Aughim notes June 1



Our Senior Footballers had a convincing win over Baltinglass last week. Our next game in the Senior League is against Kilmacanogue this week. The Run the Rock event takes place next Saturday – entries for this event are ahead of last year and because of this all players, members and supporters of the club who are not running are needed to help out as stewards. Please contact Gerry Holt at 086 2777217 and report at 09.30 a.m. on Saturday 6th June at Brook Lodge. To all players sitting exams we wish them all the best. Sympathy of the Club is extended to the following on recent bereavements – The Keenan & Forsythe family on the recent death of Sheila Crone nee Keenan who died in Canada and formerly of Three Wells, The Byrne Family Tinnakilly & O’Brien Family, Ballymorris on the death of Owen Byrne and the Smith family Rednagh, the Nolan Family Rednagh, & O’Rourke family St. Martin’s Drive on the death of Paddy Smith.

Art Camp and Activity camp

Come join our Two Exciting Camps not to be missed.  Venue: Aughrim community hall, Date: July13th-17th,, Age group: 4-12, Time: 9.30-12 (Art Camp) 12-2 (Activity Camp).  Art in the morning (Stop Motion Animation, Sugar Craft, Design/Paint your own fairy door & lots more, with art competition on the last day).  Activity camp in the afternoon (Introduction to Tae-Kwon-Do, circuit training & lots more.  Demonstration & Competition to be held on the last day, with medals & certs.  Join us for the Art Camp or Activity camp only or both.  Over 14yrs experience delivering Art Camps to the community & over 20years Tae-Kwon-Do experience.  For Booking Contact: Trish Murphy (087)6390370 or Doreen Byrne (086)1631271 for further information

Taekwon Do Class

Child / Children & Parents Taekwon Do class on the  June 10th at 6.15pm in Aughrim Community Hall (beside Londis).  This class is for parents to train along side their child/children who are already attending our TKD School ages 4-7yrs.  This year we are opening it to parents & their child/children who would like give Taekwon Do a go for FREE on this date… For more details contact Doreen at086-1631271 Classes are: Wednesday at 6.15pm ((4-7yrs) & 7pm (8yrs up).  Friday at 7pm Classes are for Adults & Children, for more details contact 086-1631271

The Annual Tinahely/ Carnew  Union,  Barbeque will take place at The Rectory, Killcommon, Tinahely, on Sunday June 14. Barbeque will start at 1pm until 3pm. Adults €20  Children €5. Your support would be much appreciated.

Busy Fingers Pre-school – Open Day

We will be holding our Open Day on  today Wednesday June 3rd, 1-2pm.  Children already enrolled for September, and those who are interested in enrolling, are welcome to attend.  We cater for children from 2 – 6 years of age.  Free pre-school places available under the ECCE scheme.
Tel:  0402 36407 or 087 394 9867

Tidy Towns Meeting

Aughrim Tidy Towns are arranging a public meeting to be held in the Pavilion at 8pm on June 10th to discuss recruitment of volunteers for the overall maintenance of the village.  All welcome.
Community Games

A great night at the County Wicklow Community Games U-14 Quiz with our Aughrim/Annacurra teams coming in 4th and 2nd place and only two points behind the winners. The teams were Sean Campbell, Sean Linehan, Aoife Linehan, Ciaran Byrne Thayer, Shane Arthur, Conor Connolly, Aoife Connolly Darragh O’Shea, Isabella Nic Chonaill, Sadhbh Dempsey, Orla Doyle and Evan Doyle.  Well done to Westside who won the overall and go on to represent County Wicklow in Athlone at the National Community Games Festival in August. A great achievement from you all and a big thank you to your Parents for travelling to Dunlavin.  Congratulations to everybody.

The County Swimming Finals take place next Saturday in Arklow and we have Molly and T.J. Hynes representing Aughrim/Annacurra in them. Wishing them the best of luck.

Busy time at athletics with plenty of practice been put in for Shillelagh on Saturday June 13th. Monday  June 8th is our last training night before the County Finals so if every child could make a real effort to be there especially our relay teams to get one last practice at baton changes. A big thank you to all our coaches who have giving up their time consistently been there every week to help the children improve.


Visit your local market at The Pavilion, Rednagh Rd, on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. A wide selection of local artisan produce including home baking, meat & vegetables, pates & fritattas, new season jams & chutneys and lots more. Why not drop in for a tasting and see for yourself.  You will also find wonderful handcrafts including,  natural handmade soaps and beeswax candles, handmade jewellery and for the children, cute handmade fairy doors and magical fairy paraphernalia. Why not drop in for a cuppa and a warm welcome? For further information please contact: 0860866838.


Run The Rock 11K Challenge 2015

Registration for ‘Run the Rock 11 K Challenges 2015’ is now open on and on Run Ireland website.  Run The Rock will start at 10.30am on Saturday June 6th outside Acton’s bar in The Brooklodge Hotel. It also finishes here.  This fundraising event is organised by Aughrim GAA Club committee and was a great success over the last two years with great reviews.  It is open to both walkers and runners.  The first 3K is a formidable climb to the top of Cushbawn Mountain. From here on its downhill to lap the Sean Linehan Walk and then back up to the Brooklodge Hotel finishline for well earned refreshments.  There is also a shorter 3.5K loop to cater for family’s and kids.  Entry: Individual €20 online, Team of four €60 online, Individual On the day €25.   Family 3.5k €10. For any further information contact any member of Aughrim GAA Club committee.


The numbers: 1, 3, 17 and 24 drawn in Sports club lotto on Monday May 25th.  Match three winners were: Myles Carroll, M.J. Evesson, May, Kevin and Brendan O’Brien c/o M O’B.  The jackpot is €7800.

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.

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