Carnew notes week October 21st


There will be a rings tournament on 2nd November at 9.30pm in McCrea’s Lounge Carnew, admission only €5 with a door prize and raffle on the night, all proceeds towards Carnew Christmas lights appeal, all welcome or if you would like to purchase a ticket contact Anto in the vegetable shop.


Congratulations to Mick Kelly, Monasootha who is celebrating his 40th birthday.


Crablane Vintage Club tractor run on Sunday 27th October,  starting from the Crablane at 12.30.  Proceeds to Ardeen Cheshire Home,  Shillelagh.   All support greatly appreciated.   Music on the night by Stacey Breen at 10 pm


The following are the walks for the next two weeks for Tinahely Walking club on Sunday 

October 27th is Askinagap. Level B, 10 km, 3 hrs. Meet Tinahely 10 am or Askinagap 10.30 am.

Nov 03: Ballinderry – Kirakee. Level B, 16 km, 4 hrs. Meet Tinahely 10 am or Ballinclash 10.30 am.

As usual, please remember to wear proper walking boots, pack full rain gear and bring adequate food & drink. Please check Tinahely Walking Club Facebook page for any changes to the scheduled walks.


Coolgreany Vintage Club &  The Gap Vintage Club have organised a Road Run all vehicles welcome, on Sunday 27th October,  registration starts 11am run starts 12 noon, Coolgreany Village.

€20 Entry refreshments provided after event in The Coolgreany Inn.
Proceeds will be supporting Coolgreany Support Fund and Jimmy Kinsella Ballythomas Fund.

Follow up to date information on Facebook | Coolgreany Vintage Club

The Tinahely and Carnew Union of parishes annual Bazaar will be held on Friday 25th October at 7pm in Colaiste Bhride, Carnew with the usual stalls cakes, lucky dips, Brice a brac, raffles, teas and more. All proceeds towards the parish funds, all welcome.

Shillelagh Community Games events: Cross Country (Mondays 7-8pm. Sign-in at the Shillelagh Courthouse @ 7pm. Contact: 0876207193) and Draughts (Mondays 6:15-7pm. Venue: Shillelagh Courthouse. Contact: 0876785233)


The coffee dock in Askamore is now open on Monday – Fridaymorningfrom 9am – 1pm, coffee/tea/hot chocolate and a biscuit €2, the state of the art coffee machine takes €1 or €2 coins, self service. We have been asked to organize talks of interest for all ages, so if you have a topic you would like discussed please let us know. Why not meet your friends or family and have a cuppa and a chat .


A Christmas concert will take place in Kilrush Church on Friday 6th December with music by Des Willoughby and the Celtic Brothers, admission €20, special offer for families.


The fit for anything group is very popular with people who may have health issues or want to take gentle exercise at their own pace. If you would like to take part come along on Wednesday mornings from 11.15am – 12.15pm and stay for a cup of tea/coffee and a chat afterwards.

Pilates classes take place at 8.45amevery Wednesday morning followed by fitness class at 10am, if you are interested please come along or contact Finches Fitness on 0868468165.

The Pilates classes also takes place on Friday evenings at 6.45 pm in Colaiste Bhride, Carnew followed by the fitness class at 8pm. HOLLYWOOD COMES TO ASKAMORE The Hollywood comes to Askamore night takes place in The Amber Springs Hotel Gorey on Saturday 26th October, tickets now on sale from committee members at €20.


Reminder to please return your Christmas Lights Donation Envelope to Carnew Training & Development Centre as soon as you can.  We will appreciate any donation, however big or small. The main thing is that everyone knows that we have to raise money to light up the street for Christmas, unfortunately we are only starting out again and  we need  a lot of money to replace the old stock of lights –   bit by bit we can get there but it is going to take time and money.  Thank you for your support.

BINGO The next Bingo in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew is on Sunday 3rd and 17th November all monies raised will go towards the hall renovation fund, thanks to everyone for their support to date it is greatly appreciated.


The lucky winner of €208 in our Split the Pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew was John and Jessica Collins . Congratulations. The sellers prize was won by Katie May Skelton  who won a €10 voucher for Victors and the lucky dip winner was Alfie Behan. Next draw is Friday 25th October. Thank you for all your support.

Ballyellis NS – Split the Pot

Winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 18th October 2019 is Stephen & Aobha Lancaster, The Burrow, Ballyellis –   winning €194.    

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. Many thanks for your continued support.

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