Aughrim notes September 1


Indoor Tennis

Indoor Tennis starts again in Aughrim leisure complex Monday September 15th from 4.30-5.30pm for juniors 7-12 yrs old. It will run as 5 wk term up to Halloween & cost €35 pp or €65  for 2 children same parent ) please text David Sheehan 0878166525 if you would like your child to attend  Also continuing on from last season two very popular adult classes will run on Monday mornings from September 22nd. 9.30-10.30 & 10.30-11.30. Places limited to 8 people. Cost €50 for a 5 wk course. Suitable for all standards. Again text David Sheehan  to reserve a place. 0878166525

Ann Devlin CCE

Classes will resume this Friday, 5th September, for all registered students.  All classes are now full for this term, however if you would like to express an interest in a place should one arise please contact Brigid on 0402 36325 after 4pm.  Beginners class begins at 7pm with a workshop for all others starting at 7.30pm.

Culture Night

Celebration of Culture Night 2014 will take place in the CCE room in the old school on September 19th at 7.30pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Set Dancing

Set Dancing Classes with Paddy and Yvonne will start back on Thursday September11th at 8.30pm in the Community Hall. This is a very enjoyable night with a break for a cup of tea and a chat. So why not come along and see for yourself. Beginners welcome.

Annual Sheep Show and Sale

The 47th Annual Aughrim Sheep show and sale will be held in Carnew mart on this Friday September 5th.  There will be the presentation of cups and a cabaret in Joe O’Toole’s on Friday night. Proceeds in aid of charity.

Repair Cafe

What do you do with a chair when the leg has come loose? With a toaster that no longer works? Or a woollen jumper with moth holes? Have started to fix something and got stuck?  Toss it? No way!  You can repair it at the Repair Café! 

Repair Cafés are free meeting places and they’re all about repairing things (together): clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, jewellery, toys etc. Come along on September 20th 10- 2 at the market in the Pavilion, Rednagh Road.  Reuse and repair.  Give it a second life!  FREE event, donations welcome


Volunteers are needed for Aughrim GAA’s “white collar boxing fundraiser night” which is due to take place on November 29th. Full boxing training is provided so boxing knowledge is not required.

We need at least 2 ladies and up to 10 men to volunteer for a fight on the night. Get your names in to Liam Keenan ASAP on 0862368702 .

The weigh in night is scheduled for September. 20th. Get your friends to reserve Nov 29th on their calendars for a great night out. Aughrim GAA club congratulate club referee John Keenan who has been appointed standby referee and will be linesman for the All-Ireland Minor hurling final between Kilkenny and Limerick.

John is the first Aughrim man since Eamon Moules to be involved in All-Ireland day.
Aughrim’s Intermediate team played Avondale in the Division 2 league last weekend. They fell behind early in the game and although they rallied back hard and won the second half the gap was just too big to bridge. That will be the last game until the championship semi-final against Donard/the Glen which is scheduled to be on Saturday September 13th in the County Grounds Aughrim. Keep an eye on the official fixtures page for confirmation of times.

Vintage Tractor & Car Run

Aughrim Hall committee will hold a vintage tractor & car run and static show on Sunday September 28th starting in the Community Field, Rednagh Road, at 12 noon. Registration of vehicles from 11.30.

Community Games

The National Community Games Festival Weekend took place this week and the children did great. Isabelle Doyle came 5th in her U-8 semi-final. Ciara Shannon did a great solo dance in the U-14 section and our U-14 group dance got fourth place medals Ciara Shannon, Rebecca Lawless and Rory Shannon so well done to everyone who represented County Wicklow. You did your county proud.
Community Games will be up and running again in September on Monday nights but we will confirm a starting date shortly.

Juvenile GAA

The Aughrim U12’s continued their winning ways last week. First up were the footballers on Monday August 25th, they had a comprehensive win over neighbours Annacurra on a score line of 9-14 to 1-2.

Then it was the U12 hurlers turn on Friday  August 29th who also had a comprehensive win over Tinahely on a score of 5-12 to 2-1.

The U8 and U10 football blitz was postponed last weekend, so the kids will be busy this weekend with a hurling blitz in Carnew on Friday night followed by a football blitz in Arklow on Saturday morning. The last blitz of the year will be in Coolkenno the following Saturday.

The Juvenile club are hosting the U can Awards competition for all age groups from U7 up to U12 over the coming weeks, so there should be great excitement in the field when these competitions take place, best of luck to all participants.

Taekwon do Classes

Taekwon do classes resume on Friday September 5th in Aughrim Community hall at7pm (for Junior members & lower belt level ) Followed by Senior members & higher belt level at 8pm.  Classes for Juniors( 4yrs-7yrs) every Wednesday starting on  September 10th at 6.15-6.50pm. Followed by 7pm class for all students.  Classes are for all levels of fitness, come and learn a skill while keeping fit…! Limited amount of spaces are available!
For more information contact Doreen @ 086-1631271


The numbers 3, 5, 10 and 18 were drawn in the Aughrim sports club lotto on Monday August 24th.  The jackpot was not won. Match three winners were: Eilish & John Lawlor, Tinakilly.  The jackpot is €12000.


Aughrim Town & Country Market continues every Saturday morning, from 10am to 2pm. If you have, not visited before you will be pleasantly surprised, we have a butcher, some bakers, even a candlestick maker! With talented craftspeople providing woollens, jewellery, jams, preserves and prints. The Pavilion, Rednagh Road, on Saturday morning. For more information contact 0860865838.

Monster Car Boot Sale

All  roads will lead to Knockananna  hall on Saturday 27th September where a car boot sale will start at 9am  to 2pm.It costs €10 to pitch a table which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Tea and coffee will be available on the day.  Do come early to bag the bargains and in the past many of the stall holders were well pleased with their takings.  More information available by phoning0863291750

Notes Deadline
Items to be included in the Aughrim notes should be emailed to [email protected] before 8 p.m. on Sundays.  Do not send attachments.

Please contact us for use of this image