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Thursday 2 October 2014

ENNISKERRY

Published 14/11/2012 | 11:09

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It is great to see that one of Enniskerry's young men Tony Driver is home from Hospital after his recent injuries received in a hit and run, a great will and and lots of prayers from young people who openly confessed to praying again pulled Tony through.

ACTIVE RETIREES

The upcoming Enniskerry Chat and Chew morning on Wednesday 5th December will feature Flower Arrangements with the help of local Expert Mabel Coogan at the helm.Plans for the Christmas Party which will be held in early January are well advanced.

MARATHON

Graham Bushe one of the Enniskerry GAA juvenile Mentors/ Coaches completed the Dublin City Marathon and raised money for the young boys and girls in the Club. Anyone who still has Sponsorship Card outstanding should return it asap.

WALKING

Enniskerry Walkers are out again on 24th November with a trek to Prince Williams Seat,it will be a 2.5 hours with a nice climb,no dogs allowed. Meet at Windsors Spar opposite the Town Clock in Enniskerry at i.30pm.

PAR 3 GOLF

Stephen Mooney beat all comers to take the top prize last Sunday at the Enniskerry Par 3 Golf event. Runner-Up was Donal Carroll.

SOCCER

Enniskerry had a good win in the Premier Division of the Wicklow League over the weekend. The Leinster League team are finding the going a little hard and they suffered a 3-0 defeat in their latest game. There were other celebrations for Club "Boss" Alan Young announced his Engagement at a Function in Enniskerry.

POWERSCOURT/KILBRIDE

Services of Worship - Powerscourt: Tomorrow (Thursday) - 9.45am Holy Communion & Prayer for the Sick; Sunday - The 2nd Sunday before Advent - Protestant Aid Sunday - 8.30am Holy Communion (said); 11.30am Holy Communion Two and 5pm Sizzle Service with Junior / Teen Choirs.

Services of Worship - Kilbride: Sunday - The 2nd Sunday before Advent - Protestant Aid Sunday - 10am Holy Communion One.

HISTORY SOCIETY

Last Thursday night author and local historian Liam Clare was the guest speaker for the the November meeting of the Enniskerry History Society in the Powerscourt Arms Hotel , at which he presented his lecture on ' Victorian Bray ' which looked at Bray during the Victorian period from 1857, when the town received town commission status, up to 1898 when the town commissioners became urban district councillors. Liam also looked at some of the issues that the commissioners had, their failings and their successes, and their impact on the development of Bray.

Members of the Enniskerry History Society have also been invited to tonight's (Wednesday) 8pm Ballybrack & Killiney Historical Society lecture, with which the Rathmichael Historical Society is linked, in The Graduate, Rochestown Avenue, Killiney, Co. Dublin, at which Jim Robinson will present his lecture ' Lady Nelson and the peoples of Lady Nelson' and to tomorrow (Thursday) nights meeting of the Bray Cualann Historical Society at 8pm in the Bray Chamber of Commerce House, 10 Prince of Wales Tce.,Quinsboro Road, Bray, at which Des Byrne will present his lecture ' Wire Ropes and Skipping Ropes ' which will have some stunning images of Bray and the surrounding area. All welcome - contribution €4.

The December Enniskerry History Society lecture will be presented by James Scannell, PRO of the Old Dublin Society & Vice-Chairperson of the Bray Cualann Historical Society will recall ' Going to the Pictures in the 1950's and 60s 'at 8pm on Thursday December 13th in the Powerscourt Arms Hotel, Enniskerry. Details on the Enniskerry History Society and its activities are available from John Callan at 086-358 6758 or 01-286 7853.

ST. MARY'S CHURCH

As part of a reorganisation of weekday Mass times within the Bray & Enniskerry pastoral area, from December 3rd Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary's Church, Enniskerry, at 10.15am Monday to Saturday.

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