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Askamore Community Text Alert are changing our text alert system to the new CAIRDE app. It’s a fantastic App and has so many new features to help everyone in the community.
A meeting to introduce and explain this service will be held in Askamore Activity Centre on Monday, 25th June at 8pm. It is extremely important that as many as possible support this valuable service. Text Alert / Event Alert keeps us informed and connected to happenings in our community. All are very welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.
We were delighted to win Gold Standard awards last night for taking part in the “2018 North Wexford 2k Clean”
Thank you to everyone who helped to clean up their areas & who got involved during our clean up weekends.
This is a fantastic achievement for Askamore and we couldn’t do it without your help!
Once upon a time there was a woman looking to marry a man with land. She found him on d’internet. The story of true blind love in a magical place known as Askamore.
Margarita & Jack invite you to join them on their special day, Sat 23rd June @ 9pm in Askamore Hall. Tickets €15 including BBQ by Mick Kelly.
All funds raised will be going towards new Graded Reading Books for the children of Ballyellis NS.
Please put the following dates in your diaries for Summer qigong: Tues July 10th, Tues Aug 14th. Evening sessions at 7.30 pm.
No Tues mornings until further notice.
Everyone welcome, especially beginners
If you have nothing planned for this weekend, you might like to take a trip to Askamore where The School House Bar will be open from 7.00pm on Saturday evening.
Plenty of drinks promotions to be had plus don’t forget – draught guinness is back and at only €4.50, it’s a bargain! Lots more including Gordon’s pink gin & Orchard Thieves cider.
There’s even a beer garden! What are you waiting for? Clear the diaries and head for Askamore!
With some gentle persuasion and some not-so-subtle hints, a working group of Askamore Community Council is planning the fifth edition of Askamore Journal.
The editorial committee are now seeking photographs from earliest times up to and including the year 2000, of any occasion, topic or event – weddings, communions, school groups, weather extremes, sport, etc etc. Any photograph within the period on any subject will be welcome.
Also being sought are poems, articles, or any text on the general area which would reflect a slice of life in the 20th century.
Memorial cards up to the present time are particularly welcome.
Please contact any of the following if you would like to contribute in any way:
James Doran – 087 2721028; Paula Mulroe – 086 8759824; Ann Potignano – 087 6339682; Alison Bayne – 053 9414543; Mary Cahill – 087 1348760; Paddy Byrne – 087 2310688; Davy Donohoe – 086 0820146
This is a great idea for our community and for the future generations of Askamore. Please have a look inside attics, cupboards, old books & photo albums to see what you or your family can contribute to the journal.
The awards night for the above is now Wednesday, June 13th, Representatives from the six local areas which participated are all invited to Gorey Civic Offices on next Wednesday at 7 pm for the awards ceremony. Light refreshments will be served. Well done to all who took part.
Brideswell, Askamore and Ballyconran areas participated in the associated Little Things that Matter competition, with the townland and other stones, and the Blue School information board being entered for that
Everybody is welcome to attend.