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Christmas Lights Road Run

Christmas Lights Road Run will be leaving Campile on Sunday, December 12, at 5 p.m., with registration at 4 p.m.

The magical motorcade of vehicles will be travelling through Dunmain, Ballycullane, Saltmills, Fethard on Sea, Templetown, Ramsgrange, Duncannon, and finishing in Arthurstown, where refreshments will be served compliments of the Kings Bay Inn.

All proceeds are in aid of St Louis Day Care Centre in Ramsgrange.

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Bereavement support

Due to return of restrictions in connection with Covid-19, the Bethany Bereavement Support group have had no choice but to cancel their drop-in service on the first Thursday of every month commencing on Thursday, December 2, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St Michael’s Pastoral Centre, Michael Street, New Ross (formerly the Boys’ School).

Please call if you need support at this time. The confidential phone no. is 087 3846577.

Christmas craft fair

There will be a Christmas craft fair in Campile Hall on Sunday, December 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Anyone who is interested in selling crafts on the day, please contact Mary on 087 6825268.

Online Rhymetime

Join Trish every Friday morning at 11 a.m. on New Ross Library’s Facebook Page for lots of stories, rhymes and songs.

Panto Society fundraisers

New Ross Pantomime Society is holdnig two fundraising nights over the first weekend of December.

On Friday, December 3, in Spider’s Pub, New Ross a table quiz is taking place, starting at 8.30 p.m. Tables of four cost €20.

The following day (December 4), a clothes collection takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  at the Youth Centre New Ross. Bags can be dropped off. Good, clean clothing only, paired shoes, hand bags and belts, towels and blankets and curtains.

Creative writing group 

New Ross Library’s Creative Writing Group for adults is going live online.

Tina from New Ross Library will present this monthly meeting at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month.

To join the conversation, register here, and get your writer hats on.

Bingo is back on Tuesdays

Taghmon Action Group is delighted to invite back all its loyal and new supporters to the bingo in Tag Centre, Taghmon (Eircode: Y35 C2DE) every Tuesday night at the earlier time of 7.30 p.m.

The snowball is €550, with €100’s in prizes and a split-the-pot run on the night. Covid regulations must be followed.
All are welcome.

Sensory toys

Wexford County Council Public Library Service is committed to providing quality information and resources to support parents, children and young people.

A collection of toys and assistive resources has been established to respond to the growing demand for intervention services for children and young people with extra needs. We hope that it will help parents, health care professionals and teachers in working together to support the children in their care.

For more information, call 051 421877.

War of Independence

As part of the Library’s Decade of Centenary commemorations, Historian-in-Residence Barry Lacey will explore both the Wexford War of Independence and the Civil War in Wexford through a series of walking tours in each town.

The walking tour in New Ross will take place on Saturday, November 20, at 10.30 a.m., starting from New Ross Library.

You can book online via https://www.wexfordcoco.ie/libraries/opening-hours-and-branches/new-ross-library.
Alternatively, phone 051 421877.

Study spaces at library

New Ross Library has reopened its study facility. The library will provide six study spaces in two hourly slots that are strictly for individual use.
Booking is required for these study spaces using the LibCal booking system, which can be accessed on Wexford County Council’s Library webpage.

St Canice’s

St Canice’s National School, Rosbercon is now taking applications for enrolment for Junior Infants 2022.

Application forms for enrolment are available by phoning the school at 051 422813 or by emailing info@stcanicesns.com.

Country Markets

Country Markets New Ross is back on Friday mornings at the Rugby Club from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

‘Broadway’ musical

St Michael’s Theatre Musical Society presents the ‘West End of Broadway’ on Friday, November 26, at 8 p.m. This is a one-night only performance.

Tickets are €12 and can be booked through the St Michael’s website (http://www.stmichaelsnewross.com/) or by calling 051 421255.

Shanbogh NS enrolments

Shanbogh NS is currently accepting applications for the school year 2022/2023. For an applications form, visit shanboghns.ie, call 051 880308 or email shanboghns@gmail.com.

The closing date for applications is Friday, December 10.

Pantomime Society show

The New Ross Pantomime Society is back with a bang. And the society members have announced their January 2022 show: ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, which has been given a fresh and funny update by Keith Flanagan.
The production will be directed by Linda Grace Cox.

Show dates are yet to be confirmed.

Trad House now open

Trad House New Ross has opened its doors.

The aim is to give all children the opportunity to learn an instrument and have access to Irish traditional music.

Class sizes are being reduced to make sure organisers are following Covid guidelines . If you have any queries, contact Ellie on 086 4528226.

Computer Classes

Kilkenny Carlow ETB is running free computer classes in Rosbercon Parish Hall from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

For further details, contact Geraldine at 086 191 5915 or via email: geraldinewalsh@kilkennycarlowetb.ie.

Obituaries – free service

This newspaper offers tribute pieces to bereaved family members within the local community who have recently suffered the loss of a loved one.

The obituary tells the story of the person’s life, celebrating their personality and outlining their work and family life in a way that honours their memory. The service is available free of charge, and will be completed in a manner that is sensitive to your own personal wishes and requests.

Contact David Looby, whose details are listed above, if this is something that interests you as a way of having a permanent record of the life of a loved one in print.

Free theatre events

Following a great series of events this summer in the library park, St. Michael’s Theatre – in partnership with Wexford County Council and ELS event management – has a series of free events this December to kickstart the Christmas cheer.

Live music and children’s shows every Saturday and Sunday afternoon on the Christmas stage at Conduit lane, free concerts in St. Michael’s Theatre, plus magical Christmas scenes from Terry Brennan.


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