Carnew notes week March 6th

Split the Pot

Winner of “Split the Pot” on Friday 3rd March is The Redmond Family, The Burrow, Ballyellis   – winning €140  

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


The lucky winner of our split the pot draw for Scoil Aodan Naofa CARNEW who won €226 was Mick Kelly. Congratulations.

Our seller’s price winner was Kathleen Molloy and Seán Cahill was our lucky dip winner.

Our next split the pot draw will take place next Friday 10th March.

Thank you for your continued support.

Colaiste Bhríde Split the Pot

Congratulations to Adrienne Byrne, Ballycoog Upper, Aughrim who was this weeks winner of the Split the Pot draw.  Orla Gregan won the sellers’ prize. 

The best of luck to all who are taking part in the Scor Na Nog on 10th March in Blessington representing Carnew are solo singing Aoibhe Doran, recitation Abbey Doran and Thomas Kinsella, instrumental music Caoimhe Kinsella Nolan, Leah Doran, Karen O’Brien, Lilly Kate Buttle, second group Keelin Kinsella and Holly Brennan, question team Karen O’Brien,Laoise Doran, Finnan Kinsella and Rian Rooney, novelty act Caoimhe Kinsella Nolan, Finnan Kinsella, Keelin Kinsella, Lucy Kennedy, Faye Doran, Aoibhe Doran, Aimee Jordan and Thomas Kinsella. Best of luck to all.

St Patrick’s day parade is going ahead on 17th March at 12.30 pm, many thanks to all who attended the meeting, entry forms are available from Victor Young’s, Candy’s and the Enterprise Centre, floats are to be in by 12 noon with assembly from 11.30 am on the Gorey road, for more information contact 0539426555, 0879285122 or email carnewparade@dave-stapleton

Carnew St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023

For the community, by the community

Preparations are underway and excitement is building for the Carnew St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Friday 17th March at 12.30pm. Entry forms are now available from Carnew Training and Consultancy, Candy’s and Hall’s Shop. We have a €200 cash prize for the ‘Judge’s Choice’ which is a community spirit award for a non-profit organisation.

The parade is a community event and we would like to invite community members to participate in helping out. Anyone interested in joining the committee, or available to help with barriers or stewarding on the day is asked to contact us on Facebook or call Carnew TDC on 053-9426555. 

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.

Ballyellis National School

Enrolment Notice for September 2023

We are currently accepting enrolment applications for Junior Infants starting in September 2023.  Please contact the school at 053 9426159 or email the school at to receive an enrolment form.

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


Carnew GAA lotto was not won numbers were 4,11,27,30, lucky dips were Katie Driver and Jimmy Barnes, the next draw is 13th March and the jackpot is €12,800.


We wish the best of luck to Rev Ruth Elms in her new position.


Get well wishes go to John Osborne, Kilcavan.

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…there is a Macrame workshop on the 11th March… learn how to make a plant hanger with Maria… call 086 2487006 for further information.

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