Dunlavin notes December 21


Christmas Church Times
St Nicholas of Myra Church Vigil Mass on December 24th will be at 10pm, Christmas Day Masses at 10am and 12 noon. Seasons greetings to all.

Text Alert
Thanks to all who supported the recent Raffle which raised €1,007, this will help keep the scheme running for 2016.

Diary Date
The parish will run “The Cube” fundraiser in St Laurence’s complex on March 12th 2015. If you wish to participate contact Pauline 0876183903 or the Parish Office 045 401871.

Sympathy is extended to the O’ Sullivan family, Grangebeg on the death of Barney’s mother Clare. Clare ‘s funeral will take place in England. May Clare rest in peace.


Christmas Cards

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance have just launched their annual Christmas cards. As usual they have a varied selection and include a little comedy this year. They are sold in packs of 15 for €8. There are no administrative costs courtesy of the many outlets who them so for every pack sold €5 goes directly to research.

A family walk will take place in Hollywood on St Stephen’s Day ,December 26th Three walks are arranged with a 12km walk starting at 12noon,a 6km walk commencing at 1pm and a 2km walk starting at 2pm. Refreshments and food will be available after the walks. Registration takes place at Tutty’s pub and costs 5 euro.All funds raised go towards Solas,a special class for children on the Autistic Spectrum. Great way to walk off the Christmas Fare. If you can help on the day please contact Lydia at 0862632859

St Vincent de Paul
Thanks to all who supported the recent church collection which raised €1,973, this money will be used locally to help out families.

West Wicklow Historical Society
West Wicklow Historical Society has launched its latest Journal. This is Journal No. 8 from the WWHS. It features articles associated with such places as Baltinglass, Dunlavin, Hollywood and Killamote, and the joint editors are Chris Lawlor and Donal McDonnell. Promises to be a great Christmas stocking filler.

Badminton – has restarted on Thursday nights in the Imaal Hall at 8.30pm. New and old members welcome.

The Friendship Group – have started back on Fridays from 3.00pm to 5.00pm in the Parish Centre. New members welcome. There will be light exercises from 2.30pm. Anyone interested in the Community Alert panic button can find out more details at the Friendship Group on Fridays.

Register of Elections
If you have just moved to the Dunlavin Electoral area or have recently turned 18 years of age you are entitled to vote. For an application form to register please text your name and address to 0879693960.

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