Aughrim notes December 22


Juvenile GAA Raffle Results

1. John McDonald, Kilcarra. 2. Shane Arthur. 3. Odhran Dillon, Aughavannagh.
4. Oisin Dillion, Aughavannagh. 5. June McCabe. 6. Paul Carter, Laragh.
7.  Eithne Doyle, Aughrim. 8. Josie O’Byrne, Cronawinna. 9. Edel Dowling.
10. John Murphy, Arklow. 11.Trish Quigley, Upper Aughrim. 12. Paige Doyle.
The Club would like to thank all our sponsors, ticket sellers and everyone who purchased tickets and especially those present on the night.  Our Club was represented at the Wicklow County Convention held recently by Chairman: Liam Keenan, Secretary: Denis Mangan, School Liasion Officer: Des Burton, and Chairman of the County Appeals Committee: Liam O’Loughlin.  We would like to convey our best wishes to Club players who are presently involved with the various County football panels – Robert Lambert with the County Senior football panel, Patrick Phelan with the Under the 21 panel and Dean Newsome with the minor football panel.  As 2014 draws to a close we would like to remember our players who are presently abroad at the moment – Darragh O’Brien, Eoin O’Loughlin and Brian Canavan and welcome back those players who returned  during the year – Scott Newsome, Bobby Newsome, Richard Keegan and Lorcan Kavanagh.  To everyone who helped in any way both on and off the field to make 2014 such a success for the Club at all levels a big thank you.  The winning of the Intermediate Football championship was the highlight of the year and this success generated   a “feel good factor” throughout the whole community.  Merry Christmas to all.

Repair Cafe

Aughrim’s 3rd Repair Café will return for 2015 on Saturday January 10th.
 In an effort to cut down on dumping into Landfill and to give your much loved items a second or third life, bring along and register your broken items between 10.00am & 1.00pm to the Aughrim Town & Country Market at the Pavilion overlooking the Fishing Park on the Rednagh Road  beside the GAA County Grounds. It is a Free Event but a Donation is acceptable towards the running costs.   Dedicated Volunteers will demonstrate to you how your items from Sewing Machines Toasters, Cameras, Jewellery, Chair Legs, Lamps, etc….can be kept in good condition.  If you are having a problem operating any item you have just purchased ie. Laptops , Phones, cameras etc. somebody will be able to guide you through.  Do  you enjoy a challenge and like repairing things, ?? Like to be a volunteer with us & join the team?? If so we would love to hear from you just call Caroline 086/0865838
Sacred Heart Church Arrangements

Masses: Monday & Tuesday December 22nd & 23rd    Mass at 10 o’clock. Wednesday 24th. December (Christmas Eve) Mass 10.00 a.m. Vigil Mass 8.00 p.m. Thursday 25th. December (Christmas Day) Mass at 10.30 a.m. Friday 26th. December (St. Stephen’s Day) Mass 10.00 a.m.  Sacrament of Reconciliation:  After 10 o’clock Mass each morning from December 15th. –December 23rdWednesday Christmas Eve Confessions from 11-12.

Indoor Tennis

Indoor Tennis for both Adults and juniors recommences with a new course starting on Monday January 12th in Aughrim’s sports complex.  Following on from a very popular 1st yr !  The only indoor class in county Wicklow where the weather is on the outside.
Adult classes: limited to 8 people, suitable for Beginners, re-starters and active players.
Two classes, Monday Mornings from Jan 12th, 9.30-10.30am or 10.30-11.30 am
5 week course, costs €50  pp. covers areas from a Technical, Tactical and Physical standpoint. Racquets provided. Junior Classes for kids aged 7 – 12 years.  Monday afternoons 4.30 – 5.30 pm 6 wk course, cost €40 pp or €75 for 2 kids same parent. Places limited. Phone or text David Sheehan 0878166525 registered tennis professional for more info or to book in.      www.bighittennisacademy.com

Avoca Recycling Centre.

Opening hours for Avoca Recycling Centre over the Christmas and New Year period are as follows:
Tuesday Dec.23 from 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4,30pm.
Tuesday Dec.30 from 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4,30pm.
Back to normal working hours from Friday Jan.2, 2015.

The team at Avoca Recycling Centre wish to extend a big ‘Thank you’ to everyone for their continued support during the past year. Furthermore, the team would like to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year


First Responders

Aughrim First Responders would like to thank all who supported our Christmas raffle this year. We very much appreciate our prize sponsors especially Brooklodge Hotel, Herbst, Pettitt’s and Londis for providing our main prizes. As always we thank the Credit Union, for allowing us locate the community defibrillator on their building, which is accessible at all times. Thank you also to the association for the continued use of the GAA sports complex for monthly training. If anyone would like a new interest for the New Year we are always looking for community volunteers! Please contact Sharon Keogh0871255623 or Dolly Lee 0863843194 for further information. We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and A Happy Healthy New Year!


We wish all our customers and supporters a Merry Christmas and a healthy and Happy New Year. The market will open again on Saturday January 10th from 10 – 2. So from all of us to all of you….enjoy the festivities and we look forward to seeing you all again in 2015.


The numbers 4, 9, 13 and 19 were drawn in the Aughrim sports club lotto on Monday December 15th.  Match three winners were: Alice O’Loughlin, Aine Darcy, Jane Moules and Caroline Doyle. The jackpot is €4500.

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