Avoca notes week September 12th

St Pat’s Weekly Draw 5 th September 2016

1st Prize  –  €80, Lila Stewart, Kilcandra

2nd Prize  –  €50,  Sean Whelan, Tigroney

3rd Prize  –  €30,  Liam Doyle, c/o Sharon Doyle

Sellers Prize:  Ben Tuke

Next Draw:  Fitzgeralds


Avoca Courthouse

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


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


 Avoca Bingo

Every Wednesday Evening at 8.30pm

Jackpot now €5125.00

All are welcome


Avoca Active Retirement

Murder Mystery Morning on Tuesday 18th October in Wells House and Gardens for further information contact Joan Dowling 0872260968.  Avoca Active Retirement are having a tea dance on Sunday 25th September from 3-6pm in the Community Hall.  Music by ‘The Wicklow Man’, Adm €5, everyone welcome

The Conary Church Committee

The Conary Church Committee, would like to thank all those who supported their Harvest Thanksgiving Service on last Sunday the 4th of September in Saint Bartholomew’s Church Conary and made the event such a Success.

Bring and Buy Sale

There will be a Bring and Buy Sale in Conary Parish Hall, starting at 2pm on Saturday the 1st of October, in aid of the upkeep of Kilmagig, Newbridge and Old Castlemacadam Graveyards


Avoca Relay  –  calling all camogie GAA teams  –  are you the fastest in Wicklow!


Avoca Tidy Towns and Community Courthouse are organising a 10km Race & Relay Race on the Red Kite Walk supported by Bill Porter of Rathdrum to raise funds for a new heating system for the Old Courthouse heritage Centre.  The event takes place on September 16th starting 7pm at Avoca Community Hall.  This is a relay race for a team of four to do one lap each of Red Kite Walk over 10km.  The race is five laps of Red Kite Walk and all teams and runners and walkers are welcome.  Please register online on http://www.eventbrite.ie/e/red-kite-walk-10km-charity-relay-race-registration-27037173915?aff=efbevent or in Avoca Heritage Centre, registration will be taken on the evening from 5.45 at the Community Hall,all support appreciated.  We hope all GAA, soccer, camogie and sport clubs will enter a team in the relay race for a bit of friendly banter and join in the fun let’s see who has the fastest sports team in Wicklow.  Refreshments will be served after the event.


Avoca Courthouse Raffle

Raffle in aid of a new heating system for the centre.  Raffle tickets available in Avoca Courthouse/IT Centre, Avoca Post Office.  Draw will take place 17th September at Avoca Recycling Centre.  Prizes: 1st. Wicklow Brewery Tour & Tasting voucher for group of 10.  2nd. Coral Leisure Centre, Arklow bulk voucher 10 visits.  3rd.  Stephen Hurley Fitness voucher 1 month.  4th.  Woodenbridge voucher evening meal for 2.  5thHair by Rochelle voucher, and many more.

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