Dunlavin notes week September 2nd

Dunlavin Flower Club

“Autumn Glory” a demonstration by Ali Keogh will take place on Wednesday September 11th 2019 at 8pm in the Jonathan Swift School Hall. All welcome, supper served.


Dunlavin Climate Change Project

Next outing to Moyleabbey Farm, Ballitore on September 5th at 5.30pm. There will also be information on the Extinction Rebellion.


Sponsored Climb up Lugnaquilla

A sponsored walk in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland will take place on Sunday 22nd September 2019. It is the 9th year of the walk and hopefully people will support it again this year. For more information contact Liz Gibbons on 0879670240.


Anam Cara

South Dublin the organisation that supports bereaved parents, are holding a Parent Support Event on September 9th at 7.20pm in the Maldron Hotel, Tallaght. The event is free and open to all bereaved parents.



Creative Drama Group – 6 – 10 years old – Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow.

Creative drama encourages children to be & express themselves; develop their confidence; use their imagination; learn how to collaborate and create with others; make friends and have lots of fun.

Activities include:

Fun drama games & exercises.

Improvisation & storytelling.

Creating characters.


Prop & puppet making.

Drawing, Painting and other making activities.

Join me for a fun free taster session on Thursday 19th Sep 2019 from 4.30 – 6.00 pm in Imaal Hall. To register text/call Carol on 086 3553026 with your child’s name and age.

Course Details:

Dates & Times: Thursdays 4.30 – 6.00 pm starting 3rd Oct 2019 for 8 weeks (NB no class on 31st October).

Location: Imaal Hall, Co. Wicklow.

Age: 6 – 10 years old.

Cost: 120 euro. Sibling discount available (100 euro per child if siblings).

If you would like your child to attend the course but they cannot make the taster, you can book their place by texting/ emailing Carol on 086 3553026 or at carolwalshcreativity@gmail.com.





Saturday 21st September

9.00am to 5pm

Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh,      Co Wicklow



Set Dancing Classes

Set Dancing Classes will take place in Donard Hall on September 9th at 8.30p.


Music Classes will recommence on Thursday September 12th at 8pm in Donard National School.

New members welcome to come along


Volunteers – St Vincent De Paul urgently need volunteers in the areas of Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare to work in assistance with individuals and families for just once a week. This will be for about 3 hours, day or night, (whatever suits you best).  Full training and support provided, for more information Tel: 018198405 or




Outreach Service

“There is a new domestic violence outreach service in West Wicklow provided by Saoirse Women’s refuge in Tallaght. We can offer confidential appointments providing support to women suffering from domestic violence in the community, including Court Accompaniment. The drop in clinics areas follows: Every Monday 9:30am-11:30am Blessington Library, Every Wednesday afternoon 2:30pm-4:30pm Seomra Imaal Hall Dunlavin and Every Friday 9:30-11:30am The equestrian/The Lawlor centre Baltinglass. Call 085-2710378 for an Appointment.”



Dunlavin and District Forum are delighted to partner with Dunlavin Friendship Club in availing of a scheme being rolled out by Muintir na Tire.

This scheme allows for the provision of carbon monoxide alarms in houses that don’t already have them. Alarms will be provided and installed free of charge with a maximum of two per household.

This Muintir na Tire programme is aimed at persons who do not have existing alarms and do not have the resources to install alarms themselves. We would particularly invite those over 65 to avail of the scheme.

If you would like to avail of the scheme please contact Aisling on 0879627389 or Antoinette on 0876793588.



Credit Union

Are you a member of Baltinglass Credit Union?  If so, have you got access to your account online? You can view and transact on your account 24 hours a days, 7 days a week by registering for a Pin Number.  Once you Register and all the details are correct, you will receive your Unique Pin Number in the post within 3 working days! It’s that simple.  Register @ www.baltinglasscu.ie.


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.



Affordable Live-in Homecare – provide live in carers for the elderly in your area. If you are looking for a live-in carer for your relative, please call Tom today on 087 9916791. Our website is www.alhomecare.ie



Dunlavin Nursing Home – have full time positions available in the following areas: Kitchen Assistants, Housekeeping/Cleaning and Health Care Assistants. Further details are available on the Church notice board.

Please forward your CV to sbeirne@silverstream.ie



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



Rathsallagh Golf Club

Parties/ weddings catered for. Telephone 045 403316. Special Membership offer now. Good deals on membership at the moment. Now serving breakfast and Sunday Lunch.



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



Important Notice – for everyone using Dunlavin GAA grounds. A Life Saving Defibrillator has now been erected outside dressing room no 1.

Defibrillators can also be located in the following locations throughout the town:

Outside Centra

Scoil Niocláis Naofa

St. Kevin’s Community College

Dunlavin Health Centre

Dunlavin Bacon Factory

Dunlavin First Responders

Dunlavin GAA

Please treat the machines with respect





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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