Saturday 16 December 2017

Painting classes get under way

Painting classes with artist Mary Wallace start back this Tuesday November 12 at 7.30pm in the Art Room at Grantstown Centre, Wellingtonbridge and will run for six weeks. The class is suitable for beginners and those with more experience wishing to discover new techniques and explore new directions.

You will use a range of medium including acrylics, pastel, charcoal and more. Learn to understand colour, create depth, explore composition and add texture to your painting. Mary will also introduce elements of combined material and mixed media. Places are limited so book soon. Call Mary at 086 8923606 or 053 9146226.


There is a Parish Council meeting tomorrow Wednesday night at 8 p.m. in parochial house. Hall Clean up The Hall Committee are having a clean up of the hall next weekend, where we plan to meet to clean and paint our hall so if anyone would like to help just turn up on either day we will be there from 10 a.m. The hall committee would like everyone to give suggestions for our new hall, what they would like to see the hall being used for ect, suggestion boxes are in the back of the church, the school and in the hall itself or contact any committee member with your suggestions.


The above fund raising committee in aid of the RNLI stations at Kilmore quay and Feathard is very grateful to 'The Ballycogley Players', Shay Hannon, The Local Set Dancers, John Murphy, Ladies Committee who baked for the occasion, the raffle prize donors and to all the voluntary workers who helped to make the occasion so successful on November 3 last. We appreciate you, the public for leaving your snug firesides to come out on a wet night to support this worthy cause.


The November meeting will be held on Monday November 18 at 7.30p.m. in Carrig Community Centre.

The winner of last month's competition (an arrangement of flowers in a cup) was Ann Rochford. Six members attended the September federation meeting in Ramsgrange. This month's competition is six mince pies (queen cake size).

Martine Creane from Footcare Clilnic, Wellingtonbridge will give a presentation at 8.30p.m.on how to look after and care for your feet, this is an open meeting and all are welcome.

Wexford Male Voice Choir will perform a concert in Carrig Community Centre on Friday November 29 at 8 p.m., tickets are available costing €10 each from any ICA member, Wallace's Drapery Wellintonbridge and at the door on the night.


Enrolmelnt for incoming 1sty years for September '14 the closing date is November 29, visit our new website


Check us out on Christmas Party Dates: Tuesday December 3 Oak Tree, Foulksmills, all clients, residents and volunteers welcome. Thursday December 19 Grantstown Day Care Centre, All Invited All Welcome, Tuesday December 12 Fashion Show/fancy Dress and Thursday 21 variety Show, Break up Friday December 20 for Christmas.

Painting classes with artist Mary Wallace start back this Tuesday November 12 at 7.30pm in the Art Room.

Chiropodist Dates December 3 & 5, please give a ring to book appointment.



Piercestown Men's Breakfast mornings are going strong in Piercestown Scout Guide Hall every Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon. All are welcome - great place to meet and catch up with old friends - enjoy a cuppa and a bit of breakfast. Why not drop in and if any men out there would like to join the group please phone PJ Byrne on 087 2659280.


St. Martin's GAA Club would like to enter competitors in this year's Scór na nÓg under 17 talent competition which will take place on 22nd November. Any club members, or other boys and girls in the parish, between the ages of 10 - 16 who have an interest in Irish dancing, singing, music or table quizzes. parents any questions Cian at 0879020087.


On Tuesday 19th November, there is a day trip to Newbridge Visitors Centre and Museum of Style Icons and Whitewater Shopping Centre Newbridge; there will also be a 3 course evening meal at Talbot Hotel Carlow Price €35.00. Please ring Mary Dempsey 9158186 to book your place. Departing Wexford 9.30 am. Lunch at own discretion.



If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Rathangan Parish Hall on 051 563039 between 9.30am and 1.30pm or leave a message. Also you can e-mail your notice to rathanganhall@ At the latest all notes must be received by 10am on Friday morning.


There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €17,700. The numbers drawn were 7,23,26,28. Congratulations to the 2 match 3 winners who each received €150. The winners were Mairead Power, Peggie Colfer. Next weeks' jackpot stands at €18,000 and the draw will take place on Tuesday 12th October at 8:30pm.


A Social and Dance fundraiser in aid of the Rathangan Community Walkway will take place in Rathangan Hall on Friday November 22nd at 9.30pm. Music by Rambling Country (Hogan & Rowe). Admission €7, teas, coffee & buns served. Our Community Walkway is at its closing stages and at present our current shortfall stands at approx €4000. All proceeds from this Social & Dance will go directly towards the funding of the Walkway. Tickets are currently available at Rathangan hall during office hours.


Keep Sunday 8th December free for your Christmas Shopping at Rathangan Parish Hall Christmas Fair. Anyone wishing to book a table can contact the hall on 051-563039.


Irish dance classes are starting in Rathangan Hall every Tuesday from 2-3pm and 3-4pm. For more info contact Trina on 085-8450548.


Don't forget to order your St Anne's GAA gear for Christmas. Limited stock available so order now to avoid disappointment. New training/casual top just released. Email stannesshop@ or text/call 087/2076869.


The Coiste na nÓg AGM is in the clubhouse on 15th November at 8pm. Also a reminder that the Mens' AGM is on 29th November.


Dendera Healing are holding their last clinic this year on Saturday 16th November in Rathangan, offering a range of complementary therapies which can be used to treat a wide range of health issues including Back Ache, Skin Problems, etc. or just get pampered. Call us on (086)7214863.


Painting classes with artist Mary Wallace start back this Tuesday 12th November at 7.30pm in the Art Room at Grantstown Centre, Wellingtonbridge and will run for six weeks. Call Mary at 086 8923606 or 053 9146226



Rosslare Harbour Kilrane Environment Group will be holding a raffle and Christmas Card sale on Friday, 22nd November at Murphy's Supervalu from 9am to 8.30pm. For those posting early for Christmas, the cards will be available from Quikpick, Murphy's Supervalu, Rosslare Maritime Heritage Centre and Vera Fox from next week.

The Group would like to thank those who have contributed to our ongoing financial appeal.


The Guild have organised an outing to Newbridge Silverware and Shopping Centre on Saurdayt 30th November, leaving Rosslare Harbour at 9am. There is a dinner in the Riverside Park Hotel at 6.30pm. Non members welcome. Places still available. For further information or to book contact Carmel at 087-7551865.


The group are having their Christmas Dinner on 18th December in the Hotel Rosslare. Mulled Wine on Arrival. Four Course Meal at a subsidised cost of €10 for members. Full price of €23.50 for non-members. Music by Derek Cunningham. For those who have not yet paid, payments will be collected at the Coffee Morning in Hotel Rosslare on 20th November. For further details please contact Jim, Tel. 9133291 or Mairead on Tel. 9133702

The Knitwits Group will be displaying a selection of their work on Friday 15th November in the Harbour View Hotel between 10.30 am and 1.00 pm. The range will include knitted toys, ladies and children's wear, crochet bags etc. Everyone welcome. A number of these items will be for sale and would make a nice gift for Christmas.

The 'Brush with Art' Group - Watercolours & Acrylics: We meet every Thursday from 10.30 am to 12. 30 in Hotel Rosslare and help each other to enjoy the Art of Painting. All welcome Cost only €4 per session, which includes Tea/Coffee & biscuits. For further details contact Doreen on Tel; 053 9133103.


We had a very good day in Round One of the winter league on Sunday with the following results: U8 Conn Mernagh (1st).,Jakob Sumec (11) Amy o'Hagan (6), Katie Hoffheinz (11); U9 Charlie O'Hagan (27), Bonnie Murphy (10); U10 Aoibheann Mernagh (2nd.), Ciara Martin (3rd.),Sam Hoffheinz (12); U11 Emma Carr (7), Jack O'Hagan (7); U12 Sarah O'Donoghue (1st.) , Maeve Hayes (7). Well done to everyone who took part. The next round is on 24th November in Taghmon.


All members/savers are advised that the last day for making thrift fund lodgements is Saturday 23rd November. All cards must also be handed in on that day for processing.


Free Beginners Computer lessons for adults are starting this Tuesday 12th November from 4-6pm in Kilrane National School. Course will be 4 weeks in total. Internet will be covered. phone 087 7477727 to book.

There are limited places available, OAP's, students all welcome! All will receive course certificate.


The Harbour View Hotel are celebrating their 10 year anniversary this November. Come along and join in the celebration on Sunday 17th November at 7pm with live Music from Liam Byrne, finger food and champagne reception on arrival. Thank you to all our loyal customers and here's to the next 10!


The Rosslare Maritime Enthusiasts, namely Brian Cleare, Brian Boyce, Leo Coy & John Boyce are currently at the end of a 4/5 year project & have produced a book entitled 'Irish Shipping Ltd. - A Fleet History'. The first and official launch of the book will take place on Friday 22nd November in Hotel Rosslare at 8pm and all are welcome.



The RDA AGM will be held on 26th November at 7pm in the Rosslare Sport & Recreation Centre. All are encouraged to attend this meeting!


It was great to have Silver Sneakers in Rosslare Sport & Recreation Centre last week. A great day was had by all and we look forward to seeing you next year.


Rosslare Strand returned to winning ways with a fully deserved 1-nil victory away to Bridge Rovers.Danny o Reilly scored the games only goal and keeps the Strand well in contention in div 2.The Strands B team kept up their recent good form with an excellent draw away to Kilenagh Wanderers,a Dean o Reilly double earned Rosslare a point.


There was a great turnout for our Presentation Dinner Dance, thank you. New members always welcome, male and female, all ages. If you would like more information please see our web site rosslarebowls or ring Lady Captain, Catherine Cuffe on 086 8177679


Red Hurley Show, Regency Hotel. 4th December (Lunchtime) A few seats left on bus call Marie 0877856889

AGM Meeting 18th November in Cedars Hotel at 10.30 am.

Next Sing-a-long in Cedars Hotel on November 18th at 7.30pm call Marie 0857856889

Irish Conversation classes every Tuesday 11am in Cedars Hotel. Call Helen 0872988758

Tai Chi: Monday & Wednesday 9.30am - Beach Car Park Walking Club: Tuesday 10.45am Meet at Beach Car Park Ten Pin Bowling: Tuesday & Thursday 10.45am Leisure Max, Drinagh Outdoor Bowling: Wednesday, 11am at Rosslare Sport & Recreation Centre Indoor Bowling: Every Tuesday at 2pm in Rosslare Sport & Recreation Centre

Learn to play Backgammon - Contact John Parsons 0539132109

An Evening of Song & Stories, 12th December at Cedars Hotel at 8pm: Anyone wishing to be part of the show & sing a long call Marie on 0857856889. Admission free.



Thank you to the Killinick, Tagoat & Lady's Island gun clubs for their generous donation. They raised €245 for the Longest Pheasant Shot on 1st November. The winner was Martin Howlin of Kilinick GPA. Thanks once again for all your help.

We want to send our best wishes to any of our patrons that are ill or currently in hospital, get well soon!

Anyone interested in our day care services can ring us for further information, or you can avail of our meals on wheels service at only €6 for a three course meal delivered to your door. Call 053-9132624 to arrange.


The Toddlers Group is back in action every Tuesday from 10am to 12 noon.


Zumba Dancing continues on Thursday nights at 7pm in Tagoat community centre.

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