A meeting for parents and young adults who are interested in setting up a youth club in Roundwood will take place is Roundwood Old School at 8pm on Thursday the 21st of May. Also any parents with teenagers who would like a youth club for their children should attend. All are welcome
VINCENT DE PAUL FUNDRAISER
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold a fundraiser progressive 45 in roundwood parish hall at 8.00p.m. on Friday 29th May. Tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes included. Entry fee €20/ Your support would be appreciated. For further information please contact Paddy Halligan or Eleanor on 086 2333363
BLESSING OF GRAVES
The blessing of the graves in Laragh Cemetery will take place on Saturday 23rd May at 7.45pm.
THE GREAT ROUNDWOOD RUN/WALK
Save-The-Date: Here’s a ‘mega’ event for everyone in our greater community & surrounds. The Great Roundwood Run/Walk takes place on Friday 5th June at Diamond Hill (where the Diamond Hill road meets the filter beds). A Bar-B-Que and light entertainment will take place immediately afterwards. Registration begins at 6:00pm. Walkers will set out at 6:30pm with the Run commencing at 7pm. This ‘Mega’ event for all is to publicize the restoration of the walkway around the interior of the Vartry Reservoir (the course for the run/walk!). Full details next week, watch this space!
A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 29th May in The Roundwood Inn at 1.30pm.
Roundwood Active Retirement have been invited by Wicklow Active Retirement to an evening of entertainment on this Thursday 21st May. A bus will be provided and will leave Roundwood at 11.30a.m. To book your place please contact Betty Cullen or Molly Byrne.
Fully qualified music teacher with years of teaching and performance experience. All levels, ages and styles welcome. Individual and small groups catered for. Call Shane McKenna on 086 – 0512958 for further information
ROUNDWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Roundwood Historical Society’s next lecture will be by Cliodhna Ni Lionain on County Wicklow’s Rock Art and her website on this will be launched by Professor Muiris O’Sullivan (Professor of Archaeology at University College Dublin). The lecture will be held in The Parish Centre, Roundwood at 8.30 pm on Monday May 25th. .Further information from (01) 2818146 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw. Numbers drawn were 12, 22, 27 & 30 There were two match three winners, J & S Hamilton & Mick Timmons. Next weeks jackpot will be €9,500
CAR BOOT & BOOK FAIR
Roundwood Parish Hall are holding their next Car Boot sale and Book Fair on June 14th for Information and Booking please contact us by email@example.com or by ringing Bernie on 087-3932730
MUSIC IN CALARY
The first concert of the 2015 season in Calary Church will be on Saturday May 23 at 8.00pm and will feature ‘A Handful of Singers’, conducted by Christopher Finch. They are coming to Ireland especially to perform in Calary and it is a wonderful opportunity for Wicklow music lovers to hear this magnificent choir. Tickets, which are €15 and €12 for concessions, are available from (01) 2818146 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ACTIVE RETIREMENT TRIP
Roundwood Active Retirement will join Susan’s 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. Dinner, tea scones for a price of €65. Please give your names to Molly or Betty before Wednesday 17th June.
Dancercise in Roundwood Parish Hall on Tuesday nights from 7pm til 8pm with Adam – lose up to 800cals in one hour and have a lot of fun whilst doing it…. Come along and see what its all about. For all ages and men can join in the fun too! A lot better than the gym.
DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB
Paddy O Brien and Ger Lenihan took 1st place for North/South on Monday 11th May, 2nd Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd, 3rd Maura Gaskin and Catherine Haligan and 4th Marian Davis and Teresa Leahy. East/West victors were Gertie Fee and Nancy O Brien, Phil Power and Bridie Nolan were 2nd, 3rd Pat Rushe and Miriam Coyle and 4th Margaret and Pamela Byrne.
Brid Clancy took 1st place in this seasons league, 2nd Paddy O Brien and Phil Power, 4th Gertie Fee, and 5th Bridie Nolan. Diamond Bridge Club is now open and all grades are welcome, no partner required.
002 BRIDGE CLUB
Joan Digby and Monica Brady played their cards right for North/South on Friday 15th May, 2nd Nancy and Paddy O Brien 3rd Margaret Byrne and Triona Woodroofe. East/West winners were Maria Magee and Rowena Brady, 2nd Kitty Heslin and Kay Plunkett and 3rd Teresa Leahy and Marian Davis. 002 Bridge club is now open and all grades are welcome, no partner required.
The results of the whist is as follows:- Top Score: Jimmy Molloy’ Top Gent: Ann Gaffney; Second Gent: Pat Fisher; Top Lady: Monica Brady; Second Lady: Mary Pierce; First Half: Martin Byrne; Second Half: Tom McHugh; Lowest Score: Tiny Shortt & Longest Sitting: Richie Cullen. Raffle prizes were won by: Molly Byrne, Ann Gaffney, Mary Pierce & Monica Brady The next whist will be on tonight Wednesday 27th May in The Parish Centre.
Calling all Roundwood, Moneystown and local area craft workers! Do you make your own craft jewellery, wood turn, pottery, baskets, etc.? As part of the Roundwood Festival 2015 it is planned to have a craft fair on Sunday 2nd of August. If you are interested in displaying/selling your crafts to a large audience on Roundwood Street Festival Day please email email@example.com with details of your particular craft or telephone 086 8055040. Priority will be given to craft workers local to the Roundwood-Moneystown area.
Roundwood Festival 2015 takes place on the August bank holiday week end this year. There are lots of great activities planned. The next meeting of the organising committee takes place on Monday the 25th of May at 8:30pm in Roundwood Old School. It will be all hands on deck that weekend so please let come along to volunteer or make suggestions to make it a great weekend for the community.
The Roundwood Village Pure Mile stretches from Sinnott’s Corner along the Newtown Road and then on to the Slí na Sláinte walk on the Knockatemple side. There are great plans envisaged for the area but the support of the residents and landowners is needed to make it happen. Please come along to the next short meeting which will take place at 7:15pm on Monday the 8th of June in Roundwood Old School. All residents and non-residents welcome.
The June meeting of the Roundwood & District Community Council will take place on Monday the 8th of June at 8pm in the Old School Roundwood. All welcome.
Roundwood Humpty Dumpty Playgroup is on every Wednesday from 10am til 11.30am in the Parish Hall. There are toys galore to keep the little ones busy and plenty of good company and tea for everyone else! €2/€3.50 for Cuidiu members/non-members All Welcome
Annamoe tennis court is available for use click on to Jamie Stafford website to book for coaching or you can hire by the hour It is €5 for two hours and €8 Euro for four you can contact 086 8188499 or 087 6191500
ROUNDWOOD A.F.C. DINNER DANCE
Roundwood AFC are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a dinner dance at the Parkview hotel, Newtownmountkennedy on the 12th June at 7.30pm. Music by: Just Us and DJ till late. Tickets are €20 for three course meal. Please contact Jason Walsh for tickets at 086 3841027
Set Dancing on Thursday nights in Kavanagh’s Lounge from 9pm til 11am with live music by the O’Kane Family for May and Michael & Brian for the month of June. Beginners and visitors to the area are always welcome. Great social night for €5!
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 FOR SALE
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
ROUNDWOOD PARISH HALL
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
45 CARD DRIVE
45 card game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8.45pm. Teas served. All welcome.
HOME PRODUCERS MARKET
Roundwood Home Producers Market takes place in the Roundwood Parish Hall every Sunday from 12 noon to 5pm. We have home baking, jams, vegetables, crafts, plants and much more. New members always welcome