Roundwood & District News – 6th of March 2023

Lots of lovely crocus appearing on the grass bank up from the Roundwood Inn – well done to all involved

Results of the draw held on March 5th. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 6 & 30. There were six match three winners Louise Murphy, Peggy Tobin, H&A Alice, Janette McFarken, SNA Roundwood and Shauna & Denis.  Next week’s jackpot will be €28,000.


This demonstation by Sheila Cleary will take place in Calary Church room on Thursday 9th of March at 10:30am. Come along and bring a friend. Tea & coffee will be provided. Cost €5 per person.


Ceili Mór in Roundwood parish hall on Thursday, 16th March at 9pm. Everyone invited. No need to go to Dublin for your Irish night out. Come join us for Ceili and set dancing, singing, music and lots of craic on St Patrick’s eve. 


Results from 27th February. North South. First: Monica Brady and Catherine Halligan. Second: Rory Eagan and Maria Magee. East West. First: Kay Plunkett and John Loscher. Second: Gertie Fee and Mairead Fallon. Well done to all. 


OPEN EVENING: I would like to invite guardians/parents to visit our beautiful setting, meet and chat with staff, and learn a little about our ethos and curriculum. We have a limited number of places available for September 2023. The Open Evening will take place at Roundwood Community Preschool, on Wednesday 8th March from 7pm to 8pm: Address; 73 Ashwood, Vartry Heights, Roundwood, Co.Wicklow. Please email Emma if you are available to attend: 


Divine Mercy Sunday. There will be a pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 16th April 2023. Leaving Rathdrum square at 7.30am, via Moneystown, Roundwood Church at 8am. The cost is €80 pp including breakfast, dinner and bus all money to be paid by 10th April. To Book Contact Susan O’Neill at 087 627 3032. 


Results of the whist held on March 1st. Top Score: Richie Cullen. Top Gent; Kay Plunkett. Second Gent; Margaret Kennedy. Top Lady; Catherine Doyle. Second Lady; Mary Pierce. First Half; Jimmy Molloy. Second Half; Marie Magee. Longest Sitting Ann Pierce. Lowest Score; May Kenna. Raffle; May Kenna, Maura McHugh, Ann Pierce and Mick Whelan.   Next whist will be held on Wednesday March 15th at 8pm in the Parish Hall.  


The next Story Night will be held upstairs in the Annamoe Centre at 8pm on Friday March 10th. All are welcome to take part or just sit in and listen. Songs, stories, poems and music, tea, biscuits and a raffle. Access is by stairs only at the moment. For further information if required call 086 8749092 


Roundwood Active Retirement Bingo takes place on Sunday March 19th at 3pm in Annamoe Centre. All welcome.     


Active Retirement Easter Lunch Friday 31st of March. Call Mary on 087 6595381 if interested, as there are limited places. 


Pilgrimage Medjugorje: April 22nd 2023, for a week, and October 4th 2023 for a week. Accompanied by Spiritual Director. Cost of both dates € 799.00. Insurance is optional. For more information and booking: Contact Group Leader – Mary King on 087 2185067   


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