Roundwood & District News 1st of June 2022

Sunset on the Lower Vartry Reservoir

AIKIDO

Aikido is a non-competitive Japanese martial Art for Flexibility, Coordination, Relaxation and Self Defence. The instructor is Joe McHugh 5th Dan Aikido Aikikai and classes take place in the Moneystown Community Hall on Wednesdays at 19.30pm staring on 15th June 2022. Classes are for adults only. The cost is €5 – unemployed & €8 – employed per class. For further information please email contact 086 1019668 www.aikidoikedadojo.ie

 LOTTO   

Results of the draw held on Sunday 29th May. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 4, 8, 18 & 27. There were twelve match three winners, Lynda Brennan, Ciaran Dunne, Gordon Kinlan, Peggy Reynolds Janette, Philip Connolly, Amy & Orla, Bernadette, Laura Cardiff, T.E.A, Tanya and Marie Cooke. Next week’s jackpot will be €17,200.  

CEILI 

An Tóchar U12 girls are holding a Ceili in the Parish Hall on Friday 3rd June from 8-10pm.  Get those dancing shoes on! 

SOCIAL WHIST  

Next Whist Wednesday 1st June at 8pm in the new parish hall come along and enjoy a night of cards with us.

JENNY’S PRE-SCHOOL 

Jenny’s pre -school Moneystown has a limited number of places left for September 2022 and are now taking enrolments for 2023. Enquiries to jennyspreschoolmoneystown@gmail.com 

SCOTLAND TOUR  

Unfortunately, the 7-day coach tour of the of Scotland from 9th – 15th July 2022 has been cancelled 
 

BINGO 

Active retirement bingo will take place in Annamoe Community Hall on Sunday 26th June at 3pm. Everyone is welcome. 

COUNTRY MUSIC 

Westport Country Music Break 23rd-28th of October 2022. 5 nights 6 days music every night and tours to Achill Island, Galway and Leenane. All in price €499 pp sharing. €100 extra for Singles. Dinner B&B. Deposit of €200 and names before 15th July 2022 and remaining money to be paid in full by 15th of August 2022.For further information, Contact Susan at 087 6273032 
 

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.   

MOBILE LIBRARY 

Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 2nd June 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. 

CANCER SUPPORT

Our centre is now open. Hospital transport is being provided as per usual. Counselling for cancer sufferers and their family is available. Reflexology, massage and other therapies are available also. If you would like any further information regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us on 086 1534011 or call into the office for a chat.
 

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 24th of May 2022

MUSIC IN CALARY 

The first LIVE concert of our 2022 series will be at 8 pm on Thursday 26 May in Calary Church when Yue Tang (cello) and Sylvie Scerbaviciute (flute) will play. Tickets are €18 and €15 for concessions. To book, please email derekneilson11@gmail.com or ring John on (01) 2818146. 

LOTTO   

Results of the draw held on Sunday 22nd March. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 12,17, 26 & 27. There were four match three winners, K.M.K.G, B.D.T.T, JETS and B Higgins. Next week’s jackpot will be €16,900.  

CEILI 

An Tóchar U12 girls are holding a Ceili in the Parish Hall on Friday 3rd June from 8-10pm.  Get those dancing shoes on! 

SOCIAL WHIST 

Whist Results from May 18th. Top Score: Anne Wolohan, First Gent: Anne Pierce, Second Gent: Jimmy Molloy, First Lady: Mollie Byrne, Second Lady: Marie Magee, First Half: Margaret Kennedy, Second Half: Richie Cullen, Lowest Score: Martin Byrne, Longest Sitting: Monica Brady. Raffle won by Patrica Byrne, Monica Brady, Tiney Shortt and Martin Byrne. Next Whist Wednesday 1st June at 8pm. 

JENNY’S PRE-SCHOOL 

Jenny’s pre -school Moneystown has a limited number of places left for September 2022 and are now taking enrolments for 2023. Enquiries to jennyspreschoolmoneystown@gmail.com 

SCOTLAND TOUR  

There will be a 7-day coach tour of the highlands of Scotland from 9th – 15th July 2022. Places to Visit; Edinburgh, Fort Agustus, Lochness, Fortwilliam and many more. All in Price, Food Bus €999 pp sharing. €200 extra for a single room. Names + €300 deposit before 15th June all money before 1st July at the latest to Susan O’Neill. 087 6273032 

COUNTRY MUSIC 

Westport Country Music Break 23rd-28th of October 2022. 5 nights 6 days music every night and tours to Achill Island, Galway and Leenane. All in price €499 pp sharing. €100 extra for Singles. Dinner B&B. Deposit of €200 and names before 15th July 2022 and remaining money to be paid in full by 15th of August 2022.For further information, Contact Susan at 087 6273032 
 

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.   

MOBILE LIBRARY 

Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 2nd June 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. 
 

CANCER SUPPORT 
 

Our centre is open. Hospital transport is being provided as per usual. Counselling for cancer sufferers and their family is available. Reflexology, massage and other therapies are available also. If you would like any further information regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us on 086 1534011 or call into the office for a chat. 
 

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 16th of May 2022

Peacock butterfly on dandelion flower

LOTTO   

Results of the draw held on Sunday 15th March. There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 11,14, 24 & 28. There was one match three winner, Peter Byrne. Next week’s jackpot will be €16,600. 

TABLE QUIZ  

There is a Table Quiz in the Coach House on Friday May 20th, starting at 8.30 pm, hosted by the An Tóchar men’s teams.  Table of 4 – €40, raffle on the night.  Always guaranteed to be great craic. 

TEENAGE DISCO  

In the GAA Hall on Friday May 28th for 2nd – 4th years from 7.30 – 11 pm.  Keep an eye on our Instagram/Facebook for further updates – antochargaa 

CEILI 

An Tóchar U12 girls are holding a Ceili in the Parish Hall on Friday 3rd June from 8-10pm.  Get those dancing shoes on! 

GOLF SOCIETY 

Results of our outing to Tulfarris Golf Club on May 7th. Overall winners, First: Resse Scott 37pts. Second: Eoin Mason 37pts. Third: Mick O’Rourke 36pts. Fourth: David Bury 33pts. Fifth: Niall Gaffney 32pts. Class 1 First: Ciaran Keenan 30pts, Second Simon Carroll 29pts. Class 2 First: John Dowling 26pts, Second David Power 25pts. Class 3 First: Angela Singleton 31pts, Second Betty Doyle 31pts. Visitor’s Prize: Shane Keenan 31pts. Front Nine: Mark Keenan 19pts. Back Nine Cory Byrne 17pts. Nearest the Pin: Tim Cronin. Congratulations to all our winners.  

SCHOOL CENTENARY 

St Laurence O’Toole’s National School will be celebrating its Centenary in 2023. This is a wonderful milestone and a great opportunity for both the school and the whole community to celebrate the rich history and development of our national school and also, celebrate our current school and all the pupils, teachers, staff and families who are involved with it.A preliminary meeting has been held between the Roundwood Historical Society and interested staff members in the school to begin to make plans for how we will celebrate the Centenary. Over the coming year, we will be gathering ideas, memorabilia, stories, pictures, documents etc and working towards a wonderful celebration of our school. We are reaching out to members of the community who may be interested in helping out as we make preparations for the Centenary, or who may have artefacts, stories or just enthusiasm for the event to please make contact with us. 

Anyone interested in more information or wanting to get involved in these early stages, can make contact with one of the following people: Claire Chambers, Roundwood Historical Society -Sinéad Sharkey, Principal of Roundwood NS -Trish Brady, Committee Member -Eavan Cullen, Committee Member -Sheila Donelon, Committee Member -Roisín Foot O’Connor, Committee Member -Eileen Molloy, Committee Member -Joanne Neville, Committee Member -Nicole Comyn, Committee Member – We look forward to hearing from you. 

SOCIAL WHIST  

Next whist will be held on Wednesday May18th at 8pm. 

JENNY’S PRE-SCHOOL 

Jenny’s pre -school Moneystown has a limited number of places left for September 2022 and are now taking enrolments for 2023. Enquiries to jennyspreschoolmoneystown@gmail.com 

BINGO 

Active Retirement Bingo will take place on Sunday 22nd May at 3 pm in Annamoe Community Hall. Everyone is welcome. 

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.   

MOBILE LIBRARY 

Wicklow County Council Mobile Library will be in Roundwood Village on Thursday 19th May 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. 
 

CANCER SUPPORT 
 

Our centre is now open. Hospital transport is being provided as per usual. Counselling for cancer sufferers and their family is available. Reflexology, massage and other therapies are available also. If you would like any further information regarding any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us on 086 1534011 or call into the office for a chat. 
 

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