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.
CUP FINAL WIN
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.
ST MARY’S CHURCH
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.
SHOP FRONTS COMPETITION
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 email@example.com.
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.
DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB
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.