STREET GAMES FÉILE 2016
On Saturday, June 4, from 1 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. everyone is welcome to join in a Festival of Street Games at St Brigid’s and Holy Faith grounds. Hosted by KAPS – Kilcoole Area Play Space, the finalists of our Street Games competition will demonstrate their game ideas and an overall winning team will be chosen. Children of all ages are welcome to come along and join in the fun.
KILCOOLE REMEMBERS 1916
Taking place from June 2 to June 5 Kilcoole Remembers 1916 is a four-day festival which will see a series of events, workshops, re-enactments and much more around the village.
Throughout the weekend, visitors and locals are encouraged to dress in period costume and take part in free activities. From Saturday to Monday there will be a Victorian Carnival with a Carousel and Helter Skelter on the Upper Green.
On Friday evening come along to an outdoor screening of ‘A Terrible Beauty’ at the Luisne walled garden and all weekend there will be plenty to entertain everyone with traditional craft demonstrations, A Proclamation parade, camogie demonstration, baking competition, Victorian Tea Rooms, art Exhibitions, historical exhibitions and even a Healing from the Hedgerows Workshop.
On Saturday and Sunday respectively there will be Re-enactments of the Kicoole Gun-Running and Easter week. On Sunday the main street will be closed off and there will be a farmer’s market, live music, vintage cars and much more. All are welcome. Please see kilcooleremembers1916.com for further details.
COMMUNITY CENTRE AGM
The Kilcoole Community Centre AGM takes place on Tuesday, June 7, at 8 p.m. in the Community Centre. All are welcome to attend.
GOLF CLASSIC 2016
This year’s Senior Citizen’s Christmas Party Fund golf classic takes place on Saturday, July 16, in Kilcoole Golf Club for the Bomar Ltd and the Joe Moran Perpetual Trophies. Format : Four Person Scramble at €100 per team. Tee time : 2.00 p.m. to 4 p.m. To enter a team please contact : Eddie Nugent 086 3064704, Tom Quigley 086 2106470 or Paul Kelly 086 6014844.
Sponsorship for the event would be appreciated. Sponsor Costs are as follows: Hole : €50 Green : €30 Tee-box : €25 Please support this worthy cause and thanks for your previous and continued support which is gratefully appreciated.
Kilcoole GAA weekly lotto draw takes place every Monday night with the jackpot increasing €200 per week till it’s won. Pick four numbers, match four to win or share in the jackpot, match three to win or share €200. Tickets on sale in Tesco and Centra every Saturday morning or daily from some outlets or any committee member.
Bingo is held on Monday nights in St Patrick’s Hall at 8 p.m. Everybody is welcome.
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Kevin’s Church, Laragh are celebrating the Feast of the Sacred Heart on Friday, June 3, with mass at 7 p.m. followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction finishing at 8.30 p.m.
CIC office in Brockagh Resource Centre is on the first Tuesday each month from 10am-midday providing valuable personal advice relating to your rights and entitlements on a large range of matters. No appointment necessary. This is a free and confidential service. For more information go to citizensinformation.ie.
CAR BOOT SALE
Come along to the Brockagh Centre for a browse on Sunday, June 5, for our monthly Car Boot. Many people find this a great way to clear out their home and make some money in the process while having a social day out. Bargains are always available from home baking, plants, clothes, movies, CDs, books and antiques etc. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find it at the Glendalough car boot sale. Vans must be booked in. Book indoor spaces early but if you would rather be outside just show up in the morning at 8 a.m. Contact the Brockagh Centre at 0404-45600.
GO FOR LIFE COURSE
Everyone is invited to attend Shake-Up Day at the Brockagh Centre, Laragh on Thursday, June 2, (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.). There will be coffee from 10.30 a.m. and a light lunch at 1 p.m., Scidils at 11 a.m., Flisks at midday and Lobbers at 12.30 p.m. County Wicklow needs to form a team this year (DCU, June 11).
Previous Members will attest to the sociable, vigorous and full on energetic experience enjoyed by playing the Games against 32 other county teams. Team players turn up at the Brockagh each year and try their luck in being picked for the team again. Come along and take on these seasoned players and try to inject a bit of competition for places. There are nine places on the team with each player playing all three games (new format this year).
The Co Wicklow Sports Partnership are sponsoring this event and are encouraging people to participate. RSVP to 0404 20100 (EXT 2333) or email Valerie at email@example.com or call Pauline 0404-45600.
The trip to Cavan has been organised for June 28. Picking up from the centre at 10 a.m., travelling on to the Headford Arms in Kells Co. Meath for lunch then on
Chair Yoga is suitable for those who may find regular yoga classes too strenuous – those who may be completely new to yoga, recovering from injury or illness or generally less active and mobile. It is also of course suitable for all yoga students who simply would like to try this method of practice. Phone Louise at 087 6032202.
We will be looking to run Chair Yoga classes at the Brockagh Centre throughout the summer. On Tuesday, June 7, there will be a Chair Yoga class at the centre for our Active Retirement Group from 11.15 to 12.15.
Bowls continue every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. We were delighted when we came second in the Wicklow league this year and congratulations to our bowlers. We welcome new members any time. Story night is on Friday, June 10, at 8 p.m. and we are looking forward to a good night Bingo on Sunday, June 12, at 3 p.m. so bring all the family along. Tennis continues every Saturday from two to 5 p.m.
The unveiling of Barton
The Blessings of the Graves in Roundwood Cemetery will take place on Sunday, July 24, at 12.30 p.m. (Please note change of date and time!)
There was no jackpot winner in last week’s draw. The numbers drawn were 1, 4, 9 and 22. There were nine match-three winners, G Keogh, T Nugent, John Power, A Byrne, Jackie Blackman, Hayes Family, P. McDonnell, Joan Whelan and SFM. Next week’s jackpot will be €19,400.
DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB WHIST RESULTS
The results of the whist are as follows: Top Score: Jimmy Molloy; Top Gent: Tiney Shortt and Paddy Halligan (shared); Top Lady: Maura McHugh; Second Lady: Marie Cullen; First Half: Ann Wolohan; Second Half: Kay Plunkett; Lowest Score: Mary Cullen and Longest Sitting: Richie Cullen. Raffle prizes were won by: Marie Cullen, May Kenna, Monica Brady and Tiney Shortt. Next whist will be tonight Wednesday, June 8, in the Parish Centre.
Set Dancing continues every Thursday night in Kavanagh’s Lounge from 9 p.m. till 11 p.m. with music this month by the O’Kane family. Come along and join us for a night of good fun, great exercise and a very social night out. Newcomers always welcome and great way to meet some locals. Cost for night of dancing and entertainment is still only €5.
Can you tell a violet from a primrose? In these modern times, few among us can recognise our common wildflowers. Join the staff of the Wicklow Mountains National Park on Saturday, June 25, for a gentle walk and learn how to identify some flowers.
The walk starts from the Information Office by the Upper Lake, Glendalough at 11 a.m. This event is suitable for adults and older children only. No dogs please.
It is free of charge, but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow County Council) has a €4 charge. Booking is essential. Bookings will only be taken from Saturday, June 11. To book, please phone 0404 45425.
Mia Curley, Pearl Corbett and Amy Bradfield having fun in the new covered adventure playground at the Family Fun Day at Glenroe Farm.