Dunlavin notes January 5

Dunlavin

Sympathy
Sympathy is extended to the family of Bridget Daynes who died recently. Bridget who was predeceased by her husband Billy and daughter Ann is mourned by her daughters Helen, Bridget and Helen, sons Charles, Sean and Willie, sisters Eileen and Philomena and many relatives and friends. Bridget’s funeral took place in Dunlavin on Christmas Eve .May Bridget rest in peace.

Calendar
Dunlavin residents association have launched their 2015 calendar. It is a photographic history of local events. Great stocking filler at €8, available in the local shops. Nice present for family across the water.

Courses
Enrolments are now been taken for the following evening classes at Colaiste Eoin Hacketstown -Level 5 Childcare and Healthcare Fetac Modules, Level 6 Childcare Fetac Modules due to start 5th January 2015. Contact 059 6471198 / 087 41443.

Death
The death took place recently of Bridget Foster, Hollywood (formerly Tournant) . Bridget who was predeceased by her husband Paddy is mourned by son Noel, daughters Sheila, Mary and Breda and many relatives and friends, Bridget’s funeral took place in Hollywood. May she rest in peace.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser
Thanks to all who supported the recent Breast Cancer Fundraiser held in Donard. Over € 1500 was raised.

Death
The death took place last week of Ann Kinahan (formerly Main Street, Dunlavin). Ann who was predeceased by her husband Tommy is mourned by daughters Marie, Catherine and Sinead, sons Brian, Thomas, Jason, Cornelius and Padraig, sisters and many relatives and friends. Ann’s funeral took place in Donard, may she rest in peace.

Yoga
Anyone interested in taking Yoga lessons should contact Kate on 087-2762319.

Social Badminton
Badminton for fun takes place every Thursday night in the Imaal Hall at 8.30pm. All welcome.

Olde Chair
Looking for a nice piece of furniture or some Bric-A-Brac why not drop into the newly opened shop The Olde Chair on Stephen’s Street, Dunlavin (beside Rose’s Cafe). Great bargains to be got.

Unislim
A Unislim class has commenced in the parish centre Dunlavin on Tuesday mornings 11am to 12 noon. A great opportunity to shed those unwanted pounds before Christmas.

Parent and Toddler Group
Dunlavin Community Playschool’s Parent & Toddler group meet every Wednesday from 10am-12noon in the Jonathan Swift Hall behind the playschool. Cost is €3 per adult. More details contact 045/406866.

Men’s Shed
They meet every Tuesday from 10am-2pm and Thursday nights 7.30pm to 9.30pm. in Murtagh’s. All welcome.

Friendship Club
The friendship club takes every Friday at 3pm in the parish centre. New members welcome.

Walking
Anyone wishing to join walking group meet at Imaal Hall on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9.30am.

Community Text Alert
Coming into the winter evenings people are asked to check in on elderly neighbours.
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.

Library
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

Jackpot
Bingo takes place in the Imaal Hall every Saturday night at 9pm. Jackpot waiting to be won now stands at €2000. The funds raised by the Bingo goes towards the upkeep of the Imaal Hall and well worth supporting.

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