Roundwood Notebook – March 10

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TEXT ALERT SCHEME

A Public Meeting is to be held at Roundwood Parish Hall on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at 8pm in relation to setting up a Community Text Alert Scheme in the Roundwood Area. Any persons interested in taking part or participating in this scheme are invited to attend. Gda Bernard Cloney will provide a presentation on the Text Alert Scheme and local Gardai will also be in attendance. Text Alert is designed to facilitate immediate communication from An Garda Siochana to the public. An Garda Siochana will provide information on crime prevention, suspicious persons & vehicles by Text to a registered community contact. The community contact will in turn forward the information to all members of the Text Alert Group.

 

SET DANCING NIGHT

There will be a set dancing night in The Mill Room, Kilcoole on Friday 14th March at 9pm.  Music by Michael & Brian.  All are welcome.

 

STORY TELLING

A story telling night will take place in Annamoe Centre on Friday the 14th March at 8.00pm sharp.  All are welcome

 

GET VOCAL

Anyone over 50 interested in joining The County Wicklow Get Vocal group starting Brockagh on 4th march from 11am 12.30pm . Various groups from around the country will rehearse and in June will get together to sing the songs.  For further information you can contact Molly at 086 3291256

 

CONGRATS

Djouce Golf Club had two ladies representing The Club in Daily Mail/All Ireland Golf Competition in Blainroe this week – Margaret Bolger aka Duffner and Catherine Halligan – The Shark. We would like to congratulate them on their great effort and extremely good play on the day. Though they did not succeed in getting to the next level, we are very proud of them both, and wish them and the other teams good luck in their inter club matches which start 31st March.

 

LADIES GOLF LESSONS

The starting date for ladies golf lessons which will be held at Djouce Golf Club is Tuesday April 1st2014. Lessons will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 3pm to 4pm and from 4pm to 5pm. There will be a max number of 12 ladies per group and the course will run for 4 weeks.  The course is suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. Cost is €50 per person. For further details please contact Djouce Lady Captain Deirdre Carroll on 087 9118499. or on 086 8512238.

 

LUNCH CLUB

A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 21st March in Woods and Byrne, Roundwood.

 

MONEYSTOWN DANCE

John Flood will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Fri 14th March from 9.30pm till 12. Door prizes, teas, refreshments also available . Come along n enjoy a night of waltzing, jive etc. The wicklow man will play on Friday 11th April and Tony Davitt will play on Friday 9th May

 

ANGEL HEALING

Angel Healing takes place every Monday night at 7.30 in the Parish Centre, Roundwood Village. It is non denominational. Come along to a night of spiritual connection, relaxation and meditation. For more information contact Mary 087 9819420

SPEZET TWINNING

An exchange is planned for August this year with a group of individuals and families from Spezet’s Breton Band travelling to Roundwood. The group will have their own transport and intend to organise opportunities to play throughout their stay. A meeting regarding the Spezet Twinning will take place in Roundwood Old School on Tuesday the 18th of March at 8:30pm. If you are interested in hosting an adult band member or small family group please come along to the meeting. A group from Roundwood will travel to Spezet in 2015. Roundwood host families will be most welcome to travel to Spezet to sample the french hospitality in return. The twinning provides an excellent opportunity for students learning french to practise their oral language skills and experience french culture in a relaxed and family orientated atmosphere. Those who travelled to Spezet in the past have made lifelong friends there and continue to communicate after 20 years or more. Come along to the meeting for more information or email [email protected].

PURE MILE MEETING

The mile this year stretches from Roundwood Health Centre to the Derralossary Church Lane on the Annamoe Road. Well done to all the volunteers for their great work  on the hedge cutting and litter picks. The next meeting will take place in Aras an Tochar on Wednesday 19th of March at 8pm.

 

COMPUTER COURSE

A beginners computer course will start in Roundwood National School on Thursday 13th of March for 8 weeks. If you are interested in taking part or would like further information please call 086 8055040. The course costs €20 for those with a social welfare entitlement and €40 otherwise. This course is organised through the Roundwood & District Community Council with the support of Community Education Section of Kildare Wicklow Education & Training Board (formerly Wicklow VEC).

 

FLOWER ARRANGING COURSE

A flower arranging course will start in the Old School Roundwood on Tuesday 25th of March for 6 weeks. If you are interested in taking part or would like further information please call 086 8055040. The course costs €20 for those with a social welfare entitlement and €40 otherwise. This course is organised through the Roundwood & District Community Council with the support of Community Education Section of Kildare Wicklow Education & Training Board (formerly Wicklow VEC).

 

DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB.

Taking 1st place for North/South on Monday 3rd March were Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd, Bridie Nolan and Catherine Halligan were 2nd and Catherine McGillycuddy and Nancy O Brien were 3rd.  Victors for East/West were Gertie Fee and Brid Clancy, 2nd Phil Power and Monica Brady and 3rd Mary Pierce and Mary Murphy

 

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