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Enniskerry foot­ballers had a good win over Avoca and top their group and a place in the quar­ter­fi­nals of the County Ju­nior B Cham­pi­onship.


A de­pleted Pow­er­scourt Arms Ho­tel were forced to change the date for their fi­nal game of league. The team fin­ished a very cred­itable third place in the league and were beaten in the semi-fi­nal of the by the even­tual win­ers.


Enniskerry Walk­ers had a great night with their Cliff Walk from Bray to Grey­stones. Next Tues­day it is a trip across the Bor­der to Dublin.


Any­one wish­ing to help or do­nate prizes etc to the Ben Melia Fund Raiser still have time to do so.


Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Pow­er­scourt for Sun­day, Au­gust 13 – Trin­ity 9: 8.30 a.m. – Holy Com­mu­nion One (Said); 11.30 a.m. – Fam­ily Ser­vice and Holy Bap­tism.

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: These take on the last Satur­day of the month in Pow­er­scourt Church – Pad­dock, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Au­gust one takes place On Satur­day, Au­gust 26, For fur­ther de­tails, con­tact Robert Al­li­son at 086 3835151.

Ser­vices of Wor­ship in Kil­bride for Sun­day, Au­gust 13 – Trin­ity 9: 10 a.m. – Fam­ily Ser­vice.


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; Kil­macanaogue: 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.

Trip to Our Lady’s Is­land: Parish­ioners wish­ing to travel to Our Lady’s Is­land on Au­gust 15, the feast of the As­sump­tion, please con­tact Mary Driver at 086 1924995.

Lough Derg 2017: Our 3-Day Pil­grim­age runs on any day up to and in­clud­ing Sun­day, Au­gust 13,.Ad­vance book­ing is not nec­es­sary. There are var­i­ous travel op­tions avail­able coun­try­wide. The Lough Derg team can help you to co-or­di­nate public trans­port or link up with Pil­grim­age Or­gan­is­ers in your lo­cal­ity. Tele­phone Mau­reen or Lor­raine at 071 9851518; Email info@ loughderg.org; go to – loughderg.org.

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.

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. Two events next week which may be of in­ter­est to mem­bers are 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) nightly at 8 p.m.

The pro­gramme is – 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.

The other event is next Tues­day night’s 6.30 p.m. lec­ture in Dalkey Li­brary, Cas­tle Street, Dalkey, Co. Dublin, by Damien Burke, Ar­chiv­ist of the Irish Je­suit Ar­chives on ‘The Life of Fr Wil­lie Doyle, SJ’ Fr Doyle was born in Dalkey in 1873 and killed at the Third Bat­tles of Ypres on Au­gust 13, 1917, while serv­ing as a mil­i­tary chap­lain. Ad­mis­sion free and all are wel­come.

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


PLEASE NOTE - Open­ing hours have changed and are as fol­lows: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. on Tues­day and Wed­nes­day; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Fri­day, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Satur­day.


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 com­bi­na­tion). 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

Re­becca and Daniel Cleary in the DunLaoghaire RNLI Rib with ‘Fire­man Sam’ at the Wood­ies He­roes event ben­e­fit­ing ACT for Menin­gi­tis, Jack and Jill Foun­da­tion, Tem­ple Street and Make a Wish.

Tak­ing part in the King of Grey­stones Triathalon was Brian Har­ris who was first out of the wa­ter.

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