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Dunlavin notes week June 15th

Dunlavin

Dunlavin Notes

Sympathy

Sympathy is extended to the family of Jimmy Palmer (Fustane Lower, Kenmare, Co. Kerry and formerly of Beech Hill, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow) who died on the 9th of June, 2020, peacefully at Kerry University Hospital and in the presence of his loving family. Jimmy  is mourned by his wife May , daughter  Sinead and son Declan, granddaughter Mary-Kate.  brother John, sister Sheila, daughter-in-law Siri, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral took place in Kerry. May Jimmy rest in peace.

 GAA Grounds

Dunlavin GAA grounds have now reopened the gates to allow people use the walkway around the pitch.

The bottle banks are also re-opened.

Little Brew Cafe

Best wishes to the owners of the new Little Brew Cafe which opened its doors on Saturday last. Lots of nice treats available, so pop i and support local business.

Coombe Hat Appeal.

Calling all knitters!

We know it is a bit early to start talking about Christmas, but we need your help. Such was the success of our Family Christmas Tree last year, we plan to create another tree this year AND sell hats for people to place on their own trees at home in honour of all of the children who have come into our lives.

If you would like to help us raise much needed funds by knitting small baby hat Christmas Tree decorations, you can download the pattern here. https://bit.ly/3fHw2gb

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels continue to deliver meals on Wednesdays in the area. If anyone would like a hot dinner delivered to their home please telephone 0879693960.

Credit Union

Baltinglass Credit Union would like to ensure their Members that we are still there for them. 

If you are experiencing difficulty meeting your loan repayments, they have a Credit Control Team waiting to take your call.

For those staying at home, they have a phone/online service operating 6 days a week.

For those who need to call in, please do, as there is a counter service available each day (Monday – Saturday) for those who wish to transact on their accounts in person.

Our Lending & New Membership Team is also available should you wish to apply for a loan or join the Credit Union for the first time.  Contact 059 64 81071 / info@baltinglasscu.ie

Strict social distancing in place, so please do adhere to these guidelines.

Change to Credit Union Opening Hours

To Reduce the spread of Covid-19 Dunlavin Credit Union will open  Thursday, and Saturday – 10 am to 12noon.

Laser payments can be made by telephoning 0596481071 Monday to Saturday 10am to 1pm.

St. Nicholas of Myra:

ALL Masses (including morning Masses) are now suspended.  The Parish Centre also remains closed but if you would like to get in contact please call 045 401871 as messages will be checked regularly. Please share and let family & friends know. Thank you.

Balltinglass Credit Union

Baltinglass Credit Union (BCU) are trying to bust those myths going around! Did you know you can join the Credit Union & apply for a loan all on the same day?

Now you can! Before you might have heard that you need to be saving 12 weeks before applying or you can only borrow 3 times the amount in your savings.

Not the case, your loan is assessed on your ability to repay! So come join Baltinglass CU and see the many benefits of becoming a part of our community.

Check out our website on baltingasscu.ie or call us on 059 64 81071.  T&C’s & Normal lending criteria apply.

(To join BCU you need to work or live within our Common Bond area)

Panic Buttons

Anyone who is over the age of 65 may apply for a Panic Button. If you are interested, or know of someone who may require one, the necessary application form can be accessed by calling 086-1020303.

Enrolments

Enrolments are now being taken for the Junior infants class for school year in September 2020.  Forms available from the school office or online at www.snndunlavin.com

Family Carers Ireland 

Family  Carers Ireland are seeking volunteers in Dunlavin and the surrounding area to give 1 o 2 hours a week to visit an elderly person in their own home who are experiencing loneliness and isolation. Full training will be provided. A simple gift of time can make a huge difference i a persons life. For more information contact Maggie on 086-0213749. or mlally@familycarers.ie

The Irish Cancer Society – is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in all public hospitals nationwide. Volunteers will need their own car but all expenses are paid. If you have 2 free days a month (Monday – Friday) and an active email address we would love to hear from you. Please call Laura on 01 2310 594, email transport@irishcancer.ie or go to www.cancer.ie for more information.

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.”

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

Website

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

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.

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