Aughavas Community News

County Leitrim VEC

County Leitrim VEC

Adult eduction classes continue in Aughavas Community Centre every Thursday night. Irish Language class from 8pm to 9pm and Irish Music class from 9pm to 10pm. All classes are free of charge and offer a excellent opportunity for beginners or people seeking to improve their skills in spoken Irish or traditional music. For more information please contact the VEC on 071 9621371 or locally 086 8775036.

Community Centre meeting

The monthly Community Centre meeting will take place on Tuesday, 5 March at 8pm in the community centre.

Aughavas ICA Monthly Meeting

The ICA meeting will take place on Wednesday 6 March at 7.30pm in the Community Centre and will be followed by a talk on gardening and a demonstration on propagation methods, All welcome.

Aughavas/Cloone Active Age

Our first outing for 2013 is to Mullingar on Thursday 7 March for a “Night at the dogs. Please give your name to Teresa Slevin (9636228) or to Betty Foley (9636364).if you intend to travel. There will be a Special meeting on Wednesday 20 February in Cloone Community Centre at 7.30 pm to discuss venues for other outings and for the distribution of product. All members are requested to attend.

Handwriting Competition

Carrigallen/Aughavas Community Games Winners of under 10 handwriting competition are as follows: Boys: 1st Cathal McNamara, Aughavas, 2nd Pearse Kenny, Aughavas, 3rd Padraig Maguire, Aughavas. Girls: 1st Niamh O’Brien, Rossan, 2nd Rachel McIntyre, Aughavas, 3rd Laura McIntyre, Aughavas. First and Second Prize winners go forward to County final of handwriting competition on Friday, 1 March in Girls School, Carrick-on-Shannon at 5.45pm.

Annual Parish Concert

Aughavas Parish Concert took place in the Community Centre on Friday night last and the was a great success. The Community Centre Committee want to thank Aughavas NS teachers, parents and of course the children who were an essential part of the concert. Gratitude is also extended to the music teachers and performers and to the dance teachers and dancers and to the senior ballad group and solo performers and indeed to all the people who helped in the kitchen and the shop and behind the stage. Thank you to the people who donated raffle prizes. The excellent local traditional music group Scor Encore will be appearing on TG4 in early April on the programme Score Galore. The funds from the concert goes to running the centre as a resource for the community and the committee always encourage groups to use the centre for meetings and occasions. A special thanks to the RSS workers who help maintain the centre through out the year.

World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer special service will take place on Friday, 1st March at 8pm in the Church of Ireland, Aughavas. This is to mark the International and inter-denominational World Day of Prayer. Everybody welcome.

Oil Painting Classes

Oil painting classes in Teach Dúchais Drumeela each Monday night 8-10pm, for more information contact 087 2787139.