Carnew Notebook – January 27

On Sunday February 2 the walk is Hadden’s hill (grade C, 8km), meeting in Tinahely Square at 11.00am. On Sunday February 9 the walk is in Ballymanus (grade B, 10km), meeting in Tinahely Square at 10.30am. Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear. Full walking schedule is on website.

The 5th Annual Carnew Model Exhibition will take place in Coláiste Bhríde, Carnew on Sunday 9th February, 2014 between 11am and 5pm.

This year the proceeds will be divided between Coláiste Bhríde School and the Resource Centre Groups, Mischief Makers Parent & Toddler, Chillax Youth Café and Scouts, and it is hoped it will be as successful as last year.

We are completely booked out this year with well over 75 exhibitors and traders from all parts of Ireland coming with exhibits ranging from Farm Dioramas and Construction Die-Cast Equipment to Dolls Houses. There will also be Model Boats and Model Aircraft with Model Railways and Model Engineering thrown in for good measure.

Admission to the show will be €5 for adults and children are free. We would like to see a lot of local support for the show as it is for two very worthy local causes and it is a great fun day out for all the family.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Teresa Flanagan, Community Village and Riverdale Nursing Home Ballon who diedon Wednesday, her remains were removed from  McCrea’s  funeral Home on Thursday evening to Carnew and burial took place in Coolfancy cemetry on Friday.

The annual boxing night between Carnew Emmetts and Craanford will take place on Saturday 8th February at 8pm in The Amber Springs Hotel Gorey, tickets are now on sale at €20 from any player committee ot Victor young’s Main Street or Doran’s Bookmakers.

Murphy’s Cho’s Tae-Kwon-Do Carnew now enrolling beginners. Martial Arts Training is a fun way to keep fit, while learning a new skill, why not drop in for an opportunity to experience this sport and waht ir has to offer. Taking place in Carnew National School every Monday andWednesday junior class (4-7) 6.30 – 7.15, senior class (8 upwards) 7.15 – 8.15. For further information contact Trish Murphy 0876390370.

Carnew Emmets Camogie and Ladies Football clubs are holding a joint registration night on Thursday 6th February in the Club House in the sports field from 7 – 9pm.
All grades can register on the night from u8’s up to Intermediates, the fees are €30 for juvenile, €50 per family, €55 for intermediate. I f you are interested in helping to coach a team please phone Sabrina Kavanagh 0876740487 camogie and Liz Collins 0871939992 football.

Good luck to Scoil Aodan Noafa Debating team in the final on Friday 31st January in Wexford Education Centre, team is Lauren Byrne, Cora Tyrell and Rachel Sheil.

The following National Schools are now taken names of new students wishing to start school in September 2014, Aodan Naofa Carnew0539426315. Ballyellis National School 0539426159. All Saints National School Carnew.

Congratulations to all sports people who received awards recently in the Arklow Bay Hotel but especially Carnew Emmett’s players,  Liam Kennedy County Hurler of the year and John Joe Myers junior B football well done to all.

The craft classes that take place on Wednesday afternoon and evenings would welcome a few new members if you are interested please contact Eileen on 0862584616.

Carnew First Responders would welcome new members to keep this vital service going we provide 24 hours cover, seven days a week, 52 days a year, we are trained to administer oxygen, aspirin and use of an AED, we are called by the ambulance service to assist while a patient is awaiting an ambulance,  if you have some spare time and would like to be trained the next training weekend is 5th and 6th April in Glendalough, or if you are not sure and would like to come to a training night please contact any of the group or Susanne 0876204562

A scrap metal collection will be held in Carnew on Saturday 1st February, if you have any scrap metal to clear out, there will be collection at the following points Candy’s 10 am – 11 am, Tomacork View 11 am to 12 noon, if you have any larger items please ring 0870572700 and collection can be arranged. Donation made to Carnew ladies football and camogie club.

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