Carnew notes week February 17th

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 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,  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.


Singing classes with Honor Heffernan continues on Tuesday nights from 7.30pm to 9.00pm in the Activity Centre Askamore, singing all your favorite songs for fun all are welcome. For more details contact Paula on 0858759824.


There will be a story night in Askamore on Saturday 22nd February at 8pm local Oscar winner Owen Doyle will be making a guest appearance with his rendition of the famous Bull McCabe speech, all are welcome, all proceeds will go towards the upkeep of Askamore church and cemetery.

All help welcome in making the night a success if you would like to help please contact any of the following Davy Donohoe 0860820146, John Kinsella (Gus) 0870990335, Owen Doyle (Bull McCabe) 0862721028 or Jimmy Doran.

The lucky winners of €301 our Split the Pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew was Kathleen and Ann Molloy. Congratulations. Our Valentines hampers were won by Maeve, Sophie and Cillian Potignano and Betty Byrne
The sellers prize winner was  Darragh Kennedy won a €10 voucher for Victors and Leah Doran won a mini Valentines hamper. Congratulations. Next draw is Friday 28th 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 14th  February 2020 is Dawn Moules, Quarryvale, Newline, Carnew –  winning €149.   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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