Enniscorthy Guardian - - COMMUNITY NEWS -


Bingo is held ev­ery Thursday for the sum­mer months in the Black­wa­ter Lodge start­ing at 8.30 p.m. Great evenings fun for adults and fam­i­lies.


A cof­fee morn­ing will be held in the Black­wa­ter Lodge on Fri­day morn­ing, Au­gust 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise funds for the lo­cal se­nior cit­i­zens Christ­mas party.


A Ba­sic First Aid course will be held on Septem­ber 3 and 6 from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Lim­ited places). A Dig­i­tal Skills Course start­ing on Oc­to­ber 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will be one day a week for five weeks (lap­tops not es­sen­tial) (Lim­ited places).

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on any of the above please contact Kate at 087 2840457 or Mar­garet at 087 6703242.


Please email black­wa­ter­ be­fore 9 p.m. on the Thursday be­fore pub­li­ca­tion or contact Clare at 053 9129331.


Cil­lian is a seven-year-old pupil of Scoil Mhuire, who was diag- nosed with T-Cell Lym­phoblas­tic Lym­phoma and is fac­ing at least three years of Chemo­ther­apy.

To as­sist Cil­lian and his familiy and work­ing through the Marie Keat­ing Foun­ta­tion Tina and Noel Breen and Mick But­ler have or­gan­ised an outdoor event to take place on Sunday, Au­gust 12, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Cor­ri­g­ans Bar and car park, Black­wa­ter with a very im­pres­sive lineup too, in­clud­ing: The Back-Beats, John Kenny, Pat Hayes, Sport Mur­phy, Un­hinged, Jack Ryan and the Big Rock­a­billy Party Band.

All do­na­tions will be greatly ap­pre­ci­ated. A large raf­fle – First Prize is a paint­ing of Black­wa­ter Vil­lage by Dublin based artist Ken Flynn, who is a reg­u­lar to Black­wa­ter and was de­light to as­sist in this very de­serv­ing char­ity event. There are many other prizes and the draw takes place at 6.30 in the carpark. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion please contact Tina at 085 8447585.


Fix­tures this week: Tonight (Tues­day) round 3 of the in­ter­me­di­ate hurl­ing cham­pi­onship v Fethard 7:30pm in St. Pa­tricks Park, En­nis­cor­thy. The lads have lost two of their open­ing games so hope­fully they can get off the mark, Mat­tie has been train­ing the lads hard for the up­com­ing con­test, hope­fully the very young team can come up trumps.

The U13 foot­ballers play in the Divi­sion 3 quar­ter fi­nal v HWH Bun­clody at 7:30pm in Bun­clody. Thursday, fi­nal group game in the U15 hurl­ing cham­pi­onship at 7:30 at home. The oys are cur­rently 3rd in the ta­ble and play ta­ble toppers David­stown who haven’t been de­feated this sea­son yet.

The mi­nor foot­ballers en­joyed a large vic­tory over St. Pa­tricks re­cently in their fi­nal group game of the cham­pi­onship. Even though the score­line sug­gest dif­fer­ently, the game was very even for 20 min­utes with the scores tied 1-2 a piece, Johnny O’Toole with the early goal af­ter Pats opened the scor­ing play­ing with a strong wind. Ross Berry net­ted just be­fore half time to leave the lads in the lead by 4. With the wind at their backs, the lads notched 4 quick points be­fore Mossy started a goal glut with only 6 min­utes gone. More goals fol­lowed from Thomas Dono­van, Bryan Mooney, Ross x 2 and cor­ner back James Cullen notched 2. The quar­ter fi­nal op­po­nents are still not known but it will likely be Septem­ber be­fore this stage will be played. Team: 1. Adam Cullen 2. Ben Cullen 3. Bryan Mooney (1-0) 4. James Cullen (2-0) 5. Ol­lie Mur­phy 6. Fei­dhlim Roche (0-2) 7. Don Red­mond 8. Pa­trick O’Con­nor (0-1) 9. Kealan Fikentscher (0-1) 10. Josh Cul­leton (0-1) 11. To­mas Mur­phy (1-5) 12. Adam Mur­phy (0-1) 13. Ross Berry (2-0) 14. Shane Lynch 15. Johnny O’Toole (2-0) Subs used: Alan Malanowski for Ol­lie Mur­phy, Karl Lawlor for Adam Cullen, Thomas Dono­van (1-0) for Johnny O’Toole.

Mas­sive con­grats go Jimmy Whelan (pic­tured 6th from the left in the front row) and the Wex­ford U14 foot­ballers who the shield in a re­cent tour­na­ment in Water­ford de­feat­ing West Cork in the fi­nal.

The Coiste na nOg held a very suc­cess­ful field day in the field with a large amount of peo­ple vis­it­ing the field and tak­ing part in the games. Clare Whelan won the hang tuff com­pe­ti­tion was very pop­u­lar while Marie Car­roll and Louise O’Leary also posted good times.

The U13 hurlers en­joyed a 3-13 to 1-13 vic­tory over Mon­ageer/Boolavogue in the cham­pi­onship. Sea­mus Walsh, Jimmy Whelan and Jay Mooney with the goals.

The club would like to wish Ciara Byrne a quick re­cov­ery af­ter she suf­fered an in­jury re­cently in the ladies football cham­pi­onship quar­ter fi­nal v Clongeen, The girls were lead­ing by 5 points but the match was aban­doned. No new date has been set at date of writ­ing.


The Ir­ish Wheel­chair As­so­ci­a­tion are open­ing a new shop in Wex­ford town and we are look­ing for vol­un­teers. If you would like to join our team we would love to hear from you. Please contact Adri­enne at 087 2996926.

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