Roundwood Notes – 31st of March 2014


Congratulations to Kevin Brady, Laura Bouè & J. Doyle who shared the jackpot of €19,400 in last weeks draw.  The numbers drawn were 5, 9, 18 & 20.  There were four match three winners, Marian Molloy, Betty Kenny, James O’Dea & Emily Morris.  Next weeks jackpot will be €5,000.


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


Due to popular demand, Djouce Saturday Golf lessons will be starting 5th April at 1.30pm. Four by one hour group sessions €50.  Some places available.  For further information contact Deirdre 0879118499 or 086 8512238. 


Next training weekend for new recruits is 5th and 6th April in Glendalough Hotel. Anyone within the communities of Roundwood Moneystown or Laragh who would like to join this very worthwhile voluntary group or if you would like more information about what is involved etc. please contact your local co-ordinator: Gwynn in Roundwood 087 9040470 Cathriona in Moneystown 0868138483 or Sheila in Laragh 087 2121522.


Enrolments now being taken for September 2014/2015 for Jenny’s pre-school in Moneystown. All Applications to be returned to the Pre- School on or before the 11th April 2014 to ensure your place for September.  Contact us at or ring 086-8766301


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, RoundwoodVillage. It is non denominational. Come along to a night of spiritual connection, relaxation and meditation. For more information contact Mary 087 9819420


If you, your family, a relative or friend or neighbour are suffering from an illness, or are troubled in mind or body, we invite you to join us at our Special Mass on Monday of Holy Week (April 14th) at 7pm in Roundwood Church.  At this Mass we will have special prayers for the sick, and for those wishing to avail of it, there will be anointing with oils


The United Friends of Derralossary are organising a clean up at Derralossary Church and Graveyard on Saturday 12th of April from 10am to 4pm. Please bring along willing hands and/or a strimmer, grass mower, shears, slashhook or hoe if available to you! Family and friends of those buried in Derralossary are particularly welcome.


Morning Badminton continues every Tuesday from 9.30 until 11am for anyone who would like to join us. Beginners are always welcome as are improvers and those who just want to play! Congratulations to all those who took part in the Wicklow championships, the finals of which were held last sat night in Roundwood and the triumphant morning players were Marion, Gill, Mary, Paddy and Ger. Hard to believe 2 years ago some of these had never stood on a badminton court let alone reach a final so well done to all of you


The next round of the Juvenile Short Cross Country League takes place on Friday 4th April in Aughrim GAA Grounds.  Races will be held for ages 7 to 14 years.  Please by there at 6.00 pm to get warmed up and get your number.  It is important to text or ring Aileen (087 2071703), Anita (086 8756175) or Anne (087 2861781) in advance if you wish to take part at this event as the paperwork has to be done in advance.  Also no training will take place in Roundwood on the 4th as we will all be in Aughrim.  As usual bring warm clothes and a drink of water.  Wear a hat and gloves and don’t forget your club singlet.


The next whist will be on Wednesday 2nd April 2014.


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.


Set dancing in Kavanagh’s lounge every thursday night with music this week by CDs and by Michael and Brian 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 n lively banter


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!


The ‘Autumn through Local Eyes’ Photography Exhibition by those who recently took part in the Kildare Wicklow Education and Training Board funded beginners digital camera course will officially open at 7:30pm on Friday 4th of April in Roundwood Parish Hall and Centre. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Should you miss the official opening; the exhibition will be open for viewing on Saturday the 5th of April from 3pm to 8pm and Sunday the 6th of April from 12 noon to 5pm. All welcome.


Pilgrimage to Medjugorje October 15th for one week. Cost €619.00. Price includes Aer Lingus flights, insurance, half board accommodation in house opposite the Church and transfers to & from Medjugorje.  For more information & booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067


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 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 Suir Valley 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 going on 23rd October.  Total cost €599.  Deposit of €200 to be paid before 1st July.  All enquiries to 0404 45276


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



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