Avoca

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ST PAT’S 50/50 DRAW

Win­ners: First Prize – €80, Carmel An­der­son, c/o Jimmy Red­mond; sec­ond prize – €50, Jack Doyle, Avoca; third prize – €30, Mary Burke, Shel­ton. Sell­ers Prize: Ben Tuke. Next Draw is in Finns.

AC­TIVE RE­TIRE­MENT

Our AGM is on Thurs­day, May 12, at 2 p.m. in the hall – please try and at­tend this meet­ing if pos­si­ble. Next trip is on Thurs­day, June 9, to Dun­brody Famine Ship, then onto Water­ford bless­ing by St Padre Pio Grove; price €25; De­posit €12 non-re­fund­able by May 31. Con­tact John 087 2260968.

OPEN­ING TIMES

Open­ing times at Avoca Court­house Her­itage cen­tre: Mon­day 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Tues­day 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Wed­nes­day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thurs­day – closed; Fri­day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Leanne O’Neill, Knock­gre­any and her part­ner Jamie on the birth of their baby son Jacob on last Satur­day week April 30.

WIND TUR­BINES

There was a lot of in­ter­est in the first ar­rival of some of the Wind Tur­bines dur­ing the past week as they were mak­ing their way to Ra­heen­leagh Wind Farm on Croghan. These ar­rivals will con­tinue all through the com­ing week,

DARK­NESS INTO LIGHT

More than 100 peo­ple of all ages took part in the Dark­ness into Light Walk which took place from Farm Ser­vices in Cool­gre­any on last Satur­day morn­ing. The walk­ers later re­turned to the May Byrne House for a light break­fast and early morn­ing chat. Well done to all who par­tic­i­pated.

BIRTHDAYS

ments. Suit­able for all ba­bies, tod­dlers and pre – school­ers from 6 months – 4 years. Book­ing is essen­tial as places are lim­ited. Con­tact Rachel at 086 8330212 for more in­for­ma­tion and to book your place.

GLE­NEALY TIDY TOWNS ASTRO TURF

Our state of the art Astro Turf pitch is now avail­able. We are tak­ing book­ings for morn­ings, af­ter­noon or evening times at very com­pet­i­tive rates. Please con­tact us at 0404 44040 for more in­for­ma­tion.

VIL­LAGE HALL

School an­nual Fair Day takes place on Fri­day, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Teas and cof­fees, de­li­cious home made pro­duce, plants, toys, chil­dren’s games and much more. Fun for all the fam­ily. Ev­ery­body wel­come.

COM­MU­NITY HALL AGM

wear) rain gear.

COURT­HOUSE ARTS CEN­TRE

French-Cana­dian folk groupLe Vent du Nord cap­ture the rev­elry of a Satur­day night kitchen party with their bound­less en­thu­si­asm and play­ful show­man­ship. Sounds like the per­fect way to spend a Satur­day night, and they will be brew­ing up a storm in the Court­house Arts Cen­tre on Satur­day, May 14, at 8.30 p.m. Tick­ets are €16/€14 and are avail­able from the Court­house in the heart of the com­mu­nity at 0402 38529; email book­ing­court­house­arts.ie.

TI­NA­HELY WOMEN’S CHOIR

The choir meets ev­ery Weds morn­ing at the Court­house from 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. New mem­bers are al­ways wel­come and there are no au­di­tions.

TI­NA­HELY GAA LOTTO

Re­sults for May 3: num­bers drawn 3, 8, 20 and 27 Bonus No. 13; no jack­pot win­ner, no Match 3’s; Lucky Dips – Bill Troy, Clau­dia Matassa, Mia O’Neill Austin, Michael Mor­ris. Next Lotto jack­pot €8,100

PLAY­GROUND

Please do not use the bins at the Play­ground to dis­pose of soiled nap­pies. They con­sti­tute a health haz­ard to our com­mu­nity work­ers, so bring them home to put in your own house­hold waste.

MEN­TAL HEALTH SUP­PORT

Jes­sica Doyle and au­thor Geoff Watts at the launch of his book ‘Ned the Rag’ at Bridge Street Books, Wick­low. All pro­ceeds of book sales go to Wick­low Can­cer Sup­port and Wickow Hos­pice Foun­da­tion.

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