Roundwood Notes ~ 25th of May


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


A Service 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 1stJune at 11 am in Roundwood Church.  We invite all students, their families and friends to come along and to join us for a cup of tea afterwards in the Parish Hall


Fun family Ceili for all ages in Annamoe Centre at 8pm next Friday evening 29th May. Start your bank holiday weekend with some exercise and fun!


Wicklow Vintage Club proudly presents Vintage Show and Family fun Day on Sunday 14th June at 12 noon in Rathdrum Rugby aid of Friends of Wicklow Community Services.  For further information contact Sammy Woolmington. 087-2535361


Bridge Night in aid of Friends of Wicklow Community Services will be held in Roundwood Hall & Parish Centre on Monday 15th June at 8pm. Entry €10.00 (No Partner required) For further information contact Triona Woodroofe 087-7630968


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.


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


There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw. Numbers drawn were 5, 14, 16 & 22  There were sixr match three winners, Pam Byrne, Emma Sibley, Trish Byrne, Rita Nash, Bridget Brown & PTE Molloy.  Next weeks jackpot will be €10,100


Roundwood Home Producers Market re-opened on Sunday 29th March in the Parish Hall,  Roundwood.  Times 12 noon to 5pm.  We will have home baking, jams, vegetables, crafts, plants and much more.  New members always welcome

Schools Sport Day

The Annual Moneystown & Roundwood School Sports Day will now take place on Monday 15th June and we are looking for volunteers, aged 16 or over, to help with the Field Activities. Please text Carol Curley on 086 0715939 with your name and if you have a preference for the Activity you would like to help at, be sure to include that in the text also.


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 or by ringing Bernie on 087-3932730


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 until 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.


Monday 18th June saw 14 tables compete in our annual Beneift Night for Roundwood Community Hall, Mary Flynn and Rita Mcnamara took 1st place for North/South, 2nd Rachel Judd and Mollie Byrne, 3rd Rowena Brady and Maria Magee, and 4th Pauric Gleeson and Gaye McGettigan.  East/West winners were Margaret Bolger and Noeleen Redmond, 2nd Maura Kavanagh and Joan Darcy, 3rd Gary Dowling and Sandra Dunne and 4th Peggy O Sullivan and Elanor O Flaherty.  A total of £1050 was made on the night so many thanks to all the bridge players and a special word of thanks to score keeper Declan O Brien and to everyone who donated prizes for the competition and the raffle  also to the hall committee for providing lovely refreshments on the night.  Hoping to see you all again on the 15th June for our next Benefit night which is being run in aid of Friends of Wicklow Community Services.


Margaret Bolger and Noeleen Redmond continued their very successful run by taking 1st place once again for North/South in our final competition of the season ,2nd were Marian Davis and Teresa Leahy and 3rd Kitty Heslin and Gaye McGettigan.  East/West winners were Elizabeth Belton and Monica Brady, 2nd Maria Magee and Rowena Brady and 3rd Pat Rushe and Miriam Coyle.    Gaye and Triona would like to thank all  members and visitors throughout the year for another  memorable season of bridge, a special word of thanks to Ger and Thomas for all their help and  support and we look forward to next year hopefully after what will turn out to be a summer full of sunshine


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 with details of your particular craft or telephone 086 8055040. Priority will be given to craft workers local to the Roundwood-Moneystown area.


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 this 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 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!  Fun family Ceili for all ages in Annamoe centre at 8pm next Friday evening 29th May. Start your bank holiday weekend with some exercise and fun!


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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