Dunlavin notes week August 22nd


Sympathy is extended to the family of Mairi Deegan, Loughmogue, who passed away last week. Mairi who fought a long battle with cancer is mourned by her husband Thomas, son Conor, daughter Caroline, son-in law Nebil, daughter-in-law Nicola, sisters Joan and Joyce, brother Tony, grandchildren Eamonn, Sarah, Adhamh and Tom, and many relaatives and friends. Mairi was cremated on Thursday August 18th 2016. A memorial service for Mairi took place in Camphill Community Hall, Grangebeg on Sunday August 21st 2016. May Mairi rest in peace.


Research Participants – are needed to take part in a health research study in the School of Psychology in Trinity College. The volunteers should be over the age of 60. Further details are available on the Church notice board.



St. Kevin’s Community College, Dunlavin – will hold Office Skills Modules, (QQI Level 4) on Monday evenings 7-9.30 pm, from Sept 12th. For further information, call Blessington Further Education Centre on 045 891099 and ask for Anne McGrath or Irene Hayden.  *Please note centre is closed 1st–12th August.

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

Silver Stream Nursing Home

Silverstream Nursing Home which will open soon are recruiting Staff Nurses. Email sbeirne@silverstream.ie  if interested.

Graveyard Mass

This years cemetery Mass will take place on August 28th at 7pm. Please let friends and relatives know.


Dunlavin’s Flower and Harvest Festival

 This year’s Flower and Harvest Festival will take place the weekend beginning Friday, 4th November.

Dunlavin Scout Group

We are currently recruiting new committed leaders for our troop from all local townlands. We are a volunteer based organisation, working with children. Full training is provided. If you think you would be interested in volunteering, please call 0862632859 for more information.


Centenary Pins

Dunlavin 1916 Centenary pins: Beautifully designed pins are now available to buy for only €3 each or 2 for €5. The design is based in the 1798 monument on Dunlavin Green. These badges are a limited item so be quick to purchase. It could be a beautiful gift to a family member or to loved ones abroad, or simply to remember the amazing day experienced on May 8th. Available to buy from Ed’s Fruit and Veg or any Forum Committee Member. All proceeds go to Dunlavin & District Forum.


Cancer Support

The Irish Cancer Society’s – is currently seeking volunteer drivers from Co. Wicklow to drive local patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in Dublin hospitals. Driver expenses are paid. If you’re interested, please telephone Rebecca on 01/2316642 or email transport@irishcancer.ie


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