Dunlavin notes May 25

Music Sensation
A music sensation will take place in Rathsallagh House on July 22nd, David Hannon and Maria Fitzgerald will perform hit songs from many popular operas such as Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera , Miss Saigon to name but a few. 3 course dinner and show €55. Contact Rathsallagh House for bookings.


The annual Funlavin walk/run will take place on June 28th 2015. Full details w.ill be up on RunIreland Website.


Bootcamp takes place every Monday and Wednesday 7-8pm in the Imaal Hall. Cost €5 per session, all welcome.


Fetac Level 5
St. Kevin’s Community College will begin an Office Administration (Business Studies) Course this September. This is a one year Fetac level 5 accredited. Part-time learners will be facilitated. For further details contact St. Kevins.


St. Nicholas Juvenile Club
The club will hold a cake and plant sale on June 7th after 10am and 12noon Masses. The money raised will help fund Feile. Support would be appreciated.


Dunlavin Tidy Towns
Our annual draw is commencing now and lines will be on sale in the coming weeks. We would urge you to support us by taking part in this draw which is our only fundraiser every year.

Set Dance Ceili
The annual Maureen Dennis Memorial Set Dance Ceili will take place on June 19th 2015 in the Imaal Hall . Dancing 9.30pm til late. Music by Syl and Liz. Proceeds to St. Brigid’s Hospice.


Craft Fair
The festival of arts annual craft fair will take place in The Imaal H
all on Sunday June 21st from 12noon until 6pm. Enquiries to 0879693960


St Nicholas Ladies GAA and Donard Glen Camogie club have teamed up to hold a bumper raffle on June 1st 2015.Prize fund €3,000 and tickets €20 from any club members.


Line Dancing
Line dancing takes place in the Imaal Hall every Wednesday night at 8pm. €6 per night.


Baltinglass and District Country Market
Spaces available for home bakers, (non commercial) who bake brown bread, scones, tarts, sponges. For further information contact Rosella on 086 6025033 or Anne on 059/6481575.


Trip to Lourdes
It is hoped to organise a parish trip to Lourdes for September 22nd 2015. Cost €729. Anyone interested should contact the parish office. 045/401871

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


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.


Men’s Shed
They meet every Tuesday from 10am-2pm and Thursday nights 7.30pm to 9.30pm. in Murtagh’s. If anyone has tools or timber that they could donate to the shed it would be greatly appreciated. All welcome.


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


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.


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.


Change of Telephone Number
The telephone contact number for the Samaritans has been changed to


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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