Hollywood notes March 2



An Garda Siochana Male Voice Choir together with local singers and musicians  will perform in St Kevin’s Church, Hollywood on Friday 6th March at 8pm.

Tickets €10. Available from the Parish Office weekdays between 9.30-1pm or after masses on Saturday 6pm , Sunday 8.30am & 11.30am.

Proceeds in aid of the Cemetery upkeep.

A LIMITED number of tickets will be on sale in the Parish Office prior to the performance.


Hollywood GAA Lotto Draw

The first Hollywood GAA Lotto Draw in the coming weeks will take place next Thursday 5 March in Tutty’s Lounge/Bar.

Make sure you have your ticket and come along and support the local GAA club on this historical night.

If you are interested in becoming a promoter , please contact any member of the Hollywood GAA club.


Hollywood National School Cake Sale   

Hollywood National School are holding a Cake Sale in The Hollywood Centre on Sat 14th March after 6.00pm mass & Sun 15th after both 8.30 & 11.30 am Masses. This is a great opportunity to get your Mother’s Day cake. All cakes, buns, bracks & other baking donations will be more than welcome and can be delivered to the Hollywood Centre before Mass. And if you can’t bake , sure come along a support the National School by buying some of the best home baking in the community. Thank you for your continuing support.


Hollywood Whist

Recent winners of at the Hollywood Whist were: TOP SCORE Rose Heffernan, Other winners, Elton Mackey, Jean Whelan, Margaret Clarke, Joe Tutty, Rose McKivern, Christina Browne, Pat McGarr, Beth Halligan & Betty Byrne. Next Whist night is Mon 30th March at 8.30pm


Birthday Parties

The Hollywood Centre is available for your child’s special day. We cater for all types for Birthday parties.

So keep your house clean and book your party today. Call the Centre on 045 864979 for details


Laura Greaves School of Music

Music Class for children takes place every Saturday Morning starting at 10.30am.

Lessons in instruments such as guitar, violin, tin Whistle , flute, Bodrán,  and accordion are available.

For more details call Eric on 087 2248509


St Kevin’s Juvenile GAA

Thanks to all who supported our recent Cake sale in the Hollywood Centre on Valentines Weekend and helped make it a wonderful success.

The Raffle winners were as follows: Norma & Johnny Glennon, Liam Mooney, Ted Bowes, Lucy Maguire & Brigid Glennon


Coaching All boys aged 13 -17 in 2015 are invited to attend Football Academy Coaching in Ballinakill on Saturday mornings.

Further details, phone 087 9221904



Bingo takes place in the Hollywood Centre every Thursday night at 8.30pm.

We have two jackpots – €3,000 and €2500 to play for each week.


Hollywood Fair 2015

There will be a General Meeting in the Hollywood Centre on Tuesday 10th March at 8pm.

Why not come along and get involved in this year’s Fair, All welcome.


Acorns Playschool

There are still Pre-School places available on the ECCE scheme. Also part-time Play School places available. 

Homework & After School Club now available, times 2-3pm , 3-4pm & 4-6pm. €5 per hour includes pick up & a snack.

Please call Bernadine on 087 2406316 or Sonia on 087 2077227


Hollywood Community Alert “TEXT ALERT”

Due to the phenomenal amount of “Break-Ins” in the area in recent times, and due to the success and vigilance of Text Alert System in adjoining areas, it would be appreciated if anyone interested in being involved in setting up Text Alert here in Hollywood , could contact 085 1072356, with a view to arranging a general Information Meeting. It would be hoped a meeting could be arranged in the coming weeks.


Friendship Club

Friendship Club takes place every Wednesday from 2.15-4.15pm. Always an open door and a welcome to all, a chat, a game of cards, bingo and a cuppa.


Ballymore/Hollywood Boxing Club

Ballymore/Hollywood boxing Club training takes place in the Hollywood GAA Centre for boys 10 years and over at 7pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. Training night for under 10 years is on Fridays at 7pm. New members always welcome.


Lakeside Community Games

SWIMMIMG AREA FINALS for Lakeside take place on Sat 9th May in Balrothery Swimming Pool, you must contact Margaret Reid by the 1st May to register. Competitions for U8 to U16


QUIZ AREA FINALS for Lakeside takes place on Saturday 18th April in St Mary’s Junior National School, Blessington. Teams consist of four competitors and must be born on or after 1st August 2001 to be eligible to take part. Please contact Margaret Reid by the 13th April to register your teams in advance so there are enough tables available on the night.


Margaret Reid can be contacted on 045 867456 or 087 6535146.

Remember you must have a postal address of Blessington, Hollywood, Kilbride, Lacken or Valleymount in Co. Wicklow to be eligible to take part with the Area of Lakeside Community Games.

Remember the cut-off date for the Age groups in Community Games is the 31st July and not the 31st December.


Ballet Classes

Ballet Classes take place in the Centre every Monday from 2.00 – 3.00pm

For further details about the classes and age groups contact Ruth on 086 4062618


Hollywood Indoor Bowls

Congratulations to The Hollywood Club on their recent Success in the Kildare /West Wicklow Indoor Bowling Championships.

In an OPEN FOURs competition with over 40 entries, a Hollywood Team consisting on Brid & Tom Burke, Tommy & Tomas Richardson , won a very close & exciting final last Sunday in Rathcoffey. The Club practice every Tuesday & Friday night 8-10pm , all new members welcome.


Indoor Hurling

Indoor Hurling for under 10’s takes place in the Centre , every Sunday afternoon at 4pm


Adult Badminton

Adult Badminton every Wednesday at 8pm-10pm.  New members welcome, please come along, it’s a great way to meet new people & a great social night. 


Hollywood Parent & Toddler

Hollywood Parent & Toddler group  takes place every Thursday in the Hollywood Centre from 10am-12 noon. Come along and for a cup of tea & a chat.

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