FThe Roundwood and District Historical and Folklore Society have been invited to Wicklow Library and Archives for a private visit on Tuesday 17 May 7pm promptly. Punctuality essential, so please leave plenty of time for parking.
Finally, we get the chance to see the new Library and Archive facilities in Wicklow Town, our earlier visit being cancelled by Covid. As a bonus attendees with receive a private viewing of the 1921 Treaty exhibition organised by the National Archives.
The new Library and Archive is on the corner of the Mall and Salt House Lane.
Results of lotto draw held on Sunday 8th May. There was no
jackpot winner the numbers drawn were 4,5,8,& 26. There were four match
three winners, Breda O’Sullivan, Philip Mcdonald, T. S. B Cowman and Esther
Byrne. Nxt week’s jackpot will be €16,300.
St Laurence O’Toole’s
National School will be celebrating its Centenary in 2023. This is a wonderful
milestone and a great opportunity for both the school and the whole community
to celebrate the rich history and development of our national school and also,
celebrate our current school and all the pupils, teachers, staff and families
who are involved with it.A preliminary meeting has been held between the
Roundwood Historical Society and interested staff members in the school to
begin to make plans for how we will celebrate the Centenary. Over the coming
year, we will be gathering ideas, memorabilia, stories, pictures, documents etc
and working towards a wonderful celebration of our school. We are reaching out
to members of the community who may be interested in helping out as we make
preparations for the Centenary, or who may have artefacts, stories or just
enthusiasm for the event to please make contact with us.
Anyone interested in
more information or wanting to get involved in these early stages, canmake
contact with one of the following people: Claire Chambers, Roundwood Historical
Society -Sinéad Sharkey, Principal of Roundwood NS -Trish Brady, Committee
Member -Eavan Cullen, Committee Member -Sheila Donelon, Committee Member
-Roisín Foot O’Connor, Committee Member -Eileen Molloy, Committee Member
-Joanne Neville, Committee Member -Nicole Comyn, Committee Member – We look
forward to hearing from you.
of Whist held on Wednesday May 4th. Top Score: Kay Plunkett. First Lady: May
Kenna. Second Lady: Ann Wolohan. First Gent: Martin Byrne. Second Gent: Mary
Pierce. First Half: Patrica Byrne. Second Half: Marie Magee. Longest Sitting:
Tiney Shortt. Lowest Score: Ann Pierce. Raffle Prizes won by Mary Pierce, Maura
McHugh, May Kenna & Richie Cullen. Next whist will be held on
Wednesday May 18th at 8pm.
NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY WEEK
National Biodiversity Week – Friday 13th to Sunday 22nd May. All events take place in the Wicklow Mountains National Park. To book any of these events email email@example.com
Chorus walks: Sunday 15th & Wednesday 18th at 4.30am.Learn
to identify some of our birds by their song in Glendalough. Free, but booking
ramble:Thursday 19th at 11am.Discover our spring wildflowers and their
associated folklore. Free, but booking essential.
Identification Walk: Friday 20th.Find out more about these fascinating insects on World
Bee Day. Free, but booking essential.
Hike: Sunday 22nd at 10am.Take a hike with a National Park guide
discussing conservation issues. Free, but booking essential. To book any of
these events email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Biodiversity Treasure Hunt, daily 14th to 22nd..Free and available from the National Park Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough (open 10am to 5.30pm). No booking required.
Retirement Bingo will take place on Sunday 22nd May at 3 pm in Annamoe Community
Hall. Everyone is welcome.
pre -school Moneystown has a limited number of places left for September 2022
and are now taking enrolments for 2023. Enquiries to email@example.com
HELP FOR UKRAINE
interested in hosting a refugee for a few weeks or a few months? Or is there
any other way you feel you could help a refugee when they arrive? We are trying
to develop a local network in the Roundwood district. A welcoming face is
always appreciated. If you would like to help in any way, please contact Anne
Byrne (087) 292 5259, Claire 087 272 1110 or Siobhán 087 980
6943. A Whatsapp group is being set up if you would like to be included.
Roundwood set dancing has resumed on Thursday nights in the parish hall starting at 9pm. We look forward to welcoming back our usual dancers and also any new comers if they would like to join us, are always welcome. Admission €5.
TEXT ALERT SERVICE
Following on the recent spate of robberies in the area it’s a good time to remind people of the presence of the Roundwood & District Text Alert Service. This service has been in operation since 2014 and has proven to be of great benefit. The Gardaí send out short text alerts regarding issues of importance to the community such as suspicious activities, break-ins, events likely to impact on the community, etc.
A contribution of
€10.00 is requested on joining the scheme. This covers the cost of the texts
and running the scheme. It is very easy to join. Pick up a form in Roundwood
Parish Hall or download it here http://www.roundwood.ie/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/TA-Sign-Up-Form.pdf. Fill in your details and pop it into the Roundwood Lotto Box above the
ATM machine in Centra Roundwood. If you have changed your phone number since
you signed up to the text alert service please email your name and new
telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org so that your details can be updated. Any queries please email email@example.com
45 CARD GAME
Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm. Teas
served. All are welcome.
County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 19th May
from 10am until 11.15am and also from 2.10pm until 4.30pm. Come along and join
the library. It’s a free service and is a fantastic way to pick up any book
that suits your reading interests.
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.
have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes
contact Margaret Bolger the email address is firstname.lastname@example.org