Carnew notes week October 3rd


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Bob (Robert) Fisher, Knocknalour/Sig Na Care nursing home and England who died during the week, his remains were removed to McCrea’s funeral home on Friday to McCrea’s crematorium in Wicklow for 2pm.


Carnew ploughing society are holding their annual ploughing match on this Saturday 8th October on lands kindly donated by John Hall Carnew, enter by Kilcavan following signs, to enter phone 0876732437.


Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were Lucky dips were Lily Molloy and Wally Power, the next draw is 10th October and the jackpot is €11,700, tickets can be bought on line or in any of the local shops.


The lucky winner of our split the pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa Carnew who won €304 was Eamon Doyle. 


The sellers prize winner was Séan Farrell and the lucky dip winner was Evan Kenny. 

Our next split the pot takes place on Friday 7th October. Thank you for your continued support. 


Colaiste Bhride started their split the pot on 23rd September and congratulations to: 

EMER STONE, Monaseed who was the winner of €180.00. 

Colin Lawrence in first year won the sellers prize of €20.00.

Congratulations to Aaron Cullen, 1st year who was last week’s winner of €188 in our Split the Pot draw.  Donal Moore, 2nd year won the seller’s prize of €20. 

The Parents’ Association is delighted to launch its online payment facility for the weekly  draw. 

There are two payment options 

1. €20.00 for HALF YEAR (ten weeks)

2. €52.00 for the FULL YEAR (twenty-six weeks)

Details can be found on the school app or contact any member of the Parents’Association. 

Split the Pot

Winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 30th September is Tommy Byrne, Kiltilahane – winning €150.  

Split the Pot” envelopes can be had from any parent in the school or by calling into the school.  Many thanks to everyone for your support. It is much appreciated

Tinahely Craft Market

The Tinahely Craft market is open Friday & 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… 

We also have Macrame, Embroidery, Crochet and textile Upcycling workshops.. Check social media for details.


Askamore Community Council will hold their AGM in Askamore Hall on Monday October 17th 2022 @ 8.30pm.

All are welcome to attend.

Social Dance in Askamore Hall

on Friday October 7th 2022.

Music by Blue Lace

Dancing 9.30pm-12pm

Admission e10 Refreshments served

Looking forward to seeing you all.

Agri-Environment Training Scheme

William Kelly will hold an Agri-Environment Training Scheme (AETS) in Askamore Community Hall Y25F6D8 on Thursday October 6th 2022. The Agri-Environment Training Scheme (AETS) is a voluntary training scheme. The aim of the Scheme is:

● To train farmers in environmental practices and standards, 

● To encourage and help them take part in future agri-environment schemes, and 

● To promote awareness of the importance of farm safety. 

The Agri-Environment Training scheme is open to farmers who apply for BPS. A farmer may only attend one training course during the lifetime of the Scheme. The amount payable to a farmer who satisfactorily attends an AETS course is €156. This amount is paid to the AETS Trainer who runs the course and he will pay each farmer who satisfactorily attends the full course. Farmers interested in attending please contact Eilish at Askamore Community Office. E-mail: Phone: 085 2156848


The annual get together for Tomacork church is on Friday 4th November at 9pm in Coollattin Golf Club, music by John Flood, admission €5 tickets can be bought off any of the committee.

Do you want to start exercising? Do you want to feel fitter and have more energy?
There is a men only exercise class on Monday and Thursdays for 8 weeks in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew from 10,30am – 11.30am,  this course is free. For further details or to register email

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