Rathdrum notes week February 20th

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Avondale Gaa Club 

Avondale Gaa Club Lotto Results 

Lotto draw 14th  February 2023 

No Jackpot winner

No drawn 5-8-14-15

Two match three winners 

Liz O Toole c/o Lisa Fox 

Dermot Murphy c/o Catherine 

Thanks for all your continued support 

Next draw is on Tuesday  21st February  2023 

At 9pm 

The Jackpot stands at two thousand nine hundred euros   

Lotto tickets can be purchased online up until 9pm on the club force app.

Tickets can be purchased in all the businesses in Rathdrum

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 evening from 6.30pm to 8pm 

Five euros drop in. 

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

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  

Getting Married 

For Couples getting married this year it is recommended that you undertake a pre-marriage

Course For more information see the Accord website  or email info@accord.ie or admin@accord.ie

or phone accord at 01- 4780866 

Funeral Ministry 

Would you like to be a part of a funeral team in the parish? what this ministry entail is officiating at funerals in the absence of a priest by conducting prayer service in the church, funeral home or home of the deceased and or officiating with the final prayer of commendation at the graveside For more information contact Fr Derek on 0404 46517

Saint Patrick’s Day Participants

Wanted Saint Patrik’s Day participant  our parish participant in last years Saint Patrick’s day parade in Rathdrum was the first for many years We had great fun and came away with 1st prize This year we hope that more children will join the children’s choir and that more adults will accompany the children in the parade to represent the parish 

Older Person Register  

An Garda Siochana Wicklow Division is trying with your assistance to set up an older person register in the event of any type of an emergency.  An Garda siochana would have the relevant information to contact next-of-kin. 

The necessary forms are available in the sacristies in each of the parish churches.   

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 2023 Chip 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.


Condolences to Marie, Jennie, Alice, Divinia, Brenda, Deirdre Bolton and extended family on the sad passing of their mother Alice Bolton. May she rest in peace.

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

Unwanted Gifts And Hamper Baskets

Please support our fundraising coffee morning by donating unwanted gifts and Hamper baskets.  They can be left in to Avondale sports main street Rathdrum.

Your support is much appreciated.

Rathdrum Historical Society   

Rathdrum Historical Society is hosting a talk on Arthur Griffith on Monday 6th March 2023 at 8pm in the Ann Devlin Annex at the rear of the RDA hall.

The talk will be given by Brian Maye who is a retired secondary-school teacher and a third-level lecture and a historian and journalist. He has written a number of books on history.

The society held its annual general meeting on Monday 6th February. It was a successful meeting with a good attendances. The following were re-elected to the committee. Chairman Ger O Byrne Treasuries Breda Sheehan, Jill McCarthy stood down as secretary and Bernadette O Byrne was elected as our new secretary. The committee thanks Jill for her long and excellent service to the society and wished her well for the future.

Seven committee members were elected Siobhan Baker, Ciaran Byrne, Dave Mc Call, Jill McCarthy, Lorraine Williams, Jimmy O Shaughnessy and Ann Savage. Condolences were offered to members who have died since the last AGM   

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