Aughrim notes week March 11th

Yoga Classes

Mixed level Yoga classes in Aughrim, (suitable for beginners).  Wednesdays 8-9.15pm.  Mondays 9.30-10.45am.  €60 for a 6 week course or €13 for drop in. Please text/call me on 0876778733 if you’ve any queries or would like to book a space.

Gaa News

The club would like to thank most sincerely Paul  Phelan from the Meath Arms for his generous sponsorship of a set of jerseys for our adult football team. The Phelan family have long been associated with the club and currently Patrick and Conor feature on our adult team.  Congratulations to Sam Carroll, Alex Kavanagh and Dermot Twomey who represented the club on the Wicklow schools under 14 hurling team last Thursday.  Our next outing for the adult team in Division 3 of the league is against Ashford next Saturday March 16th at home at 4pm. Please come along and support the team and hopefully we will get back to winning ways.  Thanks to all our club members who attended the Wicklow G.A.A. Stewards course held last Saturday.

Active Retirement

For the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, we meet at 11.15am outside the church of the Sacred Heart. Please try to support and promote  Active Retirement  by coming along. Chair yoga continues on Tuesday March 11th. Our break away to the Royal Marine Hotel is on 19th- 22nd March inclusive. Our thought for this month is the biggest lie I tell myself- ‘ I don’t need to write it down, I’ll  remember it.’


The numbers 16, 22, 23 and 25 were drawn in this weeks Aughrim Sports club lotto March 4th. There was one match three winner: Eilish Byrne.  The jackpot now is €6150.

Community Games

Well done to all our badminton and chess players who travelled in the cold  and snowy weather today.

Congratulations to the U15 boys and girls badminton who are the County Wicklow champions and will travel to Dublin to compete in the first round of Leinster.

To our chess team first time competing you were great and lost to an experienced team.

Thank you to our parents’ coaches and volunteers for their support.

The County Wicklow Community Games Cross Country takes place on Sunday 31st March in Avondale Park with registration a 10.30am and 11.00am  start. It is for all children attending U6 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 morning. I need to know by Friday March 22nd. Thank you Fiona Shannon 087 2218366.

Cross Country /Mixed distances
Under 6.    200m under 8’s   300m under 10’s  400m under 12’s  600m under 13’s 1200m under 14’s   800m.
under 16’s 1600m then the marathon 2km is ‪on the 31st  March‬ in Avondale too.

Town & Country Market

A warm welcome to all at Aughrim Town & Country Market, Rednagh Road, every Saturday from 10am-2pm. Enjoy the buzz in the Pavilion Cafe as you catch up with friends over coffee and treats. Delicious brunches and light lunches are also on offer.  Fresh local produce available, including organic fruit and vegetables, locally produced meat, eggs, preserves and fresh home baked bread and cakes. You may even find that special gift from our craft stalls.  Please contact Caroline 086 0865838 for further information.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Now it is time to book you place in the St Patrick’s day Parade in Aughrim starting from Tinakilly Bridge at 11.15 on Sunday March 17th. The Parade is open to Floats, Walking Groups, Vintage Cars and Vintage Tractors, there are prizes for the best entries. The theme of the Parade is the Four Seasons to give a suggestion for original outfits and displays. Shop owners are encouraged to decorate their shop fronts to create festive surroundings and win the Best Shop front prize. Application forms for the Parade are available from the Pharmacy, Tel 0402 36655. On Friday March 15th a pub quiz in aid of the Aughrim Parade will take place in O’Toole’s Pub at 8.30pm. For more info please contact Neil Gallagher @ 0402 36655 or Arie van der Wel @ 087 9202751

Physical Therapist Clinic

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

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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