Carnew notes September 29

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Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Linda Jordan, Hillbrook her family and relatives on the death of her sister Jane Dealney, Carlow recently.

Kilrush Drama Group – Autumn Production 2014
The Autumn Productions will take place a earlier than usual and will be staged in Ballyroebuck Hall from Monday the 13th to Saturday the 18th of October. Mick Byrne will be directing 3 Comedy 1 Act Plays.

The first of these is The Proposal by Anton Chekhov featuring Ellie Condren, Timmy Connaughton and Maurice Ruth. As the title suggests, this play is based on a marriage proposal, a wonderful farce, by Anton Chekhov, written in 1888-1889 and first performed in 1890 and has well stood the test of time. It is a fast-paced play of dialogue-based action and situational humour. The group will be performing The Proposal in some of the One Act Festivals in Naas, Skerries, Palmerstown and Gorey as part of the All Ireland One Act Festival Circuit where we wish them the best of luck.

The second play is Pot of Broth by W.B Yeats which will feature P.J. Arthur, Martin Hayden and Jane Kinsella. The Pot of Broth” may be the most humorous piece of Irish Drama ever composed. Not only is it good understated comedy, it also has a message (plus it makes the audience feel smart). The message is by no means new, but there is a bit of a spin on it but you will have to come to Ballyroebuck to find out what that spin is.

The 3rd Play is The Workhouse Ward by Lady Gregory and will again feature PJ Arthur and Martin Hayden (two old men who have been neighbours since youth who incessantly quarrel with each other) In this play they will be assisted by Margaret Nolan. This well written play fulfils all the criteria of good comedy and gives an insight into what life was like in a workhouse. Booking Essential: 087 – 1429325
Tinahely Walking club
On Sunday Oct 5 the walk is Luggala to Lough Dan (grade B, 10-12kkm/3 hours approx), meeting in Tinahely Square at 10.00am. On Sunday Oct 12 the walk is along the River Barrow, near Bagenalstown (grade C, 12km/3 hours approx), meeting in Tinahely Square at 10.00am. Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear. Full walking schedule is on the Tinahely website.

Halloween Coffee Morning
Please do come along and join us for a Halloween Coffee Morning on Friday 31st October 10a.m. – 1 p.m., in the Courthouse Arts Centre Tinahely. Proceeds to the upgrading of the Courthouse sound equipment.

We greatly appreciate your continued and generous support. Thank you!

Carnew TDC Autumn Training Schedule
ECDL: Tuesday & Wednesday mornings 10am-12pm
Introduction to Internet & Email: Monday evenings 7pm-9pm (FREE Course)
Manual & Computerised Bookkeeping: Friday mornings 10am-1pm
ICS Equalskills: Tuesday afternoons 2pm-4pm
To book your place on a course or for further information please contact the Training

Get Well
Get well wishes go to George Tully, Umrigar.

Marriage
Congratulations to Sarah Donohue, Deerpark and Alan Sandes, Ballyconnell on their recent marriage.

Carnew Ploughing
The annual Carnew ploughing match will take place on Saturday 11th October at 12 noon.

First Responders
Carnew First Responders AGM will take place on 14th October at 7.30pm in Colaiste Bhride Carnew all welcome to come along, the next training weekend for new members is 11th and 12th October in Laragh if you are interested please contact Susanne on 0876204562.

Lotto
The Pride in Carnew lotto was won by Bennie Keogh, seller Mary Hall.
GAA lotto was not won numbers were 6,8,20,26 lucky dips were Katie Boland, c/o John O’Hara. Christine Myler, c/o Sinnotts. Margaret O’Toole, Carnew. Kay c/o Garry Hughes. The next draw was 29th September in Jim Byrnes and the jackpot was €6,400. Tickets only €2 from any player or local shops.

Askamore Badminton
The AGM of Askamore badminton club is 6th October at 8.30pm in Askamore Hall, all members new and old welcome.

Heritage Club
Carnew Heritage club would like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped in any way before, on the day and after for their annual working day on Sunday last 21st September it was a great success, to all who donated items for the day many thanks.
To all the musicians and help on the Saturday night for the music in Kenny’s and all in Kenny’s and to the steam engines who were parked on the corner for the night which was lovely to see. Special thanks to all involved in the Friends of local people with M.S . for all their help and support. Your help, support and donations were greatly appreciated.
Locals Come Dancing Tinahely
The countdown is now on for our dance-off on Friday 3rd October in the Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey at 8pm. All fourteen couples have been busy practicing for the last few months and are now ready show off their dance moves in an attempt to win your votes. Tickets are 10 euro each and 5euro for u-12s. Get your tickets from any of the dancers, Symes shop or the Chemist. A night not to be missed.

Primary course in Food Hygiene (Environmental Health Officers Association)
Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th October 9.30am til 1.30pm
€100
Basic 1 day First Aid /Occupational First Aid Refresher
Saturday 25th October
9.30 am til 5pm €90
Bookings taken for Chainsaw basic and advanced courses, Safepass and Pesticide Safety and Application.
Contact the Centre on 0539426555.

Locals Come Dancing Tinahely
Best of luck to luck to our 14 dancing couples who will take to the stage in the Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey this Friday night at 8 o’ clock.
Dancing for your votes are Martin and Catherine O’ Rourke, Butcher and Bea Darcy, John John Doyle and Tara Murphy, Martin Fitzgerald and Jennifer Kiersey, Jimmy Spellacy and Ann O’ Neill, Bob and Beth O’ Toole, Bam Hennessy and Donna Corbett, Jamie Cullen and Sarah Tyrrell, Anthony ‘BOD’ Murphy and Deirdre O’ Toole, Shane Hogan and Áine Byrne, Pat Quaile and Sandra Maher, Jim and Geraldine Coogan, Brian Walsh and Emily Mulhall and David and Majella Dillon.
This promises to be a great nights entertainment. If you haven’t already got your ticket contact Breda 087 9982220 or Deirdre 087 2167504. Tickets 10 euro each and u-12s 5 euro.

Hurling
We wish the very best of luck to our junior hurlers who are in the final on this Sunday in Aughrim at 1.15pm against Bray Emmetts, good luck all.

Table Quiz
There wil be a table quiz on this Friday 3rd October at 9pm in Parkview House Shillelagh in aid of Christmas lights fund, all welcome to come along.

Public Access Defb Training
A public Access Defb training night will be held on Tuesday 21st October at 7.30pm in Colaiste Bhride Carnew if you would like to train to do CPR and use the public defb which is on the wall of McGirr’s Chemist then please book with Patricia on 0872413293.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Mrs Bridget Byrne, (nee Murphy) Ballykelly, Coolboy who died during the week, her remains were removed from McCrea’s funeral home on Monday evening to Coolfancy Church, burial took place on Tuesday following 11am mass.
To the family and relatives of Sean Doran, Askamore who died during the weekend, his remains were reposing in the prayer chapel in Askamore Church on the Monday and burial took place in the adjoining grave yard on Tuesday following 2pm mass. May he Rest in Peace.

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