Carnew notes week May 2

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Henry Brownrigg snr, Croneyhorn who died last week, his remains were removed to All Saints Church Carnew on Tuesday morning for 11am followed by cremation in Dublin.

a coffee morning will be held in Jim and Ann Gilberts on tue 10th may ,9 to 5 to help offset the cost of bringing Dennis home from Chernobyl for his annual break , it is 30 years this year since the nuiclear meltdown in Chernobyl ,and this is Dennis 6th year coming to Askamore and this would not be possible without your support which is very much appreciated.

There was no winner of the GAA lotto, numbers were 10,16,18,22, lucky dips were Valarie Elliott, c/o Marion Kinsella,  Nigel Kearney, c/o Jimmy Barnes, James O’Keeffee, c/o Cillian. Ger Donohue, Main Street. The next draw is 9th May in McCrea’s and the jackpot is €5,000.

U12 Hurling Division 1a

Carnew 3-4                        Luke O’Tooles 2-7

Carnew had to settle for a draw when they came up against old rivals Luke O’Tooles on Monday April 18th on home turf in Carnew. Pitch conditions were not great but in spite of that a good competitive game of hurling was played. Carnew, who were well on top in the first half, failed to put up enough scores on the scoreboard. This left them under pressure in the second half when O’Tooles had a bit of a purple patch to level up the score at full time.

Carnew started well with a well taken goal by Billy Molloy followed up by Richard Greene who broke through the O’Tooles defence to put the ball in the back of the net. Dan Redmond at centre back took some nice points from frees. Dan Murphy, with his long puck outs, took the pressure off the back line. Although we are in no doubt that we need to improve on our performance this was a fair result for Carnew’s first hurling game of the season.


U12 Footbal Div 2

Carnew 3-4                                       AGB 1-9

Carnew traveled to Ballymoney on Monday 21st April to take part in round 2 of the league against AGB and came away with the narrowest of victories when, man of the match Ben Gilligan, blasted to the back of the net in the dying moments of the game. Carnew who were short on numbers did well to hold on and come away with a win. Roland Chlechowitz in goal had some fine saves while the back line of Maurice Sheil, Darragh Rawson, Jack Keogh, Cillian Doyle and Conor Neville were kept busy throughout the game. Dan Redmond and Zach Jordon at mid field tried hard. Meanwhile the forward line of Richard Greene, Shane Byrne, Ben Gilligan, Aaron Fitzpatrick and Sean Kenny did what was needed to come away with a victory. Jack Brownrigg and Aaron Conway were also called upon during the game. Two wins out of two games so far; hopefully with a good attendance we can continue on our successful journey at our next outings.


The Carnew Heritage clubs annual road run is on Sunday 15th May at 12 noon.


The annual pilgrimage to Knock from Carnew Community Care will take place on 14th – 15th May cost €130.00 which includes bus transport, overnight accommodation and full meals on Saturday. This is the last year Sister Mary’s knock will offer accommodation and it is unlikely that future pilgrimages to knock will take place  from Carnew Community Care. Reservation  with expenses please by Monday 25th April to 0872995267, 0539426371, 26510.


The walk on Sunday 8th May is Avondale grade B/C 12k 3 hours, meeting Tinahely Square at 10.30am, please make sure to bring or wear proper walking boots and rain gear and adequate food and drink.


A monster charity auction in aid of Chillax Youth Café and Mischief Makers Parent and Toddler group will take place on Saturday 7th May  in Colaiste Bhride Carnew at 2pm, viewing the morning of the auction. Donations of any services and items in good condition, furniture, books, dvd’s, cd’s, fuel, logs, unwanted presents, electrical goods in working order, services of painting and decorating, plumbing, gardening and mechanical, call Carnew Training and Development Centre on 0539426555 or facebook Carnew Resourse Monster Auction, items can be collected.

Congratulations to Denis Kenny, Tomacork and Michelle O’Hara, Donishal who were married last week.

The next Social Dance in Askamore is on this Friday May 6th from 9.30pm with the Wicklow Man admission only €8, al welcome.

Carnew walking club meet every Thursday evening at 7.30pm at Carnew Training and Development Centre, please come along and join the walkers all welcome.

Carnew First Responders are supporting the Irish Heart Foundation this weekend and are selling their happy hearts badges for €3 available from Deegan’s Butchers or any of the Responders, your support would be greatly appreciated.

God bless all the children from Askamore who made their First Holy Communion on Sunday last.

On Sunday May 8 the walk is at Avondale (Grade B/C, 12k, 3 hours). Meeting in Tinahely at 10.30.

On Sunday May 15 the walk as at Lugnaquilla (Grade A, 25k, All day). Meeting in Tinahely at 9.00.

Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.

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