Roundwood notes November 10

roundwood local notes



Roundwood Variety Group will hold a Super Duper Fun Disco in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday 28th November from 7pm – 9pm.  All primary school children are invited to come along for a great night of fun.  Admission €5 which includes a drink and a bar.  Tuck shop on the night.  Lots of spot prizes!



Improve your Irish with Eileen Patterson each Tuesday Aras an Tochar 8.30pm. Fáilte romhat to everyone  whether your Irish is strong or weak



A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 14th November in The Roundwood Inn, Roundwood.



Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society would like to extend an invitation to our members and the general public to our latest Journal Launch on Saturday 22nd November at 730pm in Roundwood Parish Centre. We are delighted to announce that Film Maker, John Boorman, will officially launch Journal No.25. The publication is packed full of interesting local history from cover to cover and includes articles on a wide variety of topics of local interest such as…1914 Remembering Roundwood’s Fallen, Life at the Glendasan Mines, Moneystown Work Horses, 1995 – The Year Miley came to Roundwood, Aghowle House Fire 1905, Roundwood’s Water Pollution problem of 1874, Memories of Moneystown & Park Bog and much more!! We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you on the night.



On Sunday 16th of November from 12-5 pm Roundwood Parish Hall and The Home Producers Market will be holding a Car Boot Sale and Christmas Craft Fair.  Christmas Cakes, Puddings, Mince Pies, handmade Knits and crochet, plants, jams and much much more.  Please come along and join us  For more information please contact Jennie on 087-3932730 or theroundwoodparishhall@gmail.com



We are looking for any donations of Bric – A – Brac for our stall at the Car Boot Sale Donations of any unwanted household items would be gratefully received during Parish Office Hours. No clothes or soft toys and electrical items only if boxed and in working order. Don’t Bin it – Donate it..!



Set dancing classes commenced on the 5th November at 8pm in The Mill Room, Kilcoole .  Classes for all levels.



On Monday, November 24th at 7 pm, Avondale Community College will host guest speaker John Lonergan. The former governor of Mountjoy prison will be presenting a talk on “Parenting – the challenges and the rewards”. Everyone is welcome to attend. Any enquiries, please contact Avondale Community College



There will be a Set Dance Night in The Mill Room Kilcoole every Wednesday 9pm.  Music by Michael & Brian  starting on the 23rd October.  Come along and join in the fun!



A trip to the shrines of France will take place from 11th to 18th April, 2015 for seven nights, visiting Lourdes, Rocamadour, Nevers, Paris and Lisieux.  The total cost is €799 per person sharing.  Details are in the church porch.  Deposit of €200 should be paid as soon as possible and the balance of the oney before 1st February, 2015.  For more details please contact Susan O’Neill a t 0404 45276 after 8pm.



There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers drawn were 2, 7, 11 &16.  There were six match three winners, Pat Carr, Denise, R. Crean, A. Healy, G. Malone & Pat Molloy.  Next weeks jackpot will be, €14,600



Friday 31st October saw June Digby and Monica Brady take 1st place for North/South 2nd Gertie Fee and Maria Magee  3rd  Margaret Bolger and Noeleen Redmond.  1st for East/West Maura Gaskin and Bridie Nolan, 2nd Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien and 3rd Molly and Margaret Byrne.  Results for Friday  7th November North/south 1st Bridie Nolan and Maura Gaskin 2nd Monica Brady and Maura Gaskin, 3rd Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien.  1st for East/West Kay Plunkett and Mary Murphy, 2nd/3rd Noeleen Redmond Margaret Bolger and Rowena Brady and Triona.



Our Parish Christmas Sale of Work will take place on Sunday the 7th Dec, 12-4pm in the GAA Complex so get your Christmas Jumper & Santa Hat ready it will be a great day out with something for everyone including Wheel of Fortune, Bottle Stall, Flowers Swags & Table Centres, Teas, Big & Small Raffles, Home Baking, 6th Class Stall, Bric a Brac, Auction, Gold Fish, Books, Roulette, Face & Nail Painting, Loom Bands, & Totoo’s, Christmas Carols & much more you will also be able to purchase the 2015 Roundwood Calendar and order or purchase your Club Gear. Giggles will be in attendance & Santa will be there to meet all the children.  Donations for all the stalls and attractions are very gratefully received on the day or can be left in with Maureen in the Parish Centre during 9.30am-12noon daily for further queries contact Caroline Sillery at 086 171 4973



Fr. Peter and the Bethany team thank very sincerely all the families who attended the Annual Mass of Remembrance/Service of light last weekend.  We also thank those who came along to give their support.  We would like people to know that in order to facilitate the bereaved in coping with their loss the cut-off point for inclusion in this Mass each year is six weeks. i.e September14th.



Moneystown dance   with The Wicklow man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 14th November from 9.30pm till 12. Teas, refreshments available, door prizes.  Come along n enjoy a night of waltzing etc



The annual club AGM will take place on Thursday 27th November 2014 at Aras an Tochar at 8pm. Please try to come along to this important meeting as we will be outlining some exciting plans for our future.  Cross Country:  Round 2 (Uneven Ages) of the Wicklow Juvenile Mini Cross Country League is on November 14th at Rathdrum Rugby Club. Registration 6.30pm.  Race starts at 7.00 pm.  These are great fun races which all the kids love and there’s a race for everyone, even the tots. Medals are awarded at the end of the league based on how many races your child takes part in so bring them along. Please confirm to Anita or Aileen that your child will be attending so they can get the paperwork sorted in advance



The Pioneer Total Abstinence Association are holding their annual social in ROUNDWOOD parish hall on Friday 21st November with music by tony Davitt.  If anyone is due their gold or silver pin could they contact Sheila or any member as soon as possible to organise presentation on the night. All are welcome to join us for a good night of dancing. 



There will be a cabaret in The Royal Hotel in Glendalough will now be on Saturday 29th November instead of Saturday 15th November in aid of the Senior Citizens Christmas party.  Your support will be welcome.



Set dancing in Kavanagh’s lounge every Thursday night with live music for the rest of this month and October with Michael and Brian. Session from 9pm until 11pm. 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 takes place every Monday night at 7.30 in the Parish Center, Roundwood Village. It is non denominational. Come along, to a night of Meditation ,Relaxation and Spiritual connection, . For more information contact Mary 087 9819420



There was no winner of last week’s jackpot.  There were six match three winners, Breda Byrne, Shamus Doyle, Shamus Doyle, G & R Gaffney, Ciara Murphy & Ronan Marah. The numbers drawn were 9, 18, 21 & 24.   Next week’s jackpot will be €14,000



 The next Whist will be tonight Wednesday 12th November in the Parish Centre.



Zumba classes recommence in Roundwood Parish Centre at 7pm every Tuesday night with Adam. If you’re looking for a really fun way to tone up and loose lots of calories, this is the class and it’s amazing the fun you will have working out! Cost €6 per class



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



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 theroundwoodparishhall@gmail.com



Roundwood Home Producers Market continues 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.



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

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