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Monday 22 July 2019

Around the districts: Ballygarrett, Courtown, Kilmuckridge

James and Margaret Byrne with their son, Tadhg having a good time at the Bunscoil Loreto field day
James and Margaret Byrne with their son, Tadhg having a good time at the Bunscoil Loreto field day

Ballycanew: Church of Ireland Parish Sale - The following are the winners of the various raffles that took place at the COI parish sale that was held recently.

Main raffle: First prize (€200): Les Masterson. Second prize (€100): Ann Hardy. Third prize (€100 voucher for Farm Services, Coolgreany): Joe and Bridget O'Brien. Fourth prize (€50): Hope Morris fifth prize (bottle of Brandy): Margaret Shannon. Hampers:

Grocery hamper: Dan Doyle, Wells Beauty hamper: Claudia Kidd.

Golf winner: Dylan Cooper.

Many thanks to everyone for their support and donations. We greatly appreciate it and we had a very enjoyable evening. See you all next year.

Split-the-pot

Congratulations to Saturday, June 22, winner of the split-the-pot was Rita Brennan prize money was €200. Congratulations. Thanks to everyone for their continue support.

St Patrick's GAA lotto

There was no winner of last week's jackpot; winning numbers were 8, 11, 13 and 22.

Three matched three numbers to each receive €50: Elizabeth and Liam; Mrs Maguire; O.C.E.A.J. & D.

Whist drive results

Results of whist drive held in hall on Friday night, June 21, Gents; first Stasia Redmond; second - G Gilbert; third Kevin Conroy; Gents Half Time Isaac Connelly and Mary O'Brien: Ladies first Peg Kennedy; Ladies - second Anne Fleming; third Ann Martin; Ladies Half Time: Eithe Kelly.

Whist drive every Friday night in the hall. All are welcome.

Text Alert

Please report any suspicious activity to Gorey Garda Station at 053 9430690.

For our vital system to work it is important that members of the public to report directly to the local garda station to ensure our system works effectively.

It is imperative that anything you feel is worth reporting goes directly to 053 9430690 so that it can be sent out on our text alert system. Let's continue to make our community a safer place.

Gorey Bus Links New Timetable

Gorey bus links now runs three times a day, six days a week. Outbound: Monday to Saturday Ballycanew Papa Rhodes 9.05 a.m., Return: Ballycanew Papa Rhodes 2.11 p.m. (Sept-June), 3.05 p.m. (July August), Evening service all year - 7.10 p.m. Free Travel Pass and Single Fare €5.

Notes

Please note the change of deadline day. Any items to be included in the local notes have to be sent to me by Thursday evening by 5 p.m. and not a Sunday. Please contact Ann at 087 7433684 or email annkehoe@yahoo.ie.

Ballygarrett

Gorey Bus Links New Timetable

Gorey bus links now runs three times a day, six days a week. Outbound Monday to Saturday Ballygarrett Schooner - 9.32 a.m., Return Ballygarrett Pegs Bar Sept to June 1.55 p.m., July - August 2.45 p.m., Evening service All year - 6.50 p.m. Free Travel Pass and Single Fare €5.

Blotto results

There was no jackpot winner in the Ballygarrett Réalt na Mara GAA Club blotto draw on June 24. The numbers picked were 4, 7, 8 and 12. The €20 lucky-dip winners were Una and Murt; Paul Byrne c/o the 19th; Ross and Audry; John and Ben c/o Him; JM Prendergast. Five Free Tickets Winner: Tim Whelan. This week's lotto jackpot is €3,800. Next draw in O'Briens on July 1.

Courtown Colour Run

Registration is ongoing for this year's Courtown Colour Run, which takes place on Saturday, July 13. There will be 3km and 6km distances. Register at popupraces.ie/race/courtown-colour-run-2019/

Church of Ireland Service times

The following are the service times for the Ardamine Group of Parishes for Sunday, July 7 - Trinity III: Monamolin - 9 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Ardamine - 10.15 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Kiltennel - 10.15 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Kilmuckridge - 10.15 a.m. (MP - Mr R. McCabe); Clonevan - 11.30 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Kilnamanagh - 11.45 a.m. (HC - The Rector).

Bridge Club

Come play bridge in Seán Óg's Kilmuckridge Bridge Club, Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge, Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. No partner needed as we operate a joker system. We also play on Monday nights at 7 p.m., partner required.

Results from Monday, June 24. First: Jo and Podge Ussher. Second: Mary-Pat Mullen and Iris McMenamin. Results from Thursday, June 27. first: Jo and Podge Ussher. second: Gwen and Joe Gilmore.

Killenagh Wanderers FC

Killenagh Wanderers AFC Kids Soccer Academy on every Saturday from midday to 1 p.m. For Girls and boys ages 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9years. Indoors and outdoors facilities. Registration €20 and €2 per training session. Please feel free to drop by on the day or contact Noel at 089 4299677. Search Killenagh Park on Google maps for our location.

Lotto Tickets on sale each week from club and committee members at €2 each.

SVP Helpline

St Vincent de Paul is available to assist families who may be experiencing particular financial distress, especially in terms of basic necessities. Contact us on our confidential Help Line 085 1159495.

Local Notes

If you have any items to be included in the Ballygarrett notes please email jpp@iol.ie before 5 p.m. on Thursday or phone 087 872337560.

Courtown

Blotto results

There was no jackpot winner in the Ballygarrett Réalt na Mara GAA Club blotto draw on June 24. The numbers picked were 4, 7, 8 and 12. The €20 lucky-dip winners were Una and Murt; Paul Byrne c/o the 19th; Ross and Audry; John and Ben c/o Him; JM Prendergast. Five Free Tickets Winner: Tim Whelan. This week's lotto jackpot is €3,800. Next draw in O'Briens on July 1.

Courtown Colour Run

Registration is ongoing for this year's Courtown Colour Run, which takes place on Saturday, July 13. There will be 3km and 6km distances. Register at popupraces.ie/race/courtown-colour-run-2019/

Community Centre

Ongoing activities in Riverchapel Community Centre are as follows.

Little Rascals: Monday to Fridays - 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Ladies' Club: Every Monday evening - 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Bible Club - 4 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. For further information phone Matthew at 083 1270026.

Line Dancing: - 8.30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tae - Kwon - Do Wednesdays and Fridays 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. also 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Self Defence Classes - Tuesday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Phone Dave at 087 6344710.

Whist drive - Every Thursday - 8.30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Irish Dance Classes - Every Saturday morning - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Riverchapel Response Unit - Please note these classes take place at the end of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Your support would be very much appreciated.

Service times

The following are the service times for the Ardamine Group of Parishes for the month of July.

Sunday, July 7 - Trinity III: Monamolin - 9 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Ardamine - 10.15 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Kiltennel - 10.15 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Kilmuckridge - 10.15 a.m. (MP - Mr R. McCabe); Clonevan - 11.30 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Kilnamanagh - 11.45 a.m. (HC - The Rector).

Sunday, July 14 - Trinity IV (Sea Sunday): Monamolin - 9 a.m. (HC - The Rector); Ardamine - 10.15 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Kiltennel - 10.15 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Kilmuckridge - 10.15 a.m. (MP - Mr R. McCabe); Clonevan - 11.30 a.m. (MP - The Revd M Sykes); Kilnamanagh - 11.45 a.m. (MP - The Rector).

Sunday, July 21 - Trinity V: Monamolin - 9 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Ardamine - 10.15 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Kiltennel - 10.15 a.m. (MP - Mr R. McCabe); Kilmuckridge - 10.15 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Clonevan - 11.30 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Kilnamanagh - 11.45 a.m. (MP - The Rector).

Sunday, July 28 - Trinity VI: Ardamine - 10.15 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Kiltennel - 10.15 a.m. (MP - Mr R. McCabe); Kilmuckridge - 10.15 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Clonevan - 11.30 a.m. (MP - The Rector); Kilnamanagh - 11.45 a.m. (HC - The Revd M Sykes); Monamolin - 7.30 p.m. (summer Praise: featuring the fun and Fellowship Choir, followed by tea in the community centre).

Mass times

Saturday Vigil Mass at 6 p.m. - Sundays - 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Kilmuckridge

Family Resource Centre AGM

The AGM of Kilmuckridge Family Resource Centre will be held on Tuesday, July 9, at 4.30 p.m. in the Cosher Centre (COTS Building beside Kate's). We would very much welcome your attendance.

Joan & Friends Fun Run

The Joan and Friends Fun Run/walk/Jog Oulart is on Sunday, July 14, starting at 4 p.m. outside Oulart Hill Bar. Adults €10, children €2. All proceeds in aid of Cardiac Unit Wexford.

New Bus to Gorey

A new bus from Kilmuckridge - Courtown - Gorey is now in operation six days per week and three times per day excluding Bank Holiday Monday. Adult fare - single €5/Travel Pass accepted. Timetable available at Kilmuckridge Resource Centre.

Swim Week

Tinnabearna swim week runs this year from Monday, July 22, to Saturday, July 27.

RNLI Boat Pull

The annual Boat Pull from Kilmuckridge to Morriscastle and back to Kilmuckridge in aid of Rosslare Lifeboat Service will take place on Sunday, August 4, starting at 12 o'clock. The 38th annual Benefit Night takes place at the Crosses Pub later on that night, withusic by Mick Comerford. Door Prizes Raffle Auction. Tickets €5. We would like to thank everyone for their kind generosity and sponsorship throughout the years. Last year we raised €16,333.

Bridge Club

Come play bridge in Seán Óg's Kilmuckridge Bridge Club, Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge, Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. No partner needed as we operate a joker system. We also play on Monday nights at 7 p.m., partner required.

Results from Monday, June 24. First: Jo and Podge Ussher. Second: Mary-Pat Mullen and Iris McMenamin. Results from Thursday, June 27. first: Jo and Podge Ussher. second: Gwen and Joe Gilmore.

First Responders

The Kilmuckridge CFR Group is looking for volunteers. No experience is needed as full training will be provided. For more information on our next meeting please contact Ken Harney at 087 1882994.

Tidy Towns

Have you got an hour or two to spare every week, if so please come along and join the other volunteers at Kilmuckridge Tidy Town on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., meet at the village car park.

On Wednesday evenings for the summer months a beach clean-up will take place at Morriscastle on Wednesdays evenings meet in the car park at 7 p.m. Gloves and pickers will be provided.

Little Acorns

Little Acorns Playschool is now enrolling for September 2019. Enrolment forms available from Kilmuckridge Family Resource Centre. For more information phone 053 9130393.

Senior Alert Scheme

Funding of personal alarm and pendant available for one year by registering for the scheme with Kilmuckridge Community and Family Resource Centre. Contact 053 9130393.

Men's Shed

The Kilmuckridge Men's Shed is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.30 till 16.00. Call in any time during these hours have a coffee meet everyone and see some of the projects the group have made. For more information phone 053 9130393. Everyone welcome all age groups.

Meals on Wheels

If you can spare an hour or two of your time to deliver meals once a month, please contact us at 053 9130393. The areas we deliver to Ballygarrett, Monamolin, Kilmuckridge, Blackwater and the Ballagh.

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