Rathdrum notes week February 13th

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Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s Parade Grand-Marshals Announced 

Jimmy O Shaughnessy chairman of the Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s day parade committee has announced that the row hard go home crew consisting of Derek Mc Mullen, Tom Nolan, Shane Culleton, Gearoid and Diarmuid O Brian will be grand-marshals and leading the 2023 Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.

They were bestowed the honour at a recent meeting of the Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s Day Parade committee.  

The five men who set a new world record by rowing three thousand miles from Laga Meara in Spain to Antigua in Caribbean. They broke the record by two full days off the previous record for the fastest crossing rowers in the trans-Atlantic Taliskers whisky challenge 2022 and raising vital funds for the Laura Lynn Foundation and R.N.L.I  and Rathdrum Cancer Support. 

The chairman Jimmy O Shaughnessy  said that he is delighted that the parade is going ahead it attracts a lot of people from Rathdrum and surrounding areas, he is urging  that all clubs and schools and organisations get involved and make the 2023 parade a success. 

Donor wall

Would you like your name or family name on the donor wall in the sports complex Rathdrum.  

Private message or contact Catherine Behan on 087-9938683 for more information. 


Pickleball Rathdrum continues in Avondale gaa club  on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8pm 

Five euros drop in. 

Email wicklowlsp@wicklowcoco.ie to register and find out more information 

Thank You 

A big thank you to Coral Leisure Wicklow for sponsorship of the exercise bike for our new gym for our adult player pre season training. 

Saint Mary’s and Saint Michael Parish Church And Greenane Church And Clara Vale Church 

Masses, Prayer Groups ,Social Gatherings 

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

Tuesday-Eucharistic Service-9am-Rathdrum 

Saturday-6pm- Rathdrum 

Sunday-9am Clara Vale (Alternated Weeks)

Sunday-10.15am Greenane (Alternated Weeks) 

Sunday-11.30am- Rathdrum (Each Week)

Public Holidays-11.00am- Rathdrum 


Before vigil mass on a Saturday evening 6pm (ask Fr Derek Doyle)

Prayer Group 

Rosary and divine mercy every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm in Ann’s house 35 The Woods Rathdrum 

Prayers and Vocations 

After 9am mass on Wednesday morning 

Eucharistic Adoration 

Every Wednesday after mass 


After 9am mass on Monday Thursday and after Eucharistic services on Tuesday and before 9am 

mass on Wednesday and Friday 

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

Cuppa After Mass

Join us on the second Monday of every month after 9am mass for a cup of tea or coffee  

Mass Times In Clara Vale And Greenane Church 

Sunday 19th February at 10.15am in Greenane church  and Sunday 26th February  at 9am in Clara Vale church and mass every weekend in the parish church at 6pm on a Saturday evening and at 11.30am on Sunday morning in Rathdrum parish church 

Parish Office Opening Hours 

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm 

Telephone 040446517 Anne Secretary 

Email: rpo2014frd@gmail.com

Fr Derek Doyle 0404 46517

Website: www.rathdrumparish.ie

Live Streaming: www.churchmedia.tv/rathdrum


Our Lady,s Hospice Home Care Wicklow 
Register  your place for the 1/2 marathon and marathon on the 25th February 2023Chip and time 

Register at 


Walking Group for Parents of the Rathdrum Schools

Wicklow Sports and Recreation Partnership are organising a 6 week walk n talk group. This  instructor lead walking programme will start on Tuesdays at 9.30am . It will commence on Tuesday 21st February and meet at the RDA Hall in Rathdrum. All parents from the local schools are welcome to take part in this programme. It is a great way to meet other people from the area and get some exercise as well.

Please contact Wicklowlsp@wicklowcoco.ie for more details.

Rathdrum And Wicklow Gymnastic Club 

New spaces available and are up live on the website for both Rathdrum and Wicklow with spaces in our age 3-5 years old and age 6+ gymnastic classes spaces are limited so please book online quickly to avoid disappointment. 

Irish Heart Foundation  Mobile Unit

The Irish heart foundation mobile health  unit will be visiting the libraries in Wicklow during the Month of February.  Tuesday the 21st February from 10am to 4.45pm, the I.H.F. mobile unit will parked outside the Rathdrum Library and we encourage everyone to avail of the service.

Expert nurses on board will check your blood pressure and pulse and provide advice to help boost your heart health.

Rathdrum Library Storytime 

Wicklow county council library service are having a storytime session in the Rathdrum library on Saturday the 18th of February 2023.

There will be two session  3-5 years old 11am to 11.30am 6-8 year olds 11.45am to 12.15pm 

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