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Learn gen­tle flow­ing heal­ing move­ments that re­lieve stress, im­prove flex­i­bil­ity and mo­bil­ity. Tai Chi and Qi Gong Classes Wed­nes­day evenings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Aughrim Sports and Leisure Com­plex. Cost €80 for a block of eight classes. Be­gin­ners Wel­come. For en­quiries or to book a place call Ann Martin 087 6081219. Email so­lar­sound­heal­ing­wick­[email protected] Ann is a reg­is­tered in­struc­tor with the Jade Sun School of Tai Chi and Qi Gong. She is also a reg­is­tered prac­ti­tioner of So­lar Sound Heal­ing. See jadesun­


This week­end saw the sec­ond of the Na­tional Fes­ti­vals in UL Lim­er­ick and we have 12 competitor­s rep­re­sent­ing our area. Well done to all our competitor­s with Grace and Caoimhe get­ting through to the finals on Sun­day.

Long puck. Liam Mol­loy and Ciara O’Byrne ; un­der-eight girls 60m Grace Sheehy; un­der-12 girls 100m Cassie O’Byrne; un­der-16 girls 100m Caoimhe Mur­phy; un­der-16 girls 1500m Laci Jane Shan­non; un­der-16 boys 1500m Tom Parker; and also tak­ing part with them in the un­der-16 re­lays girls and mixed: Róisín Byrne, Juli­ette Nic Chonaill, Han­nah Doyle, Shauna O’Shea, Caolin Goete­lan.

A big thank you to the man­agers trav­el­ling with them Ma­jella O’Shea and Pamela Mur­phy and our ded­i­cated coaches over the last few weeks who gave up their time to coach the chil­dren. Tara Lyons Caoimhe Byrne Ma­jella O’Shea and Rachel McGrane.

The chil­dren and club ap­pre­ci­ates all you have done to help our competitor­s do their very best.


Our adult Hurl­ing and Foot­ball teams were in ac­tion last week in the cham­pi­onship and both came away un­de­feated.

First up was our Ju­nior Hurlers, who faced a tough as­sign­ment away to Gle­nealy in Gle­nealy last Wed­nes­day night. Af­ter fall­ing be­hind early in the game we came back strongly and at half­time were be­hind 1-6 to 0-6.In the sec­ond half we up the ante and in a very close game we came out on top on a score­line of 2-12 to 2-9 in favour of Aughrim. Well done to all in­volved. We play Bray in the next round at home Wed­nes­day, August 28.

Our adult foot­ballers faced Bless­ing­ton in the cham­pi­onship last Satur­day evening in Round­wood. Af­ter a dis­as­trous first half which saw us con­ced­ing three goals, we trailed by five points at half time on a score­line of 3-8 to 2-6. A huge im­prove­ment in per­for­mance by all and some ef­fec­tive sub­sti­tu­tions by the man­age­ment team led to a great re­vival and the game fin­ished all square at the fi­nal whis­tle on a score­line of Aughrim 2-17 to En­niskerry 3-14. Our next game is against Shil­le­lagh/Cool­boy next Satur­day at 4.45 p.m. The venue to be con­firmed. Please come along and sup­port.


John Mur­phy MIAPT Phys­i­cal Ther­a­pist clinic is in Aughrim Community Com­plex on Thurs­days from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. For ap­point­ments phone 040466168/086 8545157/085 1620301.


The num­bers 2, 5, 6 and 15 drawn in this week’s Aughrim Sports club lotto August 13 match-three win­ners were Kit Keogh, Wil­lie O’Lough­lin, Mary Ka­vanagh and Eileen Do­ran. The jack­pot was not won. The jack­pot is €2,550. The weekly lotto sup­ports Aughrim camo­gie club, Aughrim GAA club, Aughrim Rangers Soc­cer club and Aughrim sports com­plex. Peo­ple, who sup­port the weekly lotto are lend­ing sup­port to the lo­cal sports clubs who are very much part of the community.


A warm wel­come to all at Aughrim Town and Coun­try Mar­ket, Red­nagh Road, ev­ery Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. En­joy the buzz in the Pavil­ion Cafe as you catch up with friends over cof­fee and treats. De­li­cious brunches and light lunches are also on of­fer. Fresh lo­cal pro­duce avail­able, in­clud­ing or­ganic fruit and veg­eta­bles, lo­cally pro­duced meat, eggs, pre­serves and fresh home baked bread and cakes. You may even find that spe­cial gift from our craft stalls. Please con­tact Caro­line at 086 0865838 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.


Items to be in­cluded in the Aughrim notes should be emailed to augh­rim­[email protected]­ be­fore 8 p.m. on Sun­days. Do not send attachment­s.

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