Carnew notes week May 25th


On Sunday May 28 the walk will be at Tonelagee-Scarr (Grade A, 15km, 4 hours) meeting in Tinahely at 10.00. On Sunday June 4 the walk will be the Railway Walk at tinahely (Grade C, 8km, 2 hours) meeting in Tinahely at 11.00. Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.


Come celebrate with us on  Sunday 4th June for a special Mass to mark the feast of Pentecost in  St. Kevin’s Church, Kilaveney, Tinahely at 11am.Pentecost Sunday is a Day of Special Prayer to celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit and the birthday of the church. All are welcome.



Shillelagh Area Community Games will be holding a fund raising Cake Sale Fri 2nd June, Shillelagh Courthouse, Time:2:30-3:30pm
Please support by joining us on the day or by bringing your favourite buns and cake to sell. For details contact 0876207193 or find us on Facebook. See you there!
Come join our Two Exciting Summer Camps not to be missed.  Venue: Carnew National School, Date: 17th- 21st July, Age group: 4-12, Time: 9.30-12 (Art Camp) 12-1 (Activity Camp).  Art in the morning ( Candles with Photo/Sculpture/ T-Shirts Design/ Art & Science Projects & lots more, with art competition on the last day).  Activity camp in the afternoon (Introduction to Tae-Kwon-Do, circuit training, exercise to music & lots more).  Presentation of medals & certs on the last day.  Join us for the Art Camp or Activity camp only or both.  Over 16yrs experience delivering Art Camps to the community & over 20 years Tae-Kwon-Do experience.  For Booking Contact: Trish Murphy (087)6390370 for further information.
Carnew and district agri show committee are organising the schedule for the show, it  will soon be available on line or contact noelle 087 1429325 . Show will take place in Umrigar on Saturday 15th July. The committee would appreciate support in sponsorship and help to run the show this year. Please contact any member or secretary Noelle if you are available to help.

The next bingo is 28th May at 2.30pm, all welcome.


On Sat 3rd of June there will be 2 great Novelty matches in Carnew Emmets GAA grounds @6pm . Adm Adults €5 Children free . The original 1985 Carnew hurling feile winning team will take on the present Carnew 2017 feile team and The present 2017 Carnew Camogie feile team will take on their mother/aunties.
These games will prove to be very entertaining in more ways than one. So please come out and support and watch skill, speed and stiffness together on one pitch.



The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew N.S Split the Pot was Mick Henessy winning €228, 13th was Dylan and Ryan Kenny wining €208, 6th was Alex and Phoebe Dempsey winning €238, well done all and many thanks for your continued support.



The annual patron in Askamore is Sunday 4th June at 1pm, please bring home all your rubbish and don’t dispose of in the grave yard, many thanks.



Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Rita Cosgrave nee Whitty, Tomacork who died during the week, her remains were removed to Carnew on Thursday evening and burial took place on Friday.



Congratulations to Jeannine Brownrigg, Buckstown and Alan O’Neill, Tinahely who were married last week.



Congratulations to Ivor and Edel Stephens, Kiltilahane on the birth of their son.



Carnew Community Care Boutique shop are holding a sale for June with Euro rails, bargains galore on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11.30 am – 3.30pm, all welcome.



Carnew Community Care will host Siobhan Rice who will give two taster yoga classes on Tuesday 13th June 2017, an 11am class chair Yoga class will be for those in their 70’s and 80’s and a floor (mat) Yoga class at 11.45am for those over 50.

Siobhan has many years experience of teaching yoga. her approach appreciates that everybody is different and that people come to yoga with different abilities and needs. Siobhan adapts to suit individuals and integrates yoga postures and movement, breath and attention for better physical and mental health and enhanced awareness. For more information or to reserve a place, please contact Siobhan on 0868199498 or Shelia Kirwan 0539426510.

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