Thursday 22 August 2019



If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact 051 563039 between 9.30am and 1.30pm or leave a message. Also youe-mail At the latest all notes must be received by 10am on Friday.


There was one winner of last week's jackpot of €18,300. The numbers drawn were 2,7,10,24. Congratulations to Kathleen Ryan who wins €18,300. Congratulations also to the 15 match 3 winners who each receive €20. The winners were K. Nolan, Fiona McGuckian, Anne Winters, Karen Sinnott, Anne Marie Walsh, Jackie Hill. Jack & Florrie, Jimmy Doyle, Lorna Sinnott, Madison Bennett, Liam Noonan, Graham Nolan, Paddy Carroll. Martina Furlong, S.Lawlor. This week's jackpot stands at €3,000. The next draw will take place on Tuesday 17th July.


Results of annual Bannow and Rathangan Show Raffle on Thursday 12th July: 1st Prize €300 - Turlough Purcell, Balloughton - Seller Ronnie Scanlon; 2nd Prize €200 - Jo White, Redmoor - Seller Pat White; 3rd Prize €100 - Anne Curran, Hayestown - Seller Toddy Winters; 4th Prize €80 - Paul Scallan, Ballyconnick - Seller Joe Scallan; 5th Prize €50 - Sean Walshe, Coolseskin - Seller Barty Walsh; 6th Prize €50 - Martin Furlong, Gibberwell - Seller Pat White; 7th Prize €50 - Derek Burrell, Murrintown - Seller Robbie Burrell; 8th Prize €50 - Dylan Hayes, Cullenstown - Seller Peter Hayes; 9th Prize €50 - Peter Hayes, Cullenstown - Seller Peter Hayes; 10th Prize €50 - Dr John O'Connor, Carrig on Bannow.


Congratulations to Fr Kevin Cahill CC Ballymitty on his appointment as PP of Rathangan effective from 11th August.


There will be a table quiz in aid of The Niall Mellon Trust on Wednesday 25th July in John Sinnott's pub Duncormick at 8pm. A table of four is €20. Contact Eileen on 087-9872420 for further information.


Monday 23rd July, Duncormick 7pm and Ambroestown 8pm.


Cleariestown Library is currently closed until new staffing arrangements are in place. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this has caused.


The St. Anne's GAA golf outing will be held at Rosslare GC on Friday 27th July. Interested parties can contact Donal on 085 1746416. Many thanks for your continued support.

The Senior footballers had a 0-10 to 0-8 win over play Gusserane in the league. The Junior footballers lost to Adamstown at the weekend. The Seniors now qualify for the league final to be played this weekend.


Hot to Trot are holding a charity horse and trap drive on Sunday 29th July in Rathangan at noon. It costs €20 per horse and trap. All proceeds in aid of The Ben Wading Trust. For further details contact Nicola Stone on 087 3546460.


Cleariestown Patron & Field Day - Quilt Raffle Winners: 1. Joan McDonald, 2. Nicky Hayes, 3. Anne Ryan, 4. Finola Harpur, 5. Ger Nolan. Cake Raffle Winners: 1. Mick McLoughlin, 2. Billy Whitty, 3. Margaret Beaver.

Field Day Raffle Winners: 1. Brian Nolan - €150, 2. Pat Ryan - €100, 3. Trish Birch - €100, 4. Annie Kehoe - €50, 5. Tom Stanners - €50 Kavanagh Fuels Voucher, 6. Cillian Doyle - Lunch Voucher for 2, 7. Jacinta Stamp - €25, 8. Eoin Walsh - Bottle of Brandy, 9. Gracie Cunningham - Cheese & Wine, 10. Philomena Roche - Book Voucher.

Thanks to everyone who helped out in anyway possible to make the day so successful for the Community. Thanks to the Cemetery committee, the Parish Pastoral Council, the Finance committee, the Community Employment Scheme and the Church collectors.

To the people who prepared the Field, the Car Park and the Stalls and the Stands, volunteered to work at the Stalls, Stands and attractions throughout the day, organised the Car Parking facilities, donated produce and bottles, donated sponsorship, who counted all day long, gave permission to use their land for car parking, etc. and helped clean up after the Field Day.

We can appreciate many people are involved and we are indeed very grateful to all. Congratulations to Sean and the Parish Committee for their dedication and hard work. And finally, a big thank you to all our parishioners who made our Patron and Field Day a huge success. We appreciate your generosity and support in our annual fundraiser.

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