ACTIVE RETIRED HOLIDAY
The Roundwood Active Retirement will travel to the Mount Errigal in Letterkenny for their annual holiday from the 16th to September 20. The cost is €310 per person sharing or €360 for single supplement. This cost covers your transport, accommodation, meals and tours for the week. Please give your names to Betty before July 1 to secure your place.
BLESSING OF GRAVES
Roundwood Parish Cemetery Sunday/Pattern Sunday will take place on Sunday, July 21. Please note the 11.30 a.m. Mass will be Celebrated in Roundwood Cemetery NOT in the church on that particular day, weather permitting. This Mass will be offered for all interred in the cemetery and will include a blessing of the graves.
The results of the whist are as follows: Top Score: Catherine Doyle; Top Gent: Martin Byrne; Second Gent: Richie Cullen; Top Lady: Monica Brady; Second Lady: Molly Byrne; First Half: Mick Whelan, Second Half: Margaret Kennedy; Longest Sitting: Pat Fisher and Lowest Score: Lucy Molloy. The raffle prizes were won by Mary Pierce, Monica Brady and Jimmy Molloy. The next whist is on tonight Wednesday, July 3, in the Parish Centre.
CAR BOOT SALE
The next Roundwood car boot sale will be on Sunday, July 28, and every fourth Sunday of the month thereafter. Set up of stalls from 9 a.m., Cars €10, Jeep/Van €15.
MUSIC IN CALARY
The following are the programmes for June in Calary Church (Eircode A98 H766)
On Thursday, June 27, The Janet Ashe Memorial Concert: Adam Heron (piano) will perform Bach’s French Suite No. Three in B-minor BWV 814, Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 16 in A-minor D. 845, Albéniz’s Iberia, Cuaderno one and Beethoven’s Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor Op. 27 No. Two ‘Moonlight’. Local artist, Jack Lawlor (piano), will play Chopin’s Nocturne in Eb major, Debussy’s Clair de Lune and Debussy’s La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin. All concerts begin at 8 p.m. and tickets, which are €18 and €15 for concessions, are available from John 01 2818146 or be emailing derekneil[email protected]com.net.
The monthly dance will take place in Roundwood Parish Centre on Friday, July 19, with music by Jimmy Hogan.
A place of peace, relaxation, stillness and spiritual healing is what you will enjoy every Monday evenings (except bank holidays) at 7.30 in the Parish Hall Roundwood Village. For more information contact Mary at 087 9819420.
Cuidiú North Wicklow Humpty Dumpty playgroup operates each Wednesday morning, 1011: 30 in Roundwood Parish Hall, during term time. Parents, grandparents and minders with babies though to preschool kids all welcome. €2 for Cuidiú members and €4.50 for non-members. Find us on Facebook or Contact Melissa at 086 4034230.
Two of Roundwood Men’s Shed members ‘qualified’ to represent Wicklow in the all-Ireland Go for Life games, which were held on Saturday, June 8, in DCU. At our weekly SHED gathering they were welcomed home with bunting and balloons and buns. They are proud holders of the Wicklow County jersey though and we in the Shed are as proud as punch of Val and Robbie.
The Shed meets every Tuesday from 10 p.m. midnight over at Pat Carr’s place in Knockraheen – just up the road from Special Ops. You will be assured of a very warm welcome if you drop in for a cuppa and a chat. Phone 086 8650588 for further info.
Roundwood Market continues with the usual produce and new hours. Now open every Sunday from midday till 4 p.m. New members welcome. Contact Jacinta at 086 0722851.
Our weekly set dancing sessions continue in Kavanagh’s Lounge All are always welcome – whether you have ever or never danced before. Session starts at 8.30 till 10.30 and cost is still only €5 for a good night of exercise.
There will be a day trip to Waterford Treasures on Saturday, June 29, with time for shopping leaving Roundwood Parish Hall at 9.30 a.m. and travelling via Hollywood with tea and scones in the Doman Hotel in Carlow. The evening meal will be in the Gandon in Portlaois. The cost of the trip will be €75 per person with money to be in as soon as possible to Susan 087 6273032.
A pilgrimage to Our Lady’s island dwill take plac eon the Sunday, August 18, leaving Roundwood Parish Hall at 10 a.m. Tea, scone and evening meal and bus will cost €65.
The Westport Country six-day break takes place from October 20 to October 25 with Robert Mizzell, Stuart Moyles, Declan Nerny among others performing. Dinner, bed and Breakfast in Westport Woods and daily coach tours with on day at your leisure. Cost €425 with a depost of €200 to be paid before the end of July to 087 6273032.
BARN DANCE AND BBQ
A date for your diary. Moneystown barn dance and barbecue will take place on Saturday, June 29, starting at 8 p.m. till late. Fully licensed, fabulous food and great country music provided by Paul Molloy and the Whole Hog. So look up your stetson and grab your dancing shoes and come along to this great night.
The Roundwood Whizzers Walking Group meet every Wednesday evening at 6.50 p.m. in the Coach House car park or at 7 p.m. at the Upper Vartry Reservoir Dam Gates on the Newtown Road. Everyone welcome to walk at your own pace for approximately one hour. If you require further information please call 086 8055040.
There was no jackpot winner in last week’s draw. The number drawn were 10, 11, 17 and 23. There were 11 match-three winners, Paul, E Gregory, D Keenan, Roundwood seven, M Walsh, CTE Shortt, Pharmacy Staff, C O’Toole, J Rochford and Auto Cave. Next week’s jackpot will be €10,600
The Roundwood Cancer Support centre is now up and running and is open in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. Please feel free to pop in for a chat we will be happy to help. If anyone needs to make any enquiries outside these hours please telephone our confidential phone number 087 6062072.
CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS
Muintir na Tíre has been allocated funding by the Department of Rural and Community Development to install Carbon Monoxide alarms in the homes of elderly and vulnerable persons. This programme is aimed at persons who do not have existing alarms and do not have the resources to install alarms themselves. The Roundwood and District Community are putting in an application under the scheme which will allow residents of the area to apply for alarms. The group can assist in installing the alarms if the need arises. The alarms are battery powered so installation is straightforward. If you are elderly, have a disability or are unemployed and do not have a carbon monoxide alarm in your home and wish to apply for one please call 086 8055040 on or before Wednesday, June 26.
A pilgrimage to Medjugorje leaves on October 10 for a week Accompanied by Spiritual Directors Fr Pat Madden and Deacon Pat 0’Connell Cost €669. Price includes Flights (Aer Lingus). Insurance, Half Board in house beside Church Transfers to and from Medjugorje. Local guides all English speaking headed up by Philip Ryan from Dublin. 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. Tea served.