Roundwood & District News 17th June 2024


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. 


Result of the whist held on June 12th. Top Score: Maura McHugh. First Gent: Margaret Kennedy. Second Gent: Marie Magee. First Lady: May Kenna. Second Lady: Patricia Byrne. First Half: Shay Brady. Second Half: Mary Pierce. Longest Sitting: Catherine Doyle. Lowest Score: Monica Brady. Raffle won by Nan Wolohan, May Kenna and Tiny Shortt. Next Whist Wednesday June 26th in the Parish Hall at 8pm. 


Results of draw held on Sunday 16th June. There was no jackpot winner the numbers drawn were: 13, 19, 21 & 22. There were seven match three winners. Molly Byrne, Christine Price, M & M Belton, Collette Connolly, Caroline Campion, Patricia Kavanagh and Adrienne Gaskin.  Next week’s jackpot will be €22,900. 


Glendalough: Friday 21st June at 7pm 


Mining Heritage Event: An event to celebrate the workers and rich heritage of the Glendasan mines is planned for Sunday 23rd June 2024 at 3pm. This event is hosted by Robbie Carter, Honorary President of “The Glens of Lead” in association with the Wicklow Mountains National Park. A historic “mine bogie” artefact has been returned to the valley,where it operated during the 1940s and 50s, bringing the story of this historic industrial landscape back to life.  

All are welcome to this event, particularly relatives of deceased miners. Transport will be provided from the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh (parking charge may apply) at 2pm for transfer to the mine site. Booking is required to ensure adequate transport can be arranged. Please reserve your spot by calling the Information office of the Wicklow Mountains National Park on 0404-45425. 


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.


Active Retirement exercise class by SielBleuIreland extended dates every Thursday at the Roundwood Parish Hall from 12:30-13:30pm.  All welcome, 10 euro per session 

Next Bingo  Sunday July 21st in the Annamoe Centre.  

Trip to Dublin to visit the Botanic Gardens and guided visit to Glasnevin Cemetery Monday 29th July 2024 still places available Prices: €90 per person contact Mary at0876595381for further details. 

Annual Holiday 

Donegal 30th September to the 4th Oct 2024 still places available Now taking deposits contact Mary at 0876595381for 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 euro. Price includesTransfer to and from Roundwood by luxury Coach. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for each night All day-tours, Excursions etc. by Luxury Coach


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.   


Hummingbird Haven Holistic Healing & Wellness.
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.


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 Thursday20th June 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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