Dunlavin notes week April 8th

Dunlavin

Healing Mandala – Always wanted to try your hand at painting a healing mandala? Now is your chance. Pranic healer Bernie Sheridan is hosting classes in An Lár Market Sq, Dunlavin on Thursdays at 11am. Price is €10 and materials will be supplied. The only skill required is the ability to have fun! She will also hold healing sessions in the afternoon at €30 a session. For further details please contact Florence at 087-1205497.

 

Re: Annual General Meeting 2019, Dunlavin & District Forum

 

It has come to the time of year for our Annual General Meeting which takes place in Scoil Nicolas Naofa onMonday April 15th at 7.30pm. Dunlavin & District Forum plays an instrumental part in the fabric of our community and we all strive to bring improvements to our community and build upon the great work by all Dunlavin’s volunteers in the past.

Dunlavin & District Forum can only benefit from having an input from a wide and varied group of people, representing all sectors of our community and to this end it is now we seek nominations for the committee of Dunlavin & District Forum.

Completed nomination papers can be handed to committee members before Friday, April 12th 2019.

 

Credit Union

Are you a member of Baltinglass Credit Union?  If so, have you got access to your account online? You can view and transact on your account 24 hours a days, 7 days a week by registering for a Pin Number.  Once you Register and all the details are correct, you will receive your Unique Pin Number in the post within 3 working days! It’s that simple.  Register @ www.baltinglasscu.ie.

 

 

Dunlavin Flower Club – An “Eggs, Bonnets & Bunnies” demonstration by Avril Maher – Crookstown Craft Village will take place on Wednesday, April 10th at 8pm in the Jonathan Swift School hall. All are welcome.

 

Sympathy

Sympathy is extended to the family of Rev Frank Laverty CSSp who died in Dublin last week. Frank who was predeceased by his brother Paddy and sister Imelda Tracy, is mourned by his sisters Anna Begley, Eileen Bradley and Josie Moore. Rev Frank’s funeral took place in Kimmage Manor on Wednesday March 27th 2019.  May he rest in peace.

 

Blessington Bingo

 

Every  Wed night at  8.15pm

Venue : Avon (Avon Ri)

Excellent prizes – 10 games with prize amounts: of €20 per line €40 double line €80 full house

Plus jackpot/bonus games(starting at €1000)

Raffles with extra prizes!

Book &  Jackpot Sheets & 3 Flyers 10e.

 

Runlavin

Registration is now open for Runlavin which takes place on Saturday June 22nd at 0am. The 5/10k event is run along the roads around the village and will

be fully marshalled . It is a fundraiser for the local GAA.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

This year, 2019, is to be another West Wicklow Historical Society Journal year, and we hope to publish issue 10 sometime in the autumn DV. As you may already know, our journal also accepts articles regarding neighbouring parts of counties Kildare, Carlow and Dublin, particularly if the subject matter impinges into West Wicklow.

If you would like to contribute a paper, have students who might like to submit a suitable essay or know of anyone who would like to contribute an article, please let us know. The deadline for submissions will be around the end of June. If you would like to contribute this year, please email Chris Lawlor on [email protected] (or phone on 0879321737).

Please feel free to spread the word far and wide among any and all prospective authors. Share this post early and often!

 

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.

Medjugorje – a week-long Parish trip to Medjugorje will take place on June 6th. For further details please contact Margaret on 086-2477681 or Bernadette on 087-9769771. A €50 deposit will be required to secure your place.

 

Dunlavin Festival of Arts

The 2019 Festival of Arts will take place on June 21st, 22nd and 23rd inclusive. For any details contact 0879693960. .Next meeting April 13th in Rathsallagh Golf Club at 12 noon. The committee would welcome new volunteers with new ideas.

 

Visit your Credit Union

Baltinglass Credit Union

Are you thinking of purchasing a new car in 2019, then own it from the start with a Credit Union Car Loan. Extra payments are encouraged, no fees, no charges for early repayment & no balloon payment at the end. Call us for a quote on 059 64 81071, view our Loan Calculator on www.baltinglasscu.ie or drop in to any of our 6 offices.

 

 

Affordable 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 Tom today on 087 9916791. Our website is www.alhomecare.ie

 

Friendship Club

The friendship club is meeting every Friday from 3 to 5 pm in the Parish centre. New members always welcome

 

Dunlavin Nursing Home – have full time positions available in the following areas: Kitchen Assistants, Housekeeping/Cleaning and Health Care Assistants. Further details are available on the Church notice board.

Please forward your CV to [email protected]

 

Music Lessons

Music lessons are back in the Donard National school every week at 8pm. Beginners welcome of all ages both adults & children. Enquries to 086-0645291

 

Website.

Check out Dunlavin.ie for all the updates in your local village.

 

Rathsallagh Golf Club

Parties/ weddings catered for. Telephone 045 403316. Special Membership offer now. Good deals on membership at the moment. Now serving breakfast and Sunday Lunch.

 

                                                                                                        

Dunlavin Breastfeeding Support Group

This group meet in Seomra in the Imaal Hall every Tuesday from 10am to 12 noon. Details from Alice on 0851699425.

 

Seomra – An exciting new Community Space “Seomra” has been developed by the Dunlavin Parents Group in the Imaal Hall.  These rooms are available to be used for a variety of purposes.   Enquiries please to [email protected]

 

 

Important Notice – for everyone using Dunlavin GAA grounds. A Life Saving Defibrillator has now been erected outside dressing room no 1.

Defibrillators can also be located in the following locations throughout the town:

Outside Centra

Scoil Niocláis Naofa

St. Kevin’s Community College

Dunlavin Health Centre

Dunlavin Bacon Factory

Dunlavin First Responders

Dunlavin GAA

Please treat the machines with respect

 

 

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.

 

Register of Elections

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

 

Library Opening Hours

Exciting new books in the local library.

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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