Roundwood & District News 22nd of December

Happy Christmas to all in the community & to family & friends from far & wide.

PARISH MASSES (updated 23rd of December)

Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole Roundwood & Moneystown – Christmas Masses

Thursday 24th   December – Christmas Eve:  First Mass – 6 pm – Roundwood.  Vigil Mass – 9 pm – Roundwood

Friday 25th December – Christmas Day: Mass 10 am – Moneystown, Mass 11.30 am – Roundwood

In keeping with the latest Government Level 5 restrictions, with effect from the 26th of December until further notice there will be no masses in our Churches.

Moneystown and Roundwood Church will be open from 11am to 2pm each day for private prayer.

Attendance at Church and ceremonies is subject to all Government guidelines in place at the time.   Please note a maximum of 50 will be allowed at any Mass.   Places are assigned on a first come basis.  Hand and Respiratory Hygiene guidelines must be adhered to.  Masks must be worn and Social Distancing remains in place. Being mindful of the Government restrictions on numbers allowed at Church gatherings.

The Archbishop encourages us to visit the Crib with our families when the Churches are open over the Christmas period. 


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 .   


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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