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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.


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.


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.


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]­


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.


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.


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.

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