Thursday 23 November 2017

Around the Districts


parish lotto

Results for Wednesday, November 2: winning numbers 7-17 - 21 - 29; no jackpot winner. 14 match-three winners each receive €46 each. Eileen Byrne; N. Hendrick; Katie and Max; Henry Hogan; P. Kelly; Jess Dillon; Keith Dempsey; Philip Smith; Billy Kinsella; Anne Geraghty; Bright Star Crèche; Pat Hore; P. Dodd and Betty McMahon. Jackpot for November 9 is €17,000. Tickets are €1.50 at the Parish Office or any promotor. Lottery 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 the Parish Office to have it arranged. Results available on

Christmas fair

Clonard Christmas Fair will take place on December 3 and 4. We are looking for unwanted gifts and Bric-a-Brac in good condition for the fair. If you have items you would like to donate or if you would like to hire a stall at our fair please contact Karen in the parish office at 053 9123672.

Scoil Mhuire

Due to school closure for the October mid-term break, applications to enrol junior infants for September will be accepted up till Friday, November 11. The Application to Enrol form is available on the school's website (enrolment section) or you can pick up a copy of the form at the school.

Fashion Show

Clonard Scout Group invites you to a fundraising Fashion Show on Friday, November 11, in the Talbot Hotel at 8 p.m. Clothes by Carrig Donn, Wallis, Louine, DV8 and others. Cost: €10 Adult and €5 child. A great night's entertainment is guaranteed.

Bereavement Support

Clonard Bereavement Support Group would like to offer you an opportunity to: Explore the journey of grief and loss. Seek understanding and support. Help find new meaning in the face of such loss on the journey from heartbreak to hope. Meeting Tuesday, November 22, at 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Shamrock Room, Clonard Parish Centre. Further information please contact Clonard Parish Office at 053 9123672.

Clonard Guides

Thanks to Sew Fun on the quay the Brigins have achieved another interest badge by making camp cushions. The Cygnets had a great time at the Halloween party hosted by Wexford town unit cygnets last Sunday. Thanks to all the girls and sponsors who helped raise money for the dream bike charity with their sponsored cycle in the church car park. November and December will be busy months for all the girls.

Active Retirement

There is a day trip to Rathwood on Wednesday, November 16. Bus pick up at Clonard at 10.30 a.m. Next general meeting in Clonard on Wednesday, November 30, at 2.30 p.m. WEXARA phone no. 087 6094587.

Clonard GAA

Congratulations to Michelle Tompkins who won €238 in this week's split-the-pot. Seller this week was Shirley Nolan.

Ladies GFC

Clonard Volunteers Ladies Gaelic Football Team are holding a dinner dance/Presentation Night on Friday, November 25, in the Talbot Hotel at 8 p.m., dancing till late with DJ Lee Hynes, tickets €30, spot prizes galore. Clonard Volunteers Ladies would like to invite all our Club Mates, Clonard GAA, Volunteers GAA, family, friends and Supporters to come along and join us in celebrating our fantastic historic year. This promises to be a brilliant night out. Tickets can be got from Suzanne 086 6063488.

First Aid Course

Order Of Malta are running a First Aid Course in their Training Centre at St John's Drive commencing on Thursday, November 10. The classes run each Thursday for six weeks from eight to 10 p.m. The cost of the course is €90 per person and there is no need to pre-register, simply turn up on the first night.

FAB news

FAB Huggie bears Childcare Service held a fancy dress fundraising day on October 27. All Children and Staff dressed to impress on the day. FAB would like to express their appreciation to parents, children and Staff for their help, co-operation and generosity. The money raised will go towards the development and running of our Childcare Service.

FAB Community and Family Resource Centre will hold its AGM on Wednesday, November 23, at 4.30 p.m. in FAB Community and Family Resource Centre.



A very strong performance against Kilanernin recently in Enniscorthy resulted in Barntown National School securing their place in the Rackard League Boys Final. The match kicks off in Taghmon at 7.45 tonight - Tuesday, November 8, at 7.45 p.m. (flood-lit match) against Rathangan National School. Please, please, please hunt out your bunting, flags and jerseys and show your support for the boys. Great job Mr Cleary.


A coffee morning in aid of Wexford Hospice Homecare will be held in Boggan's Shop, Newtown Road on Thursday, November 17, from 10 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Your support would be very much appreciated.


November is the month when we especially remember our deceased family and friends. A mass of remembrances for the recent dead and all buried in Barntown Cemetry takes place on Sunday, November 27, at 11 a.m. This will be followed by a cuppa at the church and the blessing of graves.

CRAFT FARE cancelled

Unfortunately, due to unforseen circumstances, the Craft Fare due to take place in the Ferrycarrig Hotel on Sunday, November 20, has now been cancelled. Sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.


The use of the hall in Glynn is for all parishioners, however, for insurance purposes the hall must be booked in advance of use. Please contact Martina at 086 1661283 to arrange bookings.


Pongo continues on the first Tuesday of every month. See you all again on Tuesday, December 6, at 8 p.m. in the kitchen of the hall.


This year's Christmas Bazaar will be held on Sunday, December 11, after 10 o'clock mass. Please start putting any bric-a-brac you have may have aside. This is a annual fundraiser for the upkeep of the hall and your support on the day will be much appreciated.


Glynn-Barntown camogie club AGM takes place this Friday, November 11, in the clubhouse at 8 p.m.

On Friday evening our under-14 camogie and Ladies' football team were presented with new training tops in acknowledgement of their achievements in reaching both Co. Finals this year.


Best of luck to the boys in Barntown NS who play the Rackard League 'A' Football Final on Tuesday evening in Taghmon a 7.45 p.m. v Rathangan. Please support the boys.


Glynn-Barntown Senior club AGM takes place in the clubhouse on Friday, December 2, at 8 p.m.


Winning Club lotto Numbers Wednesday, November 2: 7, 10, 21, 31. No jackpot winner. Six match-three winners: Myles and Phil Kavanagh, Karen and Ger Cowman, Daire Barron, Nuala Kehoe, John O'Gorman, Rosemary Cullen.

Jackpot remains at €10,000. Reserve €10,000. This brings the lotto for 2015-2016 to a close. The launch of the club lotto for 2016-2017 will take place at a date soon to be confirmed.

Ladies football AGM

Glynn-Barntown Ladies Football Club AGM takes place in the clubhouse on Tuesday, November 22, at 8 p.m.


Our combined clubs wish Mrs Carmel Mackey every good wish on the occasion of her retirement from Glynn NS after 20 years on the teaching staff. We thank her for her contribution to the school and parish.


Notices for inclusion in the Glynn-Barntown area notes should be emailed to or alternatively, phone Hillary at 087 2028065.


Camogie Club news

Kilmore camogie club will host a breakfast morning on Sunday, November 13, from 9.30 to 1.30 in Kilmore Parish Hall. The Full Irish is only €5 so come on down and let us feed you.

The club will hold their AGM on Friday, November 18, at 8 p.m. in GAA club rooms. We would like to ask all players and parents to attend. We are always looking for new people to help out in our club in any way, so please come along and let's build up our club. It's our future.

Active retired

On Wednesday, November 9, the County Bowls League have Kilmore Gulls Versus Bree in the SMC at 2 p.m. On Wednesday, November 16, at 1.30 p.m. in the SMC the Gulls take on the Seals in a home Derby. After the event we will have Tea and Scones with a fun table quiz to finish off the afternoon. On the week of the 21st (on a date to be confirmed) the Seals will take on New Ross.

On Wednesday, November 23, the Christmas Lunch will take place in the Danby Lodge. A choice of Beef or Salmon should be communicated to Séamus O'Keeffe before November 18. There are still some space on the coach travelling to the Michael English night on Thursday, November 24. Contact Séamus for details, Coach €10 from Kilmore and a number of locations. Ten Pin Bowling in Leisuremax on Mondays at 10.30 a.m. all welcome.

Drama News

The Ballycogley Players have had a busy time on stage recently. They performed their one-act plays and sketches in St Michael's hall from October 27 to October 30 where they were supported by 'full houses' each night. Thank you so much to the wonderful audiences who joined us and to the staff of St Michael's who, as always are so helpful to us. Thanks also to those who donated to and gave so generously to our nightly raffles.

Next stop for 'The Players' was at Carrig-on-Bannow on Sunday night, November 6, where again we staged our night of comedy. We always enjoy the warm welcome in Carrig and now we look forward to performing in Fethard-on-Sea next Sunday, November 13, with a start time of 8 p.m.

Meanwhile, rehearsals for next year's 3-act play 'Lay me down softly' by Billy Roche are in full swing with director Breda Hayes keeping the cast on their toes.

Women's Shed

Meetings continue in Tomhaggard social centre on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., new members welcome. Upcoming programme - Monday, November 14, Candle making, November 21 Making Christmas Decorations

Tomhaggard centre

Activities: Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Women's Shed, 6-7.30 p.m. Yoga Tuesday 7-9 Art, Wednesday 7-8.30 and Saturday (17th) 10-11.30 Scouts, Mon, Thursday and Fri 8 p.m. Drama. Reading Room open to the public when centre in use. Available to hire, contact 087 6858480.

Date for your diary: Christmas Market Saturday, December 3. More details later.

church bicentenary

Tickets are limited now for our Michael English night in Whites Hotel and it's going to be a great one. We've also got some fantastic prizes to be won on the night,( hotel breaks etc)' so book your tickets now if you want to be part of this special occasion. Call us at 087 9136932 or 087 2052820.


Registration Night is this Friday, November 11, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. First year - 3rd year children from all areas welcome Parent/Guardian must attend to complete forms Registration costs €5 Parent/Guardian MUST help for one night per year.

Wedding Bells

Congratulations to Niall Doyle, Rathangan and Éilish Cousins, Ballyharty who were married recently in Kilmore Parish church. May they enjoy many happy years of married life.

Christmas Craft Fair

Kilmore Community Hall Volunteers together with Kilmore parents' association will be running our fourth Christmas Fair in the school hall on Sunday, November 27, from 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you wish to book a stand please contact Helen at 086 2665149. We hope to have the usual array of handcrafted products, hand knits, wreaths, plants, decorations, skin products, food hampers, bakery, photography and lots more goodies on offer. Our local RNLI will have their stand with Christmas cards and other souvenirs for sale. Face paainting and popcorn for the children. As part of this fundraiser breakfast will be served in the Community Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Refreshments will be available at the Fair from 11 a.m.


Art Exhibition thanks

A big thank you to all the Artists who took part in our 14th Annual Art Exhibition. Congratulations to Susan Mahony who's painting was voted overall best Exhibit of the Year by the attending public.

Thank you to Tesco, Spectrum & Sheridan Insurances for their kind donations and to the committee members for all their hard work.

community centre

Ongoing activities as follows: Bingo - Mondays 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bus pick up at usual points; Taekwon-Do - Mondays and Wednesdays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., contact Pat O'Rourke 053 9145773; Women's Indoor Soccer - Tuesdays 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., contact Annemarie Kavanagh 086 1700962; Forever Fit - Tuesdays 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., contact Amanda Burke 087 9713339; Zumba - Wednesdays 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., contact Angela Sanina 087 4491222; Pilates - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., contact Elaine Dowling 086 8431723; Piloxing - Thursdays 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., contact Olga Belova 085 1473739; Mother and Toddler - Thursdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., contact Dolores Martin 086 3259832; Youth Club - Fridays 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Community Games

The AGM will be held on Friday, November 18, in Murrintown Community Centre, Murrintown at 8.30 p.m. As our Community Games area covers quite a large geographical area, it would be great to see representatives from all parts of the area at the meeting. See our Facebook page for updates. The area map can be viewed on.

remembrance ceremony

Kerlogue Nursing Home would like to invite the families and friends of our past residents to join them for a remembrance ceremony on November 26 at 3 p.m. in Bride Street Church, Wexford, followed by refreshments in Drinagh Court Hotel (Farmers Kitchen). If any family members or friends of our past residents would like to participate in the ceremony - reading/song/offertory, please contact Kerlogue at 053 9170400 before November 17.


Camross Macra

All roads lead to Tullamore this week, as the club sets off to support their very own Kate Brunette in the Macra Queen of the land festival. Kate, a New Zealand native will represent County Wexford and her club and we wish her the very best of look over the weekend. There is welding and indoor soccer, along with drama and capers competitions coming up in the next few weeks, along with various social nights planned. Anyone wanting more info on Macra and your local club just give Jacq Walsh a call or text 087 7735659.

table quiz

Caroreigh Community Alert are holding a table quiz in Rochford's Camross on Friday, December 9.

Camross Drama Group

The festival play 'In for a Penny' received a third place in Goresbridge. Paddy O'Gorman received a best actor award in Moate.

The cast and crew are preparing for final two festivals in Palmerstown and Gorey this week. A final chance to see all three One-act plays in Camross Hall on Sunday, November 13, 8 p.m. €10 on door. Like us on Facebook for more updates.

gaa club notes

Our lotto jackpot wasn't won last week, winning numbers were 9, 11, 29 and 31, there were four match-three winners. Jim Morrissey Slevoy, Joe Devlin Vernegly, Maura Kennedy Shelbaggan, and Vanessa Hornick c/o Angela Bunting. Next jackpot will be €6,200 on November 15 in the centre.

We are still waiting on a date for under-21 football V Gusserane, it could be on next Sunday, will put on our Facebook page when fixture confirmed.

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