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Dakota Bradley, Flynn Gilbert, Levoy Murphy and Sam Quilliagan-Kennedy.

Dakota Bradley, Flynn Gilbert, Levoy Murphy and Sam Quilliagan-Kennedy.

Ollie O'Neill, Josh Fitzpatrick, Cooper Kehoe, Simone Wolfe and Chloe Raleigh.

Ollie O'Neill, Josh Fitzpatrick, Cooper Kehoe, Simone Wolfe and Chloe Raleigh.


Dakota Bradley, Flynn Gilbert, Levoy Murphy and Sam Quilliagan-Kennedy.


Annual Patrons

The annual patron will take place in Kilmyshall as follows: Old Kilmeashall, Ryland Hill on Friday, July 22, at 7.30 p.m. and in Kilmyshall Churchyard on Saturday, July 23, at 7.45 p.m.

The annual patron and blessing of graves will take place in Bunclody on Friday, July 29, as follows: Old Cemetery, Chapel Road at7 p.m. and in Ryland Cemetery at 8 p.m.

The annual patron will take place in Kilrush on Sunday, July 31, at 1 p.m. and in Brideswell on Friday, August 12, at 7 p.m.

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Bunclody Area Youth Support

Bays LGBTQIA+ Youth Group meets at the FDYS centre, Market Square, Bunclody on Saturdays from 12.30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

For details, contact Derek at 083 2073848 or Vicky at083 2082584.

Tea and Talk

All teens are welcome to call in to tea and Talk ay FDYS, Market Square, Bunclody on Saturdays from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Contact Derek at 083 2073848 or Vicky at 083 2082584 for details.

Church Choir

Holy Trinity Church Choir has returned to singing at Masses and other church services.

Rehearsals take place every Tuesday evening at 7.30 p.m. in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Bunclody. New members, male and female, are required and will be sincerely welcomed.

Contact Eileen at 087 2933545 or Bunclody parish office 053 9376190 or any choir member.

Men’s Shed

Bunclody Men’s Shed opening times are as follows.

It’s open for anyone to drop in on Monday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Fridays 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Shed is behind the St Mary’s Day Care Centre.

For further information please contact Peter Foley at 087 6631588, or Jonathan King at 089 4972664.

Bunclody Union Parish Fête

The Bunclody Church of Ireland Union Parish Fête is back. It takes place in the Rectory grounds (Y21 CV44) on Saturday, July 30, commencing at 2 p.m.

Attractions include bottle stall, cake stall, bric-à-brac, Book Stall, refreshments, Bar-b-que, Dog Show, Children’s activities, Vintage Display, Guess the Amount in the Jar, raffle and an opportunity to mingle and get out and meet people once more.

For details contact the Rector at 087 2547836.

Clohamon Area Reunion

The Clohamon Area Reunion Committee are delighted to let you know that tickets are now available for the Clohamon Area Reunion on Saturday, July 30.

The afternoon promises to be filled with all things nice, friendly faces, history, stories of times passed and lovely food.

The following people can be contacted for tickets: Susan Bolger Dunne, Imelda Harte, Sheila Roberts Hewson, Una Murphy, Barty O’Connor, Paul Power, Gahan’s Village Pub.

Rosemary Atkinson is available after 2 p.m. any day, should you have any enquires, at 086 8860246.

Kilmyshall split-the-pot

Kilmyshall split-the-pot envelopes are available from HWH Shop, Steemers, Cahill’s hardware, D & M Laundrette, Glanbia, Redmond’s Bar, Byrnes Hardware Ryland Lower, Kilmyshall parish office and Kilmyshall School.

The pot is split between Kilmyshall School and the parish. Draw takes place every Friday. Your support is greatly appreciated.

The Mall Market

The Mall Street market is back in Bunclody on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m., weather permitting.

Do call over and say hello as they truly enjoy the chats and the banter. The marketeers are hoping for a long hot summer and praying for peace in this world of ours.

Lough Derg 2022

The Lough Derg 2022 Pilgrimage Season Three Day Pilgrimages run from June 1 and continue till August 15 (Saturday, August 13, is the last day for pilgrims to begin the three-day pilgrimage) Admission €80 – Concessions available for students, seniors and groups.

Booking advised. For more information, contact 071 9861518.

Community Employment Opportunity

Mount Leinster Community Employment CLG has vacancies in Bunclody Day Care for Day Care Assistants Two Positions – Job Reference – 2233387. Driving License preferable but not essential. Age limit 21 years upwards. Closing date: August 16.

Contact Employment Services Bridgepoint, Enniscorthy and quote reference to check eligibility. Local DEAS.P (Intreo) Office Enniscorthy 053 9239300. Garda vetting will apply.

Bunclody Library Events

Summer Stars Reading Adventure: children can now register for this year’s summer Stars Reading Adventure which continues till the end of August. All children are invited to enjoy the fun and pleasure of reading and writing over the summer and collect some prizes along the way. All you need is your library card.

– Your Child’s Sleep with Sleep Coach Danielle Cleary takes place on Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m.

Are you a parent of a young child who would like to learn more about your child’s sleep? Do you struggle with some aspects of your child’s sleep? Sleep coach Danielle Cleary will discuss some of the following, along with a Q & A session.

- Sleep Cycles

- Typical Newborn Behaviour

- Laying Good Foundations for Sleep

- Safe Sleep for the Prevention of

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

- Daytime Sleep

- Night-time sleep

- Bedtime Routine

- Common Sleep Issues

Danielle is a paediatric sleep consultant and the founder of Silent Night Sleep Coach.

Places are limited, to book a place for this event please telephone 053 9375466 or register online.

Car Treasure Hunt

Ballindaggin Development Group are holding a Family Car Treasure Hunt on Bank Holiday Monday, August 1.

All cars can sign in between 6.30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Ballindaggin Community Centre. The course will be located around the village and will take approximately two hours. All cars should return to the village, outside Jordan’s shop by 9 p.m. All cards will then be checked with results at 9.30 p.m.

Prizes include Petrol and diesel vouchers; two family passes for four adults and eight children to Enniscorthy Greyhound Track; tyres and puncture repair. Admission is €20 for a car of up to four people.

The Ballindaggin have resurrected this event last held in Ballindaggin 25 years ago and it promises to be a great evening for all.

Hot Meals Delivered

Bunclody Meals on Wheels service is looking for volunteers to help deliver a hot dinner to people living in the general Bunclody area. People with availability between 12.30 and 2 p.m. on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday are urgently needed.

Please contact James Doyle at 087 9594639, or Barbara-Anne Murphy at 087 6736966 if you can help out either on a regular or occasional basis.

All help is very much appreciated to deliver this essential service.

For Your Diary

St Fiaac’s parishioners are inviting everyone to enjoy the beauty of Clonegal and meet friends over a cup of coffee and other refreshments on Saturday, August 20, for their coffee morning and raffle from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Bunclody news

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