Wednesday 23 October 2019

Around the Districts

Paddy and Mary O'Leary at the the Wexford Golf Club dinner dance in the clubhouse on Friday night.
Paddy and Mary O'Leary at the the Wexford Golf Club dinner dance in the clubhouse on Friday night.


craft Fair

The annual craft Fair is on Sunday 6th December in Murrintown Community Centre from 10am to 5pm. Come along to browse through a Wonderful array of handmade local crafts and pick up some unique Christmas gifts, enjoy a cuppa with a bite of something nice and maybe win one of our fabulous door prizes.

One of Wexford's best known craft fairs now in our 10th year running. Crafts this year include photography, wood turning, jewellery, home baking, and Christmas crafts, to name but a few and there's even an opportunity to relax with a head and shoulder massage.

All proceeds go to South Wexford MS Branch. Enquiries phone Maria 086 384864 or Aine on 087 6752546.

clothing/phone collection

Chris Culleton will hold a Clothes (including Shoes,Belts,Bed Linen,Towels & Curtins) and Laptop & Mobile Phone collection in St. Martins GAA Club on Saturday 12th December. If you need further information or want items collected contact Chris on 086 8476116.

Table Quiz

There is a table quiz on Friday 27th November in Jordans of Murrintown at 8.30pm. All funds raised will are in aid of the Piercestown Murrintown Senior Citizens Christmas Party.


There is a flower arranging demonstration evening by Lily Bloom florist in aid of Wexford Swimming Club on Wednesday 2nd December at 7.30pm in Piercestown Guide and Scout hall. Cost is €10 per ticket, door prize, raffle and light refreshments. Everyone welcome, come along for festive floral inspiration and a fun evening. Contact Claire on 087 1358278 or Carrie on 086 3858705 for tickets.

Our Lady's Island

Coffee Morning

A Coffee Morning will be held in Tacumshane Old School on Sunday next, 29th November after 10am Mass. Proceeds in aid of Tacumshane Church funds-your support will be very much appreciated.

Tacumshane Cards

On Tuesday 17th November cards were played by candlight due to the power cut. Jimmy Devereux led the way with 4 games, followed by Max Sinnott + Margaret Doyle in second place with 3 each. Fintan Carroll won the T-Bones. Cards every Tuesday night in the Old School Hall at 8.30pm sharp, fee €5 winner takes % pot, house prize for all, tea coffee and biscuits. All welcome

Community Coffee

The monthly Community Coffee Morning will take place this Thursday, 26th November in the Community Hall from 10.30a.m. to 12 noon. As this is the last one before Christmas mince pies etc will be served. Do come along for the goodies and chat.

Seniors Christmas Party

Christmas party for the Senior Citizens of Our Lady's Island/Tacumshane will take place on Sunday, 6th December in the Riverbank House Hotel. Bus will start pick up at 4.45p.m. Anyone of senior age 65 who would like to come along please contact Amanda 087-6221612, Sharon 087-6200143. Rosie 087-9353340. Geraldine 087-2128219.

Enrolment Day

Bridgetown College will hold its Enrolment Day for the incoming 1st years for September 2016 on Saturday, 28th November from 9.30a.m. to 1p.m.

Christmas Fair

Our Lady's Island Christmas Fair will take place after Mass on Sunday, 6th December. If you would like to book a stall please call 087-2437103.

Santa is also making a visit and is super excited about meeting the kids of Our Lady's Island. He hasn't received all letters at the moment but he will take your letter happily on the day!! Look forward to seeing you all. Proceeds in aid of Paisti Beaga Playschool.

I.C.A. guild

The November meeting of Lady's Island I.C.A. had a very good attendance. Good wishes were extended to those who are sick in the parish and sympathy to those who had been bereaved since the last meeting.

The recent Hospice Coffee morning was very successful and yielded €420 for Hospice Homecare. Thanks to all who supported the event and the Denis & Marie O'Doherty for the use of their premises.

It was decided to have our Christmas night out in the Lobster Pot-date to be agreed at next meeting.

Laois Davis brought along her beautiful patchwork and various types of needlework-beautiful bedspreads, table cloths, cushion covers etc. All were in awe of the beautiful work.

The raffle was won by Dee, Angela and Reenie. The night came to an end with a very enoyable cuppa and chat. The next meeting will be on Monday, 14th December.

Rosslare Harbour

Christmas with the Crew

You are invited to a Christmas get together with the crew of Rosslare Harbour Lifeboat.

The crew will join us for a chat and a festive cuppa at the Rosslare Harbour Maritime Heritage Centre on Friday 11th of December at 8pm after their lifeboat exercise. Why not pop in and say hello, we would be delighted to see you.

Lifeboat Community Mass The Annual Lifeboat community mass will be celebrated on Saturday 19th December at 7pm in St. Patricks Church, Rosslare Harbour. Refreshments will be served afterwards with compliments of Cafe Lilys.


The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 1st December, 2015 at 3.00pm, at the Hotel Rosslare. There will be committee at 2.00pm at the same location.

Date for your Diary: Thursday, 10th December-Our annual Christmas Dinner at the Hotel Rosslare at 7.00pm. Tickets are €18 each for KHARG members and €23 each for non members. Jim or Mairead will be in the Foyer of the Hotel Rosslare between 11.00am and 12.00noon on Friday 27th November and on Friday, 4th December, 2015.

Our thanks go to all of those who supported our Quiz Night on the 12th November. A total of €400 was raised and this will be divided between the RNLI and St Mary's Day Centre. Our thanks also go to McAuley Chemists for their support.

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

St Mary's GAA

Club Lotto: Jackpot €5,100. Last week's numbers 5-9-12-31. Bonus 34. No Winner : No Match 3 winners

Next Draw Monday 23rd November.

AGM 2015: The Annual General Meeting of St Mary's G.A.A. club will take place on Sunday 6th December at 3pm in The Paddy Roche Centre, Tagoat.

CHRISTMAS DRAW 2015: Tickets are now on sale for our Annual Christmas Draw which will be held on 21st Dec 2015. There are some fantastic prizes to be won and all monies raised will go directly back into the club. Tickets are €2 each or 3 for €5. We will be calling door to door in your area in the coming weeks or alternatively you can contact Niall Mc Donnell, PJ Lawlor, Paul Murphy, James Sheil, Kevin Power, Helen Duggan, Corinna Sheil, Roy Ryan or Colm Doyle for tickets.

svp Christmas Appeal

The St Patrick's Conference of St Vincent de Paul will hold their annual Christmas collection in Murphy's Supervalu this Friday 27th November and after masses in Kilrane and Rosslare Harbour on the weekend 5th & 6th December.

There will also be a Vincent de Paul trolley for donations of non perishable goods at Murphy's Supervalu, Theresa's Convenience Store and Quickpick during the month of December. All donations collected are distributed within our local community. Your continued support would be very much appreciated.

kilrane ICA

The Kilrane-Rosslare Harbour ICA guild will hold their Christmas Lunch at the 'Yard', Wexford on Tuesday, 15th December at 2pm. Non members are welcome to join us, please contact the president,Carmel Lonnergan or secretary Kay Creane for further details.

Rosslare Strand

Community/Sports Centre

Christmas Gift Idea - Give the whole family, (Parents, Grandparents & Children)- a gift that keeps on giving! Rosslare C&S Centre Membership 2016 ONLY €100 includes: Playground, Crazy Golf, Running Track, Bowls, Tennis, Discounted Fitness Classes. Call: 053-9132202 for more info

Pre-Order Christmas Trees: Non-Shed Trees are available to pre-order on 053-9132202. Prices from €25-€40 Sample on display at our Christmas Market on Sunday 29th Nov in Rosslare C&S Centre FREE Collection & Disposal of Trees on 7th & 8th January in Rosslare Area, Other areas €5. Pre-booking Required. Support Rosslare -Shop Local

Christmas Market

We know Christmas can be an expensive time of year, so come along to our event on Sunday 29th November and grab a bargain. Lots of free activities to keep the little ones busy! This is a fundraising event for Rosslare Community.

WANTED: We are looking for toys in good condition to sell at our event, please leave any donations into the office at the Rosslare Community & Sports Centre. Stalls welcome please call us on 0539132202 for details.

Christmas Newsletter

If you have anything happening in Rosslare over the festive season, let us know and we will try get it in for you! Call 053-9132202

r.d.a. agm

Rosslare Development Association (R.D.A.) will hold their AGM on Wednesday 25th November at 7pm in Rosslare Community & Sports Centre. All Welcome and encouraged to attend!


Activities & Classes in Rosslare Community & Sports Centre. New members always welcome to all classes/groups.

Kids Crocheting - Thurs from 3:15pm- 4:14pm, 3rd class upwards €5 per week 085-7414303 Pilates -Suitable for all Only €5 (payg) Every Friday Morning @ 10am. Forever Fit-Sat @10am. Fun dance fitness, suitable for all €8 (payg) Call Amanda on 0879713339

St Pauls Athletics Club - Mon & Wed @ 6pm. Call Leo on 086-3103417; Menapian's Athletics Club Thurs @ 7pm. Call David on 085-1621700; Rosslare Bowls Club-Call Catherine 0868177679; Men's Sheds-Tues & Thurs from 2pm - 4pm. Call Jim 0876815029; Beginners Yoga with Robin - Tues 7pm - 8pm €5; Rosslare Badminton Club-Meet every Saturday @ 11am, new players welcome! €3; Rosslare Tennis Club -Fri @ 10am. New players welcome. Members Free - Non Members €2.

Boot Camp-Tues & Thurs @ 9:30am, Mon & Wed @ 7pm & Sat @ 9am. NO booking just turn up on the morning that suits you! Our Boot Camp is a fitness boot camp targeted at all levels of fitness, challenging both body and mind. Come and get fit in a supportive group environment! Suitable for men & women of all fitness levels. €5

Christmas Extravaganza

Shop till you drop while your little angels have fun with us! Fri 11th December at 6pm - 9pm in Rosslare Community & Sports Centre. Movie, Arts & Crafts & Obstacle Course Bouncy Castle. Suitable for primary school children. Pre-book €5 on or before 7th Dec/at the door €7. Sweet shop will be open too!

Rosslare Youth Club

We will be finishing off our items for our Christmas Market this Friday! 7pm-9pm every Friday for Secondary school students. €2 per week. Check out our group on Facebook for details Volunteers Needed.

Active Retirement

For set dancing details, please contact Ann on 0877568862. 45 cards in the Golf Club on Wednesdays 6-8 p.m. Chess on Fridays 11 - 12.30 a.m. in the Golf Club -Contact Patrick.


Thank you to all who attended our AGM last Wednesday.

Sing and Story Time

Sing and Story Time with Pete continues every Monday from 10am - 10:30am. €6.50 per child or €8.50 for two children. Parent and Toddlers welcome to come along and enjoy interactive time through song and stories. All Welcome to stay for a cuppa and a chat afterwards. Call Pete on 085-2801566 for more info.

Date for your Diary

The Annual Christmas Craft Fair in Scoil Mhuire Rosslare in aid of our School Orchestra will take place this year on Sunday 6th December from 10am to 1pm. This event has become the annual start to the Christmas Season in Rosslare and we look forward to seeing many familiar faces again this year.

If you wish to have a table at the Craft Fair please contact Georgina at the school office on 0539132501. Tables cost €10 each, towards the music programme currently running in the school. The Craft Fair is a great place to start buying small gifts for Christmas. Please Support this great event.

Sean Nos workshop

A One day Workshop in Old Style Irish Dance -Sean Nos with Niamh Page (Grad.Diploma in Dance & Education) takes place in 'Sur La Mer' Arts & Crafts Centre Rosslare Strand on 5th December from 11-2p.m cost: 22.50 euro (inc. light lunch, teas/coffee)

During the dance workshop you will learn about old style Irish dance and its importance as part of our heritage. You will learn several steps and experience the fun and rhythms of Sean Nos Dance and meet others that have this unique interest. All Welcome, Beginners or experienced.Booking: Phone:087-9223506. Email: See :

story time with Renella

Animal Story time by Renella from Picturetails at Sur la Mer, Rosslare Strand, starting 2.30pm. The Adventures of Taz

Children 6+. €3 per child. Please tel 087 4588771.

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