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Monday 20 May 2019

Around the districts: Murrintown, Rosslare Strand and Tagoat

Breda Haughton and Kathleen Doyle at the Ladies Night for Tagoat Day Centre in Coast hotel, Rosslare
Breda Haughton and Kathleen Doyle at the Ladies Night for Tagoat Day Centre in Coast hotel, Rosslare

Murrintown - Split-the-pot: The winner of €612 in the last draw was Pam Burke. Pam bought her lucky ticket in Sheila Byrne's, Bishopswater. Draw takes place every Monday night at Murrintown bingo. Remember you must be in to win.

Happy birthday

Happy birthday to Caroline Kenny, who cleberated her 50th birhday recently.

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.

Murrintown Community 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 murrintowncommunitycentre@gmail.com.

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 southeastcom@gmail.com.

Rosslare Strand

Easter Opening Hours

Rosslare Community and Sports Centre will remain open over the Easter holiday weekend, offering tennis courts, crazy golf, playground activities, snacks and drinks. Opening Hours: Good Friday 9 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday 9 p.m. to 4 p.m. Easter Sunday 11 p.m. to 4 p.m. Easter Monday 11 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Social dancing

Fancy giving it a whirl? Sessions are held every Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Rosslare Community Centre. An opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new ones, keep fit, and maybe pick up a few fancy moves along the way. Teacher available for any debutantes. For more information, contact the centre at 053 9132202.

Rosslare Youth Club

Youth club are now on holiday and will next meet on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. New members are always welcome - contact us via our Facebook page at any time.

Easter Puppet Show

Shine Bright Theatre presents 'Pirate Jim Eggscapes', an Easter puppet show for all the family, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at Rosslare Community Centre - admission €4 per person. To book, contact 085 1532705 or visit Shine Bright Theatre's Facebook page.

Tidy Towns

Please remember the Community Spring Clean up day is Friday, April 19, starting at 10.30 a.m. from the Community Hub in the main carpark. This is part of the National An Taisce Clean up programme and it gives everyone young and otherwise an opportunity to play a part in keeping Rosslare Tidy and Litter Free. Actions always speak louder than words so this is your opportunity to help Rosslare.

Also we will have Free Recycling for Metal (only) on the same day, location is at the rear of the Public Toilets.

New 2 U Charity Boutique

Easter's around the corner, so maybe it's time to spruce up your wardrobe, without breaking the bank. We are open from Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offer a wide range of clothing, bric-à-brac and small household goods. Good quality donations are always welcome; any out of hours contributions can be handed into the community centre.

Open Garden

Doyle's, Orchard Park are opening their garden to the public every Sunday. All are invited; proceeds will be divided between Tagoat Parish Church and Tagoat Day Care centre.

Waves Art Group exhibition

Waves Art Group Rosslare looks forward to hosting an Easter exhibition of their work at Coast Hotel, Rosslare from Wednesday, April 17, to Wednesday, April 24, The group would like to invite all their supporters to come along and share with them in a celebratory wine reception for the official opening at 7 p.m. on April 17.

The public are in for a treat as 12 exhibitors will show almost 60 paintings in a diverse range of media. Waves Art Group Rosslare is a community group in the very best sense of the word where experienced and beginner artists, male, female and a range of age groups mingle together to support each other creatively and socially.

GAA Club news

The lotto was not won. The numbers were 11, 19, 25 and 29 on April 9. No winner. No match three. Lucky-dip winners Mary McAnanama, John Hillis, Tommy Sinott, Joan Browne and Betty Ha. Next draw is April 16 in the clubhouse at 8 p.m. and is €4,450.

Our Nursery will be taking a break till after the Easter Holidays.

We are holding a two-day Easter camp on Thursday and Friday, April 18, and 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is for girls and boys aged five - 13. Hurling/Camogie, Football and fun games. Cost €15 including Easter Egg hunt. To book call Derek at 086 8371879.

Our under-11 boys will continue Hurling and football training on Sundays at 11 a.m. Jimmy Wickham is our team manager and you can contact him at 087 3440732. Our under-nine boys train Tuesdays 6.30 to 7.30 Patsy Meyler is our Team Manager and can be contacted at 086 6381207. Our under-seven boys train on Mondays 6.30 to 7.30 Team Manager Liam Lawlor at 086 8528299. Hurling 365 takes place every Wednesday for Tagoat at 8.30 a.m. in our clubhouse. Wednesday and Friday in Kilrane NS at 8.45 a.m., Rosslare Strand on Thursdays.

Our Adult team had a great win against Bannow 2-14 to 1-8 second round of the football and have won two matches now, so looking good for a quarter final place. They start their Hurling campaign on April 14 at 2 p.m. against Fern's St Aidan's in Ballymurn. Their second is April 21 at 2 p.m. against Davidstown-Courtnacuddy in Killurin. Please come and support them.

Our under-15 play St Mary's of Maudlintown at 6.45 p.m. at home on April 18 football and then change to Hurling away to Ballyhogue at 7 p.m. on April 25 and away to Taghmon on May 2 at 7.15.

Our under-13 will play Hurling match away on April 30 against Rathgarogue-Cushinstown and Football away to same opposition on May 7 at 19.15.

We had a great under-nine blitz held on Saturday, April 13, in Tagoat with over 20 teams taken part. We had two teams involved with both doing very well. this was our second blitz this year for we held an under-11 one as well. we hope to hold a lot of these in our club this year and will be attending others in the county as well.

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

Camogie Club news

Training for under-six and under-eights has now moved to Wednesday evenings from 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. We hope to be outside weather permitting. Please wear boots but bring runners just in case we have to move inside. Don't forget the €2 for club lotto. Those, who have not paid membership should see Sue at training for forms.

There is an under-12 group blitz on Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. in Tagoat. Best of luck to our two teams competing. On Tuesday night we play host to Clonard, Faythe Harriers and St Ibar's.

Rosslare Strand FC

Rosslare Strand FC will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a dinner dance on Friday, April 19, at 8 p.m. at Coast Rosslare Strand. We are calling on all past and present players, officials and supporters to come and help us celebrate this tremendous milestone. With music provided by Wrecking Ball, tickers are priced at €30 and can be purchased from all club officials. For further information contact David Clancy (chairman) 087 7631605 or Mick Walsh (secretary) 086 8987497.

Cois Barry House

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

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 trad music

TUESDAY: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crochet and Knitting Group ; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Getting On the Road - Driver Theory Training and Test practice and Road Safety course; 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Drums; 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Beginners' Guitar.

WEDNESDAY: 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Intermediate Guitar (kids); 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Intermediate Guitar (adults).

Feel free to contact us via message to our Facebook page, email coisbarryhouse@gmail.com or phone 087 7631305.

Check out our website for more info: tiny.cc/CoisBarry

Charity auction

A charity auction in aid of Mellon Educate will be held in the Merry Elf, Killinick on Easter Sunday, April 21, at 8 p.m. There will be lots of spot prizes on the night, with music and craic guaranteed.

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

Befriending Group

This is a free service offering companionship to older people through weekly visits and telephone calls. Volunteers are trained by 'Alone', and are Garda vetted and reference checked. We complement 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.

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.

Full Body Circuit Classes - Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. with qualified personal trainer Liam Kehoe.

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. Visitors and drop-ins always welcome

Tagoat

Camogie Club news

Training for under-six and under-eights has now moved to Wednesday evenings from 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. We hope to be outside weather permitting. Please wear boots but bring runners just in case we have to move inside. Don't forget the €2 for club lotto. Those, who have not paid membership should see Sue at training for forms.

There is an under-12 group blitz on Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. in Tagoat. Best of luck to our two teams competing. On Tuesday night we play host to Clonard, Faythe Harriers and St Ibar's.

Open Garden

Doyle's, Orchard Park are opening their garden to the public every Sunday. All are invited; proceeds will be divided between Tagoat Parish Church and Tagoat Day Care centre.

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