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Kiltealy lights

The Kiltealy Tidy Towns committee will turn on this year’s Christmas lights in the village on Saturday, December 4, at 7.30 p.m.

The ceremony will take place after Mass.

The committee is also delighted to announce that there will be an outdoor crib in the garden this year for all to visit, enjoy and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.

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Drive-in bingo

Rathnure drive-in bingo is back on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m.

There is up to €2,950 in prizes, with the snowball standing at €800 in 52 calls.

It’s a great night out and all for a great cause.

Collection for people in need

There will be a collection for Wexford People Helping People and Wexford Women’s Refuge in Kiltealy village on Saturday, December 4.

It will coincide with the turning on of the Christmas lights in the village. People from the community will be able to donate any of the following items: store cupboard ingredients; dried goods; canned goods and toiletries for men, women and children.

Crisps and sweets will also be greatly appreciated, with everyone in the community is being encouraged to support the collection in whatever way the can because of the worthy causes.

Anyone who can’t make it that night, but would like to support the initiative, can leave their items with John Murphy at Mohurry Mills and all help and support is very much appreciated.

Boolavogue Foróige

There was a great attendance at the Foróige club in Boolavogue on Friday, November 5, with almost 25 members in attendance.

The junior members meet from 6.45 p.m. until 7.45 p.m., while the seniors meet from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m.

New members are always welcome and can just drop into the hall on Friday at the relevant time to join.

Kiltealy calendar

The ‘Scenes from Kiltealy’ calendars are on sale in Bowe’s shop and Mohurry Mills, priced €10.

The local committee is very appreciative of Shane O’Neill for all his hard work in putting the calendar together.

All proceeds from the calendar go towards the Christmas lights, the outdoor crib and other projects in the village.

Galbally bake

Galbally Sports and Leisure Club is looking for some help from people within the community who would like to show off their culinary skills.

The club is looking for people to provide cakes or scones to sell at its Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday and Sunday, December 4 and 5.

All enquiries to Dawn at 087 8306206 or any committee member.

Country market

The Enniscorthy Country Market is in operation in the IFA Centre, Mill Park Road, every Friday morning from 8.30 a.m. to 12 noon.

The market offers the very best garden produce, including vegetables and eggs, along with a wide range of home-baking products.

Obituaries

This newspaper 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 and all obituaries are completed in a manner that is sensitive to your own personal wishes and requests.

The obituaries are also shaped entirely by your direction and are written in full consultation with you at all times and at all stages.

Please feel free to contact journalist Brendan Keane through brendan.keane@peoplenews.ie if an obituary tribute piece is something that you would like to have published in this newspaper to honour the memory of a loved one close to you who has passed away.

Songwriters

Songwriters from across the county and beyond who are writing their own material and trying to get their songs and music released to the public can send them in to this newspaper for review.

If you’re about to release an album, or already have an album out in the public domain, feel free to email brendan.keane@peoplenews.ie.

Submissions should include the name of the act, coupled with a photo and a brief biography.

Toddler group

Glenbrien Baby and Toddler Group has resumed gathering every Tuesday in Glenbrien Old School Centre from 9.15 a.m. to 10.45 a.m.

This is an opportunity for young children and their carers such as parents, grandparents and childminders to meet.

For more information, contact Ana Egan (086 1939997) or Anne Marie O’Connor (087 2973324).

The organisers of the group are looking forward to everyone meeting up for a cuppa and a chat.

Swap library

A swap library is now open in the entrance hallway of Bree Hall.

Users are very much encouraged to take a book or leave for others to enjoy.

Digital ePaper

The Enniscorthy Guardian is available as an ePaper, which is an exact digital version of the physical print edition of the newspaper and means easy access on a device of your choice.

The ePaper and the new Local Irish News app mean subscribers can read the Enniscorthy Guardian anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Because it’s an exact replica of the print edition, subscribers can enjoy the usual comprehensive package of local news, sport, lifestyle and entertainment delivered straight to their device every Tuesday morning.

The ePaper offers excellent value for money, with monthly subscriptions priced €5.99 – which equates to just €1.50 per week – to have the latest news and sport delivered straight into your hand.

Those who take out the €59.99 annual option can save even more money, as the price of the ePaper works out at just €1.15 per edition, which is very good value for money.

To subscribe, go to www.enniscorthyguardian.ie/subscribe.

Badminton club

Galbally Badminton Club invites new members to come and play every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. in the newly refurbished hall.

Everyone is welcome to play, meet up and have some fun.

To find out more contact 087 8306206 or any committee member.

Covid passports must be presented.

Caim Men’s Shed

Caim Men’s Shed is open every Thursday night from 7 p.m. to  9 p.m.

For more details, contact Paddy at 087 6341532 or 053 9255647.

Island Hunt AGM    

The Island Hunt AGM will take place on Tuesday, December 7, at 8 p.m. in Ferns Community Centre, Y21 VW29.

Knit and stitch

Due to the rising numbers of Covid cases, and for the safety of all concerned, the organisers of the Knit and Stitch and crochet group in Caim have decided to cancel the group sessions until further notice. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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