Monthly Archives: May 2023

Roundwood & District News 4th of May 2023

Don’t mow – let them grow!


Thank you all for attending or donating to the East Coast Radio coffee morning in Kavanaghs Pub last Friday. All proceeds raised at that coffee morning went to directly to Roundwood Cancer Support Centre. The amount raised so far is €4,005.00 euro. That’s an amazing amount of money and shows how generous and kind people are. Thank you all so much and rest assured your money is going to good use.   

We are still looking for more drivers, if anyone feels they have the time to do this please contact us. Thanks again  


As part of the development of a Community Biodiversity Action Plan for Roundwood, funded through the Community Foundation for Ireland, a bat walk will take place on Tuesday the 23rd of May starting from outside the Parish Hall at 9pm. All members of the community will be most welcome.


Roundwood National School is celebrating 100 years this year and are collecting photos over the 100 years. If you have 6th class group photos, junior infants group photos, group photos of confirmations, communions, group outings and special events or any other items of interest in relation to the schools, please contact  


Results of the draw held on 30th April. There was no jackpot winner the numbers drawn were, 6, 7, 13 & 29. There were two match three winners, Jimmy Brock & Josie Doyle, Next week’s jackpot will be €10,300.  


Results of the whist held on April 26th. Top Score: Catherine Doyle. First Gent: Mick Whelan. Second Gent: Jimmy Molloy. First Lady: Maura McHugh. Second Lady: Nan Wolohan, First Half: May Kenna. Second Half: Ann Pierce. Longest Sitting: Evelyn O’Neill. Lowest Score: Kay Plunkett. Raffle won by Nan Wolohan & Kay Plunkett. Next whist is Wednesday May 10th at 8pm on the Parish Hall.  


Musici Ireland will play the first concert of Music in Calary’s 2023 series at 8 pm on Thursday 11 May. Dianne Marshall (harp), Mia Cooper and Lidia Jewloszewicz-Clarke (violins), Beth McNinch (viola) and Katie Tertell (cello) will play pieces by Jessie Montgomery, Siobhan Cleary, Arnold Bax, Rebecca Clarke, Valentin Silvestrov and Andre Caplet. The concert begins at 8 pm sharp.  
For more information or to book tickets, which are €18 and €15 for concessions, please ring John (01) 2818146 or email  


An alternative approach to healing the mind, body & spirit with crystal infused Reiki. Combining both the crystals & Reiki we work on balancing the bodies’ main energy centers. This approach is deeply relaxing, calming and healing. A beautiful non invasive treatment that is completely safe and has a wide range of benefits, so if you suffer from any disease within the body or are just looking to try something new then this is the treatment for you. 
For more information, please contact 0872750335 . Email – 


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 Community 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!  


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 4th May from 10am 4th 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.   


There will be a day trip to Johnstown castle Wexford on Saturday 27th May 2023. Leaving Roundwood at 8.30 am via Ashford. Price includes tea scones on arrival. Tickets to castle garden museum bus and car show and dinner on the way home. Price €90 names ASAP. To book contact Susan on 0876273032  


Pilgrimage Medjugorje 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    

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