Roundwood & District News 3rd of April 2023

The primrose is one of the first spring flowers to emerge. It is included on the National Bioversity Centre’s spring flowering plant list. If you see this wildflower please submit your sighting here . All information is very valuable.


Results of the draw held on Sunday 2nd April. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 2, 9, 17 & 22. There were six match three winners, K & M Walsh, Billy Quinn, Patricia Byrne, Hazel & Gill, Sue Gaskin and Sandra Byrne.  Next week’s jackpot will be €10,300. 


Roundwood Cancer Support website can be found at  Here you will find out about all our services and up to date information about us. Also, our drop in centre is open Monday and Friday from 10 until 12 in the morning.


Roundwood Tidy Towns have registered for the National Spring Clean again this year. If you wish to do a litter pick in your area send an email to or call 086 8055040 so we can get bags, gloves, etc. to you.


Help us with our Roundwood & District Communitpy Biodiversity Action Plan by submitting your sightings of birds, insects, mammals, flowers and all the wildlife you see in the area on the National Biodiversity Database . There’s lots of help with identification online, so get spotting and recording! The National Biodiversity Data Centre works to make biodiversity data and information more freely available in order to better understand and assist the protection of Ireland’s biodiversity. By recording your sighting you are adding to this important scientific knowledge through citizen science. There is also a county league. Wicklow is currently 6th so let’s see can we help move Wicklow up that table!


Results from 27th March. North / South. First: Triona Woodroofe & Seamus Kennedy. Second: Catherine McGillicuddy & Phil Power. East / West. First: Rory Egan and Maria Magee Second: Brid Clancy & Bridie Nolan. Well done to all. 


Bingo session for all on the Sunday April 23rd at 3pm in Annamoe Centre. Come along for a chat, a cuppa and the bingo!


There will be a day trip to Johnstown Castle, Wexford on Saturday 27th May 2023. Leaving Roundwood 8:30a.m. via Ashford. Travelling with Mangan Tours Price includes Tea, scones on arrival, tickets to Castle Garden, museum, car show. Bus and dinner on the way home.  Price €90.00 PP Sharing. To book, contact Susan at 087 627 3032.All money to be paid by the 1st May 2023. 


Results of Whist held on Match 29th Top Score: May Kenna, First Gent: Shay Brady, Second Gent: Margaret Kennedy, First Lady: Evelyn O’Neill, Second Lady: Patricia Byrne, Longest Stitting: Marie Magee, Lowest Score: Maura McHugh, First Half: Tiny Shortt, Second Half: Michael Whelan. Raffle Prizes: Shay Brady, Catherine Doyle, Marie Magee, Evelyn O’Neill and Patricia Byrne, Next whist will be held on Wednesday April 12th at 8pm in the Parish Hall.  


Pilgrimage Medjugorje: April 22nd 2023, for a week, and October 4th 2023 for a week. Accompanied by Spiritual Director. Cost of both dates is €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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