Wednesday 13 December 2017



The St Fintan's GAA local lotto now stands at €3,300. Tickets can be purchased from local shops and from club members at a cost of €1.50. There's also a match three prize of €300 up for grabs each week and Kathleen Crowley shared in this prize.


Items for the district notes section of this paper must be recieved on or before 6pm on Sunday evening.


Ballycogley Players are looking to recuit new talent.If you are interested in any aspect of drama, acting, backstage, directing or in front of the house please contact any member of the group or phone 9135412.


In association with Bargy vintage club on Sunday September 26th a run will set off from Ballycogley at 1pm. Proceeds in aid of Mayglass church fund. For further details please contact 086 2550704


A grand concert will be held in the Talbot Hotel on Thursday October 14th featuring the Three Tenors and the Ballycogley Players. The concert will commence at 8.30pm and the proceeds from same will go to Mayglass church fund.Tickets cost 10euro.


The St. Fintans golfing society will hold its next outing on the lovely Fota Island golf course on October 9th. Please keep this date in mind as the prize on the day is the captains prize.Tee off time is 10.30am.


The St Fintans ladies and gents club will hold their fundraising gala ball in the Danby Lodge, Killinick on Saturday October 16th.

The night will commence with a champagne reception at 7pm and this will be followed by a five course meal and dancing till late to Dublin band Tilt,followed by DJ Colin Wright.

Dress is informal and threr will be numurous spot prizes and all this for €50. Why not call on your friends to join you at your table for a fun night of chat,good food and a dance or two. Please contact any club member for your tickets.


Our u-8s continued their development with a trip to Bridge Rovers on Saturday,where they played two games.

The u-12 boys hosted Gorey Celtic on Saturday last in what turned out to be a thriller.After going behind 2-0, Robert Cloney pulled one back after a great run down the left by Emmet Doyle. Restarting after half time 3-1 down, the blacks pulled one back early when Quinn Saunders' cross was neatly finished again by Cloney turned provider for Doyle to finish for third before Sean Kehoe rifled in the equaliser off the bar in injury time to end 4-4.

Our youth team travelled to newcomers Rosbercon where two goals from Darragh OFlaherty were enough to take the 3points.


The All Blacks AFC car boot sale and field day will be held this Saturday 25th september at 2pm with many attractions including bouncy castles, penalty shootout, crossbar challenge, BBQ, cake stall,bottle stall, facepainting and many more. Anyone looking for revenge on a bloke by the name of Thierry Henry should come along but beware, Henry might loose the head.

There is also a chance to win the Ireland jeresy worn and signed by Kevin Doyle in the recent international against Paraguay. For details on car boot sale contact Frank at 086 2305050.


A fundraising quiz will be held in the Pike bar and lounge on Friday October 8th commencing at 8.30pm.A table of four will cost €20 and the proceeds will go to the Mayglass church development fund. Why not come along to support and have a night of fun and craic with your friends.


The St Fintan's particapation in this years intermediate football championship ended on Saturday evening last when they were defeated by Bunclody in Wexford park. The two golden oppertunites to score goals in the first half which yielded just a point may have cost a county final appearance.

Trailing by a point at the interval having played with a strong wind left them with an uphill battle in the second half but to their credit they fought bravely and the game was in the balance up to the full time whistle. The full time score was Bunclody 0-9 St Fintans 1-4.


Congratulations to the St Fintans U16 team who beat St James on Tuesday evening last in division 2 semi finals to make it into the final against Taghmon date still to be confirmed.

The team for the semi final was Alison O'Doherty, Catherine O'Rourke, Ashling Nolan, Kaitlin Devereux, Susan O'Doherty, Laura Ross, Fiona Brauneisen, Katie Wright, Ciara Day, Tara Kenny, Julie Coakley, Caoimhe O'Sullivan, Sarah Berry, Lauren Lawlor & Shauna Walshe. Then the subs were Aoife Crowley for Kaitlin, Kaleigh Pettit for Shauna and Hannah Miller for Tara Kenny. Well done girls and best of luck in the final.


St Fintans Ladies are holding a fundraising table quiz in aid of the underage girls, it will be held in The Coopers Inn, Killinick on Thursday 7th October at 9.00pm start. Table of four €20. Please come and support.


Training has resumed for the 2010/2011 season, Tues nights in Rosslare 8-10pm and Thurs nights in Ballycogley 8-10pm. Any new members are very welcome.


There will be a scout registration and Information night in Kilmore hall on Wednesday 29th September 7-8pm. #

As Tomhaggard social center wont be completed for a few more weeks meetings will be held at other venues in the short term. Due to availability of leaders meetings for the coming year are Beavers Saturdays 10-11.30am, Cubs and Scouts Wednesday 7-8.30pm.

Parents of existing and new youth members are asked to attend registration night to complete application and medical concent forms.There is a new scouting programme being rolled out during 20102011 which impacts on date ranges. Scouting is open to boys and girls as follows Beavers 6-9,cubs 9-11, scouts 11-15 Venturers 15-18.However youth members who would normally have moved to new sections under the old programme may still do so.

There is a registration fee payable by the end of October for all youth members which includes insurance etc.Details will be given out on the night.The new scouting programme gives young people a much greater say and choice in the activities they undertake with all sections doing the same programme on an age specific level.

The 9 adventure skills include camping, hillwalking,pioneering,air activities plus other special interest activities.To give the maximum benefit to the young people we are looking for volunteers who would consider becoming leaders. For further details contact 087 6858480.


The next get together is on 23rd October and we will be discussing Ideas about how to feel good about ourselves as well as some sharing of experiences of health and well being. Remember Culture Night is on the 24th October. New members are welcome to come along.

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