Avoca notes March 9

St. Pat’s Avoca Weekly 50/50 Draw for 2/3/2015

First Prize €80: Willie Browne, Conary 2nd Prize €50: Andy Doyle, Kilmagig, Avoca3rd Prize €30: Breda Kinsella, Kilmagig, Avoca

Sellers prize €15: Mick Brogan next Draw in Fitzgeralds


Active Retirement

Trip to the Collins barracks and St. Patricks cathedral Dublin on Wednesday 8th  April. Bus leaving the car park in Avoca at 9:30am. Price 10 euro. If going give me your name by 1st of April on 0871334590. Tea dance 29th March with music by the Wicklow man ADM €5. Members meeting 12th March at 2pm in the hall. Details on any of above 0871334590


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. The jackpot for this week is €3,000, All are welcome!


Avoca Recycling Centre

We will be continuing the collection of scrap metal. Any questions about what can be collected call us at 0872288132 or call 0876770544.


Scrap Metal Appeal

If you are doing Spring Cleaning or have anything from a saucepan to an engine, we, the Kilmagig Graveyard Committee, would be delighted to hear from you as we are doing a scrap metal appeal in conjunction with the Avoca Recycling Bank. All proceeds are going towards the maintenance and restoration of Kilmagig Graveyard.

Contact Sheila Whelan: 086 349 5453


S.N. Phadraig Naofa, Avoca

The school is currently accepting enrolments for September.  Places available in all classes.  

Enquiries 0402 35331


Saint Patrick Day

There will be a Service to mark Saint Patrick Day at 10am in Saint Bartholomew’s Church Conary.
All are Welcome


In Aid of Daffodil Day

Coffee Morning and Bring and Buy Cake Sale on the 28th of March. From 11am. Until 3pm at the Home of Georgie and Muriel Williams at Forest View, Redcross, Everybody Welcome

Stuart McDonough  

The community were shocked to hear of the untimely death of the village postman Stuart McDonough last thurday morning.  Sincere sympathy to his family friends & work colleagues.


Ben Kelly

The community were saddened to hear of the death of Ben Kelly of Fitzgeralds Fountain Bar Avoca. Ben was a great community group supporter & was inspirational in securing the filming of Ballykissangel to Avoca from which the entire community widely benefited.  We send our sincere sympathy to his family at this sad time.



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