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Wel done to Sarah Far­rell who won gold for En­niskerry and goes on to All-Ire­land Fi­nals. There were two more gold win­ners in re­lays: un­der-14 Girls – Sarah Far­rell Imo­gen, Ly­nam RachelO’Cal­laghan and Kate Bur­ton – Stafford; Mixed un­der-six team of Lynott Quinn, Jack Crim­mins-Smith, Caitlin Curtin and Aoife Red­den. More Medal­ists next week.


Bran­don Scully from En­niskerry Was a mem­ber of the Wick­low team that won the un­der-17 Hurl­ing Com­pe­ti­tion over the last few weeks – well done Bran­don.


Work con­tin­ues on clean­ing the Curtlestown Grave­yard ev­ery week for more info re times please con­tact Mar­garet Black­byrne at the Par­ish Of­fice.


De­spite los­ing the Cup Fi­nal Pow­er­scourt Arms Had a good year fin­ish­ing third in the League and win­ning the Dou­bles Fi­nal – a big ef­fort will take place for the com­ing sea­son.


Free CPR/AED train­ing con­tin­ues ev­ery week, this week in St Mary and Ger­ards Na­tional School from 7 p.m. till 9 p.m.; more in­for ma­tion from 086 2564468.


En­niskerry Walk­ers are still on the go and are go­ing out ev­ery Tues­day night leav­ing the Vil­lage from the Town Clock at 7.30 p.m. Just turn up.


Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Pow­er­scourt for Sun­day, June 26, – Trin­ity 5: 8.30 a.m. – Holy Com­mu­nion (said); 11.30 a.m. – Morn­ing Prayer Two. 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.

Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Kil­bride for Sun­day, June 26, – Trin­ity 5: 10 a.m. – Morn­ing Prayer Two.


There is a car boot sale in the Pow­er­scourt Church car park, this Satur­day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is €10 per car. Pub­lic ad­mis­sion free – en­quiries to Robert Al­li­son 086 3815151.


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.

Old Grave­yard – Kil­macanogue: Will re­main open dur­ing the day and evening over the next few weeks to fa­cil­i­tate a gen­eral clean-up of the ceme­tery, for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Par­ish Of­fice.

Thank You: CROSS­CARE would like to thank all par­ish- ion­ers who gave gen­er­ously to their an­nual ap­peal on week­end May 15/16th. The col­lec­tion raised €715.

St Col­man’s Pa­tient’s Fund – Rath­drum: Lily Ka­vanagh would like to thank all who sup­ported her in the re­cent col­lec­tion for St Col­man’s Pa­tients Fund – a total of €865 was grate­fully re­ceived by the Ma­tron and staff – so thank you all so much. We were de­lighted to have four win­ners in En­niskerry, Maura Cope, Paddy Byrne, GAA Club, and Teresa Smyth. Con­grat­u­la­tions and thank you again for your sup­port.

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 a spe­cial event this Sun­day morn­ing at 12.30 p.m. at which Dún Laoghaire-Rath­down County Coun­cil will be host­ing a spe­cial 1916 Cen­te­nary Com­mem­o­ra­tive com­mem­o­ra­tive event in Deans­grange Cer­e­mony in­clud­ing an Ogh­laigh na hEire­ann colour party and the un­veil­ing of a spe­cially com­mis­sioned sculp­ture by artist Thomas Glen­don.

mem­bers are also in­vited to Sun­day af­ter­noon’s 3 p.m. free 45-minute ‘Pro­claim­ing a Repub­lic’ Pub­lic Tour of the ‘Pro­claim­ing a Repub­lic: The 1916 Ris­ing’ ex­hi­bi­tion look­ing at some of the Mu­seum’s ex­ten­sive Easter Week col­lec­tion, in the Mu­seum of Dec­o­ra­tive Arts and His­tory, Collins Bar­racks, Ben­burb Street, Dublin 7. No book­ing re­quired – places al­lo­cated on first-come ba­sis 15 min­utes be­fore the tour starts.

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


John Cal­lan, pres­i­dent of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety, wish- es to re­mind read­ers that on the evening of Thurs­day, June 30,, the an­nual Bless­ing of the Graves in Kil­le­gar Ceme­tery will take place at 7.30 p.m. and all are wel­come to at­tend.

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.


The Co. Wick­low Branch of the Alzheimer So­ci­ety of Ire­land are hold­ing an In­for­ma­tion Meet­ing on Mon­day, June 27, at 8 p.m. in Arus Lor­cain, Arklow.

Speak­ers in­clude So­cial Worker Patrick Shee­han on le- gal as­pects and en­ti­tle­ments, De­men­tia-trained nurse Jackie O’Toole will give tips to en­hance our mem­ory and Donal Mur­phy will speak about the Alzheimer So­ci­ety.

Fol­low­ing a cup of tea the speak­ers will an­swer ques­tions from the floor. Con­tact Shelly 087 2378389 for any in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing the meet­ing.

Wed­nes­day, June 22: Lance Coburn re­turns to Calary to per­form works Tchaikovsky in­clud­ing Theme with Vari­a­tions in A mi­nor and a pot­pourri on themes from the opera Voyevoda. Fri­day, June 24: Mu­sici Ire­land – Beth McNinch (vi­ola), Lance Coburn (pi­ano) and Sharon Carty (mezzo) per­form works by Brahms, Lo­ef­fler, Frank Bridge and Michael Head. Thurs­day, June 30: The Janet Ashe Recital will be per­formed by a num­ber of tal­ented young pi­anists Bil­lie O’Brien, Ryan McGrath, Tif­fany Qui – and also Sa­muel Al­lan Chap­kovski (vi­o­lin).

They will play works by Al­b­eniz, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, De­bussy, Gi­nastera, Pa­ganini and Rim­sky Kor­sakov. Tick­ets for each con­cert, which are €18 and €15 for con­ces­sions, can be booked by ring­ing John at 01 2818146 or by email to derekneil­son@eir­com.net.


There was no jack­pot win­ner in last week’s draw. The num­bers drawn were 4, 5, 8 and 14. There were thir­teen match-three win­ners, Chel, Mary and Ju­lia, Ger and Nora, M Kennedy, Lola Nolan, WM, Pat King, Noel Gra­han, Sarah Kenny, Marie Byrne, Shane El­liott, S Cronnop and Tiny Shortt. Next week’s jack­pot will be €19,400.


Round­wood Par­ish Ceme­tery Sun­day/Pat­tern Sun­day – will take place on Sun­day, July 24. Please note the 11.30 a.m. Mass will be Cel­e­brated in Round­wood Ceme­tery NOT in the church. This Mass will be of­fered for all in­terred in the Ceme­tery and will in­clude a Bless­ing of the Graves (Peo­ple are wel­come to bring their own fold­ing/por­ta­ble chairs)


There will be a day trip to Kilkenny on Satur­day, July 16. Leav­ing Round­wood at 9 a.m. There will be a tour of Kilkenny City by road train, visit St Can­ice’s Cathe­dral and Black Abbey, plus some time to shop. Tea, Scones, Din­ner and Bus is €70 per per­son. All money in by July 1 at the lat­est to Su­san at 087 6273032 any time,


A day Pil­grim­age to Our Lady’s Is­land in Co Wex­ford takes place on Sun­day, Au­gust 21, Leav­ing Round­wood at 10 a.m. Tea, Scones, Din­ner and Bus €60 per per­son, Money be­fore Au­gust 1 to Su­san at 087 6273032.


The­atre Com­pany, Won­der­land Pro­duc­tions are run­ning their an­nual sum­mer camp in Round­wood Par­ish Hall on July 18 to July 22nd 2016. This fun five day camp is suit­able for seven – 12-year-olds and runs from 10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. daily with a show­case of plays cre­ated by the chil­dren on the last day.

Chil­dren work with Won­der­land pro­fes­sion­als to create, de­sign and per­form their own play. We guide chil­dren through the process of creat­ing a story, build­ing char­ac­ters, per­for­mance skills and the­atri­cal el­e­ments such as cos­tume, props and set. We don’t use scripts and the chil­dren don’t have to learn lines, in­stead we work on char­ac­ter build­ing tech­niques, group work, im­pro­vi­sa­tion and spon­tane­ity.

The Mid­sum­mer Barn Dance and Bar­be­cue will take place on Satur­day, July 23, from 8 p.m. till late. Mu­sic by the Three Bob from 10 p.m. to midnight and the Roamin Cadil­lacs from midnight to 2 a.m. Food will be served from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fully li­censed. There will be a Su­per Raf­fle on the night also. Tick­ets €20 to book please phone 086 1504221.


Bowls ev­ery Tues­day night at 8 p.m. We wel­come new mem­bers any time. Ten­nis ev­ery Satur­day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The un­veil­ing of Bar­ton Childers me­mo­rial is on July 16 at 2 p.m.If you would like sup­port this event you can get in touch with Carmel Hawkins or Breda Roche We are partly funded by the Wick­low County Coun­cil. and Ire­land 2016 and you are all wel­come to come along on the day.


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.


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.


The Fes­ti­val this year will take place from Thurs­day the 28th to Sun­day, July 31. A great line up of events is planned. If you have any ideas or would like to help out please come along to the next com­mit­tee meet­ing in Round­wood Par­ish Hall on Mon­day, June 13, at 8.45 p.m.


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.


Pil­grim­age leaves on Oc­to­ber 5 for a week. Cost €645 per per­son shar­ing. Dis­count of €100 off price if paid in full by De­cem­ber 11. Price in­cludes Flights (Aer Lin­gus) In­sur­ance, Half Board Ac­co­ma­da­tion in House be­side Church, Trans­fers to and from Medjugorje. For more in­for­ma­tion/book­ing con­tact Mary King at 087 2185067.


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.

Jamie Matthews, Re­becca McKenna and Amy O’Con­nor en­joy­ing the ‘Ice Cream Day’ event in aid of Down’s Syn­drome Ire­land at Sun­beam House Ser­vices.

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