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Sunday 8 December 2019

Around the districts: Rathangan-Cleariestown, Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare Strand

Rathangan-Cleariestown: Community lotto - There was no jackpot winner this week. There were no match-three winners.

The winning numbers were 12, 24, 25 and 33. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday, October 1, and the jackpot now stands at €3,800.

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.

Split-the-pot

Last week's split-the-pot winner was Shane Walsh winning €111. Next draw will take place on October 3 in Rathangan Bar. Thank you for your support.

Rathangan parish council

Rathangan parish council wish to thank everyone who supported our recent tractor run. Total profit raised was €1' 535. Tractor registration draw winners were. First prize Brogans voucher John Rowe. Second prize Michael Wallace voucher Nick Cullen. Third prize Bolgers voucher John Sinnott. Fourth prize bottle of vodka James white. Fifth prize Brian Wallace voucher Walter Cullen. Sixth prize two bottles of wine Pat White. Seventh prize Sunday lunch for two Rathangan bar Anne Cahill. Split-the-pot winner Ann Banville, who won €125.

Our next fundraiser is bingo on Sunday, October 13, in Rathangan hall at 2.30 p.m. Jackpot €1' 300, snowball €400 in 44 numbers along with a raffle and split-the-pot. We would appreciate your support by donation or attendance on the day thank you.

Ballycogley Players

Our AGM took place in Tomhaggard Social Centre on Friday, September 20, and the following committee were elected for the coming year: chairperson Seán Carthy, Vice-chairperson Ellen Cloney, secretary Trish Boyce, Vice-secretary Mary Doyle, treasurer Terence O'Byrne, Assistant treasurer Enda Murphy, Joint PROs Trish Boyce and Ellen Cloney, Children's Officers Laura Hayes and Chris Maddock, committee members Gina Murphy, Diarmuid Buttimer, Con Doyle and Eric Byrne.

The Kathleen Browne Festival took place in Bridgetown recently and some of our members staged some comedy sketches which went down very well with the audience. Thank you to the committee for their invitation to us to take part.

The One-act Plays will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 25, to October 27 in St Michael's SVDP Hall, Thomas Street, Wexford, more details later.

Rehearsals for next year's festival play; 'Dreamland' are going very well and director Breda Hayes is keeping the cast on their toes.

The King and I

The Little Sea Musical Society presents 'The King and I' - the production will be a Wexford Community project drawing all communities together and the musical will be staged in Camross Hall in April 2020.

We are looking for the following: four men - (to play the kings guards) non-speaking/non-singing roles. An ideal role for your first time on stage. Four teenagers-boys/girls to be part of the dancing group who will be involved in a 15 minute scene called 'small house of uncle thomas' (must be able to dance); One gentleman-for a non-singing, small role- to play the part of Sir Edward Ramsey. One male in late teens or twenties-must be a able to sing-to play the role of luntha a principle role in the King and I. We also seek any persons interested in joining us for the pit choir, backstage, props and costume or make up team interested? Get in touch at 086 8385301.

Biodiversity/Recording Information Evening

Duncormick Area Action Group invite you to a Biodiversity and Recording Information Evening on Tuesday, October 1, at 7 p.m. in Duncormick Church. This evening is about exchanging information on our pollinators and to learn how to get involved in recording. 'It's about the small changes that we can do to make a difference'.

Music Night

Come along for a 60's, 70's 80's Music Night in Staffords Tulliicanna on Saturday October 5, in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind. There will be a cash prize for best costume. Admission is free. Donations on night.

Rosslare Harbour

Great Southern Reunion

In 1969 the Great Southern Hotel, Rosslare opened its doors for the first time. To celebrate this occasion a few of us have got together to organise a 50th Staff Reunion. We would love if you could join us in Hotel Rosslare on Saturday, November 9, at 8.30 p.m. The evening begins with a 'Welcome Prosecco Reception' on arrival followed by Finger Food and music in the bar with a few surprises along the way. We look forward to welcoming all past staff members of the Great Southern Hotel. Please help us spread the word to make it a memorable event.

Concert

Kilrane-Rosslare Harbour Tops Community Group will host a concert in St Patrick's Church, Rosslare Hbr, by kind permission of Fr Diarmuid Desmond, on Wednesday, October 2. The talented Cast of KRH Tops Community Group will perform on the night and will be joined by special guests, George Lawlor, Tony Carty, The Bride Street Folk Group and Fintan Cleary. The concert will start at 8 p.m. and Admission is €10 with children free. Tickets on sale from Bernie 087 7051733, Rosslare Harbour post office, and at the door. A special night of music and song is promised, in aid of local Community Projects.

Ballycogley Players

Our AGM took place in Tomhaggard Social Centre on Friday, September 20, and the following committee were elected for the coming year: chairperson Seán Carthy, Vice-chairperson Ellen Cloney, secretary Trish Boyce, Vice-secretary Mary Doyle, treasurer Terence O'Byrne, Assistant treasurer Enda Murphy, Joint PROs Trish Boyce and Ellen Cloney, Children's Officers Laura Hayes and Chris Maddock, committee members Gina Murphy, Diarmuid Buttimer, Con Doyle and Eric Byrne.

The Kathleen Browne Festival took place in Bridgetown recently and some of our members staged some comedy sketches which went down very well with the audience. Thank you to the committee for their invitation to us to take part.

The One-act Plays will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 25, to October 27 in St Michael's SVDP Hall, Thomas Street, Wexford, more details later.

Rehearsals for next year's festival play; 'Dreamland' are going very well and director Breda Hayes is keeping the cast on their toes.

Rosslare Strand

Dementia evening

An evening focusing on dementia awareness, 'Making our Community Dementia Friendly' will be held at Rosslare Community Centre (Fort Room) on Tuesday, October 15, at 7 p.m. Speakers include Joan Fitzpatrick, Senior Occupational Therapist and Dementia specialist, and Fiona Foley, HSE Occupational Therapist. Further information will be available in the coming weeks on the centre's Facebook page (Rosslare Strand).

Befriending Group

We are currently seeking volunteers to act as befrienders. Volunteers have found it to be a hugely enriching experience, as beneficial to their own wellbeing as that of the people visited. If you think you might have an hour or so to contribute every week, please consider becoming a Befriender. To find out more, call us at 085 8526866 - we anticipate a training session will be scheduled for September. 'Together we can combat loneliness'.

Rosslare Youth Club

Club meets every Friday night at Rosslare Community Centre from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A fun packed agenda is in place for the coming year. New members always welcome (first to sixth year students). Find us on Facebook at Rosslare Youth Club.

Sewing class

Is your sewing machine lying unloved and unused in a corner of the press? Why not dust it off and put it back to work? Our new sewing course will cover all the basic set up, maintenance and operational aspects of the machine, and the aim is to produce a lovely piece of work which would make an ideal Christmas gift. The course starts on Monday, November 4, from 10.30 p.m. to 1 p.m. and will run for a total of seven weeks. Total cost is €120. Pre-booking is essential and a place can be secured with a €20 cash deposit. Contact Rosslare Community Centre on 9132202.

Walking Football

Walking Football is on every Tuesday at the centre (11 a.m. to midday). All age groups and fitness levels are very welcome, with the emphasis on enjoyment, and of course the post-match analysis over a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit. €2 per person per week. New players always welcome. For more information contact Yvonne at 085 2309233 or at coachymcgrath@gmail.com.

Weekly soccer camp

Shooting Stars South East Soccer Academy (SESA) will hold a weekly soccer camp for four- to six-year-olds starting on Friday, October 4, at Rosslare Community Centre and runs for 10 weeks - €50 for the course. The course introduces young players to the fundamentals of soccer and builds basic skills through age appropriate practice, small sided games in a fun learning environment. Coaches are fully qualified with Garda Vetting and Child Welfare Certificates. For more information or to book, contact info@SESA.ie.

Active Retirement

Our weekly coffee mornings continue each Tuesday at 10.30 a.m. in Coast Hotel. A large number enjoyed our Afternoon Tea last Tuesday in Coast Hotel, a big thank you to the staff in Coast for providing such a lovely selection of sandwiches and completely irresistible cakes, they were certainly enjoyed by all who attended, overall it was a most enjoyable way to spend an afternoon. Our next outing will be to the Hits from the Musicals in Clayton White's Hotel on Thursday, October 31, tickets have been secured and we are all looking forward to our night out. Look out for information on our outing for November. In the meantime, we continue to meet each Tuesday when we hope to see some new members join our group.

Bible studies evening

A Bible studies evening will be held each Wednesday in October at Rosslare Community Centre from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The evening will involve discussion in an informal and friendly setting. For more information contact Avril or Jenita at 086 6627681.

Cois Barry House

We have 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 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Code Club; 7: 30-8.30 p.m. School of Irish Trad (music lessons). Tuesday: 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; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Youth Drop in Centre (087 7631605) Wednesday: 11 a.m. to midday GERMAN lessons; 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Guitar; 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Guitar.

NEW: Our German language lessons for beginners and all those who wish to practice conversation will start on Wednesday, October 9, at 11 a.m. Please call us to book a place.

Our digital skills course is going to run in October 2019.

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

Shine Bright Theatre

Every Tuesday at Rosslare Community Centre from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information contact Shine Bright through their Facebook page.

St Mary's GAA

The lotto was not won €7,900. The numbers were 16, 24, 29 and 30 on September 24. One match-three winner Rita Byrne. Next draw is 1sth October 2019 in the clubhouse at 8 p.m. and is €8,050. We are looking for more people to help sell tickets. The seller of a winning jackpot ticket will win €500 and there will be a monthly voucher seller draw for €50. Tickets are €2 and can be bought off all Managers, players, committee members and places around the parish.

The adult team play Monageer-Boolavogue in Oylegate at 3 p.m. on October 5 in the junior semi-final. After they had a great win against Rapparees 1-17 to 1-15 in the Quarter final on September 21. Best of luck to all the team.

The under-nines Boys Played a hurling against Martin's on Sunday and done very well.

Under-15s Boys sadly lost their quarter final Hurling match against Marshalstown-Castledockrell on Sunday. They tried very hard but never played to their potential. They are in the football quarter final against Marshalstown-Castledockrell as well on October 6 in Tagoat at 11 a.m. Please come along to support the lads.

Our Nursery will be starting again on Saturday, September 28, at 10 a.m. for four to six years old. It is good fun with lots of games.

We are holding a draw for the development of our club. It is 12 days of Christmas. We will have 12 draws from December 11 to December 21. Tickets are €20 for one or three for €50. Your ticket will be in all 12 draws so you can will all 12. The final draw first prise is €5,000. Tickets can be bought from players, committee members or contact Conor Roche.

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. We are looking for a PRO at present. If anybody interested in Facebook/Twitter etc and would be interesting in helping please give us a ring.

St Mary's camogie

Our under-10s put up a fantastic fight against Oulart-The Ballagh in the final at Wexford Centre of Excellence, Ferns. Although they lost out narrowly in the end the girls can be really proud of their performance in this match and all year. This was their first defeat of the season. For sheer determination and courage this was an excellent performance against strong opposition. The future of camogie in St Mary's is bright. Well done to all the players and coaches.

The junior team lost out in the county semi-final after extra time by four points. The ladies put in great effort and were very unlucky not to come away with the win. The team did the club really proud and we look forward to more success in the future.

The under-16s are through to the shield final. The game will be played on Monday, October 28. Venue and time to be decided. Mark your diaries and come out and support the girls.

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 - Every Friday 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.

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)

Keep fit Programme: Judo - Mondays at 5.30 p.m. (age 3-12 years) Wednesdays at 6.30 (12 years+) Contact Fabiola at 083 0335866.

Yoga - Mondays at 6.45 p.m. Fridays at 8.30 a.m. Contact Sharon at 086 1943527.

Walking Football at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays. €2 per person per week - Light refreshments included.

Boot Camp - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.30 p.m. Contact Liam at 087 0635416.

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

DANCEFIT. - Saturday at 10 a.m. Hi energy, heart pumping, body toning. €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda at 087 9713339.

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