Roundwood notes week April 1st

roundwood local notes


St. Laurence O’Toole National School in Roundwood is open for enrolments for pupils starting school in September, 2019.

Please contact the office at 01 2818399 for an enrolment form



Annamoe centre will hold their vintage tractor car run will be on the 14th April at 12 o’clock looking forward to a great day.


Diamond Bridge Club.
Brid Clancy & Phil Power were  winners by a very large margin for North/South on Monday 25th, 2nd GertieFee & Monica Brady, 3rd Pamela Byrne & Clare Sally and 4th Paddy O Brien & John Loscher.   1st for East/West were Marion Davis & Teresa Leahy, 2nd Catherine McGillycuddy & Bridie Nolan, 3rd Margaret Byrne & Maura Gaskin  and 4th Claire O Connor & Declan O Brien.

 002 Bridge Club.
1st for North/South on Friday 29th March were Monica Brady & June Digby, 2nd Noeleen Redmond & Margaret Bolger and 3rd Paddy OBrien & John Loscher.   Liz Belton & Phil Kenna took 1st place for East/West, 2nd Marion Davis & Teresa Leahy and 3rd Nancy O Brien & Catherine McGillycuddy.



There will be an auction of household furniture on Sunday 14th April in the Parish Centre after 11.30a.m mass. All proceeds will go to The Roundwood Cancer Support Group.



Fun Bingo will take place on in the Annamoe Centre on Sunday 8th April from 3pm.  Family members and friends are more than welcome to attend.  €5 per book and great raffle prizes.  Come along and enjoy



The next Active Retirement lunch will be held in The Roundwood Inn on Friday 26th April at 1.30pm



The Roundwood and District Community Council are organising a Parish wide clean up this year on the 6th of April. If you would like to get involved this year please email , leave a message on the Facebook page or telephone 087 2551579. There are a limited number of litter pickers but plenty of refuse sacks/recycling bags available. If you are new to the area or would like to tackle a litter black spot do get in contact ~ it’s a great way to meet the neighbours too!



The next Roundwood & District Community Council meeting will take place on Monday 8th of April at 8:30pm in Roundwood Parish Hall. All welcome.



Roundwood and District Community Council with the support of Kildare Wicklow Education Training Board are running an 8 week mural art project for adults in Roundwood starting in late March. If you are interested or would like further information please call (0404) 64050 or 086 0499149. If necessary leave a message referring to the mural art project in Roundwood



The Shed continues every Tuesday between 10 and 12 in our Shed within a Shed at Pat Carr’s place in Knockraheen. The topics are wide and varied and we continue to participate in a growing list of activities.



The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Cnetre on Friday 5th April from 9.30pm until 12 midnight.  Teas served, refreshments also available.  Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, linedancing etc.MARKET RE-OPENINGRoundwood Market has reopened! With the usual produce and new hours. Now open every Sunday from 12 noon until 4pm. New members welcome. Contact Jacinta 0860722851



Our weekly set dancing sessions continue in Kavanagh’s Lounge All are always welcome – whether you have ever or never danced before…. Session starts at 8.30 til 10.30 and cost is still only €5 for a good night of exercise.



There will be a pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 27th April leaving Laragh at 7.45am & at Roundwood 8a.m. The cost is €65 per person and includes, bus, breakfast and dinner. All money to be paid by 1st April to Susan at 087 6273032. There will be a trip to Lourdes from 27th – 31st May and three seats left for May 20th – 24th. Six places from 19th – 26th July for seven days full board, no single supplement at a cost of €585 & transport from airport to Lourdes. Own insurance, baggage of 10kg included. A €150 deposit to Susan O’Neill at 087 6273032 as soon as possible. There will be a tour of Scotland from the 26th to the 31st July for six days. Included are The Highlands of Scotland and The Orkney Isles, Perth, Thurso, Inverness, Lock Lomond, Lock Ness and Glencoe and many more places at a cost of €750 per person all in. A deposit of €200 is required on or before the 1st April with single supplement of €100 to Susan at 087 6273032. The Westport Country break takes place from 20th to 25th October at a cost of €425. All trips to Susan 087 6273032



CoderDojo Roundwood are looking for any unwanted laptops for use in our local Dojo (computer club). Any laptops donated, no matter what make or age, will be wiped clean of any data thereon and will be reprogrammed to allow children who may not have access to a laptop learn a new skill in this fun environment.  Any donations will be greatly appreciated. For further information please see  or



CoderDojo is a global volunteer led community of free programming clubs for young people. Young people learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and explore technology. The first session this term starteded on the 30th of March in Roundwood NS at 1:30pm.  For further information and registration please see Booking is essential.



The Roundwood Cancer Support centre is now up and running and is open in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10a.m until 1pm. Please feel free to pop in for a chat we will be happy to help. If anyone needs to make any enquiries outside these hours please telephone our confidential phone number 087 6062072



There was no jackpot winner in last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 3, 12, 18 & 30. There were  nine match three winners, Jade Scott, A Becker, Tony Flynn, Jean O’Shea, Tom & Mop, S Wolohan, Chris Davis, Eamonn & Tony FLYNN. Next weeks jackpot will be €11,500.



The Roundwood and District Community Council are registered to administer the senior alert scheme which provides grants to elderly people towards the provision of personal alarms. The personal alarm offers reassurance to allow independent living, safe in the knowledge that you can quickly be in contact with a family member or neighbour in the event of an emergency. It provides security and peace of mind. If you would like more information, please call 086 8055040.



The results of the whist are as follows:- Top Score: Mary Pierce; Top Gent: Pat Fisher; Second Gent: Shay Brady, First Lady: Anne Wolohan; Second Lady: Magdalen Kennedy; First Half: Martin Byrne; Second Half: Anne Pierce; Longest Sitting, Paddy O’Brien & Lowest Score: Tiney Shortt. Raffle prizes were won by Paddy O’Brien, Richie Cullen, Anne Pierce & Catherine Doyle. Next whist is on this Wednesday 10th April in The Parish Centre.



The monthly dance will take place in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday 19th April with music by Jimmy Hogan



Pilgrimage To Medjugorje October 10th 2018 for a week  Accompanied by Spiritual Directors Fr Pat Madden and Deacon Pat 0’Connell  Cost €669.00. Sharing  €100.00 off if paid in full by December 20th  Price includes Flights ( Aer Lingus) . Insurance, Half Board in house beside Church Transfers to and from Medjugorje.  Local guides all English speaking headed up by Philip Ryan from Dublin.. For more information / booking Contact Mary King on 087 2185067



Set dancing in Kavanagh’s every Thursday night from 9 until 11pm BADMINTONMorning badminton continues on Tuesday mornings from 9.30pm.  All are welcome. ROUNDWOOD WHIZZERS

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.



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 months beginning on the 30th October  Teas served. All are welcome


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