Roundwood & District News 17th of November 2022

Don’t forget – Santa will be making a quick visit to the Roundwood & Moneystown Parish Sale of Work in Áras an Tóchar from 12 noon on Sunday 4th of December


Roundwood Biodiversity Group and Tidy Towns are looking for volunteers to help plant bulbs in and around the village on Saturday the 19th of November. Volunteers should bring a trowel, dibber, bamboo stick or similar to aid the planting of small bulbs such as crocus and muscari. Please meet at the Roundwood Inn at 9am. All help, even one hour – will be much appreciated. Children welcome with parental supervision.


The sale of work takes place on December 4th from 12-4pm at the GAA Complex. To make this event possible, we are looking for donations for the following stalls. Wine/Spirits/Minerals for the Bottle Stall, home baking etc. for the Home Produce Stall. Toys in good working order for the Toy Stall. Donations can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office, Monday – Thursday 8.45am -12.30pm. If you require any further information, please contact Liz at 087 6736066. 

Tickets for the Parish Grand Raffle will hit the streets in the coming weeks. There is a fantastic list of prizes all donated by our wonderfully generous local businesses. Tickets can be returned at the Sale of Work or beforehand, in a sealed envelope into the Roundwood Lotto box above the ATM in Centra or to the Parish office during opening times. Your support is much appreciated


There is still time to join the Roundwood walk challenge. Leaving from Roundwood Parish Hall at 7pm every Wednesday evening. Walks are tailored to the ability of the group so everyone, young and not so young, are most welcome. 


Results of the draw held on Sunday 13th November. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 19 & 28. There were five match three winners. Mark Glynn, Irene Doyle, Tom Kennedy,  Frank Dunleavy and Lisa & Abbie. Next week’s jackpot will be €23,800.


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 


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.  


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 


Annamoe played Wicklow last Tuesday night 8th November in the East Coast League. Annamoe played at home but were beaten by the Wicklow team. Well done to Wicklow. Playing for Annamoe were Noel Bolger, Joe Timmons, Tom Heatley, Martin Byrne, Peter Byrne, Mick Bolger, Michael Timmons and Bob Heatley. 


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.     


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


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 17th 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. 


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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