SPLIT THE POT
The winner of Scoil Aodán Naofa Carnew split-the-pot of November 23 was Tara, Laoise and Aoibhne Doran winning €248, tickets on sale from the school or local shops.
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Shem Moore, Tombreane, who died last week, his remains were removed to Carnew on Sunday morning for 11 a.m. Mass, followed by burial in Carnew grave yard. To the family and relatives of Mary Kate Sheils, Garryhasten, who died during the week and was buried on Thursday in Clonegal cemetery. To the family and relatives of Bridie Kinsella, Balllyfad, who died during the week.
Carnew GAA lotto was not won, numbers were 2, 9, 22 and 29, lucky dips were Marion Kinsella. Wayne Austin. Ella Collins, c/o Wally. Lizzie Kennedy, c/o M Hall. The next draw was December 3 in Kennys and the jackpot was €2,800, tickets only €2 from any member or local shops.
COOLBOY HANDBALL CLUB
Congratulations to Coolboy handball club on winning their first ever all-Ireland senior club championship beating Kerry’s Glenbeigh, players are Jerome Willoughby, Michael Gregan. Michael Lennon. Johnny Willoughby and Keith Kavanagh. Well done to all involved.
The collection of blankets and baby knit wear for Crumlin hospital will take place on Monday, December 17, at 3 p.m. in Carnew Community Care. A nurse from the hospital will attend. All, who have contributed in any way are very welcome to come along. Looking forward to seeing you there.
The next bingo is on Sunday, December 16, at 2.30 p.m. in St Bridget’s Hall, Carnew, all welcome.
Get well wishes go to Lizzie kennedy, Main Street.
TINAHELY WALKING CLUB
Details of Tinahely Walking Club Sunday walk for December 9: Askamore. Level B, 12km, 3.5 hours. Meet Askamore car park 10.30 a.m.
As usual, please remember to wear proper walking boots, pack full rain gear and bring adequate food and drink.
SHILLELAGH COMMUNITY GAMES
Thank You – The Shillelagh Area Community Games Committee wish to thank everyone that supported our recent quiz night held on Friday, November 16. We raised a fantastic €1,120. In particular we wish to thank the following sponsors, who donated raffle prizes, for their continued generosity:
Kerry Foods (Shillelagh), Murphy’s Butchers (Tinahely), Chamber’s (Tinahely), Centra (Tinahely), Manor Farm (Cavan), The Edge Hair Salon (Tinahely), Symes (Tinahely), Unique Hair Salon (Shillelagh), Dee Light Salon (Shillelagh), Winner’s Enclosure (Shillelagh), Milan Take Away (Shillelagh), Olde Shillelagh Stick Makers (Shillelagh), Park View House (Shillelagh), Kenny’s Central House (Shillelagh), Auto Image and Active Cars (Carlow), Walker’s (Shillelagh), Peter and Sandra Houlihan (Shillelagh), Coogan’s Hardware (Tinahely), Murphy’s Hotel (Tinahely), None-so-Hardy Forestry (Shillelagh), O’Connors Pub (Tinahely).
Friday, November 23, winner of split-the-pot is Paula Buttle, Donishall – winning €165. We thank everyone for supporting split-the-pot. Envelopes can be obtained from the School or any parent and from Ashling Walsh after weekend Masses in Askamore Church. Draws will take place every Friday morning in Ballyellis School.
MEETING RE: CARNEW CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
A meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 5, at 8 p.m. in Carnew Training and Development Centre. Pride in Carnew have amalgamated with Carnew Christmas lights committee and a meeting has been organised to discuss the Christmas lights for Carnew.
As you will all know from last year, the lights are scarce around the town and the volunteers are even scarcer. If you want Carnew looking good for Christmas this year, it is essential that you attend this meeting so we can sort something out before it is too late. Please, we are depending on you to have some Pride in Carnew. Hope to see you there.
COSINESS OF SOUL MID WINTER HALF DAY RETREAT
Treat yourself to a blissful half day away from it all to recharge from the inside out. Enjoy the much needed Mindfullness, meditation, relaxation and regeneration in a heart warming, soul nourishing environment on Saturday, December 15, from 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. in Transformations studio Donishal, cost is €60 including materials and light refreshments, a deposit of €25 before Friday, December 7, to secure your place. Contact Susan Martin 086 8869090 or Facebook Susan Martin – Transformations.
CARNEW EMMETS JUVENILE CLUB AGM
Carnew Emmets Juvenile Club will hold their AGM on Friday, December 14, in Kenny’s, Corner House, Carnew at 8 p.m. Any Motions please to the secretary, Owen Nicholson, Main Street, Carnew on or before Wednesday, December 12 please.
Ewan, Eve, Linda and Esme Hannay enjoying their day out at the Aughrim Christmas Fair.