Dunlavin notes week June 5th


Parish Fundraiser

The farmers market will take place on June 17th at 10am. The parish will have a stall and would like people to bake for the stall. Baking can be left into parish centre on the Friday or to the stall on Saturday morning.


Sympathy to the family of Pat Farrell, Moorhill who passed away last week. Pat is mourned by his wife Rosie, daughter Alice , sons William and Pat, brother  Dinny. and all his relatives and friends. Pats burial took place in Gomanstown Graveyard On Monday June 5th  May Pat rest in peace

Dog Show

The Annual Dog Show will take place on June 18th at 2pm on The Cow Green, Dunlavin. For Categories check out Festival Website


The death took place in London recently of John Mooney, late of Lemonstown, Dunlavin. Condolos

ones to the Mooney Family. John;s funeral will take place in London. May John rest in Peace.


Jonathan Swift National School are celebrating 125 years on Sunday June 11th in St. Nicholas Church, Dunlavin at 3pm. This will e followed by refreshments. All are welcome.

Mid Summer Melodies

Mid-Summer melodies takes place in La Touche Cottage , Brannockstown on Saturday June 17th 2-5pm. This is a fundraiser for World Vision. For information contact 045 483800 or 0867281811.

 Swift In Dunlavin

Dunlavin Arts Festival presents Swift in Dunlavin, an evening of poetry, prose and song to celebrate the life and works of Jonathan Swift. 2017 marks the 350th anniversary of Swift’s birth and in 2016 St Nicholas Church, of which Swift was once Prebendary, enjoyed 200 years since the current church was built. Join us as local and professional talent come together to entertain you with highlights from Swift’s writings and music from the period.

Swift in Dunlavin

Saturday 17th June 2017 at 8pm

St Nicholas Church of Ireland, Church St, Dunlavin

Tickets €15 from Roche’s Pharmacy Dunlavin on 045 401319 or www.eventbrite.ie

Ticket price includes a wine reception after the performance.


Tidy Towns Fundraiser

Dunlavin Tidy Towns are asking for your support in their annual non-stop draw. This is their only fundraiser every year and proceeds are used to buy plants, flowers, trees, bulbs, fertilizers, fuel for mowers as well as maintenance and tools. Residents are encouraged to be litter conscious and be aware of the legal requirement to clean up dog mess if walking their pets.

Golf Classic

The annual GAA golf Classic will take place in Rathsallagh Golf Club on Saturday June 10th. To compete contact Ed 0872407749, Johnny 0878439611 or Dinny 087211521. Team of 4 160 which includes food .

Set Dance

The annual Maureen Dennis memorial set dance ceili will take place on June 16th in the Imaal Hall, music by Syl and Liz, proceeds to St Brigids Hospice on the Curragh. Dancing 9.30 to 12.30. Subscription € 10 includes supper.


The Imaal Hall’s AGM – will take place on Friday, June 9th  at 8pm. All are welcome.


Track & Field Athletics – Training will now begin in Donard GAA on Tuesdays at 3:15 for all children who want to train. We also need boys for U12 relay, and girls & boys for U14 and U16 relay teams. Please contact Loretta Wright 085-7219111 or Maeve Miley 087-9933849 as soon as possible. €3 per family.


Pedestrian Crossing – could anyone who has concerns about safety issues at the schools pedestrian crossing, please email Pat Casey at pat.casey@oireachtas.ie Thank you!


Yoga – Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. If interested please contact Kate on 0872762319 or katebullman@gmail.com


 Car Boot Sale

will be held in the Imaal Hall on Sunday,2nd July from 9:30am to 2:00pm (Table must be set up by 9am). A table will be supplied at a cost of €15, to book your table please contact 045-403319 or 087-6293923. All proceeds will go towards the maintenance of the hall.


Dunlavin Community Playschool

 Enrolment places for September are filling up fast so if you know of anybody with a child due to start playschool in September 2017, January or April 2018 can you ask them to contact the playschool on 045-406866 or call in to complete an enrolment form so they can be added to the list.


Line Dancing

Line Dancing – continues in the Imaal Hal on Wednesdays from 8pm-10pm at a cost of only €6. New beginners are welcome, so come along learn a new skill and join the craic! 


Use Your Local Library

Join your local library and avail of the many free services there. E-Books and E Audio books are available, you can read Digital Magazines and the  newspapers for free. Great selection of children’s books. Opening times in Dunlavin Tuesday 6.30-8.30pm., Wednesday 3-5pm and 6.30-8.30pm, Friday 10.30-1pm and 3pm-5pm, and Saturday 11am-1pm. Closed on Saturdays of Bank Holiday weekends.



John Brady TD will hold a clinic in Dunlavin parish centre on the 2nd Monday of each month from 11.30am to 12.30pm. All welcome to drop in.


Used Postage Stamps Please keep your used postage stamps for St. Patrick’s Missions, Kiltegan who can use them to fundraise. Used stamps can be dropped into the parish office any time. Thank you to all who have donated stamps throughout the past year.


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


Dunlavin’s Friendship Club – meet 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.


Cancer SupportThe 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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