Aughrim notes week June 11th


Mass of the Angels

Mass of the Angels will be celebrated on next Saturday June 16th at 8pm in Church of the Sacred Heart Aughrim.  This special celebration of Mass will be offered for all the families in the locality who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, lost a baby around the time of birth or a child who died young. Hymns during mass will be sung by the Avondale Voices Choir.

Community Games

County Wicklow Track and Field finals will take place next Saturday June 16th in Shillelagh.  Please gather for the parade from 9am collecting singlet and label from your coaches. Please wear white t shirt with dark shorts. Bring plenty of water, sun cream ( we hope ) and a picnic. The first place winners from the athletic finals will qualify for the Aldi National Festival in August 17th-19th in UL Limerick.
We would like to wish our young athlete Kevin Moran all the best in the National Special Olympic Finals in Dublin next weekend.

GAA News

Our adult team had a convincing win in  the Division 3 league last week defeating Newcastle on 1-17 to 1-7 score line. This was a good team performance and the game was played in a sporting and positive manner by both sides in front of a good home crowd. Our next outing is away to Hollywood on Tuesday evening 12th at 8pm and our next home game is against Eire O’g on Tuesday 19th at 8pm.

Congrats to the Aughrim/Annacurra Camogie Feile Team who won out the under 14 Regional Feile in Monaghan last weekend. This was a great achievement by a dedicated group of young players.

Field Day

This years field day will be held in the G.A.A. pitch on Sunday June 17th .All the usual attractions will be there including Juvenile matches, children’s races etc. something for everyone .


The numbers: 8, 12, 16 and 22 were drawn in the sports club lotto on Monday last June 4th. Match three winners were: Des Burton, Dermot Leeson c/o B.B. and May O’Brien. The jackpot was won by Johnny Dunne.  The jackpot is €1500.

Askinagap Cemetery Mass

The Annual Mass and Blessing of the Graves in Askinagap will take place on Sunday the 24th. June at

Aughrim Cemetery Masses

The Annual Cemetery Masses and Blessing of the Graves will take place
as follows:- Upper Macreddin Cemetery , Monday July 16th .
Lower Macreddin  Tuesday  July 17th. and Rosahane Wednesday July 18th.
All Masses are at 8.00.p.m.

Summertime Yoga

Summertime Yoga schedule with Yvonne in Aughrim on Wednesday evenings 8-9.15pm. Mixed level, beginners welcome.  5 weeks €50, drop in rate €13.  Text/call Yvonne on 0876778733 to book or for more details.

Active Retirement

Aughrim and district active retirement group celebrated their 10th anniversary with a garden party last week. Many thanks to Paddy O Toole for allowing us the use of the magical Ballybeg House for the occasion. Our members entered into the spirit of the Victorian theme by dressing in the style of the period. Many of the fabulous outfits were purchased in the vintage section of the New to You shop. The delicious food was supplied by Orla’s kitchen and Mary Graham provided the music and craic.  A great day was enjoyed by all.   Yoga will continue on Tuesday’s until June 19th


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.

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