Dunlavin notes week September 3rd

Meals on Wheels Fundraiser

Donard/Dunlavin meals on wheels art hosting a fundraiser in Rathsallagh Golf Club on October 20th at 8pm. The evening will feature Andrew Deering with his award winning play Attracta..  Tickets €40 which includes dinner and the show. Your support would be welcome. Enquiries to 0879693960



St Kevin’s Community College are now enrolling for 2018/2019 courses in Office Administration and Medical Administration. For more information contact the college directly by email to kellyoneill1@kwetb.ie or on telephone 045-406000.”


Donard Run/Walk for Ruby

7k run/walk in Donard on Sunday September 9th . Registration at 10am, €10, i Donard Community Hall. Children free. Walk commences at 11am. Money raised will go to Foyle Downs Syndrome in memory of Ruby Lynch. Enquiries to Evelyn 0868438369.


The 2 Johnnies

The 2 Johnnies will perform in Germaine’s, Baltinglass on October 20th at 8.30pm. Tickets €20 available from any member of the Donard/ Glen Camogie Club or Ed’s Fruit and Veg, Dunlavin.


Imaal Walkers

Imaal Walkers 20th Anniversary  Dinner on 23 Sept at 2pm sharp Donard Hall. Please pass on notice to any former members.

€15 each must be paid in full by 8th September to facilitate catering organising. Contact any committee member to secure a place or contact Imaal Walkers Club Secretary  imaalwalkers@gmail.com

Any photographs of  early years of club walks, bring them along to share memories with old and new members. Looking forward to an enjoyable gathering of this great little club founded by Anne Carpenter and her friends in 1998



Sympathy is extended to the Walsh family on the death of Eileen Walsh last week. Eileen who was predeceased by her husband Wattie is mourned  by her sister Maura, daughter Margaret, sons Johnny, Frank, Walter, Tony, Marty ,Andrew and Paul and many relatives. Eileen,s funeral took place in Dunlavin on Saturday August 25th 2018. May she rest in peace.


Credit Union

Back to school time can be a very daunting time for both parents and students. Baltinglass Credit Union wish you all the very best this week and in the coming weeks, whether you are starting Play School, Primary, Secondary or College Education

We would also like to remind you that opening a Credit Union account with your Local CU, can give you ample opportunity in the future.  If you would like to join Baltinglass Credit Union, please visit the website baltinglasscu.ie & fill out a ‘Join Now’ application form.


Music Lessons

Music lessons are back in the Donard National school on Sept 13th at 8pm. Beginners welcome of all ages both adults & children. Enquries to 086-0645291



The death took place at the weekend of Paddy Bowes, Boherboy. Paddy who was raised in Tinahely is mourned by his wife Laura, sons Padraig,Fergal, Enda daughters Elaine, Niamh, Lorna, Ciara and Aine, brothers and sisters and many relatives and friends. May Paddy rest in peace.


Credit Union

Baltinglass Credit Union will be holding their next Car/Cash Draw in the Hacketstown Sub Office on Friday 28th September @ 6.30pm.  If you have not already joined this Credit Union car draw, you can do so by filling out an entry form and dropping it into any of the 6 offices. €40 per year entry fee.  All proceeds of the draw are raffled off to the Members in the draw.  It is fully supervised and all Members are welcome to attend.


World Champions

Congratulations to cousins Myles and Ivan Carroll , Dunlavin on winning a World Handball Championship in America at the weekend.  The lads play their handball in Ballymore -Eustace. Everyone is very proud of their achievement.


Our Lady’s Island

A Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Island – The closing ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 9th with the bus leaving from Centra at 4:15pm. If you are interested please contact Mary 087-6619545.


A Trip to Knock – will take place (numbers permitting) on Saturday, September 8th. The bus will be leaving Dunlavin at 8am and returning at approximately 8pm. If you are interested please contact Claire on 085 1923152.


A Prayer Meeting – is held every Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock in the Parish Centre, Kilcullen. All are welcome.


Loan Offer

Baltinglass Credit Union are offering a Reduced Student Loan Rate should you or your child need to apply for those ‘Back to School’ expenses. You can visit www.baltinglasscu.ie for details or better still drop in for a chat! We would love to see you.


Credit Union

Are you looking to renovate your home?  Baltinglass Credit Union have a sum of €500,000 which they are willing to lend at a Reduced Loan Interest Rate…. Loans can be any amount up to €50,000 per member! So why not apply today before the funds are gone! This is a once off Special Rate for a limited amount of time so be quick! Visit baltinglasscu.ie for details or call 059 64 81071.


Offices in Baltinglass, Knockananna, Castledermot, Hacketstown, Tinahely & Dunlavin.



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



Rathsallagh Golf Club

Treat yourself to lunch in Rathsallagh Golf club or book a venue for your special occasion. Parties/ weddings catered for. 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.


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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