A friendly game against TEK kicks off a busy Weekend for Enniskerry YC soccer club, followed by awards night at a function in Powerscourt Arms Hotel. The game is at 3 p.m.
August 1 takes the Enniskerry walkers to Prince Williams seat, leaving from Curtlestown. On August 8 the Walkers will leave from Windsors Spar driving to Bray and taking the Cliff Walk then returning back by the Dart.
Joe Walsh made his long awaited return to the Powerscourt Arms Darts team with a very good display of pitching, resulting in a 5-3 win over Eagle House from Dundrum.N ext week will bring the season to an end.
CAR BOOT SALE
There will be another car boot sale on 29th in car park opposite St Patrick’s School at Powerscourt.
Enniskerry Ladies Soccer team take on Terenure B team tonight in Berry field in the quarter final of the DWSl at 7.30 p.m.
Services of Worship in Powerscourt for Sunday, July 30 – Trinity 7: 8.30 a.m. – Holy Communion One (Said); 11.30 a.m. – Morning Prayer One.
Daily Prayer and Open Church, midday and 5 p.m. each day: Powerscourt Church has re-opened for daily prayer. This year there will be two times of prayer, midday and 5 p.m. with the church being open between those times for quiet space and personal prayer.
Car boot sales in aid of Powerscourt Parish Funds – This Saturday: These take on the last Saturday of the month in Powerscourt Church – Paddock, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The July one takes place this Saturday. For further details, contact Robert Allison at 086 3835151.
Services of Worship in Kilbride for Sunday, July 23 – Trinity 6: 10 a.m. – Morning Prayer One.
ST MARY’S CHURCH
Mass Times: Enniskerry: Sunday Mass at 11 a.m.; Weekday Morning Mass on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10.15 a.m.; Prayer Service on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10.15 a.m. Holy Days – as announced. Curtlestown: Sunday Mass at 10 a.m.; Glencree: 9 a.m. Mass on the First Sunday of the month; Kilmcanaogue: Sundays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Holy Days – as announced.
Sacrament of Reconciliation – (Confessions): 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.
The Rosary: The Rosary is recited each morning (before Mass and Prayer Services) at 10 a.m.
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.
Curtlestown Cemetery Clean Up: Continues tonight (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. Please bring strimmers and rakes. We would appreciate more help to ease the work on our regular volunteers who are doing great work. Tea served at 8.30 p.m.
Annual Blessing of Graves: Kilmacanogue on Sunday, August 20, at 3 p.m.; Curtlestown on Sunday, August 27, at 3 p.m.
Used Postage Stamps Needed: Barnardos Children’s Charity is looking for used stamps. The money raised through the sale of these stamps will go directly towards their work with vulnerable children here in Ireland. If you would like to leave your used stamps in an envelope in the basket at the back of the church we will forward them to Barnardos at regular intervals.
Monthly Rosary Group: Meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Prayer room in St Mary’s Church. Next meeting is on Monday, August 7, Legion of Mary – Kilmacanogue Presidium: Meet at 11.30 a.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.
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 Facebook page and like it please.
The Enniskerry History Society is on summer Recess till meetings resume in the autumn. Members and supporters of the Enniskerry History Society are asked to note that the Rathmichael Historical Society’s 43rd summer series of Evening Lectures will take place in Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin (Junction of Dublin Road and Stonebridge Road, Shankill) from Monday, August 14, to Friday, August 18, nightly at 8 p.m. – the Leo Swan Memorial Lecture will take place on Wednesday, August 16,
The programme is as follows – Monday, August 14: ‘Everything but the Apothecary – Recent Excavations at Kevin Street, Dublin’ by Alan Hayden; Tuesday, August 15: ‘Tullagh and the burial grounds excavated at Mount Offaly and Cherrywood: social organisation on the cusp of Christianity’ by Gillian Boazman; Wednesday, August 16: The Leo Swan Memorial Lecture – ‘Rath Melsig: The Anglo-Saxons in Ireland’ by An tOllamh Dáibhí Ó Cróiní; Thursday, August 17: ‘The Murder of a Tomb: Recent Discoveries at the Hellfire Club’ by Neil Jackman; Friday, August 18: ‘St Mary’s Abbey and its Medieval Grange farms, Co. Dublin’ by Geraldine Stout. Enquiries: Richard Ryan, email – rmjryan@ gmail.com or call 01 2853960.
Further information on the Enniskerry History Society and its activities available from John Callan at 01 2867853.
Opening hours are as follow: Wednesday – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. and Friday – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. New members to the Library are always very welcome. Please phone 01 2864339 for further information or to renew books.
The friends of Ben Melia in conjunction with Enniskerry YC AFC are holding a golf classic in Powerscourt Golf Club on Sunday, September 3, The format will be a team of four (any combina- tion). The cost is €280 per team including dinner.
We are also holding a Monster Raffle + Music and Craic in the Powerscourt Arms Country House Hotel on Friday, September 8, sponsorship – If you are interested in entering a Team/ Sponsoring a Tee Box/Green/ Golf Prize or a prize for the raffle contact Stephen Barry at 086 3725183, Dessie Doran at 087 2568366 or Alan King at 086 1724212. All help and support welcome.
The Enniskerry Victorian Festival takes place on Sunday, September 10, in Fenelon’s Field, Monastery. Events include Steam Threshing, Artisan Markets, Classic Car Show and Vintage Display, Dog Show, Falconry, arts and crafts, Traditional Games. For further details see – enniskerryfestival.ie.
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.
Pictured at the Kilmacanogue Horse Show at Monastery Cross was Kayla Luby riding ‘Windleshaw Mario’ led by Ciara Luby, warming up for the 3-5 Lead Rein event.