Avoca notes week July 25th

St Pat’s Weekly Draw 18th July 2016

 

1st Prize  –  €80,  Sean Whelan, Tigroney, Avoca

2nd Prize  –  €50,  Ann Lacey, Avoca

3rd Prize  –  €30,  Andrew Cullen, Avoca

Sellers Prize: Ben Tuke

Next Draw:  Fitzgeralds

 

 Avoca N.S

Avoca N.S. is taking enrolments for the coming academic year. The school has places in all classes.  If you would like to have your child enrolled please call the office  on 0402-35331 or email us at [email protected]. All pupils welcome.

 

Kilmagig Graveyard

There will be Mass with the Blessing of the Graves in Kilmagig Graveyard on Sunday the 28th of August 2016, starting at 2pm.
All are Welcome.

 

Avoca Bingo

EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT @ 8.30PM

JACK POT NOW €4950.00

ALL ARE WELCOME

 

Active Retirement

Many thanks to everyone who supported our tea dance and to our members who helped on the day. A great afternoon of dancing to

“The Wicklow Man” was had by all. Draw for your diary next tea dance Sunday 25th September.

 

Workshops on how  to use garden plants grown locally for use in your diet.  Venues ‘Harton Hall’, Avoca Saturday 30th July 2.30pm to 4.30pm, and Redcross Community Centre, Redcross Village Thursday 11th August Village 7.30pm to 9.30pm.  Learn to make herbal teas, pestos, herbal vinegars, macerated oils & salves etc.  Food tasting, recipes & samples to take home.  Price €50.  Contact Isobel Keeling (Herbalist & Naturopath) on 086 8837564.

 

Avoca Courthouse open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturdays 11am to 3.30pm

 

Avoca Pilgrimage

Our Lady’s Island, Wexford on the 15th August 2016.  Coach leaving church car park at 10.30am.  If going please contact Joan Dowling: mobile 087 2260968 or 0402 30655, before 13th August 2016.  Bus €12, meal extra.

 

IFA  Food from our Farms Tent  at Tinahely Show

Tinahely Agricultural Show takes place on August Bank Holiday Monday at Fairwood, Tinahely. The IFA Food from our Farms Tent is definitely worth a visit. There is a great variety of gourmet foods and many exhibitors will be doing tastings and giving advice on preparation. These vary from organic hot foods to artisan cheeses, sauces, sweet treats and much more.

In addition the Farm Safety Competition is held each year with generous cash prizes for the winners and runners up. With so much on offer the IFA Food Tent is definitely not to be missed.

Avoca Tidy Towns

Judging is ongoing in the National Tidy Towns Competition – the village is looking resplendent in the wonderful flowers , new seats & signs, you can do your bit by picking up any rubbish you may see, keeping the area around your home/business litter free, remember cigarette butts are litter & should be disposed in a responsible manner not on the footpath.

Avoca Courthouse Heritage Centre

10km Relay Race

A date for your Diary 17th September at 7pm teams of 4 €40 – more details to follow – put the date in your diary get a team together & starting training – all proceeds towards new heating system for Avoca Courthouse Heritage Centre 

The Conary Church Committee, wish to thank all those who attended their Songs of Praise Service on July 10th in Saint Bartholomew’s Church Conary and to the Preacher for the Evening Revd. Nathan Duddy the Presbyterian Minister for Arklow.

 

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