Rathdrum notes week August 14th

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Lotto Results Tuesday 8th August  2023 

No Jackpot winner


Four match three winner

Brian Burke c/o online

Seamus O Shaughnessy c/o Seamus o Shaughnessy 

Mikie Sheehan c/o Owen Doyle 

Oisin McGraynor c/o online 

Thanks for all your continued support 

Next draw Tuesday 15th August at 9pm 

Jackpot Two thousand five  hundred euros 

Lotto can be played online by downloading the club force app Tickets can also be purchased in all the business in Rathdrum 

Avondale Gaa Senior Football Championship Results 

Avondale Senior football team kicked off their Boom and Platform Hire senior football championship round one with a well deserved win over Kiltegan in Echelon Park, Aughrim last Sunday.

At half time Avondale were well in the lead on a scoreline of  Avondale 4-05(17) to Kiltegan 0-04(4) Avondale had the wind in their backs at the start of the second half and at full time Avondale held out for their first win in the senior football championship on a scoreline of Avondale 4-10(22) to Kiltegan 2-10(16) Great start to the football championship for Avondale 

The following was the starting fifteen for Avondale.  Brian Burke, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Shane Beevor, Shane Browne, Saoirse Kearon, Eoin Baker, Ryan Kenny, Zach Culllen, Cormac McGraynor, Cathal Baker, Oisin McGrayynor, Cian Ward, Ross Ward, Donal McGraynor, Conor Byrne,

Subs: Danny Morley, Liam Kinsella, Mikey O Dea, Paudie Geoghan, Barry Sheehan, Ollie Matthews,Chris Sillery, Ross Merry, Caleb Fox

Avondale Gaa Fixtures 

For all Avondale gaa adult and juvenile club fixtures check the fixtures in the sports section of the Wicklow people  newspaper 

Avondale Senior Football Results 

Avondale senior football team travelled to Echelon park Aughrim on Friday 11th August for the second round of the Boom and Platform Hire senior football championship against A.G.B. At half time Avondale down by a goal on a scoreline of Avondale 0-05(5) to A.G.B 1-05(8). It wasn’t to be Avondale’s night as they went down on a scoreline of Avondale 0-11(11) to A.G.B 3-10(19).

The following were the starting fifteen players. Brian Burke, Dean Gahan, Eoin Baker, Shane Beevor, Ryan Kenny, Saoirse Kearon, Liam Kinsella, Oisin McGraynor, Zach Cullen, Cian Ward, Cathal Baker, Cormac McGraynor, Ross Ward, Conor Byrne, Donal McGraynor 

Subs: Danny Morley, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Mikey O Dea, Paudie Geoghan, Sean McGraynor, Barry Sheehan, Ollie Matthews, Anto Byrne, Chris Sillery 


Congratulations to the Camogie U14 county development squad especially the Avondale player who took part in a county U14  blitz’s last saturday  and then on last Sunday they attended the All Ireland Camogie finals in croke park and paraded on the hollow grounds of Croke Park on all Ireland camogie final day well done to all involved with the u14 Wicklow development squad 

Special Visitor 

The Nancy Murray cup made a special visit at Avondale Camogie training and also made a special visit to the Avondale gaa Summer camp where the kids got their picture with the cup.  Thanks to Emma Byrne for organising the visit of the cup while she stays in Wicklow for the Winter. 

Tea/Coffee After Mass

On the second Sunday of every month  Tea and Coffee will be available at the back of the 

church after 11.30pm mass Please stay for a cuppa and a chat.  

Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage To Lourdes 

Dublin diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes next September departing on the 5th and 7th September

from 859 euros per person sharing. The pilgrimage will be lead by archbishop Dermot Farrell. 

See notice in porch door in the church for more details or contact Joe Walsh tours on 01 2410800 or info@joewalshtours.ie 

Masses For The Month Of August 

Sunday 20th August  Greenane at 10.15am 

Sunday 27th  August Clara Vale at 9.00am 

In Rathdrum Church Saturday vigil mass at 6.00pm and Sunday mass at 11.30am. Also mass on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9am

And Eucharist service at 9am on Tuesday 


Condolences to the O’Connor family and extended family on the sad passing of Stephen O Connor.  May he rest in peace amen. 

Pilgrimage To Medjugorje

Maura and Michael Heffernan are organising a pilgrimage to Medjugorji from the 4th to the 11th October next if you would like to be a part of the pilgrimage you can contact Marian Pilgrimage on 01 8788159 or Maura and Michael. The cost of the pilgrimage is seven hundred and ninety five euros per person.

Clara Vale Summer Fair

Clara Vale Summer fair on the 20th August at 1.30 

The committee are looking for items for their stalls including cakes,books, plants, home produce, firewood and new items 

There will also be a bottle stall lucky dip hidden treasure raffle and novelty stalls contact 087 9292605 or 087 6895033  

Roundwood Scouts 

Anyone know of anyone in the Roundwood and Laragh and Glendalough area interested in joining the Roundwoods scouts group. 

The 17th Wicklow Roundwood scouts need your help to avoid permanent closure.   

Contact cillmhantain.cc@gmail.com or ring 086 8554262 for more information  

Bates Nua Restaurant Rathdrum

Bates Nua Restaurant is nestled down a quiet cul de sac at the back of the Cartoon Inn on the main street of Rathdum  Bates nua restaurant is under new management since the end of may 2023. The following are Bates Nua Restaurant opening hours  Monday and Tuesday Closed. 

Wednesday and Thursday  opened from 5pm to 9pm Friday opened from 4pm till 9pm Saturday opened from 1pm till 9pm  and Sunday opened from 1pm till 8.30pm Contact address is Bates Nua Restaurant 3 market street Rathdrum Co Wicklow A67AK15

For booking a table for a meal ring 0404 72337 or email batesresturantrathdrum@gmail.com  for table reservations  or follow us on facebook or instagram 

Ballinacor Community Field Day

Ballinacor Field Day takes place on Sunday Aug 20th from 1.30pm to 4pm at the Ballinacor Community Park, A67WY83. Come along and join the fun including the Tug of War Competition; Household Obstacle Course; Hang Tough; Water Slide; Long Puck and Dancing with the 2023 All Ireland Jiving Champions – The N&N Jivers. There will also be lots of other field games, kids matches, BBQ and stalls. 

Heritage Week Family Day Out in Glenmalure

Join us in Baravore Glenmalure at 10am on Saturday August 19 th for a variety of interesting events to mark Heritage Week. Proceedings begin with a short talk and lime mortar building demonstration at the newly conserved crusher house followed by fun environmental activities for adults and children in the Avonbeg River and concluding with refreshments, music and poetry at the hostel approximately 1: 00pm. Come for the whole morning or for some of the events. Admission free. Wellies or suitable outdoor footwear advised. Any enquiries to Carmel O’Toole (087)4165298

Saint Kevins Way Guided Walk 

Saint Kevins way guided walk takes place on 19th August 2023 

Hollywood Saint Kevins Way Group invites you to a guided walk on the Saint Kevins way Saturday 19th August 2023. There is a choice of walks a 30km and a 12km walk the cost is twenty five euros and book via eventbrite St Kevins Way  Longer walk (30km) park at Hollywood gaa at 7.30am for registration  walk from Hollywood gaa to Glendalough (approx 7 hours)

Shorter walk (12km) park at Hollywood gaa at 11.30am for registration bust departs 12pm to start walk at Ballinagee Bridge walk to Glendalough (approx 4/5 hours) Bus will take walkers back to Hollywood gaa grounds   

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