Dunlavin notes week July 9th

Camphill Community Grangebeg


We are hiring – Looking forward to hearing from you!


Grangebeg Camphill is a vibrant rural community with a strong link with our local community Dunlavin, where several of our staff & volunteers are living.

We are looking for a Part Time Payroll/Administrator, 24 hours per week, with main responsibility for wages and general office administration. This would include maintenance and development of existing and new systems. Knowledge, understanding and experience (in the last 3 years) of payroll systems, eg Collsoft/Thesaurus/Sage and knowledge of working with ROS essential.


If you are interested in the above role, please send your CV and cover letter to grangebeg@camphill.ie.


For queries do ring Andrea Pedersen or Aine Geoghegan on 045 406050.

Closing for applications 24th of July 2018. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Interviews scheduled for Wednesday 1st of August 2018



Check out Dunlavin.ie for all the updates in your local village.


Culture Bus

The bus will leave Dunlavin on Friday July 13th at 6.30pm to attend the Dogs Greyhound Racing in Newbridge. If interested please contact 0879693960.



Sympathy is extended to Tom Corrigan, (formerly Church Road) on the death of his wife Winnie after a short illness. Winnie’s funeral took place in Crookstown. May Winnie rest in peace.


Best Wishes

Best wishes to Gabriel and Marina on their new coffee shop Sweet Taste. Word has it the coffee is good. Try it for yourself.


Motor Cycle Run.

A motorcycle run in aid of Davidstown/ Donard church restoration fund will take place on 15thJuly . Starting from Coolmoney camp . Meeting at 12.30 . €20 per bike . 100km but shorter run for vintage bikes . Everyone welcome to Coolmoney to see bikes and also for BBQ after the run


Runlavin 2018

Runlavin takes place on 14th July 2018. Commences at Dunlavin Green at 10 am. Contact 0851274139 for details or sign up on popupraces.ie

5k/10 &family fun run. Join the fun.


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


Rathsallagh Golf Club

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



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



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.


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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