Roundwood Notes ~ 13th of January 2014


Roundwood Variety Group is rehearsing very hard for their forthcoming pantomime Sleeping Beauty which will take place from the 31st January to the 2nd February in the Brockagh Resource Centre in Laragh.  Tickets are now on sale for Sleeping Beauty at a cost of €12 for matinee and €15 for 8pm show.  It kicks off on Friday 31st January with an 8pm show and a 3pm and 8pm show on Saturday and a 3pm show on Sunday.   Book your tickets by contacting 086 2451829.  A show not to be missed.


Elaine and Jessica Fanning are off to Nepal for a few weeks in February to work in an orphanage. They are raising funds to bring to the orphanage and will hold a coffee morning next Tuesday January 14th from 9.00 to 1pm at their house in Aghowle


A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 24th January in The Roundwood Inn at 1.30pm


A New Year Yoga Course will start on Thursday 16th January in Roundwood Parish Centre.  Class will be held from 7.30p.m to 9.00p.m and will continue for 10 consecutive Thursdays. The course will include posture work, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation.  There will be a special focus on improving the flexibility and strength of the spine during this course.  Classes cost 10 euro per class, with a commitment of 50 euro due on the first night.  All are welcome.  Contact Anne-Marie on 0868367578.


(i.e. Body Toning)  This is a full & total body workout for all fitness levels. It involves focusing on Toning & Training all areas of the body that need it! Everyone works to their own ability. Men & women are both welcome. Class will be held  very Wednesday evening in the Parish Hall from 7-8pm.  Please bring a bottle of water, a towel or a fitness mat for the floor exercises.  So come on lads & ladies…..lets tone up, get fit & look great & in shape for the Summer months!! €7 per class, (pay as you go).  Phone Mary on 086-4070270 for any further information.


Set dancing is back in full swing in Kavanagh’s lounge every Thursday night with music this week by CDs and by the O’Kane family for the remainder of the month. Lessons before hand at 8.30 with session from 9pm until 11pm. Love if you could join us on the dance floor for a night of fun and good exercise


The results of the whist in aid of the Senior Citizens is as follows:- Top Score: Maureen Gaffney; Top Gent: Tom McHugh; Second Gent: Ann Pierce & Joe Coleman (shared); Top Lady: Maura McHugh; Second Lady: Kitty Kennedy; First Half: Margaret Kennedy; Second Half: Ann Wolohan; Lowest Score : May Kenna & Longest Sitting: Patricia Byrne.  The Raffle prizes were won by Maura McHugh, Joe Coleman, Jimmy Molloy, Patricia Byrne & Maureen Gaffney.  The next whist will be on Wednesday 22nd January.


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 contact Betty on 01 2818703 or Monica on 086 8055040.


A Pilgrimage To Medjugorje will take place on October 15th 2014. For one week. Cost €619.00 .€100.00 off price if paid in full by February 3rd.€50.00 off if deposit paid by Feb 3rd.  Price includes flights ,Insurance half board accommodation in house opposite Church & transfers to & from Medjugorje.  For more information /booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067


Astro pitch available to rent €35 per hour Contact 086 3841027


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


There was no jackpot winner in the last draw.  The numbers drawn were 5, 14, 20 & 27.  There were three match three winners, G McNally, A Smith & Luke Adrinnos.  Next weeks jackpot will be €17,000



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