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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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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
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.