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Roundwood notes week October 23rd

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PIONEER DANCE 

The pioneer dance will be on Friday 24 November with music by jimmy hogan. Anyone due either silver or gold pins please contact Sheila

MASS OF REMEMBRANCE

Our Annual Mass of Remembrance – Service of Light will be on Saturday 4th November at 6.00pm.  This Mass is for Parishioners who died between 15th September 2016 and 14th September 2017 and whose funerals took place from either Roundwood or Moneystown Church

 

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE

There will be a pilgrimage to Lourdes from Roundwoodin September, 2018.  Names and €200 deposit before 15th January, 2018 to Susan at 087 6273032.  A pilgrimage to Knock will be on Divine Mercy Sunday 8thApril, 2018.  More on both pilgrimages at a later date.

Strictly An Tochar

Well done and thank you to all our dancers who put on a brilliant show on Saturday last,  following weeks of hard work and fundraising . You  were all amazing! Well done to Anne Marie Morris and Denis Healy who Cha Cha Cha’d their way to First Place.   And thank you to the hardworking committee.  You should all be very proud of what you achieved, both on-stage  and behind the scenes. We’re looking forward to next year already! 

 

JUVENILE HANDBALL TRAINING

Handball training for primary school children resumed on Thursday 12th October 2017 in Annamoe community centre at 6.45pm-7.45pm for children aged 8-12 years. For further information call in on the evening or contact Oliver Donelon on 087 9040535 or Andrew Muldowney on 087 0510104

 

SALE OF WORK

After a short break the annual SALE OF WORK is back again this year in Aras An Tochar on December 3rd from 12 – 4pm. All donations for the various stalls will be gratefully accepted and can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office between 9.30 and 1pm.

CEILI DANCING LESSONS 

Adult ceili dancing classes are held every Wednesday night in the parish hall from 8 to 9pm. Learn to solo dance and also group dances under the tuition of Aoife, Cian and Eimear and have great fun learning.   

MORNING BADMINTON 

Tuesday morning badminton is back in full swing from 9.30am – beginners always welcome. Some rackets are available.  

 

HALLOWEEN CANDLE LIGHT WALK

A family fun Halloween Candle light walk will take place on Sunday 29th October at 5.30pm.  Registration and Start from  Roundwood AFC Clubhouse.  Refreshments available, fancy dress essential,  €10 per family.  This promises to be a fun event so do come along

 

MATHS LESSONS

Rebecca Delamere will be running Maths classes for Secondary School students in Roundwood Parish Hall.  Classes will be available for 1st to 6th year students and are designed to focus on common areas that students struggle with.  Guaranteed small class sizes and places are limited.  For further information, please contact Rebecca on 0860650129 or RebeccaDelamereMathsLessons@outlook.ie.

 

CHRISTMAS CAR BOOT BAZAAR

Roundwood Parish Hall will hold a Christmas Car Boot Bazaar on Sunday 12th November from 12 noon to 4pm.  Pick up some great bargains before the Christmas rush.  For further details or to book please contact Ben on 087 9627527

 

COMMUNITY COUNCIL A.G.M.

Roundwood & District Community Council (RDCC) AGM will take place on Monday 13th November 2017 at 8:00pm in Parish Hall, Roundwood.  As with all RDCC meetings, attendance is open to all people and we would welcome your attendance at the meeting

 

TABLE QUIZ

A date for your diary! – Roundwood Golf Society – Annual Table Quiz Night In aid of Roundwood Senior Citizens Christmas Party will take place in Kavanagh’s Vartry House on Friday 27th October  at 8.30 p.m.  Your support will be appreciated.  Items required for Spot Prizes/Raffle Prizes.  All donations will be gratefully accepted.

 

WALKING CLUB

The Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are back in action every Wednesday evening meeting at 7pm at the Coach House car park. Everyone welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately 1 hour in and around Roundwood village

 

LOTTO RESULTS

There was no winner of this week’s lotto. The numbers drawn were 1, 16, 24 & 28     There were three match winners, Pa Brennan, Tiernan Rodgers & Joe Tyndam   Next week’s jackpot will be €16,300

 

IRISH MUSIC CLASSES

Learn traditional Irish music and dance with an award-winning Comhaltas branch (guitar, fiddle, flute, tin whistle and grúpa ceoil). Classes are held at 7 pm on Tuesday nights in St. Laurence O’Toole N.S., Roundwood – the first term is from September to January while the second term is from January to May. Performances, workshops and outings take place throughout the year. For more information, phone 086-8269964 or email roundwoodcce@gmail.com

 

CAR BOOT

The Car boot sale at Roundwood Parish Hall takes place on the second Sunday of every month. Set up is at 10, begins at 12. Booking is essential, indoor stalls available. For queries or to book contact Ben on 087 962 7527

 

MENS SHED

Roundwood and District Men’s Shed: By the time you read this we may have gone fishing. We have been kindly invited by Brian Nally for a  tuition session in fly fishing at his fish farm in Annamoe. So with the help of the long range weather forecasters we are planning to go fishing on a dry day so we don’t get as wet as the fish in the water. Our usual activities of gardening, woodworking, repairing, storytelling and tae drinking continue on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. onwards.

 

002 BRIDGE CLUB

North/South winners on Friday 20th were Jim McNamara and Seamus Kennedy, 2nd Nancy O Brien and Catherine McGillycuddy, 3rd June Digby and Monica Brady.   East/West winners were Judy Skates and Rowena Brady, 2nd Phil Kenna  and Liz Belton and 3rd Kitty Heslin and Miriam Coyle. 

 

WHIST

The next whist will be on tonight Wednesday the 25th October in the Parish Centre.

 

ROUNDWOOD DANCE

The next dance at Roundwood Parish Hall takes place on Friday 27th October with music by John Flood, Refreshments available on the night. Music by the.  All welcome. .

 

AN TÓCHAR GAA

Alex Grey, PSquared Performance, is on hand to guide you through your fitness programme in the An Tóchar Fitness Centre.  Call up or ring Alex to join any of the classes or to discuss personal training. https://www.facebook.com/psquaredperformance 

 

45 CARD GAME

A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8.30pm. Teas served. All are welcome.

 

SET DANCING.

Set dancing continues on Thursday nights in KAVANAGH’s lounge with an addition of giving jive lessons at 8.15pm before our weekly session at no additional cost. Music this month by Michael and Brian. 

 

HOME PRODUCERS MARKET

Roundwood Home Producers Market is open every Sunday from 12 noon until 5 pm in The Parish Centre. Come for all your fresh bread, home baking, jams etc.  There will also be pictures, home crafts, plants and more. We look forward to seeing you all. New members always welcome

 

HOMESTEAD SENIOR CARE

Home Instead Senior Care –  Are actively looking for carers in the Roundwood and surrounding areas to care for people in their own homes. Hours are Flexible, Part-Time, Evening and Weekend Work, Training & Experience preferred but not essential. If you are seeking employment, have a passion for people and would like to care for the elderly in your community.  Please give Home Instead a call at 01 2768122

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