Congratulations to James and Annemarie Gregan, Coolboy on the birth of their daughter.
Congratulations to Michelle Butler, Ballyellis and Alan Devereux, Bolinrush, who were married last week.
TINAHELY WALKING CLUB
The following are the walks for the next two weeks for Tinahely walking club. September 1: Annagh Hill. Level B, 9km, 2.5 hours. Meet Tinahely 10.15 a.m. or the Gap 10.30 a.m. September 8: To be confirmed.
As usual, please remember to wear proper walking boots, pack full rain gear and bring adequate food and drink. Please check Tinahely Walking Club Facebook page for any changes to the scheduled walks.
This is a gentle exercise class for seniors at Carnew Community Care – eight classes from Tuesday, September 10, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. – aiming to improve flexibility, strength and mobility. Chair yoga can also help promote balance, co-ordination and improve overall health and well-being. €8 per class or €60 for eight. For more information or to book a place, please contact Siobhán Rice at 086 8199498.
GENTLE YOGA CLASS
This class will take place at Carnew Community Care – eight classes from Tuesday, September 10, 11.15 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. – comprising of gentle yoga stretching movements synchronised with the breath which promotes mindful awareness and reduces stress. The pace is gentle and postures are modified. Gentle yoga increases flexibility and strengthens muscles and bones while improving posture. €8 per class.
For more information or to book a place, please contact Siobhán Rice at 086 8199498.
ASKAMORE MASS TIMES
As and from August 31/ September 1 Mass times in Askamore will be on Sunday at 11 a.m., in Kilrush at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening and Sunday morning at 10 a.m.
KILRUSH PARISH RAFFLE
Kilrush parish are holding a parish raffle on Sunday, September 8, first prize €500, second €150, third case of wine, fourth hamper box of goodies, fifth Bean and Goose chocolate hamper, sixth bottle of brandy, seventh bottle of whiskey and lots more prizes, €5 per line or full card €50, all support welcome.
GARDEN COUNTY COUNTRY FEST
Carnew Heritage club are busy preparing for the annual Fest from September 13 to September 15 with the Teenage disco and carnival on Friday the 13th, gates open at 8 p.m., continuing till midnight, admission €15.
On Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th we have Barry Kirwan, Lee Matthews, Derek Ryan, Take five, Teresa and the Stars, Adrian Ryan, dancing with Declan, Sunday is the usual heritage day with vintage, David Browne’s, cars, stalls, games and much more.
A weekend ticket is €30, and can be purchased from Classic Cut, Victor Young’s, any of the Heritage committee or the GAA club. Proceeds towards Carnew Community Care, St Aidan’s Centre, Gorey and friends of local people with MS.
The annual coffee day will be held on Thursday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Ailish Little’s house Donishal, all welcome to come along, money raised locally stays local.