Aughrim notes week June 17th

Community Games

What a great day for our community games area in Shillelagh at the County track and field finals last Saturday.   55 children. 41 medals and 15 going to UL Limerick in August Congratulations to all our children who participated today and to the first place winners Limerick here you come.

To all our committee, coaches volunteers and parents a big thank you for your help leading up to the day and for coming along to help out where was needed. We are a great club with a wonderful team support.  No job is too big or little and to have you all there is so reassuring.  Training continues on Monday for the next couple of weeks and then there will be special summer training organised for our finalists to Limerick. Our u11 and u14 Tag rugby team are training hard for the Leinster semis in Carlow on July 6-7 so looking forward to that. A big thank you to Barney Hynes for his coaching skills.

Active Retirement

Summer Fest is on June 25th in The Brockagh Centre. This is a free fun day out and it is recommended that you go if you are free. Our outing to the Royal Oak Distillery and the Arboretum in Leighlim Bridge on Friday June 28th has been arranged. The bus will depart from Lawless’ Hotel at 9.30am. We will have a coffee break on our way to the Distillery. Lunch will be around 2pm. Enjoy the summer and we will see you all in September.

Corpus Christi Procession

All First Holy Communion children are invited to the Corpus Christi Procession on Sunday June 23rd. at the Mass.

Cemetery Mass

The Annual Cemetery Mass and Blessing of the Graves in Askinagap will take place on Sunday the 23rd. June, 2019 at

 Tidy Towns Friday Night ‘Freshin Up’

Last Friday night despite the poor weather conditions, lots of volunteers turned out to clean the bridge at Lawless’ Hotel. A smaller group continued to clean the area at the old Tinakilly Bridge. Great progress is being made and the town is looking better week on week. The clean up continues next Friday night at 7.00pm at the monument. Please bring brushes, trowels etc.  If Fridays don’t suit feel free to arrange a clean up of your own area with a group of friends. Thank you all for your support.

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: 4, 13, 17 and 24 were drawn in this weeks Aughrim Sports club lotto June 10th. The jackpot was not won. There was one match three: Mick Brown c/o Kevin Brown. The jackpot is €3000.

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.

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