Avoca notes August 18

St. Pat’s Avoca Weekly 50/50 Draw for 11/8/ 2014

First Prize €80: Nuala Byrne Barndarig 2nd Prize €50: Sean Kenny Station road  Avoca  3rd Prize €30: Alicia Jackson Bally Keane Sellers prize €15: Mick Brogan Next Draw in Finns

Avoca Community Play Group

Mothers & Toddlers every Friday from 10am to 12noon

€3 per adult which includes coffee & biscuits 

Avoca Bingo                                                    

Bingo is held weekly in Avoca Community Hall on Wednesday evenings from 8.30pm. All are welcome!

Avoca Active Retirement

All our usual activities continue weekly Art, Bowls, Line Dancing, Crochet, and social morning on Sundays. Trip to Turlough Hill on 12th September. New Members welcome. Details 087 1334590.


Metal Collection

The Scrap Metal Collection which takes place at Avoca Recycling Bank is in aid of The Conary Pure Mile. 

Support would be very Welcome. All the following items are welcome: Bicycles, Gates, Galvinised sheeting, Meta, Girders, Barbeques, Any metal items, Radiators, Pots and Pans, Back boilers, pipes, swings, scrap cars, tractor parts etc.

For more details contact Patrick Nolan 087- 2334714, Mylie Doyle 0872288132, Henry Alexander 0866098850, Pat Cronin 0872328528

Conary Community Arts 

The Casper Organisation Present a talk on understanding and preventing Suicide and self harm on Thursday August 28th   7.30pm in the Conary Community Hall .

Entry by donation.  For more info contact [email protected]  


Avoca Courthouse heritage Centre 

A selection of old photographs are now on display in the old courthouse heritage centre also some genealogy records. Thanks to everyone who donated artefacts & photographs for the centre. Drop in and take a look around and take a trip back in time as you view some old photographs of the area.


Kilmagig Graveyard 

Mass and the Blessing of Graves will take place on Sunday the 24th of August “Saint Bartholomew’s Day” at 2pm

 All are Welcome.


Administrator/Receptionist (Pobal) (Maternity Cover) 

Avoca Community Hall Co. Ltd Requires an Office Administrator/ Receptionist to cover under the Pobal CSP programme to cover for Maternity Leave. Duties will involve: General Office & Reception Duties. Computer literacy and Thesaurus Payroll an advantage.  A person with good communication and organisational skills as well as a pleasant manner would suit this position.

This is a Community Services Programme funded by Pobal. 

Eligibility criteria applies. Applicants must be prepared to complete a Garda vetting form.


Please apply by 20th August 2014 in writing to:        Lorna Whelan

                                                                                    Avoca Community Hall Co. Ltd

                                                                                    Avoca Village

                                                                                    Co. Wicklow


Email:                                                                          [email protected]


South Wicklow Wind Action Group 

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South Wind Action Group will hold a Public Information Meeting in Annacurragh Community Hall at 8.00 p.m. on Friday 22nd August 

to discuss the threat posed to residents of  Ballycoog, Aughrim, Annacurragh, Ballymanus and surrounding areas by plans 

to install upwards of fifty wind turbines in the Croghan Valley area.



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