Hollywood local notes December 14


Live Nativity:

Auditions/Rehearsals Wednesday night 16th at 7pm in Hollywood Community Centre. Angels, Shepherds, Wisemen, required.  Carols, Music and entertainment from The Laura Greaves Music School. All musicians from far and near most welcome. See you all in Hollywood Village Sunday 20th December 3pm

Santa: Will be calling in on a “Flying Visit”, it’s his busiest week of the year.


Senior Citizens Christmas Party: Grateful thanks to The Hollywood Inn for the beautiful meal they served. Very successful Party with  83 in attendance, unfortunately a few cancellation due to sickness. Wishing all a very Happy, Healthy and Peaceful Christmas and New Year.



Music Under The Mountain

The annual music school Christmas concert is a chance for our young musicians to show their Mams, Dads & Grans just what they’ve been learning since Sept. It’s a fun night -playing onstage with their tutors. Lots of “goodies” to eat and drink including mince pies and mulled wine for the “big people”!

Our way to say Thank you for your support & Happy Christmas!

See you all at Hollywood Centre on Saturday 19th Dec from 6.30 till 9.00


Traditional Music Classes for children in the Hollywood Centre every Saturday morning from 10.30am


Santa Raffle: A huge thank you to all who were involved in the Santa Raffle, it was a great success, many thanks. RaffleResults:1.RosemaryTutty Hollywood Hamper. 2.John & Sharon Mooney, Kinsellastown Hamper. 3.Cathal Muldoon, Stratford Christmas Cake. Other prize winners; Kelly Family, Ballintober, 

Conor Boyle, Newbridge, Teresa & Brian O’Connor, David Lawler Jnr. Mullica, Kathleen Burke, Johnstown, Tomas & Anne Richardson, Tom & Teresa Kelly, Hollywood, Penny Wiggle, Corraig, Houlihan’s, Rathattin, Caoimhe & Aaron Kelly, c/o Joy Kelly, Brian McGee c/o Anne Crampton,  Anne-Maire Nolan c/o Deirdre Mulvey , Carmel Curran, Hollywood.


Hollywood Whist

Next Whist on  Monday 21st December. New Players always Welcome.


Family Walk

A family walk will take place in Hollywood on St Stephen’s Day, December 26. Three walks are arranged with a 12km walk starting at 12noon, a 6km walk commencing at 1pm and a 2km walk starting at 2pm. Refreshments and food will be available after the walks. Registration takes place at Tutty’s pub and costs 5 euro. All funds raised go towards Solas, a special class for children on the Autistic Spectrum.  Contact Tommy Brennan Scoil Nioclais Naofa Dunlavin at snndunlavin@eircom.net


Hollywood Tidy Towns

The committee continue their work mornings every Sat, meeting in the car park at 10am, new volunteers are always welcome. Please note volunteers needed to help with planting etc for next few Saturday’s, meet in Car Park 10 am. Thank You


West Wicklow Historical Society

The 8th Journal of the West Wicklow Historical Society, launched recently in Baltinglass, contains two articles by Hollywood authors.  Johnny Glennon has a fascinating piece on a famous row which broke out in 1886 between two publicans in Ballymore and which soon engulfed the entire parish of Ballymore and Hollywood.  Brendan Corrigan has a very interesting article on Robert Pipho of Hollywood who was sheriff of Dublin and lived in the castle at Hollywood in the second half of the 16th century.  The Journal is now on sale in Daly’s shop Hollywood, Blessington bookshop and other local outlets.


Hollywood Bowls

The Club bowl every Tuesday & Friday nights in The Hollywood Centre between 8-10pm. New Members’ are always welcome, so come along and see what it is all about, it is a great way to spend the Winter nights


Hollywood Juvenile Badminton

The Hollywood Juvenile badminton are on holidays and will recommence on Monday 4th January for 2nd & 3rd Class 7pm-8pm.

Tuesday 5th  of January for 4th,5th & 6th Classes 6.30-8pm. Wednesday 6th January for 1st Year and upwards 6.30-8pm. If you haven’t already registered,  there are still a few places left, so come along on the relevant night and join.


Hollywood Fair

FAIR 2016  Preparations are in hand for next year’s Fair.  The Theme “1916” THE RISING” Fashion and Dress code to coincide with The Style of that era

Hollywood Fitness Classes

Classes continue every Tues & Thurs at 7.30 sharp in the Function Room, Poulaphuca House.  Please note change of venue. All levels of fitness, both male & female, catered for.  From beginners to those wanting a tougher challenge. All in a fun filled relaxed environment !! A male only class will be made available depending on numbers interested.  


Pilates Classes

The Pilates classes have finished for this year and will resume in Jan 2016.

Please book your place with Sarah Jane on 086 3568284, as classes are heavily subscribed


Set Dancing

Will take place each Thursday from 8.15-10.15pm  in the Hollywood G.A.A. centre (Dunlavin Road). New people are always welcome.


Kidz in Theatre

Kidz In Theatre  are in the Hollywood Centre every Tuesday between 4-5pm for children from 4~18yrs who want acting classes and more confidence. The classes are just €7 per child and is being taught by the star of Mrs Brown’s Boys and RED ROCK on TV3. Following the success of Dunlavin, Kiltegan and Tinahely schools. Ph -Text 0858356865E:kidzintheatre@gmail.com-www.kidzintheatre.com-facebook.com/kidzintheatre 


Adult Jive Classes

Adult Jive Classes every Saturday in modern Jive dance. Professional teachers will teach you all the moves , that will make your friends envious. The time is between 3-5pm and both singles & couples are welcome.

There will be follow up Jive Dances nights to show off the moves learned later in the year. For further info , contact Caroline on 086 3818241


Hollywood G.A.A. Lotto

There was no winner of the Hollywood G.A.A. lotto draw. Numbers drawn 6,8,14,30. Sellers Prize went to Kevin Murphy. €50 winners were 1. Pat Corrigan 2. Niamh Brophy
3. Gillian O’Neill. Next draw in Tutty’s on TUESDAY 22nd December with a jackpot of   €7,200. Thanks for your continued support. Get your tickets from Daly’s and ticket sellers..


Community Alert Notice

We would urge all who are using Phone Monitors to check that they are in perfect working order.  We are heading into Winter and we cannot emphasise enough how beneficial the Phone Monitor is.  

Neighbourhood Alertness Important Notice

We would  ask you to be most vigilant in your neighbourhood and particularly be observant if you have an elderly neighbour.  Many “con people” preying on the elderly locally. Thank you.


Friendship  Club 

Friendship Club are on Christmas Holidays and will recommence on Wednesday 13th January.  We wish all our members A Very Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year. Thank you all for your support.
Acorns Playschool

Every morning from 9.15 until 12.15pm, places are available

Acorns Playschool also has an After School service available, for further details please call Bernadine on 087 2406316 for more information.


Sinead O’Brien Dance School

The Hip Hop Dance Classes in The Hollywood Centre every Friday between 4-6pm. New Dancers are more than welcome, just come along any Friday or contact Sinead for Details on 087 2924559


Birthday Parties

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

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


Hollywood Bingo

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

We have two jackpots – €3,000 and €4,550 to play for each week.

Doctor ‘s Clinic

The Doctor’s Clinic continues every Thursday morning from 9.30 -11.00am


To book the Hollywood Centre, or place a notice here in the local notes section on www.wicklownews.net please contact the Centre on 045 864979 or Email: info@hollywoodcentre.ie . All notes MUST be in the Hollywood Centre before 11am on Friday for the following week.


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