Dunlavin notes week March 5th


Sympathy is extended to the Harney Family , Kingsland, Usk on the death at the weekend of Nina and also Nina’s 94 year old father . To Antoinette Barrett on the death of her father Michael Harbourne, Trish Nugent on the death of her uncle Peter, Shay O Byrne on the death of his Aunt. May they all rest in peace.


Camogie Registration

Donard Glen Camogie Club are holding their registration evening in Donard Hall on Wednesday 7th March from 7pm to 8pm. Underage player €25, Adult player €50 Student €30 and non playing member €10. Family membership €75

All existing and new members are invited to register for 2018.



Jack O Connoe kicked off his general election campaign with a visit to Dunlavin in the company of David Begg. Jack will stand in the Wicklow constituency for Labour. Despite the poor rating of Labour in the polls, Jack is optimistic of regaining the seat.


March For Life – Please join us on the March for Life in Dublin, to show your support for the 8th amendment. A bus will leave from Dunlavin at 11.30am on March 10th, returning about 6pm. Cost of the bus will be €10-€15 per person, depending on numbers. Please call the parish office (045-401871) before 6th of March to book a place on the bus.


Dunlavin Flower & Garden Club – will host a demonstration in the Jonathan Swift School Hall, Dunlavin on Wednesday, March 14th at 8.00pm. The demonstration entitled “Springtime” will be by Christine Hughes. Admission €5.00 – Tea included – All Welcome!


Lourdes Pilgrimage – If anyone is interested in a Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes for 5 nights on September 12th, 2018 could you please contact the parish office on 045-401871. Thank you.

Culture Bus

The culture bus will depart Dunlavin on April 14th at 9.30am for a tour of Glasnevin museum, this will be followed by a tour of the Mansion House at 2pm. Feel free to travel on the bus and not attend the tours. Bus will depart for home at 5.30pm. To book contact 0879693960 or 0873272448.

Dog Walking Service

A dog walking service is available in the area. Telephone 045/401425 or 0857268024.

Spring Ball

St Nicholas GAA are hosting a spring ball in the Imaal Hall on Friday March 9th. Doors open at 8pm. Ends 11pm. Suitable for 1st to 3rd year students. Admission € 10 which includes a raffle.

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.


Community Health and Wellbeing Programme

This programme continues each monday ninght in Camphill Hall in Grangebeg . 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.


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



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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