Carnew notes week February 10th


 Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Colin Smith, Gorey Road, Carnew who died last week, his remains were removed from Murphy’s Funeral Home on Monday morning for cremation in Mount Jermone crematorium.To Fr Chris Hayden, Coolfancy, his family and relatives on the death of his mother Breda Hayden, Enniscorthy last week.


Crablane Vintage Club social dance in Ballyconnell hall (R93F449) Saturday February 15th 9-11.  Music  by Stacey Breen,  admission €10, €50 door prize,  raffle.   Proceeds to local charities. 


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

February 16th is Askamore. Level B, 12 km, 3 hrs. Meet Askamore car park 10.30 am.

February 23rd is  Art’s Lough. Level B+, 14 km, 4 hrs. Meet Tinahely 9.45 am or Glenmalure Lodge 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.CHAIR YOGA, Carnew Community Care.  Tuesday mornings from 10am to 11am.  €8 per class.

This is a very gentle exercise class for seniors aiming to improve flexibility, strength and mobility.  Chair yoga can also help promote balance, co-ordination and improved overall health and well-being.  

For more information or to book a place, please contact Siobhán Rice on 086 8199498.

GENTLE YOGA CLASS, Carnew Community Care.  Tuesday mornings from 11.15am – 12.15pm.   €8 per class.

This class comprises 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.   

For more information or to book a place, please contact Siobhán Rice on
086 8199498 


The following are some of the courses available in Carnew Training and Development Centre Manual Handling 12th February €50 6-8.30pm, PHECC First Aid 3 days 14th, 21st &28th €250 9am – 5pm, 6th February Basic First aid 1 day €90 9-4pm, safepass 8th February€100 8-5pm, Fork lift for beginners Friday 6th and Saturday 7th March €400 9-5pm. Chainsaw operations Thursday’s 20th, 27th and 5th March€320 9.30 – 4.30pm. Forklift Experienced non certified Friday 6thor Saturday 7th March €225 9-5pm. Forklift refresher €175 9-5pm. Certified Principles of HACCP and food safety €140 9.30 – 4pm. MEWP mobile Elevated working €200 9-12. Train the trainer (QQI level 6) Tuesday 4,11,17,25 February €500 9.30- 4.30pm, every Tuesday for 4 weeks. Basic computers Wednesday 29th January €30 10am -12pm. TBC payroll €280 Monday evenings. TBC Book keeping €280 Tuesday evening.

All courses subject to change , CE rates and Social Welfare participants may qualify for DSP funding.

For more information or to book a place contact Carnew Training and Development Centre on 0539426555or e-mail


The next bingo is on Sunday 23rd February at 2.30pm in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew. All welcome.

Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 12,22,27,31, lucky dips were Ann Levingstone, c/o Marion. Daniel Redmond, Soldier’s Bench. Kevin Keane. John Kelly c/o Jimmy Barnes. The next draw is 17th February in Kenny’s and the jackpot is €4,000, tickets only €2 from members or local shops. Thanks to everyone for their support.

The lucky winner of €257 our Split the Pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew was Claire Gregan. Congratulations. The sellers prize winner was who by Gracie Gregan  who won a €10 voucher for Victors and the lucky dip winner was Eoin Wafer . Congratulations. 

Next draw is Friday 14th February..  Thank you for all the support. 

Ballyellis National School 

Enrolment Form for September 2020

Enrolment forms are now available for those wishing to enrol in September 2020.

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.

Ballyellis NS – Split the Pot

Winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 7th February 2020 is Dawn Moules, Quarryvale, Newline, Carnew –  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.

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