Carnew notes week March 13th


Carnew Camogie

Things are busying up in the camogie club, with our young ‘uns taking part in St Patrick’s Day parade on Friday with Carnew Ladies Football! Players to wear club colours – and have the craic!

Meanwhile, we’ve been invited to host a Fermanagh team for Feile na nGael in June. This means our U-14s will be taking part in Feile, so that’s something to look forward to! In the meantime, we will also participate in the Wicklow Feile qualifiers which will be held in the GAA Centre of Excellence on Good Friday.

Tinahely Walking Club

On Sunday March 19 the walk will be at Askinagap, (Grade B, 10km, 3 hours) meeting in Tinahely at 10.30. On Sunday March 26 the walk will be at Mangan’s Loop, (Grade B, 10km, 3 hours) meeting in Tinahely at 10.30.  Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.

The Annual Carnew St.Patrick’s Day Parade will take place at 1 o’ clock on Friday 17th March.

Float Categories include:
– Best Overall Float
– Most Entertaining
– Most Topical
– Best Youth Entry
– Best Walking Group
– Best Window Display
Entry forms are available from Carnew TDC, Victor’s Newsagents and Candys.
Anyone available to help on the day to put out barriers, to steward or to serve teas please contact us on Facebook or contact Carnew TDC on 0539426555.
Donations of buns, cakes, tarts etc would also be gratefully received and can be left in Carnew TDC on Thursday or to Coláiste Bhríde on Friday morning before the parade.
Come along on the day for a great day out for all the family.
Carnew St. Patrick’s Day Parade – ‘For the Community, By the Community’.

KARE Fundraiser.

Tea, coffee,cakes and sandwiches galore will be served in the Tea RoomCommunity Hall, Tinahely on Saturday 22nd April 10a.m. – 3p.m.  All proceeds from this fundraiser to KARE Tinahely Local Service. 

This springtime  event will be held in conjunction with  the upcoming Wicklow Fleadh 2017 in Tinahely.  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 branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann for generously making this fundraiser possible for KARE.  So bring your family, friends and neighbours along to enjoy the best of traditional music and culture. 

There will be plenty of tea and coffee to go round as well as a selection of delicious home-made cakes and tasty sandwiches. Many thanks for your valued  support to KARE.   All are welcome.



Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives Joshua Darlington, Knocknalour  who died recently and was buried on Friday in Kilrush cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Emily Whelan, Batcherlers Walk, Shillelagh who died last week.


Get well wishes go to Joe Byrne, Munny. Phil Roycroft, Munny.


The GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 4,17,23,25, lucky dips were John Kinsella, c’o Conways. Bert Cogley, c/o Cosia Mia. Sadie Buttle, Donishal. James O’Brien, c/o Marion Kinsella. The next draw was 13th March in Kenny’s.


X-FACTOR is coming to McCrea’s on Saturday 25th March at 8pm with €1,000 in prizes, entry fee €5 admission €5, all proceeds towards Carnew CFC.


The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew Split the Pot was Paul Doran, Mill Lane winning €240. Week previous was Emma, Katie and Molly 4th class Sydicate winning €256. Tickets available from the school or local shops, thanks to everyone for their support to date.


The next bingo is on Sunday 2nd April and 16th April at 2.30pm, all welcome.

DVD’s for Tops of the Parish, Carnew can be ordered @€10 by contacting 0876611916 if you want one by 23rd March please
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