Carnew notes week March 4th


Sincere sympathy is extended to Peg Fleming, Gorey Road, Carnew , to her family and relatives on the death of her brother Eddie Murphy, Rathdrum who died recently.



Carnew Community Care.  8 classes from Tuesday 26th March, 10am to 11am.
This is a gentle exercise class for seniors aiming to improve flexibility, strength and mobility.  Chair yoga can also help promote balance, co-ordination and improve overall health and well-being.  €8 per class or €60 for 8. For more information or to book a place, please contact Siobhán Rice on 086 8199498.



Coláiste Bhríde Parents’ Association will host an internet safety talk in the school on Tuesday 5th March at 8pm.  This is a free talk for all parents of teenagers, by Juvenile Liaison Officer, Garda Kevin Fahy on Social Media and Internet Safety for teens.



The following are the details of Tinahely Walking club for the next two weeks

Mar 10:  Clara Vale Loop, Level C, 9.5km, 2.5hrs. Meet Tinahely 10am or Rathdrum town car park 10.30am

Mar 17: Mangans Loop, Level B, 8km, 2hrs. Meet Tinahely GAA car park 10am

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


Gardening for Biodiversity is growing this Spring with a series of 5 evening classes in Carnew Training & Development Centre. Classes start on Wednesday evening 6thMarch with The Brown Stuff – Peatfree Gardening and Wednesday 13thGardening For Pollinators. Time 7.30 – 9pm. €5 each or €20 for all 5. Contact Sarah 087-4199417 for more details.



Scoil Aodán Naofa, Carnew is now accepting enrolments for incoming Junior Infants for the school year 2019/20.

Scoil Aodán Naofa is a Co-Ed, inclusive, vertical school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Ferns. We are pleased to announce this year the opening of a class for children with autism in September 2019 subject to Dept. of Education funding and the fulfillment of criteria as laid out in the school’s admission policy for it’s ASD Class.

The school has many National Awards to it’s credit including Active Schools Flag, Green Flag Status, Science and Maths awards and School of Excellence awards for Literacy. The staff are looking forward to welcoming new pupils in the new school year. Please contact the school office at 053 9426315or for forms.



The next bingo is on Sunday 10th March at 2.30 pm in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew all welcome.


Happy 21st birthday to Clare Moore, Ballytarsna.



Carnew are holding their St Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday 17th March at 1 pm, entry forms available from Carnew Training and Development Centre, Victor Young’s, Michael Kinsella (Kinsella Estates), Mick Kelly, (Candys), Gavin Nolan ( South East Security). Lorna Doran McEvoy (Scoil Aodan Naofa), entries must be in by Thursday 14th March.



The winner of last weeks Split the Pot  of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew was won by Jimmy Kavanagh  who won €247. Congratulations.

The sellers prize was won by Ameila Mulhall who won a €10 voucher for Victors and the lucky dip winner was Nicky Ryan.

Next draw is on 8th March . Thanks for your support.


Ballyellis National School “Split the Pot”

Friday 1st March  2019   winners of  “Split the Pot” are John and Josie Kinsella, Drummond  –  winning €156.   We thank everyone for supporting “Split the Pot”. Envelopes can be obtained from the School or any Parent and from Ashling Walsh after weekend Mass in Askamore Church.. Draws will take place every Friday morning in Ballyellis School.



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.


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