Sunday 20 October 2019



Well Done Congratulations to Pamela Mccormack, Arnettstown, Ballymitty who played in the All Ireland semi final with the County U-18 camogie team when they beat Offaly in Carlow on Easter Saturday last and Pam lines out with the County team again on April 21 when Wexford play Derry in the All Ireland Final (venue to be announced), best of luck to Pam and the girls.

Congratulations to our junior team who beat Craanford in the Junior C league on a score line of 4-14 to 1-1. This was a very good display by the girls, lets hope they will keep up the good work, there are lots more gamest o come. The mentors in charge of the junior team this year are Gary Sinnott and Frank Colfer and both were delighted with the win.

Congratulations to St. Mary's secondary School, New Ross who won the All Ireland Junior Schools Football Title when they beat Dunmore Community School, Galway recently. They also won the All Ireland School Camogie title, so congratulations on the double. We had three girls from the parish represented on both teams, Eilish Cullen, Mairead Moran and Orla Cullen.


Our u10 camogie girls hosted the first blitz of the season. They won all 3 matches; first match against St Martins B team and won 6-2 to 1-0, second match against St Martins A team and won 5-1 to 0-0, third match of the day against Faythe Harriers and won 4-1 to 1-0. Scorers for Bannow/ Ballymitty were aishling waters, Rebecca Holmes, Shannon Anglim, Ciara Anglim, Niamh millar and Sophie Scallan. Missing on the day were Elle aldridge and Lauren (chopper) Moran.

We would like to express a big thank you to everyone who helped out in any way on the day, all help and support was greatly appreciated. Players involved on the day: April and Emily Moran, Shannon and Ciara Anglim, Rebecca Holmes, Rebecca Roche, Rebecca Stafford, Aishling Waters, Niamh Millar, Danielle kinsella, Theresee Keating, Kate Cullen, Sophie Scallan, Sarah Galvin and Grainne Foley.


Our u10 girls had their first match Thursday 13th April away to horsewood and won. Well done girls a great start to u10 football. Keep up the good work. U10 football every Wednesday in Grantstown 3.15-4.15pm contact Karen Holmes 0876992947; U12 football every Tuesday in Grantstown 4-5pm contact John Reville on 087-4185864.


All roads to lead to Stafford's of Tullicana Saturday next April 21 for Bannow's Got Talent, so come along and see what's on offer, a great nights entertainment is in store.


It's clean up time again and if people would organise their road or areas to be cleaned during the month of April, bags and gloves available from Bannow P.O


A 12 km road race the trip to Cullenstown will take place on Friday July 27 from 7 p.m. in conjunction with the Phil Murphy weekend, so get training, you can run, jog or walk, entries on line, €10, entries on day of race €15.


Next meeting for Community alert takes place on Monday May 14 in Carrig Hall. Concert Concert Saturday April 21 in Terrerath Community Centre starting at 7.30 admission €5, adults and €2 children, in conjunction with Terrerath community and youth club.


We are looking for your old mobile phones to help us get a defibrillator, we are getting one for each side of the parish and 250 mobile phones will get us one so if you have any old phones lying around your house please drop into the box at Bannow P.O.


A massive thanks you to all involved in the book launch night. A good crowd attended and hopefully they enjoyed the evening. Thanks also to all the entertainers who gave their time and wooed the crowd with their talents. We must also prise the book committee on their writing, research and wonderful stories that provided author Ann Foley Farrell with the knowledge to write the book, which she did so brilliantly. The books are now on sale in most retail outlets around the parish. You can also contact Pauline on 086-3534878, Joanne 086-3022840, Jim 051-561112 or Sadie 087-9213236 should you wish to purchase a book, they are selling at just €15.

The second round of the Intermediate Football championship will take place this Friday evening in Bree when we play Ferns-st Aidans with kick off at 7 p.m. Check out what is going on in the Club on our page and get regular information on most matches from underage to intermediate.

Our U-14 footballers went down to St. Mary's Maudlintown on Thursdays evening last in Pairc Charman, this was the first match of the season, better luck next time lads.


Deepest sympathy to Margaret O'sullivan and family on the death of her father Johnny Conway last weekend. Johnny's remains were brought to St. Peter's Church, Ballymitty last Monday and he was laid to rest in Ballylannon Cemetery after requiem mass, may he rest in peace.

Deepest sympathy to Lorraine Cosgrave, Bannow moor on the death of her husband Jim. Jim is survived by his daughter Sheena and son Damien, son in law, daughter in law, grandchildren and extended family and friends, may he rest in peace.

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