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Wednesday 18 September 2019

BANNOW/ BALLYMITTY

GRANTSTOWN NEWS

Pongo winnerss for Monday January 17: Jim Monaghan, Margaret Furlong, Paddy Sinnott, Maura Furlong, Kathleen Cosgrave, Babs Kelly, Mary Murphy, Kathleen Walshe, Kitty Walsh, Margaret Jareth, Betty Egan, Eileen Hogan, Helen Staunton, Karen O'Brien, Kathy O'Hanlon, Pat Whelan, Jim Sinnott, Mai Sweetman and Johnny Roche. The jackpot was won by Joan Reville, well done Joan.

A big thanks to John Waters and his sisters for the music on Tuesday, it was a great afternoon. Thanks also to Tony Jeffers for the session on Thursday afternoon.

The residents wish to thank the I.C.A. for the lovely part in Colfer's on Wednesday last, January 19, the food, music and company was all brilliant and we all came home with raffle prizes, thank you all so much.

A great night was had by all at the Oak Tree last Friday when a presentation was made by the Forge Vintage club to a number of local charities. A big thank you is expressed from Grantstown, keep up the good work.

G.A.A. NEWS

Membership is now due and can be paid to Chris Cummins; Chris will be in the Sports Centre on Monday night's 7.30pm to 8.30pm. Tuesday night's 7.30pm to 8.30pm Wednesday night's 8.30pm to 9.30pm. You can also contact Chris on 051-561398 or 087-6790088, closing date is February 28, the following are the membership rates: U-6 to U-14's inclusive is €10, U-16-U-18 is €20, student €50, family €80 and non player €30.

DRAW RESULTS

The Bannow/Ballymitty G.A.A. Club Christmas Draw was held at their weekly Bingo on Saturday night last. The Draw raised €3240 for club funds. We would like to thank the Sponsors of the prizes, the ticket-sellers and everyone who supported the draw. 1st Prize Pat Campbell Riverview, Cullenstown: € 50 Voucher Killeens Service Station, Wexford, 2nd Prize Tom Moran Newtown, Bannow, Dinner for 2 - Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford, 3rd Prize Debbie Colfer, Clonmines, Dinner for 2 - Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola, 4th Prize Liam Ffrench Grange, Bannow, Dinner for 2 - Heritage Park, Wexford, 5th Prize, Stephen Tyler Carrig-on-Bannow Dinner for 2 - Millrace

LADIES FOOTBALL A.G.M.

The Bannow/Ballymitty Ladies Football A.G.M. takes place tonight Wednesday January 26 in Breen's Bar, Carrig-on-Bannow at 8 p.m. All members are asked to attend and anyone interested in helping out in any way is very welcome, looking forward to seeing you there.

SENIOR CITIZENS PARTY

The I.C.A. hosted the Senior Citizen's Party in Murphy's bar, Carrig on Wednesday night January 19. Everyone enjoyed the lovely meal served by John and Teasie Murphy and their staff.

We would like to tank them and we would also like to thank Joe Monaghan, Sean Stafford and John Murphy for the lovely entertainment on the night. A big thanks to Breda and Phil Walsh for the lovely gifts for everyone who attended the party and thanks to everyone who donated prizes for the raffle.

A big thank you to Emma White who presented the committee with monies, which she raised by making Christmas decorating and selling them to her relatives and friend, well done Emma. Thanks to Cliona and all the party singes who entertained us. Thanks to John and Teasie and their ticket sellers who donated the proceeds of their Christmas raffle, everyone enjoyed a lovely night and we wish ye all a happy 2011.

SCHOOL ENROLMENT

Any parent wishing to enrol a pupil in Danescastle N.S. fro September 2011 may collect an enrolment form from the school secretary, forms should be returned to the school by January 31, 2011.

SET DANCING

Anyone interested in Set Dancing in Carrig Community Centre, contact Maura on 087-6395675 or Marie on 0879709901, in we have enough interested we will commence on Thursday nights from 8-10 p.m.

CAMOGIE

Membership is now due and can be paid to any Club officer or to G.A.A. treasurer Chris Cummins. They will be in the sports complex on Monday January 31 and Monday February 7 from 7-8.30 p.m. Please all come along, it is important to have membership paid, the rates are U14's - €10, U-16/18's - €20, students €50, family €80 and non player €30.

In the Leinster College's Camogie (Junior) semi final, St. Mary's New Ross beat F.C.J. Bunclody by a big score, with seven girls from our club on the panel, the girls were: Pamela McCormack, Eilish Cullen, Mairead Moran, Shannon McDonald, Geraldine, Walsh, Pamela Fitzharris and Shauna Culleton. Well done girls, best of luck in the Leinster Final when you play a school from Birr, Co. Offaly which will probably be held this coming Saturday - check about venue with girls.

DARTS LEAGUE

Here are the results of the Bannow/ Rathangan Darts League played Friday January 21: Murphy's 1 V Scaville A 7, Breen's 1 V Doyle's 7, Stafford's A 5 V Stafford's B 3, Tir na nOg Bye.

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