Roundwood & District News 29th April 2024


Results of the draw held on Sunday April 28th. There was no jackpot winner, the numbers drawn were 8, 9, 25 & 30. There was only one match three winner. Keogh Family. Next jackpot will be €20,800.      


The first concert of Music in Calary’s 2024 season will take place at 8 pm on Friday 3rd May in Calary Church when The Dublin Viols together with soprano Aisling Kenny will perform music of the late Renaissance, mostly by English composers of the sixteenth and early seventeenth century including William Byrd. Music in Calary is delighted to be able to welcome such wonderful performers especially for the first concert of 2024. We would also like to thank Wicklow County Council for their support. 


Blessing of the Graves. Roundwood: Friday 14th June at 7 pm. Brockagh: Sunday 16th June after 11.30 am Mass. Glendalough: Friday 21st June at 7pm 


Results from Roundwood G.S outing to Wicklow Golf Club on 20th April. First: Mick Bolger 38pts. Second: Robert Scott 35pts. Third: Colm Gaskin 33pts. Fourth: Martin Gaffney 32pt. Fifth: Valerie Brennan 32pts. Class 1 First: David Brady 31pts. Second: Ciaran Blackbyrne 31pts. Class 2 First: Margaret Bolger 28pts. Second: Mark Burke 28pts. Class 3 First: David Power 27pts. Second: Thomas McHugh 27pts. Front 9:Darren Meany 22pts. Back 9: Declan Carstairs 17pts. Nearest Pin: Valerie Brennan. Visitors Prize: Simon Holt 27pts. Well done all. Next outing 18th May to Tulfarris Golf Club.  


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.   


Day Trip to Kildare on Sunday 9th June. Visit to the Parish Church where the Relic of St. Bridget is kept, for Mass at 11 am and to visit St. Bridget’s Well, followed by some shopping time in Kildare Village. Bus will leave Roundwood at 9 am from the Parish Hall. €35 per person for Bus only. Names and money to Susan before 15th May.Susan: 087 627 3032. 


The Roundwood Creative Hub Market is relocating to the Roundwood AFC Family Funday at the soccer grounds for this weekend. Please note that this means the market will be held on Sunday instead of Saturday 11am til 4pm.

Local honey, eggs, home baking, fresh flowers and plants and crafts from local producers. The market needs community support to keep running so please support our local crafters and producers. 


Trip to Dublin to visit the Botanic Gardens and guided visit to Glasnevin Cemetery Monday 29th July 2024. Prices: €90 per person contact Mary at 087 6595381for further details. 

Annual Holiday Donegal 30th September to the 4th Oct 2024. Now taking deposits contact Mary at 087 6595381 for further details. Hotel: The Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana, Co. Donegal. Rate: €450 per person sharing. Single Room Supplement: €25 per night. (Maximum 6 Singles) = €550  Price includes Transfer to and from Roundwood by luxury Coach. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for each night. All day-tours, Excursions etc. by Luxury Coach 


Roundwood Tidy Towns have registered for the National Spring Clean again this year. If you wish to do a litter pick in your area send an email to or call 086 8055040so we can get bags, gloves, etc. to you. Every little helps


Westport Country Music Break 6-day Tour, from 20th to 25th October 2024. Music includes Declan Nerney, Trevor Mayles, Shaun Carrigan and more. Day tours; day tour Achill Island, Castlebar, Doolaugh Valley & Kylmore. 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 087-6273032. €200 deposit before 15th July. Full payment by 1st September 2024. 


Next Whist Wednesday May 1st 8pm in the parish hall. 


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


Hummingbird Haven Holistic Healing & Wellness. Join me for two very exciting events happening at the Annamoe Centre Co.Wicklow. Thursday 25th of April Haven Circle @ Annamoe Centre an evening to relax let go and enjoy a guided meditation & lots more.
Time 7:30-9:00pm. Sound Bath & Breathe Work – Thursday 16th of May @ AnnamoeCentre immerse yourself in an evening of sound with crystal bowls, Tibetan bowls & so much more using our breath to guide us into a deeply relaxing state. Time7:30pm-9:00pm
Reiki 1:1 Healings available morning & evenings appointments.
Booking is essential for these events, please contact Sue 0872750335 for booking & more info.


Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 9thMay 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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