Saturday 16 December 2017



There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €6,300. The numbers drawn were 5, 11, 23, 28. Congratulations to the Fifteen match 3 winners who each received €20.

The match three winners were Vera Murphy, Tom Sinnott, Margot Finn, Kara Enright, Nuala Williamson, Biddy Goldsmith, Sadie Berry, Pat Redmond, Matt Kearns, Pat Hogan, Noel and Regina Moore, John Sinnott, Vera Murphy, Mollie Waters, Stephan Kehoe. Next week's jackpot will stand at €6,600 and the next draw will take place in Rathangan Parish Hall on 28th June at 8.30pm


Some interested locals have approached us at Rathangan Hall with an idea of compiling a Parish Photographic Journal. We are looking for anybody who may have old photos or story's of different places and events that took place in the Parish and surrounding areas eg Sporting, Family Historical, Scenery.

All photos will be scanned and returned immediately. Please don't worry about the condition of the photos as they can be enhanced and it might be an opportunity for you to bring those photos back to life. Anyone who is interested or can help in anyway please contact the Parish Hall Office on 051 563039 .


A Monster BBQ in aid of Rathangan Parish takes place on Saturday, 16th July in Killag Show field Food served until 11 pm. 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


Congratulations to Fastnet Rovers on being selected for Dulux Colour Scheme Project Ireland. This basically consists of Dulux Ireland supplying free paint for the project entered by Fastnet Rovers which consists of a designed football wall, two dug-outs, and a storage container to be painted in bright fabulous colours, so people of the parish pull up your sleeves and lets get painting. Further details will follow in the next few weeks


Congratulations to the Wexford footballers and especially Redmond Barry and Liam Og McGovern on reach the Leinster football final with their victory over Carlow in Croke Park on Sunday.

On Wednesday the senior hurlers are in league action in Rathangan where they play Cushinstown at 7:30pm. On Thursday the u14 hurlers are playing ballyhogue in Rathangan at 7:30pm and on Sunday the Junior hurlers are playing Ballyhogue in the league at 5:30pm


Congratulations to all the Rathangan athletes who took part in the County Community Games Finals in Craanford recently.

Medal Winners were Finn Bennett 3rd U10 60m hurdles, Rachel Bennett 3rd U12 100m, Darragh Kent 2nd U12 Grass Cycling, Karim Byrne 3rd U14 Grass Cycling, Ian Bennett 1st U14 Shot Putt, Kevin Redmond 2nd U14 Shot Putt, U12 Relay 2nd Rachel Bennett, AnneMarie Bennett, Orla Brennan, Claire McGee, U14 Boys 1st Relay Ian Bennett, Finn O'Driscoll, Ben Moore Billy Ryan.

Athletes who reached the finals of their events –Liam Berry U8 80m, Grace Brennan U10 Hurdles, Kathlynn Gabbett U10 200m, Anna O'Driscoll U10 100m, Walter Ronan U12 600m, Anne Marie Bennett 4th U12 600m, Eanna Cleary 4th U14 Cycling, Billy Ryan 4th U14 100m, Oral Brennan 4th U12 Ball Throw. The U14 Boys relay team will now represent Wexford at the National Community Games finals in August. Ian Bennett will also represent Wexford in the Shot Putt.


The Bannow/Rathangan Show takes place on Thursday July 14 at Killag, Duncormick, featuring: horses, ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats, poultry, pets corner, show jumping, dressage, driving classes, dog show at 2 p.m.

Cookery, crafts, flowers, photography, vegetables, farm produce, fashion show by Wallace's, Wellingtonbridge, sheep dog trials, tae kwon do display, vintage display, inter hunt steeplechase at 5 p.m. approx. Top Class Competitions including Final of the 3-year-old All Ireland Horse Championship, Pettitts Supervalu Novice Showjumping Championship, John Ormonde Wexford Sand Ltd, Nation Grand Prix Show Jumping. S.E. Radio will be live on the field, also lots of trade stands and amusements.

Enquiries to Ann White on 053-9148847 or 087-6121008 after 6 p.m.


Hot to Trot are holding a Charity Drive on 17th July from Rathangan via Kilmore Quay, Kilmore, Ten Acre, Bridgetown and then back to the Temple Bar for refereshments. For further information conact 087-3546460


The Cleariestown annual Patron and Field-Day will be held on Sunday, 3rd July, 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.

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