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Tuesday 20 August 2019

GLYNN/BARNTOWN

GYMNASTICS

Local girls Lisa Mckegney and Bridget Cowman did themselves proud last weekend as the represented Ireland in the first ever World Down's Syndrome Gymnastics Championship in Leicester, England. Both girls came home with silver medals. Lisa won silver in her category in Senior Artistic Gymnastics and Bridget won the overall silver medal in the Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior championship. A big congratulations to the girls. We are so proud of you both.

BRIDGE NIGHT

Anyone interested in playing Bridge in Barntown Community Centre one night a week please contact the Community Centre mobile 086 0631848 and leave your details. You will then be contacted by a committee member. This is a great opportunity for a social night out and we are hoping to start in mid September.

BARNTOWN YOUTH CLUB

Barntown Community Centre are inviting parents who are interested in reviving the Barntown Youth Club to contact the Committee on 086 0631848.

CAMOGIE COUNTY BLITZ

Well done to Róisín Cooney, Jessie Morrissey and Clodagh Jackman who were part of the U.14 county team that won the All-Ireland Blitz recently with Jessie getting some fine scores. Senior: The senior camogie girls will play the relegation play off against Bunclody on Saturday 29th at 11.00am. The venue has yet to be confirmed.

BARNTOWN N.S.

Students Council: Congratulations to the students from 3rd to 6th class who form the newly elected Student's Council. We look forward to another successful year. The Student's Council help the Principle and also help to organise events which occur in the school during the year.

O'Duffy Cup: We were delighted to have the O'Duffy cup in Barntown School last Thursday. Stacy Redmond and 2 of the selectors were present. Not only was the entire school covered in purple and gold but so were the pupils and staff. Hats, flags and banners were everywhere which added to the air of celebration and cheer that was present in the school. We our very proud of our camogie team and Wexford's great 3 in a row! Well done girls!

Celene Creane Rounders Tournament: Pupils from 5th and 6th classes from Glynn and Barntown National Schools joined together once more on Friday last for this annual event. The tournament is always a great occasion for both schools and is held in memory of Celene Creane who was a teacher in Barntown.

GLYNN YOUTH CLUB

FDYS Disco: this Friday 28th September-The bus will leave Glynn at 8.25pm, returning to Glynn Hall at 12.35am. Youth club will be back to normal next Friday at the usual time of 8-10pm. Thanks to all the new parents who are joining our committee for the first time this year and to everyone doing courses over the next few weeks. Outstanding membership forms and money should be returned asap to Colette 086 352 7292

SWIMMING AWARDS

Youngsters from Glynn Barntown were well represented again at the Wexford Swim Club's annual award ceremony. Young Sophie Mahon got best girl in her squad, a very impressive start to what was her first season, definitely one to watch for the future, her brother Adam Mahon also won the top prize of best boy in his squad.

The Steel family did the double in the A squad, with Georgina getting best girl and Cameron getting best boy. Runner up to Cameron was Sean Maher and runner up in the B squad was Matthew Arthur. Getting the award for overall best attendance was Emily Kilgannon. Cameron Steel got the overall award for most achievements and success throughout the year.

Once again a very good year for Glynn Barntown swimming, new members are always welcome and info can be found on wexfordswimmingclub.com

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