Roundwood Notes ~ 18th of March 2014


Ballinastoe Tug of War club is holding a table quiz in The Vartry House Pub (Kavanaghs), Roundwood on Saturday 22nd March to raise money for the club.  The quiz starts at 8.30pm and all are welcome.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.


The starting date for ladies golf lessons which will be held at Djouce Golf Club is Tuesday April 1st 2014. Lessons will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 3pm to 4pm and from 4pm to 5pm. There will be a max number of 12 ladies per group and the course will run for 4 weeks.  The course is suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. Cost is €50 per person. For further details please contact Djouce Lady Captain Deirdre Carroll on 087 9118499. or on 086 8512238.


Roundwood Home Producers Market will be re-opening in Roundwood Parish Hall on Sunday, 6th April next 12noon – 5p.m, every Sunday.  Come for your home baking, jams, crafts, vegetables, plants, etc.  New members always welcome.


A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 21st March in Woods and Byrne, Roundwood.


The Wicklow man will play on Friday 11th April and Tony Davitt will play on Friday 9th May


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


A Public Meeting is to be held at Roundwood Parish Hall on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at 8pm in relation to setting up a Community Text Alert Scheme in the Roundwood Area. Any persons interested in taking part or participating in this scheme are invited to attend. Gda Bernard Cloney will provide a presentation on the Text Alert Scheme and local Gardai will also be in attendance. Text Alert is designed to facilitate immediate communication from An Garda Siochana to the public. An Garda Siochana will provide information on crime prevention, suspicious persons & vehicles by Text to a registered community contact. The community contact will in turn forward the information to all members of the Text Alert Group.


The mile this year stretches from Roundwood Health Centre to the Derralossary Church Lane on the Annamoe Road. Well done to all the volunteers for their great work  on the hedge cutting and litter picks. The next meeting will take place in Aras an Tochar on Wednesday 19th of March at 7pm.


There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers drawn were 3, 9, 16 & 25. There were seven match four winners, Alison Curley, Tom Kennedy, Noelie Kavo, Denis Byrne, Mary Kavanagh, S. Kelly & Eamon.  Next weeks jackpot will be €19,400.


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


Anne Sexton Pilates – Class 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 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 7am, 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 will be two day trips, a tour of Semple Staduim and Holy cross Abbey on 3rd May leaving Roundwood at 8a.m. at a cost of €65 per person and a trip to SuirValley railway line between Waterford and Dungarvan and Garden Bord Bia., The Arboretum which has lovely plants and shrubs which will take place on Saturday 5th July at a cost of €65 per person.  Tea, scones and evening meal and bus included in the price, leaving at 9a.m.  Contact 0404 45276 before 1st April.  A three night trip to Iceland is going on 23rd October.  Total cost €599.  Deposit of €200 to be paid before 1st July.  All enquiries to 0404 45276


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


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


Kilmacanogue History Society will Dermot Cranny will present an illustrated talk reviewing the concept and structure of the Medieval Guilds System and relate the guilds to their modern equivalents in the Glenview Hotel on Tuesday 1st April, 2014.  Dermot Cranny served a recognized apprenticeship and is a qualified Craftsman who also holds a Masters Degree in Education.  Together with his wife Ann, they are hardworking valued members of our Society Entry €3 (€2 for members) all are welcome.  Website:








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