Annacurra notes week November 13th


Carnew Musical Society –  Sister Act


With a lot of hard grafting done and some work still to do by cast and crew, there is a great deal of excitement building up in anticipation for Carnew Musical Society’s production ofSister Act. St. Brigid’s Hall will rock to the music of this fabulous show, including songs such as Take me too Heaven, Raise your Voice, Fabulous Baby, Sister Act, Spread the love around and Sunday Fever.


As well as great music, Sister Act is hilariously funny and will be a great hit with the audiences. Naoimh Penston from Arklow, is both Musical Director and will the role of Dolores is teaching the nuns and the men of course…how to groove, while Graham Finnerty is teaching us all how to move to the groove as choreographer and Michael Dunbar as director is getting out the dramatic action and comedy .

Cast: Naoimh Penston takes on the role of  Dolores and Mother Superior will be played by Jennifer Byrne. The role of  Sr. Mary Robert is being played by Erin Hogan, Sr. Mary Lazarus will be played by  Thérèse Canavan Bolger, while Marie Dunne will take on the role of Sr. Mary Patrick. Monsignor O’ Hara will be played by John Young and Curtis by Bill Stafford while Brian O’Gorman will play Eddie, TJ,  Joey and Ernie will be played by  Jimmy Spellacy, David Cox and John Duignan and Padraig D’arcy who played the role of Jesus and various other lead roles with the Society will play the role of Pablo.  Sr. Mary Martin de Toures will be played by Mary Doran and Sr. Mary Teresa will be played by Anne Sheridan. Michelle and Tina will be played by Catherine Stafford and Clodagh Leacy.


Would you like to support?

The cost of staging musicals is very high and  Carnew Musical Society would not be in a position to stage Musicals without the continued support of local businesses and patrons for their sponsorship and patronage.  Sponsorship and Associate membership tickets are now available from all committee and cast members.   Sponsors and Associate members are entitled to priority booking for this very popular show and will have their names listed in the programme. If you have not been approached for tickets and would like to purchase an Associate Membership ticket, sponsorship ticket, or place an advertisement in the programme,  please contact  087 9323990 (this is not the booking number).

Booking will open for the public on Monday 20th of  November next  Between 11 am and 12pm and 1.30 – 4.30pm daily.       Booking Number 087 698 5275



On November the 18th the girls of Annacurra Camogie Club are hosting their inaugural fund raising race. A lovely 5km Family Fun Run/Walk will run in conjunction with a tougher 10km competitive run. The 10km will head up Preban hill & peak where the 5 Boundaries of the local townlands meet. Both races will start at Annacurra Community Hall. Register online at popupraces.ie or on the day. Registration will be open from 9am to 10am on Saturday morning. Race starts at 10:30.


There are some super generous cash prizes for the 10km across age groups. €100 for first male and first female. Chip timed & all 10km contestants get a lovely tech tee. Fantastic family prizes to be had in the Family 5km, entry to Dublin Zoo for 2 adults & 4 kids, family of 4 anytime ticket to Dundrum on Ice, €50 Smyth’s voucher, €50 voucher from generous folks at Wooden bridge, 2 Golden Tickets to the Chocolate Garden of Ireland, 10 lucky dip Kids cinema deals from Movies at Gorey and much, much more. 


We will have pig on a spit for everyone. Sausage rolls, bean casserole, hot drinks & hot chocolate for our smallest supporters. Showers & changing rooms will be available. More details can be found on our Facebook event page. (Search 5 Bounds Challenge or Annacurra Camogie)


All funds raised go directly to Annacurra Camogie Club.


45  Card Game

45 card game  will  be  on Friday night next November 17 starting at 8-30 pm, in the Saltee.


Gaa Lotto

Results  for  November 6.  Congratulations to Paddy Collins, Kilpipe, Jackpot winner.  Numbers drawn  4-7-17-21.  Match 3 winners; Tony Moran, Tinahely;´Paddy  @ Mary O’Toole , Craan; Killian Rheinisch, Tinahely; Paidi @ Caoimhe c/o Healy’s ; Jamie Doyle , Coolahullen; Christy @ Eoin O’Brien, Rednagh Hill ; Michelle Kenny, 20 Chapel Lane ; Noelle O’Neill, Kilpipe and  Ann O’Brien, Cronawinna..

Draw held in the Saltee on Monday night.



 Whist Drive

There will be a whist drive in Annacuura Community Hall on Saturday night next  November  18  starting at 9pm.


Tickets are now on sale for our Monster Christmas Raffle. Thanks to our generous sponsors there are 16 great prizes to be won. They include 2 nights B&B for 2 with 1 evening meal at the Granville Hotel Waterford, a huge Christmas Hamper (value €200) and a signed Leinster Rugby Jersey. Your support for this raffle is greatly appreciated.
A massive congratulations to local man Paddy Collins on winning our local lotto last night €8,950.
The man has been ever present buying his weekly tickets off of Ann Byrne since our lotto has started.
Numbers 4,7,17,21
9 matched 3 
Tony Moran Tinahely 
Paddy&Mary O Toole Craan
Killian Rheiniach Tinahely 
Paul & caoimhe c/o Healys 
Jamie Doyle Coolahullen 
Christy & Eoin O Brien Rednagh hill 
Michelle Kenny Chapel lane 
Noelle O Neill Kilpipe
Ann O Brien Cronawinnia 
Next week’s Jackpot  €1,000
20% off all products in our Club Shop until November 13th. Just use the promo code “Club20”. A great opportunity to get some early Christmas presents for those at home or abroad. Have a look at our expanded range.
A massive congratulations to your senior team who defected bray on Saturday to win the Keating Cup trophy in a hard fought battle that needed extra time to divide the teams, great to have silverware back in the village.



Items to be included in Annacurra notes can be emailed to annacurra@gmail.com or phoned to 0833136925 by 9pm on Sunday evening

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