Aughrim notes week September 5th

Anne Devlin CCÉ

After 2 years of teaching online, teachers at Anne Devlin CCÉ are delighted to welcome students back to the Old School in Aughrim on Friday, September 16th.  If you are a returning student or interested in receiving lessons in traditional Irish music, please secure your place by emailing anne.devlin.cce@gmail.com

Aughrim Tidy Towns

 Preliminary notice of upcoming sale at the pavilion on Saturday September 17th and Sunday September 18th. Fantastic bargains in furniture ,fashion, homewares, bric-a brac etc   Proceeds will fund further security and lighting at the disabled fishing facility.    More details next week

Equine Assisted Therapy

Tír na nÓg Equine Assisted Therapy Riding Centre is now open and providing equine therapy and interactive riding sessions facilitated by a qualified practitioner, in Aughrim, Co. Wicklow. 

Therapeutic Riding involves using purposely trained ponies to carry out specific tasks that over time help improve physical, emotional and social skills for children facing intellectual and developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, autism or low-self-esteem. 

It provides a safe and calm environment for the children and the interaction with the ponies benefits the physical and emotional needs of the child. No previous riding experience is necessary. Flexible scheduling is available.  

After-School Pony Club Children 8-12 years and during school term on Tuesdays & Thursday from 4pm – 5:30pm. Saturday Social Club from 10:00am – 11:30am, the Social Club is a great way to make friends. Birthday Parties can also be arranged. For further information contact Siobhan on 086 2484842 or email: sdtherapyriding@gmail.com.

Yoga Classes

Yoga classes return to Aughrim, Yoga for beginners – Wednesdays 6.45pm.  VINYASA FLOW YOGA – Mondays 9.30-10.45am & Wednesday 8.15-9.30pm.  Also, a NEW class has been added in ARKLOW – Mondays 7.30pm (Mixed Level, beginners welcome).  For more info contact Yvonne on 0876778733 or go to YVONNEDOYLE.COM

Town & Country Market

There are a lot of new marketeers with fantastic product and produce offerings from fruit and veg to barrister coffee, fresh biscuits, home baked cakes, artisan breads frittatas and sausage rolls, hotdogs, hand made clothing for babies, flower arrangements toi beautify homes and work places.

Then there is fresh from the hive honey, scents for the bathroom, lounge and bedroom in various formats.  Turned wooden products and hand painted signs, bird boxes and natural healing products.  Artisan bread and home bakes plus a beautiful setting to enjoy with the whole family and even to bring along the dog for a walk.

The playground is a fantastic place for the little ones while the New to you Thrift shop offers bargains of all finds for the whole family. 

The fishing facility is open and stocked so if fishing is your passion this is the place to be.  Please see @aughrimtownandcountry on facebook for weekly updates or contact Dave on 083 034 9577 if you want to become a Marketeers or need any information regarding the market. 

We look forward to seeing you all on Sat between 10:00 and 14:00 

GAA News

Our adult hurlers march on to the Junior A Championship final after a convincing semi final win against Kiltegan in Ballinakill last Wednesday night. This was a very confidence building win and with a lot of hard work we can look forward to hopefully a successful final appearance against a very strong and experienced St.Pats team.

Our Junior D adult football team played the next round of their championship against Eire Og last Friday night. We were well behind in the second half when the game was abandoned by the referee .

The club would like to thank everyone involved in the organising planning and implementation of the jointly run field day last Saturday in the worst of the weather this year. This was a real community effort and great praise must go to the committees involved from both clubs to ensure a successful event.

Finally a big shout out to all who supported, sponsored and helped out to make this a fun filled day for all.

Congratulations to Aughrim clubman Andy Holt who is an integral part of the Ireland Women’s soccer back room management team. Andy is the squad’s video analyst and was singled out by manager Vera Pauw for his half time analysis in the last match against Finland which highlighted changes that needed to be made and swung the game in Ireland’s favour. Ireland manager Pauw was fulsome in her praise for Andy’s contribution to that win and also in particular for his astute analysis of the Swedish team’s performance in that earlier round which ensured Ireland claimed a draw, its best result of the current century. We wish Andy and the Irish Women’s soccer team continued success as they battle for a place in the World Cup 2023. 

Our Junior A adult footballers had a great win over Rathnew last Sunday in Pearse park on a score line of Aughrim 1-12 Rathnew 0-8.This was a great result and great performance full of grit, determination and well taken scores. We play Laragh in the county semi final in two weeks time. Well done to all.

Lotto

The numbers drawn in Aughrim Sports Club lotto on Monday August 29th were: 2, 12, 23 and 24. The jackpot was not won.  There were three match three winners: Magali O’Driscoll, Michael Duffy and Pat Canavan.  The jackpot for September 5th is €10,700.  People who support the weekly lotto are lending support to the local sports clubs who are very much part of the community.

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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