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I would like to take this op­por­tu­nity once again to wish all our read­ers a very Happy Christ­mas and healthy 2015. Thank you to all who have con­trib­uted to the notes through­out 2014 and to Mar­garet Bol­ger for stand­ing in for me when I was away. Thank you.


Round­wood Va­ri­ety Group are hold­ing ‘The Big Fat Ta­ble Quiz of the Year’ up­stairs in An Tochar G.A.A. com­plex on Mon­day 29th De­cem­ber start­ing at 8pm. It will be a ta­ble quiz with a dif­fer­ence with all the ques­tions based on events of 2014.

There will be games and spot prizes on the night fol­lowed by mu­sic and craic. A great nights fun, not to be missed See round­wood­va­ri­ety­ web­site for de­tails.


Round­wood and Dis­trict Com­mu­nity Text Alert is now up and run­ning and al­ready 3 texts have been sent to the over 300 lo­cal peo­ple who have joined the scheme alert­ing them to po­ten­tial crim­i­nal ac­tiv­ity. The of­fi­cial launch of the scheme and sig­nage will take place shortly. Peo­ple liv­ing in the area can still join the scheme by con­tact­ing Derek at 086 8319457 or Gwyn at 087 9040470.


Round­wood Home Pro­duc­ers Mar­ket would like to wish all their cus­tomers a very happy Christ­mas and would like to thank them for all their support dur­ing the year. The Mar­ket will re-open on Sun­day 29th March, 2015.


Round­wood Va­ri­ety Group is look­ing for any business or per­son who would like to be­come a spon­sor for their up­com­ing mu­si­cal “Honk The Ugly Duck­ling”. This year the tick­ets for the show will be booked on line and then printed off. There is space for two to three spon­sors on the ticket which will cir­cu­late through 1,000 to 1,200 peo­ple. For this spon­sor­ship you will also get a full page ad­ver­tise­ment in our pro­gramme. Con­tact me, Mary Mar­garet on 086 8287858 if you are in­ter­ested in get­ting in­volved or email info@ round­wood­va­ri­ be­fore 28th De­cem­ber.


Round­wood Va­ri­ety Group are de­lighted to an­nounce that they will be sell­ing vouch­ers for their up­com­ing mu­si­cal The Ugly Duck­ling which will take place from Thurs­day 29th Jan­uary to Sun­day 1st Fe­bru­ary. Vouch­ers can be bought for Christ­mas presents and then ex­changed for tick­ets when they go on sale in early Jan­uary. To pur­chase your voucher please ring 086 8287858.


Our an­nual biathlon will take place on Satur­day 27th De­cem­ber at 2pm with re­fresh­ments and mu­sic af­ter­wards in Ka­vanaghs. A great event for all ages and all lev­els of fit­ness that will help blow away the cob­webs of the Christ­mas. 5 mile cy­cle/2mile run in aid of Can­cer & Leuki­aemia Re­search. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Ellen at 0868343286, Louise 0862525860 or Noel at 012818249


Our new years dance takes place on Fri 9th ,Jan­uary with mu­sic by John Flood.


The Round­wood Cal­en­dar 2015 is on sale in lo­cal shops and pubs. The cal­en­dar fea­tures fan­tas­tic scenery of the area and also shots of lo­cal events, peo­ple and ac­tiv­i­ties. It will make a great gift for friends and fam­ily both home and away


A trip to the shrines of France will take place from 11th to 18th April, 2015 for seven nights, vis­it­ing Lourdes, Ro­ca­madour, Nev­ers, Paris and Lisieux. The to­tal cost is €799 per per­son shar­ing. De­tails are in the church porch. De­posit of €200 should be paid as soon as pos­si­ble and the bal­ance of the oney be­fore 1st Fe­bru­ary, 2015. For more de­tails please con­tact Susan O’Neill at 0404 45276 after 8pm.


Carol Singing for Tem­ple Street Chil­dren s Hos­pi­tal on Christ­mas Morn­ing be­fore the 10 am Moneystown and 11.30 am Round­wood Mass. Please come along early and feel free to join in! As al­ways your gen­er­ous support for this wor­thy cause will be very much ap­pre­ci­ated.


Un­der 30s v Over 30s Soc­cer match in aid of the Jack & Jill Foun­da­tion will take place on the En­niskerry astro pitch, on Tues­day 30th De­cem­ber at 1.30pm. Pre­sen­ta­tion at 5pmsharp in Ka­vanaghs Pub, Round­wood Mu­sic and en­ter­tain­ment by Lit­tle Ap­ples at 7.30pm. Ev­ery­one wel­come, come along and have some fun ! Un­der 30s coach–Shane Lan­grell Over 30s coach–Luke fer­gu­son. Come along and support this great cause! Thank to our main spon­sor J.J Jew­ellers , Wick­low town.


Pil­grim­age to Med­ju­gorje Sep- tem­ber 30th 2015 for a week Cost €689.00 which in­cludes flights In­surance Half Board Ac­com­mo­da­tion in house be­side Church and trans­fers to and from Med­ju­gorje.. Of­fers for early book­ing €150.00 off if paid in full by Dec10th €100.00 off if paid by Feb 2nd €50.00 off if de­posit paid by Feb 2nd. For more in­for­ma­tion/ book­ing con­tact Mary King on 087 2185067


Another year of Com­mu­nity Games is about to be­gin. We have a small hard work­ing com­mit­tee in Round­wood.

We are ap­peal­ing for ex­tra help in or­der to en­ter the full range of events that the Com­mu­nity Games of­fer. We are look­ing for peo­ple who are in­ter­ested in chess, draughts, singing, danc­ing, art and hand­writ­ing. If sport is your thing then you will find some­thing to suit you with Com­mu­nity Games.

Some of the games of­fered are soc­cer, bas­ket­ball, bad­minton, hurl­ing, foot­ball and ath­let­ics and many more in­di­vid­ual and team sports.If any­body in the Moneystown Laragh Round­wood area feel they can give a hand we would love to hear from them. Com­mu­nity Games caters for chil­dren from six to six­teen. Please con­tact any of the com­mit­tee, Aileen Leacy, Ann Marah, Terry Ka­vanagh, Theresa Cow­man and El­iz­a­beth Bel­ton.


Set danc­ing in Ka­vanagh’s lounge ev­ery Thurs­day night with live mu­sic for the rest of this month and Oc­to­ber with Michael and Brian. Ses­sion from 9pm un­til 11pm. Vis­i­tors to the area and be­gin­ners are al­ways wel­come. If you would like a quick les­son on the steps be­fore the ses­sion be­gins just give Sheila a call on 4.


An­gel Heal­ing takes place ev­ery Mon­day night at 7.30 in the Parish Cen­ter, Round­wood Vil­lage. It is non de­nom­i­na­tional. Come along, to a night of Med­i­ta­tion ,Re­lax­ation and Spir­i­tual con­nec­tion, . For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mary 087 9819420


Next whist is on Wed­nes­day 10th Jan­uary, 2015. Score: Kitty Kennedy Raf­fle prizes were won by Maura McHugh, Kitty Kennedy, Martin Byrne, Pa­tri­cia Byrne & Jimmy Mol­loy.


Sec­ond Hand Books now on sale in the Parish Hall. All pro­ceeds go to­wards the Parish Hall Fund. Huge va­ri­ety avail­able. We will grate­fully ac­cept all do­na­tions of books to help our cause


The new pur­pose built Parish Hall in Round­wood is now avail­able for all so­cial events, meet­ings, par­ties, chris­ten­ings, work­shops, train­ing cour­ses. Th­ese great fa­cil­i­ties are now avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact us on 087-9627527 , 087-3932730 or th­er­ound­wood­parish­


45 card game ev­ery Tues­day night in Moneystown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre start­ing at 8.45pm. Teas served. All wel­come.

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