Carnew notes week June 12th


Sunday June 18, the walk will be at Lugnaquilla (Grade A, 20km, 6 hours) meeting in Tinahely at 9.30, or Fenton’s Pub 10.00. Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.


The Hope Cancer Support Centre will hold their annual Summer Solstice 5K Walk  and Ceremony of Light and Healing in Curracloe Beach on Wednesday  21st June at 8pm. Everyone invited  to come along and be part of this very special ceremony and to enjoy a peaceful and serene walk on this beautiful beach.


Congratulations to Pat and Margaret Shortall, Tomacork View on their 50th wedding anniversary.


The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew Split the Pot was Breda Murphy winning €275, tickets available from the school or local shops.


The very best of luck to all students doing their junior and leaving cert exams.


Congratulations to Jonathon Lynch and Laura Stotesbury, Croneyhorn who were married last week.


Carnew walking club meet every Thursday evening at 7.30pm at Carnew Training and Development Centre, everyone welcome to come along.


There was no winner of the GAA lotto, numbers were 5,16,23,27, lucky dips were Eamonn Hogan, The Lodge. Karen Matthews, Soldiers Bench. Megan Driver, c/o Willie. Kathryn Keogh, c/o Treacy’s. The next draw is 19th June in The Lodge and the jackpot is €6,600.


Congratulations to Eugene and Coleen Clune on the birth of their son recently.


Local man Paddy Behan, Shillelagh who has spent a life time working on Coollattin Estate and in the service of the Fitzwilliam Family, will be launching his book of memoirs titled “Part of this Place” in Coollattin Golf Club on Thursday 22nd June at 8pm. Copies will be on sale on the night or afterwards at this home at Corner House, Shillelagh. All welcome to come along on the night.


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 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.

Carnew and district agricultural show 15th July at umrigar schedule is now on line and can be got by email carnewagri@gmail. Com or phone sec. Noelle 087 1429325 for enquiries or to receive schedule by post.lots of classes for children to compete and have fun. Horse showing also working and ridden hunter classes. Classes for all breeds of sheep also all Ireland pair of cheviot ewe lambs. Pony classes for children of all ages. Poultry classes new this year. Fund raising music and barbecue  on show field on show night.your help and support appreciated.

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