Carnew notes week November 29th


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Sean Hughes , Umrigar who died during the week and was buried on Tuesday in Tomacork cemetery.

To the family and relatives of David Gummerson, Coves Brook/Greystones who died during the week and was buried on Saturday in Askamore cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Michael Farrelly, Dublin who died during the week.


Carnew GAA lotto was not won numbers were 5,7,15,32, lucky dips were Mick Green and Annabelle OToole.

The next draw is 6th December and the jackpot is €9,500.

Thanks to everyone for their support to date.


Carnew Emmet’s AGM took place on 19th November on zoom, the following were elected for the coming year, chairman Ken Redmond, vice chair Chucky House, secretary Niamh Myers, assistant Brian Doran, treasurer Mick Green, assistant Linda Wafer. Good luck to all for the coming year.


Carnew Text Alert held a public meeting back in October, thanks to all who attended and to those who are interested in joining, the following were elected chairperson Gavin Nolan, secretary Maire Doran, treasurer Susanne OSullivan, it is hoped to have it up and running in the next few weeks, there is still time to join, forms can be left into the Garda Barracks or Victor Youngs.


Carnew Community Care charity Pop up Shop is opened on the Main Street Carnew every Friday from 9am -2pm, on Friday 3rd December they will have a Christmas gifts stall, Thursday 9thand Friday 10th will have craft stalls, Friday 17th December will be cakes and produce stalls, all welcome.


A Christmas market will be held in Coollattin House, Shillelagh on 4th and 5th December from 11am – 5pm, with handmade crafts, tea and coffee, art exhibitions and lots of festive fun, please come along and do your Christmas shopping early.


Carnew Community Care are holding their annual draw on Wednesday 15th December and the following are the prizes 1st €400, 2nd firewood (value €160), 3rd €50 voucher for Centra, 4th €50 voucher for Topline, 5th €50 voucher for Ultimate Oil, 6th hamper, 7th hamper, tickets €2 each or three for €5 available from the Centre or any committee member, all support is greatly appreciated.


The next bingo in St Bridget’s Hall Carnew is on Sunday 12th December  at 2.30pm, all support would be greatly appreciated as all proceeds go towards to up keep of the hall.

A monster raffle will be held at this bingo on 12th December with the prizes as follows 1st a hamper, 2nd fuel voucher by Gardiner grain,3rd €50 Kerry foods voucher, 4th €50 voucher by McGirrs chemist, 5th €50 Kerry foods voucher, 6th €50 voucher Glen Fuels voucher, 7th €30 Poole’s voucher, 8th bottle of whiskey by McCrea’s, 9th sweets and biscuits, 10th Cainsters set by Correll’s.

Tickets only €2 a line and can be bought in any of the local shops.

The next drive in bingo is on Sunday 5th December in Carnew mart at 2pm.


Congratulations to this week’s  split the pot winners of Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew. Jackpot €246 goes to Aidan + Moira Kavanagh . Sellers prize winners  Stefan Murphy Doyle €10 vouchers for Victors and Roísín KInsella lucky dip. Thanks to everyone for your continued support .Our next draw takes place Friday 3rd December. 

Askamore Remembers Our Loved Ones.

A folder with plastic pockets in it will be placed at the back of the church in Askamore.

Each family can insert a page in the folder to remember their deceased family member.

You can put in whatever you like, for example, a photo, memory card, date of death, place of interment etc.

It will be laid out in alphabetical order,  so place your insert under your family initials, i.e. B for Byrne, D for Doyle etc.

Feel free to put in for people who may have no family left in the area. The page could be opened on the day of your loved ones anniversary if you wish to do so. This will not only let people remember but will also be a great help to future generations.

For more information please contact Jim Gilbert 086 840 6786 or Eileen Doran 087 415 4673

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