Carnew notes week September 9th

Good luck to all those who are taking part in the All Ireland ploughing championships in Carlow this year and especially to Kevin Doran, Billy Molloy, Martin Austin, Edward Dowse, John Somers, Tommy Pierce, Leslie Hambridge and Tom Donnelly representing Wicklow, the best of luck.
Sincere  sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Trevor Dagge, Ballingate who died during the week and was buried on Wednesday in Shillelagh.
The annual pilgrimage to knock from Carnew is on 28th & 29th Septemberleaving Carnew Church at 7am, Gorey at 7.30am, if you are interested please contact Marie on 0539426646 or 0872323966.
The next Bingo in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew is on Sunday 22nd September , the following are 6th and 20th October, all monies raised will go towards the hall renovation fund, thanks to everyone for their support to date it is greatly appreciated.


Carnew Community Care.  8 classes from Tuesday 10th September, 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.



Carnew Community Care.  8 classes from Tuesday 10th September, 11.15amto 12.15pm.

This class comprises of gentle yoga stretching movements synchronised with the breath which promotes mindful awareness and reduces stress.  The pace is gentle and postures are modified. Gentle yoga increases flexibility and strengthens muscles and bones while improving posture. €8 per class.
For more information or to book a place, please contact Siobhán Rice on 086 8199498.

Carnew Heritage club are busy preparing for the annual Fest from 13th -15th September with the Teenage disco and carnival on Friday 13th , gates open at 8 till midnight, admission €15.
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th is Barry Kirwan, Lee Matthews, Derek Ryan, Take 5, Teresa and the Stars, Adrian Ryan, dancing with Declan, Sunday is the usual heritage day with vintage, David Browne’s, cars, stalls, games and much more, a weekend ticket is €30 , and can be purchased from Classic Cut, Victor Young’s, any of the Heritage committee or the GAA club.
Proceeds towards Carnew Community Care, St Aidan’s Centre, Gorey and Friends of local People with MS.
The annual Hospice  coffee day will be held on Thursday 19th September from 9am – 10pm in Ailish Little’s house Donishal, all welcome to come along, money raised locally stays local.
The winner of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew Split the Pot was Michaela Phelan c/o Sally Myers winning €222, tickets on sale from local shops or from the school.
Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 8,9,11,21. Lucky dips were Tom Byrne, Brideswell. Liz Fitzgerald c/0 Trevor Gilligan. Danny Hyland c/o Don. Cillian and Lorcan Molloy. The next draw is 16th September in Jim Byrne’s and the jackpot is €3,800. Tickets only €2 from any local shop or committee members, thanks to everyone for their support to date.


There is a 8 week Introductory Course in The Healing Art of Mindful Writing , evening course starting on Wednesday 2nd October from 7.30 – 9pm or morning course starting on Thursday 3rd October 10-11.30 am in Transformations Studio, Donishal, Carnew, cost is €100, a deposit of €30 to be paid by 18th September to secure your place.

Write from the Heart – My healing art of mindful writing course  is designed to help you discover and experience the joy, peace and calm at the heart of your being. It’s a simple yet deeply profound mindful practice which is applicable in a very practical way to everyday life and how you live it. It’s also enormous fun. Absolutely no previous writing or meditation experience required.

To book contact Susan Martin 0868869090, email or Facebook Susan Martin-transformations


Ballyellis National School

There was a very special welcome to the fourteen Junior Infants who joined Ballyellis National School last week and  hope they will all enjoy their time in Ballyellis.


Ballyellis National School “Split the Pot”

We thank everyone for supporting “Split the Pot” last year in Ballyellis School and hope you will continue to support us this coming year.

Our first winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 6th September  2019    is Justin & Christina Butler, Munny –   winning €150.   We thank everyone for supporting “Split the Pot”. Envelopes can be obtained from the School or any Parent and from Ashling Walsh after Sunday  Mass in Askamore Church.. Draws will take place every Friday morning in Ballyellis School.



There will be a coffee morning on Friday 20th September from 9am – 2pm in the new Chillax premises beside Partners chippers, Main Street, Carnew, all proceeds towards the Back Alley play ground. All welcome to come along.

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