Dunlavin notes July 14


Graveyard Mass

The annual graveyard Mass will take place in Dunlavin Cemetery on August 24th at 7pm. Please let family and friends who do not live in the area know of the date.

Ann Heatley

Ann Heatley, Dunlavin, with her arrangement for the world flower show which took place in the RDS recently.

Dunlavin Tidy Towns

The results of the tidy towns annual draw which took  place on the 11th July in Meitheal.  Thanks to all who supported the draw which helps maximise the chances of Dunlavin increasing their points in the competition by providing funding towards  the purchase of plants, trees and weed control as well as the ever increasing costs associated with fuel for the mowers that keep the green areas trimmed and neat .


Draw 1

Nuala Mc. Donnell,

Anthony Deering

Mary O’Donnell

Promoter; Geraldine Bennett


Draw 2

Ann Murphy

Maebh & Padraic Muldoon

Esther Curran

Promoter; Sadie Wright


Draw 3

Noleen Deeering

Margaret Williams

Kitty Kiuchi

Promoter; Dawn Fetherston


Draw 4

Billy Leigh

Mariea Murphy

Breda Miley

Promoter; Sarah Willis


Draw 5

Margaret Lynott

Noel Keogh

Jim Higgins

Promoter; Jimmy Whittle


Draw 6

Alice Miley

Patricia Flood

Harry & Hazel Barrett

Promoter; Johnny Litchfield


Draw 7

Betty Keogh

Mary O’Sullivan

Eddie Whelan

Promoter; Maura Greene


Draw 8

Pat Higgins

Tony Allen

Billy & Marharet Birchall

Promoter; Gretta Conroy


Draw 9

Brian Keogh

David Rouse

Billy Corrigan

Promoter; Breda Miley


Draw 10

Jordan Nolan

Johnny Litchfield

Alice Miley

Promoter; Mary Dwyer


Big Jim’s Hoolie

Big Jim’s Hoolie takes place on July 18th 19th.20th 2014. July 18th there will be a race night, horses can be bought for €10 from any committee or the parish office. Saturday 18th Dunlavin Inn will host a Mock Wedding, this is a ticket only event so book your ticket soon. Sunday 18th the will be a family fun day on Dunlavin Green. Stall for Sunday can be booked  from Orna at 087 2262349 or the parish office 045 401871. Full details will be published next week. Proceeds from this event will go towards painting St Nicholas of Myra Church and St Brigid’s Hospice.

Sponsored Walk

A two day sponsored 50k walk  will take place from Tiglin to Glendalough and back on July 26th and 27th 2014. Proceeds for Tiglin Addiction Centre. For further details contact John on 0872038857

Trip to Knock

Annual trip to knock takes place on July 20th for three days. This outing is supported by the active retirement group in Baltinglass. Deposits to Baltinglass Credit Union on or before 20th April. For more details contact Bridy on 0868881850

Community Text Alert

Community text alert has been launched in the Dunlavin area. Residents can sign up for €10. Forms are in Ed’s Veg shop. People are urged to be vigilant at all times and contact the Gardai if the spot anything suspicious in the area.


Why not drop into the newly refurbished library in the Market House. Great selection of new books especially for children. Membership is free, free WI-Fi and internet access. The daily and local newspapers are available to read. Opening hours Tuesday 6.30pm-8.30pm, Wednesday  3pm-5pm, 6.30pm-8.30pm.Friday 10.30am-1pm and 3pm-5pm. Saturday 11am-1pm. Closed Saturdays of Bank Holiday weekends.

St Vincent de Paul Group

The telephone contact number for the local branch is 0857274194.and the contact number for the Samaritans 1850-60-90-90

JackpotBingo takes place in the Imaal Hall every Saturday night at 9pm.Jackpot waiting to be won now stands at €1600. The funds raised by the Bingo goes towards the upkeep of the Imaal Hall and well worth supporting.

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