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Fun Bingo will take place on in the An­namoe Cen­tre on Sunday, Septem­ber 9, from 3 p.m. Fam­ily mem­bers and friends are more than wel­come to at­tend. €5 per book and great raf­fle prizes. Come along and en­joy.


A reminder that the Ac­tive Re­tire­ment Lunch club will take place on Fri­day, Septem­ber 13, in the Byrne and Woods Round­wood at 1.30 p.m. Please let Molly at 0404 45407or May at 0404 45178 know if you are in­ter­ested in go­ing.


The next pro­gres­sive 45 card game will be on Sunday, Septem­ber 8, in Round­wood Par­ish Hall at 7 p.m. Sharp. Re­fresh­ments and raf­fle at the in­ter­val, ex­cel­lent prize money ev­ery­one wel­come.


Di­a­mond Bridge Club re­opens on Mon­day, Septem­ber 9, in Round­wood Com­mu­nity Hall. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers al­ways wel­come. Any­one in­ter­ested in learn­ing this amaz­ing game please con­tact Gaye at 086 8646874 who hopes to start lessons for be­gin­ners mid to late Septem­ber. OO2 Bridge Club re­sumes on Fri­day the 13th in Round­wood Com­mu­nity Hall and once again vis­i­tors and new mem­bers al­ways wel­come. Any other queries please con­tact Gaye at 086 8746874 or Tri­ona 087 7630968.


The bus will leave Round­wood for our trip to Let­terkenny on Mon­day, Septem­ber 16, at 10 a.m. Four places are avail­able for this trip if any­one is in­ter­ested. Please con­tact Molly at 0404 45407 or Betty at 01 2818703 if you would like to avail of them.


Sun­shine Fitness will be start­ing ‘Baby and Me’, ‘Golden Oldies’ (for aged 65+) and ‘Curvy Whirlies ‘ (for plus size women) fitness classes in the par­ish hall from Septem­ber 17 Please con­tact Caitríona at 087 6035780 for more in­for­ma­tion.


Yoga classes will re­sume on Thurs­day, Septem­ber 12, from 7.30 p.m. to 9: 00 p.m in Round­wood Par­ish Cen­tre. They will run con­tin­u­ous each Thurs. till end of Novem­ber. Class will in­clude: Asana-Phys­i­cal ex­er­cises to stretch and strengthen body. Pranayama-Breath­ing ex­er­cises. Re­lax­ation – Re­lease of ten­sion. Med­i­ta­tion- to in­duce still­ness of body and mind and be­yond. Cost: €10 per class with a com­mit­ment of euro 50 due on first night. Con­tact Anne Marie at 086 8367578.


The Wick­low Man will play in Moneystown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Fri­day, Septem­ber 6, from 9.30 p.m. till 12. Tea served, re­fresh­ments also avail­able, door prizes. Come along and en­joy a night of waltz­ing, jive, linedanc­ing, etc.


A six-day mu­sic break tour to West­port takes place on Sunday, Oc­to­ber 20, and will leave Round­wood Par­ish Hall at 9 a.m. and will re­turn on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 25. There will be mu­sic on Sunday night with Robert Mizzell, Mon­day, Ger Long, Tues­day, Stu­art Moyles, Wed­nes­day, Carmel McLaugh­lin, and Thurs­day De­clan Ner­ney. There will be vis­its to Achill Is­lan, Gal­way, Doogh Lough Val­ley and Leenane with a free day on the Wed­nes­day. All in price for din­ner, bed and break­fast is €425 per per­son shar­ing with €90 sin­gle room de­posit of €200 to be paid as soon as pos­si­ble to book your place. All re­main­ing money to be paid no later than Septem­ber 20 to Su­san at 087 6273032.


Round­wood AFC is hav­ing their AGM on Septem­ber 12 in their club­house at Vartry grounds at 8 p.m. All mo­tions and nom­i­na­tions to be sent to the club sec­re­tary – Noel Kenny, Tom­ri­land, Round­wood in writ­ing prior to the AGM All new mem­bers very wel­come.


Gen­tle Birth Child­birth Ed­u­ca­tion Work­shop in Round­wood, Satur­day, Septem­ber 7’19, 9 a.m. 6 p.m. in Round­wood Par­ish Hall, with an hour for lunch and other breaks. This is a 1-Day in-per­son work­shop ex­pe­ri­ence for two peo­ple (Mom and Birth Part­ner). Cost €210. which in­cludes 30 days to Gen­tle Birth In­sti­tute for fur­ther learn­ing and 30 days ac­cess to the Gen­tle Birth App.

The work­shop pro­vides you with men­tal prepa­ra­tion us­ing the lat­est brain sci­ence to give you emo­tional re­silience which im­proves with in­struc­tion and prac­tice. Learn phys­i­cal com­fort mea­sures so you have a full tool­kit of strate­gies for your and your part­ner to use. Know­ing how to nav­i­gate your op­tions and birth pref­er­ences with your health care provider is im­por­tant so you can feel in con­trol. You can book via gen­­shops search by In­struc­tor and en­ter Fiona White. Any ques­tions or queries please con­tact Fiona via call or text 087 2989801 or doulasafe­[email protected]


The re­sults of the whist are as fol­lows: Top Score: Kitty Kennedy, Top Gent: Jimmy Mol­loy, Sec­ond Gent: Anne Pierce; Top Lady: Anne Wolo­han, Sec­ond Lady: May Kenna, First Half: Marie Magee, Sec­ond Half: Richie Cullen, Long­est Sit­ting: Marua McHugh, and Low­est Score: Mary Pierce. The raf­fle was won by Anne Pierce, Mon­ica Brady, Pat Fisher, Marie Magee and Mary Pierce. The next whist is on this Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 11, in the Par­ish Cen­tre.


Round­wood Men’s Shed: The Shed is open every Tues­day from 10 a.m. to mid­day at Pat Carr’s place in Knock­ra­heen. With all the cake and bis­cuits it may not be the best place to ‘shed’ a few pounds but we are learn­ing to con­trol our in­take of sug­ary ‘stuff’. Of course there are very healthy veg­eta­bles avail­able in our gar­den. Ring 086 8650588 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.


There was no win­ner of the lotto jack­pot last week. The num­bers drawn were 12. 17, 19 and 23. There were eight match-three win­ners J & L Doyle, Mary Dun­leavy, Nuala Doyle, Karen Byrne, Sharon McCann, Cody Hughes, Neil Smith and MGT Malone Next week’s jack­pot will be €13,600.


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.


Round­wood Badminton re­sumed in Aras an Tochar af­ter the sum­mer break on Mon­day, Septem­ber 2, at 7.30 p.m. and con­tin­ues every Mon­day and Wed­nes­day through­out the win­ter months. We hope to see all our mem­bers back in form for an­other sea­son and also would love to see any new peo­ple who would like to join us, so­cial mem­bers are very wel­come. Don’t worry if you don’t have a racket, one can be sup­plied on the night.


There will be a dance in Round­wood Par­ish Cen­tre on Fri­day, Septem­ber 20, with mu­sic by the Wick­low Man.


At 8 p.m. on Thurs­day, Septem­ber 5, Mia Cooper (vi­o­lin), Beth McNinch (viola) and Bill Butt (Cello) from Mu­sici Ire­land will play a con­cert in­clud­ing the fol­low­ing pieces – Reger String Trio 77b and the Mozart String Trio KV563. This is a won­der­ful op­por­tu­nity to hear this mu­sic played by world class mu­si­cians.

On Sunday, Septem­ber 15, at 8 p.m., the Del­maine String Quar­tet to­gether with Michael James Ford, Clodagh Mooney and El­liott Mo­ri­arty will per­form Magic in My Eyes. This is an an ex­plo­ration in words and mu­sic of one the most com­pli­cated ro­mances in lit­er­ary his­tory – Thomas Hardy’s mar­riage to Emma Gif­ford, which went from early rap­ture to ul­ti­mate es­trange­ment, but which in­spired some of the great­est love po­etry in the English lan­guage. Magic in My Eyes charts the course of this tur­bu­lent love story through Hardy’s verse and jour­nals, along with Emma’s let­ters and rec­ol­lec­tions.

The Del­maine Quar­tet have se­lected mu­sic that re­flects this com­plex emo­tional land­scape, drawn pri­mar­ily from the lyri­cal, multi-lay­ered cham­ber works of the bril­liant, yet rel­a­tively un­known English com­poser, Frank Bridge (1879 – 1941) Tick­ets are €18 and €15 for con­ces­sions and, for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or to book tick­ets, please ring John at 01 2818146 or email derekneil­[email protected]­


Our weekly set danc­ing ses­sions con­tinue in Ka­vanagh’s Lounge All are al­ways wel­come – whether you have ever or never danced be­fore. Ses­sion fro­mat 8.30 till 10.30, cost is still only €5 .


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. If any­one needs to make any en­quiries out­side these hours please tele­phone our con­fi­den­tial phone num­ber 087 6062072.

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