Roundwood notes week September 7th

roundwood local notes



Public access to Lough Dan and the Inchavore Valley remains closed due to ongoing antisocial behaviour, littering and unauthorised camping activities. Access to Kanturk remains open. The situation will continue to be reviewed on a monthly basis. Updates may also feature on the Wicklow Trails Facebook page.

The Leave No Trace Principles should always be practiced when visiting rural settings. For more information on the principles, please visit www.LeaveNoTraceIreland.org.Remember ‘Love this Place – Leave No Trace’.


Roundwood market is open every Sunday from 12 noon until 4pm. Home Baking. Jams. Honey etc.  Contact: Jacinta 0860722851.


Our Captain’s day in Coollattin golf club is going ahead, on Saturday 12th September, tee time 12.40 to 14.50. Our sponsors are Thomas McHugh and Willie Kenna. Restrictions are still in place e.g. dressing rooms not in use. One person per buggy unless family members. No presentation on the day, prizes to follow at a later date.

Other restrictions attached to score cards on the day. Score cards to be placed in the box provided after the18th. Food is available on the day.Your Captain Willie.


Mac’s Fish Van is in Roundwood from 2pm until 4pm every Wednesday. If you would like to place an order text/call 085 7023122


The Wicklow County Council’s COVID-19 Community Call Helpline is still operational between 9am – 5pm everyday, 7 days a week. Our team of dedicated staff are here to help the elderly and vulnerable people who need urgent assistance at this time. FREE Phone: 1800 868 399TEXT: 087 245 687. Email: CovidSupport@wicklowcoco.ie


Local theatre maker Cliona O’Connell, and Aughrim based actress Andrea Kelly would love to talk to people in the area who have local knowledge or stories about the playwright J.M Synge, the Synge family and their connection to the Roundwood area.

If you have any stories we would love to hear from you. You can email projectsynge@gmail.com , or give us a call/text on 087 4673858 and we will get back to you. Any information you have, no matter how small, is very welcome. We are currently working on the development of a new theatre project sited in the county, re-imagining Synge’s life, work and connection to Wicklow.

This project is funded under the Wicklow Artist Award Scheme 2020.


A pilgrimage to Medjugorje will take place on October 7th 2020 for seven days at a cost of €679.00 fully inclusive. €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.


Jenny’s Pre-school Moneystown: is now enrolling for September 2020 and 2021 anyone interested contact the school on 0861705238 or email Jennyspreschoolmoneystown@gmail.com


The lotto has been suspended for the moment.


The Roundwood Cancer Support centre is closed to the public for the moment.  If anyone needs to make any enquiries please telephone our confidential phone number 087 6062072.


If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is mgtbolger@gmail.

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