Roundwood & District News 7th of November 2022


Roundwood and District Historical Society are pleased to announce the launch of the 2022 annual journal on 12th November in the Parish Hall at 8pm. The journal will be launched by Callista Brien, Communications Manager of Irish Water. Join us for tea and coffee afterwards and to buy your copy of the 2022 journal priced at 10 euro. This year’s journal has a wide variety of interesting articles with local interest. We look forward to seeing members and non-members. 


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. 


The Annual Mass of Remembrance in Glendalough Parish will take place on Sunday 13th November at 11.30 am 


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.


The Roundwood and District Community Council AGM will take place in Roundwood Parish Hall at 8pm on Monday November 14th. Public representatives and members of An Garda Siochána will be in attendance. All members of the community are welcome to attend.  


Results of the draw held on Sunday 6th November. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 12, 20, 22 & 24. There were two match three winners T & J Dunleavy and Phil Doyle. Next week’s jackpot will be €23,500. 


Results of the whist held on November 3rd. Top Score Jimmy Molloy, First Gent Kay Plunkett, Second Gent Anne Pierce, First Lady Mollie Byrne, Second Lady Anne Wolohan, First Half Maura McHugh, Second Half May Kenna. Raffle prizes won by Jimmy Molloy, Mollie Byrne, Anne Wolohan and Margaret Kennedy. Next Whist Wednesday November 16th at 8pm in the parish hall. All welcome to come and enjoy a night of cards with us.   


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 


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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