Roundwood & District News 28th of November 2022

Don’t forget to return your Grand Raffle Tickets to be in with a chance of winning some of these excellent prizes kindly sponsored by our generous local businesses #shoplocal

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS 

 
The Christmas lights in Roundwood village will be turned on Saturday 3rd of December after 7pm mass (circa 7:45pm) followed by festive refreshments in Roundwood Parish Hall. Dig out the Christmas jumpers and Sants hats and let the festivities begin! All welcome

PARISH SALE OF WORK 

The sale of work takes place on December 4th from 12-4pm at the GAA Complex. To make this event possible, we are looking for donations for the following stalls. Wine/Spirits/Minerals for the Bottle Stall, home baking etc. for the Home Produce Stall. Toys in good working order for the Toy Stall, good quality Bric A Brac. Donations can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office, Monday – Thursday 8.45am -12.30pm. Also if anyone can volunteer an hour to help set up on Saturday or clean up on Sunday it would be much appreciated. If you require any further information, please contact Liz at 087 6736066.  

Tickets for the Parish Grand raffle will hit the streets in the coming weeks. There is a fantastic list of prizes all donated by our wonderfully generous local businesses. Tickets can be returned at the Sale of Work or beforehand, in a sealed envelope into the Roundwood Lotto box above the ATM in Centra or to the Parish office during opening times. Your support is much appreciated.  

CANCER SUPPORT 

Roundwood Cancer Support have just launched our new website and can be found at www.roundwoodcancersupport.ie  Here you will find out about all our services and up to date information about us. Also, our drop in centre is open Monday and Friday from 10 till 12 in the morning. 

WALK CHALLENGE 
 

There is still time to join the Roundwood walk challenge. Leaving Roundwood Parish Hall at 7pm every Wednesday evening. Walks are tailored to the ability of the group so everyone, young and not so young, are most welcome. 

LOTTO 

Results of the draw held on Sunday 27th November. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were ,6 11, 12 & 16. There were eight match three winners, A Gaffney, Joey Hamilton, Cora Byrne, Melissa Colleran, C O’Toole, Alec Wolohan, Mark Burke & Eileen Kennedy. Next week’s jackpot will be €24,400. 

ACTIVE RETIREMENT 

Senior’s Christmas Day out Monday 12th Dec. it includes. A wonderful afternoon of fine dining, music and comedy at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. This cost includes all of the following: Transfer to and from Roundwood, Tea/coffee reception, Music and festive carols with Joe, Frankie and Showcase & special guest Lorraine McDonald, Sumptuous 4 Course Festive Dinner. Comedy with the hilarious Frank Forde shortly after the meal followed by Music with Brendan Shine & his Super Band! (4.00pm-6.00pm) Cost: €75. Contact Mary at 087 6595381 

BADMINTON  

We are open for adults Monday and Wednesday at 7.30pm in Aras An Tochar GAA Complex. We are open for Juvenile Secondary School students from 7.30pm until 9pm.  

TABLE TENNIS 

We are back at the parish hall on Monday nights 7.30-9.30pm for table tennis all levels catered for. A fun way to keep fit. €5 per night. Contact Brian Higgins 085 118563 

SET DANCING  

Roundwood set dancing has resumed on Thursday nights in the parish hall starting at 9pm.  We look forward to welcoming back our usual dancers and also any new comers if they would like to join us, are always welcome. Admission €5.  

   
45 CARD GAME   

45 Card Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm. Teas served.  All are welcome.     

INDOOR BOWLS   

In Moneystown Community Centre, continuing every Monday at 8.30 pm. Looking forward to seeing you there.  Beginners are very welcome.    

MOBILE LIBRARY 

Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 1st December 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. 

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.co

Roundwood & District News 22nd of November 2022

Date for your diary – Christmas Lights will be turned on in Roundwood Village at 7:45pm on Saturday December 3rd. Photo courtesy of Darren Flynn

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS 

The Christmas lights in Roundwood village will be turned on Saturday 3rd of December after 7pm mass (circa 7:45pm) followed by festive refreshments in Roundwood Parish Hall. Dig out the Christmas jumpers and Sants hats and let the festivities begin! All welcome

PARISH SALE OF WORK 

The sale of work takes place on December 4th from 12-4pm at the GAA Complex. To make this event possible, we are looking for donations for the following stalls. Wine/Spirits/Minerals for the Bottle Stall, home baking etc. for the Home Produce Stall. Toys in good working order for the Toy Stall, good quality Bric A Brac. Donations can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office, Monday – Thursday 8.45am -12.30pm. Also if anyone can volunteer an hour to help set up on Saturday or clean up on Sunday it would be much appreciated. If you require any further information, please contact Liz at 087 6736066.

Tickets for the Parish Grand raffle will hit the streets in the coming weeks. There is a fantastic list of prizes all donated by our wonderfully generous local businesses. Tickets can be returned at the Sale of Work or beforehand, in a sealed envelope into the Roundwood Lotto box above the ATM in Centra or to the Parish office during opening times. Your support is much appreciated.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY TALK

Roundwood Historical Society are proud to announce their next talk  The Life and Times of a rural GP, presented by Dr Vincent Pippet, retired local Wicklow Doctor. Tuesday 29th in Roundwood Parish Hall at 8pm, all welcome, € 5 euro for non members and € 3 euro for members.   

WALK CHALLENGE 


There is still time to join the Roundwood walk challenge. Leaving from Roundwood Parish Hall at 7pm every Wednesday evening. Walks are tailored to the ability of the group so everyone, young and not so young, are most welcome.

LOTTO 

Results of the draw held on Sunday 20th November. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 16 & 26. There were four match three winners J Cahill, Patricia Hogg, J Connor and Geraldine.  Next week’s jackpot will be €24,100. 

SOCIAL WHIST   

Results of the whist held on November 16th. Top Score Patricia Byrne, First Gent Jimmy Molloy, Second Gent Margaret Kennedy, First Lady Monica Brady, Second Lady Maura McHugh, First Half (shared) Marie Magee & Tiney Shortt, Second Half Ann Pierce. Longest Sitting May Kenna, Lowest Score Richie Cullen. Raffle prizes won by Moncia Brady, Marie Magee and May Kenna. Next Whist Wednesday November 30th at 8pm in the parish hall. All welcome to come and enjoy a night of cards with us.   

ACTIVE RETIREMENT 

Senior’s Christmas Lunch Friday 25th November at the Roundwood Inn for 1pm. Limited places please contact Mary at 087 6595381 if attending. 

Senior’s Christmas Day out Monday 12th Dec. it includes. A wonderful afternoon of fine dining, music and comedy at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. This cost includes all of the following: Transfer to and from Roundwood, Tea/coffee reception, Music and festive carols with Joe, Frankie and Showcase & special guest Lorraine McDonald, Sumptuous 4 Course Festive Dinner. Comedy with the hilarious Frank Forde shortly after the meal followed by Music with Brendan Shine & his Super Band! (4.00pm-6.00pm) Cost: €75. Contact Mary at 087 6595381 

BADMINTON

We are open for adults Monday and Wednesday at 7.30pm in Aras An Tochar GAA Complex. We are open for Juvenile Secondary School students from 7.30pm until 9pm.  

TABLE TENNIS 

We are back at the parish hall on Monday nights 7.30-9.30pm for table tennis all levels catered for. A fun way to keep fit. €5 per night. Contact Brian Higgins 085 118563 

SET DANCING   

Roundwood set dancing has resumed on Thursday nights in the parish hall starting at 9pm.  We look forward to welcoming back our usual dancers and also any new comers if they would like to join us, are always welcome. Admission €5.  

   
45 CARD GAME  
 

45 Card Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm. Teas served.  All are welcome.     

INDOOR BOWLS 

In Moneystown Community Centre, continuing every Monday at 8.30 pm. Looking forward to seeing you there.  Beginners are very welcome.    

MOBILE LIBRARY 

Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 1st December 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. 

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.co

Roundwood & District News 17th of November 2022

Don’t forget – Santa will be making a quick visit to the Roundwood & Moneystown Parish Sale of Work in Áras an Tóchar from 12 noon on Sunday 4th of December

BULB PLANTING

Roundwood Biodiversity Group and Tidy Towns are looking for volunteers to help plant bulbs in and around the village on Saturday the 19th of November. Volunteers should bring a trowel, dibber, bamboo stick or similar to aid the planting of small bulbs such as crocus and muscari. Please meet at the Roundwood Inn at 9am. All help, even one hour – will be much appreciated. Children welcome with parental supervision.

PARISH SALE OF WORK 

The sale of work takes place on December 4th from 12-4pm at the GAA Complex. To make this event possible, we are looking for donations for the following stalls. Wine/Spirits/Minerals for the Bottle Stall, home baking etc. for the Home Produce Stall. Toys in good working order for the Toy Stall. Donations can be left with Maureen in the Parish Office, Monday – Thursday 8.45am -12.30pm. If you require any further information, please contact Liz at 087 6736066. 

Tickets for the Parish Grand Raffle will hit the streets in the coming weeks. There is a fantastic list of prizes all donated by our wonderfully generous local businesses. Tickets can be returned at the Sale of Work or beforehand, in a sealed envelope into the Roundwood Lotto box above the ATM in Centra or to the Parish office during opening times. Your support is much appreciated

 WALK CHALLENGE 

There is still time to join the Roundwood walk challenge. Leaving from Roundwood Parish Hall at 7pm every Wednesday evening. Walks are tailored to the ability of the group so everyone, young and not so young, are most welcome. 

LOTTO 

Results of the draw held on Sunday 13th November. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 19 & 28. There were five match three winners. Mark Glynn, Irene Doyle, Tom Kennedy,  Frank Dunleavy and Lisa & Abbie. Next week’s jackpot will be €23,800.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT

Senior’s Bingo – Sunday 20th Nov and Sunday the 18th Dec at 3pm in Annamoe Centre. 

Senior’s Christmas Lunch Friday 25th November at the Roundwood Inn for 1pm. Limited places please contact Mary at 087 6595381 if attending. 

Senior’s Christmas Day out Monday 12th Dec. it includes. A wonderful afternoon of fine dining, music and comedy at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. This cost includes all of the following: Transfer to and from Roundwood, Tea/coffee reception, Music and festive carols with Joe, Frankie and Showcase & special guest Lorraine McDonald, Sumptuous 4 Course Festive Dinner. Comedy with the hilarious Frank Forde shortly after the meal followed by Music with Brendan Shine & his Super Band! (4.00pm-6.00pm) Cost: €75. Contact Mary at 087 6595381 

BADMINTON  

We are open for adults Monday and Wednesday at 7.30pm in Aras An Tochar GAA Complex. We are open for Juvenile Secondary School students from 7.30pm until 9pm.  

TABLE TENNIS 

We are back at the parish hall on Monday nights 7.30-9.30pm for table tennis all levels catered for. A fun way to keep fit. €5 per night. Contact Brian Higgins 085 118563 

ANNAMOE BOWLS

Annamoe played Wicklow last Tuesday night 8th November in the East Coast League. Annamoe played at home but were beaten by the Wicklow team. Well done to Wicklow. Playing for Annamoe were Noel Bolger, Joe Timmons, Tom Heatley, Martin Byrne, Peter Byrne, Mick Bolger, Michael Timmons and Bob Heatley. 

SET DANCING 

Roundwood set dancing has resumed on Thursday nights in the parish hall starting at 9pm.  We look forward to welcoming back our usual dancers and also any new comers if they would like to join us, are always welcome. Admission €5.  

45 CARD GAME 

45 Card Game every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8pm. Teas served.  All are welcome.     

INDOOR BOWLS 

In Moneystown Community Centre, continuing every Monday at 8.30 pm. Looking forward to seeing you there.  Beginners are very welcome.    

MOBILE LIBRARY 

Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 17th November 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. 

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