Roundwood & District News 29th of November 2023

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS 

Roundwood Christmas Lights will be switched on Friday 1st December at 8pm. Santa has promised to take time out of his busy schedule to join us. Please put the date in your diaries for a fun event!

PARISH SALE OF WORK

The Sale of Work takes place on Sunday 3rd December from 12-4pm at the GAA complex. To make this event possible, we are looking for the following donations. Bottles for the bottle stall e.g. Wine/Spirits/Minerals. Home Baking/Produce for the Home Produce Stall. Toys in good working order for the Toy Stall. Good quality Bric A Brac.

Donations can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office Monday – Thursday 8.45am – 12.30pm. If you can volunteer an hour to help set up on the Saturday morning or help with the clean up on the Sunday evening it would be very much appreciated. Any queries please contact Liz 087 6736066

THE CREAM CAKE

Due to public demand, the play “The Cream Cake”, a comedy in 2 acts written by Don Ferguson will again take to the stage in Roundwood Parish Hall on Saturday 2 December at 8.15 (doors open at 7.45 pm). Admission is €10 (€5 for children) and tickets can be booked from Deirdre (086 894 5899). *Please note the change of start time*.

LOTTO

Results of the draw held on Sunday 26th November. There was no jackpot winner, the numbers drawn were 3, 14, 15 & 26. There were five match three winners. J & D Rafferty, Tiernan & Neisha, Paige, Hazel Birro and Liam Finnerty. Next week’s jackpot will be €14,800.

ANNAMOE STORY NIGHT

Our final story night of 2023 in the Annamoe Centre will take place upstairs on Friday 8th December at 8pm. Usual music, stories, songs etc. tea and biscuits. Entry by Donation and all are welcome. Any queries to 086-8749092

BRIDGE RESULTS

Monday, 20th November 2023, 5 tables. N/S 1st Monica Brady and Ger Lenihan. 2nd Brid Clancy and Catherine McGillycuddy. E/W 1st Teresa Leahy and Marion Davis. 2nd Rowena Brady and Maria Magee. Bridge is played in the community centre on Monday evenings at 19:30 and social bridge on Friday mornings at 10:00

CREATIVE HUB

The Roundwood Creative Hub crafter’s retail space in the Roundwood Parish Hall takes place on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month 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

WHIST RESULTS

Results of the whist held on 22nd November. Top Score: Maura McHugh. First Gent: Ann Pierce. Second Gent: Marie Magee. First Lady: May Kenna. Second Lady: Nan Wolohan. First Half: Jimmy Molloy. Second Half: Margaret Kennedy. Lowest Score: Monica Brady. Longest Sitting: Mary Pierce. Raffle: Marie Magee, Jimmy Molloy and Ann Pierce. Next Whist Wednesday December 6th at 8pm in the parish hall.

HUMMINGBIRD HAVEN

Holistic Healing & Wellness. New Weekly Meditation Classes in Roundwood PH & Centre. Thursdays evenings from 7:30pm – 8:30pm. Morning Meditations Wednesdays from 10:00am – 11:00am. No experience necessary you’ll be guided all the way! 1:1 Reiki appointments available for new clients. For bookings or more information please contact Sue 087 2750335

MEN’S SHED

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.

MOBILE LIBRARY

Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday November 30th 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 interest.

45 CARD GAME

45 Card Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm. Teas served. All are welcome.

LOCAL NOTES

If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is mgtbolger@gmail.com. Items for the notes must be emailed by Sunday night to be in time for the paper.