Roundwood notes week March 19th

roundwood local notes

Diamond Bridge Club

Bridge finally resumed in  Roundwood on Monday 12th March and the winners for North/South on the night  were Rachel Judd and Molly Byrne,  2nd Seamus Kennedy and Pauric Gleeson, 3rd Monica Brady and Phil Power and 4th Nancy O Brien and Catherine McgIllycuddy.  In 1st place for East/West were Clare Sally and Mary Pierce, 2nd Teresa Leahy and Marian Davies, 3rd Gertie Fee and Brid Clancy and 4th Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien.

002 Bridge Club

Results for Friday 16th March North/South 1st Monica Brady and June Digby, 2nd Judy Skates and Rowena Brady, 3rd Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd and 4th Bridie Nolan and Maura Gaskin.  Paddy O Brien and Triona Woodroofe took 1st place for East/West, 2nd Jim McNamara and Pauric Gleeson, 3rd Liz Belton and Marian Davies and 4th John Loscher and Mary Pierce.


Roundwood Home Producers Market will be re-opening on Sunday 25th March from 12
noon till 5pm. Come for your home baking, crafts, plants, vegetables and more.
New members always welcome


Jenny’s Pre-School is now accepting enrollments for September 2018/2019. If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Jenny on 0868766301 or email us on, or call into the Pre-School for an application form any morning.

Music in Calary:
The provisional list of concerts for the Music in Calary 2018 series has been sent to those on the email list. If you would like to know what is coming up this year, please contact



A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 23rd March in Byrne & Woods at 1.30.


Pilgrimage To Medjugorje October 10th for seven nights.  Cost €669.00 which includes Flights ( Aer Lingus) Insurance, Half Board in house beside Church.  Transfers to and from Medjugorje  Local Guides throughout the week all English speaking headed up by Senior Guide Philip Ryan from Dublin.  Philip is a very experienced Guide who has spent many years in Medjugorje.  Pilgrimage accompanied by Spiritual Directors Fr Pat Madden and Deacon Pat O’Connell Early booking offer of € 100.00 off price if booked and paid in full by December 8th For more information / booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067



Deep Relaxation, Peace, Angelic Guidance and Hands on Energy Healing is what you will experience on Monday evenings in the Parish Hall Roundwood at 7.30. So make that decision to look after yourself, your well being and join us there. Looking forward to welcoming you.  For more information contact Mary 0879819420.



There will be a pilgrimage to Lourdes from the 12th to the 17th September, 2018 for five nights full board at a 4 star hotel.  The price will be €649 per person sharing.   More information in the church porch.  Please contact Susan as soon as possible for booking forms at 087 6273032



There will be a pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 8thApril, 2018 for Divine Mercy Sunday.  Bus willleave Laragh 7.45am and Roundwood at 8a.m  Price of €65 includes breakfast, dinner & bus.  Please contact Susan at 087 6273032 to book a seat.  Money in full before 15th March, 2018.



Next Roundwood Parish Hall Dance is on Friday 23rd March from 9pm till midnight.  Refreshments on the night.  Music by The Wicklow Man



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.


Progressive 45 card game Sunday 25th March at 7pm in Roundwood Parish Hall, refreshments & raffle at the break excellent prize money everyone welcome



Tuesday morning badminton continues from 9.30am – beginners always welcome. Some rackets are available.



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



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



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.



A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8 pm for the winter.  Teas served. All are welcome.


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