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.
PAR 3 GOLF
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.
WELL DONE JAMES
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.
ST. MARY’S CHURCH
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.