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Dunlavin notes week October 9th

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Dunlavin notes week October 9th

Dunlavin notes week October 9th

Sympathy

Sympathy is extended to Kathleen Lawlor, Tober on the death of  her husband John  last week. John’s funeral Mass took place in Dunlavin with burial afterwards in Two-Mile-House on Saturday September 30th 2017. May John rest in peace.

 

Job Opportunity

Stratford/Grangecon Local Development Company – has vacancies on their Community Employment Scheme for the following positions: Gardening, Cafe Assistant, Landscaping, General Maintenance. These positions offer training opportunities and are located in Stratford/Dunlavin/Donard & Grangecon. To qualify for any of the above positions you must be in receipt of a Social Welfare payment for 12 months and be over 21 years of age. For further details contact Tom Whittle on 087 9227051 or email your CV to [email protected]

 

Digital Photography

Digital photography course starting in Crookstown 4th October. They need 3or4 more to make up the numbers. I am told that the tutor is very good so don’t miss out on this and get your name in as soon as possible (045 866314 Fiona

 

Sympathy

Sympathy is extended to Mark Lawlor , Logatryna on the death of his brother Peter who passed away last week.  Peter’s funeral took place in  Naas. May he rest in peace. Sympathy also to Susan Lawlor on the death of her Dad Jeffrey Medd. Jeffery died in England.

 

Dyslexia Association of Ireland – On Wednesday, 18th October a talk detailing the structure of the DAI workshop will be given by coordinator Richelle Lyons. Venue: Scoil Niocláis Naofa, Dunlavin. Time: 7:30pm All are welcome!

 

Dunlavin Flower & Garden Club – Will host a (Halloween) Demonstration by Avril Maher in the Jonathan Swift school hall, Dunlavin on Wed, October 11th at 8:00pm. Admission €5 – Tea included – This promises to be a very entertaining evening. All are welcome!

 

The Gormanstown Choir & Guests – will perform in St. Kevin’s Church, Hollywood next Friday, 13th October at 8pm. Tickets cost €10 and are available from October 4th at the Parish Office (9:30am – 1pm) or 045864528. Proceeds in aid of the Cemetery upkeep.

 

Shoe Box Appeal

Baltinglass Credit Union are currently running a “Christmas ShoeBox Appeal”.  This is where a shoe box is filled with selected items and is then shipped to countries in need, for children to open on Christmas morning. If you would like to fill a shoe box – please do call into any of our offices and pick up a leaflet and specialised envelope.

 

How it works

Choose an age group & whether it’s for a boy/girl, wrap a shoe box in Christmas paper (wrap lid separately), fill it with items of need such as toothpaste, tooth brush, hair comb, hair bands, underwear, socks, a little toy/colouring pencils and the required €4, place an elastic band around it (needs to be checked in airport customs) & drop it into one of our 6 offices. (Full list & special envelopes available in all our offices). 

 

Our closing day is 10th November 2017.  It is a great cause and we want to give something back. 

 

Farm Shop

Cinderella Camphill Farm-shop – will now be open every Thursday 1-5.30pm, situated in the Barn on the Park Lane, Grangebeg. All Welcome.

 

Teen Scene

Dunlavin Teen Scene – will recommence on Friday 29th September in the Parish Centre from 7-9pm and will continue every Friday during school term for the year. We are affiliated with Foroige and offer young people in our community a safe place to socialise, try new things and develop their confidence. The group is open to teenagers age 12-18 and allows young people to make friends and memories. Feel free to drop in any Friday evening and see what is involved. Annual registration fee is €20 and weekly fee is €2. If you would like to volunteer as an adult/youth leader contact Michelle Brewster 086-8346170.

 

 

Dun Luain Foods

Dun Luain Foods , Church Road, Dunlavin have extended their shop opening hours, Monday to Thursday 9am-4pm Fridays 9am to 6.30pm. You can click and collect on www.dunluainfoods.ie

 

Dunlavin Friendship Club

The friendship club meet in the Parish Centre on Fridays from  3-5pm. All new members welcome. If you have a neighbour or relative that might benefit from the club please bring them along.

 

Music Lessons

Music lessons in Donard National school on Thurs at 8pm – tin whistle, flute, fiddle, banjo, concertina, accordion. Beginners welcome

 

ST KEVIN’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE

DUNLAVIN, CO. WICKLOW

 

Post Leaving Certificate Courses 2017/2018

Business & IT Administration and Medical & Office Administration

Both one year courses will run for four mornings and three afternoons per week. Young and mature students are welcome to apply. Part-time learners will be facilitated.

 

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent

Applicants will be invited to attend a short interview

Adult learners are welcome to apply and may attend part-time

 

Certification

FETAC Level 5 Award in Office Administration

(Business Studies/Medical Secretary)

ECDL Certificate

 

Assistance

VTOS, BTE and 3rd level grants available

Apply by telephone 045 40600 or email [email protected]

 

Traditional Music Sessions

Slow Trad Music Session will take place in Meitheal Cafe on Wednesday October 4 th

 7 to 8.30pm. All welcome.

 

 

Credit Union Loans

Baltinglass Credit Union are now offering a Reduced Student Loan Rate for any parent or student looking for some help this coming school year. T&C’s & normal lending criteria will apply. If you wish to find our more, you can contact us by phone on 059 64 81071 or email us at [email protected]

Dunlavin Credit Union opening hours Thursday and Saturday 11am to 12 noon, Friday 5pm to 8pm.

 

Line Dancing

Line Dancing – continues in the Imaal Hal on Wednesdays from 8pm-10pm at a cost of only €6. New beginners are welcome, so come along learn a new skill and join the craic!

 

Use Your Local Library

Join your local library and avail of the many free services there. E-Books and E Audio books are available, you can read Digital Magazines and the newspapers for free. Great selection of children’s books. Opening times in Dunlavin Tuesday 6.30-8.30pm., Wednesday 3-5pm and 6.30-8.30pm, Friday 10.30-1pm and 3pm-5pm, and Saturday 11am-1pm. Closed on Saturdays of Bank Holiday weekends

 

Clinic

John Brady TD will hold a clinic in Dunlavin parish centre on the 2nd Monday of each month from 11.30am to 12.30pm. All welcome to drop in.

 

Church Shop – We now have a lovely selection of items in stock including Confirmation and Communion cards, rosettes, rosary beads, necklaces and pins. All items are available from the Church and the parish office at very competitive prices.

 

Used Postage Stamps

Please keep your used postage stamps for St. Patrick’s Missions, Kiltegan who can use them to fundraise. Used stamps can be dropped into the parish office any time. Thank you to all who have donated stamps throughout the past year.

 

Get Fit

West Wicklow Fitness -now open in Dunlavin GAA grounds. Contact 0879549077 to plan your fitness programme. [email protected]

 

Register of Elections

Anyone who has turned 18 or moved to the area and wishes to register to vote in Dunlavin please contact 0879693960

 

ALHomecare – Live in Homecare provide live in carers for the elderly in your area. If you are looking for a live-in carer for your relative, please call Mary or Tom today on 087 9916791. Our website is www.alhomecare.ie

 

 TRIP TO DUNLAVIN LIBRARY.

 

We all know you can borrow books but did you know that as a member of Dunlavin Library you can also get access to FREE resources.

*ENewspapers local, National and worldwide newspapers.

*Free Magizines online

*Audio Books

*E-Learning courses

*E-Language Learning

Just click and register your Library Card to access

Free Internet and Wifi, Printing, comfortable seating to relax .

Also running Be a Summer Star for kids. Keep them reading over the summer.

 

Opening hours

Tues: 6.30-8.30

Wed: 3-5 & 6.30-8.30

Fri: 10.30-1 & 3-5

Sat: 11-1- closed Saturdays of bank holidays

 

 


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