Roundwood & District News 15th of December 2020

Check out the Roundwood Home Producers Market this Sunday (December 20th)
in the Parish Hall 12 – 4pm for great locally produced gifts & goodies
Facebook: RoundwoodHomeProducersMarket


Shop local for Christmas. It’s all about community. Please support our local businesses who always generously support our community groups


With the uncertainty created by Covid; K2Alapcas are not attending any Christmas Markets this year. Instead K2Alpacas are holding our own Mini Christmas Market on our Alpaca Farm and Stud in County Wicklow. The market will showcase our amazing alpaca fibre products. Some are made exclusively for us in Peru. These include handmade soft toys, slippers and hats made from alpaca fibre, soft luxurious scarves & pashminas. We have a lovely range of socks, duvets, toppers and pillows made from K2Aplacas own flock of alpacas! We have Alpaca Christmas sweatshirts and a range of Alpaca tee shirts. The highlight of the market will be an a ‘live nativity’ alpaca style with Mums their cria (babies) waiting for you to hand feed.  Tea coffee & hot chocolate will also be available. WHERE ARE WE: K2Alpacas CallowHill Upper, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow A63 DX08. December  19th /20th.  From 2pm to 6pm each day. Online



Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole Roundwood & Moneystown:  A Parish Newsletter listing mass times and Intentions is available weekly via email from the Parish Office.  Please email to be added to the mailing list.


The 2020 Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society Journal is packed with great articles of local interest. It is now available for sale in the following places; in Roundwood – Keeley’s Hardware, Centra, Keith Grant Butchers, Sugar Mountain Cafe; in Laragh at Mc Coy’s Store and Filling Station; In Newtown at the Post Office and Eugene’s Stores and in Wicklow at Bridge Street Books. It is also journal available to purchase on line, via the website .   


The Market will be open on Sunday next 20th December. 


ALONE, the organisation that supports older people is operating a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. Contact ALONE on 0818 222 024 if you have concerns about your own wellbeing, or the wellbeing of an older person you know. Further information can be found on


Roundwood Cancer Centre is closed for the time being due to the recent Covid restrictions. Hospital pick-ups and drop off will still continue. For further information please phone 087 6062072 or check out our Facebook page


The lotto has been suspended for the moment.


If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is

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