Roundwood Notes Week 15th April 2018


The eagerly awaited Moonlight Walk has been rescheduled  for the 21st April 2018.  So make sure you pop the new date in your diary! Registration will take place a Vartry House, Kavanaghs, from 6:30pm.  Sponsorship cards and further information can be found at and  Looking forward to see you all there


The next meeting regarding the Baltynanima PURE Mile will take place on Monday 30th of April at 7.30pm in Roundwood Parish Hall. All welcome


Progressive 45 card game Sunday 29th April at 7pm sharp in the Roundwood Parish Hall. Excellent prize money, tea’s and raffle at the interval. Everyone welcome


Monica Brady and Gertie Fee were  victors for North/South, 2nd Seamus Kennedy and Pauric Gleeson, 3rd Maura Gaskin and Clare Sally and 4th Nancy O Brien and Catherine Halligan.  Catherine  McGillycuddy and Bridie Nolan took 1st place for East/West, 2nd Teresa Leahy and Marian Davies, 3rd Phil Power and Brid Clancy and 4th Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien.


Friday 13th certainly didnt prove unlucky for Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd as they took 1st place for North/South, 2nd Nancy O Brien and Catherine McGillycuddy, 3rd June Digby and Monica Brady and 4th Seamus Kennedy and John Loscher.    1st for East/West were Maura Gaskin and Bridie Nolan, 2nd Maria Magee and Rowena Brady, 3rd Liz Belton and Phil Kenna and 4th Paddy O Brien and Ger Lenihan.


The community games athletics run off will take place Wednesday 25th April @ An Tochar Gaa, please be there 5.30 for a 5.45 start.  Cycling on grass will take place on Friday 27th @ An Tochar Gaa, 6pm.  There will be a cover charge of €2 per athlete or €5 per family.  It is the parent/guardian responsibly to ensure their children compete in the correct age category.  Age cut off for community games events is 31st July.More details on our what’sapp group, if you would like to be added to the group please contact Seamus Doyle 086 855 7962 or Brenda Fox  086 852 1507.


Moneystown Midsummer  Barn Dance and BBQ will take place on 30th June  in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm till late.   Music by the Roamin Cadiliacs and the Whole Hog.   Fully licensed.


Roundwood Home Producers Market re-opened on Sunday 25th March from 12  noon till 5pm. Come for your home baking, crafts, plants, vegetables and more.  New members always welcome

or 087 2506785


There will be a tractor Run on Sunday the 22nd April at pm in Annamoe Centre.   A great day for all the family


There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers drawn were 14, 15, 18 & 23.  There were four match three winners, Willy Doyle, Bridie Turner, Lorraine Newsome & Patricia Gregory.  Next weeks jackpot will be €13,600


Takes place in the Wicklow Mountains National Park on Sunday 29th April at 11am. Learn about the management issues of the National Park on a hike of 3-5 hours. Suitable for adults and teenagers who must bring hiking footwear, rain gear & a pack lunch. Places are limited. Pre-booking is essential by calling 0404 45425 or 0404 45656. Meeting at the Information Office near the Upper Lake in Glendalough.


The results of the whist are as follows:- Top Score: Tom McHugh; Top Gent; Richie Cullen; Second Gent: Jimmy Molloy; Top Lady: Anne Wolohan; Second Lady: Mary Pierce; First Half: Martin Byrne; Second Half; Molly Byrne; Longest Sitting: May Kenna & Lowest Score: Tiney Shortt.  Raffle prizes were won by Monica Brady, Mary Pierce & Anne Wolohan.  The next whist will be Wednesday the 25th April in The Parish Centre, Roundwood


Jenny’s Pre-School is now accepting enrollments for September 2018/2019. If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Jenny on 0868766301 or email us on, or call into the Pre-School for an application form any morning.


The provisional list of concerts for the Music in Calary 2018 series has been sent to those on the email list. If you would like to know what is coming up this year, please contact


Pilgrimage To Medjugorje October 10th for seven nights.  Cost €669.00 which includes Flights ( Aer Lingus) Insurance, Half Board in house beside 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 who has spent many years in Medjugorje.  Pilgrimage accompanied by Spiritual Directors Fr Pat Madden and Deacon Pat O’Connell Early booking offer of € 100.00 off price if booked and paid in full by December 8th For more information / booking contact Mary King on 087 2185067


With the longer evenings the Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are now walking on the Vartry Trails every Wednesday evening at 7pm from the Coach House car park. Walk at your own pace for one hour while having a chat. All welcome


Deep Relaxation, Peace, Angelic Guidance and Hands on Energy Healing is what you will experience on Monday evenings in the Parish Hall Roundwood at 7.30. So make that decision to look after yourself, your well being and join us there. Looking forward to welcoming you.  For more information contact Mary 0879819420.


Next Roundwood Parish Hall Dance Friday 20th April with music by Jimmy Hogan


Adult ceili dancing classes are held every Wednesday night in the parish hall from 8 to 9pm. Learn to solo dance and also group dances under the tuition of Aoife, Cian and Eimear and have great fun learning.


Tuesday morning badminton continues from 9.30am – beginners always welcome. Some rackets are available.


Rebecca Delamere will be running Maths classes for Secondary School students in Roundwood Parish Hall.  Classes will be available for 1st to 6thyear 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


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 8.30 pm for the summer months  Teas served. All are welcome.

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