Rathdrum notes week November 7th

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Avondale Gaa Lotto Result 

Lotto draw Tuesday 1st November 2022 

No Jackpot winner 

Numbers drawn were 14-23-24-26

No match three winner 

Two lucky dip winner each winning one hundred euros 

Valerie Hobson c/o online 

Eli Heffernan c/o Eugene Heffernan 

Thanks for all your continued support 

Next draw will be held on the 8thNovember 2022

Jackpot stand at one thousand five hundred euro 

Tickets can be purchased online by downloading the club force app and Tickets can be purchased up until 9pm on the night of the draw. 

Tickets can also be purchased from any of the business in Rathdrum. 


Avondale Camogie club 

The AGM (annual general meeting) will take place on Wednesday 16th November 2022 at 7.30pm at the Avondale gaa sports complex Rathdrum. 

All members and players and parents are requested to attend to make sure of the smooth running of the club for the coming year 2023.

The Avondale camogie club have also set up their own O’Neills club shop on the O Neill’s website. 

The club shop will be open all year around click on the follow link https://www.oneills.comfor all the information on the Avondale camogie shop. 

Wicklow County Council Arts Office 

Wicklow county council arts office invites the Rathdrum community to take part in a cultural engagement survey which aims to build a detailed picture of arts and cultural engagements in Rathdrum.

The initiative reinforces Wicklow County council commitment to place making and the survey is designed to capture the views insight and ideas of citizens of Rathdrum and surrounding areas. Questions are asked about recent and future creative programmes and the purpose of this project is to help ensure that all future outcomes are deeply rooted and shaped by the community.

To participate complete the survey by Sunday the 20th November by going on the following link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/rathdrum culture2022

Rathdrum Women Circle 

Dannielle Nolan is happy to announce that the 1st women’s circle will take place on the 25th November 2022 from 7pm to 9pm in the room above Centra main street Rathdrum.  

Spaces are limited. To book a space contact Dannielle. Investment is 8 euro to secure your spot preferably paid though revolut. 

Rathdrum Tidy Town Results 

The tidy town results were announced last Friday. Congratulations to Trim tidy town in Co Meath who were crowned Ireland’s tidiest town for 2022. Rathdrum has improved yet again this year with total marks of 219. Thats an increase of 9 points on last year. The adjudicators arrived in Rathdrum on the 20/07/22 Well done to all the Rathdrum tidy towns committee who get put in the town day in day out and tidy up Rathdrum.

Thank You

A big thank you goes to everyone who has supported the Rathdrum market in 2022. 

Thanks to all the market stall holders who supported the market that took place in the memorial park Rathdrum every second week of each month. 

A big thank goes to Margaret Nolan who organized the event. 

The next thing that Margaret has organised is the Christmas market which will take place on Sunday 13th November in the Avondale sports complex Rathdrum from 10am till 4pm. 

Stalls are selling out fast if interested in putting a stall in contact Margaret Nolan for information. 

Fennell Hair By Aisling 

Aisling Fennell has opened a new hair salon in Slanelough Moneystown Co Wicklow. 

Her opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm.

So to book an appointment with Aisling you can contact Aisling on aislingfennell2022@gmail.com

Or you can ring Aisling on 085 7844828 to make an appointment with her. 

Her address is Aisling Fennell Slanelough, Moneystown Co Wicklow. 

Aisling can also be contacted through social media on  facebook or Instagram. 

Ballinacor Community Project  Fundraiser 

Annual candlelight walk will take place on Sunday the 20th of November at 5.30pm in Avondale Forest park Rathdrum. Entry is fifteen euros per car or five euros per walker.

Refreshments will be served after the walk. 

Rathdrum Girl Guides 

Are there any young girls in the Rathdrum and surrounding area’s that would like to join the girl guides in Rathdrum. 

If so email Leah Byrne at Rathdrumgirlguides@gmail.com for more information about the group. 

Parish Craft Fair 

Rathdrum parish Christmas craft fair will take place on Sunday 27th November in the R.D.A hall Rathdrum from 1pm till 5pm fifty euro per table and what you sell is your own. Please contact Anne in the parish office for more details. 

Raffle tickets are now available in each of the three churches and from Anne in the parish office. A book of tickets is five euros three tickets in a book or two euros each. 

Annual Remembrance Mass 

Annual remembrance mass will take place on the 26 th November 2022 at a special mass on Saturday at 6pm in the parish church in Rathdrum. 

Rathdrum Cancer Support 

Rathdrum cancer support group invites you to attend a service for all cancer patients and their families and friends on Thursday 24th November 22 at 7.30pm in Saint Saviour’s Church Rathdrum. Everyone is welcome to attend.  

Walk N Talk Programme

Wicklow local sports partnerships are delighted to announce that they are running a instructor-led walk n talk programme that will be run every Tuesday and Thursday starting 8th November. For more information click the link https://wicklowlsp.ie /Rathdrum-walkntalk programme. 

Mass Dates 

The following are the mass dates for Clara Vale church and Greenane Church for the month of November and December and January 

Mass in Greenane is at 10.15am 

Mass in Clara Vale is at 9.00pm  

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 


Monday and Tuesday and Thursday and Friday is at 9 am in Saint Marys and St Michael’s Church Rathdrum 

Tuesday there is eucharistic service at 9am in St Marys and St Michael’s church Rathdrum 

Saturday Mass is at 6pm in St Marys and St Michaels Rathdrum 

Sunday at 9am mass is in Clara Vale church (Alternated weeks)

Sunday at 10.15am Mass is in Greenane Church (Alternated weeks)

Sunday at 11.30am Mass is in St Marys and St Michael’s church in Rathdrum 

Public Holidays at 11am in Saint Marys and Saint Michael’s church Rathdrum 

Confession are held before the vigil mass on Saturday evening (Ask Fr Derek Doyle)

Prayers for Vocations is after mass on a Wednesday morning in St Marys and St Michales church Rathdrum 

Eucharistic adoration is after mass on Wednesday morning in Saint Marys and St Michael’s church in Rathdrum  

Rosary and Prayer group 

 After 9am mass on Monday and Wednesday and Thursday  and before mass on a Friday in St Marys and st Michael’s church Rathdrum 

Rosary in the famine graveyard at 10am on the 1st Saturday of each month 

Rosary in Greenane church every Monday night at 7.30pm 

Parish Office Opening Hours 

Monday to Friday from 9.30am  till 12.30pm 

Telephone Anne @ 0404 46517

Email: rpo2014frd@gmail.com

Fr Derek Doyle 0404 46517 




Congratulations to James Jacob from Rathdrum who picked up his masters degrees this week 

Beyond The Trees Avondale New Opening Hours For The Winter Time 

Seed cafe will be opened from 10.00am till 16.00

Tree top walk will be opened from 10.00 am till 15.30 last entries for the tree top walk will be 14.30


Congratulations to Tim Grummell, Joe Dowd, Donal Flannery and Robin Mooney who won team gold  for sli cualann at the weekend at the leinster cross country championship in Kilkenny first time in history the men’s team have taken the title.

Huge congratulations to all of them with their individual runs and to joe for coming third place overall 

Brilliant results 

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