Roundwood & District News 25th of October 2023

Happy Halloween!!


A play, “The Cream Cake”, a comedy in 2 acts written by Don Ferguson will take place in Roundwood Parish Hall at 7.30 pm on Friday 10 November (doors open at 7 pm). There will also be music by Roundwood Ukulele Group and local musicians. Tickets are €10 and can be booked from Deirdre (086 894 5899). This promises to be wonderful night’s entertainment.


Roundwood Sheepdog trials take place on the 1st of November in Baltynanima off the Lough Dan Road. Follow the directional signs on the day. Spectators are always welcome.


Roundwood Golf Society Annual Table Quiz in aid of Roundwood Cancer Support will take place on Friday 27th October in Kavanagh’s Vartry House at 8pm. Quiz master is Martin Byrne and a great night of craic is assured. Come along a table of four is only €40.00. It’s a fantastic local cause and helps the people of our community so well when they need it most.


The Roundwood & District Community Council AGM will take place in the Roundwood Parish Hall on Monday the 13th of November at 8pm. All members of the community are most welcome.


Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole, Roundwood and Moneystown:  Our Annual November Mass of Remembrance for those who funerals took place in our Churches in the past year will take place in Roundwood Church on Saturday 4th November at 7 pm, and in Glendalough Church on Sunday 5th November at 11.30 am


Results of the lotto draw held on Sunday 22nd October. There was no jackpot winner, the numbers drawn were 8, 10, 11 & 14. There were twelve match three winners. Stephen Donnolly, Jackie Blackburn, Diane McCoy, M Hall, Keith & Lorna, Ian McAulay, Lisa Duffy, Jenny Byrne, Sabrina Smyth, Sabrina Smyth, Chris & Shane and Lily Doyle . Next week’s jackpot will be €13,300.


A reminder that Bowls takes place every Tuesday in Annamoe Community Centre at 8 pm. New members always welcome. Entry €3 per person. A great way to meet new friends, take up a new hobby and participate in competitions.


Upcoming events. Next Bingo Dates. Sunday Nov 19th at 3pm Annamoe Community Centre. Christmas Roundwood Active Retirement Lunch:  Roundwood Inn Friday 1st December 2023 1pm (food served at 1:15pm sharp) All enquiries to Mary Flanagan at 0876595381


Friday, 13th October 2023, 3 tables. N/S Monica Brady and Catherine McGillycuddy. E/W Maura Gaskin and Bridie Nolan. Monday, 16th October 2023, 4 tables. N/S 1st Ger Lenihan and Seamus Kennedy. 2nd Rowena Brady and Maria Magee. E/W 1st Phil Power and Bridie Nolan. 2nd Marion Davis and Teresa Leahy. Bridge is played in the community centre on Monday evenings at 19:30. On Friday mornings at 10:00 -12:30, a social game of bridge is played. You don’t have to be a club member to play. Text Seamus Kennedy at 087 2452 903, if you want to participate.


Sale of Work 2023 –The Sale of Work will take place on Sunday 3rd December.



Monday Mornings in Roundwood Parish Hall from 10 am to 12 noon, with Rory Egan. This is a 10 week course suitable for people who wish to take up Bridge. We will take you through a step-by-step introduction to the great game of Bridge.

We will teach you both Bidding and Play and then help you play some hands specially prepared for that subject under our supervision. A full set of notes will be provided for each lesson. You are very welcome to join us now, we’ll catch you up! Why not spread the word to relatives and friends to let them know what a great game this is? You can book directly on the website or contact Rory on 086 819 2765 / to book, or for further info.


Roundwood Men’s Shed: The shed is open on Tuesdays between 10 and 12 and is located at Pat Carr’s place in Knockraheen (A98AH02). Our agenda is wide and varied – a bit like ‘whatever you’re having yourself’. Mostly though, the shed is about listening and caring and sharing. Our meetings begin with some gentle exercises for those so inclined. But the tea and chat with cake and biscuits is an integral part of what we are all about.


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday November 2nd 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.


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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