Roundwood Notes ~ 20th of October 2014


The Annual General Meeting of the Roundwood & District Community Council will take place on Monday 10th of November at 8pm in the Old School. Please come along to check out what the Community Council does and to find out what is going on in the area. There will be representatives from the local Gardaí, Wicklow Co Co elected members and other community groups. If you have any issues or suggestions for the area now is the time to air them. Who knows? There may be someone else with the same thought & the will to sort it out! Open meeting – all welcome to attend


Improve your Irish with Eileen Patterson each Tuesday Aras an Tochar 8.30pm. Fáilte romhat to everyone  whether your Irish is strong or weak


The 2014 Roundwood & Moneystown parish sale of work will take place Sunday the 7th December 12-4pm in the complex, a great day for everyone. Put it in your diary!


Progressive 45 cards will be held at Aras an Tochar Saturday 25th October at 8pm. Generous cash prizes are on offer and refreshments will be served


A Roundwood Historical Society trip takes place this Saturday 25th October to view vintage machinery in Ashford and visit the Heaney Centre.  Meeting at Parish hall Roundwood at 2 pm. All are welcome


There will be a cabaret in The Royal Hotel in Glendalough on Saturday 15th November in aid of the Senior Citizens Christmas party. Your support will be welcome.


Set dancing in Kavanagh’s lounge every Thursday night with live music for the rest of this month and October with Michael and Brian. Session from 9pm until 11pm. Visitors to the area and beginners are always welcome. If you would like a quick lesson on the steps before the session begins just give Sheila a call on 087 2121522.


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


There was no winner of last week’s jackpot & no match three winners. The numbers drawn were 12, 20 24 & 28.   Next week’s jackpot will be €13,700


Kilmacanogue Historical Society will host Jeff Kildea in The Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs at 8.30PM on Tuesday 4th November, who is the Keith Cameron Professor of Australian History at University College Dublin and an adjunct at the Global Irish Studies Centre at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. He is the author of Anzacs and Ireland (Cork UP,2007), a study of the relationship between Australian soldiers and Ireland during the First World War. He is currently compiling a database of all the Irish-born who served in the Australian forces during the war, which will be available on line. Entry €3 (€2 for members) – all welcome.


The results of the whist are as follows:- Top Score: Ann Pierce; Top Gent: Pat Fisher; Top Lady: Mollie Byrne; Second Gent: Lucy Molloy; Second Lady: May Kenna; First Half: Margaret Kennedy; Second Half: Martin Byrne; Lowest Score: Richie Cullen & Longest Sitting: Kay Plunkett. The Raffle prizes were won by Mollie Byrne, Pat Fisher, Mary Cullen & Jimmy Molloy. The next Whist Wednesday October 29th


Roundwood were out on full force for the two County X Country Championships on Sun 5th Oct for even ages and Sun 12th October for uneven ages.The athletes had considerable distances to run and their commitment to training over the last while was evident in all the medals and certificates they won with some races having up to 50 participants. Keep up the good work!!!   Results from Wicklow X Country Championships Oct 5th Avondale even ages.   U10 Girls 2nd Charlotte Pelz Olufade U12 Girls 1st Eve Leacy U10 Boys 3rd Dennis Leacy U12 Boys Silver for team Conor Fee,Luke McKenna,Donal Byrne and Daniel Byrne.   Results from Wicklow X Country Championships Oct 12th Avondale Uneven Ages. U7 Girls 1st Hannah Fox,also ran well Natalia Heatley, Nicole McAulay,Blaithin Donelon U7 Boys :1st Jack Leacy, 2nd Ben Daly U9 Girls 1st Chantelle Heatley, 2nd Orla Fee also ran well Aisling Doyle and Ella McAulay U9 Boys 2nd Denis Leacy ,also ran well Jack Daly,Eoin Medleycott,Tom Mc Kenna,Brian Medleycott & Kelan Lorenz U11 Girls Roundwood Team 3rd Charlotte Pelz Olufade, Ella Lawless, AimeeByrne, Tess Ryle U11 Boys 1st Conor Fee, 3rd Luke McKenna U11 Boys Roundwood Team 1st Conor Fee,Luke McKenna, Cameron Brady, Daniel Byrne U13 Girls 2nd Eve Leacy U13 Boys 2nd Darragh Fee U13 Boys 2nd Roundwood Team Darragh Fee,Jordan Brady, Roan Hayes,Donal Byrne U15 Boys Sean Byrne 8th


Zumba classes recommence in Roundwood Parish Centre at 7pm every Tuesday night with Adam. If you’re looking for a really fun way to tone up and loose lots of calories, this is the class and it’s amazing the fun you will have working out! Cost €6 per class


Second Hand Books now on sale in the Parish Hall. All proceeds go towards the Parish Hall Fund. Huge variety available. We will gratefully accept all donations of books to help our cause


The new purpose built Parish Hall in Roundwood is now available for all social events, meetings, parties, christenings, workshops, training courses. These great facilities are now available. For more information contact us on 087-9627527 , 087-3932730 or


Roundwood Home Producers Market continues 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.


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



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