Roundwood Golf Society are holding their annual table quiz in Kavanagh’s Lounge on Wednesday 15th October at 8.30pm. Table of four ¤24. Raffle on the night. Any spot prizes would be greatly appreciated. All proceeds to the Senior Citizens.
The Roundwood and District Golfing Societys next outing is the Presidents Prize to Blainroe Golf Club on the 18th October. All members note that our AGM will be held in Kavanagh’s Lounge on Wednesday 22nd October at 8.30pm.
Tom Murphy would like to thank both families, cousins, relatives, friends and neighbours and all who helped make the occasion of their 40th Wedding Anniversary a wonderful night on the 29th August.
Thank you also to Fr. Kelly for his blessing and to the band “Golden Dreams” for their lovely music. Many thanks to all for their lovely cards and gifts.
LATE LATE SHOW
The Roundwood and District Community Council will present a Roundwood Late Late Show on Saturday 15th November.
We are presently in the process of creating a guest list and if you are interested, or know someone that has something to talk about, please contact Jody Ferguson on 086 8394530.
The Roundwood and District Historical Society will resume our winter time meetings at the Old School on Tuesday (note change of night) 28th October at 8.30pm for an interesting talk by Dr. Edward Madigan on the Irish experience of the great war (1914-1918) with reference to Erskine Childers and Robert Barton.
Full and part time places are available for your child to come and play in a child friendly environment with large playroom and large outdoor play area. We provide a healthy snack and three outings a year at no extra cost. Your child will be bored as there is painting, tablework, sand and water play and much more to do.
To find us we are on the Kilmacanogue, Roundwood road. For further information please contact Val at 086 3202912.
Active Retired Christmas Special in Jury’s Hotel, Ballsbridge on Tuesday 9th December. Dinner and cabaret with Brendan Bowyer and guests. Total cost is ¤65 including return bus. Names and money to William Belton (01 2818385) before 19th October.
SALE OF WORK
The Parish Sale of Work will be held this year on Sunday 14th December. The next Sale of Work meeting will be held after 8.00 p.m. Mass on Saturday next the 18th October. All current committee members/helpers are asked to attend. And new volunteers will be especially welcome.
The results of the whist in aid of the Senior Citizens is as follows:- top Score Kitty Kennedy; Top Gent: Anne Gaffney; Second Gent: Joe Coleman; Top Lady: May Kenna; Second Lady: Biddy O’Connor; First Half: Paddy O’Brien; Lowest Score: Anne Wolohan & Longest Sitting: Margaret Kennedy. Raffle prizes were won by Biddy O’Connor, Pat Fisher, Betty Byrne, Lucy Molloy & Kitty Kennedy. Next whist will be on Wednesday 22nd October.
Yoga and Meditation Day Workshop On Sunday 26th October from 10am4pm Cost ¤70 including lunch. The Day will be at Le Cheile in Newcastle. This day offers a wonderful opportunity to take some time out for reflection and rejuvination.
The day will include a combination of Yoga postures, Breathing practices, relaxation and meditation. It is suitable for everybody beginner and experienced. For more information please contact Angelika on 087 2176068 or at www.yogawithangelika.ie.
Please note that Angel Healing will continue on Monday nights the Old School at 7.30pm. For more information please contact Mary Stacey at 087 9819420.
Fun Bingo will take place on Thursday the 16th October in the Old School from 8pm-10pm. Family members and friends are more than welcome to attend. ¤5 per book and great raffle
prizes. Come along and enjoy.
A reminder that the Active Retirement Lunch club will take place on Friday 17th October in Jacobs in Rathdrum.
Come along to Kavanagh’s Lounge on a Thursday night from 9.30pm til 11.30pm for some set dancing and the bit of craic with music from Brian Boru. Looking forward to your continuing support and meeting you on the dance floor.
There will be a pilgrimage to Lourdes in September 2009. The Pilgrimage will be from Roundwood anyone who would like to travel from Laragh or any other area, are very welcome to do so. Names and deposits will have to be in before 1st December. To book a place please contact Susan at 0404 45276 any evening after 8pm.
There was no winner in last weeks draw, the numbers drawn were 4, 6, 10 & 11. There were ten match three winners, Dillon/Sabhdh, Edel Conalty, Aaron Owens, Dec & Emma, Carmen & Mary Byrne, Pauline Heatley, E Shortt, Suzanne Lawless, Mary Douglas & Mick Fortune. Next week’s jackpot will be ¤8,300.
Congratulations to all the athletes from Roundwood Athletic Club who participated in the Cross Country County Championships – Even Ages which was held in Avondale on the 5th October.
Results: U8 Girls Rebecca Molloy 3rd, Sarah Hayes 7th. U8 Boys: Jack Lawlor 4th, Christopher Murphy 5th & Ciaran Byrne 6th. U10 Girls: Roisin Belton 6th, Claire Byrne 11th. U10 Boys: Robert Savage 4th, Shane Keenan 8th, Dan Lawlor 11th, Rory Byrne 13th, Dillon Stingemore 16th &Danny Murphy 19th.
U12 Boys: Jack Brady 7th & Mark Keenan 16th. U14 Girls: Sarah Kavanagh 4th, Laura Kavanagh 5th, Mia Coyne 6th & Bronagh McLoughlin 11th. U14 Boys: Eoghan Marah 4th, Kai Jameson 6th & Eamon Wolohan 10th. U16 Boys: Ronan Marah 1st & Andrew Doyle 5th. U18 Boys: Alex Gray 1st & Jonathan Philips 3rd.
AN TOCHAR GAA
All roads lead to Arklow next weekend where the Philip Doyle Junior B Championship Final takes place and also the all important under 12 Shield Final. Please confirm with Denis Healy or Declan Wolohan the time of the under 12 Final as this has not been finalised.
The Junior B Final is in Arklow at 4:30pm against Newtown. The semifinal of this competition was an exciting encounter against Tinahely last Friday night in Annacurra. Our lads were first to score and never trailed for the game with the final score being 0-12 to 0-6.
This was quite a physical game throughout and Tinahely had a man red-carded before the end. Scorers on the night were S Cullen 0-9, J Coleman 0-2 and F Mulligan 0-1.
Hard luck to the seniors who were beaten by Hollywood in the semi-final of the Keating Cup with a score of 1-8 to 0-13. The next league fixture for the seniors is on Sunday in Donard/Glen at 11:30am. Then on Tuesday 21st they are at home against Lacken at 8:00pm.
Congratulations to Anthony Halligan, Michael Kenna and Alec Wolohan who all matched three numbers in the club lotto. Now this week’s Jackpot is worth ¤12,000 so be sure to buy a ticket.
Nicky Sweeney taking part in the Colaiste Raithin Transition Year Students Charity Run recently.