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Around the Districts: Clonard, Kilmore, Murrintown, Rathangan-Cleariestown

Clonard: Lotto results - Clonard lotto results for Wednesday, June 19. No jackpot winner. Six match-three winners receive €108 each. Jackpot for Wednesday, June 26, is €12,150.

Lotto Tickets are €1.50 at the parish office or from any promoter. Lotto draw takes place every Wednesday night at Clonard Bingo at 8.30 p.m. If you wish to join or be a promoter, please call to the parish office to have it arranged. Results available on clonardparish.ie or Facebook.

Church news

Novena - The Sacred Heart Novena in the Church of the Annunciation, Clonard continues till the feast of the Sacred Heart Friday, June 28, Teach Bhríde 10th Anniversary - Congratulations to all at Teach Bhríde (House Of Brigid) who celebrated its 10th Anniversary and presence in Clonard Parish on Friday night last June 21. We welcomed those who travelled to Clonard for the celebrations.

Adoration - In the Church of the Annunciation, Clonard on Monday 10.30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome to drop in at any time. Anyone, who would like to commit to one hour would be most welcome. Please contact the parish office at 053 9123672.

Rosary - At the Grotto in Rocklands will be prayed each Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Please join us as we pray this powerful prayer to Our Lady, Queen of Peace.

Celtic Tenors concert

The Celtic Tenors perform on Friday, June 28, in St Peter's College, tickets €30, phone 053 9142071. Supported by Loch Gorman Band from 6.45 p.m. This is a fundraiser for College Sports development.

Na Fianna GAA

Camogie: Our under-12s had a great start to the league with a win over Faythe Harriers recently, they played brilliantly as a team and improving all the time. Our under-10s also had a great start to their league with a win over Cushinstown Gold. The next league matches take place soon. Our under-eights played in their first blitz last Sunday the 16th.

Boys' Hurling: under-11 boys played St Mary's Rosslare in Tagoat in the fourth Round of the Skills league.

Split-The-Pot: Congratulations to Jessica Murphy on recently winning split-the-pot. Seller was Martin Gordon.


Kilmore AC

LEINSTER JUVENILE OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Congratulations to all our athletes who competed at this weekends Leinster Juvenile Outdoor Championships in Tullamore. On Saturday, Cian Doyle and Rory Cassidy had strong runs in their 3000m races. On Sunday, Arwyn Thompson competed in the under-14 Long Jump where she jumped a PB and also in the 800m. Eimear Fortune placed seventh in the Long Jump with a PB and despite still being on antibiotics did well in her 800m race. Cian Bates won an outstanding gold in the under-19 boys Long Jump with a best of 6.09m, which was a PB Cian now goes onto Nationals in Tullamore on Sunday, July 14. Well done, Cian. Thanks to coaches and parents for all the continued support.

MR OIL COUNTY SENIOR ROAD RACE - Well done to Jackie Carthy, who won the Women's 5k County Senior Road Race on Friday in tough conditions in Murrintown. Well done also to Sinéad Fortune, Suzanne Foley, Adrian Reville and Nicky Foley, who all braved the elements.

GOOD LUCK - Good luck to Fiona Kehoe, who is racing in next Saturdays Irish Milers Club Meet in Belfast. In what is expected to be a high quality field it is hoped that Fiona will run a strong time.

2 MILE LEAGUE - Next round of our club two mile league is this Thursday, June 20, starting outside Kilmore NS at 7.30 p.m.

PARISH SPORTS - Kilmore AC will host their annual Parish Sports evening on Monday, June 24, in Kilmore GAA Grounds. There are races and Field events for under-six, under-eight, under-10, under-12 and under-14 athletes. Entry is €3 per child. The evening begins at 6.30 p.m. If you have any queries please contact Mary at 087 7564888.

ROAD RELAYS AT SEAFOOD FESTIVAL - The Seafood festival Kilmore Quay road race will be road relays as follows on July 6.

7.15 p.m. under-14 children's 800 metres. 7.25 under-16 four x one lap relay teams of four. entry €20 per team. Two team prizes. local business relay 4x one lap €20 per team non-athletic club. next women's relay 2laps then 1lap then 2laps then 1lap teams of four. entry €40 per team with two team prizes.

Next mens as per womens. As there will be a county interclub relay in 2020 this would be a good opportunity to test the relay scene. AAI PERMIT Each lap = 1k

TODDY MOORE 10K - Entry for the inaugural Toddy Moore 10k is now open. See our Facebook page for the link. The race takes place on Saturday, September 14, at 5.30 p.m. with a two Mile Fun Run beforehand that kicks off at 5 p.m. Entry online, which includes special race T-shirt is only €15 with on the day entry for the 10k priced at €20.

TRAINING - Senior Training continues at Kilmore GAA Grounds at 6.30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday and Enniscorthy Sports Hub Saturday at 10 a.m. All adult members welcome as well as experienced runners.

Juvenile Training: We train in Kilmore GAA Grounds on Monday and Thursday evenings at 6.30 p.m. We also train on the track in Enniscorthy on Saturday at 10 a.m. S & C with Fiona on Wednesday in Kilmore GAA Centre at 6.30 p.m. for juvenile members. See training programmes for details. Young runners must be seven years old already this year to become a member. New members welcome, parents can contact us on Facebook, Twitter (@ClubKilmore) or by emailing kilmoreathleticsclub@gmail.com.

COUCH TO 5K - Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. on the Burrow, Kilmore Quay (opposite Sofrimar) we will hold our Couch to 5k Programme. It would be great to see you come along and improve your fitness.

Community First Responders

Kilmore area Community First Responders are working hard towards a 'go live' date. We would welcome anyone who would like to joing as a volunteer first responder.

Please contact us on our Facebook page 'Kilmore Area Community First Responders' or contact Niamh at 087 7771264.

We look forward to making minutes matter with your help.

Wedding Bells

Congratulations to Sianne Denton daughter of Marie and Thomas Kielthy, son of Mary and Jimmy, who were married recently. We wish this couple many happy years of married life.


Sincere sympathy to the Sinnott family, Lanaghbeg on the sad passing of Dom last week. May he rest in peace.

ARA outing

Kilmore active Retirement Association members went on a day trip on Wednesday last to Duncannon Fort, Tintern Abbey and Gardens and finished up with a meal in the Silver Fox in Kilmore Quay.

The guided tour of the Fort in Duncannon was a very enlightening event as our guide Susan gave us a wonderful history of the life of the Fort. In Tintern we also had guided tour of the Abbey which again delved into the history of the Abbey and we then visited the walled garden, which has really matured since we were last there a few years ago.

The day ended with a lovely meal in the Silver Fox following which the general opinion of those in attendance, was that it was a really enjoyable day with special thanks to Margaret Byrne and the social committee.


Split the Pot

The seller this week was Mary Fielding again - we have lost count of Mary's winners at this stage, Mary sold the lucky ticket to Rita Mahon. Rita won €613. Draw takes place at Murrintown bingo every Monday night. Remember you must be in to win.

Community Centre

BINGO - Mondays 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bus pick up at usual points: Ballycogley, Tenacre Pub, Bramble Park 7.30 p.m., Lakelands, Mayglass and Mulrankin. Town pickups: 7.10 Green Street opposite CBS through Kennedy Park by Lidl to Liam Mellows 7.15 p.m. Whiterock Hill 7.20 p.m. We are in urgent need of volunteers for bingo. Should you have some free time on a Monday evening and are willing to volunteer please contact the community centre at 053 9139328.

TAEKWON-DO - Mondays and Wednesdays 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Contact Pat O'Rourke - 053 9145773.

DANCEFIT - Tuesdays 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Contact Amanda Burke - 087 9713339.

YOGALATES - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Contact Sharon - 086 1943527.

Lotto syndicate

Lotto syndicate monthly draw winners: Murrintown National School Staff €100; Murrintown Community Centre €100.

Parks Junior Tennis

Parks Junior Tennis for ages 6-16 will take place at St Martin's courts for four weeks beginning Monday, July 1, Rates are available for 2, three or four weeks. Forms have been placed in both Piercestown and Murrintown schools as well as in Londis shop.

Registration will take place at the courts on Friday, June 28, from 12.30 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. Bookings can also be made by contacting 087 9266055.

Adult Tennis

Adult tennis sessions for beginners/improvers will be held on Tuesday evenings at St Martin's courts from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. starting Tuesday, July 2, Rackets and balls supplied - fee €5 p.a.y.g. All welcome to give it a go.

Open Garden

Alice Mernagh, Moorefield is holding a fundraising open garden day in aid of dogs for the disabled charity 17821 on Sunday, July 7, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is a very special charity and the day will consist of tea, plant sale, raffle etc and a great opportunity for garden lovers to meet for a chat.



If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Rathangan Parish Hall at 051 563039 between 9.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. or leave a message. Also you can email your notice to rathanganhall@gmail.com. At the latest all notes must be received by 10 a.m. on Friday Morning.

Community lotto

There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €4,400. The winning numbers were 6, 24, 33 and 34. There was four match-three winner's who received €50 each. The winner's were Corrinia Sheil, Richard Stafford Jnr., Catherine Benson and Aoife Cullen. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday, June 25, and the jackpot now stands at €4,600.

Tullicanna Music Festival

The Tullicanna Music Festival is on in Staffords pub on Sunday, July 14, starting at 5 p.m., barbecue and refreshments served tickets €5 all proceeds to Wexford MS.


Last week's split-the-pot winner was John White winning €101. Next draw will take place on June 27 in Sammy's Thank you for your support.

Annual Patrons

Annual Patrons will take place on Friday, June 28, at 6.30 p.m. in Kilmannon and 7.30 p.m. in Ballyconnick. Mass in Cleariestown at 7 p.m.

McCall Community Centre

Work has commenced on the refurbishing and repurposing of the old parish house as a Community Centre. To be renamed as McCall Community Centre, plans for phase one are in progress to provide a communal sitting room kitchen and launderette for use by residents of the Cottages and their visitors.

Planning is at an advanced stage for phase two which will see the provision of a meeting room/training suite, a digital hub, a local history room and facilities for start up businesses, all of which will be open to everyone to use. Funding has already been granted by National Lottery and Sustainable Energy Ireland and the committee is hopeful for a grant from Village Renewal Scheme to complete the project. When completed this project looks set to greatly enhance the village and the life of the parish.

Tidy Towns

Duncormick Area Action Group has once again entered this year's Tidy Town's Competition with judging from June-August. We are appealing to everyone to help us in obtaining better results this year and be proud of our village. We would also like to ask everyone to use the litter bins provided in the village.

South East Music Festival

Volunteers and donations of confectionery are needed for the southeast music festival on Sunday, July 28.

If you are available to help please contact Martina Furlong at 051563262/086 3509600 or any other member of the parish council.

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