Rathangan and Cleariestown Local Notes 11/09/2018

  Community Lotto

There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €14,000. The winning numbers were 10, 20, 28 and 32. There were three match three winners who received €70 each. The winners were Ann Neville, Peg Monaghan and Declan Sinnott. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday 11th September and the Jackpot now stands at €14,200.

Split the Pot
Last week's winner was Joe Moran Snr winning €124. Next draw Thursday 13th September in Stafford's. Thank you for your support.


Fastnet Rovers AFC
Preparations are well underway for the start of the upcoming soccer season. We welcome all new players who have joined the club and all returning players. For those who are interested in joining please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Teams for the new season are (U9 Mixed, U9 Girls, U10 Boys, U11 Girls, U13 Mixed, U15 Mixed, Youths and Ladies).

Rathangan Variety Group Information Evening & Audition Dates
Rathangan Variety Group will hold their Information Evening about their forthcoming February 2019 Musical Production of  “9 to 5” on Wednesday 12th September at 7.30pm in Rathangan Hall. The Group are celebrating their 20 year anniversary in February 2019 so this is a show not to be missed. Come along on the night and bring your friends to meet some of the production team and  find out about this great show. Please Note that Auditions for this show will be held on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September in Rathangan Hall. Audition Material will be available to take away on the night. Looking forward to seeing you on the night.


Hits From The Musicals Concert Date for your Diary
Rathangan Variety  Group presents for one night only “Musical Memories of the  Last 20 Years” in Rathangan Bar on Thursday 4th October 2018, 8pm as a Fundraising Concert towards their February 2019 Production of “9 to 5”. Tickets are €10 and will be available from any committee member. They will also be available on the door on the night. Keep an eye on our Facebook page as further details will follow nearer the time.


1968 Senior Football Champions 50th Anniversary Celebrations
To Celebrate 50 years since winning the Senior Football title of 1968, St. Anne's GAA Club will celebrate the occasion on Saturday 22nd of September upstairs in the New Alley.  This promises to be a great occasion with a meal being served at 7.30pm and plenty of reflection, stories and memories to be recalled and shared on what were a magnificent era for both Club and County. 1968 saw our Club win our 1st Senior Football title and the one and only All Ireland Senior Celtic Cross Medal coming to the parish. We are looking forward to celebrating the achievements of these men on what was a magnificent achievement which brought great pride to St. Anne's GAA Club. All panel members are invited and Jim Berry from the organising committee will personally be in touch over the next week.


 Kathleen Browne Festival
The inaugural Kathleen Browne festival is being held on 14th and 15th September in Bridgetown, The event will celebrate the life of Wexford’s first lady senator who was born in 1876 and died in 1943. She made a massive contribution in many areas of public life in Wexford and beyond during her lifetime. The festival will have a talk by her nephew Dr. Ivor Browne on Friday 14th in the AOH hall at 5-30 followed by the showing of a documentary of his life which appeared on RTE TV a few years ago. The highlight on Saturday will be the festival parade followed by the unveiling of a plaque at Kathleen Browne’s place of birth in the village. A big programme of events can be seen on the Kathleen Browne Festival web page and Facebook page with arts, literature, workshops and music being among the highlights. An event not to be missed.

Tomhaggard Social Centre Activities
Mon 10-1 Women's Shed resumes  New members welcome.
Tues 7-9 Watercolor Art Class . New members welcome Contact Maria 0863848364
Wed 7.30 Scout registration and Information

Rathangan NS
A warm welcome to the 30 boys and girls who started in Junior Infants last Thursday - they have had a great first week and we wish them many more! On Friday the 14th of September there will be mass on at 10am to mark the beginning of the school year, all are welcome to attend.

Yoga Classes
Yoga class in Rathangan Hall every Wednesday at 7pm. Suitable for beginners and improvers. €10 per class or five classes for €40.  Contact Julie on 087 1250720 for details. Please bring a mat.

Change of mass time
Beginning of Year School Mass for Rathangan National School will be held in Rathangan Church on Friday Morning 14th September at 10.00am. Please note the change of time for parishioners from 9.30 am to 10.00 am on Friday 14th September ONLY. Thank you.


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