Aughrim notes week October 21st

Yoga with Yvonne

Yoga classes with Yvonne continue in Aughrim community sports complex every Monday morning at 9.30-10.45 and Wednesday evenings at 8-9.15pm.   A New 6 week course commences for Wednesday night class on November 4th. €60 for 6 week course or €13 drop in rate. A new Meditation & Yoga class for 10-14yr olds commences on Wed Nov 6th, 6-7pm. €40 for 5 weeks.     Text/call 0876778733 to book or for more details. Follow on Facebook or Instagram yvonnedoyleyoga

Table Quiz

Aughrim ICA are running a table quiz in O’Toole’s Pub on Friday night November 8th.  The quiz will start at 9.30 and should be a fun evening. 

The Blessing and unveiling of Cross

The Blessing and unveiling of the Cross to commemorate the Year of the Family and the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland took place in brilliant sunshine on Jim’s Way on last Sunday. The interdenominational ceremony was conducted by Fr.Dermot Byrne, Fr.David Fleming and Lay Parish Reader Janet Kirwan before a large crowd from the whole community. Chairman of the Cross Committee Kit Keogh outlined the background to the project and thanked the landowners and all the community for their support in order to make this undertaking a great success. The ladies on the committee Mona Dillon, Kay Leeson and Teresa Byrne cut the ceremonial ribbon on the day and all adjourned to the Sports Complex for tea and cakes. A big thank you to all who helped out with cakes, buns and sandwiches on the day.

GAA news

Our under 17 Derry Gaels football team played St. Pats in the minor football B championship last Sunday in the County Grounds. Despite putting up a strong performance they lost out by 4 pts. in the end to a St.Pats.   It’s all systems go for our Race Nite which takes place in Paddy’s Bar on Saturday November 2nd.  Race cards and horses are available from all committee members. Please come along and support this annual fundraiser for the club.

Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes
Learn gentle flowing healing movements that relieve stress, improve flexibility and mobility.  Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes are commencing on Wednesday evening September 4th. from 7 – 8 pm at Aughrim Sports & Leisure Complex. The cost is € 80 for a block of 8 classes. Beginners Welcome.  For enquiries or to book a place call Ann Martin 087/6081219. Email:  Ann is a registered instructor with the Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong. She is also a registered practitioner of Solar Sound Healing. See

Active Retirement

Line Dancing is on every Fridays from 11-12noon in the local Parish Hall.  It is a very enjoyable way to pass an hour. Oklahoma is on the N.C.H. on Saturday, November 16th. The cost will be approximately €50 for ticket and Bus. Any suggestion to make Active Retirement more active in the community would be appreciated. Monday morning walks continue @ 10.30am, with coffee and a chat afterwards. All welcome.


The numbers: 14, 18, 22 and 23 were drawn in this week’s Aughrim Sports club lotto October 14th.  The jackpot was not won.  There was one match three Elsie & Garry, Main Street. The jackpot was not won.  The jackpot is €2400.  The weekly lotto supports Aughrim Camogie Club, Aughrim GAA club, Aughrim Rangers Soccer club and Aughrim sports complex. People who support the weekly lotto are lending support to the local sports clubs who are very much part of the community.

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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