Aughrim Annacurra Community Games will hold their AGM on Wednesday, October 9, in Aughrim Sports complex at 8.30 p.m. We are always delighted to see new faces not to come on any committees but to listen and hear what we are all about. We have on average over 80 children taking part in various activities of Community Games. Please follow our FB page. To keep the games going we always need support and new volunteers. Look forward to seeing you.
TAI CHI/QI GONG CLASSES
Learn gentle flowing healing movements that relieve stress, improve flexibility and mobility. Tai Chi and Qi Gong Classes are commencing on Wednesday evening, September 4, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Aughrim Sports and Leisure Complex. The cost is €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 jadesunschool.com.
EAST COAST NIGHT TRUCK RUN
A night truck run will be held on Saturday, October 5, at 7 p.m. This run is a fundraiser for Lauralynn Children’s Hospice. Registration is from 3 p.m. in the Community Field, Aughrim. The run will leave the Community Field at 7 p.m. and will go through the village, then proceed to Arklow, Gorey, Carnew and back to Aughrim. This is for a very good cause and we hope people will come out to see the trucks and donate to the bucket collection.
There may be some traffic delays while truck run is going through and parking restrictions will also be in place between 6.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. There may be some parking restrictions on the Rednagh Road during the afternoon. A raffle will be held in O’Toole’s Pub on the night of the run.
Tickets for the raffle are available in Byrne’s Londis, in the field on the day of the run, in O’Toole’s pub on the night or by contacting Denis Newsome at 087 2387216.
From October 2019, at the monthly meetings, there will be a book for signing in and taking subs. This is necessary for Insurance purposes. The monthly sub will increase to €3. This goes towards buying gifts for speakers, tea, administration costs, postage etc. Line Dancing has started on Friday mornings from 11 a.m. to midday We are making a list of members phone numbers, if anyone is not happy to have their phone number circulated, please let us know.
PHYSICAL THERAPIST CLINIC
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.
Dunne’s farm annual threshing and vintage day in aid of South Wicklow Hospice Home Care will take place this year on Sunday October13th at 1 p.m. at Muskeagh Tinahely. (Y14W882). All types of vintage cars and tractors are welcome. Dancing with Declan will be returning again this year. Tractor pulling, dog show, auction, raffle and many more side shows. A great family day out. Please come and support.
The numbers 6, 8, 20 and 25 were drawn in this week’s Aughrim Sports club lotto September 23 the jackpot was not won. There was no match three or jackpot winner. The jackpot is €2,100. 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.
The annual Thanksgiving service will be held in Ballinatone Church on Sunday next, October 6, at 3 p.m. everyone will be very welcome, refreshments served after service.
TOWN & COUNTRY MARKET
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.
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