Roundwood & District News 14th of January


Roundwood Variety Group performance of the Robin Hood pantomime will take place in Brockagh Centre Laragh on the 31st of January to the 2nd of February. The talented cast includes almost 50 children and 20 adults/teenagers from the area. Action, adventure, music, song, love and bags of laughter are the order of the day in this brand new and exciting Panto adventure. Tally ho, here comes Robin Hood. To book tickets go to

A limited number of tickets may be available on the door for each performance


Fun Bingo will take place on in the Annamoe Centre on Sunday 19th January from 3pm.  Family members and friends are more than welcome to attend.  €5 per book and great raffle prizes.  Come along and enjoy


Meets in Roundwood Parish Hall from 10-11:30am on Wednesdays. Parents/carers/grandparents all welcome €2 members & €4.50 non member. New volunteers needed. To become a member of Cuidiu check out ( which allows you to avail of €2 entry to any of Cuidiú playgroups. There are also other discounts available with your membership.


A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 24th January in The Coach House, Roundwood at 1.30.  Please let Molly at 0404 45407or May at 0404 45178 know if you are interested in going.


Our next progressive 45 card game will take place on Sunday 19th January at 7pm in Roundwood Parish Hall. Excellent prize money raffle and refreshments at the interval. Everyone welcome


Yoga classes will resume on Thursday 16th January 2020  in Roundwood Parish Centre  at 7:30p.m to 9:00p.m.  Class will include- Asana (physical exercises to stretch and strengthen body)   Pranayama ( 9 breathing exercises  to focus and calm the mind) Yoga Nidra  ( deep relaxation)  Meditation  (stillness )  Cost:- €10 euro per class with a commitment of euro 50 due on first night..  Further details: Contact Anne Marie  0868367578


Badminton continues on Tuesday mornings from 9.30am.  All are welcome.


Sunshine Fitness will be starting ‘Baby and Me’, ‘Golden Oldies’ (for aged 65+) and ‘Curvy Whirlies ‘ (for plus size women) fitness classes in the parish hall from September 17th.  Please contact Caitríona on 0876035780 for more information.


There was no jackpot winner in last weeks draw.  The numbers chosen were 5, 12, 20 & 25.  There were seven match three winners.  Justine & Willie, Josie Cahill, Stephen Fitzsimons, Jason Priestly, Phil Doyle, Connie Walsh & Isabelle Gray.  Next weeks jackpot will be €18,700.


Jenny’s pre -school Moneystown is now enrolling for September 2020 and 2021  Anyone interested in taking up a place can call into the school any morning between 9 and 12 or call on 0861705238  or email to


GentleBirth Childbirth Education Workshop in Roundwood, Saturday 8th Feb ‘20, 9am – 6pm in Roundwood Parish Hall.  The workshop provides you with mental preparation using the latest brain science to give you emotional resilience which improves with instruction and practice.  Learn physical comfort measures so you have a full toolkit of strategies for you and your partner to use.  Knowing how to navigate your options and birth preferences with your health care provider is important so you can feel in control.  This is a 1-Day in-person workshop experience for two people (Mom and Birth Partner). Cost 240e.  Includes 30 days to GentleBirth Institute for further learning and 30 days access to the award winning GentleBirth App.  For more details see search by Instructor and enter Fiona White.  Any questions or queries please contact Fiona via call or text 087 2989801 or


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


Our weekly set dancing sessions continue in Kavanagh’s Lounge on Thursday nights.  All are always welcome – whether you have ever or never danced before  Session starts at 8.30 til 10.30 and cost is still only €5 for a goodnight of exercise.


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 & they are currently looking for volunteers if you could spare some time in your week it would be greatly appreciated.  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


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


A pilgrimage To Medjugorje will take place on October 7th 2020 for seven days at a cost of €679.00 fully inclusive  There will be a discount of €100 if paid in full by December 13th otherwise €200.00 deposit secures booking.  This trip will be accompanied by a Spiritual Director  The accommodation is close to the Church. For more information and booking Contact Mary King on 087 2185067

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