Carnew notes week April 16th



The next bingo is Sunday 22nd April at 2.30pm in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew , all welcome.



Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 24,28,29,31, lucky dips were Shona Doyle, c/o John Doyle. Conor and Tommy, c/o Treacy. Alex Monahan House, c/o Chuckie.  Margaret O’Toole,c/o P. Doyle. The next draw is Monday 23rd April in Sinnott’s and the jackpot is €11,000.



On April 22 the walk is at Arts Lough, Grade B, 12k, 3 hours. Meet Tinahely 10.00 or Glenmalure Lodge 10.45

On April 29 the walk is at Curracloe/Raven, Grade C, 10k, 3 hours. Meet Curracloe car park, 11.00.Please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.

Family Table Quiz

Shillelagh Area Community Games Committee will be holding a family table quiz on Sun 22nd April @ 4pm in Park View House Shillelagh to raise funds for our summer program. Entry fee €20 per table of 2 adults + 4 children. For further details find us on Facebook. Come along and get the grey matter revved up for the summer!


Carnew Emmets Juvenile Club 

Congratulations to all our u14 boys and Mentors who have qualified for this years Feile Na nGael following Saturday’s competition. We will be traveling West to Claregalway over the 8,9 & 10th of June. Details and arrangements will follow in due course.

The boys still have to compete in the Feile Peile na nOg competitions which were postponed due to bad weather and we wish them all the best with that.


Ballyellis National School

The Winners of this weeks “Split the Pot” is  Maya and Rena Kavanagh, Drummond  winning €223.Congratulations  Maya and Rena .   We thank everyone for supporting “Split the Pot”. Envelopes can be obtained from theSchool or any Parent and from Ashling Walsh after weekend Masses in Askamore Church.Draws will take place every Friday morning in Ballyellis School.


All Ireland Confined Drama Finals – Carnew – 2018

Four nights down and five nights to go with the All Ireland Confined Drama Finals which are taking place in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew this week. All will be revealed on Saturday night when the Adjudicator Mr. Tom Byrne chooses the winning group.


Booking number to attend any of the plays is:  087 698 5275 – 11am – 12.30 pm and 13.30 – 16.30  (No text messages please)


Fringe Events

Art and Photographic Exhibitions will continue daily from 4 – 7pm in Carnew Community Care, Carnew Training and Development Centre and in The Fourcourt Tea Rooms adjacent to St. Brigid’s Hall.


Wednesday 18th April: Carnew Library will host an afternoon of poetry at 2.30 pm, with Jim Ryan, Ettie Kilbride, Jacqui Mulholland, PJ Arthur, Susan White and Breda Morrison.


Thursday 19th April: 4pm Carnew TDC – A talk by Dr. Nicholas Bielenberg.  A unique opportunity to hear about his early life and his family’s experiences living in Germany at the beginning of the 2nd World War.  Booking: 087 9323990


Friday 20th April:  A golf outing in Coollattin Golf Club. First tea time 9.45 am This will be a fun four ball scramble for golfers of all standards. To book a tea time phone 087 9323990. (Green fees: €20.00)


Friday 20th April: Imagine This – A collection of drama through movement by MAD Drama School, Arklow at 7.00 pm in Coláiste Bhríde, Carnew.


Saturday 21st April: Guided walk in Tomnafinogue Woods at 12.30 pm. Booking 087 9323990

21st April: Artisan Craft Fair adjacent to St. Brigid’s Hall from 10 am to 4pm

Local Produce and Crafts including: Home made Jams & Chutneys, Bread and Cakes. Garden Ornaments, Flowers, Hand Knits, Jewellery and Wood Turned items and more.  Tea and coffee will also available.


21st April: 6.30pm  at St. Brigid’s Hall – Aughrim Pipe Band

For enquiries on any of the above events, phone 087 9323990.


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