Aughrim notes June 22


Wicklow Macra Needs you…

Wicklow Macra, are celebrating their 70th Anniversary this year, and the county is hoping to get the club in Aughrim back up and running, we are asking anyone who can help with contacts or anyone wishing to get involved to contact Jacqueline Walsh on 087 7735659 or email [email protected], see for more information on the organisation and all it has to offer.

Anniversary and Awards Night will be held on September 26th in The Arklow Bay Hotel, a great opportunity to meet up with old friends and new to celebrate this wonderful occasion. More details to follow soon.

Juvenile GAA

An U8s\U10s Football Blitz was held in Knockananna Saturday June 20th.  Teams Attending were Aughrim, Annacurra and Shillelagh. There was a great turn out in Knockananna on a lovely Saturday morning.

Our U8s lost their first game, won their second game and drew the last game Well done to the kids, parents and their coaches. The U10s were on their toes in all their three games and won them all very well.  I would like to say very well done to our U10s, to the parents and coaches. Finally, I would like to say ‘thank you’ to Knockananna for their welcome.

Our next blitz is at home on Fri evening  June 26th – U8s\U10s Hurling Blitz. I hope you all come and support the kids. See you all there 6.45pm start.  Well Done to our U14s Luke O Toole’s (Aughrim&Tinahely), Who won the All lreland Feile Final against Blackwater of Wexford, in the North of Ireland on Sunday 21st June. Its a credit to all the players, coaches, parents and all their supporters.

 Festival Fishing Competition
 There will be a fishing competition held at the NDAF “Fishing for All” Angling Facility, Rednagh Road, Aughrim on Saturday June 27th from 12 – 3pm. Prizes – Plaques and Fishing Vouchers for heaviest Senior catch of the day and Junior catch of the day. Also two extra prizes for this competition. The entry fee is included in admission ticket. Please “Like” the National Disabled Angling Facility on Facebook for further details on events and promotions. For further information phone 0402 36552.

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.

 Cemetery Masses and Blessing of Graves

The annual cemetery Masses and blessing of graves will be held as follows:
Upper Macreddin Cemetery, Wednesday July 1st.   Lower Macreddin, Thursday July 2nd. Roshane cemetery Friday July 3rd.  All Masses are at 8.00.p.m.

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