Tuesday 17 September 2019



If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact 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 on Friday morning.

Community Lotto

There was no winner of the last week's jackpot of €7,800. The winning numbers were, 5, 8, 10, 28. Congratulations to the 12 match three winners who each received €25. The winners were Angela Roche, Joseph Colfer, Paul Newport, Isabelle Barry, Brian McGovern, Orla Martin, Imelda Broaders, Ann Sinnott, James Colfer, Ann Moore, Martin Cleary, Brendan Pettitt. The next jackpot stands at €8,100 and draw will take place on Tuesday 27th January at 8.30pm.

Walkway Calendar

The Rathangan Community Walkway Calendar is now on sale. Full of amazing photos of the Walkway opening, cost is €8 and all proceeds go towards the maintenance of the Walkway so your support will be greatly appreciated. For more information contact Rathangan Hall on 051-563039


The next Bingo will be held in Rathangan Hall on Sunday 8th February beginning at 2.30pm. Prize fund €1500. We are asking for the support of the people of the parish for the bingo and all other parish fundraising events as proceeds are going towards the painting and heating refurbishments of the Parish Church.

Penny Bank

Cleariestown Penny Bank has reopened. Collections take place before mass on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. New members welcome. A great way to save for Christmas 2015.

Church Painting

The painting of Rathangan Church began on Wednesday 21st January and will be ongoing for approximately 6-8 weeks. The church will remain closed to the public during this time. All Saturday evening and Sunday morning masses will be held in Duncormick Church from Saturday January 24th until further notice.

Emergency church services e.g Funerals etc. will be held in Cleariestown, Duncormick or Carrig On Bannow Churches. Parishioners full co-operation would be appreciated during this time of renovation. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Anyone who would like to join up can start on either Wednesday or Thursday night. Ladies exercise/training night is Wednesday from 7.30 pm to 8.30pm at the club house/walking track. Men's exercise/training night is Thursday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm at the club house/walking track. Ladies contact Hilda Roche (087 6896780 ), Leona Whelan (0868091520 ) or Jenny Byrne (0871343240 ) Men contact Noel Byrne (087 2843001 ), Geoff Ryan (086 3958024 ) or Colin Browne (087 6184435 )

Rathangan NS

Rathangan National School is currently taking enrolments for the next year. We would appreciate if all applications are in before Friday 13th February. Please contact the school if you need an application for enrolment on 051-563167.

active retirement

Piercestown/Murrintown Active Retirement Association meets on Tuesday afternoons from 2.30pm to 4.30pm. It provides activities during those hours as well as facilitating day trips, meals out, etc. You don't have to be from the Piercestown/Murrintown area. All are most welcome from the Cleariestown and Rathangan area. A bus service is provided to collect you from and return you to your home. For more information contact Mary on 053 9158186 or 086 3609089.

Variety Group

Rathangan Variety Group are holding a Variety Show in The Temple Bar, Rathangan on 19th and 20th February as a Fundraiser towards their February 2016 production. Lots of local talent taking part on the night! Your support as always would be greatly appreciated. More details to follow later. Follow us on Facebook Page for further updates also.

The group would like to send a special thanks to the Carol Singers, Fr. Cahill and Fr. Jimmy and also everyone who supported our Carol Singing during the Christmas period, wishing you and your families a Happy New Year.

Flower Arranging

Please register your interest in flower arranging classes for beginners to the following: or ring 0539164613

Hunt Canter

Killinick Harriers Hunt Club HUNT CANTER in aid of Rathangan Parish Church Restoration Fund and St Annes Ladies GAA is starting in Rathangan, Duncormick, Co. Wexford on Sunday 1st February from 10am- 2pm.

This Hunt canter is a suitable day for all the family. Over a 10 mile course with a variety of fences. Small options provided for green horses and novice riders. All fences optional. Refreshments provided on course. Adults €20 Children €10. Soup served in the Temple Bar afterwards with Raffle and auction afterwards. DJ playing from 6-8pm. Contact Johnny Roche 087 7816540 or a committee member for further details.

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