Monday 18 December 2017

Around the Districts

Members of Oyster Lane Theatre Group performing songs from their upcoming production of 'Footloose' on Culture Night 2017 in the Ballast Bar in The Talbot Hotel.
Members of Oyster Lane Theatre Group performing songs from their upcoming production of 'Footloose' on Culture Night 2017 in the Ballast Bar in The Talbot Hotel.

Our Lady's Island

Storytelling Night

This Friday, October 6, is 'Storytelling Night' in Tacumshane Old School at 8.30 p.m. Come along, sit back and enjoy the music, song and storytelling - take part is you wish. Tea, coffee, cakes served at the interval. All welcome, no chaerge for this comunity night.


Our Lady's Island GAA weekly bingo is played in Butler's every Tuesday - note earlier time of 8 p.m.

Youth Club

Our Youth Club is back every Friday night from 7.45 to 9.30 p.m. First years up, in Secondary School welcome. Looking forward to another season. Youth Club is very important to keep our youth talking and meeting friends. New Leaders over 18 very welcome.

Coffee morning

There is a coffee morning in Tacumshane Old School on Sunday next, October 8, after Mass, in aid of the Church Painting Fund.


Congratulations to Betty Hayes, Ballyfane on winning €148 in last week's split-the-pot draw. Draw takes place in the community centre on Sunday after Mass. Thanks to all involved.

OLI Sea Scouts

Our Lady's Island are delighted to announce a proposed new Sea Scouts group. Our Lady's Island Sea Scouts Carne Beach. We are seeking a few more leaders to volunteer to get involved, to get the group up and running. If you are 18+ and interested in volunteering your time, the adventure begins here. We will provide you full training, free of charge and full on fun including sailing, camping, hiking, day trips and much more. If you are aged 18 and over and are looking for a new challenge we would love to meet you.

There is an information night for new leaders on Tuesday, October 10, 7 p.m. in the new Den (situated at Carne Pier adjacent to SVP Centre). Come down to have a chat and to find out more. For further information please call Emmett 087 7432800. Or find us on Facebook.


Tacumshane Old School/Community Development Group wish to thank Cllr Ger Carthy, Dick, Richard and Elaine Busher for their very generous donations to the Church Painting Fund.

Hunt canter

Killinick Harriers are having a charity hunt canter on Sunday, October 8, starting at 9.30 a.m. at Ballycogley hall. Last horses at 1 p.m. All jumps will be optional.

Rosslare Harbour

ICA news coffee morning - Kilrane-Rosslare Harbour ICA in conjuction with the Active Retirement Association held a very successful coffee morning in Hotel Rosslare on Thursday, September 14, in aid of Hospice Homecare. We wish to thank Caroline, Mark and staff of Hotel Rosslare for their help on the day. We also thank all those who baked for the coffee morning and a special thanks to all who supported this worthy cause. A total of €1,013.00 was raised.

Date of next meeting - The monthly meeting of the ICA will be held on Wednesday, October 4, at 8 p.m. in the Community Center Kilrane. New members are always welcome.

RNLI news

Fish Supper - The Rosslare Harbour RNLI annual Fish Supper will take place on Friday, October 13, in Hotel Rosslare. Food will be served between 6.30 p.m. And 8.30 p.m. with a selection of fish dishes on the menu. Entertainment on the night will be provided by 'Borderline.' With lots of prizes to be won on the raffle and a great night's entertainment guaranteed - be sure not to miss out.

Tickets are currently on sale and they can be purchased from any Fundraising Committee or Lifeboat Crew member and they are also available in the post office in Murphy's SuperValu.

Presentation - Last Friday week (September 22) members of the Fundraising Committee and Operations Team travelled to Kilmuckridge for the presentation of a cheque for €14,235 to the Rosslare Harbour RNLI from Eddie Sinnott and his gang. Eddie and his team in Kilmuckridge annually organise a boat pull from Morriscastle to Kilmuckridge to raise funds for the Rosslare Harbour RNLI.

A big thanks to Eddie and all his team for their support and efforts, not just for this year but for the past thirty-six years of raising funds for Rosslare Harbour RNLI.

Rosslare Strand

New manager

Rosslare Community Development Association would like to extend a warm welcome to our new manager Maria Gore, we wish her every success.

Printing Service

This is now availablein Rosslare Community and Sports Centre. Offering internet access, print/scan/copy, laminating service, create documents, access to pc. Call to the office upstairs in the centre, Subject to availability, Competitive Prices, High Quality Service. Available during office hours Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Charity Boutique

Please think of us and drop your unwanted items into the New two U Charity Boutique any time from Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donations greatly appreciated.


Ongoing activities at Rosslare Community/Sports Centre area are as follows. New members always welcome to all classes/groups.

Schoolboys/Girls Soccer Club - Academy Sat 11.midday/U 11's Mon 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Girls/U 15's Mon 7 p.m. to 8 p.m/under-14s Tue 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Girls/under-10s Wed 6 p.m. to 7 p.m/U 11's Wed 7 p.m. to 8 p.m/under-9s Thursday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m/U 12's Thursday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call Colm at 087 6087475.

St Paul's Athletics Club - Monday in Kilrane NS. Back to Rosslare Track for winter on September 25. Mon and Wed under-10s - 5.30 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. Older 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call Leo at 086 3103417. Find us on Facebook.

Menapians Athletics Club - Tuesday at 7 p.m., from January training will also be on Thursdays. Seven years +/€4 per session Call 087 9955505.

Shine Bright Theatre - Tuesday, Junior Infants - second class at 4 p.m., third - sixth class at 5 p.m. Seven-week Term at €55 per child. Four terms per year. Big performance at Easter - open to the public. Call Lisa Goold at 085 1532705 or Facebook at Shine Bright Theatre.

Boxing Club - Members age 9+ years Training Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

311 Hip Hop - Friday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m/first - sixth Class/€7 (pay-as-you-go). Call Nikki at 085 1416953.

Tennis Lessons - Friday at 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. €5 pp or €7 for two kids of same family; first - sixth class. Indoors if Raining. Call Svibor at 083 8853262.

Youth Club - Come along on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m/€2 per week/first - sixth Year Students. Lots of fun activities, discos and trips. Parents and members can join our Facebook group.

Rosslare Bowls Club - Call Catherine 086 8177679

Tai Chi - Monday and Wednesday at 9.30 a.m. on the beach.

Men's Sheds - Tuesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jim 087 6815029.

Women's Sheds - Thursday 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Call Colette at 086 4062309.

Counselling Service - Adults and Adolescent. Available Thursday mornings and Sat afternoons. €25. Call Lorraine 086 1220394 to book.

Restorative Yoga - Fri at 8.30 a.m. Call Sharon at 086 1943527 €5pp (pay-as-you-go) Bring Blanket/mat and cushion Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Pilates - Friday at 10 a.m. €7 per class or (€25 x five pre-booked class) Call Theresa 089 4620552.

Rosslare Tennis Club - Fri at 10 a.m. New players wanted. €2

Forever Fit - Sat at 9.45 a.m. Fun dance fitness, suitable for all €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda 087 9713339.

Forever Fit Active 60's - Sat at 11.15 a.m. Fun gentle fitness. Booking Essential to know numbers €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda 087 9713339.

Rosslare Badminton Club - Sat at 12.15 p.m. New members needed and welcome. €3

Rosslare Active Retirement - Meet every last Tuesday at 10.30 a.m. Next meeting September 26 New members welcome.

Whitehouse Montessori

Limited places are still available for this September. Call Dee at 053 9132635.

Befriending Group

Our befriending service offers companionship to older people through weekly visits and telephone calls. Volunteers are trained by 'alone' volunteers are Garda vetted and reference checked we compliment other services such as home help, homecare etc., but do not replace them self-referrals and professional referrals are welcome. If you, or someone you know, would benefit please call 085 8526866 for information 'together we can combat loneliness'.

Book Shelf

We have a selection of books available in the centre, come along and pick a book (only €1 donation - all money goes towards the community of Rosslare)

Rosslare Newsletter

We print over 800 copies each month, going to our schools and local shops. Not to mention the ever growing list of subscribers who are emailed our newsletter each month. Think smart and get your business in our newsletter NOW - you can't afford not to. Call 053 9132202 to book your slot. Have you got something happening in your local club? Get your notices into us for October's Edition.


Congratulations to Lorna Morris, who picked up €174, in our weekly draw.

If you would like to join Lorna and the rest of our winners then enter our weekly draw. Envelopes are available from Cushen's Tagoat, Nosh N Coffee, The Enterprise centre, The Lotus Restaurant, Turners Garage, Lollitots, Tides, The Bay, The Bay fish and chip, Centra, Cois Barry House, Kelly's Hotel Swimming Pool, The Pharmacy, The Hospital Shop, Seashells, The Enterprise Centre and our two new locations Wild and Native and Sami's takeaway and convenience store. The next draw will take place in the Bay on Friday, October 6.

Cois Barry House

The Community House is now taking bookings for 2017 so if you want to hold a party or meeting etc, please contact David Clancy 087 7631605. Taekwondo is extending their classes on a Saturday morning: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Adults, 11 a.m. midday: Advanced students, 1 p.m. 2 p.m.: Beginner students. AA Meetings are on every Sunday Evening at 8 p.m.

Spinning Classes - Tuesday morning 9.45 and 6.30 p.m. that evening also Thursday 9.45 a.m. And 6.30 p.m. come along and join in we promise no pot holes.

Rosslare Tidy Towns

As a mark of Respect to the late Max Graham RIP we are deferring our weekly report, also our meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 4, has been postponed to a later date.

Max was a former volunteer with Tidy Towns during which time he was a most popular and genuine volunteer and friend. He was dedicated in everything he did and at all times he worked for the good of the community.

We offer our sincere sympathies and support to Sheila on the great loss of her husband and best friend.


St Marys Day Centre

CE Scheme: We have an opening for a Bus Driver on the St Mary's CE Scheme. Must have D1 licence and post is subject to Garda Vetting. Please call 053 9132624 and ask for Jon if interested.

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