Roundwood & District News 24th of August 2021

Throwback to Roundwood Street Festival 2019


Fr Lynch is retiring from our Parish shortly. If you would like to make a donation towards a retirement present please leave it with the Sacristan in Moneystown or drop it to Maureen in Roundwood Parish Office between Monday 23rd & Thursday26th August. (8.45 am – 12.30 pm)

Results of The Francis Lawless Memorial held in Druids Glen Golf Club on Sunday 15 August.  First Ian Hamilton 37pts (cb), Second Willie Kenna 37 pts, Third Ciaran Keenan 36pts, Fourth Ian McAuley 33pts  (cb) , Fifth Sean Scott 33pts. Class 1 First Mossie Gaskin 32 pts, Danielle Singleton 31pts. Class 2 First George Byrne 31pts (cb), Second Aaron Roche 31pts. Class 3 First Mick O’Reilly 32pts, Second George Gaffney 31pts. Front Nine Mick Bolger 20pts. Back Nine Brendan Brady 16pts. Visitors Prize Halo Doyle 31pts . Next outing is Coollattin on September18th. 

Results of the draw held on Sunday 22nd August. We have a  jackpot winner! Congratulations to the lucky winner  Breda Coughlan  who won €23,200. The numbers drawn were 13, 19, 29 & 30. There were three match three winners, Joey O’Brien, Dawn Newsome & Corie Treacy .Next week’s jackpot will be €10,000.

Well done to our U14 Girls Navy team who were this week crowned U14 Division 2 League Champions after their win last Thursday against  Rathnew. Congratulations to Ladies Player, Eve Leacy on her joint 2nd place in the U19 All Ireland High Jump competition. 
50/50 Club Draw:  Our next draw takes place on Saturday August 28th  with 50% of the pot going to the lucky winner, and the other 50% going to Club.  Tickets are available at or from any committee member who can enter your tickets for you.   
A reminder to all players, supporters and visiting Clubs to An Tóchar GAA:  all Government guidelines regarding social distancing, hand hygiene and face coverings must be adhered to; the grounds, sidelines and stand are strictly no-Smoking; note our No Dogs policy (with the exception of Assistance/Guide Dogs) . This is in the interest of the comfort and safety of all. Please do not bring your pets to the grounds; No unauthorised Photography /Video recordingFollow us on Social Media to keep up to date with fixtures, results and events; Facebook: AnTocharGAA; , Instagram: antochargaa; Twitter: @antochargaa. Visit our website on


The first concert recorded in Calary Church this year is by Billy O’Brien (piano) who plays pieces by Brahms, Chopin and Scarlatti. This concert has been released on YouTube and if you are interested in viewing it, please email It is hoped that those who view the concert will make a donation in lieu of an entrance fee, which will be used for future concerts.Music in Calary would like to acknowledge the support of Wicklow County Council’s Arts Office. 


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 into 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 tennis court is open. 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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