Rathdrum notes week January 30th

Avondale Gaa Club 

Avondale Gaa Club Lotto Results 

Lotto draw 24thJanuary 2023 

No Jackpot winner

No drawn 1-8-13-25

Four match three winners 

Clare Byrne c/o online 

Larry Phelan c/o Brenda 

Mickey O Toole Theo and Zack c/o Claudia 

David Mc Loughlin c/o  Catherine  

Thanks for all your continued support 

Next draw is on Tuesday  31st th January  2023 

At 9pm 

The Jackpot stands at two thousand six 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 

Avondale Gaa Are Accepting Enrollments For The 2023 Nursery 

Following on from a hugely successful 2022 nursery programme we are looking to expand the nursery programme and currently accepting boys and girls born in 2017 and 2018 and 2019.  

We aim to begin from the end of January 2023 so please get in touch to register your place.

Our nursery programme works on developing your child’s basic coordination and movement skills  focusing on running and jumping and throwing . We will also include development of agility balance and coordination. 

We aim to do this in a fun filled environment focusing on game based learning. 

Registration for the year is twenty euros  you can register your child by contacting our nursery coordinator Eugene Dunne on 087 6569809 for 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. 

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


Presentation Of The Lord And Blessing Of Candles 

On Thursday 2nd February we celebrate the presentation of Jesus in the temple.

On this day Parishioners are invited to bring their own candle to the church to be blessed.

Please label your own candle with your name on it. 

Blessing Of Throats-Feast of Saint Blaise 

On Friday the 3rd of February we celebrate the feast of saint Blaise. 

The blessing of the throats will take place after 9am mass in Rathdrum 

Saint Bridgets Day 

Bank holiday from 2023 there is an annual public holiday in early February to mark Saint Bridgets Day. 

The public holiday is the first Monday 6th February 2023. 

Mass will be at 11am in Rathdrum Parish Church. 


Condolences to the Field family and extended family on the sad passing of Sean Field. May he rest in peace.

Our Lady,s Hospice Home Care Wicklow 

Register your place for the 1/2 marathon and marathon on the 25th February 2023.  

Register at 


Rathdrum Tidy Town

Community Clean Up Rathdrum Tidy Towns are organising a community clean up on Saturday 4th February starting at 10am in the memorial park. Please bring your gloves.

If you cant make it but would love to help clean up the town please contact us on facebook @ Rathdrum Tidy Towns or email TidyTownsRathdrum@gmail.com 

Scrap Metal Collection  

Saint Saviours School Rathdrum are having a scrap metal collection on Saturday 11th February 2023 from 10am to 3pm on the schools grounds.

Please see list below of items that are accepted. This is an opportunity to bring your unwanted scrap metal to have it recycled. 

We will accept all metal items eg Engine bikes, farm machinery, washing machines, dishwashers, metal, gully lead flashing, radiators, stove, gates, copper cylinders, metal frames, Gym equipment, bikes, sheep wire, tools, bearings, nuts and bolts, cutlery pots and pans, corrugated iron, electric cable,metal sinks and more.


Moneystown National School Moneystown national school is currently accepting applications for our junior infant class for September 2023. Our closing date for application is the 30th January 2023Please contact Ms Healy in the office for an application form or email oifig@moneystown.ie or by phoning the office at 0404 46477 for the form 

Rathdrum Historical Society A.G.M

Rathdrum historical society annual general meeting will be held on the 6th February 2023 at 8pm in the Ann Devlin Annex at the rear of the R.D.A hall. All are welcome and newcomers are especially welcome to come and join us.

Congratulations to the Wicklow rowing team in the Talisker whisky Atlantic rowing challenge. The team set a new record for the Fastest crossing of the Atlantic ocean by a team of five rowers. Three of the rowers Gearoid, Diarmuid O Brian and Derek Mullen are from Rathdrum. Tom Nolan is from Tinahely and Shane Culletton  is from Arklow. Great Achievement well done to all.
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