Carnew notes week January 28th


The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew Split the Pot of 18th January was Eileen Kinsella winning €233, sellers prize was Karen O’Brien and Tomas Darcy, tickets on sale from the school or local shops.



Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 3,10,18,30, lucky dips were Lynn McGee, Tomacork. Graham Keogh. John O’Sullivan. Henry McGee. The next draw is 4th February in Sinnott’s and the jackpot is €3,600, tickets on sale from local shops.



A sincere thank you to everyone who supported the Christmas baubles for Askamore Childcare Centre, the amount raised was €1,335. Your support is greatly appreciated.



Pat Sheppard from Carnew Community Village would like to say a heartfelt thanks to the numerous people who wished her well personally and in the form of phone calls, cards and gifts on her departure from Carnew to live in Waterford, it is very much appreciated.



Congratulations to Eoin Kavanagh on his All Star Award for minor hurler of the year, to Coolboy handball club on club of the year, Paul Behan for club person, Pat Doyle, Tinahely for lifetime achievement and Stephen Dillon for Intermediate footballer and his brother David for junior C, well done to all.



Lorna Mallick the Wicklow Rose would like to thank everyone who supported her coffee morning last week over €1800 was raised and this money will go direct to the orphanage in Chernobyl where Lorna will volunteer in February thank you .



Kilrush Camogie Club registration will take place on Friday, February 1st at 7.30 in the Clubhouse. 2018 proved to be a very successful year- winning county titles, playing in county titles, winning an All Ireland Féile title and been award Wexford Club of the year. Rates for the year –  U18’s 1st child €35, additional child/children €25, Students €50, Adult players €70 and non players €20. To train and play all players must be registered. Hope to see you all on February 1st and let’s continue this success!

The next bingo is on Sunday 3rd February at 2.30pm in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew, all welcome.



Feb 3: Mullens. Level B, 10km, 3hrs. Meet Tinahely 10.30am.

Feb 10: Ballycumber, Level B, 12km, 3.5hrs. Meet Tinahely 10.30am

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



Carnew Agricultural Show are holding a Table Quiz on Friday 1st February 2019 at 8.30pm in Kenny’s Lounge Corner House, Carnew. €40 for a Table of 4.


Mikel Murfi Play for Carnew 

Theatre goers will be delighted to hear of an upcoming theatre treat in January. Coláiste Bhríde are delighted to announce that Mikel Murfi will perform his new play “I Hear You and Rejoice”,in St Brigid’s Hall Carnew on Thursday 31st January for one night only. This play is a sequel to his previous play “The Man in the Woman’s Shoes”. He has toured in London, New York and Edinburgh with this new play so it will be great to see him return to our local community.

Tickets will cost €16 each and will include a cheese and wine reception. They can be booked by calling 086 8500607 or calling into the school reception.



All Saints NS are Gavin their open day on Thursday 31 st January from 3pm to 4pm, come along for information, refreshments and enrollment details.

Contact the school on 0539426513, email or


Ballyellis National School “Split the Pot”

Friday 25th   January  2019   winner of  “Split the Pot” is Celia Nolan, Ballytarsna  –  winning €167 .   We thank everyone for supporting “Split the Pot”. Envelopes can be obtained from the School or any Parent and from Ashling Walsh after weekend Masses in Askamore Church.. Draws will take place every Friday morning in Ballyellis School.


Grandparents Day in Ballyellis National School

Catholic Schools Week 2019 will run from 27th January to 3rd February 2019 on the theme ‘Catholic Schools: Celebrating the Work of Our Local Catholic Schools’. As part of the week’s celebration nationwide we will celebrate Grandparents’ Day on Wednesday 30th January.  All Grandparents are invited and most welcome to attend on this day from 1pm to 2pm in Ballyellis School so we as a school can pay tribute to grandparents and the role they play in their grandchildren’s lives and in supporting the community of faith at home and in the parish. Refreshments will be served.  We look forward to seeing you on the day.



Ballyellis National School Enrolment Forms for September 2019

Enrolment forms are now available for those wishing to enrol in September 2019.

If you know of anyone wishing to have a child enrolled in Ballyellis please inform them that these forms are now available. Please contact the office on 053 9426159

or email the school at  if you wish to have an enrolment form sent out or call into the school to collect form.


All Saints National School are working towards their 5th Green school flag “Global citizenship Litter and waste” we want a clean world and we are working hard to encourage everyone to reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We are also making “Eco Bricks” where we put any plastic that can’t be recycled into a 2 liter bottle , when we have enough bottles we will make our own furniture with it, we encourage everyone to do the same. Thank you.

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