Aughrim notes week November 19th


Yoga Classes

Yoga in Aughrim. Mixed level classes (beginners welcome) at Aughrim Community Sports Complex. Mondays 9.30-10.45am and Wednesdays 8-9.15pm. A new 4 week course commences on November 19th for the Monday class. Cost €40 or €13 drop in rate.  Places are limited so please text/call Yvonne on 0876778733 to book or for more details.
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Town & Country Market

Anyone hoping to get an early start on getting Christmas orders or Christmas gift shopping will be happy to know that all the Saturdays from now on are Christmas Markets & they are likely to find that unusual something for that someone special in their life, without the stress & pressure associated with this time of year. Do yourself a favour & visit the committed crafts people & food producers for a welcome country style shopping experience. Relax over a freshly brewed McCabe organic coffee & choose a tasty from the Menu at the open fire at the Pavilion Café. Enjoy a preview taste by looking & liking at the Aughrim Town & Country Facebook page. The market is held every Saturday in The Pavilion, Rednagh Road, 10-2 p.m. All enquiries to Caroline 086/0865838

Active Retirement

The trip to Newbridge is on Thursday  November 29th. Active retirement members will get 20% discount on all silverware products. The bus will leave Lawless’ Hotel at 9.30am and the cost is €15. Please have the amount due in an envelope with your name on the day. On Friday 30th November the Network for older people seminar takes place in the Glendalough Hotel. Please register before 10.45am. Cost €5 which includes lunch. Yoga continues next Tuesday 21st  10.30am. Our final magazine for the moment, issue 20, is now available.

Community Games

On Monday November 12th at Wicklow Community Games Agm in The Glendalough Hotel we were named best area in the county. This is all due to the hard work of our volunteers and the support we receive from the local schools and clubs. We will be honoured along with our Steps to Health Silver Award at the National Area, Media and Volunteer Awards in Cavan Crystal Hotel at the end of the month. Well done to our great little area and here’s to 2019.


A big thanks to all who supported our Race night fundraiser in Joe O’ Toole’s recently. To all  those who sponsored races, bought horses and attended on the night, all your support is very much appreciated.  Our A.G.M. is scheduled for Friday November 30th at 8 pm, all interested are welcome to attend. This is a great opportunity to get involved in your local G.A.A. Club.

Care for the Self -Meditation and Healing Course

Learn how to: Care for and connect with your body.  Release tension and fatigue. Harmonise and ground your energy.  Stillness meditation.   Integrate 3 key aspects of your Self: Mind Heart & Body.   Improve concentration and focus.   Open to the power of life.   Explore the healing power of the deeper self: moving from mindfulness to heartfulness.  Venue: Lawless Hotel Aughrim. Dates: Sat 24 & Sat 25th November. Saturday 25th & 26 January 2019 (10-5pm) each day.  Fee: €75 for each one day module. There are 4 modules in total.  Ann is certified by the Jade Sun School to facilitate this Program. She is also a registered Solar Sound Healing Practitioner and Tai Chi &Qi Gong instructor.

New to You Thrift Shop 

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. The sale of the goods goes towards the upkeep of the Pavilion, Fishing Park and the village of Aughrim.  Our opening hours are 10am to 1pm, 2pm 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”

Clean Up and Paint

Clean Up and paint sessions take place every Saturday and Sunday from 11 – 2 pm.  Meet at Tinakilly Bridge. The project is to be completed by November 28th.

Physical Therapy

John Murphy MIAPT Physical Therapist  clinic is in Aughrim Community Complex on  Thursday’s from 4 – 7pm.  For appointments phone 040466168 / 0868545157  / 0851620301.

Christmas Fair

On Sunday December 2nd the well established Christmas Fair organized by the Aughrim Business Association will take place in Lawless’ Hotel from 11am – 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:


The numbers: 10, 16, 17 and 27 were drawn in the sports club lotto on Monday last November 12th.  The jackpot was not won. There were no match three winners.  The jackpot is €3900.

Christmas Sale

New to you thrift shop will hold a special Christmas sale on Saturday November 24th from 10am – 5pm . Come along and browse our selection of gifts, decorations and fab fashions.

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