Rathgarogue NS parents’ association are holding a Fundraising Clothing Collection, so now is the time to do a pre-Christmas de-clutter. Collection times are Thursday, December 6, 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, December 7, 8.30.10 a.m. at Rathgarogue Community Hall.
Scoil Naomh Áine, Rathgarogue are currently accepting enrolments for 2019/20 school year. Please contact the school office at 051 424779 for an ‘Application for Enrolment’ form. Scoil Naomh Áine, Rathgarogue are holding their annual Christmas Raffle on Monday, December 17. If anybody in the local community would like to purchase tickets please call in to the school.
Rathgarogue-Cushinstown camogie and Ladies’ Football Club AGM will take place on Friday, December 7, at 7.30 p.m. in the clubhouse. All players and paid up members are requested to come along on the night to review our year and put plans in place for 2019. All parents and those interested in becoming involved in our club with our girls are most welcome.
The Rathgarogue-Cushinstown GAA AGM will take place on Sunday, December [email protected] 4 p.m. in the clubhouse. All paid up members are invited to attend and review our successful year and plan for 2019.
TERRERATH CHRISTMAS PARTY
The Terrerath community annual Christmas party will be held on Sunday, December 2, with entertainment and music for the evening. Bingo every Wednesday night at 8 p.m., we would appreciate all support and all are welcome. Every Monday night, our new yoga classes have commenced in the community centre from 7.30-8.30. Open to both male and female. Friday nights – Irish dancing, and Thursdays – Slimming World. The local soccer club also has training sessions from five years upwards. The Hall Committee appreciate everyone using the facilities and help the upkeep of the hall.
Please remember split-the-pot is drawn each Sunday following 11 a.m. Mass in St Mary’s Church, Cushinstown. Tickets for the split-the-pot are available locally at €2 each.
Templeudigan HBC will be commencing their Racquetball Singles League very soon. Anyone interested in entering this upcoming competition please text 087 9911342 or contact any committee member as soon as possible.
Rathnure Pantomime Society presents their 24th Christmas Panto, Broomstick: Tinkerbell’s Christmas Adventure in Rathnure hall on December 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 27, 28 and 29 at 7.45 p.m. nightly. Early evening performances on the Sunday shows. Call 087 0687801 or 087 6954112, or book through Messenger on our Facebook page. Club have set their annual general meeting for 7.45 p.m. on Saturday, December 8. All members and intending members are invited to attend.
Mass on Friday, December 7, at 7 p.m. in Gusserane will be in remembrance of deceased members of Gusserane O’Rahillys GAA Club.
SENIOR CITIZENS’ PARTY
The parish senior citizens’ Christmas party is scheduled to take place in Tir an nOg in Wellingtonbridge on Sunday, December 9, at 2 p.m. Anyone interested in attending is urged to contact a member of the Gusserane church council to confirm attendance.
CHRISTMAS ROAD RUN
There will be a Christmas Lights Road Run on December 9. Registration is at 4 p.m. and it starts in Campile. It will travel through the villages of Dunmain, Ballycullane, Saltsmills, Fethard-on-Sea, Templeton, Ramsgrange, Duncannon and finish 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 in Ramsgrange. If you have any enquiries contact John at 087 2028450. Orchestra are presenting their ‘Disney Magic and Christmas Classics’ concerts. Performances also by the KSM Young Voices.
Performances in three locations: Carrig-on-Bannow Community Centre – Thursday, December 6, at 8 p.m. St Mary’s Hall Fethard Friday, December 7, at 8 p.m. Camross Community Centre Saturday, December 8, at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online thelittleseamusicalsociety. com or call us at 089 9765414 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)
Larry Larkin, Brendan Colfer and Alice Gaffney were the winners of the cards in St Leonards hall last week. Second prize went to, Willie White, Luke Power and Dave Walsh. Nick Doyle, Seán Colfer and Johnny Flynn took third prize and Billy Shannon, Peter Stafford and Pat Murray were the last game draw winners. The raffle winners were Jimmy Cullen, Seán Diskin, Seán O’Frady and Michael Kehoe. The cards continue every Saturday night at 8.30 p.m. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Sincere sympathy is extended to Una Barnwell, Ballinruane on the death of her sister Ellie Barnwell, Coolcliff, who passed away recently. May Her Gentle Soul rest in peace.
St Louis Day Care Centre are holding a Christmas Bakery Fair on this Saturday, December 8, between 9 a.m. to midday in the centre in Ramsgrange. 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.
There was no jackpot winner in the Tintern lotto draw last week. Two people matched three numbers and each reeived €200. They were; Maureen White, Clonmines and A Kerin, Saltmills. The numbers drawn were 13, 15, 18 and 23. Next week’s jackpot willbe €4,700 and next week’s match thre winners will share €200. Tickets on sale in all local shops and pubs and from committee members.
SENIOR CITZENS PARTY
This year’s Senior Citzens Christmas party will be held in Tír na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge on Sunday next, December 9, at two o’clock. Those from the St Leonards Parish area wishing to attend can contact, Margaret, Kay or Esther if you wish to attend.
The parish magazine ‘Tintern Review’ is on sale in all local shops. The magazine is once again full of many stories and photographs of local interest again this year. The comittee would like to sincerely thank everyone who contributed to the magazine.
Liam Foley handing over a cheque for €2,600 to Jack Nolan, chair of Duncannon NS Parents Association following this year’s sand sculpting festival.