AROUND THE DIS­TRICTS Adamstown Horeswood

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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 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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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.


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.


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.


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 the­lit­tle­sea­mu­si­cal­so­ci­ 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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