Avoca notes December 14

Avoca Bingo 

Bingo is held weekly in Avoca Community Hall on Wednesday nights from 8.30pm.  Avoca Bingo Jackpot is now €4150. All welcome

Avoca senior citizens

The Avoca senior citizens committee wish to extend their thanks to myles doyle and staff at the avoca recycling centre for all their help in raising funds for this worthy cause, and to the shops who support us with their donation buckets. We would like to remind everyone that donation buckets can be found at: avoca and Rathdrum credit unions, avoca post office, avoca chemist, hendleys shop and cafe, kellys bar, the meetings bar and lounge, Flemings shop, Rathdrum, leo’s bar, conary, delaneys shop, woodenbridge. Every cent counts, so please remember our buckets after you’ve chosen a book at avoca recycling centre, or if you visit any of the above premises. Many thanks to you all for your continued support of the avoca senior citizens.             



The Avoca Senior Citizens committee wish to extend their thanks to Myles Doyle and staff at the Avoca Recycling Centre for presenting them with a donation for the Avoca Senior Citizens fund, collected from their recycled clothing campaign. Myles has also provided some Clothes re-cycling bags which can be filled with all clothes that are no longer wanted, and returned to the Avoca Recycling Centre. If you would like to make use of one of these bags please contact Hazel Killeen at 0402 33891. Or failing this, you could pick one up at the centre next time you call in.                                                                

Thank you to all involved in this scheme.


Active retirement

Many thanks to our members who attended our Christmas dinner and to our members who organised it. A great night was had by all . we wish all our members and their families a very happy and peaceful Christmas and new year.


Christmas fundraiser

Come along to the avoca recycling centre on Saturday 19th of December for a Christmas fundraiser in aid of the avoca miner’s cross to help with the up keep of the cross and the E.S.B. from 9 am to 1.45 pm so come along and have a cup of tea or coffee some Christmas cake, mince pies or some tastey treats. Have a go at our raffle for some great prizes, santa claus himself will arrive at 1 pm to draw the raffle winners. Thank you for your support.


Avoca recycling centre Christmas opening times

Wed 23rd December open as normal

Thurs 24th to mon 28th December closed

Tues 29th December open as normal

Wed 30th December open as normal

Thurs 31st December closed

Fri 1st January closed

Sat 2nd January open as normal

Wickow county council would like to thank you for your continued support. With very best wishes for a happy Christmas and new year. from the team at avoca recycling centre. Contact 0872288132  


Avoca national school. the school is currently accepting enrolment for the next school year. enrolment forms are available from the school office and should be returned by 22nd December where possible.

St pats avoca weekly 50/50 draw 7/12/15

€80 1st prize Daniel doran, avoca

€50 2nd prize james murray jnr , avoca    

€30 3rd prize Teresa moore, avoca

€15 sellers Gerry harper

Next draw finns


Ballycoog 45 card night

On Friday 18th December, a 45 card night will be held in the Community Hall starting at 8.30pm sharp! €10 to play with good prize money and all proceeds including the raffle will go towards the bi-centenary celebrations for St. Kevin’s church. Ballycoog Macra are hosting the night and will provide their usual Christmas treats and refreshments so come along for an enjoyable night and all for a great cause! 

           Conary Church Committee

The Conary Church Committee would like to thank all those who supported their Parish Christmas Bring and Buy Sale last Saturday. The Prizer Winners of the Raffle were 1st Prize €100. – Cecily Mates, 2nd Food Hamper – Chaclotte Burns. 3rd 2 Bottles of Wine – Christy Martin 4th Coffee Maker – Sadie Oughton 5th Beauty Set – David Phelan 6th Bowl and Soap Set – Verna Goff 7th Kitchen Roll Holder – Joy Keppel 8th Wine and Chocolates – Edwin Bradshaw 9th Beauty Set & picture – Cathal Gallagher 10th Wine and Chocolates – Emma Collins 11th Wine and Place Mats – May Byrne 12th Photo Frame & Cologne Spray – Laura Bradshaw 13th Photo Frame & Wine – Hilda Hall 14th Bottle of Wine -Phyllis Mates.

Carol Service

The Annual Carol Service for Conary Parish, will be held on Sunday the
20th of December at 7.30pm in Saint Bartholomew’s Church Conary.
All are Welcome.

Christmas Day Service

A Service of Holy Communion marking the Birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ, will be held on Christmas Day the 25th of December at 10am in Saint Bartholomew’s Church Conary
All are Welcome.

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