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Katie Byrne and Mary Connolly at the opening of the 'Paper Patchwork' exhibition in Carnew Community Care.

Katie Byrne and Mary Connolly at the opening of the 'Paper Patchwork' exhibition in Carnew Community Care.

Katie Byrne and Mary Connolly at the opening of the 'Paper Patchwork' exhibition in Carnew Community Care.

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ASKAMORE

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Art Exhibition

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The Askamore Art Exhibition takes place in the Main Hall of the community centre, and runs from Thursday, November 17, to Sunday, November 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 24 artists are taking part this year.

Pope John Paul II awards

This coming week, Tom Tully and David Kirwan will receive their John Paul II Gold awards for their involvement in the parish over the past year. We congratulate them both, thank them for their contribution to the parish and hope they will continue to use their skills to be actively involved in our church community.

Askamore Community Council

Table quiz – Thursday, November 24, Doors open at 8.30 p.m. €10 per person Table of four players All funds raised will go towards the Christmas Lights 2022. Askamore Christmas Lights.

Tractor run – Sunday, December 4, at 6 p.m. Macra Sports Night every Tuesday 9 p.m. €2 pay as you play.

Steps and Styles – Dance lessons take place in Askamore |Hall every Wednesday at 8.30 p.m.

Rural Transport – Please contact Willie at 087 2449167 or Stacy at 087 9922481 to book a seat or for more details.

Lets Keep the Head Right

Askamore Community Council with the support of Wexford IFA and Wicklow IFA are hosting a series of Seminars on four consecutive Tuesday evenings from November 22 till December 13 starting at 7.30 p.m. till 9.30 p.m. in Askamore Community Centre. The cost is e10 per night or e25 for the four nights. Proceeds to the upkeep of the hall. Refreshments will be served each night, good conversation and company is guaranteed.

A full listing of speakers on each night is available to view on the church notice board. If you would like to know more about this event, please phone Seán at 087 2898805, Enniscorthy IFA at 053 9233090 or Askamore Community Office at 085 2156848.

Ballyellis NS split-the-pot

winner of split-the-pot on Friday, November 11, is Lisa Beasley, c/o Ballyellis NS – winning €150. Split-the-pot’ envelopes can be had from any parent in the school or by calling into the school. Many thanks to everyone for your support. It is much appreciated.

Kilrush-Askamore GAA

Lotto jackpot won – Congratulations to Orla and Michael Kehoe on winning the jackpot of €20,000. The numbers were one. 12. 13. 31. Lucky-dip winners were Bridie Cowman, Louise Joyce, Michael Murphy (Snr), Grace Tobin. Seller’s Prize: Stephanie Guildea. Next draw takes place on Tuesday, November 15, in Kilrush GAA Club grounds at 10 p.m. The jackpot is now at €5,200. Tickets are on sale in Codd’s, Coleman’s Tombrack., Gahan’s, Clohamon, Jim Byrne’s Carnew or any committee member.

Gloves for sale – A Mini Company run by Tom Kirwan and Darragh Roberts in FCJ Bunclody is selling Kilrush-Askamore GAA Gloves. They are available to order now through Facebook: FCJ GAA Gloves Hats; Instagram: @fcj_gaaglovesandhats.

Guys and Dolls

‘Guys and Dolls’ directed by Michael Dunbar, Musical Director, Conor McCarthy and Choreographer, Frances Ryan will run in St Brigid’s Hall Carnew from Monday, November 21, to Saturday, November 26, Booking this year is now available online. Tickets prices range from €10 – €20 (+ booking fee) from gr8events.ie.

Super Draw – Also to help with the cost of staging their annual show, Carnew Musical Society have a wonderful Super Draw each year and this year’s prizes are again fabulous. The draw will take place after the final performance of Guys and Dolls on Saturday, November 26.

BALLYCANEW

Christmas Bazaar

Ballycanew National Schools parents’ association are delighted to announce the return of their annual Christmas Bazaar this year. The event will be held in the school, Sunday, December 11, from 3 p.m. till 5 p.m. Our bazaar is always a hugely successful event with lots of stalls and events, including music and a monster raffle.

If you are a stall holder and would like to book a table, please contact Éilís at 087 1762328 to secure your place before we book up.

Light Up your Tractor

In aid of Ballyoughter Parish, Christmas Tractor Run will take to the road on Sunday, December 4. Registration at 4.30 p.m., leaving Ballyoughter church carpark at 6 p.m. Prize for best decorated tractor. Passing throught Camolin at 6.50 p.m., Clought at 7.05 p.m., Gorey at 7.20 p.m. and Ballycanew at 7.50 p.m. approx. Contact James at 087 6175529 or Brian 087 2638863 for more information. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Please save the date and spread the word. Thanks folks.

St Pat’s GAA

Club AGM – The annual general meeting of St Pat’s GAA Club has been changed to Friday, November 25, at 7.30 p.m. in the Ashdown Park Hotel.

Lotto – There was no winner of the jackpot on Monday, November 7; winning numbers were 14, 17, 20 and 23. Two matched three numbers to each receive €75: Charlie Murphy, Noel Lawlor.

Split-the-pot

Congratulations to the Saturday November 12 winner of split-the-pot, Sheila Graham (Murphy) – prize was €149. Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

Notice to dog walkers

If you are using the parish field to walk your dogs could you please ensure that you pick up after your dog especially around the fence and the gateway into playground as this is where small children use every day.

Yoga Classes

The Yoga Gardener has commenced yoga classes in Ballycanew Resource Centre Wednesday at 8 p.m. Suitable for beginners. Bring your own mat, cosy blanket and cosy socks for relaxation. €10 per class or block of seven classes €59. Contact 083 8054866 to book.

Shadow Box making

Shadow box making is starting on November 1 at 8 p.m. in Ballycanew Resource Centre. €8 per class. Limited places. Contact 087 2127614 to book.

Ballycanew Resource Centre

Check out all the upcoming events on ballycanew.ie. Time slots are still available for groups to book or have a night out with the lads/girls take advantage of our bowls, table tennis or Scooch. Serving our community.

Ballycanew First Responders

Volunteers are urgently needed for Ballycanew CFR–full training is given. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, email ballycanewcfr@gmail.com, or contact us on our Ballycanew Community First Responders Facebook page.

Clothing Banks

Reminder – Please do not leave bags at the clothing bank if the bank is full. Bring it home and come back another day. The bank is emptied regularly.

Local notes

There is a change of date for submitting any items for the local notes. If you have anything that you would like to be included in the local notes then please contact Ann at 087 7433684 by 5 p.m. on Sundays evenings or email annkehoe@yahoo.ie. Where a bank holiday occurs items to be included must be with me by 5 p.m. on Thursday evenings.

BALLYGARRETT

St Vincent de Paul

St Vincent de Paul is available to assist families who maybe experiencing particular financial stress especially in the terms of basic necessities. Help is available by contacting SVP on the confidential helpline 085-1159495

Blotto results

Réalt na Mara Blotto results: No winner of last weeks jackpot. Winning numbers 4, 5, 7, 16. Lucky dip winners: Mac McAuley, Mairead Slye, Paul Wafer. Lucky dip ticket winners: Paddy Sullivan, Don O’Brien. 5 free tickets: Valarie & Mat Power. Lotto tickets are available From Dunbar’s PO Courtown, Raths , Ballygarrett, Breda’s Poulshone, Redmond’s timber, Killenagh and O’Connors Ballycanew or online

Cahore Craft Club

‘Cahore Crafts and Chat’ is a new group based in Clonevan Schoolhouse on a Thursday morning from 10.30-1.30. Everyone is welcome; both experienced Handcrafters and beginners. Bring along your current handcraft project and enjoy a few hours crafting with like-minded people. Cost is €5 -refreshments provided. Ring Jackie at 0863895654 for further information.

Walking track

The darker evenings are making a comeback but don’t worry the Réalt na Mara GAA walking track lights are back on for the winter months.

Christmas market

The Outdoor Christmas market takes place on Sunday 27th November from 9.30am-2pmn Ballygarrett Parish Hall grounds.

A large selection of arts, crafts , homebaking, Christmas gift ideas,, artisan food. To book a stall contact 087 9389288 all stalls €10. A great way of supporting local people on the run up to Christmas.

Gentle yoga classes

Gentle yoga classes are taking place every Thursday from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Riverchapel Community Complex. Suitable for all levels of experience, these classes are aimed at promoting relaxation and helping you to connect to your body and mind. Classes cost €10 and booking is essential. For more information or to book, contact Amy on 086 076 5613 or amylewis578@gmail.com.

Local Notes

If you have anything that you would like to be included in the local notes then please contact Ann at 087 7433684 or email ballygarrettnotes@gmail.com by 5pm on Sunday evenings.

CARNEW

First Responders

Carnew first responders are holding an information evening on Wednesday, November 23, at 7.30 p.m. in tge meeting room in Carnew GAA grounds, want some more information on volunteering with the group? Pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

Ballyellis NS split-the-pot

Winner of split-the-pot on Friday, November 11, is Lisa Beasley, c/o Ballyellis NS – winning €150. Split-the-pot envelopes can be had from any parent in the school or by calling into the school. Many thanks to everyone for your support. It is much appreciated.

Split-the-pot

The lucky winner of the Scoil Aodan Naofa split-the-pot draw was Teegan Darcy, who won €307. Congratulations. The seller’s prize winner who won €10 was Tom O’Brien and the lucky-dip winner was Fíbí Nolan. Our next split-the-pot draw takes place next Friday, November 18. Thank you for your continued support.

Carnew Community Care – Charity Shop

Carnew Community Care and our volunteers are delighted to finally reopen the Charity Shop at the Day Centre after COVID the Shop will reopen on Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24thof November from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m.

The Charity Shop will remain open every week on Tues, Wed and Thursday from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. Donations are being accepted during the shop opening times. We regret that we cannot take electrical goods, books, toys and some baby equipment items. Please call in advance of dropping in with donations – 053 9426510. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to the Charity Shop at the Day Centre where the volunteers have made a great job of displaying all the bargains to be had.

Crafting at Carnew Community Care

Crafting Afternoons are continuing on Tuesdays at Carnew Community Care from now till Christmas from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. We have had a taste of paper crafting and cross stitch in the last two weeks. Those attending loved both crafts and have decided that from next Tuesday the 22nduntil Christmas that they will try Paper Crafting, kindly being led by Betty Commiskey. Some may even try their hand at making some Christmas cards. All are welcome to attend, we request a donation of €3 towards costs.

GAA club AGM

Carnew Emmets GAA Club are holding their AGM on Friday, November 25, in the club house, all welcome.

Carnew Musical Society – Guys and Dolls

‘Guys and Dolls’ directed by Michael Dunbar, Musical Director, Conor McCarthy and Choreographer, Frances Ryan will run in St Brigid’s Hall Carnew from Monday, November 21, to Saturday, November 26, Booking this year is now available online. Tickets prices range from €10 – €20 (+ booking fee) from gr8events.ie.

Super Draw – Also to help with the cost of staging their annual show, Carnew Musical Society have a wonderful Super Draw each year and this year’s prizes are again fabulous. The draw will take place after the final performance of Guys and Dolls on Saturday, November 26.

Lets Keep the Head Right

Askamore Community Council with the support of Wexford IFA and Wicklow IFA are hosting a series of Seminars on four consecutive Tuesday evenings from November 22 till December 13 starting at 7.30 p.m. till 9.30 p.m. in Askamore Community Centre. The cost is e10 per night or e25 for the four nights. Proceeds to the upkeep of the hall. Refreshments will be served each night, good conversation and company is guaranteed.

A full listing of speakers on each night is available to view on the church notice board. If you would like to know more about this event, please phone Seán at 087 2898805, Enniscorthy IFA at 053 9233090 or Askamore Community Office at 085 2156848.

Askamore Singers

Askamore Singers started up before Covid and are delighted to be returning on November 3 to the community centre in Askamore from 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Coach Honor Heffernan. Fee €50 per four-week term.

Our aim is to visit nursing homes and day care centres and entertain with some great songs, starting with Christmas songs and also singing for the turning on of the Christmas lights in Askamore.

This is a great way to improve your voice and gain skills and confidence and perform for people who will really love it. Everybody Welcome, whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned professional, this is suitable for men and women of all abilities.

Men-only exercise class

Men on the move programme continues for another eight weeks on Mondays at 10.30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in St Brigid’s Hall. Each session cost €5 and lasts one hour. This Programme is suitable for all levels of fitness.

Askamore Christmas Market

Askamore Christmas Indoor Market will take place on Sunday, December 4, Phone 085 2156848 to book your table.

X Factor

Have you got what it takes to take part in the X Factor? Then come along to McCrea’s Bar Carnew on Saturday, November 19, at 9 p.m., first prize €600, second prize €300, third prize €100, all proceeds towards Carnew FC club.

GAA Lotto

Carnew GAA lotto was not won numbers were 9,15,25,29, lucky dips were Patty Collins and Cathrine Fogarty, the next draw is 21st November and the jackpot is 12,000, tickets can be bought on line or in any of the local shops.

Sympathy

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Michael Behan, Knockanna and formerly Coollattin Road who died recently and was buried in Knockanna recently.

To the family and relatives of Enid Cush nee Roache, Clonamona, Craanford who died during the week and was buried on Sunday in Craanford cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Patrick (Pat) Banana Brennan, England and formerly of Brideswell who died recently in England.

To the family and relatives of of James (Jimmy) Murray, Cummer who died during the week and was buried on Tuesday in Coolfancy cemetery.

Scor

Congratulations to Carnew Emmet’s GAA club on winning the All Ireland Scor in Castlebar on Saturday night with their sketch The Great Prentender with cast James Doran, Fergus Kinsella, Tom Darcy, Emma Culkin, Tom Culkin, Christina Kinsella and John O’Hara. Well done to all involved and to all who travelled.


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