Aughrim notes week May 21st


Active Retirement

We have yoga again next Tuesday. There is an annual general meeting for the older people’s network on Friday 25th at the Brockagh Resource Centre. Apologies for the misstated notice in last weeks issue. Payment for our garden party next month is now due. you can drop the €30 into either Margaret Brady or Anne Thornton.

Community Games

Community games is picking up momentum as we come into the busy season. Next weekend is the first weekend of the Aldi National community games festival in UL Limerick and we have seven children travelling with their parents to take part. Jamie Shannon in Art, Elliott O’Driscoll in Swimming. Louis Connell in solo singing. Sarah Doyle and Isabella Doyle in cross country and Padraic Doyle and Caolin Goetelan in the marathon. Good luck to all of them and enjoy the experience.  County Wicklow Track and Field Athletic Finals take place on Saturday June 16th in Shillelagh and we have over 60 children participating. It’s important that all children continue to train every Monday evening at 7pm.

Tidy Towns Meeting

There will be a Tidy Towns meeting in the Pavilion on Rednagh Road tomorrow night (Thursday 24th May) at 7.30pm.  All welcome to discuss formulating a plan for the village and to find volunteers. Aughrim were overall winners of the National Tidy Towns competition in 2007 and tidiest village in 2009.  Let’s make it happen again!

Run The Rock

Run The Rock 2018 will take place on Saturday  June 2nd. at11am.  This event is in its sixth year and is now established as one of Aughrim GAA Club’s key fundraisers. This event has grown in popularity year on year and has been very well supported by our local community and beyond. This year there are new “Run The Rock” medals for our 11k event which look great.  The 3.5k family fun run is also very popular. Registration and race detail are on www.popupraces.ie
Registration for 3.5K is on the day.


The numbers: 5, 7, 21 and 22 were drawn in the sports club lotto on Monday last  May14th.  Match three winners were: Patricia Porter, Jane Murray, Star & Milly and Aideen, Adam, Dylan & Shauna Rochford.  The jackpot was not won.   The jackpot is €3150.


Aughrim Town & Country Market at the Pavilion every Saturday from 10am – 2pm. Enjoy a relaxing sociable morning, catching up with friends and neighbours over a tasty breakfast/brunch or delicious home bakes with a choice of organic barista-style coffees.     You will find a great selection of local organic fruit & vegetables, fresh farm eggs, jams, chutneys, home baked breads & cakes, fresh meat and lots more including aran knits and handcrafts.    Visit the thrift shop, playground or enjoy a leisurely walk around the fishing lake….you may even catch a glimpse of the bowlers on the bowling green.   For further details please contact Caroline 086 0865838.

Notes Deadline
Items to be included in the Aughrim notes should be emailed to aughrimnotes@eircom.net before 8 p.m. on Sundays.  Do not send attachments.

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