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News for week commencing 10th April 2017

This page will not be updated until 27th April 2017 - apologies for any inconvenience

If you have any news or upcoming events you would like included in this section please contact one of the addresses below:

Website: info@clonegalkildavin.ie
Secretary: secretary@clonegalkildavin.ie


Thank you

Clonegal Video
A video of Clonegal has been produced by Ellard Browne Limited directed by the late Hugh Browne and music is by Jason Culleton.






Masses for the coming week please click here





Holy Week Ceremonies    

Clonegal
Tuesday 11th April at 8.00pm
Thursday 13th April at 7.30pm
Friday 14th April at 3.00pm
Friday 14th April at 8.00pm
Saturday 15th April at 9.00pm
Sunday 16th April at 10.00am

 
Easter Confessions
Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper
Celebration of the Lord's Passion
Stations of the Cross
Easter Vigil

Easter morning Mass

Kildavin
Tuesday 11th April at 7.00pm
Thursday 13th April at 7.70pm
Friday 14th April at 3.00pm
Friday 14th April at 7.00pm
Saturday 15th April at 9.00pm
Sunday 16th April at 11.30am

 
Easter Confessions
Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper
Celebration of the Lord's Passion
Stations of the Cross
Easter Vigil

Easter morning Mass


















Relocation 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 Spellman Hall and are relocated to a new site at the GAA grounds.
Carlow County Council apologise for any inconvenience caused.




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, Tuesday & Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm - 4.00pm


Visit the Weavers' Cottages website please click here






House 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 April 2017. All are most welcome.



Tullow Day Care Centre
Tullow Day Care Centre will be closed Good Friday 14th April and Easter Monday 17th April. Centre will re-open Tuesday 18th April.




Carlow Mental Health Association

Carlow Mental Health Association are providing 3 free talks during the month of April. These talks will be held in Carlow town Library. There is no need to pre book, just join in and enjoy.
" Letting Go" with Sylvia Shirley - Tuesday 18th April 6.00 – 7.00pm Carlow Library. Sylvia will talk and show you how easy it is for you to let go of things that no longer serve you any purpose. At the same time you will be able to understand what you
can do to help yourself.




Macra Re-Union

The Carlow Town Branch of Macra na Feirme which was founded in 1972 is holding a reunion in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road on Friday 21st April. The club drew members from Carlow and surrounding counties and the committee are hoping that anyone connected with the club over the years will come together to make it an enjoyable night. Further details and tickets at €10 are available from Pat Scully 087 2220092.




Great Day out Planned by G.A.A Club Players & Mentors


The Club Players and mentors are organising a day with a difference. On Saturday 22nd April, they will set off at 9.30am from Glenmalure Lodge for a walk on the breathtakingly beautiful Lugnaquilla. It is Wicklow’s highest mountain and is popular with walkers and hikers all over the country. One of the team is using the opportunity to raise much needed funds for a family dealing with the illness of one of their little ones.
All Club members and others who wish to enjoy a day in the Wicklow Hills are invited to join the team. For more information, and to book your place in the group. contact. Tom Doyle Games Committee Chairman at 087 9110555, Aidan Kelly, Team Manager at 087 2274547 or any member of the club on or before Friday 14th April. There is no participation charge.





Clonegal National School (London Marathon)
A former past pupil, parent of a child in 1st Class and Parent’s Council Committee Member – Breda Murphy will run the London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April on behalf of the Parent’s Council of Clonegal National School. Her aim is to specifically raise funds for the School’s Social, Personal and Health Education Curriculum (SPHE). Should you have an interest in sponsoring Breda, feel free to sponsor her online, (Parent’s Council Banking details below), alternatively, contact Breda or any member of the Committee (contact details below) should you require any further information. Sponsorship Cards will also be available. There is a chance to win a prize of €50. Many Thanks in advance.

Clonegal Parent’s Council Banking Details:
Name of Account: Clonegal Parent’s Council
Account Number: 10491915
IBAN: IE76 BOFI 9065 2310 4919 15
BIC: BOFIIE2D
Bank: Bank of Ireland, Bunclody, Co Wexford

Contact details (for Parent’s Council Committee Members – Eliz/Catherine/Breda)
EMAIL: clonegalparents@gmail.com
Breda Murphy mobile number (via call/sms/what’s app) is 087 335 7216



Celtic Taste of Carlow - Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April




Celebrating the International Pan Celtic Festival, the Celtic Taste of Carlow is an indoor and outdoor market showcasing the best of local and national food and craft producers. This special celebration will host marvellous artisan food displays, craft brews, hand crafted gifts and passionate producers. Meet our Celtic neighbours from Cornwall, Isle of Man, Scotland and Brittany and enjoy sampling some of the delicious Celtic foods and listening to their wonderful music and song.

local artisan food market | craft market | craft beer marquee
food demonstrations with leading national and local chefs including Derry Clarke, Kevin Dundon and Robert White
music and entertainment | kids programme make and do, face painting and carousels

To view / download the brochure please click here or on the image

Full Pan Celtic Programme 18th - 23rd April 2017 is available to view here
http://www.carlowtourism.com/site-assets/uploads/2012/04/Pan-Celtic-Full-Programme-2017-Low-res.pdf





St Catherine’s Community Services Centre Courses
Nutrition and Healthy Eating Course
Class starting Wednesday 26th April from 7.00pm – 9.00pm for 6 weeks in St Catherine’s Community Services Centre. Cost €60 or reduced fee of €30 if you are in receipt of social welfare. Contact Andrea on 059 9138706 to enrol.
Digital Skills for Citizens Programme
Free Internet and Email Courses for Beginners – on Computer, Smartphones or Tablets.
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: andread@catherines.ie



Trocaire Boxes

Please return your Trocaire boxes after Easter.




Weavers Cottages Festival of Crafts and Demonstrations 2017
Festival of Crafts and Demonstrations 2017, in Conjunction with Carlow County Council, will hold demonstrations of weaving, spinning, arts and crafts on Saturday 6th May, 2017 at The Weavers’ Cottages, Clonegal. Free Admission, donations accepted.




5km 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, donations welcomed.




The South Carlow branch of Comhaltas Ceoiltoiri Eireann
The South Carlow branch of Comhaltas Ceoiltoiri Eireann wish to extend sincere thanks to all those who helped to make this year's Fleadh Cheoil in Borris such a success. Several groups, businesses, organisations and individuals gave generous sponsorship. Thanks also to the numerous volunteers who gave up so much of their time over the weekend in order to ensure the smooth running of our event. Finally, a huge thank you and congratulations to all the competitors and spectators who took part in the competitions on Saturday; your participation is the core of our event and we appreciate your talent and enthusiasm!
Míle buíochas as bhur gcabhair.




Child Minder Wanted

Part time child minder wanted to mind 2 young children in their own home in the Ardattin area. Please contact 087 6336810




Clonegal National School

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 school 053 937 7513.




Kildavin National School
Enrolment Forms for 2017 / 2018 are available from the School Office - 053 9376456. Forms are also available on the school website
www.kildavinns.com




Tullow Parish Holy Land Pilgrimage

Tullow Parish Holy Land Pilgrimage takes place from Wednesday 11th October to 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. Booking deposit - €250.



Bunclody Country Market
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



Do 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
www.jumbletown.ie Further details on our "Links" page. Please click here




South Leinster Way Mapboard at Kildavin


 

To view/download the map please click here or on the image (1.6MB download)

 

 








Bunclody Library Events for April 2017

For the month of April Bunclody library will host two exhibitions: “Bunclody and Beyond” - an exhibition of photography featuring landscape and heritage images and digital art by Jarlath Judge; and ‘Wexford Thatch Ceird, Oidhreach, Pobal’, photos and artefacts relating to the use of thatch in Co Wexford.

Wednesday 12th April 2.30pm Arts and crafts for kids: ‘Easter Bunny Masks’ with Lara.

Thursday 13th April 7.00pm Easter Cake Demonstration with Niamh Radford.

Wednesday 19th April 2.30pm Movie for kids. Contact Library for details.

Thursday 20th April 7.00pm An evening with artist Dave Daly who will discuss watercolours, wildlife painting, and his exhibitions.

Saturday 22nd April 3.00pm Greg McInerney will discuss bullying with parents, in his talk titled ‘Don’t just stand there’.

Thursday 27th April 7.00pm Talk on Lake Como with Paddy Tobin in association with Bunclody Historical Society.

Friday 28th April 12.15pm High-energy storytelling, live drawing, and audience participation with storyteller and artist Wayne O’Connor, who brings to life the stories of Roald Dahl. Schools’ event.

Saturday 29th April 2.30pm Movie for Adults. Contact Library for details

Regular Adult Events

Adult Creative Writing The next meeting of the Adult Creative Writing Group ‘Drop of Ink’ will be on Thursday 20th April at 7.00pm. New members are always welcome.

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.

Regular Children’s Events

Throughout April, Bunclody Library will be taking part in the Spring into Story Time programme, which is part of the ‘Right to Read Campaign’, a celebration of families reading together that is running in public libraries countrywide throughout April.

Library story times are popular with many parents who use them in the Spring as a fun tester for pre-school and school. “Our parents know that the earlier they start reading to their child, the greater the impact it will have on their child’s development and the longer it will last.”

We will be post the dates and times for the Storytime events on our Facebook page and include in our Library Events brochure. Contact Bunclody Library for details at 053 9375466.

Toddler 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 songs.

Junior Reading Circle ‘Chatterbooks’ Junior Reading Circle continues on Thursday 27th April at 4.00pm.

Bunclody Library branch is a wonderful – and free – resource for families.Check out what we are reading this week! Not to be missed.
Free Event. All Welcome.
Booking essential 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/http://www.wexford.ie/wex/Departments/Library/WhatsOn/



St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Teresa's Conference, Bunclody
St. Vincent de Paul Society Confidential Help Line - 087 3696883.
Please note: Recycling facilities for newspapers are in place at Supervalu Bunclody; by using this facility you are helping St. Vincent de Paul Society.



The Samaritans - Free Number to Call
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
.



MABS 
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 own resources.
MABS offers free Debt Relief Advice under Personal Insolvency options
Community Education Programmes
provided for Transition/Leaving Cert Students & Community Groups
Email:
carlow@mabs.ie




Masses for the coming week

Clonegal    

Tuesday 11th April at 8.00pm
Thursday 13th April at 7.30pm
Friday 14th April at 3.00pm
Friday 14th April at 8.00pm
Saturday 15th April at 9.00pm
Sunday 16th April at 10.00am

  Easter Confessions
Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper
Celebration of the Lord's Passion
Stations of the Cross
Easter Vigil
Richard Jeffers, Ballyshonogue
Easter morning Mass

Kildavin
   

Tuesday 11th April at 7.00pm
Thursday 13th April at 7.70pm
Friday 14th April at 3.00pm
Friday 14th April at 7.00pm
Saturday 15th April at 9.00pm
Sunday 16th April at 11.30am

  Easter Confessions
Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper
Celebration of the Lord's Passion
Stations of the Cross
Easter Vigil

Easter morning Mass

Readers
   
Clonegal
Saturday 15th Apr. at 9.00pm
Brigid Ryan
  Kildavin
Sunday 16th Apr. at 11.30am
Carmel Gibson




































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Clonegal Kildavin Notes
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