Monthly Archives: October 2021

Roundwood & District News 13th of October 2021

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Roundwood Historical Society is delighted that our first post-pandemic meeting will be on ‘The Unsung Heroines of the Asgard’ given by Colm J. Galligan. Colm‘s insight as an offshore sailor and his immense admiration of both Mary Spring Rice and Molly Osgood Childers and their roles in the grueling sail will throw new perspectives on the voyage. This will be in Roundwood Parish Hall on Tuesday 26thOctober at 8 p.m. All welcome but coming masked would be appreciated! 


CHRISTMAS RAFFLE

Roundwood Parish Christmas Raffle 2021:  The Sale of Work will not take place this year, but the Raffle is going ahead!  The draw will take place following the turning on of the Christmas Lights on December 4th.   Further details in the coming weeks.


LOTTO
Results of the draw held on Sunday October 10th .There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 3, 12, 13 & 25.There were two match three winners, Eugene Whelan & S.M.T  Next week’s jackpot will be €11,500.

INDOOR BOWLS

Indoor Bowls has resumed in Annamoe Centre on Tuesday nights at 8pm. We are looking for new members to come along and enjoy the game. Bowls is social and a great way to meet new people. Covid rules are fully adhered to.

BADMINTON CLUB

Roundwood Badminton Juvenile Club are happy to announce that they will be back open for all secondary school students from Monday November 1st (7.30pm to 8.30pm)

CANCER SUPPORT

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.

LOCAL NOTES

If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is mgtbolger@gmail.com


Roundwood & District News 5th of October 2021

October sunset on the Upper Vartry Reservoir

LOTTO
Results of the draw held on Sunday October 3rd .There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 1, 9, 14 & 19. There were six match three winners Breda & Gerry, Eliz Whean, Justine, Fiona Timmons, Bridie Turner & Justine and BW. Next week’s jackpot will be €11,200.

HARVEST WEEKEND
An Art Exhibition will be held at Calary Church on the weekend of 8th, 9th and 10th October together with a plant and country produce sale in aid of Fields of Life on Saturday 9th October .

There will also be a classical guitar recital by Redmond O’Toole at 8 pm on Friday 8th October who will be launching his latest CD. In accordance with Government guidelines, numbers at the recital are strictly limited and places can be reserved by emailing derekneilson@eircom.net. Please also note that proof of Covid vaccination will be required before entry to the recital. 

WOMEN’S GROUP

Calling all ladies who are interested in joining regular social gatherings on a weekly basis in Roundwood. To kick off all ladies are welcome to come along to the Parish Hall on Thursday 7th of October at 11am to suggest and discuss possible activities. Please bring your own mug if you wish to have a cuppa and a €2 donation towards the room hire. Let the fun times begin!

INDOOR BOWLS

Indoor Bowls has resumed in Annamoe Centre on Tuesday nights at 8pm. We are looking for new members to come along and enjoy the game. Bowls is social and a great way to meet new people. Covid rules are fully adhered to.

BEEKEEPING

Back again this year due to popular demand! Roundwood Beekeepers Association are running a FIBKA beginners course starting in October. It is a eight week course presented by Willie O’Byrne. Anyone interested please email brian@walshfamily.ie name, telephone number and email address.

CANCER SUPPORT

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.

LOCAL NOTES

If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is mgtbolger@gmail.com