Roundwood & District News 21st May 2024


Roundwood and District Historical, Folklore and Archaeological Society.  Van Diemen’s Women. A History of Transportation to Tasmania by Joan Kavanagh. Joan is fascinated by local Wicklow history and its impact around the world, she has lectured at Irish-Australia Studies conferences in Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. The author of 4 local history books and in collaboration with others. Next talk is 8 pm, 21st May. Roundwood Parish Hall Members €3; Non-members €5


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


Result of Roundwood G.S outing to Tulfarris Golf Club Saturday May 18th. First: Danielle Singleton 35pts. Second: Paul Brady 34pts. Third: Robbie Scott 34pts. Fourth: David Brady 33pts. Fifth: Dave Bury 32pts. Class 1 First: Colm Gaskin 31pts. Second: Simon Carroll 30pts. Class 2 First: Enda Kavanagh 31pts. Second: Denis Healy. Class 3 First: John Staunton 27 pts. Second: Enda Kavanagh 27 pts. Front 9: George Byrne 17pts. Back 9: Corey Byrne 17pts. Nearest Pin: Ian Hamilton. Visitors Prize: Jason O’Brien 25pts. Well done to all the winners. 


Roundwood Creative Hub Market returns from 11am to 4pm in the parish hall. Eggs, honey, jams, baking, plants, flowers, candles, soaps, waxmelts, bathbombs, knitwear, toys, photography, jewellery,  artificial flower arrangements, ceramics and much more.

Please support this initiative from local producers and crafters.


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.  


Results of the draw held on Sunday 19th May. There was no jackpot winner the numbers drawn were 10, 19, 21 & 22. There were eight match three winners. D Cooney, Fiona Timmons, Mo Jack & Gav, Collette Connolly, M & M Bolton, Pauline Grant, Sabrina Devlin and Mary Byrne. Next Jackpot will be €21,700.


Hummingbird Haven Holistic Healing & Wellness. Join me for two very exciting events happening at the Annamoe Centre Co. Wicklow. Thursday 13th of June 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 27th June of June @ Annamoe Centre 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. Time 7:30pm-9:00pm

Reiki 1:1 Healings available morning & evenings appointments.
Booking is essential for these events please contact Sue 087 2750335 for booking & more info.


Results of the whist held on May 15th Top Score: Shay Brady. Top Gent: Richie Cullen. Second Gent: Michael Whelan. Top Lady: Catherine Doyle. Second Lady: Maura McHugh. First Half: Tiny Shortt. Second Half: Mary Pierce. Longest Sitting: Patrica Byrne. Lowest Score: Margaret Kennedy. Raffle Prizes: Shay Brady, Jimmy Molloy & Richie Cullen.  Next Whist Wednesday May 29th in the Parish Hall at 8pm.


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.


Next Bingo Sunday June 16th. 2024 Membership is now due 15 euro per person, anyone that travelled in March to Rome has already paid.

Trip to Dublin to visit the Botanic Gardens and guided visit to Glasnevin Cemetery Monday 29th July 2024. Annual Holiday.Donegal 30th September to the 4th Oct 2024. Now taking deposits contact Mary at 087 6595381for 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 includesTransfer to and from Roundwood by luxury Coach. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for each night. All day-tours, Excursions etc. by Luxury Coach. 


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.


 Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday23rd May 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.   


45 Card Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8 pm. 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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