Rathdrum notes week March 6th

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Avondale Gaa Club 

Avondale Gaa Club Lotto Results 

Lotto draw 28th  February 2023 

No Jackpot winner

No drawn 16-24-25-27

Two  match three winners 

Karen Kelly c/o online 

Dean Gahan c/o online  

Thanks for all your continued support 

Next draw is on Tuesday  7th March  2023 At 9pm 

The Jackpot stands at three thousand one 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. 


A big congratulations to Avondale player Darragh Owens from the Avondale gaa club who was 

a part of the ATU Connemara hurling team who captured the Fergal Maher cup last week. 

Well done Darragh. 

Sam Maguire Cup Visit To Avondale Gaa Club 

Last Monday evening Avondale gaa club had a special visitor to the club. The Sam Maguire cup

arrived at 6.30pm to the club where a lot of our Juvenile player and their families and friends 

were waiting to get their photos taken with the famous cup. The cup also paid a visit to 

Avondale Community college where the students and teachers also got their photos taken with the cup.

A big thank you goes to Cathriona Hannifin and Brian Breen from Avondale Community College who 

organised the visit of the Sam Maguire cup to Rathdrum.

Avondale Gaa Club Fundraiser 

Avondale gaa club have organised a fundraiser to raise vital fund for the club. 

They have organised the last man standing competition.  You can play online for ten euros 

hhps:// klubfinder.com/clubs/Avondale_gaa_club avondale_gaa_last_man_standing_2023

The competition starts on the 11th March with a prize fund of four hundred euros. 

So get online and support this event for the club. 

C.LG Chill Maintain Gaeltacht Scholarship 2023

We did our 2023 Gaeltacht scholarship draw today at the senior football league match in 

Echelon park Aughrim  at half time. 

Congratulations to all winners especially Molly Byrne and Joe Byrne from Avondale. 


Congratulations to the Avondale players that were on the Wicklow senior football team who beat 

Leitrim on a score line of Wicklow 0-15 to Leitrim 1-09. 

 Cathal Baker and Zach Cullen and Conor Byrne from the Avondale gaa club. 

Well done lads. 

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

Sunday Masses 

Sunday 12th March at 9am in Clara Vale Church 

Sunday 19th March at 10.15am Greenane church 

Sunday 26th March 9am Clara Vale Church 

Also Rathdrum parish church at 6pm each Saturday (Vigil) also each Sunday at 11.30am in the 

Parish Church (Rathdrum)

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 

On the 17th March  Saint Patrick’s day mass will be celebrated in the parish church at 11.00am.  

The Vigil mass on Thursday evening will be at 7.30pm. 

Once again our junior choir will be participating in the Rathdrum Parade .  They have already being

Practicing . Many thanks to all the children and adults involved in the preparation. 

Stations Of The Cross In Greenane Church 

During lent the stations of the cross will be prayed every Monday in Greenane church at 7.30pm 

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.   

Walking Group for Parents of the Rathdrum Schools

Wicklow Sports and Recreation Partnership are organizing 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

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.


Congratulations to the Corner house darts team consisting of Dean Power, Craig Porter, James O Reilly, David Carter and Gary Carter who were crowned Wicklow league division 2 darts champions  2023. Congratulations lads and keep the flag flying for Rathdrum.

Ballinacor Camogie Table Quiz 

Table quiz will take place at Glenmalure lodge Wednesday 15th March 2023 at 8pm. Table of four costs forty euros.  Raffle on the night. 

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