Aughrim notes November 9


Active Retirement

Art Classes continue on Wednesdays at 10.30am and one-to- one Computer Classes will commence on Friday, November 13th in Avondale Community School, Rathdrum from 2-3pm for six weeks.  On Tuesday, November 24th we will have an outing to Springmount Gardens for gift shopping and lunch – transport by mini bus departing Lawless’ Hotel at 11am.  Have you booked for our Christmas Party on Friday, December 4th in Lawless’ Hotel. Please have your 20 Euro in an envelope with your name for Kay at our December meeting on Tuesday, 1st. As in previous years we will have a Kris Kindle – present not to exceed €5 – lots of nice things available at the Saturday Market.  At our December meeting we will have our annual envelope collection – this year we will donate the proceeds to Wicklow Hospice.  Positive Ageing are having a Christmas Party on Sunday, December 13th in the Arklow Bay Hotel at 3pm, tickets €10 .Don’t forget the community evening on next Sunday, November 15th at 7.15pm organised by Aughrim Business Association in Lawless’ Hotel. There will be talks on local history, local walks, etc as well as a photographic Exhibition of Aughrim through the years..

Aughrim Evening

Anyone with an interest in Aughrim’s rich past should keep the evening of Sunday November 15th free to attend a social gathering hosted by the Aughrim Business Association in Lawless’ Hotel. Presentations of aspects of local interest will be accompanied by a slide show of historic photographs. The many walking opportunities on Aughrim’s doorstep will also be up for discussion. This informative and enjoyable evening is open to all and admission is free. Start time 7.15pm sharp in the function Room of Lawless Hotel.

Aughrim Fair

The preparations for the yearly Aughrim Fair in the Function Room of Lawless’ Hotel are in full swing. The Fair will take place on Sunday December 6th from 11am to 5pm. There are still stalls available for crafts people and other small businesses with high quality products. For bookings and information contact Christien Van Bussel 086 8597267 email: [email protected]

Athletics Training

Athletics training continues every Monday at 7pm and with these darker evenings please wrap up well and bring plenty of water. There will be updates to follow with possible new events in 2016 so keep reading and listening.


Pilates continues in Aughrim sports complex: Tuesday 5:15pm, 6:30 and 7:45pm. Wednesday: 10am and Friday 5:45pm and 7pm.  Please contact Thérese (087) 7731106 or [email protected]


Visit your local market at The Pavilion, Rednagh Rd, on Saturdays from 10 -2pm. A wide selection of local artisan produce including home baking, farm fresh free range eggs, meat & vegetables, pates & frittatas, new season jams & chutneys and lots more. Why not drop in for a tasting and see for yourself. You will also find wonderful handcrafts & Aran knits, natural handmade soaps & beeswax candles and beautiful 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 to our market cafe and see for yourself? For further information please contact: 0860866838.


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