Around the neighborhoods: from Adamstown to Clonroche-Poulpeasty


otto results

The winning numbers for the Adamstown Lotto draw on Tuesday November 1 were: 17-18 – 19-20. There was no jackpot winner. There were three match three winners – Katie Bradley, Nick Whelan and John O’Brien. The next draw will take place on Monday, November 14 at the community center for a €15,000 jackpot. Keep buying the tickets and give yourself a chance to win big.

Adamstown GAA

A big shout out to the Adamstown Minor Women’s Football Team who were crowned Division 1 Champions for 2022 last Saturday at the Bodibro Minor Division 1 Final at Piercestown. They beat Clonee Adamstown 3-08 Clonee 1-05. The playing conditions were tough with heavy showers making the pitch very slippery, but with minutes to go Ellen Duggan scored two goals to secure the win.

The team consisted of: Katie Sweetman, Ella Furlong, Rebecca Oglive, Caoimhe Curtis, Caragh McDonald, Isobel English, Ellie Kehoe, Katie English, Eilish Roche, Ellen Duggan, Leah Furlong, Niamh English, Sinéad Roche, Niamh Bates, Ellen Gill Subs: Erin McDonald, Clodagh Crean. Liz Dempsey, Kate Flood, Roisin Gill, Aoife McCabe. Manager – Kevin Bates. Mentors – Jeremy English, Tom English, Claire Furlong and Jackie Roche. Well done, everyone – a great performance.

Minor Football Champions 2022 – Congratulations to the Adamstown Minor Football Boys who also brought glory back to the club by becoming Minor Football Champions for 2022. They beat St Patrick’s, Camolin – final score Adamstown 2-07 St Patrick’s 0- 06. Kudos to everyone involved with the team.

News Coláiste Abbain

Kudos to our TY Community Care class who found the time last week to collect and sort all the food donated for our community food drive and donate it to our local support services. Incredible support from staff, students and parents for our community food drive. Baskets were delivered to families in need in our community. Thank you all. Special thanks to Mrs. Breen and Mrs. Meyler for the coordination.

Congratulations to TY student Jack Whitty on winning an All Ireland medal in the Under 17 Softball Championship. A huge shout out also to second year Bridget Murphy for her overall victory at Leinster in the One Wall Championships.

St Padre Pio Healing Mass

A Healing Mass of St Padre Pio will be held at St Abban’s Church in Adamstown on Friday 18th November at 7.30pm. Individual blessings with the glove of St Pio. Mass concelebrated by Fr. Bryan Shortall OFM and Fr. Robert Nolan.

happy birthday wishes

We send our best wishes to Father Jim Furlong, Tomgarrow, who celebrated his birthday this week. I wish him many more years of good health.


School open house

Ballycullane National School is hosting its annual Open House on Wednesday 23rd November from 7-9pm. All parents, children, future parents and members of the community are invited.

It’s a great way to catch up and watch the work and enjoy some light refreshments. I can’t wait to see everyone.

Clothing collection

There will be a clothing drive at Ballycullane National School on Friday 25th November.

Plowing Celebration

The County Wexford Plowing Association is hosting a dinner to celebrate our World, European and National winners. It will be held at the Tintern Complex, Ballycullane on Saturday 19 November at 7.30pm. Tickets will cost €20 each and are available from committee members.

Tintern Review

The annual parish publication is now on store shelves and is great value at just €8. It is on sale at the post office and in shops in the parish and some shops in neighboring parishes.

This year’s content includes stories about a popular Boley man who turned 100, the origins of the Gusserane Church belfry, the story of a man who came back from the dead, a farewell to a school principal from Gusserane as well as roundups of various organizations throughout the parish, from sports to plowing and rowing.


shoebox call

It’s shoebox time again, please help us make Christmas special for a child this year. Leaflets are available from Bredas Shop, Bridie Breen and Maudi Walsh. Please support us. All boxes must be in place by November 9.

social dance

Dancing in Carrig for November is as follows: Friday 4 dance steps, Friday 11 Tommy Carroll, Friday 18 Declan Aungier, Friday 25 Philip English.

Bannow Health Center

Please note that the only telephone number at which you can contact the health center is 051 560633. Thank you for your patience.

christmas fair

A Christmas Fair will be held at the Carrig Community Center on Sunday, November 20 from 11:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone interested in setting up a stand should contact Eileen Neville on 087 6225993 or Helena King on 085 1653949.

All proceeds will go to Grantstown Daycare.

Food and Craft Fair

A food and craft market will take place at Ballymitty Hall on Sunday 4 December; for more information or to reserve a stand, contact 089 2722808 or email [email protected]

Share the pot

Congratulations to this week’s split pot winner, Kevin Sinnott, who took home €154. Corach Ramblers would like to thank everyone for their continued support and good luck with next week’s draw.

Events at Ballymitty Hall

Women’s Shed – Monday mornings 10 am to noon Reconnect or make new friends. Learn new skills.

Art Classes – Tuesday mornings from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Suitable for all levels. Contact Inez Nordell Vard on 085 2575868.

News from the GAA club

Bad luck for the Women’s Junior B team last Monday, who narrowly lost to Baile Dubh Tíre at Glynn-Barntown in the Shield Final.

A very big shout out to the all year woman for all her hard work and dedication for the 2022 season.

Many thanks to Simon, Mary, Ciaran and David for their dedication and hard work with the girls throughout the year.

Lotto – There were no jackpot winners in last week’s draw. The numbers drawn were 1, 13, 23 and 30. There was a €200 match three winner, Camross ICA, the next draw will be at Bannow-Ballymitty GAA on November 15th.

The Under-19 Championship began with a home game last Saturday in Grantstown. This Saturday they travel to St Mary’s Maulitown for a 4-30 game.

Keep an eye on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter account for changes in times or locations for games.

Condolences to the Stafford family, Carrig.

Grantstown News

Meals on Wheels – Winter is right around the corner and we’re back to the long dark evenings when a hot, nutritious meal will be more important than ever to keep us in top shape. So why not order your lunches from Grantstown’s Meals on Wheels service and have fresh, nutritious meals delivered to your doorstep. Call us on 051 561016 for more information.

Drive-in Bingo – Drive-in bingo takes place every Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. Why not come and try your luck, you never know you might walk away with our growing snowball every week. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Vacancies in the CE program – We currently have a number of positions available on our CE program for care and laundry/gardening staff here at Grantstown Daycare. If you receive a social allowance or have been unemployed for more than 12 months, you can claim a CE Scheme. Being part of a CE Scheme is a great opportunity to access training and build on your existing skills or learn and train in a new set of skills. The position involves working 7:50 p.m. per week. If you are interested we would love to hear from you on 051 561016 or email [email protected] More information about these positions can be found on the Jobs Ireland website.

Calling all volunteers – If you are available to volunteer for hours to help us deliver our service, please phone us on 051 561016 to discuss.


Cloughbawn Camogie Club

Well done to our Minor Camogie girls who won their first match at Glynn Barntown on Saturday 3-8 to 0-3.

The Camogie AGM will be held at the GAA complex on Tuesday November 15th.

Cloughbawn GAA Club

Euromillions fundraising tickets are on sale now. Please see the full range of payment options: 1. Easy Pay online. This is the only option for installment payments. You can pay in 2 installments of €50 each with payment dates of October 25 and November 15, making a total payment of €100. Link: Check for €100 payable to Cloughbawn GAA Club. These can be given to any member of the club committee.3. Payment transfer of €100 direct to Cloughbawn GAA bank account. 4. Revolut transfer of €100 direct to Cloughbawn GAA bank account. Account Details: From Michelle Foley 087 292 6094

Club Lotto – The next draw will take place on Friday, November 11. Tickets on sale in local shops or online at The jackpot is €10,000.

Club AGM – Friday 25th November at 8.00pm in the GAA complex, nominations for officers, managers and motions should be emailed to [email protected] or texted to 87 9837080 before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18,

The Coiste na nOg AGM will be held on Friday 2nd December at 8.00pm at the GAA complex, Appointments for officer and manager positions by text to Sarah on 0874531343 or by email to the secretariat before Friday 25th November at 5.00pm.

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