Carnew notes week July 11th


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Tom Hennessy, Tombreane who died recently and was buried on Thursday in Tomacork cemetery.


Congratulations to the 15 boys and girls who made their confirmation recently in Carnew church.


CARNEW GAA lotto was not won numbers were 4,10,12,26, lucky dips were Pearl Massey and Patrick Redmond, the next draw is 18th July and the jackpot is €11,100.

Tickets can be bought online or in any of the local shops.


Carnew Agriculture show society are holding their 74th show on this Saturday 16th July at 11am in Umrigar on lands kindly sponsored by Kinsella Estates and Derek Stephens. Affiliated to the Irish Show Association to enter contact by email indoor , junior and pets 0871429325 after 7pm, horses 0872602497 after 7pm, sheep 0879295923 after 7pm,  entry fees paid by cash, cheque or postal order.

Late entries by email or to 0871429325 after 7pm or on the day. No hawkers or ticket sellers allowed. Entry adults €5 children free.Classes in the indoor section in Baking, crafts, art, photography, flowers,  country produce,  potatoe championship and onion championship.

There will be a Teenage disco onFriday 15th July from 8pm-11pmin Kenny’s Barn Carnew music by DJ Ciano, admission €10, mineral bar , fully supervised, no leaving until parents/guardian collects.
Tickets available from any of the committee or Victor Young’s.

There will be a barn dance in Kenny’s barn on Saturday 16th July from 9pm, music by Drops of Green, DJ till late and BBQ, admission €15.

The Brideswell patron will take place on Friday August 19th at 7pm.

There will be a monster bingo on Monday 18th July at 8pm in the Big Top in Rathwood, eircode R93 X3F9, prizes 10 games line €50, two lines €75, full house €125. Blue sheet line €75, 2 lines €125, full house €500. Yellow sheet line €75, 2 lines €125, full house €1,000. Book prices Double and double sheets €25. Double and single sheets €20, single and single sheet €15, single book €10, baby book €5, sheets €3 each or two for €5. Lotto draw on the night top prize €5,700 as of 4th July.

All proceeds towards Coolkenno GAA club all support greatly appreciated.


The annual patrons this year are  Tomacork Sunday 24th July 2pm, Carnew 24th July 1.15pm, Coolfancy Sunday 31st July 2pm, Shillelagh Sunday 14th August 2pm. Kilrush Sunday July 31st at 1pm.

Tinahely Craft Market

The Tinahely Craft market is now open on Friday as well as Saturdays… opening hours are 10-4 pm. There is a great selection of beautifully crafted pieces which make ideal gifts ….please come along and support your local artisans…  


Dance lessons with Steps & Styles in Askamore Hall Every Wednesday 8.30pm – 10.30pmStarting Wednesday June 15th. Looking forward to seeing you all.

Shillelagh Community Games athletics for 5 to 15 year olds is now taking on the Shillelagh Fairgreen every Tue and Thur from 6:30-7:30pm.

New members and volunteers are very welcome to join us. For further details find us Facebook or contact 0876207193.

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