Avoca notes September 7

Light Up Avoca Christmas 2015


The community Christmas Tree in the Park   & street lights with be switched on Friday 11th December  – watch this space for more details & details of fund raising event soon.


St pats avoca weekly 50/50 draw 31/8/15

€80 1st prize Mary Crean, Avoca

€50 2nd prize Bam Dunne, Conary

€30 3rd prize Breda Hughes, Woodview pk Avoca

€15 sellers Mick Brogan

Next draw Finns

Ballycoogue Woodenbridge walk

Plans are going ahead for the walkway and our first fundraiser will be a fashion show. The final date is not yet decided on but we will let you know in good time. We look forward to your support for this project.

Conary community hall fundraiser on Saturday the 5th September, beginning with a 5 k walk at 10:30 am around the beautiful motte loop, followed by refreshments in the hall and a cake sale at 12, open 50 bird clay pigeon shoot from 3 to 6 pm including a novice trap for beginners, bbq with live music from 6 to 9 in leo’s and to finish the day more live music, a raffle and a monster auction also in leo’s cakes for the cake sale, and new items for the auction would be much appreciated .


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.


Avoca heritage centre

Is currently hosting a second hand charity to collect money in aid of the tidy towns, everyone is welcome to come have a look or bring goods they no longer need.

Your support would be greatly appreciated.


 Harvest Thanksgiving Service
The Annual Harvest Thanksgiving Service for Conary Parish, will be held on Sunday the 6th of September 2015 at 7.30pm in Saint Bartholomew’s Church Conary. The Preacher (D.V.) will be the Revd Brian O’Reilly Rector of Rathdrum and Derralossary with Glenealy.

Thank you
The Conary Church Committee, would like to thank all those who supported their Parish Bring and Buy Sale and their Songs of Praise Service

Tea dance

Avoca active retirement tea dance Sunday 27th September from 3-6 pm in community hall. Music by the Wicklow man adm €5. Everyone welcome.

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