Carnew news week 3 Sept
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Alice Dempsey, Shillelagh who died last week.
A bus will be going to Knock from Carnew, leaving outside Carnew Church at 8 am on 22nd September for overnight stay in the Convent near Church in Knock, places are limited so please phone 0872323966.
UPCOMING ANNUAL EVENTS
The Forget-Me-Not Christmas Tree (remember your loved ones where ever the may be) Memory Baubles will be available to purchase from 15th November - 23rd December 2012. Personalise your bauble to place on the Forget-Me-Not Tree in Askamore Church. A mass will take place for all the names that have been placed on the baubles on Sunday 23rd December. Proceeds will go to Askamore Childcare Centre.
Raising your coffee cups in support of Hospice, This years coffee morning for Hospice will take place on Thursday 20th September in the Courthouse Arts Centre Tinahely 10 am - 1 pm, All proceeds will benefit the local South Wicklow Hospice Home Care and The Wicklow Hospice Foundation, Irelands biggest coffee morning is an all island fundraising initative for the Hospice Movement in Ireland. All the money riased locally at this coffee morning stays locally and goes back directly to fund local Hospice Care service. Thank you for supporting this worthy cause. Every donation counts! Looking forward to seeing you there.
GLEN HATTON CHARITY - LOGGAN WALK
The Loggan Walk will take place on Sunday 9th September at 3 pm from Hatton's in Loggan, followed by a BBQ, all proceeds will go towards buying equipment for St. Vincent's University Hospital Oncology Ward.
Glen always wanted to raise money for the Oncology ward where he received such excellent care. Unfortunately this was not to be so his family and friends have decided to organise this. All support would be greatly appreciated.
You can donate money in any Bank of Ireland branch, Account name The Glen Hatton Charity sort code 90-03-16 account number 12207041. Many thanks for your support.
CARNEW HERITAGE CLUB
Carnew Heritage Club are busy getting ready for their 8th annual working day on Sunday 16th September, commencing at 1 pm with all the usual events of threshing, horse and tractor ploughing, harvesting potatoes and vegetables which will be on sale on the day, horse shoeing by a black smith, shearing of sheep with hand shearers, loy diggers, threshing with flails, straw rope making and moving the hay cocks to make a hay rick, butter making, bread making, colcannon, roasting of the pig, live music and Irish dancing, set dancing, indoor tent with carpentry, pottery, bronze age works, basket making, tapestry, quilting and weaving, farmers market selling their produce.
A dog show will start at 3pm with entries being taken from 2 pm with lots of prizes and trophies to be won. New for 2012 we are delighted to welcome tractor pulling, come and see these mammoth tractors compete to finish their course while pulling the specially design sleigh. The feature this year is Ferguson tractors up to 1970.
On Saturday night 15th the entertainment takes a new look with traditional Irish music in Kenny's Pint Depot from 9.30 to 12 pm and Jorum will play in McCreas from 10.30 - 12.30 pm, admission to both events is only €5 This years event is being run for Friends of local people with M.S in North Wexford/South Wicklow and some local groups.
Carnew Heritage Day is becoming one of the biggest vintage working days in the South East and promises to be a very enjoyable day out with something to interest all the family. Admission is only €5 and children are free so its a great recession busting value.
Congratulations to Larry and Anne Marie Butler, Ballyellis on the birth of their daughter.
We welcome Fr.Chris Hayden to the parishes of Coolfancy and Shillelagh.