Rathangan and Cleariestown Local Notes 19/11/2019

Community Lotto

There was no Jackpot winner this week. There was 11 Match Three Winners.  The winning numbers were 5 , 10, 14 & 20.  The winners were Kitty Doyle, Lilly Melia, Orla Boggan, Ned Kelly, Leigh Colfer x 2,  Amanda Doyle, Audrey Devereux, Sean O’ Connor, Dylan O’Brien & Jenny Tobin.  The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday 19th of November and the Jackpot now stands at €5,200.

Split the Pot

Last week's Split the Pot winner was Lisa Connolly winning €108. Next draw will take place on 21th November in the Wheelhouse Bar Baldwinstown.  Thank you for your support.

 Parent & Toddler Group

Every second Wednesday starting the 20th of November at 10am till 11.30am. Upstairs in Rathangan Hall €3 per family all welcome.

 Christmas Tree Lights

The Christmas Tree Lights will be switched on in Duncormick on Saturday 7th of December at 8 p.m.  There will be carols, music and light refreshments and Santa will drop by for a visit

Cleariestown Community Playgroup  

Will be having a Fundraising used clothing collection on Monday 25th  November.  Due to new regulations we can no longer accept bed linen , towels, curtains and soft toys. Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes, shoes, bags, belts .  You can drop off any items at the playschool any weekday morning between 9.30am -12.30pm. All proceeds from this collection will go directly to the Parish Council to help with the running costs of our playroom within the Community Centre. Thank you for your support.  


 St. Vincent de Paul Xmas Appeal

The annual St. Vincent de Paul Christmas appeal takes place in all of the Churches of the Diocese of Ferns on the weekend of 7th / 8th December 2019.  For some Christmas is ‘most worrying time of the year.’ Gratitude is expressed for your consistent generosity down the years. Your support has saved some from a lifetime of poverty.


 Breast Cancer Fundraiser

A fundraiser in aid of Breast Cancer will be held in Tir na Nog Wellingtonbridge on Friday December 6th at 8.30 p.m. More details to follow.


The Little Sea Musical Society

The Little Sea Musical Society invites you to come join them to open this year's Christmas Season with 'Mary Poppins Returns with Willy Wonka and Christmas Classics ' an event for all the family with our Christmas treats at the interval in Carrig Hall on 5th & 6th December and Fethard on 7th. Tickets on sale now @ www.thelittleseamusicalsociety.com and in local outlets.


Ballycogley Players

Some of our members were busy "strutting their stuff" on the catwalk last Tuesday night in The Riverbank House Hotel at a fashion show in aid of Tomhaggard.  Social Centre & Tomhaggard Women's Shed. Well done to Pauline, Grainne, Mary, Trish & Colm who were like true pros! MC on the night was our own Mary Doyle who did a fantastic job. Well done to all concerned in organising such a great night.


Rathangan Parish Council

Rathangan Parish council wish to thank everyone who helped and supported our bingo on Sunday 10th of November.  Our next bingo is on Sunday 1st of December @ 2.30 in Rathangan hall.  The snowball will be €500 in 46 numbers.  Also our Country Music Festival will be held on Sunday 26th July 2020.  Tickets will be on sale for this on 1st of December.  Watch this space for more details soon.


AGM of  Rathangan Senior Citizens Housing Association Ltd.

 AGM The Annual General Meeting of Rathangan Senior Citizens Housing Association Ltd will take place in Rathangan Hall at 7pm on Friday 6th December. Annual Report and accounts will be presented along with information on work and plans at the McCaul Community Centre (old house). All and everyone welcome.



We extend sympathy this week to the family of Bridget Harpur Heavenstown and formally Levitstown and also to Ann Barry Belgrove on the death of her father Ber Keane Broadway.  May they both rest in peace.


Remembering Our Dead

The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for our Faithful Departed and especially those who died during the past year.  On Sunday 24th of November in the Church of the Assumption, Rathangan at 11 a.m. (candles will be lit for those who died during the last year, and families are welcome to take these candles home afterwards).  Please Join us!

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