Aughrim notes week March 12th


Active Retirement

St. Patrick’s Day parade is on next Saturday. Meet up at Church at 11.15 am. The Spa date for April 16th has been cancelled. The Drama in Rathangan on Friday March 23rd, bus will leaving Lawless’ Hotel at 6.45pm sharp. Our trip to Wexford is on Monday March 19th. Bus will leave Lawless’ Hotel at 10.30 am sharp.

Aughrim/Annacurra Community Games 2018

The County Wicklow Cross Country takes place on Monday March 26th in Avondale Park with registration at 5.30pm with 6.00pm start. It is for all children attending athletics from U-6 to U-16. Please let your coach and me Fiona Shannon know that you are interested in entering as we need to register every child on line. There is a €2 entry fee per child to be given to a coach that evening. I need to know by Friday March 16th. Thank you Fiona Shannon 087 2218366.  Also Swimming and Gymnastics was postponed due to the snow. But it has been scheduled again for Sunday March 25th in Arklow. Closing date for entries to me is March 16th. Thank you

World Meeting of Families/Parade

This year Aughrim parish have a group in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Aughrim to celebrate and publicize the WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018.  We are calling on parishioners of the Church of the Sacred Heart, and indeed all members of our community to join our parade group.  The theme of our grouping is “families”, so bring along as many generations of your family as you can and join in the fun!


Thanks to all

I want to say a big thank you to all my friends, neighbours and fellow members of Aughrim Active Retirement for their practical help, care and thoughtfulness during Storm Emma and its aftermath. Anne Thornton.

New to You Thrift Shop

Helping towards the upkeep of the Pavilion, Fishing Park and village of Aughrim.   We are appealing for donations of saleable goods – bric a Brac, clothing, small pieces of furniture toys etc.  If you have something that you have no further use for but feel it would suit someone else please donate.  Our opening hours are 10am to 1pm2pm to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm Saturday.  Thank you.  Aughrim Tidy Towns.  See us on Facebook “Aughrim New to You Thrift Shop”

Church of the Sacred Heart

There will be Mass every Thursday in the Church of the Sacred Heart at during the holy season of Lent.  Mass will also be celebrated in this Church on (First Friday) the 2nd.  March at Holy Communion will be brought to the sick and house bound after
this Mass.


The numbers: 10, 21, 23 and 27 were drawn in the sports club lotto on Monday last March 5th  Match three winners were: Colm Doyle, c/o Lawless’ Hotel and James Doyle, 4 Jubilee Tce. The jackpot was not won. The jackpot is €1650.


Aughrim Town and Country Market wish every one a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
Just reminding you that the following stalls will be at the Pavilion on Saturday next;
home bakes, farm fresh eggs,  savoury pastries etc, vegan bakery and organic fruit & vegetables. Go n’eirigh an bothar libh’.

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