Roundwood & District News 14th June 2021


The AGM for Roundwood District Community Council will take place on Thursday 24th June 2021 at 8pm via Zoom. If you wish to attend please register your interest by emailing Invitations have been sent to all committee members and area representatives. Any queries please contact


Don’t forget to get your ticket for our first Club 50/50 draw at contact any committee member and we will enter your ticket for you. First draw takes place on Saturday 26th June


Congratulations to Roundwood and District Athletic Club, Wicklow County winners in the recent Texaco Support for Sport initiative, who have been presented with a cheque for €5,000 to be used to purchase new sports equipment. One of almost 400 clubs countrywide to make an application under the scheme, the club was established in 1991 and has over 100 members.   It is operated on a voluntary basis catering for children aged 6 to 18 with a social running club for adults.In their winning submission, the Club revealed plans to purchase new sporting equipment such as high jump mats, shot putt and javelins. A longer-term plan includes the development of a 100-metre track, jumping and throwing area and clubhouse.


Saturday 19th June is our captain Tony Byrne’s prize at Wicklow Golf Club. Tee times are from 12 noon until 14.30. Unfortunately no prize giving will take place at this time because of COVID restrictions, but we are hopeful of presentations at a later date.


Our centre is now open. Hospital transport is being provided as per usual. Counselling for cancer sufferers and their family is available. Reflexology, massage and other therapies are available also. If you would like any further information regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us on 086 1534011 or call to the office for a chat.


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


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!


The tennis court is open now as the good weather is on the way! If anybody has any queries or wants to make a booking please get in touch with Christine on (086) 805 7431.


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


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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