Rathdrum notes week March 20th

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Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2023 Committee Says Thank you. 

Well that’s a wrap  2023 Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s day parade. Another great day for the community of Rathdrum. A great turn out of spectators at the Rathdrum Parade. A big thank you to everyone who made the parade a success. Thanks to all our sponsors you know who you are. The community of Rathdrum can be proud of themselves. 

A big thank you goes to  everyone that took part in the parade. A big thank you goes to Mr Denis Carter who has done M.C for the last 23 years at the Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s day parade and also a big thank you goes to Albert Webster and Brian Dunne for doing the music on the reviewing stand for the parade.  

We would also like to thank Tina Kourmarianous and Max Kane from East coast fm radio who were our judges for this years parade. We had a great team of workers who worked behind the scenes to make sure that everyone had an enjoyable day on Friday.

The following are a list of prize winners of the 2023 Rathdrum Saint Patrick’s day parade 


2nd- Rathdrum off road club 

Best commercial – Sean Murphy

Best Irish Team – Nolan and Fogarty 

Best Juvenile Float- Avondale Camogie Club

Most Topical- Ukrainian Families 

Best Community Float- Rathdrum off road club 

Best Club – Parnell A.C

Best Marching Group- Parnell memorial pipe band 

Best vintage- 1900s 

Best Visiting Float- Harley Davidson motor bike club 

Avondale  Gaa 

Lotto Results 

14th March 2023


Three match three winners 

Dermot Murphy c/o Catherine  

Kevin Sheehan  c/o Kevin

Pj Kennedy c/o Joe Kennedy  

Thanks for your continued  support. 

Next draw Tuesday 21st March. Jackpot Three thousand three hundred euro. 

Tickets can be purchased on the club force app and also tickets can be purchased in all the business in Rathdrum  

Mass Times In Our Cluster Of Churches 

Times for our masses in St Kevin’s church Laragh, Saint Laurence’s Church Roundwood, the churches of Saint Marys and Saint Michael’s church Rathdrum, Saint Columba church Greenane, Saint Patricks and Saint Killians Rathdrum 

Saint Kevins Laragh 

Tuesday and Friday-mass at 10am 

Wednesday- Eucharist service at 9am 

Sunday- mass at 11.30am 

Saint Laurence Church Roundwood 

Monday and Wednesday- mass at 10am 

Saturday vigil- mass at 7pm 

Sacred Heart Moneystown

Sunday only mass at 10am 

Saint Marys and Saint Michael’s church Rathdrum 

Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday- mass at 9am 

Tuesay-Eucharistic service-  9am

Saturday vigil mass -mass at 6pm 

Sunday -mass at 11.30am 

Saint Columbas Greenane and Saint Killians

Alternative Sunday only mass at 10.15am (19th March 2023)

Saint Patricks and Saint Killians Clara Vale 

Alternative sunday only mass at 9am (Sunday the 26th March 2023) 

Bereavement Support 

The Irish hospice foundation provides a free bereavement support line. 

The national free phone service is available from 10am -1pm Monday to Friday by calling 1800-807077 Visit www.hospicefoundation.ie for more information. 

Sunday Masses in Clara Vale 

Sunday the 26th March 2023 at 9am Saint Patricks and Saint Killians church 

Avondale Camogie  Club Registration  

As the new season is fast approaching we request that all players pay their annual registration fee.  

Unfortunately for safety reasons no player is permitted to train or participate in matches until the fees are paid.

All registrations fees can be paid through foireann. The foireann app can be downloaded to your phone from the play store app.

If any parent needs guidances on working Foireann please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Hurl with me 

Have you ever played camogie previously and wished you played as a child or wished  you could play with your kids in the garden, well here is your chance.  Hurling with me aims to get women and mammys back involved in sports.  No experience is required and gear can be provided, just show up with a-can-do-it attitude and who knows what happens. 

The programme begins on the 28th of March for four sessions, it will run at the same time as the underage training to begin with. Spread the word and get involved. 

Any queries and questions please don’t hesitate to contact the Avondale camogie facebook page for information. 

Hurl with me-Avondale gaa club 28/02/2023 and the following three Tuesdays from 6.20pm to 7.30pm

Group fitness fun no experience Equipment can be provided no cost no commitment   

Rathdrum Historical Society 

The next talk will be on the Jadotville siege by Leo Quinlan on the 5th April followed by a talk on captain Robert Halpin in May.

Please look on the Rathdrum Historical facebook page and the Rathdrum parish Newsletter for details.

Knock Pilgrimage 

There will be a pilgrimage to knock on Sunday the 16th April 2023.

Leaving Rathdrum market square at 7.30am via Moneystown Roundwood church at 8am Cost is eighty euros pp including breakfast and dinner. The bus money is to be paid by the 10th April. To book contact Susan O Neill at 087 6273032 for more information. 

Moneystown School Coffee Morning And Cake Sale 

The parents association of Moneystown national school are holding a coffee morning and cake sale in aid of the school on Thursday 30th March 2023 from 9.30am till 2.00pm in Moneystown Community centre. 

We would love you to come and join us for a cup of tea a slice of cake and a chat.

We will have a raffle on the day with some wonderful prizes we really appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you on Thursday the 30th March.  

Coping With Life Alone 

Men and women separated divorced widowed, are you coping? Do you find that you need more support than family and friends can provide?  A team who are themselves widowed separated or divorced share their experiences with you. For further details please contact the Carmelite Community centre, 56 Aungier street Dublin 2 DO2 T259. Telephone 086 0877379 Email bedublin@gmail.com


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