Avoca notes week August 22nd

St Pat’s Weekly Draw 15 th August 2016


1st Prize  –  €80, Louise Mc Cabe

2nd Prize  –  €50,  Lilly Bolger

3rd Prize  –  €30,  Lorna Whelan

Sellers Prize: Pat Mc Cabe

Next Draw:  Fitzgeralds


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.


Avoca Courthouse

Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturdays 11am to 3.30pm.




10km Relay Race

A date for your Diary 17th September at 7pm teams of 4, €10 per adult or €5 per child. Register at Avoca Courthouse Heritage Centre – more details to follow – put the date in your diary get a team together & start training – all proceeds towards new heating system for Avoca Courthouse Heritage Centre



Avoca Playgroup

Will re-open on 31st August 2016 in Avoca Community Hall. Playgroup runs every day from Monday to Friday during the school year. If you would like your child to learn and socialise through play in a supervised environment with fully qualified childcare practioners then Avoca Playgroup is an option worth considering. Avoca Playgroup has places for children who qualify for the ECCE scheme, we also have places for children who can not avail of the ECCE scheme. Children between 3yrs and 5yrs can now receive two years of free pre-school under the ECCE scheme. Enquiries to Angela at 0868489283.


Avoca Community Employment Co. Ltd

Has vacancies for caretakers/general operatives in the following locations:

1)      Conary Pure Mile & Community Hall

2)      Rooster Park Community Field & Clubhouse

The positions are for 19 ½ hours per week and applicants must be eligible to participate in a DSP Community Employment Scheme. Garda Vetting will be required for these positions. Please apply through your local INTREO Office ( Social Welfare Office) or by letter/email enclosing/attaching a CV to: Ms Lillian Foxton, Avoca Community Employment Co. Ltd, Coolboy, Beech Road, Arklow, Co. Wicklow or by email to: lfoxtonavocace@eircom.net

Harvest Thanksgiving Service

The Harvest Thanksgiving Service for Conary Parish, will be held on Sunday the 4th of September 2016 in Saint Bartholomew’s Church Conary, starting at 7.30pm.
The Preacher will be the Revd Alan Breen Curate of Greystones Parish.

Avoca Bingo

Every Wednesday Evening at 8.30pm

Jackpot now €5050

All are welcome

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