Roundwood Notes ~ 17th of February 2014


Ballinastoe Tug of War club is starting back training soon.  We have both a men and women’s team. If you are interested in getting fit and taking up a team sport for the New Year we would love to see you.  All are welcome.  For further information contact Ed on 086 1693109


Enrolments are being confirmed for September, 2014.  If you wish to have your child included please contact the school on 01 2818399 on or before Wednesday 26th February.


Angel Healing takes place every Monday night at 7.30 in the Parish Centre, RoundwoodVillage. It is non denominational. Come along to a night of spiritual connection, relaxation and meditation. For more information contact Mary 087 9819420


Roundwood Ploughing Society is holding their annual Ploughing Match on Saturday the 22nd of February at 12.00 noon in Coolharbour, Roundwood.  Sincere thanks to Mrs. Helena Lowe for providing the site. Conventional, Vintage, Classic Tractors and Horse Classes all catered for on Lea ground.  Please note all competitors must register before Wednesday the 19th of February with Brendan Power @ 087 2420204.  Spectators always welcome.


Djouce Lady Captain Deirdre Carroll is planning on organising group golf lessons at Djouce Golf Club for ladies who have always thought they would like to try the game of golf. The group lessons will be given by a golf professional and will cover all levels and also people who have never picked up a golf club before ! So ladies give golf a try and don’t worry about not having any golf clubs the clubs you will need will be provided for the lessons. Golf is a great game. Come along and enjoy the fresh air and have fun. The plan is to hold the group lessons in early spring. The total cost for four one hour lessons is €50. If you would like to take part just phone Deirdre on 087 9118499. Or just call into the club house and leave your name and a contact number.


It starts from Roundwood Health Centre along the Annamoe Road to the bottom of Derralossary Church Lane. A meeting of the  residents, landowners and anyone interested in getting involved in the 2014 Pure Mile will take place this Wednesday 19th February in Aras on Tochar at 7.30pm (last weeks meeting was cancelled due to the bad weather). Your support would be much appreciated so please do come along.


Ben Brady’s Set Dancing continues every Wednesday night in the Mill Room, Kilcoole at 8pm.


John Flood will play in Roundwood Parish Hall & Centre on Friday February 21st from 9.30 p.m. until 12.  Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jiving etc.


Anne Sexton PilatesClass on Thursdays at 12 noon – Mobility and Posture for the Older Adult.  Call in and have a chat with Anne and try it out!  Also, Boxercise – new class on a Friday night at 8 pm.  €10 for adult, €6 for students and unwaged.


The Annual Mass of Remembrance for Parishioners and family members of Parishioners who died since March last year and whose funerals took place outside the Parish will take place on Saturday March 15th at 6.30pm.


A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 21st February in The Roundwood Inn


Anyone wishing to order a dvd of Roundwood Variety Groups recent production of Sleeping Beauty at a cost of €20 should contact 086 2451829 (wrong number in last week) before 28th February, 2014.


A mindfulness based stress reduction eight week course with Niall Nolan will take place in Roundwood Parish Centre on Tuesdays at 8pm.  For more information please contact M Gaskin at 086 1638042


The Cuidiu Humpty Dumpty Playgroup meets every Wednesday from 10 – 11.30 am in the Parish Hall.  All pre-school children are welcome.  Bring along your Parent or Minder & they can have tea and a chat while you play!


S.M.A. pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday 24th May leaving Laragh at 7a.m, Roundwood at 7.30a.m. Bus, breakfast and dinner €50 per person.  All money to be paid before 1st May, 2014.  All enquiries to 0404 45276.


There is a four day trip to London from 19th May to the 22nd flying to Gatwick.  Pick up in Roundwood to airport and back with dinner, bed & breakfast. Total cost €395 per person sharing.  Deposit of €200 before 1st March.  A seven night holiday to Tuscany takes place from 24th June at a cost of €799 per person sharing.  Depost of €200 to be paid before 1st March and finally a three night trip to Iceland going on 23rd October.  Total cost €599.  Deposit of €200 to be paid before 1st July.  All enquiries to 0404 45276


The next whist will be on tonight, Wednesday 19th February 2014.


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


A pilgrimage to two shrines of Montreal/Grosse lle, St. Lawrence River and Shrine of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Mohawk Indian recently canonised. Then crossing the border to the United States to visit Mohawk birthplace of St Kateri and NiagaraFalls.  Departing on 11th September until 19th September for 8 days.  Cost is €1,695 per person sharing.  See website for details. To book contact 0404 45276 after 8pm.


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


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

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