Carnew notes week February 20th


On Sunday February 26th the walk will be at Kilbrannish, (Grade B, 12km, 4 hours) meeting in Bunclody at 10.30. On Sunday March 5 the walk will be the Kyle Loop, Tinahely, (Grade B, 18km, 5 hours) meeting in Tinahely at 10.00. Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.

Diary Date

Make a note of the date: Saturday 22nd April. That’s when the tea, coffee and cake event is taking place in the ‘Tea Room’ Community Hall 10a.m.-3p.m.  All proceeds to KARE Tinahely Local Service.  This springtime event will be held in conjunction with  the Wicklow County Fleadh 2017.  KARE is a voluntary organization which was founded in 1967 by parents and friends of people with an intellectual disability.

Fundraising is a vital source of additional income for KARE.  The Tinahely Local Service was established in 2003 and  ensures that individuals with intellectual disabilities, can avail of the service in their own community and as close to their home as possible. The catchment area includes Tinahely, Annacurra, Clonmore, Carnew, Shillelagh, Coolboy, Aughrim and Hacketstown.

A special thanks to  our local Tinahely Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann group for generously making this fundraiser possible for KARE.   There will be plenty of tea and coffee to go round as well as a selection of delicious home-made cakes to enjoy!

Thank you as always for your valued  support.  Bring your family, friends and neighbours for a wonderful day of culture. All are welcome.



There was no winner of the GAA lotto, numbers were 2,14,24,30 lucky dips were Paddy Keogh, c/o Kathleen. Lea Doran c/o Brian. Barty Turner, c/o Margaret Doran. Shona Doyle, c/o John, the next draw is 27th February and the jackpot is €5,000.


A service for World Day of Prayer will be held in Carnew Community Care on Friday 3rd March at 4pm, refreshments at 3.30pm men and women welcome.


Congratulations to Pakie Sinnott, Mill Lane and Anita McDonald, Monasootha on their engagement.


Kilrush Camogie club are holding a fashion show on Thursday 23rd February in the Amber Springs Hotel Gorey, tickets available on the night or from committee members.

The next bingo in Carnew is Sunday 26th February at 2.30pm and Sunday 12th March, many thanks to everyone for their support to date. 


Suicide Alertness Training (safetalk) (free learning opportunity) 

Do you want to Help Reduce Suicide and become Suicide Alert?

On Tuesday February 28th 2017 from 1.30 pm – 4.30pm in Carnew Day Centre please contact 0539426510to confirm a place.

Carnew Day Centre in association with Wicklow Health Association and support by HSE Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention.


All Saints National School are holding their open day on Thursday 16th February from 3.00 – 4.00pm, come along for information, enrolment details and refreshments or contact the principal Mary Steacy 0539426513 or email for more details.


Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew are now accepting applications for enrolment to it’s junior infant class for the school year 2017/18. Please contact the school office at 0539426315 or for an application form. Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew is a C0-Ed, Vertical primary school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Ferns.


Carnew First Responders are appealing to the public not to tamper with the public access AED on the wall outside of McGirr’s chemist, Carnew. This AED is covered by CCTV and if there is any further interference this footage will be handed over to the Garda.

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