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Help Available During Covid-19: While keeping in line with the restrictions and guidelines in place regarding Covid-19, Half-Way-House/Bunclody GAA, Ladies Football and Bunclody Camogie Clubs will do whatever they can to help anyone in the community who may need assistance.

Contact James Doyle 087-9594639, Mark Sheehan 087-1507808 or James Crean 087-7760992 for help with the collection of food shopping, medication/prescriptions or any other necessities and they will do their very best to organise assistance for you.

A large number of volunteers are delivering hot meals to those cocooning in the wider Bunclody area.

This is part of the community response to help support people in their homes at this time. Anyone who would like to help in in this way, should contact James Doyle 087-9594639 or Barbara-Anne Murphy 087-6736966.

The late Mary Fielding

The death occurred at her home in Hayestown Great, Wexford, on Easter Sunday (April 12) of Mary Fielding, nee Doyle, following a short illness.

Mary was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary Doyle, Killanure, Bunclody, and was predeceased by her husband Dermot; sisters Peggy and Kay; and brothers Hughie and Gary.

Mary is survived by her daughters Bernadette, Margaret and Majella; sons John and Hugh; sister Betty, Australia; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A memorial mass in memory of Mary will be held at a later date

Alternative Mass / Service Arrangements

Public Masses have been cancelled for the forseeable future due to the corona virus.

However, the public can watch Mass online at mcnmedia.tv by searching for Bunclody. Other churches are also available to view.

Mass services are also broadcase at 10 a.m. on Sundays on South East Radio; at 11.10 a.m. on Sundays on RTÉ One television; and at 10 a.m. on Sundays on Radio Maria (listen live at radiomaria.ie or Saorview Channel 210).

All Church of Ireland Churches in Bunclody union are closed for the foreseeable future.

Parishioners might like to consult the diocesan website cashel.anglican.org for a list of clergy who are live streaming private worship on Sundays.

Bunclody Library

If you or someone you know is elderly or vulnerable and cocooning at home, you may be interested to know that you can now request a delivery of library books, audiobooks and DVDs from Wexford Libraries who will deliver the items directly to the door.

A person who is cocooning can phone the Wexford Community Call helpline on 053 9196000 and dial extension 1.

A library staff member will contact the person who is cocooning and organise suitable library material to be delivered directly to them.

All items are on long loan, there are no overdue fines or fees and access to the service is always free.

If using audio or digital books people can search and reserve e-books and e-audio books through the BorrowBox app.

Log on to www.wexfordcoco.ie/libraries/ebooks-and-eresources to see the vast array of digital resources that can be accessed on a smart device or home computer.

Parish Office

Bunclody Parish Office is operating reduced hours during the Covid-19 public health crisis. The office will be open on Mondays and Fridays only. Anyone who wishes to contact the Parish Office may do so on 053-9376190 or by emailing mostholytrinitypo@gmail.com

Your understanding and co-operation at this time is greatly appreciated.

Bunclody Vocational College

Split The Pot: Bunclody Vocational College wish to advise the suspension of their Split the Pot Draw. Envelopes already entered will be included in our next draw which will take place when we resume our draw.   

Fashion Show: Bunclody Vocational College Parents Association wish to advise that their Fashion Show, due to be held in May 2020, has been postponed. They hope to be in a position to reschedule this in the autumn.

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