Carnew notes week December 5th


Michael Fortune will speak on Christmas folklore at Carnew Library on December 16th , for more information phone the Library on 0539426088.

Split the Pot

Winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 2nd December is Eileen Doran, Castlewhite – winning €160.  

 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

School Musical

Coláiste Bhríde Carnew is proud to announce Footloose, our first musical in 3 years. The show will run from Thursday the 15th to Saturday the 17th of December with a fabulous, talented cast of young (and not so young) people. A fun, upbeat night of familiar tunes and energetic dancing is guaranteed. Tickets are €10 each and are on general sale at lunchtime in the social area and in the evening via our box office phone line 087-2355701. Be sure to get in quick to avoid disappointment!

There is a memorial mass on Sunday 11th December at 11am in Askamore church for Pat Banana Brennan, England and formerly of Brideswell who died recently in England , there is refreshments afterwards  in Kenny’s The Corner House, Carnew , all are welcome.

The lucky winners of our split the pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa CARNEW who won €222 were Ger + Catherine Byrne. Congratulations.

The winners of our selection boxes were Ally Byrne, Sophie Potignano, Jake Harris and Evan Kenny. Our next split the pot takes place next Friday 9th December. Many thanks for your continued support.

All Saints National School Carnew are holding a Christmas craft fair on this Friday 9th December from 11am-1pm, hand made Christmas crafts, raffle for Christmas trees, cake sale, tea and coffee, hand made Christmas cards are also on sale in Victor Young’s shop, 5cards for €5, all welcome and all support greatly appreciated.

Split the Pot

Congratulations to Bernie Redmond, Coollattin Road, Carnew who won €242 in our Split the Pot  draw on Friday, November 25th.  The seller’s prize was won by Faye Mc Guinness 2nd year.

The winner last week was Theresa Fox, Craanford.  Lisa O’Donnell was the winner of the seller’s prize.  Congratulations to all!

Christmas Special” Social Dance

in Askamore Hall on Friday December 9th.

Music by Stacy Breen & Jack Keogh.

Doors open 9pm. Dancing 9.30pm – Midnight.

Monster Raffle on the night. Admission e10.

Refreshments served. Everyone welcome.


The Men on the Move Programme continues for the next three weeks in Carnew Sportsfield on Monday and Thursday at 10am. This programme is suitable for men wishing to start exercising or physical activity and will continue for eight weeks in January.  Anyone interested can now attend a session for more information. 


Carnew Community Care are holding their annual Christmas draw on 21st December , prizes are 1st – €500 voucher for home heating oil, 2nd – €200 cash, 3rd – €50 voucher for Centra, 4th – €50 voucher for Topline, 5th – Christmas hamper, 6th- €50 voucher for McGirr’s chemist, 7th – Community Cake Christmas cake. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5, tickets on sale from any of the committee or the Centre or the Pop up shop on Friday, all support greatly appreciated.

Garda Station in Askamore Hall on the last Wednesday of every month.

Starting Wednesday November 30th 2022 @ 11am – 12noon. This is a very important service provided by our Community Gardai, please support.

Carnew Community Care – Charity Shop 

Carnew Community Care and our volunteers are delighted to finally reopen the Charity Shop at the Day Centre after COVID.   The Shop will reopen on Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24thof November from 11am until 3pm.    The Charity Shop will remain open every week on Tues, Wed and Thurs from 11am until 3pm.  

Donations are being accepted during the shop opening times.  We regret that we cannot take electrical goods, books, toys  and some baby equipment items.  Please call in advance of dropping in with donations – 053 94 26510.  

We look forward to welcoming everyone back to the Charity Shop at the Day Centre where the volunteers have made a great job of displaying all the bargains to be had.  

Crafting at Carnew Community Care 

Crafting Afternoons are continuing on Tuesdays at Carnew Community Care from now until Christmas from 2pm to 4pm.    We have had a taste of paper crafting and cross stitch in the last two weeks.   Those attending loved both crafts and have decided that from next Tues the 22nduntil Christmas that they will try Paper Crafting, kindly being led by Betty Commiskey.  
– some may even try their hand at making some Christmas cards.  
All are welcome to attend,  we request a donation of €3 towards costs.   

                          LETS KEEP THE HEAD RIGHT .

( Essential nourishment for the brain ) .

Askamore Community Council

Askamore Community Council with the support of Wexford IFA & Wicklow IFA are hosting a series of Seminars on four consecutive Tuesday evenings from Nov 22nd 2022 until Dec 13th 2022 starting @ 7.30pm until 9.30pm in Askamore Community Centre. The cost is e10 per night or e25 for the four nights. Proceeds to the upkeep of the Hall. Refreshments will be served each night, good conversation and company is guaranteed.

   Night One November 22nd 2022

  Guest Speakers

  Una Sinnott, Teagasc/UCD PhD Scholar and Food Entrepreneur

  General Introduction & Overview

  George Lawlor, Cathaeirleach, Wexford County Council,

  Community Response Wexford Marine Watch

  Night Two November 29th 2022

  Guest Speakers

  Fr. Denis Kelly, PP of Castlebridge and Former Curate of Askamore,

  Grief & Loss

  Lorcan Brennan, Mens Health Network, Poet and Writer,

  Mens Health

  Night Three December 6th 2022

  Guest Speakers

  Catherine O Callahan, Life Coach and Mindfulness Teacher,


  Harold Kingston, via zoom, Vice President Munster IFA,

  General Work Stress

  Night Four December 13th 2022 Craic and Nostalgia .

  Guest Speakers

  A very special Guest Speaker will join us, ( more details to follow) and they will be joined by some of our local talented singers, storytellers and musicians.

 Everyone is welcome. Pay on the night. If you would like to know more about this event, please phone Sean on 0872898805, Enniscorthy IFA on 0539233090 or Askamore Community Office on 0852156848. Thank you.


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Mai Rossiter nee Connolly, Valley Heights, Carnew who died during the week and was buried on Tuesday in Tomacork cemetery.

To the family and relatives of of Mary Foley, Garryhasten,Clonegal who died recently and was buried on Sunday in Clonegal.

To the family and relatives of Mary Nolan nee Murphy, Shillelagh who died recently and was buried during the week.

To the family and relatives of Hugh Lennon, Tinahely who died recently.

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