Roundwood Notes 2nd of February


Congratulations to the cast and crew of Honk The Ugly Duckling for their success in The Brockagh last weekend.  Thank you to our sponsors, to all who came to see and support us it is much appreciated.  If you want to order a DVD please contact me on 086 8287858.


The Annual General Meeting of the Roundwood Parish Hall Committee will take place on Tuesday 10th of February at 8.30pm in the Parish Hall. Please come along as the Parish Committee would love new members and new ideas on how to use the Parish Hall. If you have any issues or suggestions for the use of the Hall now is the time to air them. Open meeting – all welcome


The Annual Mass of Remembrance for Parishioners and family members of Parishioners who died since March last year and whose funerals took place outside the Parish will take place on Saturday February 28th at 6.30pm


The next community council meeting is on Monday the 9th of February in the Old school at 8pm All are welcome to attend,


The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 13th February from 9.30 pm until you 12pm. Teas refreshments available, door prizes. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, etc.


The Roundwood and District Community Text Alert is now up and running and over 360 local people have joined the scheme alerting them to potential criminal activity in the area. A number of texts have been issued since the scheme started and we would like to thank people for their vigilance. If anyone has not yet joined the scheme but would still like to, please contact Derek at 086 8319457 or Gwyn at 087 9040470.


The next whist is on Wednesday the 4th February in the Parish Centre


A five day escorted trip to Scotland will take place on 16th July 2015.  It will be four nights half board to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lock Lomond, The Lake District, and Windermere with an all-in price of €579 per person.  A deposit of €200 should be paid as soon as possible to secure your seat as this will be a popular tour. not later than the 1st March. Pick up will be in Kilmacanogue.  Later in September on the 11th a ten day tour of India’s Golden Triangle will take place for a price of €1, 129 per person.  More details later.  There will also be day trips including Knock on the 23rd May leaving Laragh at 7.45a.m. and 8pm in Roundwood.  Please note change in time and fare.  This year the cost is €55 per person including breakfast, dinner and transport.  Al money to be paid before 1st May, 2015 to be sure of a seat.  There will be a day trip cruise on the Shannon on 4th July departing Roundwood at 8.30a.m  This includes a cruise on the River Queen and then to Athlone Castle and shopping.  Diner, tea, scones for a price of €65.  Names and money before 1st May and finally a day trip to the Boyne valley on the 8th August leaving Roundwood at 8.30a.m.  After a visit to 18th entry Oldbridge House and all the Boyne has to offer we travel to Drogheda.  Dinner, tea & scones for €65 per person.  All names and money before 1st May. For further information on any of these trips contact Susan on 0404 45276 after 6pm.


You are invited to an evening of fashion and fun with some familiar faces modelling on the night!! Wine and nibbles & goody bags for everyone.  Fantastic raffle and lots more on Thursday 19th March in Fishers Newtown at 7.30pm.  Tickets are €15 and all proceeds go towards the Roundwood National School building fund.  Book your ticket now by contacting 087 2857015


There was no jackpot winner in last week’s draw.  Numbers drawn were 5, 11, 13 &27.  There were two match three winners, W.T.N.M & Nicole Kelly. Next week’s jackpot is €5,300


Monday 26th January saw Catherine Halligan and Monica Brady play their cards right to take 1st place for North/South 2nd Phil Power and Bridie Nolan, 3rd Clare Sally and Margaret Byrne and 4th place went to Rachel Judd and Molly Byrne.   East/West 1st place Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien, 2nd Catherine McGillycuddy and Brid Clancy 3rd Teresa Leahy and Marian Davis and 4th Pauric Gleeson and Barbara Donnelly.


Ann Kennedy and Triona Woodroofe took 1st place for North/South by a margin of one point over Rowena Brady and Maria Magee, 3rd Monica Brady and June Digby and Jim McNamara and Seamus Kennedy were 4th.   1st for East/West were Teresa Leahy and Marian Davis., 2nd Nancy O Brien and Catherine McGillycuddy, 3rd Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien and 4th Kay Plunkett and Mary Murphy.


Pilgrimage to Medjugorje September 30th 2015 for a week Cost €689.00 which includes flights Insurance Half Board Accommodation in house beside Church and transfers to and from Medjugorje.. Offers for early booking €150.00 off if paid in full by Dec10th €100.00 off if paid by Feb 2nd €50.00 off if deposit paid by Feb 2nd. For more information/ booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067


Welcome back to our weekly Thursday night sessions from 9pm until 11pm in Kavanaghs lounge – Michael and Brian will be playing until March  For any enquiries phone 087 2121522. This could be your New year resolution to get fit.   We couldn’t make it easier and all for 45. 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 Centre, Roundwood Village. It is non-denominational. Come along, to a night of Meditation, Relaxation and Spiritual connection. For more information contact Mary 087 9819420


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


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


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