Local News 5th of February 2019

Photo courtesy of C O’Reilly


The next Roundwood & District Community Council meeting will take place on Monday 11th of February at 8pm in Roundwood Parish Centre. All welcome.


Come along to ‘A Magical Evening of Music’ in St Laurence O’Toole Church Roundwood, on Sunday 10th February at 4pm. There will be singers & musicians of all ages there to entertain with their beautiful songs & melodies. This concert is a fundraising event for The Caroline Foundation and their Give Us a Song Campaign for Cancer Research and also for Roundwood Cancer Support. There is no entry fee but all donations greatly accepted. There will also be refreshments afterwards in Roundwood Parish Hall for everyone and there will be a fabulous raffle too. Any donations of raffle prizes would be very much appreciated. Please come along to support this wonderful event which is hosted by Stagebratz Starz. Please contact 0831563897 or stagebratzstarz@yahoo.com if you would like to contribute in any way


The monthly bingo will take place in Annamoe Centre on next Sunday the 10th February at 3pm.  All are welcome.


The next active retirement lunch takes place on Friday 22nd February in The Coach House at 1.30pm.


The Roundwood Cancer Support Centre is now up and running and is open in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am 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


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.


The results of the whist are as follows:- Top Score: Nan Wolohan; Top Gent: Jimmy Molloy; Second Gent: Richie Cullen; Top Lady: Mary Murphy; Second Lady: Maura McHugh; First Half: Ann Pierce; Second Half: Margaret Kennedy; Longest Sitting : Kitty Kennedy & Lowest Score: Marie Magee. Raffle prizes were won by Monica Brady, Maura McHugh, Kitty Kennedy, Nan Wolohan & Marie Magee. Next whist is on Wednesday 13th February 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:-5, 15, 24 & 30. There were ten match three winners, Tom Martin, Mark Roche, John Hempenstall, Josie Cahill, Louise Murphy, Sheila Donelan, Maebh Egan, Jason Priestley, Eamo Wolohan & Pat Carthy Next weeks jackpot will be €25,300.


Judy Skates and Maria Magee came up trumps for North/South on Monday 28th January, 2nd Monica Brady and Catherine Halligan, 3rd Teresa Leahy and 4th/5th was shared by Catherine McGillycuddy, Brid Clancy , Molly Byrne and Rachel Judd.     Phil Power and Bridie Nolan played their cards right for East/West, 2nd Ger Lenihan and Rowena Brady, 3rd Clare Sally and Maura Gaskin and 4th Margaret Byrne and Gertie Fee


Badminton for Secondary school children continues every Mon from 6 30pm to 7.30pm.. We have a small supply of racquets available. Come along and bring your friends.  Beginners particularly welcome


Set dancing in Kavanagh’s every Thursday night from 9 until 11pm


Morning 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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