Carnew notes week December 3rd


The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew Split the Pot of the 23rd November was Tara, Laoise and Aoibhne Doran winning €248, tickets on sale from the school or local shops.



Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Shem Moore, Tombreane who died last week, his remains were removed to Carnew on Sunday morning for 11am mass, followed by burial in Carnew grave yard.

To the family and relatives of Mary Kate Sheils, Garryhasten who died during the week and was buried on Thursday in Clonegal cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Bridie Kinsella, Balllyfad who died during the week.



Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 2,9,22,29, lucky dips were Marion Kinsella. Wayne Austin. Ella Collins, c/o Wally. Lizzie Kennedy, c/o M. Hall. The next draw was 3rd December in Kennys and the jackpot was €2,800, tickets only €2 from any member or local shops.



Congratulations to Coolboy handball club on winning their first ever All Ireland senior club championship beating Kerry’s Glenbeigh, players are Jerome Willoughby, Michael Gregan. Michael Lennon. Johnny Willoughby and Keith Kavanagh. Well done to all involved.



The collection of blankets and baby knit wear for Crumlin hospital will take place on Monday 17th December 2018 at 3pm in Carnew Community Care. A nurse from the hospital will attend. All who have contributed in any way are very welcome to come along. Looking forward to seeing you there.



The next bingo is on Sunday 16th December at 2.30pm in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew, all welcome.



Get well wishes go to Lizzie kennedy, Main Street.



Details of Tinahely Walking Club Sunday walks for the next two weeks:

Dec 2: Glen of Imaal. Level B, 10km, 3 hours. Meet Tinahely 10am or Fenton’s Pub 10.30am.

Dec. 9:  Askamore. Level B, 12km, 3.5hrs. Meet Askamore car park 10.30am.

As usual, please remember to wear proper walking boots, pack full rain gear and bring adequate food & drink.



Thank You – The Shillelagh Area Community Games Committee wish to thank everyone that supported our recent quiz night held on Fri 16th Nov. We raised a fantastic €1120.

In particular we wish to thank the following sponsors, who donated raffle prizes, for their continued generosity: Kerry Foods (Shillelagh), Murphy’s Butchers (Tinahely), Chamber’s (Tinahely), Centra (Tinahely), Manor Farm (Cavan), The Edge Hair Salon (Tinahely), Symes (Tinahely), Unique Hair Salon (Shillelagh), Dee Light Salon (Shillelagh), Winner’s Enclosure (Shillelagh), Milan Take Away (Shillelagh), Olde Shillelagh Stick Makers (Shillelagh), Park View House (Shillelagh), Kenny’s Central House (Shillelagh), Auto Image & Active Cars (Carlow), Walker’s (Shillelagh), Peter & Sandra Houlihan (Shillelagh), Coogan’s Hardware (Tinahely), Murphy’s Hotel (Tinahely), None-so-Hardy Forestry (Shillelagh), O’Connors Pub (Tinahely).


Split the Pot

Friday 30th November 2018 Split the Pot winner Daire and Aobha Lancaster, Burrow winning 175 euro. Well Done Daire and Aobha. We thank everyone for supporting Split the Pot in our school.

The winners of this week’s sellers prizes and bonus prizes are Rhys Moules ( Junior/Senior Infants, Blake Balfe ( 1st & 4th Class), Ciara Mooney Doyle ( 2nd & 3rd Class) and Cian Lancaster ( 5th & 6th Class). Well Done to all.


Carnew Emmets Juvenile Club will hold their AGM on Friday the 14th of December, 2018   in Kenny’s, Corner House, Carnew at 8:00 p.m. Any Motions please to the Secretary, Owen Nicholson, Main Street, Carnew on or before Wednesday the 12th of December, 2018 please.


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