Roundwood notes week November 2nd

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Due to Level 5 Restrictions the Parish Office is closed until further notice.  If you require a Priest – Fr. Owen is available on 01 2818149 and Fr. Derek Doyle (Rathdrum) is available on 0404 46229


In line with the new Government Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no access to Luggala Estate from Thursday, October 22nd until Tuesday 1ST December. Access will be reviewed at that date in line with any new government guidelines.


Calling All Landlords: Road to Roundwood are looking to rent a house in the vicinity of the village for a two year lease. Project backed by local people in the community. Rent guaranteed by the Department of Social Protection. Trades people in the group who have the ability to complete any cosmetic upgrades required (under the direction of the landlord) at zero labour cost. Be part of an amazing project to help a family fleeing conflict to avoid Direct Provision and be welcomed in our community. Contact Tomas on 087 9833896.


Roundwood Cancer Centre is closed for the time being due to the recent Covid restrictions. Hospital pick-ups and drop off will still continue. For further information please phone 087 6062072 or check out our Facebook page


The Market is now closed due to Covid restrictions but will be open on 6th, 13th and 20th December.  


The Wicklow County Council’s COVID-19 Community Call Helpline is still operational between 9am – 5pm every day, 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 868 399 TEXT: 087 245 687. Email:


Newtown 2050 is looking at the feasibility of joining up the beach at Kilcoole with Glendalough over a Greenway – a cycle and walking trail.  The final route of the proposed greenway is not confirmed at this stage. In addition to the greenway, this Project is exploring the creation of The Nine Village Federation to promote sustainable economic benefits for all in the project area, including Roundwood, Annamoe and Laragh.  In time they imagine this Federation of Villages adopting the Greenway as their own and with that identity, promoting the area as an area of outstanding beauty, ‘green’ and special where sustainable living practices can be established. The group are really keen to get the word out about this project and encourage engagement with their survey from people in the Roundwood and Annamoe area. 

There are 2 versions of the survey available; Survey 1 is for the general public

Survey 2 is the business community survey is looking to gauge how businesses might benefit from the proposed development of the Mountains to the Sea Greenway. The business sectors include local B&B/self-catering, farming, hotel/accommodation, restaurants/cafes/pubs, visitor/activity providers, retail, caravan/camping and arts/culture, etc.

For more information on the project click one of the survey links.


The lotto has been suspended for the moment.


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