Roundwood & District News 8th July 2024



Results of the draw held on Sunday 1st July. There was no jackpot winner the numbers drawn were: 12, 18, 24 & 25. There were 12 match three winners. Joseph McDonnell, Jean O’Shea, J & S Keogh, Mick, A.A.I. Kavanagh, Michael Doyle, Donnacha Fanning, Elaine O’Neill, Lorraine Flynn, Louise Hughes, Martin Carey and Lisa Ferguson.  Next week’s jackpot will be €23,800. 


A Work Party will be held on Saturday 27th July in Derralossary Churchyard from 10:00 to 16:00 to continue the work of maintaining and improving the graveyard in advance of Heritage Week.  The information and grave locations stands were installed some months ago and we are engaging with the Tánaiste’s office and Dept of Defence regarding an event on Sunday 17th November which is the 50th anniversary of the death in office of President Erskine Childers. Strimmers (with petrol and plenty of cutting line), rakes, a few lawnmowers and the odd saw will come in handy. If you have any queries, please just call Mervyn on 086 8227998. 


East Wicklow Rivers Trust invites you to a walk along the Vartry Reservoir on Tuesday 16th July, 8pm.  Start location is at the Upper Reservoir Dam Green Gates on the Newtownmountkennedy Road. The walk will follow the woodland trail that includes the embankment, the route of the old Vartry River and the steep-sided cut that joins the upper and lower reservoirs. Birds that could be seen include Grey Heron, Kingfisher, Little Grebe, Moorhen and many more Booking via 


Hummingbird Haven Holistic Healing & Wellness. Join me for two very exciting events happening at the Annamoe Centre Co.Wicklow. Thursday 18th of July Haven Circle the evening consists of card reading, mindfulness activity, breathwork, & a beautiful guided meditation to ensure you are rested & recharged for the days ahead. 

Time 7:30-9:00pm

Sound Bath & Breath Work – Thursday 8th August 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. A hugely popular evening booking is essential.
Time 7:30pm-9:00pm

Reiki 1:1 Healings morning & evenings appointments.
Would you like to improve your sleep, lower your blood pressure, ease the aches & pains, balance your immune system, then Reiki is the perfect choice to help you bring the body back into balance. For bookings or more information contact Sue 0872750335.


Next Whist Wednesday July 10th in the Parish Hall at 8pm. 


Roundwood Creative Hub Market returns on JULY 20TH 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, Thursdays at the Roundwood Parish Hall from 12:30-13:30pm. This class has been extended for another 8 weeks due to popular demand. All welcome €10 per session. This is going very well and we have had positive feedback from all our attendees. 

Bingo – the next Bingo takes place on July 21st at 3 pm in Annamoe Community Centre. All Welcome

Day Trip to Dublin to visit the Botanic Gardens and guided visit to Glasnevin Cemetery Monday 29th July 2024 10.00am Depart Roundwood for day trip, 11.00am Arrival at Botanic Gardens for Tea/coffee & Scones. 1.00pm Depart Botanic Gardens and visit Glasnevin cemetery, 3.00pm Depart Glasnevin Cemetery 3.30pm 2 Course meal in the Lucan Spa Hotel, 6.30pm Approximate Arrival time back in Roundwood Prices: €90 per person. Last call so if you wish to join the outing contact Mary immediately at 0876595381 

Now taking bookings for the Autumn Holiday Trip to Donegal – 30th September to 4th October 2024 Now taking deposits; contact Mary at 0876595381 for further details. There is still a small number of places available. 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 Bus. 


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.   


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 18th July 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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