Around the neighborhoods: from Clonard to Glynn-Barntown


london lotto

Lotto results for Wednesday April 20: winning numbers 6, 20, 26 and 27; no jackpot winner. Five winners of match three receive €150 each: Áine McLoughlin Clancy; Geri Conway; Michelle Byrne; Eileen Lauhoff and Caroline Kirwan.

The jackpot for Wednesday April 27 is €20,500. Reserve Jackpot €12,250. Tickets are €2 at the parish of Clonard. The lottery draw takes place every Wednesday evening at 8:30 p.m. Play online at, with your local promoter or at the parish office. If you would like to become a promoter, please call the parish office to make an appointment. Results are also available on from Thursday each week.

Church News

Mark your agenda – Taizé 7 p.m. Sunday 15 May, at the Chapelle du Jour.

Adoration – Adoration takes place every Monday (including holidays) after morning mass. Also, the first Friday after mass until noon. New worshipers are always welcome, please leave your details with the parish office.

Trócaire boxes – A basket will be placed on the altar before Mass and if you wish to return your Trócaire box, please leave it in the basket before or after Mass. Or bring it to the parish office. We ask that you DO NOT leave Trócaire boxes on church porches or unattended on the altar.

bingo night

Bingo is played at the Clonard Community Center every Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.). Single books €8, Doubles €10.

Can you dedicate a few hours every two weeks to help with bingo? If so, contact the parish secretary on 053 9123672.

Rooms for rent

Rooms are for rent at the Clonard Community Center. Contact the parish office on 053 9123672 or email [email protected] for details.


Promote your club or community events. Contact Jim with your details on 085 8665221.


wedding bells

We send our congratulations and best wishes for the future to Sharon Creane, Tubberfinnick, Crossabeg, whose wedding to David Lam, Waterford, took place at Crossabeg Church last Saturday. The reception for family and friends took place at the Talbot Hotel, Wexford.

Tell a story

Kyle Forge is the place to be this Sunday night, May Day. The Kyle Forge committee will guarantee you a night of great music, songs, recitations and threads, as well as a hot cup of tea and refreshments, and good company. Beginning of the debates at 8 p.m.

Clothing collection

Here are the dates when you can bring unwanted clean clothes, packed in bin bags, to Crossabeg School; Thursday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; Friday May 13 from 2 to 3.30 p.m. and Saturday May 14 from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. You can also contact Joanne at 087-3871860 or Linda at 087-9841318.

Open day

La Ferme d’Artramont will organize an Open Day on Sunday 22 May. All proceeds benefit Kyle Forge. Families can stroll at their own pace in the relaxed atmosphere of the beautiful park, enjoy a cup of tea and refreshments, and also listen to wonderful traditional music, while children can also run free, discover every nook and cranny. of the fairy garden and other interests.

Parish pilgrimage

The Wexford Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place from March 23, 2023 over 8 nights. For further details please contact 053-912205 or email [email protected]


Send these articles to [email protected] or text 086-1980775 before Sunday evening each week or before Friday in the event of a bank holiday weekend.


Remembering Conall

On Sunday May 1, family and friends of Conall McGuinness will gather and take part in the Belfast Mash Marathon in Conall’s honour. A number of the bravest will take on the challenge of running the full marathon, while a variety of relay teams will come together to cover the marathon distance and many of us will take part in the eight mile walk.

Belfast will be awash in pink t-shirts on this day, as we strive to raise much needed funds for the registered charity ‘It’s good d two talk’ and in doing so we will keep the legacy of Conall. We kindly ask you to support us by donating – if you can – every euro makes a difference and will be greatly appreciated.

Church News

Many thanks to Aidan, Caoilfhionn and Clodagh for the beautiful music and singing at Mass in Barntown on Easter Sunday morning. Thanks to Father John and all who participated in all the services of the Easter celebration.

Remaining Trócaire Boxes can be returned as soon as possible.

Keith Fahey talk – Have you or a family member struggled with anxiety, addiction or darkness? Former Irish football international Keith Fahey will speak about his faith journey from anxiety, addiction and darkness at 9am and 11.15am Masses in Barntown and 10am Mass in Glynn Sunday May 1. Do not hesitate to come or suggest the presence of someone you know who could benefit from it.

Pte Andy Wickham

The annual wreath laying ceremony for Pte Andy Wickham will be held at Barntown Church, 11am Mass on Sunday May 8th. Andy was from Barntown and lost his life while serving on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Republic of Congo, with his commanding officer, Lt. Paddy O’Riordan. Everyone is invited to join us in marking the 30th anniversary of Andy’s death.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the Mernagh and Murphy families of Barntown, following the recent loss of their beloved mother Margaret Jones, better known to locals as Mrs Jones. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May she rest in peace.

Glynn National School

The Glynn NS School Development Fund 5K Walk is back and will take place on June 26th. More details will follow soon.

Barntown Community Center

We are delighted to invite you to the official opening of our new and improved community center and playground. Please join us on Sunday, May 1 at noon to share everything we have to show you. As always, thank you all for your continued support – without your help, none of this would have been possible. Hope to see you there.

Cash For Clobber Collection

A Cash for Clobber fundraiser to benefit the Bartnown Community Center is underway. Items can be dropped off in; Boxed Wexford Storage, Y35 D958 (Barntown) at the following times. Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29, between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

We cannot accept quilts, pillows, rugs, cushions, stuffed animals, bric-a-brac etc. To arrange a drop off at any other time please call Vanessa on 087 7730355 or Lucy on 098 9225675

kind of woman

Woman Kind is a circle of women for compassionate intentional living. Rest, reset, reconnect, reflect. Screening at the Barntown Community Center on Tuesday May 10, at 7 p.m. – €15. Contact Christine to reserve a place – 087 6871002.


Thanks to Murt Joyce, Joyces Expert, Wexford, who recently presented a brand new vacuum cleaner to members of the Barntown Community Center committee. The donation was greatly appreciated.

Move to music

It’s been two long years, but now we’re happy to announce that our senior movement classes are back. Come to the Barntown Community Center and move to the beat of the music for only €5 per person.

Classes are for over 50s but are open to all ages and it is not necessary to know how to dance. Get light exercise, increase your step count, work new muscles, and meet/make new friends.

It all happens on Tuesday mornings from 11 a.m. to noon starting April 26. Please contact Saoirse (from Saoirse’s Dance and Fitness Academy) to book your place or if you need more information – 086 0891903 or just show up. We would love to see you there.

Baby massage lessons

Infant massage classes begin at the Barntown Community Center on Wednesday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Five week term. Please go to the Barntown Community Center Facebook page for the entry form or email [email protected] or check Instagram at the_parent nest.

badminton club

The Barntown Badminton Club resumed badminton at the newly refurbished Barntown Community Center on Friday April 15. New scheduled club nights will take place every Monday and Friday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Anyone interested can contact Tom on 089 2326114.

Barntown Squash Club

Membership is now open for 2022. Inquiries can be made by contacting any of the following committee members: Jim Hillis – 087 2969966, John Doyle – 087 7021218, Richard Odlum – 086 3890462, Hermes Parker – 087 2749988 .

The squash court skates should only be used on the court and not outside. The access code to the squash court will be given after the renewal of the membership. There is a €5 supplement for the key to the new front door, which can be paid in cash when handing over the key by a committee member. We look forward to seeing you all again. New members are always welcome.

O’Brien’s London

Congratulations to our staff member of the month, Sorrell – who is also our birthday girl. All we can say about her is that her laughter is contagious. Good day Sorrell.

Gymstars Gymnastics Club

Congratulations to Gymstars Gymnastics Club who recently sent a team to compete in the Tigers Acro Cup, Kent, England. Lots of medals won and lots of experience gained. Bravo to all of you.

Road resurfacing

Glynn at Bulgan Cross Road is now prepared and will be redone in the coming weeks. Reinforcement and resurfacing work on Corlican Road also began this week. Many thanks to Gary Laffan and the District Engineer for all the support for these projects.


Anyone wishing to have a notice included should contact Hillary at; [email protected] or phone/text Hillary on 087 2028065.

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