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En­niskerry looked its best on Sun­day night after the Lights wee turned on. The white lights go­ing around the Vil­lage are re­ally worth bring­ing your friends to see and this will give the Lo­cal Trades a boost for the run up to Christ­mas.


The play­ers from un­der 10 to un­der 16 were hon­oured at a Party hosted by play­ers of the Ju­nior grade in The Olde Forge last Satur­day night. A to­tal of 117 Girls and Boys re­ceived tro­phies in­clud­ing County win­ning medals at un­der12 and 14 well done to all and their Coaches.


Stephen Mooney won the Christ­mas Ham­per in the En­niskerry Par Golf Club last Sun­day on a count back of the last 6 holes, Run­ner up was Paul Gar­ton,Donal Car­roll had the low­est score last Sun­day..


King­fish­ers in En­niskerry Vil­lage op­po­site The Town Clock will host THe Lo­cal Gospel Choir from 6pm on­wards for a night of Christ­mas Mu­sic and Songs. Ad­mis­sion free do­na­tions to The Five Loaves.


There was mixed for­tunes for the En­niskerry Dart teams last week the Olde Forge Lost again while the Team from the Pow­er­scourt Arms drew away and were un­lucky not to come home with a win.


James Cahill was Gaelic player of the Year at un­der 16, win­ning a county medal play­ing for the Kil­coole /En­niskerry un­der 16 Hurl­ing Team win­ners at County level and to cap off a great week a Gold medal box­ing for Le­in­ster in a Tour­na­ment in Poland. Well done James.


Walk­ers will have a short out­ing on Satur­day be­fore Re­tir­ing to Pow­er­scourt Arms for their An­nual Christ­mas Party with a night of eat­ing ,singing and a few drinks thrown in.


This Sun­day’s Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Pow­er­scourt -2nd Ad­vent Sun­day: 8.30am–Holy Com­mu­nion One (said); 11.30am–Holy Com­mu­nion.

To­mor­row (Thurs­day) in Pow­er­scourt: 10 am–Holy Com­mu­nion and Prayer for the Sick.

This Sun­day’s Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Kil­bride–2nd Ad­vent Sun­day: 10am–Holy Com­mu­nion.


Satur­day/Sun­day Mass Change: From this Sun­day the 9am Mass will no longer be cel­e­brated in St. Mary’s Church; The 6pm Satur­day Vigil Mass in Kil­macanogue will not longer be cel­e­brated while the for­mer 11.15am Mass will be cel­e­brated at the ear­lier time of 9am.

Bap­tisms in Our Parish: 2nd Sun­day of the month in St. Mary’s at 12 Noon; 3rd Satur­day of the month in St. Pa­trick’s at 12 Noon; 4th Sun­day of the month in St. Mo­chonog’s at 12.15pm.

CROSS­CARE: parish­ioners are asked to bring non-per­ish­able food items to Masses in their lo­cal Church this week­end 6th /7th De­cem­ber. Cross­care will ar­range to col­lect the items dur­ing the fol­low­ing days.

Last year’s col­lec­tion was very gen­er­ous and meant so much to fam­i­lies in need over the Christ­mas pe­riod and beyond.

En­niskerry Joint Parishes: Ceili and Set Danc­ing af­ter­noon held in Parochial Hall on 16th Novem­ber raised €261.30, it was a won­der­ful af­ter­noon—well done to all con­cerned.

Date For Your Di­ary; Sun­day De­cem­ber 14th, 7pm, St. Mary’s Parish Church, ‘Christ­mas by Can­dle­light’, star­ring Ross Scan­lon, Tenor, with choral back­ing from Parish Choirs, and Ac­com­pa­nied by Charles Pear­son. A won­der­ful con­cert fea­tur­ing a mix of sa­cred and sec­u­lar Christ­mas favourites. Tick­ets €20 (in­cludes mulled wine & mince pies).


The En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety ex­tends its con­grat­u­la­tions to West Wick­low his­to­rian Chris Lawlor whose book ‘The Lit­tle Book of Wick­low‘, pub­lished by His­tory Press Ire­land, which was launched last Fri­day night at 8pm by Jimmy Whit­tle, in the Meitheal Cafe, Dunlavin.

Tonight (Wed­nes­day) mem­bers of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety are in­vited to at­tend the 8pm meet­ing of the Rath­michael His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety in Rath­michael School, Stone­bridge Road, Shankill at which at which Dr. Colin Ire­land will present his lec­ture on ‘ Le­in­ster’s place in the world in the 7th Cen­tury.‘

The next meet­ing of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety will take place at 8.30pm on Thurs­day De­cem­ber 11th in the Pow­er­scourt Arms Ho­tel, En­niskerry, at which James Scannell will present his lec­ture ‘Christ­mas in Co. Wick­low 100 Years Ago (1914)’ which will look at how Christ­mas 1914 was cel­e­brated in Co. Wick­low, the first Christ­mas of World War One. All wel­come to at­tend–ad­mis­sion €3. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety and its ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able from John Cal­lan on 01-2867853.

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