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Friday 26 April 2019

Around the districts: Bray, Kilcoole, Shankill

Bray: Christ Church COI. Lenten Service for today (Wednesday): 11 a.m. - Holy Communion one.

Services of Worship for this Sunday - The third Sunday in Lent: 8.30 a.m. - Holy Communion 2; 11 a.m. - Family Service.

Next Wednesday (March 27): 10.30 a.m. - Meeting of Recycled Teenagers; 11 a.m. - Holy Communion 1; 8 p.m. - Meeting of the Select Vestry.

Church Concert: Ladies in the Blues with Special Guests Bree Harris and Paul Fairclough, for one night only, in the church, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, Tickets are available from the parish office, Fleurtique, Florence Road, Bray, The Travel Boutique, two Killarney Villas, Main Street, Bray, and Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones.

Holy Redeemer Parish

Lent Mass Times In Holy Redeemer: Sundays - 9 a.m. Irish language Mass, 10.30 a.m., midday, and 6 p.m. Monday to Friday - 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.

Lourdes Pilgrimage - September Monday, September 4, to Wednesday, September 9: The parish will once again join the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes in September. The fully inclusive price is €759 per person sharing. Single room Supplement is €155 - €180 and is subject to availability. Instalments accepted - final payment due on June 14. For further details, please see poster in the church Porch or contact Michael in the sacristy at 01 286 8649 or 01 286 8413.

St Fergal's Parish

Lent - 2019: During Lent weekday Masses will be at 7.30 a.m. and 9.30 a.m. No Mass on Saturday - Morning's Prayer Service at 9.30 a.m.

Our Lady Queen of Peace

Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes: Takes place from September 3 to September 9 to September 6 Nights - Full Board - in the Hotel Solitude. Fully Inclusive Price €809 - Single room available at a supplement of €36 per night. Bookings are now being taken in the Villa (weekdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.).

Our Lady Queen of Peace summer Project 2019: Our ever popular summer project will take place again this July in Villa Pacis under the supervision of Anne Nolan. Week 1: July 8 to July 12; Week 2: 16th - July 19. Open to boys and girls aged eight to 14 years of age. €35 per child per week. Forms can be collected any morning from the Villa Pacis office, Mondays to Fridays or contact Anne at 087 7772127. Our activities include cookery, quiz, crochet, ball games, arts and crafts, table tennis, 'The DISCO.' and lots extra. Child protection policy in place.

QOP youth club

Queen of Peace Adventure Youth Club programme for the immediate future include Big Sugarloaf night climb, beach walk from Greystones to Kilcoole, football, swimming, evening walk in Glendalough, visit to Kilmainham Jail, survival cooking training, use of walkie talkies, and first aid.

Delivery of all this requires dedicated voluntary workers, and any help would be appreciated, so if you have some spare time call Paul at 086 3516630, and get involved.

Diving club

Bray Divers/Wicklow Aquanauts Sub-Aqua Club new recruits are all at various levels of training in the pool and in the sea snorkelling and scuba diving. The location of the club in Greystones Harbour gives it an excellent facility for very convenient training progression.

Last training of the season will commence on the Monday the 25th, and candidates may expect to be scuba divers before Easter. Congratulations to junior snorkelers Cormac Brierton, and to Ryan Fegan both regardless of the cold have already had sea trips this year.

Cualann Society

Tomorrow night (Thursday) the 8 p.m. March meeting of the Bray Cualann Historical Society, the local history society for the Bray and North Wicklow Area, will be devoted to a 'Genealogy Workshop' presented by a number of speakers including Mark and Dave Murphy on 'Worldwide Search Using DNA'; John Brazil on 'Searching Brazil's' and Brian White with 'Tips for Local Research' in which he will point out how some apparent research conundrums can be resolved. All welcome - admission €5.

In the meantime some events taking place which may of interest to members and supporters of the Bray Cualann Historical Society are tonight's (Wednesday) 8 p.m. lecture by Rob Goodbody on 'The Houses of Dún Laoghaire' in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire - all welcome, admission €3; Saturdays Dublin City Library and Archive 2019 Local History Society Day in 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin two, which has the following programme - 9.45 a.m. - Registration; 10 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction; 10.05 a.m. - 'Theft and Pawnbroking of Clothing in 19th Century Ireland', Ellie Cullen (Liberties Cultural Association); 10.35 a.m. - 'The Donnybrook Millrace', Michael Pegum (Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society); 11.05 a.m. - 'Sarah Cecilia Harrison', Thomas Burke (Local History Alumni Group); 11.35 a.m. - 'The Loss of 'The Edmond' off the Clare Coast in 1850', Tommy McGrath (Kilkee Historical Society); 12.05 p.m. - Tea or coffee; 12.30 p.m. - 'The Dublin Butcher in the 20th Century', Sylvester Byrne (Kilmacud/Stillorgan History Society); 1 p.m. - 'Dublin's Fruit and Vegetable Market', John Conroy (Local History Alumni Group); 1.30 p.m. - 'Josephine Heffernan, a World War One Nurse', Brian White (Bray Cualann Historical Society); 2 p.m. - 'Captain Flora Sandes: An Irishwoman in the Serbian Army in World War One', Bryan MacMahon (Old Dublin Society); 2.30 p.m. - 'If Unsure - Ask: a Brief History of the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) 1876 - 1958', James Scannell (Old Bray Society); 3 p.m. - Finish. All welcome - admission free; and next Wednesday night's 6 p.m. lecture by Rosemary Raughter on 'Home Rule is Casting many a Shadow Now: Southern Women and the Ulster Declaration of 1912' to the Old Dublin Society in the Conference Room of Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin two - all welcome, admission free. Members and supporters are asked to note that the March issue of An Cosantóir magazine is a special one devoted to the War of Independence and copies can be ordered through newsagents.

Kilcoole

Win a Kool house

The deadline for purchasing tickets has now been extended till June 30 and includes further prizes including a Royal Caribbean Cruise. The final draw will take place on July 6 at 7.30 p.m. at Coláiste Chraobh Abhann. For further information email info@winakoolhouse.ie.

Mental health support

Sylvia Scanlon is setting up a Mental Health Support Group in the village. There are questionnaires in Bella's Bubbles, Thrift Shop, post office and McSherry's Pharmacy. Please fill out a form and put it into one of the boxes provided so we can get a picture of what people want. Please contact Sylvia at 086 1684858 for further information.

Community polcing clinic

The Clinic takes place every Wednesday from 6.00 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Kilcoole Community Centre. Contact Garda Molly Corbett molly.a.corbett@garda.ie or Garda Alan Thompson alan.m.thompson@garda.ie.

Indoor bowls

Bowls has now returned on Tuesday evenings as well as Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. in St Patrick's/Forrester's Hall. New members are welcome.

Bingo

Come join us for Monday Night Bingo in St Patrick's Hall, Kilcoole. First game at 8 p.m. €10 per book (to include loose sheet and jackpot game). Extra loose sheet €1. Raffle Tickets on sale on the night. All welcome to attend.

Parent/toddler group

All are welcome to come along to the parent and toddler group at the community centre from 10.30 p.m. to midday every Wednesday. €2 per child.

Notes

If you would like to have a notice included in the Kilcoole Notes please email jenniferwicklow2016@hotmail.com.

Shankill

St James' COI, Crinken

Services of Worship for this Sunday - The third Sunday in Lent: 11 a.m. - Morning Praise.

Rathmichael COI

Worship Services for this Sunday - The third Sunday in Lent: 8.30 a.m. - Holy Communion; 11 a.m. - Morning Prayer followed afterwards with coffee in the Erck Hall; 7 p.m. - Holy Communion, Lector Michael Hill.

Alpha/In-Between Book Club: The Book Club will meet next Tuesday night at 8 p.m. at which the book for review and discussion at this meeting will be 'Becoming' by Michelle Obama.

St Anne's Parish

'Jesus at the centre': This six-week formation programme which started recently in St Anne's Resource Centre, concludes next Monday night at 8 p.m. with 'Our participation in the Mission of Christ; mission and apostolate' - Fr Derry Murphy SAC Further information available at the parish office.

Prayer Group: A Lectio Divina Prayer Group will meet every Wednesday during Lent from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in St Anne's Resource Centre.

Rediscover your Pearl of Great Price and speak to God Face to Face through the power of Silent Prayer: A four-week introduction by Christy Burke, Pallottine Seminarian starts next Tuesday night at 8 p.m. in St Anne's Resource Centre. Booking necessary as places are limited; please contact the Parish Centre.

Child Safeguarding: If you have received an email from Elaine regarding your Garda Vetting application, please call into the parish office. All Ministers and volunteers must complete Garda Vetting. Garry Kehoe will present an information session this Friday from 11.40 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St Anne's Resource Centre. All Ministers and volunteers are required to attend an information session. If you were unable to attend the evening session last October, please come along to this daytime session.

March Film Night: The film being screened on Friday, March 29, at 7.30 p.m. in St Anne's Resource Centre will be the Rodgers and Hammerstein production 'The Sound of Music', winner of five Academy awards and two Golden Globes, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. All welcome - admission free.

Book Sale

The April First Saturday Book Sale will take place in the Shankill Old Folks Centre, Lower Road, Shankill, on Saturday, April 6, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Historical Society

Conor Lucey will be guest speaker for the April 3 8 p.m. meeting of the Rathmichael Historical Society, the local history society for Shankill, Ballybrack, and the surrounding area, in Rathmichael National School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill at which he will speak on 'A New Perspective on James Malton's Picturesque and Descriptive Views of the City of Dublin.' All welcome - admission €5.

Some other events which may be on interested to members and supporters of the Rathmichael Historical Society are tonight's (Wednesday) 8 p.m. lecture by Rob Goodbody on 'The Houses of Dún Laoghaire' in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire - all welcome, admission €3; tomorrow's (Thursday) 8 p.m. 'Genealogy Workshop' by the Bray Cualann Historical Society in the Royal Hotel, Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow, at which Mark Murphy and Dave Murphy will speak on 'Worldwide Search Using DNA'; John Brazil on 'Searching Brazil's'; and Brian White on 'Tips for Local Research'. All welcome - admission €5; Saturdays Dublin City Library and Archive 2019 Local History Society Day in 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin two, which has the following programme - 9.45 a.m. - Registration; 10 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction; 10.05 a.m. - 'Theft and Pawnbroking of Clothing in 19th Century Ireland', Ellie Cullen (Liberties Cultural Association); 10.35 a.m. - 'The Donnybrook Millrace', Michael Pegum (Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Sandymount Historical Society); 11.05 a.m. - 'Sarah Cecilia Harrison', Thomas Burke (Local History Alumni Group); 11.35 a.m. - 'The Loss of 'The Edmond' off the Clare Coast in 1850', Tommy McGrath (Kilkee Historical Society); 12.05 p.m. - Tea or coffee; 12.30 p.m. - 'The Dublin Butcher in the 20th Century', Sylvester Byrne (Kilmacud/Stillorgan History Society); 1 p.m. - 'Dublin's Fruit and Vegetable Market', John Conroy (Local History Alumni Group); 1.30 p.m. - 'Josephine Heffernan, a World War One Nurse', Brian White (Bray Cualann Historical Society); 2 p.m. - 'Captain Flora Sandes: An Irishwoman in the Serbian Army in World War One', Bryan MacMahon (Old Dublin Society); 2.30 p.m. - 'If Unsure - Ask: a Brief History of the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) 1876 - 1958', James Scannell (Old Bray Society); 3 p.m. - Finish; All welcome - admission free; and next Wednesday night's 6 p.m. lecture by Rosemary Raughter on 'Home Rule is Casting many a Shadow Now: Southern Women and the Ulster Declaration of 1912' to the Old Dublin Society in the Conference Room of Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin two - all welcome, admission free.

GAA Club notes

The juvenile academy is in action every Saturday at 10 a.m. indoors in St Laurence College - cost is only €2 per child and there is no annual subscription.

Our Easter Camp will take place on Tuesday, April 23, Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25, This fantastic camp is open to both club members and non-members, boys and girls aged five to 12 years and will be held in Stonebridge Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. The cost is €40 for members and €50 for non-members. Numbers are restricted to 70 places, so when they're gone they're gone, and contact the club as soon as possible to book a place.

Action last Saturday week in hurling saw the under-nines at home to Bray, under-12s home to O'Tooles, under-eights away to St James Gaels and the under-11s away to Crumlin. Last Sunday week the under-14s girls' footballers were away to St Oliver Plunkets and the adult ladies were at home to Cuala.

In the 'Chase the Ace' draw last Sunday week night in Brady's there was no jackpot winner so the €50 prize went to Carol Spain. Last week's jackpot was €2,050.

For more information on the club, contact - secretary.shankill.dublingaa.ie, or call 086 6072746.

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