Monday 26 August 2019



Don't forget the Fashion Show of the year, organised by Taghmon/Camross ladies football, will be held in Stanville Lodge Hotel this Thursday 22nd September at 8pm. Fashions will be showcased by New Mood, Candy, Jack N Jones, Vila, Koyote2 and Dresses 4 U with all local models taking to the cat walk. Displays will be by Helen's Jewellary, Shu 4 U and Birkenstock Shop. Adm. €10, door prizes and raffle. The ladies wish the u14 boys all the best when they contest the Co. Football final earlier that evening and hope to see them all back in Stanville to celebrate. PASSION PLAY

Camross Passion Play will be staged at Easter time 2012 in Camross Hall and in order to get started a Familiarisation meeting with casting included will be held in Camross hall on Wednesday 5th October at 7.30pm. Meeting for choir will be held at a later stage. All interested in being part of the stage performance are welcome to come along on the 5th. TABLE QUIZ

Camross Drama group will hold the annual Table Quiz on Friday 30th September at 8.30pm in Taghmon/ Camross GAA complex. A table of four is €20. Quiz master is Shay Hannon. FEDERATION MEETING

Camross ICA will host the Autumn Co. Federation meeting in Camross Hall on Mon. 26th at 8pm, and after the meeting the host guild will perform their All Ireland winning Variety show of 1990, 21 years ago, which was a huge success at the guilds 50th celebrations recently. COLCANNON DANCE

Theresa and the Stars will have you all dancing around the Camross ballroom at the Colcannon Dance which will be held on Friday 7th Octoberfrom 10pm to 12 midnight. Admission €8 including colcannon. BADMINTON

Badminton has resumed on Monday/ Thursday nights for teenagers/adults from 8-9pm. Badminton for Primary School going children will resume later.

The A.G.M. of the Taghmon Club will be held on Monday 26th September at 8.30pm in the Community Centre. All are welcome to attend. Congratulations to Edward Cousins who won the Men's Doubles in the Mount Pleasant Tournament.

Well done to 12 year old Clodagh Dunne who had a great weekend in Sligo winning the U13 Girls Singles, U13 Mixed Doubles, U15 Girls Doubles and runner up in the U13 Girls Doubles. This was a brilliant result for this young player.

Nicholas Murphy also had a great weekend in Sligo winning the U17 Boys Singles and came runner up in the U17 Mixed and Doubles. Taghmon Badminton Club would like to congratulate the U14 Taghmon Camross GAA Team and their mentors who had a great win in Division 1 Football on Wednesday night. TAGHMON GOLF SOCIETY

A great day was had by all at Enniscorthy Golf Club for our Captain's (Brendan Doyle) outing. We had a great turnout with 52 players participating on the day. This outing was sponsored by Cormac Dunleavy Solicitors Taghmon and we would like to take this opportunity to thank Cormac for his kind sponsorship. Some great scores were returned .

The scores were as follows: 1st Prize - Eddie Cousins Snr. H/C 19-45 Points2nd Prize - Jim Mcgee. HC 9 - 40 Points3rd Prize - Anthony Wadding. H/C 14 - 40 Points Gross - Eddie Cousins Jnr - H/C 6 - 37 pointsCat 1 - Aidan Cullen. H/C 10 - 38 PointsCat2 - Patsy Farrell. H/C 14 - 38 pointsCat3 - Tom Murphy. H/C 19 - 37 points Front 9 - Joe Cashin. H/C 23 - 21 pointsBack 9 - Joe Wilson. H/C12 - 20 points Nearest pin - Pat Murphy. 4ftVisitor - Barry Stafford - 28 points 4 winners of the 2 club:Donie O'Brien - 3rd HolePat Murphy - 6th holeEddie Cousins Snr - 12th holeDerek Southam - 3rd hole.

Our next outing is to Kilkenny Golfclub on Saturday 15th October. Tee times are from 9.30am to 12 noon. Please contact a member of the committee to confirm your place.


We would like to welcome all our students back for the next year. A special welcome to all of our Junior Infants to the school. The parents association are holding their AGM in the school on Monday 26th September, at 8pm. All new parents welcome to attend. CAMROSS ICA

Camross ICA monthly meeting was held on Monday 5th September. To mark the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the guild a tree was planted on the grounds of Camross Hall by founding member Maggie Morrissey.

A vote of sympathy was extended to the Foley family on the death of Breda who was a former member. Mag Kelly was wished a speedy recovery. Two new members were welcomed Mary B. Kelly and Majella Colfer.

Camross Guild will host the next County Federation meeting on Monday 26th September in Camross Hall. The knit-athon in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation will take place on Friday 30th September in the county Library between 12.30pm and 5pm.

The competition for the meeting was the oldest pair of shoes and the winner was Maggie Morrissey with her wedding shoes. Denis and Breda Banville were congratulated on winning persons of the year presented by Taghmon Historical Society.

Margaret and Michael O'Gorman will host the coffee day in aid of Hospice Home Care on Thursday 29th September from 10am to 10pm. Prize winners on the night were Dympna Kelly and Mary Nolan. To conclude a lovely tea was served by Ann O'Gorman and Margaret Nolan. 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Camross ICA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the guild on Wednesday 7th September. It was attended by local clergy, National President Anne Maria Dennison, National Secretary Liz Wall, former National President Monica Prenderville, ICA members and their families from far and near.

The Ecumenical service was led by Fr. David Murphy and Revd. Maria Jansson who both delivered heart felt homilies during the service. The Camross ICA choir sang the hymns and were accompanied by Suzanne Kelly on keyboard.

County and Guild President Breda Banville welcomed everyone and introduced Michael Doyle as M.C. for the concert that followed. Entertainment was provided by local artists and highlight was the original cast of ICA ladies performing their entry for the Friend Variety competition which they won the all Ireland with 21 years ago. Well done ladies. To draw the evening to a close a lovely tea was provided by the ICA ladies. CASTLE VINTAGE CLUB

The Dick Williams Memorial tractor run is being held on Sunday 02nd October, leaving Taghmon Community Centre, at 11am.


Michael and Margaret O'Gorman, Brookfield, Caroreigh will be hosting a coffee day in their home, in aid of hospice homecare on Thursday 29th September from 10am - 10pm. Please support. All are welcome.


Well done to our 11 athletes who took part in the open cross country event in Adamstown last Sunday. Most of them finished in the top 20 which was great running so early in the season. Aisling Kelly won the girls U9, Ryan Redmond was 2nd in the boys u11, Therese Redmond was 8th in girls U10, Joseph Hanlon was 8th in the boys u12 and Padraig Hore was 11th in the boys u12. Well done to these and to Michelle Carty , Cody Meyler, Darren Meyler, Kaela Redmond, Hannah RocheKelly and James Hanlon.

Our training on Wednesday has now been split with the younger group from 6 to 6.55 and the older group from 7 to 8. All parents must pick up their children inside in the hall for safety reasons. Note the dates for the county cross championships, day 1 Sunday 2nd October for even ages and day 2 Sunday 16th October for odd ages. FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE

GROW Support Group change of date: This group will meet from Thursday morning, 29th September from 10:00am to 12:00pm and will be facilitated by Maurene from GROW. This group came about as a result of the very successful Positive Mental health course run in the centre in May. Contact Mary in the centre for further information.

Computer Training: We are currently taking names for Beginners internet and email Classes on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. A day time class can also be accommodated subject to demand.

Beauty Group: This has returned on Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm. New participants are always welcome. Facilitated by Nicola Roche from Beauty Within the group covers all aspects of Beauty care. €6 per week.

Ballroom Dancing: Adult Ballroom classes will take place on Monday evenings from 7.30 - 8.30pm from end of September covering dances such as the Jive, Waltz and Tango. Booking is essential, €6 per class

Catch22: Our Catch 22 programme will be starting towards the end of September. The programme is aimed at young adult men aged 18-23 and is designed to create awareness among these young men about the options available to them regarding educational and employment opportunities. Some of the topics covered will include Entrepreneurship, Fitness and positive energy, Budgeting/Entitlements and Basic Computer Skills. This course is free of charge and if you have any questions please contact Ray.

Contact details: Ray or Mary on 053 9134465 or DAY CARE CENTRE

Bingo: Contratulations to our winners, Madge, Veronica, Mary-Anne, May and Nelly.

ArtsandCrafts: Classes started this week and great progress is being made already. Members are knitting, crocheting and necklace making. A big thank you to Bridget for her facilitation. well done to Madge and Nelly on completing our first activity.

Chair Excercises: All memebers enjoued our Chair Excercises on Tuesday last with Valerie and we look forward to seeing Valerie again in the coming weeks. A big thank you to all at Meitheal Mussa for their kind hospitality.

Chiropodist: The chiropodist will be in attendance at the Centre on first Friday of October. For bookings please contact us at the Centre.

Upcoming Event: On 4th October we will be having a talk from Anne Dunne on the media and how it attects older people and how society sees older people. This talk will take place from 2-4pm. Anyone interested in attending please call the centre as places are limited.

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