Carnew notes week March 13th


Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Mick Fogarty, Tomacork/ Tipperary who died recently and was buried in Tomacork cemetery.

To the family and relatives of Mary Walsh, (nee Walsh, Mayo) Tombreane who died recently and was buried in Killavaney cemetery.

To the family and relatives of JimBob Sheils, The Glen who died recently and was buried on Saturday in Clonegal cemetery.

Split the Pot

Winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 10th  March is The Nolan Family, Carnew, c/o Katelyn Nolan   – winning €145  

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

Sacrament of Confirmation Ballyellis National School 

Congratulations to the boys and girls of 5th and 6th class as they celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday 11th March in Askamore Church.


The lucky winner of our split the pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa CARNEW who won €275 was Betty Whelan. Congratulations.

Our Easter Egg winners were Jake Harris, Eoin Wafer, Ross Collins and Emily Lawrence

The lucky dip winner was Jack Byrne.

Our next split the pot draw takes place next Thursday 16th March. 

Thank you for your continued support.

Coláiste Bhríde Split the Pot

Congratulations to this week’s winner of the Split the Pot draw, Jack Smyth.  Jack is a 4th year student from Monaseed. 

The sellers’ prize went to Alison Molloy from Tomacork

Carnew St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023

For the community, by the community

Come enjoy a family day out on St. Patrick’s Day at the Carnew St. Patrick’s Day Parade starting at 12.30pm. The parade will commence on the Gorey Road and continue down the Main Street to St. Brigid’s Hall. Music and parade commentary will take place at the centre of the Main Street, and opposite St. Brigid’s Hall. 

The honour of being Parade Grand Marshal goes to the Carnew Emmets Senior Teams who won the double 50 years ago, winning both the football and hurling Wicklow Senior Championships in 1973.

Entry forms for floats are available from Carnew Training and Consultancy, Candy’s and Hall’s Shop and should be returned to these also.

Anyone available to help with stewarding or barriers on the day, or for any queries about the parade, contact Carnew Training & Consultancy on 053-9426555, or email


A Creative Writing course  will be held in Askamore Hall during April and May. Dates and times will be decided to suit our participants.Funded by Wexford County Council for more details and to book your place please phone Eilish on 085 2156848

Men on The Move

The men on the Move programme has secured part funding to continue in Carnew GAA complex until June 18TH and will start again in early September 2023.

The wellness and physical activity programme is designed for community based beginners physical activity for inactive adult men.

The instructor who delivers the programme on behalf of HSE and Sport Ireland provides group sessions and individual advise to engage men around exercises to improve their mobility issues.

This programme caters for men who do not want to join a gym but want to improve mobility and fitness in fun, friendly and non- judgemental manner. The banter and group dynamics inspires all participants to practice muscle and joint movement and becomes an enjoyable social gathering.

The knowledge acquired by those involved is a long terminvestment in good health practice.

The next 8 week term starts on March 6th costing €40. This is €2.50 per session.

Every Monday 10 am and Thursday 10am for one hourexercises to improve physical fitness are practised in CarnewGAA complex.

All men are welcome from the surrounding areas. NOW is the time to come and see what the programme can do for you.


 Pilates every Wednesday morning in Askamore Hall @ 9am. 

Zumba Classes every Wednesday @ 7pm in Askamore Hall.

The meeting room in the club house is available for meetings, etc if you would like to book please contact Niamh on 0877702498


Tomnafinnoge A.C – Wicklow’s newest athletics club welcomes new members aged from 8 – 88 to register with us here: Join us, along with our special guest, at our launch event on Sat 25th March at 4pm in the Shillelagh Courthouse to avail of a 25% membership discount. Find us on Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter.

Tinahely Craft Market

Tinahely Craft market is open on Saturdays from 10-4. There is a fabulous variety of locally handmade crafts including needlework, handmade soaps & candles, macrame, beaded jewellery heirloom quilts made from recycled fabrics and many more crafts…if you are looking for a special Mother’s Day gift for your Mammy this is the place to find one. We are also  open on Sunday this weekend for the occasion…

South Wicklow drama will commence on Saturday 18th – Sunday 26th March in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew nightly at 8pm except Sunday at 7.30pm sharp, groups taking part are Lislea with See how they run. Wayside – The Field, Enniscorthy-Farsiders, Kilmuckridge – Sive, Bridge – Big Big Sky, Bunclody /Kilmyshal – The Night Alive, Kilrush – The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Thurles – The Seafarer, wexford – The Father, judge for the week is Anna Walker ADA,  patron tickets €45 for 9 nights available from tge committee or Hall’s shop, Main Street, Carnew. Thanks to all the sponsors but especially Aultura Credit Union.
In conjunction with the drama an art exhibition will be held in Robert’s Garage Carnew by Carnew Community Care art group from 16th – 25th March.

Congratulations to all who received Wicklow Awards at the Awards night in the Arklow Bay Hotel recently, especially to Carnew  Scor group and the Hall of Fame Award winner John OSullivan, well deserved and well done to all.

Congratulations and well done to all who took part in the Scor na Nog in Blessington on Friday night but especially Abby Doran in the recitation and the novelty act who made it through to the next round on 1st April in Carnew. Well done .

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