Roundwood & District Community Council 25th of October 2022

Members of Roundwood Men’s Shed busy tree planting at the Upper Vartry Reservoir


Results of the draw held on Sunday 23rd October. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 6, 10, 11 & 28. There was one match three winner, Pat Carthy. Next week’s jackpot will be €22,900. 


Roundwood Golf Society Table Quiz in aid of Roundwood Cancer Support in Kavanagh’s Vartry House on Friday 28th October 2022 at 8.00 pm. Your support will be appreciated. Items required for Spot Prizes/Raffle Prizes. All donations will be gratefully accepted 


Our Annual November Mass of Remembrance for those who funerals took place in our Churches in the past year will take place in Roundwood Church on Saturday 5th November at 7 pm, and in Glendalough on Sunday 13th November at 11.30 am 


The Roundwood and District Community Council AGM will take place on Monday November 14th at 8pm in Roundwood Parish Hall. All are welcome. 


At the Annual National Heritage Week Awards last Thursday, the Roundwood and District Historical and Folklore Society won the County award for the Castlekevin project. This is a great accolade for our society and the professional multidisciplinary research team involved. The preliminary non-invasive archaeological surveys around Castlekevin are revealing some intriguing results. 


Rota to Open and Close the Church in Roundwood: We are forming a group who would open and close the Church. We would like it if Parishioners would put their names forward and a roster will be created.  If enough people volunteer, this will not be a very big task.   We aim to open the church around 9 am and then close it as best suits you during the day.  Please contact Elizabeth Belton on 086 3636157 or call in to Maureen in the Office (01 2818384) 


The Sale of Work will take place on Sunday 4th December from 12 noon to 4 pm. 


Senior’s Bingo – Sunday 20th Nov and Sunday the 18th Dec at 3pm in Annamoe Centre. 

Senior’s Christmas Lunch Friday 25th November at the Roundwood Inn for 1pm. Limited places please contact Mary at 087 6595381 if attending. 

Senior’s Christmas Day out Monday 12th Dec. it includes. A wonderful afternoon of fine dining, music and comedy at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. This cost includes all of the following: Transfer to and from Roundwood, Tea/coffee reception, Music and festive carols with Joe, Frankie and Showcase & special guest Lorraine McDonald, Sumptuous 4 Course Festive Dinner. Comedy with the hilarious Frank Forde shortly after the meal followed by Music with Brendan Shine & his Super Band! (4.00pm-6.00pm) Cost: €75. Contact Mary at 087 6595381 


The Roundwood Whizzers walking group continues to walk every Wednesday evening meeting at 7pm at the Roundwood Parish Hall. Everyone is welcome to join in to walk at your own pace for approximately one hour. For further information please email All welcome 


In Moneystown Community Centre, continuing every Monday at 8.30 pm.  Looking forward to seeing you there.  Beginners are very welcome.   


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. 


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


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 118563 


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.  


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 3rd November 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. 


Hummingbird Haven Crystal Therapy. 1:1 appointments in the Annamoe Community Centre for Reiki and Crystal Healing therapy. An alternative & holistic approach to healing the mind, body & soul with Crystal infused Reiki. Combining both the crystals and Reiki together we work on balancing the main energy centers of the body known as the chakra‘s. This is a beautiful noninvasive treatment that has a bucket full of benefits to the body, mind and soul. For more information Contact Sue  – 0872750335 


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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