Aughrim notes week June 14th

All Ireland Gold

Congratulations to Sean Byrne, The Hollow, Ballymorris, Aughrim who recently won an all Ireland gold medal in the under 12 handwriting competition at the community games, which was held in Limerick University

Active Retirement

We are going to Shelbourne Park Greyhound Races on Tuesday night, July 16th. Package – which includes entry and 2 course dinner is €25. Payment has to be made 2 weeks in advance. Bus will be extra. We continue to meet at Phelan’s at 10.30am for a short walk and coffee afterwards.

Community Games

It’s our final week of normal athletics training and then we are taking a break till September. It’s been a great year. Well done to all our children, coaches, volunteers, parents and hardworking committee. A special thank you to the field committee and the opportunity giving to us to use our fantastic Community sports complex and field. A valuable asset. Special training will be organised for our qualifiers to UL Limerick on 16-18 August. Coaches will be in touch. Congratulations to U8 Grace Sheehy, U12 Cassie O’Byrne, U16 Caoimhe Murphy, Laci Jane Shannon and Tom Parker.  U12 long puck Liam Molloy, U14 long puck Ciara O’Byrne, And our two U16 relay teams: Girls. Laci Jane, Caoimhe, Roisin and Shauna
Mixed. Tom. Caolin, Juliette and Hannah.  On qualifying for Limerick. Our tag rugby teams will be in Carlow on July 6-7 for the Leinster semis and finals so best of luck to them.

 Tidy Towns Friday Night ‘Freshin Up’

Another fantastic week’s work again! The village is looking beautiful. Well done to all of those who volunteered on Tuesday and Friday night last week cleaning the areas around the library, Chapel Lane and the bridge at Lawless’.

Other volunteers were spotted throughout the week tidying areas along the Main Street, Rednagh Road and Jim’s Way, to mention but a few.

The residents associations in the various housing estates are also busy with huge progress being made in Croghan View and Loudres Crescent, with lovely fresh summer bedding recently being planted. Last Thursday a group from Aughrim Hall were also busy pruning and clipping.

If anyone would like to share photographs of their endeavours or would like to highlight some work that has been completed please message us on our Facebook page. Please like and share Aughrim Tidy Towns Facebook page.  We will meet again next Friday night at the monument at 7.00 pm. Please bring along whatever tools you may like to use.

All welcome.

Annual Cemetery Masses

The Annual Cemetery Masses and Blessing of the Graves will take place
as follows: Rosahane Cemetery, Sunday July 14th at Upper Macreddin Cemetery   Monday  July 15th at  Lower Macreddin Cemetery   Monday July 22nd at

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


The numbers: 10, 18, 21 and 24 were drawn in this weeks Aughrim Sports club lotto June 17th. The jackpot was not won. There were no match three winners. The jackpot is €3150.

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.

Notes Deadline
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