Avoca notes week December 5

St Pat’s Weekly Draw 21st November  2016


1st Prize  –  €80 Abbie Brogan c/o Anne Brogan

2nd Prize  –  €50 Michelle Byrne, Conary

3rd Prize  –  €30, Mary Burke, Avoca

Sellers Prize:  Mick Brogan

Next Draw: Fitzgerald’s


Avoca Bingo







The Avoca Senior Citizens Committee would like to remind everyone that if they are visiting the Avoca area to please look out for our Senior Citizens buckets, which can be located at: Avoca Post Office, Avoca Chemist, Henley’s Shop and Café, Kelly’s Bar, P.G.Rowley’s Rathdrum, Leo’s Bar Conary, The Meetings Avoca, Farriers In White Bridge, Delaney’s Shop Woodenbridge. The proceeds from these buckets go towards our Avoca Senior Citizens fund and every cent counts, so please drop in any small change as it all mounts up. We also wish to extend our thanks to Myles Doyle and the staff at the Avoca Recycling Centre for all their generous donations to this worthy cause. If you haven’t as yet been to this facility it is well worth a visit, you’d be surprised at all the items that can now be recycled, and there is a great selection in their Second Hand Bookshop.



Avoca Annual Outing 2017

Destination beautiful Westport Co. Mayo. 4 Nights B/B + Evening meals/Coach/Day Trips €320 p/p sharing, €360 single. 3rd July-7th July 2017. Names and deposit of €50 to Mary at Avoca Post Office Phone Number 0402-35211 between hrs 9am-5pm Monday to Friday before Saturday 14th January 2017.



Active Retirement Christmas party is on Saturday 10th December in Fitzgeralds, Avoca.  Please book with Joan on 0872260968 with €10 Deposit by 3rd December. All our activities continue weekly. New Members welcome.


Open Morning at Avoca N.S

Avoca National School will be holding an open morning on Friday the 9th of December. An invitation is extended to all prospective parents of primary school age who are living in the area. This open morning will take place from 9.45 to 10.45 a.m. Please come and get to know us. All enquiries to avocans@hotmail.com


Enrolment Week 

Avoca National School will be having an enrolment week beginning on Monday the 5th to Friday the 9th inclusive. If you would like to enrol your child, you are welcome to call the school office any day that week to fill in an enrolment form. Alternatively, they can be downloaded from our school website :www.avocaschool.ie  under the ‘contact’ sectionThere will be open morning on Friday, 9th of December from 9.45 to 10.45 a.m. All prospective parents are welcome.


Avoca Christmas Cards

Avoca Christmas cards are available for sale at Avoca Courthouse, Avoca Pharmacy & Avoca Post Office.  Lovely designs with photos of Avoca.

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