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Around the districts: Murrintown, Rosslare Strand

Murrintown: Split-the-pot - This week the lucky winner was Philomena Murphy, who won €600. The lucky ticket was bought in Murrintown Community Centre. Draw takes place every Monday night at Murrintown bingo. Remember you must be in to win.

Coffee morning

A coffee morning hosted by Cllr Lisa McDonald in aid of the Lochlann Doyle Fund will be held on next Thursday, July 25, at St Martin's GAA centre at 11 a.m. Please support this very worthy cause.

Forth Celtic

Forth Celtic AFC is giving notice that their lotto will cease with the final draw been held on Monday, July 22. The committee would like to thank everyone for their support with the lotto over the years.

Rosslare Strand

Rosslare Tidy Towns

Thanks to all our regular volunteers for their great efforts on behalf of the village, Thanks also to the many seasonal volunteers whose help we really need and very much appreciate.

Sincere Thanks

Thanks to the many people who supported our recent church gate collection, total collected was €706. Also we received a few promises of contributions which hopefully will materialise. Like all money raised by Tidy Towns this will be ploughed back into the village/community.

Tidy Towns

Adjudication for the Tidy Towns National Competition finishes on August 4, another two weeks to go, Please help in keeping our streets litter free, bags, gloves, and pickers readily available from any of our volunteers.

Our annual raffle for 14 fantastic prizes continues: lines available from our volunteers also at the Community Hub at the Beach carpark. Draw July 28 at the Field day. Rosslaretidytowns.com and Facebook: Rosslare Tidy Towns Volunteers.

Summer Events

Summer is up and running here at Rosslare Community Centre and our events programme is already in full swing.

Summer camp (4-12 years) runs from 9.30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Friday. Register from 9.15 on the day. Every day is filled with fun activities, playground time, beach trips and much more. five-a-side soccer (kindly sponsored by Coast Rosslare Strand) kicks off every afternoon at 4 p.m. (6-9 years) and 5 p.m. (10-14 years). This year we welcome Parks Tennis to the centre, with classes running throughout the month of July from 9.30 p.m. to 1 p.m. For more information contact Austin at 086 0789517 (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

If you're not the sporty type, don't worry - there's plenty for you to choose from. From July 3, our hugely popular family bingo evenings take place every Wednesday at Coast Rosslare - doors open at 7.30 p.m., with eyes down at 8 p.m. Come early.

Shine Bright Theatre return with a super silly puppet show every Tuesday evening at 7.30.

Watch out for more events in August from the Nutty Scientists, the Claymazing team and the summer fun in the Sun.

For details of these, and all our other summer events, pick up a copy of our summer brochure at local outlets, check out our Facebook page, or contact us at 053 9132202.

Field day

Our annual field day will take place on Sunday, July 28. A highlight in our events calendar, this year promises to deliver on fun, food and entertainment. In response to your requests, we will be featuring the GAA Hurling semi-final on the big screen, so no need to miss out.

There are a limited number of spaces for smaller stalls available if you would like to book for this year's event. Contact Rosslare Community Centre at 053 9132202.

Rosslare Youth Club

Youth club is now on holiday till September. A training date for leaders is on June 25 and will take place in Rosslare. Please contact Rosslare Youth Club via their Facebook page for more information.

Rosslare Active Retirement

Our coffee mornings continue each Tuesday at 10.30 a.m. in Coast Hotel. A big crowd attended last Tuesday which was great, it's always good to keep in touch over the summer so we're hoping it will continue along those lines. If there's anything to be related there's always some committee members there too. There are no meetings for July and August so it's good to keep in touch and have a chat. Non-members are welcome to join us and hopefully potential new members.

Our outing to the Dublin Bay Cruise is planned for Tuesday, August 13, when we will travel by train to and from Dublin and hopefully have a nice relaxing lunch in Howth at the end of the cruise. For information regarding cruise, ring 086 1917190.

Open Garden

Doyle's, Orchard Park are opening their garden to the public every Sunday. All are invited; proceeds will be divided between Tagoat Parish Church and Tagoat Day Care centre.

St Mary's GAA

The lotto was not won at €6,400. The numbers were 14, 16, 21 and 22 on July 16. No match winners/lucky-dip winners James Carthy, Conor Roche, Natalie Kinsella, Jim Murphy and Chelsea Fitzpatrick. Next draw is July 23 in the clubhouse at 8 p.m. and is €6,550. We are looking for more people to help sell tickets. From next week the seller of a winning jackpot ticket will win €500 and there will be a monthly voucher seller draw for €50. Tickets are €2 and can be bought off all managers, players, committee members and places around the parish.

We are selling Guess the score of the all-Ireland semi-final between Wexford and Tipperary on July 28. Tickets can be bought from any underage or adult players or committee members. Tickets are only €2 so have a go and win €200.

Our under-20 Team is with Kilmore and the Hurling championship will be in July. Manager is Conor Roche; 087 2027202.

Our Nursery takes place at the club house at 10 a.m. every Sat for four to six-year-old boys and girls. Our last day will be July 27.

Under-sevens boys. Well done to our under-sevens on Monday evening, last July 15. Great hurling skills were on display against St Martin's. Well done to all boys from both teams that took part.

Under-13s boys had a great win against our local neighbours Kilmore in their football championship on a score line of 5: 14 to 2: 04 on Tuesday night. Football match next Tuesday, July 23 vs St Mary's Maudlintown in Tagoat at 7.30 p.m.

Under-15s boys under-15s Rising stars football this Sunday morning vs Shamrocks in Fr Murphy's Park in Enniscorthy.

Under-17s Minors training on Tuesdays at 7.30 p.m.

Under-11 were outstanding in Carne against Faythe Harriers on the Sunday, July 14. They are improving with every week. Well done to all.

We are always looking for new players to join at all levels so if interest ring one of our managers or our underage chairman Derek Howlin at 087 8371879.

The shop is open on home match days and is stocked with socks, nick, tops, hurls etc. in the colours of the club. So come a long and wear the club colours.

If anybody wishes to help in anyway please contact chairman Conor Roche at 087 2027202. We need your help to make our club even more successful.

St Mary's camogie club

Our under-10s were in action against St Martin's in the championship in Tagoat. We came away with a fantastic and decisive win. There was some really excellent skills on view with some exquisite scores. This was the team's third match of the championship and we kept up our 100% success rate.

Our annual church gate collection will be next weekend (July 27/28). All support greatly appreciated.

Cois Barry Community House

We are currently preparing for the Pride of Place awards 2019 competition. All our staff and volunteers are working hard to showcase our community and estates to the rest of our magnificent country. IPB Pride of Place 2019, the prestigious Pride of Place Competition, the original community recognition awards runs for the 17th consecutive year. The organisations behind this competition are Co-operation Ireland, its local authority partners, in this case Wexford County Council, and the headline sponsor IPB Insurance.

We have following weekly activities in the Cois Barry Community Centre in Rosslare Strand.

MONDAY: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crochet and Knitting Group; 7: 30 - 8.30 p.m. School of Irish Trad (music lessons). Trad rehearsal on Monday the 22nd, performance on Wednesday the 24th.

TUESDAY: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crochet and Knitting Group; 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Guitar.

WEDNESDAY: 11 a.m. Italian lessons; 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Guitar; 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Guitar.

COMING IN SEPTEMBER: French and German lessons.

Digital Skills Course - for total beginners. Course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to use internet and email safely, how to make video calls, how to pay motor tax online, pay your bills online or order your shopping to be delivered online. We can also teach you how to order your library books to be delivered on the library bus. Best if you can bring your own laptop or phone, but if you can't no worries, we will sort it out.

We are taking bookings now. Feel free to contact us via message to our Facebook page: facebook.com/Cois or email coisbarryhouse@gmail.com or phone 087 7631305. Check out our website for more info: tiny.cc/Cois.

Befriending Group

We are currently seeking volunteers to act as befrienders. Volunteers have found it to be a hugely enriching experience, as beneficial to their own wellbeing as that of the people visited. If you think you might have an hour or so to contribute every week, please consider becoming a befriender. To find out more, call us at 085 8526866 - we anticipate a training session will be scheduled for September. 'Together we can combat loneliness'.

Office Admin Service 

Rosslare Community and Sports Centre can now provide a fully comprehensive office administration package to suit individual needs. In addition to our internet access, print/scan/copy and laminating services, we can now offer quality administration services to include CV production, fliers, reports, correspondence.

Keep Fit Programme

Yoga - Fridays at 8.30 a.m. Contact Sharon at 086 1943527.

Boot Camp - Tuesdays at 7.30 p.m. Contact Liam at 087 0635416.

Pilates with Theresa on Fridays at 10 a.m. €10 per class. Call 089 4620552 for further info.

Forever Fit Dancefit. - Saturday at 10 a.m. Hi energy, heart pumping, body toning. €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda at 087 9713339. Visitors and drop-ins always welcome.

Forever Fit Active 50+ - Dance exercise to music. Every Saturday at 11.30 a.m. €8 (pay-as-you-go) Call Amanda at 087 9713339 to book. Visitors and drop-ins always welcome

Community and Sports Centre Events

Schoolboys/Girls' Soccer Club - Academy Saturday 11 a.m. to midday/under-11s Monday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Girls/under-15s Monday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m/under-14s Wednesday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Girls/under-12s 7 p.m. to 8 p.m/under-nines Thursday 6 p.m. to 7 p.m/under-12s Thursday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call Colm at 087 6087475.

St Paul's Athletics Club Mon and Wed on Rosslare Track 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Fridays 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call Leo at 086 3103417. Find us on Facebook.

Menapians Athletics Club - Tues, Thurs and Friday at 7 p.m., seven years +/€4 per session Call 087 9955505.

Boxing Club. Enrolment for this season on Tuesday, September 4, nine years + boys and girls. Training every Tue and Thursday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact Teresa at 085 1592984 for information.

Youth Club - Come along on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m/€2 per week/first to sixth year students. Lots of activities, discos and trips. Parents and members can join our Facebook group.

Rosslare Bowls Club - Finals on 15/16 and September 22/23. Call Catherine at 086 8177679 rosslarebowlsclub.com.

Tai Chi - Monday and Wednesday at 9.30 a.m. on the beach.

Men's Sheds - Mon, Tues and Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call Jim at 087 6815029.

Women's Sheds - Wednesday 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Call Jackie at 087 6468677 or Paula at 086 7870696.

Rosslare Tennis Club - Friday at 9.30 a.m. New players wanted. €2.

Rosslare Badminton Club - Saturday at 11.30 a.m. New members needed and welcome.

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