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Thursday 17 October 2019

TAGHMON/ CAMROSS

POKER CLASSIC

Taghmon/ Camross ladies football will hold the annual Poker Classic on Friday 4th November in Club House bar, Taghmon/ Camross GAA complex at 8.30pm. Tickets available at €20 or can be bought on the door. Watch this space.

Our Gaelic4Mothers took part in All Ireland Blitz on Saturday 15th October last and we will have full results next week. CAMROSS DRAMA

The feast of drama that you have all been waiting for is ready for all to see. The group will start the trail in Taghmon/ Camross GAA complex on this Friday 21st October at 8pm and will visit Stanville Lodge Hotel on Sunday 23rd Octoberalso at 8pm.

First play on stage will be ' Cough, I Wudda sang Madam Butterfly' by Henry Hudson and directed by Marianne Furlong with a cast of Tom Kent, Gillian Dunlop and Pat O'Callaghan, the Festival play will be next up, 'Semper Fidelis' by Henry Hudson and directed by Pat Sinnott with a cast of Mary Brown, Paddy O'Gorman and Pat Sinnott and the final play, 'Strawberry Jam' by Bruce Fisk, directed by Hugh McGinley and a cast of Eileen Hannon, Maggie Crosbie, Susan Anderson and Breda Breen. Admission is €10, students €5. We hope to see all our drama enthusiasts at these events, with details of further events next week. TABLE QUIZ

Camross Hall committee will hold a Table Quiz in Tagh/Cam GAA complex on Thurs. 3rd November at 8.30pm. Table of 4 €20, raffle and spots. Quiz master, Liam Morrissey will have us all rattling our brains. HALLOWE'EN DANCE

El Paso will provide the music for our Nov. dance which will be held on Friday 4th November. from 10pm to 12 midnight. Come and dance the night away and enjoy the tea and brack all for €8. PASSION PLAY

The 2012 Passion Play will be performed during Holy Week so in order to get things started a couple of readings have taken place with some parts casted. The next rehearsal will take place on Wed. 26th October at 7.30pm.

If you are interested please do come along there will be a something for everyone to do. We hope to see old and new faces on the 26th. CAMROSS ICA

Camross ICA monthly meeting was held on Monday 3rd October. Breda Banville presided. A vote of sympathy was passed with Alma Roche and Alice Whitty on their recent sad bereavement. Margaret O'Gorman read the minutes, Breda Whelan dealt with correspondence and Marian Donnelly gave the financial report.

Breda thanked all the entertainers, the ladies for their lovely baking, Camross Hall Committee and the people parking cars for the 50th celebrations and the Federation meeting, they were great successes. The senior citizens' party will take place on Sunday 27th November in Taghmon/Camross GAA Complex.

Suzanne Kelly was guest at meeting, giving us a demonstration on making patch work hand bags and she also displayed her lovely bags and patchwork quilt. The smallest jug competition was won by Marian Donnelly and the prizes were won by Mary B. Kelly and Dympna Kelly. The meeting concluded with a lovely tea served by Ann Donovan and Breda Whelan.

Some members went to An Grianan on Thursday 6th October for cookery and jewellery courses, there will be some lovely jewellery parading around Camross and the culinary skills will be something else. COMMUNITY GAMES

Following the success of their 3 skittles teams in winning bronze medals in the AllIreland Community Games finals in Athlone last August, Taghmon/ Camross Community Games, with the aid of Sports Active Wexford, are promoting this traditional Irish game at underage level in the parish.

At their recent AGM, sets of skittles and counters, along with the rules, regulations and specifications of the sport were presented to representatives of the 2 parish schools, St. Fintan's Taghmon & St. Garvan's Carroreigh and also to Taghmon Community Childcare Centre.

The school principals, Ms. Tina Whelan and Mr. Jim Dempsey respectively, and Messers Martin Colfer and John Waters were in attendance on the night and accepted an undertaking by TaghmonCamross Community Games to provide both instruction in and demonstration of the game in their respective institutions. Taghmon-Camross Community Games would like to thank Sports Active Wexford for their support and assistance with this project. ATHLETICS

Twelve of our athletes ran in the second day of the cross country County Championships hosted by St Pauls AC in Ballytrent. Individual medals were won by - Aisling Kelly 1st U9girls, Dearbhla O'Hanlon 5th U9 girls, Adam Sinnott 4th u11 boys, Rian Redmond 6th u11 boys, Michelle Carty 2nd u11 girls, Therese Redmond 3rd u11 girls and Joseph Hanlon 3rd u13 boys.

Two team medals were won - U11 boys team took silver - Adam Sinnott, Rian Redmond, James Hanlon and Cormac McGrath. The girls u11 team also took silver - Michelle Carty, Therese Redmond, Hannah Roche-Kelly, Emma O'Clonnor and Bronagh O'Hanlon. These were great results on a very testing hilly course. Congratulations to all. BADMINTON

The Taghmon Badminton Club is off to a very good start with a lot of new members. Everybody is welcome, so if you would like to try a new sport come along on Monday/Thursday Nights 6.45 p.m. to 8 p.m. for Primary School children, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Teenagers/Adults.

Well done to Nicholas Murphy who excelled himself last weekend in the Badminton England Gold U17 Boys Singles by winning the title. Well done to Clodagh Dunne who won the U13 Mixed title in the Ulster Open with her partner Kyle Magee. Clodagh reached the semi finals of the Girls Singles. Dates for Diary - 17th October - Start of Mixed League, 8th Nov - Closing date for entries to Charity Tournament.

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