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Monday 19 August 2019

BANNOW/ BALLYMITTY

SQUASH CLUB

The squash club is now up and running for the coming season. Membership fees are adults €30, family €50 and U-18's €15. This can be paid to Chairman Ruairi Harpur, secretary John Quigley or Treasurer Gary Sinnott or can be placed into an envelope and left in Wallace's department Store.

It is an ideal way of keeping fit in the winter and can be played at any time during the day or evening. Please contact Tracy Brown on 086-3026400, looking forward to hearing from you. BOOST WEIGHT LOSS

Join Weigh Lighter for simple straightforward advice to boost weight loss and energy. Weight lighter nutrition and weight loss classes are held din Tir na nOg, Wellingtonbridge every Wednesday evening from 6-7.15 p.m. for more details check out www.weightlighter.ie or phone 051-560709. TABLE QUIZ

A fundraising Table Quiz will take place on November 4 in the Scaville Lodge, Duncormick, table of four is €40, refreshments served and music after quiz by Toney Jeffers, raffle also on the night. RAFFLE

The annual Grantstown Church raffle takes place in Tir na nOg on Thursday November 3, music and dancing with Jimmy Barnwell, raffle tickets are now on sale. ALZHEIMER'S DISCUSSION

There will be a discussion on Alzheimer's in the Day care Centre on Thursday September 29 at 1.30 p.m. all welcome. SUNSHINE 100 CLUB

Grantstown Sunshine 100 Club Draw August winners: 1st Jim Waters, 2nd Peg Flynn and 3rd David Staunton. Draw takes place last Tuesday of each month. AWARD

Congratulations to Martina Doran, Family and Team, Ballyfrorey Racing and Railway Yard Gallops for winning the equine award FBD National Farmyard Awards 2011. TIDY TOWNS

Congratulations to Carrig-on-Bannow Tidy Towns Committee for wining 500 in this years tidy town's competition 2011. Well done to all, the village looked very well, so keep up the good work. I.C.A. NEWS

Ann Crosbie, Chairperson welcomed all members to the first meeting after the summer holidays. A vote of sympathy was passed with Fr. Jim Kehoe, The Waters Family and the Galvin Family Cullenstown on their recent bereavements. Rene Grace, secretary looked after all correspondence on the night, while Alison Linner gave a very interesting talk on all aspects of foot care. Remedial massage and custom made ortholics after which scones and tea were served.

The raffle winners were: Mary Flynn, Alison Linner and Mairead French. Arrangements were made for the guild to attend the Federation meeting in Cavan on Monday September 26. Two new members were welcomed on the night and the next meeting will be on Monday October 17. GAA NOTES

Congratulations to the U-16 boys on winning two County semi Finals in the past week, they beat Bunclody in the football last Monday night September 19 with a late goal in injury time and on Sunday September 25 they beat Ramsgrange by 9 points in what was a hard fought replay.

Best of luck to the lads in both finals and please come along and support the lads. Check local press or club officers for fixtures. LADIES FOOTBALL

A table quiz will be held in Breen's Inn, on Thursday September 29 at 8.30 p.m. cost is €40 per table of four and €20 for junior table, spot prizes on the night. Congratulations to the U-14 girls who reached the county final, well done girls. CHRISTMAS SHOE BOX

Mai Sweetman reminds you to collect your shoebox and have it ready for collection early November, thank you. HANDBALL

Ballymitty Handball Club are holding a BBQ/Cabaret this Saturday night October 1 in Tir na nOg, Wellingtonbridge at 9 p.m. to raise funds for the construction work which is ongoing at the ball alley at the moment. Entertainment on the night is by Wexford Folk Group and the ever popular Carrig Mummers, admission is only €5 so please support.

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