I would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers and contributors a very Happy Christmas and most importantly and very healthy 2016.
PARISH SECRETARY GLENDALOUGH
St. Kevin’s Parish, Glendalough have a vacancy for a parish secretary on a part time basis at 15 hours per week. Application and cv should be send to Fr. Oliver Crotty, Parochial House, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. Closing date for applications is 8th January, 2016. For a job description please contact 0404 45777
It’s that time of year again to dust down the bikes and get out the runners for our annual Biathlon on December 27th. Starting time is 1:40pm for walkers and 2pm for cyclist/runners. Register beforehand at Kavanagh’s Vartry House. For sponsorship cards or more information contact Ellen at 0868343286, Louise at 0862525860 or Noel on 0872606842. Alternatively donate on the day, €15 adults & €5 kids. Refreshments for all participants after the event in Kavanagh’s.
The Roundwood Parish Hall Committee would like to thank everyone for supporting them throughout the year, and would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
ROUNDWOOD HOME PRODUCERS MARKET
We wish to inform our customers that the market closed on Sunday, December 20th at 3pm. We will re-open on Sunday March 20th, 2016. 12-5pm. New members always welcome. Thank you for all your support during the year. Wishing you a merry Christmas and our best wishes for 2016.
Kildare Wicklow ETB is seeking applications from community and volunteer groups who wish to organise classes in the community. A number of people have expressed an interest in Art Classes in Roundwood, however a minimum number of participants is required. If you are interested in joining such a class please call 086 8055040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible
CHARITY FOOTBALL MATCH
The community of Roundwood are coming together for a under 30s v over 30s charity football match with all proceeds going to the Jack and Jill foundation on the 30th December in Enniskerry Youths Club. Celebrations afterwards in the Coach House Lounge at 6pm for presentation, refreshments and music. All donations accepted on the day. Everyone welcome. Queries contact : Luke Ferguson 0868755070 Shane Langrell: 087 4171521
2015 PARISH SALE OF WORK
A big thank you to everyone in our parish on the phenomenal success of our recent Sale of Work. The amount raised came to almost €15,000 which is really a phenomenal parish effort. Thanks must go to the people who helped out with the preparations, those who managed all the different stalls and also those who stayed back to help with the clean up. Thank you also to the local business people and individuals who generously gave donations. To everyone who came along on the day and gave their support we hope you found it a enjoyable social day out and once again thank you.
There was no jackpot in last week’s draw. The numbers drawn were 8, 9, 25 & 29. There were five match three winners Margaret Cullen, Treasa O’Toole, Claire Fogarty, Mary Kavanagh & Billy. Next week’s jackpot will be €19,100
The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 8th January from 9.30 pm till 12. Teas served, mince pies, door prizes, refreshments also available. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, etc
Next whist will be Wednesday 7th January.
Set dancing in Kavanagh’s lounge every Thursday night with music this month by Michael and Brian. Love if you could join us on the dance floor for a night of fun and lively banter
PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE
October 5th 2016 for a week. Cost €645.00 per person sharing. Discount of €100.00 off price if paid in full by December 11 th. Price includes Flights ( Aer Lingus) Insurance , Half Board Accomadation in House beside Church, Transfers to and from Medjugorje. For more information / booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067
Prayer Meeting is held every fortnight in the Parish Centre in Roundwood at 7.30 pm. All very welcome to come along. For more information contact Mary King on 087 2185067.