Roundwood & District News 5th of January 2021

Snow capped Scarr Mountain


Margaret (Tiney) Timmons, Kilmullen, Moneystown would like to thank all who attended her 100th birthday drive by at Moneystown Church on Monday 21st December. Tiney would also like to thank everyone including family, friends and neighbours for all the beautiful gifts, cards and well wishes for her centenarian birthday.


In keeping with the latest Government Level 5 restrictions, until further notice, there will be no Mass in our churches. Moneystown and Roundwood Churches will be open for private prayer from 11 am until 2pm each day.


The Reverend Ross Styles has been appointed Rector of the Parish of Calary with Newcastle and Newtownmountkennedy in succession to the Reverend William Bennett who retired last year. Ross, who is originally from West Wicklow, is married to Fiona and they have two children, Ben and Ava. His institution as Rector of the parish is expected to take place in February and we wish him all the best in his new appointment.


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


The centre is currently closed but we are continuing to provide transport to and from hospital appointments for those suffering from cancer. If you require our services please contact us on 086 1534011. 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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