Bray People - - DISTRICT NEWS -


En­niskerry has a res­i­dent T.D. in Shane Ross who won a seat in South County Dublin. Congratulations to Shane who got the sec­ond high­est vote in the Coun­try. Shane has now gone one bet­ter than his Fa­ther John who was also a Sen­a­tor some years ago and to­gether with his Wife are still liv­ing in En­niskerry. Shane and his wife Ruth ran a great cam­paign and de­serve the great hon­our well done.

There s a huge turnout in the En­niskerry Area de­spite the lack of a Lo­cal Can­di­date, hope­fully by now all the posters will have been re­moved by the con­tes­tants even those that were re­moved and left on the ground to cre­ate a dirty pic­ture of En­niskerry, those who ave the courage to put them­selves for­ward to rep­re­sent heir fel­low Cit­i­zens should be treated in a de­cent man­ner.


It was a god week for En­niskerry Dart Teams last week Both sets of throw­ers are very “Bullish “ about their chances of “good fin­ishes “ for the re­main­der of the Sea­son.


The Win­ter break is over and the En­niskerry Ju­niors are await­ing their first League game af­ter putting in a hard Train­ing time in con­di­tions that were not too pleas­ant at times.


En­niskerry has had a great in­ter­est in horses from the times of reat Plough­men like World Cham­pion Char­lie Kee­gan and oth­ers like Pee­nie Coogan and Andy Do­ran to a great man to breed hoes in Joe Bishop of Cap­tain Christy fame all this and more will no doubt be dis­cussed next on 10th March in Pow­er­scourt Arms Coun­try House Ho­tel with a Re­view of this years Chel­tenham Fes­ti­val Re­view e Starter will drop the white flag at 7.30 p.m. Matt Chap­man and David Casey re­cent win­ners with Kick and King will be there to give TIPS as will a large num­ber of the En­niskerry “horsey “ com­mu­nity take a tip and be on time.


Lo­cal his­to­rian and au­thor Liam Clare will be the guest speaker for the Thurs­day March 10th meet­ing of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety takes place at 8.30pm on Thurs­day March 10th in the Pow­er­scourt Arms Ho­tel, En­niskerry, at which he will present his lec­ture 'The En­clos­ing of the Com­mons at the Su­gar­loaf Moun­tain near Bray, 1830 to 1870 '. All wel­come to at­tend.

Mem­bers of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety, which is linked with the Rathmichael His­tor­i­cal So­ci­uety, are in­vited to tonight's 8pm (Wed­nes­day) meet­ing of that So­ci­ety in Rathmichael School, Stone­bridge Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin, at which Frank Tracy will present his lec­ture on ' The Masseys of Ki­la­kee ' - all wel­come to at­tend.

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety and its ac­tiv­i­ties are avail­able from John Cal­lan on 01-286 7853 or 086-358 6758.

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