Roundwood Notes Week of 26th of August


The Roundwood scout group new scouting year starts this September and any parents wishing to find out more about the group or enquire about membership can email  check out  or phone Michael on 085 8611401 for more information


Roundwood Variety Group will hold their upcoming AGM in the Old School Roundwood on Wednesday the 4th of September 2013 at 9pm. Anyone interested in helping out in any way backstage, front of house, costumes, makeup etc., please come along and learn what we are all about.


Diamond Bridge Club,   002 Bridge Club   unbelievable its that time again bridge returns to Roundwood on Monday 9th September at 7.45pm and Friday 13th September at 9.45am in Roundwood Community Hall no partner required.   Bridge Lessons for Beginners also available on Monday nights starting in mid September for further details contact Triona 0877630968 or Gaye on 0868746874


St Kevin’s ParishChurch, Laragh would like to invite all denominations to our healing mass with Eddie Stone on Saturday the 7th of September at 7.00pm. All those who have experienced the loss of a loved one, those who are suffering from depression or a feeling of helplessness and all who may be suffering from ill health, to bring Gods healing to their lives. All are welcome. For more information contact, Mary at 0879819420


The results of the whist in aid of the Senior Citizens is as follows:- Top Score: Biddy O’Connor; Top Gent: Joe Coleman; Second Gent: Pat Fisher; Top Lady: Patricia Byrne; Second Lady: May Kenna; First Half: Jimmy Molloy; Second Half: Ann Pierce; Lowest Score: Margaret Kennedy & Longest Sitting: Lucy Molloy.  Raffle prizes were won by Kitty Kennedy, Mary Pierce, May Kenna, & Joe Coleman.  The next whist will be on Wednesday 4th September in The Parish Centre.


There will be dancing in The Community Centre in Roundwood on 20th September with Music by Images, on October 18th music will be by The Wicklow Man and on 15th November music is by Tony Davitt.  All are welcome.


To all who attended the Blessing of the Graves in RoundwoodCemetery recently, a very big thank you and a very special word of thanks to all who helped with the evenings ceremony.  To Fr. Paul and his assistants Betty and Dale, Sean Kenna who provided the sound, Mary and her choir, the hardworking stewards who once again made a difficult job look easy, to our Gardai who ensured the smooth flow of traffic and the members of the Hall committee who welcomed everybody back afterwards for refreshments. Go raibh mile maith agaibh go leir agus Rath De oraibh.


Due to the huge amount of interest  for the Rathdrum Vocational School (Rathdrum Tech) reunion, ALL students and teachers who attended R.V.S at any stage are welcome to come along to the reunion on October 5th, 2013 at 8PM at Lynham’s of Laragh as part of the Gathering 2013.

Please contact any of the following for more information or to book tickets.  Mary- 0872789773, Bernie- 0868309794 or Ann- 0861705238.  Come along and enjoy a great night of nostalgia, music and Craic!!


A new series of Yoga Classes will commence on Thursday 12th September in Roundwood Parish Centre.  Class starts at 7.30pm and runs to 9pm and will include, Posture work (ascina)  breathing techniques (Premayama) Relaxation and Meditation.  Each class will cost €10 but a commitment of €60 for six sessions is required on the first night.  Class is suitable for all fitness levels.  Further details and booking please contact Anne Marie McKenna on 086 8367578


John Flood will play on Friday September 13th


RoundwoodAFCAcademy training every Saturday.  All new players welcome Mondays 6-7 – under 9 & under 10, Wednesday 6-7pm – under 11, 6.30-8pm.  Monday & Thursday – under 12, 7-8pm.  Wednesday 8-9 under 13 Under 14 – TBC.  All registration & fees for players to be done by 27th August.  Players registered before this date will be in a free draw to win tickets to watch Ireland play in the World Cup qualifiers.  Astro pitch available to rent €35 per hour Contact 086 3841027


Training is back in full swing this Friday 30th August at 6 p.m. Hope to see you there!


Jenny’s Pre-School open day, for all new children will take place on Wednesday 28th August, from 10am- 11am.  The Pre-School Re-Opens on Thursday the 29th August at 9AM for all children.  Afterschool commences in September. Contact 086-1705238 for more information. Thanks


There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers drawn were 12, 16, 17 & 28  There were three match three winners, Schooner & Synnott, P.M.K.R. & Kenna Family.  Next weeks jackpot will be €11,300


Christmas Sale of Work committee meeting on Saturday 7th September after 6.30pm mass.



The final concert of the 2013 Music in Calary season will take place in CalaryChurch on Friday August 30th starting at 8.00pm and will be a recital by The Schumann String Quartet, which comprises Mia Cooper (violin), Anna Cashell (violin), Joachim Roewer (viola) and William Butt (cello). Their programme consists of Ravel: String quartet, Webern: Langsamer Satz and Beethoven: op. 59 no. 2 in E minor.  Further information and tickets for this concert, which are €15 (€10 concessions) can be obtained by emailing


TOURS 2013

There will be a weekend away in Killarney the October weekend, music and sightseeing included for three nights.  Leaving on Friday 25th October  For further information on any of the trips please contact 0404 45276 after 8pm.



The Roundwood & District Community Council is now registered to administer the Seniors Alert Scheme. The Scheme aims to encourage community support for vulnerable people in our communities, provides grant assistance towards the purchase and installation of monitored personal alarms to enable older persons to continue to live securely in their homes with confidence, independence and peace of mind.   If you know someone who would benefit from one of these alarms or would like further information please contact Monica 086 8055040 or Betty 01 2818703.


45 Card game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8.45pm.  Teas served.  All are welcome.


Roundwood Home Producers Market continues on Sundays from 12 – 5pm. Come and enjoy our home baking, crafts, jams, marmalades, plants, etc. New Members welcome


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