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Roundwood notes week February 22nd

PERSONAL ALARMS

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.

CALARY PARISH

Rev Ross Styles has now taken over as Rector of Newcastle & Newtownmountkennedy with Calary. The parishioners welcome Ross his wife, Fiona together with their children Ben and Ava and wish them a long and happy time in the parish. We look forward to meeting them once restrictions are eased and, in the meantime, services will continue online.

PARISH CHURCH 

Roundwood Parish Church Opening Times – for the month of February, and while in Government Level 5 restrictions, the Church will be open for private prayer from 9 am to 12 noon Monday – Thursday inclusive.  Please observe all Government guidelines relating to hand and respiratory hygiene and please wear a face-covering.  

ALONE HELPLINE

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people is operating a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. Contact ALONE on 0818 222 024 if you have concerns about your own wellbeing, or the wellbeing of an older person you know. Further information can be found on www.alone.ie.

LOTTO

The lotto has been suspended for the moment.

ROUNDWOOD CANCER SUPPORT

The centre is currently closed but we are continuing to provide transport to and from hospital appointments for those suffering from cancer. If you require our services please contact us on 086 1534011. Or check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/roundwoodcancersupport

LOCAL NOTES

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.com

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