Avoca notes November 30

Avoca Bingo 

Bingo is held weekly in Avoca Community Hall on Wednesday nights from 8.30pm.  Avoca Bingo Jackpot is now €4125. 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.  

Active retirement

Many thanks to our members who travelled to the arboretum on Thursday and to our members who organised the trip a great days shopping was had by all. Don’t forget our Christmas dinner Saturday 5th December at 7 pm in Fitzgeralds. Book with Mary or John by Sunday 29th November. More details, 0879515823.


Avoca national school an open coffee morning will be held in avoca national school on Friday 11th December from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. An invitation is extended to all the parents of the children currently attending the school. All prospective parents are invited also. This will be an opportunity to meet other parents and to view some of the childrens activities. All are welcome and admission is free.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 23/11/15

€80 1st prize Anthony gilvarry, avoca

€50 2nd prize luke Kearney, avoca    

€30 3rd prize brian Redmond, ballykeane

€15 sellers mick brogan

Next draw Finns

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.


Christmas Lights turned on in Avoca Friday 11th December

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