Roundwood notes week May 7th

roundwood local notes

Wicklow Active Retirement Group has invited the members of the Roundwood Group to a Variety Concert on Thursday 10th May in the Pastoral Centre from 12 noon – 3 pm.  Names to Betty or Molly.  The Bus will leave Roundwood Parish Hall at 11.30.  Both the concert and the bus are free!



Kildare Wicklow ETB are currently advertising for grant funding under the commumity education programme. The Community Council previously facilitated courses on flower arranging, digital photography, IT and art. If you are interested in these or any other courses in the Roundwood area please email all suggestions welcome.




There will be a pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Island on Sunday 19th August leaving Roundwood at 10a.m. from the Parish Hall.  Cost is €65 per person which includes the bus, scones and dinner.  Money and names to Susan at 087 76273032 before 1st August, 2018.



Next Whist Wednesday May 9th  in The Parish Centre, Roundwood.



Diamond Bridge Club.

Monica Brady and Brid Clancy played their cards right on Monday 30th April to take 1st place for North/South, 2nd Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd, 3rd Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien and Nancy O Brien and Bridie Nolan took 4th  place.  Ist place for East/West went to Maua Gaskin and Christine Campbell, 2nd Margaret Byrne and Marian Davies, 3rd Clare Sally and Pamela Byrne and 4th John Loscher and Pauric Gleeson.  Prize giving for End of Season will take place on Monday 14th may.


002 Bridge Club.

Taking 1st place for North/South on Friday 4th May were Maria Magee and Judy Skates, 2nd Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien and 3rd June Digby and  Monica Brady whilst Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd took 4th place.  Victors for East/West were Nancy O  Brien and Jim McNamara, joint 2nd/3rd Kay Plunkett, Mary Murphy, Gertrie Fee and Jane Cronin and 4th Marian Davies and Mary Pierce.  Prize giving for End of Season will take place this Fridaymorning 11th may.



Moneystown Midsummer Barn Dance and BBQ will take place on 30th June  in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm till late.   Music by the Roamin Cadiliacs and the Whole Hog.   Fully licensed.




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

or 087 2506785



Next Roundwood Parish Hall Dance Friday 18th May with music by John Flood



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, or call into the Pre-School for an application form any morning.



The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 11th May in Moneystown Community Centre from  9.30pm till late.   Teas served, refreshments also available, door prizes.   Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, linedancing, etc



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



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



Not only do the Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group walk for approximately an hour every Wednesday evening, they also have time suss out the progress of the Vartry Walks, have the chat and take a few photos of the fantastic scenery as they go! Some folk walk fast, others slower but the good thing is the group take slightly different routes according to your pace. So no one walks alone & generally all start and finish together! Do come along meeting at 7pm at the Coach House Car Park every Wednesday. All welcome



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.



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.



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



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 8.30 pm for the summer months  Teas served. All are welcome


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