Friday 15 December 2017



If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Padraig Doyle or Tricia Murphy 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 Friday morning


Due to on going difficulties with our current web site, we are in the process of rebuilding a new website which should be up and running in the next days. All local organisations and sporting groups wishing to have information displayed and updated on the website should e-mail us at as soon as possible.


There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €5,700.The numbers drawn were 6, 7, 12, 21. Congratulations to the five match 3 winners who each received €60. The match three winners were Mag O'Connor, Vera Murphy, Martin Murray, Brian O'Lery and Martin Murray. Next week's jackpot will stand at €6,000 and the next draw will take place in Rathangan Parish Hall on 14th June at 8.30pm


There is a Monster BBQ in aid of Rathangan Parish on Saturday, 16th July in Killag Show field Food served until 11 p.m. with Bar Extension Music 8 'til late - Hot Asphalt, Tony Jeffers & DJ's Tickets €20 .Taxi's Available For further info on Tickets contact Bernie on 085-7381352


The opening times for Cleariestown Community Library are: Monday: 9am1pm; Tuesday: 4 - 7pm; Wednesday: Closed; Thursday: 4-7pm; Friday: 25pm.


Wexford Water Safety will be running Swimming Lessons for Children at Carne Beach from Monday 4th July to Saturday 9th. July 2011. Enrolment on Monday 4th. July at 10am on Carne Beach. Cost €30 for week. Check out our web page for other classes in your area Contact: Mary 087 2463384 David 086 3578452.


There will be a Parents association meeting Thursday 16th June at 8.30pm in the GP room in the school. Agenda items 6th Class graduation ceremony and green flag party. Congratulations also to all the boys and girls who made their communion recently. Well done to all the children and the teachers and staff for all their hard work


Keep Thursday 14th July free as The 62nd Annual Bannow & Rathangan Show takes place on Thursday 14th July in Killag on what is sure to be a fun day out for all the family


Kilmannon Friday 1st July at 7pm; Ballyconnick Friday 1st July at 8pm; Cleariestown Sunday 3rd July at 1.30pm. Mass followed by field day.


Cleariestown Community Playschool is now taking Enrollments for September 2011. Under the ECCE scheme parents can avail of a free place for their child for the year prior to school. The playschool opens five days a week 9.30am-12.30pm. For more details contact Michelle Roche 053 9139424 or Jenny Cloney 0874189210.


A coach departs Rathangan Parish for Knock on Friday 24th June, returning on Saturday 25th. Pilgrims will join all the other dioceses of Ireland at Knock Shrine to celebrate the forthcoming National Eucharistic Congress. This will be the Ferns pilgrimage let by Bishop Denis Brennan.

Fr. Denis Doyle is privileged to celebrate mass in the Apparition Chapel at Knock on the Friday at 4pm for our Rathangan and Kilmore pilgrims. As places are limited please book as soon as possible. Contact Regina Sinnott, Gibberpatrick 0868301946 or 051-563243


The Cleariestown annual Patron and Field Day will be held on Sunday, July 3rd, commencing with Mass at 1.30pm, followed by the field-day immediately afterwards.This year there will be three car parks available, we would appreciate it if people avoided parking on the roadway and observed the stewards directions for parking.

As on previous years we would greatly appreciate donations of items to the Bottle Stall and our Produce Stall. Any donations may be left into the community centre on the previous Saturday evening, Sunday morning, or you can arrange to have them collected by contacting any member of the Pastoral Council.

Field day tickets will be distributed throughout the community in the week prior to the field-day and your support would be much appreciated.


Volunteers are needed to help with the set-up of the annual Cleariestown fieldday in the Community Centre grounds on Saturday evening, July 2nd, following evening Mass, and also for clean-up following the field-day on Sunday evening. If anyone can spare some time to help out it would be very much appreciated.

We are also hoping to recruit additional stewards this year to aid with parking etc. The stewards meet at 12noon outside the Church on Patron Day and are vital to the smooth running of the day. If anyone would like to volunteer their services can do so by coming along at 12 on the day or by contacting John Stamp on 086 8338145.

If anyone feels they could spare some time on the day, we are always looking for people to help out with kitchen duties, teas etc, contact Veronica on 0868144297.


Congratulations to Redmond Barry and Liam Og McGovern on their participation in Wexfords great win over Westmeath on Saturday and best of luck to them in the Leinster semi-final. Rathangan NS is taking part in the Rackard league final on Wednesday at 7:45 in Wexford Park, all support would be appreciated.

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