Aughrim notes week October 16th


Meditation & Relaxation

All are welcome to free Heartfulness Meditation and Relaxation sessions at the Aughrim Pavilion on Wednesdays at 7pm October  18th and 25th.

The sessions last approximately 45 minutes.  For more info visit our website: www.heartfulness.ie or email: info.ireland@heartfulness.org

Aughrim Fair 2017

On Sunday December 10th the well established Christmas Fair organized by the Aughrim Business Association will take place in Lawless’ Hotel from 11am to 5pm. Many small local businesses present their crafts and services and attract a lot of customers. If you are interested to take a stall please contact Christien Van Bussel at 086 8597267  for more details.(email: vanbussel.c@gmail.com.)

Community Games

10th year Anniversary celebrations will take place on Saturday October 21st in Aughrim Community Sports hall between 5-7. Looking forward to seeing past and present volunteers .  The community games in Aughrim/Annacurra has a long history. After a few years of a break it was restarted in 2007. We have had many days of Running, Swimming, Chess, Drama, Handwriting, Art, Long Puck, Soccer, Tag rugby, badminton and loads more over the last few years. This gathering is a celebration of our achievements and a thank you to our current children and coaches who have made this happen.


That time of the year again. Our AGM takes place on  this Thursday October 19th at 8.30 in the Aughrim Community Sports & Leisure Association. Please come along even to listen to what community games is about and to offer an opinion. All welcome.

Mass of Remembrance

Mass on Saturday evening 18th November  at 8pm in Church of the Sacred Heart will be celebrated to remember members of our parish who have passed away in the last year.  Anyone wishing to have a family member remembered at this mass should leave the name in the sacristy.


Congrats to Aughrim Camogie Club on their great achievement in winning the County Junior B Camogie championship last weekend.

Their under 13 s followed on this weekend when they beat Avondale to win out the county under 13 B Autumn Cup Final. This makes a Hat trick of county titles as earlier in September they the under 16 team won the B Championship. This augurs well for the future of the club and are setting a high standard for the lads to follow.   

Commiserations to Shaun Doyle and Pierce Lawlor who were part of the Luke O’Toole’s under 17 team that lost out narrowly to Baltinglass in the county final last Sunday. 

We would like to wish our under 13 football team who have topped their group and have qualified for the county final every success on the day.   As a club we need to get behind this group of talented players and give all the support we can to them in the final.   

Our Race night is coming up next Saturday 21st in Joe O’Toole’s ,this promises to be a good social  night and we need every one to support same.

Psychic Supper
Anyone interested in attending the ‘Psychic Supper ‘ on the Sunday October 29th. at the Pavilion please contact Caroline 086/0865838 as numbers are limited. Meet Psychic Tina Wilkins on Saturday 21st at Aughrim Town and Country Market in advance of Supper.

 Juvenile GAA

Aughrim U13’s are having a great year; they had a fantastic league campaign finishing second in Division II, before going on to top their Group in the Championship winning all their games to qualify for the County B Final. This is the first Aughrim Juvenile Football team in a long number of years to contest a County Final in a Championship and is a tremendous achievement for the lads. Hopefully we can conclude the season with a win. We wish the boys the best of luck in the final.

We await the result of a playoff to see who our opponents will be the final is currently fixed for Monday October 30th, so please keep an eye out for time and give this young team the support they deserve.

Commiserations to Pierce Lawlor and Shaun Doyle, who were on the loosing Luke O’ Toole’s team that went down to a very strong Baltinglass team in the Minor final on Sunday last, and also to the Derry Gaels U15 team who lost out to An Tochar in the B Championship semi-final. The Derry Gaels did mark the year with winning the Div 2 league, but just fell short against a well drilled An Tochar team on the night.

Indoor Bowls

Indoor Bowls is back in action in the Community Hall (beside Londis) on Sunday and Monday nights. If there is anyone interested in joining please come along at 7 pm . on either night or both.

Active Retirement.

Great News! The latest edition of Aughrim Times, produced by Aughrim Active Retirement is now on sale in all local shops at €2.50 per copy. The magazine contains many items of local and historical interest. Please support the Active Retirement Association by buying a copy as this is our only means of fund raising each year.  Pottery Classes will continue each Monday while Chair Yoga continues each Tuesday.  The plans for our trip to ‘My Fair Lady ‘in The National Concert Hall on November 18th have been completed.

Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes in Aughrim
Learn gentle flowing healing movements that relieve stress, improve flexibility and mobility.  Beginners Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes Wednesday evenings 7 – 8 pm &  Friday Mornings 10 – 11 am @ Aughrim Sports & Leisure Complex.  Cost € 80 for a block of 8 classes.  For enquiries or to book a place call Ann Martin 087/6081219. Email: solarsoundhealingwicklow@gmail.com.  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 www.jadesunschool.com


The numbers: 6, 10, 18 and 25 were drawn in the sports club lotto on Monday last October 9th.  Match three winners were: Bridie Maher and James Quigley. The jackpot was not won. The jackpot is €2550


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 tasting 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.

Notes Deadline
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