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Roundwood & District News 5th of January 2021

Snow capped Scarr Mountain

THANK YOU

Margaret (Tiney) Timmons, Kilmullen, Moneystown would like to thank all who attended her 100th birthday drive by at Moneystown Church on Monday 21st December. Tiney would also like to thank everyone including family, friends and neighbours for all the beautiful gifts, cards and well wishes for her centenarian birthday.

PARISH MASSES

In keeping with the latest Government Level 5 restrictions, until further notice, there will be no Mass in our churches. Moneystown and Roundwood Churches will be open for private prayer from 11 am until 2pm each day.

CALARY PARISH

The Reverend Ross Styles has been appointed Rector of the Parish of Calary with Newcastle and Newtownmountkennedy in succession to the Reverend William Bennett who retired last year. Ross, who is originally from West Wicklow, is married to Fiona and they have two children, Ben and Ava. His institution as Rector of the parish is expected to take place in February and we wish him all the best in his new appointment.

HISTORICAL JOURNAL

The 2020 Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society Journal is packed with great articles of local interest. It is now available for sale in the following places; in Roundwood – Keeley’s Hardware, Centra, Keith Grant Butchers, Sugar Mountain Cafe; in Laragh at Mc Coy’s Store and Filling Station; In Newtown at the Post Office and Eugene’s Stores and in Wicklow at Bridge Street Books. It is also journal available to purchase on line, via the website www.roundwoodhistoricalsociety.ie .   

ALONE HELPLINE

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people is operating a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. Contact ALONE on 0818 222 024 if you have concerns about your own wellbeing, or the wellbeing of an older person you know. Further information can be found on www.alone.ie.

ROUNDWOOD CANCER SUPPORT

The centre is currently closed but we are continuing to provide transport to and from hospital appointments for those suffering from cancer. If you require our services please contact us on 086 1534011. Or check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/roundwoodcancersupport

LOTTO

The lotto has been suspended for the moment.

LOCAL NOTES

If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is mgtbolger@gmail.com

Roundwood & District News 22nd of December


Happy Christmas to all in the community & to family & friends from far & wide.

PARISH MASSES (updated 23rd of December)

Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole Roundwood & Moneystown – Christmas Masses

Thursday 24th   December – Christmas Eve:  First Mass – 6 pm – Roundwood.  Vigil Mass – 9 pm – Roundwood

Friday 25th December – Christmas Day: Mass 10 am – Moneystown, Mass 11.30 am – Roundwood

In keeping with the latest Government Level 5 restrictions, with effect from the 26th of December until further notice there will be no masses in our Churches.

Moneystown and Roundwood Church will be open from 11am to 2pm each day for private prayer.

Attendance at Church and ceremonies is subject to all Government guidelines in place at the time.   Please note a maximum of 50 will be allowed at any Mass.   Places are assigned on a first come basis.  Hand and Respiratory Hygiene guidelines must be adhered to.  Masks must be worn and Social Distancing remains in place. Being mindful of the Government restrictions on numbers allowed at Church gatherings.

The Archbishop encourages us to visit the Crib with our families when the Churches are open over the Christmas period. 

PARISH NEWSLETTER

Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole Roundwood & Moneystown:  A Parish Newsletter listing mass times and Intentions is available weekly via email from the Parish Office.  Please email roundwoodparish@gmail.com to be added to the mailing list.

 HISTORICAL JOURNAL

The 2020 Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society Journal is packed with great articles of local interest. It is now available for sale in the following places; in Roundwood – Keeley’s Hardware, Centra, Keith Grant Butchers, Sugar Mountain Cafe; in Laragh at Mc Coy’s Store and Filling Station; In Newtown at the Post Office and Eugene’s Stores and in Wicklow at Bridge Street Books. It is also journal available to purchase on line, via the website www.roundwoodhistoricalsociety.ie .   

ALONE HELPLINE

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people is operating a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. Contact ALONE on 0818 222 024 if you have concerns about your own wellbeing, or the wellbeing of an older person you know. Further information can be found on www.alone.ie.

ROUNDWOOD CANCER SUPPORT

Roundwood Cancer Centre is closed for the time being due to the recent Covid restrictions. Hospital pick-ups and drop off will still continue. For further information please phone 087 6062072 or check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/roundwoodcancersupport

LOTTO

The lotto has been suspended for the moment.

 LOCAL NOTES

If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is mgtbolger@gmail.com

Roundwood & District News 15th of December 2020

Check out the Roundwood Home Producers Market this Sunday (December 20th)
in the Parish Hall 12 – 4pm for great locally produced gifts & goodies
Facebook: RoundwoodHomeProducersMarket

SHOP LOCAL

Shop local for Christmas. It’s all about community. Please support our local businesses who always generously support our community groups

K2ALPACAS MINI CHRISTMAS MARKET

With the uncertainty created by Covid; K2Alapcas are not attending any Christmas Markets this year. Instead K2Alpacas are holding our own Mini Christmas Market on our Alpaca Farm and Stud in County Wicklow. The market will showcase our amazing alpaca fibre products. Some are made exclusively for us in Peru. These include handmade soft toys, slippers and hats made from alpaca fibre, soft luxurious scarves & pashminas. We have a lovely range of socks, duvets, toppers and pillows made from K2Aplacas own flock of alpacas! We have Alpaca Christmas sweatshirts and a range of Alpaca tee shirts. The highlight of the market will be an a ‘live nativity’ alpaca style with Mums their cria (babies) waiting for you to hand feed.  Tea coffee & hot chocolate will also be available. WHERE ARE WE: K2Alpacas CallowHill Upper, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow A63 DX08. December  19th /20th.  From 2pm to 6pm each day. Online www.k2alpacas.ie

PARISH MASSES

PARISH NEWSLETTER

Parish of St. Laurence O’Toole Roundwood & Moneystown:  A Parish Newsletter listing mass times and Intentions is available weekly via email from the Parish Office.  Please email roundwoodparish@gmail.com to be added to the mailing list.

HISTORICAL JOURNAL

The 2020 Roundwood & District Historical & Folklore Society Journal is packed with great articles of local interest. It is now available for sale in the following places; in Roundwood – Keeley’s Hardware, Centra, Keith Grant Butchers, Sugar Mountain Cafe; in Laragh at Mc Coy’s Store and Filling Station; In Newtown at the Post Office and Eugene’s Stores and in Wicklow at Bridge Street Books. It is also journal available to purchase on line, via the website www.roundwoodhistoricalsociety.ie .   

ROUNDWOOD MARKET

The Market will be open on Sunday next 20th December. 

ALONE HELPLINE

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people is operating a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. Contact ALONE on 0818 222 024 if you have concerns about your own wellbeing, or the wellbeing of an older person you know. Further information can be found on www.alone.ie.

ROUNDWOOD CANCER SUPPORT

Roundwood Cancer Centre is closed for the time being due to the recent Covid restrictions. Hospital pick-ups and drop off will still continue. For further information please phone 087 6062072 or check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/roundwoodcancersupport

LOTTO

The lotto has been suspended for the moment.

 LOCAL NOTES

If you have an item or news that you would like to include in the Roundwood Notes contact Margaret Bolger the email address is mgtbolger@gmail.com