Roundwood notes April 27

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BLESSING OF GRAVES
The blessing of the graves in Glendalough cemetery will take place on Saturday 16th May at 8pm and in Laragh Cemetery on Saturday 23rd May at 7.45pm.

ROUNDWOOD DANCE
The Monthly Parish dance will be on Friday 15th May in Roundwood Parish Centre with music by The Wicklow Man.

CAR BOOT SALE
The next Car Boot Sale and book fair is on May Sunday 10th For information or bookings please contact Bernie on 086-3932730 or email us at [email protected]

ANNUAL BRIDGE NIGHT
Roundwood Parish hall are holding their annual Bridge Night on Monday May 18th @ 8 p.m.

MONTESSORI PRE-SCHOOL
Enrolments now for September, 2015 two and a half to five year olds. Free E.C.C.E places still available. For further information please contact Marie at 087 2892204 or 01 2818249.

HOME PRODUCERS MARKET
Roundwood Home Producers Market re-opened on Sunday 29th March in the Parish Hall, Roundwood. Times 12 noon to 5pm. We will have home baking, jams, vegetables, crafts, plants and much more. New members always welcome

KILMACANOGUE HISTORY SOCIETY
The GPO – 200 years of history. Stephen Ferguson is Assistant Secretary of An Post and curator of the GPO museum. He has written on various aspects of Post Office history and is the author of Business as Usual – GPO staff in 1916; The Irish Post Box-Silent servant and Symbol of the State ; and in 2014 The GPO-200 years of history. Stephen visited us in 2011 to speak on the Irish Post Box and subsequently was instrumental in helping us retain our unique functioning 1868 Victorian hexagonal Penfold postbox in the Rocky Valley. Stephen’s presentation will be delivered on time at 8.30PM on Tuesday 5th May in the Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs. Entry €3 (€2 for members) – all welcome. Website: kilmacanoguehistorysociety.com

DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB
Monday 20th April saw Brid Clancy and Phil Power take 1st place for North/South, Kathy Halpin and Rowena Brady were 2nd and Paddy O Brien , Pauric Gleeson, Nancy O’Brien and Bridie Nolan were joint 3rd/4th. Member please note prize giving will be on Monday 11th May.

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Marian Davis and Teresa Leahy played their cards right for North/South on Friday 24th April Noeleen Redmond and Margaret Bolger were 2nd and Mary Pierce and Ethna Kane were 3rd. East/West victors were Jim McNamara and Elizabeth Belton, 2nd Rowena Brady and Maria Magee and Rachel Judd and Molly Byrne were 3rd. Members please note Friday 8th May is prize giving morning.

PERSONAL ALARMS
The Roundwood and District Community Council are registered to administer the senior alert scheme which provides grants to elderly people towards the provision of personal alarms. The personal alarm offers reassurance to allow independent living, safe in the knowledge that you can quickly be in contact with a family member or neighbour in the event of an emergency. It provides security and peace of mind. If you would like more information please contact Monica on 086 8055040

HUMPTY DUMPTY
Roundwood Humpty Dumpty Playgroup is on this Wednesday from 10am til 11.30am in the Parish Hall. There are toys galore to keep the little ones busy and plenty of good company and tea for everyone else! €2/€3.50 for Cuidiu members/non-members
All Welcome

AIKIDO
Aikido is a non-competitive Japanese Martial Art for Flexibility, Coordination, Relaxation and Self-Defence, Joe McHugh 4th Dan Aikido will hold class in O’Rahilly Hall, Church Terrace (off Main Street), Bray on Wednesdays 18.30-19.45 (Beginners), 19.45-21.00 (General Class) Open to All (from 14 Years), Adult: 8 €, Unemployed and Students: 5 €/Per Class.Contact: 086/101 96 68 and www.aikidoikedadojo.ie

 

ANNAMOE CENTRE
Annamoe tennis court is available for use click on to Jamie Stafford website to book for coaching or you can hire by the hour It is €5 for two hours and €8 Euro for four you can contact 086 8188499 or 087 6191500

ROUNDWOOD A.F.C. DINNER DANCE
Roundwood AFC are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a dinner dance at the Parkview hotel, Newtownmountkennedy on the 12th June at 7.30pm. Music by: Just Us and DJ till late. Tickets are €20 for three course meal. Please contact Jason Walsh for tickets at 086 3841027

WHIST
The next whist will be on tonight Wednesday 29th April.

DAY TRIPS
There will be a pilgrimage to Knock on 23rd May, 2015 leaving Laragh at 7.45a.m and Roundwood at 8a.m at a cost of €55 per person for bus, breakfast & dinner. All money to be paid in full before 1st May to secure your seat. Please note cange in time and money. There will be a day trip cruise on the Shannon on 4th July departing Roundwood at 8.30a.m This includes a cruise on the River Queen and then to Athlone Castle and shopping. Dinner, tea scones for a price of €65. Names and money before 1st May Finally a day trip to the Boyne valley on the 8th August leaving Roundwood at 8.30a.m . After a visit to 18th entry Oldbridge House and all the Boyne has to offer we travel to Drogheda. Dinner, tea & scones for €65 per person. All names and money before 1st May. For further information on any of these trips contact Susan on 0404 45276 after 6pm.

MEDJUGORJE
Pilgrimage to Medjugorje September 30th 2015 for a week Cost €689.00 which includes flights Insurance Half Board Accommodation in house beside Church and transfers to and from Medjugorje.. For more information/ booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067

SET DANCING
Welcome back to our weekly Thursday night sessions from 9pm until 11pm in Kavanaghs lounge. For any enquiries phone 087 2121522. The O’Kane family will be providing the music until the end of May. We couldn’t make it easier and all for 45. Visitors to the area and beginners are always welcome. If you would like a quick lesson on the steps before the session begins just give Sheila a call on 087 2121522.

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 Meditation ,Relaxation and Spiritual connection, . For more information contact Mary 087 9819420

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]

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

BRIDGE FUNDRAISER
Roundwood Parish hall are holding their annual Bridge Night Fundraiser on Monday May 18th @ 8 p.m.

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