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Ford Fest

Our neighbours in Craanford are holding their annual Ford Fest this weekend with live music, amusements & BBQs.

Ladies Night

Don’t forget that ladies night in aid of The Hope Centre Enniscorthy is on tonight, August 11th in the Hall from 7.30pm.

ALL ladies in the Parish are invited and don’t forget to bring a friend. Or 2!

The “dip in the nip” is also taking place tomorrow morning in Rosslare so please donate on the night to show your support for the wonderful women of Askamore who will take part. If you can’t donate, you can join them!

Qigong

Qigong change of date next week

Change of date for next week’s evening qigong session – Wed 15th instead of Tues 14th. 7.30 pm in Askamore Activity Centre.

Qigong Tuesday morning sessions return

Tues morning sessions will resume at 10am on Tuesday Sept 4th. Put it in your diaries and please pass on the word to anyone you think may be interested.

Askamore Journal 5

Tonight’s Wednesday night trivia photo is slightly trickier than last weeks……

This photo is from Ballyroebuck National School taken possibly in the 1960’s. Do you recognise anyone in the picture? If so, please tag them and share.

Remember that our Askamore journal 5 will be published in 2019 but we need your help. Please forward any poems, photos, stories from or relating to Askamore to any of the committee members

Wilder Wander Games

Play the Wilder Wander Games in Le Chéile Park – win prizes!

Le Chéile Park has been lucky enough to be chosen by Gorey Municipal District Council as a pilot scheme for the locally-based Wilder Wander app to set up interactive games in the locality with prizes available over the next four weeks.

Beginning next Monday, August 6th, Askamore’s Le Cheile Park will host four Wilder Wander family-friendly (played from games over August, culminating in the grand prize-giving on September 2nd at the Big Breakfast! Prizes are kindly sponsored by Toymaster, Gorey.

Game 1 will run from next Monday 6th – 12th August, game 2 from the 13th-19th, game 3 from the 20th-26th and game 4 will run from the 27th August till September 2nd. Play anytime you want during the weeks. Play one game, or play all four and try and win the overall league! Interact with the games, upload your finds / comments and enjoy the experience.

The games will be based in and around the park and include lots of local nature information. You can keep an eye on the live leader boards for each week’s games on http://wilderwander.com during August.

Download the Wilder Wander App off the app stores and come play the games in Askamore!

Events supported by Wexford County Council, Toymaster Gorey and Askamore Community Council

Get out and play!

Askamore Journal 5

The great team of volunteers that are putting together the next Askamore Journal are looking for your help.

Publication is set for next year, 2019, so the team are looking for photos (up to year 2000), poems, articles or anything relating to Askamore

Please contact any of below:

Alison Bayne,

Paula Mulroe,

Mary Cahill,

Anne Potignano,

Paddy Byrne,

Fr D Berney,

James Doran,

Davy Donohoe

with items of interest.

Pop Quiz for a Wednesday Night….. here is a Picture of Askamore residents on a trip to Knock in 1987Do you know many of them? If you do, tag them and don’t forget to share!

New Cairde App

WHAT IS CAIRDE?

Cairde is a new and exciting service from Muintir na Tíre. Designed for use by community groups like Askamore, it empowers communities to become safer and more connected than ever before. In response to the needs of their members and communities all over Ireland, Muintir na Tíre have integrated state-of-the-art, modern technology with the current community text alert system to create Cairde, the most effective community safety service available today!

The Cairde app is a great new way to help our community, it allows everyone to keep in touch. The app is free to download and will replace the current text alert system.

Please download the app before Tuesday, July 31st to ensure you’re kept in the loop of local events or suspicious activity or just to keep in touch with what’s going on with your neighbours.