Rathangan Cleariestown Local Notes 22/11/2016


 Community Lotto

There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of  €8,100. The winning   numbers were 1, 5, 10 and 30. Congratulations to the seventeen match 3 winners who each received €18 each. The match three winners were V & E Phelan, Nick Sinnott , Oisin & Cillian, Imelda Broaders, Ryan Scallan, Nicola Pettitt, Dermot Day, Robert Cooney, Zoe Dempsey, Janet Moore, Pat Redmond, Boys @ 34, Dylan O' Brien, Shane & Stephen, Johnny Harpur, Tolik, Lish Mc Donnell. The next lotto draw will be held on Tuesday 22nd November 2016 and the Jackpot now stands at €8,400. 


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.


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


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.

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.


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.

The Cleariestown Penny Bank

The Cleariestown Penny Bank final collection for 2016 is on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of November. Cheques will be issued in December. Many thanks and a Happy Christmas to all the members.


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