Roundwood notes June 08

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TRANSPORT TO DINNER DANCE

Transport to Roundwood A.F.C dinner dance as follows:  First bus leaving coach house at 7.15pm sharp, second bus will leave at 7.45pm sharp.Returning from parkview hotel at 2am. €15.00 per couple return or

€8 for one person return

 

VINTAGE CLUB

Wicklow Vintage Club proudly presents Vintage Show and Family fun Day on Sunday 14th June at 12 noon in Rathdrum Rugby Club.in aid of Friends of Wicklow Community Services.  For further information contact Sammy Woolmington. 087-2535361

 

PIONEER VIGIL

The annual pioneer vigil will take place in St. Kevin’s Church Laragh on Friday 12th June with mass at 7pm followed by reflection and benediction finishing 8.15pm approximately.  For further information contact Claire on 0404 45417

 

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Roundwood Historical Society  will visit Coolattin House in Shillelagh, County Wicklow on Monday  the 15th  of June 2015.  We will meet at the Parish  Hall on the 15th  of June 2015 at 6.30p.m  Members and friends are very  welcome to  join us on the evening

 

OLD SCHOOL REUNION

Reunion at the ‘Old School’ Saturday, 1st August 7.30pm – 9.30pm.  This will be a last chance for all former pupils and teachers of the Old School in Roundwood to come and have a look around the school, which has recently been sold.  In particular, we would like to welcome any past pupils and their families who are now living abroad to come back and share in this occasion, which will coincide with the Roundwood Street Festival (31st July to 2nd August), and promises to be a great social weekend in Roundwood village.  We will soon start to gather photos and other mementos from life at the old school so if you have any we can borrow for the occasion it will be much appreciated.  We hope you can come from near and far to join us for this occasion.  Please spread the word as we are eager to ensure all former pupils and teachers know of the event. 

 

MONEYSTOWN DANCE

The Wicklow man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 12th June from 9.30 pm till 12.  Teas served, refreshments also available, door prizes.  Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing jive etc

 

COMMUNITY GAMES SWIMMING

Congratulations to the sixteen boys and girls that competed in the Co Final of the Community Games Swimming competition in Arklow. They all picked up medals of various colours. We have three children representing Roundwood in the All Ireland Finals in Athlone in August. Neasa Mc Gillycuddy, Aisling Doyle and Sean Cullen brought home the gold.  Well done and best of luck in the finals. We had silver medal winners with Ciara and Sadhbh Murphy Emily Harty and Robert Savage. The bronze medal winners were Abigail Gray, Katie Mc Grath, Ciaran and, Niall Byrne, Eva Doyle, Michaela and Ava Smith Mc Garry, Caimhe Fagan and Ryan Murphy. A big thank you to Eddie and Jimmy Cullen who coached these children over the past four weeks and to Theresa Cowman who supervised the classes each week. 

 

ROUNDWOOD DANCE

The Roundwood Parish Hall monthly Dance will be held on Friday June 19th dancing to Tony Davitt at 9.30 till late. Teas served, refreshments also available, Raffle prizes. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing jive

 

BRIDGE NIGHT

Bridge Night in aid of Friends of Wicklow Community Services will be held in Roundwood Hall & Parish Centre on Monday 15th June at 8pm. Entry €10.00 (No Partner required) For further information contact Triona Woodroofe 087-7630968

 

ROUNDWOOD FESTIVAL MEETING

The next meeting to organise the Roundwood Festival 2015 which takes place from the 31st of July to the 2nd  of August will be in the Old School Roundwood at 8:30pm on the 22nd  of June. Anyone with ideas or wishing to get involved in organising the weekend’s events are welcome to come along.

 

STORY TELLING

Annamoe Story Telling night is this Friday 12th June Starting from 8 o clock Looking forward to see you there

 

NO HUMPTY DUMPTY

Humpty Dumpty will be back in the Parish Hall from 10am until 11.30 on the 24th for the last two weeks of term. All welcome

 

DIAMOND BRIDGE

Results for Monday 25th May were North/South 1st Monica Brady and Liz Belton, 2nd Nancy and Paddy O Brien and 3rd Seamus Kennedy and Pauric Gleeson.   1st for East/West were Mary Pierce and Teresa Leahy,  2nd Pamela Byrne and Clare Sally and 3rd Gertie Fee and Catherine Halligan.  All bridge players please  note there will be a benefit night on Monday 15th June at 8pm in Roundwood Community Hall in aid of Friends of Wicklow Community Services.   Your support for this very worthy group would be greatly appreciated, fee is £10 including supper , raffle on night and No Partner required.

 

HURLING TRAINING

U-8/U-10 Hurling Training Hurling training for U-8/U-10 boys & girls takes place every Wednesday evening from 6pm to 7pm at the pitch in Roundwood. For more information contact Aileen at 087 2071703

 

LOTTO RESULTS

There was no winner in last weeks lotto draw.  The numbers drawn were 4, 24, 26 & 30  There were three match three winners G. Kinsella, M. Loscher & Mary Doyle.  Next weeks jackpot will be €10,700

 

TUG OF WAR

Irish tug of war association national championships takes place in Roundwood on June 21st at an Tochar G.A.A. grounds starting at 1pm.   Come along and enjoy an action packed evenings entertainment and cheer on our local Ballinastoe men and women’s teams.

 

GUITAR LESSONS

Fully qualified music teacher with years of teaching and performance experience.  All levels, ages and styles welcome.  Individual and small groups catered for.  Commencing June 17th.  Call Shane McKenna on 086 – 0512958 for further information.

 

SUMMER TIME FUN:

A summer camp will take place in Roundwood N.S for 4-7 year olds for two weeks Week 1: 6th – 10th July. Week 2: 13th – 17th July. 10:00am-1:00pm.  Activities will include Art & craft, singing, dancing, baking, games and lots more fun!!  Cost €55 per week reduction for second child. Limited places available.  Contact: Sean Kavanagh 087-7746466 or Ann Nolan 086-0851665.

 

QUILT EXHIBITION

Wicklow Patchwork group will hold a quilt exhibition with patchwork and lace demonstrations on 13th & 14th June in St Matthews Church , Newtownmountkennedy from 12 to 5pm (Behind  Fishers). .There is also a quilt exhibition with activities in Apple Tree Crafts from 1st – 14th June . Admission free  .All are welcome.

 

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

 

CHANGE OF DATE!

The Annual Moneystown & Roundwood School Sports Day will now take place on Monday 15th June and we are looking for volunteers, aged 16 or over, to help with the Field Activities. Please text Carol Curley on 086 0715939 with your name and if you have a preference for the Activity you would like to help at, be sure to include that in the text also.

 

CAR BOOT & BOOK FAIR

Roundwood Parish Hall are holding their next Car Boot sale and Book Fair on June 14th for Information and Booking please contact us by email [email protected] or by ringing Bernie on 087-3932730

 

ACTIVE RETIREMENT TRIP

Roundwood Active Retirement will join Susan’s 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.  Please give your names to Molly or Betty before Wednesday 17th June. 

 

DANCERCISE

Dancercise in Roundwood Parish Hall on Tuesday nights from 7pm until 8pm with Adam – lose up to 800cals in one hour and have a lot of fun whilst doing it…. Come along and see what its all about. For all ages and men can join in the fun too!  A lot better than the gym. 

 

CRAFT FAIR

Calling all Roundwood, Moneystown and local area craft workers! Do you make your own craft jewellery, wood turn, pottery, baskets, etc.? As part of the Roundwood Festival 2015 it is planned to have a craft fair on Sunday 2nd of August. If you are interested in displaying/selling your crafts to a large audience on Roundwood Street Festival Day please email [email protected] with details of your particular craft or telephone 086 8055040. Priority will be given to craft workers local to the Roundwood-Moneystown area.

 

ANNAMOE CENTRE

If you wish to get the basic lessons on how to play tennis come along on Saturday mornings to The New Tennis Court at Annamoe from 11 to 1 oclock and join in the fun.

 

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 

 

SET DANCING

Set Dancing on Thursday nights in Kavanagh’s Lounge from 9pm til 11am with live music by the O’Kane Family for May and Michael & Brian for the month of June.  Beginners and visitors to the area are always welcome.  Great social night for €5!  Fun family Ceili for all ages in Annamoe centre at 8pm next Friday evening 29th May. Start your bank holiday weekend with some exercise and fun!

 

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.

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