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Roisín Hensman from Poulpeasty watching the 3D printer in action during the open day at New Ross library.

Roisín Hensman from Poulpeasty watching the 3D printer in action during the open day at New Ross library.

Roisín Hensman from Poulpeasty watching the 3D printer in action during the open day at New Ross library.

Bannow-Ballymitty: Grantstown Day Care Centre - Grantstown day care center will be closed till further notice. It is important that neighbours make contact with anyone near them that may need assistance during this time.

GAA club news

Lotto this Tuesday evening with the jackpot still at €14,000 up for grabs. Tickets are two euro each and can be purchased from Doyle's pub, Seabreeze drycleaners, Tír na nÓg, Wallace's Hardware, Costcutters, Staffords Tullycanna and from any Club Officer in Grantstown.

Well done to the Intermediate Football team who had a two point win over Ferns in the league first round, also the under-17 boys has a great win over Cushinstown.

Thanks to everyone who supported the Pat Neville golf classic last year the club donated €1,100 to Wexford Hospice home care.

Camogie and Hurling Easter camp will take place in Grantstown on Tuesday April 14 to Thursday, April 16. This is opened to both boys and girls from five to 13. All details on our Facebook page.

Anyone, who has articles and original photographs for the Parish Journal please submit as soon as possible to either Joeanne or Adi.

This weekend's fixtures the Intermediate Football host St Mary's Maudlintown in a home game. The under-17Hurlers take on Cushinstown. Both these games are down for Sunday. The junior ladies play league camogie away at 2 p.m. on St Patrick's Day. Then on Sunday they travel to Horeswood for a 2 p.m. game.

Please check our Facebook page, Twitter account and Instagram page for correct times and venues on matches.

St Patrick's Day parade

Following this week's announcement about all parades to be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, the committee met to discuss a number of outstanding issues.

Several people have already bought lines for our St Patrick's Day raffle, which we use each year to help fund the parade activities. Therefore, this will go ahead and will help offset the costs we have already incurred this year e.g. printing posters etc. The draw will take place on St Patrick's night in Colfers and the winners names/prizes will be posted here.

We will still have trophy prizes for the best decorated houses on the day - again, we will post the winners here.

We are very aware that some people have been working very hard on floats/costumes for the parade and hopefully you will be able to use these next year. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for all the support and nice messages we have received.

Stay safe and healthy and keep an eye on each other.

Corach Ramblers news

Under-12 girls 2 Seaview FC 0: A brilliant performance was on show by everyone from the back four girls (Sophie, Saoirse, Ruth and Nessa), the midfielders (Dearbhla, Olivia, Ciara and Ruth - when pushed up) and our strikers (Lily, Naoise Rose, Róisín and the brilliant Mary Kate).Our two goals were just reward for a lot of work to break down the staunch defence that Seaview had in place.

Naoise Rose Cullen with a super cool finish opened the scoring and the excellent Lily Mullins was on hand to score the second.

The under-12 boys lost 2-1 at home to New Ross. Our goal was scored by Eoin Breen.

Under-14 boys 6 Gorey Rangers 0: There was a fantastic result from our under-14 boys with a comprehensive win to seal the points.The goals came from Calum Kirwan, Lucas Fitzpatrick, David McDonagh, Kyle Cleary, Jack Cleary and an OG to finish the game.

Men's cup second round, Corach 2 New Ross Celtic 2: Hard luck to the men who lost a tense second round game last Sunday. Our side went down one-nil and two-one down but came back every time to bring the game to penalties - unfortunately this was the final obstacle the lads couldn't overcome.

Corach ladies 11 St Joesph's FC 1: The Corach ladies enjoyed a great team win up in Kilmuckridge. Shannon Mcstarted the scoring with a sweet lob from 30 yards after 20 minutes. This was soon followed by the Grace O'Donovan show on a day she scored five and was involved in many more. Niamh Nessi Millar grabbed one to leave the score 4-0 at half time. The second half started with Grace scoring quickly and then the home side grabbed a lucky goal with a lob volley from a free kick 5-1. The remaining scores were added by Trina Sinnott starting and finishing a goal from the backline, Geraldine Curtis scoring a 40 yard sublime goal, Sophie Scallan and Rebecca Stafford, who scored her first senior goal.

Finally congratulations to Mary Reville, who won €510 in our split-the-pot draw. Enjoy.

Our Parish

It's Journal time again and we are looking for graduate photos or if u got married in the last year and if you would like to put your wedding photo in.

If you had a baby in the last year and would like to give us the date of birth to be included in the journal or maybe you would have an article you would like included or an old photograph. If u have anything you would like included please contact Anne Farrell at 086 8469131 or Nicola at 087 6859868.

Cushinstown

Community Games 2020 Information.

All activities are cancelled for the time being and will be reorganised at later dates. All information will be updated on the Whats.

App group or check with any committee member.

Terrerath Church Concert

Terrerath Church Concert is cancelled and it will be reorganised at a later date.

Rathgarogue Hall

All activities cancelled till further notice and information will be updated on the Community Notes.

Terrerath Hall

All activities cancelled till further notice and information will be updated on the Community Notes.

Clothes Bag Collection

Terrerath Community Centre are holding a clothes collection in the next couple of months, anyone who has unwanted clothes (shoes, bags, etc) no duvets, pillows or underwear.

We would love everyone to support this cause in aid of NCBI (which supports people with sight loss).

Rathgarogue GAA, camogie and Ladies' Football.

All Games and Training (local, county) are cancelled at present and all members will be updated through their respective managers and committees.

Duncannon

NOTES DEADLINE

Deadline for inclusion in the Duncannon Notes is 5 p.m. on Thursdays. Email duncannonnotes@gmail.com.

MASSES CANCELLED

Due to the potential threat offered by the COVID 19 Vitus, it has been decided in the interest of the general public, to cancel ALL Masses (incl. St Patrick's Day Mass) in Duncannon and the surrounding area, till further notice.

PARADE CANCELLED

Due to the threats being posed by the COVID 19 Virus, it has been decided to cancel the St Patrick's Day parade this year.

SCHOOL ENROLMENT

Any parent who wishes to enrol their child/children for September, 2020, in St Oliver's N. S Duncannon, please contact the school at 051 389206 or email info@duncannonns.com on or before Friday, March 14.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT

Next monthly meeting is on Monday, April 6, in St Louis Day Care Centre. Start 2.15 p.m.

Holiday 2020 - annual Holiday May 4 to May 8, to Castlebar, Co. Mayo, with Anis Kehoe as our guide. Cost of trip €365pps, single supplement €20 per night. Day trips, gratuities, etc. included in price. Deposit €50, final payment by April 6. Non-members welcome to join us. Savings club open. Ring Mary B. at 087 2073966.

COLLECTION POSTPONED

The Wexford Mental Health Association church gate collection arranged for Saturday, 28th and Sunday, March 29, has been postponed and a new date will be announced in due course.

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