Carnew notes June 15

Tinahely Show
There will be a general meeting of the Tinahely Show in the show office on Monday, 22nd June at 8p.m. New members welcome.
Rackard League Camogie County Final

We wish the girls in Ballyellis National School the best of luck as the Kilrush team take on Ramsgrange in the
Rackard League Camogie County Final Rionn C this Tuesday evening 16th June at 6.30pm in Wexford Park. We hope you will come along and support the girls in the Final.
On Sunday June 21 the walk is at Tonelagee (Grade A, 15km, 4 hours) meeting in Tinahely Square at 9.00am or Glendalough at 9.45. On Sunday June 28 the walk will be Lugnaquilla (Grade A, 16km, 4 hours) meeting in Tinahely Square at 9.00am. 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

The Hope Cancer Support Centre will hold their annual Summer Solstice 5K Walk and Ceremony of Light and Healing in Curracloe Beach on Sunday 21st June at 8pm. We invite everyone to come along and be part of this very special ceremony and to enjoy a peaceful and serene walk on this beautiful beach.

AGM Tuesday 16th June, 2015 @ 8.30pm in Carnew Training & Development Centre THIS IS A PUBLIC MEETING and ALL ARE WELCOME
Pride in Carnew – helping to keep our community clean and safe.

Carnew Training & Development Centre is delighted to announce that we are, once again, able to facilitate another FREE ‘Taking Control’ Workshop run by Shine. The previous two workshops were booked out and deemed a great success by the all who participated.

The ‘Taking Control’ Workshop is about taking some time to focus on your own values, goals and wellness. It looks at practical ways to face life’s challenges, whilst maintaining, developing, and taking control of your physical and mental wellbeing. Over the past number of years, hundreds of people around the country have benefitted directly from participating in this workshop.

The aims of the workshop are:
To raise awareness of already existing positive factors in one’s own life, internally and externally.
To build resilience in the face of life’s challenges and setbacks.
To enchance coping skills, expecially pre-existing ones.
To develop and support self-esteem and confidence.
The workshop takes place at Carnew Resource Centre, Mill Lane on Friday 19th June, 2015 from 10.30am – 4.30pm Tuesday. To book a place (and places are limited) please contact Carnew Training & Development Centre at
053 9426555.


Carnew Agricultural Show this year will take place on July 18th. This will be our 70th Anniversary Show and we need new volunteers to help keep this show going in Carnew. The Schedule for our 2015 show is now available, Email: or contact our Show Secretary on 087-1429325.
Come join our Two Exciting Summer Camps not to be missed. Venue: Carnew National School, Date: 27th July- 1st Aug 15, Age group: 4-12, Time: 9.30-12 (Art Camp) 12-2 (Activity Camp). Art in the morning (Stop Motion Animation, Sugar Craft, Design/Paint your own fairy door & lots more, with art competition on the last day). Activity camp in the afternoon (Introduction to Tae-Kwon-Do, circuit training & lots more). Demonstration & Competition on the last day, with medals & certs. Join us for the Art Camp or Activity camp only or both. Over 14yrs experience delivering Art Camps to the community & over 20years Tae-Kwon-Do experience. For Booking Contact: Trish Murphy (087)6390370 for further information.

Pride in Carnew – Tidy Towns
In Carnew we have a beautiful town, we have a dedicated Pride in Carnew committee/Tidy Towns group, plans are in progress and we’re all starting to see improvements around the area – BUT WE STILL NEED MORE HELP. We would love more people to get involved and we invite other community groups in the town to get involved. We need people from all walks of life. You don’t need to be involved regularly; you can drop in and out. Maybe you have an interest in wildlife, an interest in gardening, an interest in heritage, an interest in just getting out and about and getting to know some new people?

Tidy Towns – what’s it all about? Most people think it is little more than picking litter, keeping streets clean and sticking up hanging baskets in the summer. In fact that impression is completely wrong! Litter accounts for 10% of the Tidy Towns concept and hanging baskets are no longer recommended. The best groups have a mixture of people from the whole community involved; school kids, teenagers, young adults, retired people, pensioners, male and female.

Tidy Towns itself covers nature, wildlife, heritage, waste minimisation, environmental awareness, civic spirit, in due course raising the prosperity of the town and most importantly pride in your local community.

Take the step and get involved, make some new friends, you’ll be glad you did!
For more details:
Contact: Carnew TDC @ 053 9426555 or text Marion @ 087 2793165

Get well wishes go to Margaret Stephens, Umrigar. Marie Wafer, Kilcavan. Ann Potignano, Askamore.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Patrica Kearns, Shillelagh who died during the week and was buried on Friday. To the family and relatives of Mrs Cleary, Batchelors Walk who died during the week and was buried on Sunday. To the family and relatives of Mrs Kathleen Nolan, Shillelagh who died recently.

To the family and relatives of Mary McGirr, Main Street, Carnew who died during the week, her remains were removed from McCrea’s Funeral Home on Monday evening and burial took place on Tuesday after 2pm mass to Tomacork cemetery.

Congratulations to Tommy and Jack Collins, Kilcavan on winning second prize in the model County draw, well done.

Congratulations to Jesse Byrne and Martina Jameson, Knocknalour who were married on Friday.

We wish the very best of luck to our u14’s who represent their club and county in the hurling feile this weekend in Louth, they play two games on Friday and one on Saturday, the very best of luck and safe journey to all who are travelling.

Anyone who is interested in going to knock on 6th and 7th July with Askamore please contact Mary Kenny as soon as possible as there is only a few seats left, 0539426358 or 0861541948.

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