Roundwood Notebook – June 9


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.



Shay Cullen, our new local councillor would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who supported him throughout the election campaign.   Shay is honoured to represent our area in the council and he would like to thank the wonderful & amazing people who helped make this a reality for him with a BBQ in Kavanaghs Pub Roundwood from 6.30pm onwards on Saturday 14th of June.  Everyone is welcome and we hope as many of you as possible can make it so please come along so that we can all have an enjoyable evening together.



The  Roundwood Community Pre-school is celebrating their 30th anniversary  this year.  To mark the occasion there will be a celebration at the Pre-School on Friday 20th June at 7pm.  If you were a past pupil or anyway involved over the past 30 years we would love you to join us to mark this special occasion.  For further information, please contact Sinead at 086-3444413



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.



The get vocal choir is made up of older people from all over Wicklow and this year the concert will take place in the beautiful surroundings of Killruddery House on Sunday 15th June at 4pm.   Tickets are €8 and available from the booking agent Mermaid Arts Centre on 01 2724030 or through their website (under the off-site events page) or on the door on the day of the concert



Tony Davitt will play in Roundwood Parish Hall on Friday 20th June from 9.30 p.m. ‘til 12.   Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jiving etc



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.   



There was no winner of last week’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 14 7 20.  There were seven match three winners, A.B.C.S., Kathleen Martin, Anne Byrne, Ayshea Nolan, Judy Scott, Amanda Smyth & Darren Murphy.  Next week’s jackpot will be €8,000.



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! 



In the final competition of the season Margaret Bolger and Noeleen  Redmond finished their season they way they started in January coming 1st , Elizabeth Belton and  Teresa Leahywere 2nd, Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien took 3rd place whilst Mary Pierce and Triona  Woodroofe   were 4th.      002 Bridge club will resume bridge in September and Triona and Gaye would like to take this opportunity to thank all members and visitors for their continued support and wish all a very good summer break.



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



Fun Bingo will take place on Thursday the 12th June in the Parish Hall from 8pm – 10pm.  Family members and friends are more than welcome to attend.  €5 per book and great raffle prizes.  Come along and enjoy



A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 20th June in The Coach House, Roundwood at 1.30.



The next whist will be on Wednesday 11th June in the Parish Centre.



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




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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