What’s on this week!

Please contact us, whether it’s for information, guidance, an appointment, a listening ear or a chat, we are here.

Our doors are still open for essential services including:
• Childcare Services
• Counselling services
• Printing, Photocopying and secretarial services to job seekers, people working remotely or students.
• Food Cloud Service
• 1-1 online IT supports
• Welfare rights and Information service
• 1-1 family support

Watch out for future posts as we extend or restrict our services based on public health guidelines .We will continue to provide services to our community during this we will be in house and remotely monitoring & returning emails/calls Mon-Fri as below:

Family Support: 087 360 5595
Youth Services: 087 360 559
Childcare: 0871719320
REaD Courses: 0870985706
CE Scheme: 0852569680
General Queries: 0852569680 / 0876594460
Welfare Queries: 0852569680 / 0876594460


Friday 12th February 2021

Ramsgrange  Village Competition

South West Wexford Family Resource Centre are running a free bird watch competition.  We have 10 free bird box nesting packs to give away on a first come, first served basis.  All you need to do is to decorate the bird box included in the pack, feed the birds that visit your garden, record how many different species you can spot, and take photos or a video of your bird box and the visiting birds. With your permission we will then post your pictures on our Facebook page and the entry with the most likes will win some lovely chocolates, sponsored by Floods, Centra, Ramsgrange.  If you would like to entre please contact Emma on 087 3605595.


Enrolments for September 2021

Ramsgrange Central NS is now taking enrolments for September 2021. Enrolment forms are available in the school, or on the school website www.ramsgrangens.com or by contacting Karen in the office on 051-389363 or ramsgrangens@hotmail.com  We are a three teacher school situated in the heart of Ramsgrange Village.  Our school motto is “Educating for Enrichment and Enjoyment” and we aim to promote a positive learning environment with happy children.



Online Courses in Ramsgrange

We are still taking names for our QQI accredited online courses in South West Wexford FRC, Ramsgrange with courses in Early Childhood Care and Education, Business Administration and Employment Skills due to commence over the coming weeks.

Classes take place online one night a week from 6.30pm-9.30pm. If you are in receipt of a Social Welfare payment you should contact your local Intreo/DEASP office as you may be eligible for funding towards your course. For further information or to book your place contact us on 051-389418/087-0985706 or email read@swwfrc.ie


Digital Wellbeing Champion

Are you living with a Long-Term Health Condition? Do you need help to access online information or support? For example: Living well, diabetes education, stroke support groups, COPD and asthma supports, exercise supports, heart failure support groups. Your local Wellbeing Digital Champion can help you to use a device (e.g. smart phone, tablet, iPhone, iPad or computer) to connect with family and friends, use the internet, set up an email address, use WhatsApp and Zoom, download and use apps etc. Contact your local Wellbeing Digital Champion: Sheila Ward, South West Wexford Family Resource Centre (SWWFRC) on: 087 0985706 or e-mail: admin1@swwfrc.ie. We are here to support you in Your Community.


Sugradh childcare

Our childcare staff are delivering essential services to vulnerable children and children of essential workers during this pandemic. We want them to be protected while they are at work. It is vital that childcare staff are prioritised in the national vaccine rollout. Please support us by sharing this on all social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. Your input can make our voices heard #supportFRCs


South West Wexford Family Resource Centre, Ramsgrange have advertised a Community Employment position on the Jobs Ireland website.  This is a Childcare position (Vacancy No:- 2169685) If interested or for further information please contact Jane on 051 389418 or e-mail cecoordinator@swwfrc.ie


Staff at the Centre are continuing to work in various remote ways at this time, but are here at the end of the phone or by email to support you as best we can. Please contact us, whether it’s for information, guidance, a listening ear or a chat, we are here. We all know it won’t be easy and that we need to work together to ensure we stay safe. Our doors may be closed to the public but we are still open for essential services including:

  • Counselling services and 1-1 family support available remotely by phone or in an emergency in-house appointments can be made. Contact Family Support on 087 3605595 or e-mail familysupport@swwfrc.ie
  • QQI Online courses. Contact Darren on 087 0985706 or e-mail read@swwfrc.ie
  • Printing, photocopying and secretarial services. Just email us on reception@swwfrc.ie and we will be happy to help. Completed requests can be picked up outside the front door in our community collection box.
  • Welfare rights and Information service. Contact Jane on 085 2569680 or e-mail cecoordinator@swwfrc.ie
  • In house Childcare Services for Essential Workers and Remote learning services. Contact Marie on 087 1719320 or e-mail childcare@swwfrc.ie
  • Food Cloud Service
  • 1-1 online IT supports


Call reception on 051 389418 or email reception@swwfrc.ie with any queries.

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Spruce Tree branch on Wood Background and defocused lights.

Community Notes

We are always delighted to include information about upcoming events or other items of interest to the community but please note that any items for inclusion in the Ramsgrange Community Notes should be with the correspondent by the previous Thursday night at 9pm at the latest.  For further information please email reception@swwfrc.ie


St Louis Day Care Centre

The staff of St Louis Day Care Centre continue to work behind closed doors.  We are unable to open as yet in light of the current conditions with Covid-19.  However, we are keeping in close contact with our clients and assisting when we can. 

With winter fast approaching, perhaps you might like to avail of some of our services:  Meals delivered 5 days a week to include the weekends.  Home Baking by order, laundry and assistance with showering, a Nurse available to collect prescriptions and give advice.  If we can be of help to anyone in our Community please contact us.   The areas we cover are Ramsgrange, Campile, Ballycullane, Gusserane, Horeswood, Fethard on Sea, Templetown. Dinners can be ordered by 10.00am each day, Monday to Friday

Please contact us on 051-389509 or email stlouisdaycarecentre@gmail.com


We are also now taking orders for Christmas Baking. Order your Mince Pies, Christmas Pudding, and Christmas Cakes – last date for orders is 11th of December – Phone 051-389509 or call to the Centre to order

We will be holding a Christmas Bakery Fair on Saturday 12th of December 2020 between 9.30am-12.30pm in the Day Care Centre. All Covid restrictions will be in place and social distancing will be in line with Government guidelines.

Ramsgrange Church Online

Ramsgrange parish church services can now be followed online on their Facebook page.  A Mass will go out live every Sunday morning at 10.30 so please join us on-line if you can.


South West Wexford Family Resource Centre

The Centre remains open during the current Level 5 Covid restrictions. We continue to provide printing, photocopying and other secretarial services.  Please contact reception@swwfrc.ie or phone 051 389418 if we can help you in any way.

Counselling services will continue to be available via telephone or Zoom. We are here to help so please reach out if you if you need support or if you feel you would benefit from this confidential service. Please get in touch on 087 3605595 or email familysupport@swwfrc.ie.  In house emergency and crisis appointments are also available



Upcoming Educational Courses at REaD

We are working hard right now to continue to provide as many of our scheduled Courses as possible.  However, due to the recent Level 5 Corona virus restrictions, some of them will be moving online, including

-Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised QQI Level 5

-Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 5 commencing 10th November

To book your place or for any further information please contact Darren or Sheila on 051-389418 or email read@swwfrc.ie. Also, if you would like any assistance with connecting via Zoom or other online challenges we will be happy to help.


Are you a Carer working in our local community? Do you need support in setting up an e-mail account to help you communicate with your clients, or to help clients to communicate with other family members.  Or would you like to be able assist your clients to do their shopping on-line? If so, please contact Darren or Sheila on 051 389418

Getting Citizens Online at SWWFRC

We are delighted to announce that we are now in a position to safely re-commence our Getting Citizen’s On-line basic computer programme. The main objective of this initiative is to provide basic digital skills for those who have never used a computer before, with a goal of enabling the students to use computer programs such as MS Word, to be able to navigate the World Wide Web, to search for information and to send emails.  Classes are kept to low numbers to ensure the safety and progress of all the participants. This training is available for FREE and if you would like any further information or would like to participate in our next class please contact Darren or Sheila on 051-389418.

Free Business Planning Workshop

Don’t miss out -register now!!!
We are working with Therese O Connor from Blueprint Solutions to bring you a workshop presented through Zoom on developing your business idea and what you must include in your plan.

Workshop presented through Zoom on Tuesday 10th November 7pm – 8.30pm

Therese has lots of experience and knowledge in business planning and organising effectively. She has helped individuals gauge what will be required in order to keep their new venture running effectively and efficiently.

To register contact Jane McWilliams 051 389418 or email cecoordinator@swwfrc.ie


St James GAA Lotto

Due to the COVID 19 Level 5 restrictions all Lotto draws have been postponed until further notice.


The Voluntary Management Committee

SWWFRC is compliant with the Charities Governance Code 2020

Registered Charity Number : 20027087
CHY Number: CHY10553
Company Number : 178048
Telephone +353 (0) 51 389 418
Facsimilie +353 (0) 51 389 254
Email reception@swwfrc.ie
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