Dunlavin notes week February 19th


Sympathy is extended to Una Deering and family on the  death of her sister Kathleen Murphy (nee Mahon) Kathleen’s funeral took place in Wicklow Town last week. May Kathleen rest in peace.

Farmers Market

Next Farmers Market will take place on on March 10th at 10am. Great selection of home made and home grown produce.

St Nicholas of Myra. Fundraiser

Dunlavin’s Family Fashion Show.

This fundraiser will take place on March 23rd, 2018 in Rathsallagh Golf Club and once again we would like to take this opportunity to thank you most sincerely for your support with all our fundraising over the last four years, and to ask that you might consider supporting this event.

Tickets will go on sale this weekend for €20. Available from the Parish Office and the Committee Members. We will also be calling to your house over the few weeks.  There is a Prize on the night for the “Best dressed Lady & Gentleman in the Audience” so get those “Glad Rags” out and you just might be surprised!!!!

We are producing a brochure and are looking for you to consider sponsoring an advert.  Advertisements: €50 per page – €30 for half page.

We will also be having a raffle and the cards will be in the local business’s in the town next week. €2 per line or 3 lines for €5.

If you can support this fundraiser we would be most grateful.


Dunlavin Community First Responders – are looking to recruit new members to join our team of responders. You don’t need to have any first aid skills as full training will be given. All we require is that you be 18+, have your own transport, be available to attend monthly training sessions and commit some time to a rota. Initial training will take place on Sunday 25th February. Please contact John on 086-1937677 for further information.



Community Health and Wellbeing Programme

This programme will commence on Monday February 12th  and will run for 5 weeks .Each monday will cover a different topic. Week 1 Understanding and promotiong Positive Mental Health. Week 2 Self Esteem. Week 3 Building Resilience. Week 4 Managing Stress and Anxiety. Week 5 Suicide awareness . The course is supported by Grow and is free to attend. For more details contact John Hammond 0857072810 or Deirdre Howard 0864078577.

Classes take place every Tuesday night at 7pm until 8.30pm. To book a place telephone 088861571660


Dunlavin Breastfeeding Support Group

This group meet in Seomra in the Imaal Hall every Tuesday from 10am to 12 noon. Details from Alice on 0851699425.


Slow Session

Traditional Music played slower in Meitheal on Wednesday March 7th at 7pm . All welcome.


Seomra – An exciting new Community Space “Seomra” has been developed by the Dunlavin Parents Group in the Imaal Hall.  These rooms are available to be used for a variety of purposes.   Enquiries please to dunlavinonline@gmail.com


Lourdes Pilgrimage – If anyone is interested in a Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes in September could you please contact the parish office on 045-401871. Thank you.


The Camphill Farm-shop – opens every Thursday in Grangebeg from 1pm-5.30pm lots of fresh organic vegetables and eggs for sale.


Dunlavin Friendship Club

The friendship club meet in the Parish Centre on Fridays from  3-5pm. All new members welcome. If you have a neighbour or relative that might benefit from the club please bring them along.


Music Lessons

Music lessons in Donard National school on Thurs at 8pm – tin whistle, flute, fiddle, banjo, concertina, accordion. Beginners welcome. Instuments available to borrow.


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!



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.


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


Library Opening Hours

Exciting new books in the local library.

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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