Avoca notes April 27

St pats Avoca weekly 50/50 draw 20/4/15

€80 1st prize peterice kinsella, avoca

€50 2nd prize dan myler, kilmagig avoca

€30 3rd prize alex power c/o fly

€15 sellers prize Gerry Harper

Next draw Fitzgeralds


Avoca Annual Outing 2015

Destination: Rosses Point Co Sligo from 3rd July to 6th July, 3 nights B/B & 3 evening meals and transparent all in for €270 per person.  Any enquiries phone Mary at Avoca Post Office 0402 35211 between 9am to 5.30pm mon-sat


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.


S.N. Phadraig Naofa, Avoca

The school is currently accepting enrolments for September.  Places available in all classes.  

Enquiries 0402 35331


Active retirement

Our A.G.M is on Thursday 14th may at 2 pm in the hall. All members try and attend this meeting if possible.

Next trip to Belvedere house and Kilbeggan distillery Co. Westmeath on Wednesday 20th may.

On Wednesday June 3rd  we are going to Punchestown races evening meeting, a social evening at the races organised by active retirement Ireland. More details to follow 087 1334590  


Thank you

A big thank you to everybody who came along to the Avoca recycling centre on Saturday the 18th of April for the east coast radio fundraiser for cancer support services in county Wicklow the fantastic amount of €683 was collected at this event so thank you for your great support from the Avoca recycling centre, Rathdrum cancer support, the Wicklow hospice foundation and east coast radio.


Alzheimer Tea Day and Sale

There will be a Alzheimer Tea Day and Bring and Buy Sale on Thursday the 7th of May A.D. 2015 in Conary Parish Hall 10am – 8pm. All Proceeds raised going to the local Branch of the Alzheimer Society in Rathdrum “Nolan House”. Support would be Very Welcome.


Newbridge Graveyard Avoca,

The Annual Blessings of the Graves in Newbridge Graveyard Avoca, will take place on Saturday the 23rd of May A.D.2015 at 2pm, we refreshment afterwards in the Community Hall Avoca.

All are Welcome


Kilmagig Graveyard


Mass and the Blessing of Graves will take place on Sunday the 23rd of August at 2pm in Kilmagig Graveyard.


All are Welcome


Ballycoog Vintage Tractor Run

Ballycoog vintage tractor takes place in Ballycoog on Sunday May 10th at 12noon , It will start from the car park at St. Kevin’s community centre. Refreshments will be served and all proceeds are in aid of the community centre.

Do come along and support this family day out.


Farm Family Committee

A meeting of the County Wicklow IFA Farm Family Committee will take place on Tuesday, 28th April in the Woodenbridge Hotel at 8 pm.


Our speaker this month is Monica McDonald, Chiropodist.   


We extend a warm welcome all IFA members and their families.There is a cup of tea/coffee after the meeting where people can have a chat and get to know one another. Why not come along and enjoy the evening.


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