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Wicklow Hospice and Vartry Walks Project, Roundwood are part­ner­ing to or­gan­ise a joint 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.


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.


Jenny’s Pre-School Moneystown is now ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for Septem­ber 2017/2018. ECCE places are avail­able. Please con­tact Jenny’s PreSchool at 086 8766301 or call into the Pre-School any morn­ing for an ap­pli­ca­tion form.


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 com­mence in Coláiste Chraobh Ab­hann, Kil­coole on Fri­day, Jan­uary 20. This will be 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.


Any adults in­ter­est­ing in re­liv­ing their youth when we all learnt to Ceili dance? There are Ceili danc­ing lessons in the Parish Hall

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.


A 45 Card Game takes place ev­ery Tues­day night in Moneystown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre start­ing at 8 p.m. Teas served.


Roundwood set danc­ing con­tin­ues ev­ery Thurs­day night from 9 p.m. till 11 p.m. in Ka­vanagh’s Lounge, Roundwood. Mu­sic this month is CDs and we will have the O’Kane Fam­ily back play­ing for us again in March and then live mu­sic for the re­main­der of the year. Ad­mis­sion re­mains at €5. Begin­ners are al­ways wel­come along with any­one look­ing for a bit of ex­er­cise and a fun night out. We are also do­ing a bit of jiv­ing, waltz­ing and quick step be­fore our weekly ses­sions start­ing at 8.15 p.m. so any­one want­ing to give that a go, is more than wel­come. No ad­di­tional charge.

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