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Thursday 19 September 2019

BALLYMORE/ MAYGLASS

GAA LOTTO

The St Fintans GAA lotto jackpot now stands at €17,700 and tickets may be purchased from club members or from the local shops at €1.50. A match three prize of €300 is also up for grabs each week. Last weeks winning numbers were 2,10,20,21 and Liam & Aoife Crowley shared in this prize last week.

CAR BOOT SALE

Following the recent very successful carboot sale which was held in Mayglass church grounds the fundraising committee for the church restoration fund will hold another one on June 30th. The sale takes place from 8am-1pm, admission is €2 with children free. Admission for traders:cars €10, vans €15 and large vans €20. Gates open at 7.30am for traders. Proceeds in aid of the Mayglass church restoration fund. For further information please contact 087 9459918.

OPEN GARDEN

The postphoned open garden day at Alice & Jim Mernagh, Moorfields, Rathaspeck will now take place on Sun July 8th from 2pm-5pm. Tea,coffee and cakes will be served on the day.

MODEL COUNTY DRAW

The third in the current series of model county development draws will take place on Wednesday June 27th at the GAA office Wexford park at 7pm. Tickets for this draw are available from the St Fintans GAA club costing just 10 euro. There are forthy prizes up for grabs with a car or €13,000 as a first prize.

GOLF

Members please take note that the St Fintans golfing society will hold its next outing at the lovely Gowran golf club on Saturday August 4th with a tee off time of 10am. For further information please contact Robert Rowe at 086 8139894.

FOOTBALL DEFEAT

In a game played in ideal conditions in Oylegate the St Fintans intermediate football team suffered a 2-10 to 0-12 defeat in their group B championship. Having fielded a much under strenght team due in the main to state examinations, holidays and injuries this St Fintans side put up a creditable performance against the Gorey district team St Patricks.

This defeat gives the men in green a mountain to climb to reach the knockout stages of this years championship and the fact that so many of the junior team played makes fielding a team in this grade next to impossible. The intermediate team currently sit in third place trailing table toppers Naomh Eanna by four points after three of the five games to be played.

PILGRIMAGE CHOIR

With the Our Ladys Island pilgrimage season fast approaching all choir members from the Ballymore/Mayglass area are invited to join the pilgrimage choir in Our Lady's Island for registration and first practice on Wednesday July 4th at 7.15pm in the church of the Assumption Our Ladys Island.

THANK YOU

A very sincere thanks to Bridie & Aidan Lambert, Mayglass who opened their beautiful garden on Sunday last for the third year in a row in aid of Mayglass church restoration fund. The fundraising comittee really appreciate the generosity of the Lambert family and all who visited the gardens and contributed to the fundraising.

FOREVER FIT

Dance fitness - 2weekly Classes in Ballycogley Hall onMondays and Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Join in any time, beginners welcome, all levels, pay as you go. Call Amanda Burke on 0879713339 for more class info.

CHARITY MILE CHALLENGE

Thank you to all who participated in the first night of the Mile Challenge and we hope you were your first night's performance! The next night for the Mile Challenge is Monday, 2nd July so we're looking forward to seeing you all again then and hopefully some new faces too.

People have been invited to walk, jog or run 4 laps of the DMP track in Drinagh (down from McDonalds) in aid of The MS Society South Wexford and The Ben Wadding Trust for Crumlin's Children's Hospital beginning from 25th June for 6 consquective Mondays.

Each night costs €3 per person and everyone gets an official time. The idea is that everyone should see an improvement in their time for the mile after six weeks, but at very least improve fitness and meet some great people doing so. (It is not mandatory to do all six weeks). For additional information please call Niamh Radford on 087-7828817.

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