Carnew notes week August 17th


Carnew GAA Lotto was not won, numbers were 10 18,22,24, lucky dips were Michael Kinsella, c/o Bridget Kinsella. S. Fogarty, c/o Bookies. Emmett Brogan, c/o Alice Balfe. Theresa Doyle c/o Paddy.

The next draw was 17th August in the Clubhouse and the jackpot was €5,300. Tickets only €2 from any member or local shop.


Congratulations to Paul Nolan, Newline and Sinead O’Leary on their engagement.RECYCLING The recycling at Colaiste Bhride Carnew has resumed on Saturday mornings as the new Centre in Tinahely has opened.

The Confirmation ceremony for the outgoing 6th class of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew will take place on Sunday 23rd August at 2pm in Carnew administered by Fr Casey.


Askamore/ Kilrush GAA club are holding a drive in Monster Bingo onSunday 30th August at 2pm in their new pitch in Borris, Kilrush Single books€10, double €15, baby €5 prizes 1 line €30, double line €50, full house €100 and every 3rd page €200. Jackpot sheet €3 or two for €5 prizes 1 line €50, double line €100, full house €500. Single sheet €3 or two for €5 prizes 1 line €50, double line €100, full house €200. 


Carnew Training and Development Centre has re-opened with numerous courses taking place, Saturday 29th August Basic first aid €110 9.30 am – 4.30pm Saturday 12th, 19th & 26th September PHECC first aid course €300, 9.30 – 4.30pmTBA Tuesday Certified Principles of HACCP and food safety €140, 9.30-4pm also available online Saturday MEWP Mobile Elavated €200, 9-12noon available on lineAbresive wheels €50 at your own paceInfection Prevention and control course €50Covid19 Compliance Officer course €75 at your own pace

To enquire about any of the courses you can phone them on 05394265550876417172 or e-mail or web


The following are the mass times from 29th August Saturday evenings Shilleagh 6.30pm, Carnew 7.30pm(possible changes for summer). Sunday’s Tomacork 8.45am, Coolafancy 10am, Carnew 11.15am.


A funeral to Shilleagh on a Saturday evening before the 6.30 mass. A funeral to Carnew on a Saturday evening after the 7.30 mass.  A funeral to Tomacork and Coolafancy arrange with the priest. Sunday funeral/burial A funeral/burial A funeral mass and burial Tomacork on a Sunday- the 8.45 am mass. Coolafancy on a Sunday-the 10am mass. Carnew on a Sunday the 11.15 am mass. Shilleagh will take place on a Monday, all other funerals and burials to be arranged with the priest.

Weekday masses Coolafancy Monday’s 9.30am, Carnew Monday’s 7.30pm (+Miraculous Medal Devotions).Wednesdays 7.30pm. Shillelagh Thursday’s 9.30am. Day Centre Thursday’s 11.45am. Tomacork Friday’s 9.30am. Carnew no 10am mass on Saturdays after 22nd August (22nd is the last).

Extra masses in Lent and November for the dead to be announced.

Confessions Carnew Monday, Wednesday & Saturday at 7.10pm. Shillelagh Saturday before the 1st Sunday of the Month at 6.10pm.. Coolafancy before the 10am mass on the first Sunday of the month. Opportunities for additional confessions will be announced. 

Baptisms Carnew or Tomacork on the 2nd & 4th Sunday’s of the month at 12 noon. Shillelagh on Saturdays at 5.30pm. Coolafancy at 3pm on 1st & 3rd Saturday’s of the month, Months mind and anniversary masses will be shared in all churches.

Station of the cross there will be one in each church are during lent. May and October devotions in Carnew only. First Friday calls Shillelagh/Coolafancy-Thursday before 1st Friday. Carnew/ Tomacork 1st Friday. Holy Week and Christmas will be announced. Fr Casey will have Tuesday’s off when the above programme starts 29/30th August .

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