Dunlavin notes week June 18th

Credit Union

Starting 1st Year in September? If so you are welcome to enter into Baltinglass Credit Union Student Bursary Draw to win €250 or €750 towards your school expenses. All you need to do if fill out the relevant Student Bursary Form and drop it into any of our 6 offices before July 14th to be in with a chance to win! Forms available to download on www.baltinglasscu.ie. (Draw is a lottery draw, randomly selected and fully supervised in the Main Baltinglass office. Applicant &/or parent must be a Member of Baltinglass Credit Union)

DID YOU KNOW? We also have a reduced Student Loan Rate available, if you wish to apply please do so as early as you can.  All loans are available to collect for a period of 4 months once approved. As an added bonus the Main BCU Office will open additional hours (5-7pm) on both the 16th & 21st of August to facilitate Student Loan Queries, Application and Collections

Wishing all Students the very best with upcoming results.



36th Dunlavin Festival of Arts

Sunday June 17th.

12 noon all exhibitions open

12 noon Craft Fair in the Imaal Hall. Great prizes to be won on the raffle.

1pm  Dance Workshop-  The Green

12 Noon -Food Stalls  in Street.

2pm Drumming Workshop-The Green

2pm Dog Show on Cow Green

2pm Family Fun Day on Dunlavin Green

2pm Cartoon Character Show- Dunlavin Green

12 noon – 5pm BBQ-Jonathan Swift School

3pm Street Music, Street Entertainment,  Picnic The Green

3pm- Second dance Workshop- The Park

3pm Yoga.

3.30 Cartoon Character Show- Dunlavin Green.

4.30pm Drumming Workshop- The Green.

3pm Live Music: The Street.

6pm Over 50.s Walking Soccer.. Astro Turf in Playground.

10pm Music in pubs



GALLERY SPACE: Market House – Professional Artists

Old Schoolhouse – Emerging Artists

Blue Door (Garda Station) – Judy Lawlor and Roisin Blade.

Lite Door Gallery – Students’ Photographic/Craft Exhibition

White Door Gallery-Signature –  Michael Anderton Photography

Signature Gallery  Annick . Solo Exhibition.

Squash Court- Film “ A Terrible Hullabaloo” by Ben O’ Connor.

The Unhinged Gallery –  Solo Exhibition by Marta Golobowska.

Murtaghs’ – Dunlavin Photography Group Exhibition.

Meitheal Upstairs Camphill Exhibition.

AIB Bank House-Exhibition by Blessington Art Group- Cruthu

Corner House Gallery. Family Exhibition Ballyrogan Expression.

Blackdoor Gallery- Red Line Art Group Exhibition.

Full details of events on www.dunlavinartsfestival.com




Dog Show

Get grooming your favourite dog for the upcoming dog show on Sunday June 17th at 2pm. Categories are Waggiest Tail, Best Rescue, Best Child Handler, Best Veteran,(dog over 10 years ), Best Trick and Obedience Excerise. Entry €2. Proceeds will go to Wicklow Rapid Response.


Rathsallagh Golf Club

Treat yourself to lunch in Rathsallagh Golf club or book for your special occasion. Telephone 045 403316.


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 Parish office at very competitive prices.


Medjugorje Irish Centre Pilgrimages 2018 7 nights B&B and Airport Shuttle service from €279 per person. Book any flight – any time and we provide

guaranteed airport shuttle service. Call us for further info and book the dates that suit you. Tel. 01-4434510 or email reservations@med-irishcentre.com.



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.

Dog Walking Service

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

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.


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.



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. west wicklowfitness@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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