monday, 2nd November 2015, All Souls' Day. All are very welcome to attend including those who have been bereaved by deaths outside the Parish and the deceased and bereaved of our previous Parish Memorial Services will also be remembered. The Service will be accessible on Parish Radio at 92.9 FM

Baptised: We welcome into the Catholic Community Ollie James Pettitt; Conall Joseph Gallagher and Hannah Kelly Kavanagh all of whom have been baptised recently.

Christmas Fair

The Christmas Fair will be held on 5th/6th December. A number of spaces will be available to let. If anyone is interested in booking a space please apply to the Parish Office for details on 053 9123672.

Furniture/ Bric-A-Brac

SVdP will hold a Furniture and Bric-a-Brac Sale in St. Michael's Hall, Thomas Street on Friday, 6th November from 10am to 1pm. All proceeds in aid of the Society.


Reminder: next General Meeting in Clonard on Wednesday 28th October at 2.30pm. Christmas lunch at The Riverbank on November 25th at 1.00pm. Christmas Party on 15th December at 1.00pm at the Riverbank. Names and money will be collected for party at the Meeting. Our usual activities are in full swing. Cards and Bowls on Monday, dancing on Tuesday afternoons, Aqua Aerobics , Keep Fit, Bowling and Scrabble at their usual times. New member welcome. Contact WEXARA mobile 087 6094587.

A Garda Clinic

A Garda Clinic will operate in FAB Community and Family Resource Centre on Thursday 29th October at 12 noon. This is a great opportunity for anyone wishing to speak with a Garda in private, have a passport or other forms signed or just need advice. Please feel welcome to avail of this valuable service.



Camross Drama Group will present 2 One-Act Plays on Wednesday 4th November in Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola on Wednesday 11th November in St Michael's Hall, Green St, Wexford and Sunday 29th November in St Mary's Hall, Fethard-on-Sea. Shows begins 8pm, €10 on door.

The plays are 'Rainbows is the Boys' by Pauline McGonnigle, directed by Des Waters, this year's Festival entry-a story of two fiercely independent elderly sisters, the efforts of the local community to try to help them; 'The Proposal' by Anton Chekhov, adapted and directed by Mary Brown is a satirical romantic comedy. So, keep the dates in your diary and Like Camross Drama Group on Facebook for more info.


Notices for inclusion in the Glynn/Barntown area notes should be e-mailed to: or alternatively, phone Hillary on 087 2028065.


Knitting/Stitching Show

Tomhaggard Women's Shed have organised a bus to go to the Knitting and Stitching Show in the RDS on Friday 13th November. Tickets are €11.50 (Group rate). Meal in Glenview Hotel on way home, own cost, and bus cost will depend on numbers travelling. Booking and details from 087 2840272 before 4th November.


There are no meetings this Wednesday or Saturday due to midterm break. Scouts/ventures will have an outdoor activity next weekend.


Ballycogley Players finished up their Fringe Festival run in St Michaels on Sunday 25th October and the show has received great reaction from audiences. Nowit's onto Carrick on 1st November, Piercestown on 8th November and Fethard on 15th November.

Ladies Football

Our AGM will take place next Friday 30th October at 8pm in GAA meeting rooms. We would love to see new people getting involved in our club weather it's mentoring, committe member or fundraising. Can parents of underage, Junior players and mentors please attend.

Remembrance Walk

There is a Parish Remembrance Walk on Sunday 1st November (Feast of All Saints), beginning at Mulrankin church at 2pm, we shall plant a bulb, light a candle and walk to remember our deceased loved ones. Proceeds to help fund St David's church Mulrankin jubilee celebrations. Bring your high vis jacket!

Craft Fair

Bridgetown Crafty Ladies are hosting their 3rd Annual Charity Craft Fair on Sunday 1st November in Kilmore Village Hall from 12.30pm-4.30pm. Raffle on the day, tea and coffee. All welcome.

40th Birthday

Happy birthday wishes to Patrick Sinnott, The Hill who celebrated his birthday last week.

Active Retirement news

Kilmore ARA teams had mixed luck in the county indoor bowls league second round matches, the B team were away to The Ballagh B team on Monday 19th but lost out narrowly by 14-11, team was Margaret Howlin, Anne Lawless, Josephine O'Shea and Joe Bulmer.

The A team had a good win over Bree on Tuesday 20th at the Stella Maris Centre on the score of 21-8, team members Margaret Howlin, Toddy Moore, Seamus O'Keeffe and Mike Richards.

Next week our A team will be at home to Oulart on Wednesday while the B team will be away to New Ross B also on Wednesday.

SCOPE meeting

Kilmore SCOPE will hold a meeting on Wednesday 28th October at 7.30pm in the Information Office, AOH hall, Bridgetown. Committee members and anybody interested are all invited to attend.

Taghmon/ Camross

Camross Drama Group

The Group will present 2 One-Act Plays on Wednesday 4th November in Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola, Wednesday 11th November in St Michael's Hall, Green St, Wexford and Sunday 29th November in St Mary's Hall, Fethard-on-Sea. Shows begins 8pm, €10 on door.

The plays are'Rainbows is the Boys' by Pauline McGonnigle, directed by Des Waters, this year's Festival entry - a story of two fiercely independent elderly sisters, the efforts of the local community to try to help them; 'The Proposal' by Anton Chekhov, adapted and directed by Mary Brown is a satirical romantic comedy. So, keep the dates in your diary and Like Camross Drama Group on Facebook for more info.

gaa club news

The Club Lotto Jackpot was'nt won last week, there were six match 3 winners, Jackie Curran Dungeer, Mary Doyle Ballyhennigan, Bartie Walsh Coolseskin, Bridget Casey Barrystown, Thomas Kavanagh C/o Dan, Terry Cullen Davitt Road . The next draw will be on 3rd Nov in the center and the Jackpot will be €9800.

The provisional date for The County Junior Hurling final is Saturday 7th November, so get your yellow & blue flags flags and banners up around the parish to support the team.

ladies football

Taghmon /Camross ladies football & Camogie presents a spooktacular Halloween fancy dress cabaret on Saturday 31st October in Rockford's,Camross

badminton club news

Our annual club fun(d)raiser will be held on Sunday 1st November. You can run, walk, cycle in this event. Walk/Run approx 10 km registration at 10 a.m. start at 10.30 a.m.The Cycle approx 15 km Registration 11 a.m, start 11.30 a.m. Starting point the Taghmon GAA Centre.

The fixtures for the Mixed League have been posted up on our TaghmonBC facebook page, wishing John Cogley all the best as League Manager for the season.

The first underage tournament the Juvenile Graded Blitz will be held on Sunday 22nd November in the Astro Active Enniscorthy. Closing date for entries is 6th November. Get your entries in to Imelda Dempsey, Club Underage Officer.

Knit and Stitch Show

Tomhaggard Women's Shed are going to the Knit and Stitch Show in Friday 13th November. Anybody who would like to travel with us should ring Angela Byrne on 087 2840272 or Carol Gray on 087 2450655 by 4th November. Tickets are €11.50 each (group rate).

The bus price will depend on numbers traveling. There will be a stop at the Glenview hotel on the way home for an optional meal costing €23.50 for 2 courses and tea or coffee.

Please come and join us for a girls day out. Men also welcome.

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