Roundwood Notes ~ 19th of May 2014


Classes will commence in Roundwood Parish Hall on Friday 23rd May from 3.15 – 4.15.  Make new friends and build self confidence in a fun relaxed atmosphere. Come along and try a FREE session on the 23rd.  For further information contact Joanne on 087 6474937


An Tochar GAA is running a clothes recycling appeal and we are looking for any (clean) reusable Clothes, Shoes, Belts, Bags, Soft Toys.  Donations accepted at Áras an Tóchar every Monday & Thursday evening in May from 7 pm to 8 pm.  Donations can be made in any standard plastic bag/bin liner. Bags available on request.


The bell tower of Calary Church requires work to ensure that it remains in good condition and a Coffee Morning and Grand Fundraising Sale is being held at The Grainstore, Kilruddery House, Bray between 10am and 2pm on Tuesday, 27th May. The stalls include Home baked cakes and tray bakes, Books, Bric a Brac, Country Produce, CD’s, Jewellery & Accessories, Tool and knife sharpening and Plants (perennial, annual and vegetables). Entry to the Grand Sale is €5, which includes a free tea/coffee and homemade scone. All proceeds from the Sale will go to support the work on the bell tower.


Results from Roundwood Golf Society Outing to Woodenbridge on Sunday 11th May. Winner D Power 41pts. Second B Keenan 38pts. Class 1: B Halion 34pts, D McMahon 32pts, S Carroll 29pts. Class 2: G Kenna 33pts, D Bury 32pts, J Staunton 32pts. Class 3 : Ml Kenna 38pts, S Bury 34pts, S Barry 30pts. Nines: W Kenna 17pts, S Sillery 20pts. Nearest Pin: M Gorman. Visitors J McHugh, D Graham, K Graham.53 golfers took part. Next Outing Coolattin Sat 21st June.


A mass for all students sitting the Junior and Leaving Cert exams in our Parish and the surrounding areas will be held on the Bank Holiday Monday 2nd June at 11 am in RoundwoodChurch.  We invite all students, their families and friends to come along and celebrate this Mass together before sitting their exams. 


Swimming:  Any child interested in swimming in the Co finals of Community Games should let the committee know as soon as possible. We are organizing lessons in Wicklow. The finals will be held in Arklow pool on Sat 21st June. Elizabeth Belton 0863636157


Roundwood Parish Hall & Centre Bric a Brac Sale – on Sunday June 1st. Donations of household items are being accepted into the Parish Hall any morning. (No soft toys/clothes) Don’t Bin it… Donate it


This year, Roundwood Historical & Folklore Society will publish its 25th journal. We are looking for articles, however big or small, or suggestions for articles that might be included. Please contact Derek on 2818118 or


An Tochar GAA Club is holding a Progressive 45 Card Game in aid of the Local St. Vincent de Paul Society on Friday 30th May, starting at 8 pm. 


The results of the whist is as follows:- Top Score: Monica Brady; Top Gent: Anne Pierce; Second Gent: Anne Gaffney; Top Lady: Maureen Gaffney; Second Lady: Molly Byrne; First Half: Jimmy Molloy; Second Half: Margaret Kennedy; Lowest Score: Mary Pierce and Longest Sitting: May Kenna.  Raffle prizes were won by Lucy Molloy, Paddy O’Brien, Molly Byrne, Mary Cullen & Maura McHugh.  Next whist will take place on Wednesday 28th May in the Parish Centre.


An Tochar GAA is running a clothes recycling appeal and we are looking for any (clean) reusable Clothes, Shoes, Belts, Bags, Soft Toys.  Donations accepted at Áras an Tóchar every Monday & Thursday evening in May from 7 pm to 8 pm.  Donations can be made in any standard plastic bag/bin liner. Bags available on request


Roundwood Home Producers Market has re-opened in Roundwood Parish Hall on Sundays from 12noon – 5p.m every Sunday. Come for your home baking, jams, crafts, vegetables, plants, etc. New members always welcome.


Congratulations to all our athletes who competed so well in the CountyTrack and Field Championships which was held on Friday night (2nd) and Saturday 3rd May. Some of our athletes were weighed down with the haul of medals they individually won! But the loudest cheers erupted from the stadium with the victory of so many of the young Roundwood relay teams! Celine and Darrin provided a super big tent for our use on the day. Anita and Aileen with Michael’s help quickly coached the relay teams, and many of the parents were on hand to assist with different tasks. Thanks to all those who helped Terry officiate at the Long Jump. A lot of organization went into running these championships so hats off to Athletics Wicklow. Here are some results, more results next week, due to space restrictions. AWARDS SCHEME BOY’S U 8 Bronze- Conor Byrne & Brian Medlycott, U 9 Silver- Tom McKenna, Denis Leacy & Jack Daly, U 9 Bronze-Eanna Nolan & Eoin Medlycott, U 10 Silver- Cameron Brady, U 11 Gold Conor Fee & Luke McKenna. AWARDS SCHEME GIRL’S U 9 Gold- Orla Fee & Chantelle Heatley, U 9 Bronze- Rachel Leacy, U 10 Bronze, Tess Ryle & Aimee Byrne, U 11 Silver- Ella Lawless.TRACK EVENTS BOY’S U 11 500m Silver -Conor Fee, U 16 200m Bronze -Eamonn Power, U 14 800m Silver -Oisin Cullen, U 13 60m Hurdles Bronze-Sam Herman, U 16 100m Hurdles Gold- Eamonn Power Masters 100m-Micheal Heatley 


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 & District Historical & Folklore Society’s next event will be a talk based on the recently published book “Education in Wicklow; From Parish Schools to National Schools” presented by the Author & Local Historian, Michael Seery on Mon 26th May at 8.30pm The Old School House, Roundwood. All welcome.


Roundwood AFC is hosting a table quiz on Friday 23rd may in the Coach House, Roundwood at 8.30pm. All support welcome. All proceeds will be used to carry out maintenance and repair works to our astro turf pitch. Table of 4 = €40.00. Any bookings or queries please contact Shane @ 087 4171521


There was no winner of last week’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 7, 8, 9, and 21. There were eight match three winners, Pawel, Laura & Evelyn, J. Walsh, Orla Delamere, T & O Delamere, Paul Mullen, Stephen Broghan & Dan Cowman. Next week’s jackpot will be €7,100.


Roundwood AFC would like to wish our under 10 and under 13 teams the very best of luck for their cup finals. All support would be greatly appreciated Under 10s play in the cup final on Saturday 24th may, Woodlands Greystones at 1.30pm. Under 13s play in their cup final Sunday 25th May, Woodlands, Greystones at 12pm.


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 11. Love if you could join us on the dance floor for a night of fun n lively banter.


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


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