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.
ANY NEWS FOR THE NOTES?
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BENEFIT FOR CILLIAN
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.
GAA CLUB NEWS
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.
IWA SHOP VOLUNTEERS
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.