Dunlavin notes week September 4th



Sympathy is extended to Elaine and Eddie O’Reilly on the death of their brother Liam.  Liam who died following a short illness was cremated in Dublin. May he rest in peace.


Congratulations to Enya Murray on winning the car in the local Credit Union Draw.





Post Leaving Certificate Courses 2017/2018

Business & IT Administration and Medical & Office Administration

Both one year courses will run for four mornings and three afternoons per week. Young and mature students are welcome to apply. Part-time learners will be facilitated.


Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent

Applicants will be invited to attend a short interview

Adult learners are welcome to apply and may attend part-time



FETAC Level 5 Award in Office Administration

(Business Studies/Medical Secretary)

ECDL Certificate



VTOS, BTE and 3rd level grants available

Apply by telephone 045 40600 or email stkevinscc@kwetb.ie


Traditional Music Sessions

Slow Trad Music Session will take place in Meitheal Cafe on Wednesday September 6th 7 to 8.30pm. All welcome.



The death took place of Kathleen Byrne, Kilcullen Street, Dunlavin, Co Wicklow on  August 22nd in her 94th year. Suddenly and peacefully in her own home. Beloved wife of the late Joseph and mother of the late Colm. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Rosemarie, Marion, Kathrine, and sons Seamus, Nicholas, Gerard, and Dominic, granchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews relatives and friends. Kathleen’s funeral took place in Dunlavin on Friday August 25th 2017. May she rest in peace.


Monthly Camogie Draw

Winners draw 4: 1st prize €200 Martina Searson 2nd Prize €75 Marian Whyte 3rd prize €50 Denise McCormack 4th prize €20 Marie Healy 5th prize €20 Breda Walsh 6th Prize €20 Thomas Bollard. Thanks to all for supporting our raffle. Still time to join 8 more draws


Flower and Garden Club

The autumn demonstration takes place on Wednesday September 13th in the Jonathan Swift Hall at 8pm. The demonstrator is Bernadette Paliminteri. Supper served. All welcome.


Music Under The Mountains

The Voice Squad return to Hollywood to close Music Under The Mountains 2017. Phil, Fran and Gerry are no strangers to Music Under The Mountains, having performed at the first festival in 1991, and others since, aswell as recording part of their album Hollywood in this very church! We hope you will join us for what is always a very special performance in a wonderful setting of St. Kevins Church of Ireland is located in the small picturesque village of Hollywood in County Wicklow and has been the main venue for the festival since its inception in 1991. It is the oldest church in Leinster still in active use and dates back to the 12th century!

Sun 24 September 2017 at 6pm. Tickets available  from Eventbrite.


Credit Union Loans

Baltinglass Credit Union are now offering a Reduced Student Loan Rate for any parent or student looking for some help this coming school year. T&C’s & normal lending criteria will apply. If you wish to find our more, you can contact us by phone on 059 64 81071 or email us at loans@baltinglasscu.ie.


Journey to Knock

A bus may travel from Dunlavin to Knock on Saturday, September 9th at 10am. This will depend on numbers travelling, so if you are interested please call 085-1923152


Culture Bus

The culture bus will leave Dunlavin on Wednesday September 20th at 6pm to travel to Temple Bar  for a production by Andrew Deerin entitled “Attracta Tension”. Promises to be a great show. This is part of The fringe Festival and the venue is small. Please book your seat as soon as possible at 0879693960.


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.


Church Shop – We now have a lovely selection of items in stock including Confirmation and Communion cards, rosettes, rosary beads, necklaces and pins. All items are available from the Church and the parish office at very competitive prices..


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.


Get Fit

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


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



We all know you can borrow books but did you know that as a member of Dunlavin Library you can also get access to FREE resources.

*ENewspapers local, National and worldwide newspapers.

*Free Magizines online

*Audio Books

*E-Learning courses

*E-Language Learning

Just click and register your Library Card to access

Free Internet and Wifi, Printing, comfortable seating to relax .

Also running Be a Summer Star for kids. Keep them reading over the summer.


Opening hours

Tues: 6.30-8.30

Wed: 3-5 & 6.30-8.30

Fri: 10.30-1 & 3-5

Sat: 11-1- closed Saturdays of bank holidays




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