Annacurra notes week February 3rd


GAA Lotto

Results for  January 27th 2020 . Numbers drawn 13-18-21-25 No jackpot winner.  No Match 3 winner Next Jackpot €2550.

Draw held in Saltee on Monday night.

January 2020 A new year 

Dates for Diary. 

It’s a new Community Games Year and we would like to start by thanking you the parents and Guardians and local schools for your continued support. Without this ongoing help and the support  of the Principals and teachers, organising these events would not be possible.

The following are some of the events that will be run over the next few weeks in the schools.

Art Competition from U-8 to U-16

Handwriting  U-10 and U-12, 

Table Quiz ⁉️U-14 

Talent Competition which includes Solo Music, Dance, Singing and Recitation, Group Music, Dance and Singing – U12 to U16. 

 As you can see from the above list the community games is not all about sport and it’s not all about winning either. There are in fact over 40 different events in the Community Games for U16s to participate in and if you need any other information you can check out the website .

 Additional events such as Athletics, Field events, Long Puck, Swimming are run through the local clubs. 

 Please note that the local area athletics competition will take place on the 27th of April in Aughrim Community field.  

We hope to have Tag Rugby and Soccer as an event too. 

 The County Blitz team event takes place on Sunday March 1st in Dunlavin community school. This will host badminton chess  basketball indoor soccer draughts. Debating and any other team events that are competing. Please let us know your interest ASAP. 

 County Athletics Finals in Shillelagh on June 13th

County Cross Country in Avondale on March 29th

 The U14 County Quiz is held in Aughrim NS on March 28th

The County Art. Handwriting and model making is in Dunlavin on Saturday 18th April 

 The Talent county event is held in Glenealy on April 19th

 The Gymnastics County event is held in Arklow and the coordinator is Michael Kenny of Arklow Gymnastics Club. For anyone who wants to take part we can forward you his details. 

Date to be confirmed 

 The swimming County event takes place in Arklow on the afternoon of March 28th in Coral Leisure Centre. Please let me know interest by March 1st. 

 Of course there are rules and regulations for all these events and they are available on the Community Games website, from the schools or Fiona Shannon on 087 3812537 Additional information can be found on our own Facebook page Aughrim/Annacurra Community Games.

 So let’s make it a good year for all the children no matter what activity they wish to follow.


Aughrim/ Annacurra Community Games Committee.



Book now to secure a place as limited spots available.

Ais is excited to be offering a HALF PRICE  TASTER WORKSHOP on Thursday morning the 27th of February at 10am. This workshop will be a combination of POUND and STRETCHING. Class will begin with a 30 minute POUND Rockout drumming inspired Workout. This is a full body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with Yoga and Pilates movements, while using lightly weighted drumsticks. One of the best things about POUND is that it can be modified to work for a wide range of ages and abilities. You can adapt the movements and intensity to suit you. 

We will end the class with a slow gentle 15 minute STRETCH. This will give you the opportunity to nourish your body and mind.


Venue : Annacurra Community Hall

Date and time : Thursday 27th February 10am to 10.45am . Cost : €4

All you need to bring along is yoga mat/towel.

This class will continue if there is enough interested, which will then be a 4 week block period payment of €30 per block. 

Feel free to contact Ais with any questions you may have on 0860692799.


Proposed Yoga class for Children with Aoife from Enlighten Yoga.

Due to expression of interest a proposed children’s yoga class may commence Thursday 5th March.

Venue: Annacurra Community hall

Date, Thursday 5th March 2020

We are offering two times you can choose from as need numbers to proceed.  Times 2.45pm to 3.30pm and 4.15pm to 5.00pm

Age group 5 to 11

Cost: €24 per four-week block 

Introducing yoga to your children helps establish healthy habits at an early age. Yoga can enhance your child’s strength, coordination and flexibility, while encouraging body awareness and self-esteem. It can reduce your child’s anxiety and stress and promote a sense of calmness

Please note minimum numbers need to be reached before class can commence

For more information or to secure a place for your child, please call Aoife from Enlighten Yoga on 085 130 2360


Doreen Kenny, recently made history, by becoming  the first woman in Europe to achieve the rank of Tae Kwan Do master.  

Doreen continues her classes in Annacurra Community hall on Wednesdays from 4.30. Book now to secure place.

Time:  4.30 to 5.30

Cost : €25 per month ( monthly fees only )

Age group : 5 to 12

Taekwon Do is renowned for developing focus, co-ordination, physical strength, self confidence, agility, balance, discipline and respect

For further information or to book a place in class, please contact Doreen on 086 1631271


Thank you to all who have helped with this appeal.  Thousands of stamps collected over the past couple of months.

Please help spread the word, by asking your family, friends and colleagues, to help with this worthy cause.

A collection box, for you to place your used stamps, is still available in Annacurra Church.


Annacurra National school is now taking enrolments for September 2020.  If you wish to enrol your child , please contact the school office on 040236669 or email ,or call into office during school hours for enrolment form.


The Diocesan Pilgrimage to lourdes . May 9th to 14th . Cost from €749.00. Forms for Pilgrims and assisted Pilgrims available in the sacristy or from Fr Sheridan.

 45 Card Drive

45 card drive will  be on Friday February 7th  in The saltee starting at 9pm.


There will be a whist drive in Annacurra Community Hall next Saturday night February 8th  starting at 9 pm.


Items to be included in Annacurra notes can be emailed to by 9 pm  on Sunday evening or phone 0833136925

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