Sunday December 4th saw a huge turnout in Enniskerry Village for the switching on of the Christmas tree lights and visit from Santa.
Special guest Aine O’Gorman Ireland Football player did the honours, she arrived in a specially adapted football themed Sleigh , followed by Santa in the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Elves in a Vintage Vehicle.
A surprised Aine, who grew up in the area and started her football career in Enniskerry Football Club, was given a special presentation by Jonathan Bennett the Football club chairman and by Maurice Chadwick who was her Football coach when she first started.
A huge amount of Aines family and friends turned , out as well as members of the Community . Aine has been very supportive of all the clubs in the area, giving up her time to help promote sport for children in the area.
Cllr Melanie Corrigan who helped organise the event with the Enniskerry Tidy towns and the Enniskerry Business Association said “It was an honour for the Community to have Aine and her family present, and we wanted in a small way thank her and acknowledge her success, and thank you to everyone involved for helping to organise “