MAGICAL EVENING OF MUSIC
Stagebratz Starz will host a Magical Evening of music in St Laurence O’Toole Church, Roundwood on Sunday next, February 5, at 4 p.m. in aid of the Caroline Foundation’s ‘GiveUSASong’ in aid of Cancer Clinical Research Trust (CCRT).
There will be a beautiful array of performances on the night from Stagebratz Stars, Roundwood Choir, Roundwood Folk Group, Lorcan Nolan, Will Fitzpatrick, Stephen O’Sullivan, Jennifer Rochford, Dan Plummer, Roundwood Comhaltas and many more. Afterwards there will be refreshments in Roundwood Parish Centre where there will be a raffle.
This is a wonderful event for all the family to enjoy and all proceeds from the event will be given to the CCRT. Bring a cushion for your comfort. Admission is €5 and all donations are greatly accepted. For further information please contact 083 1563897. This will be a fantastic evening and such a worthy cause. Put it in your diary.
ART CLASSES KNOCK PILGRIMAGE
A pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Sunday, April 23, leaving Laragh at 7.30 a.m. and Roundwood at 8 a.m.. sharp. Breakfast, dinner and bus is €60 per person. All money to be paid in full before April 1. Names to Susan at 087 6273032 any time a.s.a.p. Mike Denver in concert in the Riverside Park Hotel in Enniscorthy on March 23. Tickets are €30 from the hotel or ticketmaster. Bus only €25. Please call Susan at 087 6273032 for more information.
A meeting of the residents, landowners and anyone interested in getting involved in the 2017 Pure Mile in the Baltynanima area will take place on Thursday, February 2, at 7.30 p.m. in Roundwood Parish Centre. Everyone most welcome
As Spring approaches it’s that time of year when work starts on Tidy Towns in the area. A meeting for the Adopt A Spot volunteers and anyone interested in helping out with the Tidy Towns effort in the area will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, in Roundwood Parish Hall.
The Wicklow Man will play in Moneystown Community Centre on Friday 10 th February from 9.30 p.m. till 12. Teas served, refreshments also available, door prizes. Come along and enjoy a night of waltzing, jive, etc.
first place for North/South on Monday, January 23, second Séamus Kennedy and Pauric Gleeson, third Joan Shortt and Maura Gaskin and fourth Catherine Halligan and Monica Brady. Phil Power and Margaret Bolger were victors for East/West, second Ger Lenihan and Paddy O’Brien, third John Loscher and Marie Kavanagh and fourth Marian Davies and Teresa Leahy.
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Taking first place for North/ South on Friday, January 27, were Judy Skates and Rowena Brady, second Jim McNamara and Séamus Kennedy, third Mollie and Margaret Byrne and fourth Nancy O’Brien and Catherine McGillycuddy. Playing their cards right for East/West were Noeleen Redmond and Margaret Bolger, second Ger Lenihan and Paddy O’Brien, third Elizabeth Belton and Philomena Kenna and fourth Kay Plunkett and Mary Murphy.
Roundwood Men’s Shed continues on Tuesdays between 10 and midday at Pat Carr’s place in Knockraheen. Plans are under way to get down and dirty with raised bed gardening and wood turning lessons for those interested. If there is an unused woodturning lathe ‘out there’ we will be delighted to give it a good home and put it to good use.
Eight free lessons on the use of laptops/tablets/smartphones commences in Coláiste Chraobh Abhann, Kilcoole on Friday, January 20. This is free one to one tuition and open to all ‘mature students’, shedders or non-shedders – male or female. 11.15 a.m. to 12.35 a.m. are the times and a cuppa with be served to facilitate social interaction. Feel free to call 086 8650588 for further information.
fundraising walk. The 10km Moonlight Walk around Vartry Reservoir in Roundwood will take place on Saturday, February 11, at 6 p.m. (sign in from 5.30 p.m. at Kavanagh’s Vartry House). Registration in advance. €20 individual adult or €40 for family. Full information on Roundwood. ie Facebook events page.
Next whist will be on Wednesday 1s February in the Parish Centre.
Progressive 45 card game Sunday, January 15, at 7 p.m. in the Roundwood parish hall, in aid of Roundwood AFC under-16 away trip to Blackpool at Easter all welcome. Excellent prize money and refreshments served at the interval
The next Roundwood Dance will be on Friday, February 17, with music by Tony Davitt at the new time of 8.30 11.30 p.m.
Why not take two hours out of your week just for you and join us on a Monday evening at 7.30 in the Parish Hall, Roundwood. Here you will be part of a group who know that looking after their well being is so important. You will learn how to meditate and be still. To connect to your Angels and be supported by the wonderful people who have attended this group in Roundwood for 13 years. So if you would like more information you can contact me Mary Stacey at 087 9819420 or just come along on the night
Rebecca Delamere will be teaching group maths lessons on a weekly basis in the Parish Hall in Roundwood for secondary school students. Class sizes will be very small and there will be classes at different levels. These lessons provide support for students who may be struggling with maths in school, support for students who are aiming for high grades and also prepare students for their maths exams. To reserve a space of for further information, please contact Rebecca at 086 0650129 or rebeccadelameremathslessons@ outlook.ie.
A Pilgrimage to Medjugorje leaves on October 11, for one week. Cost €669 to include Flights (Aer Lingus) Insurance Half Board Accommodation in house beside Church. Transfers to and from Medjugorje. €100 off price if paid in full by December 9. For more information/ Booking Contact Mary King at 087 2185067.
45 CARD GAME
A 45 Card Game takes place every Tuesday night in Moneystown Community Centre starting at 8 p.m. Teas served.
The Roundwood Hall is always available for all social events, meetings, children’s parties, christenings, workshops, training courses etc. These great facilities are now available. For more information contact us at 087 9627527, 087 3932730 or theroundwoodparishhall@gmail. com.
Set dancing continues every Thursday night in Kavanagh’s Lounge from 9 p.m. till 11 p.m. with music this month by the O’Kane family. Come along and join us for a night of good fun, great exercise and a very social night out. Also giving jiving lessons starting on Thursday at 8.30 p.m. before our weekly set dancing session. All are welcome to these lessons. Newcomers always welcome and great way to meet some locals. Cost for night of dancing and entertainment is still only €5.