Dunlavin notes week November 21

Choral Evening

An evening of Christmas Songs from around the world will take place in St Nicholas Church of Ireland on December 4th at 7pm. The Milltown Singers and friends will host the evening. A great way to get into the festive season. Admission 410. Children Free. Proceeds to local charities.


Table Quiz

Donard /Glen camogie club will hold a table quiz in Toomey’s Donard on Saturday December 3rd at 9pm. Table of 4 €30. All support welcome.


Christmas Party

The active retirement party will take place in the Imaal Hall on Sunday November 27th at 2pm. Please make sure your neighbours have transport to and from the party.


Craft Fair

St. Laurence’s Annual Food Art & Craft Fair in aid of KARE and St. Laurence’s will take place this year on Sat Nov 26th 7pm-10pm and Sun Nov 27th 12-6pm.  We are now taking bookings. We already have some stands booked which include lots of delicious food including gluten free options as well as Jewellery, flowers, chutneys & jams,Indian Cuisine,Crochet,handmade cards, wood turning and even craft Beer supplies. We look forward to having a lot of our regular attendees back but welcome new stands. Last year we had in excess of 50 stands and hope to have as many this year. Enquiries to sheilawhelan@eircom.net or phone 085 1385133 after 7pm any evening. As usual we will offer free parking free admission and complimentary mulled wine on arrival. Looking forward to another lovely weekend where you can start your Christmas shopping while supporting local business and soaking up the festive atmosphere.


Dunlavin District Forum – invites you to celebrate Christmas on the 3rd of December at 6pm in the Market house for a mulled wine and mince pie reception.

This will be followed by Christmas music and the turning on of the village Christmas lights and Christmas tree.


The Dunlavin Christmas Craft Market – will take place on Sunday the 4th of December in the Imaal hall, Dunlavin. Santa will also be there on the day. Please contact Bernie on 086 2872619 for stall bookings.


Scoil Niocláis Naofa – are hosting a welcome evening to acknowledge the retirement of Deirdre Doyle, after a 39-year teaching career in the school. This will take place in the school at 7pm on Thursday, December 1st. The school’s new library will be opened by Deirdre and refreshments will be served. All are welcome.


West Wicklow Day Care

 The Christmas Tree Lighting carol service will take place on Sunday 4th December at 3pm in the hospital grounds. All are welcome to attend and take part in this service. You can shine a light in memory of Family and Friends no longer with us by sponsoring a light for €5 on the Christmas Tree. Light sponsorship and cards are available from Baltinglass library, local shops in Baltinglass or by contacting Mary Jackman at 085 7154262 or Renee O’Toole at 086 8477319.


West Wicklow Cancer Support – The drop-in meeting on Thursday 24th November at 7.30pm in the Coimin Centre, Blessington, will include a talk by Liz Shine, a Dream Therapist. All are welcome and feel free to bring a friend. 


Advent Fare

The annual Grangebeg Camphill advent fare will take place on December 11th 2016 2pm to 5pm. All are welcome. Stalls €20.


West Wicklow Fitness –now open in Dunlavin GAA grounds. Contact 0879549077 to plan your fitness programme. westwicklowfitness@gmail.com

Youth Choir – any teenagers who are interested in joining a choir please call       

 045-401274 for details.


Dunlavin’s Friendship Club – is back on Fridays at 2.30pm. Please tell family and friends. New members welcome. If you have a neighbour that might like to attend maybe offer to drive them in.


Register of Elections

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


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.


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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