Roundwood & District News 3rd of May 2021


We would like to say a big thank you to Aerogen, a Galway based company who have very kindly donated €1,500 euro to Roundwood Cancer Support. They are supporting charities through their employees. Mr. David Lawless from Diamond Hill in Roundwood works for the company. He nominated us to receive this donation. Thank you David. This company manufactures high-performance aerosol drug delivery technology to hospitals and clinics. Their products are used in emergency departments and intensive care units in over 75 countries. We also received a cheque in the sum of €1,644.50. This cheque came from East Coast Radio. A big thank you to them. People are so generous to our cause so please avail of the services.

We have now resumed our counselling services to those directly affected by cancer and their families. Should you or a family member require any of our services please do not hesitate to contact us on 086 1534011.


Children’s Tennis Coaching at Annamoe Centre Saturday Mornings book at JSTA.IE

The society talk is on the 10th May via Zoom, the talk will be presented by Eugene Costello and is entitled:         Farmers and the changing face of Ireland’s uplands: historical insights from Wicklow and the West           
Eugene delves into the lives of non-elite, ‘forgotten’ members of society and the effect of the long-term marginalisation of the rural communities in Atlantic and Boreal Europe. His has a fascinating take on how the economics of these farmers have affected the wider world.He is currently based in the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies in Stockholm University. He has gained recognition for his work gathering degrees and honours around Ireland, UK and USA.
Those wishing to take part should send an email to to register their interest. 


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 lotto will return after the Covid restrictions are fully lifted. The good news is there is a jackpot of €21,100 just waiting to be won!


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


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