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One of the groups taking part in the FAI Soccer Camp at Wexford Youths pitch in Ferrycarrig Park, pictured with coach Rachel Hutchinson

One of the groups taking part in the FAI Soccer Camp at Wexford Youths pitch in Ferrycarrig Park, pictured with coach Rachel Hutchinson

One of the groups taking part in the FAI Soccer Camp at Wexford Youths pitch in Ferrycarrig Park, pictured with coach Rachel Hutchinson

Bannow/ Ballymitty

GAA club news

Lotto draw results 9,15,17 and 29. No jackpot winner two share match three numbers winning 100 euro each well done Michael Wallace. Next jackpot a massive 8,000 euro this Tuesday evening . All monies and tickets over no later than 7.30.

The club have had great wins over the last couple of weeks in Championship matches, the ladies football team winning well over Gusserane, the Junior men's football team took the points from Fethard and the Intermediate football squad finishing strong over St. Marys Maulditown. Well done to all involved.

Junior hurling this weekend in their championship match which takes place in Taghmon on Friday evening. They take on Gusserane. Best of luck.

Keep up to date with the Club scene on our Face book page and twitter account.

The dance

The dance is on in Carrig on Bannow community centre on Friday 21st August from 9.30pm-12 midnight. Music by John Hogan admission €8 teas and refreshments served. There will also be a raffle on the night all proceeds going to our St Patrick's Day parade which we hold annually in our village. We hope you can support this great night. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Corach Ramblers F.C.

The Corach Ramblers AGM was held on Friday 17th July. The following officers were elected: Chairperson: Billy O'Brien. Secretary: Clodagh Barry. Treasurer: Toddy Barry. PRO: Sarah Meyler. Pitch Coordinator: Peter O'Brien. Committee Members: Willie Wallace, Eugene White, Stephen Diskin, Breda Walsh, Sandra Keegan.

We would like to thank Peter for all his hard work and commitment over the last year as chairperson. We would also like to thank Leanne McGrath, Sinead O'Connor and Graham Sinnott.

Managers for 2015/2016 Season: A Team-Eugene White. B Team-Toddy Barry. Ladies-Davey Mc Donald. U15 Boys-Stephen Diskin/Toddy Barry/Peter O'Brien/Sandra Keegan. U14 Boys-Willie Wallace/ Eugene White. U13-Paul Browne. U12-Billy O'Brien. U11-Paul Cleary/John Nagle/Leanne Mc Grath. U10-David Moran/Declan Murphy/Paul Kirwan. U9- Francis Quigley/Lar Whelan. U8-Academy. U14 Girls-Ger Stafford. U12 Girls-To be confirmed. U10 Girls-Joe Nacey.

The season has kicked off with most teams back training in the last week. The first match of the season was a pre season friendly for the Men's A Team against Kilmore last Sunday. An under-strength team lost 4-1. Ben Brosnan scoring the Corach goal. They face Fastnet Rovers at home on Thursday 13th at 7.15p.m.

Membership for 2015/2016 Season: Adult: €100; Student: €50; One Child: €30; Two Children: €40; Three Children: €50; Social Member: €20. Registration nights are being organised over the following weeks. Keep an eye on the Corach Ramblers FC Facebook page for updates.

Split the Pot

Corach Ramblers presents "Split the Pot". It is located in 6 businesses around the parish: Breda's Corner Shop, Carrig on Bannow; The Homeplace, Wellingtonbridge; Diskin Design, Wellingtonbridge; Wallaces Supervalu, Wellingtonbridge; Post Office, Wellington Bridge; Colfers Pub, Carrig on Bannow

How to Enter: 1. Fill in the provided envelope. 2. Put your 2 euro inside the envelope. 3. Put your envelope in the bucket provided. It's that simple. Winner halves our pot.

The first draw will take place on Sunday 16th August in Corach Ramblers Club House. Corach Ramblers would like to thank all the businesses involved for their continued support.


This Sunday our tea room is now opening between 11am - 12 noon. Please feel free to come along and meet Residents and Locals for a cup of tea a bun and most importantly a chat. Any funds Raised will go towards Grantstown Day Care Centre. All welcome to come along. The more the merrier 

Upcoming Events in Grantstown Day Care Centre: Tue. 11th August, Pongo in the morning and m music by Jimmy Barnwell.

Wednesday 12th August, Pongo in the morning and DVD in the afternoon. Thursday 13th August, Pongo/Chair Exercises in the morning and Games/Cards/Sonas in the afternoon.

Grantstown Housing: If interested, Please call Lesley for an application from or more information on 051 561016

Film Night: We are planning our first ever Film Evening at Grantstown Day Care Centre. On Friday 21st August at 7.30pm. The Rabbit and the Teasel by Els Dietvorst. Film duration is 1 hour and slides 15 minutes. The film is based on Farm life and is filmed on location around Duncormick.

Camogie News

In the U10 mini league we had a very good win over Fethard. In the U14 league/Championship playoff we were beaten by Fethard after putting up a very good performance. Hard luck girls.


A mass will be held in memory of Jim Mullane on Friday 14th August at 7pm in Carrig church.


Dancing continues every Thursday night in Tir nOg with music this week by Sunset Thursday 20th El Paso Thursday 27th Johnny G and Saturday 29th T Bone country.


Bannow patron on Saturday 15th August at 7pm; Shemogues Patron on Sunday 16th August at 7pm.

Community Playgroup

Applications are invited for the position of Childcare assistant with Ballymitty Community Playgroup CLG. Candidates must be eligible for CE scheme.

Eligibility can be verified by your local department of Social Welfare. They must hold a qualification in childcare or be prepared to undertake Fetac Level 5 in Childcare. They must also be prepared to be Garda Vetted.

Please send your application to Ballymitty Community Playgroup CLG, Ballymitty Co Wexford Phone 051 561767 by Friday 21st August.


Community Centre

Contact 053 9139328 or e-mail us at murrintowncommunitycentre@gmail.com and now find us on Face book or website www.murrintowncommunitycentre.weebly.com Opening hours 9.00am-1.00pm 5.00pm-9.00pm.

Community Centre is available for hire for children's birthday parties. Indoor soccer hall, squash court are available to hire for groups and clubs. Our Community Library is open to the public, lots of books available.

BINGO: Every Monday night 8.00pm sharp to 10.00pm. Bus pickups at usual points. TAE-KWON-DO; Monday, Wednesday 7.00pm-9.00pm. IRISH DANCING: Tuesdays at 4:45pm. FOREVER FIT-Wexford Dance Fit/ Body Tone on Tuesdays at 7.30pm. All welcome. Call or Text Amanda Burke 0879713339.


The Irish Agricultural Museum will host the 2015 Open Potato Championship as part of the Annual Gardening Show on 12th & 13th September. Also in the Show this year keen gardeners from across Wexford can exhibit their homegrown fruit, flowers and vegetables. Schedules are now available from Mary Ellen on 086 244 1935.


ARA club

A trip to Spain is being organised for 5th October-7 nights half board in Peneda de Mar, Costa Brava in the Golden Taurus Hotel. €399 including one checked in bag 15kg & 1 cabin bag. Full day excursion to Barcelona. To book contact Mary Dempsey 053 9158186 or Ann Rochford 053 9158029

Servers Outing

Piercestown Servers Outing is on Thursday morning. Bus leaves Church at 10am-bring packed lunch and change of clothes.

Scout Group

Registration night is on Thursday 25th August at 7pm in the Scout & Guide Hall. All boys must come along and register that night Fee €45 per boy. New Leaders are urgently required to ensure we comply with child Protection rules/ratio of adults/children. If there are insufficient adults the various sections may be unable to take part in hikes outings, and annual camps. For further information contact Jane Power 086 3265406

Fittest Family

Chris Culleton will hold a Family & Friends CPR coffee morning in St.Martins Gaa Center on Sunday 16th August at 10.45am.The Adult module will be presented on the morning and will give the basis of saving the life of a person who has suffered a Cardiac Arrest. For more information contact Chris on 086/8476116.

Taghmon/ Camross

GAA Notes

Well done to our Intermediate football team last weekend beating Cranford 6-10 to 1-07. This means we play Ballyhogue in our final game with a chance to get to the quater final in two weeks time.

This weeks fixtures, our Junior B hurling team play Clongeen in Taghmon on Thursday night at 7pm, with a chance to get to the District semi final, and our Junior hurling team play Gorey on Sunday at 5.45pm in Oylegate with a chance to get to the County quarter final. Please come out and give your support to these teams.

The GAA Lotto takes place this Tuesday night in the Centre, when the Jackpot will be €8,000, so get your tickets in by 8pm.

coiste na nog

Cul Camps are in Taghmon this week, this always brings great fun and enjoyment to all our young players and we are expecting a big turnout. Cul camps is a great place to enjoy & learn new skills.

U8's & U7's played Kilmore Saturday morning, both teams displayed great talent in their games. U10's have no training this week as most of the boys and girls will be attending cul camps.

U12's had 2 tough games this week. Tuesday night they played St.Annes in hurling. They were beaten by a better side but our lads never gave up and continued to pick off points and they kept on trying throughout the game. On Thursday night they had a football playoff against Ratharogue/Cushinstown for 2nd place in the Wexford South Group. This was a tough battle and our boys held on to win 3-07 to 3-04. They now play on Saturday 15th August in St. Patrick's Park against Horeswood in the Final. This game is at 12.30pm your support would be appreciated.

Our minors play St.Martins in Premier Football this Tuesday night in Piercestown.

A thank you on behalf of the club: last week a match was on in Taghmon and we would like to thank one of our U14 players who found a sum of money and handed it over. The money belonged to a parent of the visiting team and they very much appreciated the honesty of this young man.

Family Fun Day

On 22nd August the Vintage Club have organised a Family Fun Day in Rochfords of Camross. Proceeds of this day are going to Coiste Na nOg, Ladies football & Camogie. So please come and support this day. There is a 5km bike run/walk for over 16's, Tag Rugby for the younger kids, evening music and plenty of other usual fun events & games. Tickets are priced at €5.


Castle Vintage Club Family Fun Evening will take place in Rochford's Camross on Saturday 22nd August. Starting with Adult Cycle Run at 4pm followed by Music by Freeway, BBQ plus many other attractions. All support would be greatly appreciated.

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