Roundwood Notes ~ 22nd of June

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Congratulations to all involved in the All Ireland Tug of War competition on Sunday, A great event for the local Tug of War team and Roundwood to host.


Children can now learn the skills of performance and production from professional theatre company Wonderland Productions; led by Artistic Director, Alice Coghlan with support from Wonderland Actors, Singers, Dancers and Production Crew.  Learn how to write, produce and perform your own piece of theatre.  These immersive 5 day camps for 7 -12 year olds will introduce your child to the crafts of acting, directing, playwriting, stage design, lighting, costume and much more. Each camp ends with a performance of plays, dance and stories that the children have created, performed and directed.   Imagination & Creativity, Performance & Play, Fun & Friends are all central to a Wonderland camp.  We want to come to Roundwood Parish Hall & Centre this Summer from July 6th -10th 2015.  If you are a parent of a child/children aged 7 -12 years and would like them to be involved in a Wonderland Theatre camp in Roundwood this Summer, Please let us know. Here’s How! Email you are interested to,  Contact Cliona on 087 4673858. Please check the links below to find out more about who we are and what we do.


The 2015 Music in Calary Festival takes place between 25 June and 4 July and all concerts start at 8pm. Thursday June 25: Deirdre and Fionnuala Moynihan will perform Tchaikovsky songs and John Field Nocturnes. Saturday June 27: Kevin and Ellen Jansson will give the Janet Ashe piano recital. They are both exceptionally talented young pianists. Wednesday July 1: Lance Coburn will perform piano works by Chopin, Liszt and Prokofiev. Saturday July 4: Musici Ireland and Michael McHale will play Beethoven’s Spring Sonata and Schubert’s Trout Quintet.


There was no winner in last weeks lotto draw.  The numbers drawn were 4,9,24 &25.There were four match three winners Nuala Kelly, Z Wogan, Alan McGrath & Keith Murphy.  Next week’s jackpot will be €11,300


A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 26th June in The Glenview Hotel at 1.30.


Reunion at the ‘Old School’ Saturday, 1st August 7.30pm – 9.30pm.  This will be a last chance for all former pupils and teachers of the Old School in Roundwood to come and have a look around the school, which has recently been sold.  In particular, we would like to welcome any past pupils and their families who are now living abroad to come back and share in this occasion, which will coincide with the Roundwood Street Festival (31st July to 2nd August), and promises to be a great social weekend in Roundwood village.  We will soon start to gather photos and other mementos from life at the old school so if you have any we can borrow for the occasion it will be much appreciated.  We hope you can come from near and far to join us for this occasion.  Please spread the word as we are eager to ensure all former pupils and teachers know of the event.


The next whist will be on tonight Wednesday the 24th June in the Parish Centre.


Wednesday 24th June will be the last meeting of Roundwood Humpty Dumpty Playgroup before the summer break. Come along between 10 and 11.30 and let the kids enjoy themselves while you have a coffee and a chat with other parents and carers.  We’ll back in September – keep an eye on our Facebook page for the date and for details of Cuidiú led outings over the summer


U-8/U-10 Hurling Training Hurling training for U-8/U-10 boys & girls takes place every Wednesday evening from 6pm to 7pm at the pitch in Roundwood. For more information contact Aileen at 087 2071703


Fully qualified music teacher with years of teaching and performance experience.  All levels, ages and styles welcome.  Individual and small groups catered for.  Commencing June 17th.  Call Shane McKenna on 086 – 0512958 for further information.


A summer camp will take place in Roundwood N.S for 4-7 year olds for two weeks Week 1: 6th – 10th July. Week 2: 13th – 17th July. 10:00am-1:00pm. Activities will include Art & craft, singing, dancing, baking, games and lots more fun!!  Cost €55 per week reduction for second child. Limited places available. Contact: Sean Kavanagh 087-7746466 or Ann Nolan 086-0851665.


Roundwood Home Producers Market continues 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


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.


If you wish to get the basic lessons on how to play tennis come along on Saturday mornings to The New Tennis Court at Annamoe from 11 to 1 oclock and join in the fun.


Set Dancing on Thursday nights in Kavanagh’s Lounge from 9pm til 11am with live music by 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.


Roundwood Festival 2015 takes place on the August bank holiday weekend. On Sunday the extremely busy Street Festival will take place. This provides an opportunity to showcase our local talent. So would you like to do a short performance, be it singing, dancing, juggling, unicycle, musical assemble or anything in between? For further information or to add your name to the line-up please call Janine on 087 2841604.


Results Track and Field competition, Hurdles 60m finals Girls under 12, 2nd Ella Lawless Boys under 12, 2nd Daniel Byrne Girls under 13, 2nd Eve Leacy Hurdles 75m finals. Girls under 14, 3rd Rebecca Molloy Boys under 14, 2nd Darragh Fee 3rd Jordan Brady 4th Roan Hayes. 600m Finals Boys under 12 1st Conor Fee. Daniel Byrne also done well getting to the final in this event. Girls under 12. Hannah Kelly and Zoe Herman also got to the final in this event. Girls under 13 2nd Eve Leacy. Girls under 14 .Boys under 14 5th Darragh Fee 6th Jordan Brady Roan also got to the final in this competition Girls under 15 Sarah Hayes got to the final in this event Girls under 17, 5th Molly Hayes. Sprints finals 80m Boys under 12, 5th Daniel Byrne Conor Fee also got to the final in this event Girls under 13, 5th Eve Leacy Girls under 14, 3rd Rebecca Molloy 5th Isabelle Ryle Boys under 14 ,4th Jordan Brady Relays Results Girls under 11, 5th  Orla Fee Charlotte Pelz-Oulfade Hannah Hayes Aimee Byrne. Boys under 12, 1st place. Conor Fee Cameron Brady Daniel Byrne Matthew Byrne. Girls under 14 2nd place Rebecca Molloy Jozefina Ladchenko Eve Leacy Isabelle Ryle, Girls under 8, 1st Hannah Fox Nicole McAuley, Boys under 8 . Jack Wolohan was part of the winning team Girls under 10, 4th Orla Fee Rachel Leacy Ella McAuley. Well done to all the athletes who participated at the Track and Field over the Fridays evenings/Saturday.


At the Benefit Bridge Night in aid of Friends of Wickow Community Services Stasia Hagan and Joan Madden took 1st place for North/South, 2nd Gaye McGettigan and Triona Woodroofe, 3rd Michael Kenny and Sinead Madden.  Victors for East/West were Mollie Byrne and Rachel Judd, 2nd Joan Darcy and Maura Kavanagh and 3rd Gary Dowling and Sandra Dunne.   A total of £850 was made on the night so a big thank you to all who attended, everyone who donated prizes for the raffle and a special word of thanks to our tournament director on the night Declan O Brien, to Thomas who set up the room for us and the committee for the lovely refreshments served on the night.  Bridge is now finished until September in Roundwood when lessons for Beginners will resume and anyone interested please contact Triona on 0877630968.


The next Car Boot Sale will be held on Sunday July 12th  for Information and Booking please contact us by or by ringing Bernie on 087-3932730 or Ben 087-9627527 Indoor and outdoor spaces available, Booking is essential as limited to 22 tables indoor. Open to stall holders from 8 a.m. Tables can only be held until 10.30 p.m.


The Roundwood Parish Hall monthly Dance will be held on Friday July 17th dancing to John Flood from 9 p.m. till late. Teas served, refreshments also available, Raffle prizes. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing jive.




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