Hollywood notes week July 11th

Pre 50s. Fair

Hollywood Fair Vintage Fashion Show 2016

Saturday 16th of July will see the official launch of The Hollywood Fair at the fabulous Hollywood Vintage Fashion Show in the Hollywood Community Centre, Hollywood Co Wicklow, starting at 7.30pm. The Fashion Show is the first event for the Hollywood Fair Festival which starts on Thursday the 18th August to the Fair Day on the 21st of August. This is the perfect setting in which to launch the Hollywood Fair. The vintage fashion show will have an extensive array of lovely day, afternoon and evening ware on show, all ideal for the Hollywood Fair, this year we have included a selection of 1916 outfits.

The evening’s interval will be filled with entertainment provided by the No-name Club along with individual acts. This will be followed by our delightful tea and cake reception and going on last year’s comments this is something not to be missed. There will be a raffle with some fabulous prizes and a free door raffle on entry.

If you are interest in purchasing any of the items modelled, we will supply the details of the shops on the night. Entry is €10 per person this will include a delicious cheese and wine reception after the show.

We are looking forward to seeing you all on the 16th of July and remember come early to get a front row seat.


Work nights have  commenced every Thursday from 7.30pm. All most welcome. If you have any time to spare we would greatly appreciate seeing you. The more the merrier!  It’s only 6 weeks to The Fair!!!.

Get out now and buy your “flat cap, as we are having  a Flat Cap Competition at The Fair. We are competing to beat  The World Record. So hurry and buy that cap (men, women and children) Should generate some fun,

Stall Holders: Anyone interested in taking a stall should immediately down load application form From The Hollywood Fair site immediately , as spaces are going fast.  The Church of  Ireland: Will be the venue for an Art Exhibition, more details later.

Summer Ballet Classes

Have started  and are running every Tuesday for 6 weeks till 2nd August inclusive:  3.00-3.30 Ages 3-5   3.30-4.15 Ages 5.5-8. Call/text Ruth on 086-4062618 or email ruthshineschoolofdance1@gmail.com


Ballymore Eustace & Hollywood Parish

Pilgrimage to Lourdes with Monsignor John Wilson – 28th August – 2nd September 2016. Details on Parish Notice Boards and in the Church. Booking Form in Parish Office  Ballymore Eustace 045 864114 also in Hollywood Parish Office 045 864528 also Contact Maureen Evans 087 9825971.

Hollywood Tidy Towns

Are working tirelessly to have Hollywood well presented for The Judging of The Tidy Towns,(Judging in next few weeks) we’re asking anyone with an hour to spare to come out and give us a hand.  All help is welcome and greatly appreciated, as this is our busiest time and we need all hands on deck to get the village looking it’s best. 

Work nights are Wednesdays only starting at 7pm. New Faces always welcome.


Concert in Hollywood

Plans are afoot for a concert comprising of all talent in the community. To include, singing, dancing, music, recitation and comedy. This will take place in the Hollywood centre on Friday the 14th October. For further details contact Richard Burke 0872885637 also the Parish Office 045 864528.


Dunlavin Scout Group

We are currently recruiting new committed leaders for our troop from all local townlands. We are a volunteer based organisation, working with children. Full training is provided. If you think you would be interested in volunteering, please call 0862632859 for more information.


Mobile Recycle Unit  

Collection Day is on the 3rd Saturday of every month 10am to 12 noon in the Car Park.


Acorn’s Pre School Hollywood

Every morning from 9.15 until 12.15pm, places are available. Acorn’s Pre School Hollywood are now enrolling for September 2016. Contact Sonia and Jane on 087 4528855 to secure your place


Guitar Lessons

Learn your favourite songs. Popular music lessons to suit beginners and improvers . All ages welcome.

Location: Hollywood Centre. Mondays 7pm-10pm   Contact Patrick Hunt  087 69822

Set Dancing Classes

Set dancing is on its Summer break and will resume in Mid – September subject to support.


Music Under The Mountain

Traditional Music Classes for children have finished until September


Friendship Club

Friendship Club is on its Summer break and will resume in September.  New members always welcome.


Hollywood GAA
LOTTO RESULTS: Numbers Drawn were 18,24,25,27. No Jackpot winner. Sellers prize goes to Rory McDermott. €50 winners were-1. Matthew Kelly 2. Clare Lane 3. Aine Deay. Next draw is on 21st July in The Tutty’s for €5,400.  Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Please return all tickets by 7.30pm. Good luck to everyone and thank you to all sellers and buyers of tickets. Your continued support is much appreciated.


A great week was had by all at Hollywood GAA Cúl Camp. Thank you to all the children, their parents, the coaches and everyone who helped organise the event. Well done to Hannah Burke Girl of the Camp and Oscar Cawley Boy of the Camp.

The Annual Hollywood Sports Day was held last Sunday 10th of July. There was a great turnout despite the weather. The winners of the raffle prizes were 1st prize Conal Kelleher Dublin c/o Margaret Clarke, 2nd prize Karen & Alan Mooney Lemonstown, 3rd Prize Frank Griffin Hollywood, 4th Prize Noel Clarke USA. Thank you to everyone for your continued support.

Senior Football Championship v Coolkenno Sunday 17th July at 1.45 in Aughrim.

Div 3 Hollywood v Laragh Friday July 22nd in Laragh at 8pm.

Juvenile football training continues on Thursday nights at 7pm. Juvenile hurling training continues on Tuesday nights at 6.30pm. St. Kevin’s underage football fixtures, underage hurling fixtures and Go -Games fixtures are listed on the Hollywood GAA website.

Sinead O’Brien Dance School

The Hip Hop Dance Classes in The Hollywood Centre have finished for the Summer and will resume in September. New Dancers are more than welcome,  contact Sinead for Details on 087 2924559

Hollywood Fitness Classes

Classes have taken a break and will resume again in Sept. We would like to thank  everyone for their support and look forward to seeing you all again in Sept. Enjoy the summer everyone!!

Kidz in Theatre

Kidz In Theatre has finished for the Summer and may resume in September.   

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


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..

Another  Important Notice Please when collecting or bringing children to School or attending activities, PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE your wallet, purse, handbag, phone or any item of value in your unattended Car/Jeep/Van.  There are thugs earning a “good living” out of our negligence.

Please do not leave life easy for these undesirables.


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 – €1,600 and €5,800 to play for each week.

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