Rathdrum notes week October 17th

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Wicklow Hospice Fundraiser 

Our lady’s hospice and care services Wicklow has registration opened for the Wicklow hospice half marathon and 10k run in February Its a chip and time. There is medals for all the finishers. 

For more information contact

 https// www.myrunresults.com/events/wicklow_hospice_half_marathon and 10/4626/details 

Armistice Day 

This event is the week before the actual Armistice day.  The name of almost one thousand two hundred people both men and women from Co Wicklow who perished in world war one and all their names are on stone tablets which stands in the war memorial garden at the Woodenbridge.  

Woodenbridge village development association Armistice day commemoration takes place at the war memorial park on Sunday 6th November 2022 at 2pm Keynote speaker is Joe Duffy (R.T.E)

Refreshments will be served in the Woodenbridge hotel on the day.

Beyond The Trees Avondale 

Join the beyond the trees Avondale for a fun pumpkin hut this Halloween at the tree top walk in Avondale. There is lots of prizes to be won. 

The pumpkin hut is included in the treetop walk entry fee runs from Saturday 22nd October 2022 until Sunday 6th November 2022. Book you tickets in advance is advised. 

Rathdrum Christmas Market 

Rathdrum christmas market extravaganza – crafts/christmas gifts /delicious food. 

Sunday 13th November 2022 from 10am till 4pm at Avondale gaa complex. 

All proceeds go to the Rathdrum tidy towns.  

Wicklow Volunteer Day 

Anyone interested in volunteering at a special olympic club in your area? 

We would love for you to join us and find out more about volunteering. 

Join us on Tuesday 25th October at 7.30pm till 8.30pm at East Glendalough school Wicklow town. 

For more information contact easternregion@specialolympic.ie

Avondale Camogie Club 

Avondale camogie club will be holding the annual general meeting (A.G.M) on Wednesday 16th November 2022 at 7.30pm in Avondale gaa club house. 

Attendance is essential for the smooth running of the club for 2023

All adult members of the club and coaches and adult players and parents are requested to attend.   

Avondale U16 camogie team have booked themselves in a B shield county final in the Wicklow gaa centre of excellence Rathdrum on Wednesday 19th October 2022 at 6.30pm 

The girls are facing a strong Knockananna team in the final and the women will be up for it. 

Please come out and support these girls and bring your flags and hats with your club colours on them.  

There will be a five euro charge on the gate per car for entry on the evening of the match. 

Rathdrum Cancer Support Group 

Rathdrum cancer support group will be holding  their annual general meeting (A.G.M) on Wednesday the 19th October 2022 in the RDA hall in Rathdrum 

All are welcome to attend this A.G.M 

Parish Of St Mary and Saint Michael Rathdrum  Clara Vale  and Greenane Co Wicklow 

Annual Remembrance Mass 

The annual remembrance mass for all deceased members of the parish who were buried from our three parish church in the year will be remembered at a special mass on Saturday 26th November 2022 next at 6pm mass in the Rathdrum parish church 

Parish Christmas Craft Fair 

Parish christmas craft fair will take place on Sunday 27th November in the R.D.A hall from 1pm to 5pm, if you would like to book a table the price is fifty euros whatever you sell at your tables.

Please contact Anne parish secretary for more information on 0404 46517

Fr McCarthy Leaflet About Rathdrum Church 

Do you remember the leaflet about Rathdrum church written by Fr Padraig McCarthy. If anyone has a copy please could you lend it to the parish (see Anne )your copy will be returned to you. 


Monday and Wednesday and Thursday and Friday -9am in Rathdrum 

Tuesday-Eucharistic service-9am in Rathdrum 

Saturday -6pm in Rathdrum 

Sunday- 11.30am in Rathdrum (each week )

Public Holiday-11am in Rathdrum 

Mass Dates Clara Vale and Greenane Parish from November 2022 -January 2023

Mass in Greenane at 10.15am and Mass In Clara Vale is at 9am

6th November  Greenane 

13th November Clara Vale 

20th November Greenane 

27th November Clara Vale 

4th December Greenane 

11th December Clara Vale 

18th December Greenane 

25th December Clara Vale 

1st January Greenane 

8th January Clara Vale 


Before vigil mass on Saturday evening (or ask Fr Derek)

Prayers For Vocations 

After 9pm  mass on a Wednesday 

Eucharistic Adoration 

Every Wednesday after mass 

Rosary And Prayer Group(All Welcome)

After 9am mass on Monday and Wednesday and Thursday After eucharistic service on Tuesday and before mass on a Friday 

Rosary in the famine graveyard at 10am on the first Saturday of each month all welcome 

 Rosary in Greenane church every Monday night at 7.30pm during the month of October 2022

Sympathy And Prayers 

The parish community extends its sympathies and prayers to the Ryan family on the death of their mother Joan and to the Kelly family on the death of Michael father and husband of Margaret and to Ann Reid on the death of here mother Ellen may they rest in peace amen 

Annual Collection For The Missions

The annual collection for the missions will take place next Sunday the 23rd October at all masses in the Rathdrum Parish it will replace the share collection which is the second collection whatever you can afford will be greatly appreciated 

Parish Office Opening Hours 

Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 12.30pm 

Telephone: 0404 46517

Email rpo2014frd@gmail.com

Fr Derek Doyle- 0404 46517 

Website: www.rathdrumparish.ie

Live streaming www.churchmedia.tv/rathdrum or www.rathdrumparish.ie/webcam

Avondale Gaa Club Lotto Results 

Lotto draw for Tuesday 11th October 2022

No Jackpot winner 

Numbers drawn were 15-16-23-27

Two match three winners 

Connor Penn c/o online 

Owen Doyle c/o online 

Thanks for all your continued support 

Next draw will be held on Tuesday 18th October 2022

The Jackpot stands at one thousand two hundred euros 

U13 Football Winners 

Congratulations to the Avondale U13 football team who won there U13 football final last week

Well done lads looking forward to see you all back in the new year for another season of football 

Cumann Na Bunscoil

Avondale gaa club had a number of players taken part in the Cumann Na mbunscol   last week in Aughrim with there school team They played five games and did there school and club very proud Well done lads and keep up the good work 

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