En­niskerry will have 60 chil­dren rep­re­sent­ing the area in the Wick­low Com­mu­nity Games Fi­nals in Shil­le­lagh on SUn­day next. Good luck to all the boys and girls who have trained so hard.


Joe Walsh leads his mem into the Cup Fi­nal of the Bor­ough League Darts on Thurs­day night in Sal­lynog­gin against favourites The Magic Car­pet. The En­niskeery team will be try­ing to end the sea­son on a high note.


En­niskerry YC soc­cer team won the Tom Cullen Cup in the Le­in­ster Soc­cer League to cap a good year.


A good win over New­cas­tle helps En­niskerry move up the Di­vi­sion 3 County League and also pre­pares for the Cham­pi­onship ahead.


Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Pow­er­scourt for Sun­day, June 12, – Trin­ity 3: 8.30 a.m. – Holy Com­mu­nion (said); 11.30 a.m. – Fam­ily Ser­vice. Ev­ery­day in Pow­er­scourt: 10 a.m., mid­day and 5 p.m. – Open Church and Daily Prayer. Thurs­days in Pow­er­scourt: 10 a.m. – Holy Com­mu­nion and Prayer for the Sick.

Car boot sales: In aid of Pow­er­scourt Par­ish Funds on the last Saturday of the month dur­ing the Sum­mer 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church Pad­dock be­side Pow­er­scourt Church. For fur­ther de­tails please con­tact Robert Al­li­son at 086 3815151.

Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Kil­bride for Sun­day, June 12, – Trin­ity 3: 10 a.m. – Fam­ily Ser­vice.


Sacra­ment of Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion –(Con­fes­sions): St Mary’s – En­niskerry: Saturday after 10.15 a.m. Mass; Our Lady Queen of Peace, Put­land Road, Bray – Saturday after 10.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Masses; Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Main Street, Bray – Saturday after 10 a.m. Mass.

Curtlestown Ceme­tery: The main­te­nance of Curtlestown Ceme­tery for this Sum­mer will con­tinue on Wed­nes­days on a weekly/fort­nightly ba­sis as re­quired. This main­te­nance work mainly in­volves cut­ting the grass, rak­ing and dis­pos­ing of it. Please come along – all help wel­come. The reg­u­lar helpers will be no­ti­fied by text-mes­sage be­fore that date. If you wish to re­ceive a text mes­sage, please con­tact the Par­ish Of­fice. If you have a strim­mer/ rake/lawn­mower/big strong bag, etc. – please bring one with you. Tea served at 8.30 p.m.

An­nual Bless­ing of Graves: Kil­le­gar on Thurs­day, June 30, at 7.30 p.m.; Kil­macanogue on Sun­day, Au­gust 21, at 3 p.m.; Curtlestown on Sun­day, Au­gust 28, at 3 p.m.; and Glen­cree on Sun­day, Septem­ber 4, after 9 a.m. Mass.

An­nual Pil­grim­age To Our Lady’s Is­land on Mon­day, Au­gust 15: Bus will leave vil­lage at 11 a.m., and will re­turn at ap­prox 9.30 p.m. We ar­rive in time for light re­fresh­ments and to at­tend Mass. Din­ner will be booked for 6 p.m. in Queen’s Quar­ter, New­cas­tle on way home. Please book your place by phon­ing Lily Ka­vanagh on 2867192. Bus de­posit of €10 must be paid on book­ing.


Mem­bers of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety are in­vited to to­mor­row (Thurs­day) nights 7.30 p.m. lec­ture ‘ Dr John de Courcy Ire­land: A Trib­ute to a Mar­itime His­to­rian’ by John El­lis in the Na­tional Mar­itime Mu­seum of Ire­land, Haig Ter­race, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, and to next Tuesday night’s 8 p.m. lec­ture ‘Yitzhak Her­zog – the Sinn Féin Rabbi’ by Stu­art Rosenblatt to the Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety of Ire­land in Dun Laoghaire Fur­ther Ed­u­ca­tion In­sti­tute, Cum­ber­land Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety and its ac­tiv­i­ties are avail­able from John Cal­lan on 01-2867853.

Well done to all the teams who took part in the Street Games Fes­ti­val on Saturday, June 4. The fes­ti­val was or­gan­ised by KAPS – Kil­coole Area Play Space and was a most en­joy­able event, with great ideas com­ing from lo­cal chil­dren who en­tered the com­pe­ti­tion to in­vent a new street game in­spired by the chil­dren of 1916.

The Com­mit­tee: Sarah Don­nelly, Gemma Darby, Ni­cola Devlin, Jill Kenny Fin­nerty, Aileen Quaid, Tom For­tune and Jen­nifer O’Hara would like to thank ev­ery child who en­tered and who came along to play on the day. The win­ning game is called ‘Throw a Stone, Say a Fact’ pre­sented by Best Friends 1 and 2: Aoife Keat­ing and Ab­bie Cooke.

The run­ner up teams are as fol­lows: The Gamesters: Kate Ward, Clodagh Hen­nessy, Ella Ryan and Jack Ryan, LMN: Lucy Na­gle, Nessa Drum­goole, Maeve But­ler, Team 1916: Aoib­hinn Keat­ing, Mil­lie Devlin Mer­ri­man, Abi Ham­mond, Cean­naircheachs : Jeremiah Scott, Bernard Ed­wards, Char­lie Fraw­ley, Luke Fraw­ley and Evan Cooke, The Ir­ish Ladies: Isi­beal Brady, Sinéad Fer­nan­des, Glo­ri­ous Bhunu, The ABCs: Lara King, Vicki Breen Har­ris, Megan McDon­ald, Conor Brown and Jes­sica Smyth, Best Friends 1 and 2: Aoife Keat­ing and Ab­bie Cooke.


This year’s Se­nior Cit­i­zens 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 oharaj@iol.ie.

Round­wood Par­ish Ac­tive Re­tire­ment will be tak­ing a day trip to the Marigold Fes­ti­val Se­ries in Castle­town House, Cel­bridge to cel­e­brate Blooms­day on Thurs­day, June 16, leav­ing the Round­wood Inn at 9 a.m. and ar­riv­ing back to the Round­wood Inn for din­ner at 5.30 p.m. ap­prox­i­mately. The cost for the trip will be in or around €30. If you are in­ter­ested or would like more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Betty at 01 2818703.


Fun Bingo will take place on in the An­namoe Cen­tre on Sun­day, June 12, from 3 p.m. Fam­ily mem­bers and friends are more than wel­come to at­tend. €5 per book and great raf­fle prizes. Come along and en­joy


A re­minder that the Ac­tive Re­tire­ment Lunch club will take place on Fri­day, June 24, in the Grange, Djouce Golf Club, Round­wood at 1.30. Please let Molly at 0404 45407or May at 0404 45178 know if you are in­ter­ested in go­ing.


The Round­wood Hall is al­ways avail­able for all so­cial events, meet­ings, chil­dren’s par­ties, chris­ten­ings, work­shops, training cour­ses etc. These great fa­cil­i­ties are now avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact us at 087 9627527,087 3932730 or th­er­ound­wood­parish­hall@gmail. com.


There was no jack­pot win­ner in last week’s draw. The num­bers drawn were 8, 11, 15 and 20. There were eight match-three win­ners, Char­lie Smith, Chris­tine Price, Kirsten Lynch, Aish­ling Kennedy, Eleanor Hill, Jimmy Swan, Hil­lary Mur­phy and Emma Wolo­han. Next week’s jack­pot will be €19,400.


Ben­e­fit night win­ners in Sec­tion A on Mon­day, May 29, were Sta­sia Ha­gan and Joan Mad­den, sec­ond Mary Flynn and Rita McNa­mara and third Peggy O’Sul­li­van and Linda Saun­ders. Sec­tion B was won by Rita McAu­ley and Carmel Moore, sec­ond Rowena Brady and De­clan O’Brien and third Phil Power and Brid Clancy. Win­ners of the Novice sec­tion were Derek Neil­son and John Loscher.

Many thanks to all who sup­ported us on the night es­pe­cially all those from out­side Round­wood. A spe­cial word of thanks to De­clan and Paddy O’Brien, Rowena Brady, Gary Dowl­ing and Linda Saun­ders and to ev­ery­one who do­nated raf­fle prizes.

Wish­ing you all a very happy sunny sum­mer and see you all in Septem­ber when the new sea­son be­gins. Tri­ona.


The next whist will be tonight Wed­nes­day, June 8, in the Par­ish Cen­tre.


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.


Round­wood Home Pro­duc­ers Mar­ket re-opened on Sun­day, March 20. Our open­ing times will be mid­day to 5 p.m. Please come for your home bak­ing, jams, veg­eta­bles, crafts, plants, and much more. New mem­bers are al­ways wel­come. We look for­ward to see­ing you there.

Cllr Grainne McLough­lin, Jill Fin­nerty and Pa­tri­cia Keddy all dressed up in pe­riod dress for the Kil­coole Re­mem­bers 1916 fes­ti­val.

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