There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €3,300.The numbers drawn were 7,21,23,24. Congratulations to the 5 match 3 winners who each receive €60. They were Debbie McGee, Eamonn Donovan, Nicky Clarke, Murt and Jell, Mary Kirwan. This week's jackpot stands at €3,600. The next draw will take place on Tuesday 19th April 2011. Good Luck to all.
There will be a fun table quiz to benefit the Niall Mellon Township Trust in The Temple Bar Rathangan on Friday May 20th at 8.30pm. Tickets are €10 per person (Teams of 4) There will be Cash Prizes. Tickets are available prior to and on the night of the event. For more information contact Helen McDonnell on 0857303837. All support appreciated
AREA ACTION GROUP
Duncormick Area Action Group will recommence clean up evenings in preparation for entry into The Tidy Towns Contest beginning on Thursday next April 14th weather permitting. Meeting outside Sinnott's Pup at 6.30pm. Everyone welcome
The weekly meetings of the Sunshine Club in St. Aidan's Hall, Baldwinstown on Thursday's from noon until 2pm. New members are welcome to join at any time.
CHILDREN'S ART CLASSES
Children's Art classes are in Rathangan Hall on Mondays at the following new times: 3 - 4 pm for 4-7 yrs and 4-5pm for 8-12yrs. This terms activities include drawing Masterclass, mark-making and painting on canvas! Phone/ text Orla @ 086 3768204 for info or to book.
Congratulations to Fastnet Rovers Senior Soccer Team who are appearing in the clubs first ever Cup Final against Boolavogue in Curracloe on Easter Sunday April 24th. Kick off is at 1pm.
As this is the clubs first ever Cup Final, all support from the Parish would be much appreciated. A 51 Seater bus will be leaving The Hall Carpark at 12pm on the day. Anyone interested in booking a seat please contact Michael Bennett on 0876104189 or Emma Gabbett on 0868504220.
ST ANNE'S GAA
Both adult teams were in action over the weekend. The senior hurlers were in action on Sunday in Cloughbawn where they won on a Scoreline of 2-13 to 0-13. The junior hurlers were in action on Sunday in Rathangan where they beat Cushinstown by two points. The senior hurlers are in action in the first round of the championship on Sunday in Bellefield at 2pm.
If anybody has any unused gym equipment that they would like to donate to the GAA club to improve the facilities in Rathangan it would be much appreciated, please contact David O Connor at 0879207809 or Redmond Barry at 0872195131. Also there is a basic ethics course taking place, anybody interested in participating should contact Jerry Benson at 087 2240886 as numbers are limited.
CEREMONIES FOR EASTER
Holy Thursday 21st April— Mass of the Lords Supper. 7pm in Rathangan, 8pm in Cleariestown. You are encouraged to spend some time in quiet prayer before the Lord at the altar of repose. Good Friday 22nd April - Celebration of the Lords Passion. 2.30pm in Cleariestown, 4pm in Rathangan. Stations of the Cross - 8pm in Cleariestown. Holy Saturday 23rd April - Easter Vigil 9pm in Rathangan, 9pm in Cleariestown. Remember to bring a candle. Easter Sunday 24th April - 10am in Cleariestown, 11am in Rathangan. Salt Blessing - The Blessing of the salt will take place on Easter Sunday Morning. Salt can be left in front of St. Joseph's alter.
The Confessions/Reconciliation Service will take place on Wednesday 20th April at 7pm in Rathangan and 8pm in Cleariestown.
The Blessing of the Water will take place on Easter Sunday Morning at 11am Mass
PARENT AND TODDLER
The Parent and Toddler Group has resumed in Rathangan Hall on Wednesday's from 10.30am – 12pm. For more information contact Niamh on 087/7828817.
IRISH DANCING CLASSES
Irish Dancing Classes with Katherina in Rathangan Hall Tuesday's from 2pm-3pm and 3pm – 4pm. Contact Katherina on (085) 8450548
Fitness Classes with Patrick Dobbs Rathangan Hall on Tuesday mornings from 10am-11am. Pay as you go €7 per class—bring a Mat/Towel and some water. Any enquires to Patrick at 0877585604.
The Rathangan Parish Hall Committee held their AGM on Monday April 11th An auditor, Michael O'Leary & Co, was appointed for the hall accounts.
E ASTER COMMEMORATIONS
Rathangan Sinn Féin would like to invite you to attend County Wexford's Easter Commemorations this year at Ballymore, 6.30pm, Easter Sunday in Wexford town (Old Dunne's car park), 1.30pm, Easter Sunday .in Murrintown, 12 noon, Easter Monday in Enniscorthy (Rafter Bridge), 2.30pm, All welcome.
For the next two weeks Thursday the 14th and 21st of April the library will close so the opening hours will be: Monday: 9 -1 Tuesday: 4 - 7 Wednesday: Closed Friday: 2-5
LINE DANCING CLASSES
Line Dancing Classes every Thursday night in Tir na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge from 8pm to 11pm. Admission €7. For additional information contact Kathleen on 087/2727661
Credit Union Rathangan/Cleariestown credit union will only open from 2-4pm on Good Friday