Carnew notes week February 24th

Table Quiz

Askamore Community Council are holding a table quiz on Friday 28th February at 8.30pm in Askamore Hall to raise funds for a new community defibrillator which will be mounted outside the hall. This is an essential piece of lifesaving equipment and we would love to see as many people as possible there to support it.
€40 per table of 4.

The table quiz will be followed by a trad session in the bar, all welcome.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Dan Kearney, Community Village, Carnew and formerly of Ballingate who died last week and his remains were removed from his nephews Jimmy home on Monday morning for mass in Carnew at 11am followed by burial in Carnew cemetery.To the family and relatives of Maggie Butler Nee Wafer, Ballyellis who died during the week , her remains were removed to Askamore on Thursday morning for 11am mass followed by burial in the adjoining church yard.


Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 6,11 18,23, lucky dips were John Doyle, Tomacork. Michael Kinsella c/o Damien. Lucy and Lilly Moss c/o M. Osborne. Hatch and Kathleen c/o Hatch. The next draw is 2nd March in Jim Byrne’s and the jackpot is €4,200. Tickets only €2 from any member or local shop.


The following are the courses available in Carnew Training and Development Centre for the month of March, Bookeeping QQI level 5, 10 week course starting 3rd from 7-10pm cost €280 per person. Fork lift training beginners, refreshers and experienced, 6th & 7th, 9am start, Beginners €400, Refresher €175, Experienced €225. Patient Handling 9am – 12pm 7th March , €75.Basic computers 10am – 12pm, 11th March cost €30.Manual Handling 11th March 6 – 8.30pm cost €50.Phecc 3 day First Aid, 14th, 21st & 28th 9 am – 5pm cost €250.Payroll QQI level 5 23rd March 7 – 10 pm cost €280.Safe pass(Solas) 28th March 8am – 5pm 28th March cost €110.To book your place phone 0539426555, email or web carnewtdc.ieTINAHELY WALKING CLUB The following are the walks for the next two weeks for Tinahely Walking club on Sunday 

March 1st is Croghan. Level B, 12 km, 3 hrs. Meet Tinahely 10 am or The Gap 10.15 am.

March 8th is Church Mountain. Level B, 12 km, 3.5 hrs. Meet Tinahely 10 am or Donard 10.45 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.


The next bingo is on Sunday 8th March at 2.30pm in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew. All welcome thanks to everyone for their support todate.


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.

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 if you wish to have an enrolment form sent out or call into the school to collect form.

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