Wednesday 13 December 2017


COFFEE MORNING A coffee morning in aid of Hospice Home Care will be held in the Forge in Crossabeg tomorrow, Thursday, September 16 from 10 a.m until 12.30 p.m. Your generous support would be appreciated. GAA NOTES Crossabeg/Ballymurn GAA club had no winner of last weeks jackpot but ten match three winners, Oisin O'Connor, Michael Murphy, Mgt. & Michelle Walsh, Myles Sludds, Jenny Carlyle, David O'Leary, Mikey & Lewis Hynes, Elizabeth Hayden, Aisling Cosgrave and Paul Murphy. The numbers drawn were 2, 8, 12, and 20. This week's jackpot is €9800.

Best of luck to the Junior hurlers who play Adamstown in the semi final on Saturday next, September 18 at 2 p.m in St. Patricks Park. Please give them your support. The Junior B hurlers play their semifinal on Saturday, September 25, and their opponents will also be a team from Adamstown.

The U18 footballers semi final against Cloughbawn was postponed on Monday evening.last The U16 hurlers play away to the Shamrocks in their semi final. The beginners, U8s and U10s train on Tuesday evenings at 6.30 p.m in the pitch.


A churchgate collection on behalf of the Friends of the Severely Intellectually Disabled will be taken up at Crossabeg church this coming weekend, September 18 and 19.


Results from play at the community centre on Wednesday night of last week as follows:-Mai Hackett (top score); Joan Pierce (1st gent); Pat O`Rourke (2nd gent); Lily Devine (3rd gent); Kathleen McDonald (1st lady); Mary Morrissey/Lena Murphy (2nd lady); Betty Butler (best half gents); Maureen O`Neill/Pat Sexton (best half ladies); Kathleen Hayes/Joe Delany (last 3 games gents); Ann Delany (last 3 games ladies); Annette Robinson (hatchers); Pamela O`Reilly (lowest score); Eilish Darcy, Frances Morris, Kathleen Hayes, Georgina Willis, Trish Furlong, Betty Shanahan (raffle).

Whist concludes Tonight Wednesday (September 15) sees the last summer session of Whist take place in Crossabeg community centre. The committee wish to thank most sincerely all who have supported them during the summer months, to those who attended each night and those who provided refreshments as well.

Whist sessions will resume in Glynn hall at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22.


Following on from a series of meetings in regard to the building of a Pastoral centre for Crossabeg, a general assembly of the parish took place on Thursday night of last week at Kyle Forge.

There was a good turnount with those present sanctioning the building of a personal development centre close to Crossabeg church. This centre will cater for the personal, spiritual and educational needs of the elderly, adults and youths alike. Work on the process will begin immediately.


Crossabeg Youth club gets back into action this coming Friday, September 17 from 8.30 - 10.30 p.m and they meet in the community centre. New members are most welcome. All parents are requested to return their Garda vetting forms as soon as possible.


Daily Mass on Wednesday and Friday morning at 9.30 a.m. Adoration takes place every Monday from 2-7 p.m. Confessions every Saturday morning at 10.30 a.m. Rehearsals for the Folk group take place on Saturday evenings at 6 p.m. Underage Soccer A meeting will take place at Crossabeg soccer clubhouse to-morrow evening, Thursday, September 16 at 7 p.m with a view to setting up an underage committee. All interested are urged to attend.


Crossabegs U10 third team had a 5-3 win over Ross Celtics third in their division. The U14 A team lost out 3-1 to Curracloe with their only goal coming from Mikey Cullen, The U14 B team lost out 63 to Wexford Albion with Conor Gormley, Conor Gaffney and Aaron Lambert scoring the goals for Crossabeg.

The Youths team had a 5-3 victory over Rosbercon with Mark O`Connor claiming 2 goals and Ryan O'Connor, David Dempsey and Mark Holohan scoring the others. The junior A team had a 2-1 away victory over Gorey Rangers seconds on Sunday last with Barry Coughlan and Conor Keeling scoring for Crossabeg.

The junior B team also won their match against Blackwater on a 3-2 scoreline with all goals coming from Joe Breen. The junior C team had a 3-3 draw against Boolavogue with goals coming from Wayne Dunne (2) and Liam Doyle.

55+ CLUB

Crossabeg's 55+ club members meet at Kyle Forge from 2-4 p.m every Tuesday with all the usual activities. New members are always welcome and membership fees for the coming year are also due.

The club members are preparing for their trip to Westport, Co. Mayo, which takes place on Sunday, September 19. The bus will depart from Crossabeg church at 9 a.m with pick-ups also at Mernaghs of Oylegate, BurgerMac in Enniscorthy and also in Bunclody.

Due to cancellations there are a few seats now available, so if you are interested in travelling, please contact Mary on 087-2737233 for further details. Please reserve October 23 for a Coffee morning and raffle. Further details at a later stage.


A reminder that outdoor training for children 11 years and upwards has resumed at the new community field in Crossabeg. The sessions take place every Monday and Thursday evening from 7-8 p.m. A committee meeting will take place in the community centre at 9 p.m. on Monday, September 20 and all members are asked to attend.


A 6 week fun approach to a stress management programme will take place in Kyle Forge. It will be delivered by local lady, Patricia Byrne, who is an experienced lecturer. if you are interested please go along to the Forge tonight, Wednesday, September 15 at 8 p.m. Contact Patricia on 086-244086 or Mary Fox on 086-8722866 for further details. All are welcome.


Fit for life classes take place on Monday mornings from 10-11 a.m in Castlebridge hall. This is an excellent class designed to allow you work at your own pace and is great for getting in shape. Motivational Instructor with advice on healthy lifestyle also. Contact Debbie Murphy (NCEHS, CEAFF, RGN) on 086-8122535.


News items and reports on meetings, events etc are always welcome. Send those reports to by Sunday evening or by 12 noon in the event of a bank holidays. You can also also contact the correspondent on 0861980775.

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