Carnew notes October 10th

 Murphy’s Cho’s Tae Kwon Do School Carnew takes place every Mon & Wed Night.   Venue: Carnew N.S. Mon Times: Junior Class:  Age Group 4 -8, Time: 6.30-7.15.  Senior Class: Age Group 8 upwards.  Time: 7.15-8.15.  Wed class: 7.15-8.15.

Come and join us and see what this sport can offer you.  Martial Arts Training is a fun way for you to keep fit, while learning a new skill.  It can be something you do as a family, we have parents train with their children.  Beginners can join at any time throughout the month or year, all ages welcome.   First Class is Free to all new students.  For further Information Contact: Instructor Trish Murphy (5th Degree Black Belt) (087) 6390370.

Tractor Run Success

The 10th annual KARE tractor run held  in Tinahely on Sunday 2nd October  was a resounding success raising in excess of €11,000. 

This fundraiser could not happen without the collective effort of so many amazing people who gave their energy, time and commitment.  Tinahely Local Service take this opportunity to extend a massive thanks  to all our friends and supporters who came along to show their support and a special thanks  to all the participants.   Our fundraising efforts would not be possible without the wonderful generosity of the our donors, sponsors, supporters and volunteers. Sincere thanks to all the businesses, shops and organisations who generously supported us in any way throughout the years. 

Fundraising is a vital source of additional income for KARE – promoting inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities. KARE is a voluntary organization which was founded in 1967 by parents and friends of people with an intellectual disability.



Details for the walk for Sunday October 16 still have to be confirmed. Once they are, members will receive text details in the normal way.

On Sunday October 23 the walk is the Sean Linehan Walk, Aughrim (Grade B 12k, 3 hours approx). Meeting in Tinahely 10.00 or Aughrim at 10.30.

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


Get well wishes go to Mollie Mulroe, Tombreane. John Kennedy Tombreane. Florrie Bower, Main Street.


Congratulations to Paddy (Giggler) Doyle, The Barracks and Teresa Nolan, Ballycanew who were married on Saturday. To Jeromie Willoughby, Coolboy and Emma Kealy, Tullow who were married recently.


Congratulations to Ken and Karen Murphy, The Glen on the birth of their twins recently. To Tomas and Aoife Kenny, Coollattin on the birth of their son.


The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew Split the Pot was Mary Donohue, Main Street winning €265, previous week was Callum Stedman winning €281 and 23rd was Dick Barnes winning €260, well done to all, tickets are available from the school of local shops and your support is greatly appreciated.


There was no winner of the 28th, on 21st was won by Margaret Dowse, seller Margaret Dowse, there is still a few places available at only €2 per week, contact Mary on 0539426555.


The annual Tomacork cabaret will take place on Friday 11th November in Coollattin Golf Club, admission €5 all welcome to come along to a very enjoyable night.


The annual Harvest Thanksgiving service will take place on Sunday 16th October at 7pm all welcome.


The annual sale of work will take place on Friday 28th October in Colaiste Bhride Carnew at 7pm with the usual tea, bottle stall, vegetables, cakes, raffles and much more, all welcome to come along.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Joan Kinsella, Tomacork who died during the week, her remains were removed to Tomacork and burial took place on Wednesday morning.


The next bingo will be on 23rd October at 2.30pm and 6th November, many thanks to everyone for their support to date.


The very best of luck to the senior hurlers who play Bray in the final on Sunday at 3.15pm in Aughrim.


There will be a charity music concert on Friday 4th November in Black Toms, Tinahely with music by Mack – Fleetwood, Feel the Pinch, Surreal Audio and Mary Graham, doors open at 8pm concert starts at 9pm, all proceeds will go towards the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust donations can also be made on line at

Happy 21st to Owen Gaynor, Munny.

Shillelagh market will be open on Sunday 16th October from 11 – 4pm, all homemade products of breads, cakes, jams, chutney, honey, knitwear, crafts, books, tea, coffee, lunch served, all welcome to come along and support these hard working people.


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