Carnew notes February 2

Carnew Training & Development Centre

Food Hygiene/HACCP course – Mon16th & Tues 17th February
SafePass – Friday 20th February
Manual & Computerised Book-Keeping – Friday 20th February
Basic Chainsaw Course – 16th -21st February – FULL
I day First Aid Course – Saturday 28th February
Basic Chainsaw Course – 9th-14th March – FULL
Handheld Pesticide Application – March 30/31st & 1st April
3 day Occupational First Aid – March
Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application – April 7-10th April
Basic Chainsaw Course – 13th-18th April –places still available

For any information or course booking please ring the centre on 053 94 26555.
All course schedules on facebook and website.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Pat Brennan, Ballingate his family and relatives on the death of his brother Peter in Sligo recently.
To the family and relatives of Larry Kinsella, Foxcover, Monaseed who died during the weekend his remains were removed to Monaseed on Sunday evening and burial took place on Monday after 11am mass.

On Sun Feb 8 the walk is in the Clonegal area (Grade C, 10-12, 2.5 hours approx) meeting in Tinahely Square at 10.30am. On Sunday Feb 15 the walk is the Mullinacor loop near Glenmalure (Grade B, 14km, 3.5 hours) 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. (Walk grades: A is the hardest and C is the easiest – depends on gradient and duration.) Full walking schedule is on the Tinahely Website.


Can you spare a morning or afternoon a week. We are looking for people to take on the role of Activity Pals in Carnew Community Care. As an Activity Pal you will support a person with memory problems to participate in the Centre’s social activities.
Volunteers will receive training and support for the role.

For further information, please contact Marita on 0876346399 or email

Carnew camogie club
Registration night, Friday, 6th feb, 7-8pm in clubhouse at sportsfield. Spread the word for new and old players, get registered in time for the new season.

Fees for underage is as follows €25 for single player; €40 for 2 sisters; & €60 for family of 3 plus.

Also upcoming fund raiser of a race night in February. Please support cards on sale now from players and committee.

‘The Goal Mile held on New Year’s Day 2015 in Tinahely raised €605. Thank you to everyone who participated and we look forward to seeing next year!
Hugh Davidson – Local Goal Mile Volunteer’

A table quiz will be held on Friday 6th February at 9pm in the Corner House Carnew table of four is only €30 all welcome to come along. In aid of Carnew GAA club.

Congratulations to Owen Nicholson, Main Street on his 50th birthday.

A bingo will be held on this Saturday 7th February at 8.15pm in St Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, all welcome to come along, proceeds towards the hall refurbishments.

Are you interested in knitting for charity? Carnew Community Care are looking for hats, mitts, bootees, matinee coats and blankets size 12 x 18, 20 x 24, 24 x 34, or squares that can be knitted together, contact Mary Blake or Shelia Kirwan.

The winner of the lotto was Dermot Kenny seller Dermot Kenny.

Volunteers are needed for a few hours on St Patricks Day on Tuesday 17th March to help run the parade, this parade is for the community so all help is needed, contact Carnew Training and Development Centre on 0539426555.

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