Roundwood notes December 14 December

roundwood local notes



St. Kevin’s Parish, Glendalough have a vacancy for a parish secretary on a part time basis at 15 hours per week.  Application and cv should be send to Fr. Oliver Crotty, Parochial House, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow.  Closing date for applications is 8th January, 2016.  For a job description please contact 0404 45777



We appeal to your generosity for NON PERISHABLE FOODS – tins or packets of any type.  Toiletries for adults, children & babies, including baby clothes (which must be new) and nappies.  Items may be left in the boxes provided at the church porch in Roundwood church on Saturday evening or Sunday morning and Moneystown churches on Sunday morning on the following dates, 19th & 20th December  In anticipation of your kindness and generosity and for taking the time to read this, Thank you.



It’s that time of year again to dust down the bikes and get out the runners for our annual Biathlon on December 27th.  For more information contact Ellen at 0868343286 Louise at 0862525860 or Noel on 0872606842



We wish to inform our customers that the market will close on Sunday, December 20th at 3pm.  We will re-open on Sunday March 20th, 2016.  12-5pm.  New members always welcome. Thank you for all your support during the year.  Wishing you a merry Christmas and our best wishes for 2016.



Kildare Wicklow VEC is seeking applications from community and volunteer groups who wish to organise classes in the community. A number of people have expressed an interest in Art Classes in Roundwood, however a minimum number of participants is required. If you are interested in joining such a class please call 086 8055040 or email [email protected] as soon as possible



The community of Roundwood are coming together for a under 30s v over 30s charity football match with all proceeds going to the Jack and Jill foundation on the 30th December in Enniskerry Youths Club and afterwards to the Coachhouse Lounge at 6pm for presentation, refreshments and music.  All donations accepted on the day. Everyone welcome.  Queries contact : Luke Ferguson 0868755070 Shane Langrell: 087 4171521



The Active Retirement Christmas Lunch is on Friday December 18th at 1.30 pm in the Roundwood Inn.  We have been instructed by headquarters that the Active Retirement membership fee of €12 is due by January 1st.  Please pay this subscription on the day of the lunch. 



The monthly Dance will be held on Friday December 18th with dancing to The Wicklow Man  from 9 p.m. till late. Refreshments  served on the night, Come along and enjoy a night of festive fun !!!!, All are welcome



The Calary Candlelight Carol Service will take place at 7 pm on Sunday 20 December and will be followed by refreshments in the Church Room. We would be delighted to see any of our friends and neighbours who would like to come and join us



There was no jackpot in last week’s draw.  The numbers drawn were 1, 2, 6 & 19.  There were seven match three winners Trevor Tynan, Robert & Judy, Ticket 952, Sarah Hayes, Kathleen Halligan, Corey Byrne & Martin.  Next week’s jackpot will be €18,800



Rebecca Delamere is teaching group Maths lessons on a weekly basis in the Parish Hall in Roundwood for secondary school students.  Class sizes are very small and there are classes at different levels.  These lessons provide support for students who may be struggling with Maths in school, support for students who are aiming for high grades and also prepare students for their Maths exams.  If you would like to register your interest for the new term starting in January, please contact Rebecca on 086 0650129 or [email protected]



Monica Brady and Brid Clancy took 1st place in the final league competition before Christmas, Judy Skates and Joan Shortt were 2nd, Molly  Byrne and Rachel Judd were 3rd and Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien were 4th.   Victors for East/West were Catherine McGillycuddy and her partner Phil Power Teresa Leahy and Marion Davis were 2nd, Nancy O Brien and Bridie Nolan were 3rd and 4th place went to Pauric  Gleeson and Seamus Kennedy.



June Digby and Monica Brady continued their successful run by taking 1st place once again for North/South 2nd Noeleen Redmond and Margaret Bolger, 3rd Rowena Brady and Maria Magee and 4th Liz Belton and Philomena Kenna.   Playing their cards right for East/West were Nancy O Brien and Catherine McGillycuddy just ahead of Nancys husband  Paddy and his partner Ger Lenihan, 3rd Rachel Judd and Molly Byrne and 4th Kitty Heslin and Anne Kennedy.   All members please note presentation of Christmas  Prizes will be on Friday 18th December



The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 8th January from 9.30 pm till 12.  Teas served, mince pies, door prizes, refreshments also available. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, etc



The results of the whist are as follows:- Top Score: Patricia Byrne; Top Gent: Shay Brady; Top Lady: Nan Wolohan; Second Gent: Anne Pierce; Second Lady; Mary Murphy; First Half: Monica Brady; Second Half: Tom McHugh; Lowest Score: Kath Doyle & Longest Sitting: Maura McHugh.  Next whist will be Wednesday 7th January.



Set dancing in Kavanagh’s lounge every Thursday night with music this month by Michael and Brian. Love if you could join us on the dance floor for a night of fun and lively banter



October 5th 2016 for a week. Cost €645.00 per person sharing. Discount of €100.00 off price if paid in full by December 11 th.  Price includes Flights ( Aer Lingus) Insurance , Half Board  Accomadation in House beside Church, Transfers to and from Medjugorje.  For more information / booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067



Prayer Meeting is held every fortnight in the Parish Centre in Roundwood at 7.30 pm  Dates for November are  24th of November  All very welcome to come along.  For  more information contact Mary King on 087 2185067.

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