COFFEE MORNING/ CAKE SALE
There will be a coffee morning and cake sale in the Hartin Hall on Saturday, December 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in aid of Castlemacadam Church Funds.
Avoca Valley Singers will perform a Christmas Concert, conducted by Tony Norton, at St Mary’s and St Patrick’s Church, Avoca at 8 p.m. Friday, December 7. Free Admission. Donations only, all proceeds to Avoca St Vincent de Paul.
Beautiful Selection of Christmas Cards with lovely scenes of Avoca in the Snow for sale in Avoca Community Heritage Centre, Avoca post office and Avoca Pharmacy – all proceeds go to Avoca Tidy Towns and Community Courthouse. Avoca Community Courthouse Open from 9 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday Friday.
AVOCA GAA LOTTO
results for November 28: winning numbers 1, 16, 17 and 18. No jackpot winner. One matchthree winner: Rachel Murphy c/o Glenhaven Foods. Seller’s prize: Liz and Laura. The next draw takes place on December 5 where the jackpot will be €1,200.
AVOCA SENIOR CITIZENS
The Avoca senior citizens extend their sincere thanks to Myles Doyle and the staff at the Avoca Recycling Centre for all their generous donations to our senior citizen fund from the proceeds of the Clothes Recycling scheme. This scheme is supporting many local charities so please think of them when clearing out your hot press and wardrobes. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all who contribute and collect for our local senior citizens, especially at this time of year.
Please give a thought to Our senior citizens Buckets to be found in these local shops: Avoca post office. Avoca Chemist. Henley’s shop and Café. Kelly’s Bar. PG Rowley’s Rathdrum. Leo’s Bar, Conary. The Meetings, Avoca. Farriers In, White Bridge. Delaney’s Shop, Woodenbridge. Our thanks also go to Mary O’Toole for the generous donation to our funds of €120 which was gratefully received.
Our Avoca senior citizens next New Year Party is be held on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the Woodenbridge Hotel.
ST PAT’S 50/50 DRAW
Winners on November 26: First €80 – St Pat’s under-nine’s c/o PO Keefe; second €50 – Noah Burke c/o Finns; third €30 = Lockey and Mary, Avoca. Seller’s prize: Paul O’Keefe. Next Draw: Fitzgeralds.
Christmas Dinner in Fitzgeralds Avoca, Friday, December 14, at 7 p.m. Please book with Joan 087 2260968, Colette 087 6635508.
CONARY PARISH CHURCH
Conary Parish Church would like to thank everyone who supported and came to our recent sale.
The raffle prize winners are as follows. 1st - Food Hamper - Ian Snell; 2nd - Christmas Hamper Stacey Woolmington; 3rd - Two Planters - Neil Martin; 4th - Hamper - Stephen Collins; 5th - Large Picture - Sammy Woolmington; 6th - Hamper - Laura Bradshaw; 7th - Picture Frame - Carmel Kinsella; 8th - Wine Glasses - John Hobson; 9th - Chisel Set - Leonard Fitzgerald; 10th - Champagne - Mervyn Burns
11th - Cookbooks & Storage Boxes - Charlie Keppel; 12th - Cake stand & Sweets - Lavina Jackson; 13th - Handbag - Emily Fitzgerald; 14th - Wine & Biscuits - John Hobson; 15th - Wine & Chocolates - Sadie Oughton; 16th - Candle & Bath Set - Gretta Nolan; 17th - Wine & Chocolates - Isobel Fenton; 18th - Wine & Biscuits - Lucinda Donnelly; 19th - Wine - Sean Burke; 20th - Biscuits - Deirdre O’Callaghan; 21st - Wine - Darren Williams; Christmas Cake Raffle - William Hollingsworth.