Rathangan Cleariestown Local Notes 15/11/2016


 Community Lotto


There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €7, 800. The winning  numbers were 7 8 21   and 24 Congratulations to the four  match 3 winners who each received €75. The match three winners were M Gallagher, Nicky O Neill , Paul Kelly and Kay Doyle. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday 15th November 2016 and the Jackpot now stands at €8,100

We extend sincere sympathy to the family of Annie Gaul (Newtown) Cleariestown also to the family of Joe Lambert (The Twist) Rathangan and to the family of Christine Moore (Brownstown ) Cleariestown. All who died recently. May they rest in peace.

Mulrankin Church Bicentenary Celebration

Tickets are limited now for our Michael English night and it’s going to be a great one!! We’ve also got some fantastic prizes to be won on the night (hotel breaks etc) so book your tickets now if you want to be part of this special occasion. Call us on 0879136932 or 0872052820


Holy Land Pilgrimage

Christmas Pilgrimage to the Holy land 2016 (Last Remaining Seats) from  20th-28th December 8 nights. Taking in Bethlehem, Jerusalem  (Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Last Supper Room and Calvary), Mount Tabor, Cana, Nazareth, Jericho,  Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee.  Ex Dublin. Price 1,374 euro pps. Contact James Treacy  061-921470 or 0860572216

Fastnet Rovers Christmas Grand Prize Draw

Fastnet Rovers are now selling tickets for our Christmas Grand Prize draw. Tickets are €20 and limited to 300 tickets with the winner receiving €1000. Tickets are available from the committee, managers and players. This is a key fundraiser for the club and your support is greatly appreciated.


 St Vincent De Paul

 St Vincent De Paul will have their annual Christmas collection on the 3rd and 4th of December in Rathangan and Cleariestown after Mass . Your support would be greatly appreciated for this very worthy cause.

Duncormick Adoration Group

The annual mass for the deceased members of the Duncormick Adoration Group will be held in Duncormick Church on Thursday Morning 17th November at 9.30 am

Irish Dancing
Irish Dancing classes will resume in Rathangan  Community Centre with Alice Goff on Tuesday 8th November  after school 3.15pm-4.15pm . Girls and Boys of all ages are welcome from 3 yrs. Contact 087 9364255

The Forge / Baldwinstown



 The Forge Craft Shop is open every Sat & Sun 11-5.30 stocking over 75 hand-made Irish Crafters and Designers as well as Bramble Crafts bespoke furniture. Serving tea and barista coffee. Remember to drop in for that special Christmas gift. We have something for everyone. Shop local. What goes around, stays around!https://www.facebook.com/TheForgeCraftshop/posts/1424685047561252

Parish AED's
We're delighted to now have Four AED's in our parish - Baldwinstown, Cleariestown, Duncormick and Rathangan.  They are located at the shop in Baldwinstown; Church in Cleariestown; Former post office in Duncormick and on the school in Rathangan.  They're in a bright yellow box.  If you suspect a cardiac arrest please call 999 / 112 FIRST and then, if you can, your voluntary AED team.  We will try our best to respond and our number is 086 401 1688.  Volunteers for the team are always required.  Call Jacqui on 087 2219 302 for more information or facebook.com/RathanganDefib/


Rathangan Hall activities

Regular activities going on at present in Rathangan Hall. New members are always welcome to all classes/groups. Enquiries to 051 563039 

Monday and Wednesday Morning 9.30am -10.30am and evening 7pm -8pm                                 Exercise Classes with Macfit 

Tuesday Morning 10.30 -12.00 Mother and Toddler 

Tuesday Afternoon 3.15- 4.15 Irish Dancing

Tuesday Evening 6pm-7pm and 7pm- 8pm Gymnastics 

Thursday Evening 8pm-9pm Archery 

Friday Evening 7pm-8pm Badminton


Bag Collection
Cleariestown Community Playgroup  will be having a Fundraising used clothing collection on Monday 14th November. Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes also bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, bags, belts and soft toys. Old mobile phones will also be accepted. You can drop off any items at the playschool any weekday morning between 9.30am -12.30pm.

St. Anne's GAA Clubs AGM's - Dates for your Diaries
St. Anne's Coiste na  nÓg AGM will take place on Friday 11th of November @ 8pm in the Clubhouse
St. Anne's GAA Club AGM will take place on Friday 25th of November @ 8pm in the Clubhous

Cleariestown Senior Citizens Christmas Party
Anyone interested in attending the Senior Citizens Party are asked to contact Margaret Stamp on 053 9139385 or Ann Scallan on 087 9942106. The party will only be going ahead pending interest and numbers.

Church Gate Collection

Sat 19th and Sun 20th November after Mass  .In aid of Down Syndrome Wexford. All monies raised will go to help families in the County .

Sunnydays Afterschool Rathangan Homework Club
This service is provided for the kids who attend between 2-3pm and 3-4pm. Kids who attend from 2-3 remain in our afterschool room in the school. Children who attend from 3-4 are cared for in Rathangan Hall. We have a designated homework room were the children can concentrate without distraction. We offer assistance and guidance to allow them to complete their homework at their own pace. When homework is complete we provide a range of fun and activities.

Congratulations to Conor Lambert and Niamh Bradfield who have been elected Scout reps for Kilmore while Saoirse Foley and Alex Brady have been elected Venture reps at recent Youth for a recently 

 Daag News
Due to unforeseen circumstances the table quiz which was arranged for Wed November 16th next has been postponed to a later date. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. The annual switching on of Xmas lights will take place on Saturday December 3rd. More details to follow.

Tomhaggard Women's Shed 
Meetings continue Mondays 10-1, new members welcome.  Upcoming programme at the Shed - Mon 7 Pastel Painting with Jane Meyler,  14th Candle making,  21st Making Christmas Decorations

Church Gate Collection

Ferns Youth Ministry are holding their annual Church gate collection in the Wexford (rural) area on the weekend of the 12/13 of November.  If you can assist us in holding the collection please contact Fr. Jim at 053 9175705.  We are grateful for your generosity and support of our young people's faith. 



Christmas Market 
Tomhaggard social centre are holding a Christmas Market on Sat 3 Dec 2-6. Plenty of hand made crafts, Decorations, Christmas refreshments, Raffle,  plus Mrs Claus' Dilemma and Storytime in Library ( free entertainment for children as a Thank You to the community). Interested in a Stall?? Contact Angela 0872840272 for details.

Ballycogley Players are performing their Comedy night "Mayhem and Merriment"  in St Helens Golf Club Sat 19 Nov at 8pm. Meanwhile the cast of Lay Me Down Softly are taking boxing lessons for next year's Festival play!!!

Tomhaggard social centre 
Mon 10-1 Women's Shed,  6-7.30 Yoga,
Tues 7-9 Art,  Wed 7-8.30 & Sat 10-11.30 Scouts,  Mon, Thurs and Fri Drama 8pm. Reading Room open to public when Centre in use. Available for hire Contact 0876858480


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