for 17th July to 23rd July 2017
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Results for 9th July 2017
Kildavin / Clonegal GAA, Ben Mulhall Park
Last Week’s winning numbers: 01 - 22 - 23 - 27
Jackpot Result: No winner
1 match 3 winner received €150
Sinéad Gray, Clonegal 22 - 23 - 27 - 28
Sellers Prize €50: Thomas Redmond
Current Jackpot: €7,800
Next draw will be held in the Conway's, Kildavin, Sunday 23rd July 2017 at
Tickets €2.00 each.
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 17th July 2017. All are
Irish Blood Transfusion Service
the Millrace Hotel on this Wednesday 19th July from 5.00pm
till 8.30p.m. We appeal to all healthy adults to make
a special effort to attend. Supplies of blood get low at this time
of year due to Holidays etc. So please give up one hour to help
someone in need.
Development & Slaney Valley Community Games
On Sunday 23rd of July Ardattin Development are honouring
Mim Gorman by naming the field in his memory. A granite stone will be placed
at the entrance. Slaney
Valley Community Games will hold a fun day at 2.30pm. to mark
this occasion and to celebrate another successful year in Community Games The
emphasis of this
day is on fun for all ages and abilities! Refreshments will be served in Ardattin
Hall. Looking forward to seeing all who knew Mirn down through the years from
the wider community and all members of Slaney Valley Community Games in Ardattin
on Sunday the 23rd July. There will be an opportunity to donate on the day
towards the cost of the granite stone and to the upkeep of the field. See www.slaneyvalleycg.com
for full details of the fun Day.
Breda Murphy, (a member of Clonegal National School Parents
Council) is pleased to advise that she has completed the London Marathon
(April 23rd) and
raised €1,250 for Clonegal National School. Many thanks for your wonderful
contributions. A draw for €50 was also held and the winner was Gerry Darcy,
Celbridge, Co. Kildare (a work colleague of Breda’s) who has kindly donated
his winnings back to the school. Many thanks to Gerry for this very kind act.
Therefore, a total of raised €1,250, was handed over to the School on
June 27th to support the Social, Personal and Health Development/Education
Garden Festival 2017
Huntington Castle Events
No. 1. Jane Fearnley, Whittingstall. Gold medal winner at Chelsea Garden Show –
Saturday 22nd July at 3.00pm
No. 2. Mary Keenan, owner of Gash Gardens, Co. Laois –
Saturday 29th July at 12 noon
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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
St.Marys Centre, Ryland Road, Bunclody.
Come and join us and brighten up your Monday mornings
The Monday Club is closed for July & August, reopening
Entrance Fee: €4 which includes Tea/Coffee & Light Lunch
This Club will suit the 60+ age group. Transport not provided.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
2000 Summer Festival
The Youth 2000 Summer Festival will take place in the Cistercian College Roscrea,
Co. Tipperary from Thursday 17th August to Sunday 20th August 2017. The festival
is for young people 16 - 35 years. It is an opportunity not to be missed to experience
the Catholic faith and meet many new people, with over 1,400 young people from
all over Ireland attending last year. The festival is donation only. Free buses
travelling from all around Ireland. For more information and to book online log
on to: www.youth2000.ie or telephone 01 6753690.
A Pilgrimage to Medugorje takes place 20th September 2017 for
7 nights. €709 fully inclusive. Departing from Dublin; Spiritual Director
is Fr. Laurence O'Connor P.P. For further information please contact Ann Murphy
at 087 2254206
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 - email@example.com Tel: 087 057 2951
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
Booking advisable for all events. Bunclody Library 053
July - 31st July - Photographic exhibition by Jim Campbell, “Journey
into the Unknown”. For the month of July a photographic
exhibition by well known Wexford photographer Jim Campbell
will be on display in the library. The theme of the display
concerns Jim’s recent journey to the conflict areas of
the Middle East, in particular Syria and Iraq.
20th July 7.00pm - Sean Nós Dancing with Niamh Page.
Niamh Page is a traditional Sean Nos Dance Artist. She has
been instructing dance in Wexford for fifteen years. Niamh
has taught and preformed with the old & young in many cultural
events. She is also a committee member of the Wexford Comhaltas
22nd July 2.30pm - Art and Craft for kids with Maeve Hunter.
An event for 9-12 year olds.
27th July 4.00pm - Bunclody Book Cave. Junior Reading Circle.
29th July 11.00am - Gymboree for babies and toddlers up to
5 years old.
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.
Reading Circle The adult reading circle will take a break for July
and August and return in September. New members are always
Creative Writing The adult creative writing group ‘Drop of Ink’ will
take a break for July and August and return in September. New
members are always welcome..
Poetry Group The Poetry Group will take a break for July and August
and return in September. New members are always welcome..
Reading Circle ‘Bunclody Book Cave’ Junior Reading Circle
continues on Thursday 27th July at 4.00pm.
Regular Toddler Story Time - Join us on Friday
mornings at 11.00am.
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 website: http://www.wexford.ie/wex/Departments/Library/WhatsOn/
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 July at 6.30pm
Mind: Timothy Farrell, Moylisha
Murphy, Ballinastraw; Ned Murphy, Ballinvalley
Saturday 22nd July at 6.30pm
Sunday 23rd July at 11.30am
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be put on the local Clonegal/Kildavin Community Section of the
Carlow Nationalist, The Enniscorthy Echo or Carlow People can
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phone Nicola on 053 9376119.