Carnew notes week November 27th


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Mary Edwards, Croneyhorn nee Handrick, Bunclody who died during the week, her remains were removed to Tomacork on Wednesday for 2pm mass, followed by burial in adjoining grave yard.

To the family and relatives of Mrs Shelia Brennan, Loughlin Bridge and formely of Main Street, Carnew who died during the week, her remains were removed to Carnew on Thursday for 2pm mass followed by burial in Tomacork cemetery.


The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew Split the Pot of 17th was Killian Gilligan winning €245, thanks to everyone for their support, tickets on sale from the school or local shops.


Carnew Emmetts AGM will be held on Friday 1st December at 8pm, all welcome to attend, please note change of date.


The next bingo is on Sunday 3rd December at 2.30pm in Colaiste Bhride Carnew, all welcome.


The committee would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to all who helped in anyway, volunteered, donated items and supported the November fair on Friday 17th, it was a great night – well done to everyone.

Winners of the Monster raffle 1st prize €400 – Eileen Byrne, Deerpark, Shillelagh. 2nd prize – €200 – Bessy Hennessy, Tombreane, 3rd wine Caroline Young, 4th hamper Ann Byrne, 5th Oil voucher Sadie Byrne, 6th Correll’s voucher  Patrick Doyle, Malton Park.

Mini raffle 1st prize tractor Loretta Sinclair, 2nd Christmas cake Nancy Dempsey, 3rd luxury throw Maud Naylor, 4th fuel voucher Katie McEvoy, Ballingate. A big thank you to everyone who bought tickets and congratulations to all the winners.


Askamore Belles Lip Sync Act – Santa Dash Askamore Hall, Sunday 3rd December at 12pm. Begin the Christmas cheer and wear your Santa hat!

Thank You – The Shillelagh Area Community Games Committee wish to thank everyone that support our recent table quiz we raised a fantastic €1195. In particular we wish to thank the following sponsors for their continued generosity: AutoimageCarlow; Active Cars, CarlowParkview House, Shillelagh; Shillelagh Castles; None so Hardy Forestry,Coolattin; The Olde Shillelagh Stick; Kenny’s Bar, Shillelagh; The Village Takeaway, Shillelagh; Dee-Light Salon, Shillelagh; Winners Enclosure, Shillelagh; Unique Hair Design Shillelagh; HKS Big Baler Services; Wise Owls Montessori, Shillelagh; Grasshoppers Preschool; Kenny’s Pint Depot, CarnewShelaine’s Hair Salon, CarnewCorrell’sCarnew; Victors, CarnewFruit’n’VegCarnewLondis CarnewMcGirrs Pharmacy, CarnewCosa Mia Takeaway, CarnewCandys Carnew; Karen Matthews; Murphy’s Hotel, Tinahely;O’Connor’sTinahelyCoogan’sTinahelyTinahely Pharmacy; Walker’s, Shillelagh; Kerry Foods,  Shillelagh.

The Carnew Emmet’s GAA Juvenile Club AGM will be held in early December, We are now putting together the annual report and are seeking any questions or suggestions for inclusion in the agenda for the night. The AGM is the night on which important decisions regarding the club going forward are made. We would appreciate a full attendance from parents/guardians and interested parties and invite people to take this opportunity to make their opinions heard.

We would also invite people who are available to help out as mentors across all juvenile age categories from 5 -17 to come to the AGM and/or let us know that they are available.

Further details on the date and time of the AGM will follow.

Carnew Musical Society – Sister Act  50th Anniversary Year Production

St. Brigid’s Hall is now ready to rock and roll to the music of Sister Act running from November 27th in Carnew, This will be Carnew Musical Society’s 50th anniversary year production and one not to be missed and includes songs such as Take me too Heaven, Raise your Voice, Fabulous Baby, Sister Act, Spread the love around and Sunday Morning 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 Deloris 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 .

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


There will be a Christmas bazaar in Shillelagh Courthouse on Saturday 2nd December from 3-8pm, stalls include flowers, cakes, bread, knitwear, books, antiques, bric a brac, vegetables, jewellery and much more, proceeds in aid of Shillelagh Christmas lights and Wicklow Animal welfare, post your letter to Santa – free, say hello to the good man himself. Raffle for a trailer of logs, carol singing from 5-6pm, tea, coffee and cakes served.


The Willoughby Brothers are holding a Christmas concert on Sunday 10th December in Kilrush church starting at 8pm, tickets €20 from parish office or available after masses, or Victor Young’s, Main Street, Carnew.

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