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Roundwood & District Notices 2nd December 2019

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Get your Santa hats & jumpers ready in Roundwood and Moneystown as the fantastic new Christmas lights will be turned on in the village this Saturday. Everyone is invited to come along to make it a special community event to mark the start of the Christmas festivities. Well done to the Roundwood & District Community Council who, through grant funding from Co Wicklow Partnership and under the supervision of Robbie Power Electrical are responsible for transforming Roundwood village this Christmas. Please gather at the footpath opposite Centra after 6pm Mass (circa 6:45pm) on Saturday, 7th of December. Festive refreshments will be available afterwards in the Parish Hall. All welcome.

SALE OF WORK

Many thanks to all for supporting the recent Roundwood & Moneystown Parish Sale of Work. Thanks to all the local businesses who donated prizes or cash donations to the Grand Raffle. The winners were 1st Prize €1,000 – Denis Salley, 2nd Prize Westport Hotel break – George Collier, 3rd Prize Prices Garage voucher – Conchita Stanley, 4th Prize Wicklow Heather voucher, 5th Prize Oil Burner Service – Lucy Byrne, 6th Prize Mountain Breeze voucher – Roisin McGuirk, 7th Prize Sugar Mountain voucher – MK Farrell, 8th Prize Centra voucher – Brian Beag Walsh, 9th Prize Byrne & Woods voucher – Shay Shay Reid, 10th Prize Green Room Floral Arrangement – Jess Dolan, 11th Prize Keith Grant Butcher voucher – Kathleen, 12th Prize Wicklow Way Christmas tree – James Taylor, 13th Prize Keeley’s Hardware Hamper – Tommy Robinson, 14th Prize Wok-U-Like voucher – Joe Hayden, 15th Prize HD Hair Design – K Murphy, 16th Prize Wicklow Way Christmas Tree – Clancy’s, 17th Prize Ashley’s Barbers – Mary Pierce, 18th Prize Roundwood Veterinary Cat/Dog Health Check – John Fay, 19th Prize John Synnott Butcher voucher – Joseph Doyle and 20th Prize Roundwood Pharmacy Hamper – Tessa Bradford. Small raffles were won by John Malone – meat voucher, Ayshea Nolan – toy voucher, Noel Kavanagh – ham  voucher, Aidan Brosnan – biscuit cake and Monica Brady Guessed the Weight of the Cake correctly 10lb 9oz. The winner of the fabulous Moneystown Hamper was May Kearney with Breda Synnott winning the smaller hamper. The beautiful flower arrangements were won by Gavin Merrigan, Joe Malone, Margaret Malone and Frank Fee. Winners of the Roundwood National School raffles were Kathy Kearney, Jenni Brady, Monica Brady, Philip McGillycuddy and Emer O’Gorman. Thanks to all the organisers who did a tremendous job and to all helpers who make it all happen on the day. Well done to all.

ROUNDWOOD PLOUGHING SOCIETY

Roundwood Ploughing Society is looking for information, paper clippings and photographs that anyone may have relating to The Roundwood Ploughing Society down through the years The Society need them as soon as possible for a presentation for the Historical Society early in the New Year. All help is greatly appreciated. Please contact John Byrne at 086 0613025.

STORYTELLING

Story night in Annamoe Centre will take place on Friday 13th December at 8pm.  All are welcome to come along.

PROGRESSIVE 45 CARD GAME

There will be a progressive 45 card game in aid of The Roundwood & Moneystown Parish Sale of Work on Sunday the 8th of December in the Parish Hall starting 7pm Sharp.  There will be excellent prize money with a raffle and refreshments at the break, everyone is welcome

DOG TRIAL RESULTS

Open: 1. Ned O’Keefe, 2, M Letther, 3 T. Lamb, 4 P Fanning, 5 M Lettmen & 6 B Ryan.  Intermediate: 1. P Fanning, 2 D Burchill, 3 P O’Donnell, Novice: 1 P Fanning, 2 D Burchill, 3 B Ryan & 4 E Connell.  Wicklow Class: 1. P Fanning 2 P Fanning 3 M Burke 4 P O’Donnell & 5 D Burchill.  The committee would like to thank all sponsor, competitors and judge, David Corrigan for making this day such a successful event.

FOLK GROUP

Roundwood Folk Group are on the look-out for a guitarist/musician to help them in the New Year with Saturday night mass.  Very flexible not every Saturday & not a big commitment but very enjoyable.  Please contact Helena on (086) 3000194 if you would like to do it.

BADMINTON

Badminton continues on a Tuesday morning from 9.30a.m.  All are welcome.

ROUNDWOOD DANCE

There will be a dance in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday 20th December with music by The Wicklow Man.  All are welcome

SUNSHINE FITNESS

Sunshine Fitness will be starting ‘Baby and Me’, ‘Golden Oldies’ (for aged 65+) and ‘Curvy Whirlies ‘ (for plus size women) fitness classes in the parish hall from September 17th.  Please contact Caitríona on 0876035780 for more information.

WALKING GROUP

Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are back in action meeting at 7pm this Wednesday at the Coach House car park.  All welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately one hour.

WHIST

The next whist will be this Wednesday 4th December in the Parish Centre

DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB

Winners for North/South on Monday 25th November were Monica Brady & Nancy O Brien, 2nd Margaret Bolger & Paddy O Brien, 3rd John Loscher and Diane McHugh & 4th Seamus Kennedy & Carol Pye.  1st for East/West were Bridie Nolan & Brid Clancy, 2nd Pamela Byrne & Maura Gaskin, 3rd Claire O Connor & Triona Woodroofe & 4th Pauric Gleeson & Maria Magee

002 BRIDGE CLUB

Friday 29th November saw Margaret Bolger & Noeleen Redmond sharing 1st place for North/South with John Loscher & Kay Plunkett, 3rd Judy Skates & Maria Magee & 4th Monica Brady & June Digby.  1st for East/West were Jim McNamara & Gaye McGettigan, 2nd Ger Lenihan & Paddy O Brien, 3rd Liz Belton & Phil Kenna & 4th Teresa Leahy & Marion Davis.  All members please note final competition for 2019 will be held  next Friday the 13th December and Christmas prizes will be  presented that morning so hopefully see you all ther

LOTTO

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot last week.  The numbers drawn were 2, 11, 12 & 22. There thirteen match three winners, Libby, ECE, K Crean, E Shortt, M Gaffney, J & S Hamilton, A Carthy, Lukey & Patrick, L Byrne, JETS, D Fanning, M Doyle Timmons & M Kavanagh.  Next week’s jackpot will be €17,500.

MARKET

Roundwood Market continues with the usual produce and new hours. Now open every Sunday from 12 noon until 4pm. New members welcome. Contact Jacinta 0860722851

SET DANCING

Our weekly set dancing sessions continue in Kavanagh’s Lounge on Thursday nights.  All are always welcome – whether you have ever or never danced before  Session starts at 8.30 til 10.30 and cost is still only €5 for a goodnight of exercise.

ROUNDWOOD CANCER SUPPORT

The Roundwood Cancer Support centre is now up and running and is open in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10a.m until 1pm & they are currently looking for volunteers if you could spare some time in your week it would be greatly appreciated.  Please feel free to pop in for a chat we will be happy to help.  If anyone needs to make any enquiries outside these hours please telephone our confidential phone number 087 6062072

AN TÓCHAR GAA

Alex Grey, PSquared Performance, is on hand to guide you through your fitness programme in the An Tóchar Fitness Centre.  Call up or ring Alex to join any of the classes or to discuss personal training.https://www.facebook.com/psquaredperformance

45 CARD GAME

A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8pm for the winter months Teas served. All are welcome

MEDJUGORJE

A pilgrimage To Medjugorje will take place on October 7th 2020 for seven days at a cost of €679.00 fully inclusive  There will be a discount of €100 if paid in full by December 13th otherwise €200.00 deposit secures booking.  This trip will be accompanied by a Spiritual Director  The accommodation is close to the Church. For more information and booking. Contact Mary King on 087 2185067

Roundwood & District News 25th of November 2019

ROUNDWOOD PLOUGHING SOCIETY

Roundwood Ploughing Society is looking for information, paper clippings and photographs that anyone may have relating to The Roundwood Ploughing Society down through the years The Society need them as soon as possible for a presentation for the Historical Society early in the New Year. All help is greatly appreciated. Please contact John Byrne at 086 0613025.

FOLK GROUP

Roundwood Folk Group are on the look-out for a guitarist/musician to help them in the New Year with Saturday night mass.  Very flexible not every Saturday & not a big commitment but very enjoyable.  Please contact Helena on (086) 3000194 if you would like to do it.

BADMINTON

Badminton continues on a Tuesday morning from 9.30a.m.  All are welcome.

PARISH SALE OF WORK

Roundwood And Moneystown Christmas Sale of Work will take place in the GAA complex on Sunday December 1st from 12 – 4pm.  A great day out for all the family with something for everyone.  All good quality donations for the various stalls can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office between 9am and 12.30pm (Mon-Thurs) before November 28th.  In particular we are looking for bottles for the Bottle Stall and home produce for the cake stall.  Come along on the day to visit SANTA and pick up some fantastic festive Christmas gifts.

ROUNDWOOD DANCE

There will be a dance in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday 20th December with music by The Wicklow Man.  All are welcome

SUNSHINE FITNESS

Sunshine Fitness will be starting ‘Baby and Me’, ‘Golden Oldies’ (for aged 65+) and ‘Curvy Whirlies ‘ (for plus size women) fitness classes in the parish hall from September 17th.  Please contact Caitríona on 0876035780 for more information.

WALKING GROUP

Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are back in action meeting at 7pm this Wednesday at the Coach House car park.  All welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately one hour.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

We are delighted to report that the Roundwood & District Community Council has secured grant funding from Co Wicklow Partnership for Christmas Lights in Roundwood village. Our thanks to the local property owners who have kindly agreed to allow the erection of the lights and access to electricity for same. Unfortunately the grant aid only covers 75% of the project costs. Any donations most welcome and can be placed in the donations box in Keith Grant Butchers. Many thanks

WHIST RESULTS

The results of the whist is as follows:- Top Score:- Marie Magee, Top Lady: Patricia Byrne, Second Lady: Maura McHugh, Top Gent: Margaret Kennedy, Second Gent: Jimmy Molloy, First Half: Anne Pierce, Second Half: Richie Cullen, Lowest Score: Molly Byrne & Longest Sitting: Martin Byrne.  The raffle prizes were won by: Anne Pierce, Maura McHugh, Richie Cullen, Martin Byrne & Patricia Byrne  The next whist will be this Wednesday 4th December in the Parish Centre

DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB

North/South winners on Monday 18th July were Rowena Brady & Paddy O Brien, Brid Clancy & Phil Power were 2nd, Teresa Leahy & Marion Davis were 3rd and 4th  place went to Nancy O Brien & Catherine Halligan.  East/West winners were Monica Brady & Gertie Fee, 2nd John Loscher & Declan O Brien, 3rd Clare Sally & Kay Plunkett and 4th Seamus Kennedy & Pauric Gleeson.

002 BRIDGE CLUB

Monica Brady & June Digby played their cards right on Friday 22nd November to take 1st place for North/South, 2nd Catherine McGillycuddy & Nancy O’Brien and 3rd Kay Plunkett & Kitty Heslin.  East/West victors were Bridie Nolan & Maura Gaskin, 2nd Rowena Brady & Maria Magee and 3rd Phil Kenna & Liz Belton.

LOTTO

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot last week.  The numbers drawn were 5, 24, 26 & 30. There four match three winners, Amanda Walsh, Darina Dawson, Mary Doyle & Maebh Egan.  Next week’s jackpot will be €17,200.

MARKET

Roundwood Market continues with the usual produce and new hours. Now open every Sunday from 12 noon until 4pm. New members welcome. Contact Jacinta 0860722851

SET DANCING

Our weekly set dancing sessions continue in Kavanagh’s Lounge on Thursday nights.  All are always welcome – whether you have ever or never danced before  Session starts at 8.30 til 10.30 and cost is still only €5 for a goodnight of exercise.

ROUNDWOOD CANCER SUPPORT

The Roundwood Cancer Support centre is now up and running and is open in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10a.m until 1pm & they are currently looking for volunteers if you could spare some time in your week it would be greatly appreciated.  Please feel free to pop in for a chat we will be happy to help.  If anyone needs to make any enquiries outside these hours please telephone our confidential phone number 087 606207

AN TÓCHAR GAA

Alex Grey, PSquared Performance, is on hand to guide you through your fitness programme in the An Tóchar Fitness Centre.  Call up or ring Alex to join any of the classes or to discuss personal training.https://www.facebook.com/psquaredperformance

45 CARD GAME

A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8pm for the winter months Teas served. All are welcome

MEDJUGORJE

A pilgrimage To Medjugorje will take place on October 7th 2020 for seven days at a cost of €679.00 fully inclusive  There will be a discount of €100 if paid in full by December 13th otherwise €200.00 deposit secures booking.  This trip will be accompanied by a Spiritual Director  The accommodation is close to the Church. For more information and booking Contact Mary King on 087 2185067

Roundwood & District News 18th of November 2019

CABARET

The annual cabaret in aid of the Senior Citizens Christmas party will take place in The Royal Hotel Glendalough on Saturday 23rd November.  Do come along and support, music & lots of raffle prizes on the night.

ROUNDWOOD PLOUGHING SOCIETY

Roundwood Ploughing Society is looking for information, paper clippings and photographs that anyone may have relating to The Roundwood Ploughing Society down through the years The Society need them as soon as possible for a presentation for the Historical Society early in the New Year. All help is greatly appreciated. Please contact John Byrne at 086 0613025.

GOLDEN JUBILEE

To mark the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the Church of the Sacred Heart Moneystown, Archbishop Dr. Diarmuid Martin, D.D. will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving there on Sunday November 24th at 11.30 am.  Mass in St Laurence O’Toole Church Roundwood will take place at the earlier time of 10am on that day.  Following the Mass there will be refreshments in Moneystown Community Hall.  All donations of sandwiches and baked goods would be greatly appreciated. The Hall will be open to received donations from 10am on the morning.  Looking forward to seeing you all there.

FOLK GROUP

Roundwood Folk Group are on the look-out for a guitarist/musician to help them in the New Year with Saturday night mass.  Very flexible not every Saturday & not a big commitment but very enjoyable.  Please contact Helena on (086) 3000194 if you would like to do it.

BADMINTON

Badminton continues on a Tuesday morning from 9.30am  All are welcome.

PARISH SALE OF WORK

Roundwood And Moneystown Christmas Sale of Work will take place in the GAA complex on Sunday December 1st from 12 – 4pm.  A great day out for all the family with something for everyone.  All good quality donations for the various stalls can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office between 9am and 12.30pm (Mon-Thurs) before November 28th.  In particular we are looking for bottles for the Bottle Stall and home produce for the cake stall.  Come along on the day to visit SANTA and pick up some fantastic festive Christmas gifts.

LUNCH CLUB

A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 22nd November in The Coach House at 1.30pm.  Please let Molly at 0404 45407 or May at 0404 45178 know if you are interested in going

ROUNDWOOD DANCE

There will be a dance in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday 20th December with music by The Wicklow Man.  All are welcome

SUNSHINE FITNESS

Sunshine Fitness will be starting ‘Baby and Me’, ‘Golden Oldies’ (for aged 65+) and ‘Curvy Whirlies ‘ (for plus size women) fitness classes in the parish hall from September 17th.  Please contact Caitríona on 0876035780 for more information.

WALKING GROUP

Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group are back in action meeting at 7pm this Wednesday at the Coach House car park.  All welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately one hour.

FUND RAISER WALK

A fundraiser walk will take place on Sat 23rd Nov 2019.  It is an event on Facebook Wicklow Wells page.  This is a relaxed guided walk in the hills with views of Glendalough to an ancient well called Fraughan’s Well (The Blessed Well)in Trooperstown.  The walk will include some information on the traditions and rituals both prechristian and christian. of Co.Wicklow’s Holy Wells (approx 120)  Meeting point Tropperstown Car Park near Laragh 10.45am. Walk is from 11am to 1pm with anyone who has time welcome to Glendalough Green Laragh for tea/coffee afterwards.  Cost: Donations for info plaques and marker stones for two wells in west Wicklow.  Suggested donations:€5 to €15 euro to any amount you want to donate.  100% of the funds raised go towards materials to mark and promote public access to these special places.  A reasonable level of fitness required as some of the walk is uphill.Not suitable for children and no dogs allowed.  For further info: Wicklow Wells Facebook Page.  Rosaleen Durkin email: rosaleendurkin8@gmail.com

WHIST

The next whist will be this Wednesday 20th November in the Parish Centre

DIAMOND BRIDGE CLUB

North/South winners on Monday 11th November were Maria Magee & Judy Skates, 2nd Brid Clancy & Catherine McGillycuddy and sharing 3rd place were Monica Brady, Catherine Halligan & Margaret Bolger & Rowena Brady.   East/West winners were Claire Sally & Margaret Byrne, 2nd Marian Davis & Teresa Leahy and 3rd Ger Lenihan & Paddy O Brien.

002 BRIDGE CLUB

Friday 15th November saw Margaret Bolger & Noeleen Redmond taking 1st place once again for North/South, followed closely by Monica Brady and June Digby and 3rd place went to Maria Magee & Rowena Brady.   Phil Kenna & Liz Belton took 1st place for East/west, 2nd JIm McNamara & Kitty Heslin and 3rd John Loscher & Kay Plunkett.

LOTTO

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot last week.  The numbers drawn were 3, 10, 18, & 22. There seventeen match three winners, Darren Newsome, TM Kiely, Mrs. B Keogh, Michelle & Jade, Bernie Byrne, Lorraine & Boys, Jim Kinsella, J.E.T.S., Martha Doyle, Jess O’Connor, Jack, A Kennedy, Pat King, Tiernan Kavanagh, Banko & Cora Byrne.  Next week’s jackpot will be €16,900.

MARKET

Roundwood Market continues with the usual produce and new hours. Now open every Sunday from 12 noon until 4pm. New members welcome. Contact Jacinta 0860722851

SET DANCING

Our weekly set dancing sessions continue in Kavanagh’s Lounge on Thursday nights.  All are always welcome – whether you have ever or never danced before  Session starts at 8.30 til 10.30 and cost is still only €5 for a goodnight of exercise.

ROUNDWOOD CANCER SUPPORT

The Roundwood Cancer Support centre is now up and running and is open in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10a.m until 1pm & they are currently looking for volunteers if you could spare some time in your week it would be greatly appreciated.  Please feel free to pop in for a chat we will be happy to help.  If anyone needs to make any enquiries outside these hours please telephone our confidential phone number 087 6062072

AN TÓCHAR GAA

Alex Grey, PSquared Performance, is on hand to guide you through your fitness programme in the An Tóchar Fitness Centre.  Call up or ring Alex to join any of the classes or to discuss personal training.https://www.facebook.com/psquaredperformance

 45 CARD GAME

A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at a new time of 8pm for the winter months beginning on the 30th October  Teas served. All are welcome

MEDJUGORJE

A pilgrimage To Medjugorje will take place on October 7th 2020 for seven days at a cost of €679.00 fully inclusive  There will be a discount of €100 if paid in full by December 13th otherwise €200.00 deposit secures booking.  This trip will be accompanied by a Spiritual Director  The accommodation is close to the Church. For more information and booking Contact Mary King on 087 2185067