Roundwood notes August 18

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TUG OF WAR

Congratulations to the Ballinastoe Club on winning the all Ireland 4×4 (600kg) mixed competition in Cork last weekend.  The team was made up of Denis, John & Vincent Byrne and Mary Catherine Murphy from Roundwood, Ed Fox, Cathy & Rita O’Toole from Kilmacanogue and Claire McMillan from Newcastle. Well done to the mens team who won silver in the 600kg competition with only seven men against all the other teams with eight men. 

MUSIC IN CALARY

The next concert in Calary Church will be on Thursday 21 August at 8.00pm, when Musici Ireland, made up of Beth McNinch (viola), Vourneen Ryan (flute) & Diane Marshall (harp) will play works by Bax, Debussy, Dubois,  Ravel and John Buckley.  As the last concert played to a full house, it is essential that you book tickets before the night to avoid being disappointed. The price of tickets is €15 and €12 for concessions. They can be booked by emailing [email protected] or ringing (01) 2818118. Please note the change of telephone number for bookings for this concert.

JENNYS PRE-SCHOOL

Jenny’s Pre-School Moneystown will be having their open day for new students starting in the Pre-School on Monday 25th August from 10 – 11 AM.  All students start back to pre-school on Thursay 29th 9:00 – 12:00, and Friday 9:00 – 12:00 for the children to settle back in.  From Monday September 1st students will attend school from 9:00 – 12:30Any enquiries please contact Jenny on 0868766301 or you can contact us at [email protected]gmail.com
ROUNDWOOD & DISTRICT TEXT ALERT

Community volunteers are now delivering information and sign up forms to all houses in the Roundwood Garda District. Those volunteers will be calling back over the coming weeks to collect the forms and subscription monies. Many of the volunteers are distributing within their own areas and should be known to you. An official receipt will be given for all money collected.  If you have any concern regarding the person calling for money, please telephone 087 9040470 for verification.

 

BRIC – A – BRAC SALE

Roundwood Parish Hall is holding a Bric-a-Brac Sale on Sunday the 24th of August.   Donations of any unwanted household items would be gratefully received during Parish Office Hours. No clothes or soft toys and electrical items only if boxed and in working order. Don’t Bin it – Donate it!

 

SECOND HAND BOOKS FOR SALE

Second Hand Books now on sale in the Parish Hall. All proceeds go towards the Parish Hall Fund.  Huge variety available.  We will gratefully accept all donations of books to help our cause

  

ROUNDWOOD PARISH HALL

The new purpose built Parish Hall in Roundwood is now available for all social events, meetings, parties, christenings, workshops, training courses. These great facilities are now available. For more information contact us on 087-9627527 , 087-3932730 or [email protected]gmail.com

 

HERITAGE WEEK AT CALARY

Calary Church, which celebrates the 180th anniversary of its consecration this year will be open between 2pm and 6pm on Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August. There will be free guided tours of the church, which includes the pulpit used by Rev John Nelson Darby, one of the founders of the Plymouth Brethren. There will also be an exhibition of local photographs, some taken with pinhole cameras and country produce will also be on sale. At 7pm on Sunday 24th, there will be a Songs of Praise, to which everyone is invited.

 LOTTO RESULTS

There was no winner of last week’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 8, 17, 23 & 28.  There were four match three winners, A & M, Frank Healy, Mossie & Kathleen & Anne Kennedyl.  Next week’s jackpot will be €11,700.

MONEYSTOWN DANCE

The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 12th September from 9.30pm until 12. Door prizes, teas served, refreshments  also available. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, line-dancing  etc  

PROGRESSIVE 45 CARDS

Progressive 45 cards will be held in Aras an Tochar at 8pm on Sunday August 24th. Generous cash prizes on the night and refreshments will b

SET DANCING

Set dancing in Kavanagh’s lounge every Thursday night with music this month by the O’Kane family. Session from 9pm until 11.  Ellie Brady memorial night is on Friday 29th august so please come along on Thursday nights to brush up on and learn the new set dances.  Love if you could join us on the dance floor for a night of fun and lively banter.

WHIST

The next whist will be on Wednesday 20th August in the Parish Centre.

 HOME PRODUCERS MARKET

Roundwood Home Producers Market continues in Roundwood Parish Hall on Sundays from 12noon – 5p.m every Sunday. Come for your home baking, jams, crafts, vegetables, plants, etc. New members always welcome.

MEDJUGORJE

Pilgrimage To Medjugorje October 15th for one week. Cost €619.00. Price includes Aer Lingus flights, insurance, half Board accommodation in house opposite the Church and transfers to & from Medjugorje. For more information & booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067

45 CARD DRIVE

45 card game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8.45pm. Teas served. All welcome

 

 

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