Roundwood notes week January 23rd

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Who were the Kennedys of Newtownmountkennedy? Where did they come from and how did they own so much land locally? What happened to their descendants? To find out these answers come along to our next talk presented by Therese Hicks on Tuesday 31st January in Roundwood Parish Hall at 8pm. Entrance €3 for members €5 non members.  


Tickets for this year’s Roundwood Variety Group pantomime in the Brockagh Centre in Laragh on the 3rd, 4th & 5th of February are now on sale on 


Results of the draw held on 22nd January. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 4,6,7 & 24. There were two match three winners Rosaleen Moran and Annette Hodgkinson, Next week’s jackpot will be €26,200. 


Results of bridge on Monday 16th January North South. First: Monica Brady & Marie Kavanagh, Second: Gertie Fee & Phil Power. Third: Ger Lenihan & Paddy O’Brien, East West: First: Maria Magee & Margaret Bolger, Second: Brid Clancy & Margaret Byrne Third: Clare Salley & Pamela Byrne. Well done all.  


Results of Whist held 18th January. Top Score: Mary Pierce. First Gent: Tiny Shortt. First Lady; Nan Wolohan. Second Gent: Monica Brady. Second Lady; May Kenna. First Half: Maura McHugh. Second Half: Jimmy Molloy. Longest Sitting; Margaret Kennedy. Lowest Score: Patrica Byrne. Raffle prizes won by: Ann Pierce, May Kenna, Margaret Kennedy, Maura McHugh, Tiny Shortt and Patrica Byrne. Next whist will be held on Wednesday 1st February starting at 8.00 pm in the New Parish Hall. Come along and enjoy a night of cards with us 


Jenny’s Pre-school is now accepting applications for 2023/2024/2025. Please contact the school on 086 8766301 or email: 


Pilgrimage Medjugorje: April 22nd 2023, for a week, and October 4th 2023 for a week. Accompanied by Spiritual Director. Cost of both dates € 799.00. Insurance is optional. For more information and booking: Contact Group Leader – Mary King on 087 2185067 


Parish hall on Monday nights 7.30-9.30pm for table tennis all levels catered for. A fun way to keep fit. €5 per night. Contact Brian Higgins 085 118563 


45 Card Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm. Teas served.  All are welcome.     


In Moneystown Community Centre, continuing every Monday at 8.30 pm. Looking forward to seeing you there.  Beginners are very welcome.    


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