Hollywood notes week November 6th

Community Alert Important Information

Drug Awareness Meeting :  A very important Meeting for all Parents and Mentors of various Sporting Activities. Is scheduled for Monday night 20th Nov. 8 Pm. Confirmation of this Meeting next week. Please spread the word as this is a most important meeting , unfortunately Drugs are every Parent/Guardian concern.  ” If you care be there”


West Wicklow Historical Society  Launch Journal N0 9

The West Wicklow Historical Society launched their Journal No 9 on Tuesday 7 November at Dunlavin Library (Market House) at 8pm.  Councillor Edward Timmins, Chairman of Wicklow County Council, will perform the launch.

The journal will feature two articles by Hollywood historians Johnny Glennon and Brendan Corrigan.  Johnny has written an extended review of Brendan History of Hollywood in which he gives his assessment of the book and adds some material of his own.  Brendan himself has contributed an article on The Boystown Lordship

1650-1850 which gives an account of the landlords and principal tenants of the Humphreystown, Tulfarris and Baltyboys area during that period.  The Journal also features an article on the Dublin to Blessington tram written by James Scannell.

Edited by Chris Lawlor and Donal McDonnell, Journal No. 9 also contains articles on such diverse subjects as sheep wash holes, wool weaving in the 1820s, the Plymouth Brethren in Baltinglass, medieval crescent stones, and the financial impact of the Civil War on West Wicklow in 1922-1923.

Containing 170 pages and selling at €10 the new Journal will make an ideal Christmas present, especially for local people living abroad.


Whist Results Monday 30th October

Top Score: Joe Tutty, Other Winners: Rose Heffernan, Carmel Talt, Marie Healy, John Murphy, Nellie Mahon, Freda Mahon, Alex Blake, Clare Doyle, Mona Corcoran, Theresa Tyrell.


Tidy Towns

Our cake sale & raffle was a great success again, a big thank you to all for your support.  Raffle results – Tom  Kelly Merrignstown, Ellen Traynor, Alice Corrigan, Carmel Tutty, Rose Jordan, Geraldine Hogan, Eileen Toomey & Jim Corrigan.  We also launched our annual calendar which is available to buy in the Parish office, the Centre @ bingo, both pubs, Breda s hair salon & outside Church after Sunday massed from end of Nov. Our AGM will be held on 21 Nov in the Centre @ 8pm.  New faces are always welcome!! Work mornings continue on the first Sat of the month meeting @ 10am, again new faces are always welcome!!  Please like & share our Facebook page to keep updated on our progress & what’s going on.


Lakeside Community Games:

Really needs your help, with only five people turning up at the AGM last month, it is struggling to survive.

We need to find managers for teams for the coming year and people to help at our upcoming Bag Packaging in Super Valu Blessington on Saturday 11th November from 9am – 7pm. If you can help with either, even just for an hour or two at the bag packing, please contact Margaret Reid @ 045 867456 / 087 6535146.


Friendship Club

Every Wednesday from 2.15pm to 4.15pm   New members always welcome .


Senior Citizens. Christmas Party is on Thursday 14th Dec Hollywood Inn 3.30pm


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


Music Under The Mountain

Traditional Music Classes for children take place in the Hollywood Centre every Saturday from 10.30 – 1.30pm . For further information contact Eric Greaves on 087 2248509 or 045867380.


Sinead O’Brien Dance School

The Hip Hop Dance Classes are in The Hollywood Centre Fridays from 4.00 – 6.00pm. New Dancers are more than welcome,  contact Sinead for Details on 087 2924559


Pilates Classes

Pilates Classes will start as soon as we have the required numbers. Friday evening 7 – 8pm. 6 week course. Price €60. Limited places. Contact Hollywood Centre on 045 864979. If enough people are interested. We could also run another class midmorning during the week. 


Acorn’s Pre School Hollywood

Acorn’s Pre School are in the Hollywood Centre every morning from 9.00 until 12.00 full and part time places are available. Contact Sonia and Jane on 087 4528855 to secure your place.


Hollywood GAA

Hollywood GAA Lotto: Next Draw is on Thursday 9th of November for a jackpot of €12,200 in The Hollywood Inn. Please return all tickets by 7.30pm. Good luck to everyone and thank you to all sellers and buyers of tickets throughout the year. Your continued support is much appreciated. You can purchase lotto tickets locally from club members and local businesses and online at hollywoodgaa.com


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 – €3,750 and €7,000 to play for each week.


Doctor ‘s Clinic

The Doctor’s Clinic  will be held on the first and third Thursday of each month from 9.30 -11.30am


Pranic Healing

Now available in the Hollywood Centre. Pranic Healing is a non- touch energy healing treatment. Feeling stressed and need to relax or need pain relief from aches and pains. If you would like to book an appointment or need more information please contact Margaret Keogh 087 9674570.   


Neighbourhood Alertness Important Notice

Care of The Elderly: Anyone over aged 65 and are in need of advice/obtaining a Phone Security System contact Marie 0851072356 This also applies to Smoke Alarms

Dark Evenings Fast approaching  be a “good neighbour and call regularly for a friendly chat and making sure everything is ok”. Thank You. You can call Garda Crime Unit in emergency 045/865202 or 999/112. Please be careful as to whom you allow into your home as there are Conmen and Women calling to houses in the locality. Be alert at all  times, if in doubt contact the Guards in Blessington 045 865202. Also it is important to look out for each other in our Neighbour Hoods and be vigilant at all times.


To book the Hollywood Centre, or place a notice in the local notes section here on www.wicklownews.net or the Leinster Leader 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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