Carnew notes December 8

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Paddy Nolan, Valley Heights who died during the week, his remains were removed to Carnew on Thursday evening and burial took place on Friday in Clonegal cemetry.
Carnew Emmetts AGM will be held on Thursday 18th December at 8pm in Colasite Bhride Carnew, all welcome to come along.
Congratulations to Peter and Clare Deegan, Loughletrim on the birth of their twins.
Carnew Community Care Boutique takes place every Friday from 10 am to 2pm on the Main Street with lots of bargans to be had and homemade christmas cakes, puddings, buns, cakes etc, all welcome.
Carnew GAA lotto was not won numbers were 1,7,11,22, lucky dips were Damien Osborne, Kilcavan. Conor Wafer, Kilcavan. Bridie Ryan, Tomacork. Mary Brennan, Tomacork. Next draw was 8th December in Jim Byrnes and the jackpot was €7,400, tickets only €2 from any player or local shop.
Carnew Resource Centre supporting Chillax Youth Cafe, Mischief Makers Parent
& Toddler Group and Carnew Chess & Draughts Club will hold a Christmas
Bingo in St. Brigid’s Hall Carnew on Sunday 14th December, 2014 at 2.30pm –
your support would be greatly appreciated.
Carnew emmett camogie club had their AGM recently in Jim Byrnes lounge. The chairperson thanked last years committee for all their work throughout the year and wished the best of luck to the incoming committee for the year ahead. The new committee is as follows.
President: Breda Hyland
Chairperson:Deidre O Flynn
Ass chair: Jason Molloy
Secretary: Sue Balfe
Ass secretary: Mary Brennan
Treasurer: Yvonne Kelly
Ass treasurer/ registrar:
Linda Wafer
PRO: Sabrina Kavanagh
Child welfare officer: Maura Byrne.
Committee members: Mairead Greene, Paul Kelly, Conor Hodgins, Denis Deegan, Karen Mathews, Maire Doran. Sinead Kinsella.
Sing Ye All Noel
Students of Colaiste Bhride will present their annual festive concert of music and song entitled Sing Ye All Noel in All Saints Church, Carnew on Friday 12th December at 7.30pm. Entry is €5 and tickets are available from the school and performers.
Baubles are still on sale for the Forget Me Not Christmas Tree in Askamore Church where mass will be celebrated on 21st December at 11am, baubles €3 each or two for €5 from Askamore Child Care Centre or any parent.
Carnew Credit Union are holding their AGM on Tuesday 16th December at 8pm in their offices, all members welcome.
A talk “Coping with the challanges of Life today for families in rurual communities” will be held in Askamore Activity Centre on Thursday 11th December at 8pm cover charge €4 all welcome to attend.
Congratulations and well done to Mick Kelly Gala Carnew who won the Shop Person of the Year Award 2014 in Dublin on Friday last, he was interviewed on the Ray Darcy show, well done Mick and well deserved.
Heartiest congratulations to Mick Kelly, manager of Candys, who won the Today FM and Bord Gais Energy Best in Ireland Award for Best Shopkeeper at a ceremony on Friday morning in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Mick spoke highly of the fantastic community in Carnew when presented with his award on The Ray D’Arcy Show. In a show of the excitement felt in the area Mick was treated to a surprise reception at Candys on his return on Friday evening when many locals came out to express their congratulations. Great news for Mick and great news for Carnew, well done Mick.
On Sunday Dec 14 the walk is at Trooperstown (Grade C, 12-14km, 3.5 hours approx) meeting in Tinahely square at 10.00pm. On Sunday Dec 21 the walk is down as the “Local Mince Pie Walk” which should be interesting. (Grade C, 10km, meeting in Tinahely Square at 11.00am. Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear. (Walk grades: A is the hardest and C is the easiest – depends on gradient and duration.) Full walking schedule is on the Tinahely Website.
Congratulations to Don Hyland, Carnew and Angie Murphy, Clonegal who were married on Friday.
Get well wishes go to Mairead Sheehan, Munny.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Elizabeth Dempsey, Valley Heights (nee Austin, Ballyellis) who died during the week, her remains were removed from McCrea’s Funeral Home to Carnew on Monday and burial took place in Tomacork cemetry.

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