Roundwood notes week December 3rd

roundwood local notes



Thank you to all organisers of the hugely successful Roundwood & Moneystown Sale of Work which took place last Sunday.

As always it was well supported by the great community of Roundwood, Moneystown and beyond.

The winners of the various prizes are as follows:– Grand Raffle 1st Prize of €1,000 (sponsored by donations from local businesses and individuals) Angela Halpin, 2nd Prize Hotel break In Westport – Catherine McGillycuddy, 3rd Prize Price’s Garage Voucher – Cian McHugh, 4th Prize PSquared Performance Voucher – Tim Bradford, 5th Prize Family Pass to Santa’s Journey – John Brady, 6th Prize An Tochar Boiler Services Voucher – Jimmy Byrne, 7th Prize Wicklow Heather Voucher – Jamie Timmons, 8th Mountain Breeze Voucher –  Betty McKenna, 9th Prize Sugar Mountain Voucher – Anne Pierce, 10th Prize Centra Voucher – Danielle Kenny, 11th Prize Byrne & Woods Voucher – Margaret Ferguson, 12th Prize Green Room Festive Floral Arrangement – Rory McCabe, 13th Prize Turkey Voucher – Jess Dolan, 14th Prize Cat/Dog Health Check Roundwood Vets – Joe Malone, 15th Keeley’s Hardware Hamper – Tim Bradford, 16th Prize Wok-U-Like Voucher – Sandra Walsh, 17th Prize HD Hair Design Voucher – Tom Pierce, 18th Prize Roundwood Pharmacy Hamper –Sadie Gallagher, 19th Prize Synnotts Butchers Voucher – Clancy Family, 20th Prize Ashley’s Barber Shop Voucher -Máire McHugh, 21st Garda Band Concert Tickets – Aoife Roberts, 22nd Prize  Garda Band Concert Tickets – Tim Cronin. Other raffles – Flower arrangement raffles 1st Marian Davis, 2nd Tim Cronin, 3rd John Brady, 4th Nigel Nolan and 5th Jimmy Carr. Christmas Cake – Holly Marten, Meat Voucher – Una O’Toole, Turkey – Paddy Halligan, Smyth’s Voucher – John & Ann Brady, Guess the Weight of the Cake – Ann Wolohan. Roundwood National School Raffles – Smyth’s Voucher – Ailbhe Fagan, Doll – Lorraine Giffney, Goodies Hamper – Brenda Fox. Moneystown Hampers – 1st prize John Gilmartin, 2nd prize Louise Kavanagh.

The Most Festive Family Award went to the Martin Family.

Thanks to all the volunteers who generously gave over their time on Sunday & in the run up to the event and also to the local businesses who come up trumps every time with generous raffle prizes and financial donations.

It was great to see Santa back again who, despite his busy schedule, took great time with every child. Well done all.



Roundwood Cancer Support are excited to announce that their centre will be open on Saturday 15th December after 6pm mass in The Parish Centre. They are now looking for volunteers to drive patients to their treatments in the various hospitals.  If you are interested please contact Roundwood Cancer Support on 087 6062072.



Progressive 45 card game in aid of The Parish Sale Of Work Sunday 9th December 7pm sharp in the Roundwood Parish Hall. Refreshments and raffle at the interval excellent cash prizes everyone welcome.



There will be a five day trip to Slovenia on the 4th April to the 9th April at a cost of €699 per person sharing. As there are limited places a deposit of €200 is required asap. There will be a tour of Scotland in August/September  dates to be decided & a Westport country music break in October 2019 which includes some day trips. For more details please contact Susan on 0876273032.



The next Active Retirement Bingo will be in Annamoe Centre on Sunday 16th December at 3pm.



The next Active Retirement lunch will be in The Coach House on Friday 14th December at 1.30pm.



Get your Santa hats & jumpers ready in Roundwood and Moneystown as the Christmas tree lights will be turned on in the village  and everyone is invited to come along to make it a special community event to mark the start of the Christmas festivities. The lights will be switched after 6pmMass (circa 6:45pm) on Saturday, December 8th in the grounds of Roundwood Garda Station. Festive refreshments will be available afterwards in the Parish Hall



A set dancing Christmas party night will take place on Friday 7th December in The Mill room, Kilcoole with music by Templemichael ceili band. Refreshments served on the night



Annamoe bowls continues on Tuesday night and all newcomers are very welcome. So why not come along and give it a try .



The story house will take place in Annamoe Centre on Friday 14th December at 8pm. All are welcome.



1st place for North/South on Monday 26th November were Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd, 2nd Maria Magee and Judy Skates, 3rd Paddy O Brien and Margaret Bolger and 4th John Loscher and Marie Kavanagh.   Ger Lenihan, Rowena Brady, Nancy O Brien and Catherine Halligan shared 1st place for East West 3rd Mary Pierce and Pamela Byrne and 4th Padraig Gleeson and Seamus Kennedy.



Noeleen Redmond and Margaret Bolger took 1st place for North/South on Friday 23rd November and joint 2nd/3rd Molly Byrne, Rachel Judd, Seamus Kennedy and Padraig Gleeson.   Maria Magee and Rowena Brady were 1st for East/West,  2nd Marian Davis and Teresa Leahy and 3rd Kitty Heslin and Miriam Coyle.     On Friday 30th November Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien were 1st for North/South, 2nd Liz Belton and Phil Kenna and 3rd Teresa Leahy and Marion Davis.   1st for East/West once again were Maria Magee and Rowena Brady, 2nd Nancy O Brien and Catherine McGillycuddy and 3rd Bridie Nolan and Maura Gaskin.  Members please note Prize Presentation time is here once again and will take place on Friday 14th December



Set dancing in Kavanagh’s every Thursday night from 9 until 11pm


Morning badminton has resumed on Tuesday morning from 9.30pm.  All are welcome.



Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are back in action meeting at 7pm every Wednesday at the Coach House car park.  All welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately one hour.



Angel Healing and Angelic Guidance is back tomorrow evening Monday the 3rd of September in the Parish Hall Roundwood at 7.30 sharp. So if you would enjoy an evening of peace relaxation and hands on energy healing join us for a wonderful new experience.



Next Roundwood Parish Hall Dance Friday 21st December with music by The Wicklow Man



The next Whist is this Wednesday 5th December  in The Parish Centre, Roundwood



There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers drawn were 4, 6, 27 & 28. There were three match three winners Aideen Nolan, Grace Murphy & Ger Kavanagh  , Next weeks jackpot will be €23,500



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



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.



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



A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8. pm for the winter months beginning on the 30th October  Teas served. All are welcome


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