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COLÁISTE ABBAIN NEWS
Coláiste Abbain parents’ association are hosting an evening of traditional music and Christmas carols on Monday, December 10, at 7.30 p.m. in St Abban’s Church, Adamstown. Music and choir by members of New Ross District Pipe Band and Colaiste Abbain school choir with supporting guests from the community. Tickets are €5 each and are available for purchase from the School, Cullens Gala, Cullens Pub and also at the church door on the night. Your support on the night is appreciated.
ADAMSTOWN TIDY TOWNS
Adamstown Tidy Towns will be selling traditional handmade Christmas wreaths at the upcoming Coláiste Abbain Christmas Fair on Thursday, December 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Holly and dry cone wreaths all €10 each. Your support will be appreciated.
Raheen Family Resource Centre is organising a collection of non-perishable food items and new toys to be distributed to families in need on our area this Christmas. If you would like to make a donation you can leave items in to Raheen Childcare Centre or to Raheen FRC in the Parish House before Friday, December 7.
The weekly ‘30’ card game continues in the community centre this Friday, December 7, at 9 p.m. Thanks to the ladies for the tea last week. Catering on the night will be Mary Kirwan, Lorna Komsa and Betty Cullen. Proceeds going to parish funds.
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ST MOGUE’S GAA
The AGM of Fethard St Mogue’s GAA Club will take place next Friday, December 7, at 8.30 p.m. upstairs in Neville’s. all are welcome to attend as we review another successful year and plan for the year ahead. Club Gear is now available to buy on the O’Neill’s website oneills. com/shop-by-team/GAA/ireland/ fethard-st-mogues
Congratulations to the winner of last week’s Club lotto jackpot of €8,000 Brendan Brophy from Carlow Town. Next week’s jackpot stands at €2,000. The numbers drawn were 2, 9, 16 and 27. The club had one lucky-dip winner Paul Foley and the Seller’s prize Lorcan Barden, who won €30 each.
SWIMMING CLUB TABLE QUIZ
Slade Swimming Club will host their annual table quiz in Molloy’s bar on Friday, December 7, at 8.30. Cash prizes to be won and a split-the-pot raffle will be held on the night.
The winners of the Progressive 45 Card Game in Colclough Hall, Saltmills last Sunday night were Kathleen Cadogan, Mary Doran and Statia Finn. In second place David Murphy, Seán Finn and Georgie Foley. In third place Maureen Eustace, Joan Fardy and Pat Whelan. Winners of the last game draw were Willie White, Carmel Kehoe and Dermot Bassett. The raffle winners were Maura Cahill, Johnnie Doyle, John Reville and Sonny Cahill.
COISTE NA NÓG AGM
Fethard St Mogue’s Coiste na nÓg will hold their AGM on Friday, December 14, at 8 p.m. upstairs in Neville’s where the past year’s activities will be reviewed and plans for 2019 set out. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend, and anybody interested in putting their names forward for a role in the club both Officer’s positions and as a team mentor should register their interested with club secretary Ger McLoughlin by email to secretarybng.fethard.wex[email protected] no later than Monday, December 10.
Congratulations to Ann Kent, who won €102 in this week’s split-the-pot (November 29). Envelopes for split-the-pot are available in the post office, Dillon’s, The Wheelhouse, Droopy’s, Molloy’s, Neville’s and the Tourist Office. Draw takes place every Thursday.
ST MOGUE’S LADIES’ CLUB
The AGM of Fethard St Mogue’s Ladies’ Club took place recently. A busy year was reviewed with the success of the Junior C camogie in winning the club’s first ever adult camoige championship being the highlight. With an average age of just 19 they are sure to enjoy further success in the future. The under-16 camoige team also made it to a county semi-final while other underage teams competed well in blitzes and some great football matches. With some new committee members and mentors on board the club who will field a minor camoige team in 2019 for the first time look forward to further success in the year ahead.
The club would like to thank Dillon’s shop for their continued sponsorship and support, Droopy’s Bar, Neville’s Bar, Brid Barry post office, St Mary’s Hall, St Mogue’s GAA Club, Aidan Hickey and all who helped the club in 2018. A special thanks to all our members for their help and support.
The full committee is as follows. Chair. Louis Foley, sec Yvonne Molloy, treasurer Mag Walsh, vice-chair John Molloy, assistant sec Neilus Nunan, assistant treasurer Orla Roche, child officer Helen Kane, PRO Irene O’Leary. Extended fundraising committee Nicko Chapman, Asling Wall, Jodie Hickey, Liam Doyle, Derek O’Reilly.
Teams: adult camogie Lou Foley Damien Sutton, adult football George Foley, Stephanie Foley, minor camogie Stephanie A Foley, Rebecca Foley Eimear Whelan, under-16 cam + football Lou Foley, Paula Foley, under-14 cam + fb Tom Byrne, under-12 cam + fb TJ Hanton, Angela Byrne, under-10 John Dereverux, under-eight no appointment.
Creative Exchange group meets on Fridays in Colclough Hall from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will host part two of a Book Binding workshop on Friday, December 14, Bring along your seasonal paper and cards and sparkle to this workshop and learn some Book Binding skills with Vicky Fenlon. Tools shared on the day. Donation €5. We will wrap up then for the season and will be back in 2019 with two new projects to work on. Please support local crafters in the markets in December.
A joint fundraiser last Saturday in Colclough Hall brought the community together. The St Kearns Rowing Club and the Saltmills St Kearns Community Group hosted a Come Dine With Us festive feast. A winter warming three course meal prepared by local chef Charlene Hiscock was served to a full house that evening.
This event was kindly supported by Colclough Hall Committee and was a great success. Both committees would like to thank the sponsors for their generosity Wallace’s SuperValu, The Kings Bay Inn, Salann, The Vine Cottage Bar, Yvonne’s Bread, Mary Reville, Dermot Bassett and Hook Head Potatoes. The funds raised will form part of the town and Village Renewal matched funding requirements.
Congratulations to Bernadette Kavanagh, who won Saltmills and St Kearns Community Group split-the-pot of €83. Thank you to everyone for your ongoing support. Next draw will take place on December 30.
The Little Sea Musical Society in association with the KSM Concert Orchestra are presenting their Disney Magic and Christmas Classics concerts. Performances also by the KSM Young Voices in three locations. Carrig-on-Bannow Community Centre on Thursday, December 6, at 8 p.m. St Mary’s Hall Fethard-on-Sea on Friday, December 7, at 8 p.m. Camross Community Centre on Saturday, December 8, at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online thelittleseamusicalsociety.com or call us at 089 9765414 and also in Fethard post office. Come and join us on for a wonderful magical night’s entertainment this December. Mulled wine, mince pies and sweets available during the interval. Adults €14. Children €8 (under 16 years)
St Louis Day Care are holding a Christmas Bakery Fair on Saturday, December 8, between 9 a.m. to midday in the Day Care Centre. We are also taking orders for Christmas Baking. Order your Mince Pies, Christmas Pudding and Christmas Cakes. Last date for orders is December 12 Phone 051 389509 or call to the centre to order.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ROAD RUN
This year’s Christmas Lights Road Run will take place on December 9. Registration at 4 p.m., starting in Campile travelling through villages of Dunmain, Ballycullane, Saltmills, Fethard-onSea Templetown, Ramsgrange, Duncannon and finishing in Arthurstown with hot food served compliments of the Kings Bay Inn, Arthurstown. Come and see Ireland’s largest tractor on display in Campile at 4 p.m. All proceeds in aid of St Louis Day Care centre Ramsgrange, enquiries contact John at 087 2028450.
DR JOHN COX SURGERY
The rota for doctors on call over the Christmas and New Year period is as follows. Monday the 24th Christmas Eve, Tuesday the 25th Christmas Day and Wednesday the 26th St Stephen’s Day, Surgery closed, ring CAREDOC 1850334999. Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th Normal Surgery hours. Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th Surgery closed, ring CAREDOC 1850334999. Monday the 31st New Year’s Eve Surgery open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. then CAREDOC 1850334999. Tuesday, January 1, New Year’s Day Surgery closed, ring CAREDOC 1850334999. Wednesday, January 2, normal surgery hours resume.
Horeswood GAA held its AGM recently. Elected for 2019 were president: John Hearn Vice Pres: Victor Murphy, Jack Forrestal, Dick Shannon, Owen O’Connor, Dominic Foley, Martin Hartley. Chair. : Charlie Rowe. Vice-Chair: Seán Lyng, secretary: Stephen O’Connor. Assistanat Sec: Brian Molloy. Treasurer: John Wallace. Assistant Treas: Barry Hearn. Registrar: Stephen O’Connor. PRO: Denis Cadogan. Co. Board Rep: John Kenny. District rep: Brian Molloy. Committee: George Hearn, Noel Nolan, John Walsh, Jimmy O’Leary, John Bradley, Jim Foley.
At the Coiste na nÓg General meeting the following were elcted at the recent meeting of Horeswood Coiste na nÓg. Chair. : Seán Lyng. Vice-chairman: Gary Wyse. Secretary: Siobhán Ennis. Treasurer: Eileen O’Sullivan. Co. Board Rep: Fabian Flood. Committee: Una Nolan, Denis Cadogan, Brendan Howlett, Brian Molloy. A five person committee was chosen to pick selectors for all age groups from under-seven to minor for 2019.
The refixed under-20 Football Co. semi-final between Dunbrody Gaels and Castletown will be played in Horeswood on Saturday, December 7, at 6 p.m.
Campile United’s yearly 300 club draw ticket are now on sale at a reduced price of €50 for 12 draws in 2019. Available from Henrys shop, Anthony Rowe, Colm Murphy, Mick Mythen or call 087 2378702. An ideal Christmas gift.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR
Create some seasonal decorations and crafty cards. Festive fun for children aged five and upwards in Ballykelly Hall on Saturday the eighth and Saturday, December 15. from 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is €10. Booking essential. Contact Siobhán at 087 6328653.
FAMILY TABLE QUIZ
Horeswood GAA is running a family table quiz in Dunphys on Saturday, November 30, at 9 p.m. A team must consist of three family members made up of parents, children and brother/sisters of parents.
Membership of Horeswood Handball/racketball club for 2019 is now due. Anyone wishing to play can register on Tuesday. December 4 from seven to 8.30 in the club. Keys will be changed from this date. Membership is Adult:€40. Student:€25. Family at €60. €10 extra if old key is not returned. Contact Barry: 085 1316871 with any questions.
The Horeswood Historical Calendar 2019 has gone to print and will be available this week in local shops or from members of the committee.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ROAD RUN
The Christmas Lights Road Run is on December 9 – registration 4 p.m. starting in Campile travelling through villages of Dunmain Ballycullane Saltmills Fethardon-Templeton Ramsgrange Duncannon and finishing in Arthurstown with hot food served compliments of the Kings Bay Inn Arthurstown. Come and see Ireland’s largest tractor on display in Campile at 4 p.m. All proceeds in aid of St Louis Day Care centre Ramsgrange. Enquiries contact John at 087 2028450.
St Louis Day Care Centre are holding a Christmas Bakery Fair on Saturday, December 8, between 9 a.m. to midday in the Day Care Centre.
We are also taking orders for Christmas Baking – Order your Mince Pies, Christmas Pudding and Christmas Cakes. Last date for orders is December 12 – Phone 051 389509 or call to the centre to order.
Campile Community Montessori Preschool in the Health Centre is now taking enrollments for 2019. We provide free ECCE places. All newcomers welcome. Contact 086 3933157.
Enjoying the Christmas market at Ramsgrange Community School were Amy, Maura and Joe Symes from Taylorstown.