Monday 22 January 2018

Around the Districts

Members of the newly formed Little Sea Musical Society pictured at their launch night in Tir Na nOg Bar, Wellingtonbridge.
Members of the newly formed Little Sea Musical Society pictured at their launch night in Tir Na nOg Bar, Wellingtonbridge.


GAA lotto

The St Fintan's GAA lotto now stands at €5,700 and tickets can be purchased from local shops and the club grounds on Tuesday evenings from 8 p.m. and from club members at a cost of €1.50. There is also a match-three prize of €300 up for grabs each week and Deirdre Besemer shared in this prize last week with the following numbers drawn 4, 12, 20 and 25 Many thanks for your continued support.

Forever Fit

Dancefit Classes in Ballycogley continue on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7.30 p.m and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Forever Active 55+ continues on Mondays at 11.30 a.m., a more gentle exercise class to music. Kilmore Forever Active 55+ is on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. All 'pay as you go' All Welcome. Call Amanda Burke at 087 9713339 for info.

Club text

St Fintan's club text service sends info on all club activities aswell as all fixture updates. Simply text your name to 086 1787498 to be added to the list and be sure you are not missing out on any games or activities.

40th Anniversary

An evening of celebration for our beloved parish priest Fr Martin(Murty) Byrne PP. in the Danby Lodge Hotel Killinick on Friday, June 17, at 8.30 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 7.30 p.m. in Mayglass church followed by refreshments in the Danby Lodge hotel. All are most welcome to come along and join in the celebrations.


It's hectic on the scouting front at the moment. After stone picking at the Social Centre last week it's onto the beach cleanup on Saturday in Kilmore Quay for beavers and cubs while scouts have Fun Camp in Rosslare.

Plans are in place for a monster cake sale, Tea on the lawn and car boot sale on June 18/19 at Kilmore and cake sale in Mulrankin and Tomhaggard in aid of forthcoming trip of 40 to the international scout jamboree in Birmingham.

Tomhaggard centre

Tomhaggard Women's Shed Reading Room is now open. Available to the public on Mondays 10 p.m. to 1 p.m. Books can be borrowed swopped or donated. A register is in room to be completed for any books borrowed.

Dates for your diary: 5k Walk/Run on July 3; Tractor/Vehicle Road Run on July 17.

A big thank you to everyone who supported the Trolley Raffle in Roches Drinagh last week. The centre looking great as rear of building has been cleared and reseeded.

Ballycogley Hall

The Ballycogley Hall Development Committee are trying to source old photos of events and activities that have taken place in Ballycogley Hall over the years, to display in the hall at a later date. All photos submitted will be copied and original returned to the owner. If you have any photos to contribute please contact Stephen Murray, Halfway House, 086 8120755. Looking forward to having an interesting display.

Split the pot

Congratulations to winner no.19 Martin Finn/Tom o Mahony who won €503 in the most recent All Blacks AFC split the pot. Next week's draw will take place in Ye old Coopers Inn.

Season wrap up

The under-14 girls of the All Blacks AFC brought their season to a close finishing second in the league and reaching a cup semi-final in which they just lost out to a strong Courtown team. Given that it was the first year at this level on a full sized pitch and with the off side rule applying this was a tramendous achievement. Thanks to all the members of the squad who participated during the season and to at all times conducted themselves in an exemplary manor while representing the club. A special thank you to Tony for his time and commitment in training the girls. The under-12 boys took on Bridge rovers in a home fixture and took the spoils on a 6-1 score line. Well done all.

Happy Birthday

Breda Boggan Tannerhill was joined by a large gathering of family and friends at Ye Olde Coopers Inn Killinick on Saturday evening last to celebrate her 60th birthday with Lar Kenny providing the music. A great night was had by all and we wish Breda a very happy birthday.

Pro Life

Wexford Pro Life are organising buses to celebrate the eighth Amendment on Saturday, June 4, in Molesworth Street Dublin from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. To book a place on a bus please contact 087 7922637. All are welcome.

St Fintan's

What a fantastic day for the parish of Ballymore-Mayglass, the St Fintan's club and the proud parents, family and friends of Donal Jim and Joey. We have had many boys and girls, men and women represent out club with distinction over the years but to have three of our very finest wear the purple and gold in the Leinster championship and playing in Croke Park well it doesn't get much better than that. This day will long live in the memory of our great club. Naomh Fintan Abu.

Baby Joy

Congratulations to JP McDonnell and Karen Sinnott on the birth of their baby boy Oisin at the Maternity wing at Wexford General Hospital. We wish them every good wish for the future.

Bannow/ Ballymitty

Community Alert

A community alert meeting will be held in Ballymitty Hall this Tuesday night, May 24, at 8.30 p.m. Sargent Eddie Wilde will give a talk at the meeting. All welcome.

Grantstown News

Upcoming Events in Grantstown: Tuesday, May 24. School Children from Ballymitty visiting in the morning and Mairead Stafford here re - Mural/Art Project. Wednesday, May 25. New Ross Day Care attending. Thursday, May 26. Pongo/Exercise in the morning and Paddy Cogley showing Plants in the afternoon. Thanks to Ramsgrange and Tagoat for their visit during the week. A lovely Day was had by all.

New Clubs at Grantstown: WALKING CLUB - every evening at 5 p.m. (meet at the GAA); MOVIE CLUB - let us know films you would like. Next film will be shown in June; SCRABBLE CLUB - instructions for beginners.

Summer Concert

Ballymitty Folk Group and Special Guests are holding a concert with music, song and entertainment in Ballymitty Village Hall from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26. All welcome. Admission €5 for Adults - €2 for children. Proceeds go to Ballymitty Hall Fund and Ballymitty National School. Details at Concerts

Silver Jubilee

A Mass of Thanksgiving will be Con-celebrated on Friday Evening, May 27 at 8 p.m. in Ballymitty Church for the Silver Jubilee of Fr Denis Browne's ordination to the priesthood.

Corach News

This week's Split the Pot took place in Colfers Pub, Carrig-on-Bannow. The winner was Bridget Clarke, Saltmills. She won €807. Ticket was drawn by John Murphy.

Corach's A team had a great win in the Neil O'Sullivan cup final last Sunday winning 2-1 against St Cormac's in Ferrycarrig park. John Staples scored both goals and also picked up the man of the match award.

The ladies also won their cup final winning 4-1 against St Joseph's in Ballycogley on Sunday morning. Nelly Walsh two, Sinéad O'Connor and Triona Sinnott getting Corach's goals. It was a great day and season for the clubs adult teams. Ladies won the league/cup double, mens B team won the league and the men's A team got promoted to division one and won the Neil O'Sullivan cup. Well done to all.

Under-12 girls played their final game of the season 2day against Bunclody and came away with a 1-0 thanks to a goal from Sarah Scallan. Well done girls.

The under-14 girls played Ross Celtic and got back on track with a resounding 12-0 win with eight players getting on the score sheet. Wexford youths next mon evening. The girls are still on track to win the title.

Corach under-13 boys finished tied top of the league after a brilliant 4-0 win over Bree Utd. Goals from Jack Anglim, Paddy Finn, Philip Roche and Dylan Murphy finished off a brilliant performance and a fantastic season for these chaps. A playoff v Rosslare strand is next to add more silverware to the clubs haul for this year.

The under-13 Div 2A league playoff Corach Ramblers V Rosslare Strand Thursday, May 26, kick off 7 p.m. at All Blacks grounds.

We would appreciate as much support as possible for these chaps so if anyone is free on the night please try to make it to the game and help push them over the line.

The under-14 team finished off their season this week with two games losing both, 2-0 away to Campile and 5-3 away to Bree. Robbie Rochford scored two and Eoin O'Connor got the third.

It was a disappointing season for this group of players who had bagged two league titles up to now. But brighter days ahead. Willie and Eugene would like to thank all the parents who helped in anyway throughout the season.


Ballymitty Community Playgroup CLG would like announce that their enrolment night for September 2016 will take place on Wednesday, May 25, from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. in the playgroup. The following programmes are available in our two room's preschool room and pre-preschool room, EEC scheme (free preschool early years scheme), CCS scheme (community childcare subvention scheme). A

ll children from the age of three years will be eligible for free preschool years ECCE scheme. All children are welcome from the age of two years and five months. Please bring child's birth cert and proof of child's PPS number with you on enrolment night. Contact details 051561767 email;


Carrig Patron - Sunday, August 14. Bannow Patron - Monday, August 15. Shemogues Patron - Sunday, August 16. All masses at 7 p.m.

Phil Murphy Weekend

The lineup for this summer's Phil Murphy Weekend is as follows: Thursday, July 21, - launch of Journal and Festival. Friday, July 22, - Noel Hill and Frankie Gavin. Saturday, July 23, - O'Riada mass and Lunasa. Sunday, July 24, - Jim and Statia Boyce and friends at 11 a.m. mass, Sharon Shannon in concert.


Irish Country Music and social dancing every Thursday night in Tir Nog Wellingtonbridge with music this Thursday 26th James Clooney.

Our Parish

The 2016 Journal is in process if you have any photographs, article or anything of interest contact a committee member or leave in PO. This is your last chance for addition in this year's Journal.

GAA club news

Only one lucky match three number winner in the lotto draw on Tuesday night. Well done to Joe Delvin. Numbers were 4, five,17and 32. Next jackpot will be €2,600 and will take place on May 31. Tickets can be purchased from the Post Office Carrig, Seabreeze laundrette Carrig, Tír na nÓg Wellington Bridge or any Club Officer down in the Complex. O'Neills and SuperValu Wellington Bridge have come together to give our Club a chance to get some kits. All you have to do is spend 40 euros in the shop to receive a token and choose our Club. The club needs two thousand vouchers to receive some gear. Thank you for your continued support to the club. The Model County Draw will take place this Wednesday. Good luck to everyone who is in the draw.

Check out the latest news from Grantstown on our Facebook page and Twitter account for upcoming games. Well done to the Corach Ramblers Ladies and Mens teams who won their Cup games recently. Great achievement for the club. The Run and Dye 5km is nearly upon us on Sunday, June 5. All enquiries please contact Bid O'Sullivan 085 1002407.

The Pat Neville Perpetual golf classic will take place in Wexford Golf Club on Friday, July 22. Booking information 051 561364 or email Great prizes to be won

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