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Published 07/11/2012 | 09:30

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GET VOCAL GROUP: Best of luck to the Get Vocal Group, Molly, Tony, May, Bridie, Betty, Pat, Mary, Aine & Christy, our Active Retirement members as they partake in "Rain Falling Up" a modern Orchestral, Choral and Visual Spectacle for children and Gravity Defying Adults in the Convention Centre in Dublin on Saturday 10th November at 12 noon and 5pm.

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The RTE Symphony Orchestra along with a 500 strong chorus of children and older people will be performing and the event will be narrated by Pauline McLynn. COMMUNITY COUNCIL

RDCC are holding their AGM on Monday 12th November at 8pm in the Old School. The council would like to welcome everyone to this meeting. It is an opportunity for anyone who has new ideas or suggestions that might benefit our community to come along. CABARET

A cabaret in aid of the Senior Citizens Christmas Party will take place in the Royal Hotel, Glendalough on Saturday 17th November. All are welcome. MONEYSTOWN DANCE

The Wicklow man will be back on Friday 9th November BINGO

Roundwood Active Retirement Fun Bingo will take place on Sunday 11th November in the Parish Hall from 3pm - 5pm. Family members and friends are more than welcome to attend. €5 per book and great raffle prizes. Come along and enjoy. ACTIVE RETIRED LUNCH

The next lunch date is Friday 9th November in the Wicklow Heather Restaurant, Laragh at 1:30pm. Please contact May 0404 45178 or Mollie 0404 45407 by Wednesday 7th September if you wish to attend. New members welcome. NEW ARRIVAL

Congratulations to Ciaran and Claire Redden (O'Neill) on the birth of their baby boy, brother to Darragh. EASTER BREAK

Shrines of Europe, combined pilgrimage will take place for nine days from the 6th April, to 15th April, 2013 which will include Lourdes, Loyola, Santander, Santiago de Compostela. Cost of the trip will be €799 per person sharing. Names and €200 deposit before 1st December to Susan at 0404 45276 after 8pm. LOTTO RESULTS

There was no jackpot winner in last weeks lotto, the numbers were. 2, 10, 17 & 18. There were five match three winners, Jerry Grant, Josephine Byrne, L&A O'Sullivan, J&J Scott & Aisling Ferguson. Next weeks jackpot will be €19,200. HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Tim Pat Coogan, Historian & Author will officially launch Roundwood Historical Society's 23rd Journal on Saturday 17th November at 7.30pm in The Parish Hall, Roundwood. This year's journal contains a wealth of articles for those interestedin the history of Roundwood and environs, ncluding. A Mystery in the Mountain; Our Local Heroes - Wicklow Olympians & Paralympians; Rabbits Alive Bunnies Gone; St Patricks Day 1935; Colonel Fiach O'Toole - The Eleven Years War & All That; Louis Le Broque; Garech de Brún - Luggalaw & Roundwood; Family History Tips, and much more All are welcome to come along. Looking forward to seeing you on the night. TOURS

There will be a five day tour of the Cotswold, Oxford and Bath on the 10th June 2013, visiting The Cotswolds, Burton-on-the-water, the Roman Baths in Bath, Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and Botanic Gardens. Cost of the trip is €300. In July/ August we will be going to the Fjords of Norway. For any information on any of the above tours please contact Susan at 0404 45276 after 8pm any evening. COMMUNITY GAMES

The A.G.M. of the Roundwood Community Games will be held on Thursday 8th November in Aras An Tochair at 9pm. We would love to see some new faces on the Committee this year. As 2013 is the year of The Gathering we hope to have a special function during the year for all participants from times past to relieve their experiences of Community Games ROAMIN CADILLACS

Local group, Roamin Cadillacs will be playing on Friday 9th November in Woods and Byrnes. WHIST RESULTS

The results of the whist in aid of the Senior Citizens is as follows:- Top Score: Kitty Kennedy; Top Gent: Pat Fisher; Second Gent: Margaret Kennedy; Top Lady: May Kenna; Second Lady: Ann Wolohan; First Half: Biddy O'Connor; Second Half: Jimmy Molloy. Lowest Score: Mary Jo O'Malley and Longest Sitting: Mary Cullen. Raffle prizes were won by May Kenna, Biddy O'Connor, Mary Cullen, Ann Pierce & Pat Fisher. Next whist is Wednesday 14th November in the Parish Centre. All are welcome. SALE OF WORK

Our Annual Parish Sale of Work takes place on Sunday 2nd December from 12 noon to 4pm in the GAA Sports Complex. Donations for our Christmas Sale of Work will be accepted at our Parish Office Monday to Friday 9.30-12.30 daily from Monday 5th November.

We would really appreciate donations of Bottles for the Bottle stall, Old games and toys (no soft) books, bits and bobs, unwanted gifts and household items which are clean, complete and in perfect working order. The next meeting will be on Saturday 10th November after 6.30pm mass. DANCE DATES

Dance dates for 2012 in Roundwood Parish Hall: 16th November -William Belton, 21st December - Wicklow Man.

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