Avoca notes week June 13th

Thank you
The Newbridge Graveyard Committee for the Graveyard in Avoca Village, would like to thank all those who supported and attended the Blessing of the Graves on Saturday the 21st of May, especially Fr.Byrne and the Singers of Opera Serenade.

Thank you
Thank you to all those who supported the Castlemacadam Parish Bring and Buy Sale in the Hartin Hall on Saturday the 21st of May, Which was in aid of Parish Funds.

Thank you
The Conary Church Committee would like to thank all those who supported their Parish Bring and Buy Sale, which was held on Saturday the 28th of May in Conary Parish Hall, Which was in aid of Parish Funds.

The Winner’s of the Raffle were; 1st Prize
€100.00 – Sandra Hamilton, 2nd Floral Planter – Edward Hollingsworth, 3rd Bottle of Bailey’s -Tes. Crean 5th Wine and Chocolates – Kate Bradshaw, 6th Small Food Hamper – Caroline Bradshaw, 7th Wine and Sweets -Tommy Tutty, 8th Candles and Chocolates – Eleanor Johnson, 9th Towels and Bath Salts – Leonard Fitzgerald, 10th. Wine and Chocolates – Mark McDonald, 11th Vegetables – Isobel Fenton, 12th Vegetables – Eric Bradshaw, 13th Vegetables – Chissy Fox.

St Pat’s Weekly Draw 7th June 2016

1st Prize  –  €80,  Sue & Bam, c/o Bam Dunne

2nd Prize  –  €50,  Andy Burke, Clash

3rd Prize  –  €30,  Martin Bolger, Avoca


Sellers Prize: Ben Tuke

Next Draw:  Fitzgeralds



Judging is now underway for the National Tidy Towns Awards, to help reduce our carbon footprint & to have money to spend on projects in the village & surrounds we have parked up our van this year, we are very grateful to the CE worker who is using his personal transport for the lawnmower & the volunteers who are also using their own transport to ensure our flowers are all watered each evening, also the volunteer who provides the water, volunteers have also been active this week working on the Old Courthouse Heritage Centre, you too can help by bringing your chips bags, drink cans  sweet papers etc home for recycling,  pick up any litter you may come across & be sure to bring a pooper scooper when out walking with your dog, it’s all about having a litter free clean area to live in, a village we can all be proud to call home.


We are delighted to say that the vacant  CE posts in the Old Court House Heritage Centre have been filled & the Centre will be back to full opening hours 9-5 Mon-Fri including lunch time very soon. Thank you all for your patience & support. Thanks to Amanda who has kept everything going this past  few weeks. 

Bus Leaving post office Monday 4th of July  9am sharp for 4 days. Return Friday 8th July. All money to be paid up on or before Thursday 23rd July.  . Any queries contact Mary at Avoca Post Office 


Active Retirement Tea Dance

Active Retirement is having a tea dance on Sunday 3rd July from 3pm – 6pm in the Community Hall.  Music by The Wicklow Man, Admission €5.00, everyone welcome.


Avoca N.S

Avoca N.S. is taking enrolments for the coming academic year. The school has places in all classes.  If you would like to have your child enrolled please call the office  on 0402-35331 or email us at avocans@hotmail.com. All pupils welcome.

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