Roundwood notes week April 8th

roundwood local notes



Don’t forget the East Coast fm Wicklow wide coffee morning takes place on this Friday 12th of April from 9am to 1 pm in Vartry House Roundwood (Kavanaghs).   Special guests this year are Leslie Dowdall and Jim O’Neill.  Proceeds from all the coffee mornings around Wicklow will go to the seven Cancer support centres in the County and also to Wicklow Hospice. Lots of prizes on the day & refreshments.



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



The Roundwood Car Boot sale returns on Sunday 26th May and every fourth Sunday of the month thereafter. Set up of stalls from 9a.m., Cars €10, Jeep/Van €15.



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



There will be a progressive 45 card game on Sunday 14th April in Roundwood Parish Hall at 7pm excellent prize money, raffle and refreshments at the break, everyone welcome.



There will be an auction of household furniture on Sunday 14th April in the Parish Centre after 11.30a.m mass. Viewing from 12pm, auction at 1pm All proceeds will go to The Roundwood Cancer Support Group.



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



Mary Pierce & Pamela Byrne were certainly not April Fools on Monday 1st April they took 1st place for North/South 2nd Phil Power & Gertie Fee, 3rd Margaret Bolger & Ger Lenihan and 4th Seamus Kennedy & Gaye McGettigan.  1st for East/West were Brid Clancy & Bridie Nolan, 2nd Marion Davis & Teresa Leahy, 3rd Monica Brady & Nancy O Brien and 4th Judy Skates & Maria Magee



Monica Brady & June Digby played their cards right on Friday 5th April and took 1st place for North/South, 2nd Liz Belton & Phil Kenna and 3rd Margaret Byrne and Triona Woodroofe.   Marian Davis & Teresa Leahy took 1st place for East/West, 2nd Kitty Heslin & Miriam Coyle and 3rd Gertie Fee & Jane Cronin.



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



A place of peace, relaxation, stillness and spiritual healing is what you will enjoy every Monday evenings (except bank holidays) at 7.30 in the Parish Hall Roundwood Village. For more information contact Mary 0879819420.



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.



Roundwood 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 – 31stMay 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 www.coderdojoroundwood.com  or www.facebook.com/coderdojoroundwood/



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 www.coderdojoroundwood.com. 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



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.



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



Morning badminton continues on Tuesday mornings 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.



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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