Wednesday 23 October 2019

Around the Districts

John Denton, Niall Denton, John Meyler and Billy Boggan at the table quiz in aid of SERT (South East Radiotherapy Trust) in Wexford Golf Club on Wednesday evening.
John Denton, Niall Denton, John Meyler and Billy Boggan at the table quiz in aid of SERT (South East Radiotherapy Trust) in Wexford Golf Club on Wednesday evening.
Amy Davies, Ciaran O'Brien and Ailbhe Tobin at the IT Carlow Wexford Campus open day on Friday.

Rosslare Strand

Christmas Tree Lights

We are very excited to announce that on Sunday, November 26, at 5.30 p.m. in the evening, the first public Christmas Lights in Rosslare will be switched on. All Welcome to come along.

Printing Service

This is now available in 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

€1 SALE RAIL - 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.

Free Digital Skills

Free Digital Skills Course available in Rosslare Community and Sports Centre, Starting November 16 from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. for six weeks. To book your free place or for more information call us at 053 9132202 or check out our Facebook page Rosslare Strand.

Christmas Craft Fair

The annual Christmas Craft Fair will be held on Sunday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Scoil Mhuire Rosslare. If you would like a stall to sell your CRAFTS please contact Georgina in the school office at 053 9132501 ASAP Stalls €10.


This takes place on Saturday, December 9, at midday in the main car park in Rosslare. Check them out on Facebook.


The AGM of the Rosslare Development Association takes place on Wednesday, November 22, at 7.30 p.m. in Rosslare National School. All Welcome to attend.


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-nine's 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 - Mon and Wed on Rosslare Track Juniors at 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Seniors at 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Call Leo at 086 3103417. Find us on Facebook.

Menapians Athletics Club - Tues, Thursday and Fri at 7 p.m., seven years +/€4 per session Call 087 9955505

Shine Bright Theatre - (Children's Drama Classes) 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 6+ yrs. Training 6+ Wed 5.45 p.m. to 6.45 p.m. 9+ Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Call Teresa at 085 1592984.

Youth Club - NEW MEMBERS WANTED Come along on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m/€2 per week/first - sixth Year Students. Lots of 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 - Mon, Tuesday and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jim 087 6815029.

Rosslare Active Retirement - Meet every last Tues at 10.30 a.m. Next meeting on November 28 New members welcome.

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

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. All welcome.

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 9.30 a.m. New players wanted. €2

Forever Fit - Sat at 10 a.m. Fun dance fitness, suitable for all €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda 087 9713339.

Forever Fit Active 60's - Sat at 11.30 a.m. Fun gentle fitness. Booking Essential for numbers €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda 087 9713339.

Rosslare Badminton Club - Sat at 11.30 a.m. New members needed and welcome. €3

Access for All Garden - Our Garden is now open for all to enjoy.

Befriending Group

The Befriending Group 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'.

Rosslare Newsletter

BOOK NOW FOR DECEMBER ONWARDS - Only selected dates still available 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 December's Edition.


Congratulations to our first Syndicate, Leah, Conor and Megan Harper, who picked up €146, 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, November 24. Can't be around, going away or even emigrating well you can still play using Multi Draw.

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 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.

Christmas Day Swim

An open meeting will be held in the backroom of the Bay pub and we request that anybody who can lend a hand on the day to please attend. We need people to help out with the dispensing of soup etc and generally to ensure the safety of all that attend. More details to follow. Enquiries to Ray at 086 8337324 or Lorna at 086 3942980.

Christmas Lights

On Sunday, November 26, at 5.30 p.m. in the main car park, we will hold the Official Switch-On of the Christmas Lights. Yes, that's right. Rosslare will have Christmas Lights this year and two special local children will have the honour of flicking the switch on the first ever public festive lights in Rosslare. We ask that for this family event, where possible, that people walk to the car park.

Please wear high-viz clothing and if possible bring a lighted lantern. Santa Claus, music and free sweeties for the kids and lots of other goodies. Special Thanks to Wexford County Council and to all the local traders who have made this possible. And so Christmas begins.

Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns Volunteers will be attending the Presentation of the South East Region Awards on Monday, November 20, at the Abbey Court Hotel in Nenagh. We will be very happy to receive our Bronze Medal and the other Awards that we achieved this year.

The following night we will be attending the Wexford County Council Environment Awards; this is an annual Event and is always a very interesting and enjoyable night. It reflects the very positive involvement of the council in all matters relating to the Environment and the entries are always very professional and a great source of encouragement and education.

Our next meeting is on Wednesday, November 22, at 10.30 a.m. at Cois Barry House, and then all our volunteers can see the Medal which reflects the great effort and work of the entire group.

GAA club notes

Lotto numbers: 17, 26, 29 and 32. No jackpot winner and no match-three winner. Five lucky-dip winners: Noel O'Neill, Wally Putt, Brody Burke, John Byrne, Pádraig Conway. Jackpot next week €12,050.

The AGM has been re-scheduled for November 26 at 3 p.m. in the Paddy Roche Centre. Hope to see all members and parents there.


Parish Meeting

There will be a parish meeting in Tagoat Community Centre on Tuesday, November 28, at 7.30 p.m., all welcome.

CE Scheme

St Mary's Day Centre 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.

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga every Tuesday night at 7.00 in Tagoat Community Centre. All levels and ages welcome.

St Mary's GAA

Lotto numbers: 17, 26, 29 and 32. No jackpot winner and no match-three winner. Five lucky-dip winners: Noel O'Neill, Wally Putt, Brody Burke, John Byrne, Pádraig Conway. Jackpot next week €12,050.

The AGM has been re-scheduled for November 26 at 3 p.m. in the Paddy Roche Centre. Hope to see all members and parents there.

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