Roundwood notes December 29

roundwood local notes


Handball training for primary school children (6-12 year olds) will resume in the new year on Wednesday 7th January, 2015 in the Annamoe Community Centre from 6.30pm – 7.15pm.  There is a purpose built 40×20 handball court in the facility and a new glass backwall which was installed prior to Christmas.  For more information drop in on the evening or contact Oliver Donelan on 087 9040535



Roundwood Variety Group will be running a children’s disco on Friday 9th January from 7.30 – 9.30.  Keep the date in your diary!



Roundwood Variety Group are holding “The Big Fat Table Quiz of the Year 2014” upstairs in An Tochar G.A.A. complex on Monday 29th December starting at 8pm.  It will be a table quiz with a difference with all the questions based on events of 2014.  There will be games and spot prizes on the night followed by music and craic.  A great nights fun, not to be missed  See website for details. 



Roundwood and District Community Text Alert is now up and running and already 3 texts have been sent to the over 300 local people who have joined the scheme alerting them to potential criminal activity. The official launch of the scheme and signage will take place shortly. People living in the area can still join the scheme by contacting Derek at 086 8319457 or Gwyn at 087 9040470.



Roundwood Home Producers Market would like to wish all their customers a very happy Christmas and would like to thank them for all their support during the year.  The Market will re-open on Sunday 29th March, 2015.



There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers drawn were 18, 22, 24 & 27.  There were two match three winners, Bernie Kenny & Clancy’s.  Next draw is on 11th January, 2015 with a jackpot of €5,600



John flood will play n Moneystown community centre on Friday 9 January from 9.30pm until 12 midnight. Teas, door prizes, refreshments also available. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing ,jive etc, Moneystown community centre would like to wish all our  customers a Happy New Year.


The Roundwood Calendar 2015 is on sale in local shops and pubs. The calendar features fantastic scenery of the area and also shots of local events, people and activities. It will make a great gift for friends and family both home and away



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.



Pilgrimage to Medjugorje September 30th 2015 for a week Cost €689.00 which includes flights Insurance Half Board Accommodation in house beside Church and transfers to and from Medjugorje.. Offers for early booking  €150.00 off if paid in full by Dec10th  €100.00 off if paid by Feb 2nd €50.00 off if deposit paid by Feb 2nd. For more information/ booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067



Another year of Community Games is about to begin. We have a small hard working committee in Roundwood   We are appealing for extra help in order to enter the full  range of events that the Community Games offer. We are looking for people who are interested in chess, draughts, singing, dancing, art and handwriting. If sport is your thing then you will find something to suit you with Community Games. Some of the games offered are soccer,  basketball, badminton, hurling, football and athletics and many more individual and team sports.If anybody in the Moneystown Laragh Roundwood area  feel they can give a hand we would love to hear from them. Community Games caters for children from six to sixteen. Please contact any of the committee,  Aileen Leacy, Ann Marah, Terry Kavanagh, Theresa Cowman and Elizabeth Belton.



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 4.



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



Next whist is on Wednesday 10th January, 2015.



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



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



Our Ladies finished their end of year with Xmas Lunch/Presentations at Foxrock Golf Club. 36 Lady Golfers attended, where we were looked after extremely well. Golfer of the year went to the one and only Margaret Bolger, She ‘ll be heading to a single figure H/Cap very soon. 9 Hole Player of year – Adeline Branigan. Match player of yr – Deirdre Carroll. Medal of Medals – Marion Molloy. Eileen O Connor Trophy – Margaret Bolger.  Lady Capt for Djouce 2015 is now Valerie Brennan, Vice Capt – Ann Clarke. Djouce Ladies have also new blood coming into the Club for 2015. Our own local Lady – Teresa Cowman & Bray Lady Una Fitzgerald have joined us, and we are delighted to have them on board and sure they ll be playing as well as Duffner AKA Margaret Bolger in coming year.  Membership available for Djouce Ladies at great value.  Thanks to all for a great year, Best Wishes to all golfers for 2015. Out going Capt – Deirdre Carroll



Fun Bingo will take place on Sunday 11th January, 2015 in the Parish Hall from 3pm.  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 16th January, 2015 in Woods and Byrne, Roundwood at 1.30pm



A family Ceili and fun night in Annamoe centre next Saturday 3rd January at 7pm.  Come along to Annamoe after mass next Saturday night for a bit of a dance and a sing song the Irish way!!! All musicians are welcome to join us.




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