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Wednesday 23 October 2019

Around the districts: Our Lady's Island, Rathangan-Cleariestown, Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Strand, Tagoat

Kathleen Berney and Pat Nolan at the Co. Wexford Community Games AGM in the Ferrycarrig Hotel
Kathleen Berney and Pat Nolan at the Co. Wexford Community Games AGM in the Ferrycarrig Hotel

Our Lady's Island: Ballycogley Players - A reminder that our night of comedy will take place in Our Lady's Island Community Centre on Thursday, November 15, at 8 p.m., admission €10. Our full length comedy will be staged next March. Readings and auditions will take place shortly. If you would like to get involved in this production either on and off the stage contact director Breda Hayes 087 6858480.

Thank you to the audiences who supported our one-act comedies in St Michael's Hall recently, we were delighted with the turn out and we hope you all enjoyed. Well done to everyone involved and a special mention must go to the new recruits to our group who did a wonderful job and hopefully we'll see them star on the stage with Ballycogley in the future. .

GAA club AGM

Our Lady's Island GAA club will hold their annual general meeting on Friday night, November 16, in Butler's Lounge at 8 p.m. Nominations and motions sheets have been distributed to club members and should be returned to Suzanne Ellard, St Awarie's, Our Lady's Island, Broadway, Co Wexford by Monday, November 12. All players and members are asked to attend along with anyone who would like to get involved in the club in any way, be it as a club officer, coaching the young stars of the future or just to be a member.

Medjugorje

The OLI annual pilgrimage to Medjugorie is planned for May 13 for a week. Cost €560 Aer Lingus flights, Bed Breakfast and evening meal in Hotel. Tansfers and local guide included. Seats are limited. Wheelchair users and people needing assistance must have their own carer. Non-refundable deposit of €250. For further details contact Fr Jim or Olga 087 3600919.

Note: the parish now has a Facebook page (our ladys island) and people are asked to add this to their own fb page.

Split-the-pot

Until the community centre becomes available the split-the-pot draw and 'cuppa' will be held in the Conservatory of Parochial House after Sun. Mass. Congratulations to Loretto Pierce on winning €105 in last week's split-the-pot draw.

Wreath Workshop

A Workshop on Christmas Wreath making will be held in Butler's Lounge, Broadway on Saturday, November 17, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Contact Joanne 086 4403858.

GAA Bingo

GAA bingo continues every Tuesday night in Butler's Lounge at 8 p.m. Come along for a chance to win some cash.

Craft Fair

A Christmas Craft Fair will take place on Friday, November 23, in Tacumshane Old School from 7.10 p.m. Homemade crafts, christmas gifts, art and Photography, christmas wreaths and Logs, tea or coffee and Home baking and much more.

Rathangan-Cleariestown

Notes

If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Rathangan Parish Hall at 051 563039 between 9.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. or leave a message. Also you can email your notice to rathanganhall@gmail.com. At the latest all notes must be received by 10 a.m. on Friday morning.

Community lotto

There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €15,800. The winning numbers were 5, 16, 24 and 29. There were three match-three winners who received €70 each. The winners were James Carroll, AAS., Breda O'Sullivan. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday, November 13, and the jackpot now stands at €16,000.

Table quiz

A table quiz in aid of Rathangan senior citizens New Years Party will take place in Sammy's Pub, Duncormick on Friday, November 16, at 9 p.m. Christmas Tree Lights

The Christmas Tree Lights will be switched on in Duncormick on Saturday, December 1, at 8 p.m. There will be Carols, music and light refreshments and Santa will drop by.

Rosslare Harbour

Village Renewal Team

A pubic meeting will be held on Monday, December 3, at 7.30 p.m. in the Railway Social Club. The purpose of this meeting is to inform all residents of the community and interested parties of the planned projects under the town and Village Renewal Scheme.

The Rosslare Harbour-Kilrane Village Renewal Team will unveil a number of planned projects that have been made possible following on from money recieved under this excellent initiative.

Ballycogley Players

A reminder that our night of comedy will take place in Our Lady's Island Community Centre on Thursday, November 15, at 8 p.m., admission €10. Our full length comedy will be staged next March. Readings and auditions will take place shortly. If you would like to get involved in this production either on and off the stage contact director Breda Hayes 087 6858480.

Thank you to the audiences who supported our one-act comedies in St Michael's Hall recently, we were delighted with the turn out and we hope you all enjoyed. Well done to everyone involved and a special mention must go to the new recruits to our group who did a wonderful job and hopefully we'll see them star on the stage with Ballycogley in the future. Thanks to St Vincent de Paul and the staff at St Michael's for their assistance over the four nights.

Active Retirement

The next general meeting will be on Tuesday, November 13. The meeting will take place at the Kilrane Community Centre at 3.30 p.m. A Committee Meeting will take place at 2.30 p.m. Would Members please bring their own cups.

It is hoped to arrange for a Christmas Shopping trip to the Whitewater shopping centre in Newbridge, Co Kildare, on Thursday, November 29. Further details from Mairead at 053 9133702.

Camogie club AGM

St Mary's camogie club will hold its AGM at midday on Sunday, November 25, at the club house in Tagoat. It is extremely important that one parent from each family attend the meeting.

RNLI coffee morning

The annual RNLI coffee morning and Christmas card sale will take place on Tuesday morning, November 13, at 11 a.m. in the Railway Social Club. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Environment Group

At a recent Tidy Towns Regional awards ceremony in Co. Kilkenny, the Rosslare Harbour-Kilrane Environment Group's entry for Rosslare Harbour into the SuperValu sponsored Tidy Towns won the Endeavour Award for Co.Wexford. The group would like to thank and congratulate all those involved linked to achieving this award.

The Environment Group's Christmas Cards will be available from various outlets including Caroline's Cafe, Topaz Garage, SuperValu, Teresa's Shop, Vera Fox or a committee member from next week.

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 10.00 and 11.30 a.m., weather permitting.

Rosslare Strand

Public Meeting

The Rosslare Development Association is hosting a public meeting at 7.30 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, at Rosslare Community Centre. Gerry Forde from Wexford County Council will make a further presentation on the coastal erosion and flood prevention project presently being considered. councillor Ger Carthy will also be in attendance.

This is a great opportunity to voice your opinion as a resident or visitor of Rosslare on this subject or any other subject which may be of concern to you. There will also be discussions on traffic congestion, making safe the bridges and possibly introducing a one-way traffic system. The Rosslare Development Association look forward to seeing you all there.

Christmas Craft Fair

The annual Christmas Craft Fair will be held on Sunday, December 2, 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 €1.

St Mary's camogie club

We will hold our AGM at midday on Sunday, November 25, at the club house in Tagoat. It is extremely important that one parent from each family attend the meeting.

Rosslare Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns is part of a Nationwide group of volunteers, who enjoy keeping their Villages and Towns looking their best. We welcome New Members; Please feel free to join. Contact Margaret at 086 1257487.

Cois Barry Centre

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

MONDAY - 10:30-12:30 Art Group; 15:30-16:30 Code Club for primary school aged kids; 17:30-19:30 Youth Club; 19:30-20:30 Trad School.

TUESDAY - 11:00-13:00 Crochet Club; 16:30-17:30 Drums; 17:30-18:30 Beginners' Guitar.

WEDNESDAY - 11:00-12:00 Computer Skills for Beginners of all ages; 16:30-17:30 Intermediate Guitar (kids); 17:30-18:30 Intermediate Guitar (adults).

We are preparing several more courses and activities in the coming weeks, please refer to our website for news and updates. 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

Kettle Club

Swing and Spin and Rosslare Kettle Club is now open in Rosslare (at the former Watersports centre). Clara and Melonie 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 Tuesday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Girls/under-10s Wednesday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m/under-11s Wednesday 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 - 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.

Zumba classes every Tuesday at 7 p.m. €6 (pay-as-you-go). For more info, contact louise.ellard@yahoo.com.

Yogalates Thursdays 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. at the community centre. Blending Pilates and Hatha Yoga, this class is suitable for all age groups and levels of fitness. €10 per class - for more information please call 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.

Tagoat

Condolences

We would like to extend our condolences to the friends and family of Maura Pierce. Maura was a long-time supporter of St Mary's Day Centre and was a fixture at all our events. She will be sadly missed.We would also like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Stella Pettit. We extend out deepest sympathies to the bereaved.

Christmas Tree Event

A meeting is being held for volunteers who would like to get involved with this year's Christmas Tree Event. Join us on Wednesday, November 14, at 8 p.m. in Tagoat Community Centre.

Super Slimmers

Come join the Super Slimmers at 7 p.m. every Thursday in Tagoat Community Centre. Join a supportive group with hints and tips on how to lose weight in a positive and friendly atmosphere.

Christmas Fair

Come along to Tagoat Community Centre from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Wednesday, November 14, for our annual Christmas Fair. Come and get a present for a loved one (or yourself) at a great price and relax afterwards with a tea or coffee and maybe even a mince pie. All proceeds in aid of St Mary's Day Centre.

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