Carnew notes week August 6th


Congratulations to Jack Lancaster, Ballyconran and Eileen Tomkins, Askamore who were married recently.



Congratulations to Thomas and Deirdre Collins, Coves Brook on the birth of their daughter.



Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Peter Deegan, Loughletrim who died during the week and was buried on Wednesday in Tomacork cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Jim Bolton – Lee, Ballybeg, Ferns who died during the week and was buried on Saturday in Ballyduff cemetery.



Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 11,15,21,28, lucky dips were John Myers snr. Ballingate. Susie and Ger, c/o Bookies. Tommy Collins, Kilcavan. Niamhy B, C/o Tina Byrne. The next draw is 13th August in The Lodge and the jackpot is €3,200. Tickets only €2 from any player or local shop.



Details of Tinahely Walking Club walks for the next two weeks: Sunday August 12, Avoca, B, 17km, 4.5 hours. Meet at Tinahely 10.00 or Avoca 10.30. Sunday August 19, Coolmeelagh Loop, B, 12km, 3 hours. Meet at Carnew Mart 10.30. As usual, please ensure to wear proper walking boots, to bring adequate food & drink and to pack (or wear) rain gear.


Carnew Musical Society  – My Fair Lady

Carnew Musical Society will present My Fair Lady in St. Brigid’s Hall from November 26th to December 1st next. One of the all time favourite shows, My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.


This will be Carnew Musical Society’s second time to do the show, having performed it before in 1994. The production team for the show are Director: Michael Dunbar, Musical Director: Lar Duffy and Choreographer: Frances Ryan.


Cast:  Eliza Doolittle will be played by Joanne Logue and Henry Higgins will be played by Rory Robinson; Sean Hallahan who played Higgins in the 1994 production will play Colonel Pickering and John Young will play Alfred P. Doolittle. Mrs. Higgins and Mrs. Pearse will be played by Jennifer Byrne and Mandie O’Keeffe while Professor Zoltan Karpathy will be played by Malcolm Byrne and Freddy Eynsfort Hill will be played by Padraig D’Arcy. Mrs. Eynsfort Hill will be played by Eileen Tormey McCabe and Harry and Jamie will be played by Paul Doran and Jimmy Spellacy.


Rehearsals will commence on Tuesday the 4th of September. If you would like to join Carnew Musical Society for this coming production please email for further information.



A girls night out will be held on Saturday August 11th in the Old School Bar in Askamore in aid of the Hope Centre Enniscorthy, this is for ladies only over 13 to get together and celebrate life, starting at 7.30 pm and please bring a dish of your choice either savoury or sweet, the bar will be open and cocktails will be flowing, bring a family member or friend. The following morning some of the ladies will be doing the Dip in the Nip in Rosslare, there will be a donation bucket in the hall.



Back to School Family Fun Run in aid of Carnew LGFA and Camogie club! Sunday 2nd of September at 12pm. Registration from 11.15 – 11.45 in the GAA field. Adults €10 and Children €5.
Wacky hair and glasses are a must! No prizes just Sheer enjoyment.  All support would be appreciated.


Thank you to all who attended the fundraising cabaret in Aid of the friends of the local people with M.S. Thanks also  to all bought tickets, for the fabulous donations of prizes for the raffle, Margaret Shortall and Ann Farrell for all their hard work. A total of €2451.20 will be given to the charity.

The staff of Scoil Áodan Naofa would like to express a sincere thank you to all those who supported our Split the Pot draw during the last school year. A huge thank you also goes to the  businesses in Carnew who promoted and allowed us to leave tickets in their premises, without this support we could not have had the success we did.The money raised purchased many necessary ,vital resources and equipment to benefit our children.We invested in new basketball systems, goal posts, yard games, sets of books, computer equipment and renovated a medical/ chill out room. Your support was vital and greatly appreciated and we look forward to your continued support in September when our Split the Pot recommences

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