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.
ON HURLING TEAM
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.
CAR BOOT SALE
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.
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.
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.
KILLEGAR CEMETERY MASS
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.
BLESSING OF THE GRAVES
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,
OUR LADY’S ISLAND
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.