Roundwood notes week March 9th

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Stagebratz Starz are hosting a Family Fun Table Quiz and Monster
Raffle on March 28th at 2pm in Lynham’s Hotel Laragh. A fun-filled
afternoon of quizzing, spot prizes and a performance from our Starz.
Table Quiz open to all ages.

There are fabulous prizes available in our Monster Raffle(including €100 vouchers for The Bord Gais Theatre and Seafield Hotel & Spa) lines on sale from members of Stagebratz, Keith Grant Butchers and The Green Room.


The story house is on Friday 13th March at 8 o’clock in Annamoe
Centre.  All are welcome.


 Roundwood Ploughing Society is now holding their annual ploughing
match on Saturday the 21st March 2020


Roundwood Active Retirement is organising a night out to ‘The Priests
on the 4th April next in the RDS which is in aid of the Peter McVerry
Trust.  The cost for the bus and ticket will be €50.  To book your
ticket contact Betty Cullen on 01 2818703 or Mary Flanagan on 087
6595381 or Maire Hall on 086 3053412 

All monies to be paid before 17th March, 2020.


Learn traditional Irish music and dance with an award-winning
Comhaltas branch (guitar, fiddle, flute, tin whistle and grúpa ceoil).
Classes are held at 7 pm on Tuesday nights in St. Laurence O’Toole
N.S., Roundwood – the second term runs from January to May.
Performances, workshops and outings take place throughout the year.

For more information phone 086-8269964 or email


Judy Skates & Maria Magee took 1st place for North/South on Monday 2nd
March, 2nd Monica Brady & Phil Power, 3rd Catherine Halligan & Bridie
Nolan & 4th Catherine McGillycuddy & Nancy O Brien.   1st for
East/West were Brid Clancy & Gertie Fee, 2nd Paddy O Brien & Seamus
Kennedy, 3rd Clare Sally & Pamela Byrne and 4th Teresa Leahy & Marion


Molly Byrne & Rachel Judd were the victors for North/South on Friday
6th March, 2nd Maura Gaskin & Bridie Nolan, 3rd Catherine McGillycuddy
& Nancy O Brien & 4th Judy Skates & Maria Magee.   1st for East/West
were  Kitty Heslin &  Jim McNamara, 2nd Kay Plunkett & John Loscher ,
3rd Liz Belton & Phil Kenna & 4th Gertie Fee & Jane Cronin. 

members please note there will be no bridge on Friday 13th March due
to Confirmation in Roundwood.


The Wicklow Man will play in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday 13th,
2020.  All are welcome to come along and enjoy a night of dancing.


There will be a pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 25th April leaving
Laragh at 7.45am & Roundwood at 8a.m  The cost is €70 per person which
includes bus, breakfast & dinner in Tyrrells Pass Castle.  All monies
to be paid in full before 1st April, 2010 to Susan at 087 6273032


A local group is being set up to give a helping hand to those
displaced in one of the world’s largest humanitarian crisis of our
time. The Syrian Civil War has resulted in 11 million displaced

The Road to Roundwood is a community sponsorship project
which will help a family integrate into our community in Roundwood
rather than enter direct provision.

If you feel you would like to
support this project we are holding an information night in Roundwood
Parish Centre on Tuesday 28th January at 7pm.

For further information
contact Loraine Creane on 089 4576602 or check out…/p…/community_sponsorship_ireland


There will be an Irish night in the parish hall on Saturday 14th March
for St Patrick’s weekend starting at 7pm. A great night of singing,
story telling, ceili and set dancing and lots of music for all the
family. Everyone is invited to show off been Irish.


Are you Under 16 and into Athletics, Swimming, Chess or Quiz?  Do you
fancy: guaranteed fun,  making new friends, showcasing your talents
and interests?  The 2020 Roundwood Community Games team awaits you!

Call us now and Get in the Games. 

Athletics: Anne Marah (Athletic
Club 087 286 1781.  Swimming: Wilna Mc Kenna 0877718247.  Quiz: Joanne
Meagher – 087 938 9894  Chess  Karen Byrne 087 234 4687


Badminton continues on Tuesday mornings from 9.30a.m.  All are welcome.


Ladies Fitness classes. are at 7.15pm every Tuesday and Thursday in
the parish hall and are open to ladies of all ages and abilities. The
classes are five euro drop-in classes. Anyone interested can call me
at 0876035780 for more information.


The next whist will be on tonight Wednesday the 11th March in the Parish Centre.


There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers chosen
were 5, 16, 212 & 23.  There were two match three winners, Sharon
McCann & John  Doyle Next weeks jackpot will be €21,100.


Jenny’s pre -school Moneystown is now enrolling for September 2020 and
2021  Anyone interested in taking up a place can call into the school
any morning between 9 and 12 or call on 0861705238  or email to


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


Our weekly set dancing sessions continue in Kavanagh’s Lounge on
Thursday nights.  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 goodnight of exercise.


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 & they are currently looking for volunteers if you could
spare some time in your week it would be greatly appreciated. 

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


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


A pilgrimage To Medjugorje will take place on October 7th 2020 for
seven days at a cost of €679.00 fully inclusive  There will be a
discount of €100 if paid in full by December 13th otherwise €200.00
deposit secures booking.  This trip will be accompanied by a Spiritual
Director  The accommodation is close to the Church. For more
information and booking Contact Mary King on 087 2185067

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