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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.


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 kil­cool­ere­mem­ for fur­ther de­tails.


The Kil­coole Com­mu­nity Cen­tre AGM takes place on Tues­day, June 7, at 8 p.m. in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. All are wel­come to at­tend.


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.


If you would like to have a no­tice in­cluded in the Kil­coole Notes please email

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 cit­i­zensin­for­ma­


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.


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 va­leriem­c­coy55@hot­ 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.


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.

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