June 18th 2017

CARDS
The weekly ’30 Card Game continues in the Community Centre this Friday 23rd June at 9pm. Thanks to the ladies for the teas last week. On Fri 23rd will be: Bernie Hickey, Evelyn O’Gorman & Ann O’Gorman. On Fri 30th will be: Bridget O’Gorman, Ann Stafford, Kay Whelan & Agnes Whelan. Proceeds going to Parish Funds. Card winners on Fri 9th June were: Terry McDonald, Pat Byrne, Andy Reville, Willie Kehoe, Bridie Dillon, and Chris Byrne.
 
ADAMSTOWN SHOW NEWS
The 70th Agricultural, Horticultural, Trade & Vintage Show will be held in Adamstown on Saturday 1st July at 10am. The Show Committee are going all out this year for their 70th show. There will be lots of new attractions and a total of 222 classes to be judged. Horse entries to: Abi Kent, Adamstown Stud – 087 9154730 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Let Ponies entries to: Brigid O’Gorman – 087 2447049 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Hunter Pony entries to: Dorothy Cahill – 085 7747325 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Sheep entries to: Gavin Rothwell – 087 2035784 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Home Produce, Horticultural, Craft & Arts etc., to: Mary Mernagh, Horetown – 087 6320174 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Trade Stands: Eunan Flood – 087 6143207
Dog Show: Entries on Show Field
Vintage: Enquries to Pat Roche – 087 2132547 or John Kehoe – 087 2984904
Hunt Chase: Martin Marshall – 086 8551804
 
If you have not received a schedule, please contact any of the above. Entries close on Wednesday 21st June. Please exhibit at your local show. www.adamstownshow.com.
 
SPLIT THE POT
The next split the pot draw takes place in Adamstown National School on Wednesday 28th June. This will be the last one before the summer holidays and we are hoping for good support. Envelopes are €2 and available in Cullen’s Pub, Adamstown Pharmacy, Bernie’s Pub & Chipper and in the school. Your support is much appreciated.
 
MEALS DELIVERY
The meals delivery service is available to senior citizens or those who are incapacitated from Raheen, Clonroche, Newbawn, Adamstown and surrounding areas. This takes place every Tuesday and consists of soup and main course or main course and dessert. If you would like more information or wish to avail of this service please contact 051 428805
COMMUNITY GAMES NEWS
The Adamstown area for Community Games recently held races for the upcoming County Community Games. The results were u8 boys; 1st Bobby O’Shea, 2nd Liam Duffy, u10 boys; 1st Bobby McDonald, 2nd Daniel Murphy, 3rd Riain O’Shea, 4th Luke Cullen, u10 girls; 1st Aine Crean, 2nd Eva O’Gorman, 3rd Sinead Duffy, 4th Katelyn O’Shea, u12 boys; 1st Donny McDonald, 2nd Jack O’Shea, 3rd Watt Crean, 4th Johnny Smith and Joe Whelan, u12 girls; 1st Niamh English, 2nd Grainne English, 3rd Aoife McCabe and Megan Martin, 4th Molly O’Reilly, u14 girls; 1st Isobel English, 2nd Ciara Mooney, 3rd Clodagh Crean. Well done to all those that competed and will now go on to compete at the County Community Games Final at the Sportshub Enniscorthy on Sunday June 25th.
 
WHAT A GREAT ACHIEVEMENT
Well done to Ryan Carthy Walsh who was 3rd at the Senior Men’s High Jump in Oordegem T&F Belgium. He had been selected on the Irish Team to compete in the European Team Championships in Finland on June 23-25. Well done Ryan.
 
MEMBERSHIP FOR THE WALKING TRACK
If you use the walking track you must pay membership to the Community Centre. Being a paid up member of any other club e.g. GAA, Soccer, Athletics does not cover you to use the walking track, unless you play or compete for these clubs and you use the track for training. We will collect membership on Saturday 24th June from 10am to 4pm. New members are welcome.
 
THE BANNOW & RATHANGAN SHOW
The annual Bannow & Rathangan Show takes place in Killag on July 13th. Schedules are now available to download from the website www.bannowrathanganshow.com or from Secretary Liz Freeman on 0877560871. Closing Date for entries is Tuesday 27th June.
 
A Social Evening takes place in Mary Teresa Redmond's, Millview, Foulksmills on Saturday 8th July from 5pm to 9pm. This event is in aid of Co. Wexford Community Workshop (Enniscorthy) CLG. Refreshments will be served all evening. There will be musical entertainment on stage with many talented musicians and a bouncy castle for the children. Please support this worthy cause and bring along a friend
 
ADAMSTOWN ATHLETIC CLUB NOTES
The Secondary Schools All-Ireland T&F Championships took place in Tullamore on Saturday 3rd June. Marguerite Furlong was 1st in the Inter. Girls Discus, Ryan Carthy Walsh was 1st in the Senior Boys High Jump, Triona Mooney was 4th in the Senior Girls 3k Walk and Tara Doyle was 7th in the Senior Girls Triple Jump. Well done to all 4 athletes on such great performances representing their schools and club. Marguerite Furlong won the U18 Girls Hammer at the County Hammer Championships on Friday 9th June. Ciara Mooney travelled to Tullamore for the u12/u13 Leinster Championships and finished 3rd in the u13 Girls Shot Putt. Many athletes travelled to the Ballon Open T&F event and the results were: Laura O’Gorman 3rd in the u11 Girls Turbo Jav., Ross English 2nd in the u11 Boys Turbo Jav., Isobel English 3rd in the u13 Girls High Jump, Ciara Mooney 2nd in the u14 Girls Shot Putt, Katie English 3rd in the u14 Girls Shot Putt, Ben Wall 3rd in the u14 Boys 100m, Luca Ciccardi 3rd in the u14 Boys Shot Putt, Ben Wall 2nd in the u14 Boys Long Jump, Robert Wall 1st in the u14 Boys 600m, Ben Wall 2nd in the u14 Boys 600m, Ella English 3rd in the u15 Girls Long Jump, Ella English 1st in the u15 Girls Shot Putt and Craig Wall 1st in the u16 Boys 100m.
Many of our athletes travelled to the County Primary School Sports at the Sportshub in Enniscorthy on Wednesday 14th June. Well done to all our athletes as they put in great performances, they were Katelyn O’Shea, James Furlong, Bobby McDonald, Callum Martin, Aine Crean, Sinead Duffy, Kate Whelan, Laura O’Gorman, Roisin NicGabhainn, Jack O’Shea, Ross English, Watt Crean Stephen Power, Joe Whelan, Johnny Smith, Megan Martin, Grainne English, Aoife McCabe, Roisin Colfer, Caragh McDonald, Donny McDonald, Clodagh Crean, Isobel English, Katie English, Niamh English, Laurence Power, Aidan Whelan, Abbie Carthy Walsh, Ciara Mooney and Aisling O’Dowd. Huge congratulations to Caragh McDonald, she won a gold medal in the u11 Girls Long Jump.
 
CHURCH NOTICES
IN MEMORIAM
Sat 17th – Tommy & Joey Kelly, Doonooney (A)
Sun 18th – Jimmy, Mai, William, Johanna Kelly, Doonooney (A)
Sat 24th – Batty, Philomena and Theresa Delaney, Tomgarrow (A)
Pray for the Kealy Family, Glenour.
May they rest in peace
 
PLEASE NOTE There will be No St Anthony’s Mass this Tuesday night 20th June.
 
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Mon-Fri each week night.
 
Prayer group meet up every Sunday night from 7pm-8pm and all welcome
 
READERS OF THE LITURGY
Sat 17th – Liam Whelan Sun 18th – Callie Doyle
Sat 24th – Anthony McGee Sun 25th – Sheelagh Delaney
Sat 1st July – T.J. McDonald Sun 2nd – Kathleen O’Connor
 
SERVERS
Sat 17th – Joshua Power, Daniel O’Gorman
Sun 18th – Maeve O’Neill, Dearbhla Kelly Dunne, Richard & Joe Whelan
Sat 24th – Dara Furlong, Caragh McDonald
Sun 25th – Katie, Niamh, Grainne English, Laura O’Gorman
Sat 1st July – Aidan Whelan, Laurence Power
Sun 2nd July – Karolina Jaglarz, Tosia Swierczynska, Clodagh & Watt Crean
 
ICA
The monthly meeting of Adamstown ICA Guild will take place on Tuesday 20th June @ 8pm in the Community Centre. Hostesses on the night are, Mary Lawlor and Dympna Rochford. New members very welcome.
Just a reminder to anyone interested in joining the I C A on their outing to Kildare on Wednesday July 19th can Contact any I CA member.
 
PRAYER FOR THE WEEK
May love and laughter light your days and warm your heart and home, may good and faithful friends be yours wherever you may roam, may peace bless your world with joy that long endures, may all life passing seasons bring the best to you and yours.
Irish Blessing.
 
A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
Life is a test, give it your best, stand up with your back to the wall, laugh and don’t cry, never say die, get up again when you fall. Author unknown
 
VERY ANNOYING
There is nothing so annoying as to have two people go right on talking when you're interrupting - Mark Twain
 
PUBLIC SERVICE NUMBERS
Wexford General Hospital – 053 9142233
Waterford Regional Hosp – 051 873321
Samaritans – 1850 609090
Grogan Rd, Health Centre – 053 9123522
New Ross Health Centre – 051 421445
Enniscorthy Health Centre – 053 9233465
Wexford County Library – 053 9121637
Social Welfare Office (WEX) – 053 9123233
Wexford County Council – 053 916500
ESB Emergency Service – 1850 372 372
 
FATHER NOLAN'S GOLDEN JUBILEE LEAFLETS
Extra Golden Jubilee leaflets are available in the porch of the Church, please feel free to take a copy if you did not get one on the night of the Mass.