Roundwood & District News 9th of October 2023


Free digital skills course starting this Thursday 12th of October in the Brockagh Centre Laragh


Richard Nairn is an ecologist and writer living in Ashford.  He has published seven books, the latest of which is ‘Wild Waters’.   His talk will highlight Ireland’s rivers and lakes with a special focus on the Avonmore catchment which stretches from the Sally Gap to Arklow. He will be talking to the society on Tuesday 24th October in Roundwood Parish hall, all welcome. Refreshments will be served.


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


The Roundwood Creative Hub is a new crafter’s retail space in the Roundwood Parish Hall taking place on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. October dates: 1st and 15th from 11 am until 4 pm. There are over 20 craft stalls to browse and refreshments available. Follow Roundwood Creative Hub on Facebook for latest updates


Results of the lotto draw held on Sunday 8th October. There was no jackpot winner, the numbers drawn were 3, 16, 19 & 21. There were eleven match three winners. Paul Garton, Scott Quinn, Yvonne & Hazel, J.E.T.S. Robert Kenny, Caroline Campion, Joe Doyle, Pauline Grant, Carol Curley, Lorraine Flynn and Conor Carpenter. Next week’s jackpot will be €12,700.


There will be an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and wood turning in Calary Church starting at 7 pm on Friday 20th October, continuing between 11 am and 6 pm on Saturday 21st and between 12 noon and 5 pm on Sunday 22nd October. There will also be plants and country produce on sale between 11 am and 4 pm on Saturday 21st. 20% commission on all art sales will go to local charities.

To help launch this event, there will be a concert by Clare McCague (classical harp) and Catrina Scullion (soprano) starting at 8 pm on Friday 20th October. As it is opening the Art Exhibition, entry to the concert is free and there is no need to book. Just turn up and enjoy the evening.


Friday, 29 Sept 2023, 3 tables, N/S Maura Gaskin and Bridie Nolan. E/W Tied Teresa Leahy and Marion Davis, Gertie Fee and Jane Cronin. Monday, 2nd October 2023, 5 tables. N/S 1st Maria Magee and Rowena Brady, 2nd Catherine McGillycuddy and Bridie Nolan. E/W 1st Teresa Leahy and Marion Davis. 2nd Brid Clancy and Phil Power. Bridge is played in the community centre on Monday evenings at 19:30 and on Friday mornings at 10:00


Indoor bowls is back in the Annamoe Centre on Tuesday nights at 8pm all are welcome.


Holistic Healing & Wellness 1:1 Appointments for Reiki & Rahanni Restore, Renew & Rebalance. The next Haven mediation is Friday the 13th October @ 7:30pm. Booking is essential. Location Annamoe Community Centre. For further information please contact 0872750335.


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.


Next Bingo Sunday 22nd Oct and Sunday Nov 19th at 3pm Annamoe Community Centre.


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 19th of October 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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