En­niskerry

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AGCAINT

The last Ses­sion of An Caint will take place in the Snug in Pow­er­scourt Arms Ho­tel on Thurs­day 18th De­cem­ber, we will be back on 8 Eanair 2016. Nol­laig Shona do gach duine.

DARTS

Pow­er­scourt Arms Ho­tel Dart team had another good win last week when Jessie,Keith, Ron­nie, Shay and Gary were the win­ners. The Olde Forge suf­fered another de­feat but are hop­ing for bet­ter luck in 2016.

GAANEWS

There was a great turnout for the Launch of the DVDS of the Strictly Danc­ing all present had some fun watch­ing the foot­work etc. The Club are launch­ing a Foun­da­tion Coach­ing Course in Jan­uary for more info on above items con­tact Gary at 0868567262, Dar­ragh at 086-174-1050 or Bren­dan at 0879510876.

SOC­CER

Ben, Andy and Christo­pher of the En­niskerry YC Soc­cer Club would like to thank all who sup­ported their weekly Draw through­out 2014 and in­vite all to their Big Christ­mas Draw this Week­end for a night of En­ter­tain­ment by Lo­cal Artists in­clud­ing some great co­me­di­ans.

FUNGAME

En­niskerry GAA Club are hav­ing a Fun Game fea­tur­ing Their Ladies and Mens teams plus the un­der 16 panel on Sun­day 28th De­cem­ber in Pairc na Sil­logue all play­ers will do­nate at least €5 and hope­fully the spec­ta­tors like­wise monies col­lected will go to lo­cal Old Folks.

POW­ER­SCOURT/KIL­BRIDE

This Sun­day’s Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Pow­er­scourt–4th Ad­vent Sun­day: 8.30am–Holy Com­mu­nion One (said); 11.30am–Holy Com­mu­nion Two.

Pow­er­scourt Ser­vice of 9 Lessons & Car­ols: This Fri­day night at 7pm in Pow­er­scourt Church.

This Sun­day’s Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Kil­bride–4th Ad­vent Sun­day: 3pm–Kil­bride Carol Ser­vice.

Christ­mas Ser­vices–Pow­er­scourt: Christ­mas Eve: 11.30pm– Mid­night Eucharist. Christ­mas Day: 8.30am–Holy Com­mu­nion with Hymns; 11.30am–Christ­mas Fam­ily Ser­vice and Chil­dren’s Gifts, with Dis­tri­bu­tion of Holy Com­mu­nion.

Sun­day De­cem­ber 28th– Christ­mas One–in Pow­er­scourt: 8.30am–Holy Com­mu­nion; 11.30am–Read­ings and Car­ols by re­quest.

Christ­mas Ser­vices in Kil­bride: Christ­mas Day: 10am–Christ­mas Fes­ti­val Eucharist.

Sun­day De­cem­ber 28th–Christ­mas One–in Kil­bride: 10am–Read­ings & Car­ols by re­quest.

HIS­TO­RYSO­CI­ETY

De­spite last Thurs­day night’s very in­clement weather there was a very large attendance at the fi­nal 2014 meet­ing of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety in the Pow­er­scourt Arms Ho­tel, En­niskerry, at which James Scannell pre­sented his lec­ture ‘ Christ­mas 1914 in Co. Wick­low ‘ which looked at how peo­ple in Co. Wick­low cel­e­brated the first Christ­mas of World War One and at some of the events that hap­pened in the county over that pe­riod. At the end of the meet­ing John Cal­lan ex­tended his sin­cere and grate­ful thanks to the man­ager and staff of the Pow­er­scourt Arms Ho­tel for their ex­cel­lent support and as­sis­tance with meet­ings through­out 2014, and to the lo­cal parishes and me­dia for ad­ver­tis­ing their meet­ings. The 2015 pro­gramme of lec­tures has been fi­nalised and de­tails will be an­nounced shortly.

Mem­bers of the So­ci­ety are in­vited to Fri­day’s 11.30am Bray Cualann His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety lec­ture in Bray li­brary at which James Scannell will re­call ‘ Christ­mas 1914 in Bray ‘ which looks at how Christ­mas was cel­e­brated in Bray. All wel­come–ad­mis­sion free.

The Jan­uary 2015 pro­gramme of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety com­mences on Thurs­day Jan­uary 15th at 8.30pm in the Pow­er­court Arms Ho­tel at which au­thor and his­to­rian Liam Clare from Foxrock will present his lec­ture ‘Lough­lin­stown Work­house dur­ing the Famine Years ‘. All wel­come to at­tend–ad­mis­sion €3. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety and its ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able from John Cal­lan on 01-2867853.

SCHOOL­HOUSE­FORART

Take time out this Christ­mas to saunter around the School­house For Art. This En­niskerry Art Ex­hi­bi­tion of works by 35 Artists–Na­tional and Lo­cal–will be on view un­til Satur­day (also avail­able to add to or are you look­ing for the per­fect En­niskerry stock­ing filler this Christ­mas? Well, look no fur­ther!

For just €10 you can pur­chase the 2015 En­niskerry Art Fest Cal­en­dar fea­tur­ing a se­lec­tion of cel­e­brated works from En­niskerry’s most tal­ented school­child­ren! All pro­ceeds go to lo­cal pri­mary schools and the En­niskerry Vil­lage Fes­ti­val. To pur­chase, just con­tact the School­house for Art on (01) 286 9594 or school­house­forart@gmail.com.

Susan Byrne and Lisa Lap­pin at the re­cent ta­ble quiz night in the Beach House, Grey­stones.

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