for 22nd May to 28th May 2017
you have any news or upcoming events you would like
included in this section please contact one of the
A video of
Clonegal has been produced by Ellard Browne Limited
directed by the late Hugh Browne and music is by Jason
for the coming week please click here
Results for 14th May 2017
Kildavin / Clonegal GAA, Ben Mulhall Park
Last Week’s winning numbers: 09 - 21 - 23 - 27
Jackpot Result: No winner
1 match 3 winner received €150
Ber, Aine, Orlagh 09 - 15 - 21 - 23
Sellers Prize €50: P. J Conway
Current Jackpot: €7,000
Next draw will be held in Conway's Kildavin, Sunday 28th May 2017 at
Tickets €2.00 each.
position available in Clonegal Village
Break the employment cycle
Have been continually unemployed
for at least 12 months and “signing on” on a full time basis
Have been receiving a jobseekers payment (Jobseeker’s benefit or Jobseekers
Allowance) for 12 months
Over 18 years of age
If you meet the above criteria you may self-refer to Tus
If interest please call or text Cherish Kinsella on 086 4121743
of Kildavin Bottle Banks
Following an investigation by the waste collection company
responsible for the collection of our recycling facilities
around the County, it was determined that
the current location of the Bottle Banks at Kildavin were deemed unsafe under
their Health & Safety regulations.
The Bottle Banks at Kildavin have been removed from their current location at
Hall and are relocated to a new site
at the GAA grounds.
Carlow County Council apologise for any
Weavers' Cottages Museum
Come and visit the Weavers' Cottages Museum which were once the home of local
weavers dating back to the 17th century and now houses many artefacts of the
cottage weaving industry. See our newly restrung loom (photo left)
Current opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Visit the Weavers' Cottages website please click here
Mass will be celebrated at Cranavane Well, Ballinvalley, Kildavin on Wednesday
24th May at 7.30pm
Memorial Walk in aid of Hospice Ireland
Friends of Tina Kelly welcome you to join in their 5km memorial walk and music
night on Saturday 27th May, in aid of The Irish Hospice Foundation.
Walk will start at St. Brigid's Hall, Clonegal at 11:00 am, with registration
at 10:45 am. No registration fee, donations welcomed. Spot prizes and
refreshments at end of the walk. Music night will be held in Dunne's
Pub, Clonegal from 9:00 pm. Spot prizes on the night. No cover charge,
of Song and Story
The House of Song and Story takes place every 3rd Monday
of the month in St. Brigid's Hall, Clonegal at 8.00pm. The
next session will be held on Monday 19th June 2017. All
are most welcome.
Internet and Email Courses for Beginners
Free Internet and Email Courses for Beginners – on Computer, Smartphones
Courses currently being organised in various locations around the county, if
you are interested in enrolling yourself or arranging some FREE training for
a group you are involved with, please contact Andrea Dalton in St Catherine’s
Community Services Centre on 059 9138706 or email email@example.com
Wexford Local Development is currently updating their Rural
Social Scheme waiting
List for the 2017/2018 year. Are you a Farmer with an active herd number,
a recipient of the EU Single Farm Payment/BPS Scheme and in receipt of one of
o Farm Assist
o Job Seekers Allowance
o One Parent Family
o Disability Allowance
Then you may be eligible to gain employment on Wexford Rural Social Scheme.
For more information and an expression of interest form please contact:
Fiona Byrne - firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 087 057 2951
Male Red Setter around
2 years old found in Clonegal on Wednesday
night/ Thursday morning (10th/11th May 2017). If anyone knows
who owns the dog please contact Jonathan @ 087 9665416
Clonegal National School is now accepting enrolments for the school year commencing
in September 2017. Enrolment forms can be downloaded from the school website www.clonegalns.com or
collected from Mary in the office. You may also request a form by phoning the
053 937 7513.
Enrolment Forms for 2017 / 2018 are available from the School Office - 053
9376456. Forms are also available on the school website
Parish Holy Land Pilgrimage
Tullow Parish Holy Land Pilgrimage takes place from Wednesday 11th October
Friday 20th October. The cost is €1,549 per person sharing. Booking forms
available from Tullow Parish Office 059 9151277 or MAP Travel at 01 8783111.
Bunclody Country Market opens every Saturday 10.00am
- 1.00pm in St.Aidans Hall, Irish Street, Bunclody.
We will have a selection of home made tarts, buns, cakes, scones and breads along
with a wide range of handmade crafts.
Tea/coffee and treats available for €3, so
why not come along.
New members always welcome, for more information contact Grace on 087 654 6660
you want to dispose of unwanted Items?
If you want to dispose of unwanted items, you can do so free of charge on the
following websites: www.freetradeireland.ie and
details on our "Links" page. Please
Leinster Way Mapboard at Kildavin
view/download the map please click here or on the image (1.6MB
Library Events for
For the month of May Bunclody library will host an exhibition
of watercolours by the renowned wildlife artist and illustrator, Dave Daly.
Sketching in the
field is what Dave loves most of all – be it a humble sparrow or an elusive
warbler! Working from life in the field is ever changing and the endless quest
to capture the bird’s unique character is the driving force behind his
life as a bird artist. An exhibition not to be missed!
Booking advisable for all events. Bunclody Library 053
25th May 7.00pm Book reading with crime writer Sam
Blake, author of ‘In Deep Water’ and ‘Little
Bones’ in the Det Garda Cat Connolly series. Sam Blake
is a pseudonym for Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, born in
the UK but living and working in the foothills of the Wicklow
Mountains for many years. She runs the works only national
writing resources website as well as a publishing consultancy – she
is Ireland’s leading literary scout.
Computer Classes Bunclody Library are currently running classes
for beginners in association with CTEC Wexford. If you wish to be considered
for future classes, please contact Bunclody Library as soon as possible.
Junior Reading Circle ‘Chatterbooks’ Junior Reading
Circle continues on Thursday 25th May at 4.00pm.
Story Time - We have a new time for our Toddler Storytime.
Join us on Friday mornings at 11.00am. Come
along with your toddler or preschooler for stories, rhymes and
Library branch is a wonderful – and free – resource
out what we are reading this week! Not to be missed.
Free Event. All
for all events. Tel: 053 9375466
For a full listing of events see Bunclody Library’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BunclodyLibrary/events where
you can sign up for our monthly what’s on e-newsletter. Also see our
Vincent de Paul Society, St. Teresa's Conference,
St. Vincent de Paul Society Confidential Help Line - 087
Please note: Recycling facilities for newspapers are in place at
Supervalu Bunclody; by using this facility you are helping St. Vincent
de Paul Society.
Samaritans - Free Number to
The Samaritans have launched a new free to call number - 116
123 - for people who are struggling to cope. The number will make it
possible for people to access the service round the clock, every single day of
the year, free of charge.
The new free to call number has been made possible by a partnership between Samaritans
and the telecommunications industry. The HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention
is providing funding to support the Samaritans to build their capacity to roll
out 116 123.
Carlow MABS Ltd (Money
Advice & Budgeting
Service) 72d Tullow Street Carlow, Tel: 076 107 2070.
Free and confidential, Money Management and Advice Service. Assisting people
in dealing with their existing debts and helping them to begin to manage their
MABS offers free Debt Relief Advice under Personal Insolvency
Community Education Programmes
provided for Transition/Leaving Cert Students & Community Groups
for the coming week
22nd May at 9.30am
Wednesday 24th May at 7.30pm
26th May at 9.30am
Saturday 27th May at 6.30pm
Mass at Cranavane Well
Andy and Molly Nolan, Raheengraney; James Hendrick,
23rd May at 9.30am
24th May at 7.30pm
Thursday 25th May at 9.30am
Mass at Cranavane Well
Saturday 27th May at 6.30pm
Sunday 28th May at 11.30am
Don’t forget that you can advertise any upcoming events on this website.
Or you can tell us of stories or achievements in our local area. Maybe you are
planning a meeting or want to start a group or a class. Whatever is local is
of interest to us. We are delighted to share your achievements and plans with
all. Send your infomation to: email@example.com
Anyone who wishes to have, Wedding
occasions, Birthday wishes, Local News or Up Coming Events to
be put on the local Clonegal/Kildavin Community Section of the
Carlow Nationalist, The Enniscorthy Echo or Carlow People can
email firstname.lastname@example.org or
phone Nicola on 053 9376119.