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Wednesday 18 September 2019

Around the Districts: Murrintown, Rosslare Strand,

Clara Kelly and Tara Cullen (Mayglass NS) and Katie Audsley and Eva Cashman (Murrintown NS) at the Primary Schools Athletics Finals in Enniscorthy Sports Hub.
Clara Kelly and Tara Cullen (Mayglass NS) and Katie Audsley and Eva Cashman (Murrintown NS) at the Primary Schools Athletics Finals in Enniscorthy Sports Hub.

Murrintown: Split the pot. This week Mary Fielding sold the winning ticket again, the lucky winner was Jake Fielding. Jake won €602. 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.

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 southeastcom@gmail.com.

Tractor and vintage run

The annual Murrintown tractor and vintage run on Sunday, June 23, to raise funds for the new cemetery.

SVP collection

A collection in aid of Saint Vincent De Paul will take place this Saturday and Sunday June 22/23 at masses in both Piercestown and Murrintown - please support.

Variety concert

Wexford Golf Club in association with Wexford Special Olympics Sports Club presents the Wedges Variety Concert on June 26 in the golf clubhouse, starting at 7.30 p.m...Ticket price €10 and are available at Wexford golf club contact 053 9142238 or ring Peadar Dempsey at 087 9818419.

Rosslare Strand

Rosslare Tidy Towns

Rosslare is looking good and we need to keep it that way as the tidy towns adjudicator could visit us at any time. Special appeal to dog owners please please pick up your dogs poos and dispose of them in the appropriate manner. If you see litter please pick it up if you see weeds please remove them. We are the county champions lets all play our part and make the two in a row a reality.

Rosslare Ambassadors

Have you got two hours a fortnight?, would you like to help promote our village? Would you like to be an Ambassador for Rosslare? If so we are looking for people to man the community information hub. If you are interested in playing a part please drop into the hub this Wednesday or Thursday morning or text 086 8337324 or contact Rosslare Tidy Towns through their facebook account.

Summer Boot Camp

Want to shape up for summer? Qualified Personal Trainer Liam Kehoe returns to Rosslare Community Centre with Boot Camp; every Tuesday at 7.30. For more information contact Liam at 087 0635417. Field day 2019.

Our annual field day will take place on Sunday, July 28. There are a limited number of spaces for smaller stalls available if you would like to book for this year's event. Contact Rosslare Community Centre at 053 9132202.

Summer Events 2019.

Summer holidays are just round the corner and as always, we have a fun-packed schedule in place for your enjoyment and entertainment. Old favourites such as the Teddy Bears Picnic, Puppet show, summer Camp, and the annual Beach party make a welcome return, and the very popular Family Bingo evenings are back throughout July and August. We are also introducing a number of new events this year; workshops by the Nutty Scientists and the Bricks4Kidz team will be in action at the centre. Details of all these and other attractions can be found in our summer Event guide which will be available in the coming weeks, online and from the usual village outlets. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page or contact the centre at 053 9132202.

Rosslare Youth Club

Youth club is now on holiday till September. A training date for leaders has been arraigned on June 25 and will take place in Rosslare. Please contact Rosslare Youth Club via their Facebook page for more information.

Swim Week/Water Safety Week

Swim Week and Water Safety Week is on from July 8 to July 13. For bookings and inquiries please call Elizabeth at 087 2470493.

Active Retirement

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18, at 10.30 a.m. in Coast Hotel. As this will be our last meeting for the summer we hope to see all members meet for a cuppa and a chat.

Our next outing will be on July 4 to the Botanical Gardens and Glasnevin Cemetery. We have almost a full coach so anyone wishing to join the trip please come along to the meeting. The cost is €50 to include coach, guided tours and evening meal. This will be collected at the meeting.

A tentative day out is in the pipeline for a Dublin Bay Cruise later in July, further information will follow. We would welcome new members to our group, cost is just €20 for the year and meetings are held on Tuesday mornings every two weeks. Why not come along and enjoy a cuppa and a chat. For information re outings call 086 1917190.

St Mary's GAA

The lotto was not won. The numbers were 7, 8, 12 and 17 on June 11. No match. Lucky-dip winners Anne Griffin/Mary Power/Emma Roche/Nadine Lambert/Abigail Monaghan. Next draw is 18th 2019 in the clubhouse at 8 p.m. and is €5,800. Tickets are €2 and can be bought off all Managers, players, committee members and places around the parish.

Our Adult team have won both their two football and Hurling matches so well set up for the year. They play St Fintan's in Ballymore at 19.00 on June 22 Football.

Our under-20 Team is with Kilmore and the Hurling championship will be in July. Manager is Conor Roche 087 2027202. Our Nursery takes place at the club house at 10 a.m. every Sat for four- to six-year-old boys and girls all are welcome.

Our under-7 Team Manager Liam Lawlor at 086 8528299 they are doing very well with big numbers and loads of matches.

Our under-9 Patsy Meyler is our Team Manager and can be contacted at 086 6381207. Our under-11 Jimmy Wickham is our team manager and you can contact him at 087 3440732 they have already had a few blitz and have done very well.

Our under-13 Manager is Alan Murphy 085 2332643. They play Geraldine O'Hanrahans at home at 19.30 on June 18 Football. At home Hurling against Kilmore at 7.30 p.m. on July 2. Away to Geraldine O'Hanrahans Hurling at 7.30 p.m. on July 9 and at home to St Mary's Maudlintown Football at 7.30 p.m. on July 23.

Our under-15 Manager is Liam Brohan 086 3425445. They are doing very well winning all their matches. Next match is away to Crossabeg-Ballymurn Football at 7.30 p.m. on July 11 and at home Football at 7.30 p.m. on July 18 against St Joseph's.

Our under-17 Team manager is Larry Morrissey 085 8584661. They are doing very well and have won all championship matches so far. Next match is football at home at 19.30 on June 24 against Rathgarogue-Cushinstown. Away to Adamstown at 7.30 p.m. on July 1 Football and away to Kilmore on July 15 at 7.30 p.m. Football.

We are always looking for new players to join at all levels so if interest ring one of our managers or our Underage chairman Derek Howlin 087 8371879.

The shop is open on home match days and is stocked with socks, nick, tops, hurls etc. in the colours of the club. So come a long and wear the club colours.

If anybody wishes to help in anyway please contact chairman Conor Roche at 087 2027202. We need your help to make our club even more successful.

Camogie club news

Our under-8s were in action in a county blitz. The girls played excellently in all three of their matches. They had great fun and showed off their new skills. Well done to all who travelled.

Well done to our junior team (Kilross Gaels) who had a fantastic win over Clongeen. It was an excellent team performance. The team are in action again on June 25 against Oylegate. Best of luck, ladies.

Our minors are in championship action on June 28 against Buffers Alley. Best of luck.

Our under-12s first league match was refixed giving them time to get in some extra training and preparation.

The club extends its sympathy to the Driver family on the sad passing of Kevin.

Cois Barry community house

We currently have the following weekly activities in the Cois Barry Community Centre in Rosslare Strand.

MONDAY - 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Art Group; 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Junior Youth Club ; 5: 30-6: 30 Code Club; 7: 30 - 8.30 p.m. School of Irish Trad (music lessons)

TUESDAY - 10 a.m. to midday Digital Skills Course; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crochet and Knitting Group; 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Guitar; 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Drums; 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Guitar.

WEDNESDAY - 11 a.m. Spanish lessons; 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Guitar; 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Guitar.

Digital Skills Course - for total beginners. Course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to use internet and email safely, how to make video calls, how to pay motor tax online, pay your bills online or order your shopping to be delivered online. We can also teach you how to order your library books to be delivered on the library bus. Best if you can bring your own laptop or phone, but if you can't no worries, we will sort it out.

COMING SOON - French and German lessons.

Feel free to contact us via message to our Facebook page: facebook.com/CoisBarryHouse/, email coisbarryhouse@gmail.com or phone 087 7631305. Check out our website for more info: tiny.cc/CoisBarry

Kettle Club

Clara and Melonie at Swing and Spin Kettle Club are offering a wide range of spinning and fitness classes with attractive drop in rates and membership packages available. Visit their website (swingandspin.ie) for more information

Community/Sports Centre

Schoolboys/Girls' Soccer Club - Academy Saturday 11 a.m. to midday/under-11s Monday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Girls/under-15s Monday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m/under-14s Wednesday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Girls/under-12s 7 p.m. to 8 p.m/under-nines Thursday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m/under-12s Thursday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call Colm at 087 6087475.

St Paul's Athletics Club Mon and Wed on Rosslare Track 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Fridays 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call Leo at 086 3103417. Find us on Facebook.

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

Boxing Club - nine years + boys and girls. Training every Tue and Thursday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact Teresa at 085 1592984 for information.

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

Rosslare Bowls Club - Call Catherine at 086 8177679 rosslarebowlsclub.com.

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

Men's Sheds - Mon, Tues and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jim at 087 6815029.

Women's Sheds - Wednesday 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Call Jackie at 087 6468677 or Paula at 086 7870696.

Rosslare Tennis Club - Friday at 9.30 a.m. New players wanted. €2.

Rosslare Badminton Club - Saturday at 11.30 a.m. New members needed and welcome. €3 (pay-as-you-go)

Badminton Club - Saturday at 11.30 a.m. New members needed and welcome. €3 (pay-as-you-go)

KEEP FIT PROGRAMME: Yoga - Mondays at 6.45 p.m. and Fridays at 8.30 a.m. Contact Sharon at 086 1943527.

Pilates with Theresa on Fridays at 10 a.m. €10 per class. Call 089 4620552 for further info.

Forever Fit Dancefit. - Saturday at 10 a.m. Hi energy, heart pumping, body toning. €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda at 087 9713339. Visitors and drop-ins always welcome.

Forever Fit Active 50+ - Dance exercise to music. Every Saturday at 11.30 a.m. €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda at 087 9713339 to book. Visi.tors and drop-ins always welcome

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