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Aughrim notes week October 25th

Yoga & Meditation classes  

A new 6 week Meditation & Yoga Nidra Course starts on Tuesday November 2nd at 8pm Online on zoom. 

Yoga Nidra is a type of meditation practiced lying down. You’ll be guided through breathing practices, body scans and visualizations.  This is a thoroughly relaxing practice and very helpful to anyone who struggles with sleep. 6 week course €50. Call/text Yvonne on 0876778733 if interested or for more info. Go to YVONNEDOYLE.COM for full schedule of classes. 

Remembrance Blanket

The remembrance blanket is currently on display in the Church of the Most Sacred Heart.  The blanket was created by local people in memory of their beloved babies who died around the time of birth.  You can drop by, say a prayer and light a candle for the babies and their families.

Mass of Remembrance


The Vigil Mass on Saturday evening November 13th at 7pm in Church of the Sacred Heart will be celebrated to remember parishioners who have passed away in the last year. Parishioners wishing to have a family member remembered at this mass should leave their name with a member of the parish pastoral council in the church sacristy.

Thank you

I wish to thank each and every one of you for your donations. This fundraiser has meant so much to me and I am literally gob smacked at how much has been raised by the Sheep Sale in Carnew Mart.

I want to thank the mart and all its staff on the day for the huge effort they put in, each and every farmer who donated sheep, private donations and the Gofundme account.

Thank you to the other Marts for their donations. I thank you all from the bottom of my heart. 

All of the monies are going directly to The St James hospital’s Lymphoma and Haematology Unit. It will help them in furthering improvements in treatment for their patients and in research for new drugs to fight cancer in all. The total raised is in excess of €73,000.

The Gofundme account will be closing shortly. Words cannot express my gratitude and the thanks from my wider family, neighbours and friends.

Thank you all so very much. Richie.

Town & Country Market

Come and support your local producers at Aughrim Market running every Saturday from 10- 2 at the Pavilion, Rednagh Road, Aughrim.  There you will find freshly baked bread, tasty cakes and biscuits, fresh  eggs, local honey plus delicious  pestos and relishes.  There are also lots of local crafts, jewellery and skin care products. Come along and see for yourself.  Enquiries contact Louise at louiseandeoin@hotmail.com 

Lotto

The numbers: 3, 5, 8 and 25 were drawn in the Aughrim Sports Club Lotto on Monday October25th.  The jackpot was not won.  There were six match three winners: Ailish Dunne, Eileen Willoughby (on line), Tom Keenan (on line), Michael Stapleton (on line), Ann Doyle and Sal Holt.   The jackpot for Monday November 1st will be €4100.   People now have the facility to do the Aughrim Sports Club lotto online.  Just go to clubforce.com Aughrim Sports club lotto and take it from there.  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.

Fundraising Event

A fundraising event to raise funds for the provision of automated gates, security cameras and security lights will be held at the Pavilion on Saturday October 30th  from 10 – 2, and Sunday October 31st 10-4.  On Sale there will be books, home ware, and fashion items for men women and children, selection of shoes, jewellery and many unique items.  There will be bargains in DVDs and box sets.  We hope to see you all there.

Notes Deadline

Please note change of email address.  Items to be included in the Aughrim notes should be emailed to aughrimnotes@gmail.com or 0879059594 before 8 p.m. on Sundays.  Do not send attachments.

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