Carnew Notebook – May 26


On Sunday June 1 the walk is at Lough Tay, (grade B, 14km/3.5 hours approx), meeting in Tinahely Square at 9.30am. On Sunday June 8 the walk is Kaideen, (grade B, 10-12km/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.


Crablane Vintage Day June 1st beside the Crablane pub Coolkenno (just off the main Shillelagh to Tullow road) at 2pm.  

Attractions to include Irish Axe Men, Tullow Fire Service, Bagnelstown High Nellie Club, Tullow Ukele Band, Tullow Take Kwon Do Club, United Nations, Tractor Pulling, Carnew Tractor Builders and much more.  Admission is €3 and proceeds go to Aware.  Your support would be very much appreciated on the day.

June Training Schedule in Carnew Training & Development Centre

Occupational First Aid FETAC Level 5   

Wednesday 3rd/10th/17th June  €199  

3 day course. FETAC Accredited.

 Basic First Aid / Pediatric First Aid /Occupational First Aid Refresher    

Saturday 7th June  €90    

N.B For Occup 1st Aid refresher – date of refresher training must be within 3 months of completion date stated on certificate.

 Manual Handling    

Midweek Daytimes available €45

In house certification 1/2day course

 SafePass €75

Saturday date in June to be confirmed.

 Pesticide Safety / Chainsaw Basic CS30 & CS31 / Chainsaw Advanced CS32

Booking being taken for course running in July.

Please ring Carnew Training & Development Centre 053 9426555 or email for further information.


Open Garden Afternoon at Mc Carthy’s Bloomfield House, Enniscorthy  on Sunday 8th June from 2-6 pm in aid of the Hope Cancer Support Centre. Free admission and refreshments. Contact 087-9027282 for more details.


Carnew Emmets Camogie Club

Thanks to everyone who supported and helped out at our Feile Fundraising Kids’ Table Quiz and Disco last Thursday night, May 22. We had a great turnout!

Our next Feile fundraising gig is on Friday, June 6, when Jorum will be playing in Kenny’s Pint Depot. This is a Jersey Night, so come along bedecked in your club or county colours! Tickets/entry €5. Tickets available from committee members, some shops in Carnew, as well as Tinahely and Coolboy post offices.Meanwhile, the U16s were pipped at the post by Glenealy last week, while our U14s had a great win over Annacurra. The U12s started their League campaign against Annacurra with a win, while the U8s and U10s are in serious training for their next blitz in Knockananna on 31 May.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Mollie Keogh, Ballyconran who died during the week and was buried on Thursday in Askamore cemetry.

To the family and relatives of Pat Farrell, Middlesex and formely of Kilcarry Clonegal who died during the week.


A plant sale will take place on this Wednesday 28th May at 3.45pm in Carnew Day Centre, bring a plant, buy a plant at great prices, everyone welcome in aid of Carnew Community Care.


A coffee morning will take place on Tuesday 3rd June from 10.30am – 12 noon in Siobhain Eades, 6 Tomacork View in aid of Friends of locla people with MS, sponsored by Drummin Woodcraft proprietor Timmy Doyle, all welcome.


The annual patron in Askamore will take place on this Sunday 1st June at 1.30pm all graves must be left neat and tidy and all rubbish brought home please.

A field day will follow in Le Cheile Park with teas, cakes, bottle stall, bric a brac, books and much more in aid of Ballyellis National School, all welcome.


Peter Byrne, Coolfancy would like to say a big thank you to everyone for their good wishes, cards and gifts  on the occassion of his 70th birthday, it was very much appreciated.


Get well wishes go to Ollie Dowse, Emmett Place. Mary Kenny, Ballyconran.


Congratulations to Alan and Bridget Kinsella, Umrigar on the birth of their son.


Congratulations to James Burnell, Tombrean and Angela Osondu who were married recently.


The GAA lotto was not won numbers were 16,17,19,24 lucky dips were Tommy Hickey c/o Candys, Adrian Byrne, Main Street. Esther Minogue, Dublin. Richie Burke c/o K. Keogh, next draw was 26th May and the jackpot was €4,600 in aid of the Feile Fund, tickets only €2 from any player or local shops. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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