Roundwood Notes ~ 23rd of June


Marie Conway would like to thank everyone who has helped her Shave or Dye in any way & all who turned up to enjoy the night in Glenmalure, also to everyone who donated. The amount raised has now topped a fantastic €2,500. Marie can confirm that despite the photo in the Wicklow People her “Mohican” is now gone.


Zumba Fitness Class with Adam starting on Tuesday June 24th at 7 pm in the Parish Centre. For further information contact Mobile 083 3057949. Email: Facebook: Adam’s Fitness Planet


The annual pioneer mass will take place on Friday 27th June in St. Kevin’s Church, Laragh at 7pm followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, confession and benediction. All are welcome.


Community volunteers are now delivering information and sign up forms to all houses in the Roundwood Garda District. Those volunteers will be calling back over the coming weeks to collect the forms and subscription monies. Many of the volunteers are distributing within their own areas and should be known to you. An official receipt will be given for all money collected. If you have any concern regarding the person calling for money, please telephone 087 9040470 for verification.


Lance Coburn(piano) winner of the Tomassoni International Piano competition in 2001, will perform on Thursday 26 June at Calary Church. He will be followed by the acclaimed international duo of Anna Cashell (violin) and Simon Watterton (piano) who will play on Saturday 28 June. The final Festival concert will be on Thursday 3 July when the Martello Piano Quartet of Philip Dodd (violin), Peter Crooks (Viola), Liam Sutton (cello) and Dearbhaile O’Donnell (piano) will play. All concerts start at 8pm and tickets, which are €15 and €12 for concessions, can be booked through


The Roundwood Active Retirement and Whist committee have organised a day tour on Thursday 10th July to Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park and a Liffey Cruise, passing the Four Courts and Customs House. Evening meal on the way back and bus provided. Total cost €50. To book please call Molly at 0404 45407 or Betty at 01 2818703.


The summer camp returns again in Roundwood N.S. for 4-7 year olds, for one week only this year from 14th – 18th July   10.00 am-1.00pm. Activities will include, Art & Craft, singing, dancing, cooking and lots more fun! Cost is €60 for the week. Reduction for second child. Limited places available. Contact :  Trisha Brady 086- 3804769. Shirley Fox 087-2148716


The blessing of the Graves in Roundwood Cemetery will take place on Sunday evening July 27th at 7pm


There was no winner of last week’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 20 & 28. There were four match three winners, O.L.A. Nolan, Marian Molloy, Chaps & Shay McDermott. Next week’s jackpot will be €8,600.


The Roundwood Festival 2014 will take place from the 18th to the 20th of July. If you are interested in getting involved or have any suggestions or new ideas to add to this fun weekend please call 086 8055040 or email for details of the next committee meeting. Volunteers are always wanted throughout the weekend so if you are free on any of the days and would like to get involved please let the committee know.


The next whist will be on Wednesday 25th June in the Parish Centre.


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


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.


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


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.


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 and lively banter.


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


A three night trip to Iceland going on 23rdOctober. Total cost €599. Deposit of €200 to be paid before 1stJuly. All enquiries to 0404 45276


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


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