Hollywood Notebook – March 17



Bingo takes place in the Hollywood Centre every Thursday night at 8.30pm. We have two jackpots – €3,000 and €1,600 to play for each week.



The winning numbers in last week’s lotto were: 3, 4, 11 and 22. No winner. The €50 winners were: Joan Greene, Brittas, c/o Hollywood bingo, James Crampton, Hollywood and Esther Curran, c/o Hollywood bingo.

Our Lotto jackpot now stands at €6,000. Get your tickets for the next draw 27th March from the Hollywood Centre, Daly’s shop and local sellers.


Drug Awareness

There will be a drug awareness workshop commencing shortly.


Hollywood Needs Your Help

A busy time is expected in the village of Hollywood again with preparations for the International competition LivCom 2014. This small rural village set in the heart of West Wicklow has been nominated to submit an application on every aspect of village life to be detailed in a written submission. Hollywood can boast over 35 community groups and organisations actively available for the local people to enjoy and be part of Hollywood and the surrounding areas. A photograph competition will be held to encourage participation by any budding camera enthusiasts. More details to follow.


The Hollywood Photography Competition

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and spring is on the way, it’s time to get the camera out and get some spectacular photographs for the Hollywood Photography Competition.

We are looking for photography’s that highlights the beautiful natural landscape that is Hollywood. Focus the lens on the story of ‘this is why I live in Hollywood’. ‘This is the fields where I played’ climbed my first mountain or gathered the sheep. Everyone has a story and we want you to tell it through the eyes of the lens.

The aim of the competition is to encourage participation and inclusion within our district and encompassing the greater communities that support and sustains Hollywood as one of the most liveable community in Wicklow.

The three categories are centred on, Nature and Wildlife, the Village and surrounding Environment and Landscapes. There is two classes, adult and under 16s. The closing date for entries is Friday the 28th March 2014, judging will take place on Sunday the 30th of March in the Community Centre, after the 11.30 Mass and light refreshments will be served.

All entries should have; the picture title, competitors name, address and contact number clearly written on the back of each picture or on a label attached to the picture. The minimum picture size accepted is 8×10 and upward, framed or unframed. The entry fee per photograph is €1 which is to accompany submissions. Hand deliver or Post to the Hollywood Community Centre, Hollywood, Co Wicklow. Marked ‘Photography Competition’.   We would like to thank our main sponsor McGreals Pharmacy, Blessington for sponsoring the prizes, and the Hollywood Centre for facilitating the committee.

For further information and submission details please contact Mary Clarke 086 3187124, Ann Halpin 087 6690222 or any member of the Liveable Community Committee.



Bowls every Tuesday and Friday in the Hollywood Centre 8 – 10pm. New members welcome.


Friendship Club

The Friendship Club meet every Wednesday in the Hollywood Centre from 2.15 – 4.15pm. All welcome.


Parent & Toddler Group

Hollywood Parent & Toddler Group meet every Thursday in The Hollywood Centre from 10am to 12noon, cost is €3 per family. Parents / carers can enjoy a chat & light refreshments while the little ones play! New members always welcome.


Official Opening

The official opening and blessing of the new extension to our school is planned for 4th April.



“Friends of Hollywood Camogie Club” are organising a Reunion & Dance for All – Supporters, Friends & Players (past & present) – on Fri 25th April in Hollywood GAA Clubhouse @ 8pm sharp. Music by ‘Eddie Davitt and the Quality Street Band’. Tickets available from Kit Duffy on 087 2756529, Marie Brophy on 087 2858107 and Martina Traynor on 087 2034717 @ a cost of €10 each with supper provided. All welcome!!!

The Annual Race Night is scheduled for Cheltenham Gold Cup Day on Friday March 14th 2014 at 9pm. Horses are now on sale from all players, please support and come along on the night to cheer home your selection!


Parish Office

The Parish Office is open from 9.30am to 1pm Monday to Friday. There are St Patrick’s Day cards, Easter Mass Bouquets and cards, First Holy Communion and Confirmation stock now on sale.


To book the Hollywood Centre, or place a notice in the district section of the Wicklow People please contact the Centre on 045 864979 or Email:[email protected]


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