Roundwood Notes 13.09.2017


Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole – Week-end change of Mass times.  Started  on Saturday 2nd September Mass times will be as follows – Roundwood : 6 pm,  Laragh: 7 pm and Rathdrum: 8 pm and from Sunday 3rd  September Mass times will be as follows – Laragh: 10.30 am, Clara Vale: 9.00 am, Greenane: 10.15 am, Rathdrum:11.30 am,  Moneystown: 10am & Roundwood 11.30


Yoga classes will resume in Roundwood Parish Centre on Thursday 14th September 7.30P.M-9.00P.M.Classes will include Asana-Physical stretches (flexibility and strength), Pranayama-Breathing practices (energy flow) Yoga Nidra – Relaxation Meditation- Stillness Classes are open to all and cost euro 10 per class with a commitment of euro 50 due on first night.  Further information  Anne-Marie – 086 836 7578


Our Annual Mass of the Angels Remembrance will be on Saturday 7th  October at 6.00p.m in Roundwood Church.  This special Mass will be for the parents and families of babies who died before birth, at birth, or in infancy, and for those who died in early childhood, youth and young adulthood either in recent years or in the past. We extend a very warm welcome to all parents, families, relatives and friends who have suffered such a loss.


Active Retirement – Trip to Kilkenny.  Please note that the bus will leave the Roundwood Inn at 11 am on Sunday 17th September.


Rebecca Delamere will be running Maths classes for Secondary School students in Roundwood Parish Hall.  Classes will be available for 1st to 6th year students and are designed to focus on common areas that students struggle with.  Guaranteed small class sizes and places are limited.  For further information, please contact Rebecca on 0860650129 or


The Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are back in action every Wednesday evening meeting at 7pm at the Coach House car park. Everyone welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately 1 hour in and around Roundwood village


Monday’s results, N/S 1st Monica Brady & Phil Power, 2nd Gertie Fee & Brid Clancy, 3rd Paddy O’Brien & Nancy O’Brien. E/W 1st Rowena Brady & Maria Magee, 2nd Mary Murphy & Kay Plunkett, 3rd Molly Byrne & Rachel Judd. Friday’s results, N/S Joint 1st Noeleen Redmond & Margaret Bolger , Seamus Kennedy & Jim MacNamara, 3rd June Digby & Monica Brady. E/W 1st Rowena Brady & Maria Magee, 2nd Kitty Heslin & Trion Woodroofe, 3rd Paddy O’Brien & Nancy O’Brien.



Bowls on Tuesday  nights The annual general meeting is on Tuesday 19th September at 8 We would like to have more new members come along on the 19th or any Tuesday night at 8 o’clock.


Richie Cullen is kicking off his Strictly for An Tóchar campaign with an Irish Night/Set Dancing on Saturday 23rd September in Kavanaghs Lounge from 8.30 pm. €5 admission. Raffle on the night.

Val & Karina’s Strictly for An Tochar – Walk and Talk on the Reservoir Pathways Satruday 23rd September starting at 10 am.  Details nearer the date.

Fergal Mulligan’s Strictly for An Tochar fundraising tees off with an Open Day at Ballinastoe Golf Club 30th September 4 Ball Scramble – €60 per team. Lots of Prizes and light refreshments on the day. Contact: Fergal Mulligan on 086 8591545 for tee time.  Tee times run from 8am to 10am and 2pm to 3pm

Cindy’s Bag pack for An Tóchar – As part of her fundraising Cindy is  doing a bag pack in Tesco, Bray on Saturday 23rd September.  If anyone can help out for an hour or two it would be great, just text me on 0868305672


Joanne Meagher is an Image Consultant and Personal Shopper, and has worked with many clients over the years to achieve the perfect workable wardrobe, as a Personal shopper Joanne has worked with Louise Kennedy, Brown Thomas and has dressed many famous celebrities over the years including Meryl Streep among others & as an Image consultant featured in Xpose and the Midday Show. Her Strictly fundraiser is a raffle to win a 5 hour Image Consultation with to include the following: 2 hour wardrobe detox, refresh your wardrobe clear out what you not wearing & see what you need to make your wardrobe work for you &

show you how to dress to suit your shape & three hours personal shopping at a destination of your choice. Raffle tickets are €10  & your entry can be given directly to me at 1 Djouce Meadows, or Lorraine in the post office has kindly offered to take them also so just place your €10 in to an envelope with your name and telephone number on the outside


Clothes Bank . Please note the list of suitable and UNSUITABLE items. Thank you for your support.   We are looking for Clothes (incl School Uniforms), Shoes, Bed Sheets & Linen, Belts, Bags, Soft Toys. Please DO NOT deposit duvets,pillows,rugs, soiled clothes or rubbish


The Car boot sale at Roundwood Parish Hall takes place on the second Sunday of every month. Set up is at 10, begins at 12. Booking is essential, indoor stalls available. For queries or to book contact Ben on 087 962 7527


The current path development and tree care works are being carried out under the forest service neighbourwood grant scheme in conjunction with vartry waterworks and Roundwood and district community council. The tree care work is required to make some trees safe and to promote the developing understorey trees in the interest of long term woodland development.  Any queries to Paddy Purser (Forester) on 087 263 3766

2018 TOUR

A 3 star Algarve Coast & Country trip will take place on the 27th February, 2018 for seven nights which will include visits to Silves, Lagos, Sagres & Faro.  The cost will be €429 per person sharing.  This will include breakfast and dinner in the Hotel Da Aldeia, Albufeira and day excursions and a one 10kg bag.  A deposit of €200 must be paid before 1st November and all monies to be paid ten weeks prior to departure. For further information you can contact 087 6273032.


Men’s Shed: Just to remind you again, our SHED is located at Pat Carr’s place in Knockraheen and the members come together every Tuesday from 10 a.m. onwards. Behind every good man is a good woman so we ask you very special women out there to encourage the man or men in your life to go along to the SHED in Knockraheen. Transport will be arranged if this is a problem. We take this opportunity to say a very special thanks to the very helpful young ladies from the Roundwood and District Community Council (RDCC) who helped us in the filling out of the application forms and the successful securing of financial funding for the SHED in recent times. For further information feel free to call 086 8650588at any time.


The next whist will be on tonight Wednesday the 13th September in the Parish Centre.


The next dance at Roundwood Parish Hall Takes place this Friday the 15th from 9pm, refreshments available on the night. Music by the Wicklow Man.  All welcome. .


Alex Grey, PSquared Performance, is on hand to guide you through your fitness programme in the An Tóchar Fitness Centre.  Call up or ring Alex to join any of the classes or to discuss personal training.


A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8.30pm. Teas served. All are welcome.


Roundwood Set Dancing continues every Thursday night from 9pm til 11pm in Kavanagh’s Lounge, Roundwood.  Music this month with The O’Kane family. Admission remains at €5.  Beginners are always welcome along with anyone looking for a bit of exercise and a fun night out.


Roundwood Home Producers Market is open every Sunday from 12 noon until 5 pm in The Parish Centre. Come for all your fresh bread, home baking, jams etc.  There will also be pictures, home crafts, plants and more. We look forward to seeing you all. New members always welcome


Pilgrimage To Medjugorje October 11th 2017 for  a week.  Cost €669.00 per person sharing.  Single Room extra. €200.00 deposit secures place balance to be paid twelve weeks prior to departure.  Price includes flights ( Aer Lingus) Insurance, Half Board accommodation in House beside the Church.  Transfers to and from Medjugorje.  Local Guides throughout the week all English speaking, headed up by Senior Guide Philip Ryan from Dublin.  Philip is a very experienced guide having spent over twenty five years in Medjugorje.  Accompanied by Spiritual Director.  For more information / booking  Contact Mary King on 087 2185067


Home Instead Senior Care –  Are actively looking for carers in the Roundwood and surrounding areas to care for people in their own homes. Hours are Flexible, Part-Time, Evening and Weekend Work, Training & Experience preferred but not essential. If you are seeking employment, have a passion for people and would like to care for the elderly in your community.  Please give Home Instead a call at 01 2768122

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