En­niskerry

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GOOD LUCK

En­niskerry is look­ing to hav­ing an­other mil­lion­aire this week when Eithne Kane (née Do­ran) ap­pears on the TV show Win­ning Streak. One per­son will hope for a new brush from the win­nings.

DARTS

A very good win for Pow­er­scourt Arms Dart Team last week. Star of the win was Paddy ‘The Bull’ McCabe, while vet­eran Joe Walsh also made a re­turn to the board.

COM­MU­NITY GAMES

En­niskerry Com­mu­nity Games held an AGM and plans for 2017 were an­nounced. Lil Ka­vanagh has had her name put for­ward to re­ceive an award for ser­vice to the county. Ath­let­ics, art, chess and swim­ming are fea­tured in the pro­gramme for the year ahead. First up is cross coun­try run­ning for ages six- to 16-year-olds in March.

WALK­ERS

En­niskerry walk­ers are out again on Fe­bru­ary 25. Meet at Wind­sors Spar op­po­site the Town Clock in Vil­lage.

GAA NEWS

Train­ing for both ladies and men’s teams con­tinue on Tues­day nights and for men on Thurs­days. Ju­ve­nile coach­ing will be­gin in March. The club is seek­ing new play­ers and men­tors.

CPR/AED

Free CPR/AED train­ing is avail­able for peo­ple in­ter­ested – con­tact Pat at 086 2564468 for in­for­ma­tion.

POW­ER­SCOURT/KIL­BRIDE

Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Pow­er­scourt for Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 26 – The Sun­day Be­fore Lent: 8.30 a.m. – Holy Com­mu­nion (Said); 11.30 a.m. – Morn­ing Prayer Two.

Thurs­days in Pow­er­scourt Church: 10 a.m.: Holy Com­mu­nion and Prayer for the sick.

Women’s World Day of Prayer: In Pow­er­scourt Church, on Fri­day, March 3, at 8 p.m. This year’s topic is ‘Am I be­ing Un­fair to you?’

Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Kil­bride for Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 26 – The Sun­day Be­fore Lent: 10 a.m. – Morn­ing Prayer Two.

Con­fir­ma­tion Prepa­ra­tion: Tonight (Wed­nes­day) the Con­fir­ma­tion Group will visit St Michan’s Church, Dublin.

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.

Women’s World Day of Prayer: In Pow­er­scourt Church, on Fri­day, March 3, at 8 p.m. This year’s topic is ‘Am I be­ing Un­fair to you?’

The Rosary: The Rosary is re­cited each morn­ing (Mon­day to Satur­day) at 10 a.m. (be­fore Morn­ing Mass and at 7 p.m. in the Prayer Room in St Mary’s on the first Mon­day of the month.

Bap­tisms: Bap­tisms are now held on the sec­ond Satur­day of the month in St Mary’s Church, En­niskerry, for parish­ioners only. Please ar­range with Parish Of­fice. Parish­ioners are asked to please give two weeks no­tice if you wish to book a bap­tism.

Helpers Wanted: God’s House­keep­ers are look­ing for help on Mon­day morn­ings for half an hour from 10.45 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. to clean St Mary’s Church, even if you can­not com­mit to ev­ery week, ev­ery sec­ond week, once a month, all help ap­pre­ci­ated.

Le­gion of Mary – Kil­macanogue Pre­sid­ium: Meet at 3.30 p.m. ev­ery Tues­day in the Sac­risty of St Mo­chonog’s. New mem­bers are most wel­come. Group re­cite the Rosary on the first Satur­day of each month at mid­day at the Grotto in the church grounds. Click on the link le­gionof­mary.ie to view web­site.

Parish Shop: St Mary’s Church Shop (at rear of Church on the left) opens af­ter all Masses. All oc­ca­sion cards, prayers, stat­ues avail­able plus items, for bap­tisms, wed­dings and other Spe­cial Oc­ca­sions.

Face­book Page: En­niskerry, Curtlestown, Glen­cree and Kil­macanogue are part of the Bray and En­niskerry Pas­toral Area. A Face­book page has been cre­ated to co­or­di­nate any and all ac­tiv­i­ties com­mon to all parishes in the area. So please link in with it and like our page. To find: type Bray and En­niskerry Pas­toral Area on your own face book page and like it please.

CAD (Com­mu­nity Aware­ness of Drugs) are de­liv­er­ing a six-week course on al­co­hol and drug aware­ness pro­gramme to be held in St Pa­trick’s NS Curtlestown, com­menc­ing on Mon­day, March 6, from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

To book this free course, or to ob­tain fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Cather­ine Nolan at 087 507145.

CURTLESTOWN NS REUNION

Call­ing on all past-pupils, grand­par­ents and friends of St Pa­trick’s Na­tional School, Curtlestown. Join us for a great night on Satur­day, March 25, to raise much needed funds for our school.

The night in­cludes a talk by spe­cial guest speak John Lon­er­gan who, af­ter 24 years as Gov­er­nor of Moun­tjoy Prison, will share his unique, en­gag­ing and hu­mor­ous per­spec­tive on par­ent­ing (and grand-par­ent­ing), its chal­lenges and re­wards. Drinks Re­cep­tion, four course meal, Live Band (Kick­back), auc­tion and raf­fle. Tick­ets avail­able from Sor­cha at 086 1718652, Paddy 087 2438570, Alan 086 304377.

HIS­TORY SO­CI­ETY

The March meet­ing of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety takes place in the Pow­er­scourt Arms and Coun­try House at 8.30 p.m. on Thurs­day, March 9, at which Frank Tracy will re­turn to present his lec­ture ‘The story of Glen­cree’ orig­i­nally sched­uled to take place in Jan­uary but had to be can­celled at the last minute due to the sud­den on­set of ad­verse weather con­di­tions. All wel­come to at­tend – ad­mis­sion €4.

In the mean­time mem­bers of the En­niskerry His­tory So­ci­ety are in­vited to at­tend tonight’s (Wed­nes­day) 6 p.m. meet­ing of the Old Dublin So­ci­ety in the Con­fer­ence Room of Dublin City Li­brary and Ar­chive, 138 – 144 Pearse Street, Dublin two, at which Gre­gory Young will present his lec­ture ‘Fran­cis Smyth and Sons, um­brella man­u­fac­tur­ers, Dublin, 1836-1967’. All wel­come – ad­mis­sion free; and to next Wed­nes­day (March 1) night’s 8 p.m. meet­ing of the Rath­michael His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety in Rath­michael School, Stone­bridge Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin, at which Theresa Hicks will present her lec­ture ‘The Kennedys of Mount Kennedy’ – all wel­come, ad­mis­sion €4.

EN­NISKERRY LI­BRARY

Open­ing hours are as fol- low: Tues­day and Wed­nes­day – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.; Fri­day – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Satur­day – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Book Club will be con­tin­u­ing and will meet on the last Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month. New mem­bers to both the Li­brary and Book Club are al­ways very wel­come. Please phone 01 2864339 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

On Fe­bru­ary 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. an Out­door Well­ness Work­shop will take place in the Brock­agh Re­source Cen­tre. Par­tic­i­pants will prac­tice Tai Chi, lis­ten to a nu­tri­tional talk and en­joy a hill walk. For more in­for­ma­tion visit the team at ul­tra­out­doorad­ven­tures.com or phone 087 1697616 to book.

RATH­DRUM RUGBY CLUB

It’s league fi­nals time for the se­nior women fol­low­ing a con­vinc­ing 27-10 vic­tory over Car­low on Sun­day the 19th. The Divi­sion one fi­nal will take place in Old Belvedere RFC at 2.30 p.m. on March 4. The women will face an im­pres­sive Tul­lam­ore side, who, de­spite hav­ing only joined the league this year have suf­fered only one de­feat in their sea­son to date. It will be a lively game, hope­fully with plenty of sup­port from their fans.

AF­TER­NOON TEA DANCE

ble. Please visit wick­lowwil­low.ie or con­tact Aoife at 087 9773622 or email info@wick­lowwil­low.ie.

MARCH CAR BOOT SALE

To all our cus­tomers and stall­hold­ers, our Brock­agh Cen­tre March Car Boot will be on Sun­day, March 12, in­stead of our usual first Sun­day (for this month only). We have even more home­made bak­ing de­lights for 2017 with our usual ar­ray of great value items.

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 or email laraghit@eir­com. net to book a space.

WE LOVE ART

Art and crafts classes for chil­dren are on Mon­day af­ter­noons from 1.45 to 3.45 in the Brock­agh Re­source Cen­tre, Laragh.

Classes cover a wide range of art and craft forms. We work with lots of dif­fer­ent ma­te­ri­als and learn new skills and tech­niques with ev­ery project. It’s all about the joy of mak­ing. Phone/text Almhaon 086 3897732 or email weloveartcrafts@gmail.com.

Adult Art Classes Wed­nes­day morn­ing art classes with Almha are as pop­u­lar as ever in the Brock­agh Re­source Cen­tre, Laragh. For both be­gin­ners and more ex­pe­ri­enced painters from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. For de­tails phone or text Almha at 086 3897732.

DRAMA SCHOOL

Ac­tion from the St Ger­ard’s school pro­duc­tion of ‘Beauty and the Beast’: Be Our Guest with Ba­bette (Rachel Cullen), Mrs Potts (Lau­ren Harkin), Belle (An­abel Sweeney).

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