Roundwood Notes 13th of September 2022


Roundwood variety group will be holding workshops for its production of Jack & the Beanstalk in Roundwood Parish Hall  23rd September, 7pm to 8.30pm kids auditions, 8.30pm to 10pm adults, and 30th September 7pm to 8.30pm kids auditions, 8.30pm to10pm adults. Anyone interested in a role in this season;s pantomime in the cast or chorus is encouraged to come along.


Such was the success of the Roundwood Festival in August, the team in Byrne and Woods are getting behind the festival committee to organise a mini Harvest Festival to fundraise for the 2023 festival. There will be live mThe usic and a BBQ from 4:30pm till late on Saturday the 17th of September. There is also a fabulous raffle on the night with great prizes including a Husqvarna Powerwasher, a hotel break, passes for The Guinness StoreHouse, the Jameson Distillery and the Wicklow Wolf Brewery & many more. A great night if entertainment is guaranteed. 


Results of the draw held on Sunday 11th September. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 4, 22, 25 & 29.  There were four match three winners, M & C Kearney, Margaret Cullen, Melissa Colleran and K Flynn.  Next week’s jackpot will be €21,400. 


On Culture Night – Friday 23rd September – in Calary Church, Annette Cleary (cello), David O’Doherty (violin) and John Feeley (guitar) will play the Trio for violin, cello and guitar Opus 18 No. 1 by Francois De Fossa and the Terzetto for violin, cello and guitar by Niccolo Paganini. The concert begins at 8 pm. As Wicklow County Council’s Arts Office has sponsored this Culture Night concert, it is a free event and entrance will be on a first come first served basis. For more information, please ring John at (01) 2818146 or email 


Results from our outing to Coollattin on Saturday 3rd September. First: Ger Muprhy 39pts. Second: Ciaran Blackbyrne 38pts. Third: Paul Gaskin 34pts. Fourth: James Lawless 33pts (B9) Fifth: Declan Carstarirs 33pts (B9). Class 1: Winner Dave Bury 33pts. Runner Up Valerie Brennan 30pts. Class 2: Winner Willie Kenna 32pts. Runner Up Robbie Scott 31pts. Class 3: Winner Mark Gorman 33pt. Runner Up; Angela Singleton 31pts (B9). Front Nine: Michael Kenna 17pts. Back Nine: George Byrne 18pts, Nearest the Pin: James Lawless. Congratulations to Ciaran Blackbyrne who won Golfer of the Year with a score of 155pts. Runner Up Paul Gaskin 152pts. Third Dave Bury with 152pts. Congratulations to all the winners.  


A new Ukulele Choir for adult beginners will start on Tuesday mornings from 10am-11am, 20th September in the Parish Hall. Come learn a new instrument, sing for fun and socialise! Contact Linda on 087 9729956 for more information. 


Results for Wednesday September 7th. Top Score Patricia Byrne, First Gent Shay Brady, Second Gent Anne Pierce & Martin Byrne (shared), First Lady May Kenna, Second Lady Mollie Byrne, First Half Richie Cullen, Second Half Margaret Kennedy, Lowest Score Mary Pierce, Longest Sitting, Monica Brady. Raffle Prizes, Anne Wolohan, Margaret Kennedy, Mollie Byrne, Kay Plunkett and May Kenna. Next Whist Wednesday September 21st at 8pm in the parish hall. All welcome to come and enjoy a night of cards with us.  


We are open for adults Monday and Wednesday at 7.30pm in Aras An Tochar GAA Complex. We are open for Juvenile Secondary School students from 7.30pm until 9pm. Coaching to follow later in the season. 


We are back at the parish hall on Monday nights 7.30-9.30pm for table tennis all levels catered for. A fun way to keep fit. €5 per night. Contact Brian Higgins 085 1185635 


Shamanic Drumming Circle, 7-9pm, at Turquoise Café, A98 W5C3. First Thursday of every month. A shamanic drumming circle is a place to come with friends, catch up over a cuppa and then connect in an authentic way. This is a particular type of drumming, using a shamanic drum. A steady 4-7 beats per second, will induce theta brain waves to enable us to journey into non ordinary states to retrieve healing, insights and wisdom for ourselves and our community. All welcome, no experience in shamanic journeying or drumming is necessary. If you have a shamanic drum I welcome you to bring it along. You would need to bring a pillow and blanket. This is a non profit event, costs are to cover venue and refreshments. If you would like to know more about shamanic drumming, or if have any questions, just drop Fiona a line on or give a buzz on 087 2989801.   


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 22nd September 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.


Bingo recommenced after summer break the next active retirement bingo will be held on Sunday 18th September at 3 pm in the Annamoe Centre. All welcome 


Bowling has resumed every Tuesday at 8 pm in the Annamoe Centre. New members are always welcome. A great way to meet new people and participate in leagues. 


A firm favourite. Great stories, poems and music followed by tea and scones and a raffle. Friday 16th September in the Annamoe Centre at 8 pm. All welcome to listen or join in with their own stories etc.


The Annamoe tennis court is available to rent for singles play at €5 and doubles play at €8 per hour. Saturday between 2 and 5 pm is reserved for adult players wishing to join a group. Bookings and enquiries by text to 086 805 7431.


Available at the Annamoe Centre or 087 219 5931.Nutritional and Educational Kinesiology for children and adults. Assists with: digestive issues, skin conditions, low energy levels, sleeping issues, anxiety and stress management, AD/HD and dyslexia. 


Available at the Annamoe Centre – Louis 087 915 8180. Occupational and sports injury treatment, sports massage and dry needling.


Our sports hall in Annamoe has available slots for use from September for keep fit, yoga, dance etc. There is one office with broadband (suitable for remote working 1 person) and two available meeting rooms which can also be hired on an hourly basis.Enquiries to: New committee members most welcome. 


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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