Carnew notes week December 9th


Congratulations to Padraig and Paula Doyle, Malton Park on the birth of their daughter.


Carnew Emmett’s GAA club held their AGM recently in the new room in the club house, a good crowd attended and the chair man thanked everyone for their help and support over the last year both on and off the field, the lotto committee for all their hard work, to those who sell and buy the lotto tickets , many thanks and wished everyone well for the coming year.

The following were elected president Edmund Hyland, chairman Tim Balfe, vice chair James Doran, secretary Niamh Myers, assistant Chucky House, treasurer Mick Greene, PRO Michael Rock.


There will be a Christmas concert in Askamore hall on Thursday 12th December with music by Stephen  Murphy, Colaiste Bhride folk group, Padraig O’Connor, local comedy act featuring Mairead Kinsella and Brendan Hayden, singer Maria Tomkins abs story teller James Doran, a night not to be missed, tickets only €10 and all proceeds towards Askamore church and the camogie club.

All support is greatly appreciated.


The next bingo in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew is on Sunday 15th December, thanks to everyone for their support today it is greatly appreciated. There is a monster raffle on the 15th December, tickets only €2 per line, prizes are 1st a Christmas hamper, 2nd Poole’s voucher, 3rd Kerry foods fresh meat hamper, 4th Kerry foods hamper, 5th George Forman, 6th bottle of whiskey, 7th sweets and biscuits, 8th cuddly toy. 

GOAL Mile – New Year’s Day 2020 in Tinahely
The 6th Tinahely GOAL Mile will take place on New Year’s Day 2020at 12 noon in Tinahely. This is a national family event open to all to help raise funds for GOAL’s work globally. The start & finish will be Murphy’s Hotel, Tinahely. Refreshments will also be served here afterwards kindly sponsored by Sam & Colin Horan. 
DONATIONS –  Donations will be accepted on the day also online here:
GOAL Mile T-shirt – New to the GOAL Mile this year, we have introduced the option for participants to register for their local mile online and receive their own GOAL Mile T-shirt. You can find all details for this here:

FOR FURTHER DETAILS –  find us on FaceBook or contact Hugh on 0876207193


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

December 15th is  Ballinamanogue. Level B, 12 km, 3.5 hrs. Meet Tinahely 10 am.

December 22nd is Xmas Walk Stookeen Hill. Level C, 8 km, 2.5 hrs. Meet Walkers car park, Shillelagh 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.

Ballyellis NS – Split the Pot

Winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 2nd December  2019  is Niamh Tomkins, Askamore  –   winning €173.    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.


The lucky winners of €250 in our Split the Pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew was Paul Potignano. Congratulations. The sellers prize was won by Megan Cullen  who won a €10 for Victors and the lucky dip winner was Adam Byrne .Next draw is on Friday 13th December.  Thanks for your support.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all
We would like to wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year. We have a great selection of courses coming up….

Carnew Emmets Juvenile Meeting:
The annual meeting of Carnew Juvenile Club will take place on Thursday the 12th of December, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in Kenny’s, Main Street, Carnew. Important issues will be discussed at this meeting, there will be an up date on the Games Promotion Officer who will start in the new year, selection of team mentors and the Juvenile Committe. The existing Chairman and Secretary are prepared to continue for another year (subject to selection). We will have some new roles to fill and we are counting on your suport. We would encourage all mentors, members and parents to attend. 

Carnew Emmets Juvenile Club’s 2020 Calendar will shortly GO ON SALE.. it’s a fantastic Christmas present and all proceeds from the sale of the calendars will go towards the costs of employing our Games Promotion Officer (GPO) who will start in the new year. Calendars will be on Sale locally in Victor’s Newsagency, Osborne’s (Centra) and Candy’s CostCutter.  


Carnew Emmets are holding a table quiz on Saturday 14th of December in Kenny’s Corner House Carnew @ 8 pm. Table of 4 €40. There will be prizes and raffle on the night. Promises to be a great night out. All support greatly appreciated.

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