Aughrim notes week August 7th


Thank You.

KARE Tinahely Local
Service take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped make the 50th celebrations and open evening such a great success on Friday 28th July.
Sincere thanks to everyone who joined us.  We appreciate your valued support.


Tai Chi

Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes commencing Friday Wednesday 6th September 7–8pm in Aughrim Sports Complex.

Learn gentle flowing healing movements that relieve stress, improve flexibility and mobility.

Cost € 80 for a block of 8 classes.

For enquiries or to book a place call Ann Martin 087/6081219. Email:

Ann is a registered instructor with the Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong. She is also a registered practitioner of Solar Sound Healing. See

Aughrim Juvenile GAA

The U11 Football Ball team take pride of place this week as they won the Group 4 League with a comprehensive win over 2nd place team Michael Dwyers. The team never let Dwyers settle in to the game and ran out comfortable winners on a score of 8-15 to 2-03. The team went through the league unbeaten and now look forward to the Mini Festival games over the coming weeks.

The panel of player are: A Evans, J Byrne, J Fanning, D Fox, A Galligan Howes, S Healy, T Healy, C Keogh, M Keogh, R Kinsella, J Lambert, C McGuckian, C O’ Brien, C O’ Connor, L O’ Neill, M O’ Shea, C O’ Toole, D Rice, L Toomey, C Wilson.

The U11 hurlers lost out to a strong Arklow Rocks team in their last game of the league on a score of 6-04 to 1-07, The Rocks pulled away with 3 goals in the last 5 minutes, The Aughrim team have a lot to be proud of with their performances so far this year and with a full panel to pick from will be a match for any team as they too take part in the Mini festival games in the coming weeks.


The U13 Football team bounced back from their defeat to AGB with a good win over Michael Dwyers on a score of 5-05 to 2-12, they play Bray in their last league game and then play in the B Championship against St Pats, An Tochar, AGB and St Kevins. the U13 hurlers also bounced back from their defeat to Kilcoole with a comprehensive win over St Pats, they have drawn Tomacork, Avondale Parnells, Glenealy and Bray in the Championship.


The U15 Derry Gaels Football team continue on their wiinning ways, they beat Blessington in a very physical game on a score of 1-10 to 1-06  and last week beat An Tochar in an excellent team display on a score of 5-14 to 2-06. the team are on top of the Div 2 league and are playing some great football at present.They play Rathnew and Clara Gaels in the B Championship.
The U15 Luke O’ Toole’s team beat Glenealy but went down to Tomacork in the league, there is no doubt that this team can contend for championship honours if they can get their full panel of players out in the coming weeks. They play Tomacork, Glenealy and Avondale Parnells in the Championship.
The U17’s Luke O’ Toole’s team play Bray at home on Wednesday night and are grouped with North Wicklow Gaels and Michael Dwyers in the championship.
Best of luck to all teams in the coming weeks, as we face in to the business end of the season. Support from parents, family members, friends and club members would be much appreciated, to shout all these teams on, there is no better way to spend an evening than to watch a juvenile match over in the Community Field.

Pottery and Woodturning.
Summer Pottery Classes for children 6-13 years old with Christien Van Bussel in Studio Upper Aughrim on Friday 11 Aug from 2.30-5pm, Tuesday 15 Aug and Wed 16 Aug from 10.30am to 1pm. Woodturning Sat 19  Aug from 2.30-5pm. For more info and bookings contact Christien at 086 85 97 267, email:,


Kids Yoga Camp

Kids Yoga Camp for all kids aged between 6-10 years.

In Aughrim Community sports compkex

16th-18th August, 10.30am-1.30pm

Cost: €45 per child or €60 for family of two.

Activities include kids yoga, art & crafts, games, music, acro yoga, kids mindfulness & meditation.
 Empowering kids to control their emotions through fun, games, mindful movement,  and creativity.

For more info or to book your child’s place, please contact Aoife Kenny (Enlighten Yoga) @0851302360/


Please join us at Aughrim Town & Country Market at The Pavilion, Rednagh Road, every Saturday from 10am – 2pm.
We have a wide variety of local produce on offer and our stallholders are more than happy to offer free tastings where possible. Also, enter a free weekly draw when you make a purchase.


You will find fresh local meat and free range eggs, chemical free fresh fruit and vegetables, freshly baked bread and cakes, jams, marmalades and chutneys, freshly cooked frittatas and lots more.


Our craft section offers lovely gift ideas, jewellery and aran knits.
Meet friends for breakfast or lunch or enjoy a coffee and a chat in beautiful surroundings.


A warm welcome to our new stallholders and if you are interested in joining our team, please contact :
Caroline 0860865838


The numbers: 1, 3, 6 and 10 were drawn in the Sports Club Lotto on Monday July 24th.  There were 10 match three winners: Bernie Keogh, Eithne Doyle, Elaine Mallick, Ballybeg, Teresa, David, Catriona & Martin, Mrs. K Sheeran, Hacketstown, Derek & Mary, c/o J. O’Toole, Donnachada Doyle, St. Martins Drive,  Lar O’Brien, Brighid Mulkern, Eoin Darcy.  The jackpot was not won. The jackpot is now €9750. Next draw will be held on Monday July 31st in Lawless’ Hotel.

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