Roundwood & District News 20th of June 2022

Pollinators don’t want you to plant wildflower seed – they want you to allow common wildflowers to grow naturally. Don’t Mow, Let it Grow!


A big thank you to Sr. Peggy from Suaimhneas Chaoimhin of Glendalough on the very kind donation received from proceeds of the concert which was held in Brockagh Church on Friday the 3rd of June.  A fantastic concert. Well done to all the participants and the organisers.  We very much appreciate your support. Roundwood Cancer Support Centre is open Mondays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  or you can phone our mobile number of 086 1534011 at any time.


The second concert of our 2022 series will be at 8 pm on Friday 24 June in Calary Church when the performers will be Maria Ryan and Jane Hackett (violins), Beth McNinch (viola), Katie Tertell and Annette Cleary (cellos) from Musici Ireland together with Eamonn Sweeney (guitar). For details of their programme or to book tickets, which are €18 and €15 for concessions, please email or ring John on (01) 2818146. 


Results of the draw held on Sunday 19th June. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 10,17,22 & 27. There were four match three winners, Patrica Brady, Aymen Alzaubi, Cecilia Reed & Cliona Gray. Next week’s jackpot will be €18,100.  


Whist results from Wednesday 15th June Top Score: Richie Cullen, First Gent: Ann Wolohan, Second Gent: Jimmy Molloy, First Lady: Marie Magee, Second Lady: Joint result Patricia Byrne and Maura McHugh, Longest Sitting: Tiney Shortt, Lowest Score: Monica Brady, First Half: Ann Pierce, Second Half: Mary Pierce. Raffle won by Monica Brady, Margaret Kennedy, Richie Cullen, Jimmy Molloy and Ann Pierce. Next whist on Wednesday June 29th at 8pm in the new parish hall come along and enjoy a night of cards with us.  


Jenny’s pre -school Moneystown has a limited number of places left for September 2022 and are now taking enrolments for 2023. Enquiries to 


Is a non-competitive Japanese Martial Art for Flexibility, Coordination, Relaxation and Self Defense. Instructor Joe McHugh 5th Dan Aikido Aikikai. Moneystown Community Hall. Wednesdays 19.30 (Beginners especially Welcome)  €5 Unemployed € 8 Employed. For information Contact 086/101 96 68 


Active retirement bingo will take place in Annamoe Community Hall on Sunday 26th June at 3pm. Everyone is welcome. 


Westport Country Music Break 23rd-28th of October 2022. 5 nights 6 days music every night and tours to Achill Island, Galway and Leenane. All in price €499 pp sharing. €100 extra for Singles. Dinner B&B. Deposit of €200 and names before 15th July 2022 and remaining money to be paid in full by 15th of August 2022.For further information, Contact Susan at 087 6273032 


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.


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


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 30th June 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. 


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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