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Cubs chal­lenge

Well done to our Kil­macanogue Cubs that set off re­cently on their an­nual Three Hills Chal­lenge. These climbs took place to the big Su­gar­loaf, Lit­tle Su­gar­loaf and Bray Head all in the one day. This year they were joined by some stu­dents study­ing in the nearby Wood­lands Academy so it was also a cul­tural and com­mu­nity ex­pe­ri­ence.

Some of our younger cubs joined the group on the Big Su­gar­loaf and the new­est re­cruits joined them for the Bray Head stage. They set out at 9.45 a.m. and fin­ished their day at 4 p.m. Well done to ev­ery­one who walked on the day and thank you to our sup­port team pro­vid­ing re­fresh­ments along the way, It was a tir­ing but a very en­joy­able day.

New own­ers of Plucks

Best wishes to Caro­line and Shane McNa­mara who re-opened Plucks on Fri­day evening (Novem­ber 30) un­der new man­age­ment. Peo­ple would know Caro­line and Shane from the Horse and Hound in Del­gany which they ran of late and they look for­ward to meet­ing you all over the com­ing weeks. We wish you both the very best of luck in your new ven­ture.

His­tory so­ci­ety lecture

The mem­bers of our lo­cal Kil­macanogue His­tory So­ci­ety are ea­gerly look­ing for­ward to the last lecture of the 2018 Cal­en­dar. The lecture is ti­tled ‘Art, Arte­facts and Old Build­ings in Dublin and Wick­low and it will be pre­sented by Peter Pear­son.

Peter is a noted artist, his­to­rian and con­ser­va­tion­ist. He has been in­stru­men­tal in the preser­va­tion of the built her­itage in Wick­low and Dublin. Peter will make all present aware of the chal­lenges that are in­volved in such en­deav­ours. He is a na­tive of Dun Laoghaire and has been a pro­fes­sional painter and writer all his life and will be a most in­ter­est­ing pre­sen­ter to lis­ten to.

Start time is at 8 p.m. in the Glen­view Ho­tel on Tues­day, De­cem­ber 11, and as al­ways, new mem­bers are very wel­come. Price is just €4 for any­one wish­ing to come along, €3 for ex­ist­ing mem­bers.

Se­nior cit­i­zens Christ­mas party

The an­nual se­nior cit­i­zens Christ­mas party is upon us and will take place in the Sum­mer­hill House Ho­tel this Sun­day (ninth) De­cem­ber. Party goer’s are ex­pected to gather around 5 p.m. with the meal at 5-30 and we hope you all have a won­der­ful day. The Sum­mer­hill have been most kind to our se­nior cit­i­zens group over the years and it is greatly ap­pre­ci­ated.

Glens an­nual Christ­mas draw

The an­nual Glen­cor­mac United Christ­mas Draw is here and tick­ets are sell­ing fast thanks to all the loyal sup­port­ers who with­out fail, sup­port this draw ev­ery year. First Prize is €2,000 with €1,000 for sec­ond and €500 for third prize with five Prizes of €100 each also avail­able. The draw will take place this Satur­day, De­cem­ber 8, in Plucks and lim­ited to 500 tick­ets with very few now left are at €20 from club mem­bers.

This is the main fundraiser for the club each year to cover the cost of Academy, six Un­der­age teams and se­nior team and the club rely on the sup­port of you all. It is also the Christ­mas night out for the par­ents of all the club’s lit­tle su­per­stars. New own­ers of Plucks Caro­line and Shane McNa­mara look for­ward to wel­com­ing you on the night so please come along.

Soc­cer ac­tion

The se­nior team were the only ones in ac­tion last week­end and trav­elled to Bray to play St Peter’s. The Glens were un­der­strength with five play­ers work­ing but put in a brave per­for­mance in a 3-2 de­feat. Josh O’Cal­laghan got both the goals and he was out­stand­ing on the day.

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