Rathdrum notes week August 28th

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Avondale Gaa Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results 

Tuesday 22nd of August 

No Jackpot winner 

Six match three winners 

Barry Sheehan  c/o online 

Ollie Bracken c/o Joe Kennedy 

Ryan Kenny c/o online 

Bernie Byrne c/o Billy Byrne 

Eddie Kelly c/o online 

Ella and Ellie Doyle c/o Seamus Doyle 

Next draw Tuesday 29th August 

Jackpot Two thousand seven hundred euros 

Tickets can be purchased in all business in Rathdrum 

Tickets can also be booked online up until 9pm on the night of the draw 


Congratulations and well done to Shane, Harry and Bobby from the Avondale gaa club who played in the connaught dome on the  Wicklow County Academy squad and played Roscommon. They won two out of there three games. Great seeing the young lads representing their club at county level and playing in the connaught dome is a great honour for them. 

Congratulations to Tiarnan, Cameron, Leighton, Tyler and Kevin who represented Avondale gaa Club on the county U14 development squad last weekend. They had great battles against Antrim and Kildare team one and two and West Meathin Abbotstown in Dublin 

Congratulations to Cathal Doyle from Avondale gaa club and Laura Drennan  who were recently married May you both have a lifetime of health and happiness together 

U15 Hurling Academy Squad 

After winning a match against Armagh earlier on in the day the Wicklow U15 hurlers progressed on to the final of the Stephen Dorrogan cup final Wicklow U15 hurlers ended up on the  winning side on a scoreline of Wicklow 3-16(25) to Roscommon 0-08(8) I would like to congratulate two Avondale players who played the part in the great win for Wicklow Adam Kearns and Alex Kavanagh from Avondale were a part of the Wicklow U15 hurling academy team 

Avondale Gaa Junior Football Results 

Avondale Junior B football team played Kilbride Junior B team at home in Avondale in the Philip Doyle Junior B football group three round three.  By half time Avondale were up on a scoreline of Avondale 2-04(10) to Kilbride 1-02(5) Avondale started the second half and by full time Avondale won on a scoreline of Avondale 3-10(19) to Kilbride 1-04(7)

The following list was the starting fifteen Danny Morley, Kevin Kinsella,Kevin Sheehan, Diarmuid Phelan, Kieran Penn, Karl Phelan, Harrison Penn, Anthony Byrne, Ollie Matthews,

Caleb Fox, Chris Sillery, James Quinn, Seamus McGraynor, Shane Farrar, Dan Owens,

Sub: Ross Merry 

Avondale Senior Hurling Championship Result 

Avondale/Barndarrig hurling team travelled to Echelon park Aughrim for the senior hurling championship group one round four match. Avondale at half time were down on the scoreline of 

Avondale/Barndarrig 1-03(6) to Carnew Emmets 1-07(10) The result in the end didn’t go Avondale/Barndarrig way as they  went down on a score line of Avondale/Barndarrig 1-10(13) to Carnew Emmets 3-12(21) The following was the starting fifteen for Avondale/Barndarrig

Mikey O Toole, Dan Owens, Conor Sheehan, Liam Dickenson, Keith Byrne , Shane Browne, Eugene Dunne, Cathal Baker,Shane Byrne, Malachy Stone, Andrew Kavanagh, Jacques McCall, Craig Byrne Zach Cullen Torna Mulcroney SUBS: Karl Phelan Dean Gahan Martin Cullen Jack Manley Eanna Owens Paul Gahan Bernard Quinn Anthony O Toole Niall Heffernan Diarmuid Phelan Eamon Kearns 

The following were the management 

Bainisteoir:Clive Heffernan  

Roghnoiri:Tom Byrne Leonard Byrne Martin Cullen 

Physio: Shane Farrar   Kitman/Stats Seamus Doyle 

The 25th Anniversary David Cullen Cup Festival 

The 25th anniversary of the David Cullen cup Festival will take place on the 2nd of September at one o’clock at Laragh gaa club.  There will be something for everyone on the day so come along and enjoy the day( BBQ GAMES AND MONSTER RAFFLE)

Date For Your Diary 

Saturday the second of September from 10am to 5pm Beyond the trees Avondale are delighted to announce a family fun day at Beyond the trees Avondale Come and join us for a day that includes games adventure skills and face painting arts and crafts playground and BBQ and lots more  enjoy walks on the trails around Avondale and cycle trails and picnic area in the walled gardens the courtyard and car park area 

Rathnew Craft Fair 

Rathnew craft fair will take place on the 24th September 2023 at Saint Bridget’s hall Rathnew A67X583 from 12pm till 4pm 

Rathdrum Cemetery Association 

Rathdrum cemetery association would like to send their deepest sympathy to the Busher family on the death of Seamus Busher Seamus was one of the original volunteers when the association was formed helping out with the cutting of the grass and the general up keep of the graveyard He was alway first to help out when needed  Seamus has his own special place there know He was well known character around Rathdrum and he will be sorely missed by his family and all the knew him Rest in peace amen 

Rathdrum Historical Society 

Rathdrum Historical Society is starting its Autumn season on Monday 11th September with a guided tour of Avondale House Meeting point is the car park at Avondale house at 5.45pm 

There is a limit of thirty people we can take on the tour so please book your place as soon as possible please call Ger O Byrne on 087 9087653 if you want to make the tour

Make sure you look out for future notice of our programme of talks Looking forward to seeing you all again in September 

Exams Results (Leaving Certificate Results) 

Congratulations and well done to all the girls and boys who received their leaving certificate results from Avondale Community college Rathdrum Best wishes for the future 

Clara Vale Summer Fair 

Clara Vale Summer fair has being rescheduled for Sunday the 3rd of September 2023 at 2.00pm at Clara Vale Church. The committee is looking for items for stalls including  cakes books plants  home produce firewood  and new items. There will also be teas, bottle stalls, lucky dips, hidden treasure raffle and novelty acts. Contact 087 9292605 or 087 6895033 for more information or to drop off  any donations of items as requested. 


Condolences to the family and extended family on the sad passing of Gearoid Nicoll who passed away recently May he rest in peace Amen 

Masses for September 

Sunday 3rd September  10.15am Greenane 

Sunday 10th September 9.00am Clara Vale 

Sunday  17th September 10.15am Greenane 

Sunday 24th September 9.00am Clara Vale 

Rathdrum Market Date 

Here is a date for your diary 

Autumn craft fair  Sunday the 24th September 2023 at Avondale gaa complex(A67R229)

Proceeds in aid of Avondale gaa club.  Anyone wishing to have a stall at this event please get in contact with Margaret Nolan on 085 8769288 for an application form which has all the details on it Tables are twenty euros each. 

Your Notes 

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