Roundwood Notes 5/12/2016




Christmas Fun Bingo will take place on in the Annamoe Centre on Sunday 11th December from 3pm.  Family members and friends are more than welcome to attend.  €5 per book and great raffle prizes.  Come along and enjoy



A reminder that the Active Retirement Christmas Lunch club will take place on Friday 16th December in The Roundwood Inn at 1.30.



Next whist will be on tonight Wednesday 7th December in The Parish Centre.



CoderDojo Roundwood are looking for any unwanted laptops or flat computer screens for use in our local Dojo. Any laptops donated, no matter what make or age, will be wiped clean of any data thereon and will be reprogrammed to allow children who may not have access to a laptop learn a new skill in this fun environment.  Any donations to the Roundwood CoderDojo Group will be greatly appreciated. Many thanks to those who have helped out financially or otherwise since the club took off in February 2016. For further information please see



The Christmas tree lights will be turned on at the tree in the grounds of Roundwood Garda Station after mass on Saturday 10th of December (around 7:15pm). So get your Santa hats & Christmas jumpers on, join in the Christmas carol singing to kick off this festive season. There will mulled wine and goodies afterwards in Roundwood Parish Centre.  This is a community event to get the village into the Christmas spirit. Please come along and join the fun! All welcome



We wish to inform you that our market will be closing on Sunday, December 18th at 5pm and re-opening in the Spring on Sunday, March 19th, 12pm – 5pm.  We want to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for your continued support and wish you all a very Merry Christmas.  Best wishes for 2017.



Yoga classes will resume on Thurs. !9th January in Roundwood Parish Centre.  Class run from 7.30p.m to 9.00p.m for 10 week Course.  Class will include Asana(Physical stretches), Pranayama (Breathing exercises) Relaxation and Meditation.  Course of 10 classes costs 100 euro with a minimum of 50 euro due on first night.

Contact Anne-Marie on 0868367578 (after 12th Jan.)



Handball Training for children takes place each Wednesday evening in the Annamoe Centre at 6.30pm for kids aged 7-9 years and at 7.15pmfor children aged 10-13 years. For further information contact Oliver Donelon on087 9040535 or Andrew Muldowney on 087 0510104



Our annual Biatlon will take place on Tuesday 27th December.  This is a fantastic fun day for all the family.  The proceeds every year goes to the Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust at St. James’s Hospital and the Centre for Colorectal Disease in St Vincent’s Hospital.  For further information please contact Louise at 0862525860 or Ellen at 0868343286



Moneystown Dance The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 9 December from 9.30 pm till 12. Teas served, refreshments also available,  door prizes.  Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, etc.



There will be a dance in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday 16th December with music by The Wicklow man.



Learn traditional Irish music and dance with an award-winning Comhaltas branch (guitar, fiddle, flute, tin whistle and grúpa ceoil). Classes are held at 7 pm on Tuesday nights in St. Laurence O’Toole N.S., Roundwood – the first term is from September to January while the second term is from January to May. Performances, workshops and outings take place throughout the year. For more information phone 086-8269964or



Roundwood Men’s Shed continues on Tuesdays between 10 and 12 noon at Pat Carr’s place  in Knockraheen. It’s a Shed within a shed and why not drop along! Even if it’s a cold morning you’re sure of a warm welcome from the lighting stove and from all present. As well as the chat and the sharing and listening, plans are been made for projects and activities. A workshop is available at the shed through the good will of Pat and Matti



There was yet again no jackpot winner in last weeks lotto draw.  The numbers drawn were 5, 14, 23 &25  There were nine match three winners, Pauline Grant, C & L Dunne, M. Kavanagh, Dermot, K & L Turner, A Reynolds, A Daye, J & S Hamilton & Patricia Carroll  Next weeks jackpot €19,400.



Get Roundwood Walking is a great success so far with an average of 20 walkers every week.  The walks before the Christmas break are from Aras an Tochar at 7pm on Wednesday the 7th and 14th of December. Walkers are encouraged to join in the Christmas Biathlon which is taking place on the 27th of December with walkers leaving from Kavanagh’s Vartry House at 1:45pm. All welcome



Why not take 2 hours out of your week just for you and join us on a Monday evening at 7.30 in the Parish Hall, Roundwood.  Here you will be part of a group who know that looking after their well being is so important.  You will learn how to meditate and be still. To connect to your Angels and be supported by the wonderful people who have attended this group in Roundwood for 13 years.  So if you would like more information you can contact me Mary Stacey on 0879819420 or just come along on the night



The monthly Parish Hall Car Boot Sale takes place on Sunday December 18th.  For Information and Booking please contact Ben 087-9627527 .  Indoor and outdoor spaces available, Booking is essential as limited to 20 tables indoors. Open to stall holders from 10 a.m open to the public from 12 noon to 5 pm. Tables can only be held until 11.30 a.m



Thanks to everyone who volunteered to adopt a spot. It can be anything from keeping a stretch of road litter free to establishing flower beds – but every single bit helps. There are various categories in the Tidy Towns competition including Built Environment and Streetscape, Landscaping and Open Spaces, Wildlife, Habitats and Natural Amenities, Sustainable Waste and Resource Management, Tidiness and Litter Control, Residential Streets & Housing Areas and Approach Roads, Streets & Lanes so if you have any ideas of ways we can improve our score in these areas please do get in contact by emailing or calling 087 2551579



Rebecca Delamere will be teaching group Maths lessons on a weekly basis in the Parish Hall in Roundwood for secondary school students.  Class sizes will be very small and there will be classes at different levels.  These lessons provide support for students who may be struggling with Maths in school, support for students who are aiming for high grades and also prepare students for their Maths exams.  To reserve a space of for further information, please contact Rebecca on 086 0650129 or




Pilgrimage to Medjugorje on October 11th 2017 for one week  Cost €669.00 to include Flights ( Aer Lingus) Insurance  Half Board Accommodation in house beside Church.  Transfers to and from Medjugorje.  €100.00 off price if paid in full by December 9th.  For more information /Booking Contact Mary King on 0872185067



A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8.00pm. Teas served. All are welcome.



The  Roundwood Hall  is always available for all social events, meetings, children’s parties, christenings, workshops, training courses etc. These great facilities are now available. For more information contact us on087-9627527 , 087-3932730 or



Set Dancing continues every Thursday night in Kavanagh’s Lounge from 9pm til 11pm with music this month by the O’Kane family.  Come along and join us for a night of good fun, great exercise and a very social night out.  Also giving jiving lessons starting on Thurs  at 8.30pmbefore our weekly set dancing session. All are welcome to these lessons.Newcomers always welcome and great way to meet some locals.  Cost for night of dancing and entertainment is still only €5.



Tickets for the Dominican College Wicklow Transition Year Students production of ‘Annie’ are on sale now in Earl’s Newsagent and the Admin Office in DCW. Performances on Wed 14th  Thursday 15th and Friday 16thDecember at 8pm


Council Meeting

The Roundwood District and Community Council meeting will take place on Monday the 12th of December in the Roundwood Parish Hall.

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