Aughrim notes June 29

Wicklow Macra Needs You

Wicklow Macra, are celebrating their 70th Anniversary this year, and the county is hoping to get the club in Aughrim back up and running, we are asking anyone who can help with contacts or anyone wishing to get involved to contact Jacqueline Walsh on 087 7735659 or email, see for more information on the organisation and all it has to offer. Anniversary and Awards Night will be held on September 26th in The Arklow Bay Hotel, a great opportunity to meet up with old friends and new to celebrate this wonderful occasion. More details to follow soon.

Art Camp and Activity camp

Come join our Two Exciting Camps not to be missed. Venue: Aughrim community hall, Date: July13th-17th,, Age group: 4-12, Time: 9.30-12 (Art Camp) 12-2 (Activity Camp). Art in the morning (Stop Motion Animation, Sugar Craft, Design/Paint your own fairy door & lots more, with art competition on the last day). Activity camp in the afternoon (Introduction to Tae-Kwon-Do, circuit training & lots more. Demonstration & Competition to be held on the last day, with medals & certs. Join us for the Art Camp or Activity camp only or both. Over 14yrs experience delivering Art Camps to the community & over 20years Tae-Kwon-Do experience. For Booking Contact: Trish Murphy (087)6390370 or Doreen Byrne (086)1631271 for further information.
Pub Quiz & Quiz Night
On Saturday July 4th at 8pm in O’Toole’s, Aughrim there will be a fun night and pub quiz in aid of Askinagap Community Development Association. Great prizes and raffle. €40 for table of four.


Cemetery Masses and Blessing of Graves

The annual cemetery Masses and blessing of graves will be held as follows:
Upper Macreddin Cemetery, Wednesday July 1st. Lower Macreddin, Thursday July 2nd. Roshane cemetery Friday July 3rd. All Masses are at 8.00.p.m.


Visit your local market at The Pavilion, Rednagh Rd, on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. A wide selection of local artisan produce including home baking, meat & vegetables, pates & fritattas, new season jams & chutneys and lots more. Why not drop in for a tasting and see for yourself. You will also find wonderful handcrafts including, natural handmade soaps and beeswax candles, handmade jewellery and for the children, cute handmade fairy doors and magical fairy paraphernalia. Why not drop in for a cuppa and a warm welcome? For further information please contact: 0860866838.
The numbers: 1, 5, 27 and 28 drawn in Sports club lotto on Monday June 22nd. There was no match three or jackpot winner. The jackpot is €1800.


4As Hillwalking Club
The 4As Hillwalking Club is 20 years in existence this summer. To celebrate we are inviting anyone who has walked with us or participated in any of our trips, to join us for a walk to Croghan Kinsella on July 5th, which was the scene of the clubs first walk as a group in 1995. We would be delighted to see as many of you as possible. Please contact our secretary to let us know if you wish to join us, as we need an idea of numbers for the bus. Tel: 0878392661 or email After the walk we will adjourn to lawless’ Hotel.
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The Annual cemetery Mass takes place in lower Macreddin Graveyard on Thursday 2nd July. There will be a voluntery collection at the the gate to cover continuous upkeep and maintenance of the grounds surrounding all the Graves and to off set the Personal Accident Insurance cost which is required for the RSS worker. All contributions would be greatly appreciated

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