Wednesday 14 October 2015

Community games

Published 07/01/2014 | 05:24

ASKEA COMMUNITY Games (AREA 5) U-10 Area Handwriting competition will take place on Wednesday 8th January at 7pm in Askea Boys School. Indoor soccer training continues in the CBS Gym on Saturdays, U-10 & U-13 Girls train at 3 - 4 pm, U-13 Boys train at 4 -5 pm & U-10 Boys train at 5 - 6 pm. County competitions to be held in the Presentation College Carlow, U-13s Girls & Boys on 19th January & U-10s Girls & Boys on 26th January.

Their Flag weekend is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, February 1 and 2 and they would welcome as much help as possible for mass collections. Contact Noreen Hynes 087 9549452 or Liz Murphy at 087 9877385, check us out on Facebook 'Askea Community Games Area 5'.


Is Leor Beirt 2014: Following the Christmas break the informal morning Irish Conversation Circle 'as Gaeilge' resumes tomorrow Wednesday, 8th January in Carlow Library, Tullow Street. 'Is Leor Beirt' meets every Wednesday from 10.30-11.30am. Why not drop in for a chat and a 'cupán tae'.

Fáilte roimh chách. No charge.


Glór Cheatharlach is delighted to confirm that a new series of Sean-Nós dancing classes for all ages will be held in Carlow Town Hurling Club on Tuesdays, commencing 14 January and conducted by champion dancer Irene Cunningham. Classes for beginners will be at 6pm followed by the intermediate level at 7pm. The fee for the six week course is €30 for adults and €15 for juniors. Full details from Glór Cheatharlach on 087 2857048, 085 1340047 or email


CÓR AN AIFRINN 2014: Would you like to join the choir to sing at the 6.15pm Mass in Irish in Carlow Cathedral on the first and second Saturdays of each month? Singers and musicians needed. Adults and juniors welcome. Contact 087 2857048 or just go along next Saturday, 11th January.


Some free ECCE places are available for September 2014 in the Naíonra Preschool through Irish. Enquiries to Lorraine (085 7377041) or Glór Cheatharlach (085 1340047).


ÉIRE ÓG LOTTO WINNING NO's Mon Dec 30th...6 15 28 30. No Jackpot winner. No Match 3s. Our Jackpot now stands at €4,400. Next week's Match 3 win or share. €300 Tickets may be purchased from the Club, Flower Shop Fairgreen, and Riverside Stores in Hanover. Next jackpot €4,400. Draw Monday night in Teach Asca at 9.00pm


Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society: Lecture by Padraig Laffan: The desperate Fight to save the Harvest of 1946 & the bad Winter of 1947 is on Wednesday 15th January at 8pm in Tullow Parish Centre. Admission Free.


Carlow Men's Shed is open every Tuesday from 10.30am to 2pm at Askea Business Park, O'Brien Road, Carlow. Men, drop in and experience the friendly atmosphere. Contact 086 1577487.


Christian Meditation Experience: Meditation Group meets every Thursday from 7.30 to 8.30 pm at the Carlow Day Care Centre in Askea. Why not come along and try it out? No experience necessary. No charge. Contact Noel on 087 2251183.


Carlow ASD Support Group will hold their next monthly Group Meeting in The Dolmen Hotel on Tuesday January 14th at 7.30pm. Our guest speaker on the night will be Keith Lennon from Ninja Typers


Graiguecullen Monster Bingo: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 @ 8:30pm In Graiguecullen Hall. Great Money to be won on the Night. All lines checks €50. Double Lines €60. Full houses from €150/€200. Plus jackpot, interval and flyer on the night.


Infant Massage suitable from newborn. Infant massage has many benefits including:

* Helping to calm and soothe babies and help them to sleep better ;

* Aid digestion and help relieve colic, wind and constipation

Contact Mary on 086 8900191.


Would you like support to Stop Smoking? A six-week HSE stop smoking group started on Monday, January 6 from 2.30pm - 3.30 pm. Contact Bernie at 056-7761400 or 087-2514531.


Sunday School for children will be held at 12 o'clock mass for ages 4-8 years in The Holy Family Church Askea. It will be held on the first Sunday of each month.


The Market will return to Askea Parish Centre following their Christmas break on Friday, February 7, 2014.


Bennekerry Senior Citizens' Christmas Party takes place in Palatine Clubhouse on Sunday 12th January 2014 at 7pm sharp. Music by Jimmy Hogan from Wexford. Please let them know if you are attending. Contact Monica on 087 9151650 or Ann on 0087 9018753 by tomorrow Wednesday 8th January.

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