Carnew notes week July 25th


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of John Keogh, Emmet Place, Carnew who died recently and was buried on Tuesday in Kilavaney cemetery.


Carnew GAA lotto was not won numbers were 15,17 27,32, lucky dips were Paul Kelly and Wally Power. The next draw is 1st August and the jackpot is €11,200, tickets can be bought on line or in any of the local shops.


Carnew Back Alley Development fund are holding a split the pot for the summer months which started last Friday and the winner was Angela Cushen winning €85, congratulations Angela.

Tickets are €2 and can be bought in Centra, Candys, Victor Young and CARNEW Training and Development Centre.

They are also holding a Mayoral campaign with the following taking part, Bert Cogley, Jimmy Reid, Chuckie House and Majella Walsh with various fund raisers , Bert started his with a coffee morning last Friday in Chillax Centre, thanks to everyone for their support.


Askamore Community Centre are holding a social dance on Friday 31st July , doors open at 9pm dancing at 9 .30pm , music by Andy Feary admission €10 and refreshments served.


Dance of Universal Peace will take place in Askamore Community Centre on Friday August 5th and September 2nd from 7-9pm, admission €10, please wear comfortable clothing and bring slippers, facilitator is Bernadette Lacey call 0879921340 or email Lacey.bernadette


Happy 80th birthday to Mick Byrne, Knocknalour of Kilrush Drama group , Mick is director of Gorey’s Little Theatre groups performance of Tuesdays with Morrie staring father and son Garry and Garrett Lombard, some of Kilrush drama group crew are helping back stage, the play is on from 17th -30th inclusive at 8pm admission is €5.

Chairperson Cathy Tighe celebrated a special birthday also.


Pop Up Garda Station in Askamore Community Hall on Friday 29th July at 10am until 11am. All welcome 

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…  

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


Coolfancy Sunday 31st July 2pm, Shillelagh Sunday 14th August 2pm. Kilrush Sunday July 31st at 1pm.


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.

Outdoor Brass Quintet Concert in Coollattin House

We are pleased to announce that our next music event is scheduled for Sunday 14th August in the grounds of Coollattin House.

Concert commencing at 3pm.

A journey through time featuring Baroque to Pop, Classical to Jazz by the Irish Brass Ensemble

Tickets at €20 are available on Gr8 Events or or phone 087 3754321/ 

087 3497924.

Pre-booking is advised in the event of inclement weather should we need to move indoors.

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