Monday 15 October 2018

Around the Districts

John Joe Doyle, Martina O'Mahony and Ann Sullivan from DMP athletics club at the launch of the Sports Active Wexford Strategic Programme 2017-2021 at Wexford County Council on Friday morning.
John Joe Doyle, Martina O'Mahony and Ann Sullivan from DMP athletics club at the launch of the Sports Active Wexford Strategic Programme 2017-2021 at Wexford County Council on Friday morning.



The lucky winner this week was Alice Walsh, winning €703. Catherine bought her lucky ticket from Jackie Brennan. Draw takes place every Monday night at Murrintown Bingo. Remember you must be in to win.

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;

Dance Fit Classes - Tuesdays 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., ongoing weekly classes, beginners and all levels welcome. or just come along, contact Amanda Burke at 087 9713339;

Zumba - Wednesdays 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., contact Jaymee Duggan 086 3367386;

Pilates - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., contact Elaine Dowling at 086 8431723.

The centre is also available for hire for children's birthday parties. Please call the centre for details. The centre also has facilities for squash, badminton, soccer, volleyball and basketball. For more information please contact Murrintown Community Centre at 053 9139328.

Art Exhibition

Murrintown Community Centre will hold its annual Art Exhibition on Saturday/Sunday, October 28/29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the opening reception on Friday, October 27, at 7.30 p.m. Come and visit this inspiring exhibition of art by local artists. Bring the whole family to enjoy. Should you wish to exhibit your art please contact Sandra in the centre (053 9139328).

Coffee morning

A coffee morning is being held in Murrintown Community Centre on Sunday, October 29, after 11 a.m. Mass.

Halloween Camp

The Adventure Academy (Linda Bolger, Lisa Bolger and Dr Cian O'Neill) are running a Halloween physical activity camp in St Martin's GAA Club from Tuesday, October 31, to Friday, November 3, for all primary school children aged 5+ years.

Activities will include fundamental movement skill (e.g. running, catching, throwing etc) development, fun games, a variety of sporting activities, healthy eating workshops and much much more. The camp will run from 10 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. every day. Packed lunch required.

Cost: €40 for first child in the family, €35 for all subsequent children. To book your place, text or ring either Lisa or Linda at 087 6159026 or 086 3419042.

Organist needed

Anyone willing to play the organ for Piercestown Church Choir please contact Fr O'Reilly or any choir member.

Rosslare Harbour


Sympathy is extended to the following families who have suffered bereavements recently. Ann Broaders and family Ballyhote, Kilrane, on the death of her father Liam Brennan, Woodtown, Rosslare, who passed away on September 26 Liam was laid to rest in the new cemetery, Tagoat, after funeral Mass in St Brigid's Church, Rosslare. Sympathy also to his wife Liz and extended family.

Dermot O'Brien, late of Tuskamore Tce, Rosslare Harbour and Bristol, passed away on October 1 Dermot is sadly missed by his sisters Maud, Kathleen and Connie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Dermot's funeral Mass was celebrated in St Patrick's Church and he was laid to rest in St Aidan's cemetery, Kilrane.

Patrick (Patsy) Byrne, Kilrane Manor and late of Dublin, passed away on October 8 His funeral Mass was celebrated in St Ruan's Church with burial afterwards in St Aidan's Cemetery. Patsy is deeply missed by his loving wife Dollie, children Sarah, Susan, Rosemary and Thomas, sister Eileen, brothers Christy and Séamus, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May they rest in peace.

St Mary's GAA

In the last lotto draw numbers drawn were 6, 12, 21 and 31. No jackpot Winner; one match-three winner, Greg Naysmith. Lotto next week is €11,450.

The annual general meeting is set for Sunday, November 19, at 3 p.m. at the St Mary's Complex in Tagoat.

Congratulations to Paul McLoughlin on his new job as county football manager.

Ballycogley Players

The one-act journey continues for the Players when they will perform their 'Night of Comedy' on Friday, November 10, in St Martin's GAA Complex, Piercestown and also on Sunday, November 12, in Carrig-on-Bannow Hall with an 8 p.m. start time on both nights. Looking forward to seeing you all.

Environment Group

In the Wexford County Council 'Access for All' awards we were delighted to win the overall award for our plan to improve access to the new mosaic seats in the Village Park. As well as providing disabled access, the plan includes a 'sensory' garden to cater for other disabilities such as hearing loss and impaired vision. The work will start in the coming weeks. If anyone is interested in helping us in our endeavours, they are more than welcome to join us at about 9.30 on Saturday mornings in the Memorial Park section of the Village Park.

Reminder: A WEEE (Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment) cage only for small Household electrical goods and a container for the recycling of fluorescent tubes is situated at the back of the Railway Social Club. It is open on Saturday Mornings between 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m., weather permitting.

Rosslare Strand


The shop in the community and Sports Centre is closed because it is getting a well needed facelift, pop in when we are open to see our new shop.

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-nines 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.

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.


Scoil Mhuire parents' association are holding a fundraiser in 'The Bay' on Saturday, November 11, at 9 p.m. Please come along and support.


Congratulations to Connor Clancy, who picked up €137 in 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 convenient store.

The next draw will take place in Tides on Friday, October 27. Can't be around, going away or even emigrating? Well you can still play using Multi-Draw.

Cois Barry House

The Children's Halloween Party will take place on October 31 at 7.30 p.m. Come in fancy dress/costume. Music, Games and great fun.

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 a.m. 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.


Keep Tagoat Clean

St Mary's National School Tagoat are working hard to win our first Green Schools Flag. To help us achieve that we are holding a day of action to Keep Tagoat Clean on Wednesday, October 25, If you see us out and about cleaning up your area please give us a hand. Help us win our Green Schools Flag.

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