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Round­wood Ploughing So­ci­ety are hold­ing their an­nual ploughing match on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 25, at mid­day in Di­a­mond Hill, Round­wood (reser­voir fil­ter­ing beds). Sin­cere thanks to John Byrne for pro­vid­ing the site. Con­ven­tional, vin­tage, Clas­sic Trac­tor and Horse Classes will be catered for on Lea ground. Could all com­peti­tors please have their names reg­is­tered be­fore 6 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 22, with Bren­dan Power at 087 2420204. Spec­ta­tors as al­ways are very wel­come and we have a chip van on site for the day.


The an­nual Mass of Re­mem­brance for parish­ioners and fam­ily mem­bers of parish­ioners, who died since March last year, and whose funerals took place out­side the parish, will take place next Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 25, at 6.30 p.m.


The AGM of the Round­wood and District His­tor­i­cal and Folk­lore So­ci­ety will take place on Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 28, in the Round­wood Parish Hall at 20.00. All mem­bers are in­vited to at­tend the AGM and to par­tic­i­pate in the elec­tion of Of­fi­cers of the so­ci­ety for the com­ing year.


Keep Shrove Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 28, free for a spe­cial fundrais­ing Cof­fee/pancake morn­ing in Round­wood Parish Cen­tre start­ing at 9.15 a.m. A young boy from the vil­lage has been di­ag­nosed with can­cer and we would like to pro­vide a lit­tle ex­tra com­fort to him and his fam­ily. Please come along and sup­port this very wor­thy cause while en­joy­ing some de­li­cious pan­cakes. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact El­iz­a­beth Bel­ton.


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.


Tues­day morn­ing Bad­minton con­tin­ues in the Sports Com­plex, Round­wood at 9.30 a.m. for ap­prox one hour. Why not drop the chil­dren up to school and come join us? No need to pur­chase a racket as there are a few avail­able for our use


All Stars dinner dance – Tick­ets avail­able for Club ‘All Stars’ dinner dance on Fe­bru­ary 25 in the Glen­view Ho­tel. Tick­ets €25 from Chris Brady, Shane Lan­grell, Lucy Mol­loy and Ge­orge Power.


Round­wood Fianna Fáil Cu­mann are hold­ing their an­nual so­cial event on Fri­day, March 3, in Ka­vanagh’s Pub­lic House com­menc­ing at 9 p.m. with music from the Wick­low Man. All are wel­come and ad­mis­sion is €5.


A trip has been or­gan­ised to Rome, As­sisi and Peru­gia leav­ing on April 13 for seven days. Cost per per­son is €649 per per­son shar­ing for half board. Money in full as soon as pos­si­ble. All other de­tails from Su­san at 087 6273032.


Pro­gres­sive 45 Card Game, Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 26, in the Round­wood Parish Hall start­ing at 7.30 p.m. Ex­cel­lent Cash Prizes to be won and re­fresh­ments will be served at the in­ter­val.


Join in with this month’s Satur­day walk on Fe­bru­ary 25 which will take in the Up­per Vartry Reser­voir Walk meet­ing at Round­wood Parish Hall at 9.45 p.m. The route is less than 10km, rel­a­tively flat which all can walk at their own pace.


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.


There was no jack­pot win­ner in last week’s lotto draw. The num­bers drawn were 19, 22, 24 and 30. There were three match-three win­ners, Bill and Holly, Cather­ine McCor­mack and Joey and San­dra Hamil­ton. Next week’s jack­pot will be €11,500.


Want to get fit/fit­ter for 2017? Come take part in Jog­ging/run- ning at the GAA pitch ev­ery Tues­day at 6.30 p.m., at the Coach House ev­ery Thurs­day at 7 p.m. (run­ning un­der lights in the vil­lage) and at 10 a.m. on Sun­days at the Vartry Dam. Be­gin­ners and ex­pe­ri­enced run­ners all wel­come. Set a goal of 10K for Easter or 5K for St Pa­trick’s Day, you de­cide. We’ll help you reach your goal so layer up in warm comfy gear and come along.


Rachel Judd and Molly Byrne took first place for North/South on Mon­day, Fe­bru­ary 13, Rory Egan and Miriam Coyle were sec­ond, third any O’Brien and Phil Powere and fourth Cather­ine McGil­ly­cuddy and Monica Brady. Vic­tors on the night for East/West were Brid Clancy and Cather­ine Hal­li­gan, sec­ond Maura Gaskin and Mar­garet Byrne, third Pamela Byrne and Clare Sally and fourth Ger­tie Fee and Bri­die Nolan.


Monica Brady was with­out her reg­u­lar part­ner June on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 17, but still man­aged to se­cure first place for North/ South with John Loscher, sec­ond Alice Chad­wick and Gayle Wel­don, third Kitty Hes­lin and Miriam Coyle, and fourth Judy Skates and Rowena Brady. Noeleen Red­mond and Mar­garet Bol­ger took first place once again for East/West, sec­ond El­iz­a­beth Bel­ton and Phil Kenna, third Teresa Leahy and Mar­ian Davis and fourth Ger­tie Fee and Jane Cronin.


All Stars dinner dance in the Glen­view. Dinner served at 7.30 p.m. Sharp. Pre­sen­ta­tion of medals to Ju­nior C, and an­nount­ment of our Play­ers Player and All Stars Panel. Bus De­tails – Gerry O’Toole will have a coach leav­ing the com­plex for the Glen­view at 6.45 sharp. €5 one way. Re­turn jour­ney – There will be two mini buses leav­ing the Glen­view at 2.15 a.m. – €5. One bus will head to the vil­lage and the other will cover ru­ral ar­eas. Good luck to Stephen Con­nor, who is part of Wick­low panel for Le­in­ster un­der-21 Cham­pi­onship vs Louth this Wed night Fe­bru­ary 22.

Also con­grat­u­la­tions to Bren­dan Kennedy, who played for Wick­low Se­niors last week vs Water­ford. Ladies Train­ing con­tin­ues ev­ery Fri­day at 7: 45 sharp. and Tues­days at 7 p.m. All new and for­mer play­ers wel­come Our Ju­ve­nile Reg­is­tra­tion night will be Mon­day, March 6, at 7: 30-8: 30. There will be a sec­ond reg­is­tra­tion night, date to be con­firmed.

Cúl Camp Coaches – Do you want to Coach on our Kel­logg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2017? Job De­scrip­tion: Coaches must be over 18 years old on the first day of the camp on July 3. NOTE

Coaches must be a paid up mem­ber of their lo­cal GAA club. A Coach­ing Qual­i­fi­ca­tion, code of ethics, Garda Vet­ting and/ or Coach­ing ex­pe­ri­ence and/or ev­i­dence of vol­un­tary coach­ing/ work is manda­tory in ap­ply­ing for this po­si­tion. Clos­ing Date for re­turn of all Fully com­pleted Coaches Ap­pli­ca­tion forms is Fri­day, April 7. All se­lected coaches will be paid a weekly wage and put through the rev­enue sys­tem in ac­cor­dance with Croke Park reg­u­la­tions.

You may in­clude any fur­ther in­for­ma­tion in sup­port of your ap­pli­ca­tion if nec­es­sary Note: Late ap­pli­ca­tions will not be ac­cepted or con­sid­ered and can­vass­ing will dis­qual­ify. Se­lected can­di­dates will be con­tacted di­rectly on or be­fore Fri­day, April 14, and given dates for manda­tory two-day train­ing prior to com­mence­ment of Kel­logg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2017. If Coaches are not Garda Vet­ted please ap­ply ASAP through your clubs Chil­dren Offer. SUC­CESS­FUL AP­PLI­CANTS HAVE TO BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER. Ap­pli­ca­tion Forms avail­able by email­ing the sec­re­tary of An Tóchar at sec­re­­tochar. wick­


Any adults in­ter­est­ing in re­liv­ing their youth when we all learned to Ceili dance? There are Ceili danc­ing lessons in the Parish Hall in Round­wood on Wed­nes­day nights start­ing at 8 p.m. for an hour. It’s learn­ing to ceili dance in a fun and friendly man­ner (solo and group dances). Just come along on the night


The re­sults of the whist are as fol­lows: Top Score: Jimmy Mol­loy; Top Gent: Martin Byrne; Sec­ond Gent: Tpom McHugh; Top Lady: Anne Wolo­han; Sec­ond Lady: Monica Brady; First Half: Pa­tri­cia Byrne; Sec­ond Half: Richie Cullen; Low­est Score: Maura McHugh and Long­est Sit­ting: Kay Plun­kett. Raf­fle prizes werew won by Jimmy Mol­loy, May Kenna, Ann Pierce, Tom McHugh and Anne Gaffney. Next whist will be on Wed­nes­day, March 1, in the Parish Cen­tre.


The next Round­wood Dance will be on Fri­day, March 17, with music by the Wick­low Man re­vert­ing back to the old time of 9 p.m. mid­night.


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


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.


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.


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.

Tim Grimes and Mar­garet Kennedy en­joy­ing the re­cent dance in Round­wood Parish Hall.

Re­nee Doyle and Tr­isha Mur­phy at Myles Ka­vanagh’s birth­day party in the Grand Ho­tel, Wick­low.

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