July 2nd 2017
The weekly ‘30’ Card Game continues in the Community Centre this Friday 7th July at 9pm. Thanks to the ladies for the teas last week. Catering on Fri 7th will be:
Bridget O’Gorman, Ann Stafford, Kay Whelan & Agnes Whelan. On Fri 14th will be: Rita Furlong & Bernie Power. On Fri 21st will be: Ann Foley, Margo O’Reilly, Mary Power & Dympna Bradley. On Fri 28th will be: Brigid Boland, Edel English & Fiona Power. Proceeds going to Parish Funds.
Card winners on Fri 23rd June were: Mick Doyle, Andy Reville, Mick Bolger, James Handrick, Denis & Maria O’Connor, Matt O’Neill & John Hanley.
The County Community Games Athletics Final was held at the Sportshub, Enniscorthy on Sunday 25th June. Well done to all the Adamstown athletes that turned up to represent Adamstown area in many different events, they were: Bobby O’Shea, Áine Crean, Sinéad Duffy, Callum Martin, Jack O’Shea, Watt Crean, Joe Whelan, Megan Martin, Niamh English, Katie English, Grainne English, Ciara Mooney and Clodagh Crean. Congratulations to Niamh English - 2nd in the U12 girls 800m, Ciara Mooney - 2nd in the girls U14 Girls Shot Putt and Katie English – 2nd in the U14 girls Javelin. Well done to all the athletes on great performances and representing the Adamstown area.
ADAMSTOWN ATHLETIC CLUB NOTES
Leinster Juvenile T & F Championships:
Adamstown athletes were out in force at the recent Leinster Championships – Caragh McDonald, Molly Cloney, Ben Wall, Robert Wall, Laurence Power, Cormac Byrne, Aoibhinn Crean, Ellie Cloney, Craig Wall, Rachel Power, Kate Jackman, Tara Doyle, Eadaoin Stafford, Sonia Mooney, Grace Cloney, Triona Mooney, Marguerite Furlong, Zara Power and Shannon Wall. There was some great success with many athletes on the podium and some for the first time! Well done to all the athletes, in particular – Aoibhinn Crean 3rd U15 Girls walk, Triona Mooney 3rd U18 Girls Walk, Kate Jackman 1st U16 Girls Javelin, Marguerite Furlong 2nd U18 Girls Discus, Ciara Mooney 2nd U13 Girls Javelin, Tara Doyle 1st U17 Girls Triple Jump, Grace Cloney 2nd U17 Girls Triple Jump, Sonia Mooney 3rd U17 Girls Javelin and Eadaoin Stafford 3rd U18 Girls Discus.
Tara Doyle, Grace Cloney and Marguerite Furlong had the honour of competing at the prestigious Tailteann Games in Santry. Well done to Marguerite Furlong, she was 1st in the Discus at these games and has earned herself a place on the Irish team at the SIAB Schools International. What a great achievement, well done Marguerite!
County B T&F Championships:
Many athletes turned out at the Sportshub, Enniscorhty on Friday evening for the County B T&F Championships. Áine Crean was 3rd in the U9 Turbo Javelin and 2nd in the U9 300m, Abigail Crean competed in the Turbo Javelin also with style, Callum Martin 2nd in the U10 Turbo Javelin with Ríain O’Shea qualifying for the U10 60m semi-final, Watt Crean 3rd U11 Turbo Javelin, Jack O’Shea 3rd U11 60m and Clodagh Crean 3rd U13 Shot Putt. Well done to all the athletes that competed in the relays: U11 Watt Crean, Joe Whelan, Megan Martin and Johnny Smith. U13 – Aoife McCabe, Ciara Smith, Sadbh Crean and well done to Áine Crean winning a gold medal in the relays. Well done to all our Juvenile athletes who will now deserve a well-earned break from athletics until August for the Cross Country Season.
Well done to Joe Mooney, Triona Mooney, Sonia Mooney and Marguerite Furlong as they competed on the Wexford team at the National League in Athlone. Well done to Ryan Carthy Walsh who competed with the best athletes in Europe at the European Championships in Finland. He jumped 2.10m and finished up in 10th place overall. What a great achievement competing and performing so well with the best athletes in Europe.
CEMETERY COMMITTEE MEETING
A meeting of the Cemetery Committee will be held in the Community Centre on this Thursday 6th July at 9pm. All members please attend.
RAHEEN FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE SUMMER CAMPS
Summer Camp 2018: Arts and Crafts, Games, Pottery, Macramé, Collage, and much more……………..
10th – 14th July: 10 – 12 years.
17th – 21st July: 7 – 9 years
24th – 28th July: 4 – 6 years.
Time 10. 00am – 1pm. €30 including materials.
(Family rates apply) For info contact Bridget at
Sat 1st July – Robert Barron, Kildare & The Leap
Sun 2nd July – Liam O’Brien, Rathkyle (Month’s Mind)
Tue 4th July – 7.30pm: Diza McCabe, Ballyvergin (A)
Fri 7th July – 7.30pm: Joe Bradley, Glenour (A)
Sat 8th July
Sun 9th July – Jay Roche, Ballyshannon (A)
May they rest in peace.
During Mass on Wed morning we will remember The Wexford martyrs, a baker, Matthew Lambert and a group of sailors, Robert Meyler, Edward Cheevers and Patrick Cavanagh were hanged, drawn and quartered on 5th July 1581
Visitation of the sick and housebound Fri 7th
& Sat 8th.
Sat 8th – Joshua Power, Daniel O’Gorman
Sun 9th – Maeve O’Neill, Dearbhla Kelly Dunne, Richard & Joe Whelan.
READERS OF THE LITURGY
Sat 8th – Frances Gallagher.
Sun 9th – Geraldine Ridgeway
Sat 15th – Liam Whelan. Sun 16th – Betty O’Shea
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Mon – Fri
St. Anthony’s Mass continues every Tuesday night in St. Abban’s Oratory at 7.30pm.
First Friday Mass: 7.30pm.
WEEKLY ENVELOPES 2017 – 2018
Envelopes for the coming year are now available, included with them are Mid Summer Offering Envelopes. Our thanks to all our contributors, weekly, annually, occasionally, banker’s orders. The Gospel reminds us in the words of Jesus. ‘Even a cup of water given in my name will have its reward’
Folklore and Local History material from Counties Wexford, Wicklow and Carlow can be uploaded to the National Folklore Collection free website duchas.ie
TROCAIRE LENTEN APPEAL 2017
The total proceeds of this year’s Lenten appeal amounted to €1,000. Thanks to all who gave so generously to this worthy cause.
ADAMSTOWN LOTTO RESULTS
Draw Fri 30th winning numbers: 14 – 15 – 16 – 23. No Jackpot winner, no match 3 winner. Next draw 13th July for a Jackpot of €13,000.
Our Annual Summer Outing will take place on Wednesday July 19th. This year we will visit Castletown House in Celbridge, Co. Kildare.
Castletown House is a Palladian Country House built in 1722 for William Connolly, the speaker of the Irish House of Commons. It formed the centrepiece of a 550-acre estate. It was taken over by the O.P.W and is now open to the public nearly all year round. On visiting the House we will have an opportunity to see The Grace Kelly Museum, Barkley Toy Exhibition and Lady Kildare’s Room comprising of fine eighteenth century women’s court gowns. From there we will visit Newbridge Silverware and some retail therapy in The Whitewater Shopping Centre. At that stage we should have a good appetite built up to enjoy a meal on the way home in The Lord Bagneal Inn, Leighlinbridge, Carlow. If you would like to join us for a day out, please contact any I.C.A. member. The cost of the trip is €60 in total. A deposit of €15 is required on or before July 12th. Deposit is non-refundable.
DANCING IN ADAMSTOWN
The July Dance will take place in St. Abban’s Hall on Saturday 15th July. Music by T.Bone Country.
Come along for a great night’s music and dancing from 9.30pm. Teas served. Please support, proceeds going to Adamstown Community Centre.
GRADUATION MASS – Scoil Naomh Abbáin
Sixth class pupils in Scoil Naomh Abbáin, had their Graduation Mass on Tuesday last celebrated in St. Abban’s by Fr. Nolan. They were joined by all pupils, parents, grandparents and siblings. Following Mass refreshments were served in the school, courtesy of the Parents Association. It was a lovely ceremony and we wish the boys and girls every success as they move on to the next phase of their lives
SPLIT THE POT DRAW
The lucky winner in the Draw on Wed last was Sonia Tierney, Scoil Abbain who received €102.
During the summer holidays there will be 2 draws – the first on Tuesday 25th July & 2nd on Tuesday 22nd August. Envelopes in Adamstown Pharmacy, Cullen’s Pub, Bernie’s Pub & Chipper. Your support is very much appreciated.
We extend our deepest sympathy to the Cullen family on the death of Evelyn, she was laid to rest in St. Abban’s Cemetery on Saturday. May her gentle soul rest in peace.