Roundwood & District News 27th May 2024


The following concerts will take place during June: 

SATURDAY 15 JUNE: Lance Coburn (piano) and Miriam Roycroft (cello) will perform pieces by Rachmaninov, Bax and Vaughan Williams. 

 WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE: Ella Nagy (piano) and Sulamita Pyvovar (piano) will play pieces by JS Bach, Cesar Franck and Franz Liszt. They will conclude the concert by playing a duet. 

SATURDAY 22 JUNE: “Ina Boyle and her World”. Orla Shannon (soprano), David Scott (baritone) and Aileen Cahill (piano) will perform a selection of songs written by Ina Boyle to celebrate the songbook of the Enniskerry composer, which was published in 2023. 

Music in Calary is delighted to be able to welcome all of these performers and we would also like to thank Wicklow County Council for their support. 

As usual, the concerts will begin at 8 pm with free parking available. If you wish to book tickets, which are €18 and €15 for concessions, or for further information, please email or ring (01) 2818118. 


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 


Congratulations to local man Adam Sharkey on running a very successful Open Sheep Dog Trials in the area recently.  Sixty three dogs competed from all over Leinster and as far away as Donegal.  Many thanks to Paul O’Donnell for eleven hours non-stop judging and to all the helpers on the day. Results: 1st Simon Moss . 2nd Adam Sharkey. 3rd Eamonn Connell . 4th Con McGarry. 5th Billy Ryan.6th Simon Moss. 


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.   


There was no draw held. 


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.


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 Thursday 6thJune 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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