Roundwood & DIstrict News 31st of August 2023


Large white butterfly caterpillars feasting on nasturtiums leaves! Saved the cabbage though!


The Roundwood Creative Hub is a new craft retail space in Roundwood Parish Hall providing crafters with an outlet to display and sell their hand-crafted products to the public. Beginning on September 3rd and running from 11am until 4pm there is over 20 crafters booked in to the venue and there are refreshments and seating available. Running monthly to begin there’s a wide variety of different crafts and products on offer. With free entry and free parking, it makes an ideal Sunday outing


Next Rambling House/Story Night in the Annamoe Centre will be held upstairs on Friday Sept. 8th at 8pm. All are welcome. Any Queries please call 086-8749092.


Results of the draw held on Sunday 27th August. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 6, 17, 28 & 29. There were no match three winners. Next week’s jackpot is €11, 200.


Roundwood Ukulele Players will resume strumming and singing on Tuesday 19th September in Roundwood Parish Hall. The ukulele class is for Adult Beginners and is open to everyone and anyone, but mostly to those who would love to sing and learn a new instrument but have never taken the plunge before! Contact Linda on 087-9729956 to enquire about the morning or evening classes.


Senior’s Bingo starts at 3pm Annamoe Community Centre. There will be no Bingo in Sept. Next Bingo Sunday 22nd Oct and Sunday Nov 19th

Next Roundwood Active Retirement Lunch: (this is now full due to capacity of venue) Roundwood Inn Friday 8th September 2023 1pm (food served at 1:15pm sharp)

Roundwood Active Retirement membership is now due 15 euro per member.

Roundwood Active Retirement Annual Trip staying at the Clonakilty Park Hotel (this is the same hotel as last year very popular and good value) There are still places available. The 2nd of October to the 6th October 2023. 4 nights and 5 days. Tours of Kerry, including Killarney, Kenmare, Dingle etc. Cost 425 euro per person sharing. Cost 485 euro for single room (there are limited single spaces available). Total cost includes bus to and from Roundwood, daily tours around County Kerry, Bed, Breakfast and evening dinner with music every night in the bar.

All enquiries to Mary Flanagan at 0876595381


Next whist will be held on Wednesday August 30th at 8pm in the Parish Hall.


Weekend in Donegal. Mike Denver music. Weekend from 2nd to 5th November 2023. Bus from and back to Roundwood leaving Roundwood at 9am. 3 nights’ Dinner, B&B in Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny. All in Price €450.00pps, €90.00 Single Extra. Names and €200.00 deposit before 1st September’23 to Susan at 087 6273032


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 7th September 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.


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 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 Items for the notes must be emailed by Sunday night to be in time for the paper.

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