Dunlavin notes week August 8th


Congratulations to Mary Healy , Tober , Dunlavin on receiving a Rugby Scholarship to America, Mary who is the eldest daughter of Paula and Henry , Tober will leave for St. Louis next weekend.  Best wishes go with Mary.


The death took place last week of Gretta Conroy.

Beloved wife of the late Matt, deeply regretted by her loving children, Jim, Bernadette, Margaret, Sean, and Mary, brothers Kevin and Art, grandchildren, Kellyanne, James, Bríd, Mary, Sean, Catherine, Niall, Valerie, and Emma, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law Pat and Liam, sister-in-law Trish, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Gretta’s funeral Mass took place in Dunlavin on Sunday August 7th 2016 followed by burial in Gormanstown cemetery. May Gretta rest in peace.

Dunlavin Inn Golf Society

The winners of the recent outing to Newbridge Golf Club were 1st Johnny Willis 2nd Anthony Deering, Front 9 David Corrigan, Back 9 Mark Rigney. Matchplay semi finals Niall Dunne v Paul Kirby, Johnny Willis V Andrew Dunne. Next outing August 20th to The Heritage Golf Club. Visitors welcome.

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.

Willie Walk

The annual Fr. Willie walk will take place on August 21st 2016. Meeting at Fentons at 11am. Walks to suit all type of walkers. Further information from Margaret 0876949025.


A pilgrimage will take place to Our Lady’s Island , Wexford on August 15th . Bus will leave Dunlavin at 9.30am. Details from 0876619545.


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.


Camogie Camp

Wicklow Camogie are holding a 3 day summer camp in Hollywood on August 15th to 17th from 10:30am to 1:30pm. The camp will cater for 8 to 12 year old girls.Cost per child is €30. For further information and to book a place contact Eve on 0851128669


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.



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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