Avoca Notebook – March 10

St. Pat’s Avoca Weekly 50/50 Draw for 3rd March 2014

First Prize €80: Thomas Hogan c/o Finns 2nd Prize €50: Breda Hughes, Woodview Pk, Avoca 3rd Prize €30: Mary Crean, Avoca Sellers prize €15: Ben Tuke

Next Draw in Fitzgeralds


Avoca Community Play Group

Mothers & Toddlers every Friday from 10am to 12noon

€3 per adult which includes coffee & biscuits


Avoca Bingo

Bingo is held weekly in Avoca Community Hall on Wednesday evenings from 8.30pm. All are welcome!
Avoca Active Retirement

Crochet classes continue on Wednesdays at 11 am and Drama at 12.30 the hall. All our usual activities continue art, bowls, French, line dancing, book club and social morning on Sundays. Next tea dance on Sunday the 27th of April from 3 to 6 pm music by the Wicklow Man. New members welcome! Further details 0871334590


Avoca Annual Outing 2014

The destination this year is Co Clare on the 4th, 5th and 6th of July 2014. The total cost is €250 for 3 nights B&B with 3 dinners and transport included. €50 deposit is required before the 31st March 2014 with full payment required before 1stJune 2014. Anyone wishing to go on this trip please contact Mary Bolger, Avoca Post Office, on 040235211 Monday toFriday 10am to 5pm.

Avoca Recycling Centre accepts all types of Waste-Electrical and Electronic Equipment Free of charge.  Items such as old Fridges, Televisions, Washing Machines are all accepted in fact if it ever had a plug or batteries then the Avoca Recycling Centre will take it from you.

For more information call Mylie on 087 2288132


Avoca GAA

Avoca GAA club are running their popular Cheltenham Mega Buster again this year in association with Fitzgeralds in Avoca. The event runs from March 11th to March 14th and during these four days Fitzgeralds Pub will be turned into a virtual bookies office. There will be a total of €775 given out in prizemoney with numerous other smaller prizes on different days. The entrance fee is €20 to be paid before Sunday March 9th to either Sean Warde 0872383430, Johnny Harper 08767143956 or Mick Fahy 0871372585. Selections for each days racing can be submitted to the above persons or by pre-arranged e-mail before the first race starts each day. Full results and leader board will be posted in Fitzgeralds Avoca and will also be available by e-mail. Anyone with an interest in horse racing should join in and enjoy the craic while at the same time giving support to the Avoca GAA Club. For further information contact any of the people named above or management at Fitzgeralds pub Avoca. The GAA Club would like to thank everyone for their continued support and we look forward to the Cheltenham festival and wish all punters the best of luck.


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