ST. PATRICK’S DAY
Beannchtai Naomh Padraig oraibh go leir, Best wishes for a Happy Saint Patrick's Day to all the Readers of the Enniskerry Notes.
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Enniskerry Active Retirement Association are holding a Social Evening in Powerscourt Arms on Saint Patricks Night from p.m til late with food music, and a raffle.
There will be a special draw for members to select people to go to Aras an Uactharain to meet our President Mary McAleese only 7 places are available.
Game Off Enniskerry GAA called off their first League game of the year due to the death of member and fomer player and club Officer mick “bikes “ Kelly who died on Friday last.
On Saturday 26th March Enniskerry Walkers will be out again trodding over the Dargle River from its source Glensolan intending walkers should meet at 1.30p.m
PAR 3 GOLF
It’s Tee off time for Enniskerry Par 3Golfers again ,the first Official Outing of 2011 will take place next Sunday and we wish them a great season of fun and games.
A Sponsored Walk from Roundwood (Oldbridge ) to Enniskerry on 2nd April to Fund Raise for Enniskerry National School is in the Organising Stage - for more information contact the local School.
Last Thursday night local historian and author Liam Clare was the guest speaker for the March monthly meeting of the Enniskerry History Society in the Powerscourt Arms Hotel, Enniskerry, at which he will presented his lecture ' The Enclosing of the Commons at the Sugarloaf Mountain near Bray, 1830 to 1870’.
This focused on the enclosure of the commonage on both the Little and Big Sugar Loafs and the different types of protests that were mounted against the enclosures during these years.
Guest speaker for the Thursday April 14th meeting of the Society will be Padraig Laffan who will present his lecture on ' Forges, Farriers and Smiths ' in the Powerscourt Arms Hotel, that night at 8.30pm. 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.