Local Notes

If you have any news or information that you would like to submit in the weekly notes you can contact Rathangan Parish Hall on 051 577046 between 9.30am and 12pm on Wednesdays and Fridays or leave a message. Also you can e-mail your notice to rathanganhall@gmail.com.

Please find below this week’s current local notes:

Cleariestown Rathangan Heritage Group:

The next meeting of the heritage group takes place on Thursday, 27th April at 8 p.m. in Cleariestown Community Centre. All are most welcome to attend.

1798 – 2023: 225th anniversary:

The heritage group is planning to commemorate this event later in the year and is looking for anyone interested in helping out, participating or who has photographs of the pike group from 1998. Please contact Jacqui at 087 2219302 or clearrathheritage@gmail.com for further information. 

Cuckoo Nest at the National Opera House:

St Anne’s GAA are delighted to announce that *Cuckoo Nest*  will perform live in the National Opera House on Saturday 19th Aug 2023 with all proceeds going towards the clubs. Tickets on sale from the National Opera House or through their web site www.nationaloperahouse.ie
A great night guaranteed!

Archery Classes at Rathangan Hall:

If you’re interested in taking up Archery or have done so in the past you will be delighted to hear that CuĆhulainn Archers are opening another club branch very soon based out of Rathangan Hall. The club is currently only taking people aged 14 and up for the course for now but please get in touch with them as they will be facilitating under that age as soon as equipment allows so if you wish you can be added to the clubs mailing list for that update. Please email cuchulainnwexford@yahoo.com for more information.

Irish Dancing Classes in Rathangan Hall:

The Doyle Academy will be hosting Irish Dancing classes on Saturdays in Rathangan Hall at 12pm – 1pm. Our classes are open to girls and boys aged 4+ at all levels, our classes are taught in a competitive and non competitive environment. For more enquiries contact Lisa on 087 6389410 or view the facebook page: Doyle Academy Wexford.

Hip hop dance classes in Rathangan Hall:

Next level dance school is back with hip hop dance classes in Rathangan hall Thursdays from 5-6 o’clock, start back date is February 2nd, €7 per class pay as you go. For more info contact Joelle on 0879768864 or contact through our Facebook/Instagram @ next level dance school.

Genealogy service at McCalls Community Centre:

If you are interested in discovering your family’s history in the parish then why not call down to Conall at the McCalls Community Centre who will be on hand to help you trace your roots. This is a free service available to all in the community.

Enrolment for September 2023:

Enrolment forms for St. Anne’s N.S. Rathangan for September 2023 are now available from the school office or available to download from the school website: stannesns.weebly.com – please contact Jenny on (051) 563167.

Rathangan Hall – Hire of Chairs and Tables Service:

If you have an event planned and require the hire of excellent high quality chairs and tables then Rathangan Hall has you covered! For further information on how Rathangan Hall can help you please call 051-577046 or contact us through our email at Rathanganhall@gmail.com

McCalls Community Centre – Office and Hub Rental:

If you’re looking for a great place to study or work in peace with excellent facilities on hand then look no further than McCalls Community Centre where you can hire an office desk or office space to suit your needs with top speed WiFi, printing etc.. now available. Special rates for students and local enterprises. Apply to Annette Walsh (086) 125 7595    

Mass Times:


Cleariestown – 6pm

Caroreigh – 8pm


Trinity – 9am

Taghmon – 10.15am

Rathangan – 11.30am

This ensures there is a vigil mass and Sunday morning mass in both parishes. No special masses on Sunday’s for funerals. Christmas, Easter, Holyday and holiday schedules will be worked out in due course. The 11.30am mass in Rathangan can also be viewed on the webcam

Community Employment Scheme:

Community Employment application forms available at Rathangan hall Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 12.30 or by emailing southeastcom@gmail.com.  Areas covered are : Rathangan, Cleariestown, Duncormick, Ballymore, Mayglass, Kilmore , Tomhaggard, Drinagh ,Murrintown and Bridgetown Village.