Roundwood Notes ~ 3rd of February 2014


Roundwood Variety Group would like to thank all those who supported their production of Sleeping Beauty last weekend and to all those who gave so generously to the raffles, we really appreciate it.  The four shows were packed to the rafters and all the hard work over the past few months was well worth it.  If you have an interest in being involved in any part of the group please contact us on 086 2451829 we would be delighted to have you on board.


The Wicklow Man will play n Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 14th February from 9.30 till 12 midnight.  All are welcome.


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.


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 6.30 pm


Fun Bingo will take place on Sunday 9th February in the Parish Hall from 8pm – 10pm.  Family members and friends are more than welcome to attend.  €5 per book and great raffle prizes.  Come along and enjoy


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


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.  Deposit 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


Next whist will be on Wednesday 5th February in The Parish Centre.


The proposed stretch of road this year is more than a mile!! It starts from Roundwood Health Centre along the Annamoe Road to the bottom of DerralossaryChurch lane. A meeting of the residents, landowners and anyone interested in getting involved in the 2014 Pure Mile will take place on Wednesday 12th February in Áras on Tochar at 8pm. Your support would be much appreciated so please do come along!!


Roundwood and District Community Council will hold their next meeting on Monday 10th February at 8pm in the Old School; this meeting is open to all so please do come along.


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 NiagraFalls.  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.


There was no jackpot winner in the last draw.  The numbers drawn were 1, 12, 20 & 23.  There were six match three winners, Noel Power, Tony & Mike, Chris & Vinnie, Pauline, Valery Casserly & Marian Molloy.  Next weeks jackpot will be €17,900




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