for 14th August to 20th August 2017
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Results for 6th August 2017
Kildavin / Clonegal GAA, Ben Mulhall Park
Last Week’s winning numbers: 13 - 20 - 21 - 22
Jackpot Result: No winner
2 match 3 winners shared €150
Brendan Murphy c/o Rose Sheil 06 - 13 - 20 - 22
Pat Doyle, Monaughrim 10 - 13 - 21 - 22
Sellers Prize €50: Jim Byrne Swift
Current Jackpot: €8,200
Next draw will be held in the Osborne's, Clonegal, Sunday 20th August
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 21st August 2017. All are
Heritage Week at the Weavers' Cottages
Come and join us for National Heritage week at the Weavers' Cottages, Clonegal,
for Craft demonstrations and guided tours
Dyeing 2.00pm - 4.00pm
House of Song & Story at 8.00pm
weaving & Painting 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Art of Beekeeping 2.00pm - 4.00pm
with yarn & feltmaking 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Art of Lacemaking (Carrickmacross) 2.00pm - 4.00pm
tours of our 17th Century museum and gardens
Family Picnic Day
Diocesan Family Picnic Day takes place in Punchestown Race Course on Sunday
27th August 1.00pm
- 6.00pm. The official opening is at 3.00pm. Admission
is free and please bring your own picnic. All are welcome.
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
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 email@example.com
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
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
August – 4th September ‘Images of Starlight’ Photographic
Exhibition by Irish amateur astronomers. Many of the photographs,
some taken with standard DSLR cameras, are millions of light
Booking advisable for all events. Bunclody Library 053
with Mind Training for Children with Manuel Gardenes
and Coding for Children with Tekcentral continue at the library
during the summer months. Due to popular interest the classes
are fully subscribed.
17th Auguust 7.00pm ‘It’s not what you
think!’ Join Mark Ralph for an enlightening talk on
mindfulness in everyday life.
19th August 2.30pm Movie for Adults – contact
the library for details.
24th August 7.00pm ‘A Tale of the Whale’ with
Jim Hurley – hear all about a whale stranded in Rosslare
in 1891, the skeleton of which will be on display in the
London National History Museum from the summer of 2017!
Classes Bunclody Library has just finished the current 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 welcome.
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..
for all events. Tel: 053 9375466
Story Time - Join us on Friday mornings at 11.00am.
Come along with your toddler or preschooler for stories,
rhymes and songs.
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
14th Aug. at 6.30pm
Wednesday 16th Aug. at 9.30am
Friday 18th Aug. at 9.30am
19th Aug. at 6.30pm
Daniel Byrne, Moylisha
15th Aug. at 11.30am
Thursday 17th Aug. at 9.30am
Mind: Thomas Slye, Mary Slye, Ballyshancarragh
Annie Reamsbottom, Ballykeenan.
Saturday 19th Aug. at 6.30pm
Ann Marie Whelan
Sunday 20th Aug. at 11.30am
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planning a meeting or want to start a group or a class. Whatever is local is
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be put on the local Clonegal/Kildavin Community Section of the
Carlow Nationalist, The Enniscorthy Echo or Carlow People can
email email@example.com or
phone Nicola on 053 9376119.