What’s on this week!
  • Monday, 13th November
  • Shelbourne Women's Group
  • 10-12pm
  • Irish Dancing
  • 3.30-4.30pm
  • Yoga with Finola
  • 7.30-8.30pm
  • Tuesday, 14th November, 2017
  • Parent & Toddler Group
  • 10-12pm
  • Men's Shed
  • 11-1pm
  • Low Cost Counselling Services
  • By appointment only
  • Wednesday 15th November, 2017
  • Meditation Classes 085-7555844 to book your place
  • 10am - 11am
  • St Louis Stitchers
  • 11am - 1pm
  • Monthly Book Club Gathering
  • 7-10pm
  • Thursday, 16th November, 2017
  • Yoga with Bridget
  • 7.30-8.30pm
  • Friday, 17th November, 2017
  • Fusion Youth Cafe (Closed till further notice)
  • 3.30pm-5.30pm
    Saturday, 18th November, 2017
  • Slimming World
  • 9.30am- 12pm

Community Notes


Week Beginning 20th November 2017

Food cloud

SWWFRC are recruiting for volunteers to help with our weekly food cloud collections. Food cloud at present supports many family with our community. Please contact Sharon Kennedy on 051-389418 to express an interest


We at South West Wexford FRC are supporting people to re-enter the workforce, gain practical work experience locally and work towards recognized qualifications through the opportunity of free Training at QQI Level 3 up to Level 6 and onwards.

We are presently recruiting for a Community Café Assistant and Front Desk Receptionist/Administrator under the above programme.

The criteria for participating on the CE Scheme programme is over 21 years old and in receipt of a Social Welfare payment for 12 months or more.

For further information please contact Tilly Carroll, CE Scheme Supervisor on 051 389418 for Application Form.  You are also required to be registered with DSP.


New evening courses starting in October 2017:

Early Childhood Care and Education Level 6:

  • Early Childhood Curriculum – Starting Monday 9th October 2017, 7pm-10pm for 10 weeks. Cost €325.

Early Childhood Care and Education Level 5:

  • Child Health and Well Being – Starting Tuesday 3rd October 2017, 7pm-10pm for 10 weeks. Cost €285.

Health Care Support Level 5

  • Palliative Care Support – Starting Tuesday 10th October 2017, 7pm-10pm for 10 weeks. Cost €285.


Applied Social Studies/Community Health Services Level 5:

  • Intercultural Studies – Starting Tuesday 10th October 2017, 7pm-10pm for 10 weeks. Cost €285.


Business Administration/eBusiness Level 5:


  • Payroll Manual and Computerised – Starting Monday 9th October 2017, 7pm-10pm for 10 weeks. Cost €285.

Training and Development, Special purpose award, Level 6 (2 modules):

  • Training Needs, Identification and Design
  • Training Delivery and Evaluation

Starting Saturday 14th October 2017, 9.30am – 2pm for 8 Saturdays. Cost €550.

Courses will run subject to minimum numbers confirmed. Recipients of social welfare may be entitled to funding towards courses. Easy payment plans can be availed of for all courses. Phone Jan/Diane on 051-389418 for further details or to book a place on any of the above courses.

Getting Citizens Online at SWWFRC

Avail of 10 hours free training to enhance your digital skills by Getting Citizens Online. Next class commencing shortly.  Please call reception at 051 389418 to secure a place.

Pennybank @ SWWFRC

Next Friday 17th November, we will be taking all Pennybank books in preparation for payment the following Friday November 24th.

St Louis Stitchers

St Louis Stitchers Group meets every Wednesday 11am -1pm at South West Wexford Family Resource Centre (SWWFRC) Ramsgrange.   New members very welcome.  For more information contact SWWFRC Reception on 051 389418.

Shelbourne Women’s Group

Shelbourne Women’s Group meets every Monday 10:30am -12:30pm at South West Wexford Family Resource Centre (SWWFRC) Ramsgrange.   New members very welcome.  For more information contact SWWFRC Reception on 051 389418

Blokes with Cameras

Blokes with Cameras meet every Wednesday at 7pm in Ramsgrange at South West Wexford Family Resource Centre (SWWWFRC) for more information please contact Reception on 051 389418.


Yoga classes are running every Monday evening from 7.30-8.30pm at South West Wexford Family Resource Centre. Classes are €10 drop in or 6 class cards for €50. Contact Finola on 087-3641540 for more information.

Ramsgrange Active Retirement

Ten Pin Bowling every Tuesday morning Leisure Max Wexford at 11.30 – 1pm. Cost is €7.

Social Evenings held in the St Louis Day Care 7-30 every second Tuesday. Wexford Age Equality Ne

Swimming – Every Monday and Thursday at the Brandon House Hotel from 10.00am – 12.00 noon. €5 for Active Retirement members. Contact 051 421703.

Ramsgrange Community School

Gym/hall is available for hire. Very competitive rates. Contact Bridget on 051-389211 to book.

St. Louis Day Care Centre Ramsgrange

St Louis Day Care Centre Ramsgrange Assisted Home Living for the Elderly provide the following services: Meals on Wheels (daily delivery), Day Care Service, Home Baking Service, (Sweet & Savoury Orders can be catered for), Medical Service and Counselling services, including Bereavement Support, Chiropody and Hairdressing.  Services by appointment.  For more information ring the Centre on 051-389509.


We are now taking orders for Christmas Baking -Order your  Mince Pies, Christmas Pudding, and Christmas Cakes –  last date for orders is 12th of December – Phone 051-389509 or call to the Centre to order.We are also holding a Christmas Bakery Fair on Saturday the 9th of December 2017 between 9am to 1pm in the Day Care Centre

Bluebell Café

The Bluebell Café is open on the first Wednesday of every month, to older people, their families and carers who are coping with memory loss issues.  We welcome you to come in, enjoy a cup of tea, chat and meet with others in similar situations.  We offer you an opportunity to obtain information and to speak with health care professionals in your area.

ALL WELCOME at St Louis Day Care Centre, Ramsgrange, New Ross, Co WexfordTel 051 389509

Local Link Wexford

To book your seat on the Local Link Bus please contact the office on 053 9196276 or email wexford@locallink.ie.

Slimming World

Slimming World Classes here in South West Wexford FRC on Saturday mornings, weigh in time is 9.30. Please contact Yvonne Byrne on 086 3147332 for more details.

New Personal Training

New Personal Training business in Ramsgrange / Campile area. Tailored exercise & nutrition programs to suit your goals. Classes of 6 people due to start from next Tuesday with the aim to increase Strength and Fitness over a number of weeks. Contact Gary on 087-2223450. Please see ‘garywatersfitness’ on Facebook for up-to-date information on the classes or if you have any further questions.

Hook Counselling and Psychotherapy Service

A Counselling and psychotherapy practice has been established in Duncannon .Working with clients who experience issues such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, low self-esteem, addiction, from her base in Duncannon, Ann Cadogan can be contacted by phone or email.annpcadogan@gmail.com  phone 089-7055256

Campile Hall

There is a weekly game of Bingo being held in Campile Hall every Monday night at 8.30pm in aid of the ongoing development of the Hall, with prize money of €1,250 approx being paid out each night with a rolling in House Lotto and Snowball also being played each night. We welcome each and every one senior citizens, young and children alike to try it and enjoy a great night out and win some money into the bargain.


Weekly Meditation classes with Reiki Therapist, Ann Considine of Tranquil Healing will take place at South West Wexford Family Resource Centre, Ramsgrange commencing on 11th of October, 2017 on Wednesday mornings from 10am to 11am.  The cost of each class will be €10.   To book a place contact Ann at 085 7555844 or 051 389703.   Facebook page: Tranquil Healing

Campile Hall Study Group

Campile Hall Parents Supervised study group is going well so far but we still have some places available if anyone else is interested in joining, this study group is the perfect opportunity to get homework or study done without any of the usual home distractions three evenings a week here in Campile Hall, It is open to anyone in 3rd, 5th or 6th years that might be interested in joining, study is on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6pm-9pm at a cost of €20 per month to book in or to make inquiries contact Nicholas on 0879418661 or Campile hall on 0872183300

Irish Classes for parents.

Introduction to Irish for parents of primary school children. These classes are for beginners and are designed around the primary school curriculum with view to helping your child with Irish homework. These classes are starting on Wednesday 4th October for 10 weeks and the venue is South West Wexford FRC. These classes are delivered by a fully qualified tutor in a relaxed and learner friendly environment. For more information or to book your space contact Denise Murphy on 051 389418.

Ramsgrange Active Retirement

Next monthly meeting

Monday 4th December in St Louis Day care start 2-15pm come along for a chat with new and old friends over a cup of tea and a bun. Please come along and enjoy our Kris Kindle. This will be our last meeting of the year 2017.New members welcome.

Cinema Wexford.

Trip to Omniplex Cinema, Wexford Wednesday. Date and film not confirmed.  Cost12 Euro, Bus leaves Ramsgrange at 12 noon Sharp, Pickups from Ramsgrange to Wexford, to book please call 389012, 087 0544976.

Fado Fado Evening Storytelling and music, Friday 24th November, Day Care Centre Ramsgrange.7-30 PM start 2 Euro entry. Please come along and join us. We have the Ballycullane Mummers, Hals Ceilidh Band, Irish Dancers. We would like a couple of storey tellers as well as some singers, come along and have some fun. , there will be some food and a raffle. All proceed to St Louis Day Care Centre. Contact Kelly 087 6372084

May Holiday 2018.

From MONDAY 14th May to FRIDAY 18th May. Staying in the Arklow Bay Hotel. Cost per Person Sharing 35 Euro single Room Supplement 70 Euro for the 4 nights. Cost includes 4 nights’ Bed and Breakfast and evening meal. Day Trip each day. Transport to and from Arklow and Gratuities. Booking Fee of 100 Euro (Non Refundable) required. Booking open to Non- Members from 1st February 2018. Enquires to 051 389012 or 087 0544076.Travel Insurance -Allainzie.IE Tel 01 4484848

St. James GAA Notes

St.James GAA Coiste na nOg AGM
The AGM of St James GAA Coiste na nOg will take place on Friday November 24th at 8pm in Mersheen.  The club will be looking for a new chairperson, secretary and treasurer on the night.
New Blood and fresh ideas are needed to bring the club forward for the next few years. Many hands make light work. If interested in filling a position at the AGM please contact Larry Crosbie 087-6882808

St.James GAA Club AGM 

St James GAA Club AGM will be held on Sunday December 3rd at 2pm in Mersheen. All nominations for positions and motions to be sent to secretary.stjames.wexford@gaa.ie by close of business on Friday 24th November.

Ramsgrange Tidy Towns

Ramsgrange Tidy Towns will be lighting up the Christmas Tree in the Church car park on Thursday 7th December after 7.30pm Mass. This will be followed by some music and refreshments in the Slainte Bar. All are welcome.





































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