Local News 14th of January 2019


Moneystown National School are holding a CPR & Defib training evening on Thursday 17th January between 6.00-8.00pm in the school hall. Training is free of charge and all are welcome. Training takes about 20 mins and drop in whenever suits.


Badminton for Secondary school students begins on Monday January 14th from 6 30pm to 7.30pm. We have a small supply of racquets available. Come along and bring your friends.  Beginners particularly welcome.


Shedders meet on Tuesday in Pat Carr’s, Knockraheen – starting at 10 a.m. There will be a welcome for you on the mat. Please feel free to join us any Tuesday call 086 8650588 for further details.


The Roundwood Cancer Support centre is now up and running and is open in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10a.m until 1pm. Please feel free to pop in for a chat we will be happy to help. If anyone needs to make any enquiries outside these hours please telephone our confidential phone number 087 6062072


Application forms are out now for nominations for The Wicklow Garda Youth Awards 2018. Check out the Facebook page ‘Wicklow Garda Youth Awards’ for the application form  and send the completed nomination form back to emma.j.skinner@garda.ie. If you require a printed form posted to you send an email to emma.j.skinner@garda.ie or contact your local Garda Station.


The Roundwood and District Community Council are registered to administer the senior alert scheme which provides grants to elderly people towards the provision of personal alarms. The personal alarm offers reassurance to allow independent living, safe in the knowledge that you can quickly be in contact with a family member or neighbour in the event of an emergency. It provides security and peace of mind. If you would like more information, please call 086 8055040.


Roundwood Variety Group presents their panto Cinderella in The Brockagh Resource Centre on Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd February with 8pm shows on Friday & Saturday & 3pm shows on Saturday and Sunday afternoon.  All tickets are €15 plus booking fee. Please note that show times were incorrect on ticket sales website but it has been rectified. Limited tickets will be available on door.


This year marks 25 years since the foundation of Roundwood Lotto. It is planned to mark it with a function on this Friday 18th January for all past checkers and sellers For further details or to be included on the night please contact Terry Kavanagh on 087 2551579


Yoga classes with Anne Marie will resume on Thursday 10th January in Roundwood Parish Centre.  Class is from 7.30 p.m.-9.00 p.m. and will include Asana ( physical exercises to stretch and strengthen body) Breathing Techniques Relaxation/Meditation Cost: 10 euro per class with a commitment of 50 euro due on first night.Further details and booking 0877718247 or 0868367578


The next Active Retirement lunch will be held in The Roundwood Inn on Friday 18th January at 1.30pm


The results of the whist are as follows:- Top Score: Pat Fisher; Top Gent; Tiney Shortt; Second Gent: Martin Byrne & Monica Brady (shared); Top Lady: Kitty Kennedy; Second Lady: May Kenna; First Half: Ann Wolohan & Second Half: Molly Byrne; Longest Sitting : Kay Plunkett & Lowest Score: Mary Pierce. Raffle prizes were won by Richie Cullen, Mary Murphy, Maura Mc Hugh & Tiney Shortt. Next whist is on tonight Wednesday 16th January in The Parish Centre.


There will be a five day trip to Slovenia on the 4th April to the 9th April at a cost of €699 per person sharing. As there are limited places a deposit of €200 is required asap. There will be a tour of Scotland in August/September  dates to be decided & a Westport country music break in October 2019 which includes some day trips. For more details please contact Susan on 0876273032.


Pilgrimage To Medjugorje October 9th for one week. Cost €679.00 fully inclusive. Accompanied by Spiritual Director  & staying in house beside Church For more details & booking please contact Mary King on 087 2185067


There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw The numbers drawn were:- 6, 15, 18 & 22. There were twelve match three winners, Ash Cullen, W & M Kenna, Paul Kenna, Mary King, Colette Kavanagh, M. Byrne, K Crean, J & S Hamilton, Nikki Gaffney, Des O’Dowd, Ger Kavanagh & Luch Molloy. Next weeks jackpot will be €24,400.


Margaret Bolger and Noeleen Redmond got their new Bridge Year off to a flying start by taking 1st place for North/South on Friday 11th January, 2nd Ger Lenihan and Paddy O Brien and 3rd Monica Brady and June Digby .     Taking 1st place for East/West were Marion Davis and Teresa Leahy, 2nd Nancy O Brien and Catherine McGillycuddy and 3rd Bridie Nolan and Maura Gaskin.


Set dancing in Kavanagh’s every Thursday night from 9 until 11pm BADMINTONMorning badminton has resumed on Tuesday morning from 9.30pm.  All are welcome.


Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are back in action meeting at 7pm every Wednesday at the Coach House car park.  All welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately one hour.


Angel Healing and Angelic Guidance is back tomorrow evening Monday the 3rd of September in the Parish Hall Roundwood at 7.30 sharp. So if you would enjoy an evening of peace relaxation and hands on energy healing join us for a wonderful new experience.


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. https://www.facebook.com/psquaredperformance


A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8. pm for the winter months beginning on the 30th October  Teas served. All are welcome


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