Carnew notes week February 7th

Coláiste Bhríde Camogie

The senior Camogie team had a fantastic win over Mount Sackville in the All Ireland semi final last week. The girls excelled in all positions and won on a score line of 6-10 to 2-9.   This means another All Ireland final for this bunch of girls! 

Split the Pot

Congratulations to Abby Keating, a fifth year student, who is this week’s winner of €353.00 in our Parents’ Association weekly Split the Pot Draw. Well done to Faye Mc Guinness who won the sellers prize of€20.00. Remember, if you are not in –  you can’t win!

You can pick up envelopes for Split-the-Pot in a few places in addition to the school – including Shillelagh post office and Aughrim post office. Please let us know if your local shop would like to keep a stock? Don’t forget to get your envelopes for this Friday’sdraw back to the school by 2pm on Thursday! Thank you for your support.


The winners of the Carnew N.S. Split the Pot for Friday 4th February were:Jackpot €233.00 : Bob RoeSeller’s prize: Tomás DarcyLucky Dip: Seán Cahill, thanks to everyone for their support it is greatly appreciated.

Enrolment for September 2022 in Ballyellis National School

Enrolment form are now available for those wishing to enrol in September 2022.  Please contact the school office on 053 9426159 or email the school at if you wish to have an enrolment form sent out. Many thanks.

Winner of  “Split the Pot”  Friday 4thFebruary 2022 is Ailish Little,Donishall  –  winning €154.  Well done Ailish.   Many thanks to everyone for your support.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Joan O’Neill, nee Furlong, Ballytarsna who died last week and was buried on Wednesday in Askamore cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Eileen Fisher, nee Edwards, Knocknalour who died during the week and was buried on Monday in Tomacork cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Pat Doyle, Craanford who died recently and was buried on Thursday in Craanford cemetery.


Carnew GAA lotto was not won numbers were 11,15,31,32, lucky dips were Mark Doran and Ms O’Connor, the next draw is 14th February and the jackpot is €10,000 and tickets are only €2 and can be bought on line or in any of the local shops, thanks to everyone for their support it is greatly appreciated. 

Kilrush Drama Group

Class – Kilrush Drama Group will present the amateur premiere of Class by Iseult Golden and David Horan as their 2022 festival production. The play will be performed in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th February, and also on Thursday 3rd and

Friday 4th March at 8pm.  Director, Pat Whelan and actors, Michael Dunbar, Catherine Stafford and James Whelan have been busy working onClass for a number of months now and following their Carnew performances will go on to take part in the Open Section of Festivals around the Country.

Little Gem  In addition, for the first time ever Kilrush Drama Group will have two plays taking part on the Festival Circuit, with Mick Byrne directing Little Gem, a comedy by Elaine Murphy and starring Mary Earle, Margaret Nolan and Caitlin Clauson. This will be staged in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew on Sunday the 27th of February (for one night only), and will then be travelling the country on the Festival Circuit, partaking in the Confined section of the All Ireland Drama.

A free bee keeping course for beginners will start in February for 6 weeks, one evening a week, learn how to start up growing your hives and harvest honey, places are limited and will take place in Askamore Community Centre. if interested book your place as places are limited.

Finches fitness takes place in Askamore Community Centre on Wednesday mornings Pilates at 9am, fitness 10am, fit for anything 11.15am, Wednesday evening fitness at 7.30pm.
Colm ONeill fitness gym opening hours Monday-Friday 6.30am-10pm, Saturday 10am -4pm. Teen fitness every Tuesday &Thursday at 4pm & 4.45pm ages 12-15.

Old postage stamps are collected for St Patrick’s mission’s Kiltegan, leave a piece of paper around the stamp and can be left into the front porche of Askamore church.

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.


The recycling centre is open every Saturday morning at Colaiste Bhride Carnew from 10am -11.30am where you can recycle cardboard, newspapers, bottles, milk cans, tins, small electrical items. Thanks to all who available of this service.

The next drive in bingo is on Sunday 13th February at 2pm in Carnew mart all welcome.

Carnew Text Alert is up and running, there is still time to join, if interested the forms are available in the Barracks or Victor Young’s shop on the Main Street.

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