Monthly Archives: May 2022

Roundwood & District News 3rd of May 2022

Don’t mow – let them grow!


Results of the draw held on Sunday 1st May. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 12, 16, 23 & 29. There were two match three winners. Christine Dunleavy and Annie Rafter. Next week’s jackpot will be €16,000. 


jennyspreschoolmoneystown@gmail.comJenny’s pre -school Moneystown has a limited number of places left for September 2022 and are now taking enrolments for 2023. Enquiries by email to


Results of Roundwood Golf Society recent outing to Powerscourt. First, Ian McAuley 40pts. Second, Sean Bury 35pts. Third, Kurt Murphy 33pts. Fourth, Gerard Kenna 33pts. Fifth, Aaron Roche 32pts. Class 1 First, Simon Carroll 32pt. Second, Paul Gaskin 32pts. Class 2 First, Enda Kavanagh 30pts. Second, Peter Ward 29pts. Class 3, First Michael Kenna 31pts. Second, Mick Tobin 29pts. Front Nine, Richard Cullen 19pts. Back Nine, Valerie Brennan 17pts. Visitor’s Prize, Shane Keenan. Nearest the Pin, George Byrne. Well done to all the winners next outing is to Tulfarris Golf Club on Saturday 7th May.  


Are you 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. 



Next whist will be held on Wednesday May 4th with a new starting time of 8pm.  

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. 


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 is 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 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 so that your details can be updated. Any queries please email 


45 Card Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm. Teas served.  All are welcome.   


Indoor Bowls has resumed in Annamoe Centre on Tuesday nights at 8pm. New members welcome. 


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 5th 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. 


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