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Willie Day and Tommy Sinnott enjoying the sunshine at the Wexford Races at Bettyville.

Willie Day and Tommy Sinnott enjoying the sunshine at the Wexford Races at Bettyville.

Willie Day and Tommy Sinnott enjoying the sunshine at the Wexford Races at Bettyville.

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CLONARD

Clonard lotto

Lotto results for Wednesday, June 15: winning numbers 6, 14, 16 and 21; jackpot Winner Martin Gordon, who receives €16,750. Seller of the winning ticket Mary Scallan receives €1,675. 11 match-three winners receive €68 each: Lena Carley; Fionnuala Murphy; Rita Dobbs; Bernie Roche; Hilda Foley; Brendan Curran; Gavin Reville; Paulina Klinger; Ella Hynes; Olivia O’Grady, and Florrie Murray.

Jackpot for Wednesday, June 22, is €4,000. Tickets are €2 at Clonard parish office. Lotto draw takes place every Wednesday night at 8.30 p.m. Play online at clonardparish.ie, with your local promoter or in the parish office.

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Church news

Novena – Novena to the Sacred Heart continues in Clonard till Friday, June 24, at all Masses.

Pro Life Rally – A bus has been arranged for people wishing to support the Pro-Life Rally on Saturday, July 2. Collection points Wexford town, Enniscorthy, Ferns, Gorey and Arklow. To book a seat please contact John at 086 2608454.

Centering Prayer – Every Monday 10.45 a.m. midday in the Shamrock Room, Clonard Community Centre. Contact 053 9123672 for more information.

Knock Pilgrimage – There will be a one-day coach trip to Knock Shrine on Sunday, July 3, for the Ferns Diocesan Day. Depart Bride Street at 7am sharp. Pick up in Enniscorthy on Main Dublin Road outside Dunnes at approx 7.20am. pick up at Holy Trinity Church , Bunclody, approx 7.45am. Breakfast and evening meal in the Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore. Cost is €60 per person, with discount for children. Contact details: Neil Foley 087 9740120, or Sean Kinsella at 053 912 3819

Family Carers Ireland

A church gate collection in aid of Family Carers Ireland is on next weekend June 25 and 26. Your continued support is very much appreciated.

Active Retirement

Wexford Active Retirement Association will hold a general meeting on Wednesday June 29, at 2.30 p.m. at Clonard Community Centre.

Existing and prospective members welcome. (Additional members can be added on that day or phone WEXARA on 089 4756706).

€60 will be due for those participating in the Waterford Day Trip on July 20 (envelope with your name and exact amount please). Further arrangements for members taking the day trip will be available at the meeting. The trip includes a stop for coffee and scones followed by a trip on the mini railway at Suir Valley Greenway. We then take a guided tour of the Japanese Gardens in Tramore and our day finishes with a meal at the Waterfornt Restaurant in Tramore.

Just a reminder to everyone, that we do not have a meeting in July.

Alzheimer’s Tea Day

Come along for a cuppa at the Alzheimer’s Tea Day in Coolcotts Community Centre Thursday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Your support is gratefully appreciated.

Bingo night

Bingo is played in Clonard Community Centre every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.). Books Singles €8, Doubles €10.

Can you spare a couple of hours every second week to help at the bingo? If so, contact the parish office at 053 9123672.

Contact

Promote your club or community events. Contact Jim with your details at 085 8665221.

CROSSABEG

Annual General Meeting

A reminder that the annual general meeting of Crossabeg AFC will take place this coming Friday, June 24th at the Clubhouse in Newcastle, commencing at 7 p.m. All are most welcome.

Soccer Summer School

Crossabeg AFC are hosting their first ever FAI Summer Soccer School this coming August. The camp will take place from August 22nd to August 26th, daily from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The camp is suitable for boys and girls aged 6 to 14 years. The cost is €70 per person. If you have a family member interested, please book their place on the FAI Summer Soccer Schools Website or follow @CrossabegAFC on social media and book through the link on their home page.

Official Opening

A reminder that the official opening of the community centre building at Garrywilliam, will take place this coming Friday evening, June 24th at 7 p.m. All are welcome along, so bring the children down for some fun and games, which are being provided by local Clubs. Light refreshments will also be served.

Silver Circle Draws

As well as the opening of the new building at the community field at Garrywilliam this coming Friday evening, the postponed final draws in the current Silver Circle annual fundraiser for €500 and the bumper draw for €5,000 will also take place, where two lucky winners will be announced. Good luck to all.

Athletics

County B Championships – A number of juvenile members of St. Killian`s AC travelled to The Hub in Enniscorthy on Friday evening last for the Juvenile B County championships and there was plenty to smile about.

First to the podium was Holly Fortune who won a bronze medal in the 80M sprint and also a bronze medal in the Mixed Relay final. Lily-Ann Redmond took bronze in the 80M sprint, a bronze in the Long Jump with a jump of 3.07M and she finished up her evenings participation with a bronze in the Mixed Relay.

Eoghan Parker took gold in the 80M sprint and the 300M and a bronze in the Long Jump. Grace Pender took gold in the Turbo Javelin and gold in the Long Jump (3.20M) Saidbh Franey-Hynes had a brilliant evening winning gold in the Long Jump (2.51M) fourth in the 80M sprint, and fifth in the 300M and a bronze medal in the Mixed Relay.

Leinster Championships – Cameron Sheil and Chloe Reck, St. Killian`s juvenile athletes both competed last weekend at the Leinster championships which were held in Tullamore.

Cameron Sheil had a wonderful championship weekend. On Saturday he and his Relay team placed 3rd in the Inter County Relay, earning them the bronze medals. Then on Sunday he was back in action, taking a bronze medal in the 80M Hurdles. This is Cameron`s first time competing at Leinster level and this was a marvellous achievement for him.

Chloe Reck competed in the Inter County Relay on Saturday, where here team just missed out on the bronze medals in the final. She went on to compete in various events on Sunday but alas missed out on the medal placings. Well done to both.

Deadline for notes

Submit those news items to tworedcow@outlook.com by Sunday night of each week. Items can also be sent by text to 086-1980775.

GLYNN-BARNTOWN

Ceol Do Conall

On June 26 at White’s Hotel, an amazing collaboration of local musicians will be taking part in Ceol Do Conall, a concert in memory of our friend Conall (Mc.Guinness) from Barntown. All proceeds of the concert will go directly to It’s Good two Talk Wexford (counselling, psychotherapy and support services).

The tickets are €10 each and the event takes place from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Bands on the day include Corner Boy, The Department of Chancery and Frankenstein Bolt. Tickets are available now from Clayton Whites Hotel, or from the ‘It’s Good two Talk’ office during office hours, or you can also visit itsgood2talk.ie. Alison has tickets too and can be contacted at 086 3146524.

Glynn Tractor Run

The long-awaited and much-missed Glynn parish Tractor Run returns on July 3. Registration begins at the hall from 12.00 hours till 13.00 hours. Volunteers are welcome to help in ensuring a good time is had by all. Everyone is invited to enjoy tea, sandwiches, and cake for in the hall after the Run. We look forward to seeing you there.

Glynn National School

Registration is now open for the Glynn NS School Development Fund 5k WALK 2022. Online entry @runireland.com. Registration will also take place on the evening before and on the morning of the race in Glynn Parish Hall. Generous cash prizes for the first, second and third in Male and Female categories.

Entry Fee is €15 which includes a T-shirt for the first 150 entries. The 5K is open to those aged 14 and over. There will also be a 2K for those aged seven to 13 years. Registration on race day. Entry fee for 2K Race is €5. Register for the Kehoe and Associates Glynn 5K 2022 now at; runireland.com/events.glynn-5k-2022/. Run takes place on June 26.

Community Gathering

Following the success of our first Gathering, it has been decided to do the same again. You are all invited to attend for a coffee and a Chat which will take place on Tuesday, June 28, at midday, following Saoirse’s Senior Movement Class in the main hall of Barntown Community Centre.

The aim of the get-together is to encourage regular ‘catch-ups’ and activities for the older generation in the community, as in the autumn we hope to be in a position to have our very own Active Retirement Group in the parish. Come along for the chat and should you want to try the exercise bit, pop along just before 11. See you there.

Parks Tennis 2022.

Glynn-Barntown Tennis Club presents Parks Tennis Week 1: July 4 to 8. Week 2: July 11 to 15. Week 3: July 18 to 22. Week 4: July 24 to 29. Age 6-9 years 9.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 10-16 years 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration will take place at the GAA Clubhouse balcony on Thursday, June 30, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Prices listed on the Glynn-Barntown Tennis Club Facebook page. Enquiries to Connor at 083 0744626.

Rounders

Excellent play on Sunday, saw our Senior Ladies and Mixed Teams, who played Michael Glaveys come out on top. Finishing score for the Ladies 31-7 and the Mixed 26-6. Some brilliant teamwork was displayed. Well done to all.

Our nine time senior all-Ireland Medal Winner Kate O’Reilly from Glynn-Barntown, has some words of wisdom for all our young Rounders Stars taking part in the National@AllianzIreland. Hear what she has to say by clicking the link on the Glynn-Barntown Rounders Facebook page. Kate also has five GAA All Stars awards. What a trooper.

Active Retirement

Wexford Active Retirement Association general meeting Wednesday, June 29, at 2.30 p.m. at Clonard Community Centre. Existing and prospective members welcome. (Additional members can be added on that day or phone Wexara at 089 4756706). €60 due for those participating in the Waterford Day Trip on July 20 (envelope with your name and exact amount please). Further arrangements for members taking the day trip will be available at the meeting.

The trip includes a stop for coffee and scones followed by a trip on the mini railway at Suir Valley Greenway. We then have a guided tour of the Japanese Gardens in Tramore and our day will finish with a meal at the Waterfornt Restaurant in Tramore. Just a reminder to everyone, that we do not have a meeting in July.

Barntown Community Centre

If you need a space to hold a meeting or event, consider our fabulous new Community Centre. We are filling up with events fast but still have some spaces available. As well as our main hall we also have a Multi-purpose room which is ready to go and suitable for meetings and much more. Our kitchen is also available and is fully equipped. Get in touch at; barntownc@gmail.com or look us up on Facebook on barntowncommunitycentre.ie and send us a private message.

Also, we are looking for Pool Cues. If you have a decent one (or two) that you no longer need or use, would you be willing to donate to Barntown Community Centre@ Please private message us on our Facebook page or get in touch with any of the committee members.

Dance Summer Camp - Monday, July 25, to Friday, July 29, in Barntown Community Centre from 10 a.m. to midday. Age five to 11 years. Limited spaces available so please contact Saoirse (Saoirse’s Dance and Fitness Academy) at 086 0891903 to secure your place. €60.

Think Connections - This fun programme shows you practical ways to improve any relationship. Join us in Barntown Community Centre from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 5, 12, 19 and 26. To book a place contact 089 4111596 or 089 2484725. Email tanya@thinkpsychology.ie or nicole@thinkpsychology.ie.

Baby boy

Proud parents, Cormac and Lauren Goggin welcomed baby Finn into their lives in March of this year. We wish you both the very best of luck and many happy hours with your beautiful baby boy.

Church News

Thanks to Aidan and Caoilfhion for their beautiful music and singing at Sunday morning Mass on June 19 in Barntown Church. It’s been so nice to welcome Fr Paddy for the past few weeks and we thank him for visiting. Finally thanks to Paul and to everyone involved in bringing the service live to our homes each Sunday.

Community Games

Swimming: Swimming finals for Glynn-Barntown area will take place at the end of this month. Please let us know by June 25 through our Facebook page if you want to be included in the swimming events.

Rounders: Our under-13 girls’ Team got Gold in the County Final in Raheen last week. Congratulations to all the players who now go on to represent their parish in the Leinster Finals over the coming weeks. We wish you the very best of luck.

Soccer: Hard luck to the under-12 boys Soccer Team, who were runners-up at the County Final to Taghmon. Well done lads on a great game.

Recitation: Huge congratulations to Aoife Murphy, who took the Gold medal home for the under-12 Recitation. Best of luck to you in the national finals in August Aoife.

Notices

Anyone wishing to have a notice included should contact Hillary at hillaryobrien2020@gmail.com or phone/text Hillary at 087 2028065. Notices for inclusion must be submitted before 9 a.m. every Monday morning.


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