Aughrim notes week December 4th


 Set Dancing

Aughrim Set Dancers are holding their Christmas Party in the Community Hall on Thursday December 14th at 8.30pm. So if you haven’t been with us for awhile, or are new to Set Dancing there are two nights left before Christmas; Thursday December7th.and 14th.  Hope you can join us.

Active Retirement

The bus to Hunter’s Hotel’ for our Christmas Lunch will leave from Lawless’ Hotel on Friday December 8th at 12.30 pm sharp.  Don’t forget to bring Kris Kindle.  The first meeting of the New Year will be held on Tuesday January 9th 2018 at 10.30 am. in the Sports Complex.

Aughrim Fair 2017

Aughrim Fair Sunday 10th December 2017

Next Sunday December 10th the Aughrim Fair takes place in the function room of Lawless’ Hotel from 11am – 5pm. Over the years the Aughrim Fair, organized by the Aughrim Business Association has proven to be a source of high quality arts and crafts, cakes, plants, health products and much more, all presented by local businesses. The Riverside Arts Gallery,  Tinahely will present a collection of paintings and the local restaurant The Stonecutter has a wide range of breads, cakes and other tasteful products on offer. Tasteful lunches are available all day in the lounge of the hotel. At 1.15 the local Anne Devlin music group will give an entertaining performance and at 2.30 Santa will arrive with enough sweets for all. There is a treasure hunt for children with fun prizes. All these activities and the admission is free, so no excuse to miss a wonderful opportunity to get your presents organized! For more info contact Christien Van Bussel, mob: 086 8597267, email:

Church of the Sacred Heart, Christmas Timetable

SaturdayDecember 23rd. Confessions 7.00.p.m to 8.00pm.
Vigil Mass  Sunday December 24th (Christmas Eve)
Mass at Vigil Mass at  Monday December 25th. (Christmas Day)

Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes

Learn gentle flowing healing movements that relieve stress, improve flexibility and mobility.  Beginners Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes every Wednesday evening from 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:  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

Athletics Training

Athletics training is continuing till Monday December 11th where we will be taking a break for Christmas  till early January. We wish all our children their families and our volunteer a very happy and safe Christmas .


The numbers: 5, 9, 16 and 18 were drawn in the sports club lotto on Monday last November 27th. Match three winners was: Josie O’Byrne, Cronawinna.The jackpot was not won.  The jackpot is €3600.


Aughrim Town & Country Market takes place every Saturday from 10a.m. to 2p.m. in the Pavilion, Rednagh Road.  Preparations are well underway for Christmas now and orders are being taken for traditional homemade Christmas cakes and puddings, as well as free range turkeys and hams.  Come along and join us at the market cafe by the fire, enjoy a cuppa and chat with friends, and pick up a unique handcrafted Christmas gift. We have a variety of stalls to choose from and of course our usual offering of organic fruit & vegetables, farm fresh free range eggs, preserves and much more.  Also, our special Christmas Market takes place on Saturday 23rd December when you can pick up your special orders for the big day. A warm welcome awaits you and for further information please contact Caroline at: 0860865838.

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