Roundwood Notebook – June 2

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The Roundwood Active Retirement and Whist committee have organised a day tour on Thursday 10th July to Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park and a Liffey Cruise, passing the Four Courts and Customs House.  Evening meal on the way back and bus provided.  Total cost €50.  To book please call Molly at 0404 45407 or Betty at 01 2818703.



A story telling night will take place in Annamoe Community Centre on Friday the 13 June at 8pm.  All are welcome to a very entertaining night.



Moneystown National School are holding ‘The Cube’ fundraising evening, in aid of their new school extension, on Saturday the  7th June in Áras an Tóchair.  Doors open @ 7pm and tickets are available from the school office 0404-45477 or at the door.€20 per ticket.The star competitor on the night will be Fr. Peter! Come support him!



A defibrillator has been donated to Roundwood AFC This defibrillator will be made available to the community 24/7.  Please come along to the public meeting in Roundwood parish hall on Wednesday 4th June at 7.30 pm to learn how you can access and use this piece of life saving equipment.



The blessing of the Graves in Roundwood Cemetery will take place on Sunday evening July 27th at 7pm



The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday June 13th from 9.30 till 12. Teas, door prizes, refreshments.  come along n enjoy a night of waltzing, jive etc   



Cardiac first responders would like to invite everyone to the parish hall after mass on Saturday 14 June to promote the lions clubs’ message in a bottle scheme. We hope to have some guest speakers to discuss good health and we will have some music, dancing and singing on the night. So put Saturday 14 June in yr diary and come and join us for an informative and fun evening! 



The Roundwood Festival 2014 is due to take place from the 18th to the 20th of July. If you are interested in getting involved or have any suggestions or new ideas to add to this fun weekend please come to the next committee meeting which will take place in the Old School Roundwood on Tuesday the 3rd of June at 8pm. All welcome.



Swimming:  Any child interested in swimming in the Co finals of Community Games should let the committee know as soon as possible. We are organizing lessons in Wicklow. The finals  will be held in Arklow pool on Sat 21st June.

Elizabeth Belton 0863636157



The results of the whist is as follows:- Top Score: Paddy O’Brien; Top Gent: Pat Fisher; Second Gent: Richie Cullen; Top Lady: Mary Cullen; Second Lady: Molly Byrne; First Half: Maureen Gaffney; Second Half: Mary Murphy; Lowest Score: Maura McHugh & Longest Sitting: Kitty Kennedy.  Raffle prizes were won by: Martin Byrne, Maura McHugh, Monica Brady & Mary Pierce.  The next whist will be on Wednesday 11th June in the Parish Centre.



The Hall Committee would like to thank Triona and Gaye, Declan, Paddy and Nancy and all who came to support the recent Fundraising Bridge Night, and thanks also everyone who donated prizes.



May Competition Results: May Monthly Medal 1st Valerie Brennan (8) 72, 2nd Marian Molloy (29) 75, Best Gross Margaret Bolger (17) 92. May 17th 3 Clubs + Putter 1st Helene Duignan (17) 35pts, 2nd Marian Molloy (29) 34pts, 3rd Ann Clarke (26) 34pts. 9 Hole Competition 1st Giesla O Rourke (29) 13pts. May 31st 18 Hole Stableford 1st Deirdre Carroll (20) 39pts, 2nd Margaret Bolger (17) 37pts. 9 Hole Competition 1st Marion Kennedy. Friday evening 9 Hole Social Golf continues for the summer  come along and play visitors are very welcome. Tee off time is 5pm to 6pm. Prizes are presented afterwards in The Grange Kitchen. This weeks competition winners Ladies: Deirdre Carroll (10) 16pts, Mens: Seamus Kennedy (12) 19pts.



Marie Conway from Castlekevin is doing a cancer Shave r Dye on 6th June in Glenmalure with her grandson Graham, he’s dying and Marie is shaving!  All are welcome



Our annual charity BBQ will take place on Wednesday 18th June at The Complex.  This year the proceeds will go towards the Áras an Tóchar Building Fund. A fun filled evening is planned, with obstacle races, relays and races for kids, a Fit for Life Race for our Junior & Senior athletes. Along with the BBQ, we will have face painting, a raffle, spot prizes, and music.  Everyone is very welcome to come along for what will be a great night of entertainment, hope to see you there!



This year, Roundwood Historical & Folklore Society will publish its 25th journal. We are looking for articles, however big or small, or suggestions for articles that might be included. Please contact Derek on 2818118 or



Roundwood Home Producers Market has re-opened 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.



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



There was no winner of last week’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 11, 17, 25 & 28  There were seven match three winners, Seamus Cullen, Jacinta Kenna, Breda Kearney, Ann Kennedy, S & B, Sean Cullen & June Connolly. Next week’s jackpot will be €7,700.



Anne Sexton PilatesClass on Thursdays at 12 noon – Mobility and Posture for the Older Adult. Call in and have a chat with Anne and try it out! Also, Boxercise – new class on a Friday night at 8 pm. €10 for adult, €6 for students and unwaged.


Set dancing in Kavanagh’s lounge every Thursday night with music this week by CDs and by Michael and Brian for the remainder of the month. Lessons before hand at 8.30 with session from 9pm until 11. Love if you could join us on the dance floor for a night of fun n lively banter.



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



A three night trip to Iceland going on 23rdOctober. Total cost €599. Deposit of €200 to be paid before 1stJuly. All enquiries to 0404 45276



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

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