Wednesday 16 October 2019



There was no winner of last weeks jackpot, the numbers drawn were 15, 20, 22 and 26. Congratulations to the 4 match 3 winners who each receive ¤75. They were Mary King, Adam Ffrench, Paddy Martin, Tom Doyle. This week's jackpot stands at ¤17,800.

The next draw will take place on Tuesday, March 30. Good luck to all.


If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Maggs Martin or Padraig Doyle in Rathangan Parish Hall on 051 563039 between 9.30am and 1.30pm or leave a message. Also you can e-mail your notice to At the latest all notes must be received by 10am Monday morning.


Holy Thursday, April 1 – Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7pm in Rathangan and 8pm in Cleariestown. You are encouraged to spend some time in quiet prayer before the Lord at the altar of repose.

Good Friday, April 2 — Celebration of the Lords Passion, 2.30pm in Cleariestown and 4pm in Rathangan.

Holy Saturday, April 3—Easter Vigil, 9pm in Rathangan and 9pm in Cleariestown. Remember to bring a candle

Easter Sunday, April 4 – 10am in Cleariestown and 11am in Rathangan.


The Rathangan Parish Hall Committee held their AGM on Wednesday March 24. An auditor, Michael O'Leary & Co, was appointed for the hall accounts. The audited accounts are available to the public on request at the Parish Hall.

Officers elected to Rathangan Parish Hall Committee: President – Fr Tom Dalton, Vice President – Fr Jimmy Ryan, Chairman – Ger Furlong, Vice Chair – Pat Jordan, Treasurer – Paddy Byrne, Assistant Treasurer – Padraig Doyle, Secretary – Eleanor Carpenter, Assistant Secretary – Ann Bellamy, PRO – Sinead Scallan, Assistant PRO – Shirley O'Neill.


If you would like free assistance setting up an e-mail account and instructions how to use it and access the internet contact Maggs at Rathangan Hall for an appointment on 051/563039


Cleariestown Community Library would like to wish all our members a very happy Easter. We are open as usual, Monday 10am - 4.30pm, Tuesday 10am - 8.30pm, Wednesday 10am - 12.30pm, Friday 10am - 12.30pm. We will be closed Good Friday, April 2.

The library has new books for age range 5 - 13 bought from the proceeds of our Coffee Morning. Once again, many thanks to all who helped and supported us.


The Blessing of the salt will take place on Easter Sunday Morning. Salt can be left in front of St. Joseph's alter. Please remember to label your salt to save confusion later.


The Blessing of the Water will take place on Easter Sunday Morning at 11am Mass


St. Anne's Ladies Camogie and Football Club are holding a table quiz in the Scaville Lodge on April 9 at 8.30pm. Table of four ¤40. All support needed.


Tone up for the summer with Pilates Classes in Rathangan Hall every Monday morning from 10am-11am. To book your place please contact Rosanne on (086) 6087811. Please bring a mat along with you.


We welcome into our Christian Community Rory William Sidney, Rhys Garry George and Aoife Bernadette Redmond.


Grantstown Day Centre, Wellingtonbridge, always welcomes new clients. The centre is open Monday 10am— 3pm, Tuesday and Thursday 1am— 3.30pm. Should you require transport please contact us on 051-561016.


Anyone interested in availing of our meals on wheels service for themselves of a relative or friend, please contact Jan at Grantstown on 051561016.

For a small fee a delicious freshly cooked hot meal can be delivered to your door.


Both the Senior and Junior hurlers continued their league campaigns at the weekend. The Juniors were first up with a game against Adamstown in Newbawn which they lost narrowly on a scoreline of 1-12 to 0-13.

The Seniors were in action on Sunday in Hollymount where they took on the Shelmaliers, after a close fought game the teams couldn't be separated and it finished with a scoreline of 0-19 to 1-16.


A community meeting to discuss the proposed closure of the Rosslare to Waterford Rail Line takes place on Wednesday April 7 from 7.30pm9.30pm in Tir na N-og, Wellingtonbridge. For more information contact Anne Marie Dillon on 086–1072779.


Application forms for the term starting Sept 2010 are now available for children who are eligible for the E.C.C.E. scheme. The scheme offers free playschool places to the child in the year prior to starting school. For more information and application forms you can call into the playschool Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday between 9.30am-1.00pm, or call Jenny on 087 4189210 or Michelle on 053 9139424.