Roundwood & District News 25th March 2024


Roundwood Cancer Support office is open every Monday and Friday from ten to twelve o clock for anyone who needs advice or help when dealing with Cancer. Upcoming events Linda’s Guitar School will host a busking lunchtime Concert in Roundwood Parish on Saturday the 6th of April from 2 to 3 o’clock to raise funds for Roundwood Cancer Support. Admission is free, and we hope you come along and support the young children in their first concert. 

The now famous East Coast Radio Coffee Morning will be held in Kavanagh’s Pub Roundwood on Friday the 26th of April starting at 9 am with all proceeds raised on the day going directly to Roundwood Cancer Support. Lots of lovely cakes tea coffee and entertainment on the day as well as spot prizes 


Results of the draw held on Sunday March 24th. There was no jackpot winner, the numbers drawn were 10, 12, 24 & 30. There were five match three winners. DeclanWalsh, K Crean, V Doyle, S Kennedy and Denise Hanlon. Next jackpot will be €19,300.     


New Community Youth Choir starts Wednesday April 10th 6pm-7pm in Roundwood Parish Hall. Open to all ages between 8 – 18 years. Please email for more info and register for a place. €25 per term. 


Roundwood Men’s Shed: The Shed continues to meet every Tuesday in Knockraheenat Pat Carr’s place (A98 AH02) from 10 to 12 a.m. approximately. We care and listen and share over a cuppa or two. Occasionally we break into song and we have a few fine musicians and singers in our ranks. The experts tell us that music is good for the soul and the mental health of all. 

We do some gentle exercises and recently we have been planting trees along the Vartry Trail.
We are planning to pay a visit to Leinster House on Thursday 25 April for a conducted tour and we also plan to visit the National Ploughing Championships where we have been promised VIP treatment. New faces will be very welcome in the Shed. For further information feel free to call or text 086 8650588 at any time.


Roundwood National School are collecting old used domestic batteries, e.g. AA, AAA, C, D, v9, Laptop batteries, old drill batteries etc. You can leave the batteries into Keeley’s Hardware. 

We are collecting until the end of March.


Bingo Sunday 28th April 3pm Annamoe community centre. 


Pilgrimage to knock will be on Saturday 27th April 2024. Bus leaving the square Rathdrum 7.30 am. Roundwood 8am breakfast and dinner in Tyrrells pass castle €80 per person all money to be paid before Easter 30th March. Contact Susan 0876273032 


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


Results of whist held on Wednesday March 20th Top Score: Richie Cullen. First Gent: Tiny Shortt. Second Gent: Kay Plunkett. First Lady: Mary Pierce. Second Lady: Patricia Byrne. First Half: Catherine Doyle. Second Half: Ann Pierce. Longest Sitting: Jimmy Molloy. Lowest Score: Mick Whelan. Raffle won by Catherine Doyle, Monica Brady, May Kenna, Richie Cullen and Margaret Kennedy. Next Whist Wednesday 3rdApril 8pm in the parish hall. 


New Guided Meditation Classes in Roundwood Parish Hall – Every Monday evening, no experience necessary. €12 per class. Booking essential. Welcoming new clients for 1:1 Reiki energy healing appointments. 1:1 Meditation & Mindfulness, Angel & Oracle card readings.
Morning & Evening appointments available. For more information on any of the events or to book please contact Sue 0872750335


Westport Country Music Break 6 day Tour, from 20th to 25th October 2024. Music includes Declan Nerney, Trevor Mayles, Shaun Cardigan and more.  Day tours; day tour Achill Island, Castlebar, Doolaugh Valley and Kylemore. Optional trip to Knock on free day. 5 nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast in Westport Woods Hotel. Price €549 pp sharing/€125 extra for Single room. For more information contact Susan at 0876273032. €200 deposit before 15th July. Full payment by 1st September 2024.


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday28th March 2024 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.    


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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