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There was no winner of last weeks Jackpot, the numbers drawn were 6, 7, 11, 22. Congratulations to the 10 match 3 winners who each receive €30. They were Jo White, Leo Casey, Lena Kelly, Breda White, John Fanning, Mairead Lambert, Willie Burrell, Tom Gaul, Trish Furlong, Tess Miskella. This week's jackpot stands at €7,200. The next draw will take place on Tuesday 18th January. Good Luck to all.


Teresa Scallan, Rathangan, died suddenly in hospital on 6th January. Her removal was in on Friday 7th January, followed by Mass and burial on Saturday 8th January. She is survied by her loving 5 daughters, 5 sons, 20 grandchildren and 1 great -grandchild, extended family and friends.


The St. Annes Coiste na nOg Underage AGM will take place on Fri 21st January at 8pm in the Clubhouse. New Members are welcome and the committee are always keen for Parents/Guardians to also become involved in the Underage teams


St. Anne's GAA Club are holding their reunion in the Talbot Hotel on Saturday 26th February at 7pm. Music will be provided by Freeway and there will be a DJ till late. Cost €30.


The Gardai at Baldwinstown wish to have the contact details of all people living alone in the area, particularily elderly residents. With the recent bad weather it is vital that persons living alone can have contact with someone on a regular basis. Please contact Baldwinstown Garda station on 051 563123 and leave your details. All information supplied is confidential.


The Church Gate Collection in aid of the County Wexford Community Workshop Enniscorthy collected a total of €287.17. Thank you for your support.


If there is anyone house-bound or sick in hospital and they would like a visit from Fr Tom please ask a family member to let him know.


We are currently experiencing Technical Difficulties with the parish website. Repairs are ongoing and we hope to have this issue resolved as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused


A special word of thanks goes to each and everyone who supported our recent Christmas Variety Show which took place eventually in Rathangan Hall on Thursday 16th December following hazardous weather conditions. Sincere gratitude to all our local businesses who supported us through advertising/sponsorship. A very entertaining night was had by all.

To date approximately €3,000 has been raised towards parish and school funds. Well done to all our talented participants who were involved it was a credit to you all


A set of keys were found in the Belgrove area during the Christmas period. For more information contact Rathangan Hall on 051 563039.


The weekly meetings of the Sunshine Club in St. Aidan's Hall, Baldwinstown on Thursday's from 12 noon until 2pm New members are welcome to join at any time.


St. Anne's Athletic Club will hold their AGM in Rathangan Hall on Wednesday 26th January at 7pm. All are welcome to attend.

Upcoming Events - the Leinster Indoor Championships Track Event - Juvenile Relays U13, U15, U17, U19 Boys and Girls will take place in Nenagh on Sunday 30th January. Track and Field Events (1500m Heats, 60m Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt) U12 – U19 Boys and Girls will take place on Saturday 12th February. These events will be discussed at training on Friday 21st January.


The AGM for St. Anne's GAA club was held in the club rooms on Friday with an extremely good turn out. The club would like to extend thanks to all those who attended.

The club officers elected for the coming year are as follows. Chairman - Paul Berry, Vice-Chairman - Gerry Benson, Secretary - Micheal O'Keeffe, Assistant Secretary - David Kelly, Treasurer - Alan Barry, Registrars - David O'Connor and Gerry Benson, P.R.O - David Kelly, Irish Officer-Seamus O'Beara, Substance Abuse Officer - David O'Connor, County Board Rep - Tossy Ryan, District Reps - Charlie White and Tossy Ryan


The Bannow/Rathangan Vintage Ploughing that took place in Rathangan on Sunday January 2 was a great success. A total of €6,971 was raised on the day and the cheque was presented to Margaret McDonald of Wexford Hospice Homecare in Sinnott's Pub, Duncormick that night. The committee would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported them on the day.


A Cabaret in aid of Ballymitty Handball Club will be held in Tir na nOg, Wellingtonbridge this Saturday night January 22 at 9.30 p.m.

This is a great opportunity for past players of the club and other clubs who often battled it out in the alley to meet up again and take a trip down handballs memory lane. Music by the brilliant country boys followed by DJ Brian O'Brien, refreshments and door prizes, admission only €5, your support would be very much appreciated.