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Monday 14 October 2019

Local update from Bannow Ballymitty

SAD PASSING

It was with great sadness that the Lacey Family, laid their mother Biddy to rest in Bannw Cemetery after 11 a.m. mass celebrated in Carig last Friday morning. Biddy Lacey nee Sinnott was in her mid seventies and is survived by her daughters Nellie, Breda, Joan, Maura and Mag, sons John, Tom, Blue Billy and Paddy, sisters Mag Benson and Aggie Walsh, brothers Willie, Johnny, Henry Mike, Paddy, Aiden and Peter Sinnott, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends. Her husband Willie and son Gerry predeceased her some years ago, may she rest in peace.

MONSTER BINGO

There will be a Monster Bingo in Ballymitty on Sunday October 30 at 2 p.m. with a B.B.Q. and teas served also. All proceeds on the day will go towards replacing the hedging at our graveyards, which has been destroyed over the past two harsh winters. Should anyone wish to make a donation of any kind be it a raffle prize or some money you can do so by contacting any parish council member or Fr. Cahill, your support would be very much appreciated.

PRESENTATION

The presentation of monies from the Fundraiser in aid of Windmill Therapeutic Unit Wexford and St. Anthony's Unit Enniscorthy which was held in Tullicanna September 24/25 was handed over last Saturday night in Staffords.A total of €6,500 was raised over the two days and on Saturday night each charity received a cheque for €3,250, thank you so much to everyone who supported this very worthy cause for without your support it would not have been possible.

BALLYCOGLEY DRAMA

The Ballycogley Players will present 3 one a t comedy plays in Carrig Community Centre on Sunday November 6. Back by popular demand, as performances last year had to be cancelled due to snowy weather conditions. This year we look forward to seeing you all there, the plays are: 'Looking For love', 'Religious Knowledge' and 'Bad Sunday', door prize and teas served on the night.

COFFEE EVENING

A coffee/tea evening will be held in Carrig House, beside Post Office in aid of Breast Cancer awareness month on Tuesday November 1 from 7.30 till 9 p.m., all are welcome and please bring a friend.

COMEDY IN CARRIG

A night of comedy will take place in Carrig Community Centre on Wednesday, November 2 when Camross Drama Group perform two one act comedy plays, come and laugh the night away, refreshments served, raffle prizes also, admission just €5.

GRANTSTOWN NEWS

Due to demand Grantstown day care Centre will be open on Wednesdays in November. Table quiz Fundraising table quiz in aid of Grantstown day Care centre will take place on Friday November 4 in the Scaville Lodge Dunccormick. Table of for is €40, refreshments served and music after quiz music by Tony Jeffers, raffle also on the night.

WHIST DRIVE

The First Friday of each month there is a whist drive in the Day care Centre after 7.30 p.m. mass.

PONGO

Pongo has started every Sunday at 3 pm. For the winter. Sunshine club Draw September winners: 1st Peg Flynn, 2nd Pat Whelan and 3rdd Joan Roche, October draw will take place on Tuesday November 1.

BAKING

In House Baking Every Wednesdays. We are also taking orders for Christmas cakes, puddings, mince pies, chocolate logs etc, phone 051-561016 or call to see us any Monday to Friday between 9 a.m., and 5 p.m.

MEALS ON WHEELS

Delicious fresh cooked meals delivered to your home, contact 051-561016. Bannow/Ballymitty Camogie The club will hold their annual table quiz in Tir na nOg, Wellingtonbridge on Friday October 28 at 8.30 p.m. table of four is €40, junior table of four €20, lots of prizes and raffle on the night, refreshments served, please support the girls, donations for tables or raffle very welcome.

CLOCKS GO BACK

Don't forget to put back all Clocks on Saturday night next October 29 as summer times comes to an end for another year, so put back your clocks and enjoy that extra hour in bed.

I.C.A. NEWS

Carrig on Bannow I.C.A. Guild held their monthly meeting on Monday October 17 in the Community Centre.

A vote of sympathy was passed with the Keane and Waters family of the death of Josie Notter and also with Fr. Gerry O'Leary P.P. Horeswood on the death of his mother. The minutes were read and correspondence was dealt with. The raffle was won by Maieread Ffrench and the competition of the night was won by Ann Crosbie.

A very interesting demonstration was given by An Reville from Aroma Health and Beauty. A lovely tea was served by the hostess Ann Crosbie. Our next meeting will be on Monday November 21.

This will be an open meeting and a demonstration on candle craft and card making will be given by Ann Rochford, admission will be free, all are welcome.

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