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Local Notes.

Local Notes.

Local Notes.


Oylegate show

Oylegate Community Centre will be the place to be from Wednesday, March 22, to Saturday, March 25, when it will play host to a musical production of ‘Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat’.

This famous show by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of their most popular works and this local cast are really looking forward to the show.

Swap libraries

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The swap library in Bree Hall has a complete new stock of books. People are welcome to bring books, take books or both.

The Swap Library in the foyer of Bree Hall is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at any stage when the hall is open.

The Swap Library in Galbally is in the garden behind the hall and there are more books available on the shelves indoors on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.


The Enniscorthy Guardian offers tribute obituary pieces for bereaved family members and friends within the local community who have recently experienced the loss of a loved one.

The weekly service is offered free of charge, with all obituaries completed in a manner that is sensitive to your own personal wishes and requests and they are written in full consultation with you at all times and at all stages. This ensures that they are a fitting tribute to the deceased person.

Please don’t hesitate to contact journalist Brendan Keane through brendan.keane@peoplenews.ie if an obituary tribute piece is something that you would like this newspaper to honour the memory of a loved one close to you who has passed away. Such tributes can also include a photograph of your loved one.

Table quiz

The Duffry Rovers GAA club annual Good Friday table quiz will be held on bank holiday, Easter Monday, April 10, at 8.30 p.m.

It will be held in Ballindaggin Hall and the cost of participating will be €10 per adult (for a table of four) and €5 for underage participants.

Tea will be served and a raffle will also be held on the night.

Coffee morning

Nicola Doyle, from Glynranny, Boolavogue, will be travelling to Arusha, in Tanzania, at the end of March to volunteer in a special needs centre that caters for children aged one to 10.

Nicola is organising a coffee morning on Sunday, March, 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Oulart Community Centre to raise as much money as possible towards much needed supplies and equipment for the children.

Everyone in the community is encouraged to support the event.

Village raffle

The Boolavogue Tidy Village group is organising an Easter Raffle and lines can be had in Boolavogue post office.

A line costs €2 or you can take three chances for €5. All support would be greatly appreciated.

Retirement group

Ferns and District Activement Retirement Association is fully operational now and would like to welcome new members to participate and enjoy the events on offer.

A three night break to the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal is planned from March 27 to March 30.

The cost of the trip is €385 per person sharing with a single room supplement is extra. The trip is covered by the association’s insurance.

Non-members are also welcomed to participate in the trip. For more information contact Ray on 089 4293494.

GAA draw

Duffry Rovers GAA and camogie club is holding a Monster Draw with €12,000 in prizes up for grabs.

Tickets can be had from committee members and the first draw will be held on March 31.

Men’s shed

Caim Men’s Shed is held on Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Those interesting in getting involved or finding out more about the initiative is asked to contact Paddy on 087 6341532.

Spring clean

Volunteers are being sought to help out with litter picking in the Kiltealy area as part of Spring clean 2023.

The local volunteer group would very much appreciate assistance from anyone in the locality who has some spare time to assist with cleaning up the area.

Bags and gloves are available in local shops and those participating are asked to text 087 6677418 once the litter has been collected to get details of where the bags picked can be collected. The deadline for the cleaning initiative is April 30, 2023.

The Ballindaggin Spring clean will take place on Saturday, April 1, at 10 a.m. Participants will meet at the church car park where bags, pickers and gloves will be available.

Everyone in the community is encouraged to go along and help collect rubbish from all the approach roads to the village.

Dancing classes

New pupils are always welcome to attend Deirdre Doran’s dancing classes which are held in Monamolin Hall every Thursday evening. The beginners’ classes run from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

To find out more about the classes contact Deirdre through her social media platforms on Facebook and Instagram or by phone at 087 6487684.

Book launch

The Presentation Centre in Enniscorthy will be the venue for a book launch by a local author on Friday, May 12, at 7 p.m.

Damien Murphy, who is from Enniscorthy, recently published his first book through Amazon and the physical launch will include food and music.

There will be limited copies of the book, ‘Irish Spy Agency(ISA) Chronicles Book1: Diving In’, available on the day, priced €10.

Pop-up Gaeltacht

There is a Pop-Up Gaeltacht held on the last Friday of every month in The Thatch, Kiltealy.

The events are open to everyone who has an interest in the Irish language. The first session was a great success, and everyone had a very enjoyable night.

Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of whether you are fluent or just have a couple of words of Irish.

Club membership

The Galbally Leisure Club is now accepting memberships for the coming year.

The membership fee for the year is €25 per familyand €10 for individuals.

Membership entitles members to discount price for hire of the hall for personal leisure activities like volleyball, badminton, card games etc. and includes free entry into the yearly members’ draw with hamper prizes.

To find out more about the club and the benefits of being a member contact any of the following: Chairman – Stephen Crean (086 379232); Vice-Chairman – Mathew Murphy (087 2118550); Anne-Marie Laffan (089 4201949); Gerry Paige (085 1193779); John V Carr (085 1422189); Catherine Kennedy (087 6141506) or John Power (087 7495647).

Local link bus

Local Link Wexford run a bus service from Clologue via Ferns, Ballyduff and Camolin to Gorey every Tuesday and Friday morning, and returned in the early afternoon.

There are scheduled stops but they can also pick passengers up from their homes, offering a door-to-door service along the route.

Booking is required by calling 053 9011828 and you can also register and a seat can be reserved for you every week.