Saturday 21 September 2019



The St. Fintan's GAA lotto now stands at €7,500 and tickets can be purchased from local shops and from club members at a cost of €1.50. There is also a match three prize of €300 up for grabs each week and last week Lena Kelly shared in this prize; numbers drawn were 1, 10, 15, 27.


St. Fintan's GAA golf society will be getting back" into the swing" for the new year at Rosslare golf club on Saturday Feburary 12th. The new committee is: Captain - Fintan Murphy, Vice captain - Robert Rowe, Treasurer - Paud O'Brien, Graham Whitty and Paddy Furlong.

There is an interesting variety of outings for the year and we hope to see all the members back,and maybe some new or former ones. To secure your place on the tee contact Fintan at 087 6812690 or Robert at 086 8139894.


The Ballycogley players continue to prepare for the upcoming drama festivals and the only chance of a performance locally may be in the parish hall Wexford on Feburary 19th. Watch this space.


Last weekend saw plenty of action with the u-12 girls securing a fine 4-3 win over North End to reach the third round of the cup.

The u-8 boys contiinued to progress and did us all proud when hosting Rosslare Rangers at Casey Park. The u-12 boys travelled to play promotion chasing Ferns United in a game that really turned out to be a game of two halves, Cathal Devereux (2), Robert Cloney (2) and Phillip Foley gave the Blacks a 5-0 half time lead.

A late Conor Breen goal after great work from Emmett Doyle secured a 6-4 victory for the Blacks. The u-16 boys had a sensational 10-0 sucess at home to Crossabeg to keep them in the hunt for silver-wear. Well done to all teams


A table quiz will be held in the Merry Elf lounge on Friday Feburary 18th at 8.30pm. A team of four will cost €20 and all proceeds will go towards the Mayglass church restoration fund.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the Family and friends of John Fanning, Ballysheen, Killinick who sadly died over last weekend.May he rest in peace.


The Ballycogley Players were involved in a fundraising concert in Our Lady's Island over last weekend. Together with many local artists the group performed to a small attendance with the money raised going to the local tops group.


This years Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from May 17th-22nd.


The following were the winners in the hamper draw in aid of the church restoration fund: Derek Fehily, Francis Lee, Eilish Culleton, Paddy Marshall, Pat Whitmore, Siobhan Walsh, Bridie Lambert, Mary Murphy, Biddy Goldsmith, Bob Quilty, Peter Kehoe, Bridie Colfer, Pauline Goff and Lisa Noonan.

Congratulations to all winners and many thanks for your continued support. Thanks also to all the local businesses for their ongoing support throughout our fundraising efforts. The sum raised was €1,105.


The semi final for 6th Division Mixed League is on Sunday January 30th in Ramsgrange at 5pm between Ballycogley and Davidstown. Best of luck to the 6th div team, hopefully they will retain the title! The team is made up of Denis Moore, Paddy Moore, Mairead Mullins and Mary T Ryan. Training still on every Tuesday night in Rosslare 8-10pm and Thurs night in Ballycogley 8-10pm.

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