The death has occurred of Helen Fox (née Eager)
Knockanarrigan, Donard, Wicklow
Helen away peacefully in the gentle care of Brabazon Nursing Home, Sandymount on December 26th. Pre-deceased by her husband Joe and infant son Donald, adored mother of Kay (Neill), Mervyn, Olive (Kenny), Derek and Des. Sadly missed by Ben, Andrea, Michael, Irene and Sylvia, her beloved sisters Molly and Ruby, in-laws Betty, Susie and Arthur and her treasured grandchildren and great grandchildren, extended family, friends and neighbours.
Funeral service took place on Tuesday, December 29th, at 2pm at Donaghmore Parish Church.
The death has occurred of Robert Wilson
Ballintruer, Baltinglass, Wicklow
Robert (Bob) passed away peacefully on 26th December in the loving care of the doctors and nursing staff in Tymon North Community Nursing Unit, Tallaght. Bob was pre-deceased by his loving wife Ellen. Sadly missed by his loving sons Walton and Arnold, daughters in law Eileen and Gillian, grandchildren Stella and her partner Theo, Ross and his wife Elaine, Ben and Sarah, great-grandchildren Bobby and Grace. Bob will be fondly remembered by many relatives, friends and neighbours. May bob rest in peace.
Scoil Nioclais Naofa are now accepting enrolments for Junior Infants for 2021/2022 . Closing date for applications is January 31st 2021. Applications can be made online on the website or by form which is available from school office.
Last Weeks winners were Maura Greene and Pat Molloy. Sellers Cathal Tinkler and Julia Deegan. Cards on sale every week. Thanks to all who support this fundraiser.
ALONE – manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who may have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8.00am – 8.00pm, by calling 0818 222 024.
Dunlavin AFC – Want to join a fun club playing football in the Kildare and District League? The club is looking for boys and girls Under 10, 12 and 14 age groups. Also people interested in coaching and volunteers. For further details contact Ger on 087-7466187, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Baltinglass Credit Union supports local and hopes the locals support them.
During a crisis or a pandemic, it is so important to acknowledge the businesses that could stay open and did support their local communities and we hope our members seen that here at Baltinglass Credit Union. We have been ever so busy and we cannot thank you enough. From opening a new account to borrowing that Home Improvement Loan, you are helping by supporting local.
Open 6 days a week! If you would like to get in touch please call us on 059 64 81071 or email info@baltinglasscu.
Mobile Recycling has recommenced. Blessington first Saturday ,outside Secondary School.(Naas Road) 10-12.
Dunlavin 2nd Saturday outside Church of Ireland 10-12.
Hollywood 3rd Saturday outside the National school 10-12.
Dunlavin GAA grounds have now reopened the gates to allow people use the walkway around the pitch. No dogs allowed.
The bottle banks are also re-opened. If banks are full please do not leave glass on the ground, this creates a danger for others.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.cancer.ie for more information.
“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.
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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.