Carnew notes week February 28th

The following are the mass times for Ash Wednesday Tomacork 9am, Shillelagh 10am, Coolfancy 6.30pm, Carnew 7.30pm, Kilrush 9.30am, Askamore 6pm.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Ann Joyce, Clonroche who died recently.To the family and relatives of Billy Kinsella, Ballythomas who died tragically last week and was buried on Wednesday.

To the family and relatives of Stanley Dixon, Coollattin who died recently.

To the family and relatives of Jean Stretch, nee Checkley, Carnew who died recently


Scor na Nog is back on 11th March in Blessington Categories are Solo singing, Recitations, Instrumental music, question time, you must be under 17 on 1st January, contact the club if interested in taking part. 

Poetry Evening

Art Bank are very excited about the upcoming Poetry Evening on Friday March the 11th

This will be a gathering of well-known poets will be reading their work including

Phelim Kavanagh,  Farmer, poet; Stephen James Smith  Musical Artist, Ben Mac Caoilte,  Actor / poet form Kilkenny, Rónán Byrne, Actor, Bunclody, Jennifer Byrne Bunclody community choir director, singing her own song; Niall Toner, Musician  and Dr Derek Coyle Poet and lecturer in Carlow College. Also participating are as some budding young novice poets. Although this particular event is booked out, it promises to be an entertaining and inspirational evening and a hope of things to come.  

 Enrolment Form for Ballyellis National School

Enrolment form for Parents wishing to enrol their child in Ballyellis School in September 2022 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 a form.

 Carnew St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2022

For the community, by the community

Excitement is building for the return of the Carnew St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Thursday 17thMarch at the earlier time of 12.30pm. Entry forms are now available from Carnew TDC and Candy’s. New for 2022 we have a €200 cash prize for the ‘Judge’s Choice’ which is a community spirit award for a non-profit organisation.

The parade is a community event and we would like to invite community members to participate in helping out. Anyone interested in joining the committee, or available to help with barriers or stewarding on the day is asked to contact us on Facebook or call Carnew TDC on 053-9426555. 


Social Dancing in Askamore Hall on Friday March 4th 2022.

Doors open at 9pm.Music starts at 9.30pm. Music by Declan Aungier Admission e10. Refreshments served.

Hope to see you all there.

Scoil Aodán Naofa Carnew is  now accepting enrolments for the junior infant class 2022/23. See details on school website or ring the school office @ 0539426315.

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