Saturday 18 January 2020

Around the districts: Clonard, Glynn-Barntown, Murrintown, Taghmon-Camross

Maria Hayes and Marie Byrne at the Bewleys coffee morning in aid of Wexford Hospice Homecare in Clonard Community Centre
Maria Hayes and Marie Byrne at the Bewleys coffee morning in aid of Wexford Hospice Homecare in Clonard Community Centre

Clonard: Clonard lotto - Results for Wednesday, September 18: winning numbers 8, 13, 19 and 28; no jackpot winner.

Nine match-three winners receive €72 each: V Corish; Sharon Dempsey; Harry K.; Fr M Pender; Barry O'Dowd; Jackie Doyle; Derek Bradley; Liz Murphy, and Patricia Farrell.

Jackpot for Wednesday, September 25, is €17,000, Reserve jackpot €7,900. Lotto Tickets are €1.50 at the parish office or from any promoter. Lotto draw 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 or Facebook.

Church notes

Grandparents Mass - On Thursday, September 26, the 10 a.m. Mass will celebrate grandparents. We would like for as many grandparents to come and celebrate this Mass with us. Refreshments will be served in the hall after Mass.

Dates For Your Diary - Sunday, October 6: The Children's Family Liturgy Group 20th Anniversary Mass at 10 a.m. Sunday, October 13: Taize Service at 7 p.m.

Centering Prayer - Contemplative Outreach Ireland welcomes you to join us on our Centering Prayer Retreats third Saturday of each month in the Church of the Annunciation, Clonard Parish, from 10.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact Stasia Redmond 087 2251022 for further information.

Bereavement Support

Bereavement Support Sessions will begin with an Information Night on Tuesday, October 8, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Shamrock Room of the Parish Centre. All welcome to attend. If you wish to attend, please contact 053 9123672/087 1008759. There is no cost, but donations are greatly appreciated. Coffee morning thanks.

Wexford Hospice Homecare thank all who supported the coffee morning held recently in Clonard Community Centre. If you were unable to make the coffee morning but would like to donate to this worthy cause, please leave your donation in the parish office. We will publish the final total next week.

Past Pupils AGM

St Peter's College Past Pupils Union will hold its AGM on Wednesday, September 25. Mass is at 7.30 p.m. in College Chapel, with AGM thereafter in the school.

Clonard Guiding Unit

The Clonard guides are back in action and have started the year off with a greenway cycle. Well done to all the girls and leaders who cycled over 20km. There were tired legs, sore bums but everyone had great fun. The Cygnets have planned a cinema trip and the Brigins have a hike in JFK Park soon. We meet every Tuesday in Clonard Community Centre 4 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Contact us on

Set dancing classes

Set dancing classes have resumed on Mondays in Clonard Community Centre at 8.30 p.m.

Na Fianna GAA

Underage training continues every Tuesday evening from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Clothing Donations - we will take any unwanted clothing/bed linen etc. Contact Aidan Gilbert at 087 6285254 to arrange pick up or for further information.



Whist drive commencing in Glynn Community Hall, on Wednesday, September 25, at 8 p.m. See you there.

Glynn NS

Split-the-pot: Congratulations to Emma Cullen, who won €156 in the latest split-the-pot.

GAA: We are delighted to welcome Barry Leacy, who is the new Games Promotion Officer in Glynn-Barntown GAA Club. He will work in Glynn NS each Thursday.

Bake Sale

Tempt your taste buds at the Bake Sale in Barntown Church on Sunday, September 29, after 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses. Proceeds in aid of Oyster Lane Theatre Group.

Confirmation and Communion

Confirmation in Glynn in 2020 takes place on March 21 at 11 a.m. Confirmation takes place at 2 p.m. in Barntown on the same day. First Communion takes place on May 9, 2020, at Glynn at 11 a.m. and on May 16, 2020, at 11 a.m. in Barntown.

Adoration at Barntown Church

Adoration takes place every Tuesday at Barntown Church from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Anybody wishing to commit to one hour would be most welcome. Please contact the parish office at 053 9120853.

Barntown Community Centre

Anyone wishing to hire out the community centre in Barntown should please contact Jimmy Dempsey at 086 3858429.

Split the Pot Barntown

Congratulations to Thereso Igoe, who was the lucky winner of €115 in the latest split-the-pot draw. Theresa bought her winning ticket from Mary Doyle. Envelopes available in Barntown Church, parish office, C & D Providers, O'Brien's Londis, Mary Jo's, Saucy Butcher, Clonard Laundry, Joyces Expert, Wexpartz and Barntown Community Centre. Many thanks to all for your continued support.

Social Dancing

Learn to jive, waltz, Quick-Step and more at dance classes in Glynn Parish Hall every Monday at 8 p.m. Classes start on September 23. Beginning and Advanced Dancers all welcome. For further information contact Aileen at 086 8469443.


Barntown CGI Brigins and Guides. Meetings continue on Wednesdays from seven to 8.30 p.m. New Brigins (seven to 10 years) and Leaders (18+) welcome. Contact Eithne at 086 2468940.

Zumba for kids/adults

Get fit to the beat. ZUMBA with Saoirse continues every Tuesday for Kids from 3.30 p.m. Barntown Community Centre.

ZUMBA with Saoirse for adults every Tuesday 7.30 to 8.30 p.m. Barntown Community Centre. Fully qualified Zumba instructor. Garda Vetted. Call Saoirse at 086 0891903 to register.


Bingo continues in Marty B's every Thursday night from 8.30 p.m. A great evening of entertainment with the chance of winning a few bob. See you there.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the Corley family, the Mahoney family and the Mahon family on the sad passing of their beloved husband, father and grandfather Frank. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.


Well done to both of our under-12 camogie teams in their finals last weekend. Both teams were successful on the day with the Green team finishing their season undefeated with a win over Duffry Rovers Green while our Blue team had ths upper hand over Rathgarogue-Cushinstown Green.

Coiste na nÓg

Our super under-sixes played three great games each last Saturday against near neighbours Shelmaliers in Killurin and there was plenty of new talent and enthusiasm on show from both clubs. The future is in safe hands. Well done to everyone for all their work.

Congratulations to our under-17 footballers who are through to the semi-final following a recent comfortable win over Ballinastragh Gaels 4-12 to 0-10.

Good luck to our under-13 footballers who play the A shield final in St Patrick's Park on Tuesday, September 24, at 6.30 p.m. v Bannow-Ballymitty. Please support.

Senior GAA

Well done to our Senior Footballers, who who advance to the Co. semi-final following their win over St James last weekend.

Our Junior footballers also booked a place in the final four when they saw off Blackwater last Friday week.

CLUB LOTTO - Numbers drawn on Wednesday, September 18, were 4, 5, 16 and 23. No jackpot winner. Two match-three winners: Larry Roche, Ballyhine and Elaine Carley. Next draw in Declans on Wednesday, October 2, jackpot now €3,600. Be in to win.

Gala RACE NIGHT - Glynn-Barntown GAA Club are going to the dogs. Gala race night on Thursday, October 3, at 8 p.m. in Enniscorthy Greyhound Track. Tickets on sale now at €10 each - kids go free. Please come along and enjoy this fun family evening while supporting your club. Contact John at 087 2807679 or Danny 086 1089553.

CONDOLENCES - Glynn-Barntown GAA Club extends its deepest sympathies to the Corley and Mahoney families on the recent sad passing of Frank Corley. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Notes deadline

Notices for Glynn-Barntown area should be sent by 10 a.m. on Fridays for publication the following Tuesday. Please phone or text Hillary at 087 2028065 or email


Split the Pot

This week the winner was Martin Fenlon, who won €600. Martin bought his lucky ticket in Kate's Farm Shop. Draw takes place every Monday night at Murrintown bingo. Remember you must be in to win.

Community Centre

BINGO - Mondays 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bus pick up at usual points: Ballycogley, Tenacre Pub, Bramble Park 7.30 p.m., Lakelands, Mayglass and Mulrankin. Town pickups: 7.10 Green Street opposite CBS through Kennedy Park by Lidl to Liam Mellows 7.15 p.m. Whiterock Hill 7.20 p.m. We are in urgent need of volunteers for bingo. Should you have some free time on a Monday evening and are willing to volunteer please contact the community centre at 053 9139328.

TAEKWON-DO - Mondays and Wednesdays 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Contact Pat O'Rourke - 053 9145773.

DANCEFIT - Tuesdays 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Contact Amanda Burke - 087 9713339.

YOGALATES - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Contact Sharon - 086 1943527.

PILATES - Fridays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Contact Elaine - 086 8431723.

IRISH DANCING - Sullivan Academy of Irish dancing in Murrintown Community Centre on Tuesday and Wednesday. Contact Sarah - 087 7863165.

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

COMMUNITY CENTRE LIBRARY - Community Centre library opening hours Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. 5.30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

CE WORKER VACANCY - We are currently looking to hire a CE Worker for Murrintown Community Centre. For more information please contact Colette Kennedy (CE Supervisor) at 051 563038 or email

Art exhibition

Murrintown Community Centre's 18th annual art exhibition takes place on October 25. We look forward to welcoming new and existing artists. All enquires to 053 9139328.


Variety Concert

Camross Hall Committee will hold their annual Variety Concert in Camross Hall on Sunday, September 29. at 7.30 p.m. There will be a host of artists including Celtic Roots, Nick Dempsey, Lilting champions Rachel and Stephen Hussey, Ballycogley players, Frances McCabe and Martin Ryan, Mattie Murphy, Curran Trio, Cumas Band, Anita and John Cullen, Pat and Mike, Comedy duet, Vicki Barron, Joan Quigley and George Donovan, and awaiting confirmation from other artists. Adm. €10 including the tea.

Dancing at Camross

The October dance will be held in Camross Hall on Friday, October 4, with music by Checkers. Admission is €10 including the tea and free raffle.

Community Games

The Taghmon Community Games AGM is on Tuesday, October 1, upstairs in the GAA Community Centre at 8.30 p.m. Please come along to ensure Taghmon Community Games continues in 2020.

Castle Vintage Club

The Dick Williams Memorial tractor run is being held on Sunday, October 6, leaving Taghmon Community Centre at 11 a.m. Spot prizes on the day.

Camross Drama Group

We are delighted to announce dates for our two One-act Plays - 'The Last of the Last of the Mohicans' by Hugh Leonard and 'Pity about Kitty' by Jimmie Chinn (DLI Festival entry) Sunday, October 13 - Camross Hall Thursday, October 17 - Wexford Arts Centre Sunday, October 20 - Fethard-on-Sea (St Mary's Hall) Tickets on door - also book online for Wexford Arts Centre. 'Pity about Kitty' has been accepted by Goresbridge, Kilmallock, Skerries, Cork, Palmerstown and Doonbeg festivals - break a leg to cast and crew. Like us on Facebook for updates.

What's on in TAG Centre

Tuesday: Yoga 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bingo - Doors open 7.30 p.m., start-time 8 p.m.

Wednesday: Pilates 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Forever Fit 50+ 2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Jiving (with Paul) 8 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

Thursday: Drama Classes 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Irish Dancing 6.10 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Line Dancing 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chiropodist First Friday of every month. Next visit October 4. Ring Tag Office 053 9134997 to make appointment.

Sunday: Gospel Choir September 15 Every Second Sunday thereafter 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Free Citizens Online courses commencing in September - Beginners and intermediate. For more information contact TAG 053 9134997.

Free Counselling Service - Mona 085 1083539.

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