Plaque erected by Athea Community Council Ltd. to the memory of Dan Hanrahan R.I.P. who did so much beautiful stonework for the council throughout the village. Thanks to Colm Bradley for allowing us to erect the plaque on his wall next to Collins’ Shop. There will be a blessing of the plaque at a later date.

Noonans Christmas Lights

Hannah, Tony and Siobhán are all set to switch on their fundraising display for 2018 on  Saturday, November 24th and everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy this spectacular event.  Members of the winning All Ireland teams will also be in attendance.

St. Vincent de Paul

Church Gate Collection

Will take place on Saturday, December 1st & Sunday 2nd. Your generosity, as always, would be appreciated.

Family Fund Day

Moyvane ICA will host a ‘Family Fun Day’ on Sunday, November 25th from 2pm to 4.30pm.

Events taking place will include: Tommy the Magician, Jumble Sale, Book Sale, Bake Sale and games galore. Santa and Mrs Claus will also be there so come along to meet them. A great day is in store for all ages.

Athea Community Council

A big thank you to all who supported our Church gate collection for the Christmas Street Lighting. A total of €630.50 was raised.

Christmas Cards

Hand-painted Christmas Cards are available at €5 for a pack of five at the Community Council office. €2 out of each set will go towards the Athea Lourdes Fund.

Call into the office or ring 068 42533  / 087 6758762  to order cards.

Donkey Derby

Athea GAA club in conjunction with the underage GAA, the Athea Ladies Football Club and Gaelic for Mothers and Others are holding a fundraising Donkey Derby at The Top of The Town on Saturday night, December 1st at 9p.m. All funds raised will go towards the new lights at the High Field and around the perimeter walking track, which is used widely. The public can support this event by purchasing a Donkey for €30 or a 1/3 share in a Donkey for €10. For the €30 you get to name the owner, trainer and Jockey for your Donkey and you get to name the Donkey or it can be given an appropriate name for you.
There will be six races on the night, plus an Auction race comprising of the six race winners who all receive cash prizes. There will be a tote in operation on the night with generous odds available. Come along for a great night’s crack and support the drive to light up the field. Donkeys are currently on sale from any committee members of the above clubs.