Roundwood notes week July 30th

roundwood local notes


Moneystown NS will host a week long Summer School from Aug 13th to 17th. Children aged 5-16 are welcome to come along and learn to play some traditional Irish music on a variety of instruments. There will also be classes in singing and set dancing, so plenty of fun to be had! Places are limited. Please contact or 087 3535627 for more details.



A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 27th July in Byrne & Woods at 1.30pm.



There will be a day outing to Carlingford cruise & Mourne mountain tour on Friday 31st August 2018. Pick up Roundwood Parish Hall 9.30am. Tea & Scones in the Nalley Inn Dunleer. Visit Carlingford town, depart Carlingford to Greenore Port. Ferry crossing from Greenore to Greencastle across Carlingford Lough. Tour of Mourne mountains, Rostrevor, Hilltown & Newry for shopping.  Evening meal in the Nally Inn Dunleer and home. Total cost €65 per person. All money to be paid in full before 15th August to Susan at 0876273032.



The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 10th August from 9.30pm until 12 midnight.  Teas served, refreshments also available asnd door prizes.  Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive linedancing etc.  The Wicklow Man will also playon Friday 14th September




The annual Pattern Day Walk from Moneystown Community Centre to Lady’s Well Ballymanus Upper on Carrick Mountain will take place  Sunday 19th August, leaving Moneystown at 6 pm.  The route is five and a half miles in total (good walking shoes recommended and no dogs allowed!).  Suitable for older children accompanied by adults.  The route is along the road and then on Coillte roads.  Lady’s well is an ancient holy well that is marked on the Neville Maps of 1760 as an important site.  The well was rediscovered in 2013 and there has been a walk every year on or close to the original pattern day – August 15th.  There will be a short talk on the history and traditions of the holy wells and also relevant local history.  If you want to play music, read a poem or sing a song feel free to join in as singing, dancing etc were all part of the traditions of pattern days and visits to the well.  Refreshments after the walk in Moneystown Community Centre.  Any queries please contact Rosaleen at Facebook page:  Wicklow Wells




Join the Wicklow Mountains National Park Guides on a children’s nature walk at 11am  on Wednesdays in July & August to explore various aspects of the National Park. Suitable for all age groups. An adult must stay with their children and be prepared to join in! No booking or charges apply. Meet at the Information Office near the Upper Lake in Glendalough. Topics to be covered include:, Wednesday 25th July: Birds, Wednesday 1st August: Trees, Wednesday 8th August: Bugs, Wednesday 15th August: Mammals, Wednesday 22nd August: History. For further information call the Wicklow Mountains National Park Information Office on 0404 45425.




Plans are well underway for the return of the much loved Roundwood Festival 2018 running from Thursday 2nd August to Sunday 5th August.  So keep these dates free and keep an eye on this space for more details of what’s on and where!!



The Roundwood Active Retirement holiday will take place from the Monday the 24th September until the Friday 28th September to The Tara Hotel in Waterford.  Anyone interested should pay their deposit to Betty or Molly before the 1st July.




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.



There was no jackpot winner in last week’s draw.  The numbers drawn were 5, 15, 21 & 23   There were six  match three winners, Nikita McCoy, L&L Taylor, Tony Byrne, Richie Cullen, Martine Hughes, & Philomena Kenna   Next week’s jackpot will be €18,100



Annamoe centre will hold their annual BBQ on Saturday 25th August at 1pm.  All are welcome.



Roundwood Home Producers Market is open from 12 noon till 5pm every Sunday in The Parish Centre. Come for your home baking, crafts, plants, vegetables and more.  New members always welcome or 087 2506785



Next Roundwood Parish Hall Dance Friday 17th August with music by Jimmy Hogan.



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.



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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